Implementation capacity of Metrorex

Increasing project implementation capacity of Metrorex – MEF PASSA 2 – AA-010668-001

Period of implementation: 08.2021-10.2023


Beneficiary –EIB / METROREX


The overall objective of this Assignment is to assist the EIB Project Advisory Support Team (EIB PAS Team) in their support to the Recipient: Metrorex SA, with an emphasis on the project management, including preparation, procurement and implementation of projects.

Specific tasks:

– Project Preparation – assist Metrorex in project preparation by elaborating options analysis, feasibility study for procurement of rolling stock and terms of reference.

– Procurement including assistance to preparation and implementation of public procurement procedures, preparation of tender documentation, setting up qualification/ award criteria, management of the evaluation process, technical support during the evaluation process and

dealing with queries from potential bidders and public procurement authorities.

– Provide transfer of skills through on-the-job and formal training to ensure a high level of skill transfer to Metrorex staff


Task 1a:

– Updated tender documents for line 2 modernisation works

– Updated project preparation documents

Task 1b:

– Option analysis for signaling system

– Tender documents for feasibility study

Task 2a:

– Feasibility study for purchase of 50 + 30 new trains for Metrorex and applications for funding

Task 2b:

– Tender documents for procurement of for the 50 new trains (including long term maintenance)

Task 3a:

– Support during tender evaluation process for procurement of the 50 new trains

Task 3b:

– Standard tender documents for feasibility studies aiming at launching metro lines development

/ modernization works under a design-build scheme

– At least 4 specific tender documents for such feasibility studies

– Support during tender evaluation process for a number of feasibility studies

Task 3c:

– Set of tender documents for works (design-build)

– Support during tender evaluation for these works

Task 3d – Specific advice provided on ad-hoc requests.

Task 4 – 2 ”away” workshops of 12 hours training each

Country: Romania


Donors - EIB FWA Lot 1

Sectors: Transport

Type of Activities: Project and Contract Management; Training and Capacity Development; Procurement; Design, FS, CBA,FA etc


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


 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.