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Consulting ENGINEERS since 1977

Strengthening and supporting our Health & Social Infrastructure Department, we are searching for a motivated and experienced Construction Engineer (f/m) with international project management experience with focus on hospitals and other (public) buildings.

Basic Parameters
Country / City Start Duration Deadline
Germany / Cologne with regular international project assignments Soonest possible date, ideally latest by July 2018 Permanent employment under German law As soon as possible / 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


The Vacancy

Strengthening and supporting our Health & Social Infrastructure Department, we are searching for a motivated and experienced Construction Engineer (f/m) with international experience as Project Manager (f/m) in the construction of hospitals and other (public) buildings. In this position, you coordinate hospital and / or school / university projects in the context of international development aid. This also includes regular short- or long-term project assignments on the project sites, ideally also as a Project Team Leader. The position is to be filled with immediate start.


Your Main Duties in this Position

Technical Duties
  • Planning, acquisition and coordination of international infrastructure projects (construction and interior works of hospitals, schools / universities etc.) including project travels abroad


Project Management
  • Project coordination
  • Contract and financial management of the projects
  • Coordination and cooperation with the client (KfW, GIZ, World Bank etc.) and project partners
  • Assignment scheduling and organisation of international and local technical project staff
  • Financial project planning and controlling in cooperation with project administration
  • Deadline control and support in project reporting


Acquisition of Projects
  • Keeping close contact with client and following new project approaches
  • Preparation of pre-qualifications / expressions of interest and proposals (staff definition, international syndication, concept for project implementation, tendering and tender coordination, preparation of financial proposals)


Your Expertise / Profile

  • Graduate construction engineer or architect (German Diplom, Master degree, chartered engineer or equivalent)
  • Long standing and international experience in planning and project coordination of construction projects and infrastructure projects in the work phase 1 to 9 HOAI in different topological, climatical and social-cultural contexts
  • Knowledge of international construction law, standards and guidelines like FIDIC
  • High intercultural competence and project experience in developing countries are a prerequisite
  • Very good German and English language skills (at least level C1 CEFR) are compulsory
  • Further language skills are a plus, especially in French, Spanish or Russian
  • Willingness to travel (also at short notice)
  • Ability to work in a team, good and readiness of mind as well as excellent communication skills
  • Good construction specific IT and MS Office skills


Our Offer

We offer:
  • A challenging and broad job description in an international working environment
  • A permanent, full-time employment under German law and social security system
  • Flexible working hours
  • An adequate salary including Christmas and vacation bonus (13th monthly salary)

Further details on our employment package will of course be discussed on a personal job interview in Cologne.


If you are interested

Please send us an email containing a letter of motivation including your earliest starting date or notice period and your gross salary expectation, your most recent English or German CV, copies of relevant diplomas and reference letters 

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Quoting the Job ref. no.: CE-GSI-02.2018

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

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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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