KE1/TL: Design Expert (Cat I)Project title: Technical Assistance to the EU Delegation to Turkey for ESOP Tender Evaluation, Monitoring and Appraisal

Department: Lot 2: Infrastructure, sustainable growth and jobs
Project Location(s): Turkey
Education: Master's Degree in Engineering or related field
Compensation: 220 wds

The global objective of this contract is to ensure proper and timely implementation of the operations covered under the Sector Operational Programme: Environment andn Climate Action (ESOP).

The specific objectives are the following:

  • To ensure tender procedures’ compliance with PRAG tendering procedures and FIDIC contract conditions and other established rules of the Decentralised Implementation System in Turkey as well as their technical soundness;
  • To support the EUD to Turkey in monitoring of the projects under implementation;
  • To support the EUD in appraisal of the projects to be submitted for financing.

Expertise required

Qualifications and skills

  • In addition to a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (environmental, civil, mechanical or electrical), Economy or similar, the candidate should hold an Academic level Master’s Degree on a relevant field;
  • In the absence of a Master’s Degree, the candidate should demonstrate at least 15 years of equivalent professional experience in environment or climate or natural resources or energy sector.

General professional experience

  • At least 12 years of general professional experience in environment or climate or natural resources or energy sector.

Specific professional experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in design and/or implementation of at least one of the following fields: wastewater treatment plants (preferably nutrient removal plants), sewer and drinking water network and/or solid waste projects (landfill and other facilitites).

Language skills 

  • The candidate should be fluent in English.

Combined team expertise

  • Design and implementation of wastewater treatment plants, sewer and drinking water networks;
  • Design and implementation of solid waste projects (landfill and other facilities);
  • Structural design (preferably in water structures);
  • Legal advisory in Works contractual matters;
  • Experience in environmental infrastructure construction at site;
  • Cost-benefit analysis in the field of environmental infrastructure;
  • Experience in contract implementation of environmental infrastructure projects will be an asset;
  • Experience in tender evaluation of works and supply contracts will be an asset.