C.898 Key Expert 4

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C.898 KE4





Project Duration: 40 months from 1st of November 2020

Key expert 4: Programming & Project Cycle Management (minimum 300 w/d) - EuropeAid/140587/DH/SER/UZ


EUROPEAN PROFILES S.A. (GR - leader) will participate in bidding for the following EU tender in consortium with Agrotec SpA Italy, International Development Ireland (IDI) LTD, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management gGmbH Germany andVakakis and Associates Rural Development consultants SA Greece:

EU assistance for Uzbekistan Agri-Food Development Strategy 2020-2030

Services Location: The Republic of Uzbekistan
Start date(provisional): 1st November 2020
Duration: 40 months

Overall objective

The overall objective of the Sector Reform Performance Contract of which this contract will be a part is: to contribute to the achievement of the 2030 Vision of the Agri-Food Sector, which aims to develop a competitive, market and export-oriented Uzbekistan Agri-food Sector that will increase farm incomes, create new jobs, enhance food security and ensure the sustainable use of natural resources (in line with the Uzbekistan Agri-Food Development Strategy 2020-2030 and its Roadmap).


I.The purpose of this contract is to provide an Agriculture Support and Knowledge facility (ASK) to assist the Government of Uzbekistan in managing the transition process from a planned economy to a market-based system by creating an enabling policy and regulatory environment and strengthening key institutional capacities and the development of targeted agri-food public services.

II.The Agriculture Support and Knowledge facility (ASK) will also provide complementary support to assist the Uzbek government in implementing the Sector Reform Performance Contract.

Key experts

Key experts have a crucial role in implementing the contract. These terms of reference contain the required key experts' profiles. The tenderer shall submit CVs and statements of exclusivity and availability for the following key experts:

Key expert 4: Programming & Project Cycle Management (minimum 660 w/d) - EuropeAid/140587/DH/SER/UZ

He/she will be responsible for strengthening sector systems and services in programme and project cycle management. This is anticipated to focus on the development of programme management capacity within the Ministry of Agriculture and strengthening project cycle management structures systems and procedures within UZAIFSA and with donors and development partners in support of the sector.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Masters' Degree in Management, Project/Programme Management, Public administration, Economics, Agriculture Economics, Rural Development or in another relevant field or as an equivalent, Bachelor's degree and 2 years more general professional experience in excess of the minimum 10 years (as defined below);
  • Proven knowledge and advanced skills in project management, scheduling and monitoring;
  • Skills in utilising specialised computer applications for programme/project cycle management;
  • Very strong, diverse stakeholder coordination, communication and facilitation skills;
  • Excellent English communication skills both orally and in writing;
  • Russian and/or Uzbek language skills would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of Central Asian culture and customs would be desirable.

General professional experience:

  • At least 10 years of relevant international experience working in development cooperation programmes and projects.

Specific professional experience:

  • At least 10 years in project implementation and/or coordination, including programming, project planning, scheduling and progress monitoring,
  • At least 5 years in planning and monitoring of programme/projects activities and budgets.
  • At least 3 years in utilising specialised software for programme/project cycle management.
  • Previous experience of working on projects supporting the institutional capacity building would be an asset
  • Experience in supporting donor coordination is desirable.

All experts must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities they take on.

Application Deadline:

Monday, August 10, 2020
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