Tender Nº: 32/11/2020/BRD/HC&CS/PU

Project: Socio-Economic Inclusion of Refugees & Host Communities in Rwanda Project (SEIRHCRP)

Assignment Title: Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for hiring an individual consultant for translation, editing, and production of Matching Grant Manual and Agreement

  1. Background:

The Socio-Economic Inclusion of Refugees & Host Communities in Rwanda Project (SEIRHCRP) “Jya Mbere” is a Project financed by The International Development Association through an Agreement with the Republic of Rwanda. The Project amount US$60 million composed of US$35 Million of credit and a Grant of US$25 Million.

The project contributes to the ongoing shift from a humanitarian to a long-term, government-led developmental response that integrates refugees and host communities. The project adopts an area-based approach that supports refugees and host communities. It targets the six districts that host refugee camps in Rwanda, namely Karongi, Gisagara, Nyamagabe, Kirehe, Gatsibo and Gicumbi.

The project is built on existing economic activities and opportunities for new employment in the target districts. The SEIRHCRP Objective is to improve access to basic services and economic opportunities for refugees and host communities, and support environmental management, in the target areas in Rwanda.

  1. Objective of the assignment:

The objective of this exercise is to avail a summarized version of the matching grant manual, to undertake a translation in Kinyarwanda and French of this summary and its annexes, to edit, design and print several copies to distribute to interested stakeholders.

 

  1. Scope of work and key deliverables
    • Task 1: Review the existing summarized English version of the MGM and propose amendment where needed for quality assurance.
    • Task 2: Translate the English version in Kinyarwanda and French and its annexes (Checklist on Social and Environmental Safeguards, Subsidiary Financing Agreement between BRD and PFI, Disbursement Agreement, Grant Agreement between PFIs and Beneficiaries and KYC and AML questionnaire).

Key deliverable: Comprehensive summarized version in English, Kinyarwanda and French of the Matching Grant Manual (MGM)

  • Task 3: Edit, Design and Layout of the summarized version in those three (3) languages (English, Kinyarwanda and French), make it easily readable by adding pictures, infographics, …
  • Task 4: Print out the 3 versions (English, Kinyarwanda and French) on flyers and booklets.

Key deliverable: 1 electronic copy for each language (English, Kinyarwanda and French), 100 printed copies available in English and in Kinyarwanda as well 200 printed copies available in French for the summarized MGM. 100 booklets and 100 flyers (in English and in Kinyarwanda) and 200 booklets and 200 flyers (in French). The printout and binding shall be of high quality.

The Consultant will indicate the cost of translation from English to Kinyarwanda per page and from English to French (inclusive of editing costs) and cost of publication per flyer and per booklet.

  1. Experience:

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) now invites individual consultant (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

  1. Have experience and expertise in translation, layout, design, printing, proof reading and editing of documents.
  2. Have at least three (3) contactable references where the service provider undertook similar work in the past proved by three certificates of good completion.
  3. Shall possess a bachelor’s degree majoring in English, Kinyarwanda and French, Translation, or similar qualifications with at least seven (7) years of professional consultancy services in good analytical and writing skills. The Consultant shall be a Rwandan nationality.
  4. Having conducted at least three (3) similar assignments (specific experiences).
  1. Duration of the framework contract

The nature of the contract to be signed with the service provider should be a framework contract with a duration of three (3) years.

  1. Duration of this specific task

The task is estimated to take approximately two (2) months.

  1. Selection process

Candidates will be selected using the selection based on Consultant’s Specific Qualifications method. Shortlisted candidates will be assessed through experience and qualifications.

Interested Consultants are invited to collect from BRD website (www.brd.rw) the full Terms of Reference for this assignment and address their expression of interest with detailed CV showing how the bidder meet the requirement.

Further clarification can be requested through the following email addresses: brd@brd.rw, copying procurement@brd.rw during office hours (8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Local time).

The expression of interest should be submitted in BRD procurement office at the address BRD, P.O Box 1341, Kigali-Rwanda, Not later than, 14th December 2020 at 10:00pm Kigali time.

Sincerely,

Nadine TETA MBABAZI

Head of Human Capital and Corporate Services

Kampeta SAYINZOGA

Chief Executive Officer

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CONDITIONS TO ACCESS THE MIS

  1. A student should be on the REB List within the System.
  2. Should have a valid email already registered in the system (for ongoing students, a new password will be sent to the email provided by the student during the singing of contract with BRD).
  3. For ongoing student, a student without a valid email address should send a message to student@brd.rw to be guided on the way forward. He/she should provide a telephone number, Registration number and College name.
  4. A student with a valid email registered in the system will receive a username and password through his/her email.

Request to employers to comply with the law nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries

Request to employers to comply with the law nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries

Pursuant to the provisions of the law nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries, employers having staff who benefited from the student loans scheme have a duty to inform the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD), a financial institution that has been mandated by the Government to manage the student loan scheme, in writing about their staff who benefited from student loans. The announcement in attachment serves to kindly request the employers to fill the form also attached and submit it to BRD through education@brd.rw in PDF, or submitted to BRD, Education Finance offices, located at Muhima KN2 Av34.

For more information on the process to be followed please refer to the announcement below:

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The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) wishes to request all employers having staff who have benefited from the student loans scheme from 1980 to comply with the law nº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries. Therefore, BRD requests the concerned employers and staff members the following:

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