REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES)


Revitalisation of the Inter- African Coffee Organisation (IACO): Preparation of the 2017-2022 and Strategy and Institutional Review.

Financing Agreement reference: 100000038

Project ID No: P-Z1-A00 017

The Inter African Coffee Organisation (IACO)[1] has received financing from the African Development Bank under The Nigerian Technical Cooperation Fund toward the cost of the study for Revitalization of Inter- African Coffee Organisation (IACO): Preparation of the 2017-2022 Strategy and Institutional Review, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Preparation of the 2017–2022 Strategy and Institutional Review.

The Consultant firm is required to prepare a New Strategy and carry out an Institutional Review for IACO.

Qualifications:

The selected firm should have sound expertise and strong experience in:

– Strategies and policies of International development Organization (regional, sub-regional, continental, world) with special emphasis on commodity based organizations;

– Economics/Finance/Human Resources;

– Financial management of international, regional and sub-regions organizations;

– Strong knowledge of the African commodity markets including Coffee, cocoa, rubber, tea, etc.

– English and French proficiencies as the two working languages of IACO;

– Etc…

Department issuing the request: Inter African Coffee Organisation (IACO)

Place of assignment: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Duration of assignment: 4 months

Tentative Date of commencement: June 1st, 2016

Detailed Terms of reference for the assignment: [attached]

Deadline for applications: 28th April 2016

Applications to be submitted to: Mr KOFFI K. Edgard

Any questions and requests for clarifications may be sent to Mr KOFFI K. Edgard at the following addresses: kedgard@iaco-oiac.org/ or _edgard@hotmail.fr

Terms of Reference

for the terms of reference see the website of IACO: www.iaco-oiac.org

The Inter African Coffee Organisation (IACO) now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Individual consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” May 2008 revised July 2012, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.

Interested consulting firms may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 09.00 AM to 04.00 PM[2].

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by 30th April at 05.00 PM GMT and mention “[IACO].

Secretary General – H.E. Frederick S.M. KAWUMA

Project Contact – KOFFI K. Edgard, Director for Economic Studies, IACO

B.P V210 Abidjan, 3rd Floor CAISTAB Building, Cote d’Ivoire,

Telephone:     +225 20 21 61 31/ 20 21 61 85

Fax:                +225 20 21 62 12

Email:             kedgard@iaco-oiac.org/ as_edgard@hotmail.fr

Web Site: www.iaco-oiac.org


[1] Recipient, in the case of grants

[2] For example, 0900 to 1700 hours


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