✫✫ Hot Job @ GIZ Consulting Firm - Solar Lantern for Ultra-Poor
Request for Proposal (RFP)
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an International cooperation enterprise owned by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany for sustainable development with worldwide operations.
The Programme Sustainable Energy for Development (SED), supported by the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (MPEMR) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, is working, on the one hand, to disseminate renewable energy technologies such as solar lighting systems, biogas digesters, improved cooking stoves and efficient boilers for rice parboiling – which supply urgently needed energy to the rural areas and generate employment, thus reducing poverty in a very immediate and tangible manner. On the other hand, the programme is helping industry, public power sector utilities and private households to increase the use of energy-efficient technologies and production processes - to do ‘more with less’.
GIZ-EnDev has been working for dissemination of PicoPV (Solar Lantern) in Bangladesh with the objective of promoting the value and presence of modern off-grid lighting in rural areas and to make high quality solar lantern affordable and attractive to poor households. But still solar lanterns are comparatively too expensive and hardly affordable for the ultra-poor households. Therefore, in cooperation with the Department for International Development (DFID), GIZ-DFID project formulated a special arrangement to provide a higher buy down grant for a selected number of ultra-poor households.
GIZ is inviting proposal from interested consulting firms/companies to make a complete database of selected potential ultra-poor customers who are willing to buy solar lantern at a subsidized rate in some low income segments of Bangladesh. The extra subsidy will be provided to the ultra-poor customers through a suitable fraudulent free voucher scheme.
It is imperative that the organization itself is a legal entity and entitled to transact a contract. Being so, interested parties shall proof their legal existence and legal entity status (display of type of organization and lead executing agency, organizational profile). Furthermore, interested organizations shall submit a summary of thematic related work experience and a project showreel (project specifics, project areas, implemented budget, respective funding agencies, CVs of assigned staff when volitional).
The Terms of References (ToR) to address this RFP is to be collected by email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Selection of potential customers among ultra-poor households for solar lantern”.
The full proposal as per ToR with all required documents should be submitted latest by 05:00 pm on 30July, 2015 in sealed envelope to the reception desk of “GIZ Office Dhaka, Road 90, House 10/C, Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212”. The envelope shall be addressed to “GIZ Contracts Division” and bear the mark “Selection of potential customers among ultra-poor households for solar lantern”.
Please note that GIZ has the right to accept or reject the offer in part or full or may correct, modify or rectify discrepancy, if any, in the offer document without assigning any reason whatsoever.