Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Vacancies at Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS)

Vacancies at Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS)

NAFASI ZA AJIRA UTUMISHI WA UMMA

Database Technical Assistant. Deadline, 14 January 2017 at 17h00, Bujumbura time (15h00 GMT)

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is an intergovernmental organization of 12 Central African countries, namely Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The Conference Secretariat Headquarters is located in Bujumbura, Burundi.

The ICGLR is currently implementing its Regional Initiative on the Fight against the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources (RINR) through six tools approved by the Lusaka Declaration of the Special Summit of ICGLR Heads of State and Government held in December 2010. One of these tools is the Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM), which applies to monitor the flow of four designated minerals – tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold– within and from ICGLR Member States. A second tool is the Regional Database of Mineral Flows (Regional Database), which is also an integral part of the RCM.



IMPACT, a Canadian Non-Governmental Organization is providing financial and technical support to the Conference Secretariat and Member States for the development of certain elements of the RCM, including the development of the Regional Database on Mineral Flows.

The ICGLR Secretariat and IMPACT are recruiting a Database Technical Assistant to support the daily management of activities of the ...
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Technical Assistant for Certification and Audit. Deadline, 14 January 2017 at 17h00, Bujumbura time (15h00 GMT)

1.     Background
Since the adoption of the “Regional Initiative Against the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources” (RINR) through the Lusaka Declaration of Heads of State and Government in December 2010, the Executive Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) has become the platform for dialogue in the development of regional strategies and has provided technical support to accompany the implementation process of the RINR at national level in Member States. Furthermore, the ICGLR Conference Secretariat is mandated to monitor the progress of implementation of the six tools of the RINR and assume the control role to ensure the credibility of the Initiative.

The six tools of the RINR adopted by ICGLR Heads of State and Government to implement the Protocol on the Fight against Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources include, (1) Regional Certification Mechanism, (2) Harmonization of National Legislations, (3) Regional Database on Mineral Flows, (4) Formalization of the Artisanal Mining Sector,(5) Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and (6) Whistleblowing Mechanism .

To fast-track the implementation of the six tools of the RINR, a Technical Unit on Natural Resources was established at the ICGLR Executive Secretariat based in Bujumbura, Burundi.

To ensure effective accomplishment of the above-mentioned tasks, the ICGLR Secretariat is recruiting a Technical Assistant to support the work of the ...
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Database Expert. Deadline, 14 January 2018. at 17h00 Bujumbura time (15h:00GMT)

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is an intergovernmental organization of 12 Central African countries, namely Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The Conference Secretariat Headquarters is located in Bujumbura, Burundi.

The ICGLR is currently implementing its Regional Initiative on the Fight against the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources (RINR) through six tools approved by the Lusaka Declaration of the Special Summit of ICGLR Heads of State and Government held in December 2010. One of these tools is the Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM), which applies to monitor the flow of four designated minerals – tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold– within and from ICGLR Member States. A second tool is the Regional Database of Mineral Flows (Regional Database), which is also an integral part of the ...
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RFP - Development of Regional Database on Mineral Flows FOR International Conference of the Great Lakes Region. Deadline, 14 January 2018 at 5:00 PM (3:00PM GMT), Bujumbura time.

Introduction
The International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is an intergovernmental organization of 12 Central African governments. Its members include Angola, Burundi, the Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. The Conference Secretariat is located in Bujumbura, Burundi.

The ICGLR is charged with implementing the Regional Initiative on Fight against the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources (RINR).  The RINR consists of 6 Tools. One of these tools is the Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM), which applies to flows of four designated minerals – tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold – within and from the countries of the ICGLR.  A second tool is the Regional Database of Mineral Flows (Regional Database), which is to be integrated into the RCM.



The standards and procedures of the RCM are described in the ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM) — Certification Manual and ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism (RCM) — Appendices.  PDFs of these documents are available as part of the bidders package.
IMPACT  is a Canadian non-governmental organization which is working in a technical support role to the Conference Secretariat and Member States to aid in the development of certain elements of the RCM, including the development of a Regional Database.

In the framework of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on 17th April 2014, IMPACT  and the ICGLR Secretariat are seeking a contractor to deliver the Regional Database of Mineral Flows for the ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism based on the requirements established.

Bidder instructions
  • All bidders must follow these guidelines/requirements when preparing and submitting their proposal.
  • ICGLR requires all competing companies responding to this RFP to follow the specific Regional Database Scoring Criteria approach (section 8) in order to allow for equitable assessment of proposal/recommendations by ICGLR and IMPACT.
  • Late proposals will not be accepted. Late proposals will not be opened or read, under any circumstances. We will not grant any exceptions to this ...

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