Design and Integration of an SMS-based Verification Module to the 50 Million African Women Speak Networking Platform using One Time Password (OTP) System

EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY SECRETARIAT
– 50 MILLION AFRICAN WOMEN SPEAK NETWORKING PLATFORM PROJECT –
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
EAC/50MWSP/19-20/S/004

Consultancy Services to design and integrate an SMS-based verification module to the 50 Million African Women Speak Networking Platform using One Time Password (OTP) system.

GRANT NO: 2100155032767
PROJECT ID NO: P-Z1-G00-016

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The EAC Secretariat has received a grant from the African Development Bank to finance the 50 Million African Women Speak Networking Platform Project (50MWS) to create a dynamic Digital Networking Platform for women entrepreneurs in collaboration with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS).

The development of the Platform was completed, and it is currently being operationalized after being launched in November 2019. The EAC Secretariat would like to engage a technology firm to design and integrate an SMS-based verification functionality to the 50 Million African Women Speak Networking Platform (50MAWSP) using OTP authentication.

The East African Community Secretariat (EAC) is now inviting eligible and capable consulting firms to express their interest for providing services to design and integrate an SMS-based verification functionality to the 50 Million African Women Speak Networking Platform (50MAWSP) using OTP authentication. Interested firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of past similar assignments, availability of appropriate skills/qualifications among staff etc). Consultant may constitute joint – ventures to enhance their chances of qualifications. A consultant will be selected in accordance with Quality and cost based selection (QCBS) method.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and selection procedures shall be in accordance with African Development Bank’s rules and procedures for the use of consultants (2008. Revised July 2012), which is available on the bank’s website http://www.afdb.org

Expressions of interest in English or French must be delivered to the e-mail address; wkaremera@eachq.org with a copy to bachel@eachq.org, not later than 10th July 2020 at 4:00 pm local time, “Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services to design and integrate an SMS-based verification module to the 50 Million African Women Speak Networking Platform using One Time Password (OTP) system.

Detailed Terms of reference are available on the EAC website www.eac.int. COMESA website, ECOWAS website. All questions or requests for clarification should be sent to the address below (preferably by email):

Atten: Procurement specialist,
50 million African Women Speak Networking Platform Project,
East African Community (EAC) Secretariat,
P.O. Box 1096, Arusha – Tanzania
E-mail; 
wkaremera@eachq.org

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