1. The SADC Secretariat is inviting interested and qualified Individual Consultants to submit their Application and Curriculum Vitae (CV) for the position of FINANCE EXPERT. The Terms of Reference defining the minimum technical requirements for the position are detailed in Annex 1 to this Request for Expression of Interest.
- 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.
- The Application should clearly indicate the position ‘Finance Expert’ in English language and accompanied by copies of academic and professional supporting documents. If the supporting documents are not in English, these shall be accompanied by a certified translation into English.
- 4. Electronic submissions are acceptable and should be made to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application in hard copies clearly marked “FINANCE EXPERT’ should be submitted to the following address and be deposited in the Tender Box situated at the reception by Thursday, 5th July 2018 at 15:00 hours.
SADC Internal Tender Committee
Plot 54385, NEW CBD