Ćurić - Regional Socio-Economic Development - Zrenjanin, Serbia

Nedeljko Ćurić

Zrenjanin, Serbia

Services

Regional Socio-Economic Development

Summary:

establishing partnership with national/regional government and representatives of institutions and organizations in the Banat region (690,000) inhabitants in five areas: Economy and SME, Agriculture and Rural development, Infrastructure and Spatial planning, Tourism and Human resource development. The established partnerships resulted in preparation of two strategic documents: Int4egrative Socio-Economic Development Plan introducing development priorities and measures and Operational Programme presenting resourced needed to implement them.
Subervising the implementation of 18 grant scheme projects supporting priorities and measures of sustainable socio-economic development, identified in the planning process. The total value of the projects funded by the European Union in the area of turism, agriculture, human resource development and economz estimated about 1.500.000 Euro.
Participation in establishment of the Regional Development Agency for Banat covering three districts and 690,000 inhabitants, comprising of 19 municipalities, 4 Companies, 4 NGOs, 3 Regional Chambers of Commerce, Executive Council of APV and Government of Republic of Serbian.
EXtensive knowledge of the Banat Region, outstanding communication skills and performed excellent as a Team member.

Work History

Company & reference person

From August 2009

(name & phone & e-mail) Position Description
August 2009 - today
Belgrade

Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (www.skgo.org) - SLAP manager

SLAP manager

a. System analyses for design of the SLAP information system (project pipeline of municipal infrastructure projects)
b. Maintain, update, use and promote the use of the by MIASP developed information system project pipeline;
c. Update the dBase on municipal data;
d. Advise municipalities on the infrastructural of projects development (providing training to the municipalities and ministries)
e. Identify and list prospective projects in the field of municipal infrastructure: water supply, waste water treatment, solid waste management.

Executive Council of Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Republic of Serbia

Novi Sad

February 2009 - July 2009

Provincial secretariat for regional and international cooperation

Expert associated

Economic Development

Publications and Seminars

From August 2009

) 49th European Congress of the Regional Science Association International, 25th - 29th August 2009,Łódź, Poland, two papers published: "Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Regional Socio-Economic Development (Experiences in Serbia - the Banat Region)" . "Private sector within the institutional framework of the regional socio-economic development (experiences in Serbia)"
- December 2008, Institute for Agriculture Economics, Belgrade, (http://www.iep.bg.ac.yu/?lang=en) International scientific meeting under the title "MULTIFUNCTIONAL AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT (III) - Rural development and (un)limited resources), published paperwork "The role of the private sector in regional socio-economic development in Serbia (Banat case)"
- February 2008 Serbia Invent, symposia for efficiency in economy, Vrnjacka Banja, February 2008. published paperwork "Efficiency and effectiveness of the regional socio-economic development (Banat region case)"

SLAP manager www.misp-serbia.rs / www.skgo.org

Municipal Infrastructure Support Programme, both Programmes Financed by European Union

Up to January 2009

• The main tasks within MIASP Municipal Infrastructure Agency Support Programme (in 2007) / MISP (in 2008-January 2009) Municipal Infrastructure Support Programme, both Programmes Financed by European Union , realized by European Agency for Reconstruction project pipeline preparation - SLAP manager www.misp-serbia.rs / www.skgo.org ):
• a. Identify and list prospective projects in the field economic, environmental and social types of municipal infrastructure:
• b. Maintain, update, use and promote the use of the SLAP project pipeline;
• c. System analyses in develop SLAP 2.0 web software
• d. Update the dBase on municipal data;
• e. Advise municipalities on the infrastructural of projects development.

Technical support to project preparation toward IPA

Integrated Regional

January 2008 - January 2009

cross-border call for proposals

January 2008 - January 2009
Belgrade

Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities
www.misp-serbia.rs

Data base specialist - SLAP manager

Identify and list prospective projects in the field of municipal infrastructure: water supply, waste water treatment, solid waste management;
Maintain, update, use and promote the use of the by MIASP developed information system project pipeline;
Advise municipalities on the development of infrastructural of projects;

development in Subotica, consultant

Centre for SME

(key epxert for Banat region) on the project: RELOAD - Regional Elements of Logistics Opportunities - Assesment and Development, 2007-2008, Financed by European Uninon, realized by European Agency for Reconstruction (http://smer.subotica.info/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=945&Itemid=1
• 11 Fifteen years experience of working in Zrenjanin. Have, therefore, developed an in-depth understanding of SME and business needs and issues in the region
• 12 Good management, consultancy and administration experience
• 13 Acted as key expert on a project concerned with developing the Strategy on middle term regional economic development of Middle Banat County
• 14 Experience of business planning and financial analysis, feasibility studies preparation.
• 16 Local service provider for SME agency d.o.o. "Banat"
13. Specific experience in the region:
Country Date from - Date to

2007. Centre for SME development in Subotica, consultant on the project

Centre for SME

RELOAD - Regional Elements of Logistics Opportunities - Assesment and Development, 2007-2008 (http://smer.subotica.info/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=945&Itemid=1 )

Republic development berau

Republički Zavod

za razvoj), Belgrade, consultant for the preparation of the Municipal development strategy including Operation programme for the municipality of Mali Iđoš (Vojvodina)

International symposia in project management, published paperwork" The role of the project

XI International

From November 2007

- November 2007. Serbia Invent, symposia for efficiency in economy, Vrnjacka Banja, November 2007. published paperwork "The management of the Regional socio economic development in Serbia (Banat region case)
- June 2007. YUPMA (www.yupma.rs) XI International symposia in project management, published paperwork" The role of the project in regional socio-economic development (Banat region case), Belgrade June 2007

SLAP manager

SLAP - Information

system for selection and scoring municipal infrastructure projects / project pipeline of all municipalities in Serbia www.slap.skgo.org )
11. Years within the firm: 21
12. Key qualifications:
• Manager of SLAP information system from the beginning (i.e. 2006) up to now.
• Providing training and continuous support for two types of users:
o Municipalities (169)
o Ministries/Donors
o Funds (Serbia Environmental protection Fund)
• Assistance in project preparing to the mentioned local stekeholders

Municipal Co-ordinator for Project Preparation

Municipal Infrastructure Agency Support Programme

December 2006 - December 2007

An EU financed project managed by the European Agency for Reconstruction (www.miasp.com)

Municipal Co-ordinator for Project Preparation
•Identify and list prospective projects in the field of municipal infrastructure (: water supply, waste water treatment, solid waste management);
•Maintain, update, use and promote the use of the by MIASP developed information system "SLAP";
•Update the dBase on municipal data;
•Advise municipalities on the development of infrastructural of projects;

Centre for Strategic Economic Studies Vojvodina

CESS (www.vojvodina-cess.org), Summer School of investments, 2006, - presentation of Banat case

Vojvodina Guarantee Fund (VGF)

as a formal precondition of joint funds - EAR and VGF in Banat region. The result: VGF announced call for proposal in October, 2006 for the loans in womens' entrepreneruship (the amount of the loan is € 375.000), preferabely addressed on the women passed trainings financed by EAR via RSEDP fund in Banat in the perod 2005-2006 http://www.garfondapv.org.rs/poslovanjee.htm

Regional socio-economic development Programme

Programme (RSEDP)

(www.rsedp.org), Operational programme - EU financed programme and managed by European Agency for Reconstrucion - local coordinator

America's Development Foundation

sighed Memorandum of Understanding with ADF (America's Development Foundation) as a formal precondition for joint funds - EAR and USAID funds in Banat region. The result: ADF is co-fiancier in (in amount of about 10%) in 5 of 8 succassefully evaluated projects on the RSEDP's call for proposal in Banat in 2005 (total amount of the grant is € 50.000).

Serbia-Banat

Serbia - all municipalities 2006-today

Coordination activities on regional socio economic development of Banat region

Autonomous Province of Vojvodina

Coordination activities on regional socio economic development of Banat region (Integrated plan for redional socio economic development for Banat region 2003-2005, and Operational programme preparation, based on partnership. Coordination with the Governemnt of Serbia and Government of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
NUTS II regional planning and operational programming

Regional socio-economic development Programme

Zrenjanin

September 2003 - November 2006

(RSEDP) an EU financed project managed by European Agency for Reconstruction (www.rsedp.org)

Local long term expert (Banat region)

Consultant

Regional chambers of commerce and industry Zrenjanin

June 2001 - September 2003

Data analysis, Consulting, Preparing information for management decisions

middle term regional economic development

Project "Strategy

of Middle Banat County", initiated and financed by Serbian government - key expert for middle Banat district

www.eurotehgas.co.yu

Developed business plans, for companies and entrepreneurs:
§ "Euroteh gas" d.o.o. Zrenjanin - company producing heating systems as an alternative way of energy www.eurotehgas.co.yu (support for application for EU commission project € 80,000)
§ "ELEKTROINVEST", Zrenjanin - electro industry www.elektroinvest.co.yu (business plan for investment of € 1,000,000)
§ "PEKARA - BOGIĆ", Kumane, - foof producing industry
§ and 15 business plans for Province of Vojvodina's development fund's applicants

Chief of Department

Insurance company "Dunav osiguranje" - Zrenjanin

February 1999 - June 2001

Software developing, Coordinating Micro Financial analysis and planning

SYMOPYS

XXIV Jugoslovenski simpozijum o operacionalnim istrazivanjima SYM-OP-IS Abstract u odeljku "Softver za operaciona istrazivanja" pod nazivom " Softver za odredjivanje velicine rizika u osiguravajucim kompanijama"
VI Medjunarodna konferencija INFORMATIKA U OBRAZOVANJU I NOVE INFORMACIONE TEHNOLOGIJE , Apatin, Decembar 1996. Naucni rad: Projektovanje automatizovanog testiranja znanja ucenika

VII Medjunarodna

Naucni rad: Implementacija kontrolnih parametara u sistemu DEDUC
.

consultant

INŽENJERING, Zrenjanin

for the company Servo Mihalj - INŽENJERING, Zrenjanin (a licenced institution for estimation on companies capital value www.sming.co.yu ) as a part of the process of privatization in Serbia:
§ "BEGEJ" shipyard, Zrenjanin (300 employees)
§ "BEK" meet industry, Zrenjanin (300 employees)
§ "POBEDA" cooperative, Boka (200 employees)
§ "PANONIJA" pig farm, Sečanj (150 employees)
§ "SOKOLAC" agricultural company, Novi Bečej (150 employees)
§ "YUKO", Žitište (200 employees)
§ "AGROŽIV", Pančevo (350 employees)
§ "RIBNJAK" fishyard, Sutjeska (150 employees

Informatics - programmer

Insurance company "DDOR Novi sad" department in Zrenjanin

March 1988 - February 1999

Software developing, Coordinating, Micro Financial analysis and planning


15. Other relevant information (e.g., Publications)

2009. Centre for Strategic Economic Studies Vojvodina-CESs (www.vojvodina-cess.org) consultatn for the preparation of the Operational Programme of the Municipality of Senta (Vojvodina) strategic development document.
2007: Centre for Strategic Economic Studies Vojvodina-CESS (www.vojvodina-cess.org), consultant for the preparation of the Operational Programme of the Municipality of Zitiste (Vojvodina) strategic development document

Qualifications & Certifications

Informatics

University of Novi Sad

entrepreneurship

"Gea college" Ljubljana

Economics

University of Novi Sad

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