- 1. Southern African Development Community (SADC) is inviting Individual Consultants to submit their CV and Financial Proposal as an INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT TO UNDERTAKE A SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS ON CHILD ABDUCTION IN THE SADC REGION. The Terms of Reference defining the minimum technical requirements for these services are attached as Annex 1 to this Request for Expression of Interest.
- Individual Consultants shall not be eligible for award of this assignment where:
a) they are 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 procedures provided for in the national legislation or regulations of the SADC member states;
b) they have 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 been declared guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which SADC Secretariat can justify;
d) they have not 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 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 being currently subject to an administrative penalty.
3 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.
4 Your proposal should be addressed and deposited in the tender box located at the Reception of the address below:
SADC Internal Tender Committee
Private Bag 0095
The envelope should be clearly marked “SADC/ORGAN/TIP/01/2018” – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT TO UNDERTAKE A SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS ON CHILD ABDUCTION IN THE SADC REGION”
5 The deadline for submission of your proposal, to the addressed indicated in Paragraph 4 is: 8th June 2018 at 10:00hrs local time
The Subject of the email for the electronic submissions should clearly indicate “SADC/RPC/TIP/01/2017” – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT TO DEVELOP SADC REGIONAL GUIDELINES FOR MONITORING AND REPORTING ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS”