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Call for Tenders

The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) supports developing and emerging countries in setting up their quality infrastructure (metrology, standardization, testing, quality assurance) within the scope of the development cooperation of the Federal Republic of Germany and on behalf of other international donors.

Our "International Cooperation" Department is looking for:

 

Intermittent short-term experts

 

for fixed-term assignments within the scope of implementing international cooperation projects.

Intermittent short-term experts support PTB's project coordination and its partners when planning, monitoring and implementing our projects in cooperation with international expert consultants.

As a PTB short-term expert, you should have the following profile:

  • You have professional experience in developing countries
  • You have practical experience in project management
  • You have excellent knowledge of the procedures and instruments of international cooperation
  • You have experience in the field of quality infrastructure or a related subject, e.g. economic development, international trade, renewable energies, the environment, or health, and you are prepared to familiarize yourself with the issue of quality infrastructure
  • You are competent in dealing with governmental and non-governmental partner organizations in developing and emerging countries
  • You are skilled at holding lectures and giving presentations
  • You have very good knowledge of foreign languages

Besides the ability to work under pressure and in a team, you should have an above-average competence in performing analyses and should be able to suitably document such analyses and their results in written form.

Expert consultants

Expert consultants carry out short-term assignments in PTB projects on selected quality infrastructure issues. This may include both training and providing on-site consultation to specialist associations.

As a PTB expert consultant, you should have the following profile:

  • Many years of professional experience in one or several fields of quality infrastructure (standardization, metrology, accreditation, test laboratories, certification, market surveillance)
  • Work experience in developing countries is of advantage
  • You have very good communication skills in an intercultural context
  • You have very good knowledge of foreign languages (English, French, Russian or Spanish)

Besides the ability to work under pressure and in a team, you should have an above-average competence in performing analyses and should be able to suitably document such analyses and their results in written form.

If you are interested, please send your covering letter as well as your curriculum vitae in a Europass format to marion.stoldt(at)ptb.de

For information on our projects please refer to our website: www.ptb.de/cms/ptb/fachabteilungen/abt9/fb-93.html

The individual contracts will be awarded within the next 2-3 years as required.

Therefore, no right exists for being awarded an assignment by PTB.