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Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building Expert - Strengthening Governance and Democracy

Country:
Myanmar
Position:
Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building Expert - Strengthening Governance and Democracy
Department:
Governance and Economic Development
Status:
PQ
Published:
Deadline:
Name of project:
Strengthening Governance and Democracy in Myanmar/Burma II - Enhancing the education and skills base in Myanmar
Task description:

We are currently looking for experts (Team Leader and Key Experts) for the upcoming project: Strengthening Governance and Democracy in Myanmar/Burma II - Enhancing the education and skills base in Myanmar, funded by the EU.
The project will support the government reform agenda, particularly in the focal areas of EU support, by strengthening institutions and non-state actors and developing capacities for efficient policy-making, planning and implementation. The project will provide flexible, demand-driven technical cooperation. Dedicated long term technical expertise will be mobilized together with ad-hoc medium/short term experts. Technical cooperation will also include organisation of trainings, workshops, study tours etc., as well as provision of assessments, studies and communication and visibility activities to ensure that EU assistance is both well aligned to the country needs and well communicated.

Provisional commencement date of the contract is 1st January 2021 (start of implementation) and the initial period of implementation of tasks will be 36 months. A draft profile is attached.

Key Expert: Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building Expert

The expert will have overall responsibility for the formulation and implementation of activities related to  institutional capacity for effective policy making, planning and implementation. The expert will identify needs and demands in this area, prepare specific ToR, and plan activities and training programmes for implementation under the project.  

Qualifications:
  • Advanced University Degree (PHD / Masters) in: Public Policy, Administration or Management Studies, Law, International Relations, Political Sciences, Economics or a directly related discipline. At least 10 years' experience of international cooperation in PAR and capacity building programmes may be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree (inclusive of the 8 years specific professional experience referred to below).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Proficiency in MS office computer programmes

General professional experience

  • Minimum 10 years professional experience;
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience within in Asia, or in transition economies or in fragile and post-conflict states. 

Specific professional experience

  • A minimum of 8 years' specific working experience of PAR and institutional capacity building is essential.

The following areas of working experience will be considered as important assets, and experience in at least two of the first three points is required:

  • Decentralisation processes and local governance;
  • Training policy development, training needs analysis, programme planning and implementation in public sector institutions; including
  • Designing and developing or procuring executive training courses;
  • Facilitating the conduct of studies, assessments and reviews and establishing international partnerships and networks;
  • Design of innovative academic courses related to civil service modernisation;
  • Familiarity with programmes in the above fields funded by the EU.
Project start date:
1st of January 2021
Project end date:
31st of December 2023
Duration:
36 months
Contact person:
First name:
Anna
Last name:
Jaeger
Phone:
+49 6172 930 534
Email:
Department:
Governance and Economic Development
Address:

Hindenburgring 18
61348 Bad Homburg
Germany

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