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End Term Review -“Periodic Maintenance of Trunk, Main and District Roads” financed by the 9th EDF in Zambia

Country/ Location of the position Zambia
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC
Experts E1 Senior – Transport Economist (Team Leader) 37 working days
  E2 Senior – Institutional development specialist 36 working days
  E3 Senior – Civil Engineer 20 working days
  E4 Junior – Socio-environmentalist 15 working days
Duration of project 11 calendar weeks
Commencement of project It is expected that the assignment shall commence as soon as possible after the signature of the specific contract but no later than 11/07/2011
Duration of mission  
Required language English
Application Deadline 24.06.2011 . Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement, posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToR http://wp.me/p1sHoW-4o
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

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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

End Term Review of the Sector Policy Support Programme  “Periodic Maintenance of Trunk, Main and District Roads” financed by the 9th EDF in Zambia – deadline: 26-06-2011

 

Global objective

The global objective of the study is to provide the Government of Zambia with an independent and reliable assessment about the overall performance of the SPSP EDF9 in supporting the sector programme ROADSIP II, paying particularly attention to the impact of the programme actions against its objectives.

 

Specific Objectives

The ETR of the SPSP EDF9 will provide the decision-makers in the GRZ, the EU Delegation to Zambia and Comesa (EUD) and the wider public with sufficient information to:

 

a.            Whether the design of the SPSP and its components have been appropriate in response to the evolving sector programme ROADSIP;

b.            Make an overall independent assessment about the past performance of the SPSP EDF9, paying particularly attention to the impact of the component actions against its objectives and the expected results;

c.             Identify key lessons and to propose practical recommendations for follow-up actions;

d.            Propose practical recommendations for reformulation and implementation of the SPSP EDF10 including the planned capacity building programme.

 

The mission will be composed of three (3) senior experts: one Transport Economist, one Institutional development specialist, one civil Engineer, and one (1) Junior expert socio-environmentalist.

 

Common Minimum requirement to all experts:

•              University degree or equivalent

•              Solid and diversified experience in the specific field of expertise needed, including experience in evaluation and/or monitoring of capacity building projects/programmes;

•              Relevant experience of at least 3 years in Developing countries;

•              Hands-on experience with the management and operations of road agencies in Developing countries;

•              At least one of the experts is fully conversant with the principles and working methods of project cycle management and EC aid delivery methods;

•              At least one of the experts will have hands-on experience with socio-economic impact assessments and gender integration analysis;

•              Full working knowledge in English;

•              Excellent computer skills with at least Microsoft offices usual softwares (Word, Excel, MS-Project, Power Point) or equivalent.

Additional requirements:

 

Expert 1- Senior – Transport Economist (Team Leader) 37 working days

 

– Relevant University degree or equivalent experience in transport economics. A relevant post-graduate for this assignment will be favored;

– Extensive experience in designing and/or implementing SPSP/Sector Wide Approaches;

– Specific experience in Eastern and/or Southern Africa will be favored.

 

37 working days split up into 1 working day for preparatory work at home country, 1 working-day for travel and mission to Brussels, 2 working days for international travels to and from Lusaka, 25 working days for assignment in Zambia, 4 working days for drafting Draft ETR Report and 4 working days for drafting final ETR report. The duration of the assignment in Zambia for the expert is spread over a total of 6 calendar weeks.

 

Expert 2 – Senior –  Institutional development specialist 36 working days

 

– Relevant University degree or equivalent experience in institutional development. A relevant post-graduate for this assignment will be favored;

– Hands-on experience with the management and operations of road institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa;

– Specific experience in Eastern and/or Southern Africa will be favored.

 

36 working days split up into 1 working day for preparatory work at home country, 1 working-day for travel and mission to Brussels, 2 working days for international travels to and from Lusaka, 25 working days for assignment in Zambia, 4 working days for drafting Draft ETR Report and 3 working days for drafting final ETR report. The duration of the assignment in Zambia for the expert is spread over a total of 6 calendar weeks.

 

Expert 3 – Senior – Civil Engineer 20 working days

 

– Relevant University degree or equivalent experience in Civil Engineering. A relevant post-graduate for this assignment will be favored;

– Hands-on experience with management and evaluation of road projects in Sub-Saharan Africa;

– Specific experience in Eastern and/or Southern Africa will be favored.

 

20 working days split up into 2 working days for international travels to and from Lusaka, 15 working days for assignment in Zambia, 2 working days for drafting Draft ETR Report and 1 working day for drafting final ETR report. The duration of the assignment in Zambia for the expert is spread over a total of 4 calendar weeks. The presence of expert 3 is not required during the Stakeholders’ Seminar.

 

Expert 4 – Junior – Socio-environmentalist 15 working days

 

– Relevant University degree or equivalent experience in monitoring and evaluating social/poverty impacts for road sector development programmes. A relevant post-graduate for this assignment will be favoured;

– Hands-on experience with socio-economic impact assessments, gender integration analysis;

– Specific experience in Eastern and/or Southern Africa will be favored.

 

15 working days split up into 2 working days for international travels to and from Lusaka, 10 working days for assignment in Zambia, 2 working days for drafting Draft ETR Report and 1 working day for drafting final ETR report. The duration of the assignment in Zambia for the expert is spread over a total of 3 calendar weeks. The presence of expert 4 is not required during the Stakeholders’ Seminar

 

The composition of the team of experts should be balanced to allow for complete coverage of the different aspects of the programme identification as set out in these terms of reference, including cross-cutting issues (environmental sustainability, gender equity, good governance, and human rights).

It is expected that the assignment shall commence as soon as possible after the signature of the specific contract but no later than 11/07/2011.

 

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