FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
EBONYI STATE MINISTRY OF WORKS AND TRANSPORT
ENGAGEMENT OF A PROCUREMENT CONSULTANT FOR THE EBONYI STATE
RING ROAD PROJECT
REF NO: EBRRP/CS/IC/19/01
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
COUNTRY -STATE: NIGERIA – EBONYI STATE
NAME OF PROJECT: EBONYI STATE RING ROAD PROJECT
ISSUANCE DATE: 3 June, 2019

A. BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE
The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received a credit from the Africa Development Bank (AFDB) towards the cost for the Ebonyi State Ring Road Project in Ebonyi State and it intends to apply part of the proceeds for the Engagement of a Procurement Consultant for the Ebonyi State Ring Road Project.

THE SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The Consultant shall provide support to the project implementation unit in preparation and processing:
i. The Project Procurement plan,
ii. Request for Expression of Interest REOI, EOI, RFPs Tech.& Fin. Evaluation, Contract
Negotiation, Award etc
iii. Provide hands-on training to the PIU on implementation matters covering procurement,
disbursements, report writing, Conduct post-implementation review, sensitization for
management staff of Ebonyi State Ministry of Works and Transport on the basic
procurement
iv. Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports
v. Any other responsibility relating to the project as required by the Project Coordinator
vi. Prepare and deliver basic procurement training for the PIU, Ebonyi State Ring Road
Project in particular the procurement officer on hands-on procurement principles and
practices.

The Ebonyi State Ministry of Works and Transport now invites eligible Individual consultantsto
indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultant should submit an
expression of interest and curriculum vitae demonstrating that they have the required
qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:
• A degree in Procurement, Public Administration, Engineering, Law, Banking & Finance,
Business Management, or any related fields; a post graduate degree in Procurement,
Management, Business or Law will be considered an advantage. Membership of recognized
procurement professional body is a merit.
• A minimum of Ten (10) years of direct relevant experience in public procurement, including
broad expertise in the procurement of consultancy services;
• State-of-the-art knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices which govern international
procurements, the Knowledge of Consultancy services contract, preparation of Terms of
References, etc;
• Seasoned knowledge of all major facets of the AfDB or IsDB or World Bank procurement
policies and review of Borrower’s procurement documents and decisions is highly desirous;
• Training skills – Proven experience in training to PIUs or public servants on basic procurement
principles; and
• Mentoring skills – Experience in preparation and delivery of mentoring program on
procurement to PIUs or Public Staff.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection [IC]
method set out in the Operations Procurement Manual of the Bank’s Procurement Policy

Framework, October 2015 available on the website: https://www.afdb.org/en/projects-and-operations/procurement/new-procurement-policy/

Further information on the assignment (including the Terms of Reference) can be obtained at
the address below during office hours [0900 to 1700 hours].
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or
by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by June 14, 2019.

State Project Implementation Unit (SPIU)
Ebonyi State Ring Road Project (EBRRP),
Ministry of Works & Transport
No 1 Onwe Road, Abakaliki,
Ebonyi State, Nigeria
Attention: Engr. Uchechi Okah
Email- abakalikiringroad@gmail.com

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