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

TA Services to the MoA for the Agriculture and Rural development Programme 2011

Rural Development, Agriculture

Country/ Location of the position Lebanon
Status/Reference Tender
Agency/Donor EuropeAid
Experts E1 Team Leader
  E2 Agricultural development expert
  E3 Local development expert
  E4 Procurement expert
Start + duration of project 15 June 2012, 36 months
Duration of mission E1 682 working days
  E2 682 working days
  E3 594 working days
  E4 594 working days
Required language An excellent command of both oral and written English, Arabic would be an asset
Deadline 10/04/2012 12:00:00. Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement, posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToR Only for shortlisted consultants
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.

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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.)

5- applicants are encouraged to create consultant profiles in our online registry at: http://www.killefitconsult.com/beta/

 

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 those are not available in English have to be accompanied by a faithful translation. This is mandatory requirement for Europe Aid tenders.

DESCRIPTION

 

Project Objective: The overall objective of the Agriculture and Rural Development Programme of which this contract will be part is to improve the overall economic performance of agriculture sector and improve livelihoods of rural and farming communities to achieve sustainable food security and improve their livelihoods.

 

More specifically the project aims at (i) strengthening the capacity of national institutions to work on a coherent agricultural / rural development vision and to better implement agriculture strategic orientations; and (ii) supporting and empowering local rural actors (farmers as well as cooperatives) by increasing access to credit and to infrastructure.

 

Position: Team Leader (682 working days)

 

Qualifications and skills

 

•         University degree (Minimum Master’s degree) in Agriculture, Agriculture Economics, or a relevant, directly related discipline, or equivalent.

•         Project management skills and good knowledge and experience of EC project management procedures.

•         Excellent qualities of a team leader in a multi-disciplinary team.

•         Excellent communication skills.

•         Proven fluency in oral and written English.

•         Computer literacy.

 

General professional experience

 

•         Minimum 15 years required extensive international experience in the agricultural sector, particularly in rural and agricultural development and institutional strengthening.

 

Specific professional experience

 

•         Minimum 10 years extensive international experience in internationally assisted agricultural projects requiring similar qualifications as those required for this position:

–         Experience in capacity development at the institutional, organisational, and human resources level in public/private institutions operating in the agricultural sector.

–         Experience in supporting private sector initiatives in agriculture/agri-business related fields.

•         Experience managing projects of similar nature and complexity.

•         Experience in an ENPI South partner countries and particularly in Lebanon is a plus.

•         Perfect knowledge of the EU rules and procedures.

•         Experience with using Logical Framework and Results Based Management approaches in implementing externally assisted agricultural projects.

 

 

Position: Agricultural development expert (682 working days)

 

Qualifications and skills

 

•         University degree (Minimum Master’s degree) in Agriculture or a relevant, directly related discipline, or equivalent.

•         Project management skills.

•         Excellent communication skills.

•         Proven fluency in oral and written English and Arabic.

•         Computer literacy.

 

General professional experience

 

•         Preferably 15 years extensive experience in agriculture, agricultural and rural development but a minimum of 10 years experience required.

 

Specific professional experience

 

•         Preferably 10 years extensive local experience (but a minimum of 7 years experience required) in internationally assisted agricultural projects requiring similar qualifications as those required for this position including;

–         Experience in agricultural value chain development and quality management.

–         Experience in supporting private sector initiatives in agriculture/agri-business related fields.

•         Knowledge of the EU rules and procedures.

•         Perfect knowledge of the Lebanese context.

 

 

Local Development Expert

Position: Local development expert (594 working days)

 

Qualifications and skills

 

•         University degree (preferably Master’s degree) in Agriculture or a relevant, directly related discipline, or equivalent.

•         Excellent communication skills.

•         Proven fluency in oral and written English and Arabic.

•         Computer literacy.

 

General professional experience

 

•         Preferably 15 years extensive experience in agricultural, rural and/or local development but a minimum of 10 years experience required.

 

Specific professional experience

 

•         Preferably 10 years extensive local experience (but a minimum of 7 years experience required) in internationally assisted agricultural projects in Lebanon requiring similar qualifications as those required for this position including:

–         Experience in management of natural resources (forest and land management, irrigation);

–         Knowledge of the main relevant actors in the local development field (municipalities, NGOs, public institutions).

–         Knowledge of communication for development methods and tools is a plus.

•         Perfect knowledge of the Lebanese context.

 

 

Position: Procurement expert (594 working days)

 

Qualifications and skills

 

•         University degree in engineering or a relevant, directly related discipline, or equivalent.

•         Knowledge of the Practical Guide to Contract procedures for ED external actions (PRAG).

•         Good communication skills.

•         Proven fluency in oral and written English and Arabic would be an asset.

•         Computer literacy.

 

General professional experience

 

•         Preferably 10 years extensive experience in project management in the field of engineering, infrastructure contracting, or public works but a minimum of 7 years experience required.

 

Specific professional experience

 

•         Preferably 10 years extensive experience (but a minimum of 7 years experience required) requiring similar qualifications as those required for this position:

–         Experience in implementation of procurement procedures in compliance with the EU regulations.

–         Experience in works contracts under EU regulations in relation with rural works.

•         Experience working in Lebanon is a plus.

 

Terms of reference

 

Only for shortlisted consultants

 

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