Request for proposals – Consultancy on National PCB Inventory Verification
The Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture, is a party to Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). The group of chemicals known as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) is one of the persistent organic pollutants covered by the Stockholm Convention. It is under this Convention that the Ministry together with Africa Institute (AI) for environmentally sound management of hazardous and other waste, the project on disposal of PCB oil contained in transformers and disposal of capacitors containing PCB in Southern Africa is at initial stage of implementation.
The Ministry is therefore seeking the services of Lesotho registered consulting individuals or f irms to undertake a National PCBs Inventory Verification Exercise.
Consultants are requested to prepare separate technical and financial proposals in separate sealed envelopes marked “National PCB Inventory Verification”. The proposals should be accompanied by the consultant’s CV.
Qualifications and Experience
The following are the key attributes required for the consultancy. The criteria should apply to the project leader or individual responsible for the task implementation.
- Master’s degree in Environmental Management, Waste Management, Chemistry or other relevant field.
- A minimum of three (3) years experience in similar assignments.
Added Evaluation Criteria
- Experience in similar assignments ( A demonstrated experience in working with Persistent Organic Pollutants as defined by Stockholm Convention will be an added advantage).
Submission of proposals
Proposals should be couriered to Africa Institute in Pretoria on the following address:
Dr. Koebu KhalemaEnvironment House
473 Steve Biko,
Cnr Steve Biko and Southpansberg Road, Arcadia
Proposals submitted at Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture will not be considered.
For more information on the consultancy, please collect the Terms of Reference from the Ministry’s procurement office, Post Office Building, 6th Floor. The closing date for submission of proposals is Thursday 05 July, 2018.