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Request for Quotations (RFQ) for Temporary Commonwealth National Climate Finance Adviser for Jamaica

The Secretariat wishes to find and appoint a suitable supplier for the provision of Consultancy Services as a temporary Commonwealth National Climate Finance Adviser for Jamaica to the Commonwealth Secretariat. The appointed supplier shall be awarded a contract that shall be effective for up to 6 months.

Closing date extended to 12:00 GMT, 25 January 2022
Contact email for return of responses: [email protected]

E-procurement portal

The below Procurement Opportunities have been published on the Commonwealth Secretariat’s e-procurement portal. Register (for free) to access the opportunities.

Invitation to Tender For Establishing a Specialist Pool of International Trade Policy Consultants 

Project Reference: EOI-566-2021

Project Description: The International Trade Policy Section of the Secretariat wishes to establish a pool of specialist consultants on an open call for expression of interest, for subsequent technical assistance that may be needed, with no guarantee of the award of consultancies. The purpose for establishing a specialist pool is to facilitate smooth and timely implementation of short-term assignments. Interested candidates should apply by following the instructions in this call for expression of interest. 

Closing date: 12:00 GMT, 14 February 2022

Invitation to Tender For the Provision of Technical Assistance to support Barbados in Energy Local Content Development Project 

Project Reference: ITT-564-2021

Project Description: The Commonwealth Secretariat wishes to find and appoint a suitable supplier for the Provision of Technical Assistance to support Barbados’ implementation of Energy Local Content Development Project, which aims to create decent work and inclusive sustainable growth for Barbadian citizens through increased local participation in the energy sector value chain in Barbados. The appointed supplier shall be awarded a contract that shall be effective for the expected project implementation period between January 2022 and February 2023. 

Closing date: 12:00 GMT, 7 January 2022

Invitation to Tender For Establishing a Specialist Pool in the area of Public Debt Management for the Commonwealth Secretariat

Project Reference: EOI-568-2021

Project Description: The Debt Management Unit of the Secretariat wishes to establish a pool of specialist consultants on an open call for expression of interest, for subsequent technical assistance that may be needed, with no guarantee of the award of consultancies. The purpose for establishing a specialist pool is to facilitate smooth and timely implementation of short-term assignments. Interested candidates should apply by following the instructions in this call for expression of interest.

Closing date: 12:00 GMT, 28 January 2022

Invitation to Tender For the Provision of External Audit Services to the Commonwealth Secretariat

Project Reference: ITT-563-2021

Project Description: The Secretariat wishes to appoint a suitable supplier for the Provision of External Audit Services to the Commonwealth Secretariat. The appointed supplier shall be awarded a contract that shall be effective for 3 years, with an option to extend for a maximum of up to 2 (1+1) further years.

Closing date: 12:00 GMT, 24 January 2022

Invitation to Tender (ITT) For the Provision of Consultancy Services to Design and Produce Capacity-Building Online Training Programme for Youth Mainstreaming in the Commonwealth

Project Reference: ITT-576-2022

Project Description: The Secretariat wishes to find and appoint a suitable supplier for the Provision of Consultancy Services to Design and Produce Capacity-Building Online Training Programme for Youth Mainstreaming in the Commonwealth. The consultancy will involve the course design, curation of learning content and population of an online learning management system to support a short training programme on youth mainstreaming. The assignment is expected to take place from 1 March – 30 June 2022. 

Closing date: 12:00 GMT, 04 February 2022

 

Invitation to Tender (ITT) For the Provision of Insurance Brokerage Services

Project Reference: ITT-578-2022

The Commonwealth Secretariat (the Secretariat) requires Brokerage services for the provision of insurance for the cover of its staff, consultants, contractors & delegates on domestic and overseas business, operations, contents, and assets at its headquarters building at Marlborough House on Pall Mall and for the Secretary General’s private residence at 40B Hill Street, Mayfair. The contract will be for an initial term of three (3) years with a possibility of two additional 1-year extensions (3+1+1).

Closing date: 12:00 GMT, 11 February 2022

Goods and services 

Request for Quotations (RFQ) for a study to assess how innovative approaches to public procurement can accelerate sustainable development in Commonwealth countries

The Secretariat wishes to find and appoint a suitable consultant to examine how innovative approaches to public procurement, including through greater digitalisation, can support and strengthen sustainable development in Commonwealth countries and help them address challenges like climate change, while also delivering higher cost savings and efficiency gains to governments. The appointed consultant shall be awarded a contract that will be effective for up to a maximum of four months.

The deadline for clarification questions to be submitted by bidders to the Secretariat is 5pm GMT on 4 January 2022. The Secretariat will provide answers to clarification questions by 5pm GMT on 6 January 2021 by publishing these on this website.

Closing date: 17:00 GMT, 23 January 2022
Estimated contract start date: end January 2022
Contact email for return of responses: [email protected]