Tuvalu Fisheries IT Consultant

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD), implementing New Zealand funded Tuvalu Fisheries Support Programme (TFSP), is seeking quotations from suitably qualified and experienced consultants to improve the Information Technology (IT) systems of the Department.

Download the Terms and Reference of the above assignment: Tuvalu Fisheries IT Consultant TOR

Timing and delivery

This is a part-time assignment, requiring delivery of 50-60 days in-country over a period of not more than six months, starting in or before September 2019.

Assessment of Proposals

Proposals will be assessed against the following criteria by the senior management committee of the TFD:

  • Tertiary education in computer science or other relevant disciplines;
  • At least 8 years of relevant work experience in developing countries, preferably in the Pacific Islands region;
  • Previous work experience in Tuvalu if any; or work with a Pacific regional Fisheries Agency that provides IT services to Tuvalu;
  • Experience in training and mentoring of counterpart staff;
  • Value for money.

Submission of proposals

Interested consultants should submit the following documents in support of their proposal:

a) Confirmation of the dates on which he/she will be available to start work and the proposed schedule of inputs;

b) A response to the selection criteria listed above;

c) A brief curriculum vitae of the consultant (not more than 3 pages);

d) A detailed cost estimate including fees, air travel costs, DSA[1] and any incidentals. This will form the basis of the contract.

Proposals should be sent by email to michaelb@tuvalufisheries.tv and should reach him by 5.00 p.m. local time (in Tuvalu) on Tuesday 29th July 2019. Any questions on the proposed consultancy can be sent to the same email address and will be answered within 5 working days. This request for proposals should not be construed as an offer to any consultant contacted. TFD reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to negotiate with any bidder if the original proposal is not acceptable.

 

[1] DSA rates for this consultancy can be found at https://www.mfat.govt.nz/en/aid-and-development/working-with-us/getting-paid/per-diem-rates/

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