UNAIDS Tenders

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Designing, Producing, Managing and Dismantling the UNAIDS Joint Exhibition Booth

16/12/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a suitable contractor to carry out the task of designing, producing, managing and dismantling the Joint UNAIDS Exhibition Booth at the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington DC, 22-27 July 2012.

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email Subject: RFP-2011-48

Closing Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012


Report on 2010 & 2011 HIV aid from philanthropic organizations based outside the United States and west & central Europe

16/12/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a suitable contractor report on 2010 & 2011 HIV aid from philanthropic organizations based outside the United States and west & central Europe

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email Subject: RFP-2011-50

Closing Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012


Report on 2010 & 2011 HIV aid from donor governments not member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC)

16/12/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a suitable contractor to report on the level of international assistance in 2010 & 2011 for HIV to low and middle income countries originating from governments not member of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (e.g. BRICS, G20, OPEC or other OECD members).

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email Subject: RFP-2011-49

Closing Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012


Local Photography and Video Services in Switzerland

15/12/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a Long-Term Agreement (LTA) for up to three years with suitable individuals or entities to provide highly qualified

  1. Video Services and/or
  2. Photography Services

with editing and post-production skills at short notice (3-5 days) in Switzerland (or neighboring region). The services will be requested for important trips and events, and more as may be necessary.
Please consult the RFP document for details on the services required and the requirements for the providers.

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email Subject: RFP-2011-43 Inquiry

Closing Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012


Consultancy – Communication and press media liaison

27/10/2011

This Expression of Interest (EOI) is meant to identify individuals or companies nominating individuals in order to provide professional consultancy for communication and press media liaison.

The selected consultant will be performing the following tasks on a regular basis:

  1. Updates and maintains the database of media contact for corporate communication liaison and relationship management; ensures the database is completed according to the client relationship management process and submitted to UNAIDS Communications Manager (Global Media) for approval and clearance before it is updated.
  2. Acts as facilitator of online communication process; review, edit, proof-read and format if necessary corporate communication messages before it’s disseminated and/or posted on UNAIDS website.
  3. Provides administrative support for coordinating various communication activities and projects.
  4. Occasionally provides assistance for and promoting online communication project initiatives.
  5. Assists in the organization of various events.
  6. Assists in the project planning and preparation; monitors status of project initiatives assigned by Director of Communications.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Please consult the EOI document for details on the services required and the requirements for the providers.

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email Subject: EOI-2011-47 Inquiry

Closing Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011


Daily Media Monitoring and Distribution Service

27/10/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual relationship for a two-year period with the successful bidder(s) as the contractor(s) to perform the tasks listed below:

  1. To monitor more than 100 media sources globally in official languages of UNAIDS (English and French are mandatory, capacity to monitor global Spanish and Russian media an advantage). Examples of media sources can be found in Annex 5.
  2. To screen, select and edit global media reports in order to produce an early morning round-up of the top news headlines on AIDS that are relevant to UNAIDS. Send the early morning round-up to UNAIDS Communications staff by 10.00am CET daily.
  3. To screen, select and edit global media reports, taking into account sensitivity and appropriateness of articles in order to produce an comprehensive selection of the top news headlines on AIDS that are relevant to UNAIDS. And produce and distribute results electronically via a daily summary report, “Today’s News”, to all UNAIDS external stakeholders around the world on every working day of UNAIDS HQ.
  4. To coordinate with UNAIDS Communication officers to undertake special monitoring of events at the request of UNAIDS communications – this could include producing the news report on a holiday or on weekends. ...

Please consult the RFP document for details on the services required and the requirements for the providers.

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email Subject: RFP-2011-46 Inquiry

Closing Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011


Enhancements of Global Reporting Tool

26/09/2011

The RMA team has explored the available systems that meet the needs of 2012 Global Reporting, and analyzed the cost-benefits of each. Drupal, a content management system, was selected as the choice platform for the task. The winning advantages of this platform are its design flexibility, exiting use of the platform at UNAIDS, free cost, and the availability of an extensive open-source community of knowledge.

A system is currently in development using Drupal to collect data for 25 indicators, and produce the data extract from all users, The system will include one report on the number of submissions

This Request for Proposal is to contract additional development work to:

  1. Enhance the system with data collection forms for additional 30 indicators (~1370 data cells)
  2. Enhance the data extract to include the additional indicators.
  3. Enhance existing report detailing all data entered for any one country to include new indicators

The work is estimated to commence on October 20th, with a delivery of the first version of the reporting platform by November 20th. Additional support days are made available to be used until the end of the reporting period, March 31, 2012.

Please refer to the attached documents to read in details the requirements.

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email Subject: RFP-2011-44 Inquiry

Closing Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011


Storage and Distrubution Services for UNAIDS Publications

12/09/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to outsource distribution and shipping activities to a suitable contractor to supply these services which include collection, reception, warehousing, storage and global distribution of UNAIDS publications.

Please consult the RFP document for details on the services required and the requirements for the providers.

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-27 Inquiry

Closing Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011


Professional video editing service: For videos and messages to be shown on television, internet and at events

06/09/2011

This Expression of Interest (EOI) is meant to identify individuals or companies in order to establish a roster of multiple suppliers for ad-hoc assignments (details of each assignment are outlined under section of “Terms of Reference) on very short notice (typically within two to five days of the original UNAIDS request).

Please consult the EOI document for details on the services required and the requirements for the providers.

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: EOI-2011-41

Closing Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011


A qualitative study on factors influencing HIV resource allocation decisions in selected countries

06/09/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out a qualitative study on the decision-making process for HIV resource allocation in select countries.

Please consult the RFP document for details on the services required and the requirements for the providers.

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-40

Closing Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011


Photography Services Long Term Agreement

31/08/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a three-year Long-Term Agreement (LTA) with suitable entities (the contractor(s)) to provide highly qualified photographers with photo editing and photo post-production skills for photography services at short notice (3-5 days). The services will be requested for photographs of important missions, events and photographic essays and more as may be necessary.

This RFP aims to strengthen UNAIDS’ availability of photography services around the world. The selected contractor(s) will be requested for the following services:

  • Photographs of meetings and events in locations around the world (estimated 100 days per year split in 2-5 days missions).
  • Photographs of documentary type missions in locations around the world in different regions affected by the AIDS epidemic (estimated 3-6 such missions in a year).

Please consult the RFP document for details on the services required and the requirements for the providers.

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-41 Inquiry

Closing Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011


Implementation of advocacy strategies for an expanded European Union response to HIV

16/08/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to prepare and implement advocacy activities to leverage the commitments made in the Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS: Intensifying our Efforts to Eliminate HIV/AIDS through a strengthened role of the European Union in the global AIDS response.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-25 Inquiries

Closing Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011


Development of partnerships and cross cutting competency training modules: Phase 1

16/08/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out task to develop a partnership and cross cutting competency face to face workshop. This is phase one of a three phase project, phase two in 2012 will be to deliver and refine the face to face workshop and phase three, to develop a distance learning module. A separate request for proposals will be issued for each phase as appropriate.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-38 Inquiries

Closing Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011


Assessment of Experience with Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Health and Development and their Potential for Financing of HIV

15/08/2011

The purpose of the work proposed in these terms of reference is to:

  1. Review and assess the experience with the implementation for development of innovative financing mechanisms at both global and country level, including those listed in section 1.3.1.2 below but also others as appropriate, including their applicability for raising HIV resources.
  2. Provide an initial assessment of the revenue that has been (or might be) raised in these ways.
  3. Review, to the extent possible, the potential for adoption of these mechanisms globally and by key countries
  4. Propose mechanisms whereby any proceeds might be earmarked for use in HIV programmes in low and middle-income countries.

The specific objective is to write a report that can form a guide for advocacy and policy development by the UNAIDS Executive Director.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-36 Inquiries

Closing Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2011


Long Term Agreement for Editing Services in English

18/07/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into Long Term Agreement(s) of a three year duration with one or more successful bidder(s) and select suitable contractor(s) to carry out the task of editing and proofreading English language documents.

The contractor will critically review, edit and revise documents in order that they express ideas clearly, are of a consistently high standard of quality and adhere to UNAIDS’ style and presentation. The contractor will be responsible for both editing and proofreading the layout of documents that he or she works on.

Companies/institutions/NGO that participate in this tender must nominate specific individual(s) that will be performing the work.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-34 Inquiry

Closing Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011


Equipping, designing and adapting a Multimedia Broadcasting Studio in UNAIDS HQ.

13/07/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with one or more successful bidder(s) and select one or more suitable contractor(s) to (a) equip and (b) adapt existing translation booths into a dual purpose space for translation booths and a fully operational, video production and broadcast studio environment with a multi-purpose editing suite.

This RFP is composed of 2 component for which the bidder can select to bid for one or both components.

The components are:

  • Component A: Equipment, installation, and after-sales customer support and services,
  • Component B: Design concept, architectural engineering and construction of the multimedia production and broadcasting studio.

UNAIDS is seeking vendor(s), who can provide and install the equipment and software and in the case of component B provide innovative and low-cost ways of designing such a production space and broadcast studio.

For all details please consult the documentation attached.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all inquiries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-20

Closing Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011


Management Accountability and Performance Review of 4 Technical Support Facilities

13/07/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder(s) and select suitable contractor(s) to carry out a management accountability and performance reviews of the following UNAIDS Technical Support Facilities (TSF) 1) Southern Africa, 2) South East Asia and the Pacific 3) Eastern Africa and 4) West and Central Africa.

The purpose of the consultancy is to review performance and determine whether the TSFs have been relevant, effective, and exhibit value for money.

Each TSF will be reviewed by a team composed of 3 members with different expertise (Management, Financial Accountability, Programme), bidders can offer their services for the different TSF reviews and for the different consultancy roles. UNAIDS will select the best candidate for each team.

For details please consult the documents attached below.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all inquiries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-32

Closing Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011


Packing and distribution UNAIDS publications: AIDS at 30 – hard and soft cover, Outlook 30 and Getting to Zero

05/07/2011

UNAIDS has recently produced the following documents:

  • AIDS at 30 – hard and soft cover
  • Outlook 30
  • Getting to Zero

As part of its effort to reach major number of stakeholders it needs to pack and distribute copies of the document to locations around the world.

The package to distribute will consist of one or more copies of the above listed documents.

The purpose of this ITB is to contract the packing and distribution of these shipments to different locations around the world.

RFP Reference:

Email: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: ITB-2011-29

Closing Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011


Design and Development of a Dashboard for National HIV/AIDS National Data in MENA

04/07/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to design and develop a dashboard with national HIV and AIDS related data for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region.

The contractor will be requested to:

  • Clean, analyze and interpret the latest available HIV and AIDS data, for the Countries of the MENA Region, with the addition of Pakistan and Afghanistan;
  • Design and development of an electronic dashboard, which can be easily accessed, managed and updated by non professional IT users;
  • Provide ad-hoc in depth analysis of selected regional, national or thematic issues

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-31 

Closing Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2011


Printing “AIDS at 30 – Nations at the crossroads”

23/06/2011

UNAIDS has published recently the document “AIDS at 30 – Nations at crossroads” and needs to print copies for distribution to its key partners. The purpose of this ITB is to contract the printing of the document and its shipment to 3 destinations.

The document

Consist of 136 pages + cover

Has 2 presentations, Hardcover and Softcover

Will be printed in 4 languages:

  • English 5800 ex. (5800 softcover)
  • French: 2500 ex. (300 hardcover and 2200 softcover)
  • Spanish: 1800 ex. (200 hardcover and 1600 softcover)
  • Russian. 1030 ex. (150 hardcover and 900 softcover)

Format of the document is: Closed: 23.5 x 23.5 cm, Open: 47 cm x 23.5 cm

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: ITB-2011-30

Closing Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2011


Cisco WiFi Equipment

08/06/2011

UNAIDS have standardized in CISCO solutions for its Local and Wide Area networking infrastructure. Adapting CISCO WiFi equipment will meet UNAIDS networking requirements, leverage in-house knowledge and the ability to collaborate, integrate and inter-operate with the existing network infrastructure minimizing the risk of future incompatibilities.

The purpose of this ITB is to procure Cisco WiFi Networking Equipment for delivery to Geneva, Switzerland from authorized Cisco resellers in Europe. 

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: ITB-2011-28 

Closing Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011


Invitation To Bid For Polycom Video Conference support and maintenance

02/05/2011

The purpose of this ITB is:

  • To provide two (2) years support and maintenance to the twelve (12) UNAIDS VC systems in Geneva, including the MCU, Gatekeeper, ISDN Gateway and nine (9) Video Conferencing units.
  • To provide up to five (5) days of “on-demand” consultancy with the purpose of supporting minor changes in the Video Conference network as required.

RFP Reference:

  • Interested Bidders may obtain further information at the following address: Contact Person: John Kromodimedjo Name of Office: UNAIDS, Field Technology Solutions V-Building, Room V14 Phone: +41 22 791 4707 Fax: +41 22 791 4784 E-Mail: kromodimedjoj@unaids.org
  • Bids must be sent via e-mail to TechnicalBids@unaids.org and before 17:00 (Geneva time) on 17 May 2011. Late bids shall be rejected.

Closing Date: Tue, 17 May 2011


Developing a fund raising strategy with US Foundations

29/04/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out task of developing a fundraising strategy with US Foundations.

UNAIDS is in the process of diversifying and broadening the basis of its supporters, mainly governments. UNAIDS has received sporadically grants from various foundations including family foundations (e.g., Gates, Ford) and corporate foundations. However, many of the potential opportunities in terms of existing contacts and funds potentially available are not properly pursued for the lack of adequate resources and for the lack of a comprehensive strategic approach.

The objective of the consultancy is to provide UNAIDS Resource Mobilization Division and Washington office with a detailed map of US based foundations potentially partnering and financially supporting the work of UNAIDS, including key contacts, funding potential and proposed strategy to engage with identified foundations

Complete details for requirements of each component can be found in the RFP document attached below.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-24

Closing Date: Mon, 23 May 2011


Development of a creative concept for a fundraising and advocacy campaign

15/04/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out the development of a creative concept for the Campaign “From 30 to 0”

UNAIDS is in the process of diversifying the basis of donors and supporters. As part of this process, a specific appeal to financially contribute to UNAIDS vision and strategy for the next years would be launched in connection with the High Level meeting on AIDS1 (June 8-10, 2011).

While there would be an obvious interaction with other communication campaigns under way from UANIDS, this campaign is very specific both in terms of targets and in terms of objective (solicit financial contribution). This campaign would not use specific media like video, TV, radio, posters, etc. but would be mostly based in communications to key decision makers via letters, personal face to face contact and events/meetings.

This RFP is to solicit proposal from advertising and communication agencies to develop a creative concept for this specific campaign which include:

  • Suggested approach and strategy to use the proposed concept, messaging and visuals and related tactics envisaged
  • Overall messaging and tone for the campaign and for each specific targets including slogans and call for action
  • Proposed visuals to be used across the various target audiences and communications/events

The campaign would start in June but it is envisaged to use for at least one year.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-23 Inquiry

Closing Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011


Workforce Planning Review of UNAIDS Secretariat Headquarters and Regional Offices

12/04/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to undertake and complete a workforce planning review of UNAIDS HQ and Regional Support Teams (RST) staffing and provide recommendations on:

  • Aligning staff numbers and functions to effectively and sustainably implement the UNAIDS Strategy, the new Division of Labor, and the UBRAF (“Unified Budget, Results and Accountability Framework”), taking into consideration the findings of the UNAIDS country office typology exercise;
  • Lower staffing-related costs taking into consideration the resource forecast for the UNAIDS Secretariat in the next two biennia;
  • Strengthening the UNAIDS value-for-money proposition through a strategic management model including outsourcing and outposting of some functions.

Please refer to the RFP document attached for all details related to requirements and deliverables of this consultancy.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-22

Closing Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011


Information Technology (IT) Skills Framework Agreement

08/04/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to identify and evaluate bidders on their ability to enter into a long-term Agreement (LTAs) with UNAIDS to meet the on-going IT outsourcing requirements of the Technology Services Division (TSD).

TSD is seeking functional and technical skills in the following areas of Information Technology:

  1. Microsoft development skills
  2.  Java development skills
  3.  Open source development skills
  4.  Project management and Analysis skills
  5.  Web & WCMS skills

UNAIDS intends to enter into an agreement with multiple vendors, offering some or all of the skill sets above. Most of the skills will be required for short-term assignments (ranging from 2 weeks to 6 months) for filling internal resource gaps on new or existing IT projects.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email subject: RFP-2011-21 Inquiry

Closing Date: Mon, 09 May 2011


Provision of Legal Services to the UNAIDS Secretariat during CRG and PCB meetings June 2011

08/04/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to provide legal advice on governance issues and other ad hoc related legal issues, and to provide support to the UNAIDS Secretariat during the CRG and PCB meetings to be held in Geneva on 21-23 June, 2011

In addition, this consultancy is to provide the UNAIDS Secretariat with legal advice on a range of matters upon request (e.g., privileges and immunities, accreditation, host country agreements, memoranda of understanding with partners).

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-17

Closing Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011


Communication campaigns service

07/04/2011

The Communications at UNAIDS will implement a communication campaigns programme for various AIDS related issues.

This programme aims to deliver tailored messaging to the identified target groups/stakeholders in order to achieve respective objectives of each AIDS related issue.

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into an amendable contractual agreement with the successful bidder to develop a strategy, create and implement a communication campaign across various platforms for the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 focused primarily for the High Level Meeting on AIDS and subsequent related events. Subject to funding availability, the satisfactory performance and result(s) of the first delivered campaign, UNAIDS will further amend the initial contract and engage the selected bidder for conducting four other campaigns.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email Subject: RFP-2011-19 Inquiries

Closing Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011


UN Cares and UN Cares Online Services Directory – External Evaluation

18/03/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out task a mid-term evaluation of UN Cares, the UN system-wide workplace programme on HIV.

The review would consist on two separate but related components and bidders are asked to bid for one or both components

Component A:

  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of the overall approach of UN Cares and structures to support it, especially its interagency aspects at global, regional and country levels;
  2. Evaluate the degree of achievement re. the 10 Minimum Standards
  3. Make recommendations on the way forward, including whether UN Cares should be continued, and if so, what structures and measures need to be implemented and taken to make it more effective and efficient.

Component B:

  1. Review of the functioning of a specific UN Cares tool: The On-line UN Cares Services Directory for HIV

Complete details for requirements of each component can be found in the RFP document attached below.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-16

Closing Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011


Design and Implementation of UNAIDS Doha+10 Study and support to UNAIDS for Intellectual Property and Access to HIV medicines

15/03/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out the design and implementation of UNAIDS Doha+10 study, and advice and technical support regarding intellectual property and access to HIV medicines

Specific Tasks:

  1. Review key policy documents issued by UNAIDS concerning international trade and intellectual property rules and access to HIV-related medicines and commodities.
  2. Following a review of the literature and consultations with concerned UNAIDS Secretariat and Cosponsor staff, provide a detailed written study design and protocol proposal, undertake research based on secondary data sources, and deliver a study report as part of the Doha+10 events
  3. Technical support on Intellectual Property and access to HIV treatment.

The consultancy is expected to commence in April 2010. By the end of September 2011 study report and presentation are to be finalised and dissemination advise and inputs for talking points for UNAIDS executive and senior management. The contract and ongoing strategic and technical advice and support should continue until December 2011.

For more information consult the RFP document attached to this page.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email subject: RFP-2011-15 Inquiry

Closing Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2011


Information Technology (IT) Skills Long Term Agreement

15/03/2011

The purpose of this Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) is to identify companies that are capable of providing defined IT resources and services as sought by UNAIDS. Following the results of the EOI, an open Request for Proposal (RFP) will be launched with refined terms of reference (TORs) and requirements

UNAIDS is seeking functional and technical skills in many diverse areas of Information Technology. Most of these skills will be taken on an ad hoc basis (and usually for short periods of time) for filling internal resource gaps on new or existing IT projects. The expectation is that most of the resources attained through this agreement need to start within two weeks of the original UNAIDS request. The quick availability of staff is critical to the success of this agreement.

Below are the diverse skill sets in which UNAIDS seeks resources:

Skill set 1: Microsoft Development skills

Skill set 2: Java Technology skills

Skill set 3: Open Source Technology skills

Skill set 4: Project Management and analyst skills

Skill set 5: WCMS (Web) skills

For all details on the skill sets required and how to express your interest in the upcoming Request for proposal, please refer to the documents attached to this page

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: EOF-2011-14 Inquiry

Closing Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011


Development and operationalization of an Early Warning System for Global Fund Grant Implementation in 12 pilot countries based on a geographic distribution

09/03/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor.

The purpose of the consultancy is to develop, test and put operational an “Early Warning System” in 12 pilot countries coming from 4 regions: 5 in Western and Central Africa (WCA), 3 in Asia Pacific (AP), 2 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and 2 in Southern Africa (SA)

The “Early Warning System” (EWS) will help to timely identify and address potential bottlenecks to grants implementation through technical support and of intermediate implementation support through capacity building and technical support The project is seeking to implement the EWS in 12 pilot countries for further expansion in to the other countries in the region

The specific objectives are to:

  1. Develop an Early Warning System (EWS) for Global Fund grant implementation and facilitate its implementation in the 12 pilot country including the definition and roll out of adequate training.
  2. Provide high level guidance to country partners, document lessons learnt which inform methodology for scale up.
  3. Provide ongoing project management throughout the duration of the pilot programme and coherent linkages with other thematic areas of the project.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email subject: RFP-2011-11

Closing Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011


Development of AIDSInfo Mobile Apps

04/03/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to select suitable contractors and enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder for development of the AIDSInfo Apps for mobile devices. These products will be featured during the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS in June, and World AIDS Day in December.

Objects of the project are:

  1. Develop the AIDSInfo Country Factsheets and “Bubble Charts” for the iPad device and release under iTunes.
  2. Develop the AIDSInfo Country Factsheets and “Bubble Charts” for other mobile and web devices and release on UNAIDS environment.

For details on requirements from the provided and specifics on each type of work requested, please refer to the attached Request for Proposal document.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email Subject: RFP-2011-13

Closing Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011


Web News Research and Writing Services

04/03/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor starting tentatively in May 2011 until December 2011 with possibility to be extended until December 2013 subject to performance and budget availability for either one or both of two components:

Component A) to act as UNAIDS’ cosponsor web news manager and responsible for Cosponsors related web news research and writing only.

Component B) to perform web feature research, editing and writing assignments, excluding the Cosponsors related assignments and focus on UNAIDS activities.

For all details of requirements from vendors and specific responsibilities for each component please refer to the RFP attached.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email subject: RFP-2011-08

Closing Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011


Mapping Technical Support for Health-Systems related aspects of HIV Programs and Planning

25/02/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out the Mapping of Technical Support for Health-Systems related aspects of HIV Programs and Planning

The work will look at sources of TS that have already been providing support and assistance to HIV activities and programs. It will also identify sources of TS that are not HIV-specific, but are nevertheless in the position to potentially support addressing health systems bottlenecks to HIV responses in the future, within the context of the development of broad health system and health planning capacity. The sources of TS should be assessed at country, regional and global levels.

This work will in particular serve to map out:

  • Sources of TS for health sector planning including the HIV elements of such planning
  • Sources of TS for strengthening different aspects of the health systems, including in particular:
    • The health work force
    • Procurement and Supply chain management
    • Service delivery, including the design and evaluation of decentralized and integrated programs and services
    • Health financing issues (including initiatives to abolish user fees, develop social health insurance, better align and combine different funding streams etc.

For all details please refer to the Request for Proposal posted in this page.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-10

Closing Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011


Management coaching for the Evidence, Strategy and Results team

15/02/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to select suitable contractors and enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder for the provision of Management Coaching services for a period of six months.

Objectives of the consultancy:

  1. Build understanding within the ESR management team of the level of managerial competency expected of them and agree on the current baseline competency within ESR
  2. Facilitate reflection and discussion of the key management issues within the ESR management team and agreement on an overall set of development goals
  3. Provide a set of confidential customized coaching sessions that management team members can use to work towards the agreed objectives
  4. Facilitate a stock-taking process whereby the ESR management team can identify progress made and next steps for maintaining a strong management practice in ESR

For details on requirements and expected structure of the consultancy please refer to the Request for Proposal document attached to this notice.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email subject: RFP-2011-09

Closing Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2011


Multimedia news Production Services

15/02/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a two-year long-term agreement (LTA) with a successful bidder and select a suitable business entity (the contractor) to provide highly qualified camera crews, editors and post-production services as well as photographers at short notice.

The specific types of services in need are:

  1. TV News Images and Reports
  2. Photographs of Important Missions, Events and Photographic Essays

For details on requirements from the provided and specifics on each type of work requested, please refer to the attached Request for Proposal document.

RFP Reference:

Email for submission of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email Subject: RFP-2011-12

Closing Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011


Scientific Writing Services

15/02/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to establish Long Term Agreements for a 2 year duration, extendable for a further year on the same terms with successful bidders and select suitable contractors to carry out research, writing and editing of public documents in close consultation with UNAIDS and its stakeholders.

The contractor will provide writing, editing and proofreading of the following types of documents:

  1. Analytical or critical writing that may include literature reviews, working with multiple data sources and formulating and writing to a point of view and voice.
  2. Report writing and analyses that may include working with multiple focal points for information, as well as researching and interviewing.
  3. Researching, drafting and editing speeches, opinion editorials, briefing notes, talking points, media materials and publicity texts.
  4. Providing editorial input on figures and tables to be used to support and illustrate key issues.

UNAIDS estimates that it will require up to 100 days of research, writing and editing per calendar year. This is expected to be spread across more than one consultant.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email subject: RFP-2011-07

Closing Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2011


Development of a risk management strategy and framework for UNAIDS

08/02/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to develop a Risk Management Strategy and Framework for UNAIDS.

The objectives of the project are:

  • To assess and measure the risk culture within UNAIDS and understand the current level of risk management awareness and perception within UNAIDS.
  • To assist in the development of a risk management framework and strategy in line with recognized international best practices and standards.

The expected outputs of the project are the following:

  • A Risk Management Framework and Strategy document
  • A Risk Management training workshop

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email subject: RFP-2011-06

Closing Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011


Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Global Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group (MERG)

08/02/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out an Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Global Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group (MERG).

The assessment will examine the MERG mandate and coordination role; review how the MERG structures and membership have contributed to achieving the objectives set for the MERG; and make recommendations on the MERG TOR, the set up, structure and type of membership.

Specifically the contractor will:

  1. Further develop an assessment framework, methodology and workplan provided initially in their proposal.
  2. Design the interview tools and client feedback instrument tools to carry out the assessment
  3. Desk review of key documents
  4. Participate in regular conference calls with UNAIDS
  5. Develop an assessment report summarizing the key findings

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email subject: RFP-2011-05 Inquiries

Closing Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011


Web Administrator for UN Cares

08/02/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to identify a suitable contractor with a view to entering into a contractual agreement to maintain the existing web-based tools of UN Cares, the UN system-wide workplace programme on HIV, and to advise on and develop new ones as required.

The scope of services implies maintaining a set of UN Cares related web-based spaces according to the specifications provided in the RFP.

Specific tasks required: Administration and Maintenance, Site security and performance and Publication of e-workspace newsletter

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Email subject: RFP-2011-04 Inquiries

Closing Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011


Daily Media Monitoring Service

21/01/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a two-year contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to monitor global media, produce and deliver electronically a summary report, “Today’s News”, to all UNAIDS staffs and associated partners around the world on a daily basis.

“Today’s News” is a comprehensive daily digest of news that relates to UNAIDS and the AIDS epidemic. News is collected for each region (Africa and the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and North America).

Key deliverables consist of:

  1. A short daily round-up (the top 5-10 news stories),
  2. A full daily report sent to UNAIDS staff and partners worldwide (Annex 5), as well as
  3. Occasional additional in-depth reports focused on major UNAIDS-related announcements and events as guided and instructed by UNAIDS Communications team.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-02

Closing Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011


Implementation of an Online Publication Tracking and Workflow System

20/01/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to carry out the development of an online publication tracking and workflow system.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-03

Closing Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011


Developing and field testing of programme assessment tools for conducting systematic UNAIDS secretariat country office programme assessments.

17/01/2011

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder and select a suitable contractor to develop and field test programme assessment tools and make recommendations for conducting systematic UNAIDS Secretariat country office programme assessments.

RFP Reference:

Email for submissions of all queries: Bids@unaids.org
Subject: RFP-2011-01

Closing Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2011