The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission: Invitation to Tender

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is inviting suitably qualified companies and individual contractors to tender for the provision of services to support the oversight and programme management of its 2017 and 2018 grant schemes.

Back ground: The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is an independent statutory body, established on 1 November 2014 under the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014. The Commission is Ireland’s National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) and National Equality Body (NEB). The overall statutory functions of the Commission are:

  • to protect and promote human rights and equality,
  • to encourage the development of a culture of respect for human rights, equality, and intercultural understanding in the State,
  • to promote understanding and awareness of the importance of human rights and equality in the State,
  • to encourage good practice in intercultural relations, to promote tolerance and acceptance of diversity in the State and respect for the freedom and dignity of each person, and
  • to work towards the elimination of human rights abuses, discrimination and prohibited conduct.

Request for Tender

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission now invites responses from suitably qualified tenderers for the provision of services to support the oversight and programme management of its 2017 and 2018 grant schemes.

Services Sought

  1. Programme management of the IHREC 2017 Grant Scheme for the remainder of this funding cycle (c. 5 months), to include:
  • Monitoring and management of monthly progress and expenditure reports from grantees
  • Responding to queries and providing guidance to grantees
  • Provision of monthly updates to management at the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission on the progress of the 2017 grant programme
  • Coordination and management of communication/promotion of activities under the grant programme
  1. Programme management of the IHREC 2018 Grant Scheme, comprising:
  • Coordination of assessment of grant applications, to include participation on the assessment panel
  • Coordination of grant agreements for successful applicants
  • Responding to queries and providing guidance to grantees
  • Monitoring and management of monthly progress and expenditure reports from grantees
  • Provision of monthly updates to management at the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission on the 2018 grant programme
  • Coordination and management of communication/promotion of activities under the grant programme

Short evaluation of administration and operation of Grant Schemes

  • Production of a short final report on the operation of the 2017 and the 2018 grant schemes upon their conclusion, to include any recommendations for the administration and operation of future schemes

Tenders must be submitted by email to procurement@ihrec.ie by 12 noon on Wednesday the 1st of August with “RFT – Programme Coordination for Grant Schemes” as the subject of the email.

For more details please read the RFT Attachment

Region: 

Nationwide

Expiry date: 

01/08/18

Date Entered/Updated: 

12/07/18
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