The project “Digitalization Path” – funded by the USAID Economic Development, Governance and Enterprise Growth Project and implemented by MASIT (North Macedonia) in partnership with STIKK (Kosovo) and ICT Net (Serbia) is seeking for Consultants for Digital Transformation Strategies for SMEs. The ToR is available at the following LINK.
The main goal of this project is to support SMEs from the targeted value chains (fresh and processed fruit and vegetables, apparel and textiles, wood processing and tourism) from North Macedonia, Kosovo and Serbia in their activities to (1) better understand and get familiar with the benefits of the digital transformation; (2) analyze their current level of digital transformation and create Digital Transformation Strategies identifying and prioritizing needed IT solutions; and (3) financially support them in the process of purchasing and implementing IT solutions in order to improve their business activities.
The hired consultant(s) will be responsible for creating personalized Digital Transformation Strategies for 60 SMEs in Macedonia, Kosovo and Serbia, operating in the sector of agriculture and processing, light manufacturing (apparel and textiles, wood processing), and tourism (eco-tourism, rural tourism, and adventure tourism). The goal of each strategy is to effectively identify and prioritize IT solutions that would potentially have the highest return on improving the business operations of each SME. This personalized Strategy will be created for each company and will have the goal to analyze the current business processes and understand the company’s needs, problems and challenges, based on which detailed recommendations for implementation of IT solutions will be elaborated and recommended in order to improve their business operations and sophistication.
All details related to the call are available at the following LINK.