Invitation for Request for Expressions of Interest    Status:Approved


Ministry/Division : Ministry of Agriculture
Agency : Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council
Procuring Entity Name : Project Implementation Unit National Agricultural Technology Program- Phase II (NATP-2) Project
Procuring Entity Code :
Procuring Entity District : Dhaka
Expression of Interest for Selection of : Individual Consultant (National)  (Time-Based)
Title Of Service : Individual Consultant: Assistant ICT Specialist
EOI Ref. No. : Ref: NATP-2/PIU-BARC-20/SC/2016/12321
Date : 24/11/2020


Procurement Sub-Method : Selection of Individual Consultants (SIC)


Budget and Source of Funds : Development Budget Grant/Credit
Development Partners : IDA & IFAD


Project/Programme Name : National Agricultural Technology Program Phase 2 (NATP-2)
EOI Closing Date and Time : 15/12/2020 3:00 PM


Brief Description of Assignment : The Assistant ICT Specialist will be responsible to the Director, PIU-BARC of NATP-2. He/she will perform the following duties and responsibilities: i. Responsible to the Director, PIU-BARC and procuring entity; ii. Develop a fully equipped PC-based communication facility for the unit; iii. Prepared hardware, software and communication peripheral requirements for the project and facilitate their procurement; iv. Develop, test and implement the required software for administering the service processes of the unit; v. Design, install and configure the network connecting all project offices; vi. Assess the data needs of policy planners, design and implement the Management Information System (MIS) of the project unit; vii. Study and analyze essential elements of effective computerization with particular emphasis on improving administrative efficiency and service compliance; viii. Organize training courses for the officials and staff on computer and communication technologies; ix. Study and analyze data needs for effective monitoring of the project activities; x. Design appropriate modules for dispersion of data from the central database; xi. Manage the central transactions database of the project and developed appropriate modules/utilities for effective and regular dispersion of the data through regular web page. xii. Any other tasks as assigned by the authority.
Experience, Resources and Delivery Capacity Required : a. Academic: Bachelor Degree in Computer Science/Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and engineering/ICT or in related field from any recognized university b. Experience: i. Minimum 5 years work experience in system design, project implementation and firm hiring; ii. Experience in the design, development and implementation of LANs, WANs, and most recent communication technologies; iii. Experience in the design, development and implementation of hierarchical and relational database captured through customized software with executive information system capability; iv. Minimum 3 years work experience in public/private/international organization/ development projects is preferred; v. Excellent in communication and presentation skills; vi. Proficiency in written and spoken English. vii. Computer literacy and skills (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point etc.) is essential.
Other Details (if applicable) : Expression of Interest (EOI) is invited from the interested candidates for filling up the position of the Project Implementation Unit of the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (PIU-BARC). The detailed information may be obtained from website: or and at the address of the undersigned during the office hours. Information may also be available in the website: The soft copy of TOR, application form and CV form may also be obtained from the office of the undersigned during office hours on all working days.
Association with foreign firms is : Not Encouraged
Eoi Detail Information
Ref No Phasing Of Services Location Start Date Completion Date
NATP-2/PIU-BARC-20/SC/2016/ 12321 Duration of the consultancy services will be 10 Man Months or upto the completion of the project, 30 September 2021 which comes is earlier. The agreement will be renewed every year based on satisfactory annual performance of the consultant. Dhaka 01 January 2021 30 September 2021 or upto project completion of project period.


Name of Official Inviting EOI : Dr. Md. Harunur Rashid
Designation of Official Inviting EOI : Director
Address of Official Inviting EOI : Admin Building, 2nd Floor, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Farmgate, Dhaka-1215
Contact details of Official Inviting EOI : Phone : +88 02 48116229, Fax : +880-02-8143231, Email :
The procuring entity reserves the right to accept or reject all tenders