Second Serbia Health Project
Loan No.: 8338-YF & 8830-YF
Assignment Title: Grant Coordinator
Reference No.: RS-SSHP-8338YF-CS-IC-19-4.24
Date: March 20, 2019
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT
Republic of Serbia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Serbia Second Health Project Additional Financing, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include organization of the public announcement for submission of proposals for quality improvement grants, act as focal point for all requests for submission of documentation and queries, provide detailed information related to quality improvement grants to the applicants, carry out initial reviews of the submitted project proposals against submission criteria described in the application form (including technical and financial documentation), interact with the Grant Implementation Committee, prepare and hold the content of the information training sessions for successful applicants, agree on proposed activities’ milestones with the applicant, coordinate with a MOH representative the signing of the grant agreement with the successful applicants, overall monitoring and supervision of grant-funded projects, support to the grant beneficiaries in implementation process , review all progress reports provided by the grant beneficiaries, perform regular on-site visits to the grant-funded projects, maintain regular communication with the grant beneficiaries, approve the payment to the grant beneficiaries based on the implementation progress of grant funded projects, presentation of the results of the grant funded projects and the entire programme to the MoH and other interested parties.
The consultant is expected to work full time for 18 months. Subject to satisfactory performance contract will be extended till the end of the project (December 31, 2019).
The detailed Terms of Reference for the above referenced consulting services is posted on the website of the Ministry of Health of Republic of Serbia at http://www.zdravlje.gov.rs
The Ministry of Health of Republic of Serbia through its Project Coordination Unit (PCU) now invites 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 The qualification requirements are:
- Medical doctor or master in health economics/health services management with public health expertise
- Previous experience of working in the PHC sector
- Strong monitoring and evaluation experience;
- Good command of English and Serbian language, including oral and written reporting abilities
- Use of MS Office applications
- Previous experience in the preparation, implementation or monitoring of Grant funded projects would be an asset
- Experience in projects financed by the World Bank or other international financial institutions would be an asset
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 3.16 and 3.17 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers – Procurement in Investment Project Financing Goods, World, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services, July 2016, Revised in 2017 and 2018 (“the Regulations”) setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Open Competitive Selection of Individual Consultants as set out in the Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09.00 to 15.00 hours.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by April 5, 2019.
Dom zdravlja Savski venac
Ms. Žana Cvetković, Procurement Specialist
Drugi projekat razvoja zdravstva Srbije
Pasterova 1 Str., 11000 Beograd
Republic of Serbia
Tel 1: +381 11 36 06 403
Tel 2: +381 11 36 06 402
Fax: +381 11 36 06 400