Published date: 31 May 2018

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: 25 June 2018

Contract summary


  • Foreign economic-aid-related services - 75211200

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference

DFID 7989 Contract Notice

Published date

31 May 2018

Closing date

25 June 2018

Contract start date

27 December 2018

Contract end date

26 December 2026

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 effectively manage and deliver the ''Girls Education South Sudan 2 (GESS2)" programme in South Sudan. The GESS 2 Programme is part of the DFID South Sudan Essential Services Team (EST) portfolio. GESS 2 seeks to build on the successes of the 5.5 year duration Girls Education South Sudan (GESS) programme which ends in September 2018. GESS provided a range of interventions - Cash Transfers paid to girls, Capitation Grants to support schools, initiatives designed to improve the quality of education, research, support to girls through mentoring and learning groups and large scale behavioral change interventions specific to the importance of girls' education. The objective of GESS II implementation is to ensure the provision of 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


+44 1355843909


Closing: 25 June 2018