Procurement Reference Number 5-18.01.2023- CCIAS ES

Marketplace Platform Manager and Animator


The Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Saida and South Lebanon, Lebanese partner of the ReSt@rts Project is looking for a manager and animator for a marketplace Platform.


The manager and animator is responsible to encourage interaction, networking between aspiring entrepreneurs and potential investors, and offering financial training for entrepreneurs.



Interested tenderers can send their tenders as per tender specification and TOR to and cc to



Instruction for submitting tenders and TOR are below. 

Deadline for submission of tender: 6 February 2023, 16:00 pm


The Deadline for the invitation of tender has been extended to  17 February 2023, 16:00 pm



1. General Information:

Subject of the contract: Provision of Technical services as indicated in the TOR

Deadline for submission of the tenders: The tender shall be submitted no later than 6 February 2023 at 16:00 EET.

Address and means for submission of the tenders: The tenderers shall submit their tenders using the sample submission form available in Part 2 of this tender dossier. The tender shall be submitted in 1 (one) original. In case of e-mail submission, the tenderer may provide a scanned original.

If delivery by post or courier, the tenders shall be submitted in two separate envelopes:

  • envelope one for the tenderer’s information, the tenderer’s statement and the technical offer and
  • envelope two for the financial information.

An envelope including both envelopes will contain the following information at the external part:

Name and address of the contracting authority

Title of the tender

Reference number

Name and address of the tenderer













If delivery by e-mail, the message shall clearly indicate:

Title of the tender

Reference number

Name and address of the tenderer

The tender submission form and any supporting documentation shall be provided as attachments to the e-mail.


2. Technical Information:


The tenderers are required to provide services as per TOR. In the technical offer, the tenderers will indicate more details on the deliverables and the required time frame. 


3. Financial Information


The maximum available value of the contract is 30000 EUR or its equivalent in national currency.


4. The selection criteria:


The award criterion is the best value for money, weighing 80% technical quality and 20% price.








Template model:



Offer submitted by:

Name of legal entity or individual submitting the tender




Legal registration number (if applicable)


Contact person:





e-mail address





Please provide details on the offered services by using the table below.



Title of item


Proposed timeframe

Required Inputs













The total price for the offered services/works is .

The offered price includes the execution/delivery of the items described in the technical offer, as well as all the related incidental costs, such as transport, logistics, etc. when required.


Please include a detailed breakdown, in accordance with the items in the technical offer. For fee-based service contracts, including the number of expert days and the daily fees, as well as the breakdown of the incidental costs.


























Term of Reference


Post TitleMarket Place Platform Manager and Animator

Project Name: Reinforcing Med Microfinance Network System for Start-ups (ReSt@rts)

Duty station: Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Sidon and South Lebanon

Duration and Assignment: 150 days (at least 600 hrs.) over a period of six months

Expected starting Date: February 2023



As a partner in the ReSt@rts project, the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Sidon and South Lebanon (CCIAS) is implementing the project activities in Lebanon. ReSt@rts - Med Microfinance Network System for Start-ups – the project is funded with € 1,106,559.76 by the European Union’s ENI CBC Med Programme and implemented between 20/09/2021 and 19/09/2023 in Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Tunisia, Palestine and Lebanon by a partnership of 8 organizations.

ReSt@rts addresses young people with the aim to increase employment opportunities and improve the living conditions of the vulnerable population. The objective of the intervention is to create continuity for the previous project MEDSt@rts with an approach to foster ethical and solidarity finance and public-private collaboration, it is intended to bring support to entrepreneurs generally not bankable through the instruments of microfinance, with the structuring of a Marketplace platform and technical assistance service.


Scope of work:

Market Place Manager and Animator is responsible for managing and animating the digital platform.




The digital platform offers all the actors of the microfinance system developed the space to meet, interact, and develop new MSMES supported by Peer to Peer consultant services and animators of the platform.


A section of the MP will be devoted to crowdfunding.



Encourage registration on the platform;

Encourage interaction and networking between aspiring entrepreneurs and      

    potential investors;

Networking between entrepreneurs;

Organize sessions of financial training;

● Provide support for at least 50 entrepreneurs registered on the platform.



● Video Recording of the meetings, other related activities  

● Photos, Attendance sheet

● Training materials that will act as guidelines for enabling access to finance

● Delivering financial training for entrepreneurs

● Submitting a final report of all activities


Qualification, Knowledge and Experience

 ● At least a Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance, Business Administration,  

    Law, Political science or any other relevant field;

 ● Additional certifications related to consultancy, management and facilitation         

    activities is an added value;

 ● Extensive experience with counseling and advising new entrepreneurs.

   Extensive experience in team working, team building and networking with key       


    Good skills in desk and market research.




LABORATORIES Agro-Food Development Center & Laboratories at Saida Chamber   About AFDL   The Agro-Food Development Center & Labs (AFDL) was established in 2007 with the support of United State Agency for International Development (USAID). The Center and laborato...


Market Info

One of the major elements to gaining competitive edge in our recent time is the access to information that is needed to make sound strategic decisions, the speed by which these information can be obtained, the way this information is perceived and the accuracy and reliability of the available information. In this d...


Membership Guide

  I -The CCIAS Membership Guide Formalities for opening all types of Business Enterprises (Nationals & Foreigners) A - The following documents should be attached to CCIAS membership form: A legal commercial circular including the signatures of people responsible for management, who can sign for ...