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14/01/2015

Request for expressions of interest: Research on improved national hunting model and development of legislation acts

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTING SERVICE

Ukraine

EUROPEAN NEIGHBORHOOD AND PARTNERSHIP INSTRUMENT EAST COUNTRIES FOREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AND GOVERNANCE II PROGRAM (ENPI East Countries FLEG II Program)

Grant No.: TF013973

Assignment Title: Research on improved national hunting model and development of legislation acts

Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): UA/IC-5

WWF Danube Carpathian Programme (through WWF International) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the regional Program ENPI East Countries FLEG II, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting service (“the Service”) involves research on improved national hunting model and development of legislation acts.

A consultant will be hired to:

-          analyze the legislative framework on the hunting industry in a few EU selected countries appropriate to legislative system in Ukraine including research for good practices management models and their adaptation in Ukraine;

-          develop a national hunting model proposal in accordance to the principles of sustainable natural resource management;

-          develop a set of proposals to the legislative acts in order to advance game management practices in Ukraine that will support both the improvement of the existing and development of a new national hunting model (including such documents as but not limited to: land value estimation, transparent land lease mechanism, national list of game species, clear game evaluation process, game population in enclosures norms, gaming safety, revised clear game product sales procedure, new education program, and others), building on the initial proposals developed in the first year of the program, as well as considering deep consultations with the forest authorities of the State Forest Resources Agency of Ukraine.

The consultant is expected to work closely with relevant experts contributing to the implementation of proposed amendments, participate actively in dissemination activities.

The expected time of commencement of the service is February 2015. The assignment will last till the end of June 2015. Additional details are given in the Terms of Reference, attached to this announcement.

WWF Danube Carpathian Programme now invites eligible candidates (the “Consultants”) to submit CVs to indicate their interest in providing the Service. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Service.

The shortlisting criteria are:

  • At least 5 years required for consultant's experience in hunting industry;
  • Forest management and hunting industry studies and experience (university degree);
  • Good knowledge of the Ukrainian hunting system, legislation, and its history;
  • Good knowledge of relevant EU and other international treaties and agreements on hunting;
  • Records and experience on legislative framework and/or practice in hunting industry are an advantage;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good knowledge of Ukrainian and English  and/or other EU languages is as advantage;
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Power Point).

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” dated January 2011 (the “Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the Bank’s policy on conflict of interest and eligibility: http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTPROCUREMENT/Resources/278019-1308067833011/Consultant_GLs_English_Final_Jan2011.pdf

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection of Individual Consultants method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. The best qualified and experienced candidate shall be selected. 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 e-mail) by 29 January 2015.

WWF Danube Carpathian Programme in Ukraine
Attn: Dr Dmytro Karabchuk, Forestry Expert,
Dr. Bohdan Prots, Country Project Coordinator,
42 Mushaka Street, 79011 Lviv, Ukraine
E-mail: dkarabchuk@wwfdcp.org, bprots@wwfdcp.org


Terms of Reference: Research on improved national hunting model and development of legislation acts (163 kB)

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