Call for tender: Senior consultancy services on the fourth review conference of the Mine Ban Treaty
NPA calls for tenders for senior consultancy services in respect to the upcoming fourth review conference of the Mine Ban Treaty, Oslo Norway November 2019. The scope of the Service is a total of 80 work days.
Call for tender
Consultancy services on Mine Action in 2019
Norwegian People’s Aid
Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is a major Norwegian humanitarian and development non-governmental organization (NGO), with global operations. NPA started humanitarian mine action operations in Cambodia in 1992, an activity that over the past 25 years has developed into a consolidated Humanitarian Disarmament Programme (NPA HD). Currently NPA HD has field operations in more than 20 countries and other areas, undertaking survey and clearance of landmines; cluster munitions remnants and other Explosive Remnants of War (ERW). NPA HD implements its own programmes, with international and local staff, often in cooperation with national authorities, United Nations (UN) agencies and other international Mine Action NGOs. In addition to the field programmes, NPA HD works to maintain and develop the international normative and legal framework protecting civilians from effects of armed conflicts, as well as developing new programme and policy responses addressing the humanitarian harm caused by explosive weapons. The overall aim of the NPA HD programme is to protect civilians from explosive weapons
NPA calls for tenders for senior consultancy services in respect to the upcoming fourth review conference of the Mine Ban Treaty, Oslo Norway November 2019.
The scope of the Service is a total of 80 work days.
Support NPA on Mine Action Policy, serve as strategic advisor and provide in depth analysis on national level for selected countries related to the Fourth Review Conference of the Mine Ban Treaty;
Contribute to NPA HD’s Policy and Programme.
Timeline 2019 will be developed and agreed between consultant and NPA as part of the contract.
Address, deadlines and period of validity
Questions regarding the tender shall be directed to:
Siv Mjaaland, Head of Policy
Mobile: + 47 9024759
The bid shall be with Norwegian People’s Aid no later than December 30th 2018. The bid shall be presented either as a printed document with relevant documents attached, or sent via email to the email address provided below, with all relevant documents in standard PDF format.
Norwegian People’s Aid
Att Siv Mjaaland
Postbox 8844 Youngstorget
Envelope must be marked: «HD Consultant 2019»
with the following text in the subject line: «HD Consultant 2019»
Deadline: December 30th 2018
Bids arriving after the deadline may be rejected. The bid shall be valid for 60 days after the tender deadline. Costs related to the development of the bid will not be refunded.
Criteria for Selection
A successful consultant will need to present and document a solid understanding of the humanitarian and political parameters underpinning global humanitarian mine action and demonstrated ability to deliver high-quality analysis and support within the mine action sector within agreed timelines.
NPA will score the bids with the following criteria (not prioritised):
Knowledge of Mine Action Sector 30%
Ability to deliver within timeline 20%
NPA will select the bidder that overall presents the most relevant bid for NPA, and maintain the right to use or cancel received bids according to circumstances.
As a minimum, a bid needs to include the following:
Knowledge of Mine Action Sector
Ability to deliver within timeline
The bidder is responsible for the necessary registration related to payment.
The bid should also include the following:
Bids will be opened only after the December 30th deadline. The bids will be opened and reviewed by a select committee of NPA-employees, including as a minimum, one employee from a department separate from the Humanitarian Disarmament department. The bids will be confidential and NPA will keep all information from bidders confidential.
NPA retain the right to contact bidders first for follow-up and clarification after the bids have been opened. NPA retain the right to reject some of all the bids received.