Expression of Interest (EOI) - Consultancy to Support and Provide Technical Assistance at the Ogun State Government

Posted by Future on Tue 14th Dec, 2021 -

The Ogun State Government invites interested / reliable consulting firms to tender EOI documents for the following works:

The Ogun State Government invites applications for:

Title: Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) - Consulting Services-Firm Selection

The Ogun State Government through the Federal Government of Nigeria has applied for a credit from the International Development Association (hereinafter referred to as IDA)/World Bank towards the financing of the "Ogun State Economic Transformation Project (OGSTEP)". The Project Implementation Unit of OGSTEP intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under contracts for the Consultancy Service.

The Ogun State Government now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the Service. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

Scope of Work
  • Consultancy to support and provide Technical Assistance for the Project on Agriculture Framework for Responsible and Inclusive Land Intensive Agricultural Investments (FRILIA) - OG/CS/AGR/05/2021
The consulting service to support and provide Technical Assistance for the Project on Agriculture FRILIA is required to support the activities for the development and implementation of the Pilot Phase of FRILLIA activities in the Project. Specifically, the Consultancy Firm will assist the state in the pilot phase of operationalization of FRILIA. This phase exercise is to unbundle the core thematic areas of FRILIA and prepare necessary toolkits and strategies that would ensure seamless implementation.

Key activities to be completed by the firm include:
  • Task 1: Development of key toolkits to aid the implementation of FRILIA and engagement with key communities and other stakeholders.
  • Task 2: Capacity building and training of key government agencies on FRILIA.
Shortlisting Criteria

The shortlisting criteria are:
  • At least five years of specialized experience in management of FRILIA and providing FRILIA services.
  • At least two years previous experience with leading FRILIA teams for large or complex projects.
  • Previous experience and proven track record of conducting agricultural work and producing quality reports for clients of international standard. Experience working with government agencies and managing local indigenes in any of the South Western States of Nigeria.
  • Having good administrative and solid institutional capacity to manage projects
  • The Consultancy Firm must be a multidisciplinary team made up of a Principal Consultant who leads the team, and other Senior Consultants with Specialties and relevant Experience in each FRILIA practice area.
Application Closing Date
Tuesday, 4th January, 2022.

Submission of Documents
All Expression of Interests must be delivered in a written form or by email to:
The Acting Project Coordinator,
Project Implementation Unit (PIU),
Ogun State Economic Transformation Project (OGSTEP),

c/o Permanent Secretary’s Office,
Ogun State Ministry of Budget & Planning,
State Secretariat, Oke Mosan,
Abeokuta - Ogun State.

Additional Information
  • The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers 2011 edition and revised edition July 2014("Consultant Guidelines"),setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
  • Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications, but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case ofa joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract, if selected.
  • A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultant Qualification based Selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address above during office hours i.e., 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Click Here for detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment.