THE WORLD BANK
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES FIRMS SELECTION) NIGERIA
STATES FISCAL TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY (SFTAS) PROGRAM FOR RESULTS
LOAN NO./CREDIT NO./GRANT NO.: IDA 6296
ASSIGNMENT TITLE: CONSULTANCY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF TRAINING CURRICULA
REFERENCE NO. NG-HOME FINANCE DEPT-151177-CS-QCBS

The Federal Government of Nigeria has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) Program for Results, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include designing and developing a curriculum-based face-to-face training program for States
The Federal Ministry of Finance, Home Finance Department now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants (Firms) should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:
• A minimum of 10 years expertise and experience in public sector capacity building including adult learning pedagogy, conducting training needs assessments, designing and developing interactive and high quality curricula in the public sector.
• At least 2 prior experiences on similar or related assignments delivered in the public sector in the last five years.
• Knowledge and experience in institutional strengthening and change process as well as conducting training the trainer capacity building
• Demonstrable understanding of all aspects of Nigeria and global best practices in PFM and OGP.
• Appropriate regional experience in PFM and OGP curriculum development related activities in at least in 4 Anglophone countries under projects sponsored by the World Bank or other multilateral or bilateral organisations
• Proven experience as trainer and facilitator of training in PFM and OGP.
• Verifiable evidence of collaboration with allied Institutions in Public Financial Practice
• Demonstrable ability to provide in-country service to PSIN

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers (July 2016. revised in November 2017 and August 2018)) and the World Bank’s Guidelines on Preventing and Combating Fraud and Corruption in Projects Financed by International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Loans and IDA Credits and Grants (revised as of July 1,2016)

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBS method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours. Full Terms of Reference can be downloaded from: https://www.sftas.org.ng/document/terms-of-reference-for-curriculum-firm/

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 4:00pm (16:00hrs) on 28 February, 2020.

SFTAS Program Coordination Unit
Attn: Okokon Udo, SFTAS National Project Coordinator
Director of Home Finance Department
Block B, Room 330, Third Floor, Federal Ministry of Finance Building
Central Business District, Abuja
Tel: +2348069761001
Email: procurement@sftas.org.ng

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