Consultancy Services to Develop the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Fellowship Programme Framework Document
Tender number: ET-AUC-197575-CS-QCBS
Closing date and time: 25th June 2021 at 15:00
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES– FIRMS SELECTION)
AFRICA CDC REGIONAL INVESTMENT FINANCING PROJECT (P167916)
Grant No. IDA-D5260
The African Union has received financing from the World Bank for the "Africa CDC Regional Investment Financing Project (ACDCP)”, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
Development Objective of the Project (P167916): The Project Development Objective is to support Africa CDC to strengthen continental and regional infectious disease detection and response systems.
Objective of the Assignment
The objective of the consultancy service is to develop a Framework for the Africa CDC Public Health Fellowship Programme in line with the applicable laws and procedures of the African Union.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following website: (https://au.int/bids) or can be obtained at the address given below.
The African Union Commission now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:
a) Qualifications and experience of the firm; such as Core business and years in business
b) Relevant experience related to the assignment
c) Technical organization and management of the firm
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications, but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract, if selected.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 8:00-13:00hrs and 14:00-17:00 hours, Addis Ababa Time.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form following the above shortlisting criteria to the address below (by e-mail) before 25th June 2021 before 15:00 Hours Local Time, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
African Union Commission,
Attn: Head of Procurement Travel and Store Division
Building C, Room 327
P.O.Box 3243, Roosevelt Street
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 (0) 11 551 7700 – Ext 4305
Fax: +251 (0) 11 551 0442; +251 11-551-0430
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and Zemenua@africa-union.org (Please submit your EOI to both email)