Term of Reference
Mekong Institute (MI) is an intergovernmental organization that contributes to regional cooperation and integration through capacity development, dialogue, and advocacy for the acceleration of sustainable socio-economic development and poverty alleviation in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
Founded and represented by Cambodia, P.R. China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, MI’s strategies are aligned with the core tenets of the GMS Cooperation Program Strategic Framework 2030, ASEAN Economic Community, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
MI supports these frameworks through the implementation of projects across the areas of Agricultural Development and Commercialization, Trade and Investment Facilitation, and Sustainable Energy and Environment, while addressing issues of social inclusion and vulnerability, digital economy and innovation, and labor mobility to cement holistic and sustainable development impacts in the subregion and beyond.
3.Document and evidence for Revised Operations Manual
The individual or consultancy firm will revise MI Operations Manual referring to the types of documents which consist of:
The revised operations manual timeframe is from May 1 to July 15, 2023, but this can be negotiated when s/he is offered the assignment.
5.Main prioritized tasks and Responsibilities
The individual or consultancy firm will pay particular attention to the following: PART ONE: MEKONG INSTITUTE ORGANIZATION
- The remaining items are in the Operations Manual PART TWO: HUMAN RESOURCES
- Consolidate the Revised Operations Manual, including finance, administration, procurement, and other parts.
The individual or consultancy firm payment will be transferred to their bank account upon submission of the invoice. The payment schedule is as follows:
7.Assignment Prohibited and Termination
The consultant is prohibited from assigning or sub-grant any part of the activities under the agreed assignment without the prior written consent of MI. Where such prior written permission is given, it shall not relieve the consultant of any of its responsibilities under this contractual agreement.
The consultant shall ensure that the writings, textual matter, drawings, photographs, pictures, maps, and diagrams, and all materials submitted to MI are either (i) original with the consultant in all respects and do not infringe the copyright or intellectual property right of any third party; or (ii) should there be any part of the writings, textual matter, drawings, photographs, picture, maps, diagrams and material which are not of the consultant's original work, the consultant shall have obtained/cleared all copyright permissions. MI shall have the right to terminate this contract if the consultant cannot fulfill his / her obligations under the terms and conditions of this TOR, or the contractual agreement may be terminated by either MI or the consultant, whichever comes first.
If a conflict arises between MI and the consultant, the SMT shall discuss and resolve the dispute amicably.
MI shall not be responsible for any liability for any damages, losses, illness, injuries, and death that may occur to or be caused by the consultant during the assignment.
10.Required qualifications, skills, and experience
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