REQUEST FOR EXPRESS OF INTEREST (INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS)
LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE
National Implementation Unit
Lao Competitiveness and Trade Project (Project No. P164813)
Administrative Officers (2 persons) to support
The Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC) of the Government of Lao PDR has received financing from the World Bank and Australia toward the cost of the Lao PDR Competitiveness and Trade Project (LCTP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The NIU is now seeking an experienced individual for 02 Administrative Officers for Facilitating Trade and Connecting to Markets and Lao Business Forum Secretariat to support overall project implementation. The services of the Administrative Officers are required for a period of 12 months starting January 2019 on a full-time basis working at DIMEX and LNCCI, with possibility of extension over the duration of the project for up to 40 months. The Contract extension shall be subject to availability of funds and annual performance evaluation. The Administrative Officers will be based in Vientiane, Lao PDR. One of Administrative Officers will be based at Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce and work under the direct supervision of DIMEX, and another Administrative Officer will be based at Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Full ToR can be accessed at the NIU’s website: http://t4dlaos.org/index.php/en/work-with-us/available-vacancies
In order to qualify for these positions, the candidates shall meet the following experience and competence requirements below:
The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the World Bank 'Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers, July 2016, revised November 2017 edition, under Individual Consultants (IC) selection method. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 3.14, 3.16 and 3.17 of the said Regulations, 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 or download from NIU’s Website: http://t4dlaos.org/index.php/en/work-with-us/forms.
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 21, 2018, 16:00 o’clock (submissions via email are also acceptable). Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Attn: Mr. Phouvieng Phongsa, NIU Program Director
CC: Ms. Vanlaty Siphom, NIU Procurement Officer
National Implementation Unit (NIU), Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Ban Phonxay, Xaysettha District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR
Tel: +856 (21) 41 39 16 – 45 39 82; Fax: +856 (21) 41 39 16,
The NIU is now seeking an experienced individual for the position of Senior Private Sector Development Consultant (PSDC) to support overall project implementation. The objective of this assignment is to provide the NIU (MOIC) with technical and analytical support with respect to the implementation of the LCTP. The services of the Senior PSDC are required for a period of 40 months starting December 2018 on a full-time basis working at NIU. The Senior PSDC will be based in Vientiane, Lao PDR and shall be subject to annual performance evaluation. The Senior PSDC will be based in the National Implementation Unit/TECD, Department of Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Industry and Commerce. Senior PSDC will work under overall supervision of the NIU Manager/TECD Director and work on a day-to-day basis with the NIU/TECD team, IAs and other short-term and long-term technical assistants. Full ToR can be accessed at the NIU’s website: http://t4dlaos.org/index.php/en/work-with-us/available-vacancies