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Technical Assistance for Local Development and Local Governance Programmes in Pakistan

Location Pakistan
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC
Experts E1 TL,  Expert with experience in development cooperation  APPLY
Commencement 01-09-2014
MISSION duration 18 months
  E1 160 Working Days. This Specific Contract foresees 8 missions with duration of 20 working days each. The FWC is requested to define each mission’s deliverables in coordination with the EUD.
Language  skills Excellent English-language communication and drafting abilities
Deadline 31.05.2014 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. An 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. A cover letter where candidates should indicate how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert
  3. The country and position you will apply for in the subject line of message
  4. Your daily/monthly fee (EUR) without the living allowances.
  5. 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.




New Request for Services

Project Title           Technical Assistance for Local Development and Local Governance Programmes in Pakistan

Internal number     053014

Country  Pakistan

Approx. Dates       From 01-09-2014To

Eligible Nationalities            All

Deadline for submissions of CV

for internal consortium voting            02-06-2014


Profile: Expert 1  

Category of expert              Category 1           

Duration                160 Working Days               



– The expert working under the present contract must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities attributed to him/her. Civil servants and other agents of the public administration in Pakistan, regardless of their administrative situation, cannot be recruited for this assignment.

– In general the expert will have an in-depth understanding of Pakistan’s rural sector and rural development challenges and opportunities, the various rural development approaches and implementation models used in the country as well as knowledge of the EU approaches/interventions related to local governance, devolution and community development.



– A post-graduate (Master level) or equivalent qualification in political, development or social studies, law or public administration.



– At least 12 years of experience in development cooperation, developing or transition countries with a focus on local governance, decentralisation, community driven area based development approaches (comparative experience in countries from South/South-East Asia will be considered an asset).

– Experience in design, appraisal and M&E (result-oriented monitoring systems, online monitoring systems and use of GIS will be considered an asset).

– Experience in design and implementation of trainings in local governance, community development and social mobilisation.

– Experience in (co-operation with) international institutions, notably with the EU, UNDP, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, DFID, GIZ, etc.

– Experience in research and policy making in areas such as local governance, local development, rural development, community development.


Language skills

– Excellent English-language communication and drafting abilities.

EC rules applicable to any EC assignment

• The working days are Monday to Friday, unless otherwise specified in the mandate

• The per diem covers all expenses of the expert (local transport, hotel, meals, Telecom, etc.) and it is paid only if the expert must spend the night there.

• International travel: the EC only reimburse economy class tickets