RAIL TRADE & TRNSPT FACIL - P083108
Azerbaijan Railways Closed Joint Stock Company | Published October 13, 2016 - Deadline October 24, 2016
Individual Ta Consultant On Institutional Reform For
Azerbaijan Railways Closed Joint Stock Company
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OFINTEREST
Republic of Azerbaijan
RailTrade and Transport Facilitation Project
Loans No 7509-AZ / 8282-AZ
Project ID: P083108
Assignment Title: Individual TA Consultant on Institutional Reform for Azerbaijan Railways Closed Joint StockCompany
Reference No. AZRTTFP-S16/6
The Republic of Azerbaijan together with AzerbaijanRailways Closed Joint Stock Company have received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Rail Trade and TransportFacilitation Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for individual consulting services: Individual TA Consultant onInstitutional Reform for Azerbaijan Railways Closed Joint Stock Company.
Theindividual consulting services ("the Services") are expected to assist Azerbaijan Railways Closed Joint Stock Company (ADY) inimplementation of the institutional reforms. This assistance will cover, but not be limited to the following: (i) Review theinstitutional framework, under which ADY operatesand propose reforms on the corporate governance of ADY; (ii) Review the legislative context and all related documents and adviseand assist in the process of developmentofregulatory framework; (iii) Advise and recommend on measures on institutional capacity assessment and strengthening of anorganization; (iv) Develop training plans for institutional capacity building; (v) Review and provide advice, if required by ADY,on various reports prepared by outsourced consultants on asset management, business planning, maintenance program etc and otherassignments; (vi) Develop Terms of References for various institutional and other assignments, prepare presentations on results ofany reviews and assessments, as well as othertopics, as requested by ADY, to be presented to the management and other relatedorganizations, such as Cabinet of Ministers; (vii) Implement other duties and tasks, as may be requested by ADY. It isenvisagedthat 6 months input during 12 months period would be required for implementation of the assignment.
The "Azerbaijan Railways" Closed JointStock Company (ADY), an implementing agency ofthe Borrower now invites eligible consultants ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services.
Qualification criteria are: i) At least University degree education (where university degree has beenawarded on completion of three / four years study in an internationally recognized university) in law, public administration,transport economics or equivalent field, or at least 10 years of generalexperience in the management and governance of railways;ii) Minimum of 4, preferably 7 years of professional specific experience in the fields of institutional development of railways orcorporate restructuring; iii) Preferably a comparative knowledge of other member states or countries of rail transport networks andrelevant legislation; iv) Strong written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills in English.
The individual consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers("Consultant Guidelines") dated January 2011 and revised July 2014.
Theattention of interested Consultants is also drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the Consultant Guidelines, setting forth the World Bank'spolicy on conflict of interest.
Terms of Reference for the assignment can be obtained from the following dropbox link:https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rzffop206z8ps3y/AAD7IBLIQaJTxEjy8x0UttsDa?dl=0
Interested Consultants should send theirexpressions of interest, together with information on their qualifications and relevant experience and CV, by e-mail, mail or inperson to the contact information listed below by October 24, 2016.
"Azerbaijan Railways" Closed Joint Stock Company
Attn: Mr.Javid Gurbanov, the Chairman
Contact person: Mr. Seymur Gahramanov, Director ofRail Trade and Transport Facilitation Project Implementation Unit
Address:D.Aliyeva str., 230 AZ1010-Baku city, Azerbaijan
Tel: +994 12 4996395
Fax: +994 12 4996397
Cellular: +994 55 838 2117