The Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration (MoTRI) is inviting individual Consultants

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Overview

  • Category : Baseline Consultancy
  • Posted Date : 11/16/2022
  • Phone Number : 01155228579
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 11/30/2022

Description

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

SELECTION OF INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS

REFERENCE NUMBER: MoTRI/PROC/EDF11/002/2022TFP         DATE: 9Nov. 2022

REQUEST FOR SERVICES

TITLE:Senior Trade Expert (STE Consultant) to Support theMinistryof Trade and Regional Integration (MoTRI) in Facilitating the COMESA FTA and AFCFTA Trade Integration Process – Funded under the COMESA EDF 11 Trade Facilitation Programme

  1. The Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration (MoTRI)is inviting individual Consultants to submit their CVs and Financial Proposals for the following services:

Senior Trade Expert (STE Consultant) to Support the Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration (MoTRI) in Facilitating the COMESA FTA and AFCFTA Trade Integration Process – Funded under the COMESA EDF 11 Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP).

  1. The Terms of References (ToRs) defining the minimum technical requirements for these services are attached as Annex 1 to this Request for Expression of Interest (REOI).
  2. Only Individual Consultants are eligible for this assignment.
  3. The maximum budget for this contract is for expert service/consultants’ fees only. Proposals exceeding this budget will not be accepted.
  4. Your Expression of Interest must be presented as per Expression of Interest Forms (including Cover Letter for the EOI for the position, Curriculum Vitae, Financial Proposal) attached as Annex 2 to this Request for Expression of Interest (REOI), in the English language and be accompanied by copies of all the indicated supporting documents. If the supporting documents are not in English, these shall be accompanied by a certified translation into English.
  1. Your application documents clearly marked and email bearing the subject:

“MoTRI/PROC/EDF11/002/2022TFP –Senior Trade Expert (STE Consultant) to Support the Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration (MoTRI) in Facilitating the COMESA FTA and AFCFTA Trade Integration Process – Funded under the COMESA EDF 11 -TFP,

should be emailed to the following address:

FDRE, Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration (MoTRI),

Gurd-Shola, Around Century Mall

P.o.Box 704, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Attention: Human Resource Management and Development Directorate

Telephone: (+251) 1155228579/ or (+251) 1155118025/ +251115151177

Email: selam2716@gmail.com;andzerihun12abera@gmail.com;

Copy to:  mussiemotri@gmail.com;henokseyoum321@gmail.com andsmwesigwa@comesa.int

  1. The deadline for submission of your application, to the address indicated in Paragraph 5 above, is30November2022 at 17:00 Hours.
  2. Physical submission of applications is NOT allowed.
  1. Your CV and application will be evaluated against the following criteria.
S. N. Evaluation Criteria Maximum Mark
1. General qualifications: Education Qualifications 20
2. Professional Work Experience 40
3. Required skills for the Assignment 40
Total 100
  1. Your proposal should be submitted as per the following instructions:

(i)    Prices:

The financial proposal shall be inclusive of all expenses deemed necessary by the Individual Consultant for the performance of the contract.

(ii)   Evaluation and Award of the Contract:

Expressions of Interest determined to be formally compliant to the requirements will be further evaluated technically.An Expression of Interest is considered compliant to the requirements if:

  • It fulfils the formal requirements (see Paragraphs 2,3,4,5,6,7 and 8 above),
  • The financial proposal does not exceed the maximum available budget for the contract.

The award will be made to the applicant who obtains the highest technical score. Expressions of Interest not obtaining a minimum score of 70% will be rejected.

(iii) Validity ofthe Expression of Interest:

Your Expression of Interest should be valid for a period of 90 days from the date of deadline for submission indicated in paragraph 7 above.

  1. The assignment is expected to commence within ten (10) days from the date of signature of the contract by MoTRI and the consultant.
  2. Additional requests for information and clarifications can be made until seven (7) working days prior to deadline indicated in the paragraph 7 above, from:

The Procuring entity:

FDRE, Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration (MoTRI);

Contact persons:

Mr. Mussie Mindaye   – Email:   mussiemotri@gmail.com

Ms.SelamawitTemesgen  – Email: selam2716@gmail.com;

Mr.ZerhuinAbera  –          Email:  zerihun12abera@gmail.com

Dr. HenokSeyoum               Email: henokseyoum321@gmail.com

The answers on the questions received will be sent to the Applicant and all questions received as well as the answers to them will be posted on the Ministry website at the latest three (3) working days before the deadline for submission of applications.

ANNEXES:

ANNEX 1: Terms of Reference (ToRs)

ANNEX 2: Expression of Interest Forms 

Sincerely,

Ms.SelamawitTemesgen

Human Resource Team Leader

Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration