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.


Senior land-use economist (f/m/d)

For our Climate Division, UNIQUE is recruiting a senior land-use economist with working experience in development finance or climate finance. The ideal candidate has a passion for the development of mitigation programs for sustainable land uses (forestry, mangroves agroforestry, agriculture). Professional working experience with development banks is a strong asset. The candidate will work in a highly motivated international team, which develops and supports the implementation of land use projects for different private and public sector clients. Duty station 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.


National consultants based in Peru-ToR: Environmental-Social Impact and Compliance Assessment with a Good Practice Case Study

Duty station: Peru

Due to COVID travel restrictions, UNIQUE and FiM are seeking external support from national consultants based in Peru, who can deliver designated components of this assignment under the leadership of a senior expert from UNIQUE. In detail, UNIQUE is seeking:
- Environmental specialist and team lead with experience in ESIA and ESDD in forestry or land use operations and expertise in FSC certification. Ideally with additional health and safety knowledge and experience in forest operations and forest industries.
- Social specialist with experience in public consultation, indigenous peoples, gender and human rights matters in Peru.
- Legal specialist / environmental lawyer to structure fair benefit sharing mechanisms (land lease contracts or similar) between the Project and local communities.

Please send your application (CV and cover letter) to Katalin Solymosi This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until February 5, 2021

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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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