As a federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ operates throughout Germany and in more than 130 countries worldwide. We have more than 17,000 staff members around the globe, some 70% of whom are employed locally as national personnel.


With an international remit and a multicultural working atmosphere, we are successful because we share knowledge across disciplinary frontiers. Your professional and personal development is important to us. Whether it is the multifacetted day-to-day challenges or the considerable scope for applying creativity in your work – there are plenty of good reasons to join our motivated team.

OPAF description.

The Open Policy Advisory Fund (OPAF) reacts in a rapid and flexible manner on reform gaps identified by Afghan partner institutions. The project is implemented by GIZ on behalf of the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The OPAF’s objective is to contribute to improved governance at the central level, by strengthening the Afghan administrative capacities in designing and implementing structural reforms in the field of governance. The project provides advisory services and trainings requested by Afghan government institutions. The Afghan government’s reform priorities as presented in the London conference 2014 constitute the programmatic framework for the Open Policy Advisory Fund (OPAF)