Advisor for National Programme for Adoption of the Acquis (NPAA) – retainer position

Job categories Legal, Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5109/17307
Department/office ECR, RSPO, Serbia
Duty station Skopje, North Macedonia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-11
Duration One year
Application period 06-Feb-2019 to 26-Feb-2019


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.


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Project background

The Government of Norway has decided to fund a sub-regional programme “Nordic Support for Progress in Macedonia” to be implemented by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). The project consists of a socio-economic development support to the more undeveloped parts of the country and also envisages support to the Macedonian authorities responsible for leading the renewed efforts on the EU accession process.

The Government of Norway has allocated funding for the implementation of the Project in Macedonia during 24 months.

The Overall Objective of the Norway support is to contribute to a more balanced socio-economic development and contribute to the implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement and EU accession negotiations priorities. Swedish SIDA entered into partnership with Norway and the Government of Macedonia specifically to support the Government reform agenda in the accession process as well as to engage with the civil society and media sectors to accurately report an agenda towards a more open and transparent civil society sector and positive engagement with government.

Specifically, the programme has objectives at the local and national levels i.e. locally, to increase employment opportunities, support social cohesion as well as to enhance local infrastructure in the less developed areas with a focus given to the inclusion of youth, women and vulnerable groups in the labour market. Nationally, the programme aims at supporting the government to improve its capacity for EU integration.

All Programme activities will be undertaken in partnership with the Government of Macedonia, in cooperation with the national and local institutions, with the aim of allowing them to adopt/adapt the legal requirements and, where relevant, EU accession criteria.

This will ensure national ownership and support the development of national capacities.

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Advisor will provide ex...

Education Advanced University Degree preferably in Public Administrati...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Excellent communication skills Very good analytical skills Highe...

This is a local position, it is therefore open to Nationals of the former Y...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
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