Second Secondary and Local Roads Project (SLRPIII)
Credit / Loan No. IBRD 8402-GE
Project No. P148048
Assignment Title: Procurement Specialist
Contract/RFP No: SLRPIII/CS/ICS-03
Reference No. SLRPIII PP, Item No. 37.3
Georgia has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Third Secondary and Local Roads Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, works, and related services and consulting services to be procured under this project which will be jointly financed by the Government of Georgia.
The Roads Department of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia (RDMRDI) now invites Individual Consultants (Consultants) to express their interest in providing the following services: Procurement Specialist.
The estimated duration of assignment is 12 months.
Interested individuals shall provide information demonstrating that they have the necessary experience to perform the aforesaid services. CVs of the candidates should cover experience in relevant to the project activities.
The Consultant will be selected under Chapter V “Selection of Individual Consultants” selection method for a time-based contract, as described in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011, revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”).
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011, revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment: The consultant shall not receive any remuneration in connection with the assignment except as provided in the contract. The consultant and its affiliates shall not engage in consulting or other activities that conflict with the interest of the client under the contract. The contract shall include provisions limiting future engagement of the consultant for other services resulting from or directly related to the firm’s consulting services in accordance with the requirements of paragraphs 1.9 and 1.10 of the Guidelines.
Required Qualification of the Consultant:
- Minimum 5 years of procurement experience in the IFI financed projects;
- Minimum 4 years of procurement experience in the World Bank-financed projects;
- At least basic knowledge of Output and Performance Based Road Contracting (OPRC) methodology/Design-Build contracts;
- Demonstrated procurement training in procurement policies/procedures from one of IFIs (WB preferably);
- Fluency in the English and Georgian Languages;
- Strong verbal and written communication and reporting skills in English and Georgian;
Proficiency in standard computer applications, including MS Office and Internet;
Note: The Road Department reserves it’s right to verify submitted references and use obtained information for evaluation purposes.
Interested consultants may obtain further information by email: email@example.com
Cover letter and CVs of candidates must be submitted either as a hard copy or electronically to the address below not later than, November 11, 2015, 17:00 hours.
Name: Vakhtang Razmadze
Position: Head of Foreign Projects Unit of Roads Department of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia
Address: 12 Al. Kazbegi Avenue, Tbilisi, 0160, Georgia