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Second Mid-Term Review for the Trade Related Facility

Second Mid-Term Review for the Trade Related Facility

REGION/COUNTRY/COUNTRIES:

Botswana

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING CV

Friday, June 14, 2019

EXPECTED START DATE:

July 2019

EXPECTED END DATE:

December 2019


Experts required

  • Have a Master's Degree in the field of economics, trade, development studies, finance and investment, trade law or business management OR relevant work experience of at least 10 years which must be above the professional experience duration fixed in points b), d) and e) below;
  • For the Team Leader (KE1), experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams and must have conducted at least three (3) high-level evaluations, including at least one (1) relating to trade and regional integration;
  • demonstrable senior evaluation expertise coherent with the requirements of this assignment
  • demonstrable experience in programme/project management of developmental programmes;
  • demonstrable experience in monitoring and evaluation of developmental programmes;
  • specific work experience of at least 5 years, in relevant technical areas, in regional contexts (preferably in the SADC region);
  • be competent in the use of word processing, spread-sheet and presentation software; and
  • be fluent in written and spoken English (competence in French and/or Portuguese would be an advantage).
  • Have a Master's Degree in the field of economics, trade, development studies, finance and investment, trade law or business management OR relevant work experience of at least 10 years which must be above the professional experience duration fixed in points b), d) and e) below;
  • For KE2, experience in the sector of Trade and/or Regional Economic Integration and/or any other relevant field and must have undertaken at least three (3) high-level evaluations, , including at least one (1) relating to trade and regional integration;
  • demonstrable experience in programme/project management of developmental programmes;
  • demonstrable experience in monitoring and evaluation of developmental programmes;
  • specific work experience of at least 5 years, in relevant technical areas, in regional contexts (preferably in the SADC region);
  • be competent in the use of word processing, spread-sheet and presentation software; and
  • be fluent in written and spoken English (competence in French and/or Portuguese would be an advantage).

 


TYPE OF EXPERT


Remarks

FWC SIEA 2018 - LOT 2 – Infrastructure, sustainable growth and jobs
EuropeAid/138778/DH/SER/multi
FED/2019/407563
Contracting Authority: EU Delegation to Botswana and SADC

 

Language skills

Excellent oral and writing skills in English (competence in French and/or Portuguese would be an advantage).

Compensation

90 wds in total

Specific objectives

The main objectives of this evaluation are to provide the relevant services of the European Union, the interested stakeholders and the SADC Secretariat and SADC Member States with:

  • an overall independent assessment of the past performance of the Trade Related Facility, paying particular attention to its intermediate results measured against its expected objectives; and the reasons underpinning such results;
  • identification of any likely gaps or unintended consequences arising from the delays and challenges encountered and/or the key issues to be addressed under the no-cost extension period;
  • key lessons learned, conclusions and related recommendations in order to improve current and future Actions;
  • identification of any outstanding or unfinished aspects that may need to be addressed under any future programme and/or by other programmes/projects underway or planned.

Expertise required

Requirements of the team

  • demonstrable knowledge of the SADC RISDP II, Industrialisation Policy, SADC Trade Protocol and SADC-EU EPA;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience of issues related to customs cooperation;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience in working on trade in services issues;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience in working on issues related to Rules of Origin;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience of work in the area of Trade Facilitation;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience in the fields of standardisation, quality assurance, accreditation, metrology and conformity assessment and/or addressing SPS/TBT issues;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience in industrial development;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience in issues related to trade promotion and trade development;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience in work related to trade defence instruments (institutional and legal frameworks);
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience in work related to tariffs;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience in issues around trade related adjustment;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience in working with competition policy;
  • demonstrable knowledge or experience of working with Non-State Actors as well as government structures; and
  • demonstrable affinity in promoting gender equality and inclusive development.

Contact info

Contact Person:

Dr. Ricardo Pinto

E-mail Address:

r.pinto@pintoconsulting.de

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