Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Creating anti-corruption voices in the implementation of the SDGs
Terms of Reference for the Engagement of a Consultant for Corruption Risk Assessment in Procurement in SDGs
The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) in partnership with the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) is implementing a STAR-Ghana funded project titled ‘Creating anti-corruption voices in the implementation of the SDGs’.
The project is being implemented over a period of twenty-four (24) months (i.e. April 2018 to April 2020).
The overall goal of the intervention is to reduce corruption in the implementation of SDGs 3, 4 &16 (i.e. Sustainable Development Goals on Health and Education).
As part of the project implementation, GII is seeking to engage the services of a Consultant to conduct a Corruption risk Assessment (CRA) in Procurement in the implementation of SDGs 3, 4 &16.
The output of this assessment is intended for policy engagements and advocacy (i.e. creating anti-corruption voices in the implementation of SDGs 3, 4 &16).
The specific objectives of the assessment are:
- To conduct a CRA of the various corruption risk in the SDGs focussing on SDG 4&5 and 16 particularly targeting procurement;
- To estimate and document the risk of corrupt practices in procurement in the implementation of SDGs 3, 4 and16;
- To proffer actionable measures to addressing such procurement risks as well as responding to the capacity needs of platforms on SDGs 3, 4 and 16.
3.0 Scope of Work/Terms of Reference
- Undertake a comprehensive review of relevant documents
- Develop a detailed work plan outlining the approach to conduct the CRA
- Develop relevant data collection tools to facilitate the execution of the assignment
- Collect and process relevant data and write a comprehensive report on the subject matter
- Present draft report to GII, GACC and key stakeholders for inputs at a validation meeting to be organised by project implementation partners (however this is subject to initial validation with project implementation partners)
- Incorporate inputs from validation process into the report
- Provide the final CRA report to GII
- Facilitate two (2) policy dialogues on findings of the CRA (procurement risk assessment).
4.0 Expected Outputs and deliverables
- Develop a detailed work plan for the assignment
- Draft assessment reports detailing the corruption risk to target groups.
- One validation meeting organised and inputs from stakeholders documented (equally subject to initial validation with project implementation partners)
- Final report developed and presented to the project implementing partners
- Two (2) policy dialogues organised by the implementing partners and facilitated by the consultant
6.0 Work plan
The total consulting days for this undertaking is thirty (31) days.
|Activity||Number of consulting days||Deadlines|
|Meeting to agree on terms||March 26, 2019|
|Development of data collection/assessment tools||2||April 20, 2019|
|Data collection process||10|
|Data cleaning, entry and analysis and report writing||10|
|Submission of draft report||April 30, 2019|
|Validation with project partners & stakeholders||2||May 10, 2019|
|Final report and Facilitation of Policy dialogues||2||May 17, 2019|
Required Skills or Experience
Expected Requirements of Applicants
Successful applicant(s) should be Experienced Consultant with:
Skills and Experience:
- Proven track record in undertaking similar assessments
- Significant understanding of governance/corruption issues
- Expertise in public health and educational sectors, procurement as well as the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
- Deep knowledge and skills in quantifications, valuations as well as qualitative and quantitative methodologies, simulation and experimental assessments
- Significant experience in using various assessment tools including ICT for data collection/analysis
- excellent data processing and IT skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent communication and writing skills
How To Apply
Interested applicants should send their:
i. Curriculum vitae and
ii. A technical proposal outlining the assessment approach, detailed work plan and a budget
The Executive Director
Ghana Integrity Initiative
PMB CT 317
Via email : firstname.lastname@example.org
By hand delivery at H/No 21 Abelenkpe Street, Abelenkpe, Accra.
- The deadline for receipt of all applications is Friday, March 22, 2019
- Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.