An Addendum to Abridged Bid Notice under Open Bidding
Ministry Of Gender, Labour and Social Development
The Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development has issued an addendum No.1 for the Supply, Installation & Commissioning of Digital Court Recording Transcription and Video Conferencing System (DCRTVCS) of the industrial court of Uganda.
Invitation for bid
National Information Technology Authority -Uganda
16th June, 2020
BID NOTICE UNDER OPEN DOMESTIC BIDDING METHOD SUPPLY OF LAPTOPS TO ACCELERATE THE ADOPTION OF E-SERVICES
IN GOVERNMENT: REF: NITA-U/RCIP/SUPLS/19-20/00249
1. The National Information Technology Authority -Uganda invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of laptops to accelerate the adoption of e-services in government. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below at 8(a) from 8:00am-5:00pm East African Time
2. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 11:00am on 16th June, 2020. Bids must be valid until 29th September, 2020.
3. Late bids shall be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/ representatives who choose to attend at the address below at 6 below.
4. The Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below at 7 and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of UGX 100,000. The method of payment will be: by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Bank Account Number 006550058000001; Customer Name: National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U); Account title: NITAU local revenue expenditure account; Bank Name: Bank of Uganda; Swift Code: UGBAUGKA
5. There shall not be a pre- bid meeting.
6. Documents may be inspected, issued, delivered and opened at:
National Information Technology
Authority - Uganda
Palm Courts, Plot 7A Rotary Avenue
( former Lugogo Bypass)
P.O. Box 33151, Kampala Uganda
Tel: 0417-801041/2, Fax: 0417-801050
8. The planned procurement schedule (subject to changes) is as follows:
Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
22nd May 2020 @ 4:30pm
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) with Funding from DANIDA invites bids from eligible bidders for supply and delivery of above listed items for operation field areas. The Tender Committee invites sealed bids for the supply and delivery of assorted construction Tools and Pedestrian Roller for its four (04) year project implemented in Arua, Madi Okollo, RhinoCamp, Nebbi, Pakwach, Zombo, Adjumani, Moyo, Obongi, Kitgum, Lamwo, and Agago.
Supply, Construction and Commissioning Of Steel Water Tank in Unhcr Field Office
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
15 May 2020
For Supply, Construction and Commissioning Of Steel Water Tank In Unhcr Field Office
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Uganda invites eligible and reputable Suppliers and Fabricators to make a ﬁrm offer for the Supply. Construction and commissioning of Steel Water Tank in Rwamwanja, Uganda.
Eligible and Qualified Suppliers and Fabricators duly registered with relevant bodies and government authorities, with sound financial beds, relevant experience with knowledge of how to meet UNHCFRs needs are invited to participate in the tendering process.
Provision of services of Stakeholder Management Consultant
National Information Technology Authority- Uganda (NITA-U)
15th May 2020.
The National Information Technology Authority- Uganda (NITA-U) is implementing the Last Mile project connecting over 800 Target User Groups [TUGs] namely Ministries Departments Agencies (MDAs), Hospitals; Local Governments, Health Centre and Schools. The objective is to connect these TUGs to a high speed network to deliver e-Government services in a bid to digitize Uganda. In the implementation of this project it is required that different stakeholders are engaged, the project is marketed to the users so that the beneﬁts are clearly understood so as to drive usage.
Expressions of Interest are hereby invited from eligible, suitably qualified and experienced persons for the provision of services of Stakeholder Management Consultant to be based at the NITA-U. The main responsibilities and duties of the Stakeholder Management Consultant shall be as outlined below;
•Serve as the ﬁrst point of call for stakeholders and the public in matters pertaining to fulfilment of the implementation of the last mile project
•Prepare and implement the stakeholder management strategies for the Last Mile Project;
•Provide professional advice and support to management on public relations issues; handling the media and harnessing political and public support for the Las Mile project.
•Draft press releases, speeches, media relations content, case studies, white papers, executive bios, corporate newsletter content, social media content, and speaking proposals as well as other documentation for events that cover the Last Mile project.•Plan, prepare and implement information programmes to keep the public and speciﬁc groups (government services, the media, the business community, NGO's, international organizations and the general public, etc.) informed of the Last Mile project;
Terms Of Reference (Tor) To Conduct A Needs Assessment
11th May 2020 by 5:00pm
TERMS OF REFERENCE (TOR) TO CONDUCT A NEEDS ASSESSMENT
Partners in community Transformation (PICOT) is a registered not- profit non- governmental organization operating in West Nile. Uganda founded in 2005 by a group of progressive youth who felt concerned about development needs and challenges affecting the youth, women and the wider community of Koboko and West Nile at large. PICOT envisions 'Holistically Transformed lives of marginalized Communities' and with the mission of 'working with communities and development partners to identify, Mobilize and utilize the available resources for sustainable development' it's core thematic areas of focus are holistic education promotion, community health promotion, community governance and human rights, community economic and livelihood enhancement , environmental awareness campaigns and institutional capacity enhancement.
PICOT works in close collaboration with local governments, communities, schools, health centers and other development partners to enhance citizen's participation in their own development to improve livelihoods, community governance and service delivery among others.
1.0 Back ground to the project
PICOT and Umoja Rescue Agency (UREA) secured a three years grant from the European Union to implement the "Enhancing Access to Skills development and Reduce Unemployment among Youth through strengthening capacity of Local Civil Society Organizations in West Nile, Uganda (EARN PROJECT)" in three districts (Koboko, Maracha and Yumbe).
The overall objective of the project is to improve Employability and Entrepreneurship skills through promoting Non-formal skills, Information Communication and Technology (ICT) skills of youth aged 15-30 years to increase access to employment opportunities and incomes for inclusive and sustainable growth. The project shall target a total of 930 direct beneficiaries in the three districts.
The project aims at addressing the unemployment, poverty and other youth challenges by providing the young women and men skills and knowledge that will enable them to lead a soundlife, be absorbed in the job market or create their own employment through entrepreneurship, Life skills, vocational and ICT skills training.
2.0 Purpose of the Needs assessment
The overall objective of the Needs assessment is;
To match the needs to the market demand with youth aspirations and attitude with suitable vocational training fields and ICT skills in order to maximize youth commitment and success as well as the quality of non-formal skills training by VTIs & ICT skills.
The specific objectives include;
a) To identify the current needs (non-formal skills) and developments concerning marketable skills in the West Nile region
b) To conduct needs assessment for ICT skills with priority to identify and capture the needs of youth in ICT skills and the marketability of those skills.
c) To obtain empirical data in regards to ICT skills which will inform the development of ICT curriculum.
d) To generate empirical data about agroforestry as a trade and the needs of the youth in agroforestry entrepreneurship
3.0 Scope and focus of the Needs Assessment
The Assessment will be conducted in the project area coverage (Maracha, Koboko & Yumbe Districts)
The stakeholders for this Needs Assessment are the local government officials both technical and political, NGOs involved in implementation of Youth skilling programs, VTIs, Apprentice centers, Master artisans, Youth Leadership and community members of the catchment area.
The assessment is expected to capture effectively the Needs, to inform the youth skilling opportunities, the thriving trades in the market, lessons learnt from other running similar projects by other Partners and provide information on the nature, extent and where possible bring out a clear understanding of what has and what has not worked well as a guide for future planning.
Whereas the commissioner contents that it is the responsibility of the consultant(s) to develop and implement the most suitable and appropriate study methodology, here are some suggested methods,
Desk review of parallel Labour market scan and studies
Key informant interviews with relevant stakeholders
Focus group discussions with Identified groups
The consultant should be able to provide details in the technical proposal
5.0 Key Questions
The key questions that need to be answered by this Needs assessment should be aligned to the study objectives. The consultant is expected to exhibit a mastery in the subject matter through suggesting appropriate questions