Consultancy Services for Stakeholder Engagement in Matanda Irrigation Scheme in Kanungu District

The World Bank

Uganda 🇺🇬

THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

MINISTRY OF WATER AND ENVIRONMENT

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)

UGANDA

IRRIGATION FOR CLIMATE RESILIENCE PROJECT (ICRP)

LOAN NUMBER P163836

REFERENCE NO. MWE/CONS/21-22/00017

ASSIGNMENT: TITLE:CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT IN MATANDA IRRIGATION SCHEME IN KANUNGU  DISTRICT

Government of Uganda has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Irrigation for Climate Resilience Project (ICRP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services for Stakeholder Engagement in Matanda Irrigation Scheme in Kanungu District.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include:

  1. To undertake stakeholders’ mapping and  analysis;
  2. To develop the stakeholder engagement strategy  and communication strategy;
  3. To implement the stakeholder engagement strategy  and communication strategy
  4. Provide support to the grievance redress management

The implementation period of the assignment is 36 Months.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be accessed at https://www.mwe.go.ug/library/tendersprocurement

The Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) now invites eligible Consultancy firms to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultancy firms should provide sufficient information demonstrating that they meet the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services. The shortlisting criteria are: 

  1. Minimum of seven years’ experience in core business as a consultant in undertaking the stakeholders’ engagement, communication, stakeholder identification and mobilization, grievance redress management and resettlement action plan implementation..
  2. Submit the firm’s organogram to demonstrate the firm’s technical and managerial capability.
  3. Experience of at least two (2) assignments similar in nature, type, scope carried out in Uganda in the following areas: (i) stakeholders’ engagement, communication, stakeholder identification and mobilization, (ii) grievance redress management, (iii) resettlement action plan implementation, (iv) participatory irrigation, and water for production management. The experience in these different areas may be obtained from the same assignment or from different assignments provided the Consultancy firm can demonstrate that all the areas must be covered.
  4. Presence of appropriate skills among staff in the areas of Project Management, Communication, Social Development, Grievance Redress Management,   Drama/Performance of Actors management, and Community Development. (Please do not submit CVs and bio data of experts).

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 revised November 2017, July 2018 and November 2020 [Procurement in investment Project Financing; Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services], 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 World Bank procurement regulation July 2016 revised November 2017, July 2018 and November 2020.

Information and clarifications can be obtained not later than three days to the date of submission at the address below during office hours (Monday to Friday, 08:30 – 17:00 hours, except on public holidays).

Expressions of interest (One original plus three copies) must be delivered in a written form to the address below on 1st August, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. The packages must be clearly marked as;

“Expression of Interest for Stakeholder Engagement in Matanda Irrigation scheme in Kanungu District”

Deliver to:

Head, Procurement and Disposal Unit

Ministry of Water and Environment Headquarters

Ground Floor No: B-110

Plot 3-7, Kabalega Crescent, Luzira

Kampala, Uganda

Email: [email protected],[email protected] and [email protected];


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL