São Tomé & Príncipe Sustainable Finance Plan for Biodiversity and Protected Areas International Expert(s) in Biodiversity & Protected Area Finance

Application deadline: 
Thursday, 30. April 2020 - 23:45

São Tomé & Príncipe Sustainable Finance Plan for Biodiversity and Protected Areas International Expert(s) in Biodiversity & Protected Area Finance

 
Location: Home based partially with at least 20 days in Sao Tomé and Príncipe 
Type of contract: Consulting company / Individual Consultant - International
Contract period: 100 days over a period of 10 months Note: Given the current COVID-19 crisis, we are flexible regarding the start and end dates of the contract. Consultants should specify a proposed timeline in the application.”
 
BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.
 
We are looking for a consulting company or an individual consultant to prepare a Sustainable Finance Plan for Biodiversity and Protected Areas for São Tomé & Príncipe that will include a Protected Areas System Finance Needs and Gaps Assessment, Feasibility/Viability Studies, Implementation Design / Revenue management Model and Promotion Plan, considering the regional specificity for the Autonomous Region of Príncipe. 
 
The overall responsibilities and deliverables are:
 
Inception Workshop, stakeholder consultations
Sustainable Finance Development Plan 
Feasibility Studies of, at least, the three ‘best’ financial options, including Conservation Trust Fund
Sustainable Finance Implementation Design
Sustainable Finance Monitoring & Evaluation plan, including a sustainable finance database management plan
Promotion Plan & production of didactic communication material
Validation Workshop
Final Deliverables consolidating all technical and consultation inputs from all stakeholders into a well written and concise Sustainable Finance Plan for Biodiversity and Protected Areas.
 
The expert(s) shall 
Hold a master’s degree or higher in any relevant field;
Demonstrate proficiency in Portuguese and have excellent English knowledge;
Have demonstrated experience and in-depth knowledge of conservation finance tools
 
 
Closing date: 30 April 2020
 
Offerors (consulting company / individual consultant) must send the Technical & Financial (in EURO) proposals, including the following documents, to: saotomeprincipe@birdlife.org.
- Detailed Curriculum Vitae of Expert(s) involved,
- Proposal for implementing the assignment including detailed costing by deliverable,
- Example(s) of other sustainable finance plan and/or design, and relevant contacts may a reference check be required.
 
Successful as well as unsuccessful bidders will be informed by e-mail as soon as possible after the submission date.