REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)
COUNTRY – Trinidad and Tobago
OECS Regional Health Project
Loan No. IDA-D5120
Project No.: P168539
Assignment Title: Consultancy for Curriculum Development for Level III Caribbean Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (CR-FELTP)
Reference No. TT-CARPHA-199341-CS-CQS
The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the OECS Regional Health Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include:
To develop the competency-based Level III CR-FELTP curriculum using a blended modality targeted towards public health care professionals working in the Caribbean Region. The services are expected to take seven (7) months to complete and are scheduled for the year 2021.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment is attached to this request for expressions of interest. (See Annex A)
The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) 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:
- Interested consultants must provide experience of having completed at least three (3) contracts similar in scope and nature with sufficient description (including location/country, name of the Employer/Client, type of services provided, period of contract, contract amount, starting and completion dates).
- The consultant shall be a firm of proven experience in developing competency-based curriculums using a blended modality targeted towards public health care professionals.
- Availability of appropriate skills/expertise among the consultant's staff to demonstrate technical capability of the firm. The following experts are required for the assignment: Team Leader; Instructional Design Expert; and a Laboratory Technologist. The general qualifications, Experience requirements of key staff are provided in the Terms of Reference. Key Experts will not be evaluated at the shortlisting stage
- The consulting firm shall be legally registered by the regulatory authorities and the following documents shall be submitted;
(i) A certificate of incorporation/registration for the firm.
(ii) Memorandum & Articles of Association,
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 (i.e., 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations).
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 Consultant Qualification Selection method (CQS) set out in Procurement Regulation.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 8:00am to 4:00pm Mondays to Fridays. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below by e-mail by 19th February 2021.
Caribbean Public Health Agency
Kern Cassell – Procurement Officer
16-18 Jamaica Boulevard, Federation Park
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago