WEST AFRICAN MONETARY INSTITUTE (WAMI)
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
COUNTRIES: REGIONAL WAMZ COUNTRIES – THE GAMBIA, GUINEA, LIBERIA AND SIERRA LEONE
NAME OF PROJECT: WAMZ UNIQUE BANK IDENTIFICATION (UBI) AND DIGITAL INTEROPERABILITY (DI) PROJECT.
SECTOR: FINANCIAL SECTOR
PROJECT ID: P-Z1-HOO-098
GRANT NO: 2100155042468
CONTRACT NAME: CONSULTANCY SERVICE FOR THE RECRUITMENT OF PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST
The West African Monetary Institute (WAMI) has received funding from the African Development Fund in the form of a ‘Grant’ toward the costs of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) unique Bank Identification (UBI) and Digital Interoperability Project.
WAMI intends to apply a portion of the agreed amount of this grant to cover eligible long-term staff costs for procurement under the project.
The Principal objectives of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) unique Bank identification (UBI) and Digital Interoperability project are to enhance financial sector efficiency, increase access to finance and foster greater regional integration in the WAMZ. The WAMZ UBI project will entail the development of a KYC registry consisting of a database of customer unique identification numbers. The UBI number would be unique to each account holder with biometric features that can link the holder to all accounts holder with biometric features that can link the holder to all accounts owned or associated with them in the financial sector across the region. The project will seek the harmonize the customer identification framework across the region.
The project includes the following components (i). Development of a harmonized customer identification framework for the financial sector in the WAMZ. (ii) Implementation of the interoperable unique bank identity in member states of the WAMZ (iii) Project Management and Capacity Building.
The West African Monetary Institute (WAMI) now invites eligible candidates to apply for the position of Procurement Specialist under the project.
Interested individual consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the required services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability etc).
Eligibility criteria: The establishment of the short-list and the selection procedures shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” October 2015, which is available on the Bank’s website at www.afdb.org
Interested eligible individual consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours from 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday (excluding public holidays) at the address below.
Expressions of interest (soft or hard copy) must be delivered to the address below by 15th December, 2023 at 17:00 hours and marked: WAMZ UNIQUE BANK IDENTIFICATION (UBI) AND DIGITAL INTEROPERABILITY (ID) PROJECT
Consultancy services as a Procurement Specialist (WAMI/AfDB/UBI007/ICS/01/2023)
The West African Monetary Institute (WAMI)
Gulf House, Tetteh-Quarshie Interchange, Accra, Ghana
Contact: Souleymane TALL, Project Coordinator
Telephone: +233030274801 Ext. 1050
Email: [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
Interested applicants are required to contact the above address for the Terms of Reference (TOR) or visit WAMI website: https://www.wami-imao.org