Request for Expressions of Interest (Deadline Extension) – Development of the Qualification Standards

Republic of Moldova

Moldova Higher Education Project

Credit No. 6542-MD

The Ministry of Education and Research (MoER) has received financing from the World Bank Group toward the cost of the Moldova Higher Education Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for development of the Qualification Standards for the following fields of study:

  1. Reference No.: MD-MOED-206720-CS-CQS

Assignments Title: Develop Qualification Standards for the general field of study 103 Security services for Higher Education

  1. Reference No.: MD-MOED-206722-CS-CQS

Assignments Title: Develop Qualification Standards for the general field of study 104 Transport services for Higher Education

These consultancies are expected to last 9 months starting in May 2022.

For more information, about each procurement processes as well as Terms of References and shortlisting criteria can be found at the MoER web page:

The MoER now invites eligible consulting company/ organization / institution (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

Key Experts will not be evaluated at the shortlisting stage.


Please note that the Expression of interest must be submitted for each assignment separately.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016, Revised November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications, but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract, if selected.

A Consultants will be selected for each assignment separately in accordance with the Consultant’s Qualification Based Selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09 00 to 17 00 hours.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by April 29, 2022, 16:00 o’clock, Moldova local time.

Ministry of Education and Research of the Republic of Moldova, MHEP

Attn: Sergiu Harea, project coordinator

Stefan cel Mare 180, 13th floor, room no. 1307,

mun. Chisinau, Republic of Moldova MD-2004

Tel/fax: 022 23-25-02

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