Zimbabwean Government Gazette Extraordinary, 11 th February, 2022 221 ZIMBABWEAN GOVERNMENT GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY Published by Authority Vol. XCX, No. 19 11th FEBRUARY, 2022 Price RTGS$220,00 General Notice 270 of 2022. (iv) Company profiles, company registration documents, detailed curriculum vitaes of key staff, valid PRAZ ZIMTRADE certificate, and other registration certificates must be _______ submitted. Request for Expression of Interest for the Provision of (v) A summary of the Firm’s experience in similar Consultancy Services assignments, including names and contact details of _______ persons connected to the assignments must be provided. Subject: Grant Fund Mobilisation for ZimTrade. Description: Engagement of Consultant to Mobilise Grant Funding for Key Personnel of the Consulting Firm must have the ZimTrade. Proposal Ref. Number: ZTD EOI.01/2022. following minimum qualifications: (a) A Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant discipline, i.e., in Background the field of Economics, Business Studies, Development Studies or related fields or relevant experience in ZimTrade is the country’s national trade development generation of grant proposals and grant funding. and promotion organisation. The mandate of ZimTrade is to energise Zimbabwe’s export growth. In pursuit of this (b) Studies or related fields or relevant experience in objective, ZimTrade works with existing and potential generation of grant proposals and grant funding. exporters, including women and youth enterprises, to build their operational capacity and improve the competitiveness (c) Proven track record and relevant experience in of their products on the export market. To create greater conducting assignments that match the specified field capacity for increased support to these exporters, ZimTrade of consultancy. seeks to partner with donors for Grant Funding support. To facilitate the process of engagement of potential donors (d) Proficiency in the English language is a must. and mobilisation of funding, ZimTrade seeks to engage an Reporting experienced consultant on success-based fee arrangement. The Consultant will report directly to ZimTrade officials. Terms of Reference for the Consultant Short-listed Consultants will be invited to submit detailed The selected Consultant is expected to: technical and financial proposals, and/or do presentations or demonstrations, as described in Part 1 of the Request for • Conduct a Donor/DCP Mapping exercise and provide Proposals Procedures in the Standard Request for Proposals a detailed report on potential donors to be engaged, for the Selection of Consultancy Services. The Consultant including their areas of interest for engagement approval. submitting the successful proposal will be engaged on the • Engage the potential Donors/DCPs and align their contractual terms set out in that document and in the General interests to export development and promotion. Conditions of Contract for Consultancy Services. Copies of • Develop grant proposals and make presentations to the Act and Regulations and the standard documentation potential donors, including motivating a case for are available on the website of the Procurement Regulatory sustained partnership. Authority of Zimbabwe; URL http://www.praz.gov.zw/index. php?lang=en • Working closely with ZimTrade team, develop and execute fundraising strategy. This opportunity is open to all Consultants who meet the criteria for eligibility as stated in section 28 of the Act and • Work with the ZimTrade team in responding to calls for who have the nationality of an eligible country as defined funding proposals. in Clause 1.10 of the General Conditions of Contract for • Build internal capacity on grants proposal and fund Consultancy Services. raising. Participation is open to both Zimbabwean and foreign bidders, and firms must accompany their expressions of interest with The minimum criteria for short-listing of the Firm shall entail: Company Registration certificates as proof of their nationality and (i) Registration with the Procurement Regulatory Authority equivalent company registration documents for Foreign Firms. of Zimbabwe (PRAZ). Consulting Firms shall be required to pay an administration (ii) Must have more than five years’ experience in managing fee to the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe’s similar projects. Special Procurement Oversight Committee for certain especially (iii) A minimum of three (3) reference letters from traceable sensitive or especially valuable contracts for this tender in line organisations, for projects of similar or comparable with section 54 of the Act as set out in Part IV of the Fifth nature done. Schedule to the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Regulations, 2020 (Statutory Instrument 49 of 2020).