KH-HE Quality and Capacity Improve Proj - P106605
National University of Management, SGA#009 | Published December 9, 2014 - Deadline December 25, 2014
International Consultant With Expertise In Political, Economic
And Data Analysis For Aresearch Sub- Project Onmaritime And Inland Waterways Observatory
At The National University Of Management
Ministry of Education, Youth andSport
Department of HigherEducation
Higher Education Quality and CapacityImprovement Project (HEQCIP)
Credit No. 4796-KH; Grant: No.H607-KH
Request for Expressions ofInterest
International Consultant with expertise inpolitical, economic and data analysis for a research sub- project on Maritime and Inland Waterways Observatory at the National UniversityofManagement
The Ministry ofEducation, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) has received a Credit of US$11.5 million and a Grant of US$11.5 million from the InternationalDevelopment Association towards the cost of the Higher Education Quality and Capacity Improvement Project(HEQCIP).
Part of the proceeds willbe used for procurement of goods, related services and consulting services. TheNational University of Management isnow seeking a qualified and experienced International Consultant with expertise in political,economic and data analysis for a research sub- project on Maritime and Inland Waterways Observatory at the National University ofManagement Phnom Penh Cambodia.
The contract is initiallyfor 77 days between January 5thand April 30th 2015.
The consulting serviceswill include, but not be limited to, the following tasks:
Identify existing and similar studies on socio-economic indicators related to Inland and Marine Fisheries, River and Maritimetransport and Hydropower Energy Make Recommendations on efficient andeffective collection, organization and analysis of data and informationProvide training to the research team, PhD students and staff from NUM on subjects relatedto the related to the Observatory's activities such as: Data collection,mapping, economic and social analysis etc data analysis and socioeconomic assessmentContribute to preparation of a report on socioeconomicindicators.Edit the report on socioeconomic indicators
Qualifications and Experience Required.
At least a Master's Degree in Economics or related field from an Internationally RecognizedUniversity.Proven conceptual, analytical, evaluative and research skills and demonstrated ability to conduct independent studies and toformulate recommendations, At least 5 years' experience in data analysis or/and socioeconomic assessment studiesDemonstrated ability to effectively establish priorities and plan, coordinate own work assignments in amultiple priority environment Demonstrated econometric skills, including proficiency of one or more of the following databasesoftware: STATA, SPSS, GRETL, E-VIEWSDemonstrated computer skills, fully ITliterate including proficiency in word, excel, access processingFluent written and spoken EnglishDemonstrated knowledge in economic, legal and historical backgroundsof South-East Asia and Cambodia in particular would be an advantageDemonstrated, intermediate or higher level of French language will bean advantage
Expressions of interestshould include specificreference to the candidates' ability to meet the criteria in the fullTerms of Reference which can beobtained from the Project Manager andthe International Coordinator at the addresses shown below.
Applicants are askedto supply:An up to date CVA covering letter inwhich skills and experience are specifically listed against each of the selectioncriteriaNames and contact details for three former employers who may be approached as referees
A Consultant will beselected in accordance with procedures set out in the Procurement Manual for Externally FinancedProjects/ Programs in Cambodiaissued under Sub-Decree 14 dated February 26, 2007 on Promulgating of the Standard Procedure for Implementing the World Bank andthe Asian Development Bank Assisted Projects, andSection V of the World Bank's Consultant Guidelines May 2004, revisedOctober 2006and May 2010.
All applications shouldbe sent to reach the address below by 5.00 pm (local time in Phnom Penh, Cambodia) on 25 December2014 to:
National University ofManagement,
St. 96 Christopher Howes,Building F, GraduatesSchool, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
or by email on: firstname.lastname@example.org
with the subject stated as "Application for International Consultant SGA 009 NUM"