Closed: Extension of Deadline for Applications: Request for Expressions of Interest: National Consultant – Operation and Development

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

The consulting services (“the Services”) include overseeing the effective implementation of the Operation and Development Section of the Tuvalu Fisheries Department, manage and coordinate  the operations of the Manaui and Tala Moana vessels, provide accurate information, analysis and advice on fisheries operations issues, provide oversight and inputs in training development of the section and other activities. The consultant is expected to work outside hours if the need arises. The position is expected to be filled by the end of the month.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following link: http://www.tuvalufisheries.tv/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/National-Consultant-Operation-and-Development-TOR-2-2.pdf

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, official copies of certificates and transcripts 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:

  • Qualifications
  • Relevant experiences
  • Skills and Abilities

The attention of interested Consultants (including firms) is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011 edition)

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 above during office hours from 0800 to 1600 hours.

Expressions of interest must be addressed to: Director of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Trade, Teone, Funafuti and be delivered in a written form to the same address (in person, or by e-mail: proptuv@gmail.com OR proptuv@tuvalufisheries.tv) before/by October 14th, 2020.

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