As a service provider with worldwide operations in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH works together with its partners to develop effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions. GIZ is a public-benefit federal enterprise and supports the German Government as well as many public and private sector clients in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security.

For the team of our “Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme, REEEP” we seek applications from suitable candidates as Intern”.

Job Location: Dhaka

Contract Duration: 3 Months [with possibility of extension for another 3 months, subject to fund availability and individual performance]


Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency is one of the priority areas of German Development Cooperation in Bangladesh. The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program (REEEP) of GIZ, supported by the Bangladesh Ministry of Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, is working to promote the use of renewable energy, as well as efficient use of energy by building the capacities of relevant stakeholders, promoting the new and customized renewable energy and energy efficient technologies through sector assessment, successful piloting, building the business case and improving the framework conditions towards market uptake.
The strategic orientation of the programme is to increase the use of 'renewable energies' and 'energy efficiency improvement' along with building 'conceptual bases' for creating and up-scaling of the same. Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) is REEEP’s government counterpart.

GIZ invites applications from suitable candidates for the position of a “Intern, Sustainable Energy” for GIZ‘s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme (REEEP) in Bangladesh. 

The position is based in Dhaka at GIZ REEEP Office. However, the position requires occasional field visits to different areas of Bangladesh where interventions are implemented by REEEP and its partner organizations.

A. Responsibilities

As ”Intern”, the applicant will actively participate in monitoring and documenting Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) component activities/interventions. The applicant will also be responsible for preparing project progress report and archiving background document. The possible RE and EE interventions are Retained Heat Cooker, Biomass Briquette, and Biogas. The Intern will work with REEEP’s RE Programme Component. 

In this context, the position holder fulfils the following tasks:

B. Tasks

Renewable Energy Intervention Management

  • Review existing information (awareness campaigns & sessions, marketing and sales log sheets, case study reports, lessons learnt etc.) for Biogas, Retained Heat Cooker and Biomass Briquette.
  • Review and analysis of Studies and Policies related to Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency and present findings to REEEP management and/or stakeholders
  • Summarize available information and case study for those three interventions.
  • Prepare draft business case for Biogas, Retained Heat Cooker and Biomass Briquette.
  • Summarize all cost benefit analyses and compare those analyses for different Service Provider of Biogas, Retained Heat Cooker and Biomass Briquettes.
  • Draft Market development plan including diversity of application for those interventions
  • Incorporate comments and changes recommended by REEEP Programme Coordinator, RE  and M&E team for all drafted documents. Work closely with M&E team to provide inputs from business case.
  • Archive all data and drafted document as instructed by REEEP - PR

C. Required Entry Qualifications and Competencies

  • In order to qualify for an internship, one must be currently enrolled at a college or university, attending a course of further study of which the completion of an internship is an integral component or have graduated no more than six months before commencing the internship.
  • Graduates from Engineering discipline from reputed university home and abroad, and preferably with industry experience.
  • MBA will be considered as an advantage. 
  • Overall exposure to energy sector or on Renewable Energy and/or Energy Efficient projects in Bangladesh will be added advantage.
  • Experience of writing proposals or reports for different clients.  

D. Further Knowledge / Skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a multicultural context and meet strict deadlines

E. Language skills

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Bangla is a basic requirement

F. Others

  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
  • GIZ reserves the right to accept or reject any or all of the applications


We only accept electronic applications.
If you meet the above requirements You can apply through the link below

Last Date of Application: May 26, 2018

No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
All applications will be treated according to the merit and with strict confidentiality.

GIZ is an equal opportunity employer.
Women and impaired persons are especially encouraged to apply and they will be selected in case of equal qualification with other candidates.