Five-Year Puntland Development Plan 3 (FYPDP-3) 2020-2024 Advert

MINISTRY OF PLANNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) Country: Somalia Name of the Project: Capacity Inject Project (CIP)

Country: Somalia
Name of the Project: Capacity Inject Project (CIP)
Assignment Title: Consultancy to Develop the Five-Year Puntland Development Plan 3 (FYPDP-3) 2020-2024
Project ID: TFA0415, TFA5472 and TF-B0692
Publication Date: August 14 ,2019,
Deadline Date: August 31, 2019
Ref No. SO-OOP-122879-CS-CQS

The Government of Puntland has made public sector reform a priority reform objective. The Ministry of Planning,
Economic Development and International Cooperation (MoPEDIC), in January 2013 developed the Second
Puntland Five-Year Development Plan: 2014-2018 to guide implementation of government’s new flagship programs
and policy interventions. The roll-out of this development plan faced some challenges that affected systematic
implementation and achievement of planned targets. It was therefore revised into a Three-Year Puntland
Development Plan 2017-2019 using lessons learnt to address the challenges in the earlier PDP.
This plan will however expire in December 2019. By that time, a new Puntland Development Plan of 2020-2024
ought to be prepared and finalized and ready for roll-out in January 2020. The Five-Year Puntland Development
Plan (FYPDP-3) 2020-2024 should be compliant with the four priority sectors namely; Rule of Law, Security &
Justice, Social Development, Economic Development and Political Decentralization and Democratization. The
development plan must reflect the harmonisation of the Puntland District Development Framework (DDF), Somalia
National Development Plan 2020-2024 as well as the universal Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The objective of the consultancy is to develop an all-encompassing Five-Year Puntland Development Plan (FYPDP3) 2020-2024 that has a feasible vision and timely SMART development goals for all sectors and sub sectors of
Puntland Government. The scope of the assignment entails.
(i) Preparation of the Five-Year Puntland Development Plan 2020-2024 with a clear results framework for
tracking development progress.
(ii) Preparation of sector and sub sector development plans for: Rule of Law and Security, Social Development,
Economic Development and Political Decentralization and Democratization.
(iii) Preparation of implementation plans for the sector and subsector development plans.
The duration will be determined by the consultant’s work plan but shall not exceed four (4) calendar months. Within
this time the firm should endeavour the satisfactory completion of the (FYPDP-3) 2020-2024 inclusive of preparing
draft and final documents, training reports, focus group meetings, workshop/validation facilitation and reports. The
assignment is expected to commence on 1st of October, 2019 and be completed by 31st January 2020.
The detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) for the assignment can be found at the following website:
https://mopicplgov.net/ or can be provided upon submission of application in person or by e-mail. The e-mail
address is provided below.
The Ministry of Planning, Economic Development and International Cooperation now invites eligible consulting
firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide
information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services
(brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills
among staff etc.). The shortlisting criteria are as follows:

  1. Core business of the firm and years in business.
  2. Specific experience in successfully implementing similar assignments {Seven (7)} years of specific
    experience in institutional development and strategic planning; for example, preparing national
    development plans, poverty eradication plans, sector development plans among others)
  3. Experience of relevant services in an environment similar to that of Somalia (Work experience with
    government administrations, preferably in similar environments, Past working experience in Somalia is an
    added advantage).
  4. Technical and managerial organization of the firm (provide only the structure of the organization, general
    qualification and number of key staff). Do not provide CVs of key staff. Key experts will not be evaluated
    at the shortlisting stage.
    Attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and
    Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January
    2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s Policy on conflict of interest.
    Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualification 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 Consultant Qualification Selection (CQS) method set out in
    the Procurement Regulations.
    Interested Consultant may obtain further information (in person or by e-mail) at the address below during office
    hours from 9.00 a.m.– 5.00 p.m. Saturday to Thursday except on public holidays.
    Expressions of interest should be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by email) by August 31, 2019 at 5.00 p.m. local Time.
    Attention: Yusuf H. Dahir
    Capacity Injection Project Procurement Specialist
    Office of the President
    Address: State House, Garowe, Puntland State of Somalia
    E-mail: yussuf.cip@plstate.so and cc: mamohamed.OoP@plstate.so
    Kindly copy the following Government Offices as well:
    minister.mopic@plstate.so
    mopic@plstate.so

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