Water Resource Planning Expert (Flood and Drought Forecast Project)

The World Bank

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 🇪🇹




NAME OF PROJECT – Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience

Project Loan No./Credit No./ Grant No.: TF172848 NCCR (Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience)

Assignment TitleWater Resource Planning Expert/ Flood and Drought Forecast Project

Reference No.:ET-ENTRO-237369-CS-IND

The Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office ENTRO has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Nile Cooperation for Climate Resilience Projects (NCCR) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for individual consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) is to enhance flood forecast models for the EN region, joint development of Basin-wide drought forecast models, information dissemination platforms and capacity building for flood risk mitigation investment planning. The work implemented by ENTRO and supported under this component will include: (i)enhancement of riverine Flood Forecast and Early Warning (FFEW) System for the EN region; and (ii) development and operationalization of a Basin-wide drought monitor. These tools will be developed with the aim of enhancing the robustness of existing models and expanding the geographical coverage. The drought forecast model will leverage the prototype seasonal drought forecast tool developed under NCORE with the aim of scaling up the model to establish a Basin-wide drought monitor. ENTRO will work with NBD to conduct a stakeholder mapping exercise and formulate a stakeholder engagement strategy for these products to enhance the usability of the flood and drought risk mitigation tools.

The position will be the ENTRO’s headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The duration of services initially 12 months to be renewed for additional 24 months based on satisfactory performance.

The Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO) now invites eligible Individual Consults (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Individual Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The short-listing criteria are: information indicating their professional capability and experience to perform the services ;( qualification, description of similar assignments, relevant work experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills and Language proficiency). Detailed Terms of Reference for the list of the required consultancy is attached in our website entro.nilebasin.org,

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” November 2020, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment: [information on conflict of interest related to the assignment as per paragraph 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” November 2020]. 

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the [Individual Consultant Selection method, Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” November 2020.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during week days office hours [i.e. 08:30 to 17:30 hour’s local time].

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by email or by fax,) by September 20, 2021 5:00PM Addis Ababa local time.

Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO)

Attn: Executive Director

P. O. Box 27173-code 1000

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel: +251-011- 6461130/32

Fax: +251-011- 6459407

E-mail: [email protected]; Copy to : [email protected]   and  [email protected]




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