REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)
MEKONG DELTA INTEGRATED CLIMATE RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS PROJECT
Credit No: Cr-5845-VN
Assignment Title:Project Monitoring & Evaluation consultant (M&E)
Reference No. CPMU-CS-QCBS-05
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Mekong Delta integrated climate resilience and sustainable livelihoods project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include assisting project management units (Central Project Management Unit Central – CPMU - and sub-project’s management units: MONRE-PMU, MPI-PMU, ICMB10 and PPMUs) in implementing Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Framework and assess impacts, benefits, sustainability and relevance of the project. The Consultant will prepare monitoring and evaluation reports, including: Inception Report, regular reports, mid-term report and final report, irregular project's impact assessment report.
The Central Project Office (CPO)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 shortlisting criteria are:
- General experience: The consultant shall provide the information relating to qualifications and relevant experience of the firm (or firm members in case of Joint Venture); core business and years in business, standard policies, procedures or practices in place that promote quality; organization and management of consultant team; how the consultant deal with complaints concerning performance of your staff or quality of the reports submitted for this assignment. The consultant should have minimum 10 years of experience in providing relevant consultancy services in project monitoring and evaluation, preferably the multi component projects on climate change adaptation similar to this MD-ICRSL project.
- Similar experience: The consultant shall provide the information relating to technical and managerial capacity and experience of the firm which is in relevance to project implementation support; number of contracts similar to this assignment (with supporting documents such as completion certificates) which the firm has participated as main consultant (single firm or member of a joint venture) or sub-consultant. The consultant should have minimum 02 similar contracts whichare defined as ones related to monitoring and evaluation services under investment projects of multi - purpose water resource infrastructure, and having similar nature, work scope and complexity as this assignment.
- Geography experience: The consultant shall provide the information relating to relevant experience in Vietnam and/ or other South East Asia countries, and Mekong Delta particularly.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 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, revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection methodset out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 17:00(Hanoi time, GMT+7:00).
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below in person, or by mail, or by e-mail by 16:00, March 3rd, 2017 (Hanoi time, GMT+7:00).
Central Project Office - Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development
Attn: Nguyen Truong Son – CPO Deputy General Director and CPMU Director
No. 23, Hang Tre str, Hoan Kiem distr., Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84 4 39345296;+84 4 38242363
Fax: +84 4 38242372