REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS)

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS)

 

THE REPUBLIC OF NORTH MACEDONIA AGRICULTURE MODERNIZATION PROJECT (AMP) Loan No.: 9037-MK

 

Assignment Title: Financial Management Specialist Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): AMP/IC/3.3

 

 

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy (MAFWE) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Agriculture Modernization Project (AMP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

 

The consulting services (“the Services”) include financial management activities and procedures for ensuring that resources of the project are used efficiently and effectively and disbursed for their intended purpose and in accordance to the Loan and Grant Agreement, including the applicable “World Bank Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers”, dated July 2016, revised November 2017 and August 2018[1] (collectively known as “Procurement Regulations”) as well as the “Anti-Corruption Guidelines (the “Guidelines on Preventing and Combating Fraud and Corruption in Projects Financed by IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants”, dated October 15, 2006 and revised in January 2011 and as of July 1, 2016.)[2].

The Financial Management Specialist is expected to work full time. The contract will be for an initial period of 3 months, and based on satisfactory performance of the incumbent’s duties and responsibilities and business need of the MAFWE, the contract will be extended until June 30, 2025. The place of provision of services is the location of MAFWE.  The place of provision of services is location of MAFWE.

 

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment is posted on the website of the MAFWE at the following address: http://www.mzsv.gov.mk/

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy now invites eligible  Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information curriculum vitae and references in English language only) demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

 

Evaluated expertise

Points

Qualifications and Skills

20

University degree in Economy, Finances, Accounting, or in absence of such 15 years of working experience in the above

areas

 

max 12

 

Excellent command of spoken and written English language

max 6

Computer    skills,    including    word    processing    and

spreadsheets

max 2

General Professional Experience

30

At least 10 years of working experience after attainment of the university degree, but preferably 15 years of working

experience

max 30

Specific Professional Experience

50

At least 10 years of working experience in financial

management

max 15

At least 3 years of working experience in implementing

projects

max 15

Good understanding of accounting principles and financial

regulations

max 10

Experience working on projects in the area of agriculture

max 10

Total

100

 

 

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 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”) setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

 

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Open Competitive Selection of Individual Consultants method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours: 09:00 to 14:00 hours.

 

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the following two email addresses below by 14..01.2022.

 

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy Attn: Aleksandar Musalevski, Project Director

Ul. Aminta Treti No. 2 1000 Skopje, N. Macedonia Tel: (02) 3134 477

Fax: (02) 3230 429

E-mail:

 

[email protected]

 

and

 

[email protected]



[2] https://worldbankgroup.sharepoint.com/sites/ppfonline/PPFDocuments/40394039anti-corruption%20guidelines%20(as%20revised%20as%20of%20july%201,%202016).pdf

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