EOI for International procurement specialist, Individual consultant, Closing Date 17 Nov 2017

Client: Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC)
Country: Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Project: Myanmar Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project
Loan No. 60800-MM
Assignment Title: International Procurement Specialist
Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): C4-CS1

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) in the form of a loan toward the cost of Myanmar Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project. The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), an implementing agency for the Project, intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this loan to for Consulting Services.

YCDC wishes to invite eligible Individual Consultant to express his/her interest in providing his/her services as International Procurement Specialist.

The International Procurement Specialist shall be responsible for inter alia: i) Assisting YCDC to carry out procurement of civil works, goods, equipment and consultant services under the Project; ii) The buildup in the capacity of the various departments of YCDC in procurement and contract management; iii) Development of a framework and documentation for procurement and contract monitoring and training YCDC staff in the use and application of the framework; iv) Assistance to YCDC to resolve any procurement- related issues, including responses to comments from the World Bank and possible disputes and complaints from contractors, suppliers, consultants on contract award and progress in accordance with World Bank Procedures.

It is envisaged a one year contract, renewable for up to 12 months subject to satisfactory performance and a 3 month probationary period in the first year.

YCDC now invites eligible Individual Consultant to indicate his/her interest in providing the Services.

Interested individual consultant must provide information indicating that he/she is qualified to perform the services: Curriculum Vitae (should include a description of education and general qualifications, similar assignments, experience in similar conditions etc. and the names, business contacts and email addresses of three referees).

The successful candidate must have (Essential Qualifications and Knowledge/Experience): 1) An advanced degree in management, economics, business administration, engineering or any related field; 2) At least 10 years of working experience in public procurement in developing countries, including at least 5 years in conducting procurement under World Bank financed projects; 3) Experience in delivering procurement training and contract monitoring courses to public agencies; 4) Willingness to train national staff on day-to-day basis; 5) Must be computer literate in the use of software such as word processing, spreadsheets, planning software (MS Project) and any other applications used for procurement activities.

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, revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours [9.30a.m to 4.30p.m, Monday to Friday].

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 Friday, November 17, 2017 before 3:00 pm. Yangon City Hall

Contact Person U Nyan Thar
1st Floor, Yangon City Hall,  Kyauktada Township, Yangon,  Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
Tel ++95 1 371126
Fax No. 951-371126, 01-371126
E-mail ycdcdba@gmail.com

Source: Yangon City Hall

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