CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (Value Chain Development Specialist for immediate full-time position)


(Value Chain Development Specialist for immediate full-time position)


Country: Republic of Moldova

Terms for employment: 01th April 2018-30th September 2020


Republic of Moldova and International Fund for Agriculture Development have signed Financing Agreements for implementation of Inclusive Rural Economic and Climate Resilience Programme (IRECR) and Rural Resilience Project (RRP).

The CPIU-IFAD will recruit a full time national specialist of Value Chain Development(VCD), with a strong background in agriculture business development, in producer association and cooperation, quality management system, with experience in implementation of international projects, policy development in agriculture.   She/he will be based in the CPIU-IFAD team and will take lead and responsibility for the delivery of the component under the overall supervision of the CPIU-IFAD director and will ensure direct coordination with the stakeholders, Government of Moldova, public administration at the central and community level, producer groups.


Detailed Terms of Reference including the main duties and responsibilities as well as required skills and experience of the Consultant can be downloaded from


The CPIU-IFAD invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the Services.


Interested candidates should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The key criteria for evaluation are the following:

1. General qualification - 30 points:

2. Specific experience – 50 points:

3. Language skills -10 points:

                4. Computer management skills – 10 points

VCD Specialist will be selected in accordance with the Selection-based on consultants’ qualifications (CQS) method. Assessment of the candidates will be conducted against evaluation criteria, based on information provided in the application documents. Detail information on vacant position you can find in the ToR, which can be downloaded from

Interested candidates must delivered a detailed curriculum vitae in English, Motivation Letter, and at least three (3) professional reference to: before 30 March 2018 at 16.00  p.m.

Consolidated Programme Implementation Unit (CPIU-IFAD)

Attn: Nadejda Russu, Procurement specialist, of.  1303,  bd. Stefan cel Mare și Sfînt, 162, 

Chisinau,  MD-2004,  Republic  of  Moldova