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DCI — support to the long-term strategic economic development and private sector development in Turkmenistan

Location Turkmenistan
Status/Reference tender
Agency/Donor EC
Experts E1 Economic Policies Specialist, Team Leader
  E2 Private Sector Development Specialist
commencement November 2013
MISSION duration 36 months
Number work days E1 660 days
  E2 660 days
Language  skills Fluency in oral and written English, and required good working command of Russian
Deadline 01.08.2013, 17:00:00 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
  • 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


Please note that we will respond only to candidates who meet the above requirements

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:


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.


The assignment is estimated to start in November 2013. The maximum duration of the assignment is 660 days.

Application deadline: 9 August 2013


Key Expert 1: Economic Policies Specialist, Team Leader



University Degree in Economics, Political Sciences, Business Studies, Social Sciences or equivalent by experience

Fluency in oral and written English, and required good working command of Russian

Cultural and professional knowledge of a Central Asian country and/or a country with a highly centralized decision system is an asset

Good communication and coordination skills


General experience

Minimum 10 years extensive international project management experience from both short-and longer-term assignments as consultant, technical adviser and/or team leader in externally assisted policy advice projects in developing countries including management of a multi disciplined team of both local and expatriate experts (15 years in case of no University Degree)

Demonstrated experience at senior level of development of effective strategic plans and assistance programmes and of provision of sound policy advice in transition economies;

Experience with organizing and delivery of trainings, seminars and workshops;

Experience with the logical framework approach and EC procedures.


Specific experience

Minimum 15 years’ experience of EU and international practices in Strategic Planning and Private Sector Development;

Working experience in and/or with National Development and Policy Planning including experience with institutional strengthening (for example restructuring) of public administration departments at central, regional and local level;

Working experience in a similar project in the NIS region will be an asset.


Expert 2: Private Sector Development Specialist



University Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Business Studies, Social Sciences or equivalent by experience;

Fluency in oral and written English

Working command of Russian will be an asset;

Experience working in CIS;


General experience

Minimum 8 years extensive international project management experience from both short-and longer-term assignments as consultant or technical adviser in externally assisted private sector policy advice projects (10 years in case of no University Degree)

Proficiency in developing, implementing and monitoring Private Sector/SME development strategies in collaboration with both private and public development partners;

Experience in developing public-private dialogue


Specific experience

Experience with designing and conducting enterprise surveys and private sector research;

Experience in SME linkages and value chain analyses;

Experience in developing SME support infrastructure (business development services, microfinance, business incubators, information points, etc.);

Experience in supporting professional associations, decentralised advisory agencies, consultancies, Chambers of commerce;

Experience with SME and business intermediaries training

Experience with organizing Study Tours and regional multi-country conferences.