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Review of Ireland’s Mission Strategy for Vietnam and the Mekong Sub-Region 2017-2020

Embassy of Ireland - Vietnam


Tender for the procurement of a service provider to conduct

Review of Ireland’s Mission Strategy for Vietnam and the Mekong Sub-Region 2017-2020


The Embassy of Ireland, Vietnam intends to engage a team of regionally-based consultants to tender for the review of Ireland’s Mission Strategy for Vietnam and the Mekong Sub-Region 2017-2020.


The purposes of the review are:


-          To provide senior management in the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) with an independent, evidenced-based assessment of the performance of Embassy of Ireland, Vietnam under the OECD DAC criterion of effectiveness and coherence of Ireland’s mission strategy across a selection of approaches/activities in a range of outcome areas;


-          To provide the Embassy country team and relevant DFA business units with a review that can be used to inform the upcoming mission strategy planning;


-          To contribute to the pool of evidence for the delivery of mission results across the mission strategy from 2017-2020 by applying a robust review as a mechanism of accountability;


-          To examine the effectiveness and coherence of the implementation of the mission strategy and its integrated approach to the sub-region;


-          To contribute to the Department’s organisational learning.



The review will be conducted between 10/2020 and 05/2021.


The estimated value of the contract is in the range of €30,000 to €50,000, exclusive of VAT, not including travel expenses which will be separately calculated. The consultants will be locally contracted.


Tenderer(s) Profile


-          A minimum of ten years’ senior level experience in evaluating complex donor country-level portfolios and programmes;


-          Experience monitoring political and development activities, and making recommendations related to international development and diplomatic services;


-          Knowledge and skills relevant to DFA’s areas of engagement in South East Asia, with reference to Vietnam and the sub-region (Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Myanmar);


-          Postgraduate education (Master’s degree or above) and background in international development, business administration, economics, social science, international relations or closely related area with a demonstrated understanding of donor and government structures, institutions and financing.



Tenderers must have an established presence in Vietnam and the sub region and must confirm availability for the entire contract duration.


Submission of Tenders

The deadline for submission of tenders is 16:30 on 14/10/2020 . Please see the Terms of Reference for further details and for information on how to submit the tender application. For any queries please contact: minh.truong@dfanet.ie


Terms of Reference

Appendix 1

Appendix II

Appendix III



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