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Unitatea Consolidată Pentru Implementarea și Monitorizarea Programului de Restructurare a Sectorului Vitivinicol

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(FINALIZAT) Selection of a part-time M&E Expert

Consolidated Unit for Implementing and Monitoring the

Wine Sector Restructuring Program

 

Terms of Reference

For local Consultant: Monitoring and Evaluation Expert

 1.      Background

The Republic of Moldova is undertaking the ”Wine Sector Restructuring Program” (the Project Finance Contract (Serapis N° 2010-0484)) in the amount of  EUR 75 million (the Loan), to address the structural weaknesses in the Moldovan wine industry, comprising almost exclusively small and medium sized enterprises, by (a) restructuring the wine industry, (b) improving the quality and consistency of wine produced in Moldova from the quality of vineyards to the final packaging and dispatch of products, and (c) diversifying the country’s export markets.  The proceeds of the Loan will be used exclusively for developing the production of bottled wines of “Protected Designation of Origin” or “Protected Geographical Indication” and are not to be used for the expansion of area in Moldova used for the cultivation of grapes. The Project is foreseen to be implemented within the period November 2010 – March 2016.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry of the Republic of Moldova (MoAFI) has general supervision of and responsibility for the implementation of the Project, including the establishment of a Consolidated Unit for Implementing and Monitoring the Project. This Unit needs the services of an experienced Monitoring and Evaluation Expert who will perform post financing monitoring of EIB Credit Proceeds Final Beneficiaries.

 2.      Objective

3.1            Manage the Project M&E system, its objectives, targets in accordance with donor and local requirements, and in line with the provisions of the Finance Contract and Project Operations Manual.

 3.      Main Duties and Scope of Work

Management of Project M&E system

3.1            Based on the Projects’ Implementation Plan and Project Components, manage the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system for each project component, incorporating indicators for measuring project inputs, outputs, results and impacts (micro and macro) and the means for verifying and measuring these indicators;

3.2            Periodically, monitor and evaluate implementation progress of all project components, provide concise notes on possible measures for overcoming major issues that constrain project implementation, for the attention of the Project Executive Director.

3.3            Carry out field monitoring trips on a regular basis for supervision and program development missions, in association with the beneficiaries – especially monitor/verify that the procured goods are wine production-related that lead to production of bottled wine;

3.4            Inform the Project Executive Director of major problems that require his attention and propose some solutions.

3.5            Perform other tasks on monitoring and evaluation as assigned by the Project Executive Director.

Coordination of PIU planning & reporting

3.6            Contribute and coordinate the development of Annual Work Plans and Budgets (AWPBs) for each Project implementation year;

3.7            Contribute and coordinate the development of quarterly and annual progress reports of Program’ activities, including M&E results;

3.8            Coordinate the development of Program’ completion report;

Miscellaneous

3.9            Contribute and coordinate the development of information briefs for EIB, PIU management, and its partners;

3.10         Carry out other tasks as assigned by Project Director.

3.11         Provide organizational support to the EIB coordinated TA.

 

 4.      Institutional arrangements

3.1      The Consultant will be hired on a part-time basis.

3.2      The Consultant will report to Project Director who will be responsible for coordinating day to day activities of all project components.

3.3      The Project will provide the Consultant with all Project documents deemed necessary for assignment accomplishment, and provide necessary work conditions (workplace; phone/fax/internet; PC/peripherals; printing; office supplies, travel means– upon necessity).

 

5.      Duration

3.1      The Consultant is expected to perform its duties during the period June-December 2016 –, or any other period as may be subsequently agreed by the parties in writing.

 

 6.      Qualification requirements

3.1      University degree in economics/business administration, or oenology domain.

3.2      Minimum of 5 (five) years of relevant professional experience, preferably in consulting positions (implying data collection, analysis) – experience in winemaking/viticulture domains shall be considered advantage;

3.3      Excellent knowledge of Romanian (both written and oral); good working knowledge of English;

3.4      Excellent knowledge of common PC office tools; 

 

 

To apply, please send your detailed CV to the following address: office@winemoldova.md  not later than COB, May 23, 2016. Questions can be sent to the same email. 

MD-2023, Republica Moldova, mun. Chișinău, str. calea Basarabiei 18, etajul 2 Tel: 22 260 903