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IPA – CROSS-BORDER INSTITUTION BUILDING (CBIB+) – Regional technical assistance to cross-border cooperation at intra-Western Balkan borders
Governance, civil society, home affairs

COUNTRY/ LOCATION Western Balkan
STATUS/REFERENCE tender
AGENCY/DONOR EC
EXPERTS
E1 Team Leader
E2 Strategic Coordination Expert
ROJECT COMMENCEMENT 01/11/2012
PROJECT DURATION 24 months
NUMBER WORK DAYS
E1 420 days
E2 420 days
ANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS English
DEADLINE 1/8/201212:00:00Recruitment 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
• Please send us your CV in the EU AID format ; you may download the templates at http://wp.me/p1sHoW-5D
CONTACT applications@killefitconsult.com
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 objectives:

– To enhance good neighbourly relations and prosperity in the Western Balkans through improved cooperation between border regions, in the prospect of accession to the European Union.

– To provide technical and expert support to the National Authorities in charge of implementing cross-border cooperation programmes at intra-Western Balkan borders, with a view to enhance regional coordination and harmonisation of approaches and mechanisms in line with EU frameworks and guidelines in the area of territorial cooperation.

Job position:
Team Leader
Project period: 24 months – start: 01/11/2012
Duration of assignment: Min. 420 working days

Job description:
The Team Leader will be a position of at least 420 working days over the contract duration. A minimum of 80% of these working days should be spent in the beneficiary region.
The Team Leader will be based in the project office to be established in the region but will be expected to divide his/her time in the field in the beneficiary countries equitably.
The Team Leader will be responsible for all matters relating to the management and implementation of the project, including the coordination of the activities of all the other experts (long-term and short-term).
To maximise the impact from the pool of experts, the Team Leader will draw up and monitor work programmes for all other experts. He/she will work with the other experts to develop a technical assistance programme which will enable the beneficiary countries to: (a) enhance their programme and project management capabilities and, (b) wherever feasible, to put in place a pipeline of cross-border projects for future support through the IPA CBC programmes.

Qualifications:
Qualifications and skills:

– University degree, preferably Master’s degree
– Fluency in both written and spoken English

General professional experience:

– At least 15 years of relevant professional experience in an international/European context
– At least 10 years of project management experience

Specific professional experience:

– At least 7 years’ experience in the coordination of teams of experts and multinational projects
– Involvement in at least one EU-funded project in the past 7 years related to the subject matter of the
current contract
– Involvement in at least one EU-funded project providing assistance to public authorities in IPA or ENPI recipient countries in the past 5 years

Strategic Coordination Expert
Project period: 24 months – start: 01/11/2012
Duration of assignment: Min. 420 working days

Job description:
The Strategic Coordination Expert will be a position of at least 420 working days over the contract duration. A minimum of 80% of these working days should be spent in the beneficiary countries or in a country in which meetings and events (including training) will be organised. The Expert will be responsible for the overall planning and development of specific regional CBC activities, including the day-to-day coordination of the work of the CBC Regional Consultative Forum and its technical/thematic Working Groups. As such, he/she will be responsible for overseeing the design and development of joint regional tools, mechanisms and other activities agreed upon by the regional stakeholders.
Qualifications:
Qualifications and skills:

– University degree, preferably Master’s degree
– Fluency in both written and spoken English

General professional experience:

– At least 10 years of general professional experience in an international/European context
– At least 5 years of project management and supervision

Specific professional experience:

– At least 3 years of experience in matters related to CBC in the Western Balkans
– At least 5 years of experience related to preparing and putting together strategies, work plans,
procedures and mechanisms aiming at ensuring programme and project efficiency and effectiveness.