Policy Dialogue and Capacity-building Expert (840 working days), Angola
DESCRIPTION DU POSTE
Contrat : Long-terme
Date limite de candidature : 19/06/2019
Lieu : Angola
Projet : Technical Assistance for the Implementation of EU-Angola Dialogue Facility
The purpose of this contract is to provide technical assistance, in the form of an Implementation Support Team (IST) to support the implementation of the EU-Angola Dialogue Facility, including the management of funds for policy dialogues in areas covered by the JWF agreement and information and communication activities.
The policy dialogue and capacity-building expert will support and report to the Team Leader. He/she will in particular be responsible for:
the sound management of the funds allocation mechanism under the EU-Angola Dialogue Facility;
providing training to applicants;
developing measures enhancing capacity-building for dialogue of applicants where required;
procuring and managing services to implement policy dialogue projects;
supporting the implementation of policy dialogue projects.
The IST will be based in Luanda, Republic of Angola, with short-term missions to the EU, MS and other EU bilateral strategic partners/ regions. The intended start date of the project is 02/09/2019 and the period of implementation of the contract will be of 48 months counting from that date.
Qualifications and skills
preferably a Master’s degree in the field of economics, political science, international relations, management, economic and social development or in a relevant, directly related discipline. Alternatively, a University degree in the above-mentioned fields or in a relevant, directly related discipline, with 12 years of relevant experience;
excellent interpersonal skills;
excellent oral and written communication skills in Portuguese and English, including ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations;
ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines.
General professional experience
preferably 10 years of experience in management or economic/social development;
knowledge of Angola Government and policies would be an advantage;
knowledge of EU Strategic Partnerships, in particular JWF, would be an advantage.
Specific professional experience
experience in developing training materials and facilitating training workshops;
expertise in institutional capacity-building for Government Departments;
experience in management of EU-funded projects;
experience in management of public procurement procedures;
technical expertise in one or more sectors of JWF policy dialogue and cooperation would be an advantage;
work experience of middle-income countries, preferably Angola, would be an advantage;
knowledge of EU sectorial policies and external cooperation would be an advantage.