SAARC Development Fund: Seeking Consultancy for Framing of Strategy Paper for Social Enterprise Development

Deadline: 25 December 2017

The SAARC Development Fund has request for proposals for the Development of a Strategy Paper for the launch/implementation of its SEDP program including Fund Mobilization and Action Plan.


To develop strategy paper for SEDP program including fund mobilization and action plan to implement the strategy.

Deliverables (in English)

  • Work plan.
  • Draft comprehensive 5-year Strategy Paper for SEDP with fund mobilization and Action Plan for feedback.
  • Presentation of the draft strategy to SEDP/SDF management after incorporating the feedback.
  • Final draft of the strategy paper on SEDP incorporating all feedback and comments.

Note: All deliverables shall be submitted in 2 copies in English: in hard copy and soft copy in editable form

Document Component

  • Part 1: Strategy for the launch and implementation of SEDP program
  • Part 2: Fund Mobilization and Action Plan

Duration of the Work

  • The duration of contract will be for 45 days.
  • The consultancy firm will submit a detail work plan before awarding the assignment.
  • The consultancy firm will work closely with the SEDP/SDF Team in finalizing the work plan

Duty Station

  • The assignment shall be undertaken off shore with one visit to SDF Secretariat for consultation and presentation of the strategy paper.
  • The firm is expected to use own computer and any other requirement for the task.


  • Qualified firm with high claber team backedby professionals with at least Master’s Degrees in Development Studies, Political Science, Development Econonimcs, Social Science or related fields
  • Over 10 -15 years of professional experiece in similar assignments, particularly in strategic planning, resource mobilization, action plan development and management consultacy
  • Demonstrated experience of at least 7 years working in the SAARC Member States.
  • Demonstrated experience of quality report writing in English.

How to Apply

Interested eligible firms should submit their RFP at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit SAARC Development Fund.

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