Strengthening Transparency of Extractives Industry through EITI
Loan No./Credit No./Grant No.: TF0B8169
Assignment Title: Improving official statistics consistency through Enhancing E-Systems and data systemization
Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): CS-2.1.1-3
The EITI Mongolia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the ”Strengthening Transparency of Extractives Industry through EITI”, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services include the following upgrades and new development in the E-Reporting system of Mongolian EITI:
The estimated implementation period is 7 (seven) months and the expected start date of the Contract work is May 2023.
The Terms of Reference (TOR) for the primary procurement stage for the assignment are attached to this request for expressions of interest (Annex I).
The Mongolia EITI Secretariat as PIU 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 procurement method shall be performed under the Consultant’s Qualifications Selection (CQS) method of World Bank Procurement Regulations (WBPR).
The assignment is as per paragraph 7.2 of the WBPR shall be evaluated by core business and years in business, relevant experience, and technical and management capability of the firm (General requirements for consulting firms in TOR). Key personnel is not evaluated. Eligibility and conflict of interest issues shall be evaluated (WBPR: 3.21-23 Eligibility).
The assessment of a firm’s qualifications shall not take into consideration the qualifications of other firms such as its subsidiaries, parent entities, affiliates, subcontractors (other than specialized subcontractors if permitted in the request for bids/request for proposals document), or any other firm different from the firm that submitted the Bid/Proposal (WBPR-6.27).
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the WBPR (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
A Consultant shall not submit more than one Proposal, either individually or as a joint venture partner in another Proposal. If a Consultant, including a joint venture partner, submits or participates in more than one Proposal, all such Proposals shall be disqualified (WBPR-3.20).
Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract if selected.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Framework Agreement arrangements described in the Procurement Regulations and to be specifically set out in the Request for Proposals.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 17:00 hours.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by Thursday, May 4, 2023, 1:00 PM UBT.
Mongolia EITI Secretariat
Attn: S.Bolor-Erdene, IT Consultant; Sh.Tsolmon, Coordinator;
Chingeltei district, Sukhbaatar’s street 8-5,
Peace building, #205, Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar
E-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org