Key expert 1: Team Leader – SME Competitiveness & Innovation Expert (long-term) print

Posted on:
22 Nov, 2019
Application by:
20 Dec, 2019
Project status:
Expression of interest
Project title:
Administrative and technical capacity building for Competitiveness and Innovation Sector
Duration of assignment:
24 months
Duty station:
Podgorica, Montenegro
Job code:

Project description

The project will strengthen the administrative and technical capacities within the Ministry of Economy related to the Competitiveness and Innovation Sector and mainly related to: assistance in finalizing the harmonization of laws with EU Acquis related to intellectual property rights and support in implementation of policies and programmes aimed at strengthening support services for Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME).
This project will further build up the administrative capacities within the Ministry of Economy, including the establishment of Montenegrin Point of Single Contact (PSC) for services in compliance with the Service Directive 2006/123/EC (Article 6) and Montenegrin Product Contact Point (PCP) in accordance with Regulation 2019/515 and with Regulation 2018/1724.

Project Duration: 24 months

Location: Podgorica, Montenegro


Qualifications and skills

  • University degree in Economics or equivalent
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in English required
General professional experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience related to SME competitiveness and/or innovation
Specific professional experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as team leader, ideally in EU-funded projects
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in technical capacity building for government officials in the field of competitiveness and/or innovation
  • Professional experience in supporting the implementation of SME support policies and programs, e.g. in the fields of innovation, competitiveness and internationalization
  • Experience in establishing Points of Single Contact for services and Product Contact Points (e.g. as e-government portals)

Contact person

  Mathis Salfeld

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