Tuvalu Inshore Fisheries Adviser

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department (TFD), implementing the New Zealand funded Tuvalu Fisheries Support programme (TFSP), is seeking quotations from suitably qualified and experienced consultants to work as Inshore Fisheries Advisor with the Department.

Timing and delivery

This is a part-time assignment, requiring delivery of 100-150 days in-country over a period of not more than 12 months, starting in or before September 2019.

Download the Terms of Reference for the above assignments: Tuvalu Inshore Fisheries Advisor TOR

 

Assessments of Proposals

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

  • Tertiary education (Minimum B.Sc. or higher) in fisheries management, marine ecology or other relevant disciplines
  • 10 years of relevant work experience in developing countries, preferably in the Pacific Islands region;
  • Previous work experience in Tuvalu if any;
  • Experience in training and mentoring of counterpart staff;
  • Competence in computer use – minimum MS Office products; preferably databases, GIS, mapping and web authoring products;
  • 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.

 

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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