July 8, 2024

Request for proposals (RFP) for a medical liquid oxygen systems consultant/firm in the DRC

CHAI is supporting the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo in strengthening its medical oxygen infrastructure and market shaping by optimizing supply chains, improving governance of the oxygen ecosystem, building capacity of non-clinical and clinical staff across the oxygen ecosystem, and providing evidence for policy and action through advanced analytics. To foster healthcare reforms across Oxygen Access, CHAI also supports strengthening of health systems in the country to improve availability, accessibility, affordability, acceptability of broader public healthcare services in the country.

CHAI DRC seeks a dynamic and highly motivated individual or firm (‘service provider’ henceforth) in the field of Medical Liquid Oxygen systems). The service provider must be able to function independently and provide project oversight for all medical oxygen infrastructure system design, procurement, installation, testing, commissioning, handover according to quality standards. The Service provider will also supervise and monitor the oxygen infrastructure contracted suppliers/vendors to meet deliverables, working closely with the government Biomed Unit, Oxygen Stakeholders, and CHAI Oxygen team. The service provider must have strong quantitative and analytical skills, excellent verbal, and written communication skills, be self-directed, good understanding of International Organization for Standardization (IOS/ISO) standards, Stringent Regulatory Authorities (SRA) quality assurance and quality control systems, excellent project management skills, and be committed to excellence.

The service provider must be a highly motivated individual with outstanding organizational, analytical, communication and technical skills (in the field of Cryogenic Medical Liquid Oxygen systems). The service provider must be able to function independently and flexibly, have a deep personal commitment to producing results, and have a demonstrated ability to lead challenging and complex projects. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, tenacity, independence, humility, passion for the mission, and work ethic.

Any clarifications required on this RFP should be submitted via the email drcprocurement@clintonhealthaccess.org quoting RFP/CHAI/DRC/LOXCONSULT in the subject line by 12 midnight WAT, July 19, 2024. Responses will be shared via all RFP solicitation channels, as well as by email.

Quotations must be submitted on or before 12 midnight WAT, August 2, 2024 via the email: drcprocurement@clintonhealthaccess.org quoting RFP/CHAI/DRC/LOXCONSULT in the subject line.

Should your submission exceed 2 MBs and cannot be sent by email, please send an email to request an upload link with the subject ‘Requesting upload link for RFP/CHAI/DRC/LOXCONSULT’ to drcprocurement@clintonhealthaccess.org.

Download the RFP (English)

Download the RFP (French)

Quotations submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Please note: Due to CHAI’s collaborative relationship with the Government of DRC, we are unable to accept applications from individuals currently working for the government.

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