Project Manager (m/f/d)

to join a multi-disciplinary team in the field of

Public Sector Support / Economic Development

Start date
From 1 April 2019 on

Application Deadline
29 March 2019. Incoming applications will be screened on a running basis and we may fill the vacancy before the closing date.

Lena Fraser-Landmann, email:, subject: “Project Manager Team Blue 2019”

Application documents

  • Cover letter in German (maximum 1 page)
  • CV in English
  • Complete set of supporting documents (high school degree, academic degree(s), work certificates)

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Qualifications and skills

Academic background

  • Master/Diploma in Economics / Business Administration or Public Administration or similar


  • German: fluent (prerequisite)
  • English: fluent (prerequisite)
  • French: very good (prerequisite)
  • Other languages: would be an asset

Soft skills

  • Excellent conceptual and proven writing skills are a prerequisite
  • Excellent self-organisation skills
  • Strong intercultural, communication and networking skills
  • Readiness to work on multiple tasks simultaneously towards deadlines
  • Good team spirit

IT skills

  • Very strong command of MS Word and Excel

Professional Experience

General experience

  • Ideally 3 years of relevant work experience in international Project Management
  • Preferably experience in administrative and financial project management
  • Previous exposure to development cooperation

Technical expertise

  • Public Administration Support and/or Public Finance
  • Alternatively: economic / private sector development

Scope of responsibilities and tasks

  • Management of projects in development cooperation (technical, administrative and financial project management)
  • Business development (business opportunity tracking, networking and business partner liaison, project team composition, drafting of project methodologies, administrative and financial planning in business development)
  • Provision of consultancy services abroad
  • Full flexibility to undertake project missions worldwide