Job Opening

Posting Title: National Trade Facilitation Consultant (Bolivia) [Cancelled]
Department/Office: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 07 March 2022 - 13 March 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-United Nations Conference on Trade and Development-175948-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

The national consultant will facilitate the use and ensure the sustainability of Reform Tracker for Trade Facilitation in Bolivia. The national consultant will contribute to the sustainable work of Protocols and Working Group with Action plans 2022-2025 for the Reform teams

Work Location

La Paz, Bolivia

Expected duration

Contract period: 1 April to 30 June 2022
Effective working time: 2 months
Place of work: La Paz, Bolivia

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the project manager of the below mentioned UNCTAD project and the overall supervision of the Chief of the Trade Facilitation Section, Trade Logistics Branch, Division on Technology and Logistics of UNCTAD, the National Consultant will work in the framework of the following UNCTAD project:

TJBI on "Strengthening national capacities to ensure a coordinated implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement" (BMZ-No. 2020.5252.0)", financed by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany. The project is implemented in Bolivia

The national consultant will support the Secretariat of the National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC) and lead the implementation of the Reform in Bolivia, and she/he will:
- Train members of the NTFC, Reform teams, administrators, and users in the use of the Reform Tracker, in particular stakeholder from the private sector
- Train the NTFC Secretariat or the entity responsible for the Reform Tracker management
- Identify and introduce into the Reform Tracker measures going beyond the Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO)
- Elaborate protocols on the use of the Reform tracker together with the project team
- Elaborate action plans 2022-2025 for each Reform Team with tasks or activities to accomplish the reforms contained in the reform tracker and section beyond the TFA
-Identify and verify the users and administrators of each reform team
- Organize and facilitate all meetings of the Reform Teams and NTFC working groups
- Complete the development of action plans for each working group or reform team
- Follow up with users, reform teams and working groups
- Update information on the progress of the work of each working group in the Reform Tracker of the country concerned
- Undertake Monthly reporting on the activities
- Other activities the project manager deems necessary for accomplishing the final outputs

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: An advanced university degree, Master, in economics, law, development, or any related field.

Experience: At least 3 years of relevant experience in trade. Experience in international trade, trade facilitation measures, customs measures, and/or working with developing countries and experience in conducting research, preparing presentations, surveys, documents, and training material is desirable.

Experience as a member of a National Trade Facilitation Committee or in the implementation of trade facilitation reforms and experience working with international organizations is an asset.

Language: Fluency written and oral in Spanish is required. Knowledge of English is an asset.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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