Project details


Project title

Southeast Asia Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Policy Facility - IIFSDP-N2 Natl e-Commerce Training expert

Country Programme / Action Plan
Tender / Procurement notice
2 Dec 2019


2 December 2019


5 December 2019


7 673 USD

Procurement type

Individual consultants


53071-001 Package Natl e-Commerce Training expert IIFSDP-N2

Funding Agency

ADB - Asian Development Bank

Estimated duration

5 months



Date Published: 01-Dec-2019 Deadline of Submitting EOI: 05-Dec-2019 11:59 PM Manila local time

Selection Profile

Consultant Type Individual
Selection Method Individual Consultant Selection (ICS)
Source National
Technical Proposal Not Applicable

Selection Title Southeast Asia Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Policy Facility

Package Number IIFSDP-N2
Package Name Natl e-Commerce Training expert

Advance Action No

Engagement Period 150 DAY

Consulting Services Budget USD 8,000

Budget Type Maximum

Approval Number 9766
Approval Date 28-Jun-2019
Estimated Short-listing Date 09-Sep-2019
Estimated Commencement Date 06-Jan-2020

Open to non-Member Countries No

Additional Information
Possibility of contract extension Not known

Possibility of consideration for downstream assignment Not known

Indefinite Delivery Contract (IDC) No

Country of assignment Cambodia

Country of eligibility for national consultants Same as country of assignment

Contact Information Project Officer Aekapol Chongvilaivan
Designation Economist (Public Finance)
Asian Development Bank
Contact Person for Inquiries Benita Ainabe
Designation Financial Sector Specialist (Capital Markets)
Asian Development Bank


Agency Asian Development Bank
Country Regional
Agency Role Regional
Contact Person Benita Ainabe
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Cost Estimate

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Remuneration and Other Expenses
All activities and inputs in the TOR but not limited to remuneration, per diem, air travel, miscellaneous travel expenses, report preparation, production, and transmission, land transportation, communications, etc. 7,673


Terms of Reference (Individual Consultant)

Expertise financial
Expertise Group Finance and Investment
Consultant Source National
TOR Keywords e-commerce; training; trainer; business development; education; electronic commerce; entrepreneur; gender; entrepreneurship

Objective and Purpose of the Assignment The Royal Government of Cambodia is in the process of enacting the law on E-Commerce under the
responsibility of the Ministry of Commerce (MOC), with the support of ADB. The law specifies that
electronic submissions have legal validity, can meet requirements for written submissions and
signatures, and qualify for status as original records and record retention. In addition, the law
specifies that electronic communications are eligible for submission as evidence. The remaining chapters
are devoted to specific implementation issues including communication process, what constitutes a secure
electronic record and signature, consumer protection and privacy, intermediaries and electronic commerce
service providers, government activity and transactions, submission of electronic evidence, electronic
payments and fund transfers, and offences in E-Commerce and sanctions.

In addition to the enacted E-Commerce law and its sub-decree under preparation, a dedicated E-Commerce
training program is necessary to target key industries in Cambodia that would benefit from the emergence
of a regulated E-Commerce environment and also benefit female entrepreneurs.

Scope of Work Under the guidance of MOC, the Ministry of Handicraft and Industry, the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and
the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), a year-long training program will be designed and implemented to
support electronic commerce throughout the country.

Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Output The expert will perform the following activities:

• Support the international expert in conducting focus group discussions with entrepreneurs in key
industries in order to understand their level of awareness of E-commerce, what they hope to benefit from
the platform and determine the best modalities to deliver the training program.
• Support consultation with key stakeholders (MOC, the Ministry of Handicraft and Industry, the
Ministry of Women’s Affairs and the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), as well as male and female
entrepreneurs, develop a draft E-Commerce training program to facilitate entrepreneurs’ participation in
E-commerce activities.
• Assist the international expert in conducting a pilot of the training program in a location to be
selected by the government stakeholders.
• Support the international expert in conducting training sessions on programs for trainer of trainers
capable of delivering the training program in key areas throughout the country.
• Oversee and review the translation of the training curriculum modules to Khmer language (translation
service will be tendered separately)

Minimum Qualification Requirements The consultant should have a bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or finance. The
expert shall have at least 5 years of recognized professional experience in business development and
training. The expert should have participated in similar training programs for entrepreneurs in
Cambodia. The expert shall have strong written and oral communication skills in English and Khmer.

Minimum General Experience 5 Years

Minimum Specific Experience (relevant to assignment) 5 Years

Regional/Country Experience Required

Schedule and Places of Assignment (chronological and inclusive of travel)

Schedule Type Intermittent

Max. Working Days/Week Home Office 5
Field 6

City and Country Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Working Days 44
Estimated Start Date 06-Jan-2020
Estimated End Date 31-Mar-2020
Other Details (use if place selected is Others)