Deadline Date:
Closed.

CONSULTING SERVICES: GENERATION OF 60 INVESTOR LEADS, CONNECTORS, SITE SELECTION ADVISERS AND INFLUENCERS AND THE SECURING OF THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE OUTSOURCING TO THE CARIBBEAN CONFERENCE (OCC) 2017

Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) has received financing under the 11th European Development Fund, Regional Private Sector Development Programme (EDF, RPSDP) to increase employment in the region, inclusiveness, particularly for youth, women and indigenous groups, and secure overall poverty reduction in CARIFORUM states (that is Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago).  The support of the aforementioned regional economies is realized through efforts to build private sector capacity at the firm level in order to increase export competitiveness; the strengthening of the capacity of business support organizations (BSOs) to provide greater support to the Private Sector; and the strengthening of regional mechanisms aimed at promoting effective Public-Private and Private-Private Dialogue in order to develop a more effective business enabling environment.

Caribbean Export, the executing agency, now wishes to procure consultancy services for the conduct of the assignment: Generation of 60 investor leads, connectors, site selection advisers and influencers and the securing of their participation in the Outsourcing to the Caribbean Conference 2017. The general objective of this consultancy is the identification of key outsourcing sector targets and the securing of their participation in the OCC event scheduled for December 2017 in Jamaica.

Caribbean Export now invites interested and eligible firms and consultants to submit detailed Technical and Financial Proposals guided by the published Terms of Reference for this assignment.  Consulting firms and consultants from Africa, Caribbean, the Pacific countries and the European Union may apply.

In the assessment of proposals, consideration will be given to the Qualifications, Skills and General Professional Experience of the consultant (s) or firm.  All information must be submitted in English.

Further information or clarification may be obtained from Caribbean Export between 08:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. Please submit your queries to: [email protected]  copied to [email protected]. Responses will be uploaded to the Caribbean Export website.

Submissions can be made either electronically (no more than 9MB) to: [email protected] copied to [email protected]  or by hard copy to the address below by 28 June 2017, 4:30 pm EST. Please ensure that you are in receipt of an acknowledgment of delivery prior to the stated deadline.

The subject line of the electronic mail must read ″11TH EDF – RFP –LEAD GENERATION FOR THE OCC 2017.″

Caribbean Export reserves the right to accept or reject late applications or to cancel the present invitation partially or in its entirety. It will not be bound to assign any reason for not selecting any applicant for this assignment and will not defray any costs incurred by any applicant in the preparation and submission of a proposal.

Download the full terms of reference here.

Download the response to questions on the RFP –LEAD GENERATION FOR THE OCC 2017.

Find out more about the BPO sector in the Caribbean and download the ‘Investing in the Business Process Outsourcing Sector in the Caribbean Report from IDB.