C.908 Key Expert 1

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C.908 KE1





Project Duration: 30 months from June 2021

Key expert 1: Team leader (minimum 400 man days) - EuropeAid/139289/IH/SER/TR


EUROPEAN PROFILES S.A. (GR)will participate as partner in bidding for the following EU tender in consortium with DBC Europe S.A (BE-Leader), Open Plan Consulting (IT), PIN scrl (IT), Confserizi Cispel Toscana (IT), Artlite Mimarlik ltd (TR) and Archidata International srl(IT):

Technical Assistance for Kars City With Its Historical Identity Project

Services Location: Turkey
Start date(provisional): June 2021
Duration: 30 months

Overall objective

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows:

To contribute to the social and economic development of Kars through interventions in the tourism sector.


The purpose of this contract is as follows:

To improve regional competitiveness of the tourism industry in Kars by improving physical conditions (e.g. street rehabilitation), and by developing and implementing a Sustainable Tourism Governance Model based on the public-private partnership and also by developing a Site Management Plan.

Key experts

Key experts have a crucial role in implementing the contract.

The number of working days for the key experts is minimum man day inputs of each key expert. Any tender with less man-day than the indicated minimum days for key experts will be rejected.

Key expert 1: Team leader (minimum 400 man days) - EuropeAid/139289/IH/SER/TR

The Key Expert 1 / Team Leader shall be responsible for the overall coordination and management of project activities as described under these ToR - including inter alia:

  • proposing and agreeing with ERA on, non-key experts, and supervising their work;
  • preparing and submitting progress reports as required by these ToR;
  • performing Training Need Analysis (TNA), and supervising organization and delivery of training activities;
  • performing quality checks of project implementation processes and outputs;
  • diligently using the project budget securing value for money;
  • ensuring good communication with key project stakeholders.

On top of his/her project management responsibilities, the Key Expert 1 / Team Leader will particularly be responsible for Activities A and B in this ToR. The Key Expert 1 is expected to work during the project implementation. Furthermore, the Key Expert 1 / Team Leader is expected to contribute to other activities.

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the fields of economics, social sciences, tourism disciplines; in the absence of those degrees, min. 10 years of working experience in tourism development projects/programmes. Master's and /or higher degree in tourism disciplines is an asset.
  • Excellent command of English according to CV template (speaking, reading and writing)

General professional experience

  • Minimum 10, but preferably 15 years' working experience following the attainment of a Bachelor's degree.

Specific professional experience

  • Minimum 3 years' experience as team leader/project manager/programme manager or deputy team leader/deputy project manager in technical assistance projects/programmes financed by the EU and/or International Organisations (Only the references indicating uninterrupted 1 year or more experience will be considered acceptable).
  • Minimum 4 years' experience in programme/project on development of tourism sector (experiences in any project/programme such as; hotel management services, tourism agencies managerial services will not be accepted),
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in cultural tourism strategy development/implementation.
  • Destination management experience in programme/project on development of tourism sector (experiences gained in any project/programme such as; hotel management services, tourism agencies managerial services, etc. will not be accepted) will be an asset.

The tenderer will indicate the proposed number of working days for each Key Expert mentioned above, broken down by activity in the Organisation & Methodology.

As a rule, Key Experts will work in Turkey unless home-based inputs are requested. Home-based days will be approved on a case-by-case basis and authorised in advance. Work on holidays and weekends shall not be authorised, unless in duly justified circumstances and with prior approval by the Contracting Authority.

Travelling days to/from the beneficiary country will not be accounted as working days and therefore cannot be invoiced as working days.

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

Application Deadline:

Monday, December 7, 2020
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