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Job Talk: Technical Planer at GIZ 

The job talk is offered by the Academic Career Development, the Bonn Graduate Center and the Alumni Network

Dr. Christian Stärz will give insights to his role as a technical planer for the Competence Center for Water, Wastewater, and Waste Management at GIZ (Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit). 

His work primarily revolves around enhancing GIZ initiatives aimed at improving access to clean drinking water and advancing sanitation and hygiene practices in developing countries. Additionally, he is deeply engaged in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Planning and Climate Change Adaptation strategies tailored specifically to the challenges faced by these regions.

Dr. Stärz completed his master's degree in Ecology, Systematics, and Population Biology, followed by a doctorate in Integrated Water Resource Management with a specialization in Water Quality Monitoring and Planning.

Please note that Job Talks primarily target doctoral students, postdocs, and alumni of University Bonn

Online-Job Talk

Thursday, May 16, 2024
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Dr. Christian Stärz | Technical Planer Competence Center Water, Waste Water, Waste Management




Online via Zoom

Target group

Doctoral students | Postdocs | Alumni of the University of Bonn


As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, the GIZ is dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. They have experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security. The registered offices are in Bonn and Eschborn. The 25,422 employees (almost 70% national staff) work in around 120 countries.

What characterises the job as an Technical Planer at GIZ?

  • Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Representative daily routine 
  • Entry and development opportunities

What requirements are necessary for this job?

  • Most important skills | Qualifications | Experience | Qualities
  • Transferable skills from scientific jobs

How to get a comparable job? 

  • Application process
  • Tips | Hints | Background information 

Question & Answer

Frequently asked questrions

  • Persons with an employment contract with the University of Bonn
  • Doctoral students of the University
  • Postdocs for the University
  • Associated members of a research network
  • Alumni of the University of Bonn

No, it is free of charge.

No, there is no limit to the number of participants.

If you need childcare during an event, please contact the Family Office of the University of Bonn


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