Consultancy Notice- Public Sector Needs Assessment and Recommendations

The BCRC-Caribbean is seeking to recruit a Public Sector Needs Assessment and Recommendations Consultant under the project Caribbean Incubator Facility for the Sustainable Management of Hazardous Chemicals and Wastes under the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Implementing Sustainable Low and Non-Chemical Development in SIDS (ISLANDS) Programme.

The Consultant will be expected to:

i. To develop a public sector investment needs assessment in participating countries;

ii. Identify and assess capacity building needs for public sector investments in participating countries; and

iii. Identify a pipeline of potential public sector projects to be supported by the Facility (RGO1674) in consideration of the chemicals and waste in the participating countries.

This phase of the project is being executed by the BCRC-Caribbean and implemented by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

The general objective of the facility is to support the sustainable management of hazardous Chemicals and Wastes (C&W) in the Caribbean. The specific objectives are: (i) to finance the development and strengthening of policy, legal, regulatory, and financial frameworks, tools, and instruments; and (ii) to channel financing to the private and public sectors to advance the sustainable management of hazardous C&W. The facility will support the following countries (Participating Countries): Barbados, Bahamas, Belize, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago, in improving the management of hazardous C&W identified in multi-lateral environmental agreements such as the Basel, Rotterdam, Minamata, and Stockholm Conventions, the Montreal Protocol and Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM). For purposes of this facility, other SIDS countries recognized by GEF’s Global Island Program, namely Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Saint Lucia, could also be eligible for support and financing under the “de-minimis” approach.

OPEN TO: Individual Consultants from IDB-Member countries.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Interested bidders are invited to apply by submitting their curriculum vitae (CV) and a cover letter on or before 11:59 pm (Trinidad and Tobago, GMT – 4) on June 27, 2021.

TERMS OF REFERENCE: IDB Public Sector Consultant TOR