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SHORT TERM SERVICE CONTRACT FOR NIGER DELTA SUPPORT PROGRAMME – COMPONENT 4: PROJECT IDENTIFICATION AND FORMULATION MISSION

COUNTRY/ LOCATION This assignment will take place in Nigeria – Abuja and 9 Niger Delta States
STATUS/REFERENCE FWC
AGENCY/DONOR EC
EXPERTS
E1 Project Management & Design Expert
E2 Civil Engineer x 2
E3 Community Development and Socio-Economic Expert
PROJECT COMMENCEMENT 30.10.2012
PROJECT DURATION max 35 working days
NUMBER WORK DAYS
E1 35 working days
E2 32 working days
E3 20 working days
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS Excellent writing, spoken and editing skills in English.
DEADLINE 11/10/2012 12:00:00 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
• 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 their consultant profile 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
3.0 EXPERTS PROFILE or EXPERTISE REQUIRED
This assignment shall require 4 experts for a period of 35 working days for the Project Management Expert, 32 working days for two Civil Engineering experts respectively while the Community Development and Socio-Economic Expert will be required for 20 days. The team of experts shall consist of the following:

1. Project Management & Design Expert
2. Civil Engineer x 2
3. Community Development and Socio-Economic Expert

Minimum Requirements

All members of the team must have an
• Excellent command of written and spoken English Language,

In addition, the team must have at least one person with;
o Experience in the Niger Delta (Nigeria)
o Previous experience on management of micro-projects

The team shall consist of 4 experts as mentioned above with a range of skills to cover the required areas of the assignment. The assignment requires field missions to all 9 Niger Delta States of Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo and Rivers respectively.

If agreed by the experts, the team may work for 6 days a week.

Project Management & Design Expert – Senior Category

The expert with a minimum of 10 years experience in community level development and project management experience will be required for 35 working days.

– Education
• Masters in Development Studies, International Development, Project Management, Agriculture Economics, Civil Engineering or any other relevant field. A professional certification in Project Management – PRINCE 2, PMP or others will be an added advantage.
– Experience
• At least 5 years direct experience in project design, management and implementation
• Previous work in community development and micro-projects programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa
• Experience in the Niger Delta of Nigeria or similar crisis environment
• Knowledge of Development Monitoring and Evaluation
• Analytical report writing

– Language skills
Excellent command of written and spoken English Language

Civil Engineer – Senior Category x 2
The expert with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in community/rural development project designs will be required for 32 working days for each.

– Education
• Master’s degree in civil engineering or any other relevant field. A professional certification in engineering will be an added advantage.

– Experience
• At least 5 years direct experience in civil engineering project design
• Previous work in community project implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa
• At least 5 years experience in the design, planning, construction and supervision of micro-projects
• Experience of engineering work in coastal regions
• In depth experience in production of works tender dossiers under EDF procedures
• Knowledge of simple design, scaling, project costing
• Experience in construction or civil project monitoring, quality control, works management and supervision
• Technical report writing
• Experience of EDF procedures will be an advantage

– Language skills
Excellent command of written and spoken English Language

Community Development and Socio-Economic Expert – Senior Category
The expert with a minimum of 10 years experience in gender advocacy, gender planning, micro-credit or rural livelihoods development experience will be required for 30 working days.

– Education
• Masters in Development/Gender Studies, Banking and Finance, Economics or any other relevant field. A professional certification in Project Management – PRINCE 2, PMP or others will be an added advantage.

– Experience
• At least 5 years direct experience in gender planning, livelihoods development and project implementation
• Previous work in community development in Sub-Saharan Africa
• Community development experience in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria or similar crisis environment
• Analytical report writing

– Language skills
Excellent command of written and spoken English Language