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