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Short term consultancy for developing corruption risk assessments, Skopje‏

The Institute for Democracy Societas Civilis-Skopje (IDSCS) is issuing
a Call for Consultant for preparing methodology for Corruption Risk
Assessments on three institutions in Macedonia. This call is a part of
the “USAID Macedonia Anti-Corruption Program” conducted by the
Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC), Transparency
Macedonia (TM), the Association for Democratic Initiatives (ADI) and
IDSCS.The Consultant will be obliged to assist IDSCS in developing a
Corruption Risk Assessment methodology in order to provide reports and
recommendations on three institutions in Macedonia. The three
institutions will be working in the fields of health-care, education
and judiciary.

More specifically the Consultant should:
1. Provide expertise in developing an overall methodology for the
development of Corruption Risk Assessments;
2. Identify external data sources for the preparation of
qualitative and quantitative parts of the assessments;
3. Identify literature that can be referenced as groundwork for the
assessment reports;
4. Prepare questionnaires for in-depth interviews with officials in
selected institutions and other stakeholders;
5. Prepare questionnaires for surveys of users (clients) of the
selected institutions;
6. Prepare a structure for the Corruption Risk Assessment reports;
7. Give feedback on draft reports prepared by local researchers.It
is foreseen that the Consultant should spend 10 days working on these
assignments with a total amount of 3000USD (gross). The Consultant
will be paid based on a short-term consultancy contract.

The successful applicant should fulfill the following criteria:
1. Be familiar with corruption issues in Macedonia or other
countries of Western Balkans or Southeast Europe;
2. Has worked or has research experience in the field of good
governance, or specifically corruption and lasting for no less than
five years;
3. Has experience in preparing integrity plans and reports in the
field of anti-corruption;
4. Holds a degree or is educated in the area of social sciences
(sociology, political science, law, economics, anthropology or other);
5. Be fluent in English;
6. Worked in other countries and can bring foreign experience from
the field.Interested candidates should consult the Terms of Reference
and submit CV and a letter of interest demonstrating their skills and
abilities to
successfully act as a Consultant to the activity of the program. Both
documents should be in English and sent to

The link to the Terms of Reference is

The deadline is extended to 25.12.2014.

The link for the ACRN posting is