Request for Expression of Interest : National Communication Consultant







Request for Expression of Interest (REOI)

National Communication Consultant based in PCO-Ministry of Interior

A. 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.

B. To commence and implement the Project, LEAP is urgently seeking qualified and experienced consultants to fill the following positions:

Minimum Key Qualification:

  1. Advanced university degree (master’s) in communications, media, public relations, marketing or a closely related field;
  2. At least ten (10) years’ relevant professional experience include experience of managing communications, media relations and events for business, civil society or public-sector agency;
  3. At least five (5) years in publishing documents and multi-media products to a high standard with development partners (bilateral and multi-lateral agencies);
  4. Understanding of rural development and employment issues;
  5. Documentation including preparation of photographic, video and written records of events and activities;
  6. Publishing: preparing documents and multi-media for publication with a high and consistent standard of presentation;
  7. Experience in event organization: preparation of conferences, workshops or other types of event;
  8. Basic knowledge of web-page management will be an asset;
  9. High standard of writing in Khmer and English;
  10. Good teamwork abilities;
  11. High level of computer literacy (skilled use of MS Office programmes including typing both Khmer and English);
  12. Personal interest, commitment, flexibility and willingness to work in a highly motivated team of professionals; and
  13. Ability to travel to areas of operations.

C. 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.

D. 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).

E. 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.

F. Expression of interests must be submitted to the address below no later than 2nd Jan 2020 (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: