Posted on :
6 Jun, 2011
6 Jun, 2011
LOCAL GOVERNMENT CAPACITY SUPPORT PROJECT
IDA CREDIT NO: 4878-GH
The Government of Ghana has received funding from the World Bank towards the cost of implementation of the Local Government Capacity Support Project (LGCSP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under contracts for individual consultants to support project implementation.
The Objectives of the project are:
The project is divided into four components:
Component 1: Strengthening the fiscal framework for decentralization
Component 2: Enhancing decentralized urban service delivery
Component 3: Stimulating demand for accountable governance and service delivery
Component 4: Institutional and Project Management Support
Objective of the Assignment:
MLGRD is seeking to strengthen the capacity of its procurement unit by recruiting the services of individuals procurement consultants. The procurement Specialists (PS) will provide support and advice to the Procurement Unit of the Ministry to assure timely delivery and quality control of the project. In addition, they will provide direct support to participating MMAs who will plan and manage most contracts under the project directly. The contract will be for an initial period of one year, renewable up to three years, subject to satisfactory performance.
Scope of Work:
The PSs at MLGRD will report through the Head of the Procurement Unit of the Ministry to the Project Director and perform such functions as providing technical support and developmental assistance to MLGRD and MMAs in the area of procurement of goods, services, works and contract management. As a member of the Project Team, he/she will support MLGRD to ensure all project procurement is according to World Bank procurement procedures and the Ghana Public Procurement procedures where applicable. The PSs will also work closely with the Procurement Officers of MLGRD and District Engineers of MMAs.
Required Skills or Experience
How To Apply
Individual Consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, (May 2004 revised October 2006 and May 2010).
All interested individuals are required to submit typewritten letters and curriculum vitae for the specification position described above.
Letters of interest clearly marked “Local Government Capacity Support Project (LGCSP)” and the name of the position and addressed to:
Closing: 08 Jun, 2011