Call for Expression of Interest
NIR calls for Expressions of Interest from consultancies for a capacity development support programme for Zambia Railways Limited during project preparation and implementation of the Chingola to Livingstone Rehabilitation Project for the Sustainability Impact Accelerator.
The objective of this assignment is to provide a capacity development support programme for Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL), Zambia’s state-owned railway company, to strengthen its capacity to prepare and implement the Chingola to Livingstone Rehabilitation Project.
The capacity development support programme will focus on environmental and social management and project management in accordance with international lender requirements.
Deadline: 13 August 2021 at 16:00 Central European time
Posted on: 12 July 2021
To request the Call for Expression of Interest, please send an e-mail to [email protected]. The subject line of the e-mail should be ‘Tender/Zambia EOI’.
Procurement method: Restricted
Award criteria: Best price-quality ratio
Total budget: Maximum value of the contract is 3 000 000 Swedish Krona (SEK), excluding VAT.
Duration: Time-based contract, approximately 8 (eight) to ten (10) months. The duration will be determined in agreement with NIR based upon the timeline proposed by the consultancy awarded the contract.
Open Request for Proposal
Lead educational consultant for a capacity development programme in the context of the ‘Floating Solar Project for Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited’ for the Sustainability Impact Accelerator
The objective of the assignment is to provide a capacity development programme for Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL), Uganda’s state-owned generation company, to strengthen their capacity to build a floating solar park on an existing dam reservoir and increase sustainable power generation.
The capacity development programme is part of a broader bilateral cooperation defined under a Memorandum of Understanding between the Swedish Embassy in Kampala and the Ugandan Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development to support reform and the sustainable development Uganda’s energy sector.
Deadline: 6 August 2021at 16:00 Central European time
Posted on: 4 June 2021
To request the tender documents, please send an e-mail to [email protected]. The subject line of the e-mail should be ‘Tender/Uganda RFP’.
Procurement method: Open procedure
Award criteria: Best price-quality ratio
Total budget: Maximum value of the contract is 1 500 000 Swedish Krona (SEK), excluding VAT.
Duration: Time-based contract, approximately eight (8) months. The duration will be determined in agreement with NIR based upon the timeline proposed by the tenderer awarded the contract.
Procurement at NIR
What we stand for
NIR is committed to the highest standards of ethics and conduct, which extends to how we procure services and goods.
As a non-profit organisation committed to improving the conditions for conducting economically, socially and environmentally sustainable business in complex markets, NIR works to ensure it procures in a cost effective and sustainable way.
NIR adheres to the following principles while procuring:
- Accountability, integrity and transparency – we ensure that procurement complies with all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines and is open and clear.
- Fair competition and equal treatment – we ensure that procurement is a competitive process and that all interested parties and all potential partners are provided with the same opportunities during the procurement process, and that all competitors are subject to the same conditions.
- Best value for money – we ensure that the procurement of a service or good should result in the best combination of cost, quality and sustainability over the life cycle of a project, offer the best return on investment and allow NIR and its partners to meet the strategic objectives.
- Sustainability – we ensure that our procurement processes promote environmental, social and economic sustainable development, as well as NIR’s core values.
NIR’s procurement process
For information regarding a specific tender, please contact the respective contact person or use the e-mail address listed above.
For any questions regarding NIR’s procurement process, please contact Lauren McIntosh, Compliance Officer.