Project Officer (technical), Vacancy No. 2018-491, Sustainable Urbanization Europe China eco-cities link (EC LINK) Jobs
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH works to build a future worth living around the world. As a non-profit, German-government owned company, GIZ has over 20.000 staff in over 130 countries, who implement international cooperation projects in the field of sustainable development. We work holistically, together with local partners on behalf of the German Government, as well as other national and international clients (e.g. EU, private enterprises, and foundations).
In the People’s Republic of China, GIZ experts have been working for over 30 years. They develop and provide policy advice on all administrative levels (national, provincial, city) on topics such as sustainable transport, environmental protection, renewable energies, sustainable urban development, or vocational training.
With growing challenges in terms of sustainable development around the world including in Germany and in the People`s Republic of China, GIZ provides an impactful work environment that allows to grow personally and to contribute to international cooperation on sustainable development.
GIZ International Services
In addition to working for the German Federal Government within the framework of bilateral development cooperation, GIZ also works for numerous international clients. Through its business unit GIZ International Services, GIZ offers its experience and know-how in the form of a result-oriented service on the international market. GIZ International Services is the worldwide partner of decision-makers in politics, administration and business.
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Technical Assistance to the project Sustainable Urbanization Europe China eco-cities link (EC LINK)
EC-Link is a EU funded project implemented by GIZ, aiming at knowledge exchange between Europe and China in the field of urbanization and development. EC-Link is the only cross-sector interdisciplinary platform between China and Europe on urbanization.
The project has received high-level government endorsement in both Europe and China as part of the EU-China Partnership on Urbanization, a broad political initiative promoting the development of adequate solutions for sustainable urban development. The services, technical assistance, and expertise provided by EC-Link assist the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development in shaping a national ecological and low-carbon framework, and helps Chinese municipalities with their own ecological, low-carbon urban development.
During its five years of implementation, EC-LINK has had the opportunity to accompany Chinese cities in their rapid urban development and to assist them in their constant growth in environmental awareness. Thanks to the close collaboration with beneficiary Ministries and local HURDs, as well as a constant city-to-city dialogue, EC-LINK has been able to introduce the necessary course corrections to develop a more effective approach to supporting Chinese cities and to adapt the implementation of its activities to their needs.
For the project implemented by GIZ International Services, we are looking for a Project Officer (technical) from the earliest possible date.
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Please send your complete application (with the subject: Application for 2018-491) incl. cover letter, CV, references and photo indicating your starting date and salary expectations in English and Chinese, via e-mail as soon as possible to:
Zhu Wenjuan (HR Officer)