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Water Supply Engineer (f/m/d) Storm-Water Drainage / Flood Management / Water Infiltration / Retention Basins / Irrigation

Strengthening our Water Resources & Sanitary Engineering, GITEC-IGIP is looking for an experienced Water Supply Engineer (f/m/d) for international development projects related to storm-water drainage, flood management, water infiltration, retention basins or irrigation.

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

We about us

GITEC-IGIP Holding SE with the two managing companies GITEC-IGIP GmbH and IGIP mbH is a leading consulting company for development aid projects. For over five centuries, GITEC-IGIP and IGIP characterise professional experience, activities on four continents, a multi-cultural team as well as a world-wide network of companies and offices in close proximity to customers. In the framework of international development aid our companies lead mainly publicly financed projects. We are constantly looking for high-profile consultants. For more details, please visit our web sites at: www.igip.com and www.gitec-consult.com.

Our Vacancy

For strengthening and supporting our Water Resources & Sanitary Engineering team we are looking for a committed and experienced Water Supply Engineer (f/m/d) with experience in consulting in project of donor-financed international development cooperation at the earliest possible. In this position, you will be responsible for project acquisition and the technical and organisational coordination of projects, including assumption of responsibility for results. You will also act as expert in international projects during short-term assignments. Moreover, you will be involved in shaping the acquisition policy and teamwork by guiding and training local or international employees.

Your Main Duties in this Position

During Project Acquisition:
  • Contacts with clients (ministries / development banks) and pursuit of project approaches at an early stage
  • Participation in the preparation of pre-qualifications / expressions of interest and independent follow-up, including early contact with potential local partner companies and potential candidates for international and national expert positions
  • Responsible preparation of proposals including staff organization, preparation and / or coordination of the professional proposal, preparation of financial proposals and technical processing
For on-going projects:
  • Coordination and accompanying monitoring of the activities of the project team
  • Quality assuring and quality controlling backstopping from Cologne and, if required, on site
  • Proactive coordination of project progress and milestones with clients and project partners
  • Schedule control (assistance in meeting deadlines) during reporting and editing of project reports
  • Monitoring of compliance with invoicing deadlines
  • Follow-up of invoices issued in coordination with the project controllers
  • Preparation of project extensions and development of the acquisition potential of current projects
As a technical expert (f/m/d) for short-term assignments:
  • Technical and financial project responsibility
  • Team leader or project team expert
  • Fulfilment of the technical tasks according to the project specifications or Terms of Reference
  • Responsible report writing or coordination of report writing
  • Coordination with project partners and local departments of the client
  • Responsibility for on-time monthly invoicing of project costs

Your Expertise / Profile for this Position

  • Full academic qualification (MSc. or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Process Engineering or similar
  • At least 5 years proven work experience in international consulting development projects with focus on water supply related schemes
  • Ability to verify tender documents (calculations, drawings, specifications, etc.)
  • Fluent language skills (oral and written) in German, English and preferably French, additional language skills in Spanish would be an advantage
  • Distinct communication skills as well as report writing skills
  • Ability to work effectively in teams as well as being a self-starter personality
  • Mobility (also on short-notice) and willingness to work on project assignments
  • Ability to work under time-pressure

Your Perspectives in this Position

  • Challenging and wide-ranging position in an international working environment
  • Open, modern and global corporate culture
  • Position with high flexibility and development possibilities
  • Remuneration package with 13 annual salaries as well as allowances for international projects
  • Flexible working time model with the possibility to work temporarily from home office

If you are interested

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

to: careers@gitec-consult.de

Quoting the Job ref. no.: WSE-GIT-02.2019

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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