This Request for Expressions of Interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in dgMarket online 26th July 2011 and published Issue no 804, 16th August 2011 and re-advertised 30th March 2015.

The Government of Tonga (GoT) is currently implementing the Pacific Aviation Investment Program (PAIP), supported by the World Bank. The project’s implementing Entity is Tonga Airports Limited (TAL), with project implementation support from the Technical and Fiduciary Services Unit (TFSU). TAL now intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for the Contract – Consulting Services – TFSU Lead Technical Specialist. 

The PAIP Program is a regional aviation project with the development objective to provide safe and secure air transport operations and environmentally sustainable and efficient airports and is being implemented in six (6) Pacific Island countries: Tonga, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Samoa, Vanuatu and Solomon Island who have joined in Q2 2018.

TAL now seeks a TFSU Lead Technical Specialist to provide technical support and advice as part of the TFSU management team, and to coordinate the provision of appropriate technical advice and support to TFSU Clients. A detailed description of the requirements of the position is included in the Terms of Reference (TOR). You may download a copy of the TOR from following link: http://www.tongaairports.com/about/pacific-aviation-investment-program/tender-vacancy/ 

The assignment commence as soon as possible o/a April 2018 over 8 months period, on a Task Order basis. An Indefinite Delivery Contract will be signed in which both parties will agree on a unit daily fee rate fixed for the duration of the contract. Details here.