Request for Expressions of Interest - Extractives Integrity study in Philippines
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) together with the EITI Philippines and with the support from USAID, is seeking a competent and credible firm or individual to conduct an Extractives Integrity study in Philippines. The consultant must be a reputable company/one or more individual(s) with a proven reputation, perceived by the EITI International Secretariat to be credible, trustworthy, experienced and technically competent.
The consultant will need to possess the following competencies:
- Background in law, public policy, public finance, natural resource governance, investigative journalism, economics, or related fields, preferably with post-graduate degree or education;
- At least ten (10) years of relevant work experience;
- Previous work experience in writing and research on anti-corruption and natural resource governance;
- Previous work experience in conducting interviews, and facilitating focus group discussions and stakeholder consultations;
- Knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework for the extractive industries and anti-corruption laws in the Philippines;
- Knowledge of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI); and
- Proficiency in written English, especially in technical writing.
*When preparing your proposal, please be sure to include a section on potential conflicts of interest in the technical proposal. This section should identify any areas of work, including past, present or future consultancies related to the EITI, which might pose a conflict of interest. Please also describe strategies that you intend to use to minimise those risks.
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 consultant/s, (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 of all costs associated, with applicable taxes. 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 SKasimova@EITI.org by close of 27 January 2022.