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6465 Min Infrastructure EOI 17 Dec 2021 - 18 Jan 2022


Tonga Climate Resilient Transport Project (TCRTP)



Grant No.: D389-TO


Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): MOI-PMU-INDV-2-1, MOI-PMU-INDV-3-1, MOI-PMU-INDV4-1, MOI-PMU-INDV-5-2, MOI-PMU-INDV-6-2

The Government of Tonga has secured funding from the World Bank for the Climate Resilient Transport Project (TCRTP) and for the Climate Resilient Transport Project II (TCRTP II), to facilitate the safe, efficient and sustainable movement of goods and people in the Kingdom of Tonga, whilst strengthening climate resilience of the transport sector. The Ministry of Infrastructure is an implementing agency of both projects.

The Ministry of Infrastructure on behalf of the Government of Tonga intends to apply part of the proceeds to contracting of staff for the Project Management Unit (PMU). The PMU is part of the operational structure of the Ministry and is responsible for the implementation of the Project’s plans and activities and reporting to the Ministry.

The Ministry now seeks services for the following positions:

  1. Contracts Manager
  2. Procurement Officer
  3. Project Accountant
  4. Communications and M&E Officer
  5. Administrative Assistant

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following link:

Contracts Manager

Procurement Officer

Project Accountant

Communication and M&E Officer

Administrative Assistant

The TCRTP now invites eligible consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Service. Interested Consultants should provide the following  information:

  1. A statement addressing the selection criteria
  2. An updated curriculum vitae (CV) demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services
  3. List of 3 referees with contact details.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016 revised November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per paragraph 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations on link

A firm is eligible to nominate an individual – however, note that only the experience and qualifications of the nominated individual shall be used in the selection process, and that (their) corporate   experience shall not be considered. The firm, if proposing an individual must specify whether the contract would be signed with the firm or the proposed individual.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection of Individual Consultants (INDV) method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Expressions of interest (EOI) must be delivered in a written form with attachments no more than 6MB, to the address below. All applications should be received by 18th January 2022 at 4:30pm.

Attention: Mr Jonathan Kwok, email: bid [dot] admin [at] tcrtp [dot] to

Address: Ministry of Infrastructure, By-pass Road, Fanga-‘o-Pilolevu, Tongatapu.

INSTRUCTION FOR SUBMISSION: Please limit your EOI to six (6) pages, including your Cover Letter.