General Procurement Notice

African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Secretariat
African Peer Review Mechanism Institutional Support Project (APRM-ISP)

The African Peer Review Mechanism has received a grant in the sum of US$ 2,817,000 (Two million, eight hundred and seventeen thousand United States Dollars) from the African Development Fund to finance the African Peer Review Mechanism Institutional Support Project (APRM-ISP).

The overall development objective of the project is to support the APRM in its effort to promote, consolidate and improve the quality of governance in Africa by disseminating lessons learned and best practices and rectifying underlying deficiencies in governance in African countries. The specific objective is to help enhance the effectiveness of the APRM by streamlining review methodologies and processes and improving knowledge management, as well as strengthening institutional capacity of the Mechanism. The project is designed to assist the APRM Secretariat to offer support to African countries in participating in and implementing recommendations of the APRM while maximizing opportunities for sharing experiences and best practices. The project will be implemented over a period of three years: May 2018 to September 2021.

It is expected that procurement of Goods and Services (including non consulting services), shall be carried out under the Project. The expected modes of procurement, all of which are under Bank Procurement Policy and Methodology (BPM) are:

  • Quality and Cost Based Selection for Consultancy firms
  • Shortlisting of Individual Consultants
  • Shopping and Open Competitive Bidding (OCB) National Procedures for Goods and Non Consulting Services

The Project has three (3) mutually reinforcing components:

Component 1: Promoting the Universality and Effectiveness of the APRM;

Component 2: Strengthening Institutional Capacity and Knowledge Management for a Reinvigorated APRM;

Component 3: Project Management.

Procurement of goods and acquisition of consulting and non-consulting services shall be carried out in accordance with the African Development Bank’s Procurement Policy and Methodology for Bank Group funded operations, dated October 2015. Solicitation documents are expected to be available in May 2018.

Interested bidders may obtain further information, and should confirm their interest, by contacting:

African Peer Review Mechanism Secretariat
Private Bag XO8, Halfway House
Physical Address: 230 15th Road, 1st Floor,
Raandjies Park, Midrand, 1685,
South Africa

Contact: Ms Janet Mabwa
Email: [email protected]