RFQ for Development of Master Plan for Devil’s Bridge Natural Monument.
Project title: Establishment of Community-based Models for Biodiversity Protection in Ecological Corridors in the Southern Caucasus (Armenia)
Competition code: RPP No: 03/15-BMZ
Contract: procurement of services
Funding organizations. BMZ, WWF
The main objective of the project,
Procedure: WWF’s tender procedure
implemented by WWF-Germany together with WWF-Armenia, is toassist in diversifying livelihoods by creating incentives and monetary benefits for local communities to maintain biodiversity and ecosystem services, thereby decreasing unsustainable natural resources use and overgrazing.
An important component of the project is the development of a master plan for the rehabilitation of Devil’s Bridge Natural Monument (Output 1.5.).
The Devil’s Bridge, while being some of the most important natural monuments and tourist destinations in southern Armenia, is currently in poor shape. The main problems are: littering, unguided/uncontrolled movement of visitors, “wild” BBQ-events of local population and visitors, expansion of shrubs and bushes, poor pathing and lack of information facilities. Therefore the project intends to develop a comprehensive master plan for Devil’s Bridge together with the Big Tatev Monastery and their environs (please see the attached documents for the required tasks’ description and supplementary graphics).
Qualifications: University Degree in Landscape Planning and Garden Architecture or related field. The applicant should have at least 5 years of proven experience in creating complete site and landscape design plans with construction document preparation. A working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Office is required. Experience with earth quantity estimating software, SketchUp, and GIS is preferred.
An offer shall entail a brief summary (max. 2 pages) of the planned methodology and approach, including a budget detailing costs of the consultancy (travel expenditures, daily honorarium, taxes, etc.). Examples of previous and similar works are essential for the evaluation. The offer shall be submitted within 30 days and not later than 5th
June, 2015 to the E-mail address below.
A sealed envelope can be submitted by post to the following address: WWF Deutschland; Matthias Lichtenberger; Reinhardtstr. 14; 10117 Berlin, Germany.
For questions related to the tender, please contact Mr Vasil Ananyan under the following E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org