procurement adverts

ASSOCIATION FOR REPRODUCTIVE AND FAMILY HEALTH
INVITATION FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES IN OPERATIONS RESEARCH ON LOPIN-REGION 1 PROJECT FOR LAGOS, RIVERS AND AKWA IBOM

JOB TITLE: Operations Research Consultancy
LOCATION: Lagos State, Akwa Ibom and Rivers
DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT: 25 working days spread out between 1st and 30th September, 2016
PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT: The purpose of the assignment is to conduct an operations research for the LOPIN-REGION 1 project to assess the immediate impact of services rendered to Orphans and Vulnerable Children in 15 selected Local Government Areas across Lagos, Akwa Ibom and Rivers State. This is required to provide information for the assessments of current outcomes of household support interventions against set objectives. This will also allow us to determine the quality of services provided for the OVC and identify best performing cost effective interventions that can be scaled up to achieve maximum positive impact for the LOPIN-REGION 1 project.
BRIEF BACKGROUND
Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is a leading indigenous not-for-profit, non-governmental organization established in Nigeria in 1989 in response to the health and social needs of the disadvantaged groups in rural and urban communities. ARFH is committed to improving the quality of the life of people in Nigeria and elsewhere in sub-sahara Africa. Since its inception, ARFH has consistently responded to the public health challenges including HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, maternal mortality and morbidity and sexual and reproductive health of Nigerians.
ARFH has been awarded a USAID grant to implement a 5-year (2014 – 2019) family-centred Local Partners for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (LOPIN) Project in Region 1 covering selected local governments in Akwa Ibom, Lagos and Rivers States. The project aims at providing and expanding access to sustainable care and support services at 300,000 OVCs and 60,000 households over 5 years. The support services have been in the areas of health education, psychosocial, nutrition, shelter, protection and economic strengthening of the households of the orphans and vulnerable children.
ARFH is inviting applications from consultancy groups/firms or individuals to carry out an assessment of the quality and outcome of services provided to 126,000 orphans and vulnerable children from 32,000 vulnerable households who are currently enrolled in Lagos, Akwa Ibom and Rivers States on a short term basis.
METHODOLOGY FOR THE SURVEY
A mix-method approach will be used to gather appropriate data that will inform service quality improvement. These methodologies will include: desktop reviews (program report), Key informant interviews, photoshoots, video documentaries, quantitative approach, and any other methodologies proposed by the consultant and approved the DM&E.

The aim and objectives of the survey:
1. Document and ascertain whether households received OVC support services
2. Determine the type and quality of service delivered by the Community Based Organizations (CBOs), LGAs and State
3. Assess the wellbeing of children and families over the last one year
4. Assess the effectiveness of programs within the intervention communities and identify which programs have the greatest potential to positively impact households of OVC
5. Assess the child protection and safeguarding practices of caregivers of OVC
6. Assess response of caregivers to HIV service uptake
7. Assess the extent of private sectors involvement in the provision of OVC support services
8. Assess the readiness of households to transition and graduate successfully from the program.
SCOPE OF ASSIGNMENT AND SPECIFIC TASKS (CONSULTANT’s ROLE)
The Consultant working with Director, Monitoring and Evaluation and the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer of the LOPIN-REGION 1 project will be responsible for the following:
• Develop the survey protocol
• Develop the data gathering instrument
• Review survey tools to ensure that the data collected will adequately satisfy the research questions and objectives
• Engage stakeholders in the assessment process
• Participate actively in the recruitment of the interviewers
• Train survey interviewers and supervise field operations
• Pilot testing of survey date collection tools
• Implement data collection for survey
• Data analysis
• Develop and submit a draft report covering key findings, major conclusions and recommendations that can help inform the improvement of the program
• Produce a draft scientific report for publication in a journal
The consultant will work with the State Program teams to identify beneficiaries who will participate in Key informant interviews, photoshoots and video documentaries.
DURATION & DEADLINES (TENTATIVELY)
The duration of the contract will be a total period of 25 working days starting from 1st September, 2016 with approximately 12 working dates in field, and will be spread out until end of September 2016.
• The consultants will be expected to submit a draft work plan due by 29th August, 2016.
• First draft of assessment report due by 30th September 2016
• Final receipt of all deliverables due by 7th October, 2016.
QUALIFICATIONS
Only consultants located in Nigeria are prioritized for this assignment as ARFH will not cover international travel costs for external consultants. The following qualifications and skills will guide selection of the consultants for this assignment:
1) Interested persons must have cognate experience in development, implementation and assessment of public health interventions with evident capacity in conducting surveys for health-related projects using quantitative and qualitative methods
2) The consultant who must be a social scientist/communication specialist for this assignment must have a minimum of:
• Masters degree in Sociology/Socio work or any other relevant degree in the social sciences/Communication/Development
• Minimum of five years of relevant experience in designing and analysing quantitative and qualitative surveys
• An excellent analytical and research skills with demonstrated technical report writing skill
• Experience with HIV prevention, care and treatment programs
• Knowledge of OVC data collection and analysis will be an advantage.
Application Closing Date: 29th August, 2016
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Interested and qualified consultants/consultancy firm should send in a complete application comprising of a technical proposal and a detailed budget. All applications should be submitted by email to programs@arfh-ng.org and as a mail packaged and addressed to:
The Chief of Party,
ARFH House, Plot 815A Army Officers’ Mess Road, Near Ikolaba Grammar School,
Agodi G.R.A, Ikolaba Ibadan
P.O.Box 30259 Secretariat Ibadan
Oyo State, Nigeria.
Applicant organizations MUST indicate on the Subject of the mail (LOPIN-REGION 1 OPERATIONS RESEARCH CONSULTANCY)
Only the short-listed Candidates will be contacted.

Tetfund
Tertiary Education Trust Fund
Addendum to the Specific Procurement Notice (SPN) and Expression of Interest (EOI) for Year 2016 Procurement Activities

Please refer to the Specific Procurement Notice (SPN) and Expression of Interest (EOI) issued by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund published on Wednesday, 20th July, 2016 in the Blueprint and Independent Newspapers as well as the Federal Tenders Journal of Monday, 25th July – Sunday, 7th August, 2016.
(2) The attention of the general public is hereby drawn to the following amendments to the above publications:
(a) That Evidence of Value Added Tax (VAT) is no longer a requirement for eligibility by the bidders;
(b) Bidders are to enclose PENCOM Compliance Certificate as evidence of fulfilment of the obligation to pay pension as stipulated in Section 16 (6) (d) of the Public Procurement Act, 2007;
(c) Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Certificate of Compliance should be enclosed as evidence of fulfilment of the obligation to pay social security contributions as stipulated in Section 16 (6) (d) of the Public Procurement Act, 2007;
(d) Evidence of registration on the National Database of Contractors, consultants and Service providers (Domiciled with BPP); is hereby replaced with evidence of registration on the Bureau of Public Procurement’s National Database of Contractors, consultants and Service providers by inclusion of Interim Registration Report (IRR) issued by BPP;
(e) Closing date for submission of both technical and financial bids for the Specific Procurement Notice (SPN) is now Thursday, 15th September, 2016 at 12:00 noon; and
(f) Opening of all submitted bids is immediately after closing of submission on the same day.
(3) The general public and interested bidders are enjoined to take note of this amendment.
(4) All other conditions contained in the earlier publications remain unchanged.
Signed:
Management
Tertiary Education Trust Fund
No. 6, Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja
http://www.tetfund.gov.ng , Email: info@tetfund.gov.ng
Tel: 07098818818, 09-291-5140

Auchi Polytechnic
Office of the Registrar
P.M.B. 13
Auchi
Invitation for Pre-Qualification/ Bidding in Respect of Approved 2016 Capital Projects

In compliance with Due process requirement for procurement of goods and services, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi wishes to pre-quality competent suppliers for the execution of approved 2016 Capital Projects.
(2.0) Interested contractors/suppliers are hereby invited to apply for pre¬qualification for the Supply and Installation of the followings:-
(i) Procurement/Installation of Solar Street Light
(ii) Procurement/Installation of Band width, Software and Servers for the Bursary Department
(3.0) PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
• Certificate of incorporation
• Current Tax Certificates for the past three years ending December, 2016
• VAT registration with TIN No. and evidence of tax remittance
• Audited Accounts for the past three years
• Company profile which must include Organisational Structure, Curriculum Vitae of key personnel
• Details of equipment owned or to be hired
• Evidence of experience or involvement in similar jobs with proofs of letters of awards and completion certificates
• Evidence of financial capability/financial statement to undertake the project. Evidence of current Certificate of Compliance by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF)
• Evidence of current Certificate of compliance by the National Pension Commission (PENCOM)
• Evidence of social/communal responsibility
• Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers with the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)
(4.0) VERIFICATION OF CLAIMS
Auchi Polytechnic reserves the right to verify the claims made by the contractors/suppliers.
(5.0) COLLECTION OF BIDS DOCUMENTS
Interested Bidders are to collect Bidding Documents in the Office of the Director of Physical Planning Department on submission of evidence of payment of a non- refundable Tender fee of Twenty-Five Thousand Naira (N25,000.00) only per Lot to the Polytechnic Treasury Single Account (TSA).
Details of the account should be obtained from the Bursary Department before making the payment, please.
(6.0) SUBMISSION OF BIDS DOCUMENTS
The completed Technical and Financial Bids are to be submitted in Two (2) copies each which includes one (1) original and one (1) copy. The documents should be in Two (2) separate sealed envelopes clearly marked ‘Technical Bid and Financial Bid” and both sealed in a third envelope marked with the appropriate Lot at the top right hand corner with the company’s name written behind and addressedto the Registrar, Auchi Polytechnic, P. M. B. 13, Auchi.
These documents should be dropped in the Tender Box situated in the Registrar’s Office not later than 12noon, Wednesday, 12th October, 2016.
(7.0) OPENING OF PRE-QUALIFICATION/BIDDING DOCUMENTS
The Pre-qualification documents will be opened same day on Wednesday, 12th October, 2016 at 12:00 noon in the Polytechnic Boardroom, at the expiration of the time allowed for submission of documents.
Only the Financial Bids of successful pre-qualified Suppliers will be opened same day.
This advertisement serves as an invitation to Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Anti-Corruption Agencies and the General Public to witness the Bid Opening.
Signed:
Dr. (Mrs.) M. I. Aashikpelokhai
Registrar

FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE SERVICE
20 Sokode Crescent, Wuse Zone 5, PMB 33, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria
PUBLIC NOTICE
INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR VALUATION OF PROPERTY IN DIFFERENT LOCATIONS ACROSS THE FEDERATION

INTRODUCTION
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has allocated funds in the year 2016 budget for the engagement of consultants and wishes to engage estate valuers as consultants to survey, value and determine property rates for properties in various location across the federation. The report of this exercise will be used to develop policy on property tax for the country.
To achieve the desired objective, the Service invites interested registered Estate Surveying and Valuation firms in practice to forward their expression of interest document for the valuation exercise.
Please note that selection of the would be firm/firms is a two stage bidding process. The expression of interest represents the first stage of the selection of the would be firms, thereafter successful vendors at the EOI stage would be invited to forward their cost proposals in line with the Service Terms of Reference (TOR) for the engagement
2. SCOPE OF WORK.
To survey, value and determine property rates in various locations across the federation
3. ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE
The basis for selection of vendors for the next stage from this EOI is the eligibility criteria employed to establish the ability of interested vendors to satisfactorily carry out the intended assignment by reason of experience, demonstrated competence, strength and stability, resources/equipment available and staffing. To this end, vendors are to forward the requisite information and declarations establishing their compliance with the eligibility criteria by way of comprehensive profiles which shall be evaluated in line with the categorization of mandatory and general criteria.
Interested vendors in the estate surveying and valuation practise must have necessary competences and possess the following: –
MANDATORY CRITERIA :-
I. Certificate of the Company’s Registration/Incorporation verifiable from Corporate Affairs Commission
II. Company’s Current Tax Clearance Certificate (2016 TCC)
III. Evidence of compliance with social contribution (PENCOM (certificate of compliance) & Industrial Training Fund (certificate of compliance))
IV. Evidence of registration of firm with both Estate Surveyors and Valuer Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) and Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV)
V. Evidence of registration on National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers with Bureau of Public Procurement (Provide interim registration report certificate 2016.)
VI. Firm’s profile in line with the following criteria:
GENERAL CRITERIA :-
MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE
• Size of Company (No. of Technical & Non Technical Staff and list their qualifications, year of experience)
• Name of Principals and Technical staff of firm with relevant certification (ESVARBON) and experience. Also attach signed CVs.
EXPERIENCE IN PERFORMING SIMILAR WORK:
• List of projects of comparable assignment and comparable functional complexity with supporting details comprising brief description, contract value, implementation role, size and current status of project.
• Evidence of client reference sites where similar assignment has been carried out with award letter and completion certificate or payment certificate (if ongoing) to support.
• Proof of continuous professional activity for the last five years as an indicationof professional reliability (listing the name of job, value of the job, year of award and year of completion and present status)
EQUIPMENTS, PLANTS AND MACHINERY :
• Evidence of technical resources to execute the assignment (Computer Softwares with proof of acquisition or evidence of renewal of license from OSD (original software developer) , computer hardwares etc)
• List of staff of the firm and attach their relevant certifications
• Financial Capability
• Proof of access to funding for the initial funding of the assignment or letter from a credible bank.
• Turnover as reflected on Tax Clearance Certificate.
In addition prospective contractors shall be required to demonstrate that they are financially capable to undertake the assignment if engaged. Please note that banker’s letter merely stating that the applicant is a customer without any turnover range is not conclusively indicative of financial capacity and therefore not acceptable
VII. A sworn statement that the company is not in receivership or Financially/Legally encumbered.
VIII. Accompanying sworn affidavit of disclosure; to disclose clearly if any of the officers (or related person) of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) or Bureau for Public Procurement is a former or present Director of the company and that the company does not have any Director who has been convicted in any country for any criminal offence relating to fraud or financial impropriety.
IX. Evidence of audited account for the last three years.
X. Evidence of audited account prepared by a Chartered Accounting firm in the last three years preceding this advert.
XI. A sworn affidavit that the company is not a replacement for a hitherto tax defaulting company.
4 NOT ELIGIBLE
All firms who have defaulted on previous assignments/engagement given to them by FIRS.
5. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Interested firm/firms are required to submit their EOI documents in sealed envelopes, appropriately marked as indicated in the EOI advert and addressed to:
The Director,
Procurement Department
Support Services Group
Federal Inland Revenue Service
Revenue House (Room 2)
14 Sokode Crescent, Off Michael Okpara Street
Wuse, Zone 5, Abuja.
The envelopes must be registered in the office of the RM 2, Procurement Department and thereafter dropped in the EOI submission box provided for the purpose on or before 12noon, Monday, 29th August, 2016.
6. CLOSING DATE AND TIME FOR SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS
All tender documents must be Hand Delivered on or before 12noon, Monday, 29th August, 2016.Any document received after the date and time specified above stands automatically disqualified.
7. OPENING OF EOI DOCUMENT
EOI documents shall be opened immediately after the close of submission on 12noon, Monday, 29th August, 2016 at the Room 2, Procurement department, FIRS Headquarters, 14 Sokode Crescent, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja. Interested service providers/vendors and their representatives, civil society organizations (CSO) and the general public are invited to witness the opening process.
8. NOTES
• The Federal Inland Revenue Service reserves the right to verify claims made by any firm.
• Submission of EOI document does not commit FIRS to engaging the firm.
• Tendering false documents is an offence and will lead to disqualification and subsequent prosecution by the appropriate authority.
9. Enquiries:
For all enquiries/clarifications:
Email: firsprocurement@firs.gov.ng
Signed:
TUNDE FOWLER
Executive Chairman

CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
http://www.cbn.gov.ng
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE ENGAGEMENT OF EXTERNAL AUDITORS FOR THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
RFP NUMBER: CBN/FND/RFP/AUDITORS/2016/001

ADDENDUM
This is to inform the general public that our earlier advertisement on Thisday, Daily Trust, and Guardian Newspapers of August 8, 2016 in respect of the “Engagement of External Auditors” is hereby amended as follows:
GENERAL REQUIREMENT
Interested and competent vendors wishing to provide the above services to the CBN must submit the following documents for verification:
a) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation and Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
b) Certified true Copy of Memorandum and Article of Association
c) Evidence of Company Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2012, 2013 and 2014) as at when due (such evidence should reflect the value of the projects undertaken by the Company in the last three (3) years).
d) Current Pension Clearance Certificate from PENCOM
e) Evidence of compliance certificate with the Provisions of Section 6(1)(3) of the amended Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act No. 19 of 2011.
f) Evidence of registration with Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN)
g) Evidence of registration on the National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers
h) Evidence of registration with the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation in 2015
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
j) Comprehensive company profile including professional qualifications of the key staff, registered office, functional contact email address, GSM phone number(s) and facsimile number(s)
k) Company’s Audited statement of accounts for the last three (3) years duly stamped by licensed Auditors
l) Verifiable evidence of similar jobs successfully executed in the past including list of clients
m) Reference letter from a Bank stating the financial ability of the Vendor to carry out such project(s)
All other details earlier published remain valid
For further information, please call: 07002255226
Signed
Management

THE ORIGINAL ADVERT IS SHOWN BELOW:
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
http://www.cbn.gov.ng
INVITATION
ENGAGEMENT OF EXTERNAL AUDITORS
RFP: NUMBER: CBN/FND/RFP/AUDITORS/2016/001
The Central Bank of Nigeria (hereafter referred to as “CBN” or “the Bank”), is the apex regulatory authority of the banking system in Nigeria. It was established by the Central Bank of Nigeria Act of 1958 as repealed by the Central bank of Nigeria Act No. 7 of 2007.
The Bank has the following principal objects:
a. Ensure monetary and price stability
b. Issue legal tender currency in Nigeria
c. Maintain external reserves to safeguard the international value of the legal tender currency
d. Promote a sound financial system in Nigeria; and
e. Act as banker and provide economic and financial advice to the Federal Government.
The purpose of this advert is to solicit competitive proposals from short-listed Auditors to replace a firm of External Auditors which completed the maximum length of engagement period to work with another firm as joint Auditors with effect from 2016 financial year.
SCOPE OF WORK
The scope of this engagement is the standard in line with the International Auditing Standard.
GENERAL REQUIREMENT
Interested and competent vendors wishing to provide the above service to CBN must submit the following documents for verification:-
(a) Evidence of firm’s registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
(b) Evidence of the Firm’s registration with the Office of the Auditor General for the Federation in 2015
(c) The Firm’s profile including professional qualifications of the key staff, past experience with respect to similar jobs which have been successfully handled etc
(d) List of Clients
(e) Evidence of financial capability (Bank reference)
(f) Audited Accounts for the Firm for the last three years
(g) Evidence of VAT registration and valid tax clearance certificates for the last three years
(h) Evidence of compliance with the provisions of the Pension Reform Act of 2004
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENT
Details shall be contained in the Letter of Engagement for the successful bidder..
COLLECTION OF BID DOCUMENTS
Interested service providers who possess the above minimum requirements may collect the bidding documents on the payment of a non-refundable fee of N20,000.00 (Bank Draft in favour of Central Bank of Nigeria) from:
The Secretary,
Major Contracts Tenders Committee,
2nd Floor, Wind C, CBN, Head Office Complex,
Central Business District, Garki
Abuja. FCT
Phone No: 09-462-37216
SUBMISSION
The submission shall be in two separate envelopes as follows:
a) The general requirements should be submitted in a wax sealed envelope boldly marked at the top left corner:
” PREQUALIFICATION AND TECHNICAL PROPOSAL FOR THE ENGAGEMENT OF EXTERNAL AUDITORS FOR THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN)”
b) The Financial Proposal should be submitted in a second wax sealed envelope boldly marked at the top left corner
Financial Proposal for the “ENGAGEMENT OF EXTERNAL AUDITORS FOR CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN)”.
And Addressed to:
The Secretary,
Major Contracts Tenders Committee,
2nd Floor, Wind C, CBN, Head Office Complex,
Central Business District, Garki
Abuja. FCT
Phone No: 09-462-37216
E-mail: tenders@cenbank.org or tenders@cbn.gov.ng
CLOSING DATE
All submissions must be received at the above Office not later than 12.00noon on September 20, 2016.
OPENING DATE
All submissions will be opened after close of submission of the bid by 2.00pm on September 20, 2016 at the 2nd Floor Wing D Conference Room, Procurement & Support Services Department, Central Bank of Nigeria Head Office, Abuja.
IMPORTANT NOTICE
A) Nothing in the advert shall be construed to be a commitment on the part of the CBN
B) The successful company(s) will be notified formally, published and posted on the CBN website (www.cbn.gov.ng) and notice boards in CBN locations.
For further information, please call: 07002255226
Signed
Management

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES
TRANSFORMING IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA PROJECT
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
PROJECT ID NO. P123112
CREDIT No: 55060-NG

ASSIGNMENT TITLE: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR BASELINE SURVEY AND EX-ANTE EVALUATION OF THE TRIMING PROJECT
REF. NO: FMWR/TRIMING/CQS/2016/03/01
The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The TRIMING Project Development Objective is to improve access to irrigation and drainage services and to strengthen institutional arrangements for integrated water resources management and agriculture service delivery in selected large-scale public schemes in Northern Nigeria.
The principal proposed investment components are the following: Water Resources Management and Dam Operations Improvement; Irrigation Development and Management; Enhancing Agricultural Productivity and Support to Value Chains Development; and Institutional Development and Project Management. The Implementing Agency for the Borrower (Government of Nigeria) is the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR). The FMWR has appointed a Project Management Unit (PMU) to manage all aspects of procurement, management, payments and disbursement application for the project.
The Consulting Services (“the Services”) include carrying out baseline survey of some results framework indicators as well as some impact indicators for ex-ante evaluation of the TRIMING project. The goal is to ensure that M&E functions – involving data collection, data exchange (information exchange between different data producers), data analysis and M&E dissemination and feedback, for implementation of the TRIMING intervention are executed in accordance with internationally acceptable best practices for monitoring and evaluation. The services are expected to be for a period of 16 weeks.
The scope of the services would include, but not limited to:
a. Carry out an ex-ante evaluation. It refers to the collection and analysis of some impact indicator.
b. Collection baseline data of the Results Framework indicators. Most of the Results framework indicators are supposed to be collected annually (the collection in the following years is not of this study).
c. Collect baseline data of the impact indicators described in this term of reference. Most of the impact indicators are supposed to be collected annually (the collection in the following years is not part of this study).
d. Strengthen capacities of the M&E staff from government and the Project in monitoring project indicators and in conducting impact evaluation survey. It refers to the training of the M&E specialist to plan and carry out baseline and evaluation surveys (e.g. design of the sample, key documents to be prepared, steps for the implementation of the survey, etc). The training of five Scheme Irrigation M&E Officers (SIMEOs) and M&E Officers of the Zonal Agricultural Extension Officers (ADP) to act as supervisors and of Water Users Associations (WUAs) representatives to act as enumerators.
The Federal Ministry of Water Resources through its Project Management Unit (PMU) of the Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria Project now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.
The short-listing criteria are:
a) Evidence of general experience of consulting services (i.e. M & E) over the last 5 – 10 years;
b) Experience of the firm in similar assignment in area of expertise listed above with successful experience over the last 5 – 10 years;
c) Experience of the firm in impact evaluation, survey and baseline survey specifically related to the assignment;
d) Evidence of availability of appropriate skill among the staff for the implementation of the survey (Statistician, Internal field coordinator etc)
(Please provide evidence of successful experience in the last 5 – 10 years including assignment offers, completion certificates and assignment addresses)
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank guidelines: Selection and employment of Consultants (under IBRD Loans and IDA Credit and Grants) by World Bank borrowers, January 2011 edition (Consultants Guideline) setting forth the World Bank Policy on conflict of interest. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 8.00am and 5.00pm (Local time, Monday to Friday) and/or send an email to the National Project Coordinate at address info@triming.org
A hard copy of Expression of Interest must be delivered to the address below in person or by couriernot later than 2.00pm local time on 1st September, 2016.
National Project Coordinator
Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Project
Federal Ministry of Water Resources,
Plot 1402, Abba Kyari Street, Off Adesoji Aderemi Street,
Apo-Abuja
Nigeria
Tel: +2348038391469, +2348052048706
Email: info@triming.org
Signed
National Project Coordinator

Bauchi State Government of Nigeria
Request for Expression of Interest (REOI)
Consultancy Services For integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) Coordinator.

Country: Nigeria
Project: Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project (World Bank Assisted)
Credit Number: 46670- NG
Advertisement Date: August 16, 2016.
(1.0) Introduction:
The Federal Government of Nigeria has received credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to finance the cost of implementing Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project (PSGRDP). Bauchi State Government is one of the beneficiaries of the credit facility. The Project Development Objective is to improve transparency, accountability and quality in public finance and human resource management systems, with a view to strengthen governance in participating states. Bauchi State Public Sector Governance Reform & Development Project intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit for consultancy services.
Bauchi State Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project now
invites eligible candidates (Individual Consultants) to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested Candidate must provide information indicating that, he/she is qualified to perform the services. (Curriculum Vitae, description of similar assignments, experience and evidence of any similar assignment carried out in the past with relevant references,).
The Service required is as follows:
(I) State Integrated Financial Management Information System (SIFMIS) Coordinator.
(2.0) Responsibility;
The Individual Consultant (IFMIS Coordinator) will be required to support the reactivation of the State Integrated Financial Management Information System (SIFMIS) Hard and Software.
(3.0) Existing Facilities; The State has the following Infrastructure;
(i) EPICOR 9.0 (Epicor Financials, Epicor Planning Modules).
(ii) Nas.net (Payroll Module)
(iii) Network Infrastructure with connectivity to Pilot Ministries, Departments & Agencies (MDAs).
(4.0) Minimum Qualification and Experience
• The Candidate must possess a minimum of first degree in any field and a professional qualification in accounting issued by an IFAC recognised body or a Degree/HND in Accounting with a Masters Degree.
• Membership of professional body with IFAC membership is mandatory;
• At least 10 years’ experience in Public Finance, Management, HRM and other post qualification experience;
• Proficiency in Computing is an added advantage;
• Experience must include implementation of ERP solution in a government treasury either at the national or sub-national level.
Selection of Consultant
A consultant will be selected using Individual Consultant (IC) Method and in accordance with the procedures set out in Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD loans and IDA credits by World Bank Borrowers. January, 2011.
Interested candidate may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 0900 to 4:00 hours Monday through Friday except public holidays.
Expressions of interest (One original, two copies) in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Expression of Interest for Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) Coordinator” must be delivered to the address below on or before 30th August, 2016 during office hours 0900 to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday except public holidays. Only short listed Candidate would be invited or notified for further correspondence, please.
Bauchi State Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project, Attn: Mohammed Aminu Ibrahim
Project Coordinator,
SPCU Secretariat,
Abubakar Umar Secretariat Phase 1, Ground Floor, Room 020
Yakubun Bauchi Road (Opp. Central Bank Building), Bauchi,
Bauchi State, Nigeria.
Phone No. +2348033851934
E-mail: bauchisgcbp@yahoo.com

VOICE OF NIGERIA
INVITATION TO TENDER

Voice of Nigeria, a Federal Government external Broadcasting Agency invites reputable Companies/Contractors with relevant experience to tender as follows:
SERVICE
Provision of 6/6MBPS of premium Dedicated Fibre Optic Full Duplex Internet connectivity to the following locations:
1) Radio House Abuja 2/2MBPS
2) Lugbe Transmitting Station Abuja 2/2MBPS
3) Broadcasting House Lagos 2/2MBPS
TENDER REQUIREMENTS
1) Detailed Company Profile
2) Evidence of registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (Certificate of Incorporation and Articles of Association)
3) Evidence of Tax Clearance Certificate for the past three consecutive years (2013 – 2015)
4) Evidence of Registration on the BPP National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by inclusion of the Interim Registration Report (IRR) issued by BPP
5) Evidence of Certificate of compliance with the Pension Reform Act 2004 from National Pension Commission
6) Evidence of Certificate of compliance from the Industrial Training Fund
7) Evidence of possession of experience as a Contractor/Service provider or Consultant in project of similar nature and complexity by inclusion of verifiable letters of contract awards.
TENDER FEES
A non-refundable fee of N10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira Only) be made to the cash office, 7th floor, Radio House Abuja and a copy of the receipt shown and enclosed in the envelope.
SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
All completed tender documents should be sealed and the envelope addressed to “The Director General, Voice of Nigeria, 7th Floor, Radio House, Area 10, Garki, Abuja” and deposited in the tender box in the office of the procurement unit Lugbe Transmitting Station, Airport Road, Abuja on or before 12noon 28th September, 2016.
CLOSING DATE
Submission of tender closes 12 noon, 28th September 2016 and the tenders will be publicly opened immediately after the close of submissions. All interested members of the Public, Civil Servants Bidders are invited to witness the opening at Voice of Nigeria, Training Room Lugbe Transmitting Station, Airport Road, Abuja at 12noon 28th September, 2016.
PLEASE NOTE: All expenses incurred shall be borne solely by the interested participating Company.
Signed
Management

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