Soros Foundation Moldova: Needs assessment & a Roadmap to strengthen the Criminal Assets Recovery Agency' s institutional capacities

Launch date: July 2, 2021; 17:00 (GMT+2:00)
Deadline: July 26, 2021; 12:00 (GMT+2:00)

Procurement method: TENDER

Soros Foundation Moldova (SFM) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-partisan organization that aims to promote open society values in Moldova. The goal of the Good Governance (GGD) department is to enhance transparency, accountability, and efficiency of public authorities.

In order to realize the Department's objectives, GGD cooperates with various actors, including business communities, active civil society organizations and public institutions including the Criminal Assets Recovery Agency (CARA). CARA is an autonomous specialized subdivision under the National Anticorruption Center. The institution was relatively recently established (2018). CARA’s main functions are to conduct parallel financial investigations, including corruption offences, drug trafficking, human trafficking, organized crime, tax evasion, smuggling, and money laundering. The role of this institution is very important for Moldova, however, due to the lack of country’s experience in this field, there is a need to strengthen CARA’s capacities and improve the legal framework to make it more efficient.

The Good Governance Department hereby invites you to submit a Proposal to this Request for Proposals (RFP) to conduct a needs assessment & a Roadmap to strengthen the Criminal Assets Recovery Agency' s institutional capacities.

Your Proposal, comprising a Technical and Financial Offers, shall be submitted in accordance with the requirements and procedure as set out in the Instructions for Applicants. The evaluation criteria for the technical offers can also be found in the Instructions for Applicants.

Please make sure that your technical and financial proposals are submitted in separate files (recommended – in separate e-mails), while the financial proposal shall be password protected. The password shall not be disclosed unless required in written by the Foundation.
In case the Financial offer file will not be password protected, the Foundation is not responsible for the confidentiality of the information.

The consultancy should start in August 2021 and end no later than September 2021.

Proposals shall be submitted only electronically via e-mail to the following address: Incomplete proposals shall not be examined.

The deadline for application is July 26, 2021; 12:00 (GMT+2:00)

After submitting the application files, please make sure that you receive a confirmation e-mail. The Foundation is responsible only for confirmed files.

Contact person
For questions on the Terms of Reference and how to apply please contact Cristina Vîrlan, Program Coordinator, Good Governance Department, e-mail: and Natalia Camburian, Head of Good Governance Department, e-mail:

The Soros Foundation Moldova looks forward to receiving your Proposal and thanks you in advance for your interest in our activities.

Instructions for applicants
Terms of Reference
Form A Technical offer
Form B Financial offer
RfP no.2021.GGD
Template Contract (resident)
Template Contract (nonresident)

Author: Fundația Soros Moldova

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