Consultant (Engineering services for water supply solutions)

Lien AID

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[UPDATE 20 MAY 2020] Please see clarifications on this Request for Proposal at this link: 

About the project

Lien AID is collaborating with township departments in Myaungmya township (Ayeyarwady region, Myanmar) to improve technical solutions for water and sanitation access under its WASH Tech Action Research pilot programme.

This specific project will focus on testing and developing more efficient, low-cost rainwater harvesting and storage solutions for rural villages.

Scope of services

Engineering consulting services are required to develop technical solutions to address the water supply needs of at least 370 households cross 9 villages in Myaungmya Township.

Phase 1: Assessment of project locations and preliminary infrastructure options

Phase 2: Preparation of construction drawings

Phase 3: Structuring of construction tender and development of tender documents

Phase 4: Supervision of construction works

For full information, please see Terms of reference on these links:



Required expertise and qualifications

The scope of work can be conducted by a well-qualified individual or a team; team members should preferably be from a single organisation. If team members are not from a single organisation, it is highly advantageous to demonstrate past collaborative working experience between team members. The individual or team shall be qualified and competent professionals, ideally with at least one person from Myanmar, and be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of existing water supply interventions and the overall water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) landscape. The following competencies and experiences are required:

  • at least 5 years of professional technical experience in the Myanmar WASH sector;
  • ·at least 3 years of professional experience in the Ayeyarwady region;
  • an understanding of local township government processes for rural infrastructure projects;
  • experience coordinating and managing multiple stakeholder groups;
  • strong communication and English and Burmese language skills.

Application and key dates:

Proposal submission deadline: 29th May 2020, 1 pm Myanmar Time (GMT+6.30)
Interviews: 1st to 5th June 2020 (Tele-interview or in-person)
Please send proposals to Mr Ian Chen (ian.chen[at] and Ms Yong Rui Yan (ruiyan.yong[at] ) 

Expected start date: 15th June 2020
End date: 30th September 2020 for Phase 1 to 3 [Should phase 4 be awarded, the contract will end on 31st January 2021]

About Lien AID

Established in Singapore in 2006, Lien AID is a non-profit organisation committed to improving the health and well-being of at-risk communities in Asia by enabling sustainable access to clean water and sanitation.

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