GPN - Business Resilience for Value Adding Enterprises (BRAVE) Women Nigeria Project
GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE
Country: Federal Republic of Nigeria
Sector: Private Sector- Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE
Mode of Financing: Grant
Financing No. NGA 1022
The Nigerian Bank of Industry (BOI) Ltd. has received a grant in the amount of USD 3,517,952 equivalent from the Islamic Development Bank toward the cost of the Business Resilience for Value Adding Enterprises (BRAVE) Women Nigeria Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, works, related services and consulting services to be procured under this project.
The project will consist of the following components:
- Business Resilience Capacity Building:
Training of 600 small and medium sized businesses on how to assess risks and determine their business priority by preparing a Business Continuity Plan (BCP).
- Business Recovery Support:
Grant matching scheme for 500 small and medium enterprises, in pre-selected value chains, on a cost-sharing the procurement of capital goods, and services to support business recovery/growth.
- Value Chain Resilience:
Work with 20-30 lead firms and 10 Business Associations to support them in protecting vital value chains and upgrading the chain performance, impacting on many more MSMEs.
- IT Platform
An online IT platform will be developed to handle Client Relations Management (CRM), Monitoring/Reporting and knowledge sharing among project stakeholders
- Impact Evaluation and Financial Audit:
A rigorous impact evaluation will be undertaken to help assess what works and what does not work. In accordance with the project’s financial reporting and auditing requirements, at least two sets of financial reports will be prepared and submitted by the PMU and the project’s partner banks to the ICD, the unaudited interim financial reports and the annual financial reports of the project which will be subject to audit
- Project Management Unit (PMU)
A PMU will be established of dedicated fulltime professionals and market recruits in each country. The capacity of the PMU will be developed to allow national scaling beyond program boundaries.
For the above listed components, the following goods and services are expected to be procured:
Shortlist of National Consultants/ Experts
CRM system and Support
International /National Shopping
Shortlist of National Experts
Project Management Unit
Shortlist of CVs
Training Logistics, Office Equipment
Procurement of contracts financed by the Islamic Development Bank will be conducted through the procedures as specified in the Guidelines for Procurement of Goods, Works and related services under Islamic Development Bank Project Financing (current edition), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the guidelines. Consulting services will be selected in accordance with the Guidelines for the Procurement of Consultant Services under Islamic Development Bank Project Financing (current edition).
Specific procurement notices for contracts to be bid [under the Islamic Development Bank’s international competitive bidding (ICB) or international competitive bidding – member countries (ICB/MC) procedures and for contracts for consultancy services] will be announced, as they become available, on IsDB Website, BOI’s website (www.boi.ng), national newspapers and other recruitment websites such as www.linkedin.com, www.devex.com and www.jobberman.com.
Interested eligible firms and individuals who would wish to be considered for the provision of goods, works and consulting services for the above mentioned project, or those requiring additional information, should contact the Beneficiary at the address below:
BRAVE Project Office
23 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria