Job: Feasibility study on productive use of electricity for small businesses in Itaswi, Kwamtoro & Taigo, Dodoma

Organization: Energy 4 Impact
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 21 Apr 2017

Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): CS-08

The Energy 4 Impact, formerly GVEP International, has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Energy Small and Medium Enterprise Support Project, (referred to as Energy Business for Development Project) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include to identify and support local micro-businesses with a view to improving local economic activity. In order to plan and execute the project successfully, it will be important to undertake a feasibility study of the local opportunities in order set appropriate and achievable objectives.

The targeted businesses would likely be in the areas of agriculture given the development of that industry in the area, however in this feasibility report the consultant should use their independent judgement in recommending appropriate business activities to focus on. Where suitable the project should also investigate potential for larger enterprise. The assignment will be conducted in Tanzania during a period of 6 weeks from mid-May 2017.

Energy 4 Impact now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are: existing knowledge & experience in the market (20%), Interpretation of the TOR (15%), proposed methodology (15%), ability to meet the objectives of the study (30%), budget (10%) and timeline to provide the deliverables (10%).

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants Under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 and revised July 2014, (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultants Qualification (CQS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

How to apply:

Energy for Impact
Attention: Abishek Bharadwaj
Mbaruk Road, Off Muchai Drive
Off Ngong Road, Opposite Panorama Court
P.O. Box 76580 00508, Nairobi, Kenya

T: +254 (20) 8000 642

M: +254 (0) 792532951

Email: [email protected] ; [email protected]



Annex A: Terms of Reference (attached to EOI)