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Consultant/Project Manager (m/f/d) specialised in transport (engineering)

Job Details
Company: 
Published: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Deadline: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Country: 
Germany
Description: 
You are interested in covering the whole project cycle, from acquisition of new donor-funded projects to negotiations and technical/financial backstopping of on-going projects? Moreover, you like to travel worldwide for fact-finding, backstopping and short-term missions?
Task description: 

We are currently searching for a Consultant/Project Manager (m/f/d) with specialisation in transport (engineering) to start as soon as possible IN OUR HEADQUARTERS IN BAD HOMBURG (NEAR FRANKFURT AM MAIN), GERMANY.

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 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.
Qualifications: 
  • Relevant academic degree (Master), preferably in a relevant technical field, such as transport planning, transport engineering, civil engineering or similar;
  • At least 5 years of experience in the transport sector, ideally in the consulting business as project manager for corresponding projects;
  • Proven experience in the acquisition and management of transport projects;
  • Knowledge of donor procedures and requirements, especially KfW, GIZ and EU is a plus;
  • Generalist experience in several transport subsectors, e.g. urban, road, rail and/or maritime transport and logistics (hard and soft projects) is a plus;
  • Business fluent language skills in English and French or Spanish; knowledge of Portuguese would be an advantage;
  • 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.

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;
  • Free RMV job ticket; and
  • Job bike.
How to apply: 

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 shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

GOPA Infra GmbH
Human Resources
Hindenburgring 18
61348 Bad Homburg

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