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Development worker (m/f/d) in the field of Sanitary, Heating and Climate Technology - Re-Advertisement

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Trang Bom, Vietnam
Entry level
Posted date:
July 6, 2023
Close date:
July 17, 2023
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Job Description

Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organisations in more than 130 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you've come to the right place.

  • Job-ID: V000053932
  • Location: Trang Bom
  • Assignment period: 10/01/2023 - 09/30/2024
  • Field: Economic Development
  • Type of employment: full-time
  • Application deadline: 07/17/2023

Job description

Located in Dong Nai, one of the country’s economically fastest-growing provinces, home to large industrial zones, theVocational College of Machinery and Irrigation (VCMI) has a keen interest in improving the quality of its training programmes to increase enrollment and expand its other businesses. Based on the capacity building concept of the “Supporting High-Quality TVET institutes”, VCMI has been supported to develop further to become a High-Quality institute for Green TVET, which provides practice-oriented initial and further trainings for a green economy. In this context, VCMI has been supported to develop and implement the new green occupation “MechanicsTechnicians for Sanitary, Heating and Climate Technology” to meet the demand of the economy. Energy efficiency and solar thermal energy play an important role in this.

Your tasks

  • Advise the teachers of VCMI and other TVET institutes on designing and implementing practical, demand-oriented training and examination for the new green occupation “MechanicsTechnicians for Sanitary, Heating and Climate Technology”
  • Provide hands-on practical training for teachers of VCMI and other TVET Institutes through development and implementation of structured further training measures
  • Coach the teachers of VCMI and other TVET Institutes on development of didactical teaching and learning material for the practical training, as well as for theory lessons in the occupation of “MechanicsTechnicians for Sanitary, Heating and Climate Technology”Advise TVET institutes on development and systematic implementation of an efficient workshop management conception (training organisation, health & safety at work, maintenance and repair, sparing use of resources, environmental protection)
  • Advise workplace safety and environmental protection
  • Advise the establishment and operation of industry boards at TVET Institutes for the new occupation
  • Advise on in-company training phases and cooperation between teachers and in-company trainers
  • Advise the management and teaching staff of TVET institutes on JustTransition.

Your profile

  • Technician, Master Technician or Engineer in Mechanics forSanitary, Heating and Climate Technology or in a closely related technical occupation.
  • Experience in vocational education and training and in cooperation with the business sector.
  • Abilities to support and advise the development and implementation of training programmes, teaching and learning materials.
  • Experience in operational safety and health, digital transformation, workshop management and green skills.
  • Good communication and intercultural competencies
  • Business fluent in English, knowledge of Vietnamese is an advantage

Location information

We are pleased to offer you a first impression on topics such as climate, shopping and services, the school situation and health care in Viet Nam

Further information on country-specific advice from the Federal Foreign Office at

At the site of operation, the particulate pollution occurs to be many time higher than the European acceptable limit. As part of the selection process and during the recruitment examination you will be informed of appropriate protective and behavioral measures.


GIZ's Development Service is looking forward to applications of candidates with a professional qualification and / or university degree and at least two years of professional experience. In addition you hold the German nationality or the nationality of a member state of the European Union.

Willingness to travel on a regular basis is required.

For general questions from dependent partners about local employment - please contact us at:

Please observe the provisions of the country-specific vaccination regulations for entry and work in the country of assignment - in particular also regarding COVID-19.

Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails form our recruiting system as spam.

Our benefits

  • We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners.
  • Your work will begin with an onboarding and preparation phase that will give you initial insights into GIZ and lay the groundwork for your upcoming assignment, establishing new contacts and building up your network.
  • Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course.
  • As a development worker, you can use the project vehicle for trips to school or to visit a doctor or can receive a monthly lump-sum mobility allowance instead. The project vehicle can also be used for personal trips with your manager’s approval.
  • As well as your basic living allowance, as a development worker you will also receive extensive additional benefits during your assignment (including a foreign service premium, family allowances, private group health insurance).
  • To enable you to get ready for your assignment as a development worker and your outward journey, you will be given outward journey leave following your preparation time in Germany.
  • We will cover a large portion of the childcare costs for dependent children under 14 who are accompanying you if your partner is not doing so and is not a development worker or integrated expert themselves. Most nursery and school fees are paid.
  • We will reimburse you for your rental costs based on the rent index for your country as well as paying you an equipment and furnishing allowance on top.
  • You and the members of your family accompanying you will be covered by our health and liability insurance, while your family members will also benefit from accident insurance. In countries in crisis, we operate a comprehensive risk management system for your protection, which minimises personal dangers and risks.

About us

The basis for service as a development worker is the Development Workers Act (EhfG) and a comprehensive package of benefits based on it. This includes, among other things, targeted professional and personal preparation. We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, globally active development institution. Your competencies are in demand in an interdisciplinary team on site.

GIZ is a signatory of the Diversity Charter. Recognition, appreciation and inclusion of diversity in the company are important to us. All employees shall be valued - regardless of gender and gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, social background, age or sexual orientation.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

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