REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT SELECTION)
Climate Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture Project (CRESAP)
Loan No.: 9347-BE
Project ID No.: P172592
Assignment Title: Administrative Assistant
Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): CS 03
The Government of Belize has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Climate Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
4The consulting services (“the Services”) is for a suitable qualified fulltime PROJECT STAFF- ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT as part of the Project Implementation Unit of the CRESAP within the Belize Social Investment Fund. The Administrative Assistant will be primarily responsible for the project’s general administrative and logistics activities undertaken as part of the CRESAP implementation, including safeguarding of project files.
The GOB has appointed the Belize Social Investment Fund (BSIF) as the implementing agency for the project and the BSIF is seeking to recruit an individual to fill the position of Administrative Assistant.
The consultancy is expected to be for an initial period of Twenty-four (24) months commencing November 2022. The Administrative Assistant will be supervised by the Project Coordinator (PC) of the CRESAP.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be obtained by submitting a request in writing via e-mail to email@example.com or at the following link https://sifbelize.org/wpcontent/uploads/2022/10/TOR–Administrative–Assistant–draft–for–CRESAP–October–20–2022.pdf on the website of BSIF at www.sifbelize.org.
The Belize Social Investment Fund now invites eligible individuals (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services (such as cover letter, Curriculum Vitae etc.).
Minimum Mandatory Requirements *(Required)
- An Associate degree in Arts, Business Studies, Business Administration, or any other field related to this assignment.
Three years’ experience working in public or private sector performing clerical and /or administrative functions such as making telephone calls; photocopying and/or scanning documents (max: 30 points)
*If these minimum requirements are not met, the candidates will not be considered for the process*
Additional Requirements (Desirable)
- Experience in creating, maintaining, and/or updating files based on public sector guidelines (max: 25 points);
- Experience in writing basic reports in MS Word, assisting with writing presentations in MS Power Point, preparing compilations done in MS Excel, scanning documents and sending via email (max: 20 points)
- Experience with logistics, planning and scheduling of events for 10 to 20 persons, preparing travel plans (max: 15 points)
- Experience working in a project environment (max 10 points)
Minimum total points required to be considered for the assignment is 75 points.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection of Individual Consultant method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours, i.e. 0800 to 1600 hours Belize Time.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by November 4, 2022 at 16:00 hours Belize Time.
Belize Social Investment Fund
Attn: Nellie Trench, Finance Coordinator
P.O. Box 459, 1902 Constitution Drive (3rd Floor), Belmopan, Belize