Detalles del proyecto

Visión general

Título del Proyecto

COVID-19 Response Emergency Assistance Project - IC-2 Procurement Specialist

Programa País / Plan de Acción
Tender / Procurement notice
13 jul 2020


13 julio 2020

Fecha limite

22 julio 2020


99 789 USD

Tipo de aprovisionamiento

Consultores individuales


54173-001 Package IC-2 Procurement Specialist

Agencia de Financiación

ADB - Banco Asiático de Desarrollo

Duración estimada

440 días



Date Published: 13-Jul-2020    Deadline of Submitting EOI: 22-Jul-2020 11:59 PM Manila local time

Selection Profile

Consultant Type: Individual

Selection Method: Individual Consultant Selection (ICS)

Source: National

Technical Proposal: Not Applicable

Selection Title: COVID-19 Response Emergency Assistance Project

Package Number: IC-2

Package Name: Procurement Specialist

Advance Action:  No:

Total Inputs: 440 Working Days

Consulting Services Budget: USD 99,789

Budget Type:  Estimated:

Approval Number: 3918

Approval Date: 30-Apr-2020

Estimated Short-listing Date: 28-Jul-2020

Estimated Commencement Date: 02-Aug-2020

Open to non-Member Countries:  No:

Additional Information

Possibility of contract extension:  Not known

Possibility of consideration for downstream assignment:  Not known

Indefinite Delivery Contract (IDC):  No

Country of assignment: Bangladesh

Country of eligibility for national consultants: Same as country of assignment

Contact Information

Project Officer: Dr. Md. Aminul Hasan Directorate General of Health Services



Primary | Agency | Country | Agency Role | Person

 Directorate General of Health ServicesBangladeshImplementing Agency |

 Ministry of Health and Family WelfareBangladeshExecuting Agency |

Publishing History

Typed | Publication Date | Published By | Duration of Advertisement | Deadline

Original | 13-Jul-2020 | Dr. Md. Aminul Hasan | 10 DAYS | 22-Jul-2020 |

CSRN Additional Information / Attachments:
Terms of Reference (Individual Consultant)

Expertise: Procurement Management

Expertise Group: Project Management/ Institutional Development

Consultant Source: National

TOR Keywords: Procurement

Objective and Purpose of the Assignment

The purpose of the assignment is to support the project executing (MoHFW)/implementing agencies (DGHS)

in procurement activities during project implementation. The consultant will undertake the tasks with

the counterpart staff of EA/IA in their activities of procurement (goods, works, non-consulting services

and consulting services) and project implementation. The main objective is to provide operational

support to the Project Implementation Unit of DGHS and project executing (MoHFW) in ensuring efficient

and transparent procurement of goods, works, non-consulting services and recruitment of consultants

thereby assisting overall project management environment of the sector.

Scope of Work

The consultant will support executing/implementing agencies to facilitate efficient and transparent

procurement of the project. This includes, but not limited to, processing of procurement of goods,

works, non-consulting services and consulting services such as preparation and examination of bidding

documents, preparation of IFB, evaluation of Bids/REOI, etc leading to timely awarding of contracts. The

consultant will also provide guidance and consultation on procurement and project management in

accordance with the applicable ADB policies and guidelines, loan/financing agreement, contract

agreement, procurement plan and other relevant legal/procurement documents. The consultant will closely

coordinate with project staffs on all aspects of procurement activities at each stage of procurement

process so that provisions of ADB procurement guidelines and PPR 2008 are complied.

Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Output

The detailed tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:

(i) conduct a detailed needs assessment of the critical medical supplies stockpiling, procurement,

distribution, management, inventory tracking, and current information system if any, in consultation

with PIU, relevant government departments and agencies.

(ii) prepare a detailed action plan to (i) develop and maintain stockpiling of critical medical supplies

based on forecasting and distribution channels to the sub-national level, and (ii) develop an inventory


(iii) develop and maintain stockpiling of critical medical supplies as needed based on forecasting and

strengthened distribution channels to the sub-national level

(iv) support implementation of the procurement plan prepared during project preparation;

(v) identify the capacity, procedural and organizational constraints that could hinder effective project

implementation and agree on an action plan with the EA/IA to address these constraints;

(vi) process and accelerate the procurement of necessary medical supplies, equipment, and other items

needed for strengthening health facilities' capacity in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as

amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff


(vii) assist EA/IA with verification of bids submitted by consultants, contractors and suppliers and in

management of related procurement processes to assure compliance with ADB regulations and procedures;

(viii) expert will assess current market price, if needed, to compare with the quoted price by the


(ix) assist EA/IA with preparation of internal and external procurement audits as required; and

implement appropriate review and supervision processes to mitigate overall project procurement risks,


(x) any other tasks assigned by project director.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

The procurement expert should have a master's degree in project management, law, contracts/procurement,

management or equivalent, and 10 years of general work experience. In addition, s/he should have at

least 8 years of procurement related experience in development projects funded by ADB and/or other

international financial institutions, preferably in the health sector. The specialist should have

experience in preparing bidding documents for international financial institutions, and preferably for

ADB. The consultant should be familiar with ADB Procurement Policy and Regulations (2017, as amended

from time to time), standard procedures and documents for procurement, and selection of consultants. The

consultant should be fully versed with public procurement policy in Bangladesh, in particularly the

Public Procurement Act and associated rules. The consultant is preferred to have knowledge on e-GP

system of Bangladesh.

Minimum General Experience: 10Years

Minimum Specific Experience (relevant to assignment): 8Years

Regional/Country Experience:  Required

Schedule and Places of Assignment (chronological and inclusive of travel)

Schedule Type


Max. Working Days/Week

Home Office 5

Field 6

Schedule and Places of Assignment (chronological and inclusive of travel)

Schedule Type

Read only Checkbox Checked Continuous

Read only Checkbox Not Checked Intermittent

Max. Working Days/Week

Home Office 5

Field 6

City and Country Working Days Estimated Start Date Estimated End Date Other Details (use if place selected is Others)

Dhaka, Bangladesh 374 02-Aug-2020 31-Dec-2021

Other City, Bangladesh 66 01-Jan-2022 31-Mar-2022 All over Bangladesh



Cost Estimate:

Cost Items Amount in USD

Remuneration and Other Expenses

All activities and inputs in the TOR but not limited to remuneration, per diem, air travel, miscellaneous travel expenses, report preparation, production, and transmission, land transportation, communications, etc. 96,195

Contingency 3,594