NSA: Call for proposals

May 11, 2015, 10:57am

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

DEVELOPING A 5 - YEAR NATIONAL SPATIAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURE (NSDI) STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN 2015 – 2020

The Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) collects and compiles a wide range of data for its ongoing work in support of monitoring national development and to inform development planning and decision making in the country. Under the framework of the Statistics Act (Statistics Act No. 9 of 2011) and Namibia’s Fourth National Development Plan, the NSA, together with the Ministry of Land Reform are charged to take the lead in developing a National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Policy to improve the production, sharing and use of spatial data. The NSDI Policy was formulated and gazetted by government on 06 March 2015.

A consultant is required to provide technical guidance to the Committee for Spatial Data and therefore NSA on the development of a 5 year strategic Plan for the National Spatial Data Infrastructure based on the NSDI Policy.

Interested consultants (firms or individuals) should submit a comprehensive proposal application that include:

• A Curriculum Vitae (CV)
• Verifiable proof of experience in strategy formulation for a public institution

dealing with management of national spatial data.
• Proven knowledge of NSDI developments and trends locally and internationally • Proven knowledge of NSDI technical design and best practices.
• Financial Proposal

Sealed Proposals clearly marked (NSDI Strategy Formulation) should reach NSA not later than 15th May 2015 at 16:30. Applications and any enquiries including those relating to the Terms of Reference should be submitted by email using email heading ‘NSDI Strategy Formulation’ to Mr. Alex Mudabeti, Deputy Director: Spatial Data & NSDI, at amudabeti@nsa.org.na or they can be physically delivered at the help desk on the Ground Floor, NSA Head Office in Post Street Mall, FGI House, Windhoek. Only the successful consultant will be contacted.