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In-house Position Agro-Economist (m/f/d)

Country:
Germany

Region and duty station:
Essen (Headquarters), Germany, with short-term missions worldwide

Start:
As soon as possible

General Description:
The AHT GROUP AG stands for innovative management consultancy services for technical and financial development cooperation, with technical expertise focusing on: Water Resources Management and Irrigation; Nature Conservation, Forestry and Agriculture; Communal Infrastructure and Governance; and Information Technology and Software Development.
For our growing business our Technical Department Water Resources Management and Irrigation is looking for an Agro-Economist (m/f/d).
As Agro-Economist (m/f/d) you will work in a team of consultants with increasing responsibility in the areas of project management, acquisition of new projects and business development. We are looking for a motivated and committed colleague (m/f/d), who will support us in the day-to-day management of our on-going projects and assist us in the acquisition of new projects. Duty station will be Essen, Germany, with regular overseas travel.

Job description:
Key responsibilities will include:

  • Development of AHT GROUP AG’s agricultural portfolio
  • Preparation of technical and financial tender bids
  • Project management and backstopping

Position:
In-house position at the headquarters of AHT GROUP AG in Essen, with regular overseas short-term assignments to the relevant projects

Education:
University degree in Agricultural Engineering or Agro-Economy

Country / Regional experience:
Some years of working experience in developing countries

Languages:
Excellent knowledge of English and French language

Profound experience in the following fields:

  • Economic / financial analysis of irrigated agriculture projects
  • Organization and development of water user associations

General skills:

  • Project management
  • Standard IT applications
  • Excellent communication and team building skills
  • Willingness to undertake overseas business assignments

What you can look forward to:

  • Challenging, interesting work in an international environment and a competitive salary
  • Support for your professional and personal development through in-house and external training
  • Flat hierarchies, with open, supportive and friendly corporate culture and direct communication channels
  • An office in the heart of Essen, easily accessible by public and private transport, surrounded by cafés, restaurants and museums

Contact:
Please, send your full application via vacancies(at)aht-group.com addressing our HR & Recruitment Team.
We are looking forward to receiving your application.