Civil Society and Local Authorities (CSO-LA) in Development Programme Monitoring in Armenia 2018-2019
Global objective The 2016 CSO-LA allocation for Armenia will result in a handful contracts that will need support in their launch phase (first six months) to be implemented in an effective and sound manner and in identifying and planning synergies between the projects. At the same time, the EU Delegation is looking for monitoring support that will identify shortcomings, challenges and concerns related to management of the CSO-LA portfolio in Armenia.
The global objective of this assignment is to contribute to the effective implementation of the selected projects and monitoring projects against the overall CSO-LA portfolio objectives and effective project management.
*Specific objective(s) *
1) monitor and provide quality information on the pace of projects implementation to the EU Delegation through monitoring the project preparations, planning, technical expertise and implementation of specific activities, including mandatory sub-granting, with an overall attention to their impact on Armenian citizens' lives taking into account their opinions and views;
2) provide technical assistance to the individual projects on overall and specific implementation issues related to financial and operational efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sound financial management of EU funds. Provide guidance and good practices on i.a. financial transparency in grant management, (purchases and HR documenting, archiving, accounting etc.) as well as support the projects in their initial operational and financial report preparations as well as quality compliance before report submissions; Finally in grant management, identify and advice on synergies between the CSO-LA projects.
3) advise on project-specific and joint communication activities that would make EU support to local governance, expansion of outdoor activities, and investments in rural and tourism development more visible and attractive to Armenian citizens.
The priority of tasks is very likely to reflect the order of presentation 1-3.
All services must be planned and conducted in close collaboration with the EU Delegation. All in-country activities will require prior approval incl. mission dates (6 in-country missions are foreseen), in-country monitoring, support, and training activities.
** 1. Monitor the implementation of the projects, including****:
3. Communication and visibility:
Expert 1 – Team Leader and Senior Rural/Community Development Expert
If you meet the requirements and would be interested in applying for this role please email your CV in EC format to firstname.lastname@example.org
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