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2 ST EXPERTS THE SUPPORT TO PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT IN TAJIKISTAN LOT 1

LOCATION TAJIKISTAN
STATUS/REFERENCE tender
AGENCY/DONOR EC
EXPERTS
-E1 Team Leader / Rural Development Expert
-E2 Agriculture Finance Expert
PROJECT COMMENCEMENT 31/01/2013 To: 31/07/2013
NUMBER WORK DAYS
-E1 27.00 working days
-E2 25.00 working days
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS Fluent in written and spoken English (knowledge of Russian or Tajik would be an asset).
DEADLINE 07/January/2013 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 / Rural Development Expert
Category of expert Senior (at least 10 years of experience)
Duration 27.00 working days

Requirements Qualification and skills:
– At least a Master Degree in Agronomy, Agro-Economy, Economics or equivalent.
– Synthesis capacity and ability to draft clear and concise reports.
– Fluent in written and spoken English (knowledge of Russian or Tajik would be an asset).

General Professional Experience:
– At least ten years experience in design and implementation of rural development or agriculture programmes out of which at least five years of professional experience in developing countries (preferably including countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Specific Professional Experience:
– A good knowledge of the EC guidelines and procedures, proven leadership and people management skills (participated in the implementation of at least two long term projects as Team Leader).
– At least one long term assignment as Team Leader in implementing agribussiness or SMEs support projects in transition countries (preferably in Eastern Europe or CIS countries).
– Strong analytical skills underscored by the participation in a minimum of two programme/project evaluation missions (experience in conducting an evaluation of EU funded programs/projects will be an asset.

Profile: Agriculture Finance Expert
Category of expert Senior (at least 10 years of experience)
Duration 25.00 working days

Requirements Qualification and skills:
– At least a Master Degree in Finances, Economics, Agro-Economy or equivalent
– Synthesis capacity and ability to draft clear and concise reports.
– Fluent in written and spoken English (knowledge of Russian or Tajik would be an asset).

General Professional Experience:
– At least ten years of professional experience in the implementation of rural development or agriculture programmes in developing countries out of which at least five years of professional experience in developing countries (preferably including countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States)

Specific Professional Experience:
– At least one long term (one year or longer) assignment as Key Expert in implementing rural development or SMEs support projects in transition countries (preferably in the Eastern Europe or CIS countries).
– Strong analytical skills underscored by the participation in a minimum one programme/project evaluation mission (experience in conducting an evaluation of EU funded programs/projects will be an asset).
– At least one long term assignment as Key Expert implementing projects aiming at improvement of access to finance for agriculture (experience with projects supporting the development of agri-leasing / agri-equipment finance would be an asset).

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 experts stay overnight.
• International travel: the EC only reimburse economy class flight tickets