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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR A TECHNICAL ADVISOR TO PROVIDE TARGETED ADVICE ON DESIGNING EMISSIONS REDUCTION PROGRAMS FOR UGANDA


Ministry Of Water & Environment

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Bid notice date:
July 2nd, 2018
Bid closing date:
July 16th, 2018
Bid document fee:
0 UGX
Bid security:
0 UGX
Procurement Ref No:
MWE/CONS/17-18/00094

The Government of Uganda has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the REDD+ Readiness Preparation Support and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services ("the Services") providing off-site (combined with on-site missions) technical assistance to the National REDD+ Focal Point/REDD+ Secretariat and targeted advice on the ER Programs design will be the liaison between the consultant firm and the REDD+ Secretariat.

Reporting to and working closely with the National REDD+ Focal Point and the Alternate REDD+ Focal Point, the Consultant will work with and support the National REDD+ Secretariat in Uganda for approximately 80 man days spread over 18 months. In order to accomplish the assignment, it will be the responsibility of the Consultant to liaise with the National REDD+ Focal Point and establish appropriate work program within the above time frame, taking into consideration the over-all work progress. This will be guided by the Consultant's professional judgment of the requirements of the assignment.

The complete Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be obtained at the address provided below and or accessed either from Ministry of Water and Environment Website (www.mwe.go.ug) or REDD+ Secretariat Website (www.redd-uganda.org).

Ministry of Water and Environment invites eligible 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 shortlisting criteria are: The Consultant will be required to have at least a Master University degree in natural resources management, environment, forestry or natural resource economics, or in a field directly related REDD+ and at least 15 years of relevant professional experience. The Consultant will be required to demonstrate proven ability to oversee and manage projects involving transformational changes in the forest or rural sector. International experiences in designing and or facilitating design of subnational ER PINs and ERP Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa or Carbon credit projects will be a plus. The following competencies are required:

a. Familiarity with the REDD+ process in Uganda.

b. Working experiences with Carbon Fund Methodological Framework (2016) and its criteria, UNFCCC, GCF and GEF, World Bank Social and Environmental Safeguards, UNFCCC/ Cancun safeguards to REDD+.

c. Proven track record of professional integrity and confidentiality in handling public resources.

d. Solid organizational skills.

e. Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work with teams in the organization at all levels.

f. Strong report writing and presentation skills. g. Must be able to work under pressure and tight deadlines, with minimum supervision. h. Computer knowledge and skills in MS-word, Ms excel and internet/email is a mandatory requirement.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank's "Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers" July 2016, setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 0800 to 1700 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 16th July, 2018.

Procurement and Disposal Unit (ROOM 128) Head,

Procurement and Disposal Unit

Ministry of Water and Environment

Plot 22/28 Port Bell Road, Luzira

P.0 Box 20026

Tel:+256-414-220229/ Fax: +256-414-505941 Kampala,

UGANDA Email: jane.meke@mwe.go.ug or alivalence@gmail.com

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