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Germany, Köln


Economic Development


January 2019


Project Manager, Fulltime


We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our business area ‘Economic Development’ at our head office in Cologne.

Job Description:

Project Acquisition:

  • Networking with partner companies, formation of consortia
  • Expert search, negotiation and recruitment of experts
  • Preparation of pre-qualifications documents and proposals, methodologies and financial proposals for international financing institutions such as EU, World Bank, GIZ
  • Tender coordination
  • Fact finding missions and business intelligence
  • Budget planning

Project Management:

  • Contract management with donors and partners
  • Project planning and supervision (technical and administrative backstopping, budget management and control)
  • Project monitoring and evaluation, quality assurance of deliverables
  • Recruiting of experts and supervision of project teams
  • Public relations and networking
  • Execution of backstopping missions and short-term consultancy missions in assigned areas of expertise
Candidate's profile:
  • Master’s degree in Economics or equivalent background
  • Minimum of 5 years international project management, (preferably) in the context of development cooperation and Private Sector Development
  • Knowledge of donor agencies’ management, administrative procedures and technical requirements (EU, World Bank, GIZ, KfW etc) would be an asset
  • Proven ability to work in intercultural teams
  • Excellent analytical, communication, reporting and IT skills
  • Flexibility, multi-tasking and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Fluency in English and French; German is an asset
  • High ability to act under pressure on multiple levels of management and communication
Application deadline:


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Economic Development

Claire Merkord
Von-Groote-Str. 28
50968 Köln
Tel: + 49 221 93743 0
Fax: + 49 221 93743 5