ANNOUNCEMENTS: VACANCIES & RFPs

VacanciesRFPs
Manager – Monitoring and Supervision Department(0140/MISFA)
Location:   Kabul
Duration:   Permanent
Sex:   Male/ Female
No. of Post:   01
Nationality:   International
Announcement Date:   November 23, 2017
Closing Date:   December 6, 2017

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Short-Term Consultancy for Post-Pilot Evaluation of Women-only Branch (WoB), Kabul

FMFB-A is seeking to onboard a short-term (3-weeks) consultant for “Post-Pilot Evaluation of Women-only-Branch (WoB), Kabul”. The purpose of the project is to conduct a thorough ‘Post-Pilot Evaluation’ of FMFB-A’s Women-only-Branch (WoB) located in Kabul, Afghanistan. Also, to examine the feasibility of the current approach intended to be used in the larger scale roll-out of similar branches for women clients, run by women staff in other provinces. The consultant is expected to evaluate the performance of customized products and services developed for women clients and their feasibility in similar markets.:To Read Full Document Click here  & Here

CREDIT SCORING SYSTEM  RFQ FOR THE FIRST MICROFINANCE BANK- AFGHANISTAN

FMFB is looking to onboard a vendor for ‘Credit Scoring System’ for The First MicroFinance Bank in Kabul, Afghanistan. The main objective of the project will be to have an automated credit scoring system, and have it implemented it to standardize processes, services, and constitute a solid, long-term foundation for future growth, and have sufficient flexibility to configure the system based on bank’s requirements.:To Read Full Document Click Here

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)

The consulting services (“the Services”) include developing financial products that can be targeted at the youth and linked with non-financial services, and design of a pilot program to test the products. The consulting firm will conduct a market research to identify the financing needs and appropriate financial products and non-financial services required by the target market segment. The new products and non-financial services delivery channels will be pilot tested by up to three MISFA partner microfinance institutions to be identified during the market research. The pilot to be developed will take into account international research on youth financial and non-financial services. Downstream work (phase two) is planned as part of this assignment. The selected consulting firm will be expected to undertake the downstream assignment that will include an evaluation of the pilot test, revision of the products and service delivery channels, and providing recommendations for scale-up. The downstream assignment will be negotiated and contracted separately at a later date to be determined.: To Read Full Document Click Here

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST(CONSULTING SERVICES– FIRMS SELECTION)

The consulting services (“the Services”) include conducting impact assessment of the microfinance sector in Afghanistan based on a one-time retrospective design. It is expected that the assessment will use a cost-effective middle range approach to measure the impact of microfinance interventions to improve the understanding of program impacts on microfinance clients. The study will be limited to assessing the impact of financial services on clients, and will not include institutional and financial analysis. Although the impact research is intended to be national in scope, it will cover regions served by MISFA partner microfinance institutions, including the central, western, northern, and eastern parts of the country.This assignment is expected to commence in Jan2018 or thereabout.The Microfinance Investment Support Agency for Afghanistan (MISFA) 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.:To Read Full Document Click Here

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