Procurement Consultant (part-time assignment) within Education Quality Improvement Project (EQIP)

Republic of Moldova

Education Quality Improvement Project

Credit No.IBRD-9536-MD

Reference No.: MD-PIU-NORLD-378857-CS-INDV

Date: September 22, 2023


Assignment Title: Procurement Specialist to provide technical support and assist the NORLD in procurements activities related to „Education Quality Improvement Project”.

The National Office for Regional and Local Development (NODRL) has received financing from the World Bank Group toward the cost of the Education Quality Improvement Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for individual consulting services.).The main objective of the consultancy is to provide technical support and assist the NORLD in procurements activities related to Project activities under NORLD responsibility in accordance with the Project Procurement Strategy for Development (PPSD), Project Procurement Plan and the Project Implementation Plan (PIP).

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following website: or can be obtained at the address given below.

The NORLD now invites eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers – Procurement in Investment Project Financing. Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services dated November 2020 (hereinafter referred to as “Procurement Regulations”) setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest and with the latest Guidelines on Preventing and Combating Fraud and Corruption in Projects Financed by IBRD Loans and IDA Credits.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the „Open Competitive Selection of Individual Consultants” method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09 00 to 16 00 hours.

The applications should include letter of Expression of Interest, CV, and related recommendation letters, if any,

together with a copy of CV in WORD format. 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 October 3, 2023, 16:00 o’clock, Moldova time, indicating the assignment title in the subject line.

National Office for Regional and Local Development,

Stefan cel Mare 124, 3th floor,

mun. Chisinau, Republic of Moldova MD-2004

Tel/fax: 022 27 91 21