Bid No.


Issued By

GTZ Office

Bid Doc. Price

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Published Date

November 11, 2008

Opening Date

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Bid Category

Training Support Provision



Request for Expression of Interest for Conducting
Training Support Provision for Cities in
Local Development Planning

The GTZ –Urban Governance and Decentralization Programme (UGDP) is a bilateral cooperation between the Ethiopian and German Government dedicated towards sustainable urban development in several selected cities in Ethiopia. Currently the UGDP supports cities to implement the Urban Good Government Package prepared by the Ministry of Works and Urban Development. The overall objective of the Programme is that these Selected cities provide better services to their citizen and apply principles of good government.

Within the Urban Good Governance Package the GTZ-UGDP is supporting four reform sub-programmes one of which is the Urban Planning Reform Sub-Programme. Taking this and the recently enacted urban planning proclamation, the UGDP intends to build planning capacity at city level which would enable the cities to undertake their own planning. Based on a concrete assessment, the Programme has decided to support the capacity building of cites in designing and implementing local development plans (LDPs).

Consequently, UGDP is seeking the services of consulting companies or individuals with licenses and expertise in the areas of urban planning to provide three months on-the-job training to a selected number of cities indicated below.

            Area coverage
            LOT 1      Adama, Bishoftu, Shashemene and Jimma
            LOT 2      Bahir Dar, Gondar, Dessie & Kombolcha
            LOT 3     Awassa, Dilla, Wollaita Soddo & Arbamich
        LOT 4  Mekelle, Shire-Endasellasie, Axium & Adigrat
            LOT 5
            Harar and Dire Dawa

Scope of the task

The Task mainly involves the delivery of demand driven, on-the-job training to the above mentioned cities. The trainers/ consultants shall be based in the specific region to enable the delivery of the trainings in a convenient manner.

The tasks include the following:

Conducting a professional needs assessment of each city that the consultant is assigned for. This needs assessment focuses on the capacity to conduct LDPs.

Based on the needs assesement design an intervention plan of action that clearly outlines the training scope, focus and mode of delivery. Based on the plan of action, assign the right type and number of professional for the task.

Deliverables: Jointly with the trained staff of the cities, design a maximum of three LDPS as an exercise in identified pats of the cites.

UGDP’s  offices shall provide assistance that would assist to uddertake the training in each region.

Bids can only be submitted taking each region as one LOT.

Interested groups of licensed individuals or consulting firms can collect the specific regional Terms of References based on the region they choose to complete for, from the GTZ-UGDP Head Office in the Ministry of Works and Urban Development, 6th floor, room No. 605, Tel. 0115-54 00 45

All bids shall be submitted at the reception desk of the German House on or before November 17, 2008 at 15:00 hours at the following address:

GTZ Office,
Addis Ababa, Kirkos Sub-City Keble 18
Tel. 011 518 02 00 Or 518 02 01
Fax. 011 554 07 64
P.O. Box 12631
Addis Ababa

Bid document shall be marked:

“LDP Training and Consulting Service for Cites”


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