Request for Expressions of Interest - Consultant to support GHEITI in producing their 2nd Commodity Trading Report
This request for expressions of interest is now closed.
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is seeking a consultant to support the EITI multi-stakeholder group (MSG) in Ghana in producing its second Commodity Trading Report. The assignment is expected to be launched in October 2020 and be completed by 1 June 2021.
The second EITI Commodity Trading Report is meant to support the data disclosures by GNPC, GNGC and IOCs for sales of oil and gas in Ghana. By asking buyers to also disclose their data, this second report will serve to ensure the reliability of the data through reconciliation.
The consultant must be a reputable firm perceived by the MSG to be credible, trustworthy and technically competent. The consultant must have the capacity to perform reconciliation applying international professional standards (requirement 4.9). Bidders must follow (and show how they will apply) the appropriate professional standards for the reconciliation/agreed-upon-procedures in preparing their report.The consultant will need to demonstrate:
- Expertise and experience in the extractive sector, preferably in Ghana;
- Expertise in accounting, marketing, auditing and financial analysis; and
- A track record in similar work. Previous experience in EITI reporting is not required, but would be advantageous.
In order to ensure the quality and independence of the exercise, the consultant is required, in their proposal, to disclose any actual or potential conflicts of interest, together with commentary on how any such conflict can be avoided.
A consultant will be selected following a quality- and cost-based selection procedure.
Consultants should submit:
- A Technical Proposal, outlining: (a) the experience of the firm / consultants, (b) the proposed methodology and work plan in response to the Terms of Reference (TORs) and (c) the key experts’ qualifications and competence. The Technical Proposal should not include any financial information. Technical proposals containing material financial information shall be declared non-responsive.
- A Financial Proposal, clearly indicating a lump sum financial proposal, inclusive of all costs associated with required travel and applicable taxes. The financial proposal should clearly differentiate fees from any other reimbursable expenses. The daily rate for the consultant fees should be clearly indicated. The Financial Proposal should be sent as a password protected PDF file. The passwords should not be sent. The passwords will be requested following the assessment of the technical proposals.
Proposals must be delivered by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 21 October 2020.