EOI for Consulting Services– Individual Consultant (International procurement specialist). Closing Date 27 January 2017

[Country] The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
[Name of project] Myanmar Flood and Landslides Emergency Recovery Project
Loan No.: 5889 –MM

Assignment Title: International procurement specialist
Reference No.: C4-IST-IC02

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has applied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Myanmar Flood and Landslides Emergency Recovery Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services (“the Services”) include Assisting and advising the project team at all stages of procurement for contracts, providing technical assistance on tender, preparing communications and coordinating between Ministries and World Bank. The services of international procurement specialist will cover for 12 months.

The Ministry of Construction (MOC)and Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MoALI)now invites eligible individual consultant (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested individual consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services (e.g. consultant’s profile, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, etc.). The minimum qualifications and experience requirements are:

• Must have an advanced degree in management, economics, business administration, engineering or any related field
• At least 10 years of working experience in public procurement in developing countries, including at least 5 years in conducting procurement under World Bank financed projects.
• Familiarity with government and foreign aid project operations
• Excellent communication skills, including speaking and writing in English
• Willingness to train local staff on day-to-day basis
• Good working knowledge of computer programs such as word, excel etc.

The attention of interested individual consultant is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers(Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. An individual consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours [09:30 to 16:00 hours’ local time].
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by, FRIDAY 27 January 2017 (16:00 hours local time).

Attn: Daw Tin Moe Myint, Director, Department of Rural Development, Office no-14, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
Tel: 95 67 409410, 9595118240
Fax: 9567409210
E-mail: [email protected]

For Detailed information please contact:
U Kyaw Swa Aung (Director)
Department of Rural Development
+95(0) 943434333
[email protected]

Source: Global New Light of Myanmar

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