Position: Local Short-Term Technical Assistance (STTA): Information System “NEDRA”
Location: Bishkek city
The USAID Enterprise Competitiveness Project (ECP or “project”) is a five-year initiative that increases the income levels of Kyrgyzstani households through the creation of jobs and livelihood opportunities among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). By accelerating inclusive, market-led growth, the project increases the competitiveness of Kyrgyzstani SMEs, facilitates their access to markets, catalyzes investments, builds opportunities for women and youth, and improves the business environment.SUMMARY:
To improve the business enabling environment, ECP facilitates a dialogue between agencies of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the private sector, including business associations, sectoral representatives, and other institutions. Strengthening the enabling environment for private sector development can lead to a more robust formal economy, greater access to capital, increased business innovation and advances through technology, investment, and innovations, and increased trade with regional and international markets.
Purpose of The Assignment
On 29 January 2021, the President of the Kyrgyz Republic signed the Decree “On Reforming the Mining Industry of the Kyrgyz Republic”. One of the key issues of the Decree is ensuring transparency of licensing and permitting operations in the mining sphere, ensuring digitalization of all such processes and incorporation them into the public information system “Tunduk”.
The main purpose of the technical assistance to the Ministry of Energy and Industry of the Kyrgyz Republic (former State Committee of Industry, Energy and Mining) is to create an information system which will include all necessary publicly available information on mining related issues: database on mining companies, licenses areas, existing and nullified licenses, expertise to such licenses, reports of mining companies on conducted activities, etc. Moreover, the information system will include all necessary information on regulation and normative legal acts related to mining activities.
The expert(s) will work on already existing processes practiced in the mining sphere by relevant state body. This would ensure that the newly created information system will not contradict to the existing legislation and will not create any additional obstacles to both state bodies and private entities.
The new system should be implemented as part of the following functional subsystems:
The solicited expert(s) will be hired to work with representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Industry of the Kyrgyz Republic on creating the information system based on the mining legislation. The system should correspond to the minimum standards set in the detailed ToR.
Under this technical assistance, the expert group is expected of following:
Reporting: Selected STTA will report directly to designated ECP Rep. All the step in the work should be concurred with ECP prior any actions.
Timing: This assignment will take place from May 2021-January 2023.
Requirements for organizations. The years of experience listed below are qualifications as a firm, not by individuals within the company:
To apply for tender, please fill out attached RFP forms in English and Russian and submit to the email: firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “STTA Information system NEDRA”. Also please see attached for your information terms of reference for developing information system Nedra.
The deadline for applications of technical Proposals is April 22, 2021.
No phone call please.