The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is a global standard that seeks to promote open and accountable management of revenues generated from the non-renewable extractive sector (oil, gas and mining) activities. It also seeks to strengthen government and company systems and processes, inform public debate and enhance trust among different stakeholders.
The PNG EITI National Secretariat immediately seeks a competent and credible consulting firm or an individual consultant with the appropriate legal background and the relevant experience to finalise the proposed Bill and assist the National Secretariat to undertake the required scope of work as outlined in the Terms of Reference (ToR) to meet the required administrative process and to ensure that the proposed PNGEITC Act complies with the statutory requirements before it is submitted to the National Executive Council (NEC) for consideration.
This assignment is expected to take approximately six (6) months from mid- May to November 2023. Interested bidders can obtain a copy of the ToR from the Secretariat office or can be downloaded from its website: www.pngeiti.org.pg, which provides full details on the scope of work involved. Skills, Qualifications and Relevant Experience Required. The assignment must be undertaken by a legal expert that who is credible, trustworthy and technically competent. The Consultant must possess the relevant experience in undertaking similar tasks (familiar with the administrative requirements and statutory compliance process in the PNG legislative system) in the past and have the required skills and knowledge to work within the limited time frame to deliver the outcome.
Expression of Interest must be received no later than 4.30pm on 12th May, 2023. Submissions can be emailed to Francis_Diakon@treasury.gov.pg or delivered to the PNGEITI National Secretariat at Level 8 of The Treasury Building. Terms of Reference (TOR) can be downloaded here
Head of National Secretariat