Roseau, Dominica: The Ministry of Public works, Public Utilities and the Digital Economy of Dominica invited residents from the Salybia constituency, to a community consultation on Thursday, April 13, 2023, from 5:00 p.m.
At the Salybia primary school, the meeting featured the discussion on the ongoing road works under the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project.
While issuing the public announcement, Ministry of public works, public utilities and digital economy Disaster vulnerability reduction project invited the residents to make them aware of the project.
Transportation to and from the consultation will be provided as follows:
- Bus registration no. Hb742 driven by Tunkie Benjamin – Bataca, crayfish River, and Pointe/Salybia.
- Bus registration no. He564 driven by Gerard Auguiste – Atkinson and Antrizzle.
- Bus registration no. He503 driven by Roger Frederick – Sineku, Mahaut river and Gaulette river.
Residents should wait along the road side within their respective hamlet from 4:00 p.m.
Earlier, The Ministry of Public Works, Public Utilities and the Digital Economy invites residents from Fond Melle, Castle Bruce, Petite Soufriere, Good Hope, San Sauveur, Morpo, Tranto, and Dipaux, to a community consultation on Thursday, March 16, 2023, from 4:30 p.m. at the Castle Bruce Primary School, to discuss the ongoing road works from Bois Diable to Castle Bruce under the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project and DOWASCO’s intended water enhancement project for Castle Bruce.
The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) will be responsible for providing primary support to the Environmental and Social Safeguards Specialist. The individual will provide daily monitoring of construction works in an effort to identify any ESHS risks and enforcing compliance to same. The period of consultancy will be six (6) months in the first instance.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following website: Microsoft Word – REOI ESHS Assistant.docx (dominica.gov.dm)
The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica now invites eligible consulting individuals (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
The Consultant will have the following minimum qualifications:
Minimum Associate’s degree in natural sciences, engineering or related discipline;
Minimum five (5) years of related experience in hazard mitigation, environmental, health and safety monitoring, social impact management and stakeholder consultation on similar project.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the fundamentals of ESHS for construction projects
Cursory knowledge of World Bank Environmental Safeguards policies
Basic knowledge of the laws and ordinances regulating indigenous peoples, environmental, social, health, safety and labour in Dominica.
Skill in negotiating, writing and preparing project information for public disclosure
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 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 (i.e. 3.17 of the Procurement Regulation).
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection Method set out in the Procurement Regulations.