Calls for experts / EXTENDED DEADLINE: Training for proposal writing and project management for Horizon Europe (POLICY ANSWERS capacity building programme in Kosovo*)

The POLICY ANSWERS project implements a Capacity Building Programme in the Western Balkans. In the frame of the Task 3.3. (WP3) Capacity building and support for implementation in Kosovo (WPCBK), the project partner Riinvest Institute is in charge of implementing the programme. One of the key actions is to increase the capacities of faculties/universities and research institutes for project/proposal preparation and administration and ensure quality applications at Horizon Europe.
Riinvest is seeking external expert services (one expert) for supporting the training of researchers for proposal preparation and writing, including issues related to project management and administration.

The Scope of Work includes:

Expert is engaged to participate in implementing a training program for proposal writing and project administration/management for projects and applications related to Horizon Europe. The expert will provide key inputs through cooperation and complementing the Riinvest Institute project team. Riinvest is planning to train 50 participants in two cohorts, each with 25 participants. Training for the first cohort is scheduled for 6-17 February 2023, and the second cohort during second part of April 2023. Training per cohort is expected to be completed within 10 working days. Areas in which the expert is expected especially to contribute are parts of the proposal related to: excellence, methodology, impact and exploitation, including measurable indicators and assessment. The expert will provide inputs in the overall training program developed by Riinvest Institute, training materials and inputs and resources, and provide training on-site at Riinvest institute for indicated topics, subject to discussing necessary details and needed adjustments. The expert will propose teaching and training methodology enabling attendants’ motivation and active participation, learning by doing and using appropriate tools, including case studies. The Approximate LoE for implementation of this SoW is about 5 working days within the 4,500 Euro Policy Answers project budget dedicated for the expert fees on this assignment. Transport and accommodation costs will also be covered by the project.

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