Environmental Planning and DSIP preparation Senior Expert (m/f/d) in Capacity Building, Acquis Transposition and Planning for Environmental and Climate Change Action Sector

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Podgorica, , ME

Job description

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a state owned organisation. We work worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ International Services (InS) is an integral division of GIZ. We offer the experience, the regional and technical know-how of GIZ in the global market and provide international clients with expertise in terms of economic and result-oriented services.

GIZ International Services is shortlisted for the EU-funded tender: „Capacity Building, Acquis Transposition and Planning for Environmental and Climate Change Action Sector” in Montenegro. 

The overall objective of the project is to support Montenegro’s alignment with the EU acquis of the accession negotiations, as well as to increase the Institutional Administrative Capacity.

The purpose of this contract is to support the Transposition process and develop the Institutional Capacity for Strategic Planning, Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Acquis, in line with the Action plan for the National Strategy for transposition, implementation and enforcement of the EU acquis on Environment and Climate Change 2018-2020.

Your tasks

The Environmental Planning and DSIP preparation Senior Expert will provide technical advice and support for Environmental Policy Design, Planning and preparing Directive Specific Implementation Plans (DSIPs).

Your profile

Qualifications and skills

  • University degree with minimum four years of studies in environmental sciences, engineering or economics;
  • Excellent command of English, both spoken and written;
  • Excellent computer literacy;
  • Excellent communication skills.

General professional experience

  • Minimum 10 years of professional working experience in relation to Pre-Accession/Structural funds and socio-economic development through identification, planning and/or preparation of infrastructure projects in EU Member States or a candidate country for EU membership.

Specific professional experience

  • Preparation of at least two Directive Specific Implementation Plan.
  • Experience in mentoring, coaching and on the job training leading to building the capacities of civil servants in infrastructure projects implementation.
  • Working experience in environment sector in Montenegro or in the countries of region will be considered as an advantage.

Location information

The services under this contract shall be performed in Podgorica, Montenegro. The target area to be covered by this project is the whole territory of Montenegro, and there might be a need for short term assignments of experts outside Podgorica.

Start date & period of implementation

The intended start date is November 2020 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 36 months from this date (indicative 150 working days, out of which minimum 80% shall be spent in Montenegro).


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