As a leading international consulting company for forestry and sustainable land use, UNIQUE is always looking for new employees from different sectors.

We employ senior professionals as well as young professionals from various fields of expertise ranging from natural resource management, forestry and timber industries to agriculture, rural development and climate change. With a large number of permanent employees, we can rely on strong in-house expertise. This enables us to deliver high-quality consultancy services and to successfully manage complex assignments and long-term projects.

We offer a dynamic and diverse working environment that is flexible to changing needs and leaves space for innovation. The organizational structure of our company is characterized by flat hierarchies and short ways of communication. We offer long-term career perspectives. Career development, in particular of junior staff, is of high priority to us.


Current employment opportunities

Below you find current job opportunities. If a posting is of interest to you and matches your qualifications, we look forward receiving your application.

Abteilung K

International IT business developer for the land use sector

We are recruiting an international IT business developer with experience and affinity in forestry and agriculture. The candidate will develop services and supporting the marketing and development of our open-source Management Information System (MIS), including App solutions, which is already used by a number of NGOs and private companies to support extension services, financial inclusion, input provision, market access and monitoring & reporting requirements of 60,000 smallholder farms. The IT business developer is expected to report to our MIS manager and to work closely with our programmer and consultants providing the services. The ideal candidate has a business and/or IT background, with working experiences in the land use sector.

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Trainee Position: Sustainable Livestock Production - Duty station: Freiburg, Germany

UNIQUE’s Agriculture and Rural Development Division seeks to recruit a Trainee in the field of sustainable livestock production. UNIQUE regularly undertakes assignments related to livestock production and livestock value chains, and also has a major ongoing project related to greenhouse gas emissions from ruminants in East Africa, with a particular focus on monitoring aspects. We are thus looking to build our staff capacity in this field, and seek to hire a highly motivated trainee

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Abteilung FI

Trainee Position: Environmental and Social Governance - Duty station: Freiburg, Germany

UNIQUE’s Forest Investment Division seeks to recruit a Trainee in the field of environment and social governance (ESG). ESG is increasingly important for our clients, both in the public and private sectors. E&S safeguards to internationally accepted standards are routinely required and thus to support our existing (and anticipated) portfolio, we are looking to build our staff capacity in this field.

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Assignment-related vacancies (long- and short-term)

We are always interested in working with qualified and experienced freelance consultants and experts. Below you can find project-specific job postings. Moreover, if you have more than 10 years of professional experience and international work experience, we are happy to include your CV in our expert database to be taken into consideration for future tenders. If interested, please send your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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EXPERT@ INTERNACIONAL DE LARGO PLAZO PARA PROYECTO EN MÉXICO

UNIQUE está buscando reclutar los servicios de un(a) expert@ internacional de largo plazo con experiencia en la implementación de proyectos de cooperación financiera de los bancos de desarrollo (preferiblemente: KfW), así como competencias técnicas sólidas en diferentes áreas (ver abajo), para un proyecto a largo plazo orientado al fortalecimiento de Empresas Forestales Comunitarias a través del acceso al crédito y la asistencia técnica en México. Actualmente UNIQUE se encuentra en la fase de pre-calificación para dicho proyecto. En caso de adjudicación del proyecto a UNIQUE, la persona seleccionada será contratada durante la vida útil de los proyectos (probablemente de 3 a 4 años) y se ubicará en México (las ubicaciones exactas se determinarán más adelante).

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Internships

UNIQUE offers compulsory internships to university students to a limited extent. Please apply by sending your application consisting of cover letter and CV. Kindly state the division you are interested in and the preferred internship period.

Send your application to
application@unique-landuse.de.

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