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EXPERTS + PROJECTS S.A. CR

“Promoting Local Economic Development in Jordan: Preparation of Operational Programme Estimates”
Decentralisation and local development
Country/ Location of the position Jordan
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC
Experts E1 Senior Expert in Local Economic Development
Start + duration of project 01.08.2012-01.08.2013
Duration of mission E1 for a total of 170 days of which 10 days in South Africa: 1 continuous mission; days during weekends and legal holidays are deemed not worked; possibility of a 7-day unpaid break after November (to be approved by the beneficiary)
Required language English: C2, Arabic: B2 (compulsory), Arabic: C1 or C2 (asset)
Deadline July 02, 2012 Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement, posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToR ToRs are available only for shortlisted experts
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
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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

1 Senior Local Economic Development Expert for a total of 170 days of which 10 days in South Africa: 1 continuous mission; days during weekends and legal holidays are deemed not worked; possibility of a 7-day unpaid break after November (to be approved by the beneficiary).

Profile or expertise required:
Education
− Masters degree in economics, economic / regional development, business administration, public policy or a combination of undergraduate degree and equivalent post-graduate experience (compulsory)

Professional experience
− At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the area of regional / local economic development; of which at least 5 years in low or middle-income countries (compulsory). Acquired in Middle East, North Africa or Turkey (asset).
− Involved as team leader in the implementation of 1 similar assignment (minimum 6 months), i.e. assisting a government body in a low or middle-income country to implement a local economic development programme involving the use of the donor procurement rules (compulsory).
− Progressively responsible experience in project formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as financial and human resource management (compulsory).
− Knowledge on principles, procedures, and strategies of economic and community development and analysis in a central government and regional environment, in particular the Porter Diamond Model (compulsory).
− Hands-on experience with participatory local governance mechanism (compulsory).
− Excellent leadership capacity, communication skills and ability to coach senior civil servant (compulsory).
− Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; reporting skills and computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet and power point (compulsory).
− Hands-on experience with EU external aid programmes – BUDGET (preferable) and/or EDF; in particular for the implementation of decentralised operations2 (asset).
− English: C2, Arabic: B2 (compulsory), Arabic: C1 or C2 (asset).