REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
THE NORTH EAST MULTI-SECTORAL CRISIS RECOVERY PROJECT (NECRP)
Loan No: P157891
Assignment Title: PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO THE MULTI-SECTORAL CRISIS RECOVERY PROGRAM FOR NORTH EAST NIGERIA
Reference No.: CONS/PMC/17/1
This is a follow up to an initial advertisement made in the Guardian and Daily Trust Newspapers of Wednesday February 28, 2018. Kindly note that the deadline for submission is hereby extended till 27th March, 2018.
The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of implementing the North East Recovery and Stability Program (NERSP) and the FGN intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services through the North East Recovery and Stability Program (NERSP) Program Management and Coordination (PMC) Cell “the NERSP PMC Cell”.
The Consulting Services (“the Services”) includes providing project management, implementation and deliveries support to the Multilateral, Development Banks (MDBs)/Donor funding institutions (DFIs) Projects under the NERSP Framework. Projects under this Framework include: the Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) funded the World Bank, the inclusive Basic Social Service Delivery and Livelihood Empowerment Integrated Program, (IBSDLEIP) funded by the African Development Bank, the Building Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project (BRSLP) funded by the Islamic Development Bank, as well as other follow-on projects (hereafter collectively referred to as “the Projects” supported by “the financing partner”).
This support shall involve the provision of Project Management Technical Assistance to the Coordination Units both at the State level to build technical and oversight capacities across the North East States. The scope of the intended Project Management Support covers, but not limited to Project Development Management, Financial Management and Fiduciary Functions, Environmental and Social Safeguards, as well as Monitoring and Evaluation. The required support shall be delineated on the following levels:
Operational and Geographical Scope:
At the Federal level, the Project Management Consultant (“The Consultant”) will provide capacity building as required by the NERSP PMC Cell to support project implementation oversight, coordination, project progress reporting, monitoring and evaluation functions as well as guidance for the adoption of delivery mechanisms designed for the Projects by the Federal MDAsfor. The Consultant will be required to report directly to the NERSP PMC Cell.
At the State level, the Consultant will provide support to the State PCUs in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, under the MCRP and as other Projects are brought online subject to availability of funds and as deemed necessary at a later stage, across the region in Bauchi, Taraba and Gombe States.
It will support the various State Line Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) responsible for implementing the projects.
The Consultancy will support the delivery of post crisis projects designed in compliance with the aspirations of the Buhari Plans to cover a varied subject list which range from Social stabilization to peace building and countering violent extremism, early recovery, infrastructural development, good governance and so on.
The Subject Scope of the Consultancy will however remain flexible, as subsequently, at a later date if deemed necessary, multiple projects will scale up its scope. It is therefore essential that the Consultant possess the highest expertise and experience in conflict – sensitivity, developmental planning and risk mitigation in order to provide the required support.
• The NERSP PMC Cell set up by the Federal Government therefore now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The short-listing criteria are
• Description of similar assignments
• Experience in similar conditions
• Availability of appropriate skills staff
• Proof of capacity to carry out the assignment
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 3.16 and 3.17 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth thr World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications.
Expression of Interest must be delivered in written form to the address below (in person, by mail or mpby e-mail) by March 27, 2018. The most qualified Consultancy Firm will be selected in accordance with a fast tracked Consultant’s Quality and Cost Based Selection method (QCBS) as set out in the Procurement Regulations. Further information can be obtained at the address beow during office hours I.e. 0800 to 1700 hours.
Multi-sectoral Crisis Recovery Project
Attn: Kayode Adewakun
No.13 Danube Crescent, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.
Tel: +234 (0) 818 3144 191
E-mail: [email protected]
SOURCE: DAILY TRUST