Job Opportunity
Number: (IUL)101-HR/1/2022/6
Published Date: 03 Jan 2022
Published Time: 14:40
Deadline: 17 Jan 2022 14:00
Ministry of Economic Development
Request for Expressions of Interest - Project Officer


Request for Expressions of Interest

Project Officer


Project Officer


COVID-19 Emergency Income Support Program



Number of staff

2 staff

The World Bank Group’s Country Partnership Framework endorsed by the Maldives and the World Bank board in May 2016, aims to support the Maldives to achieve more inclusive and sustainable growth, making better use of the country’s assets – human capital, natural assets, and financial resources.

The current World Bank engagement is focused on projects in fisheries, solid waste management, public financial management, improving employment with a special focus on tourism and IT sectors, renewable energy, urban development, COVID-19 response, and improving the country’s health and social security systems.

The GoM aims to strengthen the existing Project PMU under the Ministry of Economic Development to effectively implement the existing project activities and the proposed additional activities. The project PMU is currently housed within the Ministry of Economic Development. The PMU currently consist of members from the MoED and line agencies and operate as a joint coordinated effort. The Project Management Unit (PMU) for the COVID-19 Support Allowance Project will consist of teams for procurement, finance, social safeguards, communications, monitoring and evaluation—led by the Project Director and Deputy Project Director/Project Manager.

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.

  1. The Project Officer is expected to report to the World Bank Project Director and the Ministry of Economic Development.
  2. Manage the COVID-19 Income Support 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 delivery of  income support, enabling the institution to obtain the required information accurately on time and to make selection objectively and verifiably; and make payments efficiently and transparently.

Scope of service, Required Expertise & Qualifications, and Remuneration

Please refer to the Terms of Reference

Contract Duration

This is a 1-year contract ending December 2022, 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 January 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 hrs Maldivian time on January 17, 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]

03 Jan 2022