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2 ST experts for Identification and Formulation mission

COUNTRY/ LOCATION Cairo, Egypt
STATUS/REFERENCE FWC
AGENCY/DONOR EC
EXPERTS
E1 Senior Expert on Employment and Social Protection (Team Leader)
E2 Senior Expert on Social Protection and Decent Work
PROJECT COMMENCEMENT The assignment will tentatively start on 26 May 2013 and to be completed by March 2014 (tentatively)
PROJECT DURATION 10 months
NUMBER WORK DAYS
E1 65 working days
E2 65 working days
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS Excellent knowledge of English. Knowledge of Arabic will be an advantage
DEADLINE 29/11/2012 12:00:00 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 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. Experts profile or expertise
The assignment requires two senior experts. The experts will work for 65 working days each over a period of approx. 10 months.
The team should preferably combine, inter alia, the following fields of expertise / experience:
 Project formulation in the field of employment, job creation and social protection;
 EC procedures AF and TAPs formulation, using the PCM guidelines and EC financial budgeting procedures;
 International expertise in the implementation of employment, labour market and social protection policies;
 Development of national and local institutional frameworks to manage social policies and civil society participation in project formulation.
In depth knowledge of EC procedures by at least one of the team members is required as above mentioned. In addition, PCM guidelines knowledge by the two members is essential.

Senior Expert on Employment and Social Protection (Team Leader)
 Postgraduate degree in Economics, Sociology or other equivalent qualification in relevant field (labour, business or education sciences);
 At least 10 years of experience in employment, labour market and social protection policies, preferably in countries comparable to Egypt in terms of socio-economic development
 Significant experience in project identification and formulation and participation in at least three identification and/or formulation missions for EC projects. Previous experience in leading missions for project identification/formulation is an asset
 Proven extensive experience with EC programming procedures, procurement regulations and application of PRAG, with sound expertise in problem analysis, stakeholders’ analysis and preparation of Logframes
 Excellent writing, communication and organization skills;
 Excellent knowledge of English. Knowledge of Arabic will be an advantage.
Team Leader will be responsible for the preparation of detailed work schedule, time-management, organisation of the team members, and allocation of the duties among the experts for the efficiency and success of the assignment and reporting.

Senior Expert on Social Protection and Decent Work
 Advanced university degree in economics, social sciences or other relevant discipline (e.g. social protection, public policy, statistics, development studies).
 At least 10 years of experience in employment and social protection policies, with proven technical expertise in one of the following areas: safety nets, poverty analysis, labour market economics, social insurance or pension policy.
 In-depth technical knowledge of public administration reform, social protection and/or labour market sector reform, especially in countries comparable to Egypt in terms of socio-economic development. Expertise on Egypt public administration and state service provision sectors are a strong advantage.
 Previous experience in the field of formulation and identification of programmes. Strong familiarity with EC programming procedures is an asset.
 Excellent command of English (mandatory) and Arabic (strong asset).
Working language(s)
The working language is English.

4. Location and duration
The main location is Cairo, Egypt. If relevant, some field activities may be carried out at Governorate level. Home-based work has to be limited to the finalisation of the deliverables (see point 2.5 – max 1 w/d per phase).
The assignment will tentatively start on 26 May 2013. The foreseen duration is approximately 10 months, to be completed by March 2014 (tentatively).
In principle, work on weekend days is not authorized (unless otherwise approved by the EUD on the onset of the mission, following an official and duly motivated request by the contractor).