The FEDERAL INSTITUTE FOR GEOSCIENCES AND NATURAL RESOURCES (BGR) is planning to recruit a
for a fixed term contract until December 31, 2020. The position is to be filled as soon as possible.
The successful candidate will work as a technical expert out of the BGR office in Kinshasa, DR Congo, as part of the technical cooperation project "Strengthening of control in the mining sector of the DR Congo". On the background of German-Congolese development cooperation, the project supports the technical services of the ministry of mines, mining cooperatives, civil society and mineral supply chain stakeholders. The project focuses on establishing mining standards and certifying responsible mining practice in artisanal and small-scale mining. The project further seeks to improve control and due diligence in mineral supply chains (gold, tantalum, tin, tungsten, copper-cobalt). The project is implemented by a team of five BGR experts plus local project staff at different offices in Kinshasa and in the eastern DRC.
Following a preparatory period in Hannover and, if necessary, Bonn-Röttgen, the successful candidate will be permanently seconded to Kinshasa, DR Congo. The salary of this position corresponds to the E13 level according to the public service collective salary agreement by the German Federal government and additional allowance for working abroad.
BGR invites applications from candidates of any nationality. BGR is an equal opportunities employer and, therefore, particularly invites applications from women. BGR aims to increase the proportion of employees with disabilities and will give preference to disabled candidates of equal qualification.
Interested candidates are required to submit a detailed application package including CV and copies of relevant certificates, and referring to the above reference number B 36/19 no later than 30.04.2019 to
Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe
- Personalreferat -
Stilleweg 2, 30655 Hannover, Germany
Kindly note that application documents can only be returned to the sender if return address is correctly indicated and the envelope adequately stamped.
More detailed information about BGR is available on internet at www.bgr.bund.de. For more details on the position, please contact Dr. Wilken by phone at +49 511/643-2362.
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