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Required experts:
GDSI is invited to participate in the country level strategic evaluation of EU cooperation with Angola

Team member/ Evaluator with a thorough understanding of Angola’s context and experience in development cooperation in general. The working knowledge of English and Portuguese is required.



CV submission deadline:
2020-05-18
Project start:
2020-09-01
Project duration:
10 months
Responsible:
Anna Lobanova at projects@gdsi.ie
Required experts:
The overall objective of the blended course on sectorial accountability for civil society organisations is to improve the capacity of civil society organisations and representatives to meaningfully engage in sectorial issues of significance for the overall level of wellbeing in society. The sector which will be addressed by this course will be the energy sector. 

The course is meant to improve CSOs’ understanding of how the energy sector works, the sectorial decision-making processes and funding, energy policies and relevant international commitments, as well as allow them to identify ‘entry points’ for lobbying and advocacy and make them aware of the consultations and complaint mechanisms of relevant bodies. 

The assignment is planned to start in May 2020 and last until November 2020.

Interested organisations should have the following professional experience: curriculum development, course development, development of e-learning modules / courses.  The organisations should have relevant experience in the EU or Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and have proven work experience with private sector, government agencies and CSOs.
CV submission deadline:
2020-05-20
Project start:
2020-05-30
Project duration:
6 months
Responsible:
Vladimir Ivanov at welcome@EaPCivilSociety.eu
Required experts:
The following clarifications are provided in response to enquiries received in respect of the current Call for Proposals to Develop and Deliver the Blended Course on Sectorial Accountability for CSOs (Energy Sector)
CV submission deadline:
2020-05-20
Project start:
2020-05-30
Project duration:
6 months
Responsible:
Vladimir Ivanov at welcome@EaPCivilSociety.eu
Required experts:

GDSI are looking for suitably qualified experts for a number of positions:

Team Leader/Senior Expert in agrigenomics, project management and SME development (520 working days over 30 months starting in October 2020).

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor degree in Basic Sciences (e.g. Biology, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Animal Genetics, Veterinary, Plant Genetics, Biotechnology), Engineering (e.g. Molecular Biology/Genetics, Animal Genetics, Biotechnology, Agriculture, Food, Chemical Eng.)
  • Excellent command of English (speaking, reading and writing)
  • A post-graduate degree (MSc or PhD) in a relevant area.

General professional experience

  • Minimum 7 years of working experience following the attainment of a Bachelor’s degree.

Specific professional experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in projects/programs management and/or institutions/organizations management and/or product life cycle management services to SMEs
  • Minimum 2 years in provision of business development services (e.g. consultancy/ marketing/ product development/ brand management/ R&D) in agrigenomics and/or biotechnology sectors and/or a high throughput genotypinc center

Business Development in Biotechnology sector/ non-key expert (140 working days)

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Basic Sciences (i.e. Biology, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Animal Genetics, Plant Genetics, Biotechnology, Veterinary, Agriculture, Food, Chemical Eng. Etc.) or in equivalent disciplines
  • Good command of English (speaking, reading and writing).

General professional experience

  • Minimum 3 years professional experience.

Specific professional experience

  •  Minimum 3 years of experience in business development in related disciplines.

Accreditation and Quality Management (A&QME) expert in Agrigenomics/Non-key expert (100 working days).

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Veterinary, Agriculture, Basic Sciences (i.e. Biology, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Animal Genetics, Plant Genetics, Biotechnology etc.), Engineering (i.e. Molecular Biology/Genetics, Animal Genetics, Plant Genetics, Biotechnology, Veterinary, Agriculture, Food, Chemical Eng. Etc.) or in equivalent disciplines
  • Good command of English (speaking, reading and writing)

General professional experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience

Specific professional experience

  • 3 years of experience in quality management in the Agrigenomics and/or biotechnology sector
  • Experience in service manual preparation of R&D laboratories, ISO certification (e.g. ISO 90001, ISO 17025, ISO 17043, etc.) and biotechnology laboratory accreditation.


Validation in Agrigenomics expert/non-key expert (60 working days)

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Veterinary, Agriculture, Basic Sciences (i.e. Biology, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Animal Genetics, Plant Genetics, Biotechnology, Veterinary, Agriculture, Food, Chemical Eng. Etc.) or in equivalent disciplines
  • Good command of English (speaking, reading and writing).

General professional experience

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience.

Specific professional experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in testing activities in the Agrigenomics and/or biotechnology field in private sector and/or university
  • Experience in at least one of below listed technical fields is required:

  1. SNP based array, sequencing and scoring genotypic data
  2. Other genotyping methods including end point, NGS and real time PCR methods and data analysis
  3. High throughput DNA extraction methods, and automated liquid handlers.
Other short-term non-key experts:
  • Business Plan preparation
  • Business Analyst
  • Patent Engineer/ Attorney
  • Prototyping/Design/Testing
  • Publicity and visibility
  • Event Management
  • Legal issues
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Marketing
  • Integrated Risk Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Desk Research
  • Innovation
CV submission deadline:
2020-05-24
Project start:
2020-10-01
Project duration:
30 months
Responsible:
Korkut Yavuz 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 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:
2020-05-31
Project start:
2019-03-01
Project duration:
individual assignments
Responsible:
Georgios Chatzigiagkou at georgios.chatzigiagkou@gdsi.ie