AO-Market Oriented Smallholder Agr - P093699
Ministerio da Agricultura - Instituto de Desenvolvimento Agrário | Published April 16, 2015 - Deadline April 29, 2015
Senior Procurement Specialist
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OFINTEREST
Name of Project: Market Oriented SmallholderAgriculture Project
Assignment Title: Senior ProcurementSpecialist
Assignment No.: 0105/C/C4/MOSAP/2014
The Government of Angola, through the Ministry of Agriculture/ Agricultural Development Institute (ADI), received funds from the International Development Association - IDA / World Bank, theInternational Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and a donation from the Government of Japan (PHRD) towards the cost of theimplementation of the Angola Market Oriented Smallholders Agriculture Project - MOSAP, and intends to apply part of the proceedsfor the payment of Consulting Services to hire a Senior Procurement Specialist, aiming to provide the Project Implementation Unit(PIU) with the required expertise in procurement, in order to enable it to perform these activities efficiently and in fullcompliance with the Bank's Guidelines for procurement of Goods, Services and Works.
The Senior Procurement Specialistwill:
a. support the PIU in all procurement related issues;
b. assess the existing knowledge and capacity on procurement procedures at both the PIUand PPIU and to design a programto improve it to a levelacceptable to the WB;
c. assess the level of understanding of procurement procedures by MOSAP Provurement Staffand related and design a training program to improve it to a level that will enable them to perform satisfactorily theirtasks;
d. develop training activities for PIU and PPIU staff and related in order to implementthe agreed training programs;
e. propose a work plan defining what tasks would be performed by the ProcurementAssistant (PA) and what will be performed directly by the Procurement Officer (PO) in order to ensure that all relevant procurementactivities and manuals are prepared in a timely manner;
f. within the agreed work plan, perform its tasks and to provide support and guidance tothe PO and PA on those under his responsibility;
g. assist the PIU on the preparation of contracts, its award andmanagement;
h. review and follow up the Project Procurement Plan, with the assistanceof the PO andPA;
i. preliminary review and adequate the existing version of the ProjectProcurement Manual, with the assistance of the PO and PA;
j. provide inputs for the preparation of the Project Procurement Activities ImplementationPlan;
k. identify, with the assistance of the PO and PA, officers that should receive trainingon the Project Procurement Plan;
l. prepare, with the PO and PA assistance, a training programon the Manual forthe officers above mentioned;
m. analyze all documents produced by the Bank missions and to highlight any implicationto the work plan or to procurement procedures, plans or manuals being developed;
n. assist the PIU in the preparation of documents to be sent to the Bank for prior reviewor comments.
The Senior Procurement Specialist "time-based" contract will be performed for the period of seven (7) months,commencing from May 15th, 2015 andcontinuing through December14th, 2015.
The Ministry of Agriculture/ Agricultural DevelopmentInstitute (ADI) through the Market Oriented Smallholders Agriculture Project - MOSAP now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing theservices. Interested individual consultants mustprovide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, etc.). Theshort-listing criteria are: (a) general qualification; (b) adequacy for the assignement; and (c) experience in the region and language.
Interested individual consultants must have (i) a university degree in economics, engineering, management or any other relevantarea; (ii) At least10 years of experience in Procurement and Contract Management, with at least 7 years of experience in procurement financed by theWorld Bank; the African Development Bank or similar institutions and Multi/bi-lateral Donor's Procurement; (iii)Experienced user of word processing(Word), spread sheets (Excel), presentation (Power Point) and planning software (MS Project); (iv) Fluency in Portuguese and good working knowledge of English, particularly given the need of preparing reports and other documentthat may be requested by the Project Coordinator.
The attention of theinterested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 ofthe World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants underIBRD Loans and IDA Credits and grants byWorld Bank Borrowers published May 2004, revised in October 2006 and May2010.
A Consultant will beselected in accordance with ICS method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Further information canbe obtained at the address below during office hours from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm, local time.
Expression of interestmust be delivered in written form to the address below (in person, by mail or e-mail) by 11:00 amof April 29th, 2015.
Unidadede Implementação do Projecto MOSAP
Ministério daAgricultura ? Instituto de Desenvolvimento Agrário
Rua Amilcar Cabral nº 45 - Luanda, Telephone: 923 334583
 Project Implementation Unit (National Level)
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