10 Sep Request for Expressions of Interest – Design Communication strategy for 2021 – 2022
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUALS SELECTION)
SUPPORT TO EXTRACTIVES INDUSTRIES TRANSPARENCIES INITIATIVE COMPLIANCE PROCESS
Grant No.: TF0A6493
Assignment Title: Design Communication strategy for 2021 – 2022
Reference No.: ALBEITI/CS/IC/C.3
This request for expressions of interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in Development Business online No. WB3513-03/19 of March 15, 2019.
The Government of Albania has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include preparation of the Communication and Outreach Strategy for 2021-2022. In focus to EITI communication program requirements, the compilation of the strategy would target:
i) The stakeholder groups that are important to EITI program (local communities, local government, state institutions, CSO-s, Extractive operators, journalists, students);
ii) The level of stakeholder’s understanding on the EITI process and EITI reporting;
iii) Outreaching channels with the biggest impact;
iv) An informed national dialogue and awareness rising on the EITI benefits, implementation process and principles.
The implementation period of the Contract is estimated to be 1 month from the contract signature.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following website: www.albeiti.org. (homepage)
The Albanian EITI Secretariat now invites eligible individual consultants (“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 (CV in English and Albanian languages). The evaluation criteria are:
- Bachelor degree in Journalism/ Public Relations;
- A master degree in Journalism/ Public Relation/ Mass Communication or other related field;
- At least 5 years of work experience in the field of media, communication;
- Experience in preparation of communication strategies of the public or private sector/projects;
- Experience with the use and impact of electronic media and vast connections with the written and visual media network
- Preferred knowledge/experience with EITI communication standard.
- English language essential.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016, revised November 2017 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection of Individual Consultants method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 08.00 to 16.30 hours from Monday to Thursday and 08.00 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 e-mail) until September 28, 2020.
Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative National Secretariat (EITI Albania)
Attn: Mr. Genci Tërpo, Head of EITI Albania National Secretariat
Address: Blv. “Zhan D’Ark”, Ish godina ME, Kati IV, Tirana, Albania
Tel: +355 4 2264645,