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African Peace Facility Technical Assistance Service Contract, African Union and Regional Economic Communities RECs

Country/ Location of the position African Union
Status/Reference
Agency/Donor EC EDF
Experts E1 Senior financial management expert (main focus on peace support operations, AMISOM)
  E2 Senior Programme management Expert: APF-funded programmes
  E3 Senior Financial management expert, Peace support operations, MICOPAX
Start + duration of project Mid November 2011, 12+12 months =24 months
Duration of mission E1 – E3  The assignments  are for an initial period of 12 months
Required language Spanish
Application Deadline October 05, 2011. Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement, posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToR Available, https://killefitconsult.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/tor1.pdf
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 http://wp.me/p1sHoW-5D

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. CVs in other format than EU format will not be evaluated.

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

African Peace Facility Technical Assistance Service Contract, African Union and Regional Economic Communities RECs – Key Experts

Deadline: 10/10/2011

 

Long-term expertise: these long terms experts will be deployed for an initial period of 12 months, that will be renewed on the basis of a joint (contractor, contracting authority, beneficiary), evaluation.

 

Expert 1: Senior financial management expert (main focus on peace support operations, AMISOM)

 

Qualifications and skills:

 

Minimum:

Relevant University degree or equivalent experience (a suitable combination of education, training, or experience is acceptable)

Experience with the use of SAP (Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing) and Integrated Management Information System (IMIS)

Excellent reporting skills (oral and written)

Excellent spoken and written English

Medical fitness for duty in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia

 

Preferred:

Very good knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)

Advanced training in International Accounting Standards (IAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation or comparable designation

Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation or comparable designation

 

General professional experience:

At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in the area of financial management

 

Specific professional experience:

Minimum:

At least 5 years of experience in accounting

Experience in auditing and/or internal control and/or risk assessment

Experience in training, capacity development and/or consultancy

Strong sense of diplomacy; cultural sensitivity; capacity to work in a multicultural environment

Experience in peace support operations in Africa (i.e. practices; procedures; finances; logistics; shipping and customs; contingent own equipment procedures and finance; troop allowances)

 

Preferred:

Familiarity with European Commission contract procedures, especially with European Development Fund financed projects and programmes

Familiarity with United Nations system

Field experience, especially in Horn of Africa

Experience with the African Union organisation; procurement; administrative procedures and rules

 

 

Expert 2: Senior Programme management Expert: APF-funded programmes

 

Qualifications and skills (absolutely required):

Relevant University education (Master Degree or higher) or equivalent professional experience

Computer literate in MS Office, project management software and preferably, accountancy software

Fluent English, solid French

Excellent reporting skills (oral and written)

Excellent inter-personal skills

Medical fitness for duty in Addis Ababa

 

Qualifications and skills (desirably)

Robust, result-oriented personality with solid experience from working with multi-cultural and multi-professional teams

Keen sense of diplomacy and cultural sensitivity

General professional experience (absolutely required)

At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, including solid operational experience. Experience in managing EDF financed programmes clear advantage, in particular in African countries.

 

Specific professional experience (absolutely required)

Experience in institutional capacity building

Experience in Peace and Security in Africa

Solid experience in training and capacity development

Experience in financial and administrative capacity building

 

Specific professional experience (desirably)

Previous working experience with APSA-related institutions

 

Expert 3: Senior Financial management expert, Peace support operations, MICOPAX

 

Qualifications and skills (absolutely required)

Relevant university education (Mater Degree or higher) or equivalent professional experience

Computer literate in MS Office, project management software and preferably, accountancy software

Fluent French, solid English

Excellent reporting skills (oral and written)

Excellent inter-personal skills

Medical fitness for duty in Gabon and CAR

 

Qualifications and skills (desirably)

Robust, result-oriented personality with solid experience from working with multi-cultural and multi-professional teams

Keen sense of diplomacy

 

General professional experience (absolutely required)

At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, including 5 years in a peace support operation (finance, administration, procedures)

 

Specific professional experience (absolutely required)

Experience in institutional capacity building

Experience in financial and administrative management

Solid experience in training and capacity development

Knowledge of European Commission procedures (finance, reporting, eligibility)

 

Specific professional experience (desirably)

Previous working experience with APSA- related institutions

Experience in accounting/auditing and internal control

Experience in Africa

Terms of reference

Not available yet

 

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