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February 2023
 

Above Body

 14 Feb 2023    admin   

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC) is inviting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to submit applications for the Public Procurement Readiness Project. The project will be implemented by the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC).

 

The project is seeking to target 150 MSMEs to increase their participation in the public procurement process, by enhancing their capacity to successfully bid for public sector contracts.

 

Applicants should complete the application form online at: https://www.research.net/r/WPCR2K8, or the website of the Ministry www.miic.gov.jm or the website of JBDC www.jbdc.net

 

Eligibility Requirements:

 

  • Registered with the Companies Office of Jamaica,  the Public Procurement Commission, and in possession of a Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC)
  • Enterprises must be operational for a minimum of 1 year.
  • Enterprise must be majority-owned by Jamaicans.
  • Enterprises must be active within one of the prioritized sectors as follows:
  1. Agriculture and Agro Processing
  2. Manufacturing (food products, textiles, apparel, bedding and related, concrete blocks & related, leather products and related, printing and reproduction of printing, wood and products of wood, chemicals and chemical products, pharmaceuticals, basic metals, fabricated metals, computers & electronics, electrical equipment, machinery & equipment, other manufacturing products)
  3. Construction
  4. Accommodation
  5. Professional and Technical Services
  6. Financial and Insurance Services
  7. Arts, Entertainment and Recreation
  8. ICT
  9. Air Conditioning
  10. Transportation and Storage
  11. Administrative and Support Services.

The capacity building will be facilitated by JBDC and address: (1) The suite of incentives for MSMEs under the Government procurement process, (2) Fundamentals of the Government public procurement regime (including required documentation, steps for completing successful bids, exposure to the Government Electronic Procurement Platform), and sensitization on the special and differential treatments measures for MSMEs.

The capacity building interventions will be for five (5) days starting March 20, 2023 in Kingston, and roll out in other regions. The workshops will be delivered face-to-face.

The Call for Applications will close on Friday, February 24, 2023 at 4PM

CLICK LINK FOR MORE DETAILS: http://www.miic.gov.jm/sites/default/files/pdfs/Call%20For%20Application...

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