Project Manager “Sustainable Aviation Fuels” (m/f/d)

  • Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • 21 Jan, 2020
Full time Alternative Energy Jobs

Job Description

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Identification of requirements and research potentials in connection with sustainable aviation fuels
  • Development, implementation and communication of innovative strategies and interdisciplinary concepts in this area with a view to emission and climate protection, and steps towards industrial production and marketability
  • Handling of interdisciplinary issues, including socio-scientific aspects
  • Networking and cooperation with stakeholders in business, industry, scientific research, environmental associations and society in general
  • Management and coordination of research projects and model projects
  • Conception and drafting of applications for external funding
  • Support and organisation of committees and of the Competence Centre’s advisory structure with regard to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF)
  • Project management (e.g. coordination and management of external service providers, progress monitoring, procurement, project billing and verification management)



  • Relevant subject-specific university studies
  • Of advantage: relevant work experience in, for example, the aviation, chemical or energy sectors, or in the field of environmental issues and sustainability (science, NGOs, public authorities, associations)
  • Interest in solving questions relating to the future of society, and in strategies for the effective interlinking of ecological, social and economic targets
  • Willingness to tackle new and unfamiliar topics
  • Experience with project leadership and control
  • Profound knowledge with regard to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) and renewable energies
  • Strong conceptual skills and interdisciplinary competences
  • Marked aptitude for the creation and cultivation of, and participation in, networks with business, science, society and NGOs
  • Pronounced team working ability and communication skills, open-mindedness
  • High degree of organisational skills and strong sense of responsibility
  • Integrity, reliability, resilience, very high commitment level and flexibility
  • Business fluent English, other foreign languages would be of advantage
  • Sound EDP user knowledge (particularly MS Office)
  • Readiness to travel, intercultural competence, confident manner


The position is a full-time job. The workplace is in Frankfurt am Main (House of Logistics & Mobility). However, the company reserves the right, with due consideration of operational and personal concerns, to transfer the workplace to another location.


Depending on qualifications and experience, remuneration will be based on salary groups 12-14 of Appendix 1B of the TV-H (collective agreement for public sector employees in Hessen) in its currently valid version.


Employees who are interested and are in possession of the necessary qualifications are asked to send their written applications electronically to bewerbungenhr, or by mail to HA Hessen Agentur GmbhH, Human Resources, Konradinerallee 9, 65189 Wiesbaden, in either case quoting the vacancy identification number “Ref_079_PM_Sustainable_Aviation_Fuels”.



Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH

Human Resources und Verwaltung

Konradinerallee 9

65189 Wiesbaden

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