Senior Project Manager Solid Waste (m/f/d)

Your assignments 

  • Based in Mannheim, Germany
  • Regular missions to developing countries

Your responsibilities

  • Strengthening and developing the solid waste department
  • Preparation of technical and financial proposals for solid and hazardous waste management projects
  • Coordination and execution of tasks in all phases of the project cycle
  • Consultation with project partners and networking with Clients and International Financial Institutions (IFI)
  • Development of concepts and preparation of studies and reports
  • Travel abroad for the implementation of short- and medium-term assignments and the backstopping of ongoing projects
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams in waste management projects (planning, design and engineering) in developing and emerging countries
  • Interdisciplinary network and cooperation with other departments of Tractebel GKW on combined water, waste water and solid waste projects.

 Your profile

  • University degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or degree of similar level (B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD)
  • Preferably 15 years but minimum 10 years of experience in an engineering consulting environment and working on waste related projects (experience in water supply and waste water is considered as an asset)
  • Preferably 8 years but minimum 5 years of experience as Team Leader including quality control, given timelines and budgets with IFIs or bilateral donors such as EU, KfW, GIZ, EIB, World Bank, EBRD
  • Experience regarding design and construction of waste treatment facilities (MBT, sanitary landfills, etc.)
  • Excellent experience in acquisition processes of IFI-financed projects
  • Fluency in English, good French and/or Spanish language skills are an asset; German would be appreciated
  • Very good communication skills
  • Confident appearance, open-mindedness and solution-oriented approach towards Clients and colleagues
  • Willingness to travel to developing countries

We offer

  • Unlimited period of appointment
  • Friendly international working environment in multidisciplinary teams
  • High degree of personal responsibility
  • Personal development plan

Please send your application to Christina Müller

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