Thursday, January 19, 2017

Request for Proposal (RFP) - Legal Protection of Whistleblowers and Victims on Criminalization of Corruption Cases to Support Transparency, Better Public Services and Law Enforcement

The Asia Foundation is implementing USAID-CEGAH Program on Accountability andAnti-corruption is
currently accepting expressions ofinterest/proposal and seeking for organization as a service provider withexperience toconduct research, develop guidelines and even further conduct apilot project in 1 (one) province on “LegalProtection of Whistle-blowers and Victims on Criminalization of Corruption Casesto Support Transparency, Better Public Services and Law Enforcement”.The Asia Foundation (TAF) is a San Francisco based nonprofit internationaldevelopment organizations established in 1954 committed to improving livesacross a dynamic and developing Asia with network of offices in 18 Asiancountries and in Washington, DC. The Foundation opened its residential fieldoffice in Indonesia in 1955. Drawing on 60 years of experience in Asia, theFoundation collaborates with private and public partners to support leadershipand institutional development, exchanges, and policy research. Our work acrossthe region addresses five overarching goals—strengthen governance, empowerwomen, expand economic opportunity, increase environmental resilience, andpromote regional cooperation. TAF together with the MSI International, a subsidiary of Tetra Tech., aglobal multi-specialist consulting business, headquartered in the USA, havebeen selected to implement CEGAH project, a five-year program funded by theUnited States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Indonesia. CEGAH Program is seekingproposals from qualified and experienced service providers with experience inconducting the activities listed in point 1.3 “Required tasks andexpected results”. Applicants whose proposal is determined to be within thecompetitive range may be contacted to answer additionalquestions/
clarifications and/or present their proposal after the proposalsubmission deadline. Only organizations eligible to be awardedUSAID subcontracts will be considered. In order to be evaluated for award,Applicants must respond to all of the requests and requirements in thissolicitation if they are to be considered “responsive”. This includes:·      Submitting all of the information required below (see Content andFormat of your Quotation/Proposal) on or before 7 February 2017 at 5 PM(Jakarta time) to              withthe RFA number and title in the subject line.·        Organizationswith a recent history of implementing similar activities either nationally oracross multiple provinces (may represent private sector institutions).·        Demonstrating your capability (with client references and/orliterature) to provide the required deliverables cited in point 1.3 “Requiredtasks and expected results”.·        Demonstrating a satisfactory record of Past Performance;·        Certified, legally-registered business entity;·        By law, has the capacity to sign a contract;·        Not under the supervision of a court, not bankrupt, its businessactivity not being discontinued;·        Not affiliated with any criminal association or activity;·        Not suspended or disbarred from receiving US Government awards;·      In the event that the applicant will engage in a partnership withanother organization in order to provide the required services, the applicantshall have a formal operating    agreement with the partnering organization whichincludes the percentage of ownership. All parties to an established partnershipmust be eligible for award·        Having a good performance record - not on any sanctions list norblacklist maintained by any government agency/state owned company;·        Verified references that document work performed on at least threesimilar jobs;·        Having the ability/capacity required to carry out the specified work;·        Not making any incorrect/misleading statements about thecompetence and capabilities of its business;·        The applicant’s production team must be based in Jakarta;·        Selected vendor must give copyright for production and distributionrights to USAID, TAF and its government beneficiaries. Interestedcandidate has to download procurement announcement attached

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