Request for Expressions of Interest: Provision of ICT Consultancy Services for the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) Project

Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) Project

Request for Expressions of Interest

Provision of ICT Consultancy Services for the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) Project

Background

The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) Project is an initiative which aims, when established, to guarantee buyers of agricultural commodities of the minimum quality, weight, and prompt delivery of their purchases through a Warehouse Receipts System (WRS) which is a key component of the Commodity Exchange. The GCX and its associated Warehouse Receipt System are expected to reduce post-harvest losses and create a transparent, orderly commodity market for Ghana among other things.

Services Required

The scope of services required will include:

  1. Aligning system requirements to the vision, mission, business requirements, policies, operational guidelines/procedures,rules, and regulations of the GCX
  2. Preparation of Request for Proposal (RFP) and related Tender Documents for the GCX to solicit technical solutions from eligible vendors
  3. Provide Technical Advice and Assistance to the GCX to review eligible bids from the RFP and Tender Processes
  4. Provide IT project management and Quality Assurance Support during the implementation of the GCX Trading and related systems
  5. Provide support for the recruitment of Information Technology Staff for the GCX

Submission of Expression of Interest

Interested and qualified bidders are requested to submit, not later than 3pm on July 21, 2017

  • Letter of interest, specifying experience and capacity
  • Company profile
  • Company registration
  • Tax clearance certificate

Expressions of Interest must be in English and must be delivered in three (3) hard copies in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “ICT Consultancy Services for Ghana Commodity Exchange” to the address below:

The GCX Project Secretariat

Room 11 or 13, First floor, Ministry of Business Development Building

Opposite the Ghana Football Association

North Ridge, Accra

Ghana

 

Attention: Mr Robert Dowuona Owoo, Project Coordinator

Email: Robert@gcx.com.gh

Download the RFP: RFP-Ghana Commodity Exchange_GCX [pdf]


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