[RFP] Request for Business Development Representative

Feb 23, 2017

Request for Proposal Overview


JETRO is in need of proposals from industry specialists located in the U.S. in all industries. This is a request for proposals for projects relating to the promotion of foreign direct investment into Japan.


General Information:

  1. Subject: Business Development Representative
  2. Term of Contract: The Date of Contract to March 15, 2018
  3. Application Deadline: March 9, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. (EST)
  4. Contents of Contract: As indicated in Application Guidelines (Attachment 1)


The contents of each industry contract can be found in the application guidelines (see Application Form below).


Application Instructions


Qualification Requirements:

  1. Prospective candidate(s) engaged in the project must satisfy conditions stated in the Application Guidelines (Attachment 3). 
  2. NOT under the circumstances of being denied participation due to unethical and/or unlawful activities by either JETRO or the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) from previous procument offerings.


Preparation of Application:

  1. Application shall be prepared on the Application Form included in this RFP notice. Applicants shall enter all requested information in the appropriate spaces on the Application Form. The appliation must be submitted by electronic PDF to the designated JETRO Staff Member (see below for details). No oral, telephone, or fascimile version of the application will be accepted. 
  2. All application costs (including preparation) shall be borne by the Applicant.


Delivery of Application:

  1. Please fill in the application form and then sign and save it as a PDF. Submit this, along with your business proposal (either in PDF or PowerPoint form) to JETRO Atlanta by email.
  2. Proposals must be submitted before March 9, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. EST.
  3. Please submit applications and busines proposals to:


Mr. Motoi Hotta / Mr. Trevin Dye

JETRO Atlanta




Language of Application:

Applications must be submitted in English. All other languages are not accepted at this time for application purposes.


Evaluation of Application:

JETRO evaluates each application based on the information provided and the documents submitted in addition to the application (such as the business proposal). JETRO does not provide reasons for the final decision. JETRO also does not return any documents provided (if submitted by hard copy).


Evaluation Process: Document Review


Announcement of Tender will be by March 13, 2017.



Applicants whose proposal is selected will be notified by JETRO by email. Given the nature of the bidding process, JETRO will refrain from providing feedback on the results. 


Application Forms  


Request for Proposals <PDF> (58KB)


Application Form  <Word> (42KB)  


Business Proposal (SAMPLE) <Word> (43KB)  


Guidelines for Proposal <PDF> (175KB)  


Service Agreement <PDF> (118KB)  


Appendix A <PDF> (182KB)  


Appendix B <PDF> (103KB)