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.


International Financial Analyst with focus on land use and climate change

For our Climate Division, UNIQUE is seeking to recruit a young professional with a strong financial background. The candidate should have passion for and ideally professional working experience in the development of business models for sustainable land uses (forestry, agroforestry, agriculture) and climate finance. The candidate will work in a highly motivated international team, which develops and supports the implementation of sustainable business models and land use projects for private sector clients and development finance institutions. Duty station will be at UNIQUE headquarters in Freiburg, Germany, with regular short-term missions into project countries.

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Software programmer

The software programmer will work within our IT team. She/he is expected to work with:

  • Core PHP or other frameworks for server side scripting for REST/SOAP API
  • Mysql and PostgreSQL database
  • UI part using JQuery, HTML, Bootstrap/Angular JS

Knowledge or skills in the following fields would be a further advantage:

  • Cordova for mobile app development or IONIC
  •  Geoserver and openlayers/leaflet

Note: The applicant developer should use only complete free and open source libraries (preferably MIT license), which will can be made available to the client with all the command.


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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.



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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