Request for Proposals - LIP Project Consultant for Surrey Refugee Integration Strategy
Thursday, May 18, 2017

On behalf of the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership, (LIP), the City of Surrey is looking to retain two consultants, one a project consultant for the Refugee Integration Strategy, and the other to support Surrey LIP newcomer youth engagement.

About Surrey LIP

Local Immigration Partnerships (LIPs) are the mechanism through which Immigration Refugee and Citizenship (IRCC) supports the development of community-based partnerships and planning around the needs of newcomers. The City of Surrey is the lead agency of the Surrey LIP and holds the LIP contract with IRCC.

The Surrey LIP was formed in 2014 and is being led by the Surrey LIP Committee comprised of representatives from 30 organizations. In 2014-2017, the Surrey LIP developed two strategic plans: Immigrant and Refugee Integration Strategies.

The City of Surrey has a three year contract (2017-2020) with Citizenship Immigration and Refugee Canada to support the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership in the implementation of two strategic plans.

Project Scope

The City of Surrey is looking for an experienced consultant to facilitate/coordinate the implementation of the Surrey Refugee Integration Strategy.

Project Timelines

June 2017 – March 31 2018

Project Budget

The maximum budget for the duration of the project is $50,400 (approximately 2-3 days per week).

Please review the posting for Responsibilities & Deliverables, Skills & Qualifications.

How to Apply:

Please send the following documents:

• Letter of Intent (maximum of four pages) outlining in-detail how you qualify for the contract, your proposed fee and availability.

• At least three references (past clients or supervisors)

• Resume (maximum of three pages)

• Examples of your writing (eg. a report and another type of communication material)

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of the required insurance prior to the commencement of the contract.

Please send these documents to Aileen Murphy, LIP Contract Manager at amurphy@surrey.ca by June 2, 2017.