Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank
Request for Expressions of Interest
Consultancy Services for a Treasury Management System
Financing Agreement reference: 17th August 2008
Project ID No: PTA BANK – FAPA Grant 5700155000201
The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (hereinafter “The Bank”) has received financing from the African Development Bank under the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) Grant for Capacity building, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Consultancy Services for a Treasury Management System.
The main objective of this assignment is to scope and implement a Treasury Management System (TMS), based on the Bank’s SAP platform, in order to enhance the Bank’s capability to measure and control its liquidity and market risks.
The Bank runs SAP version ECC 6 (Enhancement Package Level 5), therefore implementation of the TMS in SAP should ensure seamless integration between the existing SAP Financial Accounting / Controlling and Loans modules, with Treasury Management functionality.
The system should address the Bank’s current requirements, provide ample opportunity for additional services and functionality as well as anticipate the Bank’s future needs.
The services included under this project are:
1) TMS Best-Practice Review and Refinement of Requirements:
(a) Conduct a current situation analysis that should include a critical review of the Bank’s Treasury Risk Management policies and procedures;
(b) Perform a peer review and benchmarking with regard to current best-practice, in similar Development Finance Institutions;
(c) Refinement of the requirements/specifications of the TMS to incorporate the findings from (a) and (b) above.
2) System Implementation:
(a) Activation, configuration and customization of SAP TMS functionality that encompasses the specifications;
(b) Deployment of the SAP Business Intelligence module to ensure appropriate reporting capability for the TMS.
The project implementation period is scheduled for January to April 2014.
The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank now invites eligible consultants with relevant SAP expertise to indicate their interest in providing these services.
Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, relevant SAP accreditation etc.).
Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” (Edition May 2012, Revised July 2012), which is available on website at http://www.afdb.org
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 0830 to 1730 hours:Mr. Abraham Byanyima, Treasurer, Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development (PTA) Bank Tel: +254 20 2712250 Email: [email protected]
Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by 9th September 2013 at 1730 hours and mention:“TREASURY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM”,
Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development (PTA) Bank
P.O Box 48596 00100
Tel: +254 20 2712250
Fax: 254 20 2711510