Support to the Free Movement of Goods in Kosovo – Senior Expert – Accreditation and Standardization

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Key expert 3: Senior Expert – Accreditation and Standardization (minimum 600 working days)

The overall objective of the contract is to support the Government of Kosovo to further develop its institutional capacity to create the basis for a sustainable environment for private sector development in line with the EU acquis and the SAA requirements.

The purpose of the contract is to develop Quality Infrastructure, Market Surveillance and Consumer Rights in order to improve production processes and increase quality and safety of products and services made available on the domestic market, as well as integration of Kosovo in the EU market with the elimination of unjustified technical barriers to trade and strengthening its position on the external markets.

Expected start date: January 2018

Duration: 40 months (3 months inception, 36 months implementation and 1 month for closure)

Location: Pristina, Kosovo. At least 95% of the working days should be spent in Kosovo.


Qualifications and skills

  • A University Degree (Bachelor or Equivalent) in Engineering, in technical sciences, in technology, in mathematics or 10 years of relevant professional experiences.

General professional experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experiences as an official, a technical expert or a manager (of at least middle level) in a national or regional accreditation or standardization body in the area of accreditation and/or standardization (in addition to the years of experience which form a substitute for the diploma in case the expert would not have the diploma required under “qualifications and skills”).

Specific professional experience

  • Experience in a national accreditation body, notified body or conformity assessment body (CAB) for at least 2 years.
  • Experience in at least 2 preferably 4 projects covering the field of Free Movement of Goods in countries covered by article 19 of IPA regulations (including the former IPA countries) and/or ENI/ENPI countries  and/or Central Asia countries.

If you are interested in this position, please send us the most recent version of your CV in EC template at with subject “1276 – KE3”.

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