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Consultancy Services for the establishment of the Parliament of Zimbabwe Training Academy

 

                                                                                                        

 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Consultancy Services

 

EOI 02/2018 - Consultancy Services for the establishment of the Parliament of Zimbabwe Training Academy

 

The Government of Zimbabwe has received grants from the African Development Bank Group towards the cost of Strengthening Institutions of Transparency and Accountability (SITA) Project. The Government of Zimbabwe intends to apply part of the agreed amount for these grants to payments under the contract for consultancy services for the establishment of the Parliament of Zimbabwe Training Academy.

 

The overall objective of the assignment is to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Parliament of Zimbabwe through establishing a training academy with a solid institutional framework, mission and objectives.

 

The services included under this project are: (i) Desk review and consideration of best practices from other similar jurisdictions (ii) Review existing relevant technical and legal documents for the establishment, operationalization and functioning of the Academy (iii) Consult key stakeholders on the need for legal/institutional framework for establishing the training academy taking into account the constitutional provisions and best practice in the continent. (iv) Develop the institutional and management/organizational structure for the academy. (v) Human resource and budget requirements/proposal for establishing the academy including needs for goods (furniture and equipment, and library materials); (vi) Identify and propose the list of training modules that can be delivered by the training academy – training format and types based on the assessment of the current and future training needs of MPs; and (vii) Develop a model for partnership with existing training institutions and resources in the country and the region. The estimated working days is 30 days.

 

The Parliament of Zimbabwe, now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must send CVs that provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services.

Required minimum qualifications and experience for the consultancy include:

 

i)                    At least a Master’s degree in organizational development or any other relevant university degree.                                 

A higher post graduate qualification will be a distinct advantage.

ii)                  A minimum of 10 years’ experience in organizational development and other relevant fields

iii)                Proven and extensive experience in the establishment of institutions of learning

iv)                Knowledge of Parliamentary Academies or similar institutions is an added advantage.

v)                  Fluency in written and spoken English

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” September2010, revised July 2012, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 08:00 hours to 16:30hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered to the below address or by email by 12 July 2018 at 10:00hours local Zimbabwe time (GMT + 2 hours) and mention “Expression of Interest for establishment of Parliament of Zimbabwe Training Academy”

 

The Programmes Coordinator

Attn: The Procurement Officer

Programmes Coordination Unit

Parliament of Zimbabwe

Cnr. Third Street and Nelson Mandela Avenue

P. O Box CY 298

Causeway

Harare

Zimbabwe

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