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

The consulting services (“the Services”) requires an independent and external assessment of Tuvalu Fisheries Department’s efforts to maximize the value of its Vessel Day Scheme (VDS) allocation and the resulting revenue and other economic benefits derived from the purse seine fishery in Tuvalu waters.

Click on the link provided here: ToR for Tuvalu VDS value maximisation_revised_final_IOF   to download the detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment.

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department now invites eligible individuals (“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 (attach curriculum vitae with a description of experience in similar assignments, similar conditions, official copies of certificates and transcripts etc.). Firms’ staff may express interest through the employing firm for the assignment and, under such situation, only the experience and qualifications of the nominated individual shall be considered in the selection process. The criteria for selecting the Consultant are:

  • Qualifications and Experience
  • Relevant or related experiences
  • Skills and Abilities

The attention of interested Consultants (including firms) is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011 edition)

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with Section V of the Consultant Guidelines. Firms expressing interest and proposing the name of an individual for the assignment should take note of paragraph 5.5 of the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained at the PROP Office, Alapi OR Fisheries Department Office, Teone during office hours from 0900 to 1600 hours.

All expressions of interest must be addressed to the Director of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries & Trade, Alapi, Funafuti, Tuvalu and be delivered by e-mail to: / email address no later than 17th December 2021.