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Job Description:

Vacancy Announcement #061/2023


Forests for Future (F4F)

Contract duration: 31.07.2023

Application deadline: 11.04.2023

Duty station: Arba Minch

The Forests4Future (F4F) project is part of a global project to support the implementation of the AFR100 commitments of Ethiopia, Madagascar, Togo, Cameroon, Benin and Ivory cost. 

The F4F Ethiopia project aims to rehabilitate the ecological and productive functions of degraded terrestrial ecosystems towards landscapes and forests, sustainable wood production, sustainable agriculture, mixed agroforestry systems and the rehabilitation of pastures and wetlands. It strengthens the resilience of entire landscapes and improves the well-being of populations. 

The internship assignment is to give assistant to the project with particular emphasis on support in the monitoring of project activities (focus on remote sensing and drone image processing), data management and verification.

The internship will last for three months from 1st of May 2023 to 31st July 2023 with possible extension until 31st of October 2023 

The tasks of the internship   



  • Collect and process geospatial data from all partners working with the project
  • Support in Drone image acquisition and processing
  • Support to the monitoring system (consisting of remote sensing, drone image processing and ground truthing)
  • Support the monitoring in data management and reporting,
  • Orthophoto development and biomass calculations
  • Verification of georeferenced data with GIS and on-site data
  • Compare and analyze data base
  • Assist the development of data and information collection templates and make Amharic translations whenever needed 
  • Train, coach and guide the partners working with the project in georeferenced data acquisition and processing it into maps
  • Assess the status of the interventions upon request  

Support the team in event organization, facilitation and coordination 

  • Support in taking attendances and discussion minutes during trainings and events 
  • Support the evaluation of trainings by the training participants 
  • Support in some logistics arrangement as per the need from the technical and Admin & finance team   
  • Support in availing and arranging training materials 

Support bridging communication   

  • Support in Amharic translations of verbal communication during events whenever needed 
  • Support the team with drafting communication products   

To work with the Programme according to needs and interests 

  • To support the technical team in any other project assignment as per need
  • To contribute for the overall success of the project

Job Requirements:


  • college or university and be on their final year or have graduated no longer than 1 year ago from a bachelor’s or master’s degree at the time of application.
  • The candidate must have at least a B.Sc. in Forestry; Natural resource management, Agriculture, Rural Development, remote sensing, geography or other close related fields
  • Very good knowledge on GIS (preferably on QGiS)
  • Good analytical skills
  • Certificates on advanced GIS trainings is an asset
  • Very good Amharic and English language skill verbal and written 
  • Interest in forest landscape restoration 
  • Dedication to work in development cooperation 
  • Stress tolerant and open minded
  • Strong knowledge of MS packages (Excel, Word, and other MS applications, organizational skills
  • Organized, high level of accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and being held accountable for meeting ambitious targets
Job Category:
AgricultureEnvironment and Natural ResourceEnergy
Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resource, Energy
Arba Minch, SNNPR
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

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