CLOSED: REREQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Consultant to examine threats and opportunities provided by tuna transshipment in Funafuti lagoon – Re-Advertise

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.

This consulting services (“the Services”) requires the consultant to describe the practices related to transhipment, examine the impacts both positive and negatives of the recent growth of tuna transhipment activities in the Funafuti lagoon, and develop a plan to minimize the threats and develop a plan to minimize the threats and develop the opportunities that this activity provides.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at this link: ToR for Tuvalu Transshipment study_Clean-r1

The Tuvalu Fisheries Department now invites eligible individuals (“Consultants”) to express 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 nominated individual experience and qualifications will be considered in the selection process. The criteria for selecting the Consultant are:

  • Related 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, Funafuti OR you can email / 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 April 5, 2022.