Killefit consult – consultant sourcing and project management
Bhutan trade development initiative – Formulation

EXPERTS E1 Expert in International Trade, trade related technical assistance
PROJECT COMMENCEMENT 11/02/2013 To: 11/04/2013
NUMBER WORK DAYS E1 45 working days
DEADLINE 02/12/2012 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
• 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
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:

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.


Profile: Expert in International Trade, trade related technical assistance
Category of expert Senior (at least 10 years of experience)
Duration 45.00 working days

􀂾 Post-graduate degree in economics, business administration or other relevant field
􀂾 Minimum 10 years of professional experience at management level, out of which a minimum of 5 years in cooperation projects in the area of international trade and support to Private sector in developing countries, preferably within the framework of the European Commission Co-operation programmes
􀂾 Knowledge of EU development policies, legislation and procedures and experience with EU strategic programming for co-operation projects, as well as familiarity with EU administrative, contractual and financial procedures.
􀂾 Experience in capacity assessment of public bodies, institution capacity building would be an advantage
􀂾 Specific experience in working with government, state/public administration in Bhutan would be a determining asset, even in short term assignments.

The expert will be responsible for the overall planning, management and implementation of the mission and for the timeliness and consistency of expected outputs (production and presentation of the reports). S/he will have the overall responsibility for ensuring that all reports and documents produced by the mission are appropriate, consistent and of quality.

EC rules applicable to any EC assignment
• Working days are from Monday to Friday, if not indicated otherwise in the ToR
• Per Diem covers all expenses of the expert (local transport, hotel, meals, telecom, etc) and it is only paid if the expert stay overnight.
• International travel: the EC only reimburse economy class flight tickets