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Assignment Title: Hiring of a Senior ICT Advisor

 Reference No.:LR-LISGIS-223176-CS-INDV

 The World Bank has committed to improving the statistical capacity of low-income countries. The Bank initially targeted for at least one household survey to be conducted every 3 years but in May of 2019 incorporated the regional project in order to strengthen the statistical systems of participating countries and regional bodies in Africa to produce, disseminate, and enhance the use of core economic and social statistics.

The Liberia component of the project will be implemented by the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS). The goal of the project is to strengthen the capacity of LISGIS and line ministries and agencies (MACs) to produce, disseminate, and enhance the use of core economic and social statistics in Liberia. LISGIS is thus seeking the services of a Senior ICT Advisor.

 The duration of the assignment is 10 months.

 The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at: and

 The Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services now invites eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are listed below.

 The Consultant must have minimum qualification and experience as follows:


a.          Master degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent degree with technology emphasis or concentration.

b.         Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience on a World Bank funded project.

c.          Fluency in the English language and demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.

d.         Possess professional certification in the project management field (Prince2 or PMP) and have a minimum of six years of experience in a senior technical role on a similar project in the West African region.

e.          Have at least one of the below quality assurance or ICT Governance professional certifications: ISO900X, CISA, CGEIT, MCSE, CCNA, and TOGAF.

f.          Minimum of two of the below professional certification: TOGAF, MCSE, CCNA, Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Google Associate Cloud Engineer, Cloud,and Microsoft Azure Administrator.

g.          Demonstrable experience in overseeing a major data center or enterprise infrastructure in the public sector across the African region.

h.         An in-depth understanding of ICT network communication and technology such as IP networks, VPNs, fiber optics, and WiMAX technology.

i.            An in-depth understanding of cloud hosting, data center management, and datacenter technologies. 

j.           Well verse in Windows and Linux operating systems and have managed either at the enterprise level for a minimum of five years.

k.         At least 4 years of experience in advising on ICT related issues in the public sector and have held a senior ICT role in the public sector.

l.           Ability to work closely with functional team members in ensuring that business objectives are delivered.

m.       Proven ability to communicate and relate complex ideas in a way that is understandable by staff and management without an ICT background.

n.         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.

o.         Eight years of practical leadership experience in implementing, operating, and supporting enterprise ICT systems.


The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 1, 2016, Revised November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.    

The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations.


Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours, i.e. 0900

to 1600 hours GMT. (only through email).


Expressions of interest must be delivered in written form to the address below via email Only (No Hand Delivery) with subject:“Re: Application for Senior ICT Advisor Consultancy”


Harmonizing and Improving Statistics in West Africa Project (HISWAP)

Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS)
Statistics House, Capitol Hill, Monrovia, Liberia

Attn: Joyce NyenpanNgafuan (Mrs.)
Project Coordinator

Deadline for Submission of expression of interest is Friday, 15th April 2021 at 1600 GMT

 The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at: and

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