Set-up and implementation of a Financing Facility for the support of (infrastructure) projects for sustainable skills development in five African pilot countries (Cameroon, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tunisia). Calls for Proposals, preparation and implementation of competitive project selection process. Support to investment projects for skills development infrastructure and equipment (design, tendering, procurement, supervision), Financial Management
Implementation of Financing Facility: Detailed elaboration of implementation modalities and operational procedures based on agreed framework implementation guidelines; preparing and implementing the preselection and selection of skills development partner structures following a competitive application process; information and marketing campaigns in pilot countries; elaboration of implementation agreements for the planning and implementation of the selected skills development initiatives.
Support for Implementation of Infrastructure Investment and Procurement of Equipment:
Terms of Reference for expert services, procurement and assignment of experts for:
— Civil Works for the construction of workshops, teaching facilities and related buildings and installations. Detailed architectural and structural design, elaboration and approval of tender documents for services, works and equipment, contract award and supervision of implementation;
— Supply of training equipment and tools, teaching aids and didactic materials as well as supply of consumables/material for practical training;
Support in detailed technical design of proposed individual projects including architectural support; elaboration and approval of tender documents for services, works and equipment; contract award; supervision of construction and implementation; fund management according to predefined disbursement procedures; elaboration of operation and maintenance concepts for infrastructure and equipment of skills initiatives, including M&E of ICT systems; elaboration of lessons learnt and best practices reports.
The Consultant shall assist NEPAD which is based in South Africa. South Africa would therefore be the main location of the Programme and the main seat of the consulting team. For the support of selected partner structures in the pilot countries the Consultant shall establish focal points in the pilot countries. The estimated total costs of Consulting Services are approx. 6 000 000 EUR. The prequalification of experienced Consultants is subject to the regulations contained in the ‘Guidelines for Assignment of Consultants in Financial Co-operation Projects ’(see www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de).
The contract will be awarded to an independent Consultant firm with proven experience in setting up and managing funding facilities, in the technical and vocational training sector and civil works and construction activities, both in the region and with a minimum annual turnover of 7 000 000 EUR.
Programme: Improving Basic Education.
The objective of the assignment is to assist the GIZ Basic education Programme to implement Output objective: MoEST-Ministry for Education- has specific methods available to identify and Support Primary School children with learning disabilities.
Further Information see GIZ website.