Pakistan nationals: Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan 🇵🇰

Objective and Purpose of the Assignment

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan has applied for financing from Asian Development Bank (ADB) with co- financing from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) toward the cost of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project. Part of this financing will be used for payments under the Contract named above. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cities Improvement Project is envisioned to be a key development project starting in five major cities initially i.e., Abbottabad, Kohat, Mardan, Mingora and Peshawar of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, with the aim to extend quality municipal services to the Urban Centres of the province. The aim of KPCIP is to provide Clean Drinking Water, Solid Waste Management, Sanitation and Development of Urban / Green Spaces. This will improve the living standards of the urban population by improving their access to quality urban services. All the projects are end-to-end solutions rather than piece meal projects in order to have complete solutions for the communities. Institutional reforms and capacity building programs have been coupled with investment projects including preparing business plans and capacity development of the WSSCs and Local Development Authorities to increase their efficiency in operating these and other investments.

Scope of Work

Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist will be based in Peshawar with frequent visits to other cities of the province. He/She will be working on full time, will be responsible for the Water Supply, Sanitation and related development works to supervise and remuneration will be paid on monthly basis as per the lay down policies of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He/She will be GoKP employee purely on Contract Basis.

Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Output

Preferably 10 years of experience in planning, designing and execution of mega water supply and sanitation projects. Preference will be given to those who possess relevant experience with Donors (ADB and WB) or their funded projects and overseas relevant experience / relevant experience with international organization and Government Institutions. Age Limit: Preferably 35 to 70 years Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist will perform the following functions, including but not limited to: • Assist LGE&RDD and PMU KPCIP in all matters related to Water Supply and Sanitation • Project management and monitoring arrangements for design and implementation of the subproject, including preparing a computerized critical path schedule (or similar) and a simple benchmark information system for the water supply subprojects; • Identify problems and opportunities for the provision, operation and management of a sustainable water supply system in selected project areas, city corporations; • The nature, direction and outputs of the proposed preparatory studies for the water supply subproject, including the proposals related to alternative water supply sources, and implementation through detailed design; • Prepare detailed cost estimates and specifications for proposed water supply capital works and equipment; • The operation and maintenance (O&M) options and a preferred option for implementing the proposed improvements to the water supply; • Preparation of O&M manuals for hand & production tube wells, production tube well pumps (submersible pumps) and other aspects of the proposed water supply system; • Participation in the proposed Community Consultation Plan and consulting with any Stakeholder Committees that may be established during the subproject implementation; • Reviewing existing studies, documents and other information available; regarding in sanitation system options in the country generally and the project areas/city corporations; • Assessing the reviewing existing studies, documents and other information available; regarding in sanitation system options in the project areas generally; • Assessing the existing current sanitation systems; and the projected quantity and quality of effluent from households, commercial and industries; • Identify problems and opportunities for the provision, operation and management of a sustainable sanitation system in the project areas/city corporations; • Selection of sanitation technology options and preferred options for selected project areas/city corporations for domestic, commercial and industries, and including: (a) design criteria for septic tanks, and de-sludging; (b) design criteria for pit latrines and de-sludging; • Detailed design for sludge disposal site and for maximizing opportunities for sludge after-use; • Prepare detailed cost estimates and specifications for proposed sanitation equipment (e.g. de-sludging vehicles and pit latrines/septic tanks); • The O&M options and a preferred option for implementing the proposed improvements to the sanitation system; • Preparation of Sanitation System Manual for sustainable sanitation system septic tanks and pit latrines and other aspects of the proposed sanitation system; and • Participation in the proposed Community Consultation Plan and Community Awareness Program and consulting with any Stakeholder Committees that may be established during the subproject implementation. • Perform any other tasks / assignment that may be assigned by PD, GoKP, LGE&RDD or ADB etc.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Preferably Masters in Civil Engineering / Environmental Engineering / Public Health Engineering / Solid Waste Engineering or equivalent qualification.
Minimum General Experience10Years

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