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PROJECT NAME: E-business Competitiveness Improvement Programme, phase II
SME and Private Sector Development

COUNTRY/ LOCATION Croatia
STATUS/REFERENCE bid preparation
AGENCY/DONOR IPA
EXPERTS
KE1 Team Leader;
KE2 Training Adviser;
KE3 Expert in Communications;
KE4 Expert in ICT
ROJECT COMMENCEMENT December 2012
PROJECT DURATION 22 months
NUMBER WORK DAYS
E1 300 work days
E2 120 work days
E3 120 work days
E4 70 work days
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS English
DEADLINE 25/08/2012 17:00:00 Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement; posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
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 Description:
The overall objective of this project is to enhance the competitiveness of Croatian enterprises through increased utilisation of and participation in e-commerce and e-business activities.

The purpose of the project is to encourage and support SMEs to use e-business solutions and thus improve their efficiency and productivity, product quality and services, and access to information and markets through increased awareness and use of e-business and e-commerce trough selected Entrepreneurial Support Institutions.

Results to be achieved:

At least eight Entrepreneurial Support Institutions identified and selected based upon developed criteria;
Assessment of capacity and needs of each selected Entrepreneurial Support Institutions carried out and assessment report produced;
E-business development strategies produced for each of the selected Entrepreneurial Support Institutions;
E-business training programme for each of selected Entrepreneurial Support Institutions developed and implemented
At least two awareness raising campaigns for every selected Entrepreneurial Support Institution conducted;
At least 3 workshops delivered to those SMEs who, following the awareness raising campaign, express interest in developing e-business and e-commerce opportunities;
Leaflets and brochures that will promote the usage of ICT for the purposes of e-business and e-commerce to SMEs designed, printed and distributed.

Bid Profile:
Position: Key expert 1 – Team Leader
Duration of the assignment: min 300 work days over 22 months

Requirements
Qualifications and skills:
– A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma, or equivalent general professional experience of 12 years
– Working knowledge of English
– Computer literacy

General professional experience:
– 8 years of working experience in the area of SME development
– 5 years of working experience at a management position
– 3 years of working experience in the area of institutional development

Specific professional experience:
– 2 years of working experience in SME support institutions
– Working experience as a Team Leader in one TA project related to SME development

Advantage
– 1 year of working experience in e-business and development of SME competitiveness

Position: Key expert 2 – Training Adviser
Duration of the assignment: min 120 work days over 22 months

Requirements
Qualifications and skills:
– A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma, or equivalent general professional experience of 12 years
– Working knowledge of English
– Computer literacy

General professional experience:
– 8 years of professional experience in the area of training
– 5 years of working experience in SME sector

Specific professional experience:
– 5 years of working experience in the field of training design/ preparation
– 2 years of working experience in developing and implementation of training needs assessment

Advantage:
– One year of working experience in delivering training programmes targeted at development of the e-business in SME sector

Position: Key expert 3 – Expert in Communications
Duration of the assignment: min 120 work days over 22 months

Requirements
Qualifications and skills:
– A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma, or equivalent general professional experience of 12 years
– Working knowledge of English
– Computer literacy

General professional experience:
– 8 years of professional working experience in public relations or communications

Specific professional experience:
– 5 years of working experience in development of communication campaigns
– 2 years of working experience in delivering and implementation of communication campaigns
– 1 year of working experience in delivering communication campaigns in the area of business support to SMEs

Position: Key expert 4 – Expert in ICT
Duration of the assignment: min 70 work days over 22 months

Requirements
Qualifications and skills:
– A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma in ICT, or equivalent general professional experience of 12 years
– Working knowledge of English

General professional experience:
– 8 years of professional working experience in ICT systems and ICT system design

Specific professional experience:
– Working experience in the past 5 years in preparation of Technical Specifications for supply of ICT equipment according to Practical Guide to Contract procedures for EU external actions
– Working experience in preparation of Market Analysis for ICT equipment

Advantage
– 1 year of working experience in e-business and development of SME competitiveness