NTU has been shortlisted for the EIB funded project "MeHSIP II Initiative, resident and ad-hoc expert support", the project will be implemented for a period of 3 years in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia. The project is divided into 4 Lots and requires four full time resident experts for the duration of the initiative and a pool of experts to the MeHSIP II Programme for ad-hoc tasks as needs arise. The four resident experts will be based, respectively, in (i) Amman, (ii) Cairo, (iii) Rabat and (iv) Tunis. The resident experts will support the MeHSIP team in Luxembourg in identifying and supporting the preparation for financing of key water, waste water and solid waste projects in the Southern Mediterranean region. They will report to the MeHSIP II team in Luxembourg and be in regular contact with staff in the EIB local offices. The experts to be engaged under this project will carry out primarily the following duties and tasks in the context of the MeHSIP II Programme : Provide inputs to the development of the MeHSIP II Work Programme and Annual Action Plans. Develop contacts with relevant national authorities in target countries (e.g. Ministries of Environment, International Cooperation and Finance) with a view to identify development policies and priority projects. Develop contacts with other key external parties (e.g. European Commission, international and national financial institutions, local authorities, private companies, other institutions, etc.) Identify and prioritise projects and associated TA needs which coherently support the MeHSIP II objectives. Identify need for and prepare ToRs/supervise TA for capacity building in the targeted sector Identify capacity building activities and organisation/provision of capacity-building seminars and activities at national and regional levels under the guidance and supervision of the MeHSIP II team. Contribute to the management of a project pipeline with key information about projects, and to its dissemination via a dedicated web-sit. Represent the EIB at events, for example regular meetings with public authorities/ European Commission or meetings with IFIs.