Press Release
21 September 2018 - 5:16pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting consultants to provide expressions of interest for consultancy services for project management support.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said the consultant will be responsible for providing project management support to the Ministry of Finance in the areas of procurement support in line with CDB’s policies and procedures.

The consultant will prepare annual/quarterly work plans; and oversee the conduct of assigned consultancy firms with respect to the effective administration of contracts for related goods/works.

Mrs. Rhymer added that the consultant will also review engineering designs, technical specifications and other work products submitted by the specialist consultants; ensure that specialist consultants adopt appropriate standards and codes for the respective infrastructure and equipment, consistent with the objectives of the Government.

The successful candidate will also ensure compliance by the specialist consultants with requirements for social and environmental monitoring.

Mrs. Rhymer said additional duties include reviewing procurement notices and tender documents and tender evaluation reports prepared by the specialist consultants and assisting the Government with negotiating contracts.

The duration of the consultancy will be 24 months.

Prospective consultants should review the eligibility requirements outlined in the expressions of interest notice.

Expressions of Interest must be submitted electronically to the Ministry of Finance via the email (procurement@gov.vg) and copied to CDB (procurement@caribank.org) no later than12:00 noon on Friday, October 5. 

The email containing the submission should not exceed ten megabytes (10 MB) and must include the name and address of the applicant and the subject of email shall be marked “Expression of Interest – Project Management Support Consultancy.”

The Central Tenders Board will assess the submissions and create a short list.  Applicants will be provided with full terms of reference and invited to submit technical and financial proposals to undertake the assignment.

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Loan (RRL) funds will be used to finance the appointment of the Project Management Support Consultant.

The Government of the Virgin Islands remains committed to rebuilding the Territory stronger, smarter, greener and better. 

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Photo 1:1- Request for Expressions of Interest – Consultancy Services for Project Management Support

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Sheriece T. Smith

Information Officer II 
Dept. of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468- 2740
Email:    shersmith@gov.vg

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