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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

GALLERY DESIGNER FOR THE JAMAICA MUSIC MUSEUM COUNTRY : JAMAICA PROJECT NAME : STRATEGIC PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION PROJECT IBRD LOAN NO. : 8406JM COMPONENT : STRENTHENING THE PUBLIC INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BID NO : JM-MOFPS-83488-CS-INDV SELECTION METHOD : INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT SELECTION

The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) has received loan financing from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) towards the cost of the Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project (SPSTP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for the consulting services. The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to strengthen public resource management and support selected public sector institutions in facilitating a more enabling environment for private sector growth.

The Jamaica Music Museum (JaMM) is a special project of the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ). JaMM has no permanent infrastructure or designated space to properly house and preserve its wide cadre of artefacts and in this regard the rehabilitation of an old building owned by IOJ is to be done to facilitate the first phase of the JaMM .The main objective of the consultancy is to engage a consultant to design the gallery space, develop a bill of quantities, project schedule, and budget in close consultation with the Director/ Curator. The work to be completed under the consultancy will be implemented over a period of eighty (80) days.

The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service now invites eligible individuals to indicate their interest in providing the consultancy service. Interested individuals should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the service. The short listing criteria are:

a. Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Design, Architecture or related field. b. At least 5 years’ experience in exhibit/display design and fabrication

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016, Revised November 2017 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection Method set out in the Procurement Regulations. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours Mondays to Thursdays, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Fridays 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Expressions of interest (including Curriculum Vitae) must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by December 14, 2018. The detailed Terms of Reference for the Consultancy Service is available on the website of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service at www.mof.gov.jm.

Interested consultants may submit Expressions of Interest/ CV by December 14, 2018 to:

THE PROCUREMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER STRATEGIC PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Ministry of Finance and the Public Service 30 National Heroes Circle Kingston 4, Jamaica WI

Tel: 1(876)932-5474 Fax: 1(876)932-5977

E-mail: spstp@mof.gov.jm

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2. STRATEGIC PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION PROJECT The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to strengthen public resource management and support selected public sector institutions in facilitating a more enabling environment for private sector growth.

COMPONENTS

Component I: Strengthening the Public Investment Management System Component II: Strengthening the Budget Preparation Process and Results-Based

Budgeting (RBB) Component III: Adaptive Public Sector Approaches to Promote Fiscal

Sustainability Component IV: Strengthening Property Tax Compliance and Administration. Component V: Fostering Industrial Growth and Trade Facilitation Component VI: Project Management

COMPONENT I

The objective of this component is for the PSIP to incorporate public investment projects with estimated five-year operating and maintenance costs fully linked to long term development goals and medium-term priority areas.

This component will support the GOJ reform efforts through the following activities:

(i) Migration of the current web-based database to a robust platform to manage all information about public investment across the project cycle and linked to the budgeting and financial systems of the country (expected to be compiled into IFMIS);

(ii) Design and implementation of a public investment management training program for public sector;

(iii) Reviewing legislation and carrying out dissemination activities to integrate the PIMS with the administrative systems (including procurement and human resources);

(iv) Strengthening monitoring through Citizens Participation;

(v) Designing a fund for the funding of pre-investment financial and economic analysis and post-investment evaluations of the Borrower’s public investments; and

(vi) Provision of technical assistance for the implementation of the Public Financial Management Action Plan.

3. OBJECTIVES OF CONSULTANCY

Develop the draft of the Public Investment Performance Report as required by the FAA Act.

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CHANGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Type of Employment : Contract (3 year) Date Required: December 30, 2016

Reports to: Head Human Resources

Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project

This is a project that is financed through a loan from the World Bank and is being implemented by the Ministry+of+Finance">Ministry of Finance and Planning. The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to strengthen public resource management and support selected public sector institutions in facilitating a more enabling environment for private sector growth. The project has five (5) main components:

Component I. : Strengthening the Public Investment Management System (PIMS) Component II. : Strengthening the Budget Preparation Process and Results Based

Budgeting (RBB) Component III. : Adaptive Public Sector Approaches to Promote Fiscal Sustainability Component IV. : Strengthening Property Tax Compliance and Administration. Component V. : Fostering Industrial Growth and Trade Facilitation Component VI. : Project Management

Executing Agency and Beneficiary

The executing agency will be the Ministry+of+Finance">Ministry of Finance and Planning (MOFP), and it will also be the main beneficiary of many of the activities proposed by the Loan. The Project Implementation Unit (PIU) that will be established within the MOF will be responsible for implementing the project. Institutional arrangements have been designed and an implementation support plan is in place to ensure that if capacity problems arise, these will be addressed promptly. MOFP will coordinate activities across other beneficiaries of the Project which are mainly executive agencies and divisions spread across Ministries.

Public Sector Transformation Implementation Unit at the Office Of The Prime Minister

The Government is committed to enhancing the efficiency, quality and cost effectiveness of public services. An action plan for public sector transformation has been approved to include: Merging divesting, and outsourcing government functions which are better performed by the private sector; the introduction of shared services for communications, human resource management and asset management, and centralized legal services; strengthen the financial reporting requirements on those entities that remain; and ensure, where required, that a well-structured transition plans are in place. In order to achieve these objectives a Project Implementation Unit is to be established at the Office of the Prime Minister. To this end, the Ministry is seeking to secure the services of the following full time project staff:

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E. Provide innovative solutions and process improvements using proven state-of-the-art technologies;

F. Deploy technology that protects individual privacy and provides adequate security to protect individual information as required by law; and

G. Identify and address emerging needs for mission critical solutions.

The GoJ has contracted PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax and Advisory Services Limited (“PwC”) to assist in the repositioning/merger of eGovJa and the OCIO into the new ICT+Authority">ICT Authority. The project is being executed/managed by PwC Jamaica and is being supported by PwC USA and PwC India. Counterpart support to the Project is provided by the GoJ through a Project Implementation Unit, headed by a Project Manager. Project oversight is provided by a GoJ Project Steering Committee, which comprises key GoJ stakeholders.

THE STRATEGIC PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION PROJECT (SPSTP)

2.2. The SPSTP was designed to strengthen public resource management and support selected public sector institutions in facilitating a more enabling environment for growth. The project, funded by the World Bank, allows for the provision of technical assistance to address public sector transformation activities so as to achieve reforms of key institutions and overarching systems and processes such as ICT, in delivering on key outcomes so as to: (i) promote responsible and accountable actions that enable ICT to effectively deliver against business goals (ii) have an integrated approach to the use of ICT that encourages improved ICT cost control and (iii) balance technological advancement against business priorities and return on investment.

This assignment falls under Component 3(b) (ii) of the SPSTP and shall be executed in keeping with the procedures and operations manual for that project. The reporting of activities under the assignment shall be to the Technical Coordinator for Component 3 of the SPSTP, in collaboration with the Project Manager in the PIU.

3.0.SERVICES REQUIRED

The SPSTP, in collaboration with the MST, is inviting proposals from qualified individuals to

offer services as the Business Impact Lead to manage the initial process and structure integration

with the relevant legacy teams during the Establishment of the New ICT+Authority">ICT Authority Project.

4.0.OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this assignment are:

 Manage the initial process and structure integration with the relevant legacy teams

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d) Ensure that the capacity required for supporting current and future enterprise needs is available;

e) Provide innovative solutions and process improvements using proven state-of-the-art technologies;

f) Deploy technology that protects individual privacy and provides adequate security to protect individual information as required by law; and

g) Identify and address emerging needs for mission critical solutions.

The GoJ has contracted PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax and Advisory Services Limited (“PwC”) to assist in the repositioning/merger of eGovJa and the OCIO into the new ICT+Authority">ICT Authority. The project is being executed/managed by PwC Jamaica and is being supported by PwC USA and PwC India. Counterpart support to the Project is provided by the GoJ through a Project Implementation Unit, headed by a Project Manager. Project oversight is provided by a GoJ Project Steering Committee, which comprises key GoJ stakeholders.

THE STRATEGIC PUBLIC SECTOR TRANSFORMATION PROJECT (SPSTP)

2.2. The SPSTP was designed to strengthen public resource management and support selected public sector institutions in facilitating a more enabling environment for growth. The project, funded by the World Bank, allows for the provision of technical assistance to address public sector transformation activities so as to achieve reforms of key institutions and overarching systems and processes such as ICT, in delivering on key outcomes so as to: (i) promote responsible and accountable actions that enable ICT to effectively deliver against business goals (ii) have an integrated approach to the use of ICT that encourages improved ICT cost control and (iii) balance technological advancement against business priorities and return on investment.

This assignment falls under Component 3(b) (ii) of the SPSTP and shall be executed in keeping with the procedures and operations manual for that project. The reporting of activities under the assignment shall be to the Technical Coordinator for Component 3 of the SPSTP, in collaboration with the Project Manager in the PIU.

3.0. SERVICES REQUIRED

The SPSTP, in collaboration with the MST, is inviting proposals from qualified individuals to

lead in the provision of Communications and Change Management support and advise relevant

to the activities of the Transition Unit being put in place for the establishment of the New ICT

Authority.

The Communication and Change Lead will report directly to the Executive Programme Lead and

is expected to work closely with other team leads and consultants involved in the establishment

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