|Duties and Responsibilities
· The Consultant will bring high caliber expertise in the mining and extractives industry, best practices, and development and implementation of reforms into the project.
· The Consultant will work closely with an International Consultant and support a team of data collectors, including staff from the MEC Secretariat.
· The exact roles of the team members will be decided based upon the experience of the chosen candidates.
· The Consultant will be engaged in data collection and analyses, as well as in the writing and finalization of the periodic Monitoring Reports (in English).
· The engagement of the National Consultant is expected to be about 5 months with the possibility of extension; the final period of performance will depend on the agreed-upon timeframe and schedule of the MEC team.
· The National Consultant is expected to contribute substantially to the methodology that will monitor the implementation of MEC recommendations by MoMP and other stakeholders.
· The National Consultant will support the overall monitoring effort of the team and with a particular focus on mining industry’s technical issues such as MoMP-NEPA coordination, geological survey related issues, mining industry’s legal framework, monitoring and inspection activities by MoMP, and issues related to mining sector finance and revenue.
· The National Consultant will not be expected to complete, nor be reimbursed for, any tasks performed outside of his or her expected work-days.
· The format, content, and length of the monitoring project can be changed at any time with the approval of the MEC Executive Director.
· The National Consultant will support the MEC – MoMP MVCA active follow up team in designing tools to collect information through interviews, document analysis, and the review of qualitative and quantitative data.