Key Expert 2 will be responsible for directly implementing the activities related to Component 2 of the project. In close coordination with Key expert 1, s/he will also be in charge of implementing all communication related tasks for the project as a whole (both Components 1 & 2).
KE2 will be responsible for the quality and timelines of the outputs related to her/his area of mandate. S/he will also be responsible for communicating with stakeholders in the GCC as well as in the EU, besides reporting and communicating with the Contracting Authority as relevant (with the support of KE1 and the backstopping team).
Therefore, s/he will have to demonstrate the following: excellent interpersonal skills and team-oriented and service-oriented work style; self-motivated, ability to work independently; eye for detail/accuracy, resilience in stressful situation; ability to dialogue with national authorities and institutional structures in Europe and in third countries.
Key Expert 2 will work at least 70% of her/his time in GCC countries. She/he is expected to travel extensively within the GCC region and within the EU as relevant.
Qualifications and skills:
General professional experience:
Specific professional experience:
The overall objective of the project to contribute to a stronger relationship between the European Union and the GCC countries.
The purpose of this contract is to enhance the political dialogue, cooperation and outreach between EU and the GCC (both regionally as well as with individual countries in the region).
Some of the expected results are:
For the sake of conceptual and implementation clarity, the project will be divided into two inter-related components