Extended until 18 May 2020
UNICEF Moldova invites interested companies to submit their proposals for Development of the Education Sector Plan for the Republic of Moldova
The purpose of the consultancy is to provide technical assistance to the Government of the Republic of Moldova in developing and budgeting an Education Sector Plan (ESP), including a long-term Education Sector Strategy for 2021-2030, covering early childhood education, primary, secondary, higher and vocational education, and including also non-formal education, as well as adult literacy and life-long learning in line with GPE guidelines and a mid-term Plan of Action, 2021-2025.
Objectives of the consultancy:
- Strengthen the capacities of responsible staff of MECR, MoF, LPAs with focus on strategic planning, sector relevant needs based participatory budgeting, analysis of effectiveness and efficiency of resource utilization and effective monitoring and reporting feeding into evidenced based planning and budgeting process, public finance management.
- Develop the ESP based on ESA, the two accompanying thematic policy reviews and including all educational subsectors: early childhood education, primary, secondary, and higher education, VET, non-formal education, as well as adult literacy.
How to apply:
Full proposals should be submitted in ENGLISH and must be received not later than 11:00 on 18 May 2020 in one copy, duly signed and dated. Bidders must submit a sealed proposal, with two separate sealed envelopes inside for a) the Technical Proposal (including signed Bid Form) and b) the Price Proposal.
Sealed proposals must be securely closed in suitable envelopes and dispatched to arrive at the UNICEF office indicated no later than the closing time and date. They must be clearly marked as follows:
- Outer envelope: Name of company
RFP number: LRPS-2020-9157088
131, 31 August 1989 street, UN House, Chisinau, MD-2012 Moldova
- filed and signed Bid Form;
- Inner envelope – technical proposal: Name of company, RFP number - technical proposal
- Inner envelope - price proposal: Name of company, RFP number - price proposal
Proposals received in any other manner will be invalidated.
Sealed proposals received prior to the stated closing time and date will be kept unopened. The responsible officers will open technical proposals when the specified time has arrived and no proposal received thereafter will be considered. UNICEF will accept no responsibility for the premature opening of a proposal not properly addressed or identified. Any delays encountered in the mail delivery will be at the risk of the bidder.
Offers delivered at a different address or in a different form than prescribed in this RFP, or which do not respect the required confidentiality, or received after the designated time and date, will be rejected.
All references to descriptive materials should be included in the appropriate response paragraph, though the material/documents themselves may be provided as annexes to the proposal/response.
Proposals sent by e-mail should be submitted in ENGLISH and must be received not later than 11:00 on 18 May 2020, in one separate e-mail for the Technical Proposal containing a scanned copy of the duly signed and dated Technical Proposal with the e-mail subject "LRPS-2020-9157088 Technical", and another separate e-mail for the Price Proposal containing a scanned copy of the duly signed and dated Price Proposal with the e-mail subject "LRPS-2020-9157088 Financial". Please password-secure the PDF file containing Price Proposal or compress it with ZIP archiver with password protection and do not provide the password until requested further by UNICEF. The duly signed Bid Form must be included in the Technical Proposal e-mail.
The official address for e-mail submission will be email@example.com. The e-mail sent shall be free from viruses and corrupted files. Max. File Size per transmission: 15 MB. Please note that submission received after 11:00, 18 May 2020, will not be considered for opening and evaluation.
Proposers are required to submit any questions in respect of this RFPS by email to Liudmila Lefter at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for receipt of any questions is 14 May 2020, 17:00.
IMPORTANT: PROPOSALS ARE NOT TO BE SENT TO THE INDIVIDUAL STATED ABOVE - ANY PROPOSALS SENT TO THE ABOVE NAMED INDIVIDUAL WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
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