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Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project (LMDGP) in Nigeria

Funded by World Bank - WB
Location Nigeria
Status
Deadline
Express interest by 01 Feb 2008

Abstract: TRANSFORMATION OF THE LAGOS STATE PUBLIC SERVICE STAFF The Federal Republic of Nigeria has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the contract for Consultant Services for the Transformation of the Lagos State Public Service Staff Development Centre (PSSDC). The overall objective for the assignment is to transform and strengthen PSSDC to: 1. Design and implement an Institutional Transformation Plan with a view to make PSSDC a self-sustained training institution for Lagos State that achieves the performance goals of facilitating policy dialog across the “silos” of the state government ministries and agencies as well as delivering demand-driven training programs to further the goals and aspirations of the Lagos State Government. 2. Provide knowledge exchange and training in a core set of cross cutting topics that integrate down to the state level the national priorities, such as for example (but not limited to): public financial management; surface water drainage for non-technical specialists; solid waste management for non-technical specialists; water supply and wastewater treatment for non-technical specialists; slum upgrading; sustainable development for non-technical specialists (adapted for Lagos context); leadership; HIV/AIDs awareness; media development/community radio; civil society participation through youth programs; and parliamentary strengthening and environmental governance, etc. 3. Provide training in a set of key technical topics relevant to the on-going investment portfolio, such as for example (but not limited to): urban storm water drainage; solid waste management; upgrading of basic services in slums; financial management and budgeting (referred to generally as governance); urban water supply and wastewater treatment; technical leadership; private sector participation of service delivery, etc. 4. Provide communications, monitoring and evaluation services to convey the process of transforming PSSDC to internal and external stakeholders build trust that underlies the changing of perceptions and attitudes by all stakeholders, set benchmarks and evaluation criteria and systems to assure continuous change in the institution and organize special events.

Country: Nigeria
Project: LAGOS METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE PROJECT (LMDGP)
Financing: World Bank
Abstract: TRANSFORMATION OF THE LAGOS STATE PUBLIC SERVICE STAFF
Sector: Consultants
Loan/Credit Number: Credit No. 4219-UNI, Project ID No. P071340
Contract/Bid Number: Expressions of Interest
Deadline: 1 February 2008

The Federal Republic of Nigeria has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the contract for Consultant Services for the Transformation of the Lagos State Public Service Staff Development Centre (PSSDC).

The overall objective for the assignment is to transform and strengthen PSSDC to:

1. Design and implement an Institutional Transformation Plan with a view to make PSSDC a self-sustained training institution for Lagos State that achieves the performance goals of facilitating policy dialog across the “silos” of the state government ministries and agencies as well as delivering demand-driven training programs to further the goals and aspirations of the Lagos State Government.

2. Provide knowledge exchange and training in a core set of cross cutting topics that integrate down to the state level the national priorities, such as for example (but not limited to): public financial management; surface water drainage for non-technical specialists; solid waste management for non-technical specialists; water supply and wastewater treatment for non-technical specialists; slum upgrading; sustainable development for non-technical specialists (adapted for Lagos context); leadership; HIV/AIDs awareness; media development/community radio; civil society participation through youth programs; and parliamentary strengthening and environmental governance, etc.

3. Provide training in a set of key technical topics relevant to the on-going investment portfolio, such as for example (but not limited to): urban storm water drainage; solid waste management; upgrading of basic services in slums; financial management and budgeting (referred to generally as governance); urban water supply and wastewater treatment; technical leadership; private sector participation of service delivery, etc.

4. Provide communications, monitoring and evaluation services to convey the process of transforming PSSDC to internal and external stakeholders build trust that underlies the changing of perceptions and attitudes by all stakeholders, set benchmarks and evaluation criteria and systems to assure continuous change in the institution and organize special events.

There is an in-house Procurement Officer in charge of all procurement activities of the US$ 200 million project. The size of the project and challenge of meeting very strict timelines now necessitates the engagement of experienced consultants.

The Lagos State Government now invites eligible consultants (firms) to indicate their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants 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.). Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications.

The consultants are fully encouraged to submit previous experience showing a wide range of specialized skills in the area of institutional transformation. This wide range of experience is expected through assembling above skills among firms with international and local qualifications. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, May 2004.

Interested consultants may obtain further information from the LMDGP Project Coordination Unit (PCU) at the address below from 0800 to 1600 hours.

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) for the attention of the following PCU officials, at the address below by 1500 hours (local time), on 1 February 2008.
 
Contact: Project Director.
347B, Odusami St.
Off Wempco Road, Ogba-Ikeja.
Lagos, Nigeria .
Tel: (234-1) 897-6433.
E-mail: lmdgppcu@hotmail.com .
Web site: http://www.lmdgp.org

The above is a complete copy of the original procurement notice.

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