Project Name
Supporting Resilient Green Energy (SuRGE) Programme
Consultancy Services for a Programme Manager to Support the Caribbean Development Bank with the Implementation of the SuRGE Programme
04:30 PM
Terms of Reference (TOR)




The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has mobilised resources from the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada (GAC) to accelerate the Caribbean sustainable energy transition through the Supporting Resilient Green Energy (SuRGE) programme. CDB intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued. The financing shall not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than CDB shall derive any rights from the financing or have any claim to the proceeds of the financing. 


CDB now wishes to procure consultancy services for aSuRGE Programme Manager to support its Sustainable Energy Unit (SEU) to implement the SuRGE programme. 


The objective of the consultancy is to ensure the SuRGE programme is implemented in a timely and efficient manner. The Programme Manager will also be responsible for ensuring that SuRGE is implemented in line with relevant CDB policies as well as the requirements outlined in the SuRGE-related agreements between CDB and GAC. 


The Consultant will be recruited on a full-time basis to work from CDB Headquarters in Barbados. The initial contract will be for a duration of twenty-four (24) months with a possibility of extension. 



CDB now invites interested eligible individual consultants to submit Expressions of Interest indicating qualifications and experience required to provide these consultancy services. 

Consultants shall be eligible to participate if: 

  1. the persons are citizens or bona fide residents of an eligible country; and  


  1. in all cases, the consultant has no arrangement and undertakes not to make any arrangements, whereby any substantial part of the net profits or other tangible benefits of the contract will accrue or be paid to a person not a citizen or bona fide resident of an eligible country. 


Submissions are welcome from consultants from all countries. Consultants are advised to review the detailed eligibility criteria in Section 4 and conflict of interest provisions in Section 5 of the Procurement Procedures for Projects Financed by CDB (January, 2021), as published on CDB’s website. 

In the assessment of submissions, consideration will be given to qualifications and experience on similar assignments. 


All information must be submitted in English.  Further information may be obtained from the first address below between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. 


Electronic copies of the Expressions of Interest must be emailed to CDB at   and copied to and to no later than 4:30 pm Atlantic Standard Time on Monday, April 22nd, 2024.  The email must include the name and address of the applicant and the subject line shall be clearly marked “Expression of Interest – Consultancy Services for SuRGE Programme Manager” 


Following the assessment of submissions, the most technically capable and appropriately experienced applicant will be invited to negotiate a contract to provide the consultancy services. CDB reserves the right to accept or reject late applications or to cancel the present invitation partially or in its entirety. It will not be bound to assign any reason for not engaging the services of any applicant and will not defray any costs incurred by any applicant in the preparation and submission of Expressions of Interest. 



Joseph Williams
Sustainable Energy Unit (SEU)
Caribbean Development Bank
CDB Procurement Policy Unit
Procurement Policy Unit
Caribbean Development Bank