Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR)
Pre-Retirement Training Programme for Staff of Federal Parastatals
Invitation to bid
The Bureau of Public Service Reforms is in the process of running a Pre-retirement Training Programme for various categories of retiring staff of Federal Parastatals in the country. The programme will run in the six geo-political zones of the country. The essence of the training is to help participants adequately adjust to a new life in retirement, have a personal understanding of financial planning, manage their health and help them to appreciate types of business opportunities that are open to them.
The Bureau of Public Service Reforms is hereby inviting experienced Training Consultants to submit bid proposals for participation in the Pre-Retirement Training Programme.
The core competencies required of Consultants (to be engaged) are in the following areas:
a) Perspective on Retirement
b) Personal Financial Planning and Book-keeping
c) Relationship Management and Networking
d) Personal Effectiveness
e) Principles of Entrepreneurship
f) Post Retirement Interest Mapping and Specialized Vocational Activity Training
g) Computer Appreciation / Information and Communication Technology
h) Pension Management under the New Pension Reform Act
i) Business Registration and Cooperative Society Formation
j) Research Methodology and Report Writing
k) Establishment & Management of Small Scale Businesses
i) Health and Wellness Management.
In order to qualify for consideration, eligible Management Consultants will be required to submit the following.
i) Full details of the company’s profile
ii). Name, e-mail address and telephone number(s) of contact person for the
iii). Certificate of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission
iv). Three years Tax Clearance Certificate (2008, 2009 & 2010)
v). Evidence of Two to Five years of professional practice
vi). Evidence of similar job(s) executed in the past
vii). Evidence of Financial capacity from a reputable bank
viii). Organizational structure, available manpower with at list of technical staff with their resumes
ix) Evidence of membership of professional Training Association(s) or Human Resource Management Organization(s), and/or Certification by the Centre from Management Development (CMD)
x) Evidence of compliance with the provisions of the Pension Reform Act, 2004
xi) Brueau of Public Service Reforms.
Failure to submit any of the above-listed documents may lead to the disqualification of the bidder.
Consultants will be selected in accordance with the provisions of the Procurement Act 2007 and Due Process. Interested consultants may obtain further information on the subject matter at the address below.
Bidders are required to submit two hard copies and one soft copy of the Expression of interest document containing PowerPoint presentation on the areas of core competencies, not exceeding twenty (20) Slides; and financial proposal in separate envelops clearly marked “Technical” and “Financial Bid” respectively and addressed to: .
The Permanent Secretary, Bureau of Public Service Reforms,
Phase IV, Block D, 3rd Floor, Federal Secretariat Complex,
Shehu Shagari Way, Abuja.
“Pre-retirement Training Programme” should be clearly indicated at the top left hand corner of envelops. The bid should be dropped in the Tender Box in the Procurement Unit (Room 315) of the Bureau. Bidder’s names and address should be indicated on the reverse side of the envelope.
All submissions must reach the address above on or before 21st July, 2011 by 12.00noon.Submitted Technical bids will be opened at 2.00pm at the Chida International Hotel, Utako on the same day. Thereafter, only successful prequalified Consultants shall be invited for the opening of the financial bids.
Permanent Secretary, BPSR