Climate Risk Management: Ports and Water

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Selection Information
Assignment Title
Climate Risk Management: Ports and Water Transport
Publication Date
Expression of Interest Deadline
19-Mar-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (EST)
Language of Notice
Selection Notice
Assignment Country
No Countries Assigned
The World Bank intends to finance the assignment/services under Trust Funds:
Funding Sources
The consultant will be a firm.
Assignment Description
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private
sector in developing countries. Our work in more than a 100 developing countries allows companies and financial institutions
in emerging markets to create jobs, generate tax revenues, improve corporate governance and environmental performance,
and contribute to their local communities.
One of IFCs focuses is climate change, one of the biggest challenges to development today. IFC works with international
partners to catalyze resources and to help business fill financing and knowledge gaps in areas such as mitigation, and
climate risk and adaptation.
Over the past years IFC has developed a considerable body of knowledge on the identification of risks that climate change
poses to businesses financial, environmental and social performance, and on risk mitigation measures and adaptation (see In the next phase of this work, IFC will develop sector specific climate risk and adaptation tools to
be used for risk assessment of private sector investments.
IFCs Climate Business Department would like to invite interested Consultant firms to indicate their interest to carry out an
assignment that will produce methodological approaches and quantitative tools for assessment of financial, environmental
and social risks and opportunities resulting from the impacts of climate change (climate risks) that may affect private sector
investments and companies in sectors defined below, and to evaluate appropriate adaptation responses.
This assignment will consider the following sectors: Ports and harbors, and water transport
Scope of Work
An indicative, but not exhaustive, list of scope of works includes:
(i) Identification of the key sector-specific climate change risks and related risk management measures. Elaboration of
metrics specific to key processes in the sector and elated to climate that will enable quantified risk assessment.
(ii) Elaboration of sector-specific processes and tools for climate risk screening.
The consultant will be a firm.
The World Bank Group now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested
consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of
similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc. for firms; CV and
cover letter for individuals). Please note that the total size of all attachments should be less than 5MB. Consultants may
associate to enhance their qualifications.
Interested consultants are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest.
Expressions of Interest should be submitted, in English, electronically through World Bank Group eConsultant2
Following this invitation for Expression of Interest, a shortlist of qualified firms will be formally invited to submit proposals.
Shortlisting and selection will be subject to the availability of funding.
Qualification Criteria
1. Extensive knowledge of all sectors grouped under the assignment of interest: technical and engineering expertise,
in-depth understanding of operations, and knowledge of financial and investment structure related to the sectors. *
2. Climate change and adaptation expertise, experience in risk modeling and experience in work with the private
sector *
3. Provide information showing that they are qualified in the field of the assignment. *
4. Provide information on the technical and managerial capabilities of the firm and on the qualifications of key staff. *
5. Provide information on their core business and years in business. *
* - Mandatory