Tender no. 83451724 for contracting of a company to design and conduct national and regional surveys on issues related to disinformation

Tender no. 83451724 for contracting of a company to design and conduct national and regional surveys on issues related to disinformation

The German Development Cooperation through GIZ is seeking to contract a company to conduct several surveys, national and regional, on issues related to disinformation, identifying relevant information channels and narratives. within the project Policy Advisory Fund. The services within the assignment will be provided in the period between December 2023 – December 2024.

The selected company will conduct all the activities in accordance with the provisions of the Terms of Reference (ToR).

For the Terms of Reference (ToR) and eventual questions, please address a message to the

e-mail: tenders-giz-moldova@giz.de indicating the tender number in the message title, not later than 24.11. 2023, 15:00 Chisinau local time.

Company’s team members shall meet the following criteria: 

Qualification and skills 

  • Key experts: University degree in Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Communication, Economics and/or Data Analysis;
  • Proficient knowledge in English, Romanian and Russian languages
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to meet (tight) deadlines;
  • Very good skills in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel etc.) and other software needed for data analysis;
  • Excellent project management skills

Professional experience 

  • Proven professional experience of at least 5 years in media, politics, sociological/market research and data analysis;
  • The service provider shall demonstrate human and technical resources for successfully delivering the assignment (up to 7 people):

- 1 team leader with 5 years in media, politics and/or sociological/market research and experience in leadership and project management,

- up to 6 key experts having at least 5 years of professional experience in media, politics, sociological research sector and/or data analysis;

  • Working experience in data analysis and public opinion polling is preferable;
  • Proven skills and expertise to carry out activities in the required field, including staff with professional language skills in Romanian, Russian and English;
  • Availability to mobilize specific support staff, through subcontracting, quickly to carry out the activities indicated;
  • Proven previous working and analytical experience in public opinion polls;
  • Familiar with the Government Program of the Republic of Moldova and priorities therein;
  • Strong regional and local contacts, ability to reach out to key stakeholders.

The successful application shall include:

1. Technical Proposal, containing (in a separate document):

  • Brief outline of team composition and CVs of proposed experts according to described requirements;
  • Brief information on previous performance, describing recent contracts of similar scope;
  • Letter of interest, including a brief statement of understanding the assignment’s expectations (up to 2 pages);
  • Copy of the company registration certificate in the Republic of Moldova;
  • No-debt certificate issued by the Moldovan Tax Inspection or copy of the latest financial report.

2. Financial Proposal, containing (in a separate document):

  • Financial offer shall include a breakdown of the amounts for the deliverables required under point 3 of the ToR, as well as the total budget expressed in MDL, VAT 0%.

All personal data are for the internal use of GIZ; confidentiality is guaranteed.

Bid’s evaluation will be performed based on the ratio 70% for the technical offer and 30% for the financial offer.

Applications shall be submitted in a sealed envelope to the GIZ country office – Chisinau, 73/1 Stefan cel Mare si Sfant Bvd., National Business Center, 9th floor – indicating the tender number 83451724, not later than 28.11. 2023, 15:00 Chisinau local time.

Please note that applications received after the deadline, as well as incomplete applications will not be considered. Financial offers containing other currency than Moldovan Lei, will not be considered. GIZ retains the discretion to re-advertise or cancel this tender.