With over 1500 employees, Fichtner is Germany’s leading independent planning and consultancy enterprise. We are global players and tackle challenging projects in more than 100 countries. Among our clients are companies from the sectors of central utility supplies and waste management, international development and commercial banks, investors, public administrations, and energy-intensive industrial enterprises. We offer our clients a unique combination of engineering consultancy with classical management consultancy.

For future worldwide projects we are seeking an experienced

Freelance International
Social / Resettlement Expert (m/f)


Your project activities will be related to

  • The preparation of resettlement action plans (RAP) for large scale projects
  • Consultation of client, communities and stakeholders regarding the efficient implementation of resettlement action plan, necessary resettlement and compensation activities
  • Planning, implementation and management of social surveys
  • Management of any kind of consultation meetings
  • Short-term and long-term stays in the respective project countries

Your profile

  • Well educated social related consultant profile
  • Master degree in the related professional field(s)
  • Experience in the preparation of resettlement action plans, land acquisition and compensation
  • Experience in the execution of social surveys, management of surveyors and interviewers
  • 10 to 20 years of working experience
  • Intensive working experience in the application of international resettlement guidelines and handbooks (IFC, World Bank etc.)
  • Working experience in projects under construction
  • Ability to plan, organize and schedule assigned tasks
  • Effective written and oral communication skills in English, French and/or Spanish language
  • Experience in the African, South-East Asia and/or South America region
  • Fully proficient in MS-Office and MS-Project

What we offer

  • International, technically challenging projects
  • Wide degree of latitude for your own judgment within our projects
  • Short-term and long-term projects for clients of high repute

If you have any questions regarding the position on offer, please contact Mr. Thomas Agethen under +49 711 8995-1595.

Interested? Please send your comprehensive CV dossier to freelancer@fichtner.de. (Reference Job ID: 2017F004) We will contact you in case your CV matches a specific project position in the field of expertise.

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