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  • Consultancy to Develop a National Database on Sanitary and Photo sanitary (SPS) Regulations and Other Measures For WTO Notifications

    REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

    Reference Number: SADC/TANZ/MITI/TRF/C/2020/001

    Request for Services Tile::Consultancy to Develop a National Database on  Sanitary and Photo sanitary (SPS) Regulations and Other Measures For WTO Notifications

    1.         The Ministry of Industry and Tradeis inviting Individual Consultants to submit their CV and Financial Proposal for the consultancy service to develop a national database on sanitary and phyotosanitary (SPS) regulations and other measures for WTO notifications 

    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 being bankrupt or 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 a similar procedure 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 judgment which haves 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 contract is €15,000. 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 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 should be addressed and submitted to: Secretary to the Tender Committee, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Ground Floor, Room No. L111, UDOM office, ZIP Code: 2996 Dodoma, Tanzania

    6.         The deadline for submission of your proposal, to the address indicated in Paragraph 4 is: 28TH APRIL, 2020

    7.         Proposal submitted by Fax or E-mail are not acceptable.

    8.         Your CV will be evaluated against the following criteria.

    Sub criteria

    Maximum points allocated

    (i) Education and Training

    10

    (ii) Specific skills relevant for the project

    50

    (iii) General Skills

    10

    (vi) Understanding of Tanzania industrialization trend

    30

    Total

    100

    9.         Your proposal should be submitted as per the following instructions, and in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Standard Contract attached as Annex 3 to this REOI:

    (i)        PRICES: The financial proposal shall be inclusive of all expenses deemed necessary by the Individual Consultant for the performance of the contract and must includeany of the following taxes in Purchaser country: value added tax and social charges or/and income taxes on fees and benefits.

    (ii)       EVALUATION AND AWARD OF THE CONTRACT: Expressions of Interest determined to be formal and technical compliant to the requirement will be evaluated by comparison of their prices. An Expression of Interest is considered compliant to the requirements if: fulfils the formal requirements (see Paragraphs 2,3,4,5,6,7 and 8 above), has received at least minimum 75 points at the technical evaluation, and 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, meets financial limit requirement and submit administrative and technical compliant Expression of Interest.

    (iii)      VALIDITY OF THE EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Your Expression of Interest should be valid for a period of 90 days from the date of the deadline for submission indicated in Paragraph 4 above.

    10.       The assignment is expected to commence within two (2) weeks from the signature of the contract. 

    11.       Additional request for information and clarifications can be request, not later than  ten (10) working days prior to the deadline indicated in paragraph 6 above, from:

    Procuring entity: Ministry of Industry and Trade

    Contact person: Mrs Angelica Alfred, MIT/TRF Procurement officer

    Telephone: +255 714 137008

     E-mail:angelica.alfred@mit.go.tz

    Copy: yuda. lyangalo@mit.go.tz

    ANNEXES:

    ANNEX1: Terms of Reference

    ANNEX2: Expression of Interest Forms

    ANNEX3: Standard Contract for Individual Consultants

    Sincerely, 

    Permanent Secretary

    MIT