Expression of Interest - Details

Eoi Name:
Organizational Design For Commencement Of The Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC)
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Post Date:
22nd December, 2020
Submit Date:
07th January, 2021
Tender Cat:
Consultancy Services

National Council for Tertiary Education
Procurement Of Consultancy Services For Organizational Design For Commencement Of The Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC)


As part of Government’s efforts in delivering efficient and effective tertiary education in Ghana, the President of the Republic of Ghana on 21st August 2020 signed into law, the Education Regulatory Bodies Act, 2020 (Act 1023) thus, merging the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) and the National Accreditation Board (NAB) into a single unit known as the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) with the singular mandate of regulating and supervising all tertiary education in Ghana.
With the merger of NAB and NCTE into GTEC, it becomes necessary to codify the staff of the erstwhile institutions; NAB and NCTE into a single organic entity with a solid and well-structured condition of service. Hence, the search for an organization with the requisite experience in this enterprise becomes necessary. It is on this note that GTEC seeks the services of a reputable consultancy firm with the requisite capacity and experience to undertake this task.


The main objective of the consultancy is to design an institutional or organizational framework that will form the basis for the transformation of the existing institutions – the NATIONAL ACCREDITATION BOARD and the NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR TERTIARY EDUCATION into GHANA TERTIARY EDUCATION COMMISSION.

Assignment will involve:
a. Review of documents as the Education Regulatory Bodies Act, 2020 (Act 1023); the operational reports of the NCTE and NAB; Education Sector Plans etc
b. Meetings: Board / Management of the NCTE and NAB; Education Sector Leaders; The Public Services Commission amongst others
c. Interviews of staff of both the NCTE and the NAB as part of the staff rationalization process
d. Internet search for next and best practices in the regulation of tertiary education sector
e. Desk work for the analysis / preparation of reports

The assignment has two (2) deliverables;
Deliverable 1: GTEC Commencement Implementation Document whose content will be
Vision / Mission / Core values; Core functions / Key deliverables; Organizational structure; Job descriptions of key positions; Optimal staffing plan; Staff assessment report; Staff assignment plan; Training plan; Change management plan and Internal Communications strategy;

Deliverable 2: Scheme of Service for the GTEC


The firm to be selected will be expected to have the following:
a) At least 8 years public sector reform experience
b) Must have undertaken at least 3 similar assignment of institutional reform / organizational design in the last 8 years
c) Must have a staff complement whose (i) Team leader is an organizational design / institutional reform expert who has at least 15 years’ experience and must have undertaken at least 5 similar assignments in the last 10 years and (ii) Human Resource expert with at least 10 years relevant experience who must have been part / undertaken 5 similar assignments in the past 10 years.
d) The Team leader / Organizational design expert and the HR expert must have at least master’s degree in a relevant area.
e) Experience in the tertiary education sector work will be desirable for both the firm and its Consultants.
Firms will be selected in accordance with the SELECTION BASED ON CONSULTANTS’ QUALIFICATIONS procedure specified in the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663) and its Amendment Act, 2016 (Act 914) and in the Guidelines of the Public Procurement Authority of the Republic of Ghana.

The duration for the completion of assignment shall not exceed twelve (12) weeks after award of contract.
Source of Funds:
GOG Consolidated Fund
Greater Accra
Accra Metropolitan District

Contact Person:
The Director General Ghana Tertiary Education Commission P. O. Box MB 28 East – Legon, Accra
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+233 244 895 900 / +233-209 989 440
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