May 6, 2022 — The Republic of the Marshalls Islands is seeking a Project Manager for the Marshall Islands Maritime Investment Project.

The full notice is as follows:

The Government of the Republic of Marshall Islands has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Marshall Islands Maritime Investment Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include provision of Project Manager services for the implementation of the Marshall Islands Maritime Investment Project (MIMIP). The Project Manager will function as head of the Project Implementation Unit (PIU). The PIU will provide the core technical and managerial support for the implementation of MIMIP activities implemented by the Republic of the Marshall Islands Port Authority (RMIPA). The Project Manager will be responsible for advising and regular reporting on all project matters, project progress and results for MIMIP activities implemented by RMIPA. He/she shall be primarily responsible for the day-to-day administration of the PIU.

This consulting assignment is a full-time position to be located in Majuro, RMI and is expected to start by July 2022. The duration will be for 24 months with a possibility of extension based on performance.

The detailed scope of services is indicated in the Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment, herewith attached.

The RMIPA now invites eligible individuals (“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 (attach curriculum vitae with description of experience in similar assignments, similar conditions, etc. including a Cover Letter of no more than four (4) pages addressing individually the mandatory and desirable experience and qualification requirements below). Firms’ staff may express interest through the employing firm for the assignment and, under such situation, only the experience and qualifications of individuals shall be considered in the selection process. The criteria for selecting the Consultant are:


  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution is required (Master’s degree is desirable) in engineering, business or another relevant field.
  • 10 years of post-qualification experience, 3 years of which as a Project Manager/Team Lead on international aid-assisted infrastructure projects.
  • Proven experience in managing projects with diverse stakeholders and tight
  • Excellent general written and oral communication
  • Ability to write fluent, sequential, informative but concise and accurate activity
  • Competency in Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, ) and MS Project or similar planning/ monitoring software.
  • Experience managing multiple contracts and consultants, and ability to prioritize competing demands.


  • Engineering License/Certification.
  • Maritime-specific experience on international aid-assisted infrastructure
  • Good working knowledge of World Bank fiduciary and safeguards procedures/requirements.

The attention of interested Consultants (including firms) is drawn to paragraph 3.14, 3.16 and 3.17 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for /PF Borrowers, dated July 2016, revised November 2017 and August 2018 {“the Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours; 0900 to 1700 hours local time.

 Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by e-mail) by May 9, 2022

Thomas Maddison
RMIPA Manager