Working Student (m/f/d) in our Governance Department

Posted on:
21 Sep, 2022
Application by:
12 Oct, 2022
Project status:
Duration of assignment:
2 year term contract with the option for permanent employment
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Project description

We are one of the leading German consulting companies working in international development cooperation. At GFA Consulting Group, we strive to catalyse change to improve the quality of life of people around the world by promoting sustainable development to achieve the SDGs and leveraging opportunities for digital innovation. We provide consulting services and implement projects financed through bilateral and multilateral funds. Our clients are GIZ, KfW, the European Commission and many others. Since 1982, we have implemented projects in more than 130 countries and have continuously expanded our service offerings, which currently include ten technical business areas and corresponding departments.

Join our team in the Governance Department in Hamburg as an open-minded and versatile Working Student (m/f/d) and contribute to our mission to provide quality services worldwide!

Job description

In the Governance and M&E Department, we offer consultancy services related Public Administration Reform incl. Digitalization, Local Government, Decentralization, Urban Development, Suport to Civil Society, Human Rights, Democracy and Urban Development, and Monitoring and Evaluation methodologies. As a working student, you will support our department in different administrative tasks including formatting, data maintenance, completion and evaluation of spreadsheets etc.


  • Enroled in a bachelor or master programme in a relevant area, such as linguistics, political sciences, social sciences and area studies, geography, or another degree program with a qualitative focus.
  • Full proficiency in written and spoken English and working knowledge of German is a prerequisite; at least intermediate level in French is considered a strong asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Package
  • Affinity for working in an agile and fast-changing environment.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to manage complex situations with a sense of pragmatism
  • Ability to work in intercultural teams
What we offer:
With a strong focus on values and a shared aim to provide the best possible solutions for our clients and partners in emerging markets, we offer a future-oriented work environment in a multicultural environment:
  • Working hours adapted to the applicantĀ“s studies (approx. 12-20 hours per week);
  • Challenging tasks in a qualified and international team;
  • A motivating and communicative culture; and
  • The opportunity to deepen your knowledge and apply it practically.
Please send your application (cover letter, CV, copies of diplomas and references/certificates) by e-mail to Stefanie Gaumert.

Contact person

  Stefanie Gaumert

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