Bid No.


Issued By

National Secretariat Office of Cost Ethiopia

Bid Doc. Price

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Published Date

April 8, 2010

Opening Date

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Bid Category

Consultancy Service



Invitation for Expressions of Interest for Consultancy Service Based on National Bid to Develop Communication Strategy for CoST-Ethiopia Procurement Reference

The Construction Sector Transparency initiative of Ethiopia (CoST-ETHIOPIA) is a Multi-Stakeholder Initiative designed to achieve greater transparency and accountability in public sector construction, with the aim that governments and consumers “get what they pay for”. It will do this by disclosing to the public “Material Project Information” (MPI) at all stages of the construction project cycle, from the initial identification of the project to the final completion.

The National Secretariat Office of CoST-ETHIOPIA has received funds from Department For International Development (DFID) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of these fund towards the cost of Consultancy Service for developing communication Strategy for CoST-ETHIOPIA.

Objectives of the Consultancy Service

The overall objective of the consultancy is to develop a comprehensive communications strategy which guides the CoST initiative project information and data disclosure to various groups of stakeholders

The specific objectives of the consultancy are:

To examine the COST initiative project so as to determine the communication requirements that must be met to support the project’s objectives.

To assess existing communications capacity of the Cost imitative project

To develop a written communications strategy that includes: Communications objectives, audience identification and prioritization, key messages, channels of communication, and a process to measure progress against the objectives.

To develop an implantation plan for the approved strategy including a budget and schedule of activities.

To develop dynamic website for CoST-ETHIOPIA.

Professional Staff required

Leader of the consultancy team must have qualification in a relevant discipline such as BA/MA in mass communication, public relations and other related areas.

Leader of the consultancy team, must have a minimum of ten years work experience in communication strategy development and related areas.

The consultant must experience in developing website conducting communications needs analysis and strategy development as well as managing communications campaigns.

The expression of interest must be submitted by including the following to show the consultant is qualified to deliver the service:

Company Profile, Brochures
Description of similar conditions

Availability of appropriate qualification and experience of the key staff for the assignment. Etc.

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below at or before 5:00 P.M. of the 14th calendar days from the first announcement day of this request by Newspaper. Late submission shall be rejected.

National Secretariat Office of CoST-ETHIOPIA
Attention: Hagos Abdie, Manager
Street Address: Legehar/ in the Office Building of Federal Ethics and
Anti Corruption Commission (FEACC)
Floor/Room Number: Ground Floor/Room No. 009
Tel. +251 911 2472 29 Or +251 11 550 92 41
Facsimile Number: +251 11 550 92 41
Electronic mail address: +251 11 50 92 39
Town/City: Addis Ababa


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