Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Implementation Support
Grant No.: TF019257
Selection of a firm as an Independent
Administrator to Prepare and Reconcile EITI
report, including visualization
Reference No. (as per Procurement
Ukraine has received the
Grant No. TF019257 (“Grant”) from the World Bank towards the cost of
the Ukrainian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Implementation
Support Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting
The consulting services
(“Services”) include the preparation of Extractive Industries Transparency
Initiative (“EITI”) report
by an Independent Administrator in accordance with the EITI Standard and within the respective phases of
- Preliminary analysis
with the Inception Report;
- Data collection;
- Initial reconciliation
with the Initial Reconciliation Report;
- Investigation of
discrepancies with the Draft Independent Administrator’s Report;
- Final Independent
Group (“MSG”) expects these reports will cover material type of payments made
by oil and gas extracting and transportation companies and government agencies
(approximate number of companies – 50, agencies - 5). Each report should be
accompanied by a personal presentation to the MSG.
The Ministry of Energy
and Coal Industry of Ukraine (“Client”) now invites eligible consulting firms
(“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.
The shortlisting criteria
a) Extensive expertise and experience in the oil and gas
sectors in Ukraine.
b) Expertise in accounting, auditing and financial
c) A track record in similar work. Previous experience in
EITI reporting is not
required, but would be advantageous.
d) The audit firm must have not less than 30 (thirty)
employees over the past 3 (three) years who provide direct audit services and
are engaged for the full-time period.
e) At least 10 (ten) full-time employees who worked at
the firm during the last 3 (three) years must have qualification
certificates issued by organizations that are members of the International
Federation of Accountants (IFAC),
namely the Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA), the American institute of certified public
accountants (AICPA), the
Institute of Charted accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
In addition, the audit
firm selected to perform the Services must submit to the Client as soon as
practically possible but not later than 14 days after the contract signing an
insurance for reimbursement of possible losses as a result of professional
performance of the Independent Administrator in the amount of 10 million UAH in the form acceptable to the Client.
The attention of
interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &
Grants by World Bank Borrowers, published in January 2011 and revised July 2014
(“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of
Consultants may associate
with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a subconsultancy to enhance their qualifications.
A Consultant will be selected in
accordance with the CQS
method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Further information can be
obtained at the address below during office hours 08:30 to 17:30 hours Kyiv
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 May 22, 2015
16:00 Kyiv time.
of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine
Attn. to : Larysa
34, Khreshchatyk Str.,
01601, Kyiv, Ukraine
Tel: + 38 (044) 531-36-04
Fax: + 38 (044) 206-38-96