It is a prerequisite that:
- The request concerns an important development task, which no qualified local personnel or personnel already seconded by the Danish partner organisation is capable of doing.
- Plans are made before the placement of the Development Worker for how and when the job can be taken over or the work continued by a national if relevant. If the job is a permanent one a national counterpart must be in place or employed shortly after the arrival of the Development Worker.
- The secondment of Development Workers or Short-term Consultants will contribute to building up local capacity, training/education of local personnel and/or passing on technical know-how and knowledge.
- An exact job description is formulated for each Development Worker and Terms of Reference are prepared for each Short-term Consultants based on realistic objectives and plans for how the development objectives and expected results can be achieved during the period of service.
- Indicators are worked out as to verification of the results achieved in relation to the established development objectives for each secondment.
- The secondment is temporary; min. one year and max. four years for Development Workers and max. three months for Short-term Consultants.
- The Southern Partner is willing to evaluate the secondment of Development Workers at the end of the period of service in accordance with the DMCDD format for employers evaluation.
- Spouses to Development Workers, if they so wish, are offered or have possibilities to find a meaningful job in the country of service.