Maldives: Enhancing Employability and Resilience of Youth (MEERY) Project
Reference No.: (IUL)101-HR/1/2022/22
Date: 25th January 2022
Request for Expressions of Interest
Number of staff
The Government of Maldives (GoM) is implementing the “Maldives: Enhancing Employability and Resilience of Youth” (MEERY) Project funded by the World Bank. The objective of the project is to improve the relevance of technical and vocational skills and foster entrepreneurship to promote youth employment in priority sectors. The GoM aims to strengthen the project implementation, with a new PMU housed within the Ministry of Economic Development (MoED) for effectively implementing existing project activities and the proposed additional activities related to the Ministry of Economic Development (MoED).
The PMU will consist of members from the MoED and line agencies and operate as a joint coordinated effort. The Project Management Unit (PMU) for the Maldives: Enhancing Employability and Resilience of Youth Project will consist of teams for procurement, finance, social safeguards, media – led by the Project Director and assisted by Project Manager.
As part of implementing the new PMU for MEERY under MoED, the Ministry of Economic Development wishes to contract a Project Officer.
The objective of this assignment
The MoED wishes to contract a Project Officer who will assist the project team with the overall day to day management and coordination of the project.
- The Project Officer is expected to report to the World Bank Project Director and the Ministry of Economic Development.
- Manage MEERY Project as per the objectives defined and agreed by the World Bank and the Government of Maldives, whereby establishing the mechanism to improve efficiency and transparency in the project implementation, enabling and facilitating institutions to obtain the required information accurately on time and to make selections objectively and verifiably; and make payments efficiently and transparently.
Scope of service, Required Expertise & Qualifications, and Remuneration
Please refer to the Terms of Reference
This is a 1-year contract ending February 2023, with the possibility of extension with pipeline donor projects. Upon signing of the contract, 3 months shall be counted as the probationary period. The contract shall be renewed based on performance, need, and funding.
This contract is expected to commence in February 2022.
The Ministry of Economic Development now invites interested eligible individuals to submit their Expressions of Interest (EOI). Interested individuals must provide their CV with information demonstrating that they are qualified to perform the services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc.) covering the Key Qualifications listed in the Terms of Reference.
The expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by regular mail, emails, no later than 1400 hours, Maldivian time on February 08, 2022.
Note: The request for expressions of interest shall be read in conjunction with the TOR for the respective post.
Ministry of Economic Development
Velaanaa Building, 11th Floor,
Republic of Maldives
E-mail: [email protected]