Job details

Technical Assistance to Support CISOP 2014-2020 Operations, Information and Publicity

Key Expert 2- Programme Management Expert/ Deputy Team Leader

  • Project status
  • Project duration
  • Country
  • Start date
  • Deadline for application
  • Contact person
  • Open tenders
  • 36 months
  • Turkey
  • November 2018
  • 20 June
  • Giulia Santi
Project description

The overall objective of the project of which this contract is part is as follows: to contribute to the enhancement of absorption, administrative and institutional capacity of the OS and programme beneficiaries for effective and efficient management and publicity of the CISOP 2014-2020.

The purposes of this contract are as follows:

• To further consolidate the OS administrative capacity to manage the Operational Programme in compliance with EU Regulations, Framework / Financing / Operational Agreements for IPA II and applicable national legislation, and improve the design of OP management, monitoring and control systems;

• To maximize sound IPA II fund absorption by improving potential beneficiaries7 final beneficiaries (End Recipients of Assistance - ERAs)' access to information on funding opportunities available under CISOP 2014-20, as well as by strengthening their capacity to apply for, and correctly utilize, available IPA II funding;

• To enhance the OS capacity to effectively communicate, and ensure visibility of IPA -funded actions in compliance with stipulations of IPA II Regulations, as well as with Framework and Financing Agreement;

• To support OS in TPA programming for 2021-27 period;

• To increase awareness on the role of EU in Turkey, as well as visibility of IPA -funded actions in support to Competitiveness and Innovation Sector by programme stakeholders and the general public.

Job description

He/she will assist the relevant OS Departments in all activities related to the management of CISOP. He/she will be responsible to support in identification and development of the project pipeline, grant schemes preparation and management; programme -level monitoring and related quality assurance activities.

Job duration

3 years

Job profile

Qualification and  skills

• Bachelor degree in the field of engineering, economics, business administration, social or political sciences or equivalent. Master degree in one of the aforementioned disciplines will be an asset;

• Excellent command of spoken and written English;

• Full computer literacy.

General professional experience

. Minimum 7, but preferably 10 years of working experience following the attainment of a Bachelor's degree.

Specific professional experience

•Minimum 5 years of experience in technical assistance projects financed by EU pre -accession funds and/or Structural Funds;

•Minimum 3 years of working experience in project development/programme management in regional/local economic development/competitiveness/innovation fields;

• Minimum 1 year of experience in development of investment projects, including experience in development and/or assessment of pre -feasibility studies and/or feasibility studies and/or cost benefit analyses and/or business plans;

• Minimum 2 years of experience in programming and/or management of EU-funded grant schemes (excluding secondary procurement activities at local/regional level) at Contracting Authorities/Operating Structures level will be an asset.