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GFA Consulting Group hiring Aid Coordination Expert

Nicosia, Cyprus, 20 February 2014

Project Title

Cyprus-Nicosia: Setting up of a programme management unit to support the implementation of grant schemes for the Turkish Cypriot community.

Project Description

The purpose of this contract is to set up an efficient Project Management unit (PMU) to provide technical assistance Services to the Contracting Authority in the preparation, tendering, contracting and Management of grant schemes including Monitoring, capacity building and other Support activities. Experience has shown that grant beneficiaries frequently run into difficulties due to poor understanding of EU rules and procedures and other structural weaknesses.

There are currently 5 grant schemes under implementation to be covered by the Services of the PMU, which may be increased in development, Schools initiative, community development and civil Society. These are the main fields in which the PMU will have to provide technical assistance and Support. The PMU will Need to have an adequate Balance of knowledge and experience in these fields as well as thorough knowledge of PRAG rules and experience implementing them. The PMU shall assist the beneficiaries and the contracting authority in all phases of Project preparation, implementation, and finalisation of the Projects as well as the preparation, Launch, contracting and Monitoring of new calls for proposals.

Job Description

Project Management with a particular Focus on PMU institutional building.

Duration of assignment: 36 months

Deadline:  12 March 2014

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