Framework contracts

PROMAN is a highly experienced framework contractor. Framework contracts (FWC) are horizontal contracts put in place by donors to facilitate the implementation of external aid. The objective of FWC is to provide, via individual assignments defined and contracted through Specific Contracts, short-term expertise which can be mobilised at very short notice.

Framework contract Beneficiaries 2013, Lot 11 (European Commission) (member ACE consortium) Back

The objective of the FWC is to provide, via individual assignments defined and contracted through Specific Contracts, short-term expertise which can be mobilised at very short notice. The quality of the services which can be performed by internal or external expertise must be guaranteed by the Framework Contractor disposing of the appropriate internal technical skills and resources.

The expertise may be required at any stage of the project cycle (except financial audits) and may cover any sector(s) within a Lot. The expertise may also cover any geographic area, within or outside the EU.

Lot 11: Macro economy, Statistics and, Public finance management deals with the following (sub)-sectors:

A. Macro economy

  1. Macroeconomic analysis / reforms (e.g. national accounts, fiscal, balance of payment, monetary)
  2. Debt issues
  3. Economic growth
  4. Poverty analysis

B. Statistics

  1. National statistical systems (e.g. data collection, analysis, publishing, quality control),
  2. Performance measurement and monitoring (e.g. indicators identification, setting targets, measurement of development results, quality control)

C. Public financial management (PFM)

  1. Assessment, diagnosis and reform of Public financial management, incl. PEFA framework
  2. Audit (Internal and external)
  3. Tax policy, revenue (e.g. direct and indirect, personal and corporate, excises)
  4. Budgeting (e.g. policy, planning, preparation, execution, reporting and audit)
  5. Public procurement
  6. Public sector accounting systems (e.g. chart of accounts, single/double, cash/accruals)

The expertise can cover the entire project cycle:

a) Programme or project design and implementation
b) Preparation of terms of reference (services) and technical annexes (works, supplies) and evaluation of offers (procurement)
c) Evaluation of grant proposals
d) Evaluations (ex-ante, interim, ex-post etc.), monitoring

as well as a number of horizontal aspects:

e) (Cross-) sectoral policy analysis and reforms,
f) Macroeconomics
g) Public financial management
h) Legislation, regulations and law enforcement, approximation of legislation=
i) Institutional capacity development
j) Training and research
k) Awareness-raising, (incl. information and communication)

PROMAN is member of the consortium led by ACE International Consultants (Spain).

For further details: please contact Mert Perk at mperk@proman.lu

Job opportunities under this FWC are posted on the Jobs page

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