Private Sector Development Consultant – Technical Assistance - GeorgiaAction Against Hunger Spain (ACF)Closing date:
The Assignment length:
60 working days with possible extension if necessary
Tbilisi (Georgia) with occasional local travel if needed.
Action Against Hunger – Spain (ACF) and the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure(MRDI) in Georgia are seeking a Private Sector Development Consultant for a short-term assignment toassist the MRDI in identifying the most effective methodology to promote private sector developmentand provide direct technical assistance for initiating a private sector development programme.This assignment is to be financed under the ACF programme, “Technical Assistance for Local andRegional Development in IDP-populated regions in Georgia”, which is funded by the European Union.The goal of the programme is to contribute to building the capacity of the MRDI, the MunicipalDevelopment Fund (MDF), regional/local authorities and other participating institutions for theimplementation of the EU-funded programme "Support to Georgia's IDPs Action Plan: 2009 – Part III"that assists the integration, resettlement, economic and social integration of all IDPs within Georgia.
Terms of Consultancy
It is planned that the consultancy will take place over several phases. The initial assignment will be for a60 working days period and will cover the following:
Phase 1: Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
To undertake a comprehensive assessment of the current, ongoing programmes and initiativesfor private sector development in Georgia and to produce a report on the findings.2.
To plan and host round table meetings of principal stakeholders to identify potentialopportunities for support and investment from the MRDI and to examine possible synergieswith other programmes and initiatives3.
To assist the MRDI in developing its private sector development programme and methodologyand to provide support with the dissemination of this programme to the broader public4.
To assess the MRDI’s current capacities for running the PSD programme and to identifypotential partners and agencies that may assist with the management and implementation of the PSD programmeFuture assignments will identify additional needs for support and technical assistance and elaborate atraining plan to develop the capacity of those staff implementing the PSD programme. The consultant