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Architect/Consultant (m/f/d) with focus on social infrastructure

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Published: 
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Country: 
Germany
Description: 
We are currently searching for an Architect/Consultant (m/f/d) with focus on social infrastructure to start as soon as possible AT OUR HQ IN BAD HOMBURG (NEAR FRANKFURT AM MAIN), Germany ...
Task description: 

As an Architect/Consultant you will be responsible both for the acquisition of new projects and for the implementation as well as the financial and technical backstopping of on-going projects in the field of social infrastructure (hospitals, schools, administration buildings etc). Besides the work at our HQ, you will travel abroad regularly for fact-finding and backstopping missions as well as for short-term expert assignments.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that in this job advertisement we are seeking to fill a permanent position at our headquarters in Germany near Frankfurt am Main and not a freelance project position. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Your tasks in brief

Project acquisition

  • Tracking of projects/early intelligence, research of background information;
  • Contact to/networking with donors, clients, partners and experts;
  • Management and coordination of the acquisition process, including preparation of Expressions of Interest (EoI) and technical proposals, staff recruitment and fee negotiations, identification of consortium partners, support to the preparation of financial proposals; and
  • Organisation and lead of fact-finding missions to the recipient countries.

Project implementation

  • Management of projects from a technical and financial point of view;
  • Coordination and supervision of social infrastructure projects;
  • Review and preparation of reports;
  • Technical, administrative, and logistical support for the project team on site;
  • Donor, client, partner, and expert management.

Consulting assignments

  • Missions abroad (short- and medium-term) in international social infrastructure projects.
Qualifications: 

Your profile

  • Relevant academic degree (Master), preferably in the field of architecture or civil engineering;
  • At least 5 years of experience in the construction or consultancy sector, ideally with focus on social infrastructure;
  • Proven experience in construction planning and management of infrastructure projects;
  • Knowledge of donor procedures and requirements, especially KfW Development Bank, EU and European Investment Bank (EIB) is a plus;
  • Business fluent French/Spanish and English language skills and at least basic German language skills;
  • Strong writing, communication, networking and team-working skills;
  • Work experience abroad in target countries for development cooperation is a plus; and
  • Sound user knowledge of MS Office package.

Please notice that we can only accept applications of candidates with an EU citizenship respectively a valid residence and work permit for Germany.

Other information : 

Our offer

  • A challenging and varied job in a motivated team;
  • An international work environment;
  • Short communication and decision-making processes combined with a considerable scope of action;
  • Possibilities for personal and career development;
  • A secure employment on a permanent basis;
  • An attractive salary package including JobTicket and/or JobBike; and
  • Our own cafeteria.
How to apply: 

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please send your application (cover letter and CV in English, references/certificates if available) to

GOPA Infra GmbH
Human Resources
Hindenburgring 18
61348 Bad Homburg