Senior Rural Territorial Development Expert / Regional Level Expert (m / f / d): Territorial Development Support Program (PADT) – Technical assistance for the implementation of the territorial development support program – SN component
Deadline: Nov 22, 2020
Field of activity
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an international cooperation company for sustainable development that operates on all continents of the planet. It offers viable and future-oriented solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalized world. GIZ International Services is an integrated department of the entire GIZ. International Services offers its know-how and its services on a commercial basis. We mainly work for and on behalf of international clients, that is to say governments of partner countries and international institutions or private companies.
GIZ International Services is currently positioning itself for a call for tenders financed by the European Union and entitled: Territorial Development Support Program (PADT) – Technical assistance for the implementation of the territorial development support program – SNDERZM component .
The general objective of the PADT is the sustainable improvement of living conditions and the reduction of territorial disparities in rural and mountain areas.
The specific objectives of the PADT are as follows:
SO 1. Territorial disparities in the 2 pilot regions, within the framework of the strategy, are reduced by improving the yield and performance of SNDERZM programs.
OS 2. The Oriental and Beni Mellal – Khénifra Regions have been strengthened in the processes of territorial development.
The results to be achieved by the PADT, for each of the specific objectives of the program, and for which EU support will have real added value, are as follows:
Specific objective 1: The territorial disparities in the 2 pilot regions, within the framework of the strategy, are reduced by improving the yield and performance of the SNDERZM programs.
Result 1: The institutional mechanisms for consultation and coordination of the development of rural areas and mountain areas are strengthened.
Result 2: The implementation of the SNDERZM is optimized thanks to the support provided to the DDERZM and the realization and implementation capacity of the actors in charge of rural development has been strengthened.
Result 3: The launch of component 2 of SNDERZM is effective and its implementation is underway.
Specific objective 2: The Regions of Oriental and Béni Mellal – Khénifra have strengthened themselves in the processes of territorial development.
Result 4: The institutionalization of the 2 pilot regions is strengthened.
Result 5: Contractualization initiatives between the 2 regions and State services are supported.
Result 6: The strengthening in the 2 regions of the instruments of participation provided for by the organic law is in the process of being operationalized.
The missions of experts 2 and 3 concern in particular, for each one in his region of assignment:
Regional animation and coordination of all TA activities in terms of:
design, finalization and provision to the members of the DDERZM and DRA and its secretariat of the operational tools and approaches necessary for the proper implementation of the “project cycle” of component 2 of the SNDERZM;
design, finalization and provision to DDERZM and DRA members of the specific tools and approaches necessary for planning, targeting and arbitration, programming and monitoring-evaluation activities of component 2 of the SNDERZM in the region concerned;
strengthening of the skills of all targeted personnel at the regional level through TA support;
direct intervention, according to its attributions and competences, in the implementation of the activities listed above, including as regards support for the programming and monitoring of component 1 of the SNDERZM and support for good progress of the cycle of EDI and PEP projects under component 2 of SNDERZM;
the provision of direct support to the actors concerned by the implementation of all the SNDERZM implementation activities mentioned above, in particular with the DRA, other decentralized regional sectoral directorates and if necessary provincial and local authorities concerned. As well as the Regional Council and if necessary the other Territorial Collectivities and the Wilaya, more particularly with regard to activities related to the promotion of economic development;
permanent consultation / collaboration, in all relevant areas falling under this contract and by all appropriate means, with other experts involved in TA in the implementation of the PADT, at national and regional levels, as well as those under of this contract aimed particularly at SNDERZM than those relating to the contract aimed particularly at Advanced Regionalization;
support for the development of technical documents (terms of reference, technical specifications) and the contract management process (evaluation of bids, monitoring / control of execution) within its field of activity;
support for the mobilization and monitoring of short-term expertise mobilized within the framework of this contract (identification of needs, determination of profiles, preparation of TOR, support for selection, monitoring of services, etc.);
support for the reporting of the implementation of the PADT at the regional level in terms of results and activities relating to its SO1;
support for the preparation of regional steering and monitoring meetings;
monitoring / analysis of the implementation of the PADT at the regional level, as a whole, and more particularly with regard to its support for the implementation of the SNDERZM in the region, along with the formulation of recommendations for ” optimize / adjust / reframe the regional implementation of the PADT;
support for the development and finalization, by the Expert Team Leader, of the TA preliminary report;
the drafting of quarterly Technical Assistance reports concerning its area of intervention;
the contribution to the preparation and finalization of the various reports to be produced by the expert Team leader (interim activity report, half-yearly reports and final activity report);
the performance, according to needs, of any other support activity relating to the PADT falling within the scope of its powers.
Qualifications and skills
Minimum requirement: a higher education diploma at BAC + 5 level, Masters level, in development sciences, agronomy / agriculture / rural development, local development economics or in a relevant and directly concerned discipline, or professional experience relevant equivalent of 7 years in addition to general professional experience.
Minimum requirement: a very good command of the spoken and written French language.
Asset: spoken and / or written fluency in the Arabic language.
General professional experience
Minimum requirement: at least 7 years of general professional experience in the field of rural and / or territorial development and cooperation, including at least 3 experiences (period> = 1 month) acquired abroad in this field (s) ( s);
Minimum requirement: at least 3 experiences (> 2 months) in the implementation, monitoring and / or evaluation of development cooperation programs.
Specific professional experience
Asset: experiences (period> = 2 months) as head of mission / team.
Asset: experiences (> 1 month) in the implementation, monitoring or evaluation of a territorial or rural development support program.
Asset: experience (> 1 month) in supporting a decentralized technical administration and / or the technical services of local authorities;
Asset: experiences (> 1 month) in rural economic development (agriculture, rural tourism, rural crafts, development of agricultural sectors, analysis and development of value chains, protected areas, natural parks, etc.)
Asset: relevant experiences in developing countries, especially in countries with a development context similar to that of Morocco.
The planned start date for the project is 11/23/2020, for a period of 36 months from that date. The engagement of experts is planned full time. Place of employment is in the capitals of the 2 pilot regions of Beni Mellal and Oriental (experts 2 and 3).
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