REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Review Consultant – GEF Completion Note of Tuvalu PROP

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include a thorough review of the GEF grant for PROP, analyzing the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of methods and mechanisms adopted for the implementation of its objectives, analyze the financial alignment under the project component and assess the use of funds matches the progress, efficacy, quality, and timeliness of procurement and disbursement activities, identify and document lessons learnt during project implementation, make recommendations on findings and prepare a Completion Note and PowerPoint presentation for TFD and World Bank. This assignment requires 20 days to complete and is expected to start as soon as possible.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be downloaded from this link: https://www.tuvalufisheries.tv/wp-content/uploads/

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department now invites eligible individuals (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services (attach curriculum vitae with description of experience in similar assignments, similar conditions, etc.). Firms’ staff may express interest through the employing firm for the assignment and, under such situation, only the experience and qualifications of individuals shall be considered in the selection process. The criteria for selecting the Consultant are:

i) Qualification and Experience;
ii) Familiarity with GEF financed projects;
iii) Understanding of international and regional fisheries instruments.

The attention of interested Consultants (including firms) is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated 2011 (revised in July 2014) (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with Section V of the Consultant Guidelines. Firms expressing interest and proposing the name of an individual for the assignment should take note of paragraph 5.5 of the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained from this address: PROP, Fisheries Department, Alapi, Funafuti or send an email to: proptuv@gmail.com OR proptuv@tuvalufisheries.tv during office hours 0800 to 1600 hours.

Expressions of interest must be addressed to: Director of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Trade, Alapi, Funafuti and be delivered in a written form to the above address (in person, or by e-mail) by Friday 28, 2020.

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