ADVERTISEMENT Recruitment of a Pacific E-Commerce Assistant M&E and Governance (Consultant)

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) is inviting tenders from interested English-speaking applicants for the position of Pacific E-commerce Assistant M&E and Governance (Consultant).

The main activities for this assignment include assisting the PIFS E-commerce Unit to (1) Manage and organise the meetings of the Pacific E-commerce Committee and its Sub-committees in 2024; (2) Manage and coordinate the Pacific E-commerce Alliance; (3) Improve and update the M&E Framework for the Pacific E-commerce Strategy and Roadmap; (4) Support implementation of the Pacific Regional E-commerce Strategy and Roadmap.

We are looking for an English-speaking consultant with recognized qualifications in Economics, Development Studies, Law or Business, with experience in supporting projects, programs or initiatives in Trade Development, Stakeholders’ Engagement and Monitoring and Evaluation, and preferably with experience in Pacific countries and regional institutions.

The Terms of Reference (ToR) for this Consultancy can be downloaded at:


Only applicants who meet the following criteria are eligible to take part in tenders issued by the Secretariat:

  • Are financially solvent and able to conduct business operations in a professional and successful manner;
  • Are not involved in any court proceedings which may affect their ability to conduct business or deliver the services tendered; and
  • Do not appear on the World Bank’s listing of ineligible firms.


Method of Submissions:

Tender applications comprising cover letter, résumé, description of how the applicant meets requirements, referees, copies of academic qualifications and proposed fees are to be submitted in PDF format following the instructions at

All applicants will need to register at to make a submission.

Deadline for Submissions:

Submissions need to reach the Secretariat by 12pm on 15 March 2024 (Fiji time).  

Late or incomplete tenders will not be considered.

All queries or requests for information must be submitted via the Question-and-Answer Forum on 5pm on 8 March 2024 (Fiji time).

All queries will be responded to via the Question-and-Answer Forum on before 5pm on 12 March 2024 (Fiji time).


The Secretariat will not be responsible for non-receipt/non-delivery of the submissions due to any reason whatsoever.

Any complaints regarding the Secretariat’s tender must be directed to the following email: This email address will forward your complaint to a person that is independent and removed from the tender process. Complaints must be well founded and should not be used as a mechanism for notifying displeasure with the outcome of a tender award.In the event that further information is required by the Secretariat in relation to the tender for consultancy, the Secretariat reserves the right to seek the required information without the need for calling for resubmission of proposals

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