Request for expression of interest – Consulting services – Firms selection

Request for expression of interest – Consulting services – Firms selection

Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative SECRETARIAT


Republic of Albania
Ministry of Energy and Industry
ALBEITI-Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Secretariat
Grant No.  TF0A1769

Assignment Title:      Selection of a Firm as an Independent Administrator to Prepare and Reconcile the 2015 and 2016 EITI Reports
Reference No.:           ALBEITI/CQ/001

The consulting services (“the Services”) include selection of a competent and credible firm, free from conflicts of interest, to provide Independent Administrator services in accordance with the EITI Standard. The objective of the assignment is to (i) Produce EITI Reports for the fiscal years 2015 and 2016 in accordance with the EITI Standard; (ii) Produce Summary Data Template; and (iii) Provide training for all reporters on the EITI Standard requirements and Reporting Template. The implementation period will be approximately 5 months from contract signing for the preparation of EITI Report 2015.

The Ministry of Energy and Industry 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 shortlisting criteria are:

  • General qualifications of the Consultant (10 points),
  • Description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions (60 points); and
  • Availability of appropriate skills among staff (30 points).

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 dated January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub–consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the CQ method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 08.00 to 16.30 hours from Monday to Thursday and 08.30 to 14.00 on Friday.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) until June 17, 2016 at 14:00

Ministry of Energy and Industry
Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Secretariat (EITI Albania)
Attn: Mrs. Dorina Çinari, Head of EITI Albania Secretariat
Address: Blv. Zhan D’Ark, Godina 3, mbrapa Ministrisë së Punëve të Jashtme, Kati V,
Zyra Nr. 406, Tirana, Albania