The objective of this consultancy is to conduct an assessment of the registration process requirements and the requirements for digital tools to enable harmonised registration of Health Professionals (physicians, nurses, pharmacists, lab technicians and imaging technicians) in the OECS countries and central access of information by registration bodies. The outputs of this consultancy are guidelines for the harmonization of the registration process and information that will inform the technical specifications and recommendations for adequate procurement of the shared registration software to be maintained by the OECS Health Unit. These outputs are to be utilized by OECS countries, the OECS Commission and regional entities in order to support health human resource surge needed to respond to health emergencies.
The OECS 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 minimum required qualifications and experience are listed in section 6.0 of the TOR below.
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 and revised in November 2017 and August 2018 (‘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 may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a subconsultancy to enhance their qualifications.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultants’ Qualification selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 08:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (0830 to 1600 hours).
Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
OECS Regional Health Project
P.O. Box 179
TEL: +1 758-455-6349/68
An electronic copy of the Expressions of Interest must be sent by November 30, 2020 to:
Yasmine Anatole, Procurement Officer
At the following email address:
copied to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The email submissions should include the name and address of the Consulting Firm/Joint Venture and shall be clearly marked in the subject line as “Expression of Interest – Consultancy for Health Facilities Inventory- Inventory of All Emergency/Urgent Care Facilities and Services in Four Countries”.
To obtain the maximum degree of comparison among Expressions of Interests (EOIs) and facilitate the evaluation process, the EOI should be a maximum of 40 pages and include the following information included below:
- Title page with name of firm submitting the EOI: should contain name of firm (or joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy, if applicable), address, email, telephone, name of contact person and date of submission.
- Expression of Interest: including the firm’s general and specific experience, pool of experts etc.
The Terms of Reference and Guidelines for the Submission of Expressions of Interest for this consultancy are provided below.