REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - FIRMS
The University of the West Indies (the UWI) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to US$ 8,496,100 towards the cost of The University of the West Indies Digital Transformation Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of The UWI and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement. The Financing Agreement prohibits withdrawal from the financing account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than The UWI shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.
The University of the West Indies is the Executing Agency of this Project and now wishes to procure Consultancy Services for Implementing Enterprise Architecture Methodologies and Enterprise Information Security Architecture.
The objective of the consultancy are as follows:
The consultancy will provide technical expertise, advice and training aimed at strengthening skills in implementing Enterprise Architecture using real world scenarios and practical exercises to explain and demonstrate, to the participants, how to apply Enterprise Architecture concepts to systems applicable to the education space. The second component is to developing Enterprise Information Security Architecture (EISA) along with the implementation of the EISA to secure the UWI’s digital ecosystem. The proposed training will include members of the UWI’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) with other technical members across the University.
Training will consist of the following components:
- Enterprise Architecture Implementation Training; and
- Develop Enterprise Information Security Architecture.
Further details can be found in the attached Terms of Reference.
The duration of the assignment is expected to be for a period of six months.