Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Moldova

Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA) Assistant - Twinning number: MD 16 ENI JH 01 18 (MD/33)

11/10/2018 - 10:00
EU project positions

European Union Twinning Project

Twinning number: MD 16 ENI JH 01 18 (MD/33)

“Enhancing the system of prevention and combating money laundering and terrorism financing in the Republic of Moldova”

is seeking to recruit Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA) Assistant

Duration of the Project implementation: total Project duration 36 months, start date: 27th of September 2018, indicative end date 27th of September, 2021.

Work place: is based in Chisinau

Maximum monthly payment: 1.100 EUR

Contract type: fixed term service contract

Duration of the contract: up to 18 months with extension possibility up to 18 months

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

1. RTA assistant


  • To be the main assistant to the Resident Twinning Advisor (hereinafter - RTA), the project leader and short-term experts in the beneficiary country;
  • To help the RTA to coordinate and implement the Twinning Project and to help manage RTA accounting;
  • To help RTA organize visits, trainings and seminars for short-term experts, also meetings of the supervisory committee and other events in cooperation with RTA, Moldovan, Polish and German partners;
  • To help RTA organize meetings and prepare meeting agendas;
  • To prepare and edit minutes of the meetings, assist RTA in drafting and editing monthly, quarterly and final project reports and any other relevant documents;
  • To manage the office, including filing, organizing trainings, expert missions, local travels, general desk office work and etc.;
  • To assist in handling of budget accounting;
  • To support RTA language assistant when needed;
  • To help organize trips and study visits, including hotel booking and making other relevant travel arrangements.

Requirements for the RTA assistant:

  • be of Moldovan nationality or having valid residence and working permits;
  • University degree in Law/Economics/Finance;
  • The RTA assistant may not have had any contractual relation with the beneficiary administration, namely the Office for Prevention and Fight against Money Laundering of the Republic of Moldova;
  • Excellent command of spoken English, Romanian and Russian and written of English and Romanian;
  • 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 Moldovan legislative framework in the area of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism;
  • 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 Ms. Jolanta Vižinienė and Ms. Austėja Vilkelytė by 26 October 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a pre-selection interview. Interviews preliminary are scheduled to be held on 30 October, 2018 in the premises of the Office for Prevention and Fight against Money Laundering of the Republic of Moldova, mun. Chișinău, bd. Stefan cel Mare si Sfint 198. For any further information please contact RTA Ms. Jolanta Vižinienė and Ms. Austėja Vilkelytė .

The above-mentioned Twinning project is an EU funded joint project between Lithuania, represented by the Financial Crime Investigation Service under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania (FCIS), Supreme Court of Lithuania and Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Lithuania; Poland, represented by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Poland (MoF); Germany, represented by University for Public Administration in Bremen (HfÖV); and Republic of Moldova, represented by the Office for Prevention and Fight against Money Laundering of the Republic of Moldova. The project implementation will last 36 months.

The purpose of the project is to provide support to the strengthening of the system for anti-money laundering in the Republic of Moldova.

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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