Title Senior Expert Regional Integration and Migration
Reference Technical Assistance for the preparation of a Study on Reducing Barriers to the Free Movement of Persons in the IGAD region and preparation of an Action Document for the 11th EDF RIP project on Facilitating movement of persons in the IGAD Region for enhanced integration
Duration 50 days
BiRD is looking for a Category 1 Expert
One consultant from category I will be required to complete the assignment for an estimated number of 50 working days.
The consultant should possess working experience in the ESA region and/or having worked with other regional integration organizations. Preference will be given to individuals with proven relevant experience in undertaking a task of similar magnitude, and shall preferably among others, have the following qualifications and experience:
Master degree in Economics, Political Science, International Law or any development-related field or, in its absence an equivalent general professional experience of at least 12 years in the sector related to the Lot
A minimum of 5 years of professional working experience at national or regional levels on regional integration matters.
A minimum of 4 years of working experience on displacement and migration
Proven experience in developing intervention strategies for regional policies and programmes
· Analytical skills with ability to write and review technical reports
Proven track record to work in a multi-cultural environment
· Fluency in English with French as an added advantage.
· Advanced computer skills of at least the Microsoft Office standard software (Word, Excel, Power Point and equivalent)
It is expected that the assignment will commence the 1st of September 2015.
The overall duration of the assignment will be 50 working days. This period shall cover desk studies, consultation with relevant stakeholders as well as time dedicated to the overall conduction of the Action Document.
Applications and updated CVs are accepted on a rolling basis and should be submitted before 29 June, 2015 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that only excellent experts meeting most or all of the above criteria and having an excellent and verifiable track record will be considered.