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EU-funded Public Procurement project in Bosnia and Herzegovina

LINPICO in consortium with CIPS (Chartered Institute for Purchase and Supply – UK) and Kronauer (BiH) have been shortlisted for an EU-funded Public Procurement project in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

Please send your CV to Rhian Ball ([email protected] ) and copy Laury Incorvaia ([email protected]) if you are interested and your CV accurately matches the profile below. (Please note that we will only reply to candidates whose CV matches the Key Expert profile’s criteria).

 

Deadline for receipt of CV: Wednesday 26th September 2018 – 6 pm.

 

 

Key Expert 1, team leader

 

  • University degree following 4 years of study. Advanced degree asset

 

  • At least 8 years (preferably 12) working for government or as TA to governments in EU member states, candidate countries or potential candidate countries

 

  • Team Leader / Project Manager on at least 1 project (preferably 2) of at least 1 million Euro

 

  • At least three years, preferably 5 years working with the public procurement model of the EU

 

  • Experience in preparing / upgrading the megal framework of PP system (primary and secondary legislation) and operational tools for procurement

 

  • Experience of working in Western Balkand considered an asset.

 

Key Expert 2, training expert

 

  • University degree following 4 years of study. Advanced degree asset

 

  • At least 5 years (preferably 8) working for government or as TA to governments in EU member states, candidate countries or potential candidate countries

 

  • Long term expert (minimum 6 months) on at least 2 projects (preferably 3)

 

  • At least three years, preferably 5 years providing training on public procurement

 

  • Experience in designing curricula on public procurement

 

  • Experience of working in Western Balkand considered an asset.

Key Experts for a Technical Assistance Project to the Government of Uganda for the Implementation of the Justice and Accountability (JAR) Sector Reform Contract

Linpico is looking for experts for a project that will provide Technical Assistance to the Government of Uganda for the Implementation of the Justice and Accountability (JAR) Sector Reform Contract.

They Key Expert Profiles are as follows:

Key expert 1: Expert in Extractive Industries Governance / EITI Expert, Expert Category I (500 working days) 

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree in public administration, political science, economics, energy or mineral development or a relevant, directly related discipline.
  • Proficient communication and written skills in English.

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • At least 10 years of successful professional working experience with supporting the governance of extractive industries towards sustainable development and poverty reduction.
  • Proven international experience with the policy environment of the oil sub-sector.

Preferred requirements:

  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Experience in Uganda is considered a distinct advantage.

Specific professional experience

Preferred requirements:

  • Profound working experience in supporting countries on the implementation of the EITI Standard, including close liaison with government officials, company representatives and civil society groups in implementing countries.

 

Key expert 2: Accountability Sector Expert, Category I (500 working days) 

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree in public finance, economics, public administration, or a relevant, directly related discipline.
  • Proficient communication and written skills in English.

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • Profound working experience in strengthening public sector monitoring and performance assessment systems.
  • Profound working experience with strengthening institutional arrangements and coordination for sector-wide approaches.

Preferred requirements:

  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in Uganda is considered a distinct advantage.

Specific professional experience

Preferred requirements:

  • At least 10 years of aggregate professional experience in at least 2 of the following 4 thematic areas: Economic Management, Resource Mobilisation & Allocation, Budget Execution & Accounting, Audit & anticorruption.

 

Key expert 3: JLOS Sector Expert, Category I (500 working days)

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree in Law.
  • Proficient communication and written skills in English.

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • Profound working experience in strengthening public sector monitoring and performance assessment systems.
  • Profound working experience with strengthening institutional arrangements and coordination for sector-wide approaches.

Preferred requirements:

  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in Uganda is considered a distinct advantage.

Specific professional experience:

Preferred requirements:

  • At least 10 years of aggregate professional experience in at least 2 of the following 3 thematic areas: JLOS Infrastructure and access to JLOS services, Promotion of Human rights compliance of JLOS sector, Promotion of anti-corruption, commercial justice.

 

Key expert 4: Expert for public reforms increasing access to justice, Expert Category I (500 working days)

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree in Law.
  • Proficient communication and written skills in English.

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • At least 10 years of successful professional working experience with supporting reforms/programs aimed at increasing the accessibility of JLOS service delivery.

Preferred requirements:

  • Profound working experience with strategic planning, costing, budgeting and monitoring of JLOS frontline infrastructure and services.
  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in Uganda is considered a distinct advantage.

Specific professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • Profound working experience with strengthening informal/customary justice mechanisms.
  • Profound working experience with strengthening human rights compliance and accountability in the JLOS sector.

Preferred requirements:

  • Profound working experience with strengthening child-friendly and gender-sensitive services in JOS institutions.  Profound working experience with the scaling-up of state-funded legal aid.

 

Key expert 5: Judicial case management Expert, Expert Category I (500 working days)   Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree in law, public administration, IT or any other subject closely related to case management systems.
  • Proficient communication and written skills in English.

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • Profound working experience with strengthening the supervision functions and M&E systems of JLOS institutions
  • At least 10 years of professional experience with institutional case management of JLOS institutions.
  • Profound working experience with the automation of the management and storage of records

Preferred requirements:

  • Profound working experience with the design- and development phases of Integrated Information Management Systems on the basis of a an inter-operability framework
  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in Uganda is considered a distinct advantage.

Specific professional experience

Preferred requirements:

  • Working experience with the analysis and re-design of case management business processes in JLOS institutions.

 

Please submit CVs to Ivan Linhart at [email protected] with Uganda TA as the subject.

 

Thank you.

 

Key Experts for a Technical Assistance Project to the Government of Uganda for the Implementation of the Justice and Accountability (JAR) Sector Reform Contract

Linpico is looking for experts for a project that will provide Technical Assistance to the Government of Uganda for the Implementation of the Justice and Accountability (JAR) Sector Reform Contract.

They Key Expert Profiles are as follows:

Key expert 1: Expert in Extractive Industries Governance / EITI Expert, Expert Category I (500 working days) 

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree in public administration, political science, economics, energy or mineral development or a relevant, directly related discipline.
  • Proficient communication and written skills in English.

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • At least 10 years of successful professional working experience with supporting the governance of extractive industries towards sustainable development and poverty reduction.
  • Proven international experience with the policy environment of the oil sub-sector.

Preferred requirements:

  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Experience in Uganda is considered a distinct advantage.

Specific professional experience

Preferred requirements:

  • Profound working experience in supporting countries on the implementation of the EITI Standard, including close liaison with government officials, company representatives and civil society groups in implementing countries.

Key expert 2: Accountability Sector Expert, Category I (500 working days) 

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree in public finance, economics, public administration, or a relevant, directly related discipline.
  • Proficient communication and written skills in English.

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • Profound working experience in strengthening public sector monitoring and performance assessment systems.
  • Profound working experience with strengthening institutional arrangements and coordination for sector-wide approaches.

Preferred requirements:

  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in Uganda is considered a distinct advantage.

Specific professional experience

Preferred requirements:

  • At least 10 years of aggregate professional experience in at least 2 of the following 4 thematic areas: Economic Management, Resource Mobilisation & Allocation, Budget Execution & Accounting, Audit & anticorruption.

 

Key expert 3: JLOS Sector Expert, Category I (500 working days)

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree in Law.
  • Proficient communication and written skills in English.

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • Profound working experience in strengthening public sector monitoring and performance assessment systems.
  • Profound working experience with strengthening institutional arrangements and coordination for sector-wide approaches.

Preferred requirements:

  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in Uganda is considered a distinct advantage.

Specific professional experience:

Preferred requirements:

  • At least 10 years of aggregate professional experience in at least 2 of the following 3 thematic areas: JLOS Infrastructure and access to JLOS services, Promotion of Human rights compliance of JLOS sector, Promotion of anti-corruption, commercial justice.

 

Key expert 4: Expert for public reforms increasing access to justice, Expert Category I (500 working days)

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree in Law.
  • Proficient communication and written skills in English.

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • At least 10 years of successful professional working experience with supporting reforms/programs aimed at increasing the accessibility of JLOS service delivery.

Preferred requirements:

  • Profound working experience with strategic planning, costing, budgeting and monitoring of JLOS frontline infrastructure and services.
  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in Uganda is considered a distinct advantage.

Specific professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • Profound working experience with strengthening informal/customary justice mechanisms.
  • Profound working experience with strengthening human rights compliance and accountability in the JLOS sector.

Preferred requirements:

  • Profound working experience with strengthening child-friendly and gender-sensitive services in JOS institutions.  Profound working experience with the scaling-up of state-funded legal aid.

 

Key expert 5: Judicial case management Expert, Expert Category I (500 working days)

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • University Degree in law, public administration, IT or any other subject closely related to case management systems.
  • Proficient communication and written skills in English.

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • Profound working experience with strengthening the supervision functions and M&E systems of JLOS institutions
  • At least 10 years of professional experience with institutional case management of JLOS institutions.
  • Profound working experience with the automation of the management and storage of records

Preferred requirements:

  • Profound working experience with the design- and development phases of Integrated Information Management Systems on the basis of a an inter-operability framework
  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa. Experience in Uganda is considered a distinct advantage.

Specific professional experience

Preferred requirements:

  • Working experience with the analysis and re-design of case management business processes in JLOS institutions.

 

Please submit CVs to Ivan Linhart at [email protected] with Uganda TA as the subject.

 

Thank you.

Recruitment – Tender Phase – Team Leader – EU-Georgia Association Agreement II

Linpico is seeking an individual to take the role of Team Leader for the implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement- II project.

The main objective of this project is to strengthen Georgian public institutions capacity to comply with commitments set out in the EU-Georgia Association Agreement (AA) including Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area and other joint documents. The period of performance will be approximately 34 months commencing around the end of 2018.

The Team Leader will have overall responsibility for the management of the project activities and coordination of the work of other experts (including non-key experts) and for proper reporting to the Contracting Authority and Project Steering Committee.

See below for the required profile.

Qualifications and skills

  • Professional and advanced educational qualifications with experience in the fields of Public Administration, Law, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, EU affairs, International Relations Engineering, Economy or related fields of equivalent scope;
  • Excellent English, both written and spoken;
  • At least six (6) years or equivalent of 1,320 working days of professional experience in general or specific policy development as part of a European Union Member States ministry or an equivalent from any IPA beneficiary;
  • At least 440 working days of experience as Team Leader gained from at least two EU-funded TA (services) projects focused on policy advice;
  • Experience as key or non-key expert in the implementation of TA (service) projects funded under IPA/IPA II or ENPI/ENI and focused on the development of mechanisms and systems for inter-ministerial coordination;
  • Work experience in EU pre-accession countries and EU western neighborhood countries would be an asset.

To apply, please send your CV to izedginidze@linpico.com with sdjugeli@linpico.com in copy using “TL Geo AA” as the subject.

Thank you.

 

 

Recruitment – Tender Phase – Team Leader – Public Administration Reform in Georgia

Linpico is seeking an individual to take the role of Team Leader for the implementation of a Public Administration Reform (PAR) project in Georgia.

The main objective of this project is to strengthen the institutional capacity of the key stakeholders in the Georgian administration (Administration of Government, ministries and agencies, civil society organisations) in core areas covered by the Public Administration Reform Roadmap 2015-2020 (policy development, human resource management, transparency/accountability, service delivery and decentralisation). The period of performance will be approximately 33 months commencing around the end of 2018.

The Team Leader will have overall responsibility for the management of the project activities and coordination of the work of other experts (including non-key experts) and for proper reporting to the Contracting Authority and Project Steering Committee.

See below for the required profile.

Qualifications and skills

  • Professional and advanced educational qualifications with experience in the fields of Law, Political Sciences, Engineering, Economy or related fields of equivalent scope;
  • Excellent English, both written and spoken;
  • At least six (6) years or equivalent of 1,320 working days of professional experience in general or specific policy development as part of a European Union Member States ministry or an equivalent from any IPA beneficiary;
  • At least 440 working days of experience as Team Leader gained from at least two EU-funded TA (services) projects focused on Public Administration Reform at national level;
  • At least 660 working days of experience as key or non-key expert in the implementation of TA (service) projects funded under IPA/IPA II or ENPI/ENI and focused on the development of mechanisms and systems for inter-ministerial coordination;
  • Work experience in EU pre-accession countries and EU western neighborhood countries would be an asset.

To apply, please send your CV to izedginidze@linpico.com with sdjugeli@linpico.com in copy using “TL Geo PAR” as the subject.

Thank you.

 

 

Another successful PEFA (Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability) Assessment in LINPICO’s records.

A PEFA Assessment took place in Sierra Leone for 2017, during the implementation phase of LINPICO’s EU State Building Contract Technical Assistance project in the country.

For the PEFA Assessment team, one expert was provided by DFID and three experts by the EU with the support and quality control of LINPICO.

The Assessment was verified by the PEFA Secretariat and on 24th July 2018 the Final Dissemination Workshop took place in Freetown at the Ministry of Finance

Photos from the Final Dissemination Workshop (24/07/2018) for the PEFA Assessment 2017 in Sierra Leone.

Team Leader Position for an Awarded Project in Moldova

Urgent – This job posting refers to an immediate replacement for an awarded project in Moldova.

The Team Leader will have overall responsibility for the management of the project activities and co‑ordination of the work of other experts (including non-key experts) and for proper reporting to the Contracting Authority and Project Steering Committee.

 

Qualifications and skills:

·         University degree in the fields of Law, Political Sciences, Engineering, Economy or related fields of equivalent scope (where a university degree has been awarded on completion of four (4) years study in a university) or, in the absence of the required academic degree, 1,320 working days of professional experience in the fields of Public Administration management or related fields of equivalent scope, on top of the years of experience described under General professional experience;

·         Excellent English, both written and spoken;

General professional experience

·         At least ten (10) years or equivalent of 2,200 working days of professional experience in general or specific policy development as part of an European Union Member States ministry or an equivalent from any IPA beneficiary;

Specific professional experience

·      At least 440 working days of experience as Team Leader gained from at least two EU-funded TA (services) projects focused on Public Administration Reform at national level;

·      At least 660 working days of experience as key or non-key expert in the implementation of TA (service) projects funded under IPA/IPA II or ENPI/ENI instruments and focused on the development of mechanisms and systems for inter-ministerial coordination.

 

In order to apply for the position it is absolutely compulsory to have/have had at least a 10 years of certified experience as full time employee in a Ministry or Central Government Agency dealing with policy advice . 

If you meet the above profile, please send us your updated CV and specify in your reply to this application where this experience has been carried out.

 

CVs must be sent asap to Ms Rhian Ball: rball@linpico.com and copy to Mr. Laury Incorvaia lincorvaia@linpico.com  

Recruitment – Institutional capacity building of the Indian Ocean Commission – Internal Audit Expert

Linpico is seeking a technical assistance team for the implementation of a project funded by the European Commission that involves building the institutional capacity of the Indian Ocean Commission. The main role of the technical assistance team will be to assist the IOC Secretariat in achieving the specific objectives and expected results of the institutional capacity building project (INCA). The specific objective of the INCA project is to build the institutional capacity of the IOC and its Member states so as to enable the implementation and monitoring of the IOC’s Strategic Development Plan (SDP). The team will be based in the IOC Secretariat in Mauritius, although short-term travel to IOC member states may be required. The period of performance will be approximately 36 months, commencing in the last quarter of 2018.

LINPICO is looking for an Internal Audit Expert :

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements

  • A Masters degree in audit, accounting or a professional qualification from a recognised institution or an acceptable qualification in a related field or 15 years of relevant professional experience in the field
  • Excellent written and verbal command in English and French is essential;

Preferred requirements

  • Specialisation in internal audit and/or internal control

General Professional Experience

Minimum requirements

  • Minimum 10 years of working experience in the area of audit at management level.
  • At least 5 years’ working experience in capacity building and training

Preferred requirements

  • Very good knowledge of International Audit Standards (IAS);

Specific Professional Experience

Minimum requirements

  • Working experience of at least 2 years in auditing, including the development of internal audit systems and procedure manuals;
  • Working experience of at least 2 years in auditing international cooperation funds, preferably EU funds;
  • Work experience or direct involvement in the establishment of risk management systems

Preferred requirements;

  • Experience working in an inter-governmental body will be an advantage.

 

Please email your Curriculum Vitae to Axel CAMBRILLAT on [email protected] with “INCA IOC – Position Title” in the subject and Cc. in  [email protected]

 

Recruitment – Institutional capacity building of the Indian Ocean Commission – Project Management Expert

Linpico is seeking a technical assistance team for the implementation of a project funded by the European Commission that involves building the institutional capacity of the Indian Ocean Commission. The main role of the technical assistance team will be to assist the IOC Secretariat in achieving the specific objectives and expected results of the institutional capacity building project (INCA). The specific objective of the INCA project is to build the institutional capacity of the IOC and its Member states so as to enable the implementation and monitoring of the IOC’s Strategic Development Plan (SDP). The team will be based in the IOC Secretariat in Mauritius, although short-term travel to IOC member states may be required. The period of performance will be approximately 36 months, commencing in the last quarter of 2018.

LINPICO is looking for a Project Management Expert

The Project Management Expert will be responsible for supporting IOC in improving the efficiency of the IOC Secretariat in managing projects.  The Project Management Expert will report to the Team Leader.

 

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements

  • A Masters degree in management, economics, or acceptable qualification in a related field or 15 years of relevant professional experience in the field;
  • Excellent written and verbal command in English and French is essential;

Preferred requirements

  • A specialisation in project management

General Professional Experience

Minimum requirements

  • At least 10 years of working experience in the area of project management
  • At least 5 years’ working experience in capacity building and training

Preferred requirements

  • At least five years’ working experience in project management of intergovernmental organisations

Specific Professional Experience

Minimum requirements

  • Experience of at least 5 years working experience in the monitoring and evaluation steps of the project cycle

Preferred requirements

  • Working experience of at least 2 years in managing projects funded by international partners, preferably EU funded projects
  • Working experience in the Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region

Please email your Curriculum Vitae to Axel CAMBRILLAT on [email protected] with “INCA IOC – Position Title” in the subject and Cc. in  [email protected]

Recruitment – Institutional capacity building of the Indian Ocean Commission – Financial Management Expert

Linpico is seeking a technical assistance team for the implementation of a project funded by the European Commission that involves building the institutional capacity of the Indian Ocean Commission. The main role of the technical assistance team will be to assist the IOC Secretariat in achieving the specific objectives and expected results of the institutional capacity building project (INCA). The specific objective of the INCA project is to build the institutional capacity of the IOC and its Member states so as to enable the implementation and monitoring of the IOC’s Strategic Development Plan (SDP). The team will be based in the IOC Secretariat in Mauritius, although short-term travel to IOC member states may be required. The period of performance will be approximately 36 months, commencing in the last quarter of 2018.

LINPICO is looking for a Financial Management Expert (400 working days)

Duties and responsibilities

The Financial Management Expert will be responsible for supporting IOC in uplifting its financial management systems and bringing it to international standards. His/Her mission will mainly focus on strengthening the Administration and Finance function of the IOC General Secretariat.  The Financial Management Expert will report to the Team Leader.

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements

  • A Masters degree in finance, accounting or a professional qualification from a recognised institution or an acceptable qualification in a related field or 15 years of relevant professional experience in the field
  • Excellent written and verbal command in English and French is essential;

Preferred requirements

  • Specialisation in financial management.

General Professional Experience

Minimum requirements

  • At least 10 years of working experience in the area of finance management or accounting at management level.
  • At least 5 years’ working experience in capacity building and training

Preferred requirements

  • At least five years’ working experience in financial management of intergovernmental
  • Very good knowledge of public sector accounting systems such as IPSAS;

Specific Professional Experience

Minimum requirements

  • Working experience of at least 2 years in the development of financial management systems and procedure manuals and drafting of financial rules;

Preferred requirements

  • Working experience of at least 2 years in managing (accounting and budgeting) international cooperation funds, preferably EU funds;

Please email your Curriculum Vitae to Axel CAMBRILLAT on [email protected] with “INCA IOC – Position Title” in the subject and Cc. in  [email protected]

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