CARE INTERNATIONAL IN SIERRA LEONE
INVITATION TO BID - (ITB/003/WRN/ECRHS/2017)
CARE International in Sierra Leone has set aside funds for the rehabilitation of wells in the following districts of Northern Sierra Leone; Bombali, Tonkolili, Koinadugu and Kambia.
Legally registered,competent, reputable and professional companies in Sierra Leone are invited to participate in the competitive bidding process for thisintervention
Bidders are advised to note that this tender notice is purely an invitation to treat and not an offer to buy. The selection of bidder(s) for the award of contract(s) is strictly based on CARE’s predefined criteria against which bids shall be evaluated by the evaluation committee, reviewed and approved by the Country Office Procurement Committee.

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Bidders must clearly and appropriately referenceeach bid document with the correct reference for the locations and lot(s) applied for.
2. Bidders are allowed to bid for more than one lot.
3. Bidders must submit the summary bid sheet for each lot and grand total price.
4. Bidders that require any clarification or additional information regarding the process can send in their inquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
5. Bid currency must be in Sierra Leone Leones (SLL).
6. Bidders must state the validity of their bids.
7. Bidders are required to do site visits to the various locations in order to obtain firsthand information on the facilities..

QUALIFICATIONS FOR PARTICIPATION:
1. Updated Sierra Leone business registration Certificate
2. Ministry of Works Certification, minimum Class II, but preference shall be given to Class I holders.
3. District Council Works Certificate
4. Presence in the district/province – Precise office address.
5. Updated tax clearance (NRA)
6. Updated NASSIT Clearance
7. List of 3 recent referees.
8. Financial capacity to commence work immediately contract is signed
9. Previous Works’ Completion Certificate(s)
10. Previous experience of working in the district/Province
11. Possession of appropriate tools and equipment
12. Quality Human Resource/Technical staffing
BID OPENING:
All bids shall be publicly opened on the 3rd of January, 2018 at our 13 Bath Street office in Freetown. Bidders and interested members of the public, especially those in the communities where these facilities are; are very welcome to witness the bid opening exercise. Please note, costs incurred by anyone or group of persons in order to witness the bid opening will not be reimbursed by CARE. Costs incurred by bidders for the preparation and submission bids is not refundable by CARE.

HOW TO SUBMIT:
Detail Scope of work and serially referenced bid documents can be obtained from our offices in the following locations between the periods Thursday 7thDecember 2017 to Tuesday 19th December 2017, 11am to 4:00pm each working day:
13 Bath Street Brookfields, Freetown, 78 Azolini highway Makeni,5 Madia lane in Kambia and at the administrative building of Kabala government hospital in Kabala.
The deadline forsubmission of all bids is the 20thDecember 2017 at 4:30pm prompt, no bids will be accepted after this deadline.
Sealed and accurately referenced bids fromeligible and interested biddersmust be addressed to:
The Procurement Committee, CARE International in Sierra Leone and deposited in the tender box at any of the addressesprovided above.Late quotations will not be accepted.
‘’Envelopes must be boldly and accurately marked Bids for wells rehabilitation, and further referenced with the reference of the    locations and lot(s) bided for’’.
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty and providing life-saving assistance in emergencies.
Since 1945, CARE has worked to improve the lives of the poorest and most excluded populations around the world. In Sierra Leone, CARE’s programming aims at helping vulnerable women and girls, aged 15 – 49, in rural and peri-urban areas to overcome poverty. Our actions contribute to sustainable and gender-just economic development.

CARE International in Sierra Leone
13 Bath Street
P. O. Box 744, Freetown
Brookfields, Freetown
Sierra Leone
Tel: +232 22 234227/228/246
Mobile: +232 76 895 920/33 111 131

PUBLIC NOTICE
Registration and Licensing of Customs Clearing and Forwarding Agencies
The National Revenue Authority (NRA) wishes to inform all Clearing and Forwarding Agencies and the General Public that following the certification of Clearing and Forwarding Agents, application of their Agencies will commence from 1st to 30th November 2017.
As a result, all existing and new Agencies that meet the underlined requirements are hereby advised to apply to the Commissioner-General for fresh licenses.
The applicant must:
(a) Be a resident in Sierra Leone;
(b) Be a registered business entity under the Laws of Sierra Leone;
(c) Have a permanent business address in Sierra Leone with facility to access the operating software system used by the Customs Services Department;
(d) Have at least three employees one of whom is a qualified Customs Clearing and Forwarding Agent certified by the Commissioner-General in accordance with criteria set out by the License Committee;
(e) Have a Bond Guarantee to Twenty Million Leones (Le20Million) from a reputable commercial bank or such other value as may be prescribed by the Commissioner-General at both initial registration and renewal; and
(f) Not have been convicted of a criminal offence by a Court of competent jurisdiction;
Application letters must include evidence of the under mentioned documents:
(a) Taxation Identification Number;
(b) Current Tax Clearance Certificate;
(c) Valid Business License;
(d) Business Registration Certificate;
(e) Statement of Business Address
Applications including supporting documents should be sent to:
The Office of the Commissioner-General
Head Office
Modesty House
7 Bathurst Street
Freetown.
Please note that any Clearing and Forwarding Agency without a valid license by 1st January, 2018 will not be allowed to operate.       


NATIONAL COMPETITVE BIDDING
Construction works of Perimeter Fence with Grid Bars, Barb Wire, Coping and Gate at The Bomeh Proposed Recreational Park, Bo City, Sierra Leone.
                                                                                                                              DATE___4th September, 2017
Tender reference No:   WHH-SLE 1048/16/DFID/2017/05

Welthungerhilfe was established in 1962. It is today one of the largest private organizations working in the area of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. Non-profit-seeking, non-partisan and non-denominational. Donations from the population at large fund our work in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In addition, Welthungerhilfe receives grants from the Federal German Government, the European Union and the United Nations.

The project, Improved Waste management in Bo, Makeni and Kenema is financed by DFID and implemented by Welthungerhilfe in collaboration with the Bo, Makeni and Kenema City Councils, WASTE-NL, One World Link – UK and German Toilet Organization to enhance the capacity of Bo, Makeni and Kenema City Councils as well as of private sector actors through promotion of Integrated Waste Management Programs to improve on environmental sanitation and socio-economic conditions in secondary towns of Sierra Leone.

Welthungerhilfe invites sealed Bid from construction companies for the Construction works of Perimeter Fence with Grid Bars, Barb Wire, Coping and Gate at The Bomeh Proposed Recreational Park, Bo City, Sierra Leone.

Interested eligible candidates may obtain further information and inspect tender documents at Welthungerhilfe Bo, 158 Bo-Kenema Highway, Bo City, during normal working hours.

A complete set of tender documents can be obtained by interested candidates upon payment of a non-refundable fee of SLL 100,000 in cash payable to purchasing officer at the following offices address on or before 22nd September, 2017
* Welthungerhilfe No59 Frazer Street, Off Wilkinson Road, Freetown, Sierra Leone
* Welthungerhilfe Bo, 158 Bo Kenema Highway opposite Paramedical School, Bo City, Sierra Leone
* Welthungerhilfe-Kenema, 1 Alikalia lane, Off Turay street, Kenema City, Sierra Leone
* Welthungerhilfe-Makeni 37 Station Road, old Makeni Town Council, Makeni City, Sierra Leone

Prices quoted should be gross inclusive of all taxes, must be in LEONES and shall remain valid for (30) days from the closing date of tender.

Completed tender documents are to be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes marked with Tender name and reference number and deposited in the Tender Box at Welthungerhilfe, 158 Bo-Kenema Highway, Bo City __ or to be addressed to _Procurement officer, Welthungerhilfe Kenema, 158 Bo-Kenema Highway, Bo City to be received on or before 29th September, 2017 at 17:00 hour’s local time.

Interested Bidder may obtain further information form
Mohamed S Bah, Procurement officer, WHH, Bo Tel: 077 893582
Harrison Kwach, Head of Project, WHH, Bo Tel: 088 252533

Late Bid will be rejected and returned to the bidder unopened

Tenders will be opened on 30th September 2017 starting at 10:00 hours in the presence of the candidates or their representatives who choose to attend at Welthungerhilfe, 158 Bo-Kenema Highway, Bo City, Sierra Leone.

Sulaiman Bangura
Project Administrator - Welthungerhilfe

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
JOB VACANCIES
MEST with support from its partner Catholic Relief Services is seeking to employ the services of trained, experienced, and competent Sierra Leoneans to fill the positions outlined below.  Interested candidates should please read each job description and apply for the one they are most suitable. Candidates must ensure they clearly indicate the position titles in the subject line for every application being sent.
Background
The Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) through the Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MEST), has instituted a nationwide School Feeding to support pupils attending government and government assisted primary schools across the country. The School Feeding Program has started since the beginning of the 2016/2017 school year with funding from the Government of Sierra Leone.
Please note that the existing Schools Management structures, the Local Councils and our Paramount Chiefs are central to the successful implementation, monitoring, and reporting on the School Feeding Program.
To sustain the School Feeding Program and to ensure sound accountability systems and quality delivery of services to the beneficiary schools, MEST with support from its partner Catholic Relief Services is seeking to employ the services of trained, experienced, and competent Sierra Leonean to fill the positions outlined below.
1. National M&E Coordinator for SF Directorate, MEST (X 1 position)
Qualities    Description
Job Details    Job Title: M&E Coordinator
Department: School Feeding Secretariat
Position Type: Full Time –1 year contract subject to review after 6 months.
Location: Freetown
Reports to: National School Feeding Director
Summary: The Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) is transitioning from external support to a sustainable, nationally-owned home-grown school feeding program.
Under the administrative supervision of the Director of School Feeding at the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MEST), and with CRS technical support and oversight, the National M&E Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing all Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) activities related to the implementation of the national school feeding program throughout Sierra Leone. He/she shall continuously seek to improve the quality of the program, thereby ensuring the relevance and sustainability for its interventions and fulfill the School Feeding target obligations set forth in the national School Feeding proposal. Responsibilities will include drafting and operationalizing the national MEAL plan; capacity building, and supervision of four regional coordinators (who will oversee up to 32 chiefdom-level field monitors); maintaining detailed records of monitoring and evaluation activities and data; monitoring and documenting compliance with national school feeding policies and other relevant industry best practices;  collecting, managing and protecting project monitoring data for evidence based reporting and informed decision making; and liaising with CRS MEAL technical staff, MEST staff, and other governmental and non-governmental stakeholders on the ongoing monitoring and evaluation processes.  The M&E Manager is also responsible for operationalizing a two-way feedback system based on preferred communication methods of project communities to ensure that community feedback and preferences are taken into consideration in project design and implementation. The M&E Manager will be required to travel at least 40% of the time throughout the country with regional coordinators and field monitors.
Key Responsibilities
Monitoring
-Develop, implement, and maintain School Feeding M&E system related to national school feeding system and taking into consideration international best practices.
-Create and maintain electronic and hard copies of relevant monitoring data
-Work with CRS MEAL technical staff and the Deputy Director of the district to develop monitoring and evaluation capacity
-Report on regular monitoring activities to SF Directorate of MEST, including monthly written reports
-Document and follow up with action items resulting from monitoring activities
-Maintain project database in accordance with dimensions of data quality (validity, timeliness, integrity, reliability, precision)
-Contribute to overall program strategy development and implementation.
Accountability
- Ensure all program stakeholders are consulted and their views taken into account at all stages of the program
- Ensure data quality control and protection mechanisms are applied to data received into the M&E system.
- Ensure gender considerations inform M&E activities where appropriate
- Operationalize two-way feedback mechanism that are designed based on community preferences and ensure they are used as designed.
- Support Helpline Customer Service Analyst to respond to and follow up with all feedback.
- Work closely with director of SF directorate and CRS staff to effectively communicate program plans and updates to communities
Capacity Building and Learning
- Train, supervise, and provide technical M&E support and guidance to Regional Coordinators and Food Monitors and school based implementation teams, in close collaboration with SMCs.
- Organize and implement training for field monitors on monitoring principles
- Promote the standardization of M&E tools and methodologies in school communities.
- Foster learning within the National School Feeding team through sharing lessons learned as well as results of monitoring and evaluation
- Facilitate quarterly program review meetings with CRS and MEST staff and other stakeholders.
- Document recommendations and action items resulting from reviews, lessons learned, and reflections
Working Relationships
Supervisory:  Regional Coordinators and Field Monitors
GoSL: Director ofSchool Feeding Directorate of Ministry ofEducation, Science, and Technology (MEST), staff at other relevant ministries including the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security; the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development; the Ministry of Health and Sanitation; and the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development  
CRS: CRS School Feeding Project Director, CRS MEAL technical staff, CRS Technical Advisor seconded to MEST, and other CRS School Feeding project staff
Other:  Head Teachers, parents, School Management Committees, community leaders and JAM.
Program-Quality Competencies
- Supports Effective Teamwork and Cooperation
- Focuses on Quality
Personal Skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong community-service focus.
-Ability to work with diverse groups of people as a member of multi-cultural teams.
-Ability to prioritize work, multitask and control processes.
-Ability to work diligently and independently.
-Ability to work in a team work environment and coordinate team work.
-Ability to work under pressure with short deadlines.
-Maturity, diplomacy, tact and discretion, with strong negotiation skills.
-Ability to remain calm and professional in tense situations.
Qualifications
- Minimum bachelor’s degree, preferably in science, engineering or related field.
Experience and competencies
- Backgrounds in monitoring and evaluation; education; nutrition; development; or related field also relevant.  Significant work experience in a related field, including strong research backgrounds and previous M&E experience, will be considered in lieu of a degree.
-Minimum of 5 years of field work.
-Excellent writing and communication skills.
-Ability and willingness to travel to remote areas in Sierra Leone regularly (possession of a valid driver’s license is required).
-Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with local organizations, communities and other stakeholders.
-Strong analytical skills required. Experience working with monitoring and accountability, community surveys, or data management a plus.
-Experience working with children and educators desired; teaching experience a plus.
-Strong desire to engage with the education sector and continuously improve personal skill set.
-Knowledge of survey design, data protection.
-Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Proficiency with Microsoft suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Disclaimer
- This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
2. National School Feeding Regional Coordinator (X 5 positions)
Qualities    Description
Job Details    Job Title:  Regional Coordinator
Department: School Feeding Secretariat
Position Type: Full Time – 1 year contract subject to review after 6 months.
Location: Regionally based( 1 in each region in Sierra Leone)
Reports to: National School Feeding Director
Summary: The Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) is transitioning from external support to a sustainable, nationally-owned home-grown school feeding program.
Under the administrative supervision of the Director of School Feeding at the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MEST), and with CRS technical support and oversight, Regional Directors in each of the five provinces will oversee the effective and efficient implementation of the national school feeding program in their appointed region. Regional Coordinators will be charged with the full spectrum of activities that fall under the National School Feeding plan, including supervision and capacity building of 2 Food Aid Monitors in each district.
Key Responsibilities
- Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the School Feeding Program, ensuring complete compliance with national policies, MEST directives, and international best practices, in region of responsibility
-Supervise, coach, mentor district level Food Aid Monitors
-Ensure Food rations are used for the intended purpose and directed to the correct beneficiaries
-Liaise between district level Food Aid Monitors and the School Feeding Secretariat Management Team in Freetown
-Monitor overall commodity movements, including management of local procurement, safe storage and correct portion sizes
-Supervise and monitor the release and preparation of food, ensuring that health and nutrition practices are being upheld to meet quality standards
-Participate in all activities that relate to the School Feeding Program, including representation of MEST and school and district functions and parent or school management meetings
-Oversee monitoring and evaluation of all School Feeding activities in assigned district, in coordination with the National School Feeding M&E Coordinator
-Report regularly in writing and orally to the School Feeding Secretariat, including written monthly reports on all activities in the assigned districts
-Work closely and productively with the Deputy Director of Education in the districts assigned
-Provide honest, open feedback on School Feeding implementation, including actionable recommendations for program improvement.
-Ensure Child Protection standards are followed at all time in all schools within assigned district.
-Support the operations of two-way feedback mechanism designed by the National M&E Coordinator.
-Train, supervise, and provide technical support and guidance to district level Food Aid Monitors, school staff, and other stakeholders as appropriate.
-Facilitate quarterly program review meetings with district level Food Aid Monitors and other regional stakeholders.
-Record recommendations and action items resulting from reviews, lessons learned, and reflections
Working Relationships
Supervisory: Food Aid Monitors (2 per district)
GoSL: Director ofSchool Feeding Directorate of Ministry ofEducation, Science, and Technology (MEST), staff at other relevant ministries including the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security; the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development; the Ministry of Health and Sanitation; and the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development  
CRS: CRS School Feeding Project Director, CRS Technical Advisor seconded to MEST, and other CRS School Feeding project staff
Other:  Head Teachers, parents, School Management Committees, community leaders and JAM.
Program-Quality Competencies     
-Supports Effective Teamwork and Cooperation
-Focuses on Quality
Personal Skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong community-service focus.
-Ability to work with diverse groups of people as a member of multi-cultural teams.
-Ability to prioritize work, multitask and control processes.
-Ability to work diligently and independently.
-Ability to work in a team work environment and coordinate team work.
-Ability to work under pressure with short deadlines.
-Maturity, diplomacy, tact and discretion, with strong negotiation skills.
-Ability to remain calm and professional in tense situations.
Qualifications
-Minimum bachelor’s degree from a recognized University
-Minimum of 5 years of related work in school feeding, nutrition, coordination, and/or education.
-Proven leadership and ability to oversee large programs over wide geographic distances
-Excellent writing and communication skills.
-Ability and willingness to travel to remote areas in assigned region (possession of a valid driver’s license is required).
-Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with local organizations, communities and other stakeholders.
-Strong desire to engage with the education sector and continuously improve national level systems.
-Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
- Proficiency with Microsoft suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Disclaimer
- This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
3. Policy Consultant (X 1 position)
Qualities Description
Job Details    
Job Title:  Policy Consultant
Department: School Feeding Secretariat
Position Type: Full Time – 6 months.
Location: Freetown
Reports to: National School Feeding Director
Summary
The Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) is transitioning from external support to a sustainable, nationally-owned home-grown school feeding program.
Under the administrative supervision of the Director of School Feeding at the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MEST), and with CRS technical support and oversight, a consultant/service provider shall be appointed to finalize the National School Feeding Policy that meets the aims and aspirations of the stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities
- Undertake a desk review of Home Grown School Feeding Best Policies and Practices to ensure that key pillars are included in the draft policy.
- Coordinate and facilitate consultative meetings with MEST and other governmental and non-governmental stakeholders at both the national, regional, and district levels to share existing draft and solicit input on required additions or changes.
- During consultative meetings, ensure that the National School Feeding Policy is appropriate for the Sierra Leone context and the agreed upon program design.
- Compile various inputs, editing the national policy as required.
- Facilitate MEST in the validation of the final draft SFP among stakeholders.
Working Relationships
Supervisory: None
GoSL: Director ofSchool Feeding Directorate of Ministry ofEducation, Science, and Technology (MEST), staff at other relevant ministries including the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security; the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development; the Ministry of Health and Sanitation; and the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development  
CRS: CRS School Feeding Project Director, CRS Technical Advisor seconded to MEST, and other CRS School Feeding project staff
Other:  Head Teachers, parents, School Management Committees, community leaders, and Joint Aid management (JAM).
Program-Quality Competencies
-Supports Effective Teamwork and Cooperation
-Focuses on Quality
Personal Skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong community-service focus.
-Ability to work with diverse groups of people as a member of multi-cultural teams.
-Ability to prioritize work, multitask and control processes.
-Ability to work diligently and independently.
-Ability to work in a team work environment and coordinate team work.
-Ability to work under pressure with short deadlines.
-Maturity, diplomacy, tact and discretion, with strong negotiation skills.
-Ability to remain calm and professional in tense situations.
Qualifications
- The individual/s should hold a post graduate degree in the social sciences preferably in Education, Agriculture, Development Studies or a relevant field.
Experience and competencies
- Have at least five years of experience in the relevant area/s.
-Professional experience in food security and development issues
-Professional experience in result-based program management and/or social development.
-A strong understanding of school feeding systems and approaches, including the concept of HGSF and other relevant concepts.
-Excellent knowledge of public sector policies and policy-making processes in Sierra Leone.
-Community mobilization and/or facilitation of stakeholder dialogue.
-Experience with policy documents at the regional and/or national levels of government.

Disclaimer
This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
4. District Food Aid Monitor (X 32 positions)
Job Details
Job Title:  District Food Aid Monitor
Department: School Feeding Secretariat
Position Type: Full Time – 1 year subject to review after 6 months
Location: District Based
Reports to: Regional Coordinator
Summary
The Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) is transitioning from external support to a sustainable, nationally-owned home-grown school feeding program.
Under the administrative supervision of the Regional Coordinator in the assigned region, and with CRS technical support and oversight, Food Aid Monitors in each of the 16 districts throughout Sierra Leone will implement the activities of the national school feeding program in their appointed district. Food Aid Monitors will be the representatives of the School Feeding directorate on the ground in the areas of implementation, acting as the implementers and liaisons between schools, communities, and the national level directorate of MEST.
Key Responsibilities
- Monitor the procurement of food, storage, release, cooking and serving to ensure appropriate health and safety standards are meet at all times. Remain in compliance with national policies, MEST directives, and international best practices, in district of responsibility.
-Maintain updated list of schools benefiting from the School Feeding Program in the district assigned
-Conduct periodic head count of pupils in supported schools
-Prepare and submit monthly progress report on a timely fashion and of high quality
-Ensure effective communication flow between schools and regional coordination hub
-Work closely with the Situation Room Ward staff in information gathering, analyses, sharing and follow up action
-Work closely with Regional Coordinator, the Deputy Director of the district and National M&E Coordinate to follow monitoring and evaluation policies – including data collection and beneficiary feedback mechanisms
-Promote use of Food rations are for the intended purpose, directed to the correct beneficiaries
-Liaise between Regional Coordinator and communities, Head Teachers, parents
-Support and oversee commodity movements, including management of local procurement, safe storage and correct portion sizes
-Report regularly in writing and orally to Regional Coordinator and the Deputy Director of the district
-Provide honest, open feedback on School Feeding implementation, including actionable recommendations for program improvement.
-Ensure Child Protection standards are followed at all time in all schools within assigned district.
Working Relationships
Supervisory: none
GoSL: Regional Coordinator,Director ofSchool Feeding Directorate of Ministry ofEducation, Science, and Technology (MEST), staff at other relevant ministries including the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security; the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development; the Ministry of Health and Sanitation; and the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development  
CRS: CRS School Feeding Project Director, CRS Technical Advisor seconded to MEST, and other CRS School Feeding project staff
Other:  Head Teachers, parents, School Management Committees, community leaders and JAM.
Program-Quality Competencies
- Supports Effective Teamwork and Cooperation
-Focuses on Quality
Personal Skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong community-service focus.
-Ability to work with diverse groups of people as a member of multi-cultural teams.
-Ability to prioritize work, multitask and control processes.
-Ability to work diligently and independently.
-Ability to work in a team work environment and coordinate team work.
-Ability to work under pressure with short deadlines.
-Maturity, diplomacy, tact and discretion, with strong negotiation skills.
-Ability to remain calm and professional in tense situations.
Qualifications
-Minimum bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
Experience and competencies
-Minimum of 2 years of related work in school feeding, nutrition, coordination, and/or education.
-Excellent writing and communication skills.
-Ability and willingness to travel to remote areas in assigned district (possession of a valid driver’s license is required).
-Demonstrated capacity to establish and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with local organizations, communities and other stakeholders.
-Strong desire to engage with the education sector and continuously improve national level systems.
-Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Proficiency with Microsoft suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Disclaimer
-This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
Required/Desired Foreign Language
- English/Krio and at least one tribe in the district
Method of Application:
If you are willing to join our dynamic and vibrant team, please send your CV, covering letter and copies of your credentials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Note: On the subject line of the email or and the application letter, please indicate the position you are applying including the district/region you are applying for. If hand delivered, please indicate the details at the top right corner of the envelop.
For provincial towns please drop applications at the following locations:
Kabala:  CRS Office at KSS Compound
Kenema:  28 Turay Street, Kenema
Closing date for the receipt of all applications is Wednesday 13th December 2017
Please Note:   Applicants should please send a copy of their application package to Ministry of Labour Employment and Social Security
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NECTAR SIERRA LEONE BULK TERMINAL COMPANY (NSBT) IN COLLABORATION WITH NJALA ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIANS (NET) CONSULT
HEREIN
NOTIFICATION FOR PUBLIC DISCLOSURE ON THE REVIEW ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT (ESHIA) DOCUMENT FORNSBTPROJECTS ATTHE QUEEN ELIZERBETH II QUAY FREETOWN SIERRA LEONE
This is to notify all stakeholders in referenced on NSBT Environmental Social Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA) as designates’ on the disclosure of the review ESHIA documents conducted by NET for NSBT as approved by EPA-SL in pursuance for NSBT sustainability to its EIA license.
In compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency Sierra Leone (EPA-SL) Act 2008/2010, it is necessary for NSBT Company to undertake review work on its operational impacts on the environment and its surrounding neighbors’ with appropriate design approaches in minimizing associated potential social, health and or any environment impacts. This process is required to be achieve through a conceivable ESHIA, hereon refers to the Review NSBT ESHIA. NET consultants on behalf of NSBT Company conducted the review studies.
The Reviewed Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (RESIA) report has presented to EPA-SL for onward submission to stakeholders and other listeners during the public disclosure processes for discussion. EPA-SL, NET and NSBT propose to conduct this stakeholders’ engagement process at the location and date:
* NSBT Training Hall, Queen Elizabeth II  Quay, Freetown Sierra Leone at 9:00 AM on Friday
The study has been reported in one volume, for the Environmental Social Impact Assessment study of NSBT Head Office in Cline Town, Freetown Western area Sierra Leone.
The report is now available for reference purposes up to 12 September 2017 at the following locations:
I. The Environmental Protection Agency Sierra Leone (EPA-SL), Office of the President
II. NSBT Company Head Office Cline Town, Free town secretariat Office.
Stakeholders and /or interested persons/parties are invited to participate in the consultation processes at the above-mentioned location. Your input and any recommendations on the project will be part of the final draft report. Comments can also be email at the following contact address below or telephone to the addresses provided below.
Consultant: Njala Environmental Technicians (NET)
Tel:+23278615142/+23279262169/+23278565950/+23276556631/
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./mathdidlyndeh@yahoo.com/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
We are looking forward to your participation in the consultation and public disclosure processes


Registration and Licensing of Customs Clearing and Forwarding Agencies
The National Revenue Authority (NRA) wishes to inform all Clearing and Forwarding Agencies and the General Public that following the certification of Clearing and Forwarding Agents, application of their Agencies will commence from 1st to 30th November 2017.
As a result, all existing and new Agencies that meet the underlined requirements are hereby advised to apply to the Commissioner-General for fresh licenses.
The applicant must:
(a) Be a resident in Sierra Leone;
(b) Be a registered business entity under the Laws of Sierra Leone;
(c) Have a permanent business address in Sierra Leone with facility to access the operating software system used by the Customs Services Department;
(d) Have at least three employees one of whom is a qualified Customs Clearing and Forwarding Agent certified by the Commissioner-General in accordance with criteria set out by the License Committee;
(e) Have a Bond Guarantee to Twenty Million Leones (Le20Million) from a reputable commercial bank or such other value as may be prescribed by the Commissioner-General at both initial registration and renewal; and
(f) Not have been convicted of a criminal offence by a Court of competent jurisdiction;
Application letters must include evidence of the under mentioned documents:
(a) Taxation Identification Number;
(b) Current Tax Clearance Certificate;
(c) Valid Business License;
(d) Business Registration Certificate;
(e) Statement of Business Address
Applications including supporting documents should be sent to:
The Office of the Commissioner-General
Head Office
Modesty House
7 Bathurst Street
Freetown.
Please note that any Clearing and Forwarding Agency without a valid license by 1st January, 2018 will not be allowed to operate.       

 

Supply, Installation & Training of an IT Infrastructure for Electricity Distribution & Supply Authority (EDSA)
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Client Exit Interviews / Satisfaction Survey  

MSSL invites experienced and high-quality research organisations and individual professionals to submit full proposal for a Client Exit Interviews / Satisfaction Survey to be conducted through its 9 static centres and 10 outreach teams across the country.

Expected Expertise
The Consultant should have the following expertise:
* Previous experience in conducting similar survey.
* Previous experience in conducting health related survey
* Knowledge in relevant field (statistics, public health and report presentation).
* Strong writing skills and demonstrated experience working to deadlines successfully

Interested organisations or individuals professionals should develop their proposal within the Terms of Reference outlined by MSSL.

The Terms of Reference can be obtained from the Procurement unit in Admin Office at Marie Stopes Sierra Leone by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Mode of Application: Interested firms or individual should send their proposal’s to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  not later than Thursday 30th November 2017. MSSL is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to achieving gender balance within the organization.

Marie Stopes Sierra Leone is a results-orientated Social Business, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide reproductive health care and allied services. MSSL’s goal is to meet the needs of underserved Sierra Leoneans and dramatically improve access and use of a range of reproductive health services. MSSL is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership which is in over 42 countries worldwide.   

The post holders are required to demonstrate initiative; energy; persistence; results orientation; drive; integrity and discretion; enthusiasm; and commitment to personal development; to further MSI’s  partnership mission of enabling individuals to have children by choice not chance.


ICAP at Columbia University is an international non-governmental organization that aims to ensure the wellness of families and communities by strengthening health systems around the world. ICAP began working in Sierra Leone in 2014, partnering with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) to strengthen health systems by providing technical assistance, Quality Improvement and Nursing capacity building projects in Sierra Leone. In line with the broadened scope and objectives of ICAP work, the need for increased staff capacity around new and enlarged areas of focus have emerged. ICAP therefore, require the services of resourceful, experienced and dynamic professionals for the position of Procurement and Logistics Officer:

PURPOSE OF ROLE
Procurement Officer is responsible to manage the daily operations and activities of purchasing of all ICAP Sierra Leone related material, equipment and commodities. S/he will ensure team adherence to purchasing policies, procedures and practices, ensuring that all materials and supplies purchased are cost effective, carried out in a timely manner and meet ICAP’s needs and standards.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Coordinate and plan all ICAP in Sierra Leone related procurements including but not limited to documenting product requirements/specifications.  
* Establish, negotiate and manage agreements with key suppliers and service providers, identify new opportunities, seek ways to improve efficiencies and ensure purchasing compliance.
* Coordinate the tender and quotation process for ICAP in Sierra Leone procurements, Initiate packages for review.
* Implement proper control and monitoring procedures for the procurement and contracting processes; responsible for ensuring the transparency and competitiveness of ICAP in Sierra Leone bids analysis, and bidding and tendering processes.
* Prepare and conduct Request for Quotations (RFQ’s), Purchase Requests, Quote evaluation and review purchase receipts, quotations, bids and proposals, evaluations and negotiations of all goods and services to ensure compliance with ICAP’s procurement regulations.
* Ensure that all paperwork and procedures are followed for customs and duty exemptions in coordination with the MOFED and relevant government offices. Manage the importation and customs processes including inspection of goods, customs clearance and proper registration of all imported items as required.
* Developing and placing purchasing orders, monitoring delivery schedules, and facilitating prior duty-free exemption and customs clearance.
* Ensuring compliance to procurement while actively monitoring procedures across the organization, identifying any deficiencies and recommending steps for improvement.
* Communicate and report on procurement progress against work plans through developing, compiling, reconciling and/or updating information in vendor and stock database/inventory log to provide effective processing, informing management and reporting.
* Provide staff training relating to ICAP purchasing processes, procedures, guidelines and general good procurement practices.
* Implement effective internal control of assets, inventory and property management.
* Assist in the coordination of vehicle controls, supervision of drivers, and management of staff movements.
* Keep constantly appraised of economic or business situations as it affects purchasing and recommend actions to adequately meet changing conditions.
* Manage the importation and customs processes including inspection of goods, customs clearance and proper registration of all imported items as required.
* Responsible for daily runs of the office generator and tracking of fuel consumption.
Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
* Requires a degree in Purchasing or equivalent with a minimum of Three years in similar position in an International Organization, preferably an NGO.
* Advanced university degree from an accredited academic institution preferably in Business Administration, Management, Logistics, Procurement; CIPS certification will be an added advantage.
* Three years of professional experience (or Five years for candidates holding a first level university degree) in managing diverse procurement and logistics operations;
* Excellent level of computer literacy
* Proven ability in effectively maintaining procurement systems
* Demonstrated highest degree of trustworthiness and integrity
* Analytical, accountable, manages pressure well, working under minimum supervision
* Problem analysis and resolution
* Organizing, prioritizingand scheduling of tasks
* Good written and oral communication in English Language
* Must have excellent knowledge of database systems and store management.

Application Instructions
Interested candidates should apply via email with CV and a cover letter as Microsoft Word or pdf attachments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
not later than Friday 1st September 2017.

The subject of the email should be the POSITION title and the applicant’s full name e.g.  Procurement and Logistics Officer – Jane Kamara.
Applications not sent in this format will NOT be processed.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
WOMEN ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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