Deadline Date:
09 Nov, 2018

The Project Expert (Haiti) will provide guidance to enhance the quality of goods produced in Haiti and the Dominican Republic and will support the companies and clusters with a view to enabling them to obtain international certifications to access international niche markets. In addition, will achieve the equivalence and recognition of standards and quality systems for five (5) products between Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

The Project Expert (HT) will also ensure the effectiveness of the collaboration and cooperation of the Ministries working in trade related issues and the Customs Administrations of both countries. The Project Expert will be working with the Deputy Programme Manager of the Binational Programme, the Ministries of Trade and Industry of both countries and the Customs Administrations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the standards agencies of Haiti and the Dominican Republic (respectively BHN and INDOCAL) as well as the overall quality infrastructure of both countries in upgrading the quality and quantity of services provided to the private sector;
  • Assist the standards agencies of Haiti and the Dominican Republic as well as the overall quality infrastructure of both countries in the dissemination and promotion of the knowledge and adherence to quality standards and technical regulations applicable in Haiti and the Dominican Republic;
  • Assist the standards agencies of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the harmonisation of standards and technical regulation for five (5) products including their labelling requirements;
  • Assist the standards agencies of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the establishment of a binational information exchange system on quality standards and technical regulations of both countries;
  • Assist the Deputy Programme Manager of the Binational Programme in strengthening the capacities of the Ministries responsible for trade and industry related issues of Haiti and the Dominican Republic and the Customs Authorities.
  • Assist the Deputy Programme Manager of the Binational Programme to promote the effective implementation of rules applying to formal trade including mechanisms with a view to implementing current trade agreements and/or promoting new ones;
  • Support the Deputy Programme Manager of the Binational Programme with the effective implementation of the communication platform between the Ministries of Trade and Industry which was created during the 10th EDF Binational Programme;
  • Support to the collaboration of Customs Administration in the control and facilitation of binational trade including the implementation of binational agreements; and
  • Assist the Deputy Programme Manager of the Binational Programme to support of joint training of staff of the Ministries of Trade and Industry and Customs Administrations.

Interested persons should download the full  job description and submit a cover letter with CV before 4:00 pm on Friday, November 9, 2018 to Alba Diaz at [email protected] and copied to Escipion Oliveira at [email protected].

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