Killefit consult
consultant sourcing and project management
Technical Assistance project for the benefit of Civil Society Organisations in the context of the Confidence Building Measures in both banks of the Nistru River
Location
Moldova, The main location of the assignment will be Chisinau (Moldova) but the activities and other meetings can be scheduled anywhere along both banks of Nistru river.
Status/Reference
FWC
Agency/Donor
EC
Experts/ Language  skills
E1
Team Leader– Promotion and Management of CSOs – Facilitator, CAT I  APPLY
Excellent command of English language as well as Romanian and Russian
E2
PCM expert, CAT II, APPLY
Excellent command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Romanian or Russian would be a strong asset.
E3
Legal expert CAT II, APPLY
Excellent command of written and spoken English as well as Romanian and Russian
Commencement
15-01-2015
MISSION duration
720 days
E1
 120 Working Days
E2
 40 Working Days
E3
 40 Working Days
Deadline
25. 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
Required outputs
Inception report including training needs assessment and indicative calendar for CSO dialogue fora as well as for training sessions.
The Team Leader will play the role of facilitator in order to bridge the gaps between CSOs from both banks of Nistru river as well as with the relevant public authorities.
Up to eight CSO dialogue fora celebrated during the implementation of the project. The target group of the CSO dialogue fora will be organisations from both banks of Nistru river and the venues will be decided on ad hoc basis with the goal of balancing them between both sides.
Up to eight tailor-made training sessions for CSOs targeting the most relevant aspects of the activities of CSOs, namely mastering Project Cycle Management, fund-raising, raising awareness, human resources management as well as economic management of the organisations.
The Framework Contractor will print all the necessary materials for the training sessions as well as the CSO Dialogue fora from the incidentals of this project. Visibility items can be also produced with the prior approval in written from the Contracting Authority.
Profile: Expert 1        
Category of expert   Category I                       
Duration   120 Working Days    
Requirements
– At least university Master’s Degree on law, economy, sociology, political sciences or any other related field; or in its absence, equivalent professional experience of at least 13 years.
– At least 12 years of general experience in the field of Civil Society Organisations.
– At least 5 years of professional experience in the context of Confidence Building Measures in Moldova or work related to the Transnistrian settlement.
– Solid knowledge of EU Project Cycle Management will be required.
– Proven experience within CSO sector on the subjects of fund-raising, raising awareness, economic and human resources management.
– Proven experience as CSO facilitator.
– Experience in assisting tendering procedures will be an asset.
– Proven professional experience in post-conflict situations or under confidence building measures programmes would be required.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Excellent command of English language as well as Romanian and Russian.
Profile: Expert 2
Category of expert   Category 2                     
Duration   40 Working Days
Requirements
– At least Master’s Degree in Cooperation for Development, Project Management or other related discipline, or, in its absence, equivalent professional experience of at least 7 years in the relevant field.
– A minimum of 6 years of general professional experience in EU Project Cycle Management.
– Proven professional experience within project formulation for EU funded actions.
– Proven professional experience in PCM in post-conflict situations or under confidence building measures programmes.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Excellent command of written and spoken English.
– Knowledge of Romanian or Russian would be a strong asset.
Profile: Expert 3        
Category of expert   Category 2                     
Duration   40 Working Days
Requirements
–  At least Master’s Degree in Law or other related discipline, or, in its absence, equivalent professional experience of at least 7 years in the relevant field.
– A minimum of 6 years of general professional experience linked with legal advice to CSOs in Moldova.
– Proven professional experience with EU funded actions.
– Proven professional experience in PCM in post-conflict situations or under confidence building measures programmes.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Excellent command of written and spoken English as well as Romanian and Russian.
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