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Консультационные услуги

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)

Uzbekistan
Institutional Capacity Building Project
Credit No.: IDA 6431-UZ

Assignment Title: Assessment of the existing opportunities for optimization, re-engineering, and automation of business processes in the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan):

The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Institutional Capacity Building Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include assessment defining and analyzing the current processes, identification of gaps/opportunities for improvement and design the Target Operating Model (TOM) for the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan, change management plan and implementation recommendation, implementation period up to 6 months, ensuring full consistency with the Terms of Reference (TOR) attached in this REOI.

The detailed TOR for the assignment could be found at following source: www.mf.uz.

The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan 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.

The shortlisting criteria are:

- previous successful implementation experience of the Services in the field of optimization, re-engineering, and automation of business processes in public and financial management sectors in at least three projects;
- annual turnover in the field of implementation Services during last three years was at least 5 million US dollars, VAT exclusive;
- possession of appropriate international standards of quality (ISO 9001 and/or others);
- availability of key experts of the project team with international experience would be an asset. However Key Experts will not be evaluated at the shortlisting stage.

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 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment:
Consultants shall not be hired for any assignment that would be in conflict with their prior or current obligations to other clients, or that may place them in a position of being unable to carry out the assignment in the best interests of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Without limitation on the generality of the foregoing, Consultants shall not be hired under the circumstances set forth below:

a. a firm that has been engaged by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan to provide Goods, Works, or Non-consulting Services for a project (or an affiliate that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with that firm), shall be disqualified from providing Consulting Services resulting from, or directly related to, those Goods, Works, or Non-consulting Services. This provision does not apply to the various firms (Consultants, contractors, or suppliers), which together are performing the contractor’s obligations under a turnkey or design and build contract;

b. a firm that has been engaged by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan to provide Consulting Services for the preparation or implementation of a project (or an affiliate that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with that Consulting firm), shall be disqualified from subsequently providing Goods, Works, or Non-consulting Services resulting from, or directly related to those Consulting Services. This provision does not apply to the various firms (Consultants, contractors, or suppliers), which together are performing the contractor’s obligations under a turnkey or design and build contract;

c. neither a Consultant (including personnel and sub-consultants), nor an affiliate (that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with that Consultant), shall be hired for any assignment that, by its nature, creates a conflict of interest with another assignment of the Consultant;

d. Consultants (including their experts and other personnel, and sub-consultants), that have a close business or family relationship with a professional staff of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan, or of the project implementing agency, or of a recipient of a part of the World Bank’s financing, or any other party representing or acting on behalf of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan, that is directly or indirectly involved in any part of:

i. the preparation of the TOR for the assignment;

ii. the selection process for the contract;

or iii. the supervision of the contract, may not be awarded a contract, unless the conflict stemming from this relationship has been resolved in a manner acceptable to the World Bank throughout the selection process and the execution of the contract.

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 Procurement Regulations.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 9:00 a.m. to 18:00 p.m. Tashkent time.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form in English, Russian or Uzbek languages to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by January 20, 2020.

Project Implementation Unit under the
Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Attn: Foziljon Kalandarov, Manager of the Project
Uzbekistan, 100017, Tashkent city, 29, Istiklol St.
Tel: +998907380050
E-mail: piu_mof@mail.ru

Заказчик: Министерство финансов Республики Узбекистан

О закупке

  • Дата объявления:
    30 Дек. 00:00
  • Продавец:
    Министерство финансов Республики Узбекистан
  • Категория:
    Консультационные услуги
  • Страна:
    Узбекистан
  • Место доставки:
    По уточнению.

Важные даты

  • Дата начала приема заявок:
    30 Дек 00:00
  • Дата окончания приема заявок:
    20 Янв 23:59