Killefit consult

consultant sourcing and project management

Technical Assistance Team -The Poverty Reduction Programmme

Location Jamaica
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC
Experts E1 Social Development Specialist/Technical Advisor,  Category I APPLY
E2 Civil Engineer, Category II  APPLY
Commencement 08-12-2014
MISSION duration
E1 200 working days
E2  78 working days
Language  skills English
Deadline
  1. November 2014 12:00:00 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
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

Project Title                  Technical Assistance Team -The Poverty Reduction Programmme

Internal number         072614

Country     Jamaica

Approx. Dates               From 08-12-2014 To

Eligible Nationalities                       All

Deadline for submissions of CV

for internal consortium voting                        12-11-2014

 

Profile: Expert 1        

Category of expert   Category 1                     

Duration   200 Working Days    

 

Requirements              Qualifications and Skills

– The candidate is required, at a minimum, to have a Master’s Degree in Development Studies, Management, International Relations, Economies or another relevant area; or in the absence of a Master’s Degree, equivalent professional experience.

– Proficiency in the use of the Project Management software (MS Projec! or equivalent) Intemet, Microsoft Office Suite or comparable software for word processing, spread sheet, presentation tools, etc. is required

– Excellent written and verbal command of the English language is required

 

General professional experience

– Candidates with a Master’s Degree must have a minimum of 12 years of experience in the management of projects, including a minimum 5 years of experience in developing countries.

– Candidates without a Master’s Degree must have a minimum of 14 years of experience in the management of projects, including a minimum 7 years of experience in developing countries.

– Experience in developing and or implementing communications policies within development programmes is reguired.

– Familiarity with participatory approaches, which engage primary stakeholders fully throughout the project cycle process, is preferred.

– Experience in the English-speaking Caribbean would be an advantage.

 

Specific professional experience

– A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the last IO years in the direct management and implementation of projects financed by the European Commission under EU Budget or EDF Financing is required.

– A minimum of (3) years’ experience in the last 10 years in the management of community based projects in volatile and vulnerable communities.

– Experience in data analysis accompanied by strategic recommendations is a distinct advantage.

– Experience in project monitoring and evaluation is a distinct advantage.

– Excellent report writing skills are required.

 

 

Profile: Expert 2        

Category of expert   Category 2                     

Duration   78 Working Days       

The expert will deployed to the place of assignment on an “as need basis” twice during the course of the consultancy

 

Requirements              Qualifications and Skills

– The Civil Engineer must possess a university Master’s degree in Civil Engineering (M. Eng, Diploma. Ing, M.Se.) or in the absence of a Master’s Degree, equivalent professional experience.

– The Civil Engineer should preferably be a recognized chartered member of his/her respective professional body/arder or possess an equivalent professional certification issued by his/her respective professional body/arder in his usual place of residence or practice.

– Excellent written and verbal command of the English language is required.

– Proficiency in the use of computer aided design software application sueh as AutoCad, ArchiCad or equivalent is required.

– Proficiency in the nse of a Project Management sofiware (MS Project or equivalent), Internet, Microsoft Offlce Suite or comparable software for ward processing, spread sheet, presentation tools, etc. is required.

 

General Professional Experience

– Candidates with a Master’s Degree must have a minimum of 6 years relevant professional postgraduate experience in Civil Construction. .Engineering. Candidates without a Master’s Degree must have a minimum of 8 years relevant experience in Civil/Construction Engineering.

 

Specific Professional Experience

– A minimum of 2 years relevant professional experience in the design of civil and/or structural works or buildings.

– A minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience in the supervision of construction and/or renovation works of buildings and/or roads or water or sewage systems.

– Experience in the drafting of terms of reference for design and supervision of works contract, technical specifications and bill of quantities for buildings construction/renovation works is considered an advantage.

 

 

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