Consultancy services for drafting the Water Supply and Sanitation Law

The World Bank
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International Organization
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The Government of Mozambique, through the Ministry of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources (MPWHWR) has received funding from the World Bank toward the cost of the Mozambique Urban Sanitation Project (P161777), being implemented in five [5] target Cities, namely Nampula, Beira, Quelimane, Tete and Maputo, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds for contracting Consultancy services for drafting the Water Supply and Sanitation Law.  

The Consultant will be engaged through a contract with a duration of thirteen [13] months, to assist the National Directorate for Water Supply and Sanitation (DNAAS) in drafting a Water Supply and Sanitation Law, and supporting the consultations with relevant sector stakeholders until they reach consensus about its content. Full ToR can be requested at

The DNAAS now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested Consultants must provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

The shortlisting criteria are: (i) knowledge of the Mozambican water and sanitation sector, a knowledge of international and Mozambican sector policy and legislative frameworks, and a knowledge of Mozambican law on decentralization and deconcentration; (ii) experience in the development of policies, laws, strategies and strategic planning for the water and sanitation sector in Mozambique or in other similar context  countries; and (iii) familiarity with the Mozambique water and sanitation governance system and decision-making processes. Key Experts will not be evaluated at the shortlisting stage.

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” July 2016, revised November 2017 and August 2018, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract, if selected.

 A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBS - Quality and Cost-Based Selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (07:30 to 15:30 hours).  Expressions of interest clearly marked: “Consultancy services for drafting the Water Supply and Sanitation Law” must be delivered in a written form to:

National Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation

ATT: Sanitation Department /Urban Sanitation Project

Rua da Imprensa N°162, 3 Floor,


Or can be sent to the following e-mail addresses:

The deadline for the sending of the Expression of Interest is October 7, 2020

The Procurement Department

Maputo, September 18, 2020