In September 2015, 193 countries of the world, joined at United Nations headquarters in New York and approved the Agenda for Sustainable Development 2030, with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 goals.
In approving the SDGs, the General Assembly reiterated that, while the targets are global, the implementation will be based and focused on the country. In this context, each member country was urged to ensure that the objectives are represented in their national development systems and agendas of international partnerships. Therefore, national ownership and leadership of the processes are crucial in developing optimal strategies and approaches to achieve results.
In this context, the Government of Angola intends to review its strategies and development plans at national level and sectoral to align and integrate the ODS within their national development objectives.
Consultancy Objective: To support the Ministry of Planning and Territorial Development in the process of analysis and revision/update of its long-term development strategy, elaboration of the next National Development Plan 2018-2022 and National Budget, to ensure the mainstreaming of the Millennium Sustainable development (SDG).
Duties and Responsibilities
A consultancy report which includes:
Diagnosis of the degree convergence between national plans, sectoral and national budget with the SDGs. The diagnosis should not exceed 50% of the document content as a way to give enough space in the document to the Proposals and Plan of Action.
Clear identification of potential adjustments needed in the National Development Plan, Vision “Angola 2050”, the main sectoral plans and the national budget to effectively integrate the objectives and strategies of SDG.
Strategic policy actions that may be necessary to ensure the mainstreaming and effective implementation, monitoring progress and effective advocacy, communication and resource mobilization for achieving the SDGs.
A roadmap for the country to mainstreaming the SDG, in the Process and Planning Instruments (strategies, plans, programs, projects, etc.), and in the National Budget. This roadmap should include actions that need to be made, the timetable, the key institutions and relevant partners.
Main activities for achieving the consultancy results:
Required Skills and Experience
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
Explaining why they are the most suitable for the work;
Cumulative analysis of offers
The award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
* Technical Criteria weight: 70%
* Financial Criteria weight: 30%
* Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70 points out of 100 would be considered for the Financial Evaluation
Proven ability in conducting planning processes in developing countries: 30 points;
Total Obtainable Score: 100.