Development Workers (m/f/d) in the field of Forest Environment and Climate in Cameroon


Development Workers in Cameroon's Forest Environment and Climate.

Deadline: 10 July 2023 Position: Development Workers in Cameroon’s Forest environment and Climate.

A better life for everyone and meaningful work for our employees is our blueprint for success. The German Federal Government’s corporation, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), has been assisting in the global execution of development policy objectives for more than 50 years. We collaborate on a variety of projects with partner organisations throughout 120 nations. You’ve arrived to the ideal location if you want to change the world and grow personally in the process.

Our operations in Yaoundé, Bertoua, and Cameroon require the following:

Development Workers in Cameroon’s Forest Environment and Climate.

Duration of the assignment: full-time, from September 1, 2023, until December 31, 2024

Field of Activity

In Cameroon, the initiative aids in the execution of the national programmes run by the Ministries of Forestry and Environment. Consolidating methodological frameworks and models to enable local actors in particular communities manage the environment and forest resources of Cameroon in a way that is inclusive, sustainable, and climate-sensitive while still adding value is a significant contribution. The program’s consulting services are offered at the local, regional, and national levels and are intended for ministry officials as well as members of the public, private sector, and local communities.

Your Tasks

You will accept one of the following responsibilities (up to four distinct openings) as part of your employment as a development worker:

  • Design and create inclusive, sustainable, and climate-conscious management solutions with partners in close collaboration.
  • help the programme create and implement capacity-building activities.
  • Support its impact-focused monitoring and environmental education/sensitization
  • To support local small businesses and sawmills in implementing cutting-edge technology in the valorization of industrial waste wood and the corresponding value chains
  • To help local communities, municipalities, and interest groups plan and manage forestry resources on common land, one development worker will be assigned.
  • One development worker will enhance and incorporate a modified ecological survey into the program’s activities.
  • One development worker to improve the ability of women, youth, local communities, and indigenous peoples to more effectively represent their interests in important decision-making processes regarding forest resources
Your Profile
  • Degree from an accredited university or professional certificate in the forestry, biology, ecology, anthropology, or any other branch of study that is relevant
  • a preference for change management together with some early professional experience working in the international development/cooperation fields
  • knowledge of community-based conservation, managing conflicts, and managing forests or protected areas
  • experience travelling overseas, preferably to francophone Africa, and working in multicultural environments
  • Sensitivity to, or experience with, gender equality strategies (for topic area Gender & Inclusion)
  • Teamwork, networking, and the capacity for intellectual and analytical thought
  • Strong communication, presentation, and facilitation abilities, as well as a structured work style with a high degree of self-organization and creativity
  • excellent command of both English and French; knowledge of German is advantageous
How to Apply

We await your application till July 10, 2023, if we piqued your curiosity.

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The GIZ job and career pages at, Job-IDV000054911, are where you may discover the complete job ad and more in-depth information about our job market.

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