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

Job Details
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
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 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 to start as soon as possible in our headquarters in Bad Homburg (near Frankfurt am Main), Germany.

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.

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.
  • Relevant academic degree (Master), preferably in the field of road engineering, transport planning, civil engineering or similar;
  • At least 5 years experience in the road engineering/transport sector, ideally in the consulting business as project manager for corresponding projects;
  • Proven experience in the acquisition and management of road engineering/transport projects;
  • Knowledge of donor procedures and requirements, especially KfW and EU, is a plus;
  • Experience with road construction in rural areas is a plus;
  • Business fluent language skills in English and French or Spanish; at least basic German language skills;
  • 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; and
  • A secure employment on a permanent basis.
How to apply: 

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
Human Resources
Hindenburgring 18
61348 Bad Homburg