Invitation for Pre-Qualification and Tender at United Nations Development Programme in conjunction with Anambra State Government

United Nations Development Programme

8th FGN-UNDP Country Programme (2014-2017) UNDP Office

Ministry of Economic Planning & Budget, Jerome Udorji Secretariat Complex, Awka

Invitation for Pre-Qualification and Tender

The United Nations Development Programme in conjunction with Anambra State Government hereby invites bids for pre-qualification and consideration for Tender from interested reputable and competent consultants to execute the under listed assignments,

(1)  Conclude Corruption Risk Assessment In The Remaining MDGs Related MDA (Water Sector) In Anambra State (ANSG/UNDP/GPB/15/01).

OBJECTIVES

  • To strengthen Public Accountability Mechanisms in the water sector
  • To decrease exposure to various risks and avoid costly damages.
  • To strengthen governance, restore integrity by deterring corruption in the sector.

SCOPE OF WORK

The Consultant(s) will be required to

  • Establish the process of conducting the Risk Assessment
  • Identify the risks
  • Rate the risks
  • Identify the mitigating controls
  • Calculate remaining residual risks
  • Develop an Integrity Plan in the water, health and Education sectors through a stakeholders workshop
  • Write a report

CONSULTANTS PROFILE

The consultant(s) must demonstrate full competence in implementing the scope of work with strong expertise and industry background required for this project from a technical, educational and experience perspective in carrying out Corruption Risk Assessment.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A higher degree in Economics, Public Administration, Sociology or related field.
  • Have between 5-7 years direct practical experience
  • Robust understanding, good knowledge and experience on issues around Corruption Risk Assessment and other related fields.
  • Experience in similar projects in the past.
  • Knowledge of Anambra State political and Social terrain

EVALUATION CRITERIA

  • Relevant qualifications/ years of experience.
  • Relevant and similar work experience on similar initiatives
  • Depth of proposal in addressing subject matter
  • Knowledge of UNDP – funded programmes or other bilateral agencies.

(2)     Review of Anambra State Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP) and Capacity Building Workshop for Planning Officers, Statisticians on Development of Medium and Long Term Plans and Linkages to the Budget Process. (AN/UNDP/EPAC/2015/001)

OBJECTIVES:

The main objectives of this assignment are to review MTDP and acquaint participants with their basic functions and how to prepare a good and realistic budget.

THE CONSULTANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO:

  • Review the Anambra State MEDIUM Term Development Plan (MTDP)
  • Identify and explain the duties of Panning Officers and Statisticians
  • Introduce the participants to budget and budget preparation, budgeting processes and techniques.
  • Build participants capacities on:
  • Budget preparation
  • Budget monitoring
  • Development of Medium Term Plan

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess a minimum of Masters Degree in Economics, Statistics, Agricultural Economics and other related field
  • Must be familiar with IPSAS
  • Deep understanding of planning officers and statisticians functions
  • Must be familiar with planning tools
  • Minimum of ten (10) years experience in consultancy

EVALUATION CRITERIA

  • Relevant qualifications/ years of experience,
  • Relevant and similar work experience on similar initiatives
  • Depth of proposal in addressing subject matter
  • Knowledge of UNDP – funded programmes or other bilateral agencies.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Interested Consultant(s) should submit on or before 23rd July, 2015, a detailed technical proposal detailing their understanding of the assignment, methodology, work plan, profile and a financial proposal for the assignment in separate sealed envelopes. The envelopes should be marked “TECHNICAL PROPOSAL AND FINANCIAL PROPOSAL” as the case may be, at the top right hand corner and the name of the project e.g. (ANSG/UNDP/GPB/15/01) clearly marked on each envelop.

The documents are to be submitted in five (5) copies, one (1) original and four (4) photocopies for both financial and technical proposals to the Partnership Manager UNDP Office, Chief Jerome Udorji Secretariat Complex, through Ministry of Economic Planning & Budget, Awka, Anambra State.

Signed:

Prof. Solomon Chukwulobelu

Secretary to the State Government

 

 Mark Okoye

Special Adviser to the Governor on

Economic Planning and Budget

 

Nneka Onwddiwe

JNDP Partnership Manager