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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)

REFERENCE: EAC/PSSIP/IC/2020/31
Sector: Financial Sector ADF Grant No: 2100155023918 Project ID No: P-Z1-HZ0-003

The East African Community (EAC) has received financing from the African Development Fund (ADF) toward the cost of the EAC Payment and Settlement Systems Integration Project (EAC- PSSIP) and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Individual Consultancy Services to support Bank of South Sudan (BSS) to develop National Payment System (NPS) Legal and Regulatory Framework in the Republic South Sudan.

The development of payment systems legal and regulatory framework shall consider international best practices, norms with respect to the functioning of both large and retail payment and settlement systems especially the Principles for the Financial Market Infrastructure (PFMI) and developments in the East African Community. The consultancy services shall include:

  1. Perform a review of legal gap analysis;
  2. Conduct consultative workshops with key stakeholders
  3. Drafting Law and regulations in the area of payment and settlement systems;
  4. Analysing other applicable laws in South Sudan and their alignment with the NPS Law and other regulations to be draft;
  5. Providing knowledge transfer on the drafted regulations.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for this consultancy can be obtained from the EAC website at www.eac.int/ and the Bank of South Sudan (BSS) website https://bankofsouthsudan.org/ or requested directly from the contact indicated below.

The EAC Secretariat now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (letter of interest, Update CV, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc.).

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Fund’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” (May 2008 Edition, Revised July 2012), which is available on the Fund’s website at http://www.afdb.org. Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 0800hrs – 1700hrs (local time).

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below via email or hand delivery by Monday 25th May, 2020 at 0900hrs Arusha time, Ref: EAC/PSSIP/IC/2020/31 Individual Consultancy Services to support Bank of South Sudan (BSS) to develop National Payment System (NPS) Legal and Regulatory Framework in South Sudan.

The East African Community (EAC)
Att: Project Manager, EAC-PSSIP
AICC, Kilimanjaro Wing,
5th Floor Room No. 510
Arusha, TANZANIA
Tel: +255 27 2162 100
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EAC logo web advertsEAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY
LAKE VICTORIA BASIN COMMISSION

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN LAKE VICTORIA BASIN PROJECT

INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT AS A WATER CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AND ADAPTATION EXPERT

Ref. No: LVBC/SVS/043/19/20

The East African Community/Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) has received funds from the Adaptation Fund through United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to implement Adapting to Climate Change in Lake Victoria Basin (ACC-LVB) project. LVBC seeks to use part of the funds to payments under the contract for individual consultant as a Water Catchment Management and Adaptation Expert.

The project seeks to reduce the vulnerability of the Lake Victoria Basin to climate change, focusing on two key issues; water scarcity and flooding. The project will increase climate resilience in the LVB at both a regional and local level by implementing both regional and community-based climate change adaptation interventions.

The services included under this project are to provide technical guidance and support capacity building initiatives to strengthen institutional and technical capacity on regional management of transboundary water catchment in the context of climate change and adaptation in the Lake Victoria Basin through the services of a Water Catchment Management and Adaptation Expert.

The LVBC now invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services by attaching curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates, copy of passport or national identification document, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc. The detailed Terms of Reference may be obtained from www.lvbcom.org and www.eac.int.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the EAC Procurement Policies and Procedures.

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address and email below during office hours 0900 to 1700 hours East African local time.

Expressions of interest in sealed envelopes must be delivered to the tender box and addressed as below by Friday, 27th March 2020 at 11.00 hours EA local time and mention “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT AS A WATER CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AND ADAPTATION EXPERT - Ref. No: LVBC/SVS/043/19/20.

Executive Secretary
East African Community
Lake Victoria Basin Commission
Nyanza Regional Headquarters, 13th floor
Owuor Otiende Road, Off Kenyatta Highway
P.
O. Box 1510 - 40100
Kisumu, KENYA
Telephone Number: +254 57 2023894/73, 2026344
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