The Oceans and Natural Resources Advisory Division (ONR) of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Trade, Trade, Oceans and Natural Resources Advisory Directorate is mandated to provide technical assistance to member countries on matters relating to the management of oceans and natural resources through the provision of technical assistance.
A significant part of the ONR’s work is of a consultancy and advisory nature, delivered through a combination of in-house and external expertise. ONR provides policy, legal, economic and technical advice and assistance on investment and related matters, focusing on the delivery of advice and assistance concerning the exploitation and development of natural resources, sustainable energy, the delimitation of maritime boundaries and ocean governance, including work under the Commonwealth Blue Charter.
To support this work, ONR maintains a pre-qualified rota of specialist consultants who can be engaged to undertake the following tasks in respect of the ONR focus areas:
ONR is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from independent experts, consultants and consulting companies with expertise in the following focus areas:
Commonwealth nationals and companies will have priority in consideration for placements.
The closing date is 4 October, 2019 at 17:00 BST.