We are looking for you to work in Addis Abeba / Ethiopia:

Transport Engineer (m/f/d)

as Returning Expert

We are looking for you:

Addis Ababa City Government Transport Programs Management Office (TPMO) is seeking to recruit an experienced Transport Engineer to serve as a technical advisor to Head of Addis Ababa Roads and Transport Bureau (AARTB) and TPMO with duties and responsibilities mentioned below.

Your tasks will involve:

  • Review deliverables of various transport improvement studies/projects which will be delivered from technical staff of TPMO as well as from external consultants hired by TPMO, and provide necessary feedback 
  • Guidance to ensure quality of works and fulfillment of terms of references and all requirements of consultancy contractual agreements,
  • Ensure high quality standards of design outputs, before they are submitted to AARTB head and TPMO for approval
  • Provide advice and technical guidance to AARTB head and TPMO on remedial decisions which need to be taken to ensure quality of works and address challenges on projects,
  • Review of structural designs and related civil works which will be produced by TPMO’s own force and by external consulting engineers,
  • Carry out periodic supervision to construction sites of ongoing and new projects and provide guidance in order to ensure quality, improve progress, and address challenges, to project key personnel, AARTB head and TPMO,
  • Review thoroughly study reports, designs, and drawings delivered by consultants, and ensure that it is executed according to the term of reference

Your profile:

  • Minimum M.Sc. degree in engineering fields related to transport,
  • Good command of written and spoken English,
  • Experience in designing urban transport projects,
  • Experience in strategical planning for the transport sector (Environmental, Freight Management, Traffic Management and Public Transport).

What we offer:

You are entering into an agreement with the local employer under standard local conditions. The position will additionally be funded by a salary subsidy payment from the Service for Returning Experts.

About us:

Our services for Returning Experts are dedicated to foster Knowledge Transfer. We place professionals from our partner countries who have undertaken training or worked in Germany with employers in their country of origin. We support the returnees in finding the right position to make use of their skills, experience and contacts for the development of their country of origin.


Bianca  Kunz
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  • Location:
    Addis Abeba
  • Type of function:
    Returning Expert
  • Sector:
    Infrastructure, Transport
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