REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - International Road Safety Capacity Development Consultant
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
CAREC Corridor 1 and 3 Connector Road Project, Phase 2 - Additional Financing
Loan 3730/Grant 0621
Assignment Title: International Road Safety Capacity Development Consultant
Reference No.: CAREC 1&3-AF/CS-IRSCDC-2022
The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic received financing from the Asian Development Bank towards the cost of the CAREC Corridors 1 and 3 Connector Road Project - Additional Financing and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB)-financed CAREC Corridors 1 and 3 Connector Road Project (Phase 2) - Additional Financing (CRP-AF) approved in 2018 aims to help the government of the Kyrgyz Republic in addressing the road safety issues thereby contributing to the implementation of the CAREC Road Safety Strategy, among others. The CRP-AF includes a component on Road Safety Engineering Improvement. This component is envisaged to be implemented through three sub-outputs: (i) sub-output 1: the national road safety strategy implemented, (ii) sub-output 2: road safety auditing introduced into the business practices of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Kyrgyz Republic (MOTC), and (iii) sub-output 3: the latest technology for safer transport services applied along the project roads.
To this end, MOTC (the executing agency for the project, assisted by the Project Implementation Unit [PIU] in day-to-day implementation of the project component) will engage an International Road Safety Capacity Development Consultant (IRSCDC) for sub-output 1 and a team of international and national consultants (Team B) for sub-outputs 2 and 3 combined.
The IRSCDC will be responsible to MOTC/PIU for the successful delivery of all activities under sub-output 1. The IRSCDC will:
(i) Maintain effective communications with road safety stakeholders such as National Road Safety Council, MOTC, Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOIA), Ministry of Health, Traffic Police, provincial police and health offices, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs);
(ii) Provide brief progress reports to MOTC/MOIA each quarter and the Final Report at the end of the assignment;
(iii) Work closely with the Team B working on sub-outputs 2 and 3 and support ADB missions; and
(iv) Consolidate all progress reports at the end of the services including events proceedings (topics, attendances, presentations, and so forth).
Projects Implementation Unit of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic now invites eligible Individual Consultants ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.
Detailed Terms of References is available at www.piumotc.kg, www.zakupki.gov.kg, www. http://mtd.gov.kg.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraphs 1.10 and 1.13 of the Guidelines on Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers March 2013, setting forth the Asian Development Bank's policy on conflict of interest and eligibility.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 09:00 to 17:00.
Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services as per Terms of Reference through ADB website at:
https://selfservice.adb.org/OA_HTML/adb/xxcrs/jsp/ADBCsrnFwd.jsp?sel=177311 or must be delivered (in person, or by fax or e-mail) to the address below indicating the above mentioned vacancy title before 21:59 March 23, 2022 (local time).
Ministry of Transport and Communications of Kyrgyz Republic
Projects Implementation Unit (PIU)
Room 608, 6/F, MOTC
42 Isanov Street, Bishkek 720017, Kyrgyz Republic
Tel: +996 312 900 893; +996 312 900 970;
Fax: +996 312 314378
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
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