MINISTRY OF FINANCE, ECONOMIC PLANNING AND TRADE

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

CONSULTING SERVICES (FIRM)

Republic of Seychelles

Aid Management Information System

Grant No:5500155013901

Project ID No.: P-SC-K00- 021

The Government of Seychelles has received financing from the African Development Bank, Middle Income Country Technical Assistance Fund toward the cost of implementation of an Aid Management Information System and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the services of a consulting firm that will facilitate the acquisition and installation of an Off-the Shelf Aid Management package that will support re-engineered, preferably, web-based aid management processes, develop user guidelines and training procedure manuals as well as undertake staff training on the use of the new system.

The objective of this consultancy is to strengthen the government’s aid management function through the introduction of a versatile aid management system (AIMS) within the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Trade (MoFEPT) for improved macroeconomic management in the country. The AIMS should enable donors, MoFEPT as well as beneficiary government agencies to collect and share aid development data. The system should provide an integrated source for information on development projects across all donors, improving aid tracking and the effective management of development efforts. The consultancy firm should also be able to provide the necessary technical support and build the capacity of technical staff in the MoFEPT in aid management practices.

The Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Trade now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consulting firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Firms may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s Procurement Framework, 2016 which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.

Interested firms may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 08:00hrs to 16:00hrs.

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by Friday 30th July 2021 at 16:00hrs and mention “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN AID INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.

Attn : Mrs. Elizabeth Agathine

Principal Secretary- Economic Planning Department

Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning & Trade

P.O Box 313, Liberty House

Victoria

Mahe

Seychelles

Tel : + 248 4 38 20 57

E-mail : [email protected]