Framework agreement for providing training to prevent cases of fraud

Framework-agreement for providing training to prevent cases of fraud, incompatibility, conflict of interest and irregularities in the Managing Authority, Intermediate Bodies and Beneficiaries of the ROP, subsequent contracts 1 and 2

Period of implementation:



Country –  Romania

Beneficiary – Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration


The overall objective of the framework agreement is empowering staff of the Managing Authority, Intermediate Bodies and Beneficiaries of the ROP by providing specialized training in the prevention and resolution of cases of fraud, conflicts of interest, irregularities and lack of transparency.

The purpose of the contract is to support the Managing Authority for Regional Operational Programme 2007 – 2013, Intermediate Bodies and beneficiary institutions by providing specialized training in the field mentioned by the objective


    Organizing specific training sessions for the MA and IB ROP staff, as well as for the beneficiaries, in the following areas:

    • Identification and resolution of fraud
    • Identification and treatment of irregularities. Classification, addressing and reporting different types of irregularities
    • Prevention and identifying conflicts of interest that may arise in the management of EU funded projects
    • Identifying and addressing situations of incompatibility under Romanian legislation and European regulations
    • Ensure transparency in public procurements

      Country: Romania


      Donors - EU Funds - ROP

      Sectors: Managing EU funds

      Type of Activities: Project and Contract Management; Training and capacity development; Communication and Events; Procurement; Legal support.


      Implementing diverse projects in transition and developing countries and thus contributing to a „better tomorrow“ is our business. We, GOPA Consulting Group, are one of the leading consulting companies in the field of International Cooperation. For more than 50 years we are successfully implementing projects on behalf of national and international institutions, as for example the GIZ, KfW and EU. Topics are manifold and range, among others, from the improvement of education for the young, over measures of climate change adaptation to projects in health and infrastructure. GOPA Group Service GmbH is the internal service provider of GOPA Consulting Group. Our IT Services
      team ensures the availability, reliability, security and performance of the whole IT infrastructure for more than 1,800 users worldwide.

      With us you will find more than a job:
      IT Support Specialist (m/f/d) in the international development cooperation Bad Homburg (near Frankfurt am Main) / Full-time


       Be the first point of contact for any IT related queries and issues (by telephone, remote and onsite)
       Keep records and manage all requests in the ticketing system
       Provide first line support to our users by quick assessment of the nature and urgency of requests, resolving basic technical issues and routing more complex problems to the team responsible for resolution
       Diagnose issues ranging from environmental to software configuration, updates/bug fix and patches to ensure availability and stability
       Assist with user on- and off-boarding process (PC delivery and software installations)
       Manage access rights
       Support the IT workstations (hardware and software, MS Windows 10, Office 2016 and O365, SfB)
       Ensure all documentation is updated and maintained
       Assist with IT purchases (manage orders, delivery dates, complaints)
       Provide on-site IT support, if required; travelling to different locations in Germany and abroad


       Relevant degree in IT or completed vocational training in the IT sector
       Experience in an IT customer support role
       Excellent understanding of Windows platforms, operation systems and servers
       Good knowledge of the operational and support aspects of computer systems, hardware, software and peripheral equipment including but not limited to: Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Active Directory, SCCM, Microsoft Exchange, experience with GPO, Powershell and SharePoint is an asset
       Analytic thinking, ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems
       A high level of personal commitment to task completion, with the ability to prioritize
       Great service orientation
       Good attention to details
       A good team player that uses opportunities for sharing knowledge and encourages others to be responsible for cooperation and open communication
       Very good German and English language skills and intercultural competence

      WHY US?

       High emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility
       An international working environment in an exciting, not ordinary sector
       Supportive team spirit, colleagues who enjoy working together, mixing competence with the right amount of humour, and who are looking forward to having you in the team
       Short communication and decision making processes and a living “open doors” culture across all company levels
       The possibility to actively contribute to the future success of your department and develop yourself
       A reliable permanent position
       A wide range of benefits such as job ticket, job bike, gym membership support, VL, etc.