Sectors:Labour Market & Employment, Social DevelopmentLabour Market & Employment, Social Development
Job type:Contract, 12 months +
Work experience: From 5 years
Date posted:May 24, 2022
Expected starting date:Oct 3, 2022
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The overall objective (Impact) to which this action contributes is:
To strengthened capacities of the beneficiary institutions to implement sector wide approach and assume obligations deriving from the EU accession process in ESP sector (in line with the Chapter 2, Chapter 19 and Chapter 22).
The specific objectives (Outcomes) of this contract are as follows:
Specific objective (Outcome) 1 – Supporting relevant institutions (Ministry of Economic Development, Employment Agency Montenegro, Ministry of Finance and Social Welfare, Centres for Social Work, Agency for Social and Child Protection) in revision and preparation of policies in ESP sectors and in programming relevant for ESF based on developed policies.
Specific objective (Outcome) 2 – Supporting beneficiary institutions and other stakeholders (namely Ministry of Economic Development, Employment Agency Montenegro with its regional offices, Ministry of Finance and Social Welfare, Centres for Social Work, NIPAC office, local authorities, NGOs) in management, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and control of the ESP activities and capacity building for the management of ESF.
The purposes of this contract are as follows:
To support evidence-based policymaking, implementation practices and coordination in the ESP sector in order to support assuming obligations deriving from the EU accession process;
To support efforts of future Operating Structure in programming relevant for ESF;
To build capacities and awareness of stakeholders at national and local level for the management and use of ESF;
To further improve the capacities of beneficiary institutions for management, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and control of the EU-funded programmes and projects and ensure high level of efficiency in using the available IPA funds in line with the EU rules.
Qualifications and skills University degree (where a degree has been awarded on completion of four years’ study in a university or equivalent institution) or at least 5 years of experience in the fields relevant to this service contract; Proficient knowledge of English; Computer literacy (MS Office applications) Knowledge of local language will be considered an advantage. General professional experience At least 5, but preferably at least 7 years of postgraduate professional experience related to the management of EU funded programmes and projects gained in an EU member state, candidate or potential candidate country; Specific professional experience Professional experience in the implementation of at least 1 OP co-financed with the ESF; Professional experience in building capacities of future Operating Structure for ESF; Work experience in or with national administration/s in the EU member states, candidate or potential candidate countries in the field of grant/support schemes management, preferably in the areas of employment and social policies; Experience in implementation of awareness raising campaigns in employment and social policy sector will be considered an asset. Previous professional experience under decentralised/indirect management system for pre-accession funds will be considered as an asset.