REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)
“European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) East Countries Forest Law Enforcement and Governance II Program”
Assignment Title: Consulting firm for supporting community involvement in protected areas forest management in Georgia (Reference No.: GEO/C/CQS/2).
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of implementing the EUROPEAN NEIGHBORHOOD AND PARTNERSHIP INSTRUMENT EAST COUNTRIES FOREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AND GOVERNANCE II PROGRAM" and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include supporting community involvement in protected areas forest management in Georgia and specifically:
Note: The protected area will be selected by the consultant Company/Firm/Organization, after close cooperation with the Agency of Protected Areas and the IUCN FLEG CPC in Georgia.
The IUCN now invites eligible consulting firms (“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. The short listing criteria must be met by the organization and its key personnel:
The assignment should be fulfilled within a 9-months period starting January 1, 2016.
The attention of interested Consultant firms is drawn to paragraph 1.9 and 1.11 of the World Bank’s Guidelines “Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans & Grants by World Bank Borrowers” (January 2011) ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest and eligibility.
The full Terms of References (TORs) are available. Interested Consultant Firms must submit their CVs and Expressions of Interest (EOIs) as an individual firm or in association in the form of a joint venture or – sub consultancy. All the members of the joint venture shall be jointly and severably liable for the entire assignment. However, the experience of sub-consultant will not be considered while short-listing. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selections Based on the Consultants' Qualifications (CQS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. The best qualified and experienced firm shall be selected and only this one selected firm shall be asked to submit a combined technical and financial proposal.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in the written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by December 4th, 2015. Please provide reference No: GEO/C/CQS/2 in all your mail.
Further information can be obtained at the address below:
Marika Kavtarishvili, IUCN, ENPI FLEG Country Program Coordinator in Georgia
Tel: +995591214222 E-mail: email@example.com