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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FROM INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS

Loan No. 3194-CAM (SF)

Consulting Services for Greater Mekong Subregion Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project

(Individual International and National Consultants)


The Kingdom of Cambodia (Cambodia) has received a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the costs of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Tourism Infrastructure for Inclusive Growth Project (the project). Part of this loan will be used to finance eligible payments for consulting services required to undertake: (i) Destination Management Capacity Building Support (DMCBS); and (ii) Financial Management & Procurement Support (FMPS) for the project. The Ministry of Tourism now invites expressions of interest (EOI) from eligible individuals from ADB member countries for the provision of consulting services to assist in the implementation of the project.

The objective of the project is to increase tourism receipts in Kampot, Kep, and KohKong provinces. The project will contribute to increase and more equitable distribution of tourism benefits by improving last-mile tourism access infrastructure and environmental services; catalysing additional private investment; promoting tourism-related micro, small and medium-sized enterprise development; and supporting capacity building to strengthen destination management, marketing, and the implementation of regional tourism standards.

Additional information about the project is available on the ADB website at http://www.adb.org/projects/documents/cam-gms-tourism-infrastructure-inclusive-growth-project-rrp

The DMBCS and FMPS individual consultants will coordinate and work closely with the project management and civil engineering support (PMCES) consultants, which will be recruited separately through a firm.

The individual positions required are:

Destination Management Capacity Building Support
1. International Tourism Specialist/Deputy Team Leader (24 person-months)
2. National Tourism Destination Management and Training Specialist (36 person-months)

Financial Management &Procurement Support
3. National Procurement Specialist (6 person-months)
4. National Financial Management Specialist (27 person-months)

EOIs should follow the format provided in Expression of Interest for Individual Consultants which can be downloaded from the Loans/Loan-related Grants section of the webpage http://www.adb.org/site/business-opportunities/operational-procurement/consulting/documents. A Curriculum Vitae (CV) must also be submitted. In general the EOI must:

(i) Clearly state the position for which the EOI is submitted;
(ii) Cover all personal details and contact details of the individual;
(iii) Provide details of specific qualifications and experience related to the assignment
(iv) Demonstrate technical competence and geographical experience;
(v) Provide details of past experience working with similar projects; and
(vi) Other information that may enhance the EOI.

The selection process will be in accordance with ADB’s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by the Asian Development Bank and its Borrowers (March 2013, as amended from time to time). Any individual expressing interest in more than one position must demonstrate complementarity.

Interested individuals may obtain further information (including the full Terms of Reference) from:

Mr. Oum Phea
Procurement Officer
Ministry of Tourism
#3A, Street 169, Sangkat Veal Vong, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
E-mail: oumphea@yahoo.com
EOIs, including CVs, may be submitted electronically to oumphea@yahoo.com, delivered in hard copyto the address above or submitted online through ADB’s online consultant management system (csrn.adb.org) by 16 February 2015

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