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Freshwater habitat field expert for an EU-funded project in Montenegro

Position: Non Key Expert (SNKE)

Location: Podgorica, Montenegro (but field trips required to different parts of Montenegro)

Duration:10-15 working days

Estimated period: June - September 2018

The IPA Project “Establishment of NATURA 2000 network“ provides technical assistance to Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism (MoSDT) and Agency for Environmental and Nature Protection (EPA) with the purpose to carry out all necessary activities to start with laying foundations, including extensive field mapping and data gathering, of future Natura 2000 network in Montenegro, in full agreement with the requirements of the EU Birds and Habitats Directives.

Specific objectives       

Field inventory of freshwater habitat types of Community importance (Annex I of the Habitats Directive) in preselected areas (KBAs), methodological support of the field inventory (methods used in other countries and their modification to the country conditions)

Requested services      

  • Inputs to the preparation of the draft National reference list of freshwater habitat types;
  • Review of existing data and identify gaps of knowledge about freshwater habitat types;
  • Estimates of total area and distribution of specific habitats in the country;
  • Inputs to relevant methodologies/field protocols for field work, if needed;
  • Collection of data on freshwater habitat types in pre-defined areas according to a monthly field work plan (using tablets – Fulcrum application) and delineation of habitat polygons;
  • Proposal for pSCI based on collected data;
  • Inputs to the final project report;
  • Participation in relevant meetings/trainings before the field work.

Outputs expected

Data on freshwater habitat types in Natura 2000 format for pSCI preparation

Expert profile requested

  • University education in natural sciences, at least BSc. Degree
  • Familiarity with natural conditions of the Alpine biogeographical region of Western Balkans (limited Mediterranean region) is a must
  • Proven scientific record in the field of hydrobiology
  • At least one successfully completed project in the fields of hydrobiology and hydro-biological studies
  • Ability to carry out field work
  • Experience in GIS is an advantage
  • Language skills: English (Montenegrin or Serbo-Croatian is an advantage)

To apply for the position, please submit your updated CV to eva.kopataki(--NOSPAM--)@aam(--NOSPAM--).hu, preferably in the EU format. Please note that only qualifying experts will be contacted.

Expert vacancies for framework contract projects

AAM Consulting is a qualified contractor of the European Commission in the EU Framework Contract (FWC) within the period of 2014-2017: LOT7 / Governance and Home Affairs. FWC is a simplified procurement procedure for project value below 300.000 EUR with the objective of fast and transparent recruiting of experts for the support of third world and pre-accession beneficiary countries.

Each framework contract covers a different professional field and the entire EU external aid programmes such as PHARE, ISPA, SAPARD, TACIS, CARDS, OBNOVA, ALA, MEDA and FED. The framework contracts are in force for 2-4 years in which period consortiums become contractors in a specific field (LOT).

AAM Consulting is constantly looking for experts of any nationality from all over the world in the Human rights, Civil Society, Governance, Justice and Home Affairs sectors.

More specifically, our framework contract projects are focused on the following fields:

  • Support to democratisation
  • Reinforcement of the rule of law and administration of justice
  • Public administration reform, and civil service reform
  • Decentralisation and local development
  • Enhancement of the role of civil society
  • Home Affairs, the fight against organised crime (incl. drugs) and terrorism

If you are an expert with at least 6 years of professional experience in one of the above mentioned fields, please send your updated CV (preferably EU format) in English with a brief introduction on your fields of expertise, or ask for more information at international(--NOSPAM--)@aam(--NOSPAM--).hu.

We especially welcome expert applications with experience on the continent of Africa due to a large number of framework projects targeting different regions of the continent.

A honlap utolsó módosításának időpontja: 2018.09.21