Request for Expression of Interest for Post: Business Development Specialist (One Position based in Siemreap Provincial Hall)







(Extension deadline to November 26, 2018)

Business Development Specialist (One Position based in Siemreap Provincial Hall)

  1. The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) through the Ministry of Economy and Finance has received a Credit from International Development Associate (IDA) to fund the Livelihood Enhancement and Association of the Poor (LEAP) Project. The project is a 5- year funded by the World Bank with IDA Credit number 5960-KH with the project code P153591. The project has a total budget of SDR 15,100,000, approximately USD 20,170,000 and became effective on May 26, 2017 and has a closing date of November 30, 2022.
  2. To commence and implement the Project, LEAP is urgently seeking qualified and experienced consultants to fill the following positions:

Minimum Key Qualification:

i. Has an Advanced Degree or Degree in Agriculture or Rural Development, Agri Business Management or Business Administration or similar degree;
ii. Has experience of working with state institutions and/or NGOs for ten(10) years in livelihood interventions such as farming and livestock;
iii. Demonstrated entrepreneurship experiences and/or business running experiences;
iv. Good interpersonal and communication skills and teamwork abilities;
v. Has knowledge and experience of working with poor households;
vi. Has experience of conducting studies, workshops, seminars, review meetings, annual planning exercises, etc.;
vii. Has experience supporting livelihoods based community institutions such as Agriculture Cooperatives, Producers Groups or Farmers Clubs, etc.;
Viii. Has experience of networking and partnership with agriculture based marketing organizations, corporate buyers, private sector;
ix. Experience of working knowledge in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power-point; and
x. Ability to communicate well in English is preferable.

  1.  The Ministry of Interior (MOI) requests expression of interest from qualified and experienced candidates to undertake the above mentioned services which are further detailed in the Term of Reference for the assignments. The consultants will be selected in accordance with the World Bank’s Consultant Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011, revised July 2014.
  2.  In submitting their expression of interest, candidates must provide their updated curriculum vitae, indicating professional skills, academic qualification, and experience in similar assignments, along with names of at least three (3) referees with contact information (e-mail address, telephone or fax numbers).
  3.  Interested candidates can request for detailed Terms of Reference (in English) for the assignment from the address below during office hours from 08:00 to 12:00 and from 13:30 to 17:00 hours, Monday through Friday, except the government public holidays.
  4.  Expression of interests must be submitted to the address below no later than November 26, 2018 (before 17:30 hours). Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and contract negotiation.
    Attention to: Mr. Heanh Bunna, chief of procurement of LEAP project.
    Address: Ministry of Interior’s Governance Resource and Learning Center (GRLC), #275, Preah Norodom Boulevard, Tonle Bassac, Chamkamon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Email: and copy to: