Project: COVID-19 Emergency Income Support
Project No: P174014
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Consultancy on Social Protection Framework Development under Maldives COVID-19 Emergency Income Support Project
The Government of the Republic of Maldives has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Maldives COVID-19 Emergency Income Support Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultancy services to prepare a National Social Protection Framework for the Maldives, under Maldives COVID-19 Emergency Income Support Project.
To be eligible for the position, the individual is expected to demonstrate the following:
The Government of Maldives aims to obtain the services of a consultant, with appropriate and relevant expertise and experience in the field of social policy and social protection especially those having the experience of having worked in small island states. The consultant should have adequate experience of assessment relevant country systems and should have formulated relevant programs for countries.
Qualifications at a minimum should include:
a) Post-Graduate Degree in Public Policy, Development Policy, Economics, or other relevant field in the social sciences.
b) At least fifteen years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the development, implementation, supervision, research, analysis and evaluation of social protection programs in developing countries.
c) Experience in social protection policy development and advocacy.
d) Experience in facilitating policy development working groups and conferences.
e) Experience in small island states would be a plus.
f) Fluency in English.
g) Demonstrated ability to deal sensitively in multi-cultural environments.
h) Excellent diplomacy and demonstrated political acumen.
The Ministry of Economic Development now invites selected individual consultants to submit their “Expression of Interest” (EOI) for providing the services. Interested individual consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services along with the following documents:
- Updated CV
- Details of relevant experience with regard to the assignment (with supporting docs)
- ID card / Passport copy
Locals are encouraged to submit their “Expression of Interest” (EOI) for providing the service. The TOR for the consulting services is attached with this REOI.
The attention of interested consulting individual is drawn to paragraphs 3.14, 3.16, 3.17 and 3.18 of the World Bank Procurement Regulations for Borrowers under Investment Project Financing, dated July 1, 2016, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant method set out in the Procurement Regulations for Borrowers under Investment Project Financing, dated July 1, 2016.
Expressions of interest must be delivered by email by 1400 hrs. Maldivian time on Sunday, November 30th, 2020.
Mr. Thaasyn Hilmy
Maldives COVID-19 Emergency Income Support Project
Ministry of Economic Development
Boduthakurufaanu Magu, Malé, Maldives
Email: [email protected]
13 October 2020