Project Manager (m/f/d) Markets & Clients - GIZ International Services

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  • Assignment period:
    04/01/2020 - 03/31/2022
  • Field:
    Country-, Portfolio- and Project Managers
  • Type of employment:
    full- or part-time
  • Application deadline:

Job description

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.

To strengthen our team Markets & Clients, we are looking for a Project Manager (m/f/d) for the location in Eschborn as soon as possible.

Your tasks

  • Support the development and implementation of client-specific sales strategies;
  • Capture planning and quality assurance for selected priority opportunities of our 3 Regional Teams;
  • Maintain and expand good working relations with key partners for different clients;
  • Provide operational and strategic bid development support for selected prospects;
  • Provide on-demand, tailored backstopping support to client-specific projects under implementation;
  • Contribute to assigned internal business development and strategic improvement projects.

Your profile

  • A Master degree in a relevant technical field
  • Proven successful track record of 5 or more years as a professional bid manager in the development aid sector;
  • Ideally, fully conversant with the procurement policies and procedures of at least 2 of the following clients: SDC, UK Aid, EuropeAid;
  • Experience with project implementation for at least one of these clients is required;
  • Strong analytical and research skills are required;
  • Excellent writing, reviewing, and editing skills in English are required;
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills, including both communicative and in writing, are required;
  • Fluent in English and at least 1 other European language is required;
  • Experience in writing general and technical sections of competitive proposals with at least one of the clients mentioned above is required;
  • Willingness and ability to travel is required;
  • A relevant network with client contacts, partner organisations and experts for  clients such as SDC, UK Aid or EuropeAid is considered an asset.




The position can be filled as full time or part time with a workload of 80%.

Please understand that we can accept and process in principle only applications via our E-recruiting system. Following the confirmation of your successful application, kindly check your spam / junk mail folder on a regular basis, since some provider classify emails from our recruiting system as spam.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

Our benefits

We are a provider of international cooperation services for sustainable development and work to build a future worth living around the world. We support projects in over 130 countries to achieve goals sustainably together with our partners., Everyone has the same opportunities in our company, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. We recruit based on specialist expertise and social skills. Transparency and fair opportunities for career advancement are just as much a matter of course for us as gender not being a barrier to taking up a management position., We provide opportunities for taking part in training and professional development to all our staff. Our Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) will help you develop your skills., Extensive check-ups and preventive measures (e.g. on appointment, before the outward journey, during the stay in a country of assignment, in an emergency) are provided to our staff and the family members accompanying them as a matter of course., We reward staff who achieve their agreed annual targets with a variable remuneration component., As sustainability and environmental awareness are part and parcel of our corporate philosophy, we will provide you with financial support in the form of a job ticket.

About us

We create prospects for people and with people. As GIZ has an international mandate, we offer a multicultural working environment. We are committed service providers and dedicated professionals, even under difficult circumstances. We take pride in enabling our employees to develop their professional and personal skills. There are plenty of reasons to join our motivated team – ranging from the diverse challenges you will face on a daily basis in one of our 130 partner countries, to the broad scope you will have for shaping your work.


Meike  Grasmann
+49 6196 79-2179