Disaster Risk Management Expert, Albania

Q3 2022
Short Term
Int. Disaster Risk Management Expert
MSc. / Dipl.-Ing.
Wastewater, Water Supply


CES Consulting Engineers Salzgitter GmbH is an independent consulting engineering company with worldwide experience based in Braunschweig, Germany. CES offers solutions to complex multidisciplinary engineering tasks for all civil engineering and related sectors. CES renders services ranging from preliminary investigations to construction supervision and cost controlling, training of the clients‘ staff, advisory services in the operation and maintenance of installations, as well as the organization and strengthening of public authorities and institutions. CES works mainly in the field of development cooperation and implements infrastructure projects for national high-end clients (ministries and line authorities) funded by international donors.


We are looking for an experienced international Disaster Risk Management Expert (f/m/d) for an upcoming project in Albania



The Water Sector Performance and Investment Programme (WPIP)/ Municipal Infrastructure Programme V (MIP V) is the united response of the donor community in the water sector to the demands of the Albanian Government (GoA) and needs of the population and the private sector.

The water sector is characterized by limited planning and programming capacity and low cost recovery resulting in an overall low level of investment in water supply and wastewater collection and treatment systems.

At the utility level, capacity is low in terms of technical skills and qualified personnel especially in overall management, system operation and maintenance and sustainable asset management.

To address these issues, an Institutional Consultant will be engaged for a period of 60 months to improve the technical and operational performance and to enhance the sustainability of selected water utilities in northern Albania (Shkodra and Lezha), central Albania (Kamza, Elbasan & Berat-Kuçova) and southern Albania (Fier and Vlora).



  • Support UK Lezha and other relevant stakeholders in improving their technical, organizational, and managerial capacities for flood protection in Lezha and the management and monitoring of flood events
  • Contribute to an overall Local Emergency plan for Lezha
  • Assistance in the implementation of training workshops and on-the-job training



  • University degree in civil engineering or comparable fields;
  • General and sector specific computer skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Fluent in English



  • 10 years of international professional experience in stormwater management and disaster risk reduction and adaptation
  • Sector experience in developing and transitional countries is an advantage
  • Experience in facilitating complex decision processes with various stakeholders
  • Experience with best practices and EU standards in flood prevention, disaster risk adaptation and local emergency planning
  • Experience with preventive maintenance concepts and cost recovery approaches
  • Experience with emergency response concepts and in training workshop provisio


Interested applicants are required to send a complete CV (English, EU standard) and a cover letter to jobs@ces.de

Please indicate the job reference

“Application for: Disaster Risk Management Expert, Albania – No. 2204” in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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