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3 ST experts for Formulation Mission, Microfinance Policy

LOCATION Jordan
STATUS/REFERENCE FWC
AGENCY/DONOR EC
EXPERTS
E1 Team Leader
E2 Senior Expert 2
E3 Junior Expert
PROJECT COMMENCEMENT 06/01/2013 To: 01/04/2013
NUMBER WORK DAYS
E1 45 w/days
E2 45 w/days
E3 35 w/days
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS All experts must have an excellent command of English, i.e. minimum level C1 as per Common European Framework of Reference for Languages http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/resources/european-language levels-cefr) and at least one of the experts must have an excellent command of Arabic (level C1).
DEADLINE 15/12/2012 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

Profile: Team Leader
Categoy of expert Senior (at least 10 years of experience)
Duration 45.00 working days

Requirements
The experts shall cover the following expertises:
― Microfinance policy planning, financing and monitoring;
― Microfinance regulation and supervision
― Financial sector infrastructure
― Institutional building and organisation development of microfinance institutions.
― Financial and social performance management

The Team Leader, to be identified by the Consultant, will have a minimum of 10 years experience in low or middle-income countries http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-classifications/country-and-lending-groups).
He/she will have led for an international development agency at least 1 multi-disciplinary assessment in the microfinance sector in the past 10 years (copy of the report must be provided otherwise the name and contact of a reference).

All other experts must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in low or middle-income countries in the financial sector (preferably microfinance, otherwise related to private sector development).

At least 1 expert must have led been involved in developing the institutional and organisation capacity (either assessment and/or implementation) of a microfinance institution in the past 5 years (report must be provided, otherwise the name and contact of a reference).

At least 1 expert must have led 1 medium-term and expenditure framework in the financial sector (preferably microfinance, otherwise related to private sector development) in the past 5 years (report must be provided, otherwise the name and contact of a reference).

All experts must have an excellent command of English, i.e. minimum level C1 as per Common European Framework of Reference for Languages http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/resources/european-language levels-cefr) and at least one of the experts must have an excellent command of Arabic (level C1).

Additional assets:
– Knowledge of the microfinance industry in Jordan.
– Hands-on experience with European Commission budget support modality.
– Hands-on experience with the institutional development of microfinance association and/or networks;
– Experience in the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf Countries region.
– Language skills.

Profile: Senior Expert 2
Categoy of expert Senior (at least 10 years of experience)
Duration 45.00 working days

Requirements The experts shall cover the following expertises:
― Microfinance policy planning, financing and monitoring;
― Microfinance regulation and supervision
― Financial sector infrastructure
― Institutional building and organisation development of microfinance institutions.
― Financial and social performance management

All other experts must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in low or middle-income countries in the financial sector (preferably microfinance, otherwise related to private sector development).

At least 1 expert must have led been involved in developing the institutional and organisation capacity (either assessment and/or implementation) of a microfinance institution in the past 5 years (report must be provided, otherwise the name and contact of a reference).

At least 1 expert must have led 1 medium-term and expenditure framework in the financial sector (preferably microfinance, otherwise related to private sector development) in the past 5 years (report must be provided, otherwise the name and contact of a reference).

All experts must have an excellent command of English, i.e. minimum level C1 as per Common European Framework of Reference for Languages http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/resources/european-language levels-cefr) and at least one of the experts must have an excellent command of Arabic (level C1).

Additional assets:
– Knowledge of the microfinance industry in Jordan.
– Hands-on experience with European Commission budget support modality.
– Hands-on experience with the institutional development of microfinance association and/or networks;
– Experience in the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf Countries region.
– Language skills.

Profile: Junior Expert
Categoy of expert Junior (at least 3 years of experience)
Duration 35.00 working days

Requirements The experts shall cover the following expertise:
― Microfinance policy planning, financing and monitoring;
― Microfinance regulation and supervision
― Financial sector infrastructure
― Institutional building and organisation development of microfinance institutions.
― Financial and social performance management

All other experts must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in low or middle-income countries in the financial sector (preferably microfinance, otherwise related to private sector development).

At least 1 expert must have led been involved in developing the institutional and organisation capacity (either assessment and/or implementation) of a microfinance institution in the past 5 years (report must be provided, otherwise the name and contact of a reference).

At least 1 expert must have led 1 medium-term and expenditure framework in the financial sector (preferably microfinance, otherwise related to private sector development) in the past 5 years (report must be provided, otherwise the name and contact of a reference).

All experts must have an excellent command of English, i.e. minimum level C1 as per Common European Framework of Reference for Languages http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/resources/european-language levels-cefr) and at least one of the experts must have an excellent command of Arabic (level C1).

Additional assets:
– Knowledge of the microfinance industry in Jordan.
– Hands-on experience with European Commission budget support modality.
– Hands-on experience with the institutional development of microfinance association and/or networks;
– Experience in the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf Countries region.
– Language skills.

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