THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT – MOLDOVA
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE
APELE MOLDOVEI AGENCY CAPACITY BUILDING CONSULTANT
The Sustainable Development Account-Moldova (SDA-Moldova) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from Individual Consultants for the provision of Apele Moldovei Agency Capacity Building Consultant services. This is a full-time assignment. It is expected that the overall duration of the assignment will be eight (8) months, likely to commence on May 1st, 2018.
The Consultant shall have (i) a University degree in engineering, management, or other related fields. The availability of a Master’s Degree would be an advantage; (ii) minimum 7 (seven) years of experience in similar projects and assignments. The experience in working with international financial institutions (IFIs) and/or other donor organizations would be considered an advantage; (iii) experience in providing advisory services to public authorities, NGOs and/or private companies on aspects related to this assignment; (iv) demonstrated ability to articulate issues clearly (written and verbally) and recommend solutions for the management of the involved institutions and organizations; (v) demonstrated capacity to manage and solve conflicts and manage crises among various number of stakeholders; (vi) strong analytical and report writing skills; (vii) excellent communication skills in Romanian and Russian (spoken and written), good English communication skills will represent an advantage; (viii) computer literacy (MS Office applications, Internet, etc). The Consultant should also (i) be a citizen of the Republic of Moldova, or a resident of the Republic of Moldova holding an appropriate work permit; (ii) be of outstanding character and integrity; (iii) be free of all conflicts of interest and committed to protecting the integrity of the Program.
Before applying, interested Consultants should review the Terms of Reference (“TOR”), which describes the assignment in detail, available on the SDA-Moldova website (http://www.sda.gov.md/ro/Procurements.html) or request it from SDA-Moldova, at the email addresses indicated below.
The selection shall be carried out in accordance with the procedures set forth in the MCC Program Procurement Guidelines. A shortlist of the most qualified Consultants will be invited to the interviews and the most qualified consultant will be invited to submit a financial proposal and negotiate a lump sum fixed price contract.
To be considered for this assignment, interested Consultants must submit an EOI, using the EOI forms, available upon request from SDA-Moldova, at the email addresses indicated below. Interested Consultants must submit information on their credentials to perform the services, including description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, qualifications and other relevant information. The shortlist of the Consultants will be selected through comparison of qualifications. Therefore, it is important that all relevant information be included in the consultant's submission. All EOI documents shall be presented in the English language. The EOIs not submitted in the requested format will not be considered.
Consultants shall submit as well the names and contact information (telephone number(s) and email addresses) of at least three professional references, and to clearly state the relationship of the professional reference to the candidate (e.g., supervisor, client, former colleague, etc).
Interested consultants must submit their EOI no later than 5.30 pm, Chisinau time on April 5, 2018 to:
Attention: Valeriu Rotaru, Procurement Consultant
21, Nicolae Iorga Str., 4th floor,
Chisinau MD-2012, Republic of Moldova