NTU as the lead of the Consortium has been short-listed for the Multiple Framework contract Lot 1 "Rural development and food security" to recruit short-term services in the exclusive interest of third countries benefiting from European Union external aid (Central and Eastern Europe, Balkans, New Independent States, Latin America, Asia, Mediterranean countries, Africa, Caribbean, Pacific) - EuropeAid/132633/C/SER/Multi. Lot 1 runs for 4 years and covers technical assistance, evaluations, studies and capacity building in the following fields of expertise: 1. Agricultural primary production, included horticulture 2. Forestry 3. Land management (land reform, land use planning and farm restructuring) 4. Rural infrastructure incl. irrigation and drainage 5. Equipment definition (agriculture equipment, laboratories…) 6. Crop protection and disease control 7. Animal production and health 8. Agricultural production and marketing groups (inclusive co-operatives) 9. Food safety (safe for consumption) 10. Food security If you are interested, please send your updated CV in EU format to firstname.lastname@example.org to Vaida Cerneckyte-Larsen. For general enquiries, please contact Morten Møller email@example.com Applicants should have at least 10 years of relevant experience, including three years’ experience as EC consultant.