REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
RIDGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL- CONSULTANCY SERVICES NEEDED FOR DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A MEDIUM-TERM STRATEGIC PLAN

Published: Wednesday, 13 July, 2016; Daily Graphic; page 54

The Ridge Regional Hospital under the supervision of the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to work with the Ridge Regional Hospital to design and develop a medium-term comprehensive strategic plan for the new facility.

The objective of this request for proposals is to select a qualified consultant to provide external assistance for the development of the plan. The strategic plan is envisioned to be a document that takes into consideration all aspects of the Hospital's operations and the views of various stakeholders, as well as methodologies and instruments for implementing the plan.

Deadline: 27thJuly, 2016.

 RIDGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (ACCRA)
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A MEDIUM-TERM
STRATEGIC PLAN FORTHE NEW GREATER ACCRA REGIONAL HOSPITAL AT RIDGE

INVITATION:

The Ridge Regional Hospital under the supervision of the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to work with the Ridge Regional Hospital to design and develop a medium-term comprehensive strategic plan for the new facility. The lead consultant must have the following qualities:

  • Extensive strategic planning experience including the ability to conduct all required research, coordinate and facilitate the planning process, and create a strategic planning document suitable for implementation
  • More than 10 years of field consultancy practice at a senior level with published experience in developing strategies and plans for healthcare organisations.
  • Experience in working in Ghana and familiarity with the stakeholders and contextual issues of the Ghana Health Service.

OBJECTIVES:

The objective of this request for proposals is to select a qualified consultant to provide external assistance for the development of a comprehensive strategic plan. The strategic plan is envisioned to be a document that takes into consideration all aspects of the Hospital's operations and the views of various stakeholders, as well as methodologies and instruments for implementing the plan. The successful consultant will provide guidance in the implementation of the strategic plan as well as the road map to ensure the efficiency and sustainability of the Hospital's operations.

SCOPE OF CONTRACT:

The consultant will:

  • Perform a situational analysis through literature review and meetings with the Hospital Management and other stakeholders to gain insight into the current operations of the hospital.
  • Highlight key achievements and factors contributing to the successes and identify the key challenges encountered in the implementation of the prevailing policies and structure.
  • Develop a SWOT analysis matrix that includes but not limited to:
    • Identifying the key technical, institutional and financial bottlenecks and impediments that may impact on effective services delivery of the new Hospital.
    • Establish current institutional capacity i.e. Financial, Technical, Human resources. Legal and any other identified gaps.
    • Provide support for the development of the Hospital's revised Strategic Plan by reviewing the Hospital's Vision, Mission and Values as the framework within which the identified strategic objectives will be achieved and strategies implemented.
    • Identify capacity gaps for the Hospital's staff and participating stakeholders and develop a road map to address the gaps within the strategic plan period.
  • Define Performance targets and planned improvements; and design an appropriate monitoring plan.
  • Prepare Plans of Operations and provide technical support for the Individual Work plans for staff.
  • Present the findings of the situational analysis to stakeholders for input.
  • Based on the feedback and findings, develop a d raft strategic plan.
  • Identify the risks of implementing the strategic plan and prepare a risk management framework
  • Share draft strategic plan with stakeholders for input.
  • Finalise, print and disseminate the final version of the strategic plan.

SHORT LISTING CRITERIA:

In order to be eligible to submit a Request for Proposal (RFP), the Consultant must fulfill the following:

  • The Consultant must be a firm registered in Ghana or must have a representative registered in Ghana
  • The firm shall provide proof of similar assignments previously undertaken, demonstrating its knowledge and understanding of the public health service delivery system.

A Selection Advisory Committee shall conduct a preliminary evaluation of all proposals on the basis of the information provided with the proposal, and the evaluation criteria listed below:

  • Depth of response to Tasks to be performed including details of the approach and methodology to be used.  0 - 15 pts
  • Consultant's ability to successfully provide evidence of knowledge, skills and abilities in their response to this request for proposals. 0 - 5 pts
  • Qualifications and experience of Consultant. 0 - 30 pts
  • Consultant's ability to maintain continuity of project. 0 - 5 pts
  • Reasonableness of overall time estimates as well as the time estimates for each major section of the work to be performed as related to the work product required and the deadlines and milestones involved. 0 - 15 pts
  • Cost factor; the total cost of proposal. 0 - I5 pts
  • Total Points Possible 100 pts

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION

Interested applicants should submit comprehensive proposals with cost and other appropriate details to the Head of Administration, Ridge Regional Hospital at the address below.
Expression of Interest should be submitted not later than two weeks from the date of this Publication in sealed envelope clearly marked (indicate reference here) and addressed to:

The Head of Administration
Ridge Regional Hospital
P.O Box 473
Accra - North

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