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Invitation to express interest to participate in a tender procedure –"On-the spot-monitoring visits on implementation of selected IPA 2009 and 2010 projects in Croatia"
DG Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR) is going to grant a contract for on-the-spot monitoring of implementation of selected IPA 2009 and 2010 projects in Croatia.
The subject of the contract is to monitor sixteen projects in Croatia, which have been pre-selected by DG NEAR. The monitoring should consist of desk review, on-the-spot visits and follow-up reporting.
The contractor is expected to provide a team of experts with profiles in line with the assignment. The starting date of the assignment is envisaged in October 2015 and the duration of contract implementation is ten weeks.
The contract will be granted via negotiated procedure for low value contracts.
The pre-selected IPA 2009 and 2010 projects should be assessed by the monitoring experts for achievement of objectives/results as well as activities carried out according to agreed methodology and against benchmarks and indicators of project implementation from relevant documentation. Based on findings from the assessment of individual projects and project-specific and horizontal conclusions, recommendations have to be made regarding the implementation of the projects and in order to improve the national monitoring system. A detailed and timely report should be delivered. The minimum time to be spent by the experts on the spot in Croatia is two weeks.
The deadline for expression of interest to participate is 30 April 2015. The declarations of interest should be submitted by e-mail to the following e-mail address: NEAR-E3@ec.europa.eu.