consultant sourcing and project management

Technical assistance to support the strategic implementation of the International

Development Cooperation within the National Treasury

Location South Africa
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC
Experts E1 Category 1 Expert – implementation specialist
Commencement 01/09/2014 – 30/06/2015
MISSION duration  
  E1 190 working days to be delivered in 5 phases
Language  skills Fluency in spoken and written English.
Deadline 07.05.2014 12:00:00Recruitment 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 requirements of positions


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.)


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.



Profile: Expert 1

Category of expert I

Duration                190.00 working days

Requirements        Category 1 Expert for 190 working days is required.


Experience: Must have at least 12 years dernonstrable experience in the development sector and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in the management of similar projects.


Education: Preferably, the expert should have a minimum of a Master’s degree or equivalent in the disciplines related to development, development finance, development economics, economics, public- or business administration, or an equivalent re1ated qualification. If the expert has a maximum qualification at the level of a Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent, an additional 3 years’ general working experience is required.



a) The expert must be computer literate and have high level writing and presentation skills;

b) Have worked on development cooperation in a similar middle income country;

experience in the Southern African region and working within the SA environment would be an additional advantage;

e) Have worked with multiple stakeholders, including government, non-state actors and international development partners;

d) Have supported project cycle management with a strong emphasis on the logical framework approach, results based management, monitoring and evaluation, and in reviewing  the quality of programme content;

e) Conducted monitoring and evaluation within the developmental sector, specifically focused on policy environments;

f) Developing skills transfer implementation plans or strategies;

g) Development and facilitation of workshops and training interventions will be advantageous.


Language skills: The expert must be fluent in English – written and spoken.


No briefing required prior to contracting.

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