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 SME Interventions Ltd. U.K. –  Experts + Projects S.A. CR

TA to Transport Operational Structure in identification and assessment of projects

Country/ Location of the position Croatia, Zagreb
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC / IPA
Experts E1 Team Leader – Transport Infrastructure Expert (minimum 260 working days)
E2 Economy Expert (minimum of 170 working days)
Duration of project 15 months
Commencement of project August 2011
Duration of mission
Required language He/she must be fluent in written and oral English
Application Deadline 28/05/2011 Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement, posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToR http://wp.me/p1sHoW-1X
Eligible Nationalities All
Observations Only short listed consultants will be replied to.Please apply only if you fulfill all requirements for the vacant position

All experts must have at least regional experience

Sending us your application is a commitment and we expect you to be available for the mission you are applying for.

 

APPLICATION

CONTACT

applications@killefitconsult.com

Only short listed consultants will be replied to.If you wish to submit your candidature, please send us:

1 – Your up dated and position-adjusted CV in EU AID format, in the language of vacancy and as word.doc detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments

2 – The country, no of position/field (s) you will apply for in the subject line of message

3 – Your daily/monthly fee (EUR) without the living allowances.

4 – Your communication details (Mobil, phone, etc.)

Suggestions: Please make sure, that the experience requested is also shown “Description” section 14 of your CV. As the selections are very strict and paper based, we request you to prepare your CV in the right format and detail all the relevant experience under the Professional experience table as much as possible. There is no problem if your CV is long, the most important is to prepare so that it describes clearly your experiences relevant to the mission. (Your CV has to sell you!)

Restrictions: In case consultants are short listed, they must be able to provide documentary evidence for educational and professional items in their CVs (copies of diplomas, copies of employers’ reference letters, etc.). Documents that are not available in English have to be accompanied by a faithful translation. This is mandatory requirement for Europe Aid tenders.

DESCRIPTION

6.            REQUIREMENTS6.1.         Personnel

6.1.1.      Key experts

Development of the needed skills of the OS team/target groups will be supported by the engagement of consultants. Consultants will first be responsible for evaluation of the OS team skills and level of their knowledge of the transport sector. Based on the results of such initial evaluation, the consultants will propose the composition of the training team. This proposal has to be approved by the OS. Based on the initial assessment report a work plan will be developed with specific benchmarks for each stage of the training process to help direct the efforts of the team members and guide the work of engaged consultants, as well as verify progress in the achievement of the objectives.

Since there are 5 basic transport sectors in Croatia (roads, railways, inland waterways, sea transport and air transport), it is expected that besides key experts, short term experts with relevant experience in these sectors will be engaged to help the team with identification of projects within relevant transport sectors and prepare basis for the training process.

All experts who have a crucial role in implementing the contract are referred to as key experts. Any offer which does not fulfil below defined minimum requirements (all except those explicitly defined as advantages) will be declared as technically non compliant and will not be subject of further examination. Fulfilment of the minimum requirements will not automatically lead to reaching maximum scores as presented in the Evaluation grid. Each advantage will be scored with 1 point.

Each key expert should spend at least 95 % of working days working with the Beneficiary in Croatia.

The profiles of the key experts for this contract are as follows:

Key expert 1: Team Leader – Transport Infrastructure Expert (minimum 260 working days)

Team Leader will be responsible for implementation of activities defined in these Terms of Reference as well as for overall project coordination and quality control of project implementation. He/she will be based within the premises of the Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure (MSTI) which is the Body Responsible for Priority/Measure.

He/she will be responsible for delivering of following on-the-job trainings/workshop:

1.            Needs analysis and infrastructure projects identification in transport sector,

2.            Conducting of assessment of the pre-feasibility and feasibility studies,

3.            Conducting of assessment of socio-economic analysis,

4.            Project packaging.

Qualifications and skills

•              University level education in duration of minimum 4 years

•              Working knowledge of English

•              Computer literacy

General professional experience

•              10 years of working experience in the field of transport and/or infrastructure,

•              Working experience as a team leader or coordinator of project team/s on at least 1 technical assistance project.

General professional experience – advantage

•              Working experience related to EU Structural and/or pre-accession Instruments

•              Working experience as a team leader or coordinator of project team/s on at least 1 technical assistance project related to capacity building of bodies involved in management of EU funded projects.

Specific professional experience

•              7 years of working experience projects dealing with development and preparation of infrastructure projects,

•              5  feasibility studies completed for infrastructure projects in transport sector,

•              1 socio-economic analysis project completed for infrastructure projects in transport sector

•              Working experience in project packaging,

Specific professional experience – advantage

•              Experience in developing and/or delivering training programmes related to institutional development.

Key expert 2: Economy Expert (minimum of 170 working days)

The expert will be responsible for preparation and delivering of the following on-the-job training/workshop:

1.            Preparation and assessment of the cost-benefit analysis,

2.            Financial analysis and calculation of EU contribution.

Qualifications and skills

•              University level education in the in duration of minimum 4 years

•              Working knowledge of English

•              Computer literacy

General professional experience:

•              10 years of working experience in the field of economy

General professional experience – advantage

•              Working experience related to EU Structural and/or pre-accession Instruments

Specific professional experience:

•              3 cost benefit analyses completed for infrastructure projects in transport sector

•              1 financial analysis project completed for infrastructure projects in transport sector

Specific professional experience – advantage

•              Experience in developing and/or delivering training programmes related to institutional development.

6.1.2.      Other experts

CVs for experts other than the key experts are not examined prior to the signature of the contract. They should not have been included in tenders.

The Consultant shall select and hire other experts as required according to the profiles identified in the Organisation & Methodology and these Terms of Reference. They must indicate clearly which profile they have so it is clear which fee rate in the budget breakdown will apply.  All experts must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities accorded to them.

The selection procedures used by the Consultant to select these other experts shall be transparent, and shall be based on pre-defined criteria, including professional qualifications, language skills and work experience. The findings of the selection panel shall be recorded. The selected experts shall be subject to approval by the Contracting Authority.

The Consultants will be required to ensure the sufficient personnel with the necessary skills and experience, required to successfully complete this contract in line with the activities required by ToR, which may include but not be limited to the following areas of expertise:

•              Technical feasibility of civil works,

•              Project evaluation, including cost-benefit analysis,

•              Environmental and strategic environmental impact assessment,

•              Institutional assessment, infrastructure management planning,

•              Civil works infrastructure design and costs assessment

•              Legal expertise in relation to civil works contracts,

•              EU public procurement and project implementation

•              Transport planning and engineering – opportunities in the context of Cohesion policy,

•              Financial management,

•              Knowledge and experience of info and publicity measures,

All experts will have as a minimum requirement of a university degree in duration of minimum 4 years, working knowledge of English, 4 years of professional experience and 3 years of experience in the relevant field.

It is expected that the minimum number of other experts’ working days is 100 working days, out of which 95% of working days should be spent in Croatia.

Note that civil servants and other staff of the public administration of the beneficiary country cannot be recruited as experts, unless prior written approval has been obtained from the European Commission.

 

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