6 types of experts in demand for the 2018 EU Framework Contract

As civilian casualties mount in war-torn Mosul, Luigi Pandolfi, a technical expert with EU Humanitarian Aid in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, discusses health care strategy with staff from ECHO's partner International Medical Corps. Photo by: Peter Biro / EU / ECHO / CC BY-NC-ND

Editor’s Note: We’ve updated this article because the deadline for the submission of applications for EuropeAid’s 2018 Framework Contract has been extended to October 6.

BARCELONA — With little over a month left for the submission of applications for EuropeAid’s 2018 Framework Contract, Devex takes a look at the six types of experts in demand. In contrast to the 2013 framework contract, which involved 12 very specific areas of expertise or lots, this year’s tender states just six that are broader in scope.

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Firms interested in bidding for EU contracts are in the midst of putting together applications ahead of the October 6 deadline, in which they must demonstrate they have expertise in the relevant sectors and subsectors. Consultants and development professionals with experience and technical expertise in these areas will be in demand with firms hoping to submit a successful bid. If you are scoping out job opportunities on the next framework contract, here are the six types of experts needed.

1. Sustainable management of natural resources and resilience

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    Emma Smith is a reporting and communications associate at Devex, based in Barcelona. She focuses on bringing the latest career and hiring trends, tips, and insights to our global development community. Emma has a background in journalism and, in addition to writing for news publications, has worked with organizations focusing on child rights and women’s rights in sustainable development.