The consultant will closely work in coordination with GHSC-PSM project, PPW/MoNHSR&C, and DRAP to undertake preparation of the business plan for establishment of contraceptives production units for the range of commodities that Pakistan imports from international markets. The consultant will be responsible for the following:
1 Summarize the result of target market, business environment and market segmentation.
2 List annual data on demand and supply (available in the form of projections carried out by GHSC-PSM project till 2030 for the entire range of method mix).
3 Indicate projected marketing costs, elements of projected sales and revenues
4 Carry out an analysis of the general availability of raw material, processed industrial material and components i.e. list annual supply requirements of material inputs
5 Identify and describe in the business case about potential location and plant site selected including ecological and environmental impact, socio-economic policies, incentives and constraints as well as infrastructural conditions
6 Summarize main plant items (equipment etc.), their availability and cost
7 Describe the requirement of civil engineering work, if any
8 Describe in the business case the availability, recruitment and training needs of the human resources, and the reason for employing foreign experts (if need be)
9 Indicate duration of plant installation, production start up and running-in period and also identify actions critical for timely implementation
10 Carry out an in-depth financial analysis and investment appraisal showing local and Foreign components i.e. land, structures, plant (machinery & equipment), SLAs, fixed assets, pre-production expenditure and capital costs arriving at the net working capital required.
11 Analyze the significant financial and economic impact on the national economy as well as environmental implications
12 Implications of technology-transfer agreements and the conditions attached therewith, besides assessing the availability of necessary skills and/or sourcing them from international market
13 Analyze and list down the steps and criteria involved in WHO/UNFPA prequalification and compliance with the requisite ISOs and the ensuing financial implications
14 Any other task incidental to the conduct of this assessment/appraisal.
Specifically, the financial feasibility may include:
Timeframe / Level of Efforts:
The assignment would spread over three months with 50 days level of effort.
Education: Post graduate qualification in Pharmacy, Public health, or procurement and supply management
Work Experience: Minimum 10 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical industry/public health