Government of Tigray has received a credit /grant from the World
Bank for a water Supply and Sanitation Project and intends to apply
a portion of this credit /grant payments under this contract.
The Tigray Water Resource Mines and Energy Bureau now invites
eligible consultants to indicate their interest in becoming Town WSS
consultants to assist Town Water Boards plan and improve their water
and sanitation system of five large towns (Mekelle ,Axum ,
Endaselassie, Korem & Abi -Adi ) with funding from the Urban WSS
Components of the WSSP.
The Practitioner specialty areas will include:
Town Water Board development
Business planning and cost effective
on your statement of interest and qualification, the Bureau shall
provide terms of reference and invite you to submit a technical
proposal for the consulting services.
who indicate their statement of interest in teams/firms shall be
given priority. The most qualified firm will be invited to negotiate
Town WSS Consultants are expected to work closely with water supply
utility management and staffs, which would be providing data on
operation and finances.
The Town WSS
Consultant will work primarily at the town level with the Town Water
Boards to help them the step process mentioned in 11.
team members will be required to attend initial orientation and
training sessions and will be provided on -the -job support in the
course of their work at the town level from national and
international consultants supporting implementation of the UWSS
components under the direction of the MWR.
members will be expected to participate in ongoing Practitioner
specialist network activities to sharpen their skills, exchange
experiences and lessons learned with other implementation and
provided input to refinement of guidelines and training materials.
Multi -disciplinary teams will be required to support planning,
capacity building and implementation aimed to improve the water
supply and sanitation system of towns in the region .The teams
should cover each of the following sectionalist areas:
Town Water Board Development
Cost effective design, utility
Qualifications Town Water Board
Bachelorís Degree in management , in economics ,or business
administration or related fields good planning and Communications
skills ,and minimum five of experiences preferably in utility
Bachelor's Degree in public
health, sanitation or related fields, good planning and
communication skills, preferably with minimum of three-years
experience in town sanitation planning.
Minimum BSC in WSS or related
or related fields, good design and operation skills, five years of
experience in TWSS design, operation and contract management
Scope of Service:
The primary job of the
Town WSS consultants will be to assist Town Water Boards (TWB) with
planning and implementation of the of improvements to their water
supply systems, to build capacity for oversight and management of
the systems and to assist local governments with integrated
sanitation planning. Implementation will follow the stepped approach
Provide assistance to towns
receive assistance to form Water Boards or Water Committees, conduct
initial assessment, consult with stakeholders and preparer
applications for further assistance.
Town Water Boards with approved applications received further
assistance for design feasibility studies, integrated sanitation
planning, preparation of business plans, operator performance
agreements, capacity building for Water Board members and utility
staff and implementation of immediate service improvements.
more detailed description of the services to be provided will be
given in the Terms of Reference to candidates who will be short
Submit your statement of interest
to Tigray Water Resource Energy and Mines Bureau, Regional Water
Supply and Sanitation Coordination Unit, within 20 days form the
date of announcement, P.O. Box 520. Mekelle, Clarifications may be
requested through the Regional Water supply and sanitation
Coordination Unit Telephone 34440920.