EC Request for Services: “Technical Assistance for the Identification and Formulation of a Programme of Support to the Libyan Authorities in the field of Migration” (26 Nov Deadline)

This was just posted on the SRLAN listserve.  The deadline for an expression of interest has been extended to 26 November (but this date should be verified):

“Dear Sir,  I would like to inform you about a new EC funded project, entitled: ‘Technical Assistance for the Identification and Formulation of a Programme of Support to the Libyan Authorities in the field of Migration’.

We are looking for 2 Experts mastering English, from January 2011, with the following profile:

Expert in Migration/Team Leader:

  • Master Degree (or higher academic degree) in an area relevant to Migration (Law, Political Sciences, Humanities, Sociology, etc).
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in the field of Migration.
  • Thorough knowledge of migration policies and strategies, in particular the EU global approach to migration and the international set of rules, laws and conventions related to border management, migration and asylum.
  • Experience in the identification, formulation, and management of programmes of support or technical assistance in the framework of the EC external aid to third countries.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of development issues in North Africa and the Middle East and/or Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Good understanding of the social and economic policies of the EU
  • Ability to manage and lead a team.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Arabic is considered an asset.

Expert in International Law (other field could be International Relations):

  • Master Degree (or higher academic degree) or equivalent professional experience in the field of International law, International Relations or Migration.
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in the field of migration.
  • Thorough knowledge of migration policies and strategies, in particular the EU global approach to migration and the international set of rules, laws and conventions related to border management, migration and asylum.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Good knowledge and working experience in the Middle East and North Africa Region.
  • Experience in project management, identification, formulation, implementation and evaluation of similar EC funded projects.
  • A good understanding of the economic and social policies of the European Union.
  • Knowledge of Arabic is considered an asset.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

Please find attached the ToRs for further details.  Should you be interested in partaking in the offer please reply by return of mail and send me your updated Cv (according to the attached model) before 21/11/2010 and I will inform you about the application process.

Nadia Bedhiaf
Assistant Project Manager
+216 71 76 68 66
+216 71 76 69 66
www.ccm-cg.com

From the Terms of Reference: “… The assignment will provide the necessary information for the beneficiary of the EU contributions (Libyan Authorities responsible for the management of borders and mixed migration flows) and Delegation of the European Union to Libya (DEU) to formulate a Cooperation and Technical Assistance Programme between the EU and Libya on Migration related issues, including management of borders and mixed migration flows.

The identification and formulation of this programme will be divided in two parts:

i) Programme to Support the Libyan authorities to enhance the management of borders and migration flows (10 million Euros) [and] ii) Programme to support the Libyan authorities on migration related issues, risks and challenges (30 million Euros) [***]

The assignment will include:

1. An analysis of the sector and needs assessment of the migration sector in Libya, in relation to border management, the management of migratory flows, and international protection. In this sense it will identify the social, demographic, financial, legal or institutional constraints to the implementation of actions and the design of policies to effectively manage migration in Libya.

2. Support the consultation and dialogue process on the migration related issues and policy between the Government of Libya and the Delegation of the European Union to reach a common agreement on the areas of intervention of the programmes.

3. Present in a clear and exhaustive manner the objectives, the actions, the expected results and the possible indicators of the programmes being identified and formulated. [***]”

Click on this link- TofR_066810_1-1 -for Terms of Reference and on this link- CVtemplateEnglish -for CV template.

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