Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs)

Call for Expression of Interest: National Expert on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) Digitalization Inception for the project “Bringing Back Jobs Safely under the COVID-19 Crisis in the Philippines: Rebooting Small and Informal Businesses Safely and Digitally”

Given the urgency of addressing the challenges of MSME digitalization under the prolonged community quarantine measures and the short duration of the project (one year), the ILO, with the support of the Government of Japan, will engage a national expert as external collaborator (ExCol) to provide technical assistance to the inception activities of the MSME Digitalization component of the project.

The project aims at contributing to improving the safety and health of workers in MSMEs in the non-metropolitan regions of the Philippines and mitigating the negative socioeconomic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

The objective of the external collaborator (ExCol) contract is to facilitate the technically sound and timely organization of the inception activities of the MSME Digitalization component of the project.

The work will be carried out between 28 May 2021 and 13 August 2021. Interested candidates may submit their CVs and relevant documents by email to kagohashi@ilo.org, with copy to sardana@ilo.org on or before 21 May 2021, 5:00 p.m., GMT+8, C.O.B. In the email subject line, kindly indicate "MSME Digitalization project inception". Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.