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For an ongoing project, GITEC-IGIP  GmbH  is looking for a Team Leader/AMC  with strong experience in institutional capacity development and experience in projects related to storm water management.


Chennai Storm Water Drainage Programme Kovalam Basin

The project, funded by the German Development Bank KFW, aims the improvement of the storm water management infrastructure adapted to climate change. In order protect the population and local businesses in the FC programme regions of Chennai against flood risks and increase their resilience against the negative consequences of climate change. The overall objective of the Consultant’s team is to provide institutional expert support to ensure sustainable operation and maintenance of the implemented infrastructure (AMC Component).

About the company

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

 Main Duties in this Position

  • Development of a Sustainable O&M Concept with mechanism of operation, institutional roles, stakeholder processes and activities 
  • Development of an O&M Manual and working with GCC to implement recommended measures
  • Research and development of O&M equipment, specifically designed for use in Urban storm water drainage areas 
  • Development of a Financial Sustainability Plan for the KfW supported Programme measures
  • Assessment of institutional capacity and proposed areas for development and improvement including coordination and collaboration between GCC departments (SWD, ZOs, SWM) and other relevant agencies
  • Training programme based on training needs assessment to increase the skills, knowledge and therefore capabilities of GCC department staff
  • Management of NGO for IEC activities in Kovalam basin, through improvement measures to strength involvement and awareness of civil society regarding the importance and sustainable use of the Storm water management, and partnerships leveraged
  • Capacity of GCC SWD / Zonal Offices staff & key stakeholders enhanced in line with CB program based on a Needs Asst.          
  •  Development of Contractor and Client capabilities with Environmental and Social project monitoring

Your Educational Background

  • Postgraduate university degree in civil engineering or a related field


Your Expertise / Profile

General professional experience:
  • General Management consultant with at least 20 years of experience in similar projects.
  • Full proficiency in English. Knowledge of Tamil is an asset.
Specific professional experience:
  • At least 5 years of working experience with government entities directly (or under PMU/PIU).
    Broad understanding of procedures and stakeholder consultation specially in the context Tamil Nadu and GCC.
  • Experience in advising (Technical assistance, institutional development, capacity development, etc.)ULBs/utilities/government departments preferably in different regions in the world.
  • Preferably experience in projects related to Storm Water management
  • Experience in structuring, management and reporting in at least 3 IFIs (KfW, World Bank, ADB, GIZ, etc.) financed projects involving urban drainage infrastructure design/implementation
Leadership professional experience:
  • Proven participation in assignments as team leader, project director, coordinator or similar


Time Schedule / Duration of Assignment

The project is ongoing with an expected end date on November 2025.


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:

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Quoting the Job ref. no.: TL/AMC-IND-11/2022

Or apply online via the application form from our website.

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

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


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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