ENGAGEMENT OF FIRMS FOR DATA COLLECTION IN THE VOLTA AND CENTRAL REGIONS OF GHANA FOR GHANA NATIONAL HOUSEHOLD REGISTY (GNHR)
October 26, 2020 12:00 pm
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE
GOVERNMENT OF GHANA
MINISTRY OF GENDER, CHILDREN AND SOCIAL PROTECTION (MOGCSP)
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES SELECTION)
GHANA PRODUCTIVE SAFETY NET PROJECT (GPSNP)
REF.: GH-MOGCSP-190902-CS-QCBS AND GH-MOGCSP-186338-CS-QCBS
IDA Credit No.: 63370-GH PROJECT ID: 164603
The Government of the Republic of Ghana has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Ghana Productive Safety Net Project (GPSNP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Engagement of Data Collection Firms in the VOLTA and CENTRAL Regions of Ghana. The number of districts and indicative number of households in each region are as depicted in the table below:
No. Contract Ref Region Number of Districts Indicative Number of Vulnerable Households
1 GH-MOGCSP-190902-CS-QCBS Volta (Volta & Oti) 18 452,997
2 GH-MOGCSP-186338-CS-QCBS Central 9 296,017
The objective of the consulting services (“the Services”) is to undertake data collection by administering the Data Intake Questionnaire to all households in the selected districts. The assignment may be extended, upon satisfactory performance, to cover additional districts and other regions, if needed.
For detailed terms of reference for this assignment with scope of assignment and specific tasks, qualifications and experience and other requirements, please visit the Ministry’s website: https://www.mogcsp.gov.gh or https://gnhr.mogcsp.gov.gh
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (the Client) now invites eligible Consultancy Firms to express their interest (EOI) in providing data collection services in the two (2) regions. Interested firms must provide their detailed profile demonstrating that they meet the following shortlisting criteria:
a) Demonstrated Firm’s experience in undertaking household data collection in Ghana or neighboring West African countries for at least three (3) years. Experience should be demonstrated by providing evidence of at least three (3) data collection activities the firm has undertaken. Stated experiences should be backed by official documentation by Clients worked for with letters of satisfactory completion. Experience in carrying out similar exercise in catchment areas or Ghana would be an added advantage.
b) Demonstrated capacity and experience in planning and organizing data collection logistics, including the design and implementation of protocols to ensure high quality data
c) Evidence of capacity to store and maintain data in a manner that protects respondent’s identities.
d) The applicants should submit the field manual of the most recent data collection process completed.
e) A duly registered business entity and has been engaged in the business of providing similar consulting services.
f) Demonstrated managerial and technical capacity of the firm to provide the desired services.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to the effect that Selection of Firm/Consultant will be in accordance with the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers (“Procurement Regulations”) dated July 2016 and revised in November 2017 and August 2018.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications.
A Firm/Consultant for each region will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
NB: A Contract will be signed with only one Firm in each of the Regions. No one firm will provide the desired services in more than one region.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm excluding lunch hours (12:30 pm to 1:30 pm) and public holidays.
Three copies of the completed expression of interest documents must be delivered to the Tender Box located at the Ministry’s Reception or sent to the address below so as to be received on or before 3rd November, 2020 at 10:00 am. For Expression of Interest that will be deposited at the tender box, the packages should be clearly marked: Contract No:
GH-MOGCSP-190902 -CS-QCBS: ENGAGEMENT OF A FIRM FOR DATA COLLECTION IN THE VOLTA REGION OF GHANA FOR GHANA NATIONAL HOUSEHOLD REGISTRY (GNHR)
GH-MOGCSP—186338-CS-QCBS: ENGAGEMENT OF A FIRM FOR DATA COLLECTION IN THE CENTRAL REGION OF GHANA FOR GHANA NATIONAL HOUSEHOLD REGISTRY (GNHR) – and addressed to:
Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection
P O Box M186 Accra, Ghana
Tel: +233 302 688188/302 688181
Website: www: mogcsp.gov.gh
Attention: Head, Procurement Unit, Room 13, MoGCSP
Only short-listed Firms will be contacted.