International Team Leader Rural Development, Ethiopia (f/m/d)

2 Years
Team Leader
MSc. in Agriculture or related fields
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.


CES is looking for an International Team Leader for Strengthening Drought Resilience in Ethiopia´s Lowlands



Project management for the Ministry of Agriculture, Afar Bureau of Livestock with the following objectives:

  • Increase of the availability of water through investments in water infrastructure and implementation of water-conserving measures;
  • Rehabilitation of rangeland for increasing the livestock productivity;
  • Operation and maintenance of equipment and infrastructure for rangeland rehabilitation and water management;
  • Improvement of the access to basic infrastructure by local communities.



  • Master degree in Agriculture or similar related to the project
  • 15 years of general professional experience
  • 10 years of proven experience in the implementation similar projects
  • 10 years of experience as Team Leader/ Project Manager
  • Experience in management and financial administration of donor-funded projects is required; specific knowledge of German Financial Cooperation
  • International work experience, particularly in post-conflict countries and/ or fragile context
  • Previous work experience in Ethiopia is a clear asset
  • Proficiency in the English language


Interested applicants are required to send a complete CV (English, EU standard) and a cover letter to

Please indicate the job reference

“Application for: International Team Leader Rural Development, Ethiopia (f/m/d) No. 2113” in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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