The Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) has received grant financing from the African Development Bank (AfDB) towards the cost of the Bulawayo Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for a Technical Expert in water and sewerage engineering.
The services to be provided under the assignment include but are not limited to the following: the Technical Specialist will be part of the project implementation team (PIT) and will assist the project coordinator on all aspects of the project implementation. The primary areas of responsibility include:(a) organizing the overall project management, developing planning/schedule and controlling its implementation; (b) reviewing and providing guidance on technical matters and monitoring/supervising execution and deliverables; (c) lead the preparation of regular reporting to management and AfDB and other stakeholders; (d) facilitate coordination and synergy among the various activities of the project and assist the Project Coordinator and PIT to make decisions. The estimated duration of services is 24 months.
The Bulawayo City Council now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested individual consultants must send a CV that provides information on their qualifications and experience demonstrating their ability to undertake this assignment (reference to similar services, experience in similar assignments, availability, etc.). Required qualifications include: (a) University Degree in civil engineering, water/sanitary engineering; Post graduation Degree or attendance of special courses on water or wastewater is a plus; (b) General post-graduation experience of at least ten (15) years, from which ten (10) years specific progressive experience in water and wastewater management activities; (c) Demonstrable good experience in project management and experience of working with donor financed projects is an advantage (d) Excellent computer skills in Office tools; e) Working experience in Sub-Saharan countries; (f) Fluency in English is required.
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s“Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants”,May 2008 edition, revised July 2012, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.
Interested individual consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours, from Monday to Friday, between 8:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m.
Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below no later than February 15, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. and must specifically mention “Expression of Interest for the Technical Specialist”.
Attn: Human Resources ManagerTown Clerk’s Department
Bulawayo City Council
Tel +263 75011 extension 2394
E-mail: (M Tshalebwa- mtshalebwa@citybyo .co.zw and project email:firstname.lastname@example.org)