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Consulting ENGINEERS since 1977

Germany: Architect / Civil Engineer in building construction (m/w/d)

To strengthen our headquarters in Cologne, we are looking for a committed Architect / Civil Engineer in building construction (m/w/d) with a focus on international projects for the construction of hospitals, universities, schools and other public buildings.

Basic Parameters
Country / CityProject StartDurationDeadline
Germany / CologneImmediatelyPermanentOn-going search / until filled

About the company

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: and

Your Tasks

Project Management
  • Autonomous technical and organizational coordination of projects
  • Coordination and liaison with clients (Ministries, KfW, GIZ, World Bank, etc.) and project partners
  • Resource planning and management of international and local expert staff
  •  Financial planning and -controlling in coordination with the project administration unit
  • Monitoring of project deadlines; support in project reporting and mission appraisal for donor

Experience in the preparation and implementation of construction projects
  • Coordination and control of planning processes in cooperation with project partners (new construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, and modernization)
  • Quality assurance according to international standards
  • Procurement of works, preparation of awards of contacts, budgeting, site management (all trades), monitoring and control of works
  • Contract management and administration, cost controlling and financial accounting

Acquisition of projects
  • Establishing contact and relationship with clients and donors
  • Development and tracking of project approaches
  • Elaboration of Expressions of Interest/ Prequalification and proposals (recruiting, elaboration of international consortia, implementation concept, proposal management and coordination, preparation of financial proposals)

Your Profile

  • Degree in architecture or civil engineering (building construction) 
  • Several years of professional experience in international economic and development cooperation or in international projects with a focus on building construction (experience in design and supervision of Hospital-, Laboratory-, School and University buildings, or other public buildings is an advantage)
  • Experience in planning, coordination, controlling, quality assurance, site supervision, contracts management and administration and financial monitoring of construction projects
  • Knowledge in the area of Occupational Health and Safety is an advantage
  • Experienced and confident handling of MS Office, AutoCAD (or similar) and further architectural design programs (experience with the BIM is an advantage, e.g. with Revit) 
  • Fluent German language skills, proficiency in English (spoken and written), additional language skills in French would be an asset
  • Additional specific experience (studies, consultations, evaluations) in the areas of turnkey construction projects, energy efficiency, renewable energies
  • Distinctive consulting and communication skills
  • Strong quality and cost awareness combined with a responsible, structured approach to work and a dedication to producing results
  • Willingness to work abroad and on scheduled assignments

If you are interested

Please send us an email containing your most recent English CV, copies of relevant diplomas and employers‘ certificates including full contact details, fee expectations (per day / per month) and details on availability to:

Quoting the Job ref. no.: GER_GSI_Architect-S-EPO-12.2019

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

Please note that we can only consider candidates who meet the required criteria!

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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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