Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals: U.S. Soy Market Access Technical Support

Phone: 636.449.6055 Email: RFP@ussec.org

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The purpose of this RFP is to seek proposals for an individual or organization to provide technical support on market access issues that impact the export of U.S. soy.

Please submit your proposal via email to RFP@ussec.org no later than 5:00 PM Central Time on Friday, September 20, 2019.


Request for Proposals: Market Access Monitor & Advisor

Phone: 636.449.6055 Email: RFP@ussec.org

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The purpose of this RFP is to seek a contractor that is well informed (particularly in regards to late-breaking and current events) on the facts about agricultural biotechnology and its impact as well as other market access challenges such as Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs).

Please submit your proposal via email to RFP@ussec.org no later than 5:00 PM Central Time on Friday, September 20, 2019.


Request for Proposals: U.S. Soy Export Trade Reporting, Assessment and Recommendations

Phone: 636.449.6055 Email: RFP@ussec.org

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The purpose of this RFP is to seek proposals to provide ongoing reporting, assessment and recommendations on International Trade Policy Issues and Agricultural Negotiations for USSEC. This will include monitoring issues and developments and providing actionable intelligence.

Please submit your proposal via email to RFP@ussec.org no later than 5:00 PM Central Time on Friday, September 20, 2019.


Request for Proposals: European Union Market Access Advisor

Phone: 636.449.6055 Email: RFP@ussec.org

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The purpose of this RFP is to seek proposals that will focus on addressing the challenges of the biotech approval process in the EU and on the emerging threat of the EU’s increasingly restrictive policies on pesticides which could impact U.S. soybean exports. Ancillary efforts will be covered for Russia and Turkey. The project will also allocate attention to plant breeding innovation and precision agriculture as both these issues come more under focus of civil society, officials and stakeholders.

Please submit your proposal via email to RFP@ussec.org no later than 5:00 PM Central Time on Friday, September 20, 2019.


Request for Proposals: Event Support Specialist – Asia Subcontinent

Phone: 636.373-1883 Email: RFP@ussec.org

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The purpose of this RFP is to seek proposals for an Event Support Specialist in the Asia Subcontinent region. The Event Support Specialist will assist Implementing Representatives by developing events that promote U.S. Soy and engage key customers in the region. The contractor will also attend/host conferences, meetings, etc. as requested with approval by the Regional Project Team Lead.

Please submit your proposal via email to RFP@ussec.org no later than 5:00 PM Central Time on Friday, September 27, 2019.


Request for Proposals: Project Manager (Support) – Asia Subcontinent

Phone: 636.449.6044 Email: RFP@ussec.org

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The purpose of this RFP is to seek proposals for a Project Manager (support) in the Asia Subcontinent region. The Project Manager (support) will assist Implementing Representatives by developing programs that promote U.S. Soy and engage key customers in the region.  The contractor will also attend/host conferences, meetings, etc. as requested with approval by the Regional Project Team Lead.

Please submit your proposal via email to RFP@ussec.org no later than 5:00 PM Central Time on Friday, September 27, 2019.


Request for Proposals: Increasing U.S. Exports Through Reduction of Non-Tariff Trade Barriers

Phone: 636.449.6055 Email: RFP@ussec.org

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The purpose of this RFP is to seek proposals to devise a strategy for a combined effort to build a competitive advantage for U.S. commodities like corn, sorghum, soybeans, barley and wheat through the establishment of a two-way and complete understanding of the regulatory requirements and customer values that then couples with the attributes of the U.S. production and supply chain.  Through these efforts, this U.S. can gain competitive advantage through a system-wide response to the challenges for meeting customer needs and import requirements.

Please submit your proposal via email to RFP@ussec.org no later than 5:00 PM Central Time on Monday, September 30, 2019.


Request for Proposals: Emerging Markets Market Access Advisor

Phone: 636.449.6055 Email: RFP@ussec.org

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The purpose of this RFP is to seek proposals to address the challenges of the biotech approval process; emerging threat of increasingly restrictive policies on pesticides; and regulatory uncertainty for plant breeding innovations (PBIs) within emerging markets which could impact U.S. soybean exports. Efforts should be focused on the emerging markets of Algeria, Cote d’Ivorie, Egypt, El Salvador, Honduras, India, Morocco, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo and Tunisia. Please submit your proposal via email to RFP@ussec.org no later than 5:00 PM Central Time on Friday, October 4, 2019.


Request for Proposals: Fact-Based Narrative on U.S. Soybean Cash Markets

Phone: 636.449.6055 Email: RFP@ussec.org

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The purpose of this RFP is to seek proposals to establish a fact-based narrative on the U.S. soybean cash markets in the context of global trade. The project would include a cash market assessment for each major soy producing state as well a comparative analysis of the U.S. and two major competitors which explores transparency, diversified supply and transportation networks.

Please submit your proposal via email to RFP@ussec.org no later than 5:00 PM Central Time on Friday, October 11, 2019.