World Bank Job Vacancy: REDD+ Strategy & Strategic Environment and Social Assessment, Bangkok - Thailand

PROJECT: FCPF Readiness Preparation Project

TITLE: REDD+ Strategy and Strategic Environment and Social Assessment

Project ID: P130115

Borrower/Bid No: CS-6

P130115 - Thailand FCPF Readiness Preparation Project - CS-6

Country: Thailand

Project Id: P130115

Project Name: Thailand FCPF Readiness Preparation Project

Loan/Credit/TF Info: TF-A0984

Notice Version No: 1

General Information

Notice Type: Request for Expression of Interest

Borrower Bid Reference: CS-6

Bid Description: REDD+ Strategy and Strategic Environment and Social Assessment

Language of Notice: English

Deadline for Application Submission Date: 2017/12/29

Local Time: 16:30

Selected category codes for product to be procured: 77101602 - Forest conservation strategy planning

Contact Information on Advertisement

Organization/Department Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation

Name: Ratana Lakanawarakul

Title: Manager, Office of Forest and Climate Change

Address: 61 Phahonyothin Road, Chatuchak District, Ladyao, Bangkok 10900

Country: Thailand

Phone: 662 561 7777 ex1431


Detailed Information for Advertisement

Request for Expressions of Interest

Technical Assistance ( Consulting Firm)

Kingdom of Thailand

Project Title : Thailand REDD+ Readiness Preparation Proposal Project

Grant No. TF 0A0984 

Assignment Titl : A National REDD+ Strategy and the Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment for the REDD+ Mechanism in Thailand

Reference No. : CS-6

The Government of Thailand (GoT) in partnership with the World Bank is implementing the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) REDD+ Readiness Preparation project through Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. The Project aims to support Readiness Preparation for REDD+ within the country. Among others activities, in close cooperation with the government and other stakeholders, the project will develop a National REDD+ Strategy and the Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment for the REDD+ Mechanism in Thailand.

The objective of this assignment is to assist the Government of Thailand ( Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment), in the implementation of the activities proposed in the REDD+ Readiness Implementation Support Project by the FCPF with six main task clusters : (1) Analysis of Land use, Land use change drivers, forest law, policy, regulation, forest Institution and governance (2) Preparation of National REDD+ strategy (3) Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) and Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) (4) Safeguard Information and Monitoring System (5) REDD+ benefit-sharing arrangement and (6) Feedback and Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM)

It is anticipated that the assignment will take 24 calendar months and the assignment is expected to mobilize by February 2018

Acting on behalf of the GoT and the WB, DNP now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the services. The interested firms must provide information indicating that are qualified to perform the services. The shortlisting criteria are the criteria related to required qualifications and experience of the firm. (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications. The minimum qualifications and experience requirements are:

  • The Consultant Company shall be a registered company in order to conduct technical advisory services, as well as for activities to be carried out in accordance with the laws of Thailand or the country where the company is located.
  • The Consultant Company must have at least 3 years experience in development of REDD+ Strategy, Sustainable Forest Management, Carbon Finance or Natural Resources management strategy in developing countries with government agencies.
  • Experiences and understanding of participatory processes, stakeholder engagement and gender issues and their relation with natural resources management. Understanding of current UNFCCC processes, and adaptation and mitigation methods.
  • Familiarity with Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
A consulting firm will be selected under the method of Quality and Cost-based Selection (QCBS) in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines : Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers, dated January 2011. Revised July 2014 edition (Consultant Guidelines), setting forth the World Bank’s policy in conflict of interest.

Interested firms may obtain further information at the address below during office hours, 08.30 – 16.30 hrs, Monday to Friday. Expression of interest must be delivered to the address below by 16.30 hours (Local time of Bangkok, Thailand, GMT +7) of 29 December 2017 ( Electronic submission is acceptable)

Att.: Ms. Ratana Lukanawarakul

Project Manager
Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment 61 Phaholyothin Rd., LadYao, Chatuchuck, Bangkok, 10900, Thailand.

Tel. : (662) 561 0777 ext. 1431;
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