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Required experts:

GDSI is implementing Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility – Regional Actions Project with the aim to strengthen and promote civil society\\\'s role in reforms and democratic changes taking place in the Eastern Neighbourhood countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine). The project has identified a need to facilitate the development of CSOs’ capacity to develop stories about their activities and broadcast them. We therefore are looking for an expert to lead the process of the online course development on \\\"Storytelling for Civil Society Organisations\\\", including:  

  • Reviewing and proposing improvements to the methodological / pedagogical approach proposed by the course developers.
  • Development of the baseline assessment of participants\\\' knowledge.
  • Carrying out the first quality check of content produced by the course developers, in line with the ToR for the course, the briefing of the Team Leader.
  • Producing additional content for the course or better adapting existing content to the needs of civil society in the region.
  • Providing support with the examples to be included in the course: checking quality and relevance, contacting organisations for permission, adapting examples, etc.
  • Collecting resources for the resource library of the course (in Russian and English).
  • If requested, producing practical assignments / exercises for course participants.
  • Weekly progress / status check involving all relevant parties and completion of a detailed status /ongoing tasks table.
  • Performing the quality assurance of the course, including checking the quality of translations.
  • If requested, actively participating in the closed Facebook group for participants.

  Time input requested: during December 2018 - April 2019.  

 

Selection Criteria:

  • At least three years of experience on developing and broadcasting stories, preferably for civil society organisations.
  • Previous experience in developing trainings and training others on relevant subjects.
  • At least one year of experience working for or with civil society organisations in the EaP region.
  • Experience in development/adaptation of e-learning courses for civil society is considered an advantage.
  • Being a published author (online publications / platforms included) would be considered an advantage.

CV submission deadline:
2018-11-29
Project start:
2018-12-03
Project duration:
5 months
Responsible:
EaP CSF Project director at gdsivacancies@gdsi.ie
Required experts:

The general objectives of this evaluation are:

  • to provide the relevant external co-operation services of the European Union and the wider public with an overall independent assessment of State Building Contracts as an aid delivery instrument;
  • to identify key lessons and to produce recommendations to improve current and inform future choices on State Building Contracts.
GDSI is looking for the following experts for this assignment:

Team Leader/ Senior Expert in evaluation of budget support operations

The Team Leader should have:

  • at least three references as Team Leader for multi-disciplinary Evaluation Teams;
  • strong experience of budget support modalities and budget support evaluation techniques, including experience in the application of the methodological approach for Budget Support evaluations developed within the OECD/DAC framework;
  • a thorough knowledge of development co-operation;
  • experience in managing complex evaluations;
  • fluent English and French.

Experts in budget support evaluations/team members

The Evaluation Team members as such is expected to possess expertise in:

  • development cooperation in general;
  • budget support modalities;
  • methods and techniques for rigorous complex evaluations, in particular for budget support evaluations;
  • evaluation methods and techniques and, if possible, of evaluation in the field of external relations and development co-operation;
  • previous relevant experience working with fragile countries;
  • the following fields: macroeconomics, public finance management, social sectors;
  • the working knowledge of at least the following language(s): English and French.

 

CV submission deadline:
2018-11-23
Project start:
2019-01-01
Project duration:
8 months
Responsible:
Anna Lobanova at gdsivacancies@gdsi.ie
Required experts:
The general purpose of this thematic evaluation is twofold: 
  • to provide the relevant external co-operation services of the European Union and the wider public an overall independent assessment and evidence of the EU support provided to VET in partner countries over the period 2014-2018; 
  • to identify key lessons and to produce recommendations to improve current and inform future choices on VET support in partner countries. 

Experts with the following profiles are required for this assignment: 

Team Leader/ Senior Evaluator will participate in the overall coordination of the evaluation, provide particular support on the provision of budgetary data and analysis, and provide quality assurance of the sector experts\' inputs. The Team Leader should have:
  • at least three references as Team Leader for multi-disciplinary Evaluation Team;
  • advanced knowledge and experience in the VET sector in the partner countries;
  • Knowledge and expertise in labour market and labour -economic analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills, team co-ordination, presentation and proven report writing and editing skills in English or French.
  • Familiarity with the European Union policies, instruments and aid modalities (including budget support, blending)

The Evaluation Team members are expected to have expertise in: 
  • Development cooperation in general; 
  • Evaluation methods and techniques in the field of external relations and development co-operation; 
  • Methods and techniques for rigorous complex evaluations, in particular for VET evaluations; 
  • demonstrated experience in analytical methods, which can evaluate change and contribution. 
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection, good data analysis skills (in particular for the junior expert). 
  • Expertise and experience in the following fields: private sector development (in urban and rural areas); labour market analysis, economics, decent employment, inclusiveness and value-chains. 
  • Significant experience and expertise in political economy of sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Familiarity with the European Union policies, instruments and aid modalities (including budget support, blending. 
  • Ability to function to a high standard (spoken and written form) in the following languages : English and French 
  • Expertise in the new EIP modality is a strong advantage 
  • Previous relevant experience working with fragile countries is a strong advantage. 

CV submission deadline:
2018-11-25
Project start:
2019-01-07
Project duration:
14 months
Responsible:
Anna Lobanova at gdsivacancies@gdsi.ie