Consultancy Notice – Consortium for ESM Household Waste (Trinidad and Tobago)

The BCRC-Caribbean, in its role as project executing agency for the evaluation of the draft guidance on the Environmentally Sound Management (ESM) of Household Waste at the Guanapo Landfill, Trinidad and Tobago, is seeking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced consultants to provide technical assistance through the dissemination of available solutions for ESM of Household Waste. The BCRC-Caribbean is therefore seeking a consortium of candidates with the requisite skills as outlined in the Terms of Reference for this consultancy.

The main objective of this pilot project is to evaluate the draft guidance on the ESM of household waste as developed by the working group of the Household Waste Partnership and to provide feedback in the form of a report. The report will address the coherence, comprehensibility and usability of the guidance, provide concrete suggestions and proposed modifications for improvement of the guidance, ensuring the involvement of all relevant stakeholders at the local, municipal and national level.

The expected outcomes under the project are as follows:

  1. Feedback report assessing the coherence, comprehensibility and usability of the guidance, providing suggestions and proposed modifications for improvement of the guidance;
  2. Brief outline of additional guidance that could be provided on the ESM of household waste in a Small Island Developing State (SIDS) context;
  3. Rapid Assessment Report assessing the current scenario as it pertains to SWMCOL’s operations and practices at the project site for the selected priority areas, identified gaps and propose recommendations for improvements in these priority areas based on the ESM consistent with the Guidance document.

OPEN TO: Applications are open to Trinidad and Tobago based consortiums who meet the qualifications of the consultancy services.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Interested bidders are invited to apply by submitting their proposals on or before 11:59 pm (Trinidad and Tobago, GMT – 4) on August 18th, 2021.

TERMS OF REFERENCE: Consortium for ESM of Household Waste (T&T) TOR _29.07.21

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