The Policy and Innovation Facility (the Facility) aims to build capacity in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to formulate and implement economic policy reforms. This initiative will develop a high capacity facility to help the governments of both countries to solve their strategic as well as some burning tasks in the following areas: trade and investment policy, private sector development, access to finance, business environment reforms, and support of key sectors.
The Facility through its networks of international and local consultants will support the Government champions (ministries and agencies) in providing a tailored advice and assisting in implementing different high-profile types of assignments, which will become the Facility’s projects. The Facility will help to ensure that the wide range of efforts aimed at implementing commitments all adhere to high standards of rigor and credibility. It will also help ensure that progress toward such commitments is assessed, reported, and communicated in generally comparable ways, thus enabling tracking and management of outcomes across the country and/or relative to national targets.
Objective of the project
The project will provide technical assistance in developing a standard form (template; blueprint) of pre-feasibility studies of investment projects by sectors, taking into account the investment potential of the country’s regions. Furthermore, the technical assistance will build the capacities of relevant government officials in filling out these forms as well as on basics of conducting pre-feasibility studies.
Scope of the project
The project will consist of developing a standard form of pre-feasibility studies of investment projects and trainings with the aim of increasing capacities of governmental employees in using modern mechanisms for developing a pre-feasibility studies for investment projects.
- Developing a standard form of pre-feasibility studies of investment projects by:
- Conducting an analysis to determine the potential of the country’s regions for investment;
- Conducting an analysis in i dentifying sectors with high liquidity in different regions of the country;
- Organizing a series of trainings in order to improve the capacity of staff of ministries and agencies in using modern mechanisms in conducting pre-feasibility studies for investment projects.
- The Expert will work closely with a local consultant in managing delivery of the assignment
Overall requirements for the international short-term technical expert:
- Advanced degree in business administration, investments attraction, economics, or other relevant field;
- Relevant work experience in building relationships and working with government entities, business associations and private sector;
- Proven experience in policy formulation and implementation;
- Experience working in Central Asia;
- Proficient in English; knowledge of Russian is a strong asset;
Duration of the assignment: Six months
LoE: to be confirmed later
Start Date: As soon as possible
Last date for submission of applications is 3rd February 2020.
P.S. – The ToR is subject to change and will be finalized in consultation with the shortlisted consultant.