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    REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

     

     

    SELECTION OF INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS

     

     

    REFERENCE NUMBER: SADC/RPC/DRR/11/2017/1

     

    REQUEST FOR SERVICES TITLE:

     

    DEVELOPMENT OF WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

    1. The SADC Secretariat is inviting Individual Consultants to submit their CV and Financial Proposal for the following services:

     

                DEVELOPMENT OF WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

     

    The Terms of Reference defining the minimum technical requirements for these services are attached as Annex 1 to this Request for Expression of Interest.

     

    2.         Only Individual Consultants are eligible for this assignment provided that they fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

     

    a) they are not bankrupt or being wound up, are having their affairs administered by the courts, have entered into arrangements with creditors, have suspended business activities, are being subject of proceedings concerning those matters, or are being in any similar situations arising from similar procedures provided for in the national legislation or regulations of the SADC member states; 

    b) they have not been convicted of offences concerning their professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata; (i.e. against which no appeal is possible); 

    c)  they have not been declared guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which SADC Secretariat can justify;

    d) they have fulfilled obligations related to the payments of social security contributions or the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which they are established or with those countries where the contract is to be performed; 

    e) they have not been the subject of a judgment which has the force of res judicata for fraud, corruption, involvement in a criminal organisation or any other illegal activity detrimental to the SADC Secretariat' financial interests; or

    f)   they are not being currently subject to an administrative penalty.

     

    3.         The maximum budget for this assignment is US $ 15,000, to cover costs related to the assignment and consultancy fees of up to $7,000.  Proposals exceeding this budget will not be accepted.

     

    4.         Your Expression of Interest must be presented as per Standard Expression of Interest Forms attached as Annex 2 to this 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.

     

    5.         Your proposal clearly marked “REFERENCE NUMBER: SADC/RPC/DRR/11/2017/1 – DEVELOPMENT OF WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION in a sealed envelope, should be submitted in our tender box located at the following address:

     

    Secretary to the Tender Committee

    SADC Secretariat

    Plot 54385 CBD

    Private Bag 0095

    Gaborone

    Botswana

     

    6.         The deadline for submission of your proposal, to the address indicated in Paragraph 5 above, is:

     

    15th December 2017 at 15:00 hours

     

    7.         Proposals submitted by Fax or E-mail are acceptable and should be forwarded to the following email address: ggwaza@sadc.int and copy to bsiwela@sadc.int and ckalonga@sadc.int