eC2: Rural Electrification Strategy for Togo

Deadline: 17-Oct-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) India Energy

IFC is seeking support on the development of a high-level rural electrification strategy to be delivered to the Government of Togo. The objective of this engagement will be to outline a clear vision and compelling strategy for achieving universal electrification in Togo, with a focus on off-grid systems. In this context, three specific analyses will be undertaken, namely: (i) identification of the high-level market potential for mini-grid and off-grid systems; (ii) articulation of potential business models that would be applicable in the context of Togo, covering private sector-led approaches, public-private partnership approaches, and public sector-led approaches; and (iii) indication of associated financing requirements, both concessional and commercial. This work will largely rely on existing data, specifically the parts of the country that have already been identified as likely to rely on off-grid systems for electrification at the short to medium terms.

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eC2: Technical Consultant Southeastern Europe Airport PPP

Deadline:  16-Oct-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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Objective: IFC PPP Transaction Advisory is in the process of being retained by a Government in Southeastern Europe to act as lead advisor on attracting private investment through a Public-Private Partnership for development of an airport or multiple airports. The Government is considering granting a long-term concession for expansion, operation and maintenance of the airport(s) to (i) benefit from expertise of an experienced operator to improve the quality of the service at the airport(s); (ii) access private financing for the airport(s) expansion. IFC’s primary role will be to support the Government in defining an appropriate scope of the PPP transaction and investment plan, exploring PPP options, structuring a PPP contract and conducting a transparent bidding procedure to attract a private investor to finance, design, expand, operate and maintain the airport(s) (the Project).

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eC2: Technical Consultant – Airport PPPs – IFC PPP Transaction Advisory

Deadline:  03-Oct-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC PPP Transaction Advisory is seeking to recruit an international technical consultant for structuring and implementation of an airport concession tender. The airport is in a EU member state and has capacity of ~5m passengers annually. Additional project information will be disclosed to the shortlisted companies. The work of the technical consultants is to be divided into two main phases. Phase 1 transaction structuring will encompass a technical analysis of all aspects of the project, including traffic projections, capital investment program, and environmental and social issues. Phase 2 will consist of the transaction implementation and will require from the technical consultant to assist in the successful tendering of the project by providing input to the technical annexes of the project documents, assistance with the bidders due diligence and evaluation of their technical offers.

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eC2: Technical Consultant – Airport PPP

Deadline: 05-Oct-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC PPP Transaction Advisory is seeking to recruit an international technical consultant for structuring and implementation of an airport concession tender. The airport is in a EU member state and has capacity of ~5m passengers annually. Additional project information will be disclosed to the shortlisted companies. The work of the technical consultants is to be divided into two main phases. Phase 1 transaction structuring will encompass a technical analysis of all aspects of the project, including traffic projections, capital investment program, and environmental and social issues. Phase 2 will consist of the transaction implementation and will require from the technical consultant to assist in the successful tendering of the project by providing input to the technical annexes of the project documents, assistance with the bidders due diligence and evaluation of their technical offers.

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eC2: Market Study for Green Building Finance in Indonesia and Vietnam

Deadline: 18-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

IFC is looking to hire a consultant firm to conduct a market study to identify challenges and opportunities as well as potential stakeholders of green financing products in both Indonesia and Vietnam (Consultant). This market study should be carried out with the objective to identify opportunities/feasibility for advisory services and investments by IFC relating to financing for green buildings in Indonesia and Vietnam. The study shall provide (1) an overview of the market, including status quo and challenges; and (2) feasible opportunities, especially ones where IFC can invest or engage.
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eC2:BASELINE DATA COLLECTION FOR THE DCM SHRIRAM CONSOLIDATED LIMITED (DSCL) PROJECT INDIA

Deadline: 18-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Survey

The external firm is to conduct the following:

Step 1: Brief desk review of existing project documents and external documents that are identified as relevant. The end result of this will lead to the inception report which provides a detailed plan for completion of the assignment

Step 2: Hiring and training of enumerators with IFC Staff and DSCL Staff invited to attend (attendance will be at the discretion of IFC and DSCL)

Step 3: Finalization of questionnaire: review and translation as well as pilot testing of questionnaire which can be done as part of enumerator training

Step 4: Data collection in the field which will include capturing of GPS data points through tablet (CAPI) technology (GPS data points need to be taken at the respondents home or farm.)

Step 5: Code and clean data set prior to transmission to IFC

Step 6: Allow time (7 business days) for IFC to conduct quantitative analysis.

Step 7: Synthesize the analysis completed by IFC into a report for the client
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eC2: FIRM TO SUPPORT BANK DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Deadline: 13-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Financial Education

 

IFCs Digital Financial Services (DFS) program in Africa aims to increase access to financial services by providing Financial Institutions (FIs) with capacity building, technical assistance and helping them adopt best practices. IFC has entered in agreement with a leading African bank to deliver a Digital Bank Transformation project commencing in September 2017. IFC is seeking to recruit a firm, with demonstrable hands-on experience guiding institutions through a digital transformation to support the banks transition team to adopt agile techniques in product development and to facilitate a start-up culture that reinforces innovation, efficiency and constant change.

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eC2: Lighting Africa – PAYG Market Attractiveness Index

Deadline: 12-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) solar-energy

IFC has supported development of the off-grid sector through a series of programs including Lighting Africa. To help broaden the reach of the PAYG business model, IFC is seeking the services of a firm to develop a Market Attractiveness Index that will provide PAYG companies with a diverse set of variables and market related information to inform their market expansion strategies for numerous countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Index will provide the necessary strategic framework for decision-making about market entry into new countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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NL & World Bank Events, Fall 2017

Welcome back from vacation! We have been gearing up for a busy next couple of months logo-wb-header-enwith the Annual Meetings just around the corner as well as a couple of World Bank Group & Netherlands collaboration mission/events on the way.  We understand that getting back into the swing of things after a vacation filled August can be tough…that is why we have compiled all the events relevant to and with involvement of the Netherlands below. Contact us if you are interested or plan on attending any of the events.

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