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Thursday, November 24, 2016

6653 International Expert to Draft the National Industry Policy (NIP) 2017-2022

Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Commerce & Ni-Vanuatu Business


Industry:
Government Department 
Location: 
The assignment will be based in Port Vila, Vanuatu, with field investigations envisaged to Espiritu Santo, Malekula, Efate and Tanna.
Job Hours:
Contract
Due Date
09-Dec-16

     



Job Description:
The Department of industry (DoI) is seeking the services of an international expert to draft the National Industry Policy 2017-2022 alongside a national expert with input and direction from the Director of the Industry. The policy will guide Industry development from 2017 and onwards. 

The international expert will provide the following services over two missions:
First mission:
  • Review relevant literature (preliminary list attached as Annex 1)
  • Carry out necessary consultations and field investigations on Efate, Santo, Malekula, and Tanna
  • Based on the situational analysis, further input from the workshop and discussions with the Director of Industry, draft a concept note for the policy. The policy should include, but not necessarily be limited to:
  1. An overview of the economy and the industrial sector in Vanuatu
  2. An assessment of the policy linkages to other relevant sectors to ensure maximum impact in the implementation of the policy
  3. Strategies to address barriers to further industrial development identified in the situational analysis study
  4. Identify how the Department of Industry should be organized and work with other Government Agencies and private sector stakeholders in order to effectively implement the policy recommendations
  5. Identify how the implementation of the policy will be monitored
  6. Identify means by which the Department of Industry, the Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business (MTTCNVB) and donor partners can fund the projects to implement the policy.
The concept note should include a preliminary outline of the thematic areas to be covered in the different chapters/parts of the policy.
After the completion of the draft concept note the national consultant will provide the following services:
  • Consult all stakeholders on the content of the concept note and if necessary make changes to the original draft
  • Validate the concept note with stakeholders.
Second mission:
  • Prepare the first draft of the NIP 2017-2022 and a priority action matrix for implementing the policy
  • Prepare necessary material for workshop on the draft policy, and, together with the national consultant, support the Director in presenting the draft NIP to a workshop of stakeholders for further input
  • Incorporate relevant comments from stakeholders in the workshop in order to finalize the NIP
  • Review the draft corporate plan prepared by the national consultant and provide recommendations for redrafting and finalization
  • Prepare materials for validation workshop on the policy for presentation by the Director of Industry
  • Incorporate inputs from the validation workshop and
  • Submit final version of the NIP to the Director of Industry.

The ORCBDS estimates that the above tasks will require 60 working days over two missions starting in September 2016 (or when the contract is signed) through December, 2016.
Criteria: 
Education
  • An advanced degree in economics, industrial development or other relevant field
Experience
  • Working experience on the topic of industrial and private sector development in a small island developing country is a strict requirement
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in government planning, with demonstrated competency in policy drafting and policy implementation
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Experience in stakeholder dialogue with private and public sector at various levels
  • Experience drafting an industry policy for a small island economy would be a strong advantage
  • Experience drafting an industry policy for a small island economy would be a strong advantage
  • Working experience in Vanuatu or other Pacific Island countries would be a strong advantage.

Salary:

Not Stated

Language:

English

How To Apply:

The Department of Industry estimates that the above tasks will require 60 working days over two missions starting in January 2017 (or when the contract is signed) through May 2017. 

There is no restriction on the nationality, citizenship or current residence of the candidate. Interested applicants should fill in the Request for Expression on Interest (REOI) – Documents will include all REOI requirements and response forms and copy of the full Terms of Reference (TOR). Please contact Mr James Tatangis via this email address, jtatangis@vanuatu.gov.vu if you want a copy of the REOI and TOR. 

Responses for EOI can be emailed to the Acting Secretary, Central Tenders Board, Mr Yannick Hughes on yhughes@vanuatu.gov.vu by latest Friday 09 December 2016 (11:00 local Port Vila time [GMT +11] and hard copy can be dropped or to be send by post to the Acting Secretary, Central Tenders Board, Ministry of Finance & Economic Management, SIPBuilding, PMB 9058, Port Vila in sealed envelope and be clearly marked “REOI Ref: MTTCNVB S1602 Recruitment of International Expert to Draft the National Industry Policy 2017-2022” 

Contact Person:

James Tatangis

Phone:

(+678) 7767687
Address: 
Acting Secretary, Central Tenders Board, Ministry of Finance & Economic Management, SIPBuilding, PMB 9058, Port Vila, Vanuatu

Email: 

yhughes@vanuatu.gov.vu 


Website:
Not Stated
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Source:
             24-November-16 Direct from Employer

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