Ministry of Economic Development
Procurement Officer - MEERY Project

Request for Expression of Interest

Procurement Officer


Procurement Officer


MEERY Project



Number of staff

1 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 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 Procurement Officer.

The objective of this assignment

The MED wishes to contract a Procurement officer who will assist the procurement specialist and project team for the overall day to day Procurement management and coordination of the World Bank projects implemented by MED. The Procurement officer is expected to report to the Project Director and Procurement Specialist.

Scope of service, Required Expertise & Qualifications, and Remuneration

Please refer to the Terms of Reference

Contract Duration

The contract duration is specified for 1-year starting from commencement date.  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 June 2022.

The Ministry of Economic Development now invites interested eligible individuals to submit their Expressions of Interest (EoI). Interested individuals must provide a cover letter, ID Card Copy and 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.), academic certificates, and relevant reference letters, 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 1600 hrs Maldivian time on 13th June 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

Tel:  3323668

E-mail: [email protected]

02 June 2022