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Required experts:
GDSI is participating in a DFID funded tender in Pakistan and we are developing a core team of experts for long term assignments in the fields of Tax, Revenue, Investment and Communications.

Requirements for the following positions are:

1. Programme Manager
• High level experience in the area of tax policy and/or economic growth and/or investment promotion.
• Experience of working as a high level advisor to the government of Pakistan (or relevant Ministries).
• International experience (e.g. as a staff member of the World Bank, IMF, UN, ADB or similar).
• Experience of working in an economics faculty of an international university and/or a few publications in their technical field (tax/economic growth/investment promotion).
• Experience of working in the management of donor/DFID funded projects.

2. Lead Expert on Tax-Revenue Mobilisation
• Specific expertise in the area of tax policy (especially revenue mobilisation, tax collection systems and strategies, etc.).
• Experience of working as a high level advisor to the government of Pakistan (or relevant Ministries).
• International experience (e.g. as a staff member of the World Bank, IMF, UN, ADB or similar).
• Experience of working in an economics faculty of an international university and/or a few publications in their technical field (tax/economic growth/investment promotion).
• Experience of working in the management of donor/DFID funded projects.

3. Lead Expert on Investment Climate
• Specific expertise in the area of investment promotion.
• Experience of working in a significant investment promotion agency internationally.
• Experience of working as a high level advisor to the government of Pakistan (or relevant Ministries).
• International experience (e.g. as a staff member of the World Bank, IMF, UN, ADB or similar).
• Experience of working in the management of donor/DFID funded projects.

4. Strategic Communications
• Experience of working in journalism or in other media organisations (like TV, radio, etc.).
• Skills in graphic design and in the use of modern communications methods (social media, etc.).
• Political lobbyist of some kind. Preferably, having a portfolio of concrete achievements in the communications field (especially in the area of public policy).

5. PSW Manager
• Strong track record in the development of e-government services, preferably in the tax (customs) field.
• Experience of working in IT department of a national tax authority.
• Experience of leading the creation or development of similar on-line systems.
• Understanding of practical workings of tax authorities (especially customs and excise) from administrative and data processing points of view.

6. Responsive Policy Function Manager
• Having a background in carrying out project identification missions (i.e. in understanding and designing support programmes for government institutions).
• Experience of working in a position which required continual liaison with government counterparts at high levels (e.g. as head of donor mission or similar).
• Experience in, or understanding of, expert recruitment.
CV submission deadline:
2020-08-31
Project start:
2020-09-01
Project duration:
To be confirmed
Responsible:
Estefania Sanchez at estefania.sanchez@gdsi.ie
Required experts:

GDSI is working on an upcoming tender project in Western Balkans for which we are looking for a Team Leader to lead the project. The following are the requirements:

  • Legal Expert or with a Master/ BA degree in Political Science, relevant qualifications
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of professional experience
  • Experience as a Team Leader in at least 1 contract of similar size with monitoring and evaluation of team members
  • Experience in policy or strategy development in the areas of Rule of Law or Judiciary
  • Alignment with EU acquis
  • Experience in sector budget support (preferably in Rule of Law area)
  • Experience in legal reforms in Albania (desired)


CV submission deadline:
2020-11-30
Project start:
2020-09-01
Project duration:
TBC
Responsible:
Shreya Dhargalkar at opportunities@gdsi.ie
Required experts:

GDSI is taking part in a tender funded by EU commission for North Macedonia. Hence we are looking for VET experts, Education experts (Post-secondary), Labour Market Experts, NQF or EQAVET experts, Adult learning experts.
The following are the requirements for the team leader:
  • Experience with establishing the VET legal and institutional framework
  • Locals from North Macedonia (or from the Balkans, Austria or Germany) would be preferred
  • Professional experience of minimum 8 to 10 years is required
  • The individual should have experience as a Team Leader in at least 1 contract of similar size.
  • Experience in Dual Education and NQF is desired
Experience with the establishment of (regional) VET centres will be a key advantage
CV submission deadline:
2020-11-30
Project start:
2020-09-01
Project duration:
TBC
Responsible:
Shreya Dhargalkar at opportunities@gdsi.ie
Required experts:

GDSI is implementing an EU funded project in Serbia on Strengthening the Capacities of the Ministry of Justice in line with the requirements of the EU Accession Negotiation Process. We are developing a pool of non-key experts for short term assignments in the following fields:  

  • Judicial reform;
  • Procedural safeguards;
  • Fundamental human rights;
  • Minority rights;
  • Access to justice;
  • Judicial efficiency;
  • Judicial professions;
  • Legal analyses;
  • Acquis transposition in the area of the Rule of Law;
  • Methodology development;
  • Strategic planning;
  • Strategic insight of large ICT projects;
  • Donor coordination in the field of the judicial report;
  • Organisational analysis of the Ministry of Justice;
  • Capacity building development;
  • Institution building development;
  • Training Needs Assessment development;
  • Training programme development;
  • On the job training and coaching in the area of the Rule of Law;
  • Budgeting/ cost assessment;
  • External communication, visibility and public relations.

CV submission deadline:
2020-07-31
Project start:
2019-03-01
Project duration:
individual assignments
Responsible:
Georgios Chatzigiagkou at georgios.chatzigiagkou@gdsi.ie
Required experts:
GDSI is working on a tender for Technical Assistance for the Evaluation of 2014, 2015 and 2016 Turkey annual projects. For this project, we are looking for Key experts and Senior Non-key experts. Please find the eligibility criteria’s below:
 1.       KEY EXPERTS
           ·         BA degree or equivalent in the fields of social sciences, administrative sciences, or the law.
           ·         Graduate degree (MA or PhD) in the relevant field.
           ·         Has 20 years of general professional experience
           ·         Has managed at least 2 projects aiming at planning/programming, monitoring and evaluation of IPA Country Annual Programmes
           ·         Has 5 years of experience in monitoring & evaluation
           ·         Professional work experience in Turkey
           ·         Good command of written and spoken Turkish 
2.      NON-KEY EXPERTS
-          Senior Non-Key Experts (minimum requirements for each category)
         ·           Minimum BA degree
         ·           Minimum 10 years of work experience in the relevant field
         ·           Excellent command of English
         ·           Graduate degree (MA or PhD)
         ·           Professional experience in Turkey
-          Junior Non-Key Experts (minimum requirements for each category)
        ·           Excellent command of English
        ·           Must be a Turkish citizen
        ·           Minimum BA degree
        ·           Minimum 3 years of work experience in the relevant field
CV submission deadline:
2020-09-30
Project start:
2021-02-01
Project duration:
36 months
Responsible:
Shreya Dhargalkar at opportunities@gdsi.ie