Drainage Engineer Consultant to the Project Implementation Units

The World Bank

Ghana 🇬🇭



(IDA CREDIT No. 6410 GH)



Consulting Services through Framework Agreement for selection of Individual Drainage Engineer Consultant to the Project Implementation Units

Reference No. GH-MZIC-328355-CS-INDV

The Ministry of Works and Housing has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Greater Accra Resilient and Integrated Development Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The Project will be implemented through five-interrelated Components, namely:

1.  Climate Resilient Drainage and Flood Mitigating Activities;

2.  Solid Waste Management Capacity Improvements;

3.  Participatory Upgrading of Targeted Flood Prone Low-Income Communities and Local Government Support; and

4.  Project Management.

5. Contingent Emergency Response Component (CERC) for COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response Project.

Objectives of the Assignment

The overall objective of the assignment is to provide overall support to the Project PIU, PCU, PSU and the project as a whole in technical aspects, procurement and contract management, social and environmental safeguards, health and safety of project related activities and monitoring; and to assist MWH PIU, PSU and PCU in identifying major issues with project implementation, proposing solutions and in reporting on project progress to MWH and World Bank as required.

The consulting services (“the Services”) covers technical assistance in drainage engineering to the Ministry of Works and Housing by an individual consultant through Framework Agreement.  The expert will work with, assist and advise PIU, PCU and the PSUs in the respective MMDAs in project coordination, implementation support, capacity development, coordination, and monitoring

The assignment is expected to start in March, 2023.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following websites:  http://tenders.ppa.gov.gh/eois/ or www.garid-accra.com, or by email through address below.

The duration of the assignment is twelve (12) months.  The level of effort is 6 staff-months.

The Ministry of Works and Housing now invites eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultant”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

Consultant’s qualification and Experience

The Drainage Engineer shall have the following qualifications and experience:


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or other related discipline
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering or related discipline
  • Must be a member of a duly recognized professional body

General Professional Experience

  • At least 15 (fifteen) years professional working experience.
  • At least 10 (ten) years’ experience in the design and construction supervision of urban stormwater drainage infrastructure projects.

Specific Professional Experience

  • Participation in at least three (3) projects in urban drainage or flood risk management projects in the past 10 (ten) years.
  • Experience in project implementation and supervision for at least three (3) donor funded urban infrastructure projects (preferably the World Bank, EU or AfDB) in the past 10 years
  • Proficiency and knowledge of software in the field of geographic information systems (GIS), image editors (CAD); and hydraulic/hydrologic modelling;
  • Working experience in the use of Conditions of Contracts for Construction under the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC).

Language Skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English as well as excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Basic understanding of at least one Ghanaian local language in the project community

Facilities to be Provided by the Client

The Project Implementing Units and the Project Coordinating Unit will provide one set of relevant reports, drawings, maps and contract documents in its custody that are related to specific task assigned and all relevant available information to the Consultant.

Reporting and remuneration

The Drainage Engineer will report to the Project Coordinator, GARID Project Coordinating Unit.  Remuneration will be on a Time-based contract.

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” 4th Edition, November 2020 (“Procurement Regulations”), 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 as per paragraph 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations.  Any false declaration will result in disqualification.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 4:30 p.m. local time.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Framework Agreement for Individual Selection Method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Interested qualified and experienced applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application and detailed curriculum vitae in a written form to the address below (by electronic medium, or by e-mail) to the address below by 4:30 p.m. on February 24, 2023.

The Project Coordinator,

Greater Accra Resilient and Integrated Development Project,

Project Coordinating Unit

Public Works Department Head Office,

No. 6 Valco Drive,

Ministries, Accra

E-mail: tenders@garid-accra.com





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