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Team Leader and Experienced Urban Planning and Transportation Leaders and Special




Country : Turkey
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Team Leader and Experienced Urban Planning and Transportation Leaders and Specialists

TOT Ref No : 31540280
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Competition : ICB
Financier : Other Funding Agencies
Purchaser : ADAM SMITH INTERNATIONAL
Osmangazi Mahallesi, 27560 ?ehitkamil/Gaziantep,
Turkey
URL :https://www.adamsmithinternational.com
Tender Details :

Tenders are invited for Turkey: Team Leader and Experienced Urban Planning and Transportation Leaders and Specialists. Adam Smith International (ASI) Adam Smith International is a strategic development company that helps people prosper by making economies stronger, societies safer, and governments more effective. Our clients are governments, international organisations, companies, and foundations. They come to us to develop strategies and to design, deliver and evaluate programmes that, in turn, stimulate growth, stability and good governance. Our core team of managers and technical experts, in offices around the world, ensures the quality of delivery and high ethical standards that we and our clients require. We bring together a global network of specialist experts, who contribute their experience and know-how, where and when it is needed. ASI is owned and operated by its employees, and we are all dedicated to making a meaningful difference in complex, challenging situations. We are committed to corporate integrity and a triple bottom line of social, environmental and financial performance. Prosperity Fund Turkey Future Cities Programme Adam Smith International is currently seeking a Team Leader and other experienced Urban Planning, Transportation and Resilience Specialists to fill senior managerial and advisory positions in the Prosperity Fund Turkey Future Cities Programme. Individuals will be responsible for leading, managing and advising on the design and delivery of several projects in Istanbul, Ankara and Bursa in the fields of urban planning, transportation and resilience in partnership with city and district municipalities and Turkish government ministries. They will lead and/or contribute to team management, project planning and implementation, technical direction and oversight, and relationships with Turkish government and the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Positions will be located in Istanbul, Ankara and Bursa and will have a duration of two years, with the possibility of a one-year extension. Fluency in English is required and fluency in Turkish desired. Background The Prosperity Fund Global Future Cities Programme aims to support cities in Turkey and other countries to: i) develop sustainably; ii) avoid urban sprawl; iii) mitigate impacts from natural disasters; and iv) inclusively achieve prosperity increases whilst alleviating high levels of city poverty. The Turkey Future Cities Programme will realise the above impacts through implementing proven, short-term, interconnected, enabling projects, for example in capacity building, strategy, governance, frameworks, plans, feasibility, regulatory change, and citizen engagement. The projects fit within two integrated pillars, that align with barriers to prosperity and trade: Urban planning: Technical assistance for spatial restructuring, for example city strategies, inclusive urban renewal, regeneration, master planning, planning frameworks and participatory urban planning); Transportation: Technical assistance to support cities to develop integrated multi-modal public transport systems. There is an emphasis on resilience, advising cities about the development of strategies to address the impact of climate change and natural disasters and ensure that development is sustainable. The programme has a strong focus on technical support and institutional capacity development. Essential Criteria A minimum of 12 years successful experience of working with governments or local authorities in Turkey and internationally Knowledge of social, political and economic context and state of urban planning, transport and resilience in Turkey Experience in managing and undertaking similar types of advisory programme or initiative to improve urban planning and transportation Proven experience in successfully leading and managing complex organisations or programmes Experience in smart cities and digital technologies as applied to urban issues as well as in social and political analysis and gender-sensitive approaches Experience in providing strategic direction, technical oversight and accountability, management of diverse multi-disciplinary teams, and management of relationships with clients and stakeholders Fluency in English required and in Turkish desired

Deadline : 20th Mar 2019
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