REQUEST OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR SELECTION OF CONSULTANT FOR DRAFTING LEGISLATION IN ESTABLISHING PRICING POLICIES FOR REGULATED UTILITY SERVICES AND DRAFTING METHODOLOGY
Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism
NAME OF PROJECT: “PREPATORY ACTIVITIES FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REFORMS IN THE AREA OF UTILITY SERVICES IN MONTENEGRO”
CONSULTING SERVICES: CONSULTING SERVICES FOR DRAFTING LEGISLATION IN ESTABLISHING PRICING POLICIES FOR REGULATED UTILITY SERVICES AND DRAFTING METHODOLOGY
In order to provide support in establishing a sustainable regulation in the field of regulated utility services (water supply and waste water), the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, in the framework of the DWP (Danube Water Programme), in cooperation with "IAWD" (The Technical Secretariat of the International Association of Water Supply Companies in the Danube River Catchment Area), received support to implement the project relating to the development of legislation to establish the regulation of water supply and waste water, elaboration of the founding documents of the regulatory body (Energy Regulatory Agency) and the preparation and implementation of plans and training programs. The project is designed so that the support will be provided through expert support (selected expert) and the transfer of experience from other countries through organized workshops. The Cooperation Agreement is signed on 1st October, 2016 by and between the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro and The Technical Secretariat of the international Association of Water Supply Companies in the Danube River Catchment Area (IAWD).
Scope of Work
Based on the experiences of other countries and the analysis of the functioning of water supply and sewerage enterprises in Montenegro (at the same time taking into account their specificities), it is necessary to draft a regulation on detailed elements and methodology for determining the prices of public utility services (water supply and waste water) at the local and regional level (regional water supply). Should it be assessed, based on the analysis of the Law on Utility Services ("Official Gazette of Montenegro", 055/16 of 17 August 2016), in the section referring to the price, that it does not provide a sufficient framework and that amendments to the present Law are necessary, the expert will make a proposal for amendments and draft the amendments (this part is done only if it is determined that amendments to the Law are needed regarding prices).
Duration of the assignment and estimated time input: A total of 10 days (to be used within 2 months from the signing of the Contract)
The Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services.
Qualification requirements and basis for evaluation and skills
Education at least: Faculty of Economics
- Good command of spoken and written English, knowledge of Montenegrin is an asset
- Computer literacy in office applications
General professional experience
- Minimum 12 years of general professional experience in the sector of water supply and wastewater and in the area of pricing.
Specific professional experience
Minimum 7 years of general professional experience in the pricing policy in the water supply sector
Credentials required certifying experience:
A. CV of the consultant
B. Proposed approach of the consultancy
C. Relevant experience
D. Proposed budget
A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (current edition).
Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by April 20, 2017
Budget: The maximum available budget for the project is gross EUR 6,500 including accommodation and transport.
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours [ 07:00 to 15:00 hours].
Contact for Further information:
Ms. Snezana Didanovic
Ms. Bojana Kaludjerovic
Ministry of sustainable development and tourism of Montenegro
IV Proleterske Brigade, 81000 Podgorica
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