Project Manager (f/m/d) for the section Good Governance and Civil Society

Project Manager (f/m/d) for the section Good Governance and Civil Society

AMBERO is an independent consulting and engineering company that has been providing qualified and client-oriented services in international cooperation for over 15 years. Generating, mobilizing and applying tailor-made knowledge is our strength.

We are currently implementing 41 long-term projects worldwide on behalf of bilateral (GIZ, KfW, etc.) and multilateral donors (World Bank, EU, UN organizations) as well as national institutions in partner countries in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Europe and Asia.

Our professional focus lies in the areas of:

  • Good governance and civil society
  • Climate, environment, and biodiversity
  • Regional development and economic development


For our main office in Kronberg im Taunus, Germany we are looking for a:

Project Manager for the technical Section “Good Governance and Civil Society”.


Topics of interest of our section are decentralization and municipal development, public administrative modernization and state reform, public finances and anti-corruption, citizen participation and transparency, violence prevention and peace development, criminal law reform and transitional justice, also human rights, in particular children’s and youth rights as well as social participation of women and youth, innovative methods of promoting participation and adult education.


What we expect from you:

As a project manager, you are a doer, conflict solver, moderator, budget manager, expert, and consultant all at the same time: you use your strengths and develop your individual potential. Together with us, you will acquire new projects from international donors and accompany their implementation strategically, operationally, and administratively. You will always work in tandem with a colleague and draw on our experience and tools as a team. You will configure and coordinate teams of experts, design implementation strategies and manage project budgets. You organize your work in a flexible and target-oriented manner and use your creative freedom to realize innovative ideas.
  • Independent acquisition of new projects on the above-mentioned topics.
  • Independent coordination, control, financial and personnel management as well as quality assurance of ongoing projects in Francophone Africa, combined with travel to the project countries.
  • Staff supervision and contact management as well as contributions to knowledge management.
  • Professional development of our portfolio and networking
  • Preparation of technical studies and expert opinions at the company headquarters as well as abroad.


What we are looking for:

You are dynamic, reliable, humorous, efficient, focused, sensitive to conflicts, curious and determined. You grasp complex issues quickly and design simple and fresh concepts as well as implementable solutions. You have the enthusiasm and courage for shaping the future and sustainable development and you dispose of professional skills and experience, in one of the above-mentioned topics.
  • University degree in a relevant field (preferably political science, social science, law, economics, or public administration).
  • Relevant experience in one of the thematic focus areas of the department.
  • Relevant experience in international development cooperation.
  • Experience with project acquisition and management, preferably in a consulting company.
  • Good regional knowledge and experience abroad in African countries.
  • Fluent in French (C1) and English (C1), good knowledge of German. Additional Spanish or Portuguese is an asset.
  • Very good knowledge of common office applications and experience with virtual collaboration tools.


What you can expect from us:

Flexibility, dynamism, freedom, team spirit, fun and joy even under high time pressure, complexity, creativity, the opportunity to contribute as an expert and to use your strengths on site in our projects. You will exploit your potential and continuously develop yourself. With us, you will find flat hierarchies with clear strategic orientation from our management and a large, inspiring network of experts and partners.
  • You can expect a young, dynamic international team that attaches great importance to a pleasant working atmosphere. 
  • Flat hierarchies enable work at eye level, and short decision-making paths focus on personal initiative and cooperation.
  • We attach great importance to a high degree of flexibility about individual work arrangements (flexible working hours).
  • Training and further education is of great importance for AMBERO: we promote the individual development of our employees to guarantee competent consulting according to the latest state of knowledge.
  • Family friendliness is actively lived at AMBERO.
  • Within the framework of a clear remuneration model, you can count on a solid basic salary, which can be topped up by individual and company-wide successes.
  • Company pension plans are subsidized up to 30% by the employer.
  • You will be offered a broad scope to participate in the further development of the company.

Project Manager


Kronberg im Taunus (Frankfurt), Berlin, Cologne, Remote*



Are you used to working independently and flexibly familiarizing yourself with new topics and tasks? Do you want to take on responsibility? We offer great scope for development. Convince us how we fit together!

Please send your application documents including a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae and salary expectations as a pdf file by email to recruitment[at], with the subject line: “Application PM 06-2022 FG Gov”. We strongly encourage early applications.


We look forward to receiving your application!


Note: Submitted applications will be stored by AMBERO for three months. If you are generally interested in having your CV included in our expert database, please note this in your documents.