International Consultant for Analysis of Seaweed Sector in Vietnam (re-post)

The Swiss Cooperation Office for Vietnam (SCO) is the representative of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). It is responsible for the coordination of the Swiss Development Cooperation of the Swiss Government in Vietnam.
We are seeking a highly qualified international consultant (as team leader of a two-member team of one international and one national consultant) to carry out an analysis of seaweed sector in Vietnam. The mission is foreseen to take place during October/ November 2014.

Detail of the Terms of Reference (TORs) of the research is attached:

It can also be found on our website

If you are interested in the assignment, please send your offer including your technical proposal with an outline of workplan and methodology on how you will carry out the assignment, proposed daily fee, CVs and references to [email protected] with the subject “Application for Seaweed Study”. Individual submission is possible. Team proposals are an advantage.

The criteria for selection include: Business or Development Economics background; Considerable and proven experience in value chain, market analysis, market development and growth, with a proven track record of working in the private sector; Detailed experience in developing markets in a number of commodity value chains (deep knowledge and understanding of the seaweed sector in other countries is an advantage); Experience of working in and with International and local NGOs as well as local government and businesses; and experience of markets in the region and global, especially for seaweed; fluent English (writing, speaking).

Closing date for submission is 12 September 2014.

Please be informed that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Swiss Cooperation Office for Vietnam (SCO)
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2014-09-12