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  • McKenzie happy with progress of MoBay Fire Station

    A section of the Montego Bay Fire Station under construction on Barnett Street in St James.
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Date Published: 
    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 12:30pm
    News Detail: 

    Minister of Local Government Desmond McKenzie says that he is satisfied with the pace of the ongoing construction of the Montego Bay fire station.The Barrett Street-based building is being constructed at a cost of $534.9 million.Work commenced on the project shortly after the groundbreaking ceremony in June. The project, which is being undertaken by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) under its Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Programme, is slated to be completed in a year.

  • 72 certified under Alternative Livelihood Skills Programme

    Chief executive officer of CAC 2000 Foundation, Gina Abraham (right) presents female technician, Jodian Richards with her toolkit at the graduation ceremony at AC Hotel in Kingston on Thursday.
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Date Published: 
    Monday, September 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
    News Detail: 

    SEVENTY-TWO people from 10 communities in three parishes have been trained in air condition installation and maintenance, and certified under the Jamaica Social Investment Fund's (JSIF) Alternative Livelihood Skills Programme (ALSP).

  • Works - Tender 8 - Franklyn Town - Spanish Town - Four Path - Lionel Town - Central Village

    Grant No. 2013/024-834Publication reference: EuropeAID/140384/WKS/JMThe European Union (EU) through the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) and the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) jointly fund the Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP). The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) intends to award works contract(s) for the Franklyn Town Police Station Construction (Lot 1) Kingston, Jamaica; Spanish Town Police Station Expansion and Rehabilitation (Lot 2), St. Catherine, Jamaica; Four Paths Police Station Expansion and Rehabilitation (Lot 3), Four Paths, Clarendon, Jamaica; Lionel Town Police Station Expansion and Rehabilitation (Lot 4), Lionel Town, Clarendon, Jamaica; Central Village Health Centre Expansion and Rehabilitation (Lot 5), Central Village, St. Catherine with financial assistance from the EU Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP IV).

    Collection Period: 
    Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 11:15am
  • Design and Build for Water Supply Access(Hannah Town & Wilton Gardens)

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) was established in 1996 as a component of the Government of Jamaica’s strategy to reduce poverty. The Fund promotes, appraises, finances and supervises social and economic infrastructure projects, including schools, roads, agro-processing, water, sanitation, health centres, community centres, homes for children and the elderly, as well as, vocational skills training, counselling, parenting, life education and organizational strengthening.The Government of Jamaica has received a loan from the World Bank towards the cost of the INTEGRATED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (ICDP), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to cover payments under the following contracts for the Enhancement to Water Supply Access which comprise of the following Lots:  Lot 1 (Bid No. 8482) – Design & Build for the Enhancement to Water Supply Access for Hannah Town, Kingston (#073613) The Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Design & Build for the Enhancement to Water Supply Access for Hannah Town, Kingston. The scope of works include the design and build of pump and piping works for Hannah Town. The pump should facilitate the pumping of water to the third and fourth floor of high-rise building. Design should also include storage tank, water control centre and other appurtenances and fixtures. The Delivery time (design and construction) is Six (6) months including Three (3) month Defect Liability Period. All Bidders must submit in their bids a valid Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC) or Tax Compliant Letter (TCL) and proof of registration with the National Contracts Commission (NCC) in the categories Grade 4 or higher in “Civil Engineering” or Grade 3 or higher in “Mechanical Works” and must be included in the bid submission (see www.ncc.gov.jm).   Lot 2 (Bid No. 8483) – Design & Build for the Enhancement to Water Supply Access for Wilton Gardens, Kingston (#073613) The Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Design & Build for the Enhancement to Water Supply Access for Wilton Gardens, Kingston. The scope of works include the design and build of pump and piping works for Wilton Gardens. The pump should facilitate the pumping of water to the third and fourth floor of high-rise building. Design should also include storage tank, water control centre and other appurtenances and fixtures. The Delivery time (design and construction) is Seven (7) months including Three (3) month Defect Liability Period. All Bidders must submit in their bids a valid Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC) or Tax CompliantLetter (TCL) and proof of registration with the National Contracts Commission (NCC) in the categories Grade 2 or higher in “Civil Engineering” or Grade 2 or higher in “Mechanical Works” and must be included in the bid submission (see www.ncc.gov.jm). Bids MUST be accompanied by Bid Security in the amount of Fifty Thousand Jamaican Dollars (J$50,000.00).

    Bid Number: 
    8482
    8483
    Collection Period: 
    Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 11:00am to Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
  • Adelphi Health Centre Construction (#073337) Barrett Town Health Center Expansion (#073382)Flanker (#073343) & Granville (#073492) Health Centre Expansion and Rehabilitation - St. James

    The European Union (EU) through the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) and the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) jointly fund the Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP). The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) intends to award works contract(s) for the Adelphi Health Centre Construction (Lot 1) St. James, Jamaica; Barrett Town Health Centre Expansion (Lot 2), St. James, Jamaica; Flanker Health Centre Expansion and Rehabilitation (Lot 3), St. James, Jamaica; Granville Health Centre Expansion and Rehabilitation (Lot 4), St. James, Jamaica with financial assistance from the EU Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP IV).Lot 1: ADELPHI HEALTH CENTRE CONSTRUCTION - ST. JAMES (#073337)Lot 2: BARRETT TOWN HEALTH CENTRE EXPANSION - ST. JAMES (#073382)Lot 3: FLANKER HEALTH CENTRE EXPANSION AND REHABILITATION – ST. JAMES (#073343)Lot 4: GRANVILLE HEALTH CENTRE EXPANSION AND REHABILITATION - ST. JAMES (#073492)

    Collection Period: 
    Monday, August 19, 2019 - 8:30am to Friday, October 4, 2019 - 12:00pm
  • Marlie Mount Infant School Expansion & Rehabilitation - St. Catherine (#073597) • Epworth Rural Feeder Road Rehabilitation – St. Ann (#73588)

    The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) has received funding from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in the amount of US$7,521,000 towards the cost of the Basic Needs Trust Fund Ninth Cycle (BNTF 9). The Jamaica Social Investment Fund as the implementing agency intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to cover payments under contracts for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of GOJ 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 GOJ shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.The Project is being implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund. The Jamaica Social Investment Fund has contracted a Consultant who will provide design and supervision services for the Project activities. The Jamaica Social Investment Fund, the Executing Agency, now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Marlie Mount Infant School Expansion & Rehabilitation – Catherine (#073597) and Epworth Rural Feeder Road Rehabilitation – St. Ann (#073588).

    Collection Period: 
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 8:30am to Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
  • Windalco/Kirkvine Cold Storage Facilities Project, Manchester (#073577)

    The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) has received funding from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in the amount of US$7,521,000 towards the cost of the Basic Needs Trust Fund Ninth Cycle (BNTF 9). The Jamaica Social Investment Fund as the implementing agency intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to cover payments under contracts for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of GOJ 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 GOJ shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing. The Project is being implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund. The Jamaica Social Investment Fund has contracted a Consultant who will provide design and supervision services for the Project activities. The Jamaica Social Investment Fund, the Executing Agency, now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for Windalco/Kirkvine Cold Storage Facilities Project, Manchester (#073577).

    Collection Period: 
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 8:30am to Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 12:00am
  • Bog Walk Police Station and Health Centre to be upgraded

    Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Warren Clarke (2nd right), and Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund, Omar Sweeney (right), display contract signed August 15, 2019 at the Knollis Community Centre in St Catherine for the $88 million upgrading of the Bog Walk Police Station and Bog Walk Health Centre, and rehabilitation of the Pineapple Lane road. Sharing in the moment (from left) are Corporal Andrew Alves, and Member of Parliament for North Central St Catherine, Natalie Neita
    Friday | August 16, 2019 | 4:47 PM
    News Detail: 

    Residents of surrounding communities in Bog Walk, St Catherine, are to benefit from the upgrading of their health and security facilities.Over the next six months, the Bog Walk Health Centre will be expanded, and a dental unit constructed at a cost of $31.7 million.Further, the Bog Walk Police Station will be rehabilitated, equipped and expanded at a cost of $33.6 million.Additionally, the Pineapple Lane road will be rehabilitated at a cost of $22.5 million.The projects, funded by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), will commence immediately, following a public signing ceremony on Thursday at the Knollis Community Centre in the area.Speaking at the ceremony, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Warren Clarke, said residents must see the investment as their own, as the upgraded station will enhance security.He added that the partnership between JSIF and the JCF has remained harmonious due to the “shared values” that the two entities possess.The three projects are benefitting from grant funding provided by the JSIF’s Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP), which is funded by the European Union.

  • PROCUREMENT OFFICER

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund seeks to hire a suitably qualified person for the following position:PROCUREMENT OFFICERThe successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include: 

    • Administering tender process from preparation and publishing/advertising of procurement notices to contract signing.
      • Coordinating weekly Bid Evaluation Committee (BEC), to include minutes taking, review bid evaluation reports and reports for the selection of consultants.
      • Managing contract approval and award process through the respective procurement

          committees and attending Contract/Sponsor agreement signing ceremony’s

    • Monitoring and reporting on the status of all contracts.
    • Preparing internal and external monthly and quarterly reports.
    • Updating Procurement Plans
  • Design & Build Services for Advancement in Inclusive Education and Recreational Services (SENCO PHASE 2), ST. ANDREW (#073601)

    The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) has received funding from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in the amount of US$7,521,000 towards the cost of the Basic Needs Trust Fund Ninth Cycle (BNTF 9). The Jamaica Social Investment Fund as the implementing agency intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to cover payments under contracts for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of GOJ 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 GOJ shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.The Project is being implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF). JSIF has contracted a Consultant who will provide supervision services for the Project activities.

    Bid Number: 
    8392
    Collection Period: 
    Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 9:30am to Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
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