Project Manager - Environment Department


AGRER (Brussels, Belgium) carries out studies and provides technical assistance for the design and implementation of projects and programmes in the framework of international co-operation, bilateral and multilateral agreements, with funding from the European Union, the World Bank, Regional Banks and other specialised funding agencies.

AGRER was established in 1959 and, since 2012, has been part of the Typsa group (Spain).

AGRER’s main fields of expertise include: Agriculture & Rural Development, Environment & Natural Resources Management, Economic Development, Public Governance, Institutional Support.

AGRER is currently seeking to reinforce its Environment Department with a full-time Project Manager.  The Department is currently active in the following sectors: fisheries, climate change mainstreaming and access to finance, environmental and social safeguards, land use and regional planning, etc.

Main tasks – report to the Manager of Environment Department

  • Development of commercial activities (market analysis, identification of new project opportunities, contacts with clients, partners, …).
  • Preparation of Expressions of Interests and tenders: selection of experts, negotiation of collaboration agreements with partners, background analysis and research, writing of technical and financial proposals,
  • Negotiation of contracts with clients,
  • Management of awarded contracts: technical and logistical support to experts; partners & clients relationship management; monitoring and quality control of contractual reporting and of services provided; supervision of project administration and finance, etc…..


  • Advanced degree (MSc level) in environmental sciences/management, economics, bioengineering, international affairs or similar
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a consulting firm or development agency, dealing with studies, consulting assignments, project backstopping and management, government counterparts
  • Specialization or prior experience in climate change related domains, demonstrating familiarity with current CC programming
  • Knowledge and experience of procurement procedures of EU and other development agencies
  • French and English completely fluent, written and oral - other languages a plus
  • Highly organised
  • Strong attitude to quantitative financial analysis for project management
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Positive attitude to client and interpersonal relations and teamwork
  • Willing to travel in development countries


  • Project management certificate
  • Demonstrated high level technical writing skills
  • Implementation experience in developing countries

The job is located in Brussels.
Starting date: as soon as possible

In case of interest, please send updated CV and cover letter in French or English to Ms Lapage :  with reference ENV/07-2020.

Congo - Brazzaville: Un (e) expert (e) chargé de projet

Congo - Brazzaville

Dans le cadre de l'AT pour le Renforcement des Capacités Commerciales et Entrepreneuriales  - PRCCE II, AGRER cherche :

Un (e) expert (e) chargé de projet (24 mois, temps plein)

Qualifications et compétences :

L'expert(e) aura minimum un niveau master en économie, gestion, développement,
sciences sociales ou équivalent ; en l'absence de diplôme, une expérience professionnelle
d'au moins 5 ans (s'additionnant à celle requise pour l'expérience professionnelle générale)
pourra être considérée ; excellente maîtrise du français ; excellente capacité d'analyse, de
synthèse et d'organisation.

Expérience professionnelle générale :

Il/elle disposera d'au moins 6 ans d'expérience professionnelle dans les domaines relevant
du présent marché (appui au secteur privé, particulièrement aux PME, et aux techniques
d'entrepreneuriat), dont au moins 3 ans en Afrique centrale.

Expérience professionnelle spécifique :

Il/elle disposera d'au moins 2 ans dans la gestion et mise en œuvre de projets financés par
les PTF (partenaires techniques et financiers) y compris la liaison avec les administrations
publiques, la rédaction des rapports et la gestion administrative et financière.
Il/elle devra avoir au moins 2 expériences dans la rédaction des Dossiers d'Appel d'Offres
et des termes de référence.

Une expérience dans la mobilisation, gestion et suivi d'expertise non permanente ainsi qu'une bonne connaissance de l'environnement économique du Congo seront considérées comme un atout.


Merci d’adresser votre candidature sans tarder à : avec la référence 1420 REP2, avant le 01/06/2019.

Veuillez noter que seuls les candidats retenus seront contactés. AGRER se réserve la possibilité de finaliser un recrutement avant la date de clôture de réception des candidatures.

Bangladesh - Sustainable Coastal and Marine Fisheries Program

We are currently looking for experts having experince in coastal and marine fisheries sector, for a future project in Bangladesh. The following profiles are needed : 

The Project Manager/Chief of Party will have an advance graduate degree in Business Management, Economics/ Finance, Engineering or Natural Sciences with at least 15 years of project management experience, leading large multidisciplinary teams in international project finance and significant exposure to investment project finance from the WB or other MDBs. Investment project and major (institutional) sector reform experience in the fisheries sector is highly desirable. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification will be a plus. The Project Manager will have overall responsibility for the PMC work and oversee the PMC work planning, implementation and tracking of project activities and specified deliverables. The Project Manager will have demonstrated team and people management skills and perform his duties with integrity. In this context, successful project managed experience track record in South Asia is highly desirable. 

The DeputyProject Manager /Deputy Chief of Party will work hand in hand with the Chief of Party and will ensure day-to-day project activities are properly implemented, monitored and documented. S/he will play a major role in establishing a collaborative interface with the PMC team and the PMU. The DCP be a Bangladeshi national, with investment project management experience of no less than 15 years, familiar with the fisheries sector, sector policies and regulations, fisheries and mariculture/aquaculture management and practices in Bangladesh.

The Senior Procurement Adviser will be a qualified senior procurement specialist with at least 15 years of experience in World Bank-finance procurement and or contract management, ideally involving WB or other MDB investment projects in Bangladesh. He/she should have experience intender/bidding process and documents for procurement of consultants, services, goods, and work in accordance with WBG procurement rules, including large consultants and/or service contracts. Working experience in fisheries sector as with information technology, design, and engineering will be also a plus.

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will assist the PMU to design, deploy, and maintain project monitoring system tracking the project results based on (Project’s Results Framework (PRF) that also meets GoB reporting requirements. The M&E system should further allow for interfacing with the SDF reporting under Component 3. 

The Senior Fisheries Management/Community Co-management and Planning Specialist will advise and assist the PD/PMU in project investment and DOF capacity-building/training activities related to fisheries management and governance, including supporting the PMU in implementation of activities related to fisheries management policies, development strategy and institutional reforms, with specific focus on enabling and operationalizing at scale of community co-management.

If interested to know more, please send us your CV to