09/09/2014

Regional Invitation to Pre-qualify for the Provision of Technical Consultancy Services to the BCRC-Caribbean

The Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Caribbean (BCRC-Caribbean) is an autonomous corporate body, established by Act #2 of 2008, Chapter 35:49 of the Laws of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Its primary mandate is to assist countries in the Caribbean to comply with and implement the provisions of the Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, as well as the other multilateral environmental treaties in the focal area of waste and chemicals management.

In an effort to adequately meet its mandate of service to Party States to the waste and chemicals Conventions in the Caribbean, the BCRC-Caribbean now invites all suitably qualified individuals or organizations to submit applications to prequalify for the provision of technical consultancy services in the following categories:
  • Policy and Best Practice Formulation and Implementation in the Waste and Chemicals Management Sector.
  • Institutional / Human Resource Capacity Development in the Waste and Chemicals Management Sector.
  • Design and Implementation of Training Modules and Training Programmes in Waste & Chemicals Management.
  • Public Education and Public Awareness.
  • Technology Development Implementation in Waste and Chemicals Management.

Pre-Qualification will be based on meeting minimum criteria in the areas of work experience and references, adequacy and suitability of qualifications and availability of key personnel, financial capability, and statutory and regulatory compliance.
 
Only consultancy firms incorporated in or consultants who are nationals/residents of the following Contracting Member States to the BCRC-Caribbean will be eligible for pre-qualification:
  • Antigua and Barbuda,
  • The Bahamas,
  • Barbados,
  • Belize,
  • Cuba,
  • Dominica,
  • The Dominican Republic,
  • Guyana,
  • Jamaica,
  • St. Kitts and Nevis,
  • St. Lucia,
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines,
  • Suriname, and
  • Trinidad and Tobago
 
The deadline date for the submission of completed applications is Friday 3rd October, 2014 at 15:00 GMT-4 (Atlantic Standard Time / Eastern Caribbean Time). These must be submitted by email to karenpp.bcrc@gmail.com only.
 
Any consultancy firms and individual consultants that are currently trading with the BCRC-Caribbean, or those having done so previously, MUST apply as well. Only those firms and individuals already pre-qualified under the invitation advertised in Trinidad and Tobago in 2014 will not be required to re-apply.
 
Instructions for the submission of applications can be found in the Pre-qualification notice available here for download as well as in the official pre-qualification application document. Further enquiries can be submitted to the Executive Administrative Assistance of the Centre via email at karenpp.bcrc@gmail.com.