REOI – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR A STUDY ON THE DRIVERS OF CORPORATE AND ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE PERFORMANCE IN AFRICA
AFRICA REVIEW MECHANISM INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT (APRM-ISP)
EOI /IC/ 11/2019: REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR A STUDY ON
THE DRIVERS OF CORPORATE AND ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE PERFORMANCE IN AFRICA
Financing Agreement reference: 2100155036916
Project ID No.: P-Z1-K00-084
Country: South Africa
Project Title: APRM-ISP
Date Issued: 12th July 2019
Close on:26th July 2019
The African Peer Review Mechanism has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the African Peer Review Mechanism Institutional Support Project (APRM-ISP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant as payments under the contract for a study on Drivers of corporate and economic governance performance in Africa.
Objective of the Assignment
The objective of the assignment is to help APRM Secretariat to conduct an empirical study, based on APRM working definitions, on the factors that drive the performance of corporate and economic governance in Africa.
Scope of the Assignment
The scope of service covers the responsibility of the consultant to draft a proposal of the study covering Africa. The consultant is expected to execute the assignment by gathering all the relevant data needed; analyse and report on the findings of the study. The study is expected to use mixed methodology approach with much emphasise on the empirical evidence. The empirical evidence should be thoroughly reflected using the APRM country review findings and recommendations; the progress reports of the reviewed countries, other studies within the research domain and interviews, where needed.
The Consultancy is scheduled to commence in October 2019 and the duration for the assignment shall be twelve (12) weeks.
The APRM now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (curriculum vitae and certified certificates, degrees etc.), description of similar assignments, and experience in similar conditions. The shortlisting criteria will be as follows.
Qualifications & Experience:
- Minimum of Master’s degree in Development Economics, Applied Economics and Statistics, Governance, Development Studies, or related field. PhD will be an added advantage.
- The consultant should have considerable specific knowledge of the African region and the governance challenges of the African Continent.
- The Consultant should have strong skill and five (5) years’ experience in empirical research and
- Must have relevant experience in publications (minimum of 7 years with Masters and 5 years with PhD).
- Demonstrated ability to write to a very high standard as evidenced by previous examples of relevant work accomplished in the field.
- Fluency in spoken English or French and ability to write lucid reports and documents in English or French is required; knowledge of the other language will be an added advantage.
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Procurement Policy for Bank Group Funded Operations”, dated October 2015, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours
Expressions of interest must be submitted by email or physically to the address below on or before 26th July 2019 at 1100hrs. The REOI shall be opened on 26th July 2019 at 1100hrs, only shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit proposal
SUBMISSION TO BE TITLED: EOI /IC/ 11/2019: INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR A STUDY ON THE DRIVERS OF CORPORATE AND ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE PERFORMANCE IN AFRICA
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