GIZ has Calls for Expression of Interest

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First Call for Expression of Interest

The Governance Support Programme (GSPII) is a partnership programme agreed between the South African and German Governments. The programme provides technical, policy, and process advice to support the South African government in remedying systemic shortcomings. It is a technical co-operation programme co-steered at national level in partnership with the Department of Co-operative Governance (DCoG) Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA), the National Treasury (NT), the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). The latter is responsible for the implementation of the development contributions on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ). The GSP II is co-financed by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The GIZ’s Governance Support Programme is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified service provider to Review and Redraft the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality’s ICT Strategy and Master Systems Plan for the Purposes of Alignment with the Municipality’s Smart City Digital Initiatives. The revised ICT strategy will be aimed at assisting the municipality to improve its services, both internally through streamlining business processes and operations; and externally, by transforming the municipality’s interactions and service modes to the citizens. The recipients of these services are the end users of the municipality’s ICT services such as employees, councillors, contractors, suppliers, services providers, rate payers and citizens, and any other parties, individuals or entities utilising STLM ICT Services.

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this. Expression of Interest forms are available to download until June 30 2020 at the following link https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/74906.html Completed forms must be submitted to [email protected]  by July 10 2020. Please quote reference 83356747 when submitting the documentation. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Second Call for Expression of Interest

The GSP seeks to appoint a credible and appropriately experienced service provider to support the Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality (RMLM) in the development of a long-term strategy for growth and development, using transformative scenario planning as a tool to assist the municipality in envisioning the future for sustainable development of the municipal area through thorough assessment of the current situation. Consultations with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders will be undertaken and the experiences and approaches of other municipalities with long-term planning considered. The final document will be a long-term strategy for RMLM. The main tasks of the assignment are to:


  • Develop a clear scenario planning methodology, taking in consideration the specific environment of the municipal area.
  • Set the path that will steer the process towards specific needs, outcomes and stakeholder identification and develop a relevant process map for the development of the long-term approach and development.
  • Design and facilitate multiple participatory workshops on scenario planning with the interested and affected stakeholders, including sector departments and resources on RMLM development context.
  • Develop and facilitate various participatory workshops on the development of the long-term plan with stakeholders.
  • Draft a long-term strategy (40 years planning horizon) with the municipality, considering all the above outcomes for consultation.

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this. Expression of Interest forms are available to download until June 30 2020 at the following link https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/74906.html Completed forms must be submitted to [email protected] mailto:[email protected]  by July 10 2020. Please quote reference 83356744 when submitting the documentation. Late submissions will not be accepted.

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