Consultancy: Partnerships Officer

Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export/the Agency) is the only regional export and
investment promotion Agency in the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States. Caribbean Export was
established by an Inter-Governmental Agreement signed by the 15 States of the Caribbean Forum
(CARIFORUM), namely: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican
Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines,
Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. Caribbean Export has Headquarters in Barbados and a Sub-regional
office in the Dominican Republic. Currently, the Agency also operates with a Programme Office in Portau-Prince, Haiti.

Caribbean Export’s mission is to increase the competitiveness of Caribbean countries by providing quality
export development and trade and investment promotion services through effective programme
execution and strategic alliances with development partners. Since its inception, the primary source of
funding has been the European Development Fund (EDF). During the period 2017 to 2023 the Agency is
executing a work programme with funding under the 11th EDF Regional Private Sector Development
Programme (RPSDP). Additionally, during the period 2018 to 2023 Caribbean Export implements the 11th
EDF Trade and Private Sector component of the Haiti-Dominican Republic Binational Cooperation
Programme. The Agency receives contributions from the fifteen (15) CARIFORUM states under the
Agreement establishing Caribbean Export with the main financial partner being the European Union,
together with Caribbean Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Tecnalia and Enterprise
France among others.

A critical factor in Caribbean Export’s future success will be its ability to build valuable and sustainable
partnerships with key stakeholders. This will require the consolidation of existing partnerships and the
creation of new ones.

It is against this background that Caribbean Export is seeking to hire the services of a Partnership Officer
Consultant, for a six-month period on a full-time basis, who will help identify and access funds from
traditional and non-traditional sources that will allow for sustained action by the Agency to achieve its


The objective of this assignment is to help the Caribbean Export Development Agency mobilze funding
and forge new relationships and partners via researching possible opportunities, developing project
proposals/concept notes and writing proposal submissions for donor funding.


Interested persons are required to submit a quotation to deliver the scope of work outlined in EUROS, together with the completed Applicant Declaration Form , curriculum vitae and two (2) references to Ms. JoEllen Laryea – Manager (Ag), Partnerships, Advocacy and Reporting no later than 4:30 pm AST on April 3, 2023.