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SO-Pub Financial Management Capacity Str - P151492

Ministry of Finance | Published December 3, 2015  -  Deadline January 4, 2016
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Treasury Management, Budget Execution, Accounting And Financial Reporting, And Pl-fmis Implementation Services Puntland State of Somalia Treasury management, budget execution, accounting and financial reporting, and PL-FMIS implementationservices REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION) Project ID: P151492 TF#: 0A0388 Assignment Title: Treasury management, budget execution, accounting and financial reporting, and PL-FMISimplementation services Reference No.: MOF/PFM/QCBS/2015/0001 The Puntland State of Somalia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the "Secondpublic financial management capacity-strengthening project"(SPFMCSP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant forconsulting services. BACKGROUND OF THE PROJECT The Project Development Objective (PDO) is "to establish and strengthen institutional capacity for the management of public funds incentral finance agencies and targeted sectors". ASSIGNMENTDESCRIPTION The Consulting firm is required to supportthe MOF for the following reform activities: Treasury management and budgetexecution: Re-engineering business processessuch as revenue assessment and collection paymentauthorization and approval, accounting and reporting; issuing treasury circulars or ministerial orders for the evolving businessprocesses for budgeting, commitment controls, procurement, internal controls, accounting and reporting; operationalizing theSomalia Treasury Single Account (TSA); ensuring prompt transfer of collected revenues to government accounts; introducingcommitment controls to curb build-up of arrears; improving the operations of the Cash Management Committee (CMC) in the MOF;trainingon how to derive cash plans from the annual work plans to inform periodic cash allocations for effective budget execution;codifying Ministerial Orders in Financial Regulations (FR) and preparing ComprehensiveOperating Procedures Manuals (COPM); andestablishing the policy and legal framework for admissibility of evidence for Electronic Stored Information (ESI). Accountingand financialreporting: Preparing accountingprocedures manualand templates to guide the preparation of annual financial statementsin accordance with the 'Financial Reporting under theCash Basis of Accounting' standard issued by the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board(IPSASB); Developing tools to support the upload of in-year budget reports and annual financial statements in government websites in aformat that is user-friendly for public consumption; ensuringconsistency in arriving at correct taxobligations; undertaking a records management assessment and establishing systems, structures and guidance for creating andprotecting authentic and reliable financial records. Puntland Financial ManagementInformation Systems (PL-FMIS) implementation and support services: the bespoke  PL-FMIS solution (budget preparation andwarrants, revenue capturing, expenditure control, purchasing, revenue management, customs management, general ledger, bankreconciliation and financial reporting, Human ResourceManagement (HRM) and payroll, Fixed Assets Register,  Inventory Management System, secured connectivity,interface with othersystems, Business Continuity Management) will provide a system with adequate audit trails to identifyadministrative accountability in processing transactions, improved timeliness and accuracy of transaction processing together withcomprehensiveness of financial reports to improve management decision making and transparency. Please note that supply of application isnot required. Implementation of the Services will be phased over a period of threeyears according to the proposed methodology and approach and activity schedule to achieve the deliverables. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS The Ministry ofFinance of the Puntland State of Somalia now invites eligible consultingfirms ("Consultants") in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they arequalified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, andavailability of appropriate skills). Qualification Criteria The EOIs will be reviewed on the basis of the following to prepare ashortlist: ·        Background ofthefirm(s): summarizing their areas of expertise 1) organizational capability 2) Age of the firm 3) Size of thefirm; ·        General andoverall experience of the firm(s); ·        Summary of similarprojects undertaken by the firm(s); ·         Availability of appropriate skills amongst staff. The attention ofinterested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selectionand Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers(January 2011) ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.  Please visit www.worldBank.org settingforth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Inaddition, please refer to specific information on conflict of interest related tothis assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines.  The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the quality and cost based selection(QCBS) method set out in the indicated Guidelines. Consultants mayassociate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance theirqualifications. Further informationcan be obtained by sending email requests at the email address below. Expressions of interestmust be delivered (in person, by mail,or by e-mail) or in a written form in three (3) hard copies to the address below by 5 pm, 4January, 2016. Mr. Abdulkadir Ahmed Hashi ProjectCoordinator Public FinancialManagement Reform Unit Ministry of Finance Puntland State,Garowe Email:puntland.pfm@gmail.com Cc: mof.puntland.gov@gmail.com

SO-Pub Financial Management Capacity Str - P151492

Public Financial Management Reform Unit /Ministry of Finance | Published December 21, 2015  -  Deadline January 21, 2016
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Treasury Management, Budget Execution, Procurement, Accounting And Financial Reporting, Implementation Support Forsl-fmis, And Technical Assistance To The External Finance Fiduciary Section (eafs) GOVERNMENT OF SOMALILAND (GOSL) Public Financial Management Capacity Strengthening Project REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION) Project ID:                P151492 TF#:                         0A0388 Assignment Title:  Treasury management, budgetexecution, procurement, accounting and financial reporting, implementationsupport for SL-FMIS, and technical assistance to theExternal FinanceFiduciary Section (EAFS) Reference No.:        GoSL/MoF/PFM/QCBS/2015/0001 Background of the Project The Government ofSomaliland has received funds financing from theWorld Bank toward the cost of the "public financial management capacity strengthening project" and intends to apply part of theproceeds of this grant for consulting services. The Project Development Objective (PDO) is "to establish and strengthen institutional capacity for the management of public funds in central finance agencies andtargeted sectors". Assignment Description The Consulting firm is required to support theMOF for the following reform activities: A.    Treasury management, budgetexecution, procurement, accounting and financial reporting (a)    Re-engineering business processesto strengthen existing processes such as revenue assessment and collection; payment authorization and approval; and accounting andreporting. (b)   Issuing Treasury Circulars or Ministerial Orders for the evolving businessprocesses for budgeting, commitment controls, procurement, internal controls, accounting and reporting (c)    Operationalizing the Treasury Single Account(TSA[1]) in the Central Bank through which all revenue collectionsand authorized payments will be made. (d)   Introducing commitment controls to curb build-up ofarrears. (e)    Training will be conducted for deriving cash plans from theannual work plans and linking same to procurement plans for effective budget execution. (f)    Establishing a technical Treasury Committee in the Ministryof Finance with technically skilled staff to project, monitor, analyze and update projections. (g)  Establishingthe policy and legal framework for admissibility of evidence for Electronic Stored Information (ESI). B.    Accounting and Financial Reporting (a)       Preparing simple accounting procedures manual to guide the preparation of annual financial statements in accordance withthe 'Financial Reporting underthe Cash Basis of Accounting standard (b)      Ensuring consistency in arriving at correct tax obligations and weighing the costs/benefits ofapplying International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). (c)       Uundertaking a records management assessment andestablishing systems, structures and guidance for creating and protecting authentic and reliable financial records B.    Sub-component1.4 SomalilandFinancial Management Information Systems (SL-FMIS) (a)    SL-FMIS Project Charter, SL-FMIS Risk Log and SL-FMIS roll-out plan (b)  SL-FMIS operational in Ministry of Finance and selected MDAs (c)    User Acceptance Test (UAT) reports (d)  SL-FMIS User Guide with video clips for main processes; SL-FMIS end-user training reports (e)   User-defined management and statutory reports by the various CoAelements (f)   SL-FMIS communication and change management plan and its periodic implementation reports (g)  Business Continuity Management strategy, Business Continuity Plan (including Disaster Recovery Plan) and periodic testreports (h)  Interface protocolwith other systemsand data warehouse to support business intelligence (i)     Quarterly progress reports with particularreference to skills transfer to the governmentcounterparts to operate and maintain the SL-FMIS. C.    Financial Management Technical assistance to the External Assistance Fiduciary Section (EAFS) (a)    Shallreview payment vouchers (PVs) compliance with the project Grant Agreement, project implementation manual (PIM), disbursementletter, and external assistance fiduciary procedures manuals (b)   Keep management informedon processed, unprocessed and to be processed vouchers (c)    Presentto management challenges and mitigating measures for the EAFS (d)   Support production ofpre-defined and ad hoc financial and progress reports using standard tools (e)    Contractmonitoringfor contracts awarded for the packages foreseen in the procurement plan, including following up of payment documents tosuppliers, consultants and contractors. (f)    Transferskills andknowledge to designated counterpart and general PFM capacity building (g)    Contribute to the preparation of quarterly Project Status Reports (PSR) and government section of the ImplementationCompletion Report for review by Managementand the Steering Committee for onward transmission to the WorldBank. D.   ProcurementTechnical assistance to the External Assistance Fiduciary Section (EAFS) (a)    Assist project implementing agenciesin actual operational procurement activities processing (b)   Assist implementing agencies in thepreparation of standard Bid Evaluation Report Forms for Goods, Works and Consultancy Services; (c)   Assist implementingagencies in publication of EOIs and SPNs; lodging complaints; posting of awards; and other critical information required whichwould helpproper information dissemination; (d)   Transfer skills to the EAFSprocurement staff and line ministries through on-the-job training opportunities and specifically designed sessions on variousprocurement capacity development and institutional issues. Submission Requirements The Ministry of Finance of theGovernment of Somaliland now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") in providing the above services. Interested consultants mustprovide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments,experience in similar conditions, and availability of appropriate skills). The shortlisting criteria are: Background of thefirm(s): summarizing their areas of expertise 1) organizational capability 2) years of experience of thefirm 3) Size of the firm; General and overallexperience of the firm(s); Relevant experience and ssummary of similar projects undertaken by the firm(s); Availability of appropriate skillsamongst staff. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011) ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth theWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest.  Please visit www.worldbank.org setting forth the World Bank's policy onconflict of interest. In addition, please refer to specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of ConsultantGuidelines. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of ajoint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. The Consultant will be selected in accordance with theQuality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained by sending emailrequests at the emailaddress below. Expressions of interest must be delivered (in person, by mail, or by e-mail) or in a written form in three (3) hardcopies to the address below by 4.00pm,Thursday theJanuary 21, 2016. Dr Mohamed Samater PFM Coordinator Project Coordinator Public Financial Management Reform Unit Ministry of Finance Hargeisa, Somaliland Email: msamater2@gmail.com Cc:  Minfin_somaliland@yahoo.com

SO-Pub Financial Management Capacity Str - P151492

Ministry of Finance-Federal Government of Somalia | Published September 24, 2015  -  Deadline October 17, 2015
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Expenditure Controls, Cash Management, Accounting And Reporting (eccmar) Technical Assistant Second FinancialManagement Capacity Strengthening Project (P151492) Request For Expression of Interest- Individual Consultancy Services Project ID: P151492 TF#: 0A0388 Assignment Title:Expenditure Controls, CashManagement, Accounting and Reporting (ECCMAR) TechnicalAssistant Reference No.: MOF/PFMII/IC/2015/0055 The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the "Second PublicFinancial Management Capacity-Strengthening Project" (SPFMCSP) and intends to apply part ofthe proceeds of this grant forindividual consultancy services under this project. BACKGROUND OF THE PROJECT The Ministry of Finance(MoF) of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) has undertaken the SPFMCSP with theobjective to achieveoverall fiscal discipline that ensures effective use of public funds and avoids fiscal waste. The projectrefers to the legal and institutional framework for supervising all phases of the budget cycle, including formulation andpreparation of the budget, budget execution and expenditure management, internal controls and audit, procurement, monitoring andreporting arrangements, and external audit. SCOPE OF WORK Specific responsibilities would include, but not limited to thefollowing services: Ø  Ensuring that the Governmentprojects are implemented in line with the provisions of the projects documents, grants agreements, External Assistance FiduciarySection (EAFS) and the respective Projects ImplementationManuals; Ø  Ensuring that all the projectsreceipts and payments are recorded in compliance with the approved procurement plans and budgets, the grant agreement and theexternal assistance fiduciary procedures manuals Ø  Keeping management informed onvouchers processing and presenting to management mitigation measures to challenges faced during payment process inorder to avoiddelays; Ø  Ensuring correct charge codes areattached to each payment voucher and thatall supporting documents are attached to initiate payment process of each PaymentVoucher; Ø  Contributing to budget, transactiondata input, releases, warrants, commitments, expenditure and revenue journals; Ø  Drafting pre-defined and ad hocreports; Ø  Supporting MoF to address internaland external audit issues; Ø  Supporting the preparation ofdonor-funded and FGS general-government in-year financial reports and annual financial statements in compliance with Cash BasisInternational Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS); Ø  Transferring knowledge to delegatedcounterpart and Public Financial Management (PFM) capacity building of the MOF; Ø  Providing guidance in improving theChart of Accounts (CoA) and conducting training; Ø  Providing guidance on use of countryPFM systems; Ø  Supporting the implementation of theSomalia Financial Management Information System (SFMIS); Ø  Providing guidance and support inmapping project and government activitiesinto SFMIS in line with the approved CoA; Ø  Monitoring the emerging PFM andfiduciary activities and identify key areasof the EAFS Manual that needs to be updated; Ø  Providing technical support andadvice in updating the EAFS Manual; Ø  Carrying on all otherproject-related tasks directed by management and/or international donors. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS Eligible candidate will have the following qualifications: Ø  Degree in economics, financial or business administration, accountancy, public administration or a relateddiscipline; Ø  Advanced universitydegree in Public Administration, Full ACCA, Master Financial Accounting is an addedadvantage, with at least 10 years plus of working experience five years of which should be a senior management position of publicor private organizations, enterprise or projects; Ø  Qualified accountant and experienced in government payment processes or other international organizationslike UN, WB and others payment systems; Ø  Familiarity with Donors operational procedures, Financial Management and Procurement Guidelines is apre-requisite; Ø  Hands on experiencein managing the implementation of donor-funded operations (such as the World Bank,African Development Bank) will be an added advantage; Ø  Technical Knowledgeand experience in working on capacity building of publicsector; Ø  Experience in preparation of public financial management reports and financial statementswould be an addedadvantage; Ø  Proven skills in the use of computer software applications including spread sheets, accounting packages andword-processing; Ø  Experience in similar assignments that is project management and public financial management implementationprojects; Ø  Knowledgeable of current government payment systems and international accountingstandards; Ø  Ready for flexible working hours and extensive work load and with minimumsupervision Ø  Strong inter-personal skills, proven motivation and demonstrated ability to leadteams; Ø  Experience in working in fragile state environment is an advantage. The MoF of FGS nowinvites eligible candidate to submithis/hers expression of interest,together with the curriculum vitae and references, in Englishlanguage. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World BankBorrowers (January 2011) ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.  Please visit www.worldbank.org setting forth the World Bank's policyon conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines. The consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in theWorld Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World BankBorrowers, dated January 2011, under Individual Consultant (IC) method. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below(in person, or by mail) October 17, 2015, by 2 pm (Mogadishu local time). Please makesure you address your EOI to both emails providedbelow. Attn: Farahan Mohamoud Project Coordinator PFM Ministry of Finance Villa Somalia, Mogadishu E-mail:  pfmreformunit@gmail.com procurement.fgs@gmail.com

SO-Pub Financial Management Capacity Str - P151492

Ministry of Finance | Published September 7, 2015  -  Deadline October 19, 2015
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Procurement Of An Integrated Financial Platform- Facts Invitation for Bids (IFB) PROCUREMENT OF AN INTEGRATED FINANCIALPLATFORM (Core Banking System & AccountingSystem) "Financial Accounting Control and Transactional System" (FACTS) IFB No: CBS/PFMII/ICB/2015/0054 Second Public FinancialManagement Capacity Strengthening Project Project ID No: P15492 Grant No.: TF#0A0388 Purchaser: Central Bank of Somalia 1.      The Government of Somalia has received a grant from the International Development Association (IDA)(hereinafter called "Grant") toward the cost ofFinancial Sector Strengthening Project (FSSP) and it intends to applypart of theproceeds of this Grant to payments under the agreement(s) resulting fromthis IFB:  Implementation for an integrated financial platform (Core Banking System (CBS) & Accounting System (ERP)) 2.      The Somalia Reconstruction and Development Services on behalf of the Central Bank of Somalia now invitessealed bids from eligible bidders for the project Implementation of an integrated financial platform. The CentralBank of Somaliaserves as the implementing agency for the project invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders to design, develop and customize anIntegrated Financial Platform, The Financial Platform is requiredto integrated functionality of the Core Banking Solution and theEnterprise Resource Planning (CBS- ERP) and its surrounding in a single system ? not two separate but integrated systems. TheBidder should be capable of providing a total integrated solution and for implementing the integrated platform as a turnkey,including but not limited to providing of required hardware, database, middleware, virtualization, network, facility management,third party utilities, testing, providing interfaces and professional services required the Financial Platform andother associatedapplications. 3.      The CBS Financial Platform will be implemented as an integrated package plus operational support underwhich the bidder will be completely responsible for providing the necessary application services for running theintegratedplatform, train, customize, implement, rollout and maintain the infrastructure and network connectivity for all theoffices and branches/agencies (if available), including but not limited to the Data Centre(s)and DR site(s) for the entire periodof the contract and at least 12 months of post implementation support that ensuring a careful management of the transition from thecurrent state to ensure a smooth transition with minimal disruptions as well as to avoid any unnecessary resistance tochange. 4.      Bidding will be conducted using the International CompetitiveBidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits dated May 2004and revised in October 2006 and January 2011 and is open to allBidders eligible as defined in these Guidelines that meet thefollowing minimum qualification criteria indicated below. 5.      Minimum qualification requirements for Bidders are: a.     Financial Capability for theBidder The Bidder must furnish documentary evidence that it meets the following financial requirement(s).  In the case of a Joint Venture, the Partner in Chargemust meet at least 40 percent of thefinancial criteria and each other partner must meet at least 25 percent. i.            Average Annual Turnover within the last three (3) years not less than: 5,000,000 USD. ii.           Access to liquid financial resources such as cash balancesor lines of credit in amount of at least of 1,000,000 USD. b.     Experience and Technical Capacity forthe Bidder i.      The Bidder must haveimplementation an IntegratedFinancial Platform and development services for Central Bank and relevant integration and operationservices covering software, hardware and communications networks for at least five (5) years worldwide. ii.      During the past five(5) Years, the Bidder must have completed at least three (3) successful contracts involving the supply, implementation and supportof national or private sector a financial platform, of similar functional/technical characteristics and of a comparable scale,preferably in a post conflict environment. iii.     The proposed system/technology must be operational in atleast three (3) other countries, preferably similar to or larger than Somalia. iv.     At least one (1) existing live installation of the proposedintegrated system must have been implementing c.      Bidder's Legal Requirements i.     The Bidder shallbe properly established in its country oforigin. Failure to comply with these requirements shall result in rejection of the Joint Venture's bid. Subcontractors' experienceand resources shall not be taken into consideration. 6.      A pre-bid Meeting may be attended by all companies, which have previously registered will be held inNairobi Kenya.  The planned date of the pre bid meeting is September 21, 2015 at 10 AM, Kenyan time. 7.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be downloaded from www.centralbank.gov.so. Prior registration is required for attending thepre-bid conference, submitting clarification questions on the bidding documents and receiving automaticnotice of answers and ofaddenda to the bidding.  The downloadableversion of the bidding documents, and any addenda to it, will be the binding version. Prior registration can be done by submittinga request at the following address: pfmreformunit@gmail.com. In case of any difficulty in downloading thebidding documents from website indicated above, interested bidders may request the bidding document via the following e-mailaddress: pfmreformnit@gmail.com 8.      Bids mustbedelivered/submitted on or before Wednesday, October 19, 2015 at 11 AM (Somalia local Time) to the following address: Ministry of Finance, Villa Somalia, Mogadishu, Federal Republic of Somalia. Electronicsubmission of bids is not allowed.Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of the Bidders' representatives who choose to attendat the following address Ministry of Finance, Villa Somalia, Conference Room, Mogadishu,Federal Republic of Somalia. 9.      All bids must beaccompanied by a Bid Securing Declaration in the format given in the Bid document. Late bids and electronic bids will not beconsidered. 10.  The attention of prospective Bidders isdrawn to the fact that (i) they will be required to certify in their bids thatall software either is covered by a valid license or was produced by the Bidder and (ii) violations are considered fraud, which canresult in ineligibility to be awarded World Bank-financed contracts. Address for bid submission: Procurement Unit Attn.:  pfmreformunit@gmail.com

SO-Pub Financial Management Capacity Str - P151492

Ministry of Finance | Published August 28, 2015  -  Deadline September 23, 2015
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Somalia Pfm Treasury Management, Budget Execution, Accounting And Financial Reporting, And Sfmis Implementation Services FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF SOMALIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE Second Public Financial Management Capacity StrengtheningProject REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION) Project ID:P151492 TF#: 0A0388 Assignment Title: Treasury management, budget execution, accounting andfinancial reporting, and SFMISimplementation services Reference No.:MOF/PFMII/QCBS/2015/0039 The Federal Republic of Somalia has receivedfinancing from the World Bank toward the cost of the "Second Public Financial Management Capacity-Strengthening Project" (SPFMCSP)and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant for consulting services. BACKGROUND OF THE PROJECT The Ministry of Finance (MOF) of the Federal Republic of Somalia(FRS) has undertaken the SPFMCSP with the objective to achieve overall fiscaldiscipline that ensures effective use of public funds and avoids fiscal waste. The project refers to the legal andinstitutionalframework for supervising all phases of the budget cycle, including formulation and preparation of the budget, budget execution andexpenditure management, internal controls and audit, procurement, monitoring and reporting arrangements, and externalaudit. ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION The Consulting firm isrequired to support the MOF for the following reform activities: Treasury management andbudget execution: Re-engineering business processes such asrevenue assessment and collection payment authorization and approval, accounting and reporting; issuing treasury circulars orministerial orders for the evolving business processes for budgeting, commitment controls, procurement, internal controls,accounting and reporting; operationalizing the SomaliaTreasury Single Account (TSA); ensuring prompt transfer of collected revenuesto government accounts; introducing commitment controls to curb build-up of arrears; improving the operations of the CashManagement Committee (CMC) in the MOF; training on how to derive cash plans from the annual work plans to inform periodic cashallocations for effective budget execution; codifying Ministerial Orders in Financial Regulations (FR) and preparing ComprehensiveOperating Procedures Manuals (COPM); and establishing the policy and legal framework for admissibility of evidence for ElectronicStored Information (ESI). Accounting andfinancial reporting: Preparing accounting procedures manual and templates to guide the preparation of annualfinancial statements in accordance with the 'Financial Reporting under the Cash Basis of Accounting' standard issued by theInternational Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB); Developing tools to support the upload of in-year budget reports and annualfinancial statements in government websites in a format that is user-friendly for public consumption; ensuring consistency in arriving at correct tax obligations; undertaking a recordsmanagement assessment and establishing systems, structures and guidance for creating and protecting authentic and reliablefinancial records. Somalia FinancialManagement Information Systems (SFMIS) implementation and support services:  the bespoke  SFMIS solution (budget preparation andwarrants, revenue capturing, expenditure control, purchasing,revenuemanagement, customs management, general ledger, bank reconciliation and financial reporting, Human Resource Management (HRM)and payroll, Fixed Assets Register,  Inventory Management System, secured connectivity,interface with other systems, Business Continuity Management) will provide a system with adequate audit trails to identifyadministrative accountability in processing transactions, improved timeliness and accuracy of transaction processing together withcomprehensiveness of financial reports to improve management decision making and transparency. Please note that supply of application is not required. Implementation of the Services will be phased over a period of three yearsaccording to the proposed methodology and approach and activity schedule to achieve the deliverables. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS The Ministry of Finance of the FederalRepublic of Somalia now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") in providing the above services. Interested consultantsmust provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments,experience in similar conditions, and availability of appropriate skills).  Theshortlisting criteria are: Qualification Criteria The EOIs will be reviewed on the basis of the following to prepare a shortlist: ·         Background of the firm(s): summarizing their areas of expertise 1) organizational capability2) years of experience of the firm 3) Size of the firm; ·         General and overall experience of the firm(s); ·         Relevant Experience and summary of similar projects undertaken by thefirm(s); ·         Availability of appropriate skills amongst staff. The attention of interested Consultants isdrawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011) ("Consultant Guidelines"),setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.  Please visitwww.worldBank.org settingforth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to specific informationon conflict of interestrelated to this assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines. Consultants may associate with other firms inthe form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection(QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained bysending email requests at the email address below. Expressions of interest must be delivered (in person, by mail, or by e-mail) ina written form in three (3) hard copies to the address below by 5 pm September 23,2015. Mr. Farahan Mohamoud Project Coordinator Public Financial Management Reform Unit Ministry of Finance Villa Somalia,Mogadishu Federal Republic ofSomalia Email: pfmreformunit@gmail.com

SO-Pub Financial Management Capacity Str - P151492

Ministry of Finance, Puntland State- Somalua | Published November 16, 2015  -  Deadline December 17, 2015
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Consulting Services - Firms Selection: Strengthening The Integrity Pillars In Puntland State Of Somalia PUNTLAND STATE OF SOMALIA Public Financial Management Capacity Strengthening Project (P151492) REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION) Project ID:P151492 TF#:0A0388 Assignment Title: Strengthening the Integrity Pillars in Puntland State ofSomalia ReferenceNo.:MOF/PFM/QCBS/2015/0002 The Puntland State of Somaliahas received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the "Second public financial management capacity-strengtheningproject" (SPFMCSP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant for consulting services. BACKGROUND OF THE PROJECT The Project Development Objective (PDO)is "to establish and strengthen institutional capacity for the management of public funds incentral finance agencies and targetedsectors". ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION The Consulting firm isrequired to support the OAG for the following reform activities: Foundations for SupremeAudit Institutions (SAI): Supporting the enactment, translating and disseminating of the new Audit Act; developing a Strategy andDevelopment Action Plan intended to be used to establish how well a SAI performs compared to international good practices;accreditation on application of International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI); implementingRisk Based Auditing(RBA) procedures manuals (including translation) and conduct of on the job training; providing training on use of Computer Aided Audit Techniques; supportingintra-regional/sub-regional peer learning events. Planning, finance and public accounts committee (PAC): Strengthening of the planning, finance and PAC Secretariat with procedures to analyze budget, financial statements and auditreports and provide technical advisory services to the committee members for conducting well-structured public hearings and vetting minutes with the Chairman before finalization;designing a sanction regime with follow-up mechanisms to ensure that audited bodiesprepare an action plan based on SAI observationsand PAC recommendations; designing a framework for collaboration with the media and non-sate actors to promote outreach for thework of the committee(s); training and peer-learning for committee members and Secretariat staff; providing legal advisory servicesto facilitate passage of relevant PFM Bills. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS The Ministry of Finance of the Puntland State of Somalia now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") in providing the above services.Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures,descriptionof similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, and availability of appropriate skills).The shortlistingcriteria are: The EOIs will be reviewed on the basis of the following to prepare a shortlist: ·         Background of the firm(s): summarizing their areas of expertise 1) organizational capability2) years of experience of the firm 3) Size of the firm; ·         General and overall experience of the firm(s); ·         Relevant experience and summary of similar projects undertaken by thefirm(s); ·         Availability of appropriate skills amongst staff. Theattention of interestedConsultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultantsunder IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011) ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth theWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest.  Please visit www.worldbank.org setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Inaddition, please refer to specific information on conflict of interest related to thisassignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy toenhance theirqualifications. The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS)method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained by sending email requests at the email address below. Expressions ofinterest must be delivered (in person, by mail, or by e-mail) or in a written form in three (3) hard copies to the address below by5 pm, December 17, 2015. Mr. Abdulkadir Ahmed Hashi Project Coordinator Public Financial Management Reform Unit Ministry of Finance Puntland State, Garowe Email: puntland.pfm@gmail.com Cc: mof.puntland.gov@gmail.com Cc: Office of the Auditor General Email: hdhawrka@gmail.com

SO-Pub Financial Management Capacity Str - P151492

Ministry of Finance | Published January 21, 2016  -  Deadline February 23, 2016
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Consulting Services ? Individual Consultant Selection : Technical Assistance Procurement Reform Management Consultant FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF SOMALIA MINISTRY OFFINANCE Second Public Financial Management Capacity StrengtheningProject REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (Consulting Services ? Individual Consultant Selection) Project ID:                P151492 TF#:                            0A0388 Assignment Title:     Technical Assistance Procurement Reform Management Consultant Reference No.:           FGS/PFMII/ICS/2016/001 BACKGROUND OF THEPROJECT The Federal Republic of Somalia has receivedfinancing from the World Bank toward the cost of the "Second Public Financial Management Capacity-Strengthening Project" (SPFMCSP)and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant for consulting services. The Ministry ofFinance (MOF) of the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS) has undertakenthe SPFMCSP with the objective to achieve overall fiscal discipline that ensures effective use ofpublic funds and avoids fiscal waste. The project refers to the legal and institutional framework for supervising all phases of thebudget cycle, including formulation and preparation of the budget, budget execution and expenditure management, internal controlsand audit, procurement, monitoring and reporting arrangements, and external audit. In this context, the Federal Government of Somalia has passed the Public Procurement Concessions andDisposal Act (PPCDA). The PPCDA will cover all public entities, including central government agencies, local governments,state-owned enterprises, independent organisations and other public institutions. In this regard, the project aims to provide thebest international technical expertise in this field to ensure that the designs of secondary legislation, institutional setup, andcapacity development strategy will lead to effective implementation of PPCDA and successful public procurement reforms. The projectwill take a systematic approach to support the reform efforts at the legislative, policy, and operational levels to fulfil thegoals of "value for money" in public procurement with integrity. ASSIGNMENTDESCRIPTION The international consultant is to support the ProcurementDirectorate of the Ministry of Finance to conduct a comprehensive review of legal infrastructure and development of additionalguidance to support effective implementation of the new PPDCA. She/he will work closely with the relevant Ministry of Financeofficials as well as national and international consultantsto provide technical inputs and assist in reviewing the current andproposed legal infrastructure as well as in designing/drafting/reviewing secondary legislations and regulatory frameworks in linewith relevant best practices. The expected outputs will include a review of general provisions, existing/related laws and policiesas well as drafting/reviewing legal implementing guidelines, operational guidance documents, model documentation, andrecommendations to support effective implementation of the new PPDCA. 1.0  Duration of the Assignment The International Consultant on Procurement Reform will be hired fora period of twelve 12 months on time-based contract with possibility of extension upon satisfactory performance. The assignment isbased in Mogadishu, Somalia. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS The Ministry of Finance of the FederalGovernment of Somalia now invites eligible Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the Services. InterestedConsultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to performthe Services. Qualification Criteria The Consultant must possess the following: 1)      Atleast 10 years' experience in procurement, supply chain management with a degree in supply chain, procurement, law, management,finance, economics or commerce; the incumbent will have experience in supporting public procurement sector reforms and expertise informulating policy and strategicplanning at the national level. 2)      Knowledge and experience working in fragile countries is an added advantage; the successful candidate will be motivated andable to work in a results-driven environment and responsibly without direct supervision on occasion. 3)      He/Shewill exhibit organizational skills, attention to detail, personal commitment,efficiency, flexibility, and problem-solving skills. 4)      Furtherdesired experiences are as follows: Experience of working in Fragile Countriesand knowledge of the Public Financial ManagementReforms. The attention of interested Consultants isdrawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011 and revised July 2014)("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Please visit www.worldbank.org setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer tospecific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per paragraph 1.9of Consultant Guidelines. The Consultant will be selected in accordancewith the Selection Based on Consultant'sQualification (CQS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained bysending email requests at the email address below. Expressions of interest must be delivered (in person, by mail, or by e-mail to:and copied to: Pfmreformunit@gmail.com or awritten form in three (3) hard copies to the address below by 5.00pm, Tuesday the 23rd February, 2016. Attention Mr. Farahan Mohamoud Project Coordinator Public Financial Management ReformUnit Ministry of Finance Villa Somalia, Mogadishu Federal Republic of Somalia Email: Pfmreformunit@gmail.com

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Ministry of Finance, Puntland State-Somalia | Published November 16, 2015  -  Deadline December 21, 2015
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Consultancy Services: Support The Public Procurement And Concessions Legal, Regulatory And Institutional Management Reforms Puntland State of Somalia Public Financial Management Capacity Strengthening Project (P151492) REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION) Project ID: P151492 TF#: 0A0388 AssignmentTitle: Support the Public Procurement andConcessions Legal, Regulatory and Institutional Management Reforms Reference No.: MOF/PFM/QCBS/2015/0003 The Puntland State of Somalia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the "Secondpublic financial management capacity-strengthening project" (SPFMCSP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds ofthis grant forconsulting services. BACKGROUND OF THE PROJECT The Project Development Objective (PDO) is "to establish and strengthen institutional capacity for the management of public funds incentral finance agencies and targeted sectors". ASSIGNMENTDESCRIPTION The Consulting firmis required to supportthe MOF for the following reform activities: §  Setting up a legal and regulatory framework ofpublic procurement; §  Developing PPP policy, regulations andinstitutionalization of the PPP (concessions), legal framework and strategy for concessions; §  Establishing a lean but effective governance andorganizational structure that will deliver the mandate ofthe Procurement Authority; §  Building institutional and management capacitythat will be focused on procurement capacity assessment, development and execution of training plans to ensure that allstakeholders in the procurement sector have the necessary skills and qualifications; §  Developing monitoring and oversight capacity toenhance the integrity and transparency of the procurement system by ensuring increased compliance of the procuring entities andother stakeholders to the Public procurement act. Implementation of the Services will be phased over a period of three yearsaccording to the proposed methodology and approach and activity schedule to achieve the deliverables. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS The Ministry ofFinance of the Puntland State of Somalia now invites eligible consultingfirms ("Consultants") in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they arequalified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, andavailability of appropriate skills).The shortlisting criteria are: The EOIs will be reviewed on the basis of the following to prepare ashortlist: ·        Background ofthefirm(s): summarizing their areas of expertise 1) organizational capability 2) years of experience of the firm 3) Size of thefirm; ·        General andoverall experience of the firm(s); ·        Relevantexperience and summary of similar projects undertaken by the firm(s); ·         Availability of appropriate skills amongststaff. The attention ofinterested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selectionand Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers(January 2011) ("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.  Pleasevisit www.worldbank.org setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflictof interest. In addition, please refer to specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines. Consultants mayassociate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance theirqualifications. The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality andCost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further informationcan be obtained by sending email requests at the email address below. Expressions of interestmust be delivered (in person, by mail,or by e-mail) or in a written form in three (3) hard copies to the address below by 5 pm,December 21, 2015. Mr. Abdulkadir Ahmed Hashi ProjectCoordinator Public FinancialManagement Reform Unit Ministry of Finance Puntland State,Garowe Email:puntland.pfm@gmail.com Cc:mof.puntland.gov@gmail.com

EOI - International Consulting Firm to Support Somalia Financial Governance Committee - EARC

 | Published January 18, 2016
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EOI – Somalia - Strengthening Macroeconomic and Financial Management in Somalia through improved Macroeconomic Framework and Budget Formulation

 | Published January 7, 2016
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RECRUITMENT OF A STUDY OFFICE FOR THE STUDY ON FINANCIAL INCENTIVES.

United Nations Development Programme | Published June 15, 2015  -  Deadline June 25, 2015
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The United Nations Development Programme in Mali (UNDP) for the RECRUITMENT OF A STUDY FOR THE STUDY DESK ON FINANCIAL INCENTIVES. The tender documents can be requested by email to mali.procurement@undp.org or downloaded from the website or www.ungm.org http://procurement-notices.undp.org/ Tender dossiers must be deposited in folds closed to the UNDP-Mali; UNDP building Badalabougou IS later than June 25, 2015 to 16:30 hours of Bamako

Somali Core Economic Institutions SCORE - P152241

Federal Republic of Somalia | Published June 1, 2016  -  Deadline June 12, 2016
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Consulting Services For Market Study On Somali Financial Services FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF SOMALIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE SOMALI CORE ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAMTF REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Assignment Title: Consulting Services for Market Study on Somali Financial Services Publication Date: May 13,2016 Expression of Interest Deadline: June 12, 2016 Expected Starting Date:July 01, 2016 Funding Sources: #TF0A1688 Individual/Firm: FirmSelection Expected period of assignment: 90 consultancy-days. BACKGROUND The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) through the Ministry of Finance with support from the World BankSomali Core Economic Institutions and Opportunities (SCORE) Program, a World Bank program supported by a multi-donor trust fund, isimplementing a series of activities to support financial sector development and strengthen non-bank financial institutionssupervision and regulation. The development objectives of the SCORE Program are to: (i) improve the enabling environment for privateand financial sector development; and (ii) catalyze private investment and job creationin key productive and service sectors.Through the SCORE Program, theMinistry of Finance is exploring viable pathways for pushing the frontiers of access to regulated andsupervised channels of financial services by Somali households and small businesses, and to accelerate the transition to a deep andinclusive financial system, thereby underpinning effective reconstruction efforts and enabling long-term economicgrowth. For the Ministry of Finance, the SCORE Program will help deliver governance capacity for financial sectordevelopment by strengthening the capacity of the Ministry to coordinate the analysis, formulation, implementation, and monitoringof financial sector policies, strategies and regulations; and, oversee FGS's interventions in the financialsector. For the Central Bank of Somali (CBS), the SCORE Program will help deliver regulatory and supervisorycapacity for non-bankfinancial institutions including development of the national payment systems. OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT Theoverall objective of this consultancy is to identify the demand and supply gaps for financial services in Somaliaand advise on the range and nature of FGS's policy interventions in the financial sector as well as the regulatory and supervisoryrecommendations for the CBS. Specifically, the consultancy will explore policy and feasible green-field investments opportunitiesthat the FGS through the Ministry of Financeand Central Bank of Somalia might undertake to catalyze added privateinvestment and jobcreation, and improve the regulatory and supervisory environment for the non-bank financial services inSomalia. Themarket study will provide missing evidence needed by policymakers andregulators to understand the nature of marketdemand and supply for financial services in Somalia with a view to identify urgent and priority policy reforms and green-fieldopportunities for the FGS. The studywill focus on both supply and demand aspects of the provision of financial services in Somalia,identify current usage of financial services and products and assess the potential for    green-field opportunities. QUALIFICATIONS TheMinistry of Finance now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providingthe Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications andrelevant experience to perform the Services. The short-listing criteria include the following: i)       Background of the firm(s): summarizingtheir areas of expertise 1) organizational capability 2) years of experience of the firm 3) Size of thefirm; ii)      General and overall experience of the firm(s); iii)    Relevant experience and summary of similar projects undertaken by thefirm(s);The Consultant should have good knowledge of financial sector development, experience in applying information andcommunications technologies (ICT) to conduct market studies, and possess a proven track record of undertaking similar assignmentsin the lastfive years. Evidence of contracts of at least USD200,000 value successfully implemented. iv)    Availability of appropriate skills amongststaff. Attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection andEmployment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011) ("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policyon conflict of interest. Please visit www.worldbank.org  setting forth the World Bank's policy onconflict of interest. In addition, please refer to specific information on conflict ofinterest related to this assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint ventureor a sub consultancy to enhance theirqualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost BasedSelection (QCBS) methodset out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained by sending email requests at the email address below. Interested Consultants maysubmit hard copies or email expressions of interest to the address below at or before 4.00pm local Somalia time on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Late bids shall be rejected. Attn: Mr. BurhanIman Ahmed SCORE PIUCoordinator Ministry ofFinance FederalGovernment ofSomalia VillaSomalia Mogadishu,Somalia Email Address1: bidsmof@gmail.com Email Address2: scoresomalia@gmail.com

RECRUITMENT OF A STUDY OFFICE FOR THE STUDY ON FINANCIAL INCENTIVES

United Nations Development Programme | Published June 4, 2015  -  Deadline June 25, 2015
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~~ III .1 The overall objective of the study is to analyze the different practices of financial incentives (per diem, wage supplements, bonuses, allowances, etc ...) on external and internal resources of public sector employees (State, local community) or associations in Mali, identify regulatory sources and to make proposals to streamline and harmonize practices but also on the process to achieve it. The study will also address the issue of employment and remuneration by the TFP of public officials in the exercise of public tasks within their competence. The technical scope of the study covers the payments made under the projects / programs and studies financed by the donors or by them. The human scope of the study, in addition to agents of the State, local authorities, NGO agents also includes private participants (economic and associative actors). II.2 The specific objectives of the study declined below should be achieved in two phases: First phase II.2.1 inventory and analysis of practice (indicative period: May-June) Specific objective 1: Framework Analysis National regulatory and practices 1. Identify the legal, regulatory and internal decisions texts that frame the practices (seat directives, agreements with the Government of Mali ...)

Somali Core Economic Institutions SCORE - P152241

Ministry of National Planning and Development, PIU, | Published June 27, 2016  -  Deadline July 27, 2016
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Consulting Services For The Strengthening Of Financial Institutions Regulation And Supervision CENTRAL BANK OFSOMALILAND Somali Core EconomicInstitutions and Opportunities Program REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONSOF INTEREST Consulting Services-Firm Selection Project ID:               P152241 Assignment Title:     Consulting Services for theStrengthening ofFinancial Institutions Regulation and Supervision Funding Sources:      TF#0A1698 Reference No.:          P152241/C1A/016 BACKGROUND The Central Bank of Somaliland intends to procure the Services belowunder the Somali Core Economic Institutions andOpportunities (SCORE)Program, a World Bank Program supported by the Multi-Partner Fund (MPF), a multi-donor trust fund. Theobjectives of SCORE are to: (i) improve the enabling environment for private and financial sector development; and (ii) catalyzeprivate investment and job creation in key productive and service sectors. The financial services sector in Somaliland remains largely unregulated and unsupervised with informal provision offinancial services still the dominant norm.  Financial market integrity drawbacks,legal and regulatory limitations and gaps in financial market infrastructure continue to impose transaction costs and constraincontribution of the financial sector to reconstruction efforts. ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION The Services for this consultancy will comprise technical assistance, knowledge, and capacity building focused onpolicy and regulatory reforms addressing specific institutional and governance capacity deficiencies related to financial sectordevelopment and financial institution regulation and supervision. The firm's areas of focus would, amongst others, include the following five thematic areas: 1)      Diagnostics of the legal,regulatory and institutional setting; 2)     Legal drafting and adjunct regulatory reform support; 3)     Business process re-engineering and systems development; 4)     Capacity building and supervision training; and 5)      Stakeholder engagement and policy dialogue. The expected period of this consultancy is approximately two (2)years. QUALIFICATIONS TheCentral Bankof Somaliland now invites eligibleconsulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience to perform the Services. Theshortlisting criteria include: i)        The Consultants should exhibit proven experience in conducting similar projects andbusiness within a small, developing country context; ii)      The Consultants should include team members with good knowledge of financial sector development andfinancial institutions regulation and supervision issues from an institutional development and legal point of view, andunderstanding of the relevant laws of Somaliland; and iii)    The Consultants should demonstrate financial strength/capability. MODE OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS AND SELECTION The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employmentof Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011 and revised July 2014)("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Please visit www.worldbank.org for more details. In addition, please refer to specific information on conflict of interest relatedto this assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines. Consultantsmay associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance theirqualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) methodset out in the Consultant Guidelines. Furtherinformation can be obtained by sending email requestsat the email address below. Interested Consultants may submit hard copies or email expressions of interest to the address below ator before 4.00 pm Somaliland time on Wednesdaythe 27th of July, 2016. Attention ProjectImplementation Unit Office, Ministry ofNational Planning and Development, Sha'ab Area, RoadNo. 1, Hargeisa,Somaliland Email address: ibroiam@gmail.com

RFP - MLI - 2014-9116205 "The assessment of the financial management capacity of implementing partners in Mali - 2014"

United Nations Children's Fund | Published November 27, 2014  -  Deadline December 29, 2014
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RFP - MLI - 2014-9116205 UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF) in Mali Lance on behalf of the United Nations Office a call for proposals for "The assessment of the financial management capacity of implementing partners in Mali - 2014 do you even lift

EOI - Somalia - Individual Consultant - Advisor to the Ministry of Finance – ISFGP - 09 2015

 | Published September 2, 2015
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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (ECONOMIST-INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT) SOMALIA INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT TO FINANCIAL GOVERNANCE (ISFGP) 1. The Ministry of Finance of the Federal Government of Somalia has requested for Technical Assistance (TA) from the African Development Bank to support the Financial Governance Program (FGP) and intends to contract an Advisor (individual consultant) to the Ministry of Finance as part of the TA. 2. The Advisor’s (individual consultant’s) ToRs are aimed at ensuring achievement of the project objectives which are to improve financial and economic governance in Somalia, as a foundation for overall good governance, economic development and political stability. More specifically, the project is expected to play an important role in addressing the Government’s institutional capacity deficiencies and improving the management of overall PFM systems. 2.1. Duties and responsibilities The key tasks and responsibilities of the Advisor (Individual Consultant) include, but are not limited to the following:  Provision of policy advice to the Ministry of Finance in order to enhance the Government’s ability to design and coordinate policies and actions in the areas of planning, medium term expenditure framework (MTEF), budgeting, public financial management, procurement, debt management, and related macro-finance matters in the framework of the financial governance agenda.  Assisting the Ministry and the AfDB in the implementation of ongoing and planned partnership programmes with the Bank, including: the Economic and Financial Governance Institutional Support Project; National Statistical Capacity Building Programme; Financial Governance Programme etc.;  Liaising with other International Financial Institutions and development partners on critical issues concerning the MoF including actions to strengthen budget credibility by limiting expenditure commitments to available resources; etc. 2.2. Required qualification and experience  An Advanced degree qualification in the area of Public Financial Management, Public Economics and/or Fiscal Policy Management.  Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally in Somali and English, including situations requiring debate and difficult negotiations;  Experience of working on similar assignments in fragile and post-conflict states is highly desirable.  Must have at least 10 years of working experience, 5 of which should be at a senior management position in public and/or private sector organisations; 3. The Ministry of Finance now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested individual consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (i.e. updated CVs, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, and availability of appropriate skills etc.). The position will be based in Mogadishu, Somalia. 4. Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” [May 2008 edition, revised in July 2012], which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org. Borrowers are under no obligation to shortlist any consultant who expresses interest. Expressions of interest must be emailed or delivered to the address below by 21 September 2015 at 3.00pm [Nairobi local time] and mention “[Advisor to the Ministry of Finance]”. Mr Nyende Magidu Senior Country Economist, EARC African Development Bank, Khushee Tower, Longonot Road, Nairobi – Kenya PO Box 4861-00200 Tel: +254-202712925/6/8 E-mail: n.magidu@afdb.org ; s.kimani@afdb.org

Somalia PFM Capacity Strengthening Proj - P146006

Federal Republic of Somalia, Ministry Of Finance | Published October 6, 2015  -  Deadline October 17, 2015
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Assignment Title: Expenditure Controls, Cash Management, Accounting And Reporting (eccmar) Technical Assistant Federal Republic ofSomalia MINISTRY OF FINANCE Second FinancialManagement Capacity Strengthening Project (P151492) Request For Expression of Interest- Individual Consultancy Services Project ID: P151492 TF#: 0A0388 Assignment Title:Expenditure Controls, CashManagement, Accounting and Reporting (ECCMAR) TechnicalAssistant Reference No.: MOF/PFMII/IC/2015/0055 The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the "Second PublicFinancial Management Capacity-Strengthening Project" (SPFMCSP) and intends to apply part ofthe proceeds of this grant forindividual consultancy services under this project. BACKGROUND OF THE PROJECT The Ministry of Finance(MoF) of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) has undertaken the SPFMCSP with theobjective to achieveoverall fiscal discipline that ensures effective use of public funds and avoids fiscal waste. The projectrefers to the legal and institutional framework for supervising all phases of the budget cycle, including formulation andpreparation of the budget, budget execution and expenditure management, internal controls and audit, procurement, monitoring andreporting arrangements, and external audit. SCOPE OF WORK Specific responsibilities would include, but not limited to thefollowing services: Ø  Ensuring that the Governmentprojects are implemented in line with the provisions of the projects documents, grants agreements, External Assistance FiduciarySection (EAFS) and the respective Projects ImplementationManuals; Ø  Ensuring that all the projectsreceipts and payments are recorded in compliance with the approved procurement plans and budgets, the grant agreement and theexternal assistance fiduciary procedures manuals Ø  Keeping management informed onvouchers processing and presenting to management mitigation measures to challenges faced during payment process inorder to avoiddelays; Ø  Ensuring correct charge codes areattached to each payment voucher and thatall supporting documents are attached to initiate payment process of each PaymentVoucher; Ø  Contributing to budget, transactiondata input, releases, warrants, commitments, expenditure and revenue journals; Ø  Drafting pre-defined and ad hocreports; Ø  Supporting MoF to address internaland external audit issues; Ø  Supporting the preparation ofdonor-funded and FGS general-government in-year financial reports and annual financial statements in compliance with Cash BasisInternational Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS); Ø  Transferring knowledge to delegatedcounterpart and Public Financial Management (PFM) capacity building of the MOF; Ø  Providing guidance in improving theChart of Accounts (CoA) and conducting training; Ø  Providing guidance on use of countryPFM systems; Ø  Supporting the implementation of theSomalia Financial Management Information System (SFMIS); Ø  Providing guidance and support inmapping project and government activitiesinto SFMIS in line with the approved CoA; Ø  Monitoring the emerging PFM andfiduciary activities and identify key areasof the EAFS Manual that needs to be updated; Ø  Providing technical support andadvice in updating the EAFS Manual; Ø  Carrying on all otherproject-related tasks directed by management and/or international donors. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS Eligible candidate will have the following qualifications: Ø  Degree in economics, financial or business administration, accountancy, public administration or a relateddiscipline; Ø  Advanced universitydegree in Public Administration, Full ACCA, Master Financial Accounting is an addedadvantage, with at least 10 years plus of working experience five years of which should be a senior management position of publicor private organizations, enterprise or projects; Ø  Qualified accountant and experienced in government payment processes or other international organizationslike UN, WB and others payment systems; Ø  Familiarity with Donors operational procedures, Financial Management and Procurement Guidelines is apre-requisite; Ø  Hands on experiencein managing the implementation of donor-funded operations (such as the World Bank,African Development Bank) will be an added advantage; Ø  Technical Knowledgeand experience in working on capacity building of publicsector; Ø  Experience in preparation of public financial management reports and financial statementswould be an addedadvantage; Ø  Proven skills in the use of computer software applications including spread sheets, accounting packages andword-processing; Ø  Experience in similar assignments that is project management and public financial management implementationprojects; Ø  Knowledgeable of current government payment systems and international accountingstandards; Ø  Ready for flexible working hours and extensive work load and with minimumsupervision Ø  Strong inter-personal skills, proven motivation and demonstrated ability to leadteams; Ø  Experience in working in fragile state environment is an advantage. The MoF of FGS nowinvites eligible candidate to submithis/hers expression of interest,together with the curriculum vitae and references, in Englishlanguage. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World BankBorrowers (January 2011) ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.  Please visit www.worldbank.org setting forth the World Bank's policyon conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines. The consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in theWorld Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World BankBorrowers, dated January 2011, under Individual Consultant (IC) method. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below(in person, or by mail) October 17, 2015, by 2 pm (Mogadishu local time). Please makesure you address your EOI to both emails providedbelow. Attn: Farahan Mohamoud Project Coordinator PFM Ministry of Finance Villa Somalia, Mogadishu E-mail:  pfmreformunit@gmail.com procurement.fgs@gmail.com

Guinea-Mali - Request for Proposals for a consultant on the basis of a short list for the audit of the financial statements of the project during the years 2013, 2014 and 2015 - Contracts Assignment - February 2015

 | Published February 16, 2015
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____________________________________________________________________________________________ Building International Trade Center in Abidjan Avenue John Paul II 01 BP 1387 Abidjan 01 Côte D'Ivoire Internet: www.afdb.org MODEL CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE PUBLICATION OF THE AWARD OF CONTRACTS NOTE CONSULTANTS INFORMATION Country: Guinea and Mali Executing Agency: General Secretariat of the System of West African Power Exchanges (WAPP) Name of Project / Study: Electrical Interconnection Project Guinea-Mali 225 kV Number of Loan / Grant: Ready: 2100150023997 / donation: 2100155019917 Name of the Request for Proposals (RFP): Request for Proposals for a consultant on the basis of a short list for the audit of project financial statements during the years 2013, 2014 and 2015 number DDP: March 2012 Selection Method: Least Cost Selection (SMC) Notice number for Expression of Interest (AMI): Date of publication of the MAI: September 16, 2013 in UNDB and on the website Web Secretariat

ICT Sector Support in Somalia - P148588

Ministry of Post and Telecommunications | Published May 25, 2015  -  Deadline June 4, 2015
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Project Accountant To Support The Information And Communications Technology Support Project Country: Somalia? Project Name: Information and  Communications Technology Support Project Grant Number: P148588 Assignment Title: ProjectAccountant to support the Information and Communications Technology SupportProject Type of Appointment: Individual Consultant Duty Station: Mogadishu mostly, SOMALIA, Reference Number: MOPT/ICT/ACC/2014-15 The Federal Government of Somalia through the Ministry of Posts and Telecoms, through the Ministry of Finance has requestedthe World Bank to support the preparation and implementation of the Somalia ICT Sector Support Project,Phase II. The overarching ProjectDevelopment Objective (PDO) for this series of projects is "to support the ICT Sector in Somalia by contributing to establishing an enablingenvironment and by encouraging efficiency and equity in access to connectivity". The project will comprise of three (03) components: i) Enabling Environment focusing onsupporting the regulatory andgovernance framework for the sector, following the anticipated passage of the new Communications Law. ii) Efficiency and equity inaccess to connectivity which will see the extension of the establishment of communications rooms in key ministries across differenteconomic zones and the establishment of a framework for SIM card registration and will seek to make optimal use of the underseafiber cable arriving in Mogadishu by supporting the Somali Research and Education Network and iii) Support and Capacity-Buildingfor the Project Implementation Unit. The project wishes to recruit a Project Accountant on an individual consultant ("appointment") to support theFederal Government of Somalia to: 1)      Perform all necessary Financial Managementactivities under the Public Sector Capacity Injection Project (CIP) ICT Sector for the period of the assignment, 2)      Coordinate the financial management functionswith government counterparts located in the implementing Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) 3)      Provide technical assistance and build thecapacity of Financial Management staff within the Office of the Prime Minister and implementing entities. The Federal Government of Somalia now invites applications from qualified candidates for this position.Interested Consultants should provide informationdemonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience toperform the Services. The Project Accountant should have the following minimum Qualifications: a)      A Bachelor's Degree in one of the following: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, etc. b)      Professional qualification in financial management, registered by and attained final qualification of anyfinancial management related recognized professional body e.g. ACCA, CPA etc; c)      At least 5 years of experience in audit or financialmanagement; d)      At least three years of post-qualification experience directly relevant to publicsector and/or World Bank Projects' financial management; e)      Experience of projectfinancial management in a developing country; experience ina fragilestate is preferable; f)       Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, to deliver technical financialdocuments, and reports; candidates familiar with Somali language will have an added advantage; g)      Proven work experience on country FM systems and procedures h)      Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)and Internet use, including database use is required. i)        Fluency in English is required. j)        Excellentwritten and oral communicationskills. k)      High level interpersonal and relationship-buildingskills. The attentionof interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection andEmployment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers [January, 2011, revised July2014] ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Further information anddetailed Terms of Reference can be obtained on the following website http://www.hiiraan.com Expressions of interest/applications and attachments: a CV, tworeferees and scanned copies of testimonials must be delivered to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail topmt@mipt.gov.so ) by 1400 hours on June 4, 2015. Attention Mr. Mohamed Ware Project Manager Ministry of Post and Telecommunications Federal Government of Somalia, Mogadishu, Somalia Tel: +252-617-344351

Somalia Recurrent Cost - P154875

Ministry of Finance | Published January 26, 2016  -  Deadline February 23, 2016
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Consulting Services ? Individual Consultant Selection:technical Assistance Public Financial Management (pfm) Consultant PUNTLAND STATE OFSOMALIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE SomaliaRecurrent Cost & Reform Financing (RCRF) Project - Phase 2 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (Consulting Services ? Individual Consultant Selection) Project ID:                   P154875 TF#:                              0A0534 Assignment Title:      Technical Assistance Public Financial Management (PFM) Consultant Reference No.:           PL/RCRF II/2016/00 BACKGROUND OF THEPROJECT The Ministry of Finance of Puntland isimplementing the RCRF Phase II Project. The Project Development Objective is to finance and support an operational payroll andpayment system for the non-security sectors. The RCRF project is closely linked with the MPF fund-level objective which is to "tofoster socio-economic recovery and stabilization bysupporting the payment of civil service salaries, and the running costs ofgovernment institutions; financing technical assistance and supporting the building blocks of larger public investment programsacrossa range of sectors." OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE OFWORK A Public Financial Management (PFM)Consultant is required to provide public financial management technical assistance to the Puntland External Assistance Section(EAFS), a newly established unit within the Puntland Office of the Accountant General. The main objective of the Consultant'sservices is to provide technical assistance to the Puntland EAFS on matters relating to the fiduciary assurance and to alimitedextent implementation of the PFM reforms action plans within the EAFSunit.  Inparticular, strengthen and support PFM fiduciary systems for more transparent and accountable management and use of public funds inthe State Government ofPuntland (both Government as well as external financing from development partners). While focusing on thekey aspects of this assignment, the Consultant is expected to take into account all the elements of thePFM fiduciary system i.e.budgeting, banking and funds flow arrangements, accounting, internal control, cash management, reporting and internal and externalaudits. ASSIGNMENTDESCRIPTION The consultant shall do everything necessaryto meet the above objectives, including but not limited to carrying out the following, by advising and or by doing as necessary: 1)     Support the EAFSto ensure that the Government projects are implemented in line with the provisions of the of legal framework which shall includebut not limited to projects documents, grants agreements, External Assistance Fiduciary Section (EAFS) and the respective ProjectsImplementation Manuals; 2)     Support the EAFSto ensure all the payments that require prior approval by the development; partners are fully supported and supportingdocumentation filed accordingly; Support the EAFS to ensure that no projects activities/categories/components are not overspentwithout proper authorization from the Donors; 3)     Carry outfinancial management training needs analysis across MDAs implementing externally funded projects and develop capacity developmentandtraining plans. 4)     Carry out periodicfinancial management capacity building and trainings for the implementing MDAs; 5)     Support the EAFSto ensure all the projects receipts and payments are recorded in compliance with the approved procurement plans and budgets, thegrant agreement and the external assistance fiduciary procedures manuals and respective Projects Implementation Manuals(PIMs); 6)     Keep EAFS Unit andSenior Management within the Puntland Ministry of Finance informed on processed, unprocessed and to be processed vouchers andpresent to management challenges faced and mitigation measures for the challenges faced during payment process in order to avoiddelays. Conduct of Work The Consultant shall work under the overallguidance of the Puntland Accountant General.  He/She is expected to work in closecoordination with the Senior Management within the Puntland Ministry of Finance in particular, Accountant General and his/herDeputy, Director General Expenditure, Director General Revenue, PIUs Coordinators, Procurement/Financial Management Specialists andMDAs Accountants, EAFS staff including other Consultants supporting the EAFS and the Ministry of Finance. The Consultant may be required from time totime to provide periodic PFM and fiduciary updates to the Minister of Finance. In addition, the Consultant will provide technicaladvice on and fiduciary and PFM matters between FGS and the Regional States/Authorities. Duration of the Assignment The Consultant shall be contracted for an initial one year period,with possibility for extension for additional year based on performance. All the monthly invoices submitted for payment shall beaccompanied by dully approved timesheet by the Accountant General. Location of theAssignment The duty station is Garowe, Puntland. The Consultant shall be basedwithin the EAFS Officesand shall report on day to day basis to the Accountant General. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS The Ministry of Finance of the PuntlandState of Somalia nowinvites eligible Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultantsshould provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform theServices. Qualification Criteria The applicant must possess the following: 1)      ABachelor Degree in economics, financial or business administration, accountancy, public administration or a related discipline.Advanced university degree in public policy or public administration 2)      Full membership of and IFAC member body; 3)      Atleast 8 years of post-qualification working experience; with at least 3 years' experience in financial management for projectsfinanced by international financial institutions (e.g. World Bank, Africa Development Bank). Familiarity with World Bank fundsdisbursement procedures and Procurement Guidelines will be an added advantage; 4)      Strong inter-personal skills, proven motivation and demonstrated ability to lead teams; 5)      Technical knowledge and experience in undertaking change management and capacity building in the public sectorespecially inthe area of public financial management reforms; 6)      Proven skills in the use of computer software applications including spreadsheets, accounting packages andword-processing; 7)      Experience in similar donor-funded assignment in fragile and conflict situation. 8)      Proven work experience on country procurement systems and procedures; 9)      Fluency in English is must with excellent written and oralcommunication skills; The attention of interested Consultants isdrawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011 and revised July 2014)("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Please visit www.worldbank.org setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer tospecific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per paragraph 1.9of Consultant Guidelines. The Consultant will be selected in accordancewith the Selection Based on Consultant'sQualification (CQS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Mode of submission of Applications Applications in writing, including up-to-dateCVs, supporting documents and the names and addresses of two professional referees should be addressed to Ministry of Finance: Garowe or by email application as attachment to: mof.puntland.gov@gmail.com  copying in the PFM Coordinator ahashi@talktalk.net by 5.00pm, Tuesday the 23rdFebruary, 2016. Please clearly indicate on the envelope the post for which application is made. Attention Mr.Abdulkadir Ahmed Hashi Project Coordinator Public Financial Management Reform Unit Ministry of Finance Puntland State, Garowe Email: mof.puntland.gov@gmail.com CC:ahashi@talktalk.net