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Invitation for Request for Expressions of Interest    Status:Approved

GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH

Ministry/Division : Ministry of Finance
Agency : National Board of Revenue
Procuring Entity Name : National Board of Revenue, Represented by Project Director, Bangladesh Regional Connectivity Project-1: NationalSingle Window Implementation & Strengthening Customs Modernization
Procuring Entity Code :
Procuring Entity District : Dhaka
Expression of Interest for Selection of : Individual Consultant (National)  (Time-Based)
Title Of Service : Financial Management Specialist
EOI Ref. No. : Memo No. 1 (29)/Customs ICT and NSW/Misc./2018/1099
Date : 23/11/2022

KEY INFORMATION

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

FUNDING INFORMATION

Budget and Source of Funds : Development Budget Grant/Credit
Development Partners : International Development Association

PARTICULAR INFORMATION

Project/Programme Name : Bangladesh Regional Connectivity Project-1: National Single Window Implementation & Strengthening CustomsModernization
EOI Closing Date and Time : 08/12/2022 4.00 PM
Publication Date : 24/11/2022

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANT

Brief Description of Assignment : The Financial Management Specialist (FMS) will work as a full-time member of the PIU. He/she will be responsible for strengthening and performing the role of the Financial Management and Planning aspects of the project. The activities of the FMS will be guided by, and be in conformity with, the relevant guidelines of the World Bank's Financial Management System. The FMS will have a significant role in assuring the Accounting, Budgeting System, Financial Rules, Accounting Policies, Internal Audit, audit and Procedures in conformance with the requirements of the Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers; Procurement in IPF, Goods, Works, Non-Consulting Services, July 2016 and the procurement laws and Rules of Bangladesh. He/she should not have any conflict of interest while working and should keep all the project information confidential. Detailed scope of works (Terms of Services) and other information will be available upon request from the address provided below, either through email or in person. TOR is also available on the National Board of Revenue's website (www.nbr.gov.bd).
Experience, Resources and Delivery Capacity Required : Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance/Commerce/Business Administration along with a professional accounting qualification such as CA/CMA/ACCA/CFA/CPA etc. ? Ten (10) years of experience in a financial management position. ? Out of Ten (10) years at least three (3) years in a management position in any government/ semi-government/ multinational organizations/development partner-funded development project. ? Actively involved and fully conversant with large contract payments, GOB budget and planning procedures, Development Project Proposals, rules, and regulations of the Government for budgeting, fund release, accounting, financial reporting and auditing and authorization for the use of donors' funds. Experience/ exposure to World Bank's fund operating conditions & reporting requirements would be an advantage.
Other Details (if applicable) : The Financial Management Specialist (FMS) will be selected in accordance with the “World Bank Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers (July 2016)”. It is expected that the The Financial Management Specialist’s service will commence in the First week of January, 2023 at Dhaka. The duration of the consultancy services would be for 12 (Twelve) months, depending on the need of the client and the satisfactory performance of the consultant, the contract period may be extended through mutual agreement.
Association with foreign firms is : Not Applicable
Eoi Detail Information
Ref No Phasing Of Services Location Start Date Completion Date
NBR-SD4A N/A Dhaka 1/1/2023 31/12/2023

PROCURING ENTITY DETAILS

Name of Official Inviting EOI : Zakia Sultana
Designation of Official Inviting EOI : Project Director
Address of Official Inviting EOI : Bangladesh Regional Connectivity Project-1: National Single Window Implementation & Strengthening Customs Modernization Address: IDEB Bhaban (10th Floor), 160/A, Kakrail, Dhaka -1000, Bangladesh
Contact details of Official Inviting EOI : Phone : +88028391200, Fax : , Email : pdnsw.nbr@gmail.com
The procuring entity reserves the right to accept or reject all tenders