Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) for provision of Consultancy Services as Deputy Project Coordinator for LSMFP Project

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION INTEREST
(INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANCY)
PROJECT ID: P172012

Subject: Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) for provision of Consultancy
Services as Deputy Project Coordinator for LSMFP Project
Reference No: LR-NAFAA-162587-CS-INDV
Assignment Title: Deputy Project Coordinator
The Government of Liberia through the National Fisheries & Aquaculture Authority has received
financial support from the World Bank Group in support of the Liberia Sustainable
Management of Fisheries Project (LSMFP) in Liberia and intends to apply part of the proceeds
towards the recruitment of a Deputy Project Coordinator.
The objective of this assignment is to support NaFAA through the LSMFP and to assist the
International Project Coordinator (IPC) to lead implementation of activities of the Project
Implementation Unit (PIU).
The LSMFP Deputy Project Coordinator is an understudy to the IPC of the LSMFP and he/she
will work in close collaboration with the IPC during the Project Implementation. The Deputy
Project Coordinator will be responsible to assist the IPC for the management of the PIU and
apprising NaFAA on the timely and effective implementation of the planned project activities
within the framework of the Project Agreement.
The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) now invites eligible individual
consultants to indicate their interest in performing the Services. Interested Individual Consultants
should provide updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) and relevant documents indicating that they have
the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.
The shortlisting criteria includes the following qualifications:
• Minimum Master’s Degree in Marine Science, Marine Resource Management or
Fisheries; Public Administration, Project Management, Business Administration,
Economics, Human Resource or related fields from a recognized university or
Bachelor degree in related field with minimum of 5 years of project management
experience;
• Must have obtained significant relevant professional training in project management;
• Minimum 7 years of post-graduate professional work experience;

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in administration, leadership or management role in the
public/private sector institution with at least two (2) of those years’ experience in
donor funded projects, preferably the World Bank

Competencies:
• Familiarity with donor/multilateral administrative and financial procedures will be an
asset;
• Familiarity with the issues and policy in the field of fishery sector, especially in
Liberia; Fisheries administration
• Outstanding time-management, organizational and inter-personal skills;
• Excellent computer literacy;
• Ability to organize and facilitate meetings/workshops.
• Ability to establish a report and work with, people of diverse cultures backgrounds
and education,
• Ability to communicate effectively within the organization and with external
stakeholders,
• Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities,
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following websites:
a) www.nafaa.gov.lr
b) www.emansion.gov.lr
c) www.moa.gov.lr
The attention of interested individual Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16,
and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” dated July 2016,
revised November 2017, August 2018, and November 2020 setting forth the World Bank’s policy
on conflict of interest. Please refer to paragraph 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations on conflict
of interest related to this assignment which is available on the Bank’s website at

http://projectsbeta.worldbank.org/en/projects-operations/products-and-
services/brief/procurement-newframework .

An Individual Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant
Selection (ICS) method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours, i.e., 0900 to 1600
hours GMT.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by
mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by Monday February 7, 2021 @ 4:00PM GMT

Liberia Sustainable Management of Fisheries Project (LSMFP)
Attn: The Project Coordinator
Mesurado Pier, Freeport of Monrovia
Monrovia, Liberia
Tel: +231770532901/ +231770538462
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TERMS OF REFERENCE (PROJECT COORDINATOR)
A. Background
The Government of Liberia through the National Fisheries & Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA)
has received financial support from the World Bank Group in support of the Liberia Sustainable
Management of Fisheries Project (LSMFP) in Liberia and intends to apply part of the proceeds
towards the recruitment of a Deputy Project Coordinator.
B. Objective of the Assignment
The objective of this assignment is to support NaFAA through the LSMFP and to assist the
International Project Coordinator (IPC) to lead implementation of activities of the Project
Implementation Unit (PIU).
The LSMFP Deputy Project Coordinator is an understudy to the IPC of the LSMFP and he/she
will work in close collaboration with the IPC during the Project Implementation. The Deputy
Project Coordinator will be responsible to assist the IPC for the management of the PIU and
apprising NaFAA on the timely and effective implementation of the planned project activities
within the framework of the Project Agreement.
C. Scope of Work and Task
The Deputy Project Coordinator will undertake the following functions:
• Assist the IPC in Managing staff and overseeing the day-to-day activities of the PIU in
support of NaFAA’s implementation of the LSMFP, including procurement, project
monitoring and evaluation, financial management, progress and financial reporting,
environment and social risk management leading staff of the PIU;
• Assist the IPC in the preparation of project reports, and the preparation of Annual Work
Plans for supported programs;
• Assist the IPC in managing communications and ensure stakeholders are aware of project
activities and their progress;
• Provide advice and guidance to the IPC on specific and general local content project
management issues;
• Support the IPC in identifying training needs of the PIU team that could be provided by
the IPC
• Participate actively in on the job and other forms of training provided by the IPC.
• Advise the IPC on issues that may impact the achievement of their outcomes (including
issues of sustainability and post-project requirements, such as maintenance);
• Support implementation of approved project plans set by the Project Steering Committee.
• Assist in the supervision of the overall monitoring process and be responsible for its timely
delivery.
• Identify and support the management and implementation of the project activities, and
advise the IPC of any possible deviations and the required corrective action(s);
• Assist in the management of local and international consultants, monitoring progress on
deliverables under those contracts and providing feedback as necessary, and coordination
of the work of the consultants consistent with the overall project implementation plan;
• Assist the IPC to coordinate and work with relevant ministries, agencies and commissions,
local government authorities and institutions, international agencies, non-governmental

organizations, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders as required to assist
NaFAA with the execution of LSMFP activities
• Represent the IPC in stakeholder coordination and meetings as requested.
• Assist the IPC in providing implementation support missions to the World Bank team
• Performs other related duties as may be assigned.
E. Required Qualification, Competencies and Skills
Qualifications:
• Minimum Master’s Degree in Marine Science, Marine Resource Management or
Fisheries; Public Administration, Project Management, Business Administration,
Economics, Human Resource or related fields from a recognized university or
Bachelor degree in related field with minimum of 5 years of project management
experience;
• Must have obtained significant relevant professional training in project management;
• Minimum 7 years of post-graduate professional work experience;
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in administration, leadership or management role in the
public/private sector institution with at least two (2) of those years’ experience in
donor funded projects, preferably the World Bank

Competencies:
• Familiarity with donor/multilateral administrative and financial procedures will be an
asset;
• Familiarity with the issues and policy in the field of fishery sector, especially in
Liberia; Fisheries administration
• Outstanding time-management, organizational and inter-personal skills;
• Excellent computer literacy;
• Ability to organize and facilitate meetings/workshops.
• Ability to establish a report and work with, people of diverse cultures backgrounds
and education,
• Ability to communicate effectively within the organization and with external
stakeholders,
• Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities,
Skills:
• Fluent written and spoken English;
• A team player;
• A good working knowledge of MS Windows (EXEL, Word and Power Point); and
• Effective inter-office memo writing skills,
F. Duration of the Assignment
The duration of the assignment is 1 year with a three (3) Months’ probation, and shall be renewable
based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.
G. Reporting Arrangement
The Deputy Project Coordinator will submit quarterly, semiannual and annual reports to the
LSMFP IPC and copy the Director General of NaFAA. The report will cover activities relative to
annual work plans, plans for the next reporting period and issues to be resolved.
H. Duty Station: Monrovia, with regular travel to project communities.

I. Recruitment Method
The recruitment method for the consultant shall be through Selection of Individual Consultant
(IC).

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