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REPUBLIC OF SERBIA
MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

NOTIFICATION OF CONTRACT AWARD

Name of the Project: MULTI DONOR TRUST FUND FOR JUSTICE SECTORE SUPPORT (MDTF-JSS)           

Project Number: TF097118

 

Contract Name: Contract for Certification Courses in Various IT Fields

Identification number: SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-59

 

Selection method: Selection Based on Consultants’ Qualifications (CQS) in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011)

 

Awarded Consultant(s)/Firm

Name

Consortium CPU doo and PROINTER IT SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES doo Beograd

Address

Milentija Popovica 9, 11000 Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

1

Price

EUR 53,815.00 exclusive VAT

Duration

December 31, 2017

 

Evaluated Consultant(s)/Firm in the short list

Name

Consortium Akademija Oxford, Republic of Serbia, and IT Centar, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

2

 

Evaluated Consultant(s)/Firm in the short list

Name

Smart, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

3

 

Consultant(s)/Firm that submitted proposals

Name

IT4biz, Republic of Serbia

Name

CisCom, Republic of Serbia

Name

Eccentrix, Republic of Serbia

 

 

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REPUBLIC OF SERBIA
MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

NOTIFICATION OF CONTRACT AWARD

Name of the Project: Multi Donor Trust Fund For Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS)   

 

Grant No.:  TF097118

 

Contract Name: Shopping of IT and Office Equipment for Judiciary of the Republic of Serbia

 

Identification number: SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-SH-G-16-64

 

Estimated date of Contract signature: January 12, 2017.

 

Selection method: Shopping (SH) in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works, and Con-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011)

 

Bidders who submitted a Bid

Name of each Bidder who submitted a Bid

Bid prices as read out at bid opening, RSD

Evaluated prices of each Bid that was evaluated

Comtrade System Integration d.o.o.    Serbia

RSD 5,299,207.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 5,299,207.00 exclusive of VAT

Asseco SEE Serbia

RSD 5,958,940.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 5,958,940.00 exclusive of VAT

EWE COMP doo Serbia

RSD 6,058,508.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 6,058,508.00 exclusive of VAT

 

Bidders whose bids were rejected

Name of Bidder whose bid was rejected

Reasons for rejection

-

-

 

Bidders whose bids were evaluated

Name of Bidder whose bid was evaluated

Total price, RSD

Arithmetically Corrected Total price, RSD (due to changes in quantity)

Comtrade System Integration d.o.o.    Serbia

RSD 5,299,207.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 5,258,600.50 exclusive of VAT

Asseco SEE Serbia

RSD 5,958,940.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 5,950,730.00 exclusive of VAT

EWE COMP doo Serbia

RSD 6,058,508.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 6,038,156.00 exclusive of VAT

 

Winning Bidder

Name of the winning Bidder

Total Contract price, RSD

Contract duration

Summary scope of the Contract awarded

Comtrade System Integration d.o.o.    Serbia

RSD 5,258,600.50 exclusive of VAT

45 days

 

Shopping of IT and Office Equipment for Judiciary of the Republic of Serbia

 

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REPUBLIC OF SERBIA

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

NOTIFICATION OF CONTRACT AWARD

 

Name of the Project: Multi Donor Trust Fund For Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS)   

 

Grant No.:  TF097118

 

Contract Name: Shopping of Furniture for Judiciary of the Republic of Serbia

 

            Identification number: SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-SH-G-16-63

 

Estimated date of Contract signature: December 30, 2016.

 

Selection method: Shopping (SH) in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works, and Con-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011)

 

Bidders who submitted a Bid

Name of each Bidder who submitted a Bid

Bid prices as read out at bid opening, RSD

Evaluated prices of each Bid that was evaluated

Gaj-Inženjering i opremanje doo

RSD 386,415.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 386,415.00 exclusive of VAT

Company KTITOR Ltd

RSD 429,750.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 429,750.00 exclusive of VAT

TIS d.o.o.

RSD 447,150.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 447,150.00 exclusive of VAT

 

Bidders whose bids were rejected

Name of Bidder whose bid was rejected

Reasons for rejection

-

-

 

Bidders whose bids were evaluated

Name of Bidder whose bid was evaluated

Total price, RSD

Arithmetically Corrected Total price, RSD (due to increase of quantity)

Gaj-Inženjering i opremanje doo

RSD 386,415.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 473,535.00 exclusive of VAT

Company KTITOR Ltd

RSD 429,750.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 497,250.00 exclusive of VAT

TIS d.o.o.

RSD 447,150.00 exclusive of VAT

RSD 518,550.00 exclusive of VAT

 

Winning Bidder

Name of the winning Bidder

Total Contract price, RSD

Contract duration

Summary scope of the Contract awarded

Gaj-Inženjering i opremanje doo

RSD 473,535.00 exclusive of VAT

30 days

 

Shopping of Furniture for Judiciary of the Republic of Serbia

 

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Name of the Project: Multi Donor Trust Fund For Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS)

REPUBLIC OF SERBIA

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

NOTIFICATION OF CONTRACT AWARD

 

Name of the Project: Multi Donor Trust Fund For Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS)   

 

Grant No.:  TF097118

 

Contract Name: Launch of the website “Off violence”

 

            Identification number: SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-DC-NCS-16-61

 

Estimated date of Contract signature: November 3, 2016.

 

Selection method: Direct Contracting (DC) in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works, and Con-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011)

 

Bidders who submitted a Bid

Name of each Bidder who submitted a Bid

Bid prices as read out at bid opening, EUR

Evaluated prices of each Bid that was evaluated

Homepage d.o.o.

16,900.00

excl VAT

16,900.00

excl VAT

 

Bidders whose bids were rejected

Name of Bidder whose bid was rejected

Reasons for rejection

-

-

 

Bidders whose bids were evaluated

Name of Bidder whose bid was evaluated

Total price, EUR

Homepage d.o.o.

16,900.00

excl VAT

 

Winning Bidder

Name of the winning Bidder

Total Contract price, EUR

Contract duration

Summary scope of the Contract awarded

Homepage d.o.o.

16,900.00

excl VAT

November 3, 2016-June 1, 2017 (7 months)

 

Launch of the website “Off violence”

 

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Republic of Serbia
Ministry of Justice
Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in Serbia

INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract:

 

 

  • Consultant for Analysis of the Personal Data Protection PDP System (short term consultancy), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-16-60.

 

 

The services of Consultant include development of  analysis about the necessary changes to  the Serbian legal framework that require harmonization with the new EU acquis on personal data protection, which will be used for amendments of the current legal framework in order to improve access to justice and accelerate accession process. The key tasks comprise the following:  analyze the new EU acquis on personal data protection; analyze and identify the provisions in the Serbian legal framework that require harmonization with the new EU acquis on personal data protection; make practical recommendations for harmonization of Serbian legal framework with the new EU acquis on personal data protection in parallel with the work of the Working group for the Law on Personal Data Protection; prepare and participate in the work of the Working group for the Law on Personal Data Protection to support efficient implementation of the recommendations for harmonization of Serbian legal framework with the new EU acquis on personal data protection; monitor the process of harmonization through active participation in the work of the Working group for the Law on Personal Data Protection; develop final report on harmonization of Serbian legal framework with the new EU acquis.

The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, for 30 man-days in the period of 5 months. The expected contract start date will be November, 2016.

For Consultant following is required:  university degree in law; at least ten years of relevant professional experience in the field of access to justice and fundamental rights; experience in working with public and/or government institutions; demonstrated ability to deliver feasible and proven solutions to previously assessed problems, in a respectful professional manner; experience with application of international standards in the area of  personal data protection will be considered as an advantage; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes, deliver presentations and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

 

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by November 21, 2016, 12:00 Noon, local time.

 

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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NOTIFICATION OF CONTRACT AWARD

Name of the Project: MULTI DONOR TRUST FUND FOR JUSTICE SECTORE SUPPORT (MDTF-JSS)
Project Number: TF097118

Contract Name: Contract for Communication Skills and Public Relations

Identification number: SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-56

 

Selection method: Selection Based on Consultants’ Qualifications (CQS) in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011)

 

Awarded Consultant(s)/Firm

Name

P.R.A. Public Relations Agency

Address

Pozeska 67a, 11000 Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

1

Price

EUR 7,110.00 exclusive VAT

Duration

December 31, 2016

 

Evaluated Consultant(s)/Firm in the short list

Name

Joint Venture: Branch office of Action Global Communications Limited, Republic of Serbia, and Business Info Group, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

2

 

Evaluated Consultant(s)/Firm in the short list

Name

Joint Venture: AAM Management Information Consulting Ltd., Hungary and Hristov Consulting Ltd., Republic of Serbia

Ranking

3

 

Consultant(s)/Firm that submitted proposals

Name

Mosaic Ltd, Republic of Serbia

Name

MCB Education, Republic of Serbia

Name

Agency for integral marketing communication “Bold”, Republic of Serbia

Name

Center for Applied Psychology Serbian Psychological Society, Republic of Serbia

Name

Institute for nuclear sciences "Vinča" SCHOOL OF COMPUTERS "VINČA"), Republic of Serbia

 

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MULTI DONOR TRUST FUND FOR JUSTICE SECTORE SUPPORT (MDTF-JSS)
Project Number: TF097118

Name of the Project: MULTI DONOR TRUST FUND FOR JUSTICE SECTORE SUPPORT (MDTF-JSS)           

Project Number: TF097118

 

Contract Name: Contract for Certification Courses in Various ISO Fields (ISO27001, ISO20000, ISO22301, ISO31000, ISO21500) for a defined number of employees in the judiciary

Identification number: SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-57

 

Selection method: Selection Based on Consultants’ Qualifications (CQS) in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011)

 

Awarded Consultant(s)/Firm

Name

Consortium Institute for Standards and Technology, Eucons Group, and Institute for Information Security

Address

Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 6, 11000 Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

1

Price

EUR 16,450.00 exclusive VAT

Duration

December 31, 2016

 

Evaluated Consultant(s)/Firm in the short list

Name

MOBES QUALITY Ltd, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

2

 

Evaluated Consultant(s)/Firm in the short list

Name

Bureau Veritas, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

3

 

Consultant(s)/Firm that submitted proposals

Name

QCPL- Quality Catalyst PVT Ltd, India

Name of the Project: MULTI DONOR TRUST FUND FOR JUSTICE SECTORE SUPPORT (MDTF-JSS)           

Project Number: TF097118

 

Contract Name: Contract for Certification Courses in Various ISO Fields (ISO27001, ISO20000, ISO22301, ISO31000, ISO21500) for a defined number of employees in the judiciary

Identification number: SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-57

 

Selection method: Selection Based on Consultants’ Qualifications (CQS) in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011)

 

Awarded Consultant(s)/Firm

Name

Consortium Institute for Standards and Technology, Eucons Group, and Institute for Information Security

Address

Bulevar Mihajla Pupina 6, 11000 Belgrade, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

1

Price

EUR 16,450.00 exclusive VAT

Duration

December 31, 2016

 

Evaluated Consultant(s)/Firm in the short list

Name

MOBES QUALITY Ltd, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

2

 

Evaluated Consultant(s)/Firm in the short list

Name

Bureau Veritas, Republic of Serbia

Ranking

3

 

Consultant(s)/Firm that submitted proposals

Name

QCPL- Quality Catalyst PVT Ltd, India

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
CONSULTANCY SERVICES- FIRMS SELECTION

Republic of Serbia

Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS)

Grant No. :TF97118

Assignment Title: Certification courses in various IT fields

Reference No.:             SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-59

 

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the following contract:

·         Certification courses in various IT fields (Ref.No.SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-59).

 

The Consultant firm for Certification courses in various IT fields should be hired to organize training courses as per following specifications:

A. Computer Essentials, Online Essentials, Word Processing, Spreadsheets (4 Base modules, 147 participants)

B. Advanced Word Processing, Advanced Spreadsheets, Advanced Database, Advanced Presentation (4 Advanced modules, 43 participants)

C. Administering Windows Server 2012 (11 participants)

D. Querying Microsoft SQL Server (5 participants)

E. Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases (1 participant)

F. Excel 2013 Expert (4 participants)

The Consultant firm for Certification courses in various IT fields will prepare and organize:

-  Detailed Training plan for providing services with specified schedule of trainings and training program in coordination with Project Implementation Unit (PIU);

-  Pre-testing in order to estimate each participant’s level of knowledge before start of each course;

-  Post-testing upon completion of each course in order to estimate level of knowledge and new skills gained by each participant.

The first contracted course in various IT fields will start in November 2016 or later. Consultant services are expected to last until November 2017. The Consultant will hold the trainings in its own facilities (specially equipped for specific types of training), according to the previous agreement with PIU. The Consultant’s training facilities will be in Belgrade.

The shortlisting criteria for the Consultant firm for Certification courses in various IT fields are: the Consultant firm shall be registered in the Republic of Serbia as a company specialized in computer training; minimum three years of work experience in the above listed types of training; the teachers shall have the appropriate training certificates (licenses) for specified type of training (Microsoft); the Consultant firm shall undertake the obligation of providing the data on the competence for provision of the required services in the form of brochures, description of similar services (references) and qualifications (CVs including certificates) of its teachers.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the above mentioned services. Interested consulting firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services:

  • experience and description of similar assignments
  • availability of skilled staff
  • CVs of key personnel that would be contracted for the assignment (including appropriate training certificates (licenses) for specified type of training).

 

The Consultant shall submit only one proposal, either individually or as a joint venture partner in another proposal. If a Consultant, including a joint venture partner, submits or participates in more than one proposal, all such proposals shall be disqualified. This does not, however, preclude a consulting firm to participate as a sub-consultant, or an individual to participate as a team member, in more than one proposal.

The following selection criteria with corresponding points will be used for the evaluation procedure for each of the three assignments:

- Specific experience relevant to the assignment

50 pts

- Qualifications and competence for the assignment

50 pts

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the CQS procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

Further information can be obtained at the address below from 09:00 to 15:00 hours.

Expressions of interest must be delivered via e-mail by October 18, 2016, 12:00 Noon.

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

 

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
CONSULTANCY SERVICES- FIRMS SELECTION

Republic of Serbia

Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS)

Grant No. :TF97118

 

Assignment Title:

-Trainings for communication skills and public relations;

 -Certification courses in various ISO fields (ISO27001, ISO20000, ISO22301,

ISO31000, ISO21500) for a defined number of employees in the judiciary;

-Certification courses in various IT fields;

     

 

Reference No.:           

SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-56;

SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-57;

SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-58;

 

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the following contracts:

· Trainings for communication skills and public relations (Ref.No.SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-56);

· Certification courses in various ISO fields (ISO27001, ISO20000, ISO22301, ISO31000, ISO21500) for a defined number of employees in the judiciary (Ref.No.SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-57);

· Certification courses in various IT fields (Ref.No.SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-CQ-CS-16-58);

o  The Consultant firm for trainings in communication skills and public relations should be hired to organize training courses as per following specifications:

A.   communication skills ISO20000

B.   public relations

The Consultant firm for trainings in communication skills and public relations will prepare and organize:

- Training Curriculum, course plan and materials prior to the delivery of training;

- Post-course evaluation upon completion of each course in order to estimate level of knowledge and new skills gained by each participant.

 

Trainings in communication skills and public relations are expected to start in October 2016 and last until the end of December 2016. The Consultant shall hold trainings in Supreme Court of Cassation premises in Belgrade according to the previous agreement with MOJ.

 

The shortlisting criteria for the Consultant firm for trainings in communication skills and public relations are: the Consultant firm shall be registered in the Republic of Serbia as a company specialized in public relations/communication/media/training; the Consultant firm shall have minimum 3 years of work experience in the above listed types of training; at least 3 years of work experience in public relations/communication/media; the Consultant firm shall undertake the obligation of providing the data on the competence for provision of the required services in the form of brochures, description of similar services (references) and qualifications (CVs) of its lecturers.

 

o  The Consultant firm for Certification courses in various ISO fields should be hired to organize training courses as per following specifications:

A.                 ISO27001

B.                 ISO20000

C.                 ISO22301

D.                 ISO31000

E.                  ISO21500

The Consultant firm for Certification courses in various ISO fields will prepare and organize:

-       Pre-testing in order to estimate each participant’s level of knowledge before start of each course;

-       Post-testing upon completion of each course in order to estimate level of knowledge and new skills gained by each participant.

 

Consultant services in various ISO fields are expected to start in October 2016 and last until the end of December 2016. The Consultant shall hold trainings in facilities in Belgrade according to the previous agreement with MOJ.

The shortlisting criteria for the Consultant firm for Certification courses in various ISO fields are: the Consultant firm shall be registered in the Republic of Serbia as a company specialized in ISO certification programs and training; the teachers shall have the appropriate training certificates (licenses) for holding the trainings (ISO27001, ISO20000, ISO22301, ISO31000, ISO21500); the Consultant firm shall undertake the obligation of providing the data on the competence for provision of the required services in the form of brochures, description of similar services (references) and qualifications (CVs) of its lecturers.

 

o  The Consultant firm for Certification courses in various IT fields should be hired to organize training courses as per following specifications:

A.    Computer Essentials, Online Essentials, Word Processing, Spreadsheets (4 Base modules)

B.    Advanced Word Processing, Advanced Spreadsheets, Advanced Database, Advanced Presentation (4 Advanced modules)

C.    Application of the SPSS Software in statistical analysis

D.    Administering Windows Server 2012

E.    Querying Microsoft SQL Server

F.    Developing Microsoft SQL Server Databases

G.    Excel 2013 Expert

The Consultant firm for Certification courses in various IT fields will prepare and organize:

-       Detailed Training plan for providing services with specified schedule of trainings and training program in coordination with Project Implementation Unit (PIU);

-       Pre-testing in order to estimate each participant’s level of knowledge before start of each course;

-       Post-testing upon completion of each course in order to estimate level of knowledge and new skills gained by each participant.

The first contracted course in various IT fields will start in November 2016 or later. Consultant services are expected to last until November 2017. The Consultant will hold the trainings in its own facilities (specially equipped for specific types of training), according to the previous agreement with PIU. The Consultant’s training facilities will be in Belgrade.

The shortlisting criteria for the Consultant firm for Certification courses in various IT fields are: the Consultant firm shall be registered in the Republic of Serbia as a company specialized in computer training; minimum three years of work experience in the above listed types of training; the teachers shall have the appropriate training certificates (licenses) for specified type of training (Microsoft, IBM); the Consultant firm shall undertake the obligation of providing the data on the competence for provision of the required services in the form of brochures, description of similar services (references) and qualifications (CVs) of its teachers.

 

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the above mentioned services. Interested consulting firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services:

  • experience and description of similar assignments
  • availability of skilled staff
  • CVs of key personnel that would be contracted for the assignment.

The Consultant shall submit only one proposal for each assignment, either individually or as a joint venture partner in another proposal. If a Consultant, including a joint venture partner, submits or participates in more than one proposal for each assignment, all such proposals shall be disqualified. This does not, however, preclude a consulting firm to participate as a sub-consultant, or an individual to participate as a team member, in more than one proposal.

The following selection criteria with corresponding points will be used for the evaluation procedure for each of the three assignments:

- Specific experience relevant to the assignment

50 pts

- Qualifications and competence for the assignment

50 pts

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the CQS procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

Further information can be obtained at the address below from 09:00 to 15:00 hours.

Expressions of interest must be delivered via e-mail by September 02, 2016, 12:00 Noon.

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

 

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in the Republic of Serbia

Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in the Republic of Serbia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Grant No. TF097118

Project ID No. P121377

The Republic of Serbia has received financing in the amount of USD 4,700,000.00 equivalent a Grant from various donors, administered by the World Bank (Bank) toward the cost of the Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in the Republic of Serbia (Project), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods and consulting services to be procured under the Project.

The objective of Project is to provide support for strengthening and advancing the justice sector reform in the Republic of Serbia in order to facilitate its integration to the European Union. The project consists of the following parts:

Part A: Justice Sector Reform Facilitation Unit;

 

Part B: Access to Justice.

Procurement of contracts financed under the Project will be conducted through the procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works, and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the guidelines. Consulting services will be selected in accordance with the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011).

 

There are no international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures defined under the Project at this time. Requests for Expression of Interests for consultancy services contracts will be announced, as they become available, in UN Development Business, World Bank external website, MDTFJSS  and in the local newspapers of wide circulation.

 

Interested and eligible companies who wish to receive a copy of the advertisement requesting expressions of interest for consultants’ contracts, or those requiring additional information, should contact the addresses below:

 

Contact:

E–mail:

Address:

To:      

ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

Ministry of Justice

22-26 Nemanjina St

11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Tel/Fax: (+381 11) 3620458       

 

 

Ms Ljiljana Krejovic

Procurement Specialist and

Recipient Executed Trust Fund Coordinator

 

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Republic of Serbia
Ministry of Justice
Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in Serbia

CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract:

 

  • Senior ICT Advisor – Court Automation and Caseload Statistics Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-16-55.

 

- The services of ICT Advisor – Court Automation and Caseload Statistics Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the standardization of statistical reporting of the SCC and courts of general and specialized jurisdiction, and training of a designated SCC staff to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the IT Department, statistician, Heads of Criminal and Civil Departments and Head of the Department for Protection of the Right to a Trial within Reasonable Time, as well as SCC advisors and other justices involved drafting the statistical and other reports on work of courts. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with the IT administrators and designated court staff in all state level courts, appellate courts, higher courts, commercial courts, basic courts, misdemeanor courts, as well as IT Department of the High Court Council and MoJ. The key tasks comprise the following:  capacity building of SCC staff engaged in collection and analysis of the caseload data and drafting reports on the work of courts, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of IT administrators, statisticians and judicial advisors; assistance to the SCC in collecting and processing statistical information; analysis of current categories of statistical reporting from the aspect of different needs, identification of deficiencies related to statistical reporting processes and formats of statistical reports; assessment of the current ICT infrastructure in the SCC and its capacity to support current and future business needs; drafting of functional requirements and principal software and hardware architecture for the centralized national caseload database and statistical reporting server; technical assistance and writing of functional specifications for improving the existing case-law database; identification of the ICT-related training needs of the SCC judicial and non-judicial staff, development of training curriculum, etc.

The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2016. The contract may be extended, subject to the performance. The expected contract start date will be June, 2016. For Consultant following is required:  degree in technical sciences, organizational sciences or law, preferably MSc or equivalent and relevant expertise/specialization in IT; at least 3 (three) years of relevant professional experience in network design and analysis, software architecture, business process analysis, ICT strategic planning, and implementation of projects related to judiciary; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia as well as knowledge of relevant legislation and strategies; demonstrated familiarity with the existing statistical reporting formats in Serbian judiciary and European best practices and standards related to statistical reporting and document management in judiciary; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MoJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

 

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by June 10, 2016, 12:00 Noon, local time.

 

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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Small Contract Award Notice
Serbia
Project: P121377 - Serbia Justice Sector Support Multi Donor Trust Fund
Report Period: 01-Apr-2016 - 13-May-2016

Awarded Firm/Indv. : Judicial Academy
Address: Terazije 41

Contract Signature Date: 05-May-2016
Method of Procurement: SSS - Single Source Selection
Price: EUR 4,307.82
Duration: 148 Day(s)
Summary Scope of Contract: Court Management Training and Seminars in the Field of Human Rights

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Republic of Serbia
Ministry of Justice
Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in Serbia

CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract:

 

  • Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-16-52.

 

- The services of Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the overall harmonization of court practice in accordance to the SCC Court Harmonization Plan, initially drafted in 2014 (http://www.vk.sud.rs/sites/default/files/attachments/PlanAktivnostiVrhovnogKasacionogSuda.pdf),and training of designated SCC staff to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the Case-Law Department, Heads of Criminal and Civil Departments and Head of the Department for Protection of the Right to a Trial within Reasonable Time, as well as SCC advisors and other justices involved in implementation of the SCC Court Harmonization Plan. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with the Heads of Case-Law Departments and designated court staff in all state level courts, appellate courts and higher courts. The key tasks comprise the following: capacity building of SCC staff engaged in the harmonization of jurisprudence and alignment of case-law, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of judicial advisors, design the activity framework in close coordination with the Chief Justice and heads of departments of the SCC, and prior communication with state level courts’ and appellate courts’ presidents; in close cooperation with the SCC department heads review and analyze of disputed legal issues in respective legal areas; analysis of legislative framework and recommendations for its improvement to avoid inconsistent decisions in the same or similar legal and factual situations; identification of the training needs and drafting of court practice harmonization training program for judges and court staff; support to the SCC in active and substantial cooperation with international organizations and/or agencies in relation to the harmonization of the jurisprudence.

The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2016. The contract may be extended, subject to the performance. The expected contract start date will be April, 2016. For Consultant following is required:  advanced degree in law, MA or equivalent in international and/or EU law is desirable; at least 8 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated knowledge of procedural and substantive criminal and civil law at the national and international level; experience in applying legal expertise to diverse range of complex legal issues and ability to conduct comprehensive legal research are desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; prior working experience in a national court is desirable, participation in appeals is an advantage; prior working experience on projects of judicial reform and harmonization of practices of international institutions and European courts with national practice is desirable; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

 

Deadline for submission of expressions of interest is extended to April 15, 2016, 12:00 Noon, local time.

 

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below.

 

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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Republic of Serbia
Ministry of Justice
Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in Serbia

CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contracts:

 

  • Senior ICT Advisor – Court Automation and Caseload Statistics Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-16-51,
  • Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-16-52.

 

- The services of ICT Advisor – Court Automation and Caseload Statistics Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the standardization of statistical reporting of the SCC and courts of general and specialized jurisdiction, and training of a designated SCC staff to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the IT Department, statistician, Heads of Criminal and Civil Departments and Head of the Department for Protection of the Right to a Trial within Reasonable Time, as well as SCC advisors and other justices involved drafting the statistical and other reports on work of courts. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with the IT administrators and designated court staff in all state level courts, appellate courts, higher courts, commercial courts, basic courts, misdemeanor courts, as well as IT Department of the High Court Council and MoJ. The key tasks comprise the following:  capacity building of SCC staff engaged in collection and analysis of the caseload data and drafting reports on the work of courts, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of IT administrators, statisticians and judicial advisors; assistance to the SCC in collecting and processing statistical information; analysis of current categories of statistical reporting from the aspect of different needs, identification of deficiencies related to statistical reporting processes and formats of statistical reports; assessment of the current ICT infrastructure in the SCC and its capacity to support current and future business needs; drafting of functional requirements and principal software and hardware architecture for the centralized national caseload database and statistical reporting server; technical assistance and writing of functional specifications for improving the existing case-law database; identification of the ICT-related training needs of the SCC judicial and non-judicial staff, development of training curriculum, etc.

The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2016. The contract may be extended, subject to the performance. The expected contract start date will be April, 2016. For Consultant following is required:  degree in technical sciences, organizational sciences or law, preferably MSc or equivalent and relevant expertise/specialization in IT; at least 6 (six) years of relevant professional experience in network design and analysis, software architecture, business process analysis, ICT strategic planning, and implementation of projects related to judiciary; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia as well as knowledge of relevant legislation and strategies; demonstrated familiarity with the existing statistical reporting formats in Serbian judiciary and European best practices and standards related to statistical reporting and document management in judiciary; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

- The services of Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the overall harmonization of court practice in accordance to the SCC Court Harmonization Plan, initially drafted in 2014 (http://www.vk.sud.rs/sites/default/files/attachments/PlanAktivnostiVrhovnogKasacionogSuda.pdf),and training of designated SCC staff to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the Case-Law Department, Heads of Criminal and Civil Departments and Head of the Department for Protection of the Right to a Trial within Reasonable Time, as well as SCC advisors and other justices involved in implementation of the SCC Court Harmonization Plan. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with the Heads of Case-Law Departments and designated court staff in all state level courts, appellate courts and higher courts. The key tasks comprise the following: capacity building of SCC staff engaged in the harmonization of jurisprudence and alignment of case-law, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of judicial advisors, design the activity framework in close coordination with the Chief Justice and heads of departments of the SCC, and prior communication with state level courts’ and appellate courts’ presidents; in close cooperation with the SCC department heads review and analyze of disputed legal issues in respective legal areas; analysis of legislative framework and recommendations for its improvement to avoid inconsistent decisions in the same or similar legal and factual situations; identification of the training needs and drafting of court practice harmonization training program for judges and court staff; support to the SCC in active and substantial cooperation with international organizations and/or agencies in relation to the harmonization of the jurisprudence.

The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2016. The contract may be extended, subject to the performance. The expected contract start date will be April, 2016. For Consultant following is required:  advanced degree in law, MA or equivalent in international and/or EU law is desirable; at least 8 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated knowledge of procedural and substantive criminal and civil law at the national and international level; experience in applying legal expertise to diverse range of complex legal issues and ability to conduct comprehensive legal research are desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; prior working experience in a national court is desirable, participation in appeals is an advantage; prior working experience on projects of judicial reform and harmonization of practices of international institutions and European courts with national practice is desirable; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

 

Deadline for submission of expressions of interest is extended to April 05, 2016, 12:00 Noon, local time.

 

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below.

 

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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Republic of Serbia
Ministry of Justice
Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in Serbia

CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract:
• Consultant for the Reform of the Judicial Network, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-16-54.

The services of Consultant for the Reform of the Judicial Network include support to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) by providing appropriate analytical and advisory services, and contributing to development of different substantive outputs and deliverables. Responsibilities include monitoring and reporting related to the implementation of the new National Judicial Reform Strategy (NJRS) and the Action Plan (AP) in specific strategic guidelines, measures and activities. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with MoJ staff such as: Advisor for studies and analytical affairs of the judicial reform, Advisor for the planning, analytics and reporting, Advisor for the preparation of budget, Head of the Department for the implementation of projects, Head of the Group for investments,  Head of Department for EU integration, Head of Group for NJRS implementation , as well as Advisor for the EU integration from the RPPO, Advisor for the EU integration and harmonization of legislation from the SCC, Secretary of HJC Administrative office, Secretary of SPC Administrative office and Director of the Judicial Academy.The key tasks comprise the following: capacity building of MoJ staff engaged in the accession and reform implementation units, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of civil service staff to transfer knowledge and skills; monitoring and supporting the implementation of the strategic guideline and relevant measures and activities determined by the AP related to the establishment of an effective and efficient network of courts and prosecutors’ offices and conduction of analyses of judicial network efficiency; monitoring and supporting the implementation of specific measures and activities related to the establishment of the efficient system for weighing of cases; monitoring and supporting the implementation of specific measures and activities related to transfer of budgetary authority on High Judicial Council (HJC) and State Prosecutorial Council (SPC) regarding infrastructural investment analyses and planning; monitoring and supporting the implementation of specific measures and activities related to further enhancement of judicial administration through the implementation of the analysis and assessment of the roles of managers and secretaries of courts and public prosecutors’ offices; monitoring and supporting the implementation of the strategic guidelines related to the judges’ and prosecutors’ assistants and trainees, their position, accountability and introduction of the overall access to training of judges’ and prosecutors’ assistants and trainees; supporting the administrative offices of the HJC and State Prosecutorial Council (SPC)  in the process of collecting and compiling statistical data relevant to their strategic decision making, and the process of developing a system of data collection necessary for their work, training members of independent judicial institutions in the field of analytics, statistics and strategic planning; support the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) to monitor the project results, including by providing information, reports, and/or participating in meetings. The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2016. The expected contract start date will be April, 2016. For Consultant following is required:  advanced degree in law; at least 5 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated experience with the structure/functions/organization of the judiciary in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; experience in court administration would be desirable; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills. 

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MoJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by April 05, 2016, 12:00 Noon, local time.

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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Republic of Serbia
Ministry of Justice
Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in Serbia

CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118



The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contracts:
• Senior ICT Advisor – Court Automation and Caseload Statistics Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-16-51,• Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-16-52.

- The services of ICT Advisor – Court Automation and Caseload Statistics Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the standardization of statistical reporting of the SCC and courts of general and specialized jurisdiction, and training of a designated SCC staff to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the IT Department, statistician, Heads of Criminal and Civil Departments and Head of the Department for Protection of the Right to a Trial within Reasonable Time, as well as SCC advisors and other justices involved drafting the statistical and other reports on work of courts. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with the IT administrators and designated court staff in all state level courts, appellate courts, higher courts, commercial courts, basic courts, misdemeanor courts, as well as IT Department of the High Court Council and MoJ. The key tasks comprise the following:  capacity building of SCC staff engaged in collection and analysis of the caseload data and drafting reports on the work of courts, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of IT administrators, statisticians and judicial advisors; assistance to the SCC in collecting and processing statistical information; analysis of current categories of statistical reporting from the aspect of different needs, identification of deficiencies related to statistical reporting processes and formats of statistical reports; assessment of the current ICT infrastructure in the SCC and its capacity to support current and future business needs; drafting of functional requirements and principal software and hardware architecture for the centralized national caseload database and statistical reporting server; technical assistance and writing of functional specifications for improving the existing case-law database; identification of the ICT-related training needs of the SCC judicial and non-judicial staff, development of training curriculum, etc.The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2016. The contract may be extended, subject to the performance. The expected contract start date will be March, 2016. For Consultant following is required:  degree in technical sciences, organizational sciences or law, preferably MSc or equivalent and relevant expertise/specialization in IT; at least 6 (six) years of relevant professional experience in network design and analysis, software architecture, business process analysis, ICT strategic planning, and implementation of projects related to judiciary; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia as well as knowledge of relevant legislation and strategies; demonstrated familiarity with the existing statistical reporting formats in Serbian judiciary and European best practices and standards related to statistical reporting and document management in judiciary; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.- The services of Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the overall harmonization of court practice in accordance to the SCC Court Harmonization Plan, initially drafted in 2014 (http://www.vk.sud.rs/sites/default/files/attachments/PlanAktivnostiVrhovnogKasacionogSuda.pdf),and training of designated SCC staff to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the Case-Law Department, Heads of Criminal and Civil Departments and Head of the Department for Protection of the Right to a Trial within Reasonable Time, as well as SCC advisors and other justices involved in implementation of the SCC Court Harmonization Plan. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with the Heads of Case-Law Departments and designated court staff in all state level courts, appellate courts and higher courts. The key tasks comprise the following: capacity building of SCC staff engaged in the harmonization of jurisprudence and alignment of case-law, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of judicial advisors, design the activity framework in close coordination with the Chief Justice and heads of departments of the SCC, and prior communication with state level courts’ and appellate courts’ presidents; in close cooperation with the SCC department heads review and analyze of disputed legal issues in respective legal areas; analysis of legislative framework and recommendations for its improvement to avoid inconsistent decisions in the same or similar legal and factual situations; identification of the training needs and drafting of court practice harmonization training program for judges and court staff; support to the SCC in active and substantial cooperation with international organizations and/or agencies in relation to the harmonization of the jurisprudence.The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2016. The contract may be extended, subject to the performance. The expected contract start date will be March, 2016. For Consultant following is required:  advanced degree in law, MA or equivalent in international and/or EU law is desirable; at least 8 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated knowledge of procedural and substantive criminal and civil law at the national and international level; experience in applying legal expertise to diverse range of complex legal issues and ability to conduct comprehensive legal research are desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; prior working experience in a national court is desirable, participation in appeals is an advantage; prior working experience on projects of judicial reform and harmonization of practices of international institutions and European courts with national practice is desirable; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by March 25, 2016, 12:00 Noon, local time.

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

Project Implementation

Unit Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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EXTENSION OF REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract:
  

 

• Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System (short term consultancy), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-15-49.
    

 

The services of Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System include development of comparative analysis about implementation of fee waivers in court proceedings among at least five countries in the region (EU/neighboring countries), which will be used for amendments of the current system in order to improve access to justice and the efficiency of the court system. The key tasks comprise the following:  review existing literature regarding court fee waivers in Serbia and Europe; research of the comparative law, and more importantly the daily practice, in regard to the implementation of fee waivers in court proceedings, in at least five countries in the region (EU/neighboring countries).  Analysis should identify who is eligible for fee waivers; how the process is implemented in practice; pros and cons; and any lessons learned; analyse  the normative framework and the various non-standardized practices in Basic Courts in Serbia related to fee waivers, and in consultation with stakeholders identify the current obstacles to an effective fee waiver system in Serbia; identify good practices from the comparative analysis above, and examine in detail how these could feasibly be replicated or adapted to the Serbian context; make practical recommendations and an implementation roadmap for amendments to law and practice in Serbia enabling swift implementation of an effective and standardized fee waiver system in practice.  The roadmap should identify what kinds of forms, systems, training etc. will be needed to roll out a standardized system.    

 

The Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System shall be engaged on a contract basis, for 20 man-days in the period of 2 months subject to extension of the MDTF-JSS. The expected contract start date will be November/December, 2015.    For Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System following is required:  university degree in law; at least ten years of relevant professional experience in court management; experience in working with public and/or government institutions; demonstrated ability to deliver feasible and proven solutions to previously assessed problems, in a respectful professional manner; experience with application of international standards in the area of court implementation will be considered as an advantage; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes, deliver presentations and summaries at short notice.The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.
  

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

  

Deadline for submission of expressions of interest is extended to November 30, 2015, 12:00 Noon, local time. 
  

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below.
  

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.
  

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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EXTENSION OF REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract:
    

 

• Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System (short term consultancy), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-15-49.
    

 

The services of Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System include development of comparative analysis about implementation of fee waivers in court proceedings among at least five countries in the region (EU/neighboring countries), which will be used for amendments of the current system in order to improve access to justice and the efficiency of the court system. The key tasks comprise the following:  review existing literature regarding court fee waivers in Serbia and Europe; research of the comparative law, and more importantly the daily practice, in regard to the implementation of fee waivers in court proceedings, in at least five countries in the region (EU/neighboring countries).  Analysis should identify who is eligible for fee waivers; how the process is implemented in practice; pros and cons; and any lessons learned; analyse  the normative framework and the various non-standardized practices in Basic Courts in Serbia related to fee waivers, and in consultation with stakeholders identify the current obstacles to an effective fee waiver system in Serbia; identify good practices from the comparative analysis above, and examine in detail how these could feasibly be replicated or adapted to the Serbian context; make practical recommendations and an implementation roadmap for amendments to law and practice in Serbia enabling swift implementation of an effective and standardized fee waiver system in practice.  The roadmap should identify what kinds of forms, systems, training etc. will be needed to roll out a standardized system.    The Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System shall be engaged on a contract basis, for 20 man-days in the period of 2 months subject to extension of the MDTF-JSS. The expected contract start date will be November/December, 2015. For Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System following is required:  university degree in law; at least ten years of relevant professional experience in court management; experience in working with public and/or government institutions; demonstrated ability to deliver feasible and proven solutions to previously assessed problems, in a respectful professional manner; experience with application of international standards in the area of court implementation will be considered as an advantage; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes, deliver presentations and summaries at short notice.The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.
   

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.
    

 

Deadline for submission of expressions of interest is extended to November 20, 2015, 12:00 Noon, local time. 
 

 

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below.

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice1

1000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118

  The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract:
  

• ICT Consultant – Court Fee Collection Analysis (Short Term Consultancy), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-15-50.

  

The services of short term ICT Consultant – Court Fee Collection Analysis include support the Serbian judicial authorities to provide targeted technical assistance to justice stakeholders to strengthen court fee collection. Specific tasks are divided into 3 phases and will include: Phase 1: Analysis of the Court Fee Collection a) Analysis of the current practices for entering information on court fees in AVP and SAPS;b) Develop a set of recommendations for improvement on data entry on court fees and reporting;c) Develop a technical specification for additional improvements in the AVP and SAPS in line with the recommendations;d) Develop a technical specification for critical hardware improvements in line with the recommendations.

 

Phase 2: Knowledge Transfer and Traininge) Partner with an IT professional from the MOJ’s IT Department and from the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC) to transfer knowledge to staff who use the systems;f) In partnership with the Reform Accession Facilitation Unit (RAFU) consultants outline training needs for AVP and SAPS users to improve court fee collection.
  Phase 3: Assessment of Human Resources regarding ICT systemsg) Conduct analysis of current ICT systems (AVP and SAPS) in terms of human resources in courts and their knowledge and experience related to their scope of work, with focus on medium and long-term plans for education and further improvement.While performing his/her activities, the Consultant is expected to coordinate closely with the RAFU consultants in the MOJ and SCC and with the World Bank Team. The Consultant shall be engaged for 35 man-days in the period of 3 months. The assignment is envisaged to start in December 2015. Frequent travel to courthouses will be required. 

For Consultant following is required:  Relevant IT certification required for an ICT generalist; 5-10 years’ IT experience, including substantial working knowledge of IT system design; Experience working with and providing support to senior level individuals of the government and multi-national entities desirable; Demonstrated understanding of the Serbia’s judicial budget and issues pertaining to the court revenue collection; Fluency in Serbian and English language essential, including excellent oral communications skills in English and the ability to produce reports in quality in both English and Serbian; Demonstrated track record of timely delivery of analytical assignments, that involved generating quantitative and qualitative data of reliable quality; Excellent communication skills, both by phone and in person; Demonstrated ability to facilitate dialogue with high-level stakeholders, strategize solutions with key operational leads, and work on a team; Sensitivity to possible project constraints and ability to define priorities and recommend realistic solutions in line with the current ICT architecture, which do not require substantial changes; Self-starter who takes initiative and follows-up to establish understanding, resolve discrepancies, clarify ambiguities, and complete pending tasks; Ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a multicultural environment and in partnership with the Serbian Government.  The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.
  

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by November 25, 2015, 12:00 Noon, local time.

 

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.
    

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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EXTENSION OF REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contracts:

• Consultant for Analysis of guidelines and statistical data within Judiciary ICT systems (short term consultancy), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-15-48,

• Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System (short term consultancy), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-15-49.

The services of Consultant for Analysis of guidelines and statistical data within Judiciary ICT systems include development of specifications for minor, yet critical ICT upgrades in the judiciary sector, so that IT system performance among justice stakeholders could be strengthened. The key tasks comprise the following:  gathering, analysis and assessment of CEPEJ guidelines and SATURN methodology in the judiciary sector, with the aim to precisely identify statistical data/evaluation criteria in the Serbian judiciary; analysis of the existing workflow models and related problem identification in regard to the functioning of the information systems in the judiciary with special respect to creation of periodical statistical reports; assistance to the Ministry of Justice, High Judicial Council and State Prosecutorial Council in the preparation of recommendations for solving identified workflow related problems in the judiciary.

The Consultant for Analysis of guidelines and statistical data within Judiciary ICT systems shall be engaged on a contract basis, for 20 man-days in the period of 2 months subject to extension of the MDTF-JSS.

The expected contract start date will be November, 2015. For Consultant for Analysis of guidelines and statistical data within Judiciary ICT systems following is required:  university degree: in ICT, engineering, telecommunications or similar; at least ten years of relevant professional experience in analysis, assessment of workflows/procedures in complex ICT environment; experience in working with public and/or government institutions with large number of users; experience in working with data definition for statistic reporting; demonstrated knowledge of the CEPEJ reports and SATURN analysis; demonstrated ability to deliver proven solutions to previously assessed problems, in a respectful professional manner; experience with application of international standards in the area of information security management and IT services management will be considered as an advantage; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The services of Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System include development of comparative analysis about implementation of fee waivers in court proceedings among at least five countries in the region (EU/neighboring countries), which will be used for amendments of the current system in order to improve access to justice and the efficiency of the court system. The key tasks comprise the following:  review existing literature regarding court fee waivers in Serbia and Europe; research of the comparative law, and more importantly the daily practice, in regard to the implementation of fee waivers in court proceedings, in at least five countries in the region (EU/neighboring countries).  Analysis should identify who is eligible for fee waivers; how the process is implemented in practice; pros and cons; and any lessons learned; analyse  the normative framework and the various non-standardized practices in Basic Courts in Serbia related to fee waivers, and in consultation with stakeholders identify the current obstacles to an effective fee waiver system in Serbia; identify good practices from the comparative analysis above, and examine in detail how these could feasibly be replicated or adapted to the Serbian context; make practical recommendations and an implementation roadmap for amendments to law and practice in Serbia enabling swift implementation of an effective and standardized fee waiver system in practice.  The roadmap should identify what kinds of forms, systems, training etc. will be needed to roll out a standardized system.

The Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System shall be engaged on a contract basis, for 20 man-days in the period of 2 months subject to extension of the MDTF-JSS. The expected contract start date will be November, 2015. For Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System following is required:  university degree in law; at least ten years of relevant professional experience in court management; experience in working with public and/or government institutions; demonstrated ability to deliver feasible and proven solutions to previously assessed problems, in a respectful professional manner; experience with application of international standards in the area of court implementation will be considered as an advantage; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes, deliver presentations and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

Deadline for submission of expressions of interest is extended to November 13, 2015, 12:00 Noon, local time. 

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below.
When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade,

Serbia Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contracts:

 

• Consultant for Analysis of guidelines and statistical data within Judiciary ICT systems (short term consultancy), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-15-48,

• Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System (short term consultancy), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-15-49.

 

The Consultant for Analysis of guidelines and statistical data within Judiciary ICT systems shall be engaged on a contract basis, for 20 man-days in the period of 2 months subject to extension of the MDTF-JSS. The expected contract start date will be November, 2015. 

For Consultant for Analysis of guidelines and statistical data within Judiciary ICT systems following is required:  university degree: in ICT, engineering, telecommunications or similar; at least ten years of relevant professional experience in analysis, assessment of workflows/procedures in complex ICT environment; experience in working with public and/or government institutions with large number of users; experience in working with data definition for statistic reporting; demonstrated knowledge of the CEPEJ reports and SATURN analysis; demonstrated ability to deliver proven solutions to previously assessed problems, in a respectful professional manner; experience with application of international standards in the area of information security management and IT services management will be considered as an advantage; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System shall be engaged on a contract basis, for 20 man-days in the period of 2 months subject to extension of the MDTF-JSS. The expected contract start date will be November, 2015. 

For Consultant for Analysis of the Court Fee Waiver System following is required:  university degree in law; at least ten years of relevant professional experience in court management; experience in working with public and/or government institutions; demonstrated ability to deliver feasible and proven solutions to previously assessed problems, in a respectful professional manner; experience with application of international standards in the area of court implementation will be considered as an advantage; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes, deliver presentations and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills. 

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

 

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by November 05, 2015, 12:00 Noon, local time.

 

For details see http://www.mpravde.gov.rs/en/procurement/php.

 

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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EXTENSION OF REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Grant No. TF 97118


The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract:

• Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-15-46.

The services of Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the overall harmonization of court practice in accordance to the SCC Court Harmonization Plan, initially drafted in 2014 (http://www.vk.sud.rs/sites/default/files/attachments/PlanAktivnostiVrhovnogKasacionogSuda.pdf),and training of designated SCC staff (judicial advisor, judicial assistant and/or judge) to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the Case-Law Department, Heads of Criminal and Civil Departments and Head of the Department for Protection of the Right to a Trial within Reasonable Time, as well as SCC advisors and other justices involved in implementation of the SCC Court Harmonization Plan. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with the Heads of Case-Law Departments and designated court staff in all state level courts (Administrative Court, Commercial Appellate, and Misdemeanor Appellate Court), appellate courts and higher courts. The key tasks comprise the following: capacity building of SCC staff engaged in the harmonization of jurisprudence and alignment of case-law, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of judicial advisors to transfer knowledge and skills and to enable the gradual transition of responsibilities for the above tasks to the Court staff; design of activity framework in close coordination with the Chief Justice and heads of departments of the SCC, and prior communication with state level courts’ and appellate courts’ presidents, analysis of the impacts of activities undertaken by the SCC and other courts in 2014, summarizing them into a report, as well as dissemination of the results achieved to professional and general public (outreach), proposal of measures for horizontal, vertical and specific harmonization (in certain courts – misdemeanor, commercial, or areas – enforcement, non-litigation, etc.); in close cooperation with the Chief Justice and appellate court presidents drafting of the 2015 Joint Meetings Plan (Art. 34 of the Law on Court Organization); in close cooperation with the SCC department heads review and analysis of disputed legal issues in respective legal areas, analysis of the impact of adopted legal standards in first-instance courts and preparation of the report for wide distribution,  in close cooperation with Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist analysis of the impacts of adopted legal standards on reduction of backlog of cases in first instance and second instance courts, progressively improvement of the existing case-law data base and investigating of the possibilities to its further expansion to state level courts’ and appellate courts’ decisions, as well as decisions of relevant international institutions (CJEU case-law, UN Committees, etc.); analysis of legislative framework and recommendations for its improvement to avoid inconsistent decisions in the same or similar legal and factual situations; identification of the training needs and drafting of court practice harmonization training program for judges and court staff; support to the SCC in active and substantial cooperation with international organizations and/or agencies in relation to the harmonization of the jurisprudence. 

The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2015. The contract may be extended, subject to the performance against the deliverables and extension of MDTF-JSS.The expected contract start date will be October/November, 2015. 

For Consultant following is required:  advanced degree in law. MA or equivalent in international and/or EU law is desirable; at least 8 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated knowledge of procedural and substantive criminal and civil law at the national and international level; experience in applying legal expertise to diverse range of complex legal issues and ability to conduct comprehensive legal research are desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; prior working experience in a national court is desirable, participation in appeals is an advantage; prior working experience on projects of judicial reform and harmonization of practices of international institutions and European courts with national practice is desirable; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

Deadline for submission of expressions of interest is extended to October  27, 2015, 12:00 Noon, local time. 

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below.
When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade,Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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CONSULTANCY SERVICES Grant No. TF 97118

Republic of Serbia

Ministry of Justice

Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in Serbia

CONSULTANCY SERVICES 

Grant No. TF 97118   

 

 

 The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract:

 

• Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-15-47.

 

The services of Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the overall implementation of the National Backlog Reduction Plan, adopted by the SCC in December 2013 (http://www.vk.sud.rs/en/unified-backlog-reduction-program), and training a designated SCC employee (judicial advisor, judicial assistant or a judge) to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the Working Group for Monitoring and Implementation of the National Backlog Reduction Plan (BLR WG) – Chief Justice, and all WG members, the WG secretary, the Head of the IT Department, data-base administrator and chief statistician. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with presidents of all national courts and designated court officials regarding reporting on caseloads and backlogs, and measures taken to reduce/prevent them.

The key tasks comprise the following: capacity building of the BLR WG and SCC staff that supports it, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of judicial advisors to transfer knowledge and skills; designing activity framework in close coordination with the SCC and its Working Group for Implementation of the National Backlog Reduction Program (WG), including designing WG Plan of Activities, and assistance in designing Court Performance Framework, identification of the key courts’ performance measurement areas, performance indicators, data types and reports to feed the relevant indicators; based on the Court Performance Framework, identification and analysis of data and presentation of the analysis on system-wide level, court types level and individual courts level using reader-friendly “dashboards”, graphs, diagrams, text boxes and images where appropriate, preparation of written analysis, findings and conclusions on the identified trends in courts performance and backlog reduction upon WG requests; preparation of written proposals for general and special measures and techniques aimed at efficient disposition of the old cases (for individual courts and for courts with the same or similar characteristics) by using USAID SPP best practices, WG’s recommendations and newly identified local, European and international successful methods for tackling backlogs and inefficiencies; support to the SCC in active and substantial cooperation with international organizations and/or agencies in relation to the backlog and case-delay reduction. 

The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2015. The contract may be extended, subject to the performance against the deliverables and extension of MDTF-JSS. The expected contract start date will be November, 2015. 

For Consultant following is required:  Advanced degree in economics, business, law or related discipline (Master degree or equivalent preferred); At least 8 years of relevant professional experience and passed bar exam; Demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia will be a plus; Locally recognized expert in justice sector performance measurement issues; Demonstrated experience of justice sector performance measurement in EU accession countries; Demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, in a result-driven environment; Excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills. 

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

 

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by October 27, 2015, 12:00 Noon, local time.

 

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

 

 Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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CONSULTANCY SERVICES Grant No. TF 97118

Republic of Serbia

Ministry of Justice

Multi Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support in Serbia

CONSULTANCY SERVICES 

Grant No. TF 97118

 

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract:

• Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-15-46.

The services of Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the overall harmonization of court practice in accordance to the SCC Court Harmonization Plan, initially drafted in 2014 (http://www.vk.sud.rs/sites/default/files/attachments/PlanAktivnostiVrhovnogKasacionogSuda.pdf),and training of designated SCC staff (judicial advisor, judicial assistant and/or judge) to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the Case-Law Department, Heads of Criminal and Civil Departments and Head of the Department for Protection of the Right to a Trial within Reasonable Time, as well as SCC advisors and other justices involved in implementation of the SCC Court Harmonization Plan. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with the Heads of Case-Law Departments and designated court staff in all state level courts (Administrative Court, Commercial Appellate, and Misdemeanor Appellate Court), appellate courts and higher courts. The key tasks comprise the following: capacity building of SCC staff engaged in the harmonization of jurisprudence and alignment of case-law, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of judicial advisors to transfer knowledge and skills and to enable the gradual transition of responsibilities for the above tasks to the Court staff; design of activity framework in close coordination with the Chief Justice and heads of departments of the SCC, and prior communication with state level courts’ and appellate courts’ presidents, analysis of the impacts of activities undertaken by the SCC and other courts in 2014, summarizing them into a report, as well as dissemination of the results achieved to professional and general public (outreach), proposal of measures for horizontal, vertical and specific harmonization (in certain courts – misdemeanor, commercial, or areas – enforcement, non-litigation, etc.); in close cooperation with the Chief Justice and appellate court presidents drafting of the 2015 Joint Meetings Plan (Art. 34 of the Law on Court Organization); in close cooperation with the SCC department heads review and analysis of disputed legal issues in respective legal areas, analysis of the impact of adopted legal standards in first-instance courts and preparation of the report for wide distribution,  in close cooperation with Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist analysis of the impacts of adopted legal standards on reduction of backlog of cases in first instance and second instance courts, progressively improvement of the existing case-law data base and investigating of the possibilities to its further expansion to state level courts’ and appellate courts’ decisions, as well as decisions of relevant international institutions (CJEU case-law, UN Committees, etc.); analysis of legislative framework and recommendations for its improvement to avoid inconsistent decisions in the same or similar legal and factual situations; identification of the training needs and drafting of court practice harmonization training program for judges and court staff; support to the SCC in active and substantial cooperation with international organizations and/or agencies in relation to the harmonization of the jurisprudence. 

The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2015. The contract may be extended, subject to the performance against the deliverables and extension of MDTF-JSS. The expected contract start date will be October/November, 2015. 

For Consultant following is required:  advanced degree in law. MA or equivalent in international and/or EU law is desirable; at least 8 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated knowledge of procedural and substantive criminal and civil law at the national and international level; experience in applying legal expertise to diverse range of complex legal issues and ability to conduct comprehensive legal research are desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; prior working experience in a national court is desirable, participation in appeals is an advantage; prior working experience on projects of judicial reform and harmonization of practices of international institutions and European courts with national practice is desirable; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills. 

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

 

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by October 12, 2015, 12:00 Noon, local time.

 

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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CONSULTANCY SERVICES Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the following contracts:

  • ICT Consultant for Support to the Judicial Modernization based in the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-14-40;
  • Consultant for the Reform of the Judicial Network based in the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-14-41;
  • Senior ICT Advisor – Court Automation and Caseload Statistics Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-14-42;
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-14-43; and
  • Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the Supreme Court of Cassation (SCC), ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-14-44.

            The services of ICT Consultant for Support to the Judicial Modernization based in the MOJ include support to the MOJ in implementation and monitoring of ongoing ICT related projects, as well as planning of future ICT activities of the MOJ. The Consultant is expected to directly support the Assistant Minister of Justice in charge of IT. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with MOJ staff such as: staff of the ICT Department, as well as head and/or supporting staff of ICT departments in High Judicial Council (HJC), State Prosecutorial Council (SPC), and possibly other courts and prosecutor offices. The key tasks comprise the following:  capacity building of MOJ staff within the ICT Sector, as well as MOJ staff engaged in the accession and reform implementation units, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of civil service staff in order to transfer knowledge and skills; assistance to the MOJ in gathering, analysis and assessment of ICT assets in the judiciary sector, with the aim to precisely identify current situation in regard to the ICT capacity in the Serbian judiciary; assistance to the MOJ with the analysis of the existing workflow models and related problem identification in regard to the functioning of the information systems in the judiciary (courts, prosecutors’ offices and prisons); assistance to the MOJ in the preparation of recommendations for solving identified workflow related problems in the judiciary (courts, prosecutors’ offices and prisons); organization and monitoring of ICT related trainings; assistance to the MOJ in the realization of ICT related projects; assistance to the MOJ in the preparation of tender documentation in regard to ICT related procurements for maintenance contracts in the judiciary, i.e. maintenance of WAN, maintenance of justice sector case management systems etc. The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2015. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in March 2015. For Consultant following is required:  university degree in ICT, engineering, telecommunications or similar; at least five years of relevant professional experience; experience with application of international standards in the area of information systems security management will be considered as an advantage; experience in end user technical support; experience in working with public and/or government institutions with large number of users; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; experience with application of international standards in the area of ICT services management will be considered as an advantage; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

            The services of Consultant for the Reform of the Judicial Network based in the MOJ include support to the MOJ by providing appropriate analytical and advisory services, and contributing to development of different substantive outputs and deliverables. Responsibilities include monitoring and reporting related to the implementation of the new NJRS and the AP in specific strategic guidelines, measures and activities. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with MOJ staff such as: Advisor for studies and analytical affairs of the judicial reform, Advisor for the planning, analytics and reporting, Advisor for the preparation of budget, Head of the Department for the implementation of projects, Head of the Group for investments,  Head of Department for EU integration, Head of Group for NJRS implementation, as well as Advisor for the EU integration from the RPPO, Advisor for the EU integration and harmonization of legislation from the SCC, Secretary of HJC Administrative office, Secretary of SPC Administrative office and Director of the Judicial Academy. The key tasks comprise the following:  Capacity building of MOJ staff engaged in the accession and reform implementation units, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of civil service staff to transfer knowledge and skills; monitoring and supporting the implementation of the strategic guideline and relevant measures and activities determined by the AP related to the establishment of an effective and efficient network of courts and prosecutors’ offices and conduction of analyses of judicial network efficiency; monitoring and supporting the implementation of  specific measures and activities related to the establishment of the efficient system for weighing of cases; monitoring and supporting the implementation of  specific measures and activities related to transfer of budgetary authority on HJC and SPC regarding infrastructural investment analyses and  planning; monitoring and supporting the implementation of  specific measures and activities related to further enhancement of judicial administration through the implementation of the analysis and assessment of the roles of managers and secretaries of courts and public prosecutors’ offices; monitoring and supporting the implementation of the strategic guidelines related to the judges’ and prosecutors’ assistants and trainees, their position, accountability and introduction of the overall access to training of judges’ and prosecutors’ assistants and trainees; supporting the administrative offices of the HJC and SPC in the process of collecting and compiling statistical data relevant to their strategic decision making, and the process of developing a system of data collection necessary for their work, training members of independent judicial institutions in the field of analytics, statistics and strategic planning. The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, part time, for a period until 31st of December 2015. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in March 2015. For Consultant following is required:  advanced degree in law; at least 5 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated experience with the structure/functions/organization of the judiciary in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; experience in court administration would be desirable; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

            The services of Senior ICT Advisor – Court Automation and Caseload Statistics Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the standardization of statistical reporting of the SCC and courts of general and specialized jurisdiction, and training of a designated SCC staff (statistician, IT administrator, judicial advisor, judicial assistant and/or judge) to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the IT Department, statistician, Heads of Criminal and Civil Departments and Head of the Department for Protection of the Right to a Trial within Reasonable Time, as well as SCC advisors and other justices involved drafting the statistical and other reports on work of courts. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with the IT administrators and designated court staff in all state level courts (Administrative Court, Commercial Appellate, and Misdemeanor Appellate Court), appellate courts, higher courts, commercial courts, basic courts, misdemeanor courts, as well as IT Department of the High Court Council and MOJ. The key tasks comprise the following:  capacity building of SCC staff engaged in collection and analysis of the caseload data and drafting reports on the work of courts, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of IT administrators, statisticians and judicial advisors to transfer knowledge and skills and to enable the gradual transition of responsibilities for the above tasks to the Court staff; assistance to the SCC in collecting and processing statistical information, identifying means to introduce new and more efficient tools and methodologies for statistical processing and automation of caseload processing; analysis of current categories of statistical reporting from the aspect of different needs, identifying deficiencies related to statistical reporting processes and formats of statistical reports, harmonizing statistical reports with European standards and help to the SCC and courts in their implementation; assessment of the current ICT infrastructure in the SCC and its capacity to support current and future business needs, recommendations and assistance in developing five year ICT strategic planning document for the SCC, provision of technical specification for critical ICT infrastructure strengthening; drafting of functional requirements and principal software and hardware architecture for the centralized national caseload database and statistical reporting server; technical assistance and writing of functional specifications for improving the existing case-law database, investigating the technical possibilities to its further expansion to state level courts’ and appellate courts’ decisions, as well as decisions of relevant international institutions (CJEU case-law, UN Committees, etc.), identification of the ICT-related training needs of the SCC judicial and non-judicial staff, development of training curriculum. The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2015. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in March 2015. For Consultant following is required:  degree in computer science, information technologies, electrical engineering or other related technical fields, preferably MSc or equivalent; at least 8  (eight) years of relevant professional experience in software development, software architecture, business process analysis, ICT strategic planning, relational databases and SQL; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated familiarity with the existing statistical reporting formats in Serbian judiciary; certification in project management (PMP) is an advantage; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

            The services of Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the overall implementation of the National Backlog Reduction Plan, adopted by the SCC in December 2013 (http://www.vk.sud.rs/en/unified-backlog-reduction-program), and training of a designated SCC employee (judicial advisor, judicial assistant or a judge) to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the Working Group for Monitoring and Implementation of the National Backlog Reduction Plan (BLR WG) – Chief Justice, and all WG members, the WG secretary, the Head of the IT Department, data-base administrator and chief statistician. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with presidents of all national courts and designated court officials regarding reporting on caseloads and backlogs, and measures taken to reduce/prevent them. The key tasks comprise the following: capacity building of the BLR WG and SCC staff that supports it, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of judicial advisors to transfer knowledge and skills and to enable the gradual transition of responsibilities for the above tasks to the Court staff; designing of activity framework in close coordination with the SCC and its Working Group for Implementation of the National Backlog Reduction Program (WG),  designing of WG Plan of Activities, assistance in designing of Court Performance Framework, identification of the key courts’ performance measurement areas, performance indicators, data types and reports to feed the relevant indicators; based on the Court Performance Framework, identification and analysis of data and      presentation of the analysis on system-wide level, court types level and individual courts level using reader-friendly “dashboards”, graphs, diagrams, text boxes and images where appropriate, preparation of written analysis, findings and conclusions on the identified trends in courts performance and backlog reduction upon WG requests; preparation of written proposals for general and special measures and techniques aimed at efficient disposition of the old cases (for individual courts and for courts with the same or similar characteristics) by using USAID SPP best practices, WG’s recommendations and newly identified local, European and international successful methods for tackling backlogs and inefficiencies, support to the SCC in active and substantial cooperation with international organizations and/or agencies in relation to the backlog and case-delay reduction. The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2015. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in March 2015. For Consultant following is required:  advanced degree in economics, business, law or related discipline (Master degree or equivalent preferred); at least 8 years of relevant professional experience and passed bar exam; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia will be a plus; locally recognized expertise in justice sector performance measurement issues; demonstrated experience of justice sector performance measurement in EU accession countries; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, in a result-driven environment, and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

            The services of Senior Legal Advisor- Court Jurisprudence Specialist based in the SCC include technical assistance to the SCC in activities related to the overall harmonization of court practice in accordance to the SCC Court Harmonization Plan, initially drafted in 2014 (http://www.vk.sud.rs/sites/default/files/attachments/PlanAktivnostiVrhovnogKasacionogSuda.pdf),and training of designated SCC staff (judicial advisor, judicial assistant and/or judge) to sustain the entire activity regardless of potential future donor-funded intervention. While performing his/her activities, the Consultant will cooperate with the SCC staff such as: Head of the Case-Law Department, Heads of Criminal and Civil Departments and Head of the Department for Protection of the Right to a Trial within Reasonable Time, as well as SCC advisors and other justices involved in implementation of the SCC Court Harmonization Plan. In addition, the Consultant will closely cooperate and coordinate his/her activities with the Heads of Case-Law Departments and designated court staff in all state level courts (Administrative Court, Commercial Appellate, and Misdemeanor Appellate Court), appellate courts and higher courts. The key tasks comprise the following: capacity building of SCC staff engaged in the harmonization of jurisprudence and alignment of case-law, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of judicial advisors to transfer knowledge and skills and to enable the gradual transition of responsibilities for the above tasks to the Court staff; design of activity framework in close coordination with the Chief Justice and heads of departments of the SCC, and prior communication with state level courts’ and appellate courts’ presidents, analysis of the impacts of activities undertaken by the SCC and other courts in 2014, summarizing them into a report, as well as dissemination of the results achieved to professional and general public (outreach), proposal of measures for horizontal, vertical and specific harmonization (in certain courts – misdemeanor, commercial, or areas – enforcement, non-litigation, etc.); in close cooperation with the Chief Justice and appellate court presidents drafting of the 2015 Joint Meetings Plan (Art. 34 of the Law on Court Organization); in close cooperation with the SCC department heads review and analysis of disputed legal issues in respective legal areas, analysis of the impact of adopted legal standards in first-instance courts and preparation of the report for wide distribution,  in close cooperation with Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist analysis of the impacts of adopted legal standards on reduction of backlog of cases in first instance and second instance courts, progressively improvement of the existing case-law data base and investigating of the possibilities to its further expansion to state level courts’ and appellate courts’ decisions, as well as decisions of relevant international institutions (CJEU case-law, UN Committees, etc.); analysis of legislative framework and recommendations for its improvement to avoid inconsistent decisions in the same or similar legal and factual situations; identification of the training needs and drafting of court practice harmonization training program for judges and court staff; support to the SCC in active and substantial cooperation with international organizations and/or agencies in relation to the harmonization of the jurisprudence. The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2015. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in March 2015. For Consultant following is required:  advanced degree in law, MA or equivalent in international and/or EU law is desirable; at least 8 years of relevant professional experience and passed bar exam; demonstrated knowledge of procedural and substantive criminal and civil law at the national and international level; experience in applying legal expertise to diverse range of complex legal issues and ability to conduct comprehensive legal research are desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia;     prior working experience in a national court is desirable; participation in appeals is an advantage; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by February 09, 2015, 12:00 Noon, local time. 

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

 

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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CONSULTANCY SERVICES Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the following contract:

  • Consultant for the Reform of Civil Law System, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-14-39.

The services of Consultant include: providing appropriate analytical and advisory services, and contributing to improvement of the efficiency of the civil law system.  Responsibilities include monitoring and reporting related to the implementation of the new National Judicial Reform Strategy (NJRS) and the Action Plan (AP) in specific strategic guidelines, measures and activities, etc. 

The key tasks comprise the following: capacity building of MoJ staff engaged in the accession and reform implementation units, including daily twinning and on-the-job training of civil service staff; supporting the preparation of the policy documents and reports dealing with the continuation of judicial reform, particularly in the area of improvement of civil law legislation in accordance with the Acquis and best comparative law; research of the Acquis and comparative law in regard to the strategic guideline related to the uniformity of the national case law in civil matters; research of the Acquis and comparative law in relation to amendments of the normative framework aimed at contributing to shorter duration of court proceedings and increased efficiency; monitoring and supporting the implementation of the Law on Enforcement and Security and the CPC for the purpose of continuous harmonization of legislative framework with social development, the EU Acquis and other international standards.

The Consultant shall be engaged on a contract basis, full time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in October 2014. For Consultant following is required:  advanced degree in law; at least 5 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated experience with the structure/functions/organization of the judiciary in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated experience with the civil law; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MoJ at the address below from 08:00 to 15:00 hours.

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by October 06, 2014, 12:00 Noon, local time.

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

Project Implementation Unit 

Ministry of Justice

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Nemanjina 22-26

Tel./Fax: +381 11 3620458

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

CONSULTANCY SERVICES Grant No. TF 97118

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CONSULTANCY SERVICES Grant No. TF 97118

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and Public Administration (MOJPA) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the following contracts:

-          Consultant for the Reform of Criminal Justice System, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-26;

-          Consultant for the Reform of Civil Law System, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-27;

-          Consultant for Access to Justice, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-28;

-          Consultant for the Reform of the Judicial Network, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-29;

-          Consultant for Judicial Academy Competency/Education, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-30;

-          Consultant for Constitutional Framework, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-31;

-          Consultant for Outreach and Communication, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-32;

-          Consultant for the Reform of Legal Professions, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-33;

-          Consultant for Human Rights, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-34;

-          Consultant for Anticorruption, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-35;

-          Consultant for Justice Sector Data Analysis/ Budgeting, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-36;

-          Consultant for Administrative Courts System, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-37.

The Consultant for the Reform of Criminal Justice System shall be engaged on a contract basis, part-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in March 2014. For Consultant for the Reform of Criminal Justice System following is required:  advanced degree in law; at least 5 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated experience with the structure/functions/organization of the judiciary in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for the Reform of Civil Law System shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for the Reform of Civil Law System following is required: advanced degree in law; at least 3 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated experience with the structure/functions/organization of the judiciary in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for Access to Justice shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for Access to Justice following is required:  advanced degree in law; at least 3 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in     Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for the Reform of the Judicial Network shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for the Reform of the Judicial Network following is required: advanced degree in law; at least 5 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated experience with the structure/functions/organization of the judiciary in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; experience in court administration would be desirable; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for Judicial Academy Competency/Education shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for Judicial Academy Competency/Education following is required: advanced degree in law; at least 3 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for Constitutional Framework shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for Constitutional Framework following is required:  advanced degree in law; at least 3 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for Outreach and Communication shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for Outreach and Communication following is required:  advanced degree in law or communication or related discipline; at least 3 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a multicultural environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for the Reform of Legal Professions shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for the Reform of Legal Professions following is required: advanced degree in law; at least 3years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated experience with the structure/functions/organization of the judiciary in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for Human Rights shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for Human Rights following is required: advanced degree in law; at least 3 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards, particularly EU human rights law standards; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for Anticorruption shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for Anticorruption following is required: advanced degree in law; at least 3 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in anti-corruption; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in     Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for Justice Sector Data Analysis/ Budgeting shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for Justice Sector Data Analysis/ Budgeting following is required: advanced degree in business, finance, management or law (MBA-equivalent); at least 5 years of relevant professional experience, preferably working on budgeting issues in the justice sector; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated experience with the structure/functions/organization of the judiciary in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training on finance and budgeting matters, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a multicultural results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Consultant for Administrative Courts System shall be engaged on a contract basis, part-time, for a period until 31st of December 2014, with its possible extension until December 31, 2015 subject to the performance against the deliverables. Appointment to the position is expected to commence in February 2014. For Consultant for Administrative Courts System following is required:  advanced degree in law; at least 5 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated understanding of EU standards in the justice field; relevant international education/training/working experience is desirable; demonstrated experience with the structure/functions/organization of the judiciary in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated ability to deliver  on-the-job training, including the transfer of knowledge and skills, in a respectful professional manner; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a results-driven environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice and Public Administration (MOJPA) now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in January 2011.

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs by January 13, 2014, 12:00 Noon, local time.

CONSULTANCY SERVICES Grant No. TF 97118

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Request for Expressions of Interest, April 22, 2013

The Republic of Serbia has received a Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Justice Sector Support (MDTF-JSS) from various donors, jointly executed by the World Bank and the Ministry of Justice and Public Administration (MOJPA) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant funds to payments under the contract for:

·      Consultant for Justice Sector Policy and Data Analysis, ref. no. SER-MDTFJSS-TF097118-IC-CS-13-25.

The services of Consultant for Justice Sector Policy and Data Analysis include: a) Support in review of the financial management and planning systems in the Serbian justice sector.  The consultant will collect documentation on processes and procedures of budget development and expenditure planning and control through all element of the budget cycle from budget formulation, through execution to reporting and audit.  The consultant will begin with a review of national budget process and procedures and analyze the different roles and responsibilities of actors and institutions as they relate to the justice sector and will follow budget development and execution processes and procedures through all levels of Serbian justice system; from the lowest spending levels in Courts and Prosecutor’s Offices up to the levels of the MOJPA, High Judicial Council (HJC), State Prosecutorial Council (SPC), Supreme Court of Cassation, Judicial Academy (JA).  This will require an assessment of budget system components and the existing institutional framework supporting the budget cycle and its stages as it relates to the justice sector; b) Preparation of an analysis which will contribute to recommendations for sector improvements within the context of existing resources, and identify possible needs and gaps in existing resources.  It will also contribute to an assessment of resource flows and resource adequacy, and the linkage between resources and organizational performance, and the appropriateness of existing regulatory and control mechanisms.  Data collections efforts will be directed toward establishing a comparative framework for resource deployment within the justice sector for courts and prosecutors cross-nationally in real terms and as a proportion of GDP; c) Review of the procedural and substantive relationship between the MOJPA, Ministry of Finance (MOF), Treasury and the HJC in budgetary matters.  A review of processes of capital planning, financing and project administration will also be conducted and the effects of processes and procedures on organizational efficiency, effectiveness and performance will be analyzed.

Specific tasks include: data collection (revenue, expenditures, fees, costs and performance), requiring direct interaction with officials of the MOJPA, Courts, Prosecutors, JA, HJC, SPC, Treasury and MOF (this list might be extended based on the request from MOJPA); preliminary data analysis, presenting comparative tables and graphs; preliminary report drafting, interpreting and analyzing data compiled; based on the available information the Consultant will prepare a cost estimate for each activity from the Action Plan for implementation of the National Judicial Reform Strategy. This analysis will also contain information on the expected implementation timeline as well as which of the Judicial Institutions will be responsible for delivery of results.

The Consultant for Justice Sector Policy and Data Analysis shall be engaged on a contract basis, full-time, as long-term consultant, with the initial duration of the assignment till the end of December, 2013. The contract may be extended depending on performance, business needs and resource availability until an end of the Project. The expected contract start date will be May, 2013.

For Consultant for Justice Sector Policy and Data Analysis following is required:  advanced degree in law and passed bar exam; at least 10 years of relevant professional experience; demonstrated experience with budget planning issues preferably from Serbia’s justice sector; demonstrated familiarity with the structure/functions/organization of the justice sector in Serbia and key justice sector reform issues in Serbia; demonstrated experience from dealing with international cooperation issues in Serbia’s justice sector; experience related international relations and organizations; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, in a multicultural environment; and excellent written and oral communications skills in English and Serbian, with the ability to prepare notes and summaries at short notice, and familiarity with Excel.

The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of the Ministry of Justice and Public Administration (MOJPA) now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide Cover Letter and CV representing description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the IC procedure set out in the “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers”, published by the World Bank in May 2004 and revised in October 2006 and May 2010.

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the PIU of the MOJPA at the address below from 09:00 to 15:00 hours.

Expressions of interest in English language must be delivered to the e-mail address below by May 10, 2013, 12:00 Noon, local time.

When submitting Expressions of interest please indicate assignment and reference number for which you are applying.

Project Implementation Unit

Ministry of Justice and Public Administration

11000 Belgrade, Serbia 

Bircaninova 6

Tel./Fax: +381 11 362 2245

E-mail: ljiljana.krejovic@mpravde.gov.rs

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Request for Expressions of Interest, April 22, 2013

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