TERMS OF REFERENCE
Position title : 2 – 3 Environmental and Social Management System Consultants
- 1st position: Environmental and Social Management System – Planning, Coordination and Reporting Consultant (International or National)
- 2nd position: Environmental and Social Management System – Training and Implementation Consultant (National Position)
- 3rd position: Environmental and Social Management System – Implementation and Reporting Consultant (National Position)
- 2nd and 3rd position can be combined
Project name : Marine Biodiversity and Coastal Livelihoods in Sulawesi/Coral Triangle
Key internal relations : KfW Marine Project Coordinating Unit; Program Managers from Aceh, North Sulawesi, West Nusa Tenggara, Crosscutting Unit, and Wildlife Trade Program
Location : Bogor, with travel to the project sites, as required
Background to the Project
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) works in over 60 countries to save wildlife and wild places through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature. The WCS Indonesia Marine program focuses on the establishment and effective management of MPAs and development of sustainable fisheries, as interlinked strategies to secure and manage Indonesia’s coastal marine resources. With funding from the German government and supervision by the German development bank (KfW), WCS is implementing the project entitled, ‘Marine Biodiversity and Coastal Livelihoods in Sulawesi/Coral Triangle’. This seven-year project is focused on the seascapes of West Nusa Tenggara, North Sulawesi and Aceh. The project aims to conserve Indonesia’s diverse marine ecosystems and important fisheries through creation and improvement of MPAs and improved management of commercially and ecologically important fisheries.
Background to this ToR
WCS is responsible for the preparation, implementation, and operation of the Project. All projects supported by KfW must comply with KfW’s Sustainability Guideline (2016). In addition, as International Climate Initiative (ICI) project implementing organization are expected to apply the interim GCF Safeguard System, the Project must be in compliance with International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards as well as with applicable World Bank Operational Policies, the World Bank Group General, and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Guidelines. The WCS Project Coordination Unit (PCU) has developed the project Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and the accompanying safeguard documents: Indigenous Peoples Planning Framework (IPPF); Process Framework for Management of Access Restrictions and Economic Displacement; and, Project Social Assessment.
The next steps in progressing the Project’s environmental and social safeguards compliance system is to develop the safeguard Plans. In order to address these requirements, the following work needs to be accomplished,
- Review the revised Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or (ESMF) and its supporting safeguard documents - IPPF; Process Framework for Management of Access Restrictions and Economic Displacement; and, Project Social Assessment - to inform the development of the ESMP.
- Based on the ESMF documents, develop the Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP). The outline of an SEP, including principles and methods of engagement, is included in Annex B. The Plan should incorporate a guide on the implementation of the recommendations for the duration of the Project.
- Based on the IPPF document, develop the Indigenous People’s Plan (IPP) for the three provincial project sites – outline of the IPPs is provided in Annex C. The Plan should incorporate a guide on the implementation of the recommendations for the duration of the Project.
- Based on the Process Framework, develop the Livelihood Restitution Plan (LRP) for each of three sites – guidance on the LRP is under Annex D. The Plan should incorporate a guide on the implementation of the recommendations for the duration of the Project.
- Develop three ESMPs (one for each project province) including mitigation measures for the Project in compliance with the above-mentioned standards, in which the free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC), SEP, LRP, and Indigenous People’s Plans are incorporated as separate Chapters. The ESMPs should incorporate a guide on the implementation of the recommendations for the duration of the Project. Guidance on the LRP is under Annex D. The Plans should incorporate a guide on the implementation of the recommendations for the duration of the Project.
- Incorporate the Grievance Redress Mechanism accordingly in the associated safeguard Plans of each sites.
The WCS KfW marine project is assembling a team of social and environmental safeguard experts to lead on the development of the Project’s ESMPs, SEP, IPPs, and LRPs. There are four key stages:
- Planning – review safeguard and other project documents, and ESMP, LRP, IPP and SEP examples from similar projects, develop the methodology, activities, data needs, and timeframe for completing the ESMP, LRP, IPP and SEP. [Lead: Planning, Coordination and Reporting Consultant].
- Training – enable WCS staff to understand the ESMP, LRP, IPP, and SEP concepts and required field activities, such that WCS will be able to conduct activities at a high standard [Lead: Training and Implementation Consultant].
- Implementation – WCS to conduct field activities, such as data collection and stakeholder consultations, under supervision of the national consultants [Lead: Training and Implementation Consultant and Implementation and Reporting Consultant].
- Report Writing – to compile, cross-check and analyze data, and use this to produce the final set of ESMP documents before the 14 February 2020 deadline [Lead: Implementation and Reporting Consultant].
Specific Tasks and Outputs/Deliverables
The consultants will have the following roles and responsibilities that are related to the four stages mentioned above. One consultant will lead on each stage and may be supported by the other consultants. The full ToR is attached.
Your offer comprising of technical proposal and financial proposal should reach WCS Indonesia Program no later than 22 November 2019, to the following address: email@example.com or by post: a/n: Wildlife Conservation Society - Indonesia Program, Jl. Malabar 1 no 11, Bogor, Indonesia.
For any requests for clarification, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.