Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ GmbH
Junior Advisor (ICRI)
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 13 2021


About the Organization:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an enterprise owned by the German Government. GIZ implements sustainable development through international cooperation, on behalf of Germany and other partners. With a global footprint in over 130 countries, GIZ leverages its regional and technical expertise for local innovation. GIZ India has a team of over 300 staff.

Position: Junior Advisor

Project: ICRI – InsuResilience Climate Risk Insurance

Core Scope of Tasks:

Coordination and Monitoring

  • Supports project monitoring and updates information on project progress, documents and reports regularly on the status of results.

  • Assists with recording and documenting the results of all activities.

  • Assists with planning, coordinating and documenting meetings, workshops, seminars and other project activities with a focus on technical aspects.

  • Assists short-term experts completing their tasks.


  • Prepares and carries out qualitative research activities in consultation with the manager or experts.

  • Prepares technical guidance notes on relevant topics (climate risk insurance, risk management guidelines, disaster risk management, climate insurance tools).

  • Develops knowledge products as needed.

Knowledge Management

  • Assists in drawing up reports and translations.

  • Assists in communicating, updating and collecting information on relevant topics and partners (e.g. climate risk insurance, risk management guidelines, disaster risk management, climate insurance tools) develop and disseminate publications and communication materials for different target groups.

  • Organises and updates the documentation related to ICRI within DMS.

Other duties/ additional tasks

  • Represents the interest of the GIZ-assisted measure and always acts on its behalf.

  • Carries out important tasks for the ICRI, even if these are not explicitly cited in the job description.

  • Assists other experts, if necessary, as translator.


  • University degree in economics and/or finance management, ideally with a focus on insurance and/or risk management or insurance degree ACII or similar or a similar degree.

  • 2-3 years of experience within the insurance sector.

  • Knowledge of working in international cooperation or with regional organisations as well as relevant international frameworks.

How to apply

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