The main objective of the 3d Result of the EU Flood Protection Infrastructure Project – FPIP project, is strengthening of the resilience and disaster risk preparedness and prevention in southeast Albania, and in line with the post-disaster needs assessment report prepared by Government of Albania with support from the European Union, the World Bank and the United Nations in Albania following the February 2015 floods.
The overall objective of the Action is to contribute to the Government of Albania post-disaster recovery efforts and the sustainable restoration of community livelihoods in the flood-affected areas, in line with the post-disaster needs assessment – PDNA – report prepared by Government of Albania with support from the European Union, the World Bank and the United Nations in Albania. The intended impact of the Action will be felt across a number of areas, including agriculture, local governance, and livelihoods.
In parallel with tackling immediate needs related to restoration of key flood protection infrastructure to pre-floods levels so as to ensure protection of agricultural land and livelihoods, the project is expected to contribute to improved livelihood situation of the targeted local population and to building local capacities for sustainable economic growth and as such exploiting synergies for other more long-term development interventions. In addition, it will support building national capacities in using an integrated approach to water resources planning, taking into account the potential impacts of climate change, throughout application of the Water Evaluation and Assessment Planning a scenario-based modelling system –WEAP.
Scope of the assignment
A Consultant to draft the manual on data processing required to feed the WEAP model for the Vjosa River catchment area needs to be hired. As a specific processing on hydrometeorological and activity data is required to feed WEAP model, this manual will serve as a methodological guide that can be used as guidance for Water Evaluation and Assessment Planning for the other rivers in Albania. The consultant will prepare a Non-technical Summary in Albanian to be used for awareness increase activities at the local level, based in the all reports drafted to date in the frame of the project. He/she will closely cooperate with the national and will work under the overall supervision and guidance of the V&A Technical Coordinator and Environment Coordinator for the Project.
Duties and Responsibilities
Expected Outputs, Deliverables and Timelines
The expected tasks will include, but not only, the following:
List of deliverables:
Timeline and implementation arrangements:
The total duration of the assignment will be up to 25 working days over the period from February 1 to May 30, 2017. The consultant will work in close cooperation with the technical coordinator and the international team that develops the hydrological model for the Vjosa catchment area and will report back to the Technical Coordinator of the 3d Results of the project.
Required Skills and Experience
EVALUATION OF APPLICANTS
Technical Criteria – 70% of total evaluation – max. 70 points
Financial Criteria – 30% of total evaluation – max. 30 points.
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