Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Moldova

Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA) Assistant - Twinning number: MD 13 ENPI FI 07 17 (MD/19)

06/08/2018 - 12:01
EU project positions

European Union Twinning Project

Twinning number: MD 13 ENPI FI 07 17 (MD/19)

“Support to the modernisation of Customs Service of Moldova in line with AA requirements”

is seeking to recruit Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA) Assistant

Duration of the project: total Project duration is 24 months; the Project has started on 24th of August 2017

Duration of RTA assistant’s assignment: RTA assistant service is needed for up to 13 months (preliminary until 23rd of September 2019)

Work place is based in Chisinau

Maximum Gross monthly salary: 1.100 EUR

Contract type: fixed term service contract

The RTA Assistant will report directly and will be supervised by the RTA

1. RTA assistant

Tasks:

  • Act as a principal assistant to the RTA and visiting short term experts;
  • Assisting to the RTA with project co-ordination and management;
  • Assisting to the RTA in organization of experts’ missions, trainings, seminars, workshops, steering committee meetings, and other project events;
  • Overall management of the office administration, including filing, organizing trainings, expert missions, local travels, general desk office work etc.;
  • Assisting in organization of meetings in cooperation with RTA and Moldovan partners, preparing meeting agenda and taking minutes;
  • Drafting and editing of minutes of meetings, assisting to the RTA in drafting and editing monthly, quarterly and final project reports and any other relevant documents;
  • Developing and maintaining close working contacts and relationships with Lithuanian, Italian and Moldovan officials involved in each of the activities and the project management;
  • Assisting in handling of budget accounting;
  • Arrangement of travel, booking accommodation and study visits;
  • Office management, monitoring telephone and general correspondence.

Requirements for the RTA assistant:

  • be of Moldovan nationality or having valid residence and working permits;
  • University degree;
  • The RTA assistant may not have or recently (past six months) have had any contractual relation with the beneficiary administration, namely the Customs Service of Republic of Moldova;
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Romanian languages;
  • Computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet);
  • the RTA assistant must be able to work fairly independently as well as part of a team and be initiative and flexible;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills;
  • Team-player;  
  • Some understanding of financial management;
  • Excellent abilities in drafting documents.

The following skills will be considered as an asset for RTA assistant:

  • Experience in EU funded projects, especially as RTA Assistant in a former Twinning project;
  • Knowledge of the Russian and/or Italian;
  • Communication skills;
  • Experience of working in an international environment.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their (1) CV and a (2) letter of application (motivation) in English via e-mail to the following address: RTA Mr. Valdas Dovydėnas valdas.dovydenas@lrmuitine.lt and Ms. Austėja Vilkelytė a.vilkelyte@cpva.lt by 20 of August 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a pre-selection interview. Interviews preliminary are scheduled to be held in 22 of August 2018 in the premises of the Customs Service of Republic of Moldova, Str. N.Starostenco, 30, Chisinau MD-2065, Republic of Moldova. For any further information please contact RTA Mr. Valdas Dovydėnas valdas.dovydenas@lrmuitine.lt and Ms. Austėja Vilkelytė a.vilkelyte@cpva.lt .

The above-mentioned Twinning project is an EU funded joint project between Lithuania, represented by the Customs Department under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania, Italy, represented by the Italian Customs and Monopolies Agency and Republic of Moldova, represented by the Customs Service of Republic of Moldova. Total Project duration is 24 months; the Project has started on 24th of August 2017. RTA assistant service is needed for up to 13 months (preliminary until 23rd of September 2019).

The purpose of the project is to support the Republic of Moldova in meeting its obligations under the terms of the Association Agreement with European Union (AA). More specifically, it is to support the Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova to deliver on the requirements of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area Agreement.

The selected person will be a self-employed independent consultant under a Service Contract and will undertake full responsibility for the payment of all taxes and obligations deriving from the legislation in force in the Republic of Moldova, including for those related to medical and social insurance. The RTA Assistant will carry his/her duties and tasks on the base of contract concluded with the Contracting Authority.

 

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