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    SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE 

    INVITATION TO PREQUALIFICATION 

    Reference Number: SADC/3/5/2/47

    Procurement entity: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat:

    The SADC Secretariat

    Number and titles of lots: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO SADC SECRETARIAT ON STRENGTHENING CHANGE AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

    Location: Gaborone, Botswana 

    Maximum contract budget: USD 1,212,900

    1.         This INVITATION TO PREQUALIFICATION follows the General Procurement Notice that appeared on SADC Secretariat website: www.sadc.int in May 2019, DG-Market online: www.dgmarket.com of May 2019, UN Development Business online: www.devbusiness.com  of May 2019.

    2.         The SADC Secretariat herewith invites companies/firms to submit Expressions of Interest for the following contract:

    TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO SADC SECRETARIAT ON STRENGTHENING CHANGE AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT - SADC/3/5/2/47

    More details on the scope of the contract(s) provided in the Prequalification Document –which can be downloaded, free of charge, from the following website: www.sadc.int

    3.         The INVITATION TO PREQUALIFICATION is open to all companies/firms which satisfy the eligibility and qualification requirements stated in the Prequalification Document.

    4.         The date and time of submission of the Expressions of Interests at the address indicated in the Prequalification Document is 30 AUGUST 2019, Time: 16:00 Hours local time. Proposals received after this time and date, or submitted otherwise than indicated in the Prequalification shall not be considered and shall be returned unopened.

    All notifications concerning this procurement process, including: modification of the Prequalification Document, results of the evaluation or cancellation notices, will be published on the SADC Secretariat website: www.sadc.int.

    5.         Interested companies/firms may seek clarification or/and additional information concerning thiscontract, only in writing and by latest 12 August 2019, Time: 14:00 Hours local time, from the following contact points:

    Head of Unit - Procurement

    SADC Secretariat

    CBD Plot 54385

    City:  Gaborone

    Country: Botswana

    Tel: +267 395 1863

    E-mail: ggwaza@sadc.int   

    Copy: rhaufiku@sadc.int

          amwoombola@sadc.int

          tluka@sadc.int

    Web site: www.sadc.int 

    6.         Description of the assignment:

    Short description of the assignment including more details on the scope of the contract is provided in the Prequalification Document – which can be downloaded, free of charge, from the SADC Secretariat website: www.sadc.int

    The SADC Secretariat herewith invites companies/firms to submit Applications for prequalification for the following contract: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO SADC SECRETARIAT ON STRENGTHENING CHANGE AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT REFERENCE NUMBER: SADC/3/5/2/47 which will include the following key experts (KE):

    KE1 - Change Management Expert for minimum 300 working days

    KE2 – Knowledge Management Expert for minimum 250 working days

    The intended start date is 01 October 2019 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 36 Months from date of commencement. 

    In addition to the key experts the service contract will also include a provision for 400 days of short term expert services. The specific nature of these services will be determined during project implementation.

    The procurement method used for this contract is Quality and Cost Based Selection under the International Restricted Tender as defined in the SADC Secretariat Guidelines on Procurement and Grants, January 2017 edition available on the Procurement documentation page of the SADC website.

    The Invitation for Prequalification is open to all companies/firms which satisfy the eligibility and qualification requirements stated in section III of the Prequalification document.