Short-term Consultant

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
SHORT-TERM CONSULTANT (STC)

 
IFC, a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with more than 2,000 businesses worldwide, we use our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in the toughest areas of the world. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.
 
IFC is working on necessary upstream works on other agri sub-sectors including cassava and pepper to support further development of these sub-sectors in Cambodia. Part of this effort, IFC is undertaking an in-depth diagnostic on cassava value chains.
 
IFC is looking to hire an STC, national or international, for 40 days from January 29th to April 20th, 2018 to conduct an in-depth diagnostic on cassava value chains to achieve the following objectives:
 
♦ Undertake an in-depth supply chain analysis, including specific market con-straints, priority areas, and potential IFC engagement opportunities; and
♦ Undertake clients mapping (tops players, market share, affiliations), their business needs, strategic interests and prioritization for IFC engagement.
 
ELIGIBILITY:
Interested consultant is expected to have:
♦ In-depth understanding of agribusiness with a broad knowledge of the cassava sub-sector in Cambodia;
♦ Demonstrated experience in working effectively with local and international agribusiness firms;
♦ Proven experiences in research and analytical works and undertaking similar studies;
♦ Possess advanced degree in business, economics, agriculture or related field;
♦ Fluency in English with excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, and articulate issues and recommended solutions;
♦ Previous working experience with the World Bank Group is a benefit.
 
Detailed Term of Reference (ToR) is available in the link below. Expressions of Interest should be submitted, in English, electronically through World Bank Group eConsultant2, selection number 1254567. (https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org/wbgec/index.html)