Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR)
Phase 2, Block D, 3rd Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex, Shehu Shagari Way, Abuja
Economic Reforms and Governance Project
World Bank Assisted (Credit No: 4011 UNI)
Implementation of Performance Improvement Facility Scheme in the Federate Civil Service
Economic Reforms and Governance Project World Bank Assisted (Credit No: 4011 UNI)
Implementation of Performance Improvement Facility Scheme in the Federal Civil Service:
Lot 1: Installation of Development Champions Database Web-Portal in the Ministry of Niger-Delta
Request for Expression of Interest
The Federal Government of Nigeria has obtained a credit from the international Development Association (IDA) towards the implementation of the Economic Reforms and Governance Project (ERGP). The Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), an agency of Government is a beneficiary of the credit and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the credit for services, including the engagement of a reputable Information Technology and Communication (ICT) consultant to install a Development Champions Database web-Portal in the Ministry of Niger-Delta. The installation of the Development Champions Database web Portal in the Ministry of Niger -Delta is part of the BPSR ERGP Performance Improvement Facility (PIF) scheme aimed at improving the Ministry’s operations and service delivery to the citizenry.
One at the mandates’ of the Ministry of Niger-Delta is the coordination of developmental activities in the country, particularly in the Niger -Delta region. The challenge faced by the Ministry in carrying out this mandate is traceable to lack of database on projects that have been implemented in the region as well as the Development Champions financing the projects. The implication is that projects are duplicated in some areas resulting in waste of resources, uneven development and marginalization of some areas from development activities in the country.
The objective of the Development Champions Database web portal is to:
i. Assist the Ministry to identify individuals, groups, organizations and agencies that have implemented, currently implementing or intending to implement development projects in the country;
ii. Assist the Ministry to document and coordinate all development interventions and activities in the country and;
iii. Serve as avenues that will provide relevant information to assist Development Champions make the right decisions as regards choice and location of projects and; to display information about the specific needs of the people of the region.
Submission of Expression of Interest:
Prospective Consultancy firms are invited to submit Expression of Interest for the installation of the Development Champions Database web portal. A more detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) shall be provided with the Request for Proposals (RPP) and sent to firms that will be shortlisted for the consultancy service.
Qualification and Eligibility:
Consultancy Firms must provide the under-listed information and any more indicating that they are qualified to perform the service:
i. Evidence of registration incorporation to provide services in the area of Development Champions Database web portal (photocopy)
ii. At least Five (5) years’ experience in providing similar Development Champions Database web portal in sub-Saharan Africa;
iii. Evidence of Technical experience/competence including evidence of similar assignments completed (i.e. veritable track record in Development Champions Database web portal)
iv. Comprehensive listing of mix of technical staff to be deployed. Evidence of experts in the following areas; Information Communication Technology (ICT) experts/System Analysts/Engineers/ Database Administrators and Management Information System experts. Soft-ware technology competencies or similar software solutions competencies:
v. Comprehensive Company profile including registered office, functional contact address, GSM Number and, E-mail address etc.
A firm will be selected in accordance with the procedure set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by the World Bank Borrowers, January 1997 (Revised September, 1999, 2002 and May 2004).
Interested Consulting Firms may obtain information at the address below from 10.0 a .m to 3.00 p.m. local time Monday to Friday, except on public holidays. Expression of Interest should be submitted in five (5) hard copies with one electronic copy USB Flash Drive to the address below on or before Friday 6th April 201 2 by 3.00 p.m. clearly marked at the top side of the envelope “Expression of Interest for the Selection of Development Database Web Portal Consultant”.
Signed: Permanent Secretary,
Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR),
Phase 2, Block D, 3rd Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex,
Shehu Shagan Way , Abuja