Request for Expression of Interest for consulting services Revision of RBI's operational and R&D processes at Ruđer Bošković Institute

Latest by: April 14, 2010

Ministry of Science, Education and Sports
Science and Technology Project

Loan No. 7320-HR

For consulting services

Revision of RBI's operational and R&D processes
at Ruđer Bošković Institute

1.   The Republic of Croatia received funds through the World Bank for the Science and Technology Project (STP). Through the Project, the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (MSES) has an ultimate objective to improve business infrastructural environment for science and technology. Within this framework, MSES has allocated a part of the funds for ‘Ruđer Bošković Institute’ (RBI) in order to upgrade the quality of fundamental and applied research. For that purpose, it is necessary to engage a consultant for revision of RBI's operational and R&D processes.

2.   The consulting services would include: modelling and revision of the current business processes (administrative and governing processes, project management processes, other supporting processes) together with the Institute’s Project team and prepare a new catalogue of all (existing-revised-new) processes in the BPMN (Business Process Modeling Notation) notation, taking into account the Institutes' current process of restructuring and best international practice for a research and technology organizations. The revision should also cover the procedures or processes related to management of commercial R&D projects. The estimated staff time for the assignment is 60 man/day.

3.   The MSES now invites eligible consultants to submit their expression of interest in providing the services in English language. Expression of interest should contain information confirming the qualifications and experience as indicated in TOR as well as to provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services such as main profile, expertise, services offered by company, educational and professional profiles of the key personnel, international experience (if any), number and short description of similar projects (list of clients) performed in the past. Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications.

4.   The consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, dated May 2004, based on ‘Consultant Qualifications’ method.

5.   Interested consultants may obtain further information regarding Terms of Reference at the Ministry's website, or Institute website or at the address below, Monday - Friday, from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.

6.   Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below latest by Wednesday, April 14, 2010, by 4 P.M.

Ministry of Science, Education and Sports
Project Management Unit
Attn. Ms. Mirjana Stjepanovic
Planinska 1
10000 Zagreb

Tel. +385 1 2352 691
Fax: +385 1 2352 689
E-mail: Mirjana Stjepanovic

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