Tender: Market Demand Skills Needs Study IT sector

Company name: The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

City: Tripoli

Category name: Other /

Issued: 2020-04-29

Tender type: Free

Close Date: 2020-05-12

Cost: 0.00

Ref No.





“Employment Promotion and Economic Development”, Libya 

Bid Reference: 2017.4103.2_MarketDemandSkillsNeedsStudyITsector


Brief description of the Programme and Project

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a global service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, with 20,726 employees. GIZ has over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security. Our business volume is around 3 billion euros. As a public-benefit federal enterprise, GIZ supports the German Government – in particular the Federal Ministry for Eco-nomic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) – and many public and private sector clients in around 120 countries in achieving their objectives in international cooperation. With this aim, GIZ works together with its partners to develop effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions. 


In Libya, GIZ is currently implementing 6 projects in cooperation with different partners. The project “Employment promotion and economic development” is pursuing the goal: “The perspectives for income-relevant employment in selected municipalities have improved”. In order to achieve this goal, the project interventions shall focus on economic sectors that have potential for growth and employment. Based on existing studies on the Libyan economy and in discussion with its partners GIZ has pre-selected certain sectors in which measures for the qualification of the workforce, in particular graduates from TVET and training institutions, should be developed. For these sectors in depth market demand and skills studies shall be conducted. One of the sectors to be explored is the IT sector including technology for mobile phones. 


With the present terms of reference, GIZ is looking for a competent and experienced research institution or consulting firm or individual expert, specialized in labor market and employment issues in Libya, especially with experience in the assessment of skills related to IT professions.


Brief description of requested service

The assignment comprises a market demand and skills needs’ study on the Libyan IT sector and selected sub-sectors. The study shall be the base for the identification and planning of potential short-term training measures (for graduates, potential start-ups, employees and management in the IT sector). The sub-sectors include: 

Hardware: Computer maintenance and repair and one more hardware sub-sector; mobile phone repair


Programming: Web-design and one more software sub-sector

IT services: Computer network installation and management


The contract volume is 32 expert days. 


Bidders should note and adhere to the following terms: 


  • Offers (technical and financial) shall be submitted in an electronic version not later than 12.05.2020 to the following email address: LY_Quotation@giz.de. The subject line of the email should indicate the following title: Bid_2017.4103.2_MarketDemandSkillsNeedsStudyITsector. Nonresponsive offers will not be considered. 
  • Payments will be in EUR currency to the contractor’s bank abroad. 
  • Bidders must have a foreign currency bank account. 
  • For financial offers, please use the attached template in annex 2.
  • Financial offers must contain the bidder’s bank details. 
  • Bidders have to be registered in Libya and provide proof of this registration together with the offer. 
  • Please submit a technical and financial offer according to the requirements specified in the Terms of Reference under points 7.1 and 7.2. 

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