Team Leader (m/f/d) in the Support to the Implementation of Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Directive Project (IPPC) in Turkey

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  • Assignment period:
    01/01/2020 - 12/31/2023
  • Field:
    Climate Change, Environment
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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.

GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded project: Support to the Implementation of Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Directive (IPPC)” in Turkey.

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows:

  • To protect human health and environment by integrated management of industrial pollution through implementation of Industrial Emissions Directive.

The purpose of this contract is as follows:

  • To increase the technical and institutional capacity of the competent authorities for effective implementation of IPPC approach in Turkey in line with the EU Industrial Emissions Directive.




Your tasks

The team leader is responsible for the overall management of the tasks under this project, ensuring coherent and timely execution of project activities, ensuring logistical and technical support to team members, keeping coordination and cooperation with the project team and organizing the project activities in order for a smooth running project. The team leader is expected to spend all of expertise time in Turkey.

Your profile

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences or in the related areas or equivalent. In the absence of such a degree, at least 15 years of working experience in the field of environment
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Good computer skills

 General professional experience

  • At least 10 years of general professional experience in the field of environment
  • Experience as a team leader and/or managerial position in at least 2 international projects

 Specific professional experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of industrial pollution control, particularly IED and IPPC implementation
  • Experience in at least 1 project related with “EU Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU)”, preferably in application and/or transposition of IPPC approach according to the requirements of this directive

Location information

The project will be performed in Ankara. In addition to this, sectoral activities for selected emission intensive sectors and various project events will be conducted in different parts of Turkey.

Start date & Period of implementation of tasks

The intended start date is January 2020 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 36 months from this date.


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GIZ would like to improve the share of disabled employees, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

We would like to ask you to apply with a CV in Europeaid format.

If we caught your interest, we are looking forward to your application until  27.08.2019.




Our benefits

We are a global service provider within the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. We offer you the opportunity to deploy your technical know-how at one of our locations in more than 130 countries., Diversity and respect are key elements of our corporate culture: GIZ promotes and supports every individual and in this way safeguards the individual opportunities for all employees, irrespective of sex, nationality or religion. Naturally, our management team is made up of both men and women., You will receive a medical check-up, as well as detailed advice on precautionary measures, vaccinations and malaria prevention. Every two years, you and your accompanying family members will receive a precautionary check-up. The medical service is available in emergencies for employees domiciled in Germany. It also provides advice for ergonomically designed workplaces. , We set common objectives for the new year in our annual employee meetings. If you achieve these objectives, you may receive an additional variable payment., If you are required to work abroad for a period of time, you will receive an overseas supplement as reimbursement for your additional expenses. The amount of the overseas supplement depends on where you are located.

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.


Yasemin  Dere
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