Request for Proposal Letter Consulting Services

Name of Assignment: Selection of external auditor and spot-check.

RFP Reference No.: C2-CS-2

Loan No.: Support to Private Sector Employment and Skills Project – (P177959)

Country: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Date: April 2023


The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan “Borrower” has received financing from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) (the “Bank”) in the form of a loan (hereinafter called “loan”) toward the cost of Support to Private Sector Employment and Skills Project. The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MoPIC) intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this loan to eligible payments under the contract for which this Request for Proposals is issued. Payments by the Bank will be made only at the request of the Borrower and upon approval by the Bank, and will be subject, in all respects, to the terms and conditions of the loan agreement. The loan agreement prohibits a withdrawal from the loan account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of the Bank, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than the Borrower shall derive any rights from the loan agreement or have any claims to the proceeds of the loan. For this contract, the Borrower shall process the payments using the Direct Payment disbursement method, as defined in the World Bank’s Disbursement Guidelines for Investment Project Financing.
The Client now invites proposals to provide the following consulting services (hereinafter called “Services”): Selection of external auditor and spot-check. More details on the Services are provided in the Terms of Reference (Section 7), the full RFP could be downloaded from below link:
RFP link

This Request for Proposals (RFP) has been addressed to interested Consultants.
A firm will be selected under Lease Cost Selection procedures and in a Simplified Technical Proposal (STP) format as described in this RFP, in accordance with the Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” for Goods, Works, Non-consulting and Consulting Services, dated July 2016 and revised on November 2017, August 2018 and November 2020 (“Procurement Regulations”), which can be found at the following website:
The RFP includes the following documents:

Section 1 – Request for Proposals Letter

Section 2 - Instructions to Consultants and Data Sheet

Section 3 - Technical Proposal (STP) - Standard Forms

Section 4 - Financial Proposal - Standard Forms

Section 5 – Eligible Countries

Section 6 – Fraud and Corruption

Section 7 - Terms of Reference

Section 8 - Standard Forms of Contract (Lump-Sum)

Details on the proposal’s submission date, time and address are provided in ITC 17.7 and ITC 17.9.

Chairman of Special Procurement Committee

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