Request from Kosovo - Pristina
- Message posted on behalf of Jozef Zuallaert and Walter Dermartis -
Ministry of Transport and Communications (Kosovo) (if interested,
please e-mail them directly):
The Ministry of Transport and Communications in Kosovo would like
to appoint a transport planner (period of 5-6 months) to "support the
drafting of a first generation Kosovo Multi-Modal and Integrated
Traffic and Transport Plan".
The Ministry of Transport and Communications decided to develop a
draft Transport Policy Plan (TPP) in 2004. In order to guide the
Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) in its ongoing road,
public transport and its rail projects (the latter indirectly through
Kosovo Trust Agency) towards a longer term and more integrated
vision and approach a TPP is needed. It is also expected that the
draft TPP will be presented by MTC to the Government of Provisional
Institutions of Kosovo in 2005.
A TPP Working Group within MTC and in cooperation with other
stakeholders will be established to coordinate all TPP activities in
line with EU references and good practices in Transport Policy Planning.
Moreover, The Ministry has itself committed to develop a Traffic and
Transport Policy Planning Unit in 2004.
PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS
Advanced University Degree in traffic and transport (policy)
planning/ economics/human sciences or a similar level qualification.
.Innovative individual with over 10 years of relevant professional
experience in regional or national traffic and transport policy planning
and/or monitoring or reviewing of traffic and transport policies for
.Experience in reviewing traffic and transport policies and / or
drafting high level policy documents under government regulatory
and accountability systems
.Good knowledge of EU multi modal policies (road, public transport
and rail sector) and familiarity with the economic, social and
environmental assessment of policy programs;
. technical knowledge of road and public transport sector is welcomed
.Experience in institutional development
.Fluency in spoken English and excellence in written iterative
communication (policy documents) and in interpersonal skills
.Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF CANDIDATURE: 15 April 2004
For further information on content, e-mail Jozef Zuallaert -
zuallaert@... or regarding the contract Walter Demartis
- e-mail demartis@...
Thanks to Dr Sarah Wixey, Research Fellow, Transport Studies Group,
University of Westminster for passing this on.