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Consultant/project manager (m/f) specialised in road engineering and/or transport

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Germany
Description: 
You are interested to cover the whole project cycle, from acquisition of new donor-funded projects to negotiations and technical/financial backstopping of on-going projects? Moreover, you travel worldwide for fact finding, backstopping and short-term missions.
Task description: 

We are currently searching for a consultant/project manager (m/f) with specialisation in road engineering and/or transport. Place of work is our headquarters in Bad Homburg (near Frankfurt), Germany.

As Consultant you cover the whole project cycle, from acquisition of new donor-funded projects to negotiations and technical/financial backstopping of on-going projects. Moreover, you travel worldwide for fact finding, backstopping and short-term missions.

Your tasks in brief

As Consultant you cover the whole project cycle, from the acquisition of new donor-funded projects to negotiations and the technical and financial backstopping of on-going projects. Moreover, you travel worldwide for fact finding, backstopping and short-term missions.

Project acquisition

  • Tracking of projects/early intelligence, research of background information;
  • Contact to/networking with donors/clients/partners/experts; and
  • Preparation of Expressions of Interest (EoI), pre-qualification documents and proposals: identification of experts and partners, negotiations, preparation of methodologies and financial proposals, fact finding on-site, and proposal coordination.

Project implementation

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

Consulting assignments

  • Missions abroad (short- and medium-term) in international transport and/or infrastructure projects.

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; and
  • A secure employment on a permanent basis.

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

GOPA Infra GmbH
Ms Natascha Lehnert
Human Resources
Hindenburgring 18
61348 Bad Homburg
Email:
T. +49 6172 930-475

Qualifications: 
  • Relevant academic degree (Master), preferably in the field of road engineering, transport planning, civil engineering or similar;
  • At least 5 years experience in the consulting business as project manager for road engineering/transport/infrastructure projects funded by bilateral and multilateral donors;
  • Proven experience in the acquisition and management of donor-funded projects;
  • Deep understanding of donor procedures and requirements, especially EU and KfW Development Bank;
  • Experience with road construction in rural areas is a plus;
  • Native French language skills and at least working knowledge in English; additional language skills, especially German, are a plus;
  • Strong writing, communication, networking and team-working skills;
  • Work experience abroad in target countries for development cooperation; 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.