Expressions of Interest – Procurement Assistant

Closing Date August 10, 2021

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

GY-L1066: Energy Matrix Diversification and Institutional Strengthening of the Department of Energy (EMISDE)

Individual Consultancy

 Procurement Assistant

 

The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana (CRoG) has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) towards a program for the Energy Matrix Diversification and Institutional Strengthening of the Department of Energy. The CRoG intends to apply part of the proceeds from Component II of the Program towards consulting services to strengthen the Program Coordinating Unit, Guyana Power and Light Inc.

The objective of the consultancy is to provide procurement support with the implementation of Component II of the Program, which is related to the reinforcements of the transmission infrastructure in the Demerara-Berbice Interconnected System. In particular, it will provide support to the Procurement Specialist to ensure the effective execution of the Program.

The intended outcome of the consultancy will be improvements to the transmission infrastructure in the Demerara-Berbice Interconnected System, through the provision of the requisite skills and capacity to enhance the procurement function within the Program Coordinating Unit.

The consultancy is to be executed over 12 months (renewable) resident in Guyana.

Consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Inter-American Development Bank: Policies for the Selection and Contracting of Consultants financed by the Inter-American Development Bank GN-2350-[9]. Only Individuals recognised from the Bank Member countries will be considered eligible. 

A copy of the Terms of Reference (ToR) is attached.

Required Qualifications and Experience

The Consultant should have at least a Diploma in Management or a relevant field and at least three (3) years of working experience in procurement. Experience with projects funded by the Inter-American Development Bank or other Multilateral Financial Institutions would be an asset.

To be considered for short-listing, interested consultants having the relevant qualifications and experience; and who are from the Bank’s Member Countries are herewith invited to submit their curriculum vitae showing the: (i) legal name of the Consultant; (ii) address; (iii) telephone number; (iv) e-mail address; (v) information about the Consultant and principal areas of expertise and activities; (vi) description of specific experience in procurement.

Interested consultants will be determined to be short-listed by demonstrating in their Expressions of Interest that they have the relevant qualifications and experience to carry out the services associated with this consultancy. After short-listing an interview will be conducted to determine the most suitable candidate for the position.

Interested consultants must provide information establishing that they are qualified to perform the services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc.).

The working language of the consultancy will be English, and reports will therefore be presented in that language

How to Apply

Interested persons must email their application and curriculum vitae to: puup.coordinator@gplinc.com cc: sogle@gplinc.com.

The deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest is 15:00 hours on Tuesday, 10 August 2021.