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ID: 76 Published: 15.06.2017 18:07

 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Background information:

FIIAPP
is a foundation of the State public sector whose activities, characterised by
the absence of profit and the pursuit of the general interest, is framed in the
field of international cooperation aimed at the institutional modernisation,
for the reform of Public Administrations and the attainment of democratic
governance.

 

FIIAPP
is searching for an Expert who will be based in Bishkek.  

 

The
estimated duration of the contract is 41 months, to be carried out mainly in Bishkek
(Kyrgyzstan) with regional and trans-regional frequent travelling.

 

The Expert will support
the Regional Coordinator (RC) based in Bishkek. The Expert will assist the RC,
working closely and supporting him/her in the completion of their tasks and
duties. The work in the RC office requires a close cooperation with the Kyrgyz
project partners, and further relevant institutions, e.g. the EU Delegation to Kyrgyzstan.

 

Information
of the project
:

 

The objective of the
Expert is to facilitate the smooth implementation of this trans-regional,
multi-country project and support the work of the Regional Coordinator.

 

The main tasks of the Expert will be:

  • Provision of support to the RC
    in administrative and organisational issues,
  • Organisation of a document
    storage system (electronic and analogue),
  • Making travel arrangements and
    arrange meetings for the Project Leader, Project Deputy, RC, the
    short-term experts and other foreign specialists involved in the project
    (e.g. organisation of hotels, local and regional transports)
  • Coordination of missions of
    short-term experts and other foreign specialists in relation to the
    project,
  • Assistance to the RC, the
    short-term experts and other foreign specialists involved in the project
    in matters related to language problems or other problems due to being and
    working in a foreign country,
  • Organisation of meetings,
    workshops and conferences, including meetings of the Steering Committee of
    the project (e.g. organisation of venues, including catering, technical
    support, preparation of invitations of Kyrgyz specialists and press),
  • Practical support in the
    implementation of daily work of the RC, the short-term-experts and other
    foreign specialists involved in the project in Kyrgyzstan,
  • Dealing with contacts inside
    the project team, the partner institutions, and outside by telephone,
    internet and site visits,
  • Drafting of minutes of
    meetings,
  • Drafting of written materials
    with relation to the project in Russian/Kyrgyz and English, e.g. reports,
  • Performing of necessary office and office management
    tasks, including record keeping,
  • Accounting of project expenditures,
  • Providing interpretation and
    translation services (from Russian/Kyrgyz into English and vice versa),
  • Attending the RC and
    short-term-experts at regional trips in Kyrgyzstan (including overnight
    stays) during meetings with Kyrgyz counterparts, and also other regional
    countries covered by the RC and project, as necessary.

Expert profile:

Requirements (CV):

Qualification
and skills:

  • A
    university degree (preferably Masters) in a relevant subject such as
    international relations, law, development studies, social/political
    science, or other relevant subject.
  • Proficient with a computer.
  • Excellent experiences in Word
    (e.g. formatting, serial letters), Excel (e.g. spreadsheet calculation),
    and PowerPoint.
  • Russian/Kyrgyz speaker,
  • Excellent knowledge of English
    (oral and written),
  • Hard working with excellent
    written and oral communication skills and the ability to work closely with
    the RC and team of experts.

General
professional experience:

  • General knowledge in
    bookkeeping,
  • Experience with the
    implementation of projects funded by the EU, or other bi-/multilateral
    projects,
  • Experience in organising
    workshops and meetings.

Specific
professional experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of Kyrgyzstan
    and its institutions, legislation and administration and knowledge of EU
    issues.
  • Experience of dealing with Kyrgyz
    law enforcement organisations, particularly those involved in drug supply
    reduction activities,
  • Experience of dealing with Kyrgyz
    organisations involved in drug demand reduction activities and associated
    health care issues.

Assets (CV):

  • High level University degree.
  • Fluent in Russian language.
  • Fluent in Kyrgyz language.
  • Fluent in English language.
  • Experience in bookkeeping.
  • Experience in administration.
  • Experience with EU projects.
  • Experience with other donors.
  • Experience
    planning workshops and conferences.
  • Experience
    dealing with law enforcement.
  • Experience in further computer
    programmes (e.g. image processing, text design).
  • Experience in dealing with
    senior officials / officers in Kyrgyz State institutions.

 

 

High
level University degree

 

Any degree = 4 points

Degree in relevant
subject = 6 points

Master’s degree = 8
points

Masters in relevant
subject = 10 points

Russian

 

Fluency
= 5

Other:
max. 3

Kyrgyz

 

Fluency
= 5

Other:
max. 3

English

 

Fluency
= 5

Other:
max. 3

Book-keeping

(Min
= 5 years)

5-7
: 1 point

7-10
: 2 points

>10
: 3 points

Administrative
tasks

(Min
= 5 years)

5-7
: 1 point

7-10
: 2 points

>10
: 3 points

Experience
with EU Projects

(Min
= 5 years)

5-7
: 3 point

7-10
: 5 points

>10
: 7 points

Experience
with other donors

(Min
= 5 years)

5-7
: 1 point

7-10
: 2 points

>10
: 3 points

Planning
workshops and conferences

(Min
= 5 years)

5-7
: 3 point

7-10
: 5 points

>10
: 7 points

Dealing
with law enforcement

(Min
= 5 years)

5-7
: 3 point

7-10
: 5 points

>10
: 7 points

Dealing
with drug demand / health projects

(Min
= 5 years)

5-7
: 1 point

7-10
: 2 points

>10
: 3 points

Liaison
with Kyrgyz Ministries and Agencies

(Min
= 5 years)

5-7
: 1 point

7-10
: 2 points

>10
: 3 points

Computer
programs

(Min
= 3 years)

>
3 : 5 points

 

 

Application:

Interested
candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send a covering letter in
English and an informative CV in English (please use the attached CV format) by
e-mail to both:

Ms
María Gastón Betrán

mgaston@fiiapp.es

Mr
Thomas Carter

Tlhr2@fiiapp.org ; tl.fiiapp@eu-act.info

Deadline: Friday 23rd
June

 


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