REQUEST FOR TENDERS
Date: 29 March, 2021
To: Interested suppliers
From: Semi Qamese – PACRES M&E Officer
Subject: Consultancy to explore local eco-friendly technology, materials and alternatives for riverbank stabilisation and riparian zone rehabilitation and implement the most viable option to restore the Mataniko riverbank and riparian zones – Solomon Islands
1.1. The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is an intergovernmental organisation charged with promoting cooperation among Pacific islands countries and territories to protect and improve their environment and ensure sustainable development.
1.2. SPREP approaches the environmental challenges faced by the Pacific guided by four simple values. These values guide all aspects of our work:
• We value the Environment
• We value our People
• We value high quality and targeted Service Delivery
• We value Integrity
1.3. For more information, see: www.sprep.org.
2.1. SPREP would like to call for tenders from a suitably qualified team of experts, including non-government organisations or other organisations to explore local eco-friendly technology, materials, and alternatives, develop fully costed options and implement the most viable option to restore the Mataniko riverbank and riparian zones in Solomon Islands.
2.2. The Terms of Reference and the specific statement of work for the consultancy are set out in Annex A (attached).
2.3. The successful consultant must supply the services to the extent applicable, in compliance with SPREP’s Values and Code of Conduct. https://www.sprep.org/attachments/Publications/Corporate_Documents/sprep-organisational-values-code-of-conduct.pdf.
Conditions: Informations for Applicants
3.1. To be considered for this tender, interested suppliers must meet the following conditions:
i. Must be legally able to work in Solomon Islands for the duration of the contract;
ii. Fluency in Solomon Islands pidgin is highly desirable;
iii. Provide three references relevant to this tender submission, including the most recent work completed;
iv. Provide examples of related past work outputs;
v. Complete the tender application form – (please note you are required to complete all areas in full as requested on the form, particularly the statements to demonstrate you meet the selection criteria – DO NOT refer us to your CV or your Technical Proposal. Failure to do this will result in the application not being considered);
vi. Sign the Conflict of Interest form; and
The due date for submission of the tender is 20 April 2021 midnight (Apia, Samoa local time).
Late submissions will be returned unopened to the sender.
Please send all tenders clearly marked ‘RFT 2021/032: Consultancy to explore local eco-friendly technology, materials and alternatives for riverbank stabilisation and riparian zone rehabilitation and implement the most viable option to restore the Mataniko riverbank and riparian zones – Solomon Islands’ to one of the following methods:
Attention: Procurement Officer
PO Box 240
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (MOST PREFERRED OPTION)
Fax: 685 20231
Person: Submit by hand in the tenders box at SPREP reception, Vailima, Samoa.
SPREP reserves the right to reject any or all tenders and the lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.
For any complaints regarding the Secretariat’s tenders please refer to the Complaints section on the SPREP website http://www.sprep.org/accountability/complaints