Request for Expressions of Interest – Conduct of the Safe Neighbourhood Survey

Closing Date: October 19, 2016


The Government of Guyana has received financing from the Inter‐American Development Bank, toward the cost of the Citizen Security Strengthening Programme, and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to payments under the Contract for Procurement of Services – Conduct of the Safe Neighbourhood Survey.


The consulting services (herein after referred to as “the Services”) include, inter alia, the conduct of a representative Crime Victimization Survey in all 10 Administrative Regions. The survey is expected to provide information about criminal victimization, fear of crime and perceptions of safety, attitudes towards the Guyana Police Force, and opinions about effective crime prevention strategies. The results of this survey will be used to measure progress towards the achievement of citizen security, as well as to identify areas of intervention according to the population most affected. The duration of the consultancy is for 5 months.


The Project Executing Unit of the CSSP now invites eligible consulting firms ((herein after referred to as “Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services.


Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualification and relevant experience to perform the Services. The following should be included in the Expression of Interest:

1.    Cover Letter

2.    Brief Background of the Firm which should reflect whether the firm has undertaken a similar assignment.

3.   CVs of Team Members

4.   Brief Methodology (not more than 3 pages)


Short lists shall comprise six firms with a wide geographic spread, with no more than two firms from any one country.


Consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Inter-American Development Bank: Policies for the Selection and Contracting of Consultants financed by the Inter-American Development Bank GN-2350-9 and is open to all eligible Consultants as defined in the policies. Specifically, for this consultancy selection will be in accordance with the principles of Quality- and Cost- Based Selection (QCBS) method.


Interested eligible Consultants may obtain further information from The Procurement Specialist, at the address (a) below or by email at: from 08:00 hrs to 15:00 hrs, Monday to Friday.



Expressions of interest must be delivered either in person, by mail, or by e-mail to the address below no later than Tuesday, November 8th, 2016.


Attn: Procurement Specialist,

Citizen Security Strengthening Programme (CSSP)

MM Ogle,

East Coast Demerara.




Ministry of Public Security,

          Lot 6 Brickdam,



Tel:              592 – 222 -8862


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