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Request for expressions of interest (consulting services – local advisor), Closing Date: 1 June 2018.

The Government of 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 the South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds to finance the preparation and establishment of SEADRIF, a regional joint insurance back liquidity mechanism to secure access to sovereign disaster risk insurance.

The Consulting Services (“the Services”) shall consist of facilitating country engagement in the preparation and establishment of SEADRIF, disaster risk financing and insurance within Ministry of Planning and Finance (MoPF), and supporting MoPF to systematically mainstream disaster and climate resilience into public investment planning and development process, in coordination with other relevant line Ministries and National Disaster Management Committee (NDMC).

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.

The MoPF now invites eligible national advisor (“advisor”) to indicate his/her interest in providing the Services. Interested advisor should provide information demonstrating that he/she has the required qualifications and relevant experience 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/experence): (1) an advanced degree or bachelor degree in finance, economics, purlic administration, or similar; (2) professional experience in finance, insurance, public financial management, insurance management, or similar;(3) similar work experience that may include project coordination, multistakeholder coordination, and experience with working on donor financed project; (4) willingness to deliver insurance and re-insurance training to MoPF staff on day-to-day basis, (5) must be computer literate in the use of Microsoft office, outlook, and email, (6) strong communication, writing, editing, interpersonal, outreach, and facilitation skills; (7) fluent spoken and written in Burmese and English.

The attention of interested advisor 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 dated January 2011 and revised in July 2014. (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

An advisor 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 [9:30 a.m to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday].

Expression 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, June 1, 2018 before 4:00pm (local time).

Contact Person: DawNi Ni Than

Project Director and Director of Debt Management Division

Treasury Department, Ministry of Planning and Finance

1st Floor, Office No. 34, Treasury Department

Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Telephone: +95 -67-410-171, +95 -67-410-172
Fax No. : +95-67-410-170
E-mail for applications: sisipyone@gmail.com,ninithan07@gmail.com,thinthinsu29@ gmial.com,kayzinlatt26@gmail.com, and ssh.mopf@gmail.com,
Website: http://www.mopf.gov.mm/eng

Source: Ministry of Planning and Finance

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