Particip GmbH is an international consultancy firm, offering its expertise and know-how to numerous clients including international and bilateral organisations, national governments and the private sector. Our services focus on international development cooperation and cover a broad variety of sectors and themes. We carry out a significant number of evaluations each year, including strategic, thematic, regional- and country-level evaluations as well as budget support and institutional evaluations. Our Evaluation Team focuses exclusively on such complex evaluations. Our current portfolio includes several important evaluation framework contracts, ad hoc evaluations, and support to other teams within the company to deliver high quality evaluations. We are currently looking for a:

 

Junior Project Manager

with a focus on evaluation projects


Your tasks include:


• (Supervised) management of complex evaluations, including:


− Contractual and administrative management;
− Team management and backstopping;
− Financial management;
− Client relationship management;
− Data and document analysis and visualisation;
− Written contributions to reports and other outputs;
− Layout of products;
− Any other project management tasks that come up in our daily work.


• Acquisition of evaluation assignments, including:


− Contribution to technical tenders and methodologies;
− Budget preparation;
− Expert identification and recruitment;
− CV tailoring and formatting;
− Consortium building;
− Administrative and logistical tender preparation.

 

Your profile:


• Master’s degree in social sciences, evaluation, economics, international development or related
fields
• Knowledge of project management tools & techniques (min. 1 year of relevant work experience)
• Knowledge of international development cooperation
• Experience in supporting qualitative and/or quantitative research
• Ability to prioritise and to respect deadlines
• Ability to work independently and to assume responsibility
• Strong analytical and drafting skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Cultural sensitivity and ability to interact with counterparts of different hierarchy levels
• Excellent command of English (C2) and either French (C1) or Spanish (C1)
• Ability to work independently and in a team
• Willingness to learn and develop new skills on a constant basis
• Sound command of Word, Excel, PowerPoint

 

We offer:


• Full time position based in Freiburg (Germany) with a competitive salary
• Participation in annual profit pay-outs
• Annual leave entitlements of 6 weeks
• Membership in a dynamic, flat-structured and successful company
• Membership in a competent and highly motivated team
• On-the-job training and skills development


To apply:


Please send your application indicating your earliest starting date (cover letter and CV in English, as well as academic and professional supporting documentation, all in one single PDF file) at the latest by 09.11.2018 to: Lena Fraser-Landmann: jobs@particip.de subject „Eval-JPM-Freiburg“

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Please note: Incoming applications will be screened on a running basis and we may fill the vacancy before the closing date.