Team Leader (m/f/d) EU Support to Reforms in Water Sector Service

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Belgrade, Serbia 🇷🇸

  • Job-ID: V000046713
  • Location: Belgrad
  • Assignment period: 11/01/2021 – 10/31/2023
  • Field: Waterresourcesmanagement
  • Type of employment: full-time
  • Application deadline: 09/11/2021

Job description

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.

GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded tender: „EU support to reforms in water sector service” in Serbia.

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows:

The quality of life of citizens by raising environmental standards in Serbia to approximate EU levels improved.   

The purpose of this contract is as follows: “To improve the efficiency of water services and to support the implementation of the requirements for cost recovery both at central and local level”.

Your profile

Qualifications and skills:

  • A level of education which corresponds to completed University studies in engineering or law.

General professional experience

  • Minimum 7 years of postgraduate professional experience in a field which refers to: planning, developing, distributing and optimum use of water resources or water supply and sewerage infrastructure development.

Specific professional experience

  • Professional experience of minimum 2 years as a team leader in reform of utility service system project worth at least 1,000.000,00 EUR.
  • Professional experience of minimum 2 years on EU funded projects, or donor funded by IFIs.

Location information

The project office will be located in Belgrade from where most project activities will be undertaken. Certain activities under the contract will require occasional visits to the places outside of the place of operational base of the contract. These visits will be related to the pilot municipalities/towns that will be selected when the implementation of the project starts, within Activity 1.1

Start date & period of implementation of tasks

The intended start date is November 2021 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 24 months from this date.


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GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disabilities, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

Please send us an updated CV in EuropeAid format in English.

About us

We create prospects for people and with people. As GIZ has an international mandate, we offer a multicultural working environment. We are committed service providers and dedicated professionals, even under difficult circumstances. We take pride in enabling our employees to develop their professional and personal skills. There are plenty of reasons to join our motivated team – ranging from the diverse challenges you will face on a daily basis in one of our 130 partner countries, to the broad scope you will have for shaping your work.


Maja  Golubovic
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