CLOSED: REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Consultancy for the Design, Drawings, Cost Estimation and Supervision of new buildings for the Tuvalu Fisheries Department

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Tuvalu Pacific Islands Regional Oceanscape Program and intends to apply part of the proceeds for the following consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include the designing, drawing, cost estimating and supervision of the Tuvalu Fisheries Department – Training Centre and Boatshed with Storeroom to be completed within a year and a half. The consultancy is expected to start as soon as possible.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be downloaded here:

OR can be obtained from the PROP Office, Fisheries Department, Alapi, Funafuti OR you can email to /

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department 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 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 [insert date of applicable Guidelines edition as per financing agreement] (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

The best-qualified firm to carry out the services will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based On Consultant’s Qualifications (CQS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines, and based on the following criteria:

1. Required qualifications and experience of the firm;

2. Relevant experience on the assignment requirements justified by the number of completed and successful projects within time;

3. Mandatory requirement outlined in the TOR section 8.

Further information can be obtained at the address above during office hours 0800 to 1600 hours.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in written form  (in person, or by email) before the close of business on November 23, 2020. All expression of interest must address to Director of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Trade, Teone, Funafuti or by e-mail: OR

Late expressions will not be considered.

Please note that ONLY those shortlisted will be contacted.