Killefit consult – consultant sourcing and project management
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Science & Innovation, Programme & Resource Management, Research

COUNTRY/ LOCATION Moldova
STATUS/REFERENCE FWC
AGENCY/DONOR EC
EXPERTS
E1 Senior Expert in Research & Development/ Team Leader
E2 Senior Expert in Information Technologies
E3 Senior Expert in Innovation Policy
PROJECT COMMENCEMENT 31.01.2013 – 313.12.2014
NUMBER WORK DAYS
E1 100 working days
E2 35 working days
E3 25 working days
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS Fluent English, Moldovan or Russian an asset
DEADLINE 02/12/2012 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

The project objective is to assist in better integration of the national R& D system into the European Research area through the FP7, Horizon 2020, and another related EU programmes that could be open to Moldova, as well as in strengthening industry – academia partnership.

Experts will be required to:
• Assist the Centre for International Projects and department of European Integration and International Cooperation of ASM in exploring the opportunities offered by the forthcoming Horizon 2020 Programme and other related EU programmes that could be open to Moldova , as well as in strengthening the integration within the European research networks
• Adjust the existing practices and procedures of the Advisory Expertise Council to the best European practices related to research evaluation
• Assist the Public Centre for Fundamental and Applied Research Funding and the Centre for International Projects in the field of research programmes management by drafting technical specifications for a comprehensive software system, in line with the best EU and international practices
• Assist the Agency for Innovation and Technology Transfer in fostering the dialogue between science and business

Senior Expert in Research & Development/ Team Leader
Assignment duration: 100 working days starting 31 January 2013

Qualifications and skills:
• At least Master Degree in an area relevant to Research & Development, Research & Innovation, Science & Technologies or an university degree in the above areas with equivalent professional experience of 10 years in the relevant field
• PhD in one of the above areas will be an asset
• Excellent reporting and drafting skills
• Knowledge of the Moldovan context would be an asset
• Fluent English, Moldovan or Russian an asset
General professional experience:
• A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in Research & Development, Research & Innovation, Science & Technology in EU Member States
• At least 5 years of professional experience connected to research evaluation
• Experience in project programing and preparation
• Experience in drafting policy documents, including action plans and roadmaps
Specific requirements:
• At least 10 years of professional experience in designing, participating in and/ or coordination EU funded projects/ programmes in Research & Development, Research &Innovation, Science & Technology
• Solid experience in functional assessment of organisations/ units working in Research & Development, Research &Innovation, Science & Technology
• Compulsory extensive experience in EU rules and procedures especially concerning the European Research Area, the FP7 programme, the Horizon 2020 programme, the Competitiveness and Innovation programme, and other EU programmes related to research and innovation
• Excellent knowledge of diverse approaches for scientific research evaluation
• Experience in software for project cycle management would be an asset

Senior Expert in Information Technologies
Assignment duration: 35 working days starting 31 January 2013

Qualification and skills:
• At least master Degree in an area relevant to Information Technologies or an university degree in Information Technologies with equivalent professional experience of 10 years in the relevant field
• Knowledge of the Moldovan context would be an asset
• Fluent English, Moldovan or Russian an asset
General professional experience:
• At least 10 years of professional experience in developing and upgrading software in the EU Member States
• Proved experience in developing technical specifications for at least 3 software
• Experience in assessing software
Specific requirements:
• At least 5 years of experience in developing and/ or upgrading software for project cycle management
• Experience in developing and/or upgrading software used for project cycle management by the specific community in an EU Member State is desired and would be a strong asset
• Experience in developing technical specifications for software used for project cycle management by the scientific community in an EU Member State would be a strong asset

Senior Expert in Innovation Policy
Assignment duration: 25 working days starting 31 January 2013

Qualification and skills:
• At least Master Degree in an area relevant to Innovation support/ Innovation policy, or university degree in the above areas with equivalent professional experience of 10 years in the relevant field
• PhD in one of the above areas will be an asset
• Knowledge of the Moldovan innovation context would be an asset
• Fluent English, Moldovan or Russian an asset
General professional experience:
• A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in Innovation support/ Innovation policy in EU Member States
• Experience in functional assessment of organisations/ units working in Innovation support/ Innovation policy
• Experience in project programming and preparation
• Experience in drafting policy documents, including action plans and roadmaps
Specific requirements:
• At least 5 years of professional experience in the field of innovation and technology transfer in transition countries
• Sound knowledge of EU Directives and good practices related to innovation support and development
• Compulsory extensive experience in EU rules and procedures especially concerning the Competitiveness and Innovation programme, and other EU programmes related to research and innovation
• Good knowledge of business, innovation and R&D in Moldova will be an asset
• Background in innovation projects