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Institutional Consultancy – Press clipping and media monitoring services

Request for Proposals 013/2013

Institutional Consultancy – Press clipping and media monitoring services

The selected Agency is expected to provide support to UNICEF for media monitoring and press clipping in 2014
(1 February – 31 December), more precisely involving monitoring of the key media outlets (TV, radio, newspapers, internet) featuring current issues in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a special focus on issues related to UNICEF’s mandate and activities, and delivering daily and weekly reports and monthly reviews.

Required expertise / Criteria for the selection:

 The selected agency should have:
• Extensive experience in media monitoring and press clipping
• Expertise and experience in journalism and child rights and child wellbeing
• Previous experience with UNICEF in BiH is an asset
• Additional quantifiable services offered free-of-charge will be taken into account during the selection  process

Potential contractors should submit bidding documentation consisting of:

A) Technical proposal (template available at request):
1. Cover letter confirming understanding of the ToR and readiness to employ resources to support the achievement of outlined objectives and deliverables
2. Detailed description of the planned approach to organize and manage requested services
3. Description of previously implemented similar activities and list of references
4. CVs of team members to be directly responsible for this assignment
5.  CV of the leading expert in the Company/Agency
B) Financial proposal (template available at request):
5. Budget with narrative explanation per deliverable of the ToR
6. Any additional services offered pro-bono (optional)

A detailed ToR for the requested services can be found on the UNICEF BiH website:

Proposals and budgets should be submitted in English language. The proposals must be mailed to UNICEF, address: Zmaja od Bosne bb, and delivered in two separate sealed envelopes (one envelope containing the technical proposal printed out and saved on CD and the other envelope with the financial proposal printed out and saved on CD) by 15 January 2014 at 17.00 hrs with the remark: Proposal for RFP no. 013/2013 for the Institutional Consultancy – Press clipping and media monitoring services.

Please note that the technical offer should not have any data on the budget, i.e. financial aspect of the offer (this should be exclusively stated in the financial offer).Contact details of the company should be printed on both envelopes.

All bidders are invited for the public opening of the bids. The public opening will be held on Friday, 17 January 2014, at 10 hrs in UNICEF premises, Zmaja od Bosne bb.
In accordance with UNICEF Rules and Regulations the award and the reasons for making the award are UNICEF's internal decision and information about other bidders or their bids must not be divulged.

The invitation for submission of proposals does not obligate signing of the contract with bidders, nor does it assume the obligation to pay the costs of preparing the bids. UNICEF accepts no responsibility for undelivered proposals, and will not accept proposals after the closing date and time. For further information please contact Ms. Nela Kacmarcik via e-mail:





ToR Press clipping 2014

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