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Government of Saint Lucia - Literacy Coordinator - Youth Empowerment Project (RFE)
GOVERNMENT OF SAINT LUCIA
YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROJECT CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR A LITERACY COORDINATOR
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
The Government of Saint Lucia (GOSL) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to US$4,762,000.00 million towards the cost of Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of GOSL and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement. The Financing Agreement prohibits withdrawal from the financing account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to knowledge of the CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than the GOSL shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.
The Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Local Government and Empowerment, the executing Agency, now wishes to procure consultancy services for Literacy Coordinator – Youth Empowerment Project.
The objective of the consultancy is to provide literacy programmatic support for the implementation of the Integrated Court Diversion Programme. The duration of this consultancy is expected to be for thirty-six (36) months.
The Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Local Government and Empowerment, the Executing Agency, now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing consultancy services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.
Eligible consultants should be able to participate if:
(g) the persons are citizens or bona fide resident or residents of an eligible country; and
(h) in all cases, the consultant has no arrangement and undertakes not to make any arrangements, whereby any substantial part of the net profits or other tangible benefits of the contract will accrue or be paid to a person not a citizen or bona fide resident of an eligible country.
Eligible countries are member countries of CDB.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of CDB’s Guidelines for the Selection and Engagement of Consultants (2011), setting forth CDB’s policy on conflict of interest.
In the assessment of submissions, consideration will be given to technical competence, qualifications and experience on similar assignments. All information must be submitted in English. Further information and Terms of Reference may be obtained from the first address below between 0830 and 1600 hours Monday to Friday.
Five (5) hard copies of the Expressions of Interest must be received at the first address below no later than 1600 hours on July 22, 2019 and one(1)electronic copy must be sent simultaneously to CDB at the second address below. The sealed envelope containing each submission should include the name and address of the applicant and shall be clearly marked “Expression of Interest – Consultancy Services for a Literacy Coordinator – Youth Empowerment Project”
Following the assessment of submissions, the most technically capable and appropriately experienced applicant will be invited to negotiate a contract to provide the consultancy services. GOSL reserves the right to accept or reject late applications or to cancel the present invitation partially or in its entirety. It will not be bound to assign any reason for not selecting any applicant and will not defray any costs incurred by any applicant in the preparation and submission of Expressions of Interest.
- Project Coordinator
Youth Empowerment Project
Ministry of Equity, Social Justice,
Government & Empowerment
4th Floor, Greaham Louisy Administrative Building
Waterfront, Castries, Saint Lucia
Tel.: (758) 468-5108
Fax.: (758) 713-1836
- The Procurement Officer
Caribbean Development Bank
Wildey, St. Michael Local Barbados W. I.
Tel: (1-246) 431-1600
Fax: (1-246) 426-7269