SKILLS and JOBS PROJECT
Sector of general education, other social services
GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE
Loan № 8490-KZ
Project ID № P150183
The Republic of Kazakhstan has received financing in the amount of US$100 million. equivalent from the World Bank toward the cost of the Skills and Jobs Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, works, related services and consulting services to be procured under this Project. This Project will be jointly financed by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The total Project cost is US$137 million.
The Implementing Agency for the Project is the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development (MHSD).
The Project will include the following components:
Component 1. Building the Foundation of a National Qualifications System.
Enhance the institutional capacity for improving the relevance of technical and vocational education and training, higher education, and in-service training, through:
Component 2. Enhancing Skills for Improved Employment Outcomes and Productivity.
Provide relevant workforce training to unemployed persons, unproductively self-employed persons, and employed persons in need of training, all identified and selected in accordance with the criteria set forth in the Project Operations Manual (POM), through:
Component 3. Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation.
This component will support project management, monitoring and evaluation activities. The Project Management Unit (PMU) is established within the MHSD to manage the day-to-day implementation of the Project.
Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will be conducted through the procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits (January 2011 as revised in July 2014) and is open to all eligible bidders as defined guidelines. Consulting services will be selected in accordance with the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011 as revised in July 2014).
Specific procurement notices for contracts to be procured under ICB (International Competitive Bidding) of the World Bank and contracts for consultancy services will be announced, as they become available, in the electronic newsletter of UN Development Business and dgMarket.
Interested eligible bidders and consultants who wish to be included on the mailing list to receive a copy of advertisement/procurement notices for specific contracts, or those requiring additional information, should contact the address below during office hours: 09:00 – 18:30 Astana time.
Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Department of Labor and Social Partnership
Project Management Unit
Attn: Ms. Lyazzat Akhmurzina, PMU Head
29 Syganak Str., Office # 1503, 010000 Astana, Kazakhstan
Tel: + 7 702 999 2241 (cellular), + 7 771 593 0290 (cellular)