SS-Energy Sector TA - P145581
Ministry of Electricity, Dams, Irrigation and Water Resourses | Published December 10, 2014 - Deadline January 6, 2015
Request For Expression Of Interest (reoi)fortechnical
Assistance For Procurement Specialist
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH SUDAN
Ministry of Electricity, Dams, Irrigation &
SOUTH SUDAN ? ENERGY SECTOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT
Request for Expression of Interest (REOI)
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR PROCUREMENTSPECIALIST
Country: REPUBLIC OF SOUTH SUDAN
Name of Project: SOUTH SUDAN ? ENERGY SECTOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT(ESTAP)
PPA No.: IDA-Q9320-RSS
Project No.: P145581
8th December, 2014
This Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared inThe Juba Monitor on October 29, 2014; The East African on November 1-7, 2014; andUNDB on November 5, 2014.
The Government of the Republic of SouthSudan (GOSS) hasreceived funding from the International Development Association (IDA) in the form of a Project Preparation Advance (PPA) for theProposed South Sudan ? Energy Sector Technical Assistance Project (ESTAP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for thepayment for the services of the Procurement Specialist (PS).
The consultant shall be in charge of all matters as detailed but not limited to the following:
Carry outprocurement activities under the project in full adherence to World Bank guidelinesand procedures, using Standard World BankBidding Documents for the procurement of Goods, Consulting Services and Non-Consulting Services, build the capacity of the PMU'sProcurement Staff in procurement management and be as pro-active as possible in providing solutions where obstacles anddifficulties are encountered in all aspects of the procurement in close collaboration with the Project ManagementUnit.
The assignment will extend for a period of one (1) year with an option for extensionsubject to satisfactory performance
The Project Management Unit of the Ministry of Electricity,Dams, Irrigation & Water Resources (MEDIWR) now invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providingthe above mentioned services. Interested individual consultants, in particular SouthSudanese nationals, are encouraged to provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services and furnishthe Ministry with their Curriculum Vitae (CV)
The candidate should have the following qualifications andexperience:
i. Hold a Bachelors degree with a major in a relevant discipline (e.g. Procurement, Finance,Public Administration, Law, Business or Commerce, or other relevant technical discipline). A Masters degree will be an added advantage;
ii. Have a minimum of ten years ofdirect relevant experience in procurement in the public or private sector;
iii. Have at least two years of relevant work experience in procurement underWorld Bank funded/administered projects;
iv. Demonstrate significant experience in the preparation of procurement plans, bidding and contract documents, requests forproposals, evaluation reports for procurement of goods, and consultant services;
v. Demonstrate strong communication skills and persuasiveness in presenting, negotiating and resolving complex issues,both orally and in writing in English; and
vi. Knowledge of IT tools such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Internet,etc.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection andEmployment of Consultants under IBRD Loans andIDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's Policy on conflict of interest.
8. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by WorldBank Borrowers dated January2011.
Interested Consultants may obtain further information at the address given in item 11 below from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Mondayto Friday.
Expressions of interest (EOIs) must be delivered to the address in item 11 below by 4:00 PM on 6th January,2015. EOIs can also be submitted in electronic form to the email address givenbelow.
Ministry of Electricity, Dams, Irrigation & Water Resources(MEDIWR)
Attention:Engr. TomRemis, Project Coordinator
Project Management Unit (PMU)
Opposite Radio Juba, Near Buluk Police Station
Juba, South Sudan
Tel: +211 956 807 850; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org