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JOINT MID TERM REVIEW OF THE SECOND DEVELOPMENT PLAN OF THE SUB SAHARAN AFRICA TRANSPORT POLICY PROGRAM

Country/ Location of the position Sub-Saharan Africa, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Uganda and Zambia
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC / EDF
Experts E1 Senior Transport Policy Expert (Team Leader) – 74 working days
  E2 Senior Transport Sector Economist – 59 working days
Duration of project  
Commencement of project 1 September 2011
Duration of mission See above
Required language proficiency in spoken and written English and French
Application Deadline 27/6/2011 12:00:00. Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement, posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToR http://wp.me/p1sHoW-2U
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

 

4. EXPERTS PROFILE

 

Profile Required:

Common Minimum Requirement to all experts:

− In-depth knowledge of evaluation methods and techniques, if possible, of evaluation in the field of external relations preferably for the geographic region of Africa;

− the coordination of bilingual, cross-country studies & evaluation;

− participatory methods and techniques, especially in the context of policy development & evaluations;

− socio-economic development issues in Sub-Saharan Africa;

− transport policies and strategies in developing countries; all-mode transport issues and reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa;

− proficiency in spoken and written English and French; and writing of concise and clear reports, which are accessible to a broad readership;

− At least one expert should have practical experience in the preparation and moderation of participatory stakeholder workshops;

− Excellent report writing skills;

− Excellent computer skills with at least Microsoft Offices usual software (Word, Excel,

Power-Point, MS-Project) or equivalent

 

Expert 1: Senior Transport Policy Expert (Team Leader)

− University degree in Transport or equivalent recognized professional qualifications in the domain of transport gained over a period of at least 10 years professional experience as transport expert

− Working experience of at least 5 years in Sub-Saharan Africa and at least 6 years relevant to the topic of the evaluation. This should include significant practical experience of developing and gaining agreement with policy recommendations and of designing and implementing institutional reforms.

− Sound knowledge of transport policies and strategies, institutional frameworks/capacity and reform processes in the transport sector as well as related sector governance issues

 

Expert 2: Senior Transport Sector Economist

− University degree in Transport Economy or equivalent recognized professional qualifications in economics gained over a period of at least 10 years professional experience as transport sector economist.

− Working experience of at least 5 years in Sub-Saharan Africa and at least 6 years relevant to the topic of the evaluation. This should include significant practical experience of economic and other forms of analysis, transport network level planning, and transport investment master planning

− Sound knowledge of transport management and finance (including urban transport and mobility, rural transport), cross-cutting issues, regional integration/interconnectivity (transit transport improvement), transport policies and strategies, sector governance and regulatory frameworks

− proficiency in spoken and written English and French; and writing of concise and clear reports, which are accessible to a broad readership;

 

5. LOCATION AND DURATION

After signature of the contract, the activities are envisaged to follow the indicative sequence

shown in Table 5.1. It has to be noted that table 5.1 shows overall performance periods in

calendar weeks. Respective man-days within these periods are shown in table 5.2 below.

The indicative starting date of the assignment is 1 September 2011.

 

The total duration of the assignment (inception phase, desk phase, field mission and validation

phase) is currently envisaged to be 74 working days for Expert I and 59 working days for

Expert II, broken down as shown in Table 5.2.

 

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