REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)
MINISTRY OF YOUTH, SPORTS AND CULTURE (MoLYC) JOBS FOR YOUTH (J4Y)PROJECT
Public Sector Grant No: 2100155033671 Loan No: 2100150036497 Project ID No: P-MW-IA0-005 Procurement Ref. No: J4Y/AfDB/C/C1-2019/001
AN INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT – FOR A POLICY AND TECHNICAL ADVISOR – DEVELOPMENT AND INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF BUSINESS INCUBATION IN MALAWI
The Government of the Republic of Malawi, has received financing from the African Development Fund (ADF) towards the cost of support in creating Jobs for Youth (AY) Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this Loan and Grant to payments under the contract for consulting services for a:
Policy Advisor — Development and Institutionalization of Business Incubation in Malawi.
The overall objective of the assignment is to provide support services to the Government under the J4Y Project to successfully develop and institutionalize business incubation as a vehicle for creating and enhancing growth of businesses in Malawi in order to create jobs and wealth. The specific objectives of the assignment are to:
To support the Government in the formulation of business incubation policy and legal framework based on the existing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Policy;
To support and strengthen implementation of incubation services under the eight (8) Business Incubation Centers established under the Jobs for Youth (J4Y) Project;
To support the national human and institutional capacity development towards business incubation services;
To support the establishment of strategic partnerships, networking and resource mobilization mechanisms for the development and institutionalization of business incubation.
The duration of the contract is person-days for the assignment is twelve (12) months on a retainer basis; with inputs requirements defined as and when required. The Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture (MoYSC) now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, etc.).
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Fund’s “Procurement Policy Framework and Methodology”(dated October, 2015)„ which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.
Interested consultants may obtain further information, including detailed Terms of Reference, at the address below during office hours from 07:30 to 16:30 hours (local time).
Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address above by Friday, 5th November, 2019 at 14:00hours local time and mention “Individual consulting services for A Policy Advisor – Development and Institutionalization of Business Incubation in Malawi” Jobs for Youth Project