Our plan for your future.
The extraordinarily broad range of services we offer opens the door to unique development potential for our employees. Whether it’s new challenges, additional complexity or a stay abroad, anyone looking for something new will find it at Julius Berger International. Individual training and developing expertise in our teams is particularly important to us. We love helping our employees achieve their goals. Our close cooperation within the Julius Berger Group enables us to offer our employees countless opportunities and options. The appeal and excitement of planning in Germany and building on another continent is particularly inviting, to experienced professionals and first-time employees alike.
Corporate culture: who are we?
We don’t think in terms of hierarchies, we think in terms of projects. Our approach to work is pragmatic but also customer- and solution-centric. Our in-house interfaces mean that the channels between our experts in different fields are short, facilitating direct, professional and simple communication. The working atmosphere at Julius Berger International is open and congenial, where most employees have known each other for years and employee turnover is low. Our welcoming culture is one of our strengths as a company and we always look forward to new faces.
Salary and social security
As a company bound to the collective wage and salary agreement for the construction industry, we are committed to job security and longevity. We offer a comprehensive range of social security contributions and additional benefits, as well
Salary based on collective bargaining agreement
Benefits in the case of an accident at work
Retirement pension supplement
Group accident insurance
Support in emergencies
Partial retirement programme
Company pension scheme
Further training & personal development
We assist and support our employees on their career pathways as best we can by offering technical training in specific areas as well as personal development programmes for individual employees. As part of our efforts to optimise our training activities, we set up the Julius Berger Academy to provide strategically important and well-structured training courses for Julius Berger International and Julius Berger Nigeria Plc employees. The catalogue of courses is available on our intranet system, allowing employees to pick out the training programmes that are right for them in partnership with the management team.
Programmes include the following:
Specialist (company) training
Workshops and further training courses
Training courses and interactive presentations for developing soft skills
Management training and junior development programmes
Annual, dialogue-based employee meetings
Maintaining a positive work-life balance is a priority for us, as it ensures that employees can concentrate 100% on their jobs. Is your child off school sick or does a family member require care? We are there for you with a range of services:
Trust-based working hours:
We offer fully flexible working hours that you can agree individually with your manager. There is no clocking in or clocking out; our working relationship is built on trust. Julius Berger International has core working hours of 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, with any overtime being credited of course.
We have implemented a modern parent-child office concept. Bring your child to work if you need to and take advantage of an easy way to combine work and childcare.
pme Familienservice is a competent and professional partner when it comes to providing advice and emergency care for children and family members requiring care. Our employees can use this service free of charge.
With the agreement of your manager, you can arrange to work from home whenever possible.
Modern, appreciative working environment
We would like you to feel at home working for Julius Berger International. That is why we believe it is especially important to offer a working environment that is adapted to your needs and creates a positive atmosphere. This includes:
State-of-the-art, attractive office
Height-adjustable ergonomic desks
Office kitchens and meeting spaces on every floor with tea, coffee and water free of charge
Offices with small number of employees or open-plan offices
Tasty and healthy canteen food at subsidised prices
Health & physical activity
Promoting a healthy lifestyle among our employees has been a clearly defined goal at Julius Berger International since 2007. We offer a diverse and professional range of health management services and are also certified by the chamber of commerce and industry as a “Healthy Employer”. Services include the following:
In-house health centre with extensive range of sport and exercise classes as well as a welcome voucher for a check-up and individual training plan
Bike leasing (JobRad)
Occupational health and safety
Health Leadership courses
Support away from the workplace
Support away from the workplace
We all go through difficult stages in life at one point or another. Personal issues, excessive mental strain or addiction can have a major impact on our lifestyles and our work. We have joined forces with external partners to offer a range of services to help you through the tough times and relieve the burden: These include:
Anonymous advice hotline
Advice on combating burnout
Marriage and debt counselling
Addiction counselling / smoking cessation course
Three reasons to join the Julius Berger International team.
- We treat each other fairly.
- We work in many different fields.
- We engage in dialogue.
- We value participation.
- We realise a wide range of major projects.
- We work locally and internationally.
International employer DNA
International character is a key part of Julius Berger Group: Not only does the company have a global presence, its employees also come from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds. Our major international projects provide exciting opportunities for our teams. Anyone can arrange to work in Nigeria, for example, as part of a specific project or for an extended period of time. These international projects provide our employees with a whole host of new experiences, allowing them to grow and develop both personally and professionally as a result.
I think the international nature of our work is brilliant and I am proud of my company. At Julius Berger International it’s like one big family.
- Karolin Katzwinkel
- trainee drafter in engineering construction
Teamwork is an important foundation for successful construction projects and absolutely imperative nowadays.
- Dirk Hofrath
- senior architect
We operate at an extremely high level here at Julius Berger International, which is what enables us to realise such extraordinary projects. This ability and power to build is very fulfilling.
- Benjamin Bott
- regional manager for infrastructure (Central and North Nigeria)
Onboarding: joining Julius Berger International
Before your start.It’s all about preparation.
Before your start.
Once we have completed all the formalities regarding your contract, it’s time to start the onboarding process. Your future department will be notified that you will be joining them, and we will choose a mentor to support you over the next few months and answer any questions or help rectify any difficulties you may have. You will receive an email from us containing your welcome voucher for our in-house health centre and get to know your mentor before you even step through the door. We will set up your workspace and draw up an individual induction plan.
Your first day at work.Now the time has come.
Your first day at work.
Now the time has come to welcome you to the Julius Berger family! Before you begin your first day of work, we will check to make sure everything is as it should be. We pick you up from reception and show you to your new workspace, provide you with all the materials you need, check your systems are working properly and take a tour around your department. You then have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have in an in-depth meeting. We will then show you around the rest of the building and register you with human resources.
Your first week.The induction process begins.
Your first week.
We spend the first week introducing you to all the programmes and processes you will use, as well as the company, our philosophy and our culture. What’s more, we also provide a comprehensive induction in your specific area of activity. During this phase you will also attend general training courses. We will give you some feedback on your first set of tasks, introduce you to the range of training courses offered as part of the Julius Berger Academy and together determine where there is potential for upskilling.
Your first months.You start to feel at home at Julius Berger International.
Your first months.
In the next weeks and months, you will get to know more of the company’s departments and attend our welcome event. You are now proficient in your area of activity and can take care of your tasks independently. We will continue to monitor any need for further training and arrange our first feedback meeting after a period of three months.