Vacancy – Consultant for Review of Strategic Plan 2016-2020, and Formulation of Strategic Plan 2021-2025, Mekong Institute, Khon Kaen, Thailand
1. About Mekong Institute
Mekong Institute (MI) is an intergovernmental organization (IGO) founded by the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), namely Cambodia, P.R. China (Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region), Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Mekong Institute was established under the Memorandum of Understanding between the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade; and the Thai Department of Technical and Economic Cooperation (presently known as Thailand International Cooperation Agency - TICA) in August 1996. MI provides, implements and facilitates integrated human resource development (HRD), capacity building programs and development projects related to regional cooperation and integration. MI works with and through various local government authorities, development partners and local organizations to deliver, implement standardized and customized learning programs, workshops, seminars, policy consultation, and research and development projects.
2. Purpose of the Consultancy
MI is currently in the 4th year of implementation of its Strategic Plan 2016-2020. Hence, it is essential to review the existing strategic plan and to formulate the next strategic plan for 2021-2025. MI wants to hire consultant(s) to conduct the review current strategic plan and to formulate new strategic plan. The consultancy work will be conducted in two phases with two main broad objectives:
i. Phase 1: Review of Strategic Plan 2016-2020
Main Objective 1: To review the contents of Strategic Plan 2016-2020 and recommend for possible changes/adjustments in new strategic plan 2021-2025, based on desk research and consultation with all relevant stakeholders of MI.
ii. Phase 2: Formulation of Strategic Plan 2021-2025
Main Objective 2: To formulate MI Strategic Plan 2021-2025, based on desk research and consultation with all relevant stakeholders of MI.
3. Major Deliverables of the Consultancy
The consultant(s) is expected to deliver the following:
Phase 1: Review of Strategic Plan 2016-2020
Phase 2: Formulation of Strategic Plan 2021-2025
NB: All data and reports need to be submitted in English language (both hard copy and electronic copy- as applicable).
4. Eligibility Criteria of Consultant(s)
MI will consider the following aspects in selecting the consultant(s) for this assignment:
5. Bid Submission
Submit expressions of interest by October 10, 2019. This EOI should include:
Term of Reference is available at the following link on website of Mekong Institute:
Interested firms/organizations/individual consultants should submit the proposals to Mekong institute by email to email@example.com
You may find the MI Strategic Plan 2016-2020 from the following link in the website of Mekong Institute:
Please note that only applications successful in progressing to the next stage will be responded to.
Mekong Institute (MI) is a regional inter-governmental organization of the countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand and China) established in 1996. The institute provides human resource development programs and services to GMS government agencies and private sector involved in various regional development and cooperation activities under the GMS Economic Cooperation Program. The institute holds the distinction of being the only GMS-based training and research institute, owned by the six GMS Governments, offering standard and on-demand human resource development programs with focus on regional cooperation and transnational development issues. The Institute is located in Khon Kaen, Thailand.