Individual Consultant (Monitoring and Evaluation)
Lilongwe Water and Sanitation Project
Request for Expression of Interest
Borrower Bid Reference
Language of Notice
Submission Deadline Date/Time
April 20, 2018 16:30
March 2, 2018
The Government of the Republic of Malawi has received financingfrom the World Bank toward the cost of the Lilong we Water and Sanitation Project (LWSP), and intends to apply part of the proceedsfor consulting services.
The project development objective of the LWSP is to increase access toimproved water services and safely managed sanitation in Li longwe City. The project scope consists of four components:Component 1 – water distribution network rehabilitation, exp ansion and non-revenue water reduction; Component 2 - Prioritysanitation improvements; Component 3 – Technical assistance; an d Component 4 – Institutional capacitystrengthening. The LWSP will be implemented over a period of five (5) years. The project will be implemented jointly byLilongwe Water Board (LWB) and Lilongwe City Council (LCC). However, the overall coordinationof the Project will lie with LWBthrough the Project Implementation Unit (PIU).
The consulting services include coordination andimplementation of monitoring and evaluation of all the project activities to be conducted in accordance wit h the Results Frameworkof the LWSP.
The Lilongwe Water Board now invites eligible individuals (“Co nsultants”) toindicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrat ing that they havethe required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:
- The Specialist must be a holder of at least a Master’s Degree in Statistics, Economics,Mathematics or related field;
- Minimum 10 years of work experience in project planning, monitoring and evaluation;
- Wor Mathemat experience with World Bank funded projects;
- Experience in conducting and managing monitoring andevaluation acti
- Proven experience in designing and utilization of data collection tools;
- Experience insetting up computerizeddatabases and conducting analysis; and
- Strong skills in data analysisusing MS Excel, SPSS and e quivalent packages.
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)Specialist shall be engaged on a one- year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance and shall be a member of the PIU.Detailed Terms of Reference (TORs) areavailable on the LWB website www.lwb.mw/opportunities/tenders-and-contracts/ . The TORs canalso be sent to interested consultants by e-mail upon request from the e-mail address indicatedbelow.
The attention of interested Consultants i s drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers& rdquo; July 2016 Revised November 2017(“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on confl ict ofinterest.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant(INDV) selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours i.e. 08:00 to 16:30 hours.
Expressions ofinterest clearly marked: “Expression of Interest – Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist” includinng detai interested curriculum vitae and copies of academic and professional certificates must be delivered in a written form tothe address n person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 20th April 2018.
The ChiefExecutive Offi cer
Attn: Chairman - Internal Procurement Committee
Madzi House, Off Likuni Road
Tel: +265 1750 366
Fax: +265 1 757 343