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Regional Coordination and Support for the EU–CA Enhanced Regional Cooperation on Environment and Water: Wecoop


Country/ Location of the position Multi-country
Status/Reference Tender
Agency/Donor DCI
Experts E1 Team Leader
  E2 Senior Expert on Awareness-raising and Institutional Capacity-building in Relation to Climate Change
Commencement and duration of project October 2011 for 36 months
Duration of mission E1: 500 work days, E2: 300 work days
Required language Knowledge of English is essential; Russian will be an important advantage
Application Deadline 25/07/2011. Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement, posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToR Not yet available
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.

Download EU AID CV template in the 4 main languages  of the EC



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.



Project Description:

The overall objective of the project is to promote and support enhanced regional co-operation on environment and water both between EU and Central Asia and within Central Asia as called by the EU CA Strategy.


The purpose of the project is to support the development, effectiveness and visibility of the Environment and Water Cooperation Platform aiming at facilitating enhanced regional cooperation both between the EU and Central Asia and within Central Asia, through support to regular high-level meetings and joint expert working groups or other ad-hoc events, and through support to the strengthening of regional institutions responsible for environment and water issues.


Position: Key expert 1 – Team Leader

Duration of the assignment: min 500 work days over 36 months



Qualifications and skills:

– A University Degree and preferably post-graduate or professional qualification in one or more of the following, or equivalent: biology or earth sciences, engineering, environmental sciences or management, public administration, institutional development, international relations, law;

– Excellent presentation skills

– Knowledge of English is essential; Russian will be an important advantage.


General professional experience:

– Minimum of 15 years of professional experience;

– Minimum of 7 years of experience in institutional and policy development and/or in projects facilitating reform processes in an international cooperation context, preferably in an inter-institutional context.

– Minimum of 5 year experience in EU-funded policy advice and/or technical assistance projects

– Experience in CIS countries will be an advantage


Specific professional experience:

– A minimum 10 year experience in managing technical assistance projects in one or several of the following fields or equivalent: sustainable development; climate change; integrated policy development; integrated environmental management; integrated water management; energy efficiency,  etc. Reference letters would be welcomed

– Proven experience in designing and delivering training would be an advantage

– Proven experience in organising and facilitating high-level meetings and thematic working groups, especially at regional level.

– Proven experience on  EC and CIS environmental and water legislation will be an advantage


Position: Key expert 2 – Senior Expert on awareness-raising and institutional capacity-building in relation to climate change

Duration of the assignment: min 300 work days over 36 months



Qualifications and skills:

– A University Degree and preferably post-graduate or professional qualification in one or more of the following, or equivalent: environmental law, environmental management, public administration, or any relevant subject area

– Knowledge of English is essential, Russian will be an advantage


General professional experience:

– Minimum of 10 years of professional experience

– Minimum of 5 years of experience in the area of institutional capacity-building in the environmental sector

– Working experience with at least one reference project related to regional / transboundary cooperation in the environmental sector


Specific professional experience:

– At least 3 years of experience of working with Kyoto Protocol mechanisms

– Practical experience in UNFCCC negotiation processes would be an advantage.

– Knowledge of environmental legislation in NIS or EU accession countries will be an advantage;

– Participation in at least 2 projects, supporting the introduction of EU obligations and international conventions.

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