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Project Concept Note

Project Name:
Proponent:
Sector:


A. About the Project

Project Historical Background
This section provides the milestones in project development and processing. Prior
studies (and related studies) and their recommendations should be indicated including
highlights of decisions and actions taken, if any, on said recommendations.

This section should also indicate if a parallel study/transaction advisory services is being
conducted for the project, including details of the same such as the milestones achieved
and latest status of the study, consultant/transaction advisor engaged and its scope of
services.

This section should also discuss whether unsolicited proposals were received previously
for the project, and the action taken by the implementing agency (IA) in relation thereof.

This section should also indicate difficulties encountered and/or issues raised in the
development of the project.

Rationale of the Project
This section should discuss alignment/consistency of the project with the Philippine
Development Plan (PDP) and its inclusion in the priority government infrastructure
programs (e.g. Medium-Term Public Investment Program [MTPIP], Comprehensive and
Integrated Infrastructure Program [CIIP], Regional Development Investment Program
[RDIP], Provincial Development Investment Program [PDIP], Local Development
Investment Program [LDIP]).

This section should also establish the need for the project. This section should discuss
how the project attains sectoral objectives and/or addresses gaps, based on sector
master plan, if any, and the identified linkages with other projects and/or programs.

This section also provides the justification for the site selected and likely impact/s.

Brief Description
This section presents the output/s of the project being proposed for PDMF support,
including the activities required. If available, this section also presents a
ief description
of major components.

This section also indicates the location of the project, perceived benefits from the project,
and target beneficiaries.

This project should also discuss whether the proposed project to be funded under the
PDMF is part/component of a larger project financed through other schemes such as
through ODA or GAA.
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Implementation Schedule
This section presents the target start of implementation and completion. This section
may also indicate important milestones the project has or is committed to accomplish
(e.g., expected date of availability of the final FS, Investment Coordination Committee
approval by a certain date).

Example:
Milestone Date of Achievement
Commencement of Transaction Advisory Services April 2013
Submission of Draft FS/O&M Study October 2013
Submission to ICC November 2013
NEDA Board Approval Fe
uary 2014
Issuance of RFQ Fe
uary 2014
Issuance of RFP April 2014
Contract Signing with the Private Proponent December 2014

List of previous studies
This section lists previous studies and related studies made on the project.


B. Transaction Advisory Services Requirements

Scope of private sector involvement
This section describes how the private sector may be involved. Role/s of the private
sector, in what areas of project implementation, operation and/or maintenance,
perceived a
angement including cost recovery mechanisms should be indicated.

Scope of Transaction Advisory Service
This section indicates the purpose of the funding request. This section should contain a
ief description of each major output required (e.g., demand-supply study, geotechnical
survey, conceptual design, environmental impact study/assessment, risk assessment,
financial analysis including financial model, PPP options study and structuring, bid
process design and documents preparation, assistance/support in ICC approval,
assistance/support in the bid process until financial closure, etc.).

Experts/ Expertise Required
This section enumerates the specialists required with their co
esponding field of
expertise (and/or required related field) to deliver the major outputs. Special emphasis is
given into enumerating sector-specific experts1 including tasks to be performed by each.
To the extent possible, minimum requirement for experience, involvement in projects,
and number of projects completed, among others, should be included.

Suggested format is:

With international expertise
1 Expert: Qualification:
Duration of Engagement (in person-months):
Tasks
1.
2.
3.

1
Specialists not on the following fields of expertise - PPP, Project Finance, Project Finance Legal, Risk
Management, Economics, Environmental, Gender, Social Development and Resettlement.
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2 Expert: Qualification:
Duration of Engagement (in person-months):
Tasks
1.
2.
3.

With national expertise
1 Expert: Qualification:
Duration of Engagement (in person-months):
Tasks
1.
2.
3.
2 Expert: Qualification:
Duration of Engagement (in person-months):
Tasks
1.
2.
3.


Estimated funding requirements for the transaction advisory service
This section indicates the estimated funding requirement to deliver the major outputs as
enumerated above.


C. Implementing Agency

Legal Authority to undertake PPP
This section establishes the legality of the agency entering into a PPP a
angement with
the private sector. The section describes the agency’s mandate including relevant laws
and policies that support the same.

Resources to be provided by the proponent
This section states resources that the agency may provide to the Transaction Advisors
once engaged. This may include, among others, office space, relevant studies, and
counterpart staff.




NOTE:

A checklist is attached (Attachment A) to assist the IA in tracking the completeness of its PDMF
application and manage compliance with the information/documentary requirements based on the
accomplished project concept note to be submitted to the PPP Center. The checklist will not alter the
esult of the evaluation of the submitted proposal/application in any manner.






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Attachment A

Instruction to the IA: Please check the appropriate box under the “Remark” column.
Requirements
Remark
Yes No
General:
1. Submission of the duly accomplished project concept note, including the scope of
works and line-up of experts

2. Submission of endorsement by the head of agency, including the nominees for
PSC/SBAC/TWG representatives
3. Submission of copies of previous studies conducted on the project (Please list down
the titles of the attached documents/previous studies, if any)
3.1 _______________________________________________________
3.2 _______________________________________________________
3.3 _______________________________________________________
Historical Background:
4. Were prior study/ies conducted on
elated to the project?
5. Were recommendations of previous studies indicated in the concept note, including
highlights of decisions and actions taken based on the recommendations/findings, if
any?
6. Is a parallel study/transaction advisory services being conducted for the project?
7. Were unsolicited proposal(s) received for the project?
Rationale of the Project:
8. Is the project included in the priority government infrastructure programs (e.g. PIP,
CIIP, RDIP, DIP, LDIP)
9. Does the concept note discuss how the project attains sectoral objectives and/or
addresses gaps, based on sector master plan, if any, and the identified linkages with
other projects and/or programs?
Brief Description:
10. Is the project objective/s clearly presented in the concept note?
11. Are the expected project output/s and required activities clearly discussed in the
concept note?

12. Are major project components clearly defined in the concept note?
13. Does the concept note indicate the location of the project, if identified, including
perceived benefits and target beneficiaries?

14. Is the project part/component of a larger project financed through other schemes such
as through ODA or GAA?
Implementation Schedule:
15. Does the project concept note indicate the target implementation schedule for the
project?
Transaction Advisory Services Requirements
16. Does the concept note clearly describe how the private sector may be involved (role of
the private sector) in the project?
17. Does the concept note indicate the purpose of the funding request?
18. Does the concept note provide a
ief description of each major output required?
19. Does the concept note enumerate the specialists required with their co
esponding field
of expertise (qualifications) to deliver the major outputs?

20. Does the concept note indicate the duration of engagement of each required specialist
to deliver the major outputs?
21. Does the concept note provide the estimated funding requirement to deliver the major
outputs?
22. Does the concept note present the legality of the agency entering into a PPP
a
angement with the private sector?
23. Does the concept note state resources that the agency may provide to the Transaction
Advisors once engaged?

1st Writtren Assessment - Checklist

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HOW TO WRITE A PROJECT CONCEPT
Before writing a full proposal, implementers should submit a completed concept
proposal. The template is available on gov.uk.
Guidance on what we look for in the key sections of the concept proposal:
 Project title: A clear and concise title.
 Purpose: This should be one clear and succinct sentence describing the
anticipated change. What is the immediate outcome or direct benefit the project
will achieve? This is the fundamental reason you are doing the project. It should
not contain project details which can be described elsewhere on the form. The
purpose should be achieved at the end of the project or within the first few
months after the project is completed.
 Implementing agency: Provide full contact details and the name of the
agency‟s lead officer for the project. Please indicate both contract holder and co-
implementing organisation(s).
 Cost: Provide total cost to FCO and co-funders in each F/Y (financial year, runs
from 1st April to 31 March next year).

Cost to FCO: Total cost that the project requests from the FCO and is the
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Somudranil answered on Jun 18 2021
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PROJECT CONCEPT
 ‘INFINITY NAIL EXTENSION AND PAINT SALON’
Table of Contents
Project Title    3
Project Sponsor    3
Sponsoring Department/Client    3
Project Leader    3
Scope    4
Description    4
Strategic Objectives    5
Target Audience    5
Intended Outcome/Deliverables    5
Aspects    5
Proposed Project Timeline    5
Project Title
The project is named ‘Infinity Nail Extension and Paint Salon’. It will function as a salon for designing nail extensions and customised nail art to the consumers. It will also provide designing solutions to the customers along with complete nail care solutions, including manicure and pedicure. 
Project Sponso
The project will be sponsored by Dan Ng. All the rights of ownership will be reserved by him. The executive powers of the aforementioned upcoming project will also be vested upon him until otherwise necessary. 
Sponsoring Department/Client
The marketing department has volunteered to look into the sponsorships necessary for the investment in the initiative and running of ‘Infinity Nail Extension and Paint Salon’. The marketing department of the business will be a six-member team, one of whom will be heading the marketing committee for the project. The marketing department will be headed by Stacy Ng, the senior marketing executive and chief operating officer for ‘Infinity Nail Extension and Paint Salon’. Stacy Ng will also act as an advisor for the project initiative and an executive member of the official governing body.
Therefore, the marketing department will act as the sponsor for this initiative. The marketing department has also agreed and already engaged to implement some aspects of the new project service. The strategic implementations taken in course and the oversight of the aforementioned future project will be ca
ied upon by the marketing department of ‘Infinity Nail Extension and Paint Salon’. 
The marketing department of ‘Infinity Nail Extension and Paint Salon’ will therefore be held at stake for the accountability of the project. 
Project Leade
The aforementioned project initiative named ‘Infinity Nail Extension and Paint Salon’ will be led by Mark Ng, the...
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