EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY
LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT – LVBC/AfDB/IC/02/2023
MULTINATIONAL LAKE VICTORIA MARITIME COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSPORT PROJECT
Financing Agreement Reference: 2100150036245 (Tanzania), 2100150036246 (Uganda)
Project ID No: P-Z1-GB0-021 (Tanzania), P-Z1-GB0-030 (Uganda)
The Governments of Tanzania and Uganda received financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Multinational Lake Victoria Maritime Communications and Transport project, and intend to apply part of the agreed amount for these loans to payments under the contract for a Procurement Assistant.
The EAC through the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) Secretariat is coordinating the implementation of the Multinational Lake Victoria Maritime Communications and Transport (MLVMCT) Project. This program is being implemented in Uganda and Tanzania for a remaining period of one (1) year, 6 months. The program addresses the maritime transportation and navigation safety intervention area and will contribute to the provision of safe, efficient, cheap and environmentally friendly transport links, and fishing activities that are essential to achieving the goals of poverty reduction and sustainable development.
Specifically, the project will establish a maritime communications system for safety on Lake
Victoria, including the implementation of a Maritime Rescue Coordination Centres (MRCCs) and Search and Rescue (SAR) centres on the Lake Victoria, and develop East African Maritime Transport strategy.
Title of the Consultant: Procurement Assistant
Reports to : Regional Project Coordinator
Duration of Contract : 1 Year, Renewable subject to performance appraisal and availability of funds
Duty Station : LVBC, Kisumu with frequent reporting to PIU in Mwanza, Tanzania
1.0. Main purpose of the Assignment
2.0. Duties and responsibilities
3.0. Qualification and experience
To be qualified for the position, the candidate must meet the minimum required qualifications and experience:
4.0. Skills and Competences
The Procurement Assistant shall work in close collaboration with LVBC’s Head of Procurement for day-to-day operations.
The LVBC now invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc.).
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Procurement Policy for Bank Group Funded Operations” dated October 2015, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours from 0900 to 1700 hours East African (EA) time.
Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by 8th June 2023 at 1700 hours EA time and mention “EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT – LVBC/AFDB/IC/02/2023”.
East African Community,
Lake Victoria Basin Commission
Nyanza Regional Headquarters, 13th floor
Owuor Otiende Road, Off Kenyatta Highway
P. O. Box 1510 – 40100
Telephone Number: +254 57 2023894/73, 2026344
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