Request for Expressions of Interest - Consultant to support Mozambique EITI in collection and analysis of SOE data
This request for expressions of interest is now closed.
The EITI International Secretariat is seeking a consultant to support EITI Mozambique in the collection and analysis of data relating to state participation in the extractive industries and the role of the state-owned enterprise (SOE) sector, within the context of the EITI Requirements 2.6, 4.2, 4.5 and 6.2.
More specifically, the consultant should use information provided by the government and the SOEs and analyse the financial records of these companies, in order to:
- Explain the current rules and practices that govern the financial relations between the government and SOEs, review the regulations governing financial relations between SOEs and their subsidiaries, joint ventures and affiliates; and the changes resulting from the recent legislative reform relating to these companies (Law 3/2018);
- Map direct and indirect state participation in the extractive sector and analyse all operations and transactions undertaken by the SOE sector during the period of study (2016-2019), including material company payments to SOEs, SOE transfers to government agencies and government transfers to SOEs in accordance with EITI Requirement 4.5;
- Determine the existence of quasi-fiscal expenditures and, where applicable, describe them, disclose them and produce a clear definition, in accordance with the definition in the IMF’s Fiscal Transparency Manual and EITI Requirement 6.2;
- provide recommendations about how to strengthen disclosures in the SOE sector in relation to the extractive sector.
The consultant should present a consolidated report to EITI Mozambique for comments. This report will be published on the EITI Mozambique website.
The consultant must be a reputable firm perceived by the MSG to be credible, trustworthy and technically competent. In order to ensure the quality and independence of the exercise, the consultant is required, in their proposal, to disclose any actual or potential conflicts of interest, together with commentary on how any such conflict can be avoided.
A consultant will be selected following a quality- and cost-based selection procedure.
Consultants should submit:
- A Technical Proposal, outlining: (a) the experience of the firm / consultants, (b) the proposed methodology and work plan in response to the Terms of Reference (TORs) and (c) the key experts’ qualifications and competence. The Technical Proposal should not include any financial information. Technical proposals containing material financial information shall be declared non-responsive.
- A Financial Proposal, clearly indicating a lump sum financial proposal, inclusive of all costs associated with required travel and applicable taxes. The financial proposal should clearly differentiate fees from any other reimbursable expenses. The daily rate for the consultant fees should be clearly indicated. The Financial Proposal should be sent as a password protected PDF file. The passwords should not be sent. The passwords will be requested following the assessment of the technical proposals.
Proposals must be delivered by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 27 October 2020.