CLOSING DATE AND TIME: NOVEMBER 12, 2018 @ 5.00 PM EST
IFC’s Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services (MAS) department covers sectors which cater to basic human needs such as food, shelter, jobs, and health and education. These sectors play a critical role in providing goods and services to consumers, create jobs, contribute to government revenue, and stimulate growth through SMEs.
IFC's priorities in MAS are: (i) increasing access to goods and services, with a particular focus on frontier countries and regions; (ii) building top sector expertise to make IFC the preferred partner for key clients (iii) supporting local companies, while improving their transparency, efficiency and sustainability; (iv) catalyzing foreign investment, including mobilizing B loans and parallel loans; and (v) developing client, sector and country-level solutions that can be scaled and replicated with a special focus on climate change.
IFC has developed a new Employability Tool in its Advisory Services platform for education sector clients with a focus on tertiary institutions to support the global skills agenda. The tool is a diagnostic process that will help institutions assess the effectiveness of their career and employability services for students.
IFC is looking to develop an online assessment and survey of the Employability Tool for education providers in emerging markets. The Employability Tool consists of a self-assessment and 3 surveys directed to students, alumni, and employers. The tool will be hosted on an external website that along with data will be stored in an external server that will comply with IFC/WBG digital polices. Selected vendor will develop the online employability tool, website, host website, and store data.
The primary objective of this RFP is development, deployment, hosting and support of a survey solution for IFC’s Employability Tool. The vendor proposal must include:
· Deployment solution for digital version of Employability Tool, which includes a self-assessment form and 3 individualized surveys
· Deployment of 3 surveys to large constituency group
· Platform hosting
· Data backup / restore
· Platform maintenance
· Professional services
The solicitation may be obtained by sending an email to the designated Contracting Officer, referencing the following information:
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A copy of the solicitation will be sent to organizations that have replied to and are eligible to receive this advertisement. All requests and questions regarding this solicitation shall be directed to the following designated Corporate Procurement Contract Officer:
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The IFC reserves the right to reject any or all responses without recourse.