External Consultant to Support the Development of Guidelines for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans

The International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD is looking for a dynamic early-career external consultant to support its team as part of an EU-funded project focusing on the development of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in Greece.

The external consultant will contribute towards development of guidelines for Greek local authorities to develop Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans and monitor their effects, as well as for national authorities to support these efforts. These recommendations will be adapted to the context of Greek cities. The primary role will be to conduct literature review, benchmarking and policy analyses to guide these recommendations. This will always be from the perspective of providing Greek authorities with operational guidelines, associated with a clear assessment of possible effects, costs and operational constraints.

The successful external consultant will work under the supervision of the SUMPs project lead with the ITF’s team. The activities are expected to be a full-time commitment (approximately 20 days a month, on average), unless the consultant is able to complete the required tasks in less time.

The ITF/OECD will enter into a contract for intellectual services with the successful external consultant for an initial period of 6 months, renewable for up to 4 years in total.

Here is some additional information: the successful external consultant will work under the supervision of the SUMPs project lead with the ITFs team. They will be awarded an initial contract of 6 months, with opportunity to renew. The activities are expected to be a full-time commitment.

Minimum requirements:

  • Advanced university degree in a relevant field such as transport policy, urban policy, urban planning, public policy, political sciences
  • 0 to 3 years of work experience in policy analysis
  • Demonstrated capacity to produce high quality reports under tight deadlines
  • Excellent and demonstrated drafting skills in English

All requirements and terms of reference are detailed here: https://www.itf-oecd.org/sites/default/files/dmc_tender_documentation_sump_consultant_final_v2.pdf

Should any problems of interpretation arise in the course of drawing up the Tender documents, Tenderers may submit their questions to malithi.fernando@itf-oecd.org no later than three (3) calendar days before the deadline for the receipt of Tenders.

All Tenderers will be informed of the answers given to such questions via the Response to Questions document available at: https://www.itf-oecd.org/repository/qa-external-consultant-support-development-guidelines-sustainable-urban-mobility-plans. Tenderers should check back to stay updated on revisions to the document.

The deadline for the receipt of offers is 4 February 2023 (3:00 pm Paris time).