Assignment Title: Preparation of EITI Reconciliation Report for two consecutive years (2014/15 and 2015/2016) or (2007 and 2008 EFY)
Procure ment Plan : MoMPNG/EEITI/C-2
The Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas (hosting entity of EEITI) has received Grant from the World Bank toward the cost of the Ethiopian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) are the Preparation of EITI Reconciliation Report for Ethiopia for two consecutive years (201 4/1 5 and 201 5/1 6) or (2007 and 2008 EFY).
The requirements for implementing countries are set out in the EITI Standard.
The Ethiopian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative hosted in the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas is now invite 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 short listing criteria are: core business & years in business, experience in the field of assignment, technical and managerial organization of the firm, and qualification and number of key staff in the firm.
Qualification requirements for Independent Administrators
- Expertise and experience in the oil, gas and mining sectors in Ethiopia or any other country;
- Expertise in accounting, auditing and financial analysis.
- A track record in similar work. Previous experience in EITI reporting is not required or not mandatory, but would be advantageous.
- Be a local, foreign firm or a joint venture between a local and a foreign firm with international reputation;
- Have adequate senior professionals with experience in relevant fields to provide impartiality and expertise for all parties including lead person with not less than 5 years of relevant working experience;
- Possess adequate knowledge of the mining industry, taxation, and public and private accounting in Ethiopia;
- Have provided services in the context of large scale auditing and accounting projects before; and Demonstrate how any conflict of interest would be addressed if Reconciler has extractive companies as clients In order to ensure the quality and independence of the exercise. Independent Administrators are required, in their proposal, to disclose any actual or potential conflicts of interest, together with commentary on how any such conflict can be avoided.
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 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 Selection Based on the Consultants’ Qualification (CQS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
July 21, 2017