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We want to let you know about some changes in how we use, store and share the information we hold about you.

Under the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on 25 May 2018, we will have more obligations and you will have more rights about your information. In order to reflect these new regulations we now need to update our Privacy Policy and you can find a copy of the new Policy here. We recommend you read this so you can better understand how these new regulations operate.

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Required experts:

GDSI Limited has been invited to the following EU-funded tender “Inter-institutional single framework contract for the provision of support for the monitoring of LIFE projects (action grants and operating grants), communication about the LIFE programme and other related activities\\\".

We are searching for the following experts:

Communication experts (CE)
The communication experts should include, as a minimum, the following profiles:

  • Communication manager – minimum 5 years of experience in managing communication projects/campaigns (both traditional and digital);
  • Communication officer – minimum 2 years of experience as a consultant for communication.

The communication team should fulfil the following specific criteria. Each of the below criteria must be fulfilled by at least one member of the team.

  • Experience in providing communication advice and trainings (minimum 3 years);
  • Experience and expertise in events management including organising events in at least two different countries and including experience in measuring and evaluating the impact of events (minimum 3 years);
  • Experience in web editing (minimum 3 years) and level C295 of written and spoken English);
  • Experience in journalism and editing, including experience in carrying out journalistic research in the field of environment and/or climate action (minimum 3 years) and a diploma in journalism;
  • Experience in social media management including the production of multimedia content, viral marketing and social media analytics (minimum 2 years);
  • Experience in web project management including web analytics (minimum 5 years) and a bachelor\\\'s degree in informatics;
  • Experience in graphic design for print and web (minimum 3 years);
  • Experience in the audio-visual field (minimum 3 years) including conceiving, filming, producing, promoting and distributing audio-visual products.

Monitoring experts (MO)
The technical monitoring experts must fulfil the following criteria:

  • a level of education which correspond to completed university studies of at least 4 years in the thematic area(s) 93 he/she will be assigned to;
  • at least 3 years of professional experience in the thematic area(s)94 he/she will be assigned to;

a professional experience in project and/or programme management, including financial aspects.
The financial monitoring experts must fulfil the following criteria:

  • a level of education which correspond to a completed studies of at least 3 years (bachelor or equivalent) and
  • at least 3 years professional experience in accounting/financial management of projects;
  • at least two of the financial monitoring experts should have at least 3 years professional experience in financial audits.

The monitoring experts in charge of the Land Purchase Database (LPD) must:
have followed a training in Geographic Information System since a digitalisation exercise is needed to transform paper spatial data into Shapefiles (ESRI-ArcGis).

The monitoring experts who will monitor NGO operating grants shall have:

  • at least two years of professional experience linked to the non-profit making sector acting in the field of EU Environmental and Climate policy development.

The monitoring experts should have expertise in the following areas:

  • Nature
  • Biodiversity
  • Water
  • Marine environment
  • Waste
  • Resource efficiency
  • Soil
  • Forest
  • Green and circular economy
  • Environment and health
  • Chemical
  • Noise
  • Air quality and emission
  • Urban environment
  • Information and communication
  • Effective control process, compliance
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Climate governance and information
  • Business development, access to market
  • Communication tools and method
  • Decentralised thematic networks
CV submission deadline:
2018-06-01
Project start:
0000-00-00
Project duration:
Responsible:
Nazira Assankulova at gdsivacancies@gdsi.ie
Required experts:
The overall objective of the EU4Youth (EU4Y) programme is to foster the employability and employment of young people and their active participation in society and economy.

GDSI Limited is looking for the following key experts (Provisionally full time)

Key expert 1: Team Leader
Master-level degree in Economics, Law, Social Affairs or equivalent relevant for this assignment
Minimum 10 years  in a management position of which at least 3 years as a Team Leader for projects with a duration of minimum 24 months
At least 5 years of experience with EU Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Analysis
Minimum 5 years of professional experience in youth related issues in specific fields (See the attached Terms of Reference) 
Proven working knowledge of key youth related topics in the Eastern Neighbourhood region
Minimum 3 year of professional experience in an EaP country

Key expert 2: Senior Expert - Thematic Expert
Master-level degree in Economics, Law, Social Affairs relevant for this assignment
Good IT skills
Knowledge of Russian would be an asset.
Proven experience in writing analytical reports and/or technical papers
At least 10 years of professional experience in programme relevant youth related issues (See the attached Terms of Reference)
Out of these 10 years, at least 3 years of professional experience in the design of youth policies and related policy dialogue
At least 3 year of professional experience in an EaP country

Key expert 3: Junior Expert - Programme Coordinator
Master-level degree in Economics, Law, Social Affairs relevant for this assignment;
Minimum 3 years of professional experience with EU project management
Minimum 3 years of experience in coordinating activities and ensuring dialogue and cooperation with various stakeholders (State, NGO, etc.)
Proven experience in writing analytical reports and/or technical papers.
Minimum 3 years of professional experience in youth related issues in the Eastern Neighbourhood region (See the attached terms of reference).

For more information please see the attached terms of reference

CV submission deadline:
2018-06-15
Project start:
0000-00-00
Project duration:
Responsible:
Nazira Assankulova at gdsivacancies@gdsi.ie
Required experts:
Il est demandé 2 experts de Catégorie I pour 50 jours de prestation chacun (100 jours de prestation au total).

Profil par expert ou expertise demandée:

Expert de Catégorie I (Chef de Mission) - 50 jours de prestation :
  • Diplôme de troisième cycle universitaire (ou équivalent) en Droit, Gestion des Administrations Publiques, Relations Internationales ou Economie
  • Au moins 12 ans d\'expérience professionnelle en matière de réforme des administrations publiques et révision de cadre réglementaire
  • Au moins 4 missions d\'expertise internationale liées à la mise en place et au respect des normes de l\'Initiative pour la Transparence dans les Industries Extractives 
  • Maîtrise avérée du vocabulaire juridique et excellentes capacités rédactionnelles en français
  • Très bonne capacité d’analyse de contexte et de modération d’atelier
  • Une connaissance du Mali et/ou des pays de la sous-région sera considérée comme un atout

Expert de Catégorie I - 50 jours de prestation :
  • Diplôme de troisième cycle universitaire (ou équivalent) en Droit, Gestion des Administrations Publiques, Relations Internationales ou Economie ;
  • Au moins 12 ans d\'expérience professionnelle en matière de réforme des administrations publiques et révision de cadre réglementaire ;
  • Au moins 2 missions d\'expertise internationale liée à la mise en place et au respect des normes de l\'Initiative pour la Transparence dans les Industries Extractives ;
  • Savoir communiquer, tant à l\'oral qu\'à l\'écrit, avec différentes parties prenantes issues de domaines multisectoriels
  • Une connaissance du Mali et/ou des pays de la sous-région sera considérée comme un atout.

CV submission deadline:
2018-06-27
Project start:
0000-00-00
Project duration:
Responsible:
Niamh Fahey at projects@gdsi.ie
Required experts:
GDSI Limited are searching for a junior (30 w/d) and medium (20 w/d) expert for the Mid-Term Review of the European Commission’s Action Plan on Nutrition and Evaluation of the Nutrition Advisory Service.

The MTR team as such will be required to possess expertise in the following areas:
  • Review / evaluation methods and techniques in general and, if possible, of evaluation in the field of external relations and development cooperation
  • Previous relevant expertise across the various regions covered by the APN (including Africa, Asia and Latin America)
  • Thorough knowledge of the global nutrition agenda / state of play and institutional / policy landscape, with previous assignments having been conducted on the nutrition thematic (incorporating both ‘nutrition specific’ and ‘nutrition sensitive’ approaches) and at least 10 years of professional experience related to nutrition with a minimum of 6 years in developing countries)
  • Demonstrated understanding of Governance (including both public sector and civil society), Organisational and Capacity Development issues
  • Experience in identification and formulation or review / evaluation of development programmes (preferably EDF / DCI funded and/or UN implemented interventions)
  • Demonstrated experience with gender equity and human rights based approaches
  • Strong analysis skills and strategic thinking
  • The MTR team must include excellent knowledge of English and French (classified as 1-excellent in the corresponding CV language table) 
Please see the attached file for more information.
CV submission deadline:
2018-02-26
Project start:
0000-00-00
Project duration:
Responsible:
Niamh Fahey at projects@gdsi.ie