The objective of this consultancy is to work with the MOES and through a well-coordinated participatory process prepare all assessments, documents, and reports required for the project approval and implementation.
MSL is providing its support in school education sector assessment, financial analysis of the school education, financial management assessment, procurement assessment, procurement plan preparation, project cost estimates and financial management etc. MSL’s key tasks relevant to
- School management includes: (i) review of all relevant documents, regulations and literature, and practice on country’s special schools and Innovative Schools, (ii) preparation of the concept of future school including the enrollment/selection criteria, academic, administrative, and financial freedoms, (iii) preparation of guidance note for the engineering firm on recommended infrastructure improvements in line with international best practice and Future Schools concept, and (iv) preparation of draft of required policies and provide input to the design of the proposed of ADB-financed program, and related documents, as required. Facilitate selection of the first cohort of 15 within first 3 months of engagement.
- Financial due diligence (FDD) include: (i) conducting a financial management assessment of the executing and implementing agencies; (ii) assisting in the preparation and confirmation of cost estimates and a financing plan for the investment project in the proposed ADB-financed program, (iii) preparing financial projections and conducting financial analyses of the executing and implementing agencies, and incremental recurrent costs, to determine financial sustainability, and reviewing proposed cost-recovery and tariff policies, including affordability; (iv) conducting financial evaluations (financial cost-benefit analyses) including sensitivity analyses of the investment project in the proposed ADB financed program, that have a cost-recovery objective; (v) where significant risks are identified to project financial sustainability or viability, proposing relevant financial performance indicators to be incorporated in financial covenants of investment project in the ADB-financed program; and (vi) assessing and reaching agreement on financial reporting, auditing and public disclosure arrangements for the investment project in the proposed ADB-financed program.
- Procurement includes: (i) assistance to EA with strategic procurement planning process preparation, (ii) draft bidding documents, and (iii) draft request for proposals for procurement and selections identified as advance actions.
Timeframe: April 2020 - June 2021
Realated Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Categories: Education and Skills Development, Project design and Preparation and Feasibility Study