The Palestinian Liberation Organization has received a grant from the International Development Association (IDA) in the amount of USD 10 million for the benefit of the Palestinian Authority to provide additional finance to the Finance for Jobs (F4J) Project II. This project will be implemented over 4 years by DAI on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF).
The Finance for Jobs (F4J) Project is issuing this request for expression of interest to consulting firms interested in providing business planning assistance to the Investment Co-Financing Facility (ICF) eligible applicants in accordance with the Project Implementation Agency (PIA) team instructions. The ICF is a financing mechanism where F4J provides financing support to new investment projects in the form of grants to enable investors to proceed with their investments.
The assistance will include preparation of business plans, investment analysis and financial modeling, due diligence, risk analysis and mitigation, environmental assessment and safeguards (ESMPs), job creation estimates, governance, financial and management capacity assessment, procurement strategies project implementation readiness, upgrading production processes, market linkages and technology adoption.
The services may also require specialized technical expertise to assess the technical aspects of investment projects such as engineering design, production lines, solar systems, agriculture, light manufacturing, Telcom, IT and others as required.
The PIA invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consulting firms must provide information per the criteria below, indicating that they are qualified to perform the services. The shortlisting criteria are:
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 08:30 to 16:30 hours (Ramallah Time) from Sunday to Thursday.
Expressions of interest must be shared via email to the following email address; ProcurementF4J@dai.com by March 30, 2021 16.00 Palestine time.