Consultancy

Expression of Interest: Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) Innovation Project

1 February 2018

Harare, Zimbabwe

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

 Expression of Interest

Category of items: Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

Date of the REOI: 23 January 2018

Closing Date for receipt of EOI: Midday, 1 February 2018

Reference: EOI/UNFPA/ASRH/01/2018

Overview

UNFPA is in the process of identifying a potential implementing partner/s for the implementation of an innovative approach to linking integrated SRHR/GBV/HIV information and services with skills building and entrepreneurship for young people.  

The innovative program will contribute to a program whose outcomes are:

  • Increasing young people’s knowledge and skills towards adoption of protective sexual and reproductive health behaviors
  • Provision of quality integrated Adolescent and youth friendly SRHR, HIV and GBV youth friendly services.
  • Increased young peoples’ leadership and participation in national and regional development processes

The innovation program will be implemented in 3 districts namely; Harare South (peri-urban), Mbire (rural and resettlement) and Bulilima (High migration).

Interested organizations should be able to demonstrate experience with holistic programming for young people; integrating SRHR/HIV/GBV with livelihoods. An ideal partner will show ability and a track record of innovating around contributing to the stated program outcomes, and ability to address the unique needs of young people in the three districts.

Procedure for submission of EOI:

Interested organizations are encouraged to submit expression of interest in a sealed envelope marked EOI/UNFPA/ASRH/01/2018 to the address indicated below.

Attention: Procurement

UNFPA Zimbabwe

Arundel Office Park

Block 7, 1st Floor Norfolk Road

Mt Pleasant, Harare

OR

Email to: zimbabwe.office@unfpa.org  

The expression of interest should include the following:

-          Full legal name and address of applying institution

-          Copy of valid legal registration in the country

-          Mandate or mission statement of organization

-          Statement of organization’s expertise in the relevant area

-          Short description of the organization’s existing operations in the subject matter area, including how long the operations have been carried out.

-          Evidence of engagement in innovative youth development programming targeting integrated SRHR/HIV/GBV and livelihoods.

Those interested in participating in the planned selection process should forward their expression of interest no later than Midday, 1 February 2018.

Upon receipt of the above information from prospective implementing partners, UNFPA will evaluate and pre-assess applicants.

Those candidates having fulfilled the criteria listed above will be invited to submit their formal proposals for how they would carry out UNFPA programme requirements if selected to be the implementing partner.  

A more detailed description of the scope of work will be provided to those candidates that have been pre-selected by UNFPA to submit formal proposals.

Note:

(a)  This is not a request for applications. Only simple expression of interest should be submitted at this stage.

(b)  Budget submission is not required at this stage. UNFPA is seeking to identify organizations interested in participating in a future bid.

(c)   Due to the high volume of communications, UNFPA is not in a position to confirm receipt of EOIs.

(d)  This EOI does not constitute a solicitation. UNFPA reserves the right to change or cancel the requirement at any time during the EOI and/or solicitation process. UNFPA also reserves the right to require compliance with additional conditions as and when issuing the final solicitation document. Submitting a reply to an EOI does not automatically guarantee receipt of the solicitation when issued./