ET Competitiveness and Job Creation Proj - P143302
Industrial Parks Development Corporation, Competitiveness and Job Creation Proje | Published January 21, 2016 - Deadline February 8, 2016
Competitiveness And Job Creation Project, International
Resident Advisor To Support The Industrial Parks Regulatorfor The Consultancy Serviceof
?to Act As A Senior Advisor To The Ethiopian Investment Commission (eic)
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST- CONSULTINGINDIVIDUALS
FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICOF ETHIOPIA ? INDUSTRIAL PARKS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Competitiveness and Job Creation Project (CJCP)
PROJECT ID: P143302 Credit No: IDA 54510-ET, Procurement Package Ref No.: CJC/C-03/07
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) the World Bank towards thecost of implementation of the Competitiveness and JobCreation Project. The Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC), animplementing agency, intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this Credit to eligible payments under the contract fortheengagement of International Resident Advisor toSupport the Industrial Parks Regulator for theConsultancy Service of "to act as a senior advisor to the Ethiopian InvestmentCommission (EIC) Management on all issues related to the Regulation of Industrial Parks; andassist the EIC with strengthening its industrial park regulationand facilitation capabilities through establishing adequate systemsand processes, building capacity and support operationalization of the regulatoryfunction based on good practices and global lessons learned".
The Consulting Services("the Services") include, but are not limited to the following:
1) Advise the Senior Management of the EIC on strategic issues related to the regulation, facilitation, andstrategic planningfor development and operations of Industrial Parks (IPs);
2) Build capacity of the relevant staff and department headsof the EIC on IP regulatory international best practices making sure the capacity is adequately developed to regulate IPdevelopment and operationsand that the EIC staff is fully and independently operational within 12months;
3) Undertake all salient activities, duties, functions, andresponsibilities including sharing Industrial Park (IP) international best practice leveraging significant technical andoperational expertise to help the EIC in the performance of their duties;
4) Work with EIC and Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) teams in developing the Investor RelationshipSystem (IRS)/Customers Relationship Management (CRM).
The Industrial Parks Development Corporation now invites qualified and experienced Consulting Individualsthat are eligibleto participate in World Bank funded projects, to indicate their interest in providing the Consultancy Service of"to act as a senior advisor to the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) Management on all issues related to the Regulation ofIndustrial Parks; and assist the EIC with strengthening its industrial park regulation andfacilitation capabilities through establishing adequate systems and processes, building capacity and support operationalization of the regulatory function based on good practices and global lessons learned".Interested Consulting Individuals must provide information indicating thatthey are qualified and experienced to perform the serviceas per the minimum qualification criteria listed below (i.e. documentary evidenceof academic background, evidence of experience onsimilar assignmentsand knowledge of Regional or Country conditions, etc).
a) Minimum Master's Degree (MA/MSc) in appropriate relevantfield such as engineering, transportation, economics, infrastructure, etc.;
b) Minimum 15 years of operational experience in SEZs/IZsinternational good practice, preferably in both public and private sector including in developing and emerging marketcountries;
c) Extensive experience in one or more of the followingpublic/private enterprises, real estate development, industrial development, infrastructure projects, or economicdevelopment;
d) Extensive senior management experience in a government orcorporate environment managing organizations with professional staff from diverse backgrounds including recruiting, hiring,evaluation, training, development, discipline, and termination ideally in an IP organization;
e) Experience working with external contractors,consultants,advisors, analysts, and investors; and strong interpersonal and excellent communicationskills;
f) Ability to work effectively with developing country clientgovernments, understanding the constraints they face and able to structure appropriate responses to their needs anddemands;
The attention of the Consultants is drawn to paragraph1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers, January,2011("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forththe World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. The Consultant will not associate withother Consulting Individual to enhance their qualifications and experience. The selection of Individual Consultant will beconducted in accordance with the method set out in the World Bank's Consultant Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultantsunder IBRD Loans 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 Consultancy Service of International Resident Advisor to Support theIndustrial Parks Regulator, Procurement Package Reference No.: CJC/C-03/07" onorbefore 8 February 2016 up to 5:00P.M. Local Time.
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.