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2 ST experts for Study on introduction of GSP/GSP

LOCATION Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
STATUS/REFERENCE FWC
AGENCY/DONOR EC
EXPERTS
E1 Team Leader (Senior expert)
E2 Trade expert (Junior expert)
PROJECT COMMENCEMENT 16/01/2013 To: 16/07/2013
PROJECT DURATION 6 months
NUMBER WORK DAYS
E1 – 40 w/days
E2 – 70 w/days
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS Fluent in English, Fluent in Russian will be a strong asset
DEADLINE December 05, 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

EXPERTS PROFILE
Number of requested experts per category and number of working days per expert
The mission team will consist of one senior expert and one junior expert.

The senior expert shall be responsible principally for the legal framework review and assessment of feasibility of GSP/GSP+ system in the country as well as other associated legal issues.

The junior expert shall be responsible principally for contribution to the study and technical application of the GSP+ system as well as on-the-job training.

Both experts must:
• have excellent communication and analytical skills;
• be proficient in report drafting;
• have excellent team working abilities.
Please note that civil servants and other staff of the public administration of the beneficiary country cannot be recruited as experts.

Team Leader (Senior expert) – 40 w/days
Qualifications and skills
• Master’s Degree or a bachelor’s degree2 (where a university degree has been awarded on completion of three years study in a university or equivalent institution) in the field of law or minimum 15 years of professional experience in trade issues.
• At least 5 years professional experience at management level.

General professional experience
• At least 10 years working experience in the sectors related to Lot 10 point B.A (Trade).

Specific professional experience
• At least 5 years working experience in the application of the WTO policies;
• At least 3 years working experience in trade issues in post-USSR or Eastern Europe countries;
• At least 1 year working experience in the application of GSP and/or GSP+ scheme.

Language skills
• Fluency in English
• Fluency in Russian will be considered as a strong asset

Trade expert (Junior expert) – 70 w/days

Qualifications and skills
• Master’s Degree or a bachelor’s degree (where a university degree has been awarded on completion of three years study in a university or equivalent institution) in the field of economics or law or minimum of 5 years of professional experience in trade issues.

General professional experience
At least 3 years working experience in the sectors related to Lot 10

Specific professional experience
• At least one year working experience in GSP and/or GSP+ policies;
• At least one year working experience in trade issues;
• Working experience in Kyrgyzstan will be considered as a strong asset;
• Working experience in EU-funded projects/programmes will be considered as a strong asset.

Language skills
• Fluency in English
• Fluency in Russian will be considered as a strong asset.

The minimum percentage of time which each of the experts should work in the beneficiary country is 80%.