REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL SELECTION)
COUNTRY: Sierra Leone
NAME OF PROJECT: Sierra Leone Land Administration Project (P177031)
Grant No.: E0600-SL
Procurement Title: Hiring of an Individual Consultant as a Land Title Registration Specialist
Reference No: SL-MLHCP-355950-CS-INDV
Issue Date: 24th May, 2023
The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Country Planning (MLHCP), through the Ministry of Finance has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Sierra Leone Land Administration Project (SLLAP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include “To Support the development of drafting instructions for land title registration, land laws & regulations”. The estimated level of effort (professional staff-months) for this assignment is two and a half (2.5) months. Implementation is expected to commence on the 18th of August, 2023 and ends on the 3rd of November, 2023.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be requested via email, using the following email address: email@example.com, copying firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can be obtained at the address given below:
The Project Coordination Unit
Sierra Leone Land Administration Project (SLLAP)
3rd Floor –West Wing, Youyi Building
Attn: The Procurement Specialist
The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Country Planning (MLHCP) through the Sierra Leone Land Administration Project (SLLAP) now invites eligible consultants (“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:
- Relevant Academic Qualification
- Relevant Work Experience
Criteria related to required qualifications and experience of the Consultant Include:
- A. Master’s degree in a subject relevant to land administration and management
- At least 10 years’ experience in the registration of property rights, including matters involving land law and practice, land administration, and land tenure including customary land tenure.
- C. Practical experience in converting between deeds based and registration of title-based systems and issues relating to adjudicating title.
- Experience working on land law and land administration issues in Sierra Leone preferably or sub-Saharan Africa.
- Excellent research, analytical and writing skills.
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” November 2020 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per paragraph 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection Method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours: – (09:30 to 1700 hours Sierra Leone Time.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) or before 2:00pm on the 3rd July, 2023.
Sierra Leone Land Administration Project (SLLAP) – Ministry of Lands, Housing and Country Planning (MLHCP)
Attn: The Procurement Specialist
West Wing of 3rd Floor, Youyi Building