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Technical Consultancy for Update of GPS trail System for Feeder Trails

Country– Commonwealth of Dominica
Implementing Agency: Ministry of Environment, Rural Modernisation, Kalinago Upliftment andConstituency Empowerment
Name of Project – Leveraging Eco-Tourism for Biodiversity Protection in Dominica (P170846)
Loan No./Credit No. TF-B9551
Assignment Title: Technical Consultancy for Update of GPS

For complete copy of Terms of Reference(TOR) CLICK HERE

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has received financing from the World Bank
toward the cost of Leveraging Eco-Tourism for Biodiversity Protection in Dominica and intends to
apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

Objective of Assignment
The purpose of this consultancy is to develop a Global Positioning System (GPS) Trail System
(through the collection of spatial data) and maps for the prioritized trails in the protected areas
and feeder trails within Component two (2) of the LETBP project under the activity ‘Update of the
GPS Trail System for the WNT and Protected Area Feeder Trails’.

Required Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications
- Advanced University degree (bachelor's or higher) or equivalent professional qualification
  in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, geomatics or similar.

Experience
- At least five (5) years of professional experience, GIS software (Arc GIS, QGIS, ODK), GPS
  equipment and mobile mapping.
- Experience in drone mapping
- Interpretation of imagery
- Ability to use remote sensing software
- Experience of at least three (3) similar projects.
- Proven experience in GIS training/capacity building.
- Work experience in the Caribbean will be considered an asset, specifically in Dominica.
- Experience in protected areas management or knowledge of Dominica’s Protected Areas
  management system is an asset.

Skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Strong teamwork skills and the ability to understand team needs and develop ideas to
   meet the assignment objectives
- Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.
- The ability to communicate complex procedures to other colleagues.
- Attention to detail and desire to probe further into data.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found, on the following
https://gefbiodiversity.agriculture.gov.dm or email
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Expression of Interest

The Ministry of Environment, Rural Modernisation, Kalinago Upliftment and Constituency
Empowerment invites eligible Individuals to indicate their interests to providing the services.
Interested Individuals should provide information demonstrating that they have the necessary
qualifications , relevant experience and skills to perform the services.

The attention of interested Individuals is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of
the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016 revised November 2017,
August 2018, November 2020 and September 2023 setting forth the World Bank’s policy on
Conflict of Interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of
interest related to this assignment i.e., 3.17 (c) & (d) of the Procurement Regulation.

Further information can be obtained at LETBP- Project Implementation Unit (PIU) at the 1 st Floor
First Domestic Building, 19-21 King George V Street, Roseau at Tel: (767) 266-3981/275-1957
during office hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Mondays and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays to
Fridays.

Expressions of interest must be submitted by March 28 th , 2024, at 4.00 p.m. Eastern Caribbean
time in a written form (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) to the following addresses:

Attn: Project Manager
Leveraging Eco-Tourism for Biodiversity Protection in
Dominica Project
First Floor, First Domestic Building
19-21 King George V Street, Roseau
Commonwealth of Dominica
Tel: (767) 266-3981; 3998/275 1957
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