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: Innovative approaches to Public-Private Partnerships in smart grid investments: Best practice experiences from government collaboration with utilities

Deadline: 02-Oct-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) solar-energy

The proposed work consists of three tasks: (i) an analysis of innovative approaches to Public-Private Partnerships in smart grid investments and the role of the public sector; (ii) Recommendations for application of PPP models for smart grid investments and identification of a project/project concept pipeline, and; (iii) Dissemination of study findings report, slide deck and supplementing material through internal and external outreach to target audience. The final output will be a report and slide deck. The report will emphasize experiences from ongoing smart grid PPP projects in developed and developing countries and must provide practical guidance on the design, preparation and implementation of smart grid projects that can be used by government officials, utility managers and World Bank Group staff.

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How to foster a more inclusive environment for SMEs in PPPs?

Have you ever walked around a megastore, lost in the aisles of choices, only to go home 8904954746_0436040485_b.jpgwithout the one item you set out for? Conversely, have you ever wandered into a much smaller “mom and pop” shop and found everything you need?

Many reasons compel us to support small and medium businesses: tailored knowledge, personalized service, and the satisfaction of contributing directly to the local economy.
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Future-Proofing Resilient PPPs

“Hurricane Harvey Has Knocked Out 25 Percent of Gulf Gas Production” – GIZMODO36846391355_b535cade44_k

“This storm has already left hundreds of thousands without power along the Texas coast. And there are reports of significant damage to buildings in Rockport, Texas, near where the storm made landfall Friday night. At a press conference Saturday afternoon, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said it may be ‘several days before outages can be addressed’ due to continued high winds.” – VOX

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eC2: Firm consultancy for Strengthening of the PPP framework in Madagascar

Deadline: 19-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The ultimate objective of this activity is to improve the legislative, institutional, financial and technical framework to enable private investment and accelerate the PPP program in Madagascar. By strengthening the PPP framework, the support will put in place the foundation for Madagascar to more effectively develop and realize the benefits of PPPs. This support will include building institutions capacity and increasing political buy-in and ownership by strengthening the political, legal, and regulatory frameworks, managing associated risks, and enhancing transparency and accountability.

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eC2: Innovative models for waste water planning, financing and regulation

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

Wastewater resource recovery is being implemented in many countries around the waste water treamentworld but this is usually done in an ad-hoc basis and is not part of a long-term national strategy or policy. There are successes and failures around the world and information on the technological options abound, but there is much less information available on the institutional, regulatory and policy frameworks that incentivize these schemes nor on the financing/contractual arrangements behind these approaches. Many developing countries still think of wastewater as a waste; as something that needs to be treated and discharged. There is a need to move from a linear to a circular thinking.

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Finger Splints, Coding, Drones and R2D2: The Evolving Face of Technology and Development

Blood-delivering drones? Check. 3D-printer working off grid to print finger splints?drone Check. Disadvantaged women trained and employed in software-developing? Check. Is this how technology can deliver for development?

First things first. Let’s go back to the first principles. The World Bank’s World Development Report 2016 used a 3X3 framework to think about digital technology from a development lens: inclusion, efficiency and innovation for people, governments and businesses. Digital technologies, when employed as a tool for development, have the capacity to promote inclusive economies and societies, build upon existing capital and generate economies of scale. Herein lies powerful potential.

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eC2: Lilongwe Water PPP Technical Consultant

Deadline: 17-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC will hire the services of specialist consultants to support the IFC Project Team in delivering the advisory mandate, which is currently under negotiation. The IFC is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) at this early stage to ensure timely appointment of technical consultants. The RFP will be issued once the mandate has been signed with the Government of Malawi. The assignment will be to provide technical support to the IFC team in undertaking this transaction advisory project. The transaction advisory will be implemented in phases: Phase 1 to update and refine the due diligence that was previously undertaken and to revise the Transaction Structure. Phase 2 will be the implementation of the transaction including preparation of necessary tender documents and supporting the full procurement process.
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