International Team Leader (Design and Supervision)

Q3 2023
Long Term
International Team Leader (Design and Supervision)
Civil/ Hydraulic Engineer
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 experienced international Team Leader (f/m/d) for an upcoming project:

“Design Review and Construction Supervision for Works within the Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project Phase II”



Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project Phase II (LLWDP-II) was initiated by the GoL in 2015. The LLWDP-II will focus on several key objectives, which include:

  • Revising the detailed designs completed during the first phase of LLWSS to a revised design horizon of 2045 – the original designs and procurement documents were completed in 2018;
  • The implementation of infrastructure works to improve access to and management of water and sanitation services;
  • Augmenting the available water supply by reducing non-revenue water and refurbishing existing networks and boreholes; and
  • Increasing the capacity of the service providers and associated organizations to plan, operate and maintain the water supply infrastructure.

Package 4 of the LLWDP Phase II (which is the subject of this Proposal) includes water treatment, pumping, storage,

transmission, and distribution to Zones 6 (Mafeteng) and 7 (Mohale’s Hoek). Package 4 is funded by the EU and EIB.



  • Minimum of a B.Sc. degree in Civil/Hydraulic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Post graduate qualification in Project, Construction or Contract Management.
  • Minimum of 20 years’ professional experience.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience on water and/or sanitation projects.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ international working experience.
  • Experience in management of 2 similar successfully implemented water projects as Team Leader / Project Manager. Similar means that each project should include water treatment and/or transmission and/or distribution for a city (or cumulative if several cities) above 150,000 people.
  • Experience as Team Leader / Project Manager on IFI funded projects (minimum 2 projects).
  • Experience in managing the design of water supply infrastructure (minimum 2 projects).
  • Experience in supervision and contract management of construction of water supply infrastructure (minimum 2 projects).
  • Experience in the sub-Saharan Africa water sector required.


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, Lesotho – No. 2307”

in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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