ETH/IC/2017/006 - NC to support establishing of a Credit Risk Guarantee Fund for renewable energy lending at the Development bank of Ethiopia

Country: Ethiopia
Language: EN
Number: 2577835
Publication date: 15-06-2017
Source: United Nations Procurement Notices (UNDP)
Tags: Energy

Description

ETH/IC/2017/006 - NC to support establishing of a Credit Risk Guarantee Fund for renewable energy lending at the Development bank of Ethiopia
Procurement Process : RFP - Request for proposal
Office : UNDP Country Office - ETHIOPIA
Deadline : 30-Jun-17
Posted on : 15-Jun-17
Development Area : CONSULTANTS
Reference Number : 38526
Link to Atlas Project :
00086749 - Promoting Sustainable Rural Energy Technologies (RETs)
Documents :
ETH/IC/2017/006 - Terms of Reference (ToR
ETH/IC/2017/006 - IC Proposal Submission Form
Overview :

BACKGROUND/PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The Ministry of Water Irrigation and Electricity (MoWIE) of Ethiopia in collaboration with several partners, including UNDP, the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) and UNCDF, is implementing the GEF-financed project titled “Promoting Sustainable Rural Energy Technologies (RETs) for Household and Productive Uses” (further referred to as ‘the Project’). The project will seek to implement a private sector driven and market based approach towards promoting the use of Rural Energy Technologies in rural communities in Ethiopia in order to increase the use of RETs significantly.

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Scope of the work

The objective of the assignment is to support DBE and project partners in establishing and operationalizing the Credit Risk Guarantee Fund for renewable energy lending.

EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND DELIVERABLES

Under the supervision of UNCDF CleanStart Programme Manager and the direct supervision of DBE Special Fund Administration and RFIP Directorate Director, and in close cooperation with the Energy Coordination Team of DBE, the consultant is expected to support DBE in establishing and operationalizing the credit risk Guarantee Fund. Main tasks include:

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QUALIFICATIONS OF THE SUCCESSFUL INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR (IC)

DBE/UNCDF/UNDP are seeking a national individual expert with substantive proven experience and capacity to provide the required support to DBE outlined above. In particular, the national consultant is expected to have:

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in Finance, Economics, or comparable field (or A bachelor’s degree in these fields with 7 years of experience);
  • At least 7 years of experience at medium or senior level in a financial institution in Ethiopia, preferably in a lending environment;
  • Experience in working with credit risk guarantee fund mechanisms is an advantage;
  • A network of contacts in the Ethiopian banking sector is an advantage;
  • Excellent knowledge of English, including the ability to set out a coherent argument in presentations and group interactions;
  • Capacity to communicate fluently with different stakeholders (bankers, private sector, government authorities);
  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Compliance of the UN Core Values:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Treats all people fairly without favouritism; and
  • Fulfils all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

Important Note:

The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposals.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION:

  • Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded hereto.
  • Group of Individuals and/or Firms are not eligible for this consultancy assignment (open only for individual consultant).

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

The following proposals must be prepared as per the IC Proposal Submission Instructions. The Proposals shall be submitted before application deadline June 30, 2017 via UNDP Ethiopia Secured mail address: procurement.et@undp.org

  • Technical Proposal in pdf under file name: ETH-IC-2017-006 – TP - [insert your name]
  • Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: ETH-IC-2017-006 – FP - [insert your name]

Please note that these proposals shall be submitted to the designated secured email into two files but in one email unless both Files are Greater than 9MB file size

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • Failing to submit anyone of the documents stated above will automatically disqualify the candidate from further technical evaluation;
  • Those prospect consultants who fail to submit both Technical and Financial proposals as per the IC Proposal Submission Form and to the designated secured email will not be further considered for evaluation;
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

EMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL (Compulsory):

  • While submitting your proposals to procurement.et@undp.org be sure your email subject line is ETH-IC-2017-006 in order to let our Office easily locate your respective proposals from secured email and be considered in subsequent evaluations.