Second Mid-Term Review for the Trade Related Facility

Country
SADC regional
Position
2 experts - Category I
Expected Start
01 September 2019
Duration
90 working days
Deadline
14 June 2019
Contact
Mert Perk ( mperk@proman.lu )

Detailed description Back

The global objective is to improve the participation of SADC Member States in regional and international trade in order to contribute to sustainable development in the SADC region.

The specific objective is to enhance the implementation of the STP and the SADC EPA to increase intra-regional and inter-regional trade flows of the concerned SADC Member States.

Qualifications

Requirements of each Expert

  • 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;
  • 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).

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 tarifs;
  • 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.

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