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VACANCY: experts for EU funded project “Support to Agricultural and Food Policy Implementation”

11/02/2020 - 09:41
EU project positions

EU funded project “Support to Agricultural and Food Policy Implementation” (SAFPI) is looking for ambitious experts to work on short-term basis on approximation of Ukrainian legislation to EU legislation and in particular to work on:

  • Commission Implementing Directive 2014/98/EU of 15 October 2014 implementing Council Directive 2008/90/EC as regards specific requirements for the genus and species of fruit plants referred to in Annex I thereto, specific requirements to be met by suppliers and detailed rules concerning official inspections;
  • Council Directive 91/676/EEC of 12 December 1991 concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources;
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 1295/2008 of 18 December 2008 on the importation of hops from third countries;
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 1850/2006 of 14 December 2006 laying down detailed rules for the certification of hops and hop products;
  • Council Directive 98/56/EC of 20 July 1998 on the marketing of propagating material of ornamental plants;


  • Degree in law or specialized field of approximation (essential)
  • Minimum of 5 years professional working experience after gaining degree (essential)
  • Practical experience of preparing Ukrainian agricultural/rural development legislation (essential)
  • Knowledge and practical experience in the issues to be approximated;
  • Practical experience in legal gap analysis of the current state of approximation of UA  and EU legislation (desirable)
  • Knowledge of the Sector Legal Approximation Guidelines (SLAGs) methodology (desirable)
  • Fluency in written and spoken Ukrainian (essential)
  • Fluency in English highly desirable
  • Previous experience of working in an international donor-funded project (desirable)


Please send a CV and cover letter to safpi@wyg.com by February 25th 2020. Application materials should be in English to be considered. Qualified applicants will be contacted.


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