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.
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.
At least a Master degree in a relevant technical field such as International Development Studies, Economics, Agronomy/Agroforestry, Climate Change Studies, Governance and Security, or similar;
Proven successful track record of at least 5 years as a professional bid manager in the development aid sector;
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;
Fluency or professional working proficiency (European Framework Level B1 or higher) in German, French, Portuguese or Spanish is considered an asset;
Trained in Shipley approach to business development considered an advantage;
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 SDC is considered an asset.