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Modernization of Public Finance Mgmt - P144952

Modernization of Public Finance Management Project Unit | Published May 6, 2016  -  Deadline May 23, 2016
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Audit Services ? Consultant (firm) Republic of the Union of Myanmar Office of the Auditor General of the Union Modernization of Public Finance Management Project (MPFMp) Request for Expressions of Interest for Audit Services ?Consultant (Firm) REOI No.:MPFMp/D2-C122 ClosingDate: 23 May 2016 The Project is seeking torecruit a national Consultant (firm) to assistthe Office of the Auditor General of the Union (OAG) to carry out theaudit of theproject's financial statements and to build the capacityof their staff. Theobjective of the audit of the Project Financial Statements (PFSs) is to enable the auditor to express a professional opinion(s) onthe project's receipts and expenditures for the accounting period. The project's books ofaccount provide the basis for preparationof the financial statementsand are established to reflect the financial transactions in respect of the project.The proposed periodof the first project audit will cover 18 months from October 9, 2014 to March 31, 2016. The audit of the project will be carried outin accordance with International Standards on Auditing, and special attention should be paid by the auditor as towhether: (a)    All sources of funds have beenused in accordance with the conditions of the relevant financing and grant agreements; (b)   Goods, works and services financedhave been procured in accordance with the relevant financing agreements; (c)    All necessary supporting documents, records, and accountshave been maintained in respect of all project activities; (d)   Designated Accounts have beenmaintained in accordance with the provisions of the relevant financing agreements and funds disbursed out of the Accounts were usedonly for the purpose intended in the financing agreement; (e)    The financial and accountingprocedures approved for the project were followed and used; (f)    Assets procured from project fundsexist and there is verifiable ownership by the implementing agency or beneficiaries in line with the financingagreement. (g)   Ineligible expenditures included inwithdrawal applications are identified and reimbursed to theDesignated Accounts. The extended scope of work will include the capacity building of the OAG staff on general auditing principles and specifically for audit of developmentprojects. The Consultant is required to demonstrate the following as a minimum: For a qualifying firm, it is envisaged thatthe firm will meet the following qualification requirements and experience: ·      Be a legal entity registered in Myanmar AccountancyCouncil; ·      Be an entity acceptable to the Governmentand the World Bank as being capable of conducting audits in accordance withinternational auditing standards; ·      Experience in auditing in the publicsector;Experience in auditing of the World Bank and/or donor funded projects ·      Experience in auditing in the region andin Myanmar. For Auditors-in general ·      Auditorsshould hold relevant professional and educational qualifications. They should register as Public PractisingAccountants in Myanmar Accountancy Council; ·     Auditors should have an in-depth experience in conducting audits of donorfunded projectsand project financial statements;Auditors should haveexperience in auditing in the region and Myanmar with relevant languageskills. Theassignment is for an estimated duration of 1 month as a full time assignment. The location of the assignments is in Nay Pyi Taw,Myanmar.­ MPFMp now invites eligible consultant firms to indicate theirinterest in providing the above mentioned services. Interested consultants must provide information, indicating thatthey arequalified to perform the services, to be submitted along with expression of interest. Interested consultants may obtain further information at theaddress below during office hours [i.e. 1000 to 1600hours] or by sending an E-Mail to:oagpfm@mptmail.net.mm Expression of interest must bedelivered to the address below by 1600 hours on 23 May 2016 to: Daw Khin San Oo, Permanent Secretary, Office of the Auditor General ofthe Union c/o Modernization of Public Finance Management Project Unit Bldg No 12, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar Tel:95-67-407335,95-67-407284 Email ids: oagpfm@mptmail.net.mm&oagmac@gmail.com

Myanmar-Electric Power Project - P143988

Finance Department | Published June 3, 2015  -  Deadline June 23, 2015
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International Financial Management Consultant REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES?Individual Consultant) The Republic of the Union ofMyanmar Myanmar ElectricPowerProject Credit No.: 5306-MM AssignmentTitle: International Financial ManagementConsultant Reference No.:MEPE-CS-7 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of theElectric Power Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The Services are expected to be carried out over a period of twelve months, possibly starting inAugust 2015. TheMyanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE)now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing theServices. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience to perform the Services. The minimum qualifications requirements are: §  At least a bachelor degree in accounting, finance or relevant field with an IFAC recognizedaccounting professional qualification; §  At least 10 years ofprofessional experience in accounting and/or other relevant field; §  Previous experience in conducting similar engagement within the region or other regions; §  Experience in FM capacity development and training; §  Experience working with the World Bank financed projects or other major donors is an advantage; §  Good PC/systems literacy, including strong Excel skills; §  Excellent interpersonal skills and result oriented features; §  Reliable, independent and dynamic worker with high social competence and good teamspirit; §  Willing and able to travel within Myanmarwhenrequired. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of theWorld Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 ("ConsultantGuidelines"), settingforth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the ConsultantGuidelines. Interested applicants may send an email to the address given below seeking the TOR for this position. Further information can be obtained from the address below during 10:00 to 15:00 hours on workingdays. Expressions of Interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or bymail, or by e-mail) by 16:00 hours of June 23, 2015. Attn: Daw Zaw Zaw Than General Manager Finance Department Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise(MEPE) Office Building No. 27 Nay Pyi Taw Tel: + 95 67410064 Fax: + 95 67410076 MyanmarEmail: mepefin@moep.gov.mm

MM:Telecommunications Sector Reform - P145534

Post and Telecommunications Department | Published June 18, 2015  -  Deadline July 2, 2015
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Technical Advisory And Management Support For Corporatization Of Mpt REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI) MYANMAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECTOR REFORM PROJECT Credit No.:5353-MM Assignment Title: Technical advisory and management supportfor corporatization of MPT Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): C 1.4.1 The Government of the Union of Myanmar hasreceived financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Telecommunications Sector Reform Project, and intends to apply partof the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services ("the Services") include providing supportto the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) to provide strategic and practical implementation support to MPT duringits corporatization process and transformation into an autonomous, commercial telecommunications operator, with a view to MPT'seventual privatization. The MCIT intends to retain theservices of a consortium of advisors, including Strategic, Auditing and Accounting, Legal, and Human Resources, to assist in thiscorporatization process. Theservices specifically include: a.      Supporting MPT to define its business objectives and to support with strategic planning to achieve operationalgoals; b.     Developingthe opening balance sheet for the newly corporatized entity based on internationally acceptable standards; and c.      Providing strategic support for human resources management. Totalduration of the assignment is estimated to be about 18 months, starting end August2015.  The working offices will be at MPT in Yangonand Nay Pyi Taw and will require travel to other parts of Myanmar as well. The MCIT now invites eligibleinternationalconsulting 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: ·      The Consultant isexpected to be a firm or joint venture of firms and will be selected based on its experience and capacity in carrying out this typeof work. ·       The consultants will have demonstrable expertise in public entities corporatization, deep knowledge ofoperations in the telecommunications sector (including the technical mattersreferred to in these Terms of Reference), and strategicadvisory services and will be selected based on its experience and capacity in carrying out this type of work; particularly in thetelecommunications sector.  The consultants'knowledge of, and direct experience in the telecommunications sector, particularly in developing countries,will be particularlyimportant. ·       The consultants should have expertise in providing   strategic, financial, technical, legal, auditing and human resourcesadvisory services and will be selected based on its experience and capacity in carrying out this type of work.  The firm's knowledge of, and direct experience in thetelecommunications sector, particularly in developing countries, will be particularly important. ·       The firm should consist of team leadersfor Strategic Advisory, Technical, Financial Auditor and Accounting,Legal and Human Resources teams.  The team leadersfor each track should all have at least 10 years of work experience in each of their areas of competence; at least 5 years of workexperience in developing countries and a graduate degree. The Strategic Advisor, Legal Advisor and Technical Advisor's teams should consist of personnel with skills and experience intelecommunications sector policy, operations, project management, strategic and business planning including corporate governance,transactions, valuations, and regulatory matters relevant to the situation in Myanmar.  The Financial Auditor and Accounting and Human Resource Advisors are expected tohave knowledge and direct experience in supporting companies transform froma public department into a commercially orientedcompany. Preferably,the Consultant will be familiar with international best practices andwith the country, government, sectoral,and institutional framework.  Relevant experiencein the South East Asia region and particularly in Myanmar would be a plus.  While key team members may be based out of Myanmar, it will be important for theconsultants to have presence in Myanmar, with staff who have worked in the telecommunications sector. ·      Only the qualifications and experience of the firm (not theproposed key staff for the assignment) will be evaluated at theshort-list stage. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World BankBorrowers dated January 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selectedin accordancewith the "Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS)" method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at theaddress below during office hours 0930 to1630 hours. Expressions of interest and resumes must bedelivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by  2nd July , 2015.  The Expression of Interest should not exceed 30 pages. Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Post and Telecommunications Department Attn: Mr. Than Htun Aung,  Building  Number 2, Ministry ofCommunications  and Information Technology, Nay PyiTaw, Myanmar Tel:+95 67 407435Fax: +95 67 407539 E-mail:tsrproject2014@gmail.com; thanhtunaung@mptngw.net.mm Attn: Ms. San San Lwin,Building  Number 2, Ministry of Communications  and Information Technology, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar Tel:+95 95194444 E-mail:dsslwin@gmail.com

Modernization of Public Finance Mgmt - P144952

Research, Training and Public Relations Department | Published January 6, 2015  -  Deadline January 26, 2015
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Banking Technology Consultant For Core Banking GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OFMYANMAR MINISTRY OF FINANCE MYANMAR ECONOMIC BANK M ODERNIZATION OF PUBLIC FINANCE MANAGEMENT PROJECT ( MPFMP ) (P ROJECT ID NO: P144952) R EQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR I NDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT ? BANKING TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT FOR CORE BANKING (R EF:C2-C003) The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing in the amount of US$ 30 million equivalent fromthe World Bank, and US$20 million grant from the UK and Australian governments toward the cost of the Modernization of PublicFinance Management Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goodsand consulting services to beprocured under this project. In order to support effective budget execution and financial reporting (Component C of the project), the government is lookingto make improvements in a number of areas. These include ? Enhancing the capability of the ministry of finance to monitor and control expenditures ? Reducing the administrative costs for revenue collection ? Heightening the quality and timeliness of financial reports thatare produced for both revenues and expenditures ? Ensuring the efficient use of public resources, including reductions in the costs associated with cash and debtmanagement For a more detailed understanding of the scope of the Project and its Governance and organizational structure, kindly consultthe project appraisal document: http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2014/02/19393607/myanmar-modernization-public-finance-management-project The objectives of this services are to support the MEB to design, acquire and implement an intra-bank payment and budgetcustomer accounting system. The scope of this assignment covers (i) an orientation and preparation phase aimed at conceptualizingthe appropriate frameworkfor the new system (ii) a procurement phase to guide MEB through the procurememnt of software in line withWorld Bank procedures and (iii) an implementation phase to support the introduction of the new system. (Details of specific tasks are provided in the Terms of Reference) C2-C003: Banking TechnologyConsultant for Core Banking January 6, 2015 The assignment is for an estimated duration of 12 months (intermittent input) over a two year period. Consultant will be subjectto a performance review within 3 months into the position; contract may be extended beyond the 12 months period, subject to theneeds and mutual agreement. The location of the assignment is in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. 1. Acting on behalf of the Ministry of Finance, PCAU now invites expressions of interest from qualified and experiencedindividual consultants to undertake the above mentioned services which are further detailed in the Terms of Reference for thisassignment. The successful consultant will be selected in accordance with the World Bank's Guidelines: " Selection and Employment ofConsultants by World Bank Borrowers (current edition)." In submitting their expressions of interest, consultants are kindly requested to indicate the following reference: C2-C003.Interested consultants must provide their updated curriculum vitae, indicating personal and technical skills, academicqualifications, experience in similar assignments, and experience in Myanmar and/or other developing countries along with the namesof at least three (3) referees with contact information (e-mail address, telephone or fax numbers). Expressionsof Interest shall besubmitted in hard copy followed by an electroniccopy sent by email to the below specified addresses. 2. Interested consultants may obtain copies of the detailed Terms of Reference (in English) by submitting a request to theattention of U Thu Ra at the below email address: thu0074@gmail.com Expressions of interest must be submitted to the postal address below or by email no later than January 26, 2015 (before 17:30hours). Only short-listedwill be notifiedon next follow-on steps. Modernization of Public Financial Management Project Unit To the Attention of: U Thu Ra Assistant General Manager Research, Training and Public Relations Department Myanmar Economic Bank E-mail: thu0074@gmail.com and U Zaw Naing, Deputy Director General, Treasury Department Procurement Coordination and Advisory Unit (PCAU) Budget Department, Ministry of Finance, Office No, 26 Nay Pyi Taw, Tel: 95-67-410529, 410530 Fax: 95-67-410529, 410530, 410451 e-mail: pcaumm@mptmail.net.mm

Modernization of Public Finance Mgmt - P144952

Budget Department, MoF | Published November 18, 2015  -  Deadline December 21, 2015
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Supply Of It Equipment: Desktop Computers, Laptop Computers, Printers Invitation for Bids The Republic of the Union ofMyanmar Modernization of Public Financial ManagementProject Credit No. 54020-MM/ Grant No.: TF017910/ Project Id.: P144952 Contract Title: Supply of IT Equipment: DesktopComputers, Laptop Computers, Printers Reference No.: MPFMp-MIAs-ICB-GS102, Lots 1 to3 1.         The Ministry ofFinance, The Republic of the Unionof Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank for the  Modernization of Public Financial Management Project  and intends to apply part of theproceeds of the Project toward payments under the contract for Supply of IT Equipment: Desktop Computers, Laptop Computers,Printers. 1.           The Ministry of Finance now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Supply of ITEquipment: Lot 1- Supply of Desktop computers, Quantity 509 nos Lot 2- Supply of Laptop computers, Quantity 679 nos Lot 3- Supply of Printers, Quantity 597 nos Supply to be made to locations in Nay Pyi Taw. 2.           The qualification requirements are: (i)  The Biddershall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it has successfully completed two contracts in the past 5 years for similargoods. (ii)    The Bidder isrequired to submitwith his bid, documentary evidence to demonstrate that after sales service for maintenance is already set  up and available in Myanmar, or will be set up if contract is awarded to theBidder. (i)        Themanufacturer of the offered goods must have minimum 10 (ten) years manufacturing experience in similar goods. (ii)      Meetturnover requirements as follows: Lot 1-USD 750,000 Lot 2-USD 1,000,000 Lot 3-USD 200,000 For combined award of several lots, the aggregate experience in value and turnover will be applied. The bid document may bereferred for detailed information on qualification requirements. 4.         Bidding will be conductedthrough the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement ofGoods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World BankBorrowers January 2011, ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to alleligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth theWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest. 5.         Interested eligiblebidders mayobtain further information from the MPFMp Office, Ministry of Finance, Building No 26, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, email idpcaumm@mptmail.net.mm  cc zawnaing652011@gmail.com,  sukumarshep@gmail.com, andinspect the bidding documents during office hours 0930 to 1630 hours at the address given below. 6.         A complete set of bidding documents in English may be obtained by interestedeligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below. The document may be collected from the addressbelow. 6.         Bids must be delivered tothe address below on or before 21December 2015. Electronic bidding will not bepermitted. Late bids will be rejected.Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders' designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at theaddress below. 7.        All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Securityfor each Lot for which bid is submitted: Lot 1: USD 4,000 Lot 2: USD 5,500 Lot 3: USD 1,600 8.         The address referred toabove is: Attention: Mr. Zaw Naing ( Deputy Director General) Address:  Ministry of Finance, Building Number (34) City: Nay Pyi Taw Country: Myanmar Facsimile number: 095-067-410575,410158 Electronicmail address: pcaumm@mptmail.net.mm cc zawnaing652011@gmail.com, sukumarshep@gmail.com

Agricultural Development Support Project - P147629

Department: Irrigation Department | Published February 26, 2016  -  Deadline March 15, 2016
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Pmu Consultants REQUESTFOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ?Individual Consultants) The Republic of the Union ofMyanmar Agricultural Development SupportProject (ADSP) Credit No.: 5624 MM TheRepublic of the Union of Myanmar is in the process of receiving funds from the World Bank toward the cost of the ADSP Project andintends to apply part of the proceedsfor consulting services. TheProject Management Unit nowinvites expressions of interest from qualified candidates for the below positions. Interestedconsultants must provide their updated curriculum vitae, indicating personal and technical skills, qualifications and experience insimilar assignments. In submitting their expressions of interest, consultants are kindly requested to indicate the positions theyapply and the reference numbers stated below. 1.      National Project Manager (Ref# SC-18) 2.      National Finance Officer (Ref# SC-23) 3.      National ProcurementOfficer (Ref# SC-25) 4.      National Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist  (Ref# SC-21) 5.      National Environmental Safeguards Specialist  (Ref # SC-19) 6.      National Social Safeguards Specialist) (Ref# SC-20) 7.      International Financial Management Advisor  (Ref#SC-22) 8.      International Procurement Advisor  (Ref#SC-24) The Services areexpected to be carried out over a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension depending on the performance, starting inMay 2016. The location of work will be the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. 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 Bank Borrowers dated July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines"),setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with procedures setoutin the Consultant Guidelines. Further information and a copy of the detailed Terms of Reference (TORs) can be obtained at the address below duringworking days from 10:00 to 15:00 hours. Expressions of interest must bedelivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail, or byFax) not later than March 15, 2016. Attn: U Tint Lwin, Director of  Procurement Department: Irrigation Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation. Address: Building No. 15, MOAI,Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Phone: +95-67-410019, Fax: + 95-67-410102 Email: tlwin4.irr@gmail.com;hatint2009@gmail.com

Myanmar-Electric Power Project - P143988

Ministry of Electric Power | Published February 25, 2015  -  Deadline March 16, 2015
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Implementation Consultant Of Ccgt Power Plant REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES? FIRMS SELECTION) The Republic ofthe Union of Myanmar Electric Power Project Credit No.: IDA-53060-MM Assignment Title: Implementation Consultant of CCGT power plant at Thaton, Mon State, Myanmar Reference No. : MEPE-CS-8 The Ministry ofElectric Power has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Electric Power Project, and intends to apply partof the proceeds for consulting services plans to build a105 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Power Plants at Thaton, Mon State,Myanmar. MEPE invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing theServices. The consulting services ("the Services")include the following scopes: 1.     Project Management 2.     DesignAudit and Construction Supervision3.     Testing andCommissioning4.     Training and Capacity Development 5.      Environment and Social Management6.     Contract Administrative/Financial management The Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE)now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") toindicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they havethe required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.. The shortlisting criteriaare: 1.      The firm should have the general experience in power plant engineering and construction management forat least twenty five (25) years. 2.      The firm should have provided consulting services involving design audit and construction supervisionfor at least two CCGT projects with the capacity of 100MW or over that the firm has successfully competed in the last 10 (ten)years; and 3.      The firm should have experience ofworking in the Client's country or similar countryenvironment. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDACredits & 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 ajoint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QualityCost-based Selection(QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during officehours [0930 to 1630 hours]. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to theaddress below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by the close of business of  [T1]  16th March, 2015. Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) Attn:    U Win Myint, Chief Engineer, Thermal PowerDepartment Myanmar Electric PowerEnterprise Ministry of ElectricPower Building No. 27, Nay PyiTaw The Republic of the Union ofMyanmar Telephone: +95 67 410556,410557 Email: gtceoffice@gmail.com [T1]21 Days fromAnnouncements

Modernization of Public Finance Mgmt - P144952

Planning Department | Published September 1, 2015  -  Deadline September 18, 2015
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Public Investment Management Specialist GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OFMYANMAR Ministry of Planning and Economic Development Planning  Department Modernization of Public Finance Management Project (MPFMp) (Project ID No:  P144952) Request for Expression Of Interest for Individual International Consultant -Public Investment Management Specialist  to assist the Planning  Department of the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development  in improving capacity for public investment andappraisal (Ref: B2- C013) 1.                  INTRODUCTION The Republic ofthe Union of Myanmar has received financing in the amount of US$ 30 millionequivalent from the World Bank, and US$25 million grant from the UK and Australian governments toward the cost of the Modernizationof Public Finance Management Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods and consulting services tobe procured under this project. The development objective of the Modernization ofPublic Finance Management (PFM)Project for Myanmar is to support efficient, accountable, and responsive delivery of public services through the modernization ofMyanmar's PFM systems and strengthening institutional capacity. The project has five components: a.         Improvingrevenue mobilization through bringing more revenues from natural resources on budget and strengthening tax administration b.         ResponsivePlanning and Budget Preparations c.         SupportingEffective Budget Execution and Financial Reporting d.         FosteringExternal Oversight and Accountability e.         Establishing a Sustainable Institutional Platform and Skills-base for PFM For a more detailed understanding of the scope of the Project and its governance andorganizational structure, kindly consult the project appraisal document (PAD): http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2014/02/19393607/myanmar-modernization-public-finance-management-project. 2.                 The Planning Department is seeking to recruit an internationalpublic investmentmanagement  specialist to assist in effectively undertake some ofthe key functions in public investment management namely: ·         analysis of key trends and structural issues to inform policy decisions, appraisal and projectselection, ·         multi-year capital budget forecasting and planning, ·         monitoring implementation progress and formulating policy recommendations to line agencies andhigh-level policy makers (i.e. cabinet and parliament) to take corrective actions, ·         and evaluation of completed projects to facilitate lessons learned. Improvingthese data collection and management throughout the project cyclethrough harmonizing the procedures and forms at different stages and among different agencies and introducing computerized andsystematic data and information management will be key to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of public investment managementsystem and facilitate theworks of the Planning Department. 3.                  SPECIFIC SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT Details of specific tasks are provided in the Terms of Referenceavailable upon request at the below addresses. 4.                  DURATION OF THEASSIGNMENT The assignment is for an estimated initial duration of6 months.  Consultant will be subject to a performance reviewwithin 3 months into the position; contract may be extended beyond the 6 months period, subject to the needs and availability offunds.  Consultant will need to travel to Nay PyiTaw as specified in the terms of reference. 5.                         Acting on behalf of the Ministry ofFinance andthe PCAU now invites expressions of interest from qualified and experiencedindividual consultants to undertake the above mentioned services which are further detailed in the Terms of Reference for thisassignment. 6.                  The consultant will be selected in accordance with the "Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRDLoans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers" dated January 2011. The attention ofinterested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the Guidelines, setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest.  The minimum selectioncriteria are: A postgraduate qualification (at least Master Degree) in economics, public finance, project management or other relevantfield of study. At least 10 years of experience in providing advisory services in fields related to public investment, public finance, andproject management at a senior level. Prior experience in international development is preferred.Prior experience in Myanmar or similar countries in the region is preferred. ·        Experience using database software would be desirable 7.                  In submitting their expressions of interest, consultants are kindly requested to indicate the following reference:B2-C013.  Interested consultants must provide their updated curriculum vitae, indicating personal and technicalskills, academic qualifications, experience in similar assignments, and experience in other developing countries along with thenamesof at least three (3) referees with contact information (e-mail address, telephone or fax numbers).Expressions of Interest shall be submitted via email to the below specifiedaddresses. 8.                         Interested consultants may obtain copies of thedetailed Terms of Reference (in English)by submitting a request by email at the below email addresses. 9.                         Expressions of interest must be submitted in duplicate copies to the postal addressbelow or by email no later than August 20, 2015(before 17:30 hours). Modernization of Public Financial Management Project Unit To the Attention of: Dr. Kyaw Sunn Director Planning Department Tel:  95-67-406223 Fax:95-67-406241 Email:dr.kyawsunn@gmail.com AND copyto : U Zaw Naing Chair of the Procurement Coordination and Advisory Unit(PCAU) Ministry of Finance, Office No. 26,  NayPyiTaw, Tel: 95-67-410258 Fax: 95-67-410529,410530, 410451 e-mail:pcaumm@mptmail.net.mm

Modernization of Public Finance Mgmt - P144952

Modernization of Public Financial Management Project Unit | Published May 27, 2015  -  Deadline June 10, 2015
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Consultancy Service On Upgrading Meb?s Operational System GOVERNMENT OFTHEREPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF FINANCE MYANMAR ECONOMIC BANK MODERNIZATION OF PUBLICFINANCEMANAGEMENT PROJECT ( MPFMP ) (PROJECT ID NO:  P144952) REQUEST FOREXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR UPGRADING MEB'S OPERATIONAL SYSTEM (REF: C2-C003) The Government of the Republic of theUnion of Myanmar has received financing in the amount of US$30 million equivalent from the World Bank, and US$20 milliongrant fromthe UK and Australian governments toward the cost of the Modernization of Public Finance Management Project. The government intendsto apply part of the proceeds to procure consulting services to support Myanmar Economic Bank in the conceptual design, acquisitionand implementation of a few key applications, such as centralized customerinformation repository, international standard generalledger, financial reporting tools, core banking and intrabank payments and settlements, in order to upgrade the bank's operationalsystem. The scope of this assignment covers; I. Orientation and Preparation Phase ?       Collect and understand MEB's objective/mandate, organizational structure includinggovernance structure, and customers, products and services related to the fiscal agent role ?       Take stock and document current business processes related to the fiscal agentfunction, and the existing IT environment (hardware, standard software, banking processing applications, communicationtechnologies, existing and proposed coverage of networking across Myanmar suitable to support secure banking data transfers,contingency arrangements, IT management and staff quality, etc.) ?       Develop and draft a conceptual framework to outline, for the new system, i) theguiding principles/objectives, ii) the system diagram (overall design), iii) functionality architecture, iv) institutionalarrangement, and v) IT architecture. This must include analysis on how newfunctionalitieswould fit future development of MEB's operational systems and IT environment, such as a future Treasury system and aMIS reporting system. ?       Provide training on modern fiscal agentbanking and related technologies and undertakean assessment of training needs for success of the project. II. Procurement Phase ?       Prepare specifications of user needs, functionality requirements and technicalrequirements. ?       Develop a procurement strategy for the application software solution and the neededhardware and standard software, which should comply with the standard World Bank procurement requirements. ?       Prepare the technical specifications requirements and other technical related inputsfor the bidding documents, in consultation with the International Procurement Specialist of the Project,  in accordance with the WB procurement guidelinesand standard biddingdocuments for supply and installation of IT systems. ?      Assist the Government Project Team inthe technical bid assessment process, technical evaluation including how to arrive at results, application ofgood governance to theevaluation process, technical bid clarification, presentation, reporting and Evaluated Bid Price calculation and evaluation ofbids. III. Implementation Phase ?       Develop a project management plan and risk management processes ?       Support communication between the client and the contractor, and that between theclient and the WB ?       Monitor and report the contract implementation progress and recommend on problemsolving ?       Support system testing and system acceptance process and reporting ?       Provide training on international practices related to management of commercialcontracts and IT projects Acting on behalf of the Ministry ofFinance, PCAU now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the Services. In submitting theirexpressions of interest, firms are kindly requested to indicate the following reference: C2-C003.  Interested consulting firms must provide information indicating that they arequalified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availabilityofappropriate skills among permanent staff, etc.). Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications.  If Consultants choose to associate, they should specifyin their EOI response whether the association will be in the form a joint venture or sub-consultancy arrangement. Expressions ofInterest shall be submitted in hard copy or by an electronic copy sent by email to the below specified addresses. A Consultant will be selected inaccordance with the selection method set out in the Consultant GuidelinesFirms that undertake this consultancy assignment would notbe eligible to bid for prospective contracts to supply the software solution.  The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph1.9 of the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection andEmployment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by WorldBankBorrowers, January 2011("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy onconflict of interest. Per the TOR for this assignment, theshortlist criteria are below: ?       at least 15 years of experience in similar projects in locations comparable toMyanmar. ?       over 5 years of experience in working with and/or advising clients on procurementunder IT-based projects co-financed by the international donor community. In the expression of interest, the respondent mustclearly identify projects with which the consulting firm has been involved, the responsibility for those tasks, period ofinvolvement and references from the clients, either written and/or contact details to permit the Government of Myanmar to confirmthe Respondent's experience and competence ?       satisfaction of qualifications for coreteam members Interested firms may obtain copies ofthe detailed Terms of Reference (in English) by submitting a request to the attention of U Kaun San Myint at the below emailaddress: 61kaunsanmyint@gmail.com. Expressions of interest must besubmitted to the postal address below or by email no later than June 10, 2015 (before 17:30 hours). Modernization of Public Financial Management Project Unit To the Attention of: U Kaun San Myint Director Research and Administration Myanmar Economic Bank E-mail: 61kaunsanmyint@gmail.com AND U Zaw Naing, Chair of the Procurement Coordination and Advisory Unit (PCAU) Modernization of Public Finance Management Project Unit Ministry of Finance, Office No. 26 Nay Pyi Taw, Tel: 95-67-410529, 410530 Fax: 95-67-410529, 410530, 410451 e-mail:pcaumm@mptmail.net.mm

MM:Telecommunications Sector Reform - P145534

Information Technology and Cyber Security Department | Published January 12, 2016  -  Deadline February 26, 2016
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Design, Development, Configuration, Hardware Supply, Installation And Maintenance For The Myanmar National Portal Invitation forBids(IFB) January 8, 2016 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Myanmar National Portal Loan/Credit Number: MM-5353 Design, Development, Configuration, Hardware Supply, Installation and Maintenance for theMyanmar National Portal IFB No: G 3.1 1.        This Invitation for Bids (IFB) for thisproject that appeared in National NewsPaper, Ministry Official Website and UNDB online on January 8,2016. 2.         The Government of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward thecost of the "Telecommunications Sector Reform Project" and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to payments under theagreement(s) resulting from this IFB: Design, Development, Configuration, Hardware Supply, Installation and Maintenance for theMyanmar National Portal. 3.        The Ministry ofCommunications and Information Technologyserves as the implementing agency for the project and now invites sealed bids from eligibleBidders for Design, Development, Configuration, Hardware Supply and Installation for the Myanmar National Portal. 4.         Bidding will be conducted using the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) proceduresspecified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, edition of January 2011, and is open to allBidders eligible as definedin these Guidelines,5 that meet thefollowing minimum qualification criteria; ·         The bidder shall have more than 10 years experience in webportal and electronic service development field; ·         The bidder shall have at least 8 yearsexperience in executinge-Government projects; ·         The bidder shall furnish references todemonstrate the bidderhas completed at least two or more successful government portal projects, which involve design, development, installation, andprovision of web portal system and maintenance." ·         The bidder should demonstrate its ability to ensure localpresence (either existing or planned) or submit plans to establish local presence to support the project. ·         The bidder shall furnish documentary evidence that it meetseither of the following financial requirement(s); a.       AverageAnnual Turnover of the Bidder should not less than US$ 3 million or equivalent, for the recent (3) (2012, 2013, 2014) years, Or b.      Access to liquid assets of US$ 1.5 million equivalent 5.        Interested eligible Bidders may obtainfurther information from the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and inspect the bidding documents at the addressgiven belowfrom 10:00 to 14:00 hours. 6.        A complete set of bidding documents inEnglish may be downloaded from Ministry Official Website www.mcit.gov.mm. The downloadableversion of the bidding documents, and any addenda to it, will be the binding one. 7.         Bids must be delivered to the address below ator before February 26, 2016, 14:00hours.Late bids will berejected. Bids need to be secured by a Bid Security. The amount of Security required is USD 16,000. Bids will be opened in thepresenceof Bidders' representatives who choose to attend at the address belowat February 26, 2016, 14:00 hours. 8.         The attention of prospective Bidders is drawn to (i) the fact that they will be required tocertify in their bids that all software is either covered by a valid license or was produced by the Bidder and (ii) that violationsare considered fraud, which can result in ineligibility to be awarded World Bank-financed contracts. Ministry of Communicationsand Information Technology, Information Technology andCyber Security Department (ITCSD), S12 Exchange Building,Ground Floor Zabu Kyatthayay Road,Zabuthiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw,Myanmar. Nwe Ni Soe Yin (Ms.), Director Facsimile+ 95 67 422447, Email: nwenisoeyin@e-mcit.gov.mm;nwenisoeyin@gmail.com

Myanmar National Electrification Project - P152936

Department of Electric Power Planning | Published February 18, 2016  -  Deadline March 11, 2016
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Project Management And Implementation Support Consultant REQUEST FOREXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTINGSERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION) The Republic of the Union ofMyanmar National ElectrificationProject Credit No.:5727-MM Assignment Title: ProjectManagement and Implementation Support Consultant Reference No. C1-TA4 The Ministry of ElectricPower has received financing from the World Bank toward thecost of the NationalElectrification Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consultingservices ("the Services") include thefollowing scope: 1.     Project Management andSupervision. 2.     Power Distribution Design 3.     Technical Specifications 4.     Procurement Support Services 5.      Institutional Capacity Building The NationalElectrification Project (NEP) now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing theServices. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are 1.      Experience on similar nature projects is critical. 2.      The interested consulting firm should have at least 10 years of experience in the area of power distributionsystems and electrification projects. 3.      At least 3 contracts of similar nature and complexity, or more complex and relevant ,that the firm hassuccessfully completed in the past 5 years; 4.      The consultant shall have good design andengineering skills for the power distribution system projects to carryout the design and to review and approve all contractor's engineering designs. 5.      The consultant should be experienced in the management of the implementation of distribution system projects;cost, quality and schedule control; commissioning and acceptance of works; good reporting and communication skills;  good contractor management skills; 6.      The firm should have experience of the financial Management at similar project. 7.      The firm should have experience of working in the Client's country or developing countries in South EastAsia 8.      The firm should have extensive experiencewith institutional capacity building, including training andon-the-job training. 9.      The firm should have good experience in developing and applying  design standards for power distribution networks. The attention of interested Consultants is drawnto paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants [ under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers, July 2014("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 a sub-consultancy to enhance theirqualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance withthe Quality- and Cost-based Selection (QCBS) method set out in theConsultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09:30 to 16:00 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered ina writtenform to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail ) by March 11, 2016. Attn: U Aye San DirectorGeneral Department ofElectric Power Planning Ministry of ElectricPower Office No,27,Nay PyiTaw,Myanmar. Tel: +95 67 410205 ,67 8104216 Fax:+95678104209 E-mail:nep.pmomoep@gmail.com

Modernization of Public Finance Mgmt - P144952

Internal Revenue Department | Published July 16, 2015  -  Deadline July 29, 2015
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Auditor Advisor GOVERNMENT OF THEREPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR Ministry of FINANCE internal revenue Department Modernizationof Public Finance ManagementProject (MPFMP) (Project IDNo. P144952) REQUEST FOREXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT - Tax Audit Expert to assist the InternalRevenue Department of the Ministry of Finance in building fundamental skills and capacity to carry out taxpayer audits for bothindirect and income tax (REF: AuditorAdvisor) 1.        INTRODUCTION The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financingin the amount of US$ 30 millionequivalent from the World Bank, and US$25 million grant from the UK and Australian governmentstoward the cost of the Modernization of Public Finance Management Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to paymentsfor goods and consulting services to be procured under this project. The development objective of the Modernization of PublicFinance Management (PFM) Project for Myanmar is to support efficient, accountable, and responsive delivery of public servicesthrough the modernization of Myanmar's PFM systems and strengthening institutional capacity. The project has fivecomponents: a.         Improving revenue mobilization through bringing more revenues from natural resources on budget andstrengthening tax administration b.         Responsive Planning and Budget Preparations c.         Supporting Effective Budget Execution and Financial Reporting d.        Fostering External Oversight and Accountability e.         Establishing a Sustainable Institutional Platform and Skills-base for PFM For a more detailed understanding of the scope of the Project and its governance andorganizational structure, kindly consult the project appraisal document (PAD): http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2014/02/19393607/myanmar-modernization-public-finance-management-project. The Internal Revenue Department isseeking to recruit an international Audit expert to assist in: (i)              Building on the basic training received the consultant willimprove the capacity of theLTO audit function to conduct audits of large businesses. This includes all steps of audit case management frompreparing an auditcase to conducting the audit and documenting auditfindings and results. (ii)           He/shewill act as a mentor advising audit teams on possible actions to takeand audit techniques to use and beavailable to lead brainstorming sessions on problems and challenges in the audit process, to provide input into rules andregulations aimed at identifying areas of tax evasion and may actively participate in the conduct of specific audits. The consultant therefore is expected to act both as a trainer, coach, mentor, and advisor. Thetraining activities that are conducted should be practice-oriented, using case studies from advanced tax administrations butprimarily live files from commercial tax and income tax returns filed by LTO taxpayers. As a result of the training activities LTOauditors will: (i)                Befamiliar with the processes of audit case management; (ii)               Have anunderstanding of audit approaches and techniques used for large taxpayer audits and be able to apply these approaches andtechniques in their practical work; (iii)             Understand industry-specific issues relatedto audit and compliance management; (iv)             Understand the specific audit challengesrelated to multinational enterprises and be able to verify cross-border transactions; (v)               Understandthe linkages between the audit functions and other compliance management functions in the LTO and the Internal Revenue Department(IRD). 2.        SPECIFIC SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT Details of specifictasks are provided in the Terms of Reference available upon request at the below address. Clarifications and technical questionsshould be addressed to U Zeya Kyi Nyunt, Deputy Director General and Chairman of the Tax Reform Program Management Unit (TRPMU) andDaw Mya Mya Oo, Director of Large Taxpayers' Office (LTO), Internal Revenue Department. 3.        QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE The prospective candidate shall havethe following qualifications: (a)    Degree in accounting, economics or related area withsupporting professionaldesignation, as well as at least 15 years of experience in conducting taxpayer audits (including at least several years of auditsof large businesses and international tax issues); (b)   Proven experience in sector specific audit issues in 1 or more of the followingsectors: extractives, banking and finance, construction, telecommunications; (c)    Experience as an audit manager at the entry or mid-level; (d)   Proven experience in training and capacity building for public sectororganizations; (d) Proficiency inEnglish with good report writing skills. (e) Good communication skillsand able to work in group environment, project evaluation experience also required. (f) Personalintegrity, sense of responsibility and ability to offer unbiased opinions. (g)Work experience in developing countries is highly desirable. 4.        DURATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT Theassignment is for an estimated initial duration of 8 months in Yangonat the Large Taxpayer's Office of theInternal Revenue Department (IRD). The consultant will besubject to a performance review within 3 months into the position; contract may be extended beyond the 8-month period, subject tothe needs and mutual agreement. The consultant will need to travel to Nay Pyi Taw as specified in the terms ofreference. Acting on behalf of the Ministry of Finance, the TRPMU and the LTO now invites expressions of interest from qualified and experienced individualconsultants to undertake the above mentioned services which are further detailed in the Terms of Reference for thisassignment. The consultant will be selected in accordance with the "Guidelines: Selectionand Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers" dated January2011. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the Guidelines, setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflictof interest. The minimum selectioncriteria are: Insubmitting their expressions of interest, consultants are kindly requested to indicate thefollowing reference. Interested consultants mustprovide their updated curriculum vitae, indicating personal , audit and technical skills, academic qualifications, experience in similarassignments ,and experience in other developing countries along with the names of least three (3) referees with contact information(e-mail address, telephone or fax numbers). Expression of Interest shall be submitted via email to the below specifiedaddresses. Interested consultants may obtain copies of the detailed Terms of reference (in English) bysubmitting a request by email at the below email addresses. Expressions of the interest must be submitted in duplicate copies to thepostal address below orby email no later than July 29,2015. Only short-listed candidates will be notified on next follow-on steps. Modernization of Public Financial Management ProjectUnit To the Attentionof: U Zeya Kyi Nyunt Deputy Director General and Chairman of the Tax Reform Program Management Unit(TRPMU) Internal Revenue Department Tel : 95-67-430069 Fax : 95-67-430212 Email: trpmu@irdmyanmar.gov.mm AND copy to : U Zaw Naing, Co-Chair of the Procurement Coordination and Advisory Unit (PCAU) Ministry ofFinance, Office No, 26 Nay Pyi Taw, Tel:95-67-410529, 410530 Fax: 95-67-410529,410530,410451 e-mail: pcaumm@mptmail.net.mm

Modernization of Public Finance Mgmt - P144952

Internal Revenue Department | Published January 25, 2016  -  Deadline February 5, 2016
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International Ict Expert (individual Consultant) Republic of the Union ofMyanmar Ministry of Finance Modernization of Public Finance ManagementProject (MPFMp) Request forExpressions of Interest for International position of Information, Communications & Technology (ICT) Expert (IndividualConsultant) Country:                                 Republic of the Union of Myanmar Name of theProject:              Modernization of Public Finance ManagementProject (MPFMp) Consulting Services:                International ICT Expert (Individual Consultant) Duty Station:                          Nay Pyi Taw,Myanmar Project IDNo.:                      P144952 Credit/GrantNo.:                    Credit No 54020-MM, Grant No TF01719 REOI No.:                              MPFMp/A-C102 Procurement Plan Ref.:            A-C102 AdvertisingDate:                   21January 2016 ClosingDate:                          05 February2016 Backgound TheRepublic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing in the amount of US$ 30 million equivalent from the World Bank, andUS$25million grant from the UK and Australian governments toward the cost of the Modernization of Public Finance ManagementProject, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods and consultingservices to be procured under thisproject. Thedevelopment objective of the Modernization of Public Finance Management (PFM) Project for Myanmar is to support efficient,accountable, and responsive delivery of public services through the modernization of Myanmar's PFM systems and strengtheninginstitutional capacity. The project has five components: a.         Improving revenue mobilization through bringing more revenues from natural resources on budget and strengthening taxadministration b.         Responsive Planning and Budget Preparations c.         Supporting Effective Budget Execution and Financial Reporting d.        Fostering External Oversight and Accountability e.         Establishing a Sustainable Institutional Platform and Skills-base for PFM For a more detailed understanding of the scope of theProject and its governance and organizational structure, kindly consult the project appraisal document (PAD): http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2014/02/19393607/myanmar-modernization-public-finance-management-project. Component A This component initially focuses on piloting reforms on the largest and highest capacity taxpayers,through the establishment of a Large Taxpayer's Office (LTO). This office will operate under a functional (rather than tax type)organizational structure, will pilot a move to the Self-Assessment System,and will begin to employ contained IT solutions needed tomanage taxpayer registration, strengthen compliance, manage risk systematically, employ risk-based auditing, and monitor and managearrears. In future it is hopedthat IRD would step out from its traditional methods of tax assessments and collections but apply the advantages offered bymoderninformation technology and make the assessments and collectionof taxes more efficient and thorough. It also involves a balancedapproach in giving the taxpayers good services and lowering the tax burden on the taxpayers. These programs are being carried outwith the aim to improve the investment climate and also promote equitable, just andtransparent tax management in thecountry. When conducting Tax Reform Program - TRP there will be(4)sectors involved: Institutional development, Proceduraldevelopment, Information Technology development, Planning management development       . Out of these (4)sectors the development of information technology also involves developments in capacity building in tax management and informationtechnology sector. This also would involve: (a)    Designing a modern MTAIS program and acquiring andupgrading the necessary ICT hardware and software and implementing as necessary. (b)   Acquiring necessary E-tax applications. (c)    Setting up a pilot tax data storagefacility. IRD's operations currently arelargely paper-based and supported only by two rather basic IT systems. An e-RTS system is used to report assessment and collectionresults; the system however has no return processing functionality or case management and analysis capability. A multiple featureManagement Information System (IRDMIS) is only used by the major tax office in Yangon and shall be discontinued, as it cannot beupgradedto a web-based system. IRD has now prepared an IT development strategy aiming at ensuring comprehensive IT support for itsmodernized functions and operations. It is intended to procure a Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) tax administration IT systempackage under the World Bank Public Finance Management Modernization project. The system shall firstbe introduced in the IRDheadquarters and in the newly created large taxpayer office (LTO) in Yangon and subsequently be rolled out to medium taxpayeroffices and small taxpayer offices. Objectives of the Assignment The ICT Consultantwill assist IRD in (i) preparing the procurement documents for the COTS system; (ii) conducting market analysis of COTS systemsavailable; (iii) ensuring that the bidding is conducted according toWorld Bank procurement rules; and (iv) preparing the bidevaluation report. In this context the consultant will advise IRD on the design and specifications of the COTS system and theexpected implementation schedule of the system. It is also expected that the Consultant will contribute to building capacity in theIT Department of IRD and prepare the department staff for managing the system implementation process. Specific Scope of the Assignment Tasksof the assignmentare in particular: (a)   Advise IRD on definingthe precise requirements and scope of the Integrated IT system, based on the analysis of international modernpractices,international experience with COTS system implementation, and the specific needs of IRD and institutional environment in Myanmar. (b)  Prepare a list offunctional and technical requirements of the system to be incorporated into the COTS bidding documents (BDs). (c)   Assist IRD inpreparing the full set of COTS BDs and ensure that the BDs are explicit, clear and accurate, complete, consistent and fully in linewith World Bank procurement rules and requirements. (d)  Assist IRD inpreparing the procurement plan and procurement schedule as well as prepare and complete the individual steps of the procurementprocess, including the evaluation of bids received and the selection of the successful bidder. (e)   Assist IRD in handlingof disputes with bidders related to thebidding process in case such disputes should arise. (f)   Assist in thepreparation of an evaluation system and criteriafor the selection of the successful bidder. (g)  Assist in thepreparation and negotiation of the contract with the selected bidder. (h)  Conduct marketanalysis and provide guidance and advice to IRD on the different COTS products available, their use in countries and lessonslearned from the introduction of individual COTS systems in specificcountries. (i)    Assist, if requestedby IRD, in organizing system presentations by COTS providers and evaluating these presentations. (j)    Assist in thepreparation of progress reports and answering IT system procurement related questions to the World Bank project team and IRD seniormanagement. (k)  Assist in respondingto questions from bidders and participate in meetings with bidders on the technical and functional requirements of the COTSsolution. (l)    Prepare and conducttraining and capacity building events for IRD technical (IT) staff on issues related to COTS system implementation as well asinformation sessions to IRD management. (m) Provide advice to IRD technical staff, in particularthe IT Department and the Tax Reform Program Management Unit (TRPMU) on preparatory steps for theimplementation of a COTSsystem. (n)  Evaluate the current systems that operate in IRD specifically ERTS (Nation wide IT system) and TRMS (LTOSpecific) and advise IRD accordingly on their suitability for ongoing use. Deliverables The consultant shallprepare the following documents and reports: 1.      A proposal for the technical and functional requirementsof the COTS system to be procured; 2.      The full set of BDs for the integrated taxadministration IT system; 3.      A procurement plan including a timeframe (targets) forthe individual procurement stepsas well as preparatory and implementation requirements to successfully and timely complete thesesteps; 4.      A report providing guidelines for the bid evaluationprocess including evaluation criteria and scoring. 5.      A draft of the bid evaluation report. 6.      A comparative analysis of tax administration COTSsystems available including information on the experience with the practical implementation of these systems and theiruse; 7.      COTS system discovery sessions with system providers (orintegrators) and evaluation reports on such sessions as required; 8.      Progress reports to IRD management and to the WorldBank, including input into World Bank project implementation support missions; 9.      Curricula and training material for training activitiesand delivery of training sessions. Qualifications & Experience The prospectivecandidate shall have the following qualifications: (a) Engineering degreein technology or electronic field with minimum (10) years of experience in ICT field. (b) Proven experience in the procurement ofintegrated IT systems. (c) Knowledge about tax software packages will bebeneficial, but not essential. (d) Proficiency in English with good report writingskills. (e) Good communicationskills and able to work in group environment, project evaluation experience also required. (f) Personal integrity, sense of responsibility andability to offer unbiased opinions. Work experience in developing countries is highlydesirable. Expected duration of the full time assignment is 12 months. Consultant will be subject to a performance review within 3months into the position; contract may be extended beyond the period of 12 months, subject to the needs and mutual agreement. Thelocation of the assignment is at the Internal Revenue Department Office in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. The Ministry of Finance now invites expressions of interestfrom qualified and experienced individual consultants toundertake theabove mentioned services. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in section V of theWorld Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants byWorld Bank Borrowers (January 2011, revised in July2014). Expressions of interest must be submitted in duplicatecopies to thepostal address below or sent to the email addresses no later than 05 February,2016 (before 16:00 hours).  Only short-listed candidates willbe notified on next follow-on steps. Please mention the following in the subject line of theemail: Modernization of Public Financial ManagementProject Reference: MPFM-A-C102 To the Attention of: U Min Htut, Director General Internal Revenue Department c/o Modernization of Public Finance ManagementProjectUnit Bldg No 46, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar Email ids: trpmu@irdmyanmar.gov.mm AND copy to: U Zaw Naing, Chair of the Procurement Coordination and Advisory Unit(PCAU) c/o Modernization of Public Finance ManagementProjectUnit Bldg No 26, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar Tel: 95-67-410529, 410530 Fax: 95-67-410529, 410530, 410451 Email ids: zawnaing652011@gmail.com & pcaumm@mptmail.net.mm

MM:Telecommunications Sector Reform - P145534

Post and Telecommunications Department | Published August 11, 2015  -  Deadline August 24, 2015
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Development Of Universal Service Strategy, Universal Service Fund Manual, Implementation Procedures And Design Of Pilot Programs REQUEST FOREXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST MYANMAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECTOR REFORM PROJECT Credit No.: 5353-MM Assignment Title: Development of Universal Service Strategy,Universal Service Fund Manual, implementation procedures and design of pilot programs Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan):C 2.1 The Government of the Union ofMyanmarhas received financing from the World Bank toward thecost of theTelecommunications Sector Reform Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services ("the Services") include providing support to the Ministry of Communicationsand InformationTechnology (MCIT) and its Post and TelecommunicationsDepartment (PTD) for the design of Myanmar's Universal Servicestrategy and for its implementation in a number of pilot areas to accelerate the development of rural telecommunicationsinfrastructure and services in locations that are unlikely to attract sufficient private investment. The consultants will provide support to carry out the following tasks: a)      Phase A: Design theUniversal Service Strategy of Myanmar. Specifically, the consultants will provide technicalassistance support to: (i) conduct a detailed scoping of the Universal Service strategy; (ii) establish targets and indicators forincreased rural coverage; (iii) define programs (both demand and supply side) to be subsidized; (iv) develop a Universal ServiceFund manual and procedures; and (v) assist MCIT, as and when required, in setting up Universal Service Fund according to theprocedures. b)      Phase B: Implement theUniversal Service strategy in a number of pilot areas. Specifically,the consultants will providetechnical assistance support for: (i) detailed design of pilot programs to be financed; (ii) identification and prioritization ofsites to be subsidized; (iii) support MCIT in bidding the subsidies; (iv) support the monitoring and evaluation of results; and (v)support the dissemination of the results. Total duration of the assignment is estimated to be about three yearsstarting end September 2015. The working office will beat MCIT, Nay Pyi Taw but will require travel to Yangon and other parts of Myanmar as well. The MCITnow invites eligible international consulting firms "Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing theServices. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience to perform the Services.The shortlisting criteria are: ·         The Consultantis expected to be a firm or joint venture of firms and will be selected based on its experience and capacity in carrying out thistype of work. ·         Theconsultants must have at least 10 years of experience in similar tasks. ·         Theconsultants should be able to field a team with the following expertise: legal, financial, economic, and technical experience inthe telecommunications sector, with at least one member with 10 years and another with 5 years of international experience inprojects designing and implementing Universal Service strategies, as well as broadband access programs in rural areas and/or withinindigenous communities, particularly in the South East Asia region and other developing countries. The consultant team must alsohave a local resource/ associate in Myanmar to support it with sector related and logistical issues. ·         Theconsultants should be familiar with World Bank procurement practices and procedures and will be selected based on experience andcapacity in carrying out this type of work. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of theWorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World BankBorrowersdated January 2011 ("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the "Quality and Cost BasedSelection (QCBS)" method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours0930 to 1630 hours. Expressions of interest and resumes must be delivered in a written form to the address below (inperson, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by August 24,2015.The Expression of Interest should not exceed 20 pages. Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Post and Telecommunications Department Attn: Mr. Than Htun Aung, Building Number 2, Ministry of Communications andInformation Technology, NayPyi Taw, Myanmar Tel:+95 67 407435 Fax: +95 67 407539 E-mail: tsrproject2014@gmail.com; thanhtunaung@mptngw.net.mm

Modernization of Public Finance Mgmt - P144952

Planning Department | Published November 18, 2015  -  Deadline December 4, 2015
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International Macroeconomics Consultant (individual Consultant) Republic of the Union ofMyanmar Ministry of NationalPlanning and Economic Development Modernization of PublicFinance Management Project (MPFMp) Request for Expressions of Interestfor International position of Macroeconomics Consultant (Individual Consultant) Country:                                  Republicof the Union of Myanmar Name of the Project:              Modernization of Public Finance Management Project (MPFMp) Consulting Services:               International Macroeconomics Consultant (IndividualConsultant) Duty Station:                          Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar Project ID No.:                     P144952 Credit/Grant No.:                    Credit No 54020-MM, Grant NoTF01719 REOI No.:                              MPFMp/ B2-C111 Procurement Plan Ref.:           B2-C111 Advertising Date:                   November 18, 2015 Closing Date:                         December 4, 2015 Background The development objective of theModernization of Public Finance Management (PFM) Project forMyanmar is to support efficient, accountable, and responsive deliveryofpublic services through the modernization of Myanmar's PFM systemsand strengthening institutional capacity. The project has five components: a.         Improving revenue mobilization throughbringing more revenues from natural resources on budget and strengthening tax administration b.         Responsive Planning and BudgetPreparations c.         Supporting Effective Budget Executionand Financial Reporting d.        Fostering External Oversight andAccountability e.     Establishing a Sustainable Institutional Platform andSkills-base for PFM RESPONSIVE PLANNING AND BUDGET PREPARATIONS COMPONENT This component aims at supporting the BudgetDepartment of MOF and thePlanning Department (PD) of MNPED to strengthen capacity for responsive planning and budget preparations. The planning framework and budget framework go hand in hand. This component will support the Planning Department inmonitoring macroeconomic developments and developing the macroeconomic forecasts that frame the budget and 5-year national plans.Particular attention will be given to developing a joint planning and budget schedule to ensure thatthe macroeconomic analysisprepared by the Planning Department and the fiscal framework prepared by the Budget Department are consistent. This support isbeing provided in coordination with ongoing macroeconomics training by the IMF. The Planning Department within the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development (MNPED) is responsible formacroeconomic data compilation, and monitoring and reporting. Planning Offices at State/Region level compile data from variousdepartments and submit sub-national performance reports through the State/Region government to the MNPED and Union GovernmentOffice. The Planning Department of MNPED currently produces two economic reports per year: (i) End of September (coveringApril-September period), which is submitted in mid-November; and (ii) mid-April (covering October-March period). There is also anannual report prepared by mid-May. These reports are submitted to Parliament through the Government Office. The Planning Departmentis exploring options to further strengthen its capacity on macroeconomic monitoring and reporting, which couldfurther strengthenplanning and budgeting linkages. Summary of Assignment The International Macroeconomics Consultant will work with the Planning Department to strengthen institutional and humanresource capacity to analyze, forecast and report on key macroeconomic developments. The expected outcome of the TA is improvedfrequency and quality of economic reporting that informs policy discussions across government, and helps strengthen linkagesbetween planning and budgeting. RESPONSIBILITIES ofAssignment The consultant will build on ongoing technical assistance bythe World Bank, IMF, and Asian Development Bank to strengthen institutional and human resource capacity for macroeconomicmonitoring and reporting. The consultant will work with the Planning Department (PD) to further strengthen the macroeconomic policyfunction within MNPED. The consultant is expected to spend extended periods of time with PD management and staff over a period of 1year. The advisor would help toreview the current functions and capacities of PD in macroeconomic policy and reporting, and helpimplement measures, including staff training, to gradually establish a strong macroeconomic unit within PD. QUALIFICATIONS ANDEXPERIENCE REQUIRED The prospectivecandidate shall have the following qualifications: (a)    At least a Masters' degree in economics. (b)  At least ten years' professional experience working as a macroeconomist, preferably in a government department. (c)    Proven track record in producing macroeconomic forecasts and analytical reports. (d)  Experience in providing training and capacity building support. (e)    Proficiency in English with good report writing skills. (f)    Good communication skills and able to work in group environment. (g)  Personal integrity, sense of responsibility and ability to offer unbiased opinions. Workexperience in developing countries is highly desirable. DELIVERABLES Indicative list ofdeliverables include: (a)    Macroeconomic databases (b)   Guidance and definitions manual (c)    Report on staffing skills and IT needs (d)   Training program and training material (e)    Macroeconomic monitoringreport REPORTING The Consultant will report and be accountable to the Director General of the PlanningDepartment, Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development. PERIOD OF ASSIGNMENT The assignment is for inputs of four months over a 12-month period,and may be extended if required. MPFMp now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate theirinterest in providing the above mentioned services. Interested consultants must provide information indicatingthat they arequalified to perform the services (in addition to the educational qualifications, experience of similar assignments and country ofwork etc. should be incorporated in the CV to be submitted alongwith  expression of interest/application). A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set outin section V of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World BankBorrowers(January 2011, revised in July2014). Interested consultants may obtain further information and complete termsof reference by sending an E-Mail to: pcaumm@mptmail.net.mm and mmkw24@gmail.com copied to sukumarshep@gmail.com and dawtintinmyint.2009@gmail.com Expression of interest must bedelivered to the address below by 16:00 hours on December 4, 2015 to: Mr. Maung Maung Tint Director General PlanningDepartment, Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development Building No 1,Nay Pyi Taw,Myanmar Mr. Zaw Naing, ChairProcurement Coordination and Advisory Unit Modernizationof Public Finance Management Project Ministry of Finance Building No 26, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar Mr. Myo Min Director PlanningDepartment, Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development Building No 1,Nay Pyi Taw,Myanmar E-mail for applications: pcaumm@mptmail.net.mm and mmkw24@gmail.com copied to sukumarshep@gmail.com and dawtintinmyint.2009@gmail.com
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