The TA will provide a core team of 3 international experts for the duration of the TA and the team will omprise: (i) advisor to the PRR coordinator in Administrative Reforms Secretariat (ARS); (ii) advisor to IARCSC and the PRR ministries on managing for results and setting up appropriate systems and work practices; and (iii) an advisor on streamlining service delivery departments to improve the delivery of basic services through PRR initiatives. There will be 3 full time domestic consultants attached to the advisors and a full time domestic consultant to coordinate the Disaster and Risk Management (DRM) activities. Provision has also been made for up to 22 person months of international and 70 person months of domestic consultants for short term PRR initiatives.
Long term consultants: indicative areas:
1. Advisor (International Advisor) and Assistant Advisor (Domestic Consultant) for Institutional and Functional Review of front line service delivery departments: The purpose is to assist priority departments responsible for the delivery of basic services to improve the performance of services delivered by streamlining functions, eliminating unnecessary activities, overlaps and duplications, focusing resources on core services; considering how e-governance can assist; developing sustainable capacity within the service delivery departments; and providing a basis for replication and scaling up of the service delivery improvement initiative.
2. Advisor (International Consultant) and Assistant Advisor (Domestic Consultant) for Coordinating/Prioritizing/Resourcing Priority Reform and Restructuring (PRR) Initiatives: The purpose is to provide support to the Administration Reform Secretariat (ARS) of the IARCSC to process PRR submissions effectively, efficiently and in a timely manner and to assist in the coordination, supervision and management of PRR TA resources from donors using effective criteria and prioritizing system.
3. Advisor (International Consultant) and Assistant Advisor (Domestic Consultant) for Results-Based Management (RBM) and Performance Management System: The purpose is to assist IARCSC and the Ministries design and implement a simple but effective and efficient results-based management system for approved PRR initiatives
4. Disaster Risk Management Advisor (Domestic Consultant): The purpose of the TA is to assist with the implementation of the Reform and Restructuring of the National Disaster and Emergency Management Commission and associated bodies, based on the PRR decree.
Deadline for submission of EOIs: 15 December 2003.