ET Competitiveness and Job Creation Proj - P143302
INDUSTRIAL PARKS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION | Published December 3, 2015 - Deadline December 21, 2015
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST- CONSULTINGINDIVIDUALS
FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICOF ETHIOPIA ? INDUSTRIAL PARKS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Competitiveness & Job Creation Project (CJCP)
PROJECT ID: P143302 Credit No: IDA 54510-ET, Procurement Package Ref No.: CJC/C-06/08
The FederalDemocraticRepublic of Ethiopia has receivedfinancing from the International Development Association (IDA) the World Bank towards thecost of implementation of the Competitiveness & Job Creation Project. TheIndustrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC), an implementing agency, intends toapply a portion of the proceeds of this Credit to eligible payments under the contract for the engagement of a Corporate Finance Consultant for the Consultancy Service of "to develop a strategicfinancial model for IPDC that would ensure the financial sustainability, viability and well-being of the IPDC as a business entityby developing appropriate financial planning models and tools, develop financial projections and identify strategic investments andrevenue streams for the IPDC; preparing growth plans; and providing guidance and directions for IPDC management on corporatefinancial management and decisions to ensure the efficiency of the finance operations of the IPDC".
The Corporate Finance Consulting Services ("theServices") include, but are not limited to the following Consulting Services:
(i) Conduct financialStrategicPlanning including revenue and investment strategies and develop financial models and appropriate financial planningtools,
(ii) Conduct gap analysis onthe entity's finance department in regards to strategic financial management and devise capacity building measures to address thesegaps in a short to long term basis;
(iii) Assist in the development of the budget for IPDCand its project Offices in full compliance with IPDC rules, regulations, directives and procedures and provide advice and guidanceto ensure the proper implementation of strategic plan and functioning of aclient oriented corporate finance managementsystem;
(iv) Develops corporation prospects by studying economictrends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing corporation operations; identifyingopportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; and
(v) Establishesfinance operational strategies by evaluating trends; reviewing IPDC financial manuals, establishing critical measurements; quality,and customer-service strategies; designing systems; resolving problems; implementing changes.
The IndustrialParks Development Corporation now invites qualified and experienced Consulting Individuals that are eligible to participate inWorld Bank funded projects, to indicate their interest in providing the Consultancy Service of "to develop a strategic financialmodel for IPDC that would ensure the financial sustainability, viability and well-being of the IPDC as a business entity bydeveloping appropriate financial planning models and tools, develop financial projections and identify strategic investments andrevenue streams for the IPDC; preparing growth plans; and providing guidance and directions for IPDC management on corporatefinancial management and decisions to ensure the efficiency of the finance operations of the IPDC". Interested ConsultingIndividuals must provide information indicating that they are qualified and experienced to perform the service as per the minimumqualification criteria listed below (i.e. documentary evidence of academic background, evidence of experience on similarassignments and knowledge, etc).
1) MBA/MSC,CPA/ACCA or equivalent of an advanced degreewith a major in a relevant discipline (e.g. corporate Finance, Investment Banking,etc) and Professional Competence Certificate from recognized Institute in Accounting and finance
2) A minimum of 12 years direct and relevant experience in the investment Banking industry and/or corporate planning anddemonstrated knowledge of corporate finance systems, experience inhandling of corporate finance based financial systems;
3) State-of-the-art knowledge of the concepts, principlesandpractices which govern international corporate finance andknowledge of corporate finance and financial rules and Regulations;
4) Demonstrated skill incomputer application and use of software programs is an essential requirement andproven analytical and evaluative skills on corporate finance issuesand problems; and
5) Strong communication skills and persuasiveness in presenting, negotiatingand resolving highly complex issues, both orally and in writing in English and strong interpersonal skills and orientation as ateam member; and ability to deal sensitively and build effective working relations with clients and colleague
The attention of the Consultants 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 BankBorrowers, January,2011("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. The selection of Individual Consultant will be conducted inaccordance with the method set out in the World Bank's Consultant Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRDLoans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011.
The Consultant may obtain further information at the address provided below during working daysand hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM ? 12:00 AM and 2:00 PM ? 5:00 P.M. Local Time. Expression of Interest along withDocumentary Evidences can be sent through the e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to e-mail: email@example.com or can be delivered to the address below marked "Expression of Interest for the ConsultancyService of Corporate Finance Consultant, Procurement Package Reference No.: CJC/C-06/08" on or before 21 December 2015 up to 5:00P.M.
Industrial Parks Development Corporation, Competitiveness and Job Creation Project Coordination Office, 3rd Floor, Room No307, Yeka Sub City, Comoros Street,Bishan Gari Building, opposite Kenya Embassy, Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA.