108jobs

FIND YOUR NEXT JOB

MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE (NATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION UNIT) - TDF II

MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE (NATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION UNIT) - TDF II

N/A Phonxay Xaysettha

  • All job in this company
  • National Consulting Firm to Undertake Review and Impact Assessment of NTMs in Lao PDR REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICMinistry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC)National Implementation Unit (NIU)Second Trade Development Facility Project (TDF-2)IDA Grant # H8190; MDTF Grant # TF014189Assignment: National Consulting Firm to Undertake Review and Impact Assessment of NTMs in Lao PDRReference No. CQS/TDF-2/A2.4The Second Trade Development Facility (TDF-2) is a multi-donor program financed by Australia, the European Union, Germany, Ireland, USAID and the World Bank focusing on improving trade and private sector development in Lao PDR. The development objective of the TDF-2, which is implemented by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, is to support the implementation of government’s trade and integration priorities outlined in the 2012 Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) Roadmap, and in particular to contribute to improved competitiveness and diversification, focusing outside the natural resource sectors. As part of this initiative, DIMEX has conducted Impact Assessments for importing licensing measures/products such as Vehicle and Petroleum. The results has led to DIMEX eliminating licenses which were duplicates with other MOIC department, and streamlining overlapping back-office procedures. To continue implementation of NTM component. DIMEX has selected four key authorities to undertake Impact Assessments as following: (i) Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry; (ii) Department of Livestock and Fisheries; (iii) Department of Food and Drug, Ministry of Health; and (iv) Department of Standard and Methodology, Mistry of Science and Technology.This objective of the assignment is to conduct Impact Assessments for NTMs/products selected by four regulatory authorities. This will include identifying the rationale, cost and benefit of NTMs, as well as their operational procedures in order to make recommendations on how to streamline or eliminate unnecessary requirements and / complexity. The above authorities will assign their respective officials to work closely with the National NTM Consultant., while DIMEX provides technical and financial assistance. The selected Consultant shall conduct this assignment and have experience in conducting similar assessment in Laos and neighboring countries. The estimated duration of this assignment is six 06 months, with an expected commencement date of November 2017. The Consultant may allocate as many resources as are deemed necessary to complete the assignment in the prescribed duration. It is expected that the Consultant will work alongside officials assigned by responsible authorities.The NIU now invites eligible consulting firms or institutions (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. For a qualifying firm, it is envisaged that the appointed firm will meet the following qualification requirements and experience: Have at least 5 years of experience in providing consulting or advisory services to private companies or public authorities regarding regulation of trade or trade related services; Experience conducting Time and Release studies in Cross Border Trade, with an emphasis on Time and Release studies in either Customs Administrations or International Trade an advantage; Have good appreciation of the legal framework of Lao PDR especially with regard to trade related regulations; Demonstrated experience of applying a methodological approach to market analysis or sectoral studies preferably through similar projects conducted in Lao PDR or in South East Asia; Experience or knowledge of the regulatory trade landscape in Lao PDR’s major trading partners (e.g. Thailand, Vietnam, China).The attention of interested 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 Bank Borrowers, January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on Consultant’s Qualifications (CQS) set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (09:00 to 16:00 hours).Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by December 11, 2017.Attn: Mr. Phouvieng Phongsa, NIU Program DirectorCC: Ms. Vanlaty Siphom, Procurement OfficerMinistry of Industry and Commerce, National Implementation Unit (NIU)Ban Phonxay, Xaysettha District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDRTel: +856 (21) 41 39 16 – 45 39 82; Fax: +856 (21) 41 39 16,E-mail: vanlaty.s@laosaft.org; CC: procurement@laosaft.org
  • International Consultant REQUEST FOR EXPRESS OF INTEREST   (INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS) LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC  MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCENational Implementation UnitSecond Trade Development Facility Project No. P130512 Assignment Title: International Consultant to review Policy Measures for Maintaining Price Stability of Key Sensitive Products in  Lao PDR The Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC) of the Government of Lao PDR has received funding from a multi-donor program financed by Australia, the European Union, Germany, Ireland, USAID, and the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Trade Development Facility (TDF-2), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The appraised value of the project is US$ 16.5 million, with implementation to take place over a period of five and a half years, starting in April 2013. Technical responsibility for implementation of the Trade Development Facility lies with the National Implementation Unit (NIU), based within the Planning and Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC).The objective of this consultancy is to review the scope, objectives, mechanisms, effectiveness, unintended impacts, and shortcomings of existing instruments/mechanisms employed by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce aimed at maintaining price stability of key sensitive consumer products. Based on this review, the objective is to suggest effective options for alternative or improved policy/legal instruments consistent with broad government policy objectives of maintaining price stability and the objectives of limiting market distortions. Such recommendations will follow international good practice and be discussed in consultations with key economic policy making bodies in the Lao public sector as well as selected private businesses from agribusiness and distribution sectors.In this regard, NIU is seeking to recruit a part-time International Consultant to review Policy Measures for Maintaining Price Stability of Key Sensitive Products in Lao PDR. The assignment is expected to take approximately 60 working days (over 06 months) to complete on a part time basis before end of August 2018, and the selected expert will be expected to start as soon as possible. While most tasks are to be done in Vientiane capital, It is expected that the majority of inputs will be delivered in Vientiane, Lao PDR working alongside government officials, specifically Department of Domestic Trade under the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. During the remaining time the consultant will ensure periodic contacts with her/his counterparts in Lao PDR and continued supervision and monitoring of the work program by distance.Full ToR can be accessed at the NIU’s website: http://t4dlaos.org/index.php/en/work-with-us/available-vacanciesIn order to qualify for this position, the candidates shall meet the following experience and competence requirements: At least master’s degree in economics, public administration, or a related discipline; membership in relevant professional organizations is an asset. Minimum 7 years of working experience on Policy Measures to undertake market surveillance and stabilization of prices of Key Sensitive Products; At least two similar assignments successfully implemented in the past 5 years for government owned projects; Working experience in developing countries and/or emerging economies, in particular in connection with the public sector and regarding key sensitive products; Relevant working experience in East Asia and/or ASEAN is an asset; Proven relevant expertise in official development assistance projects (World Bank and/or donor-funded projects) is an asset; Publication record on price regulation related policy measures is an asset; Fluency and excellent report writing skills in English. The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the World Bank’s Guidelines “Selection and Employment of Consultants”, Individual Consultants (IC) selection method. The attention of interested 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 Bank Borrowers, January 2011 and revised June, 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In order to apply for the position, the candidates shall request the Application Form from the NIU, which can be sent via e-mail.The NIU now invites interested applicants to provide information indicating that you are qualified to perform the services (application form, curriculum vitae with expressions of interest and references). Interested Applicants may obtain further information at the address below. Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below or no later than December 28, 2017, 16:00 o’clock (submissions via email are also acceptable). Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.Attn: Mr. Phouvieng Phongsa, NIU Program DirectorCC: Mr. Oudorn Phanekham, Procurement OfficerMinistry of Industry and Commerce, National Implementation Unit (NIU)Ban Phonxay, Xaysettha District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDRTel: +856 (21) 41 39 16 – 45 39 82; Fax: +856 (21) 41 39 16,E-mail: oudorn.ph@laosaft.org; CC: procurement@laosaft.org
  • National Project Coordinator REQUEST FOR EXPRESS OF INTEREST   (INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS) LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC  MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCENational Implementation UnitSecond Trade Development Facility Project No. P130512 Assignment Title: National Project Coordinator to support the review of Policy Measures to Maintain Price Stability of Key Sensitive Products in Lao PDR The Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC) of the Government of Lao PDR has received funding from a multi-donor program financed by Australia, the European Union, Germany, Ireland, USAID, and the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Trade Development Facility (TDF-2), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The appraised value of the project is US$ 16.5 million, with implementation to take place over a period of five and a half years, starting in April 2013. Technical responsibility for implementation of the Trade Development Facility lies with the National Implementation Unit (NIU), based within the Planning and Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC).The objective of this assignment is to assist DDT in the project implementation of the review of Policy Measures to Maintain Price Stability of Key Sensitive Products in Lao PDR, funded from the TDF2 – Challenge Facility (CF) and provide day-to-day technical support to selected International Consultant who will be contracted on part-time basis over six month periodIn this regard, NIU is seeking to recruit a part-time National Project Coordinator to support the review of Policy Measures to Maintain Price Stability of Key Sensitive Products in Lao PDR. The assignment is expected to take approximately 60 working days (over 06 months) to complete on a part time basis before end of August 2018, and the selected expert will be expected to start as soon as possible. While most tasks are to be done in Vientiane capital, The National Project Coordinator (NPC) will be based in the Department of Domestic Trade (DDT), Ministry of Industry and Commerce - MOIC. The Project Coordinator will work under the overall supervision of the Director of Planning and General Affairs Division of the Department of Domestic Trade (DDT) and an international consultant. He/she will coordinate with NIU for carrying out the implementation of activities laid out in the work planFull ToR can be accessed at the NIU’s website: http://t4dlaos.org/index.php/en/work-with-us/available-vacanciesIn order to qualify for this position, the candidates shall meet the following experience and competence requirements: Minimum a bachelor degree in humanitarian sciences. Preference will be given to those with the Master Degree in Economics; Minimum 4 years of work experience. Prior work experience with international agencies will be an asset; Experience of working on similar assignments in government agencies (project coordinator, admin officer etc.) would be an asset. Sound administrative and communication skills; Effective writing/verbal communication skills in Lao and English; Computer Literate (MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint Presentation). Ability to do interpret English-Lao-English in meetings, workshops, trainings, as well as written translation of documents is a strong asset; Able to work as a team, with close cooperation and coordination with NIU team and other staff involved;The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the World Bank’s Guidelines “Selection and Employment of Consultants”, Individual Consultants (IC) selection method. The attention of interested 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 Bank Borrowers, January 2011 and revised June, 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In order to apply for the position, the candidates shall request the Application Form from the NIU, which can be sent via e-mail.The NIU now invites interested applicants to provide information indicating that you are qualified to perform the services (application form, curriculum vitae with expressions of interest and references). Interested Applicants may obtain further information at the address below. Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below or no later than December 28, 2017, 16:00 o’clock (submissions via email are also acceptable). Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.Attn: Mr. Phouvieng Phongsa, NIU Program DirectorCC: Mr. Oudorn Phanekham, Procurement OfficerMinistry of Industry and Commerce, National Implementation Unit (NIU)Ban Phonxay, Xaysettha District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDRTel: +856 (21) 41 39 16 – 45 39 82; Fax: +856 (21) 41 39 16,E-mail: oudorn.ph@laosaft.org; CC: procurement@laosaft.org
Contact
Contact Name : N/A
Email : vanlaty.s@laosaft.org;procurement@laosaft.org
Telephone : +856 21 413 916
Website : http://t4dlaos.org/index.php/en/work-with-us/vacancies
Company Map
URGENT JOBS  

Confirm apply all job

    Your job selected is empty.