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Call for a local Expert for East Africa


Published by Jobstanzania on 11:10:00 pm

Call for a local Expert for East Africa

Background information:
FIIAPP is a foundation of the State public sector whose activities, characterised by the absence of profit and the pursuit of the general interest, is framed in the field of international cooperation aimed at the institutional modernisation, for the reform of Public Administrations and the attainment of democratic governance.

FIIAPP is searching for an Expert who will be based in Dar Es Salaam.

The estimated duration of the contract is 32 months, to be carried out mainly in Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) with regional and trans-regional frequent travelling.
The Expert will support the Regional Coordinator (RC) based in Dar Es Salaam.
The Expert will assist the RC, working closely and supporting him/her in the completion of their tasks and duties. The work in the RC office requires a close cooperation with the Tanzanian project partners, and further relevant institutions, e.g. the EU Delegation to Tanzania.

Information of the project:
The objective of the Expert is to facilitate the smooth implementation of this trans regional, multi-country project and support the work of the Regional Coordinator.


The main tasks of the Expert will be:
 Provision of support to the RC in administrative and organisational issues,
 Organisation of a document storage system (electronic and analogue),
 Making travel arrangements and arrange meetings for the Project Leader, Project
Deputy, RC, the short-term experts and other foreign specialists involved in the project
(e.g. organisation of hotels, local and regional transports)
 Coordination of missions of short-term experts and other foreign specialists in relation
to the project,
 Assistance to the RC, the short-term experts and other foreign specialists involved in
the project in matters related to language problems or other problems due to being
and working in a foreign country,
 Organisation of meetings, workshops and conferences, including meetings of the
Steering Committee of the project (e.g. organisation of venues, including catering,
technical support, preparation of invitations of Tanzanian specialists and press),
 Practical support in the implementation of daily work of the RC, the short-term experts
and other foreign specialists involved in the project in Tanzania,
 Dealing with contacts inside the project team, the partner institutions, and outside by
telephone, internet and site visits,
 Drafting of minutes of meetings,
 Drafting of written materials with relation to the project in Swahili and English, e.g.
reports,
 Performing of necessary office and office management tasks, including record
keeping,
 Accounting of project expenditures,
 Providing interpretation and translation services (from Swahili into English and vice
versa),
 Attending the RC and short-term-experts at regional trips in Tanzania (including
overnight stays) during meetings with Tanzanian counterparts, and also other regional
countries covered by the RC and project, as necessary.


Expert profile:
Requirements (CV):
Qualification and skills:
 A university degree (preferably Masters) in a relevant subject such as international
relations, law, development studies, social/political science, or other relevant subject.
 Proficient with a computer.
 Excellent knowledge of Word (e.g. formatting, serial letters), Excel (e.g. spreadsheet
calculation), and PowerPoint.
 Native Swahili speaker,
 Excellent knowledge of English (oral and written),
 Hard working with excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to
work closely with the RC and team of experts.
General professional action:
 General knowledge in bookkeeping,
 Action with the implementation of projects funded by the EU, or other bi-/multilateral
projects,
 Action in organising workshops and meetings.
Specific professional action:
 Excellent knowledge of Tanzania and its institutions, legislation and administration and
knowledge of EU issues.
 Action of dealing with Tanzanian law enforcement organisations, particularly those
involved in drug supply reduction activities,
 Action of dealing with Tanzanian organisations involved in drug demand reduction
activities and associated health care issues.

Assets (CV):
 High level University degree.
 Action in bookkeeping.
 Action in administration.
 Action with EU projects.
 Action with other donors.
 Action planning workshops and conferences.
 Action dealing with law enforcement.
 Action dealing with drug demand reduction activities and health care issues.
 Action in dealing with senior officials / officers in Tanzanian State institutions.
 Action in further computer programmes (e.g. image processing, text design).


High level University degree
Any degree = 8 points
Degree in relevant subject = 12 points
Master’s degree = 16 points
Masters in relevant subject = 20 points

English
Fluency = 10
Other: max. 5

Book-keeping  (Min = 5 years)
5-7 : 1 point
7-10 : 3 points
>10 : 5 points

Administrative tasks (Min = 5 years)
5-7 : 3 point
7-10 : 7 points
>10 : 10 points

Action with EU Projects (Min = 5 years)
5-7 : 3 point
7-10 : 7 points
>10 : 10 points

Action with other donors (Min = 5 years)
5-7 : 1 point
7-10 :3 points
>10 : 5 points

Planning workshops and conferences (Min = 5 years)
5-7 : 3 point
7-10 : 7 points
>10 : 10 points

Dealing with law enforcement (Min = 5 years)
5-7 : 3 point
7-10 : 7 points
>10 : 10 points

Dealing with drug demand / health projects (Min = 5 years)
5-7 : 1 point
7-10 : 3 points
>10 : 5 points

Liaison with Tanzanian Ministries and Agencies (Min = 5 years)
5-7 : 3 point
7-10 : 7 points
>10 : 10 points

Computer programs (Min = 3 years)
> 3 : 5 points



Application:
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send a covering letter in
English and an informative CV in English (please use the attached CV format) by e-mail to both:

CV format, all candidates should complete the Cv format attached here >> CV FORMAT

Ms María and Gastón Betrán:
mgaston@fiiapp.es
hiring@eu-act.info



Deadline: Friday 30th March



1 For reference on equivalent qualifications see EPSO website-Annex 1,
(http://europa.eu.int/epso/on-line-applications/pdf/guide-1242-171104_en.doc)



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