• Organization TypeGovernment
  • HeadquartersGermany

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

There are around 1,000 people working at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). About 66 per cent of the positions are based at the Ministry's Bonn office, while the others are at the Berlin office. A certain number of staff at the BMZ are regularly seconded from the Ministry for a few years at a time to carry out development policy assignments in various parts of the world. The BMZ does not have the usual substructure of government agencies. For the execution of its projects it commissions what are known as implementing organisation. These organisations then work with executing agencies in the partner country concerned, which are selected by the government of that country. The German government is actively engaged, in close cooperation with the international community, in combating poverty, securing food, establishing peace, freedom, democracy and human rights, shaping globalisation in a socially equitable manner, and preserving the environment and natural resources. Development cooperation is one of the most important instruments for achieving these goals. The German government regards it as an imperative of humanity and of reason. Development cooperation guarantees a future for people in developing countries – and thus for everyone else, too.
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Job openings over the past year

1Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Support for Child Protection Efforts as a Result of the Covid-19 Pandemic
    South Africa

Staff at German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have experience in


  • development
  • economic policy
  • research & development
  • international development
  • public administration


  • world bank group
  • ec


  • germany
  • zimbabwe
  • afghanistan
  • ghana
  • uganda


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas


Architecture / Design
Disaster Preparation
Public Administration
Monitoring / Evaluation
Climate Change
Domestic Governance
Community Participation / Employment
Research & Development

Company Offices

  • Germany (headquarters)
  • Bonn
  • Postfach 12 03 22
  • Nordrhein Westfalen 53045
  • Germany
  • Berlin
  • Stresemannstraße 94
  • Berlin 10963