Somaliland: Ministry of Finance is Recruiting for a Change Management Consultant


Somalilandsun- The Government of Somaliland has received a Grant from the World Bank towards the cost of the Public Financial Management Capacity Strengthening Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is “to establish and strengthen institutional capacity for the management of public funds in central finance agencies and targeted sectors”. The consulting services including “Change Management Consultant will be responsible for integrating change management initiatives in activities as outlined in the Change Management Tools.

Name of the Procuring Entity: PFM Reform Coordination Unit, Government of Somaliland  

Project Name: Public Financial Capacity Strengthening Project

Project ID: P151492

TF#: TF-A0389

Subject of Procurement: Change Management Consultant

Reference No: SO-MOF-SL-81687-CS-INDV

Deadline: 08 December, 2018 at 4:00 PM (Hargeisa Time)

1. Objective of the Assignment

The Change Management Consultant will be responsible for ensuring that all stakeholders in the PFM Reform Program, and especially those within government, are comfortable with and are able to adapt to the changes that are occurring as a result of PFM reforms.

2. Responsibilities

The Change Management Consultant will be required to undertake the following: The Consultant will develop for GoSL and begin implementing a Change Management Plan and Framework that should incorporate the following; Assessment of changes to processes and practices for PFM Reform stakeholders; Development of metrics to measure success of change management processes and, in particular, identify areas for further improvement; Design of training plan for PFM Reform Stakeholders; Overview of Change Management Tools required to ensure successful embedding of Change Management Practices across the PFM Reform Program, Clearly identify obstacles to successful Change Management Practices and design mitigating strategies in light of those obstacles;  Monitor output of Change Management Metrics in order to identify clearly areas for further improvement; Conduct training for stakeholders across the PFM Reform Program in order to successfully integrate and implement Change Management practices (as described in the Change Management Plan and Framework); The Consultant will work closely with and members of the PFM Reform Unit to ensure that they are able to lead and effectively manage Change Management procedures in the long term and all other tasks detailed in the Term of Reference (TOR) that will be provided upon submission of application (in person or by e-mail).

3. Duration of the Assignment: The consultant will be engaged for 12 months.

4. Selection Criteria

The PFM Office now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services. The qualifications, experience and competencies include:

4.1. Qualification

The Change Management Consultant should have the following qualification:

MA Qualification in Change Management, HR, Communication, Development, Knowledge Management, or similar field.

4.2. Experience

The Change Management Consultant should have the following experience:

Experience in designing and implementing change management reform programs
Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in change management, institutional reform, governance, organisational design/development and/or HR management
History of coaching and embedding change management techniques to local counterpart staff
Experience of working in Fragile States
Fluency in English required, Knowledge of Somali preferred

5. Reporting

The Change Management Consultant will report to the PFM Project Coordinator.

6. Submission Requirements

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 (January 2011), revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. Please visit setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines.  

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 (revised July 2014) – Selection of Individual Consultant.

Further information including a detailed Terms of Reference can be obtained from the PFM Reform Coordination Unit in person or by e-mail at the address below during office hours 07:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday to Thursday.

Expressions of interest must be delivered (in person or by e-mail) or in a written form to the address below by 4:00 PM 08/December/2018.

Contact Information

PFM Office- Ministry of Finance

Project Coordinator

Attn: Hassan Farah Mohamed

Hargeisa, Somaliland