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Your future employer

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 work environment

To strengthen our expert team at GITEC-IGIP and IGIP we are looking for experienced Senior Wastewater Engineers (f/m) / Senior-Ingenieure Abwasser (w/m) for wastewater-related projects worldwide on permanent and full-time basis. As Senior Wastewater Engineer / Senior-Ingenieur Abwasser you will report directly to the Director Department Water Resources & Sanitary Engineering in Cologne.

Your main duties in this position

Technical Duties:
  • Take-over responsibilities of a Senior Wastewater Engineer on international wastewater projects
  • Expert missions into wastewater-related projects
Project Management:
  • Technical and organisational coordination of projects ("backstopping")
  • Coordinate and interact with donors (KfW, GIZ, World Bank, etc.) and project partners

Your profile

Educational background:
  • Full academic qualification in Civil Engineering or equivalent 
Essential experience and skills:
  • At least 10 years proven work experience in international development projects with a focus on wastewater-related schemes
  • Sound experience in master plans, studies, design and / or construction supervision of wastewater-related projects
  • Ability to verify tender documents (calculations, drawings, specifications, etc.)
  • Ability to approve material submittals and as-built drawings
  • Fluent language skills (oral and written) in English and French, additional language skills in Spanish and German (plus interest in learning the language) would be an advantage
  • Distinct advisory and communication skills as well as report writing skills
  • Ability to work effectively in teams as well as being a self-starter personality
  • Mobility, flexibility and ability to work under time-pressure

Our offer

  • Challenging and versatile position in an international context
  • Permanent and full-time contract in accordance with German social security system
  • Flexible working hours
  • Attractive salary structure including Christmas & vacation bonus (13th monthly salary)


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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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