Call +44 800 9755 164

Public tenders for business in Vientiane Laos

Find all Business tenders in the world.
Finding business opportunities has never been easier.

Results for business. Make a new search!
BusinessLaosvientiane

Lao PDR Trade Development Facility 2 - P130512

Ministry of Industry and Commerce, National Implementation Unit (NIU) | Published June 30, 2016  -  Deadline July 22, 2016
cpvs

Trade Policy And Business Facilitation Advisor REQUEST FOREXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Trade Policy and Business Facilitation Advisor The Second TradeDevelopment Facility (TDF-2) is a multi donor program financed by Australia, the European Union, Germany, Ireland, USAID, and theWorld Bank focusing on improvingtrade and private sector development in Lao PDR. The development objective of TDF-2, which isimplemented by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, is to support the implementation of government's trade and integrationpriorities outlined in the 2012 Diagnostic Trade IntegrationStudy (DTIS) Roadmap, and in particular to contribute to improvedcompetitiveness and diversification, focusing outside the natural resource sectors. TDF-2 has three main components: (a) Trade facilitation, trade policy and regulations; (b) Diversification andcompetitiveness; and, (c) Mainstreaming aid for trade. The appraised value of the project is US$ 14.0 million, with implementation to take place over a period offour years, starting in April 2013. Technical responsibility forimplementation of the Trade Development Facility lies with the National ImplementationUnit (NIU), based within the Planning and Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. NIU is seeking a dynamic and experienced full-timenational consultant to fill the position of Trade Policy Advisor (TPA)who will support the Foreign Trade Policy Department (FTPD) of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in implementing thesub-components related to trade in goods and trade in services in TDF-2. The services shall be required for a period of 8 months on a full-time basis and may beextended depending on the Consultant's performance, availability of funds and the actual Project needs. The tentative commencementdate of services is August - September 2016. It is expected that all inputs shall be delivered in Vientiane, Lao PDR workingalongside government officials in MOIC and other Ministries. The full detailed ToR is available at the NIU's website: http://t4dlaos.org/index.php/en/work-with-us/vacancies. In order to be considered for theposition, the candidates should meet the following qualifications and experience requirements: ·      At least Master's degree in law, economics, public administration, or related discipline. ·      Minimum6 years working experience on business regulation or trade policy,including areas such as WTO trade law, academic research on trade policy and trade in services. ·      Proveninternational consulting experience in trade policy and business regulation. ·      Experienceworking in ASEAN countries would be a strong asset. ·      Minimum2 years working experience on related program management, especially on development programs. ·      Relevant work experience in developing countries, in particular in connection with the public sector. ·      FluencyinEnglish (spoken and written). Knowledge of Lao language, while not required, is a strong asset. ·      Publication record of research papers or policy notes on trade or investment policy is anasset. ·      Stronginterpersonal skills to facilitate dialogue with various government agencies, engage with senior and technical staff, and theprivate sector. ·      Willingtowork alongside and assist national counterparts in a practical and proactive way. The Consultant will be selected in accordance withthe Individual Consultants (IC) selectionmethod set out in the Consultant Guidelines, in line with the World Bank's Guidelines "Selection and Employment of Consultants",January 2011 edition. The NIU now invites interested eligible consultants toprovide information indicating that you are qualified to perform the services (curriculum vitae with expressions of interest andreferences). Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below or no laterthan July 22, 2016, 16:00 o'clock(submissions via email are also acceptable). Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Attn: Mr. Sengphanomchone Inthasane, NIU Manager CC: Mr. Keophouthone Inthivong, ProcurementOfficer Ministry of Industry and Commerce, NationalImplementation Unit (NIU) Ban Phonxay, Xaysettha District, Vientiane Capital, LaoPDR Tel: +856(21) 41 39 16 ? 45 39 82; Fax: +856(21)41 39 16, E-mail:keophouthone.in@laosaft.org; ccsengphanomchone.i@laomoic.org

LA-Poverty Reduction Fund II - P123480

The Poverty Reduction Fund | Published October 15, 2014  -  Deadline October 20, 2014
cpvs

Internationalconsultant To Improve The Planning And Management Poverty ReductionFund (PRF) Request forExpression of Interest for International  Consultantto improve the planning and management of PRF activities Country:            Lao People's DemocraticRepublic Project:              Poverty Reduction Fund II Description:        International Consultant to improve theplanning and management of PRF  activities Duration ofassignment: 10 weeks (two trips to Vientiane) Startingdate:     Assoon as possible Grant No.:         H 685-LA Project No.:       P 123480 Issue Date: 06/10/2014               ClosingDate: 20/10/2014 The GovernmentofLaos, with support from the World Bank, Swiss Agency for Development andCooperation,AusAID and Japanese Social Development Fund (JSDF) has set up thePoverty Reduction Fund (PRF) to deliver small scale development projectincluding support to livelihood activities at the Koumban and Villagelevels.The project is now seeking for a short term International Consultant toimprove the planning and management of PRF activities to be basedinVientiane Office. The objective of the consultancy is to assist theLaoPoverty Reduction Fund II (PRFII) improvesits business on budgeting issues and hands on technical assistance tostrengthen the capacity of the PRF staff on the planning and budgeting. The specifictasks or detailed job descriptions can be obtained at PRF website http://www.prflaos.org orat PRF Office. Requiredqualifications and experience: ·        Master degree in PublicAdministration, Business Administration, Organizational Development, Economics,Public Finance Management or related fields; ·        At least ten(10) years of experience in public/ business administration, whether in theprivate or public sector. ·        Experience inadministering an organization that implements numerous activities based on abottom-up planning processes is a point. ·        At least ten(10) years of demonstrated work experience in budget planning and analysis; ·        A goodexperience in the planning of community based activities is a point. ·        Good knowledgeof financial management policies and procedures of multilateral financialinstitutions, including the World Bank and development co-operation agencies;as well as good knowledge of the institutional, technical, rural developmentactivity based project of budgeting processes ; ·        Excellentskills in project management demonstrated in previous jobs; ·        Previousexperience of similar work in South-East Asia; ·        Previousexperience in professional development and training; ·        Experience inworking with major donors' regulations and guidelines is desirable ·        Good commend ofMs Office® software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and ability to useinformation technologies (Web, email) as tools and resources. ·        Excellentreporting skills; ·        Excellentcommunication, interpersonal and team working skills; ·        ExcellentEnglish written and verbal communication skills (Lao knowledge is an asset); ·        Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Allinterestedapplicants should submit (1) a cover letter outlining clearly how thecandidatemeets the required qualifications and experience of the position mentionedabove, (2) a detailed CV with one (3x4) photo and (3) supporting documents(certificate of the most recent employment, certificates ofqualification/graduation, a list of at least three referees from mostrecentwork places, etc) to the HROfficer, Poverty ReductionFund,  Prime Minister'sOffice 501 building, Sisavathtai Village, Chanthabouly District, P.O Box 4625Vientiane, Tel: 021 261479 - 80, Email: piengngeune@prflaos.org& khemphone@prflaos.org. Please note that allsubmitted documents will not be returned. PRF provides competitive salary andbenefits. Deadline forapplications: 20/10/2014 Onlyshortlisted candidates will be contacted for negotiation

LA - Power Grid Improvement Project - P149599

Electricite du Laos (EDL) | Published January 26, 2015  -  Deadline February 16, 2015
cpvs

International Procurement Consultant REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR AN INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT FOR THE POSITION OF INTERNATIONAL PROCUREMENT CONSULTANT Electricite du Laos (EDL) is preparing a Power GridImprovement Project intended for financing support from the World Bank, and wish to recruit an international procurement consultantto assist with project preparationand implementation. The Services is expected to be carried out over a periodof eighteen months, starting in March 2015. EDL now invites eligibleindividual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide informationdemonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. Interested consultants must provide their updated curriculum vitae,indicating personal and technical skills, academic qualifications, experience in similar assignments, and experience in Laos and/orother developing countries along with the names of at least three (3) referees with contact information (e-mail address, telephoneor fax numbers). The minimum qualificationsrequirements are: 1.   Master's degree in engineering, economics, management,business administration or related fields 2.   At least 10 years of working experience in public procurement on internationaldonor/NGO  financed projects, and 5 years strong experience in the World Bank'sfinanced projects 3.   Ability toapply good judgment and interpretative skill in dealing with procurement-related issues including common technical and commercialaspects of bidding and bid documents, bid evaluation, negotiating the InternationalCompetitive Selection contracts for the consultancy services and other procurement documents. and 4.   Fluent in English and havestrong written and spoken skills The successful consultant will be selected in accordance with the provisions of Section II,under the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers,  dated January2011 and revised July 2014. Consultants may obtain copies of thedetailed Terms of Reference (in English) for the assignment from the address below during office hours 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Expressions ofinterest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 16 February, 2015. Attn: Khamphiou Phounsavath (Mrs), Deputy Director of Business Division, 3d Floor, Electricité du Laos Headquarter Building, Mittaphap Lao-Thai Road, Ban Thongkang, Sisattanak District; P.O. Box 309. Vientiane Capital,Lao P.D.R Tel: (856) 021 265263, 316094 -ext.1319, (856) 020 22211489; Fax: (856) 021 316118, 021 263794 E-mail: khamphiou2@hotmail.com;

Lao PDR Trade Development Facility 2 - P130512

Ministry of Industry and Commerce | Published November 3, 2015  -  Deadline November 23, 2015
cpvs

Non-tariff Measures International Advisor Lao People's Democratic Republic Ministry of Industryand Commerce SecondTrade DevelopmentFacility Project ID No: P130512 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OFINTEREST Non-Tariff Measures InternationalAdvisor The Second Trade Development Facility (TDF-2)is a multi-donor program financed by Australia, the European Union, Germany, Ireland, USAID and the World Bank focusing on improvingtrade and private sector development in Lao PDR. The development objective of the TDF-2, which is implemented by The National ImplementationUnit (NIU) within the Foreign Aid Division of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC), is to support the implementation of government's trade and integration priorities outlinedin the 2012 Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) Roadmap, and in particular to contribute to improved competitiveness anddiversification, focusing outside the natural resource sectors. The objectiveof this assignment is tosupport the Department of Import and Export (DIMEX) of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in implementing the NTMs component ofTDF-2. The Non-Tariff Measures Advisor will be expected to support the design and implementation of the NTM reform agenda and buildcapacity in the Trade Facilitation Secretariat, DIMEX, and government agencies that issue trade-related regulations. Although theSecretariat will lead the process, all relevant regulatory bodies should be involved in the review process and the analysisconducted by the review body. The advisor will support the Trade Facilitation Secretariat on a number of tasks andresponsibilities. The estimated inputs forthis assignment are 06 months to provide part timeconsultancy over one year, with the possibility of being extended over future years of the project based on performance. Theexpected commencement date for Services in Lao PDR is as soon as possible. The full detailedToR is available at the NIU's website: http://t4dlaos.org/index.php/en/work-with-us/vacancies In order to be considered for theposition, the candidates should meet the following qualifications and experience requirements: ?      Atleast Master Degree or equivalent in economics, business or related discipline. ?      Minimum of eight to ten years working experience on tradepolicy related issues and non-tariff measures. ?      Minimum two years working experience on related program management, especially on developmentprograms. ?      Proven experiences to conduct the cost and benefit analysis and impact assessment of NTMs. ?      Relevant work experience in developing countries, in particular in connection with the public sector. Experience inSoutheast Asia is an asset. ?      Fluency in English (spoken and written). Knowledge of Laolanguage, while not required, would be a strong asset. ?      Experience of cross cultural management issuesin doing business, especially with Asian culture is anasset The NTMAdvisor will be selected in accordance with theIndividual Consultants (IC) selection method set out in the Consultant Guidelines, in line with the World Bank's Guidelines"Selection and Employment of Consultants", January 2011. The NIU now invites interested eligible consultant to provide information indicating that you are qualified to perform theservices (curriculum vitae with expressions of interest and references). Expressionsof interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or bymail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by November 23, 2015, 16:00 o'clock. National Implementation Unit (NIU) Ministry of Industry and Commerce Ban Phonxay, Xaysettha District, Vientiane Capital, LaoPDR Tel: +856(21) 41 39 16 ? 45 39 82; Fax: +856(21) 41 3916 E-mail: Amphaphone.t@laosaft.org Attention: Mr.Phouvieng Phongsa, NIU Director Note: only short list will be contacted.

Lao PDR SME Access to Finance - P131201

National Implementation Unit | Published November 10, 2014
cpvs

General Procurement Notice GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Small and Medium EnterpriseAccess to Finance Project Credit No. 5471-LA, Grant No.H958-LA Project ID No. P 131201 The Government of Lao PDR has applied for financing in the amount of US$ 20.0 millionequivalent from the World Bank toward the cost of the Small and Medium Enterprises Access to Finance Project, and it intends toapply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, related services and consulting services to be procured under this project. The project will include the following three components: Component 1: A Line of Credit Facility Component 2: A Risk Sharing Facility Component 3: Technical Assistance To implement project activities, the ExecutingAgency, namely the Department of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (DOSMEP) will be supported by the National ImplementationUnit (NIU), which will assist DOSMEP in project coordination, procurement and financial management functions, and will procurevarious international technical assistance services to strengthen capacity of the Department for Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion(DOSMEP). Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will be conductedthrough the procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDACredits (January 2011), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the guidelines. Consulting services will beselected in accordance with the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011). Specific Requests for Expressions of Interest for individual contracts forconsultancy services will be announced, as they become available, in UN Development Business , on the website of the NationalImplementation Unit (http://www.laosaft.org/index.php/en/vacancies) and the Department for Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (http://www.smepdo.org/news/?cat=2⟨=en),  and in the local magazine/newspaper(VientianeTimes).

LA-Poverty Reduction Fund II - AF - P153401

Poverty Reduction Fund | Published September 9, 2015
cpvs

General Procurement Notice GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE Country:                         Lao PDR Name of Project:            Poverty Reduction Fund (PRF) - AdditionalFinancing Sector:                            Urban, Rural and Social Development Original Grant No.:        H685-LA Additional Credit No.: 5677-LA MDTF Grant No.:          TF012419 Project ID No.:              P123480 The Government of Lao PDR has received additional financing equivalent toUS$17,620,000 from the World Bank toward the costs of the Poverty Reduction, and it intends toapply part of the proceeds topayments for goods, works, related services and consulting services to be procured under the PRFII. The PRFII will also receive additional financing from the Swiss Agency forDevelopmentand Cooperation (SDC) and Multi-Donor Trust Funds supported by the Australian Government. The objective of the project is to helpimprove the access to and the utilization of basic infrastructure and services for the projects targeted poor communities. Theproject will include the following components: 1)      Community Development Sub-grants 2)      Local & Community Development Capacity-Building and Learning 3)      Project Management 4)      Livelihood and Nutrition Pilot Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will be conducted through theprocedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurementof Goods, Works, and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits (January 2011, revised July 2014), and is open to all eligible bidders  as defined in the guidelines. Consultingservices will be selectedin accordance with the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World BankBorrowers(January 2011, revised July 2014). Specific procurement noticesfor contracts to be bid under the World Bank'sinternational competitive bidding (ICB) procedures and for contracts for consultancy services will be announced, as they becomeavailable, in UN Development Business (UNDB on-line), the World Bank's external website (www.worldbank.org), in PRF's website (www.prflaos.org), in Vientiane Time Newspaper, and other localnewspapers. Interested eligible bidders who wish to receiveadditional information, should contact theaddress below. Procurement Team Poverty Reduction Fund c/o Government's Office Building 501, 1st Floor, Nahaidiew Road, Vientiane Capital, LaoPDR. Telephone: (856-21) 261 479-80 ext. 105, Fax: (856-21) 261481 E-mail: pmt@prflaos.org, cc: youthavinh@prflaos.org Web site: www.prflaos.org

LA - Power Grid Improvement Project - P149599

Electricité du Laos (EDL) | Published August 3, 2016  -  Deadline September 29, 2016
cpvs

Supply Of Transformer Testing Equipment Invitation for Bids (IFB) Power GridImprovement Project (PGI) Loan No./Credit No: 56750 Contract Title:Supply of Transformer TestingEquipments ReferenceNo. EDL/PGI/G-06.2 1.            The Electricité Du Laos hasreceived financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Power Grid Improvement Project and intends to apply part of theproceedstoward payments under the contract EDL/PGI/G-06.2 for the Supply of Transformer TestingEquipments. 2.            The Electricité Du Laos nowinvites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Supply of Transformer Testing Equipments. 3.            Bidding will be conductedthrough the International Competitive Biddingprocedures as specifiedin the World Bank's Guidelines:Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World Bank Borrowers  ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined inthe Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflictof interest. 4.            Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Electricité DuLaos (EDL), Laos PDR, and inspect the bidding documents during office hours. 0900 to 1700 hours at the address givenbelow. 5.            A complete set of bidding documents in English shall be purchased byinterested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application tothe address below and upon payment of a nonrefundablefee of Fifty (50) USD, or equivalent in Lao KIP (LAK). The method of paymentshall be cash payment to the procurement office of EDL. The document should be collected from address givenbelow. 6.            Bidsmust be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00 PM, 29 September2016. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids willbe rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders designatedrepresentatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on 2:00 PM, 29 September 2016.  All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of minimum USD 15,000 (USD Fifteen Thousands). Theaddresses referred to above is: AddressNo.: Electricitédu Laos; Head Office, 3rd Floor Procurement Office, Business Department Lao-Thai Friendship Road; P.O Box 309; Thongkang Village, Sisattanak District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR Telephone: (+856 21) 316121, 316094, Ext 1305 Fax: (+856 21) 316118, 263794 Managing Director

LA - Power Grid Improvement Project - P149599

Electricité du Laos | Published June 30, 2016  -  Deadline August 31, 2016
cpvs

Supply And Installation Of Concrete Poles, Cross Arms, Mv And Lv Conductors, Capacitors Banks, Reclosers, Load Break Switches And Transformers. Invitation for Bids (IFB) Lao People's Democratic Republic Power Grid Improvement Project (PGI) Loan No./Credit No: 56750 Contract Title: Supply andInstallation of Concrete Poles, Cross Arms, MV and LV Conductors, Capacitors Banks, Reclosers, Load Break switches andTransformers. ReferenceNo. EDL/PGI/G-01 1.             The Electricité Du Laos has received financing from the World Bank toward thecost of the Power Grid Improvement Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contractEDL/PGI/G-01 for Supply and Installationof Concrete Poles, Cross Arms, MV and LV Conductors, Capacitors Banks, Reclosers, LoadBreak switches and Transformers. 2.             The Electricité Du Laos nowinvites sealed bids from eligible bidders for thesupply of and installation of above-mentioned items under a single lot. The supply and installation period is Twenty Four (24)Months, including testing and submission of final report. 3.             Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Biddingprocedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants byWorld Bank Borrowers  ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in theProcurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest. 4.             Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Electricité DuLaos (EDL), Laos PDR, and inspect the bidding documents during office hours. 0900 to 1700hours at the address givenbelow. 5.             A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased byinterested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundablefee of one hundred (100) USD. 6.             Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00 PM, 31 August2016. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of thebidders' designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on 2:00 PM, 31August 2016.  All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of minimum USD 70,000 (USDSeventyThousands). The addresses referred to above is: Address No.: Electricité du Laos; Head Office, 3rd Floor, ProcurementOffice Business Department, Lao-Thai Friendship Road; P.O Box 309 Thongkang Village, Sisattanak District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR Telephone: (+856 21) 316121, 316094, Ext1305 Fax: (+856 21) 316118, 263794 E-mail: khamphiou2@hotmail.com Electricité Du Laos

LA - Power Grid Improvement Project - P149599

Electricite Du Laos | Published August 25, 2015
cpvs

General Procurement Notice Lao People's Democratic Republic Peace   Independence  Democracy   Unity   Prosperity GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE Power Grid Improvement Project Credit No.56750-LA Project ID No.P149599 The Lao People's Democratic Republic has applied for financing in the amount of US$ 30 million equivalent from the World Bank toward thecost of the Power Grid Improvement Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, related servicesand consulting services to be procured under this project. The project development objective is to help improveefficiency and reliability of power distribution inthe selected loadareas served by EDL. The PGIP will include the following components: (i)                 SmartMetering, Distribution Improvement and Distribution Losses Reduction; (ii)               ElectricUtility Information System; (iii)            Institutional Capacity Buildingand Project Implementation Support; and (iv)            Contingent Emergency Response. To implement project activities, EDL will procure various goods itemized below under ICB procedures. Someinternational technical advisors will also be engaged for the project. ·        MV (22kV) & LV (0.4 kV) conductors,capacitors, transformers, reclosers, load break switches; ·        Electric meters; ·        Geographic Information System, GPShandsets, energy balance system software, other software; ·        Financial ManagementSystem; ·        Testing labequipment; Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bankwill be conducted through the procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement underIBRD Loans and IDACredits (dated January 2011 and revisedin July2014), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the guidelines. Consulting services will be selected inaccordance with the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants by World Bank Borrowers (datedJanuary 2011 and revised in July 2014). Specific procurement notices for contracts to be bidunder the World Bank's international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures and for contracts for consultancy services will beannounced, as they become available, in UN Development Business(UBDB Online), the World Bank's external website (www.worldbank.org) and National Newspapers ofLao PDR Interestedeligible bidders, who wish to receive additional information, should contact the address below. Electricite DuLaos Attn:   Mrs. KhamphiouPHOUNSAVATH Assistant ManagingDirector Lao-ThaiFriendship Road, P.O. Box: 309 Thong KangVillage, Sisattanak District Vientiane Capital LaoPDR Tel: +856 21451537 Mobile: +856 2022211489 Fax: +856 21416361, 269794 E-mail: khamphiou2@hotmail.com, edlmdo@edl.com.la Web site:edl.com.la

LA - Power Grid Improvement Project - P149599

Environment Office, EDL | Published December 18, 2014  -  Deadline December 30, 2014
cpvs

Individual Consultant For The Position Of Environmental & Social Safeguards Specialist REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR AN INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT FOR THE POSITION OF environmental & social safeguards specialist Electricite du Laos (EDL) is preparing a Power Grid ImprovementProject intended for financing support from the World Bank, and wish to recruit an environmental and social (E&S) safeguardsspecialist to assist with project preparation and implementation. The Services is expected to be carriedout over a period of eighteen months, starting in January 2015. EDL nowinvites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interestinproviding the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the requiredqualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The minimum qualifications requirements are: 1.Master's degree in environmental science, social science, engineering or related fields. 2. At least 10 years of working experience in E&S safeguards management forinternational financial institutions; donors/NGO financed projects, and 2 years strong experience on E&S policies andrequirements in World Bank's financed projects. 3. Strong experience in E&S screening, assessment, consultation/participation, duediligence and overall project level environmental and social management aspects; good knowledge of current national relevantenvironmental and social legislation, requirements and standards. 4. Working experience in preparing and implementing E&S safeguards documents (e.g.E&S frameworks,management plan, environmental codes of practice, E&S impact assessment, Resettlement Policy Frameworks,Resettlement Action Plans, etc.). 5. Fluency in business English. The attention of interested Consultants isdrawn 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 dated January 2011("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth theWorld Bank's policy onconflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with procedures set out in the ConsultantGuidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 10:00 to 15:00hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or bye-mail) by 14:00 PM of 30 December, 2014. Electricite duLaos Attn:       Mr. Vongvilay Sisoulate, EnvironmentOffice Manager Mr. Visien Sighaphan, Deputy ofEnvironment Office Lao-Thai Friendship Road, P.O.BOX 309, Thongkang V, Sisattanak D, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR Tel: (856-21) 451537; 451519 Fax: (856-21) 416381; 263794 E-mail: edlmdo@edl.com.la;Website: www.edl.com.la

Lao PDR Customs and Trade Facilitation - P101750

Customs Department, Customs and Trade Facilitation Project | Published April 20, 2015  -  Deadline May 20, 2015
cpvs

Consulting Firm For Conduct Time Release Study Lao People's Democratic Republic Peace Independence Democracy UnityProsperity Department of Custom, Ministry ofFinance Customs and TradeFacilitation Project ? AdditionalFinancing IDA Grand No. H843 - LA, Project No. P144992 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OFINTEREST Consulting firm forconduct Time Release Study (Ref.: B1.2.1 - CS-005-CTFP-AF-2015) The Lao People's Democratic Republic has receivedan additional Grant financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Customs and Trade Facilitation Project - AdditionalFinancing (CTFP-AF), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultant services. The Ministry of Finance through Customs Department now invites eligibleconsulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provideinformation demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services, Theshortlisting criteria are: Minimum of 3-5 years of experiences in carrying out consulting services as consultingfirm(s) in field of customs procedures and border management;At least one or two previous assignments of similar orrelevant nature and complexity that firm(s) has completed successfully in the past five years;Extensive knowledge on WCO Time Release Study; LogisticPerformance Index and Doing Business Indicator; and,Previous successful works with customs administrations, preferably in the ASEAN and Asiaregions Theattention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World BankBorrowers (January 2011) ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the WorldBank's policy on conflict of interest. AConsultant will be selectedin accordance with the Consultant Qualifications Selection (CQS) method set out in theConsultant Guidelines. Furtherinformation can be obtained at the address below during office hours, 08:00 -16:00 hrs (Local time), Monday toFriday Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by e-mail) by 20 May 2015. Att.:      Project Leader, Customs and TradeFacilitation Project 3rd Floor,Lane-Xang Avenue, Hatsady Village, Chanthabouly District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, Tel./Fax: +856 - 21 - 254034 E-mail: seuth.sikounlabout@gmail.com, Cc: ksrithirath@gmail.com & thanongsakd@gmail.com Faithfullyyours,

LA-Poverty Reduction Fund II - P123480

Poverty Reduction Fund, Prime Minister?s Office | Published October 4, 2016  -  Deadline October 11, 2016
cpvs

International Human Resources Consultant Poverty Reduction Fund (PRF) Request for Expression of Interest of International Human Resources Consultant Country:               Lao People's Democratic Republic Project:                The Poverty Reduction Fund Description:         Recruitment of International HumanResources Consultant Grant No.:            H685-LA Project No.:         P 123480 Opening date:       October 3, 2016             Closing date:October 11, 2016 The Government of Laos, with supportfrom the World Bank, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, AusAID setup the Poverty Reduction Fund (PRF) to deliver small scale development project including support to livelihood activities at theKum ban and Village levels. The project is now seeking for an International Human Resources to assist the Lao Poverty ReductionFund (PRF)to streamline and improve capability of the PRF staff and the effectiveness of the organization by focusing preliminaryon the performance. Scope of assignment ? Reviewthe existingperformance appraisal system exhaustively - documents required will include all TORs; ?Design the preliminarystructure of the performance appraisal system and obtain Project Management Team   ratification (including formulation of detailed job descriptions) ? Designfinal structure ofthe performance appraisal system and revise the section of the HR manual related to performance appraisalaccordingly ? Conduct performanceappraisal of employees in terms of an actionable plan and develop detailed guidance for such exercises in the future. This willalso include 100%scrutiny of all staff personal files; ? Complete a fitmentexercise for all employees who are to be retained; ? Develop a specific salaryand grading structure for the PRF and obtain management ratification; ?Revise the section of theHR manual related to salary and grading structure accordingly The detailed jobdescription can be obtained at PRF website: http://www.prflaos.org or at PRF office. Required qualifications and experiences ? At least Master's Degree in HR, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field; ? Minimum twenty years of direct HR job experience including at least ten years consulting experience internationallyand in South-East Asia. ? Consultant? Excellentknowledge of local and international HR strategy and policies; ? Previous experience in professional development and training; ? Experience in working with major donors' regulations and guidelines is desirable; ? Good commend of Ms Office® software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and ability to use information technologies (Web,email) as tools and resources; ? Excellent reporting skills; ? Fluency in both written and spokenEnglish (Lao knowledge is an asset); ? Women are strongly encouraged to apply. All interested applicants should submit (1)a cover letter outlining clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position, (2) a detailed CV with one (3x4) photoand (3) supporting documents(certificate of the most recent employment, certificates of qualification/graduation, a list of atleast three referees, etc) to the HR Officer Unit, Poverty Reduction Fund,  Prime Minister's Office 501 building, Sisavathtai Village,Chanthabouly District, P.O Box 4625 Vientiane, Tel: 021 261479 - 80, Email: piengngeune@prflaos.org and khemphone@prflaos.org . Please note that all submitted documents will not be returned. Deadline for applications:11th October2016 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Lao PDR SME Access to Finance - P131201

Ministry of Industry and Commerce, National Implementation Unit (NIU) | Published April 28, 2016  -  Deadline May 31, 2016
cpvs

International Consultant For The Development Of A Strategy And Action Plan For The Collection And Analysis Of Sme Data REQUEST FOR EXPRESS OF INTEREST LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATICREPUBLIC MINISTRY OF INDUSTRYANDCOMMERCE Small and MediumEnterprises Access to Finance Project Credit No. 5471-LA, Grant No.H958-LA International Consultant for theDevelopment of a Strategy and Action Plan for the Collection and Analysis of SMEData TheGovernment of Lao PDR is receiving US$20 million financing from the World BankGroup's International Development Association (IDA)for the Small andMedium Enterprise Access to Finance Project (SME A2F). The Project's development objective is to provide long-termfunding sources for banks to provide long-term credit to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The project will support the growthof privately-owned SMEs by increasing the supply of long-term finance provided by commercial banks and by strengthening thecapability of Department of SME Promotion to formulate and implement public policies that promote access to finance for SMEs. TheProject includes three components: 1) A Line of Credit Facility; and 2) Technical Assistance. Under Component 2, DOSMEP intends to recruit an International Consultant to provide technical assistance to develop astrategy and action plan for the collection and analysis of data on the SME sector. The assignment is on a part-time basis and willinvolve working from home as well as in Lao PDR. Theestimated inputs for this assignment are for 3 months to be provided part-timeover a 12-month period. It is expected that themajority of inputs will be delivered in Vientiane, Lao PDR working alongside government officials. During the remaining time theconsultant will ensure periodic contacts with her/his counterparts in Lao PDR and continued supervision and monitoring of the workprogram distantly. The Consultant will be supported by the DOSMEP team during his assignment in Vientiane Capital and in theprovinces. The full text of the ToR can be accessed at the NIU's website: http://t4dlaos.org/index.php/en/work-with-us/vacancies. In order to qualify for this assignment, the candidates shall meet the following experience and competencerequirements: ·         Masters Degree in Statistic Economics, Economics, Business Administration,Engineering or related field. ·         Minimum 5 years of experience in statistic and data collection fordevelopment projects, including planning, coordination,technical andfield surveys. ·         Experience with similar assignments in ASEAN countries will be anadvantage. ·         Knowledge and experience withSMEs promotion and development will be anadvantage. ·         Knowledge of Computer Information Systems including packages such as Microsoft Office, Database, etc. would be anadvantage. ·         Ability to communicate effectively, inwriting and orally in English is essential. ·         Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to work as part of a team. ·         Excellent analytical and presentation skills. ·         Ability to work in a complex, cross-cultural working environment. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans andIDA Credits & Grantsby World Bank Borrowers, January 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflictof interest. TheConsultant will be selected based on Individual Consultants selection method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. The NIU now invites interested applicants to provide information indicatingthat you are qualified to perform the services (curriculum vitae with expressions of interest and references). InterestedApplicants may obtain further information at the address below. Expressions of interestmust be delivered to the address below or no later than May 31, 2016, 16:00o'clock (submissions via emailare also acceptable). Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Attn: Mr. Sengphanomchone Inthasane, NIU Manager CC: Mr. Keophouthone Inthivong, Procurement Officer Ministry of Industry and Commerce, National Implementation Unit(NIU) Ban Phonxay, Xaysettha District, Vientiane Capital, LaoPDR Tel: +856 (21) 41 39 16 ? 45 39 82; Fax: +856(21) 41 39 16, E-mail: keophouthone.in@laosaft.org; cc amphaphone.t@laosaft.org

Lao PDR Trade Development Facility 2 - P130512

National Implementation Unit (NIU), MoIC | Published January 6, 2016  -  Deadline January 20, 2016
cpvs

International Trade Facilitation Specialist Lao People's Democratic Republic Ministry of Industry and Commerce Second Trade DevelopmentFacility Project ID No: P130512 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST International Trade Facilitation Specialist The SecondTrade Development Facility (TDF-2) is a multi-donor program financed by Australia, the European Union, Germany, Ireland,USAID and the World Bank focusing onimproving trade and privatesector development in Lao PDR. The development objective of the TDF-2, which is implemented by The National Implementation Unit (NIU) within the Foreign Aid Division of theMinistry of Industry and Commerce(MoIC), is to support the implementation of government's trade andintegration priorities outlined in the 2012 Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) Roadmap, and in particular to contribute toimproved competitiveness and diversification, focusing outside the natural resource sectors. The objective of the assignment for the International Trade Facilitation Specialist isto support the DIMEX of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in implementing the Trade Facilitation component of TDF-2.The consultant will help updating the trade facilitation strategy and action plan (TFSAP) aswell as supporting its implementation,and the design and build capacity in the TradeFacilitation Secretariat, DIMEX, and government agencies that issue trade-relatedregulations. The estimated inputs for this assignment are 06 months to provide part time consultancyover one year, with the possibility of being extended over future years of the project based on performance. The expected commencement date for Services in Lao PDR isas soon as possible.The full detailed ToR is available at the NIU's website: http://t4dlaos.org/index.php/en/work-with-us/vacancies In order to be considered for the position,the candidates should meet the following qualifications and experience requirements: Minimum Master degree orequivalent in law, economics, business, public administration, or related discipline.Minimum of eight yearsworking experience on trade facilitation, trade policy related issues. Minimum two yearsworking experience on related program management, especially on development programs.Relevant work experiencein developing countries, in particular in connection with the public sector. Experience in Southeast Asia is anasset.Proven knowledge oftrade regulation and related issues,such as WTO trade law, trade policy negotiations. Publications or academic research on tradepolicy in developing countries is an asset.Fluency in English(spoken and written). Knowledge of Lao language, while not required, would be a strong asset. Strong interpersonalskills to facilitate dialogue with various government agencies, engage with senior and technical staff, and the privatesector.Willing to work alongside and assist nationalcounterparts in a practical and proactive way. Experience of cross cultural management issues in doingbusiness, especially with Asian culture is an asset. InternationalTrade Facilitation Specialist will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultants (IC) selection method set out in theConsultant Guidelines, in line with the World Bank's Guidelines "Selection and Employment of Consultants", January2011. The NIU now invites interested eligible consultant toprovide information indicating that you are qualified to perform the services (curriculum vitae with expressions of interest andreferences). Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or byfax, or by e-mail) by January 20, 2016,16:00 o'clock. National Implementation Unit (NIU) Ministry of Industry and Commerce BanPhonxay, Xaysettha District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR Tel:+856(21) 41 39 16 ? 45 39 82; Fax: +856(21) 41 39 16 E-mail: Amphaphone.t@laosaft.org Attention:Mr. Phouvieng Phongsa, NIU Director Note: only short list will be contacted.

LA - Power Grid Improvement Project - P149599

Electricité Du Laos | Published October 15, 2015  -  Deadline December 3, 2015
cpvs

Procurement Of Portable Meter Testers And Meter Test Bench LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC PEACE INDEPENDENCE DEMOCRATIC UNITY PROSPERITY Ministry of Energy and Mines                                       No??./EDL ELECTRITÉ DU LAOS                                  Vientiane Capital, date???? Invitation for Bids (IFB) Lao People's DemocraticRepublic Power Grid ImprovementProject(PGI) Loan No./Credit No:56950 Contract Title: Procurement of Portable Meter Testers and Meter Test Bench Reference No. EDL/PGI/G-06 1.         The Electricité Du Laos hasreceived financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Power Grid Improvement Project and intends to apply part of theproceeds toward payments under the contract EDL/PGI/G-06 for the Procurement of Portable Meter Testers and Meters TestBench 2.         The ElectricitéDu Laos nowinvites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of Single Phase Portable Watt-hour meter tester (24 Sets), Three PhasePortable Watt hour meter tester (24 Sets) and Kilowatt-hours Meter Test Bench with Isolating Current Transformer (2 Units) toElectricity Du Laos Vientiane. Within three (03) months after signing the contract 3.         Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Biddingprocedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans andIDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers  ("ProcurementGuidelines") dated January 2011, revised July 2014, and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines.In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. 4.         Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from EDL (ManagingDirector, E-mail: edlgmo@laotel.com, khamphiou2@hotmail.com and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address No.2 given below from08.00 AM to 12.00 AM and 01.00 PM to04.30 PM, Monday to Friday. 5.         A complete set of Bidding Documents in the English language may be purchased by interestedbidders on the submission of a written Application to the address No.2 below and upon payment of anonrefundable fee of US$ 50 (Fifty US dollars only). The method of  payment will be cash or bank draft drawn on a Bank within Lao PDR, In case the bidders are fromwithin Lao PDR, the bidding documents can be secured fromthe address below while for those outside the country the biddingdocuments by courier if so requested, upon confirmation of payment to include courier fee of US$ 50. 6.                  Bids must be delivered to the address No.1 below at or before 02:00 PM local time on 03 December2015. Electronic bidding will not be permitted.  Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders' representatives who choose to attend inperson at address No. 2 below at 02:15 PM local time on 03 December 2015. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security asspecified in the Bidding Documents (clause ITB 21.2). The addresses referred toabove are: AddressNo.1: Electricité Du Laos; Head Office Room Number 801, 8th Floor Lao-Thai Friendship Road; P.O Box 309; Thongkang Village, Sisattanak District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR                                  Facsimile:(856-21) 416381, 263794 Tel: (856-21) 265263, 451519 Email: khamphiou2@hotmail.com Address No.2. Electricité du Laos; Head Office, 3rdFloor Procurement Office, Business Department Lao-Thai Friendship Road; P.O Box 309; Thongkang Village, Sisattanak District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR Telephone (+856 21) 316133, 316094, Fax (+856 21) ManagingDirector Electricité Du Laos

SECOND GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EDUCATION - P149130

Department of Pre-primary and Primary Education, MoES | Published October 21, 2014
cpvs

General Procurement Notice Lao People's Democratic Republic SECONG GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPFOR EDUCATION PROJECT (GPE II) Education Sector GENERAL PROCURMENT NOTICE Grant No. ???????????.. Project ID No. P149130 The Government of Lao People'sDemocratic Republic has received aGrant for financing in the amount of US$16,800,000 equivalent from the International Bank ForReconstruction and  Development/international  Association acting as Administrator of grant fundsprovided under the GPE Trust Fund toward the cost for ECEProject, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payment for goods, work and consultation services to be procured underthis project. The objective of the project is to support the Government of Lao PDR in improving the qualityof pre-primary andprimary education. The quality of education will be increased by: (i)providing additional funding atschool, district and provincial levels, as well as strengthening overall capacity to manage these resourcesto achieve coreeducation quality standards and (ii) enhancing the teaching and learning environment in schools through improved pedagogiesandinstructional resources to support early grade reading. The project is expected to be completed in five year period from July 2015through August 2019. The Project consists of the following components: Component 1:Strengthening School-Based Management (SBM): This component will support the development of a SBM framework and the strengthening of SBM nationwide based on theprinciples of (i) building capacity and good practice before and during the provision of SBGs and (ii) improving reporting andaccountability after the use of funds. Thecomponent will finance capacity building at the central, provincial, district, school andcommunity levels, as well as the provision of block grants to schools and operational cost support for districts and provinces. Component 2: Improving Reading Outcomes and AssessmentCapacity: This component will focus on promoting effective teaching and learning of early grade reading in Lao language. This will bedone through a combination of a pilot on reading development in Lao language in Grades 1 and 2, studies on instructional approachesfor students with weak Lao language skills, and capacity building to MoES in key areas around student assessment, and curriculumdevelopment. Component 3: Project Management and Monitoring and Evaluation: This component will support the delivery of the project activities on planning and execution, financial management,procurement, internal audit, environmental and social safeguards management and monitoring and evaluation. A particular focus willbe on strengthening financial management capacity to manage and control SBG. The component includes activities designed to ensureefficient project management and early identification of corrective measures to solve any implementation problems. Procurement of contracts financed bythe World Bank will be conducted through the procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines:Procurementunder IBRD Loans and IDA Credits (current edition), and isopen to all eligible bidders  as defined in the guidelines. Consulting services will be selected inaccordance withthe World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World BankBorrowers (current edition).[1] Specific procurement notices forcontracts to be bid under the World Bank's international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures and for contracts for consultancyservices will be announced, as they become available, in UN Development Business and dgMarket, Vientiane Times, www.moe.gov.la  andwww.mof.gov.la. [1]      Occasionally contracts may be financed out of tied trust funds that would further restricteligibility to a particular group of member countries. When this is the case, it should be mentioned in this paragraph.Alsoindicate any margin of preference that may be granted as specified in the loan or credit agreement and set forth in the biddingdocuments.

SECOND GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EDUCATION - P149130

Ministry of Education And Sports | Published March 22, 2016  -  Deadline April 20, 2016
cpvs

Technical Assistance For The Design Of An Early Grade Reading Research Program In Lao Pdr REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION) LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Ministry of Education and Sports Global Partnership for Education II Project (GPEII) Grant No.: TF018969 Sector: Education Assignment Title:   Technical Assistance for the Design of an Early Grade Reading Research Program in LaoPDR Reference No.         QCBS1-C3/4-GPEII-2016 The Ministry of Education and Sports has received funding from the GlobalPartnership for Education supervised by the World Bank toward the cost of Global Partnership for Education II (GPE II) with theobjective to improve pre-primary andprimary education quality, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The Government of Lao PDR (GoL) wishes to hire the technical assistance (TA) of aqualified firm (university, research centre, institution or think tank) to develop an applied research program for the Ministry ofEducation and Sports (MoES) to improve reading skills of students in Grades 1 and 2 of primary education. The research program-titled Lao Early Grade Reading (LEGR)program- has two objectives. First, it aims to provide evidence on how best to align the Laolanguage curriculum, teaching and learning materials, teacher support, and classroom and student data to improve theeffectivenessof early grade reading instruction in Lao language, theofficial language of instruction in primary schools. This evidence will becollected through the piloting of an early grade reading intervention scheduled to run in a sample of Lao primary schools in the2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years. Second, the program will advance a discrete research agenda to help the MoES identify andevaluate different policy options to address the gaps in early grade reading outcomes between Lao and non-Lao speaking students.Funding for this research agenda will not extend to include the piloting of early grade reading activities in languages other thanLao language. The MoES now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate theirinterest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the requiredqualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services, specifically: ·         Provide information showing that they are qualified in the field ofthe assignment. ·         Provide information on the technical andmanagerial capabilities ofthe firm. ·         Provide information on their core business and years inbusiness. ·         Provide information on the availability of qualifiedstaff. The shortlisting criteria are: ·         Relevant and substantive technical and management experience insuccessful delivery of similar prior contractsin developing countries. ·         Past working experience with government counterparts in implementingsimilar projects in developing countries; ·         Proved experience in delivering knowledge transfer activities andproducts to government counterparts and other stakeholders resulting from prior experience in similaractivities; ·         Successful prior experience in data collection and surveyadministration in contexts similar to Lao PDR. ·         Firm must be able to work under tight deadlines and carry outmultiple activities in parallel; ·         Knowledgeable about or prior experience in other projects in theareas of Education Sector; experience in the education sector in Lao PDR is a plus; and ·         Have the technical and administrative staff (permanent or subcontracted) to delivermust pilot activities. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers,January 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or asub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost BasedSelection set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address belowduring office hours (09:00to 17:00 hours). Expressions of interest mustbe delivered in a written form to the address below(in person, or bymail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by April 20, 2016. Ministry of Education And Sports Department of Pre-School and Primary Education Ms. Khampaseuth KITIGNAVONG Deputy Director General of DPPE / GPE II Project Director Lane Xang Avenue, P.O Box 67, Vientiane, Lao PDR Tel./Fax. +856 (0)21 243 672 E-mail address: ecu.moes.laopdr@gmail.com with copy to amphamay@gmail.com  and nenitamarcel@yahoo.com
  • 1