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Expression of Interest (EoI) for Service Providers to develop and implement curriculum and training plans for “Entrepreneurship in Construction & Building sector” Training Modules
PN: 15.2218.4-001.00

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF SIERRA LEONE
JOB VACANCIES

RE- ADVERTISEMENT
NATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY AND INSURANCE TRUST
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)
DATE OF ISSUE: 21ST JUNE, 2019
BACKGROUND
The National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) is a statutory Public Trust charged with the responsibility of administering Sierra Leone’s National Pension Scheme. By the National Social Security and Insurance Trust Act No. 5 of 20th July 2001, the Scheme was established to provide retirement and other benefits to meet the contingency needs of workers and their dependants, and to provide for other related risks. The Act provides the mandate for the Trust to invest the excess funds not immediately required for the payment of benefits. Over the years, the Trust has invested in a wide range of assets held in its Portfolio. The Investment portfolio has over the years comprised fixed and non-fixed income assets categorised according to the needs of the Trust as they fall due.
The Trust now request for Expression of Interest from eligible and core financial firms to submit EOIs for the aforesaid assignment with Procurement Number: NASSIT/ INVEST/FC/EOI/ICB/19/0015
OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The primary objective of the reference assignment is for an experienced Investment and Financial firm to undertake a technical appraisal of all the Trust’s investments and provide specific recommendations on the way forward in terms of how the Trust can better position itself for a viable future. The assessment covers the entire portfolio: placements with commercial banks, equity companies, shares and stocks, debentures and real estate. Ongoing projects that are yet to transform to either equities or real estates are excluded from this exercise. Through this consultancy, the following objectives are expected to be met:
- Determine the investment performance of the Scheme over the last ten (10) years.
- Provide case studies of a select number of Social Security Schemes with sizeable domestic investment portfolios with a view to identifying a comparative framework based on social security objectives, legal establishment, institutional structure, investment and exit policy, project selection criteria, due diligence processes, reporting, and other relevant parameters.
- Recommend an exit strategy for the Trust in terms of its existing non-performing investments
C. SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
In order to achieve these objectives, the successful Firm will be required to:
i. Review the current Investment Policies of the Trust including provisions in the NASSIT ACT and sections on the Actuarial reports relating to Investments.
ii. Conduct an extensive technical appraisal of all the Trust’s investments and identify grey areas
iii. Review the investment performance of the Trust in terms of adherence to the investment policy and asset mix.
iv. Recommend modifications to the investment policy and asset mix in a bid to exit some of the investments where possible
v. Examine and compare benchmarks related to investment selection criteria.
vi. Provide a discussion on eligibility of assets, as relating to the characteristics of the national and regional capital market, and to the Investment’s mandate
vii. Critically examine the investment decision making processes, risk tolerance and portfolio exposure limits, risk management instruments including insurance, and hedging in relation to other successful Social Security Scheme(s).
viii. The valuation of all financial instruments held by the Trust
ix. Undertake a SWOT analysis of the investments for the attention of Management
D. SPECIFIC OUTPUTS/DELIVERABLES
The Firm will produce:
i. An inception report presenting the methodology for carrying out the assignment
ii. Mid assignment update to Management
iii. End of assignment meeting and submission of final report
E. INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS
The Firm shall work in close collaboration with Management through the Investment Division.
F. DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT
The assignment shall be for a period of 3 months subject to review. The Firm shall perform the services during the period commencing from August 2019 or any other period as may be subsequently agreed by the parties in writing.
I. REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Qualifications: The Lead Consultants - at least a Master’s Degree in Investment, Economics, Finance, Accounting or related fields. An ACCA or CFA is an added advantage.
Experience:
i. Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience
ii. Proven practical experience in related assignment
iii. Excellent written and presentation skills (English)
iv. Strong communication skills
v. Ability to work under tight schedule
vi. The necessary computer skills with competence in MS office package
All EOIs shall be accompanied by the following statutory documents
- Valid NASSIT Clearance Certificate where applicable
- Valid NRA Tax Clearance Certificate
- Business Registration Certificate and Certificate of incorporation
- Certification of membership issued by a professional body relevant to this assignment.
Only firms that the meet the minimum requirement will be contacted and requested to submit their proposals for the said assignment. Detailed terms of reference (TOR) will be provided for the submission of the said proposals.
Each Expression of Interest must be submitted in sealed envelopes marked on the outer envelope EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR INVESTMENT AND FINANCIAL CONSULTANT, addressed to Head, Procurement, National Social Security and Insurance Trust, NASSIT HOUSE, 32 Walpole Street. EOIs must be submitted on or before 12noon on Thursday, 8th August, 2019.
NATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY AND INSURANCE TRUST
CONTACT: PROCUREMENT DEPARTMENT
FIRST FLOOR, NASSIT HOUSE
32 WALPOLE STREET, FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE

Invitation for Bids

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THE BANK OF SIERRA LEONE IS INVITING APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED SIERRA LEONEANS TO FILL VACANCIES IN THE BANKING OFFICER CADRE
1 Age-Between twenty-one (21) to thirty-five (35) years
2 Qualification(s)/Requirements
-A first Degree, minimum a Second Class First Division(2:1) Relevant
Post Qualification experience will be an added advantage.
-All applicants must be computer literate.
3 METHOD OF APPLICATION
Letter of application including Curriculum Vital, Photocopies of Certificates as well as names and addresses of three (3) Referees.
4 Remuneration Package
-Very attractive
Applications should be addressed to:
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Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and will also be required to provide original certificates at the interview.
The closing date for receipt of all application is 15th July, 2019 and only applications mailed through the post office will be processed.

 

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INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Republic of Sierra Leone
National HIV/AIDS Secretariat
REF NO: SO1/NAS/GF/010/2019
Date issued: 21st March 2019
Position: Physician for HIV and AIDS Treatment and Care at the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat.
Duration: 12 months
Reporting: Programme Manager, National HIV/AIDS control Programme (NACP), MOHS
Remuneration: Negotiable
The Government of Sierra Leone has received a Grant from the Global Fund for the implementation of Sierra Leone HIV/AIDS Response Programme and intends to apply a portion of the grant to eligible payments under the contract for which this Request for Proposals is issued.
The National HIV/AIDS Secretariat hereinafter called Principal Recipient) acting on behalf of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) now invites applications to provide the following consulting services: HIV and AIDS treatment care and support in adults for the Ministry of Health and Sanitation.
The National HIV/AIDS programme in Sierra Leone is seeking to recruit a qualified and experienced Physician to work for the HIV/AIDS national AIDS Control programme in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation.
This is a unique opportunity for a seasoned national HIV export to contribute to Sierra Leone’s HIV Care & Treatment Program. The Technical expert will work under the leadership of the National Program Manager
Position Overview
The primary purpose of the position is to strengthen the ART Programme of the national HIV and AIDS control programme in the MOHS in Sierra Leone. The TA will support the National HIV and AIDS control programme in the development and implementation of treatment, care and support services for HIV and AIDS in adults aligned with the 90-90-90 framework and the v5-year National Strategic Plan (NSP) for HIV 2016-2020. This will include: providing national level technical assistance to improve policies, strategies and guidelines that are evidence-based and maximize impact of the national HIV program; monitor programmatic performance on the HIV care cascade for adults and Option B+ for pregnant women, from enrolment to ART initiation, adherence and retention in care; and submit recommendations on programmatic refinement to the Director of NAS and program managers of the National HIV/AIDS control programme.
Specific areas include providing technical guidance to (1) improve the quality of care for prevention and management of HIV associated conditions in adult; (2) Strengthen basic packages of HIV care and support diagnostic support and interventions that are appropriate to the type / category of HIV care clinic; (3) address health systems bottlenecks that impact on the quality of clinical care, retention and attainment of viral suppression; (4) strengthen linkages between HIV care and support and other HIV prevention services.
The TA will interact with and provide support to, NACP staff and services provides in the public and private sector. Training and mentoring of clinical staff involved in HIV/TB treatment and care will be among major components of the TA’s Functions.
The TA will provide biomedical and programmatic expertise tailored to Sierra Leone’s health system context, and support dissemination of data and knowledge from progress in scaling-up treatment care and support programs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Strategic planning and program Management (40%)
- Direct support and clinical mentoring of clinic staff, in concert with the programme manager NACP of the MOHS and other TA’s assist in strengthening the MOHS implementation of all health services that make up the continuum of HIV care including biomedical prevention, differentiated treatment and care models and impact mitigation aspect of the health sector response to HIV and AIDS.
- Support the NACP to effectively work with all stakeholders , at policy and implementation level, within and outside the ministry , in sharing information and in promoting the interests of the MOH in contributing to the formulation of inter-sectoral, regional, international and other policies and guidelines for HIV/ AIDS treatment and care issues.
- Support the inclusion of HIV and AIDS Treatment, care and support in the development of the Ministry of Health’s Health sector strategic plan (HSSP).
- Provide technical expertise for development, updating and implementation of policies, guidelines and job aids for adult ART program.
- Work with all stake Holders to periodically review pre-service and in-service training curricula for health workers in ART,PMTCT service delivery and management of HIV related conditions and infections.
- Provide technical expertise and support district health management teams and district level implementing partners to strengthen clinical mentorship, continuous quality improvement interventions and the national quarterly supportive supervision exercise, to ensure quality of ART services at facility level.
- Provide technical support to the HIV and AIDS Treatment technical working groups and sub-groups to ensure enhanced coordination, harmonization and strengthening of HIV
Support the development of prevention, treatment and care policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures, and standardized training of health care workers.
Systems Strengthening and Capacity Building (55%)
- Facilitate the development, review and implementation of management systems and standards for technical support services such as laboratory support (including Early Infant Diagnosis Routine Viral load scale up), referral systems, drug security, drug forecasting and quantification, grant management (e.g. Global Fund grant) and monitoring and evaluation as it relates to HIV and AIDS treatment and care.
- Assist in improving access to ART for PMTCT and increased uptake of adult ART in line with the national HIV guidelines and national targets.
- Conduct on-the-job training and clinical mentoring for health care providers and house officers in HIV treatment, care and support.
- Support health care providers in the management of HIV patients through remote mechanism (telemedicine).
- Support the clinical management of in patients at the hospital level and out-patient level.
- Provide technical expertise to NACP in analyzing programmatic, surveillance and consumption data on ART as well as triangulation of data sets to better understand the situation of HIV in adult and children.
- Support the NACP programme staff in conducting supportive supervision of ART service providers for quality service country wide.
- Help in identifying and implementing innovative cost effective best practices in ART care and support.
Support Operations Research (5%)
- Support system collection and analysis of data on adult HIV service
- Assist the NACP with preparing strategies, annual work plans, quarterly and semester report and other ad hoc reports on the state of scaling up and performance of adult HIV service.
- Facilitate the development of a prioritized operations research plan in the areas of HIV prevention, treatment and care.
- Support relevant Programme staff in developing and conducting small/short research work.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Experience and knowledge of HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment and care activities especially in the sub Saharan Africa and, ideally first-hand experience of rapid ART scale-up.
- Experience and knowledge in HIV care and support interventions and capacity of health services delivery structure in a sub Saharan Africa setting.
- Clinical experience in HIV case management preferred
- A strong background in promoting the public health approach for service delivery in extremely resource constrained settings.
- Working experience of HIV and AIDS and other public health disease control programs in Sierra Leone.
- Close professional links with partners and experts in relevant fields and agencies.
- Familiarity with the scientific literature on HIV prevention, treatment, Care and support
- Self-starter with well-developed written and oral communication skills and the ability to work constructively and well in a multi-cultural multi-discipline setting with a wide array of experts in the field.
Qualifications and Experience
- Qualified physician with a Post Graduate Qualification
- At least five years’ experience in the area of adult HIV and AIDS treatment, care support program implementation.
- Applicant must have the clinical and public health expertise and must have demonstrated practical experience in management of adult HIV and AIDS.
Interested applicant must submit their Technical and Financial Proposal in hard copy to the address below not later than 11th April 2019 at 5:00p.m. and must specifically mention” Individual Consultancy Services for A Physician for HIV and AIDS Treatment and Care at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation”.
Attention:
National HIV/AIDS Secretariat
Alhaji DR. Momodu Sesay, Director General
15 Bellaire Park, 1, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF SIERRA LEONE
JOB VACANCIES
The Public Service Commission of Sierra Leone as part of its ongoing effect to reforming and implementing government strategies and programmes for national development, intends to recruit suitably qualified and talented Sierra Leoneans to fill in the following vacant positions;

1. MIMISTRY OF FINANCE
No. of Vacancies
1. Deputy Director, Revenue and Tax Policy Division 2
2. Assistant Director, Revenue and Tax Policy Division 2
3. Principal Auditor, Internal Audit Division 3
4. Senior Auditor, Internal Audit Division 10
5. Senior Economist 13

2. MINISTRY OF YOUTH AFFAIRS

6. Assistant Director, Youth 5
7. Youth Officer 14
8. Assistant Youth Officer 10

Details of these vacancies are published in the Sierra Leone Gazette and application forms are available for download on the Public Service Commission Website: www.psc.gov.sl and competed hard copies can be submitted at the Public Services Commission Office, 5 Gloucester street Freetown and at the Public Service Commission regional offices situated at the Provincial Secretary’s Offices in Bo, Kenema and Makeni during the following hours:

Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m– 4:00 p.m
Friday - 10:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m

The Public Service Commission wishes to reiterate that its Recruitment and Selection Processes are based on a set of Guiding Principles among which is that of DIVERSITY and COMPETITIVENESS; enjoining the Commission to be committed in its quest to select and recruit the best candidates using as a yardstick the principles of value, competence and skills evenly mixed with cultural / regional and gender balance.

Closing date for the receipts of all applications at the above mentioned locations is at 3:00pm on Friday 19th July, 2019.

No application will be accepted after the above date and time.

 

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF SIERRA LEONE
JOB VACANCIES
The Public Service Commission of Sierra Leone as part of its ongoing effort to reforming and implementing government strategies and programmes for national development, intends to recruit suitably qualified and talented Sierra Leoneans to fill in the following vacant positions in the MINISTRY OF TECHNICAL AND HIGHER EDUCATION
1. Chief Technical and Higher Education Officer
2. Director, Tertiary Education
3. Director, Technical and Vocational Education
4. Director, Science, Technology & Innovation
5. Director, Research, Planning & Development
6. Director, Monitoring & Evaluation
7. Deputy Director, Tech and Voc. Education
8. Deputy Director (Regional)
9. Assistant Director, Tech Voc
10. Senior Education Officer, Tec Voc
11. Education Officer, Tertiary
12. Education Officer, (Science & Technology)
13. Education Officer, (Planning & Research)
14. Education Officer, (Technical & Vocational)
15. Statistician
16. Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Details of these vacancies are published in the Sierra Leone Gazette and application forms are available at the Office of the Public Service Commission, 5 Gloucester Street, Freetown, and Public Service Commission regional offices situated at the Provincial Secretary's Offices in Bo, Kenema and Makeni or you can fill in an application on our website: www.psc.gov.sl during the following hours:
Monday- Thursday 10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m
Friday - 10:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m
The Public Service Commission wishes to reiterate that its Recruitment and Selection Processes are based on a set of Guiding Principles among which is that of DIVERSITY and COMPETITIVENESS; enjoining the Commission to be committed in its quest to select and recruit the best candidates using as a yardstick the principles of value, competence and skills evenly mixed with cultural / regional and gender balance.
Closing date for the receipts of all applications at the above mentioned locations is at 4:00pm on Friday 29th March, 2019.

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