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Request For Expression of Interest (Consultancy Services – Firms Selection) Uganda
Energy for Rural Transformation Project Phase Two (ERTII)

Credit No.: 4550 UG
Assignment Title: Assignment Title: Consultancy Firm to develop a five year Strategic Plan for the Uganda Energy Credit Capitalisation Company (UECCC).
The Government of the Republic of Uganda has received financing from the World Bank towards the Energy for Rural Transformation Project Phase Two (ERTII) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The Uganda Energy Credit Capitalisation Company (UECCC) is in place to facilitate investments in Uganda’s renewable energy sector. UECCC’s mandate is to provide a reliable framework for pooling resources from Government, Investors and Development Partners and to channel the same to viable renewable energy projects.

The Company’s main objective is to provide financial, technical and other support for renewable energy infrastructure development in Uganda, with particular focus to enabling private sector participation.

UECCC intends to engage the services of a Consulting Firm to develop a Strategic plan covering the period June 2013 – June 2018. The Consulting Firm’s deliverables are expected to enable UECCC to focus and utilise its energies and resources efficiently and effectively to achieve the company’s objectives.

Scope of Services:
To prepare a Strategic Plan covering the period June 2013 – June 2018 taking into consideration, but not limited, to the following:
i.Review current Mission, Vision and Values and propose refinement.
ii.Define Strategic goals necessary and sufficient for UECCC’s Success.
iii. Define specific objectives for each of the identified Strategic goals.
iv.Define Activities to be undertaken in order to achieve the identified Objectives, including performance measurement and timelines for each activity.
v.Define resource implications of the Strategic Plan
vi.Prepare cash flow projections covering the Strategic Plan period.

Duration of the Assignment: The assignment should be concluded within a maximum period of sixteen (16) weeks.

The Uganda Energy Credit Capitalization Company now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to express their interest in providing the Services. Interested firms should provide information demonstrating that they have the requisite qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

The short listing criteria are:
1. Eligibility of the firm (certificate of Incorporation, VAT registration, Income Tax clearance certificate and signed statement confirming VAT exempt)
2. Consulting experience of at least 5 years obtained in similar fields;
3. Demonstrable information, including CVs of key personnel, that the firm has both the technical capacity and experience to execute the assignment. The key personnel presented in the consulting firm’s bid will not be replaced without the prior agreement between the consulting firm and UECCC;
4. Demonstrable experience in the preparation of Strategic Plans.

The attention of interested Consulting firms 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, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment: Consultants shall not be hired for the assignment if it would be in conflict with their prior or current obligations to other clients, or that may place them in a position of being unable to carry out the assignment in the best interest of the client.

Consulting firms may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

The firm will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on Consultant’s Qualification (SBCQ) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines of the World Bank.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours: 0900 to 1700 hours.

Uganda Energy Credit Capitalisation Company,
3rd Floor Block E, Amber House,
Plot 29/33 Kampala Road,
P O Box 29725 Kampala,
Tel: 256 0312 165650
Website: www.ueccc.or.ug,

Expressions of interest must be addressed and hand delivered to the address below by 17th April 2013, 11:00am.

General Manager,
Uganda Energy Credit Capitalisation Company
Attn: Mr. Grace Male, Procurement & Disposal Unit
Room E303, 3rd Floor, Amber House, Plot 29/33, Kampala Road
P. O. Box 29725,
Kampala, Uganda
E-mail: gmale@ueccc.or.ug


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