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REOI International Consultant for Study Into Legislating Local Conflict Resolution.

Request for Expression of Interest

(Consultant’s Service-International Individual Consultant)

1. The DFGG Project is a response to the current RGC push for reform, and has been approved as a US$20 million-equivalent grant from the International Development Association (IDA). It will be implemented over a four-year period (2009-2013), under the general coordination of the Ministry of Interior (MOI) as the Executing Agency. Conceptually, Demand for good governance‟ (DFGG) aims to increase the extent and ability of citizens and other non-state actors (NSAs) to hold the state accountable, and to make it responsive to their needs. In turn, DFGG enhances the capacity of the state to become more transparent, accountable and responsive to citizens.

The Ministry of Interior (MOI), Project Coordination Office (PCO) as the executing agency for DFGG intends to use part of the proceeds of the grant for the services of International Consultant for Study Into Legislating Local Conflict Resolution. He/She will provide MoI with policy options for the implementation of the legislation on local dispute resolution through additional legislation (decrees, sub-decrees, and guidelines) and identify gaps in knowledge and skills with the actors who assist with conflict resolution under the Organic Law. The consultant will perform the 6 tasks (1. Current State and Challenges, 2. Inventory of Existing System for Local Dispute Resolution, 3. Review of Legislation on Local Dispute Resolution, 4. Expert Review,  5. Presentation to key Government Representatives, 6. Presentation of Policy recommendations.) At the end of each task a peer review will be held. The peer group will consist of representatives of NCDD, Legislative Council, DFGG, and experts on dispute resolution.

2. The consultant is allowed and encouraged to subcontract specific tasks in order to achieve the most efficient combination of skills. The consultant can negotiate and is encouraged to involve the members of the legislative council in the execution of the study. It is expected that their involvement will facilitate the transfer of knowledge. The deliverables remain the sole responsibility of the consultant. The consultant can use the good offices of the PCO to set up appointments and organize consultations.

3. All cost related to the study will be covered by the agreed budget except if explicitly stated otherwise. The consultant will take the initiative to raise any such issues with the PCO. The Consultant is expected to work for a period of 6 months.

4. The Required International Consultant for Study on Sub-National Dispute Resolution shall have the following qualifications and Experiences:

  • At least 5 years of experience with the design or analysis of alternative dispute resolution systems.
  • Relevant post graduate background. 
  • Experience with policy oriented research and/or other relevant professional experience (minimum 5 years).
  • Experience with consensus building on policy issues.
  • Excellent understanding of the Cambodian political context and fine feeling for diplomacy in a politically sensitive environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

5. Demand for Good Governance Project invites expression of interest from qualified and experienced international individual consultants to undertake the above mentioned services which are further detailed in the detailed Terms of Reference which are available from the address below during office hours from 08:30 to 12:00 hours and 14:00 to 17:30 hours from Monday through Friday either or website at www.dfggmoi.gov.kh or clientconnection.worldbank.org. The Successful Consultant will be selected in accordance with the provisions set forth in Section V: Selection and Employment of Consultant by World Bank Borrower, May 2004 and revised October 2006.

6. Interested individuals in submitting their expressions of interest must provide copy of their updated curriculum vitae, indicating personal and technical skills, academic qualifications, and experience in similar assignments along with the names of at least three (3) referees with contact information (e-mail address, telephone or fax numbers), past contract experience and any other related documents.

7. Expressions of Interest must be submitted to the address below on or before 6 April 2012 at 17:30 hours.

Ministry of Interior (MOI) Demand for Good Governance Project (DFGG Project) Project Coordination Office (PCO), Building A, First Floor, Room No. 214 No. 275, Norodom Blvd., Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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1 The Law on Administrative Management of the Capital, Provinces, Municipalities, Districts and Khans uses the term Local Conflict Resolution, hence this TOR will use the same terminology. The meaning of the term will be similar to “Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)”.

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