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01/11/2014

Request for expressions of interest: Conducting a Regional-Level Analysis of the Outcomes of the TEEB Scoping Studies for the Forestry Sectors of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

Georgia

European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) East Countries Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) II Program

Grant No.: TF013973

Assignment Title: Conducting a Regional-Level Analysis of the Outcomes of the TEEB Scoping Studies for the Forestry Sectors of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

Procurement Plan Reference No: GEO/IC-3

WWF-Caucasus Programme Office has received financing from the World Bank (through WWF International) toward the cost of the regional Program European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) East Countries Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) II, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting service (“the Service”) involves regional-level analysis of the outcomes of the TEEB scoping studies for the forestry sectors in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The duration of the assignment is approximately 20 working days within the period of about nine calendar weeks (this does not include New Year holidays). The expected time of commencement of the service is December 2014. Additional details are given in the Terms of Reference, linked to this announcement.

The WWF-Caucasus Programme Office now invites eligible Individual Consultants to submit CVs demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Service. The provision of Cost Estimate of Services is optional at this stage. The minimum qualification criteria are:

  • University degree or equivalent in forestry, economics or natural resource management or a related field
  • At least three years of working experience in forestry or environmental economics or a related field
  • Good knowledge of the forestry sectors of Armenia, Azerbaijan and/or Georgia would be an asset
  • Extent of experience in conducting studies in TEEB or a closely related field
  • Strong communication skills
  • Working knowledge of English; ability to communicate in Russian would be an asset.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 and 1.11 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers, setting forth the Bank’s policy on conflict of interest and eligibility. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection of Individual Consultants method. Your experience and qualification shall conform to the requirement as specified in the terms of reference. The CV will be evaluated for the qualification and experience of the candidates in accordance with the following criteria:

(i) Overall experience relevant to the assignment - 20

(ii) Qualifications and competence specifically for the assignment - 60

(iii) Communication and language skills - 20

Total Points: 100

Interviews might be held, if deemed necessary. The best qualified consultant will be invited to contract negotiation. Further information can be obtained and application documents must be delivered (in a written form) to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 28 November 2014.

WWF-Caucasus Programme Office
Attn: Mr. Ilia Osepashvili
11 Aleksidze Street
0193 Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel: 00995 32 2237500
Fax: 00995 32 2237501
E-mail: iosepashvili@wwfcaucasus.org


TERMS OF REFERENCE: Conducting a Regional-Level Analysis of the Outcomes of the TEEB Scoping Studies for the Forestry Sectors of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia (82 kB)

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