Call for Experts in Eco-Innovation, Intelligent Energy and Marco Polo ProgrammesBack
The Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation (EACI) invites applications from experts in the fields of environment, energy efficiency, renewables, and sustainable freight transport, with a view to drawing up lists of external experts that will assist it in evaluation activities relating to the implementation of the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (CIP).
Candidates who are interested in having their names entered in these lists of experts are invited to submit their application in accordance with the rules set out below. The experts will assist the EACI in the following activities:
I. Evaluation of proposals in response to calls for proposals in line with the various aims of the above-mentioned programmes and policies as well as the criteria published for specific calls for proposals and related information packages.
II. Evaluation of finished or ongoing activities or projects under the above-mentioned programmes.
III. Evaluation of the programmes themselves in order to assess their impacts based on specific evaluation criteria as well as indicators.
Each time that an evaluation activity relating to one of the programmes mentioned above has to be carried out, the awarding authority will invite either all candidates entered on the list or only some of them on the basis of objective and non discriminatory selection criteria specific to the concrete evaluation.
Inclusion on the lists entails no obligation on the part of the awarding authority concerning the award of a contract.
There will be three lists of experts: one for the programme Intelligent-Energy Europe, one for the programme Eco-innovation and a third one for the programme Marco Polo.
With this call for applications, the EACI is looking for experts in the following fields:
A. INTELLIGENT ENERGY-EUROPE
A.I ENERGY EFFICIENCY:
• Energy-efficient buildings
• Energy-efficient industry
• Energy-efficient products
• Sustainable transport
• Energy end-use efficiency and energy services
A.II RENEWABLE ENERGY:
• Renewable electricity
• Renewable heating and cooling
• Integration of renewables into buildings
• Decentralised (small scale) renewable power generation
A.III HORIZONTAL ASPECTS:
• Sustainable communities
• Environment education and training
• Monitoring and evaluation
• Communication relating to intelligent energy
• Local actions and energy agencies
• Combined Heat and Power
• Financing mechanisms and risk assessment
• Policy-making relating to intelligent energy
B.I CLEANER PRODUCTION PROCESSES AND INNOVATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
• All industrial sectors
• Construction sector
• Chemical sector
• Food and drink sector
• Metal processing
• Integrated product policy
• Bio-based products
• Green services
• Financing mechanisms and risk assessment
• Waste management and end of life management
B.II SUPPORT TO ENTERPRISES, IN PARTICULAR SMEs
• SMEs green business
• Environmental management systems
• Eco-innovation networking
C. MARCO POLO
• Road transport
• Maritime transport
• Rail transport
• Experience in TEN-T
• Transport consultancy
• Combined transport/co-modality/intermodality
• Intermodal Freight shift and transport
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Contracts signed under this call for applications will be standard task contracts concluded with a daily rate of 450 € (four hundred and fifty euro). Travel, subsistence and other costs will be reimbursed according to standard Commission rules. Contracts will, as a general rule, not cumulatively exceed 30 days per year. The daily rate of 450 € may be subject to annual or biannual revision.
The place of work will be the place where the evaluator has his official (permanent) address or Brussels.
In order to be selected, the candidates must fulfil the following requirements:
(a) hold a university degree;
(b) have at least five years of professional experience, including at least three years acquired in one of the topics.
(c) appropriate working knowledge of English.
Before signing the contract with the Agency, the selected candidates may be requested to present supporting documents (i.e., copy of university degree and certificates of working experience).
Applications must be submitted using the on-line application system available on the EACI website: http://ec.europa.eu/eaci. Applications which fail to comply with this formal requirement will not be evaluated further.
- European Union (EU 27)
- International; Other
Entry created by Filiz Hayirli on October 27, 2010
Modified on January 9, 2013