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Open calls
Published Date: 
February, 2022

Request for Proposals - enhancing transparency and accountability around ASM production in the DRC.

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), with the support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Belgium, is seeking a competent and credible firm to support EITI DRC in promoting transparency and accountability in artisanal and small-scale mining in the copper-cobalt-zinc value chain. The consultant must be from a reputable company or group of individual(s) with a proven reputation, perceived by the EITI International Secretariat to be credible, trustworthy, experienced and technically competent. Proposals should be submitted in French following the guidelines noted in the attached terms of reference. 

A consultant will be selected following a quality- and cost-based selection procedure.

Consultants should submit:

  • 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. When preparing your proposal, we kindly ask you to include a section on potential conflicts of interest. This section should identify any areas of work, including past, present or future consultancies related to the EITI, which might pose a conflict of interest. Please also describe strategies that you intend to use to minimize those risks.
  • 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 SKasimova@EITI.org by close of 11 April 2022.