Published date: 22 January 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 19 February 2019

Contract summary


  • Foreign economic-aid-related services - 75211200

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference

DFID 8437 Contract Notice

Published date

22 January 2019

Closing date

19 February 2019

Contract start date

29 July 2019

Contract end date

28 July 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking to appoint a supplier to manage and deliver the Girls Education South Sudan 2 (GESS2) programme in South Sudan. The supplier will be appointed for a 60 months contract term. GESS 2 will build on the successes of the Girls Education South Sudan (GESS) programme, expected to end in March 2019. GESS provided a range of interventions - Cash Transfers paid to girls, Capitation Grants to schools, initiatives to improve the quality of education, research, support to girls via mentoring and learning groups and large scale behavioral change interventions specific to girls' education. The objective of GESSII implementation is to provide equitable, accessible and essential support to the Education Sector in South Sudan, with particular emphasis on girls.

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Additional text

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About the buyer

Contact name

Paul Graham


Department for International Development (DFID)
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
East Kilbride
G75 8EA


07469 105898


Closing: 19 February 2019