Career at UNIQUE

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

Manager Natural Climate Solutions (m/f/d)

UNIQUE is seeking to recruit a manager for developing and managing natural climate solutions (NCS) projects in thematic areas such as forestation, agroforestry and mangrove restoration.

The candidate should have a business development or a land use / forestry background and will support our private sector clients in their efforts to achieve carbon neutrality. He/she should be passionate about the development of NCS projects, which in addition to mitigation improve rural peoples’ livelihoods, climate resilience and biodiversity. The ideal candidate has relevant work experience in developing NCS projects together with local partners and project developers, as well as a good understanding of carbon accounting and experience with key certification standards for voluntary carbon markets (in particular with Gold Standard and VCS). The selected expert will work together with a highly motivated international team, which develops and supports the implementation of a large NCS project portfolio. For the management of this portfolio UNIQUE deploys digital solutions to collect, analyze and report information for decision making and impact reporting.

Duty station for this position will be at UNIQUE headquarters in Freiburg, Germany, with regular short-term missions into project countries.

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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.


Within the framework of a GIZ call for tenders in the Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Programme (MCRP) for “Strengthening Regional Coordination and Climate Resilience in the Mekong Delta” in Vietnam, UNIQUE is looking for an international expert for the position:

International Team Leader and Expert (f/m/d) in governance, integrated regional planning and institutional development – 306 days on an intermittent base

If you are interested, please send us your CV by 20th August 2021 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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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.

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