The Indonesian Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU) and the Japan Fair Trade Commission invites applications from individuals/entities as the Consultants for the development of peer review guidance and the undertaking of one peer review. Three consultants, each from ASEAN nationals, Japanese nationals, and nationals other than ASEAN or Japanese, will be selected for this project.
The consultant shall undertake the following tasks:
- Develop the project inception report which will outline the steps to implement the project.
- Develop and present the background document on Peer Review during the Brainstorming Meeting for the Development of the Peer Review Guidance Document that will be held in Indonesia in May 2019 (tbc). The Meeting will serve to brainstorm the possible key elements of the Peer Review Guidance Document.
- Identify and develop the key elements to be included in the Peer Review Guidance Document, this may include:
- the objective and general rationale for the peer review,
- the substantive and operational considerations,
- Procedure for the peer review exercise,
- Questionnaires template for the peer review exercise,
- Identification of the source of information, including potential stakeholders, and
- Outline of the peer review activity report.
- Prepare the draft Peer Review Guidance Document and its Final Report, in English.
- Present the final draft Peer Review Guidance Document at the 24thAEGC Meeting, and revise the draft should there be further inputs from the AEGC members.
- Conduct a pilot peer review on one AMS based on the Peer Review Guidance Document, in English.
- Present the final draft report of the pilot peer review at the 25th AEGC Meeting, and revise the draft should there be further inputs from AEGC members.
The duration of the project will be 90 Days (3 months) to develop the Peer Review Guidance Document in 2019, and 60 Days (2 months) to conduct a pilot peer review on one AMS in 2020.
- Hold a Master, preferably PhD degree, on law or development studies;
- Extensive knowledge in competition policy and law;
- Substantial work experience in the field of competition policy and law preferably in ASEAN and in one or several AMS;
- Over 10 years of in-depth experience in international research (preferably);
- Thorough understanding of ASEAN is needed, and willingness to adapt with ASEAN Secretariat procedure is required;
- Familiarity with the prevailing condition and environment, particularly in competition policy and law in ASEAN;
- English proficiency and good report writing skills are prerequisites. Any proofreading needs requested by the client is included into the service; and
- Ability to communicate and work as a team.
(Civil servants and government officials are not eligible to apply)
Interested consultants are invited to submit a proposal (in English) in response to this Terms of Reference. This proposal should be in two parts: Technical and Financial components.
Applicants for the ASEAN and International Consultants should send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org and mail/courier 4 (four) printed copies of their application with a cover letter, materials specified in Section IX above and other supporting documents to Ms. Dewi Prasatya, PT. Misha Cipta Nusantara, Jalan Casablanca Raya Kav.88 Office Tower Casablanca, 38th Floor, Tebet, South Jakarta, indicating “The Development of Peer Review Guidance and The Undertaking of Peer Review” as the subject no later than 10 April 2019 5:00pm (Jakarta time). Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.
Applicants for the Japanese Consultant should make a phone call to the JFTC (+81-3-3581-1998), stating “The Development of Peer Review Guidance” as the subject no later than 10 April 2019, 12:00pm (Japan time).
Any queries on the TOR should be sent to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “Query - The Development of Peer Review Guidance and The Undertaking of Peer Review”.