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Germany: Civil Engineer (f/m/d) Water Supply / Wastewater / Storm-water Drainage / Irrigation (f/m/d)

For its headquarters in Cologne/Germany, GITEC-IGIP is looking for an experienced civil engineer (f/m/d) with specialisation in water supply / wastewater / storm-water drainage / irrigation.

Basic Parameters
Country / CityProject StartDurationDeadline
Germany / Cologne with regular international assignmentsAt the earliest possible datePermanent EmploymentAs soon as possible / until filled

About us

GITEC-IGIP Holding SE with the two managing companies GITEC-IGIP GmbH and IGIP mbH is a leading consulting group with the two managing companies GITEC-IGIP GmbH and IGIP mbH. Our companies are mainly active in publicly financed development cooperation projects worldwide. For over five decades, we provide a wide range of consulting services, characterized by professional experience, technical expertise of our multi-cultural teams, profound understanding of specific donor requirements as well as a worldwide network of local companies and branch offices that guarantee a close proximity to our customers. We are constantly looking for high-profile consultants. For more details, please visit our web sites at: and

Our Vacancy

In order to strengthen and support our Water Resources & Sanitary Engineering Department, GITEC-IGIP is looking for an experienced Civil Engineer (f/m/d) for international development projects related to the following fields: water supply / wastewater / storm-water drainage / flood management / irrigation. In this position you will be responsible for technical expert input, project acquisition, technical and organisational coordination including result monitoring. You will undertake assignments in current and future projectss abroad. Moreoever, you will be involved in the guidance and training of local and international staff.

Your Main Duties in this Position

As a technical expert (f/m/d) for assignments abroad:

  • Technical and financial project responsibility;

  • Team leader or team member;

  • Fulfilment of technical tasks according to project specifications or terms of reference;

  • Responsible for report writing and coordination of report writing;

  • Coordination with project partners, clients and local stakeholders;

  • Responsibility for correct and timely invoicing of project costs.



  • Contact with clients (ministries / development banks etc.) and partners; coordination of project approaches at an early stage;

  • Participation in the preparation of pre-qualifications / expressions of interest and independent follow-up, including liaison with potential national partner companies and potential candidates for international and national assignments;

  • Responsibility for the preparation, processing and / or coordination of technical and financial proposals with partner companies and internal service departments, including staff organization 


Project implementation:

  • Coordination, monitoring and evaluation of activities within the project team;

  • Quality assurance and control at the HQ in Cologne and, if required, on site (technical backstopping and control missions);

  • Proactive coordination of project progress and milestones with clients and project partners;

  • Control of schedules (assistance in meeting deadlines) during reporting and editing of reports;

  • Monitoring of compliance with invoicing deadlines;

  • Follow-up of invoices issued in coordination with the project controllers;

  • Preparation of project agenda and new contracts.


Your Expertise / Profile for this Position

  • Full academic qualification (MSc. or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Process Engineering or similar;

  • At least 5 years of proven work experience in international development projects, with a focus on water related topics (water supply, wastewater, storm-water drainage, irrigation, etc.);

  • Fluent language skills (oral and written) in French (crucial); skills in English and/or Spanish would be an advantage;

  • Distinct communication skills as well as report writing skills;

  • Ability to work effectively in teams with a “hands-on” mentality;

  • Mobility (also on short-notice) and willingness to work on project assignments;

  • Ability to work under time pressure.


Your Perspectives in this Position

  • Interesting and challenging position in an international working environment;

  • Open, modern and multi-cultural team;

  • Position with high flexibility and development possibilities;

  • Remuneration package with 13 monthly salaries per year as well as extra remuneration for international assignments;

  • Flexible working hours model (option of working from home).

If you are interested

We look forward to receiving your informative application documentsmotivation letter with information on earliest start / notice period and gross salary expectations, current curriculum vitae, relevant certificates and work certificates: :


Quoting the Job ref. no.: W-CE-12.2020

Or apply online via the Application-Form in the section below.

Please note that we can only consider applicants with a valid residence and work permit for Germany / European Union (at least Blue Card EU)!

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We would be glad to receive your candidacy.

Please send us:
  • Your most recent English CV (KfW, GIZ or EU format) including full contact details, fee expectations and details on availability
  • Copies of relevant diplomas
  • Employee certificates

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