REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP)

The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office No. 5, San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur thru its Bids and Awards Committee invites applicants to submit the herein listed requirements for the hiring of Individual consultants under the various components of the PHILIPPINE RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (PRDP), a six year program designed to establish the government platform for a modern, climate smart and market oriented agri-fishery sector.

I-BUILD Component

  1. Rural Infrastructure Engineer -1 person for 5 months @ Php48,000.00/month

I-SUPPORT Component

  1. Administrative  Officer II         -1 person for 5 months @Php30,000.00/month
  2. Economist                               -1 person for 5 months @Php48,000.00/month

The Agency intends to apply the amount of SIX HUNDRED THIRTY THOUSAND PESOS

(Php 630,000.00) as Estimated Project Cost (EPC).

The hiring of individual consultants shall be guided by the World Bank procurement guidelines and the terms of reference of the above positions which shall be posted at DA Web & PhilGEPS. The engagement of the above individual consultants shall be for 5 months and extension contract will be subject to performance evaluation.

 The prospective applicants should submit the following requirements/documents, to wit:

  1. Letter of Intent/Application letter with latest PERSONAL DATA SHEET (PDS

form 212)

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified True copy of related credentials

I-BUILD Component: Rural Infrastructure Engineer

                                     Qualifications:

  • Licensed Civil Engineer or Agricultural Engineer;
  • With minimum 5 years experience in Rural Development;
  • Minimum of 48 hours relevant trainings;
  • Proficient in written and oral communications;
  • Computer literate with high proficiency in MS word, excel, and power point;
  • Knowledgeable of the harmonized procurement guidelines of the WB and RA 9184;
  • Ability to work with stakeholders on multiple levels including non-government organizations, people’s organization, donors, media groups, religious groups and local government units;
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Can work independently and result oriented;
  • Willing to be assigned at the provincial sub-project level most of the time.

I-SUPPORT Component:   Administrative Officer II

                                     Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Commerce, Engineering, Economics, Agribusiness or Information and Communication Technology course and/or related courses;
  • Preferably with three (3) years experience on technical and administrative works;
  • Has experience and interest in internal and external communications, rural development and/or institutional development ;
  • Has experience in working with foreign-assisted and special project implemented by government/non-government agencies;
  • Proficient in written and oral communication;
  • Computer literate with high proficiency in ms word, excel, and power point;
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills;
  • Demonstrates the principle of completed staff work;
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, monitor and work efficiently on documents  and tasks while maintaining quality of work, and deliver outputs within established deadline and timeline; and
  • Ability to be discrete and able to  keep confidential information

I-SUPPORT Component:     Economist

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Management, Business Management/ Administration or any related field in Economics or Agriculture with training in economic and financial analysis and program/project appraisal and evaluation.
  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant professional experience in performing cost-benefit analysis and financial analysis preferably in a development project;
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in microsoft applications. expecially in microsoft excel;
  • Knowledgeable and has experience in data collection, data analysis and research;
  • Work well both independently with minimal management direction and with a team;
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to conceptualize, plan and execute innovative ideas, as well as, transfer of knowledge and skills;
  • Able and willing tot travel as deemed necessary;
  • Good network of academic and professional contracts; and
  • Familiarity with the PRDP system will be an asset

Deadline for the submission of requirements/documents to the PRDP Screening Committee thru the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), DA RFO 5, San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur will be before 5:00 in the afternoon of July 22, 2019. The applicants will be advised as to the schedule of interview and exam. The Department of Agriculture assumes no responsibility whatsoever to compensate or indemnify bidders for any expense incurred in the preparation of the proposal.

For more details/information, please refer to:

            Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat
            Department of Agriculture RFO 5
            San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur

            Tel No. 477-3356 or log on to our web site (http://bicol.da.gov.ph) or http//philgeps.net

July 10, 2019. San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur.

                                                                                               
ENGR. TEODORO C. ELEDA                                                                                    Vice -Chairman, Bids & Awards Committee
Chief, CHUDS