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Recruiter (f/m/d) International Development Cooperation

If you are keen to broaden your horizons and work in cross-disciplinary teams at our headquarters in Cologne then consider our vacancy in the Recruitment Team and get in touch with us.

About the company

GITEC-IGIP GmbH is a leading consulting company for development aid projects. GITEC-IGIP’s multi-cultural team and network of companies and offices around the world have more than five decades of professional experience across four continents. Our companies lead mainly publicly financed projects in the international cooperation sector. We are constantly looking for high-profile consultants. For more details, please visit our web site

Our Vacancy:

In order to strengthen and support our international Recruitment Team at our headquarters in Cologne/Germany, we are looking for a French-speaking full-time colleague with at least 1-3 years of professional experience. In this position, you will contribute to the work of the Recruitment Team in finding experts by researching on internal and external platforms and posting adverts, initial evaluation and interviews of applicants, document management, organisational coordination, and general related administrative tasks.


Your main duties in this position:

  • Active sourcing of technical and non-technical staff (primarily freelance experts) for international development projects
  • Liaison with technical departments to determine suitability of applicants
  • Assistance in drafting and managing expert contracts using contract templates
  • Active involvement in preparation and formatting of CVs as part of our project tendering
  • Proactive preparation of supporting and administrative documents for the recruitment process


Required expertise / your profile:

  • Excellent French and advanced English language skills
  • 1-3 years professional experience – preferably in an international context
  • IT-competent (MS 365, MS Teams, social media, professional networks)
  • Strong organizational and communication skills – practical mindset
  • Understanding of publicly funded development projects is an asset
  • Prior experience in recruitment is not a must, but transferable skills such as confident communication, active listening, strong networking, critical thinking and good time management are a strong advantage
  • Willingness to work on a permanent basis in Cologne/Germany


Our offer

 You can expect:
  • A very interesting and challenging position in an international working environment
  • The opportunity to expand your knowledge of the international cooperation sector
  • The chance to work in open-minded, dynamic and multi-cultural teams at our headquarters in Cologne
  • A remuneration package with 13 monthly salaries per year
  • Flexible working hours



If you are interested

Then we look forward to receiving your application documents including a cover letter with details of earliest availability as well as salary expectations, curriculum vitae and references. Please send your application documents (in English) to:

Stating the Job ref. no.: REC-GITEC-2023-01

Or by using our online 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.

Apply online

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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