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Support to Aid for Trade and Trade Policy coordination in Myanmar

 
Location Myanmar
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC
Experts E1 Category II Expert Trade Specialist (Team Leader)  APPLY
  E2 Category III Expert– Information & Communication Specialist  APPLY
Commencement 25/08/2014 – 31/12/2015
MISSION duration The assignment of the Trade Specialist can be conducted in a single mission or in a maximum of 6 missions to be detailed in the work plan to be agreed with the EU Delegation and the Government.

The assignment of the Information and Communication specialist can be conducted through multiple sub-assignments throughout the period of the assignment.

  E1 150.00 working days
  E2 40.00 working days
Language  skills Fluency in English (excellent communication and writing skills)
Deadline 04/07/2014 23:59:00 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
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.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

Profile: Expert 1

Category of expert              II

Duration                150.00 working days

 

Requirements        Category II Expert Trade Specialist (Team Leader) – for a maximum of 150 working days

 

– Education

  • Master Degree in Economics, Trade or related field. In its absence, equivalent professional experience relevant to the assignment – mandatory;

– Experience

  • At least 6 years’ previous experience in fields related to the nature of the assignment (trade, TRA, donor coordination, aid effectiveness) – mandatory;
  • At least 3 years’ professional experience in developing countries – mandatory;
  • Proven experience in similar assignments in the areas of Trade Related Assistance and donor coordination – mandatory;
  • Proven track record of designing and delivering trade capacity building activities in developing countries – mandatory;
  • Thorough knowledge of EIF procedures – mandatory;
  • Thorough knowledge of international best practices in respect of donor coordination – mandatory;
  • Previous experience in managing EU projects in the Trade sector will be a distinct advantage;

– Other skills

  • Strong analytical and synthesis skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English; and
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

 

Profile: Expert 2

Category of expert              III

Duration                40.00 working days

 

Requirements       Category III Expert– Information & Communication Specialist – for a maximum of 40 working days.

 

– Education

  • University Degree in Communication, Media, Public Relations or related fields. Equivalent qualification relevant to the assignment – mandatory;

– Experience

  • At least 3 years’ previous experience in fields related to the nature of the assignment (information and communication) – mandatory;
  • At least 1 years’ professional experience in developing countries – mandatory;
  • Proven experience in similar assignments – mandatory;
  • Previous experience in managing awareness raising communication campaigns with a trade and/or private sector focus will be a distinct advantage;

– Other skills

  • Strong analytical and synthesis skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills;
  • A good command of written and spoken Myanmar language will be a distinct advantage.

 

             Management team member presence not required for briefing and/or debriefing

 

 

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