Consultancy to Design and Deliver A PHD Supervision Course for Rsif Alumni and Existing Faculty
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRM CONSULTANCY)
Project Name: The Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) for Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Grant No.: D347-3A
Assignment Title: Consultancy to Design and Deliver A PHD Supervision Course for Rsif Alumni and Existing Faculty
Reference No: KE-ICIPE-003/2023-CS-CQS
The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) will be to support services of a trainer to enhance the skills and knowledge of Rsif early career scientists (Alumni) and existing faculty in supervising PhD students. The training targets Rsif Alumni and existing faculty as the beneficiaries. Rsif Alumni are fresh Rsif PhD graduates who have taken up teaching roles in universities or research institutes that have PhD students. Existing faculty are staff at the AHUs who are supervising Rsif scholars.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be downloaded here: LINK
The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology now invites eligible individual consultants (“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 is:
- An organization/Institution that already offers PhD supervision training; and should have the following key personnel and experience:
- Trainers with PhD qualification.
- Extensive experience in academia, including research, teaching, and mentoring.
- Proven track record of extensive training experience in facilitating and delivering PhD supervision training.
The attention of interested Consultancy firms 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 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
Further information can be obtained at this address (firstname.lastname@example.org) during office hours 08:00 – 17:00 hrs 08:00 – 17:00 hrs East Africa Time.
Expressions of interest can be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person and deposited in the icipe Tender Box, located at icipe Duduville campus, Kasarani, Nairobi (Carroll Wilson Building, Ground Floor) on or before Monday 7th August 2023 at 11.00 hrs EAT. The bids will be opened the same date and time, in the presence of those submitting. The submissions in hard copy should be clearly marked: ‘Expression of Interest – Consultancy to Design and Deliver A PHD Supervision Course for Rsif Alumni and Existing Faculty – KE-ICIPE-003/2023-CS-CQS’
Electronic submissions can be sent to email@example.com
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe)
Attn: Susan Kariuki, Procurement Manager
Duduville campus, Kasarani, Nairobi
P.O. Box 30772, 00100 GPO
Tel: +254-20-8632000, Fax: +254-20-8632001/2