- Ministry of Tradeis inviting Individual Consultants to submit their CV and Financial Proposal for the following services:
DEVELOP APPROPRIATE CERTIFICATION SCHEMES AND MARKS
The Terms of Reference defining the minimum technical requirements for these services are attached as 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 judgment 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 Ministry 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 Ministry’s financial interests; or
f) They are not being currently subject to an administrative penalty.
3. The maximum budget for this contract is 3 899 Euros (Three thousand eight hundred and ninety nine Euros) for expert service/consultants fees, and reimbursable expenses. 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:LESOTHO/TRF/03/2018 – DEVELOP APPROPRIATE CERTIFICATION SCHEMES AND MARKS” in a sealed envelope, should be submitted in our tender box located at the following address:
SADC TRF PROJECT
Ministry of Trade
Office Number: Main Boardroom
Address: P.O. Box 747
Attention: Ms.Tlaleng Matete
With copy to:
Mr Molebatsi Rabolinyane : firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr John Neo Lekhotla : email@example.com
Mr Motjoka Makara : firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms Karabo Mosala : email@example.com
6. The deadline for submission of your proposal, to the address indicated in Paragraph 5 above, is:
Friday 11 May 2018 at 1630 hrs CAT