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Senior Project Manager / Portfolio Manager Wastewater & Sanitation (m/f/d)

For more than 70 years, Dorsch Gruppe has been a respected, innovative consulting and engineering partner for industrial customers, private investors, and public institutions. As a group of companies with currently over 7,200 employees, we are one of the largest independent planning and consulting groups in Germany, with several international subsidiaries and project offices on all continents. Every year, we carry out over 2,000 projects in more than 50 countries. As part of our global operations, we rely on the creativity, expertise and commitment of our employees to drive our business forward.

Dorsch International Consultants is implementing projects financed by International Financing Institutions such as KfW, GIZ, World Bank, EBRD, EIB, UN and others. Our work comprises a large variety of sectors such as water & wastewater, energy, social infrastructure, climate, and urban sustainability. We are providing engineering and advisory services along the entire project lifecycle, ranging from studies and investment planning, through design and implementation as well as capacity building and operation and maintenance support.

For our Wastewater & Sanitation Department we are looking for a Portfolio Manager / Senior Project Manager for Wastewater & Sanitation with sound experience in international business development, project management and intercultural team management. Main topics to be covered include: Feasibility studies, master planning, design, tendering and construction supervision of wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) and sewage networks, process engineering, sludge reuse & management and operation & maintenance.

Your Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the technical and financial coordination of our wastewater and sanitation projects;

  • You will supervise your team of engineers and also take care of its manpower and resource planning;

  • Together with your team, you will manage our ongoing international wastewater and sanitation projects, primarily in the MENA region, Africa and the Balkans;

  • You will be responsible for the coordination and preparation of proposals (technical and financial);

  • You will coordinate cooperation with all relevant stakeholders (donors, clients, experts, contractors, consultant team);

  • Willingness to spend extended periods of time in our office in Amman;

  • Willingness to travel as per international project requirements, including backstopping missions and short-term assignments, if needed;

  • You will further develop our wastewater and sanitation portfolio and explore new regional and technical opportunities worldwide;

  • You will ensure technical quality assurance in terms of project progress, reporting and final handover of projects.

Location: Germany / Jordan and remote

Your Qualifications and Skills:

  • University degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or equivalent and at least 10 years of professional experience in international wastewater & sanitation projects funded by International Financing Institutions, preferably KfW, GIZ, World Bank and others;

  • In-depth technical expertise throughout the project cycle from study, design, tendering to project implementation/construction supervision in accordance with FIDIC;

  • Profound experience in coordinating multidisciplinary and virtual teams in projects worldwide as well as strong team spirit and proven intercultural communication skills;

  • Excellent French and English language skills. Good command of the German language would be an asset;

  • High sense of responsibility, motivation, assertiveness and decision-making ability.

Our Offer:

  • We offer you an exciting field of work in an interdisciplinary and intercultural environment;
  • We are a highly dedicated team motivated by our contribution to better livelihoods for people in some 40 countries;
  • Permanent employment contract with the company headquarters in Germany;
  • Working for a growing international engineering company;
  • Flexible working hours with the possibility to work on a mobile basis;
  • Continuing education and skills development;
  • Own areas of responsibility and freedom to develop own ideas;
  • Company-wide sustainability concepts.


If you are interested please send us your most recent English CV, copies of your diploma, your salary expectations and details on your availability to: 


Attention to:

Ms. Uschi Quick
Recruiting und Business Development Manager

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