Europe – Call for engagement of Market System Development (MSD) Advisor/s (back stopper/s)

We Effect Regional Office for Europe (ROEU) is hiring MSD Advisor/s to provide high quality technical services in We Effect’s growing portfolio in Market System Development programming and to support the implementation of the project - Income Increase and Socio-Economic Empowerment of Vulnerable and Marginalized Groups from Rural and Sub-Urban Areas 2021-2023 (IISEE).


We Effect is a development organisation founded by the Swedish cooperative movement in 1958 to support the development of democratic organisations and societies. In our international development cooperation programmes, we are applying a human rights-based approach supporting people living in poverty to secure their rights.

We Effect works in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America through our regional offices in partnership with local CSOs, farmer organisations, cooperative federations and other democratic organisations.

We Effect Regional Office for Europe was established in 2017 in Skopje, North Macedonia. Europe region is supporting 11 partner organisations in the region under the programme Empower Europe. The support is directed for North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Moldova.

With financing from Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, a new project for rural development aiming for a Market System Development (MSD) approach is being implemented in North Macedonia – Income Increase and Socio-Economic Empowerment of Vulnerable and Marginalized Groups from Rural and Sub-Urban Areas 2021-2023 (IISEE), in collaboration with several national organisations in North Macedonia.

Scope of the assignment and main tasks

  •  The Advisor/s will work in close collaboration with the Project Implementation Unit (PIU).
  • Will support the further development of Monitoring and Result Measurement (MRM) System.
  • Provide of on-the-job as well as formal trainings on MRM, division of duties between different team members related to MRM, implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Support the process of revision and update of existing Market Sector Strategies with special emphasis on analysis of underlying causes and identification of relevant market players.
  • Support in identification of new intervention areas, development of interventions and evaluation of their potential for scalability and sustainability.
  • Support in preparation of Terms of Reference for interventions impact pre-assessment.
  • Support in preparation of annual reports.

For detailed description of the tasks to be performed by the expert, the criteria, the deliverables as well as the qualification requirements, please see the full call here. 

All interested candidates are requested to submit their offer with all supporting documents on the following e-mail addresses:, and
Please apply no later than June 24th 2022.
The assignment period covers the period from the signing of the contract until 31 December 2023 with a possibility for prolongation.