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Contract Award Notice – Communications Officer for the REDD+ Coordination Unit

Service Contact Award Notice

Lot Title: Communications Officer for the REDD+ Coordination Unit

Publication Reference: P152415/ TF018492 – REDD+/SER/005B

Publication date of the Request for Expressions of Interest: 27th July 2018

Procedure: Individual Consultant

Scope of Contract:

  • Develop and implement REDD+ Communication Strategy;
  • Produce Press Releases as necessary;
  • Host multiple consultations/workshops
  • Produce Educational and Information Materials
    1. e.g. Posters, brochures, newsletters etc.

    Price Offered: BZ $39,600.00 per annum effective 23rd October 2018 to 22nd October 2019

    Name of candidate (awarded)
    1.) Aurelio Sho

    Number and Names of applications received:

    Twelve (12)

    1.) Alicia Vidaurre, El Salvador, San Salvador
    2.) Aurelio Sho, San Ignacio, Cayo, Belize
    3.) Flor Gilharry, Corozal, Belize
    4.) Jeavon Sanker, Santa Elena, Cayo, Belize
    5.) Judy Waight, Belize
    6.) Kamisha Shaw, San Ignacio, Cayo, Belize
    7.) Marcella Williams, Belmopan, Cayo, Belize
    8.) Rhon Rosado, San Igancio, Cayo, Belize
    9.) Rosalinda Higinio, Dangriga, Stann Creek, Belize
    10.) Theresa Schwarz, Sri Lanka
    11.) Tyrell Gittens, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
    12.) Tyrone Casey, Belize City, Belize

    Reasons for rejecting other applicants:
    – applications were not considered to satisfy the professional/technical capacity criterion

    For details download full pdf documents below.

    Consultancy – Development of a Forest Reference Emission Level or Forest Reference Level of Belize

    Consultancy for the Development of a Forest Reference Emission Level or Forest Reference Level of Belize under the REDD+ Readiness Project in Belize

    Grant No.: P152415/ TF018492

    Background

    The Government of Belize with the assistance of the World Bank is implementing the project entitled “Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) Readiness Project in Belize” with Grant funding from the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility “FCPF” and has appointed the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration (MAFFESDI) for the overall implementation of the Project with the fiduciary support provided by the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT). The Government of Belize intends to apply part of the proceeds of the grant to payments under the contract for this Consultancy.

    REDD+ and PACT now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. In submitting Expression of Interest, consultants should provide information demonstrating that he/she has the required and relevant experience to perform the services. The shortlisting criteria are:

    Qualifications:

    1. Proven experience with similar work (Development of a Forest Reference Emission Level or Forest Reference Level), mainly in Central America and Caribbean regions;Preference will be given to firms that have conducted or are conducting similar work in Belize as related to GHGi and FREL preparation;
    2. Proven experience and clear understanding of REDD+ rules and process as agreed under the UNFCCC and The Paris Agreement;
    3. Proven knowledge and understanding of the 2006 IPCC Good Practice Guidelines in AFOLU Sector; strong knowledge and understanding on how to estimate Emission Factors from raw field data; proven experience in activities related to the development of GHGi in other countries as well as experience related to the development of FREL;
    4. Proven experience of more than five (5) years in capacity building REDD+ programs related to AFOLU sector GHG inventory development aiming to develop FREL Report as required by UNFCCC; have a strong understanding of all UNFCCC decisions related to FREL development.
    5. Firm or Team members should have proven experience to analyze existing biomass information from permanent sample plots and other sources, in order to calculate carbon stock estimates for the different Land Uses.

    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, revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration policy on “Employment of Public officers as consultants.”

    The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on Individual Consultants’ Qualification method set out in the World Bank Consultant Guidelines.

    Interested consultants can request the Terms of Reference by email at redd.procurement.officer@pactbelize.org

    Expressions of Interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, mail, fax or e-mail) by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday 27th November 2018 to:

    REDD+ Procurement Officer
    Protected Areas Conservation Trust
    3 Mango Street
    Belmopan, Cayo District
    Tel: 822-3637
    redd.procurement.officer@pactbelize.org

    The sealed envelope containing the Expression of Interest must include the name and address of the firm and should be clearly marked:
    PROJECT OFFICER FOR THE REDD+ READINESS PROJECT IN BELIZE

    REDD+ Readiness Project and PACT shall not be bound to defray any costs incurred by applicants in preparing and submitting statements of capability.

    For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

    Consultancy – Project Officer for the REDD+ Readiness Project

    Project Officer for the REDD+ Readiness Project

    Grant No.: P152415/TF018492

    Background

    The Government of Belize with the assistance of the World Bank is implementing the project entitled “Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) Readiness Project in Belize” with Grant funding from the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility “FCPF” and has appointed the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration (MAFFESDI) for the overall implementation of the Project with the fiduciary support provided by the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT). The Government of Belize intends to apply part of the proceeds of the grant to payments under the contract for this Consultancy.

    REDD+ and PACT now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. In submitting Expression of Interest, consultants should provide information demonstrating that he/she has the required and relevant experience to perform the services. The shortlisting criteria are:

    Qualifications:

    1. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Administration, Economics, or related fields. Two or more years of experience working on project is an asset; Candidates with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Administration, Economics, or related fields and more than 2 years of experience in project monitoring and evaluation have a distinct advantage;
    2. Proven knowledge and understanding of monitoring and evaluation concepts, tools, methods, and strategies;
    3. Proven ability to design and implement a monitoring and evaluation system;
    4. Proven track record in working on complex development projects;
    5. Ability to develop templates for data collection;
    6. Ability to analyze and report on data collected;
    7. Ability to conduct research and analysis and strong synthesis skills;
    8. Ability to report on research; and
    9. Strong report writing and analytical skills.

    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, revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration policy on “Employment of Public officers as consultants.”

    The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on Individual Consultants’ Qualification method set out in the World Bank Consultant Guidelines.

    Interested consultants can request the Terms of Reference by email at redd.procurement.officer@pactbelize.org

    Expressions of Interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, mail, fax or e-mail) by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday 4th December 2018 to:

    REDD+ Procurement Officer
    Protected Areas Conservation Trust
    3 Mango Street
    Belmopan, Cayo District
    Tel: 822-3637
    redd.procurement.officer@pactbelize.org

    The sealed envelope containing the Expression of Interest must include the name and address of the firm and should be clearly marked:
    PROJECT OFFICER FOR THE REDD+ READINESS PROJECT IN BELIZE

    REDD+ Readiness Project and PACT shall not be bound to defray any costs incurred by applicants in preparing and submitting statements of capability.

    For details on skills needed and benefits, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

    Service Contract Short List Notice – Grievance and Redress Mechanism REDD+

    SERVICE CONTRACT SHORTLIST NOTICE

    Publication Reference: P152415/ TF018492 – REDD+/SER/009

    Lot Title: Development of a Grievance and Redress Mechanism for REDD+ Implementation in Belize

    Name of short-listed companies:

    – AENOR International S.A.U. Tide Belize, Spain/Belize
    – CLIMALIA, Italy
    – Climate Law and Policy, United Kingdom
    – Equal Chances @ Green Development (ECGD), Suriname
    – INDOFUR, Washington D.C., USA
    – INTEGRA Government Services International, Washington D.C., USA

    For details download full pdf documents below.

    Consultant to update and finalize a Communication and Engagement Strategy and Implementation Plan for the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute

    CZMAI Communication Strategy and Implementation Plan

    An Individual Consultant is needed to update and finalize a Communication and Engagement Strategy and Implementation Plan for the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute. DEADLINE: 3 pm, January 17, 2018.

    The Government of Belize, in collaboration with the World Bank (WB) and the Adaptation Fund (AF) is implementing the project entitled “Marine Conservation and Climate Adaptation Project”. The project development objective is to implement priority eco-system based marine conservation system and climate adaptation measures to strengthen the climate resilience of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System and its productive marine resources.

    Click on the image below to download full pdf document with details on eligibility criteria and how to apply.

    individual-development

    CLOSED! Individual Consultant: Programme Director – REDD+ Readiness Project

    REDD+ is seeking to recruit a Programme Director

    REDD+ is a global policy initiative that aims to address climate change threats by reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries.

    Individual consultants are invited to apply by submitting a Statement of Capability and CV along with three references by 3:00 PM on Friday, 25 August 2017 to andrea@pactbelize.org or one original and two hard copies of each submission to our office.

    For full details on skills needed and how to apply, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

    individual-development

    CLOSED! Vacancy: KBA Compliance Enforcement and Investigation Team Leader

    Key Biodiversity Areas Project Seeks Individual Consultant to function as the Compliance Enforcement and Investigation Team Leader

    DEADLINE: 4 p.m. July 27

    KBA and PACT is seeking to recruit an Individual Consultant with the critical minimum requirements
    listed below:

     Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management or other related management subject;
     At minimum three years relevant experience in criminology or enforcement;
     Experience in developing and implementing management plans;
     Leadership experience;
     Good knowledge of Belize’s landscape and wildlife;
     Ability to communicate in Spanish language will be asset;

    For more information on how to apply, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

    individual-development

    CLOSED! Vacancy: KBA Compliance Management Unit Coordinator

    Key Biodiversity Areas Project Seeks Individual Consultant to function as the Compliance Management Unit Coordinator

    DEADLINE: 4 p.m. July 27

    KBA and PACT is seeking to recruit an Individual Consultant with the critical minimum requirements
    listed below:

     Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management or other related management subject;
     At minimum five years relevant experience in criminology or enforcement;
     Experience in developing and implementing management plans;
     Leadership experience;
     Good knowledge of Belize’s landscape and wildlife;
     Ability to communicate in Spanish language will be asset;

    For more information on how to apply, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

    individual-development

    CLOSED! Vacancy: KBA Compliance Unit Officer

    Key Biodiversity Areas Project Seeks Individual Consultant to function as the Project’s Compliance Unit Officer

    DEADLINE: 4 p.m. July 27.

    KBA and PACT is seeking to recruit an Individual Consultant with the critical minimum requirements
    listed below:

     Minimum High School Diploma
     At minimum two years relevant experience in enforcement;
     Competent in using MS Excel, Ms Word, Emails, GPS and Compass;
     Good knowledge of Belize’s landscape and wildlife;
     Ability to communicate in Spanish language will be an asset;

    For more information on how to apply, click on the image below to download full pdf document.

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    Hol Chan Marine Reserve Zone Expansion Project

    Beneficiary:         Belize Fisheries Department

    Funds Awarded: $349,720.00

    Project Location: Hol Chan Marine Reserve

    Summary:           The Hol Chan Marine Reserve (HCMR) was expanded from 55.4 km2 to 414.5 km2 in March 2015 and includes four new zones including a complete no-take zone.  This expansion requires considerable investment to ensure that proper management is undertaken in the areas recently annexed.  This project will be implemented over the course of two years and the overall goal is to build responsible and sustainable management of tourism, fishing and conservation activities under an effective zoning scheme; the aim is to ensure that HCMR is able to maintain its biological integrity while providing tangible economic benefits to buffering communities.