Killefit consult

consultant sourcing and project management

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Support to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Regional Authorities in Ethiopia  to start up activities in the area of heritage and culture preservation and promotion.

Location Ethiopia, Addis Ababa with visits of the following 9 regions: Amhara, Tigrai, Afar, Oromia, SNPP, Harari, Gambella, Benshangul Gumuz and Somali regions
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC EDF
Experts E1 SENIOR EXPERT, Project Management and supporting government institutions within Cultural development
E2 SENIOR EXPERT, projects proposals in the area of cultural heritage, etc.
commencement 09.09.2013
MISSION duration
Number work days E1 75 working days
E2 65 working days
Language  skills Fluency in oral and written English.
Deadline 30.08.2013, 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
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

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: 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

3.             EXPERTS PROFILE  or EXPERTISE REQUIRED             Number of requested experts per category and number of man-days per expert or per category

The mission team will consist of two Senior experts for a total of 140 working days (75 working days for Senior Experts number I, 65 working days for senior expert number II).

             Profile per expert or expertise required:

SENIOR EXPERT NUMBER I

Senior expert I is requested to complete this assignment for a total of 75 days.

Education category and duration of equivalent experience:

University graduate, minimum of master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Economics, International Development, Culture or other relevant fields. A professional experience of at least 10 years in the field of development cooperation in addition to the professional requirements stated below would be considered as equivalent to at least Master’s University Degree.

Experience:

•              Minimum 10 years of postgraduate experience as a project manager, proven experience in supporting government institutions in the development of workplans, programme estimate and budgets and Services contracts/procurement process.

•              Proven experience on EDF programme management, demonstrating that the expert is fully conversant with EDF procedures, the preparation of programme estimates, preparation of tenders, terms of references and evaluation of offers and the assistance of government line ministries in implementing EDF procedures.

Minimum required skills:

•              Ability in working independently and experience in being directly accountable to senior-level decision makers.

•              Excellent written and oral knowledge of the English language.

Specific professional experience

•              Working experience in Cultural development projects is an advantage

SENIOR EXPERT NUMBER II

Senior expert II is requested to complete this assignment for a total of 65 days

Education category and duration of equivalent experience:

•              University graduate, minimum of master’s Degree in development economics, social sciences (history, art, anthropology, sociology, culture & tourism,…) or related disciplines, at least 10 years in the field of development in addition to the professional requirements stated below would be considered as equivalent to at least Master’s University Degree

Experience:

•              At least 10 years of demonstrated experience in preparation/design/implementation of projects proposals in the area of cultural heritage conservation /promotion and tourism development.

Specific professional experience

•              Working experience in drafting grant proposals for EU financed project is an advantage

Minimum required skills:

•              Full working knowledge of English,

•              Very good knowledge of EDF procedures related to grants contracts

•              Fully conversant with the principles and  working methods of project cycle management;

•              Excellent written and oral knowledge of the English language

The team will have excellent writing and editing skills. If the team proves unable to meet the level of quality required for drafting the required outputs, the consulting firm will provide, at no additional cost to the Commission, an immediate technical support to the team to meet the required standards.

4.             LOCATION AND DURATION

             Starting period

The mission should start around second week of September.

             Foreseen finishing period or duration

The mission will ideally be completed by April 2014 for a total of 140 working days (75 working days for Senior Expert number I, 65 working days for Senior expert number II). The duration of the Start-up PE will be four months starting from November 2013.

             Planning including the period for notification for placement of the staff as per art 16.4 a)

Activity Place Indicative time and person/day Senior Expert I Senior Expert II
Inception Phase
Arrival of experts in Ethiopia, clarification of assignment with the EU Del as well orientation with Government and other stakeholders- Presentation of work plan and methodology for the mission Ethiopia/Addis Ababa Second week of September  2 days 2 days
In country mission
Support to the MoCT in drafting start u p PE, implementing start up PE and preparing PE No. 1 and services tender dossier Ethiopia/Addis Ababa 73 days in three missions. First mission will have duration of around 9 weeks. During the first mission the consultant will provide: the project’s master plan/workprogramme, the start- up PE and documents needed to implement the start -up PE, (the first two weeks will be devoted for this work), on the job training for imprest staff. Also he/she will assist the reparation of the draft PE No. 1.  In the second mission (duration of about four weeks) the consultant will support the MoCT/MoFED in the  drafting the service tender dossier for long term TA, on the job training on 10th EDF procedures,  finalization  of PE1.The third mission will have a duration of about 2 weeks, The consultant will  finalize the service tender dossier if not done earlier, prepare  hand over note to the long term TA and other requisite reports.
Support to  the 9 Ethiopian regions  Ethiopia-Regions   36 daysfor 6 regions

+ 9  days for 3 regions +11 days for local travel=56 days

 

Presentation of the 6 grants contract to EU Del and GOE and the needs assessment/proposals. Addis Ababa 2 days
Final review of the 6 grants contracts  and three regions’ assessment report Addis Ababa 5 days

TOTAL

  140 75 65

             Location(s) of assignment

The mission will take place in Ethiopia.

The assignment of the expert number I will be conducted in Addis Ababa.

The assignments of the expert II will be partially in Addis Ababa, with visits of the following 9 regions: Amhara, Tigrai, Afar, Oromia, SNPP, Harari, Gambella, Benshangul Gumuz and Somali regions.