This Call for Expressions of Interest was published in the Official Journal S 204 on 23/10/2018 and the list resulting from this CEI is valid until 22/10/2023.
The European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) is a European Union (EU) body established under Regulation (EC) No 768/2005 in order to ensure uniform and effective application of the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) by organizing operational coordination of fisheries control and inspection activities by the Member States and to assist them to cooperate. In order to promote a level playing field and cost-effectiveness in the implementation of the CFP, EFCA assist the common development of projects with Member States and the European Commission. EFCA cooperates and give support in areas such as compilation and analysis of data, risk assessment, and compliance evaluation of the landing obligation. In the framework of the assistance in these projects, EFCA will need specific external expertise necessary to offer an optimal support to the Member States and the European Commission.
Call for expressions of interest with a view to drawing up lists of experts to assist in operational coordination activities and assistance in projects on fisheries data analysis, risk assessment and compliance evaluation
Natural persons interested are invited to submit an application in accordance with the rules set out in the notice for the purpose specified. EFCA will draw up a list of experts who meet the criteria laid down in sections IV.2 and IV.3 of the notice.
Fields covered by this CEI
Through the establishment of a list of external experts, EFCA aims to cover its needs for expertise that may arise in the framework of fisheries data analyses, risk assessment, and compliance evaluation. This CEI concerns the specific fields as listed in section II.3 of the notice. This table provides an overview of the fields of expertise, expected tasks and specific requirements.
Validity of the list resulting from this CEI
The list resulting from this CEI will be valid until 22/10/2023.
Natural persons interested may submit an application at any time prior to the last three months of validity of the list, until 22/07/2023.
Natural persons interested are requested to complete the Application Form and to provide evidence of all documents as required.
Application Form Link
Any requests for additional information must be made in writing only to: email@example.com.
Replies to requests for additional information will be provided to all applicants who have contacted the EFCA.
Data Protection Clause
The personal data collected by the EFCA in the applications is processed pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data (OJ L 8, 12.1.2001). (NOTE: Pending adoption of the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001.) It is processed solely for the purpose of determining the inclusion of the applicant in the CEI list and, subsequently, the possible offer of a contract as an external expert.
Files relating to the selection of applicants including personal data will be retained in the service in charge of the call for expressions of interest concerned until the end of the procedure for which it is submitted, and in the archives for at least five years from the date on which the European Parliament grants discharge for the budgetary year of the closure of the call for expressions of interest. Files relating to unsuccessful applicants will be retained in the service in charge of the call for expressions of interest concerned until the end of the procedure for which it is submitted, and in the archives for 2 years following the closing of the call for expressions of interest. The above limits can be extended until the end of a possible audit if one started before the end of the above periods.
In compliance with the ex post transparency requirement outlined in section VI.2 of the notice, the experts’ names and the subject of the contracts will be published on EFCA’s website no later than 30 June of the year following contract award. Where an expert has concluded a contract of more than €15 000, the name, the locality (region of origin), amount, and subject of the contract will be published. The information will be removed two years after the year of contract award.
The applicant has the right of access to his/her personal data and the right to rectify any such data that is inaccurate or incomplete. Should the applicant have any queries concerning the processing of his/her personal data, these shall be addressed to the Head of Unit Operational Coordination. The applicant has right of recourse at any time to the European Data Protection Supervisor.