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The Ministry of Urban Development and Construction

Ethiopian Herald Nov17,2020

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR

CONSULTANCY SERVICE (INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS) IN DIFFERENT PROFESSIONAL AREAS

FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA

MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION (MUDCO)

TO SUPPORT IMPLEMENTATION AND COORDINATION OF URBAN INSTITUTIONAL AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (UIIDP)

1. Background

The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia will receive financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Urban Institutional and Infrastructure Development Program (UIIDP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for individual consultancy services. The service is to contribute to the overall objective of the UIIDP which is to enhance the institutional and organizational performance of participating Urban Local Governments (ULGs) in developing and sustaining Urban Infrastructure, Services, and Local Economic Development for the upcoming new program that is UIIDP.

The UIIDP will support the Ethiopian Cities Sustainable Prosperity Goals (ECSPGs) and build on the achievements and systems developed by the Second Urban Local Government Development Program (ULGDP II). UIIDP will support all three levels of the Government of Ethiopia – 117 ULGS – 9 Regional Governments (respective Bureaus of Urban Development and other Regional Agencies involved) and the Federal Government (specifically MUDCo). The UIIDP duration will be 5 years and 4 months from March 2011 to July 2023.

2. Program Development Objective

The Program Development Objective (PDO) is to enhance the institutional performance of participating urban local governments to develop and sustain urban infrastructure, services, and local economic development.

3. Key Results and Expected Outcomes

It is expected that the institutional performance improvements and the infrastructure delivered by cities will result in: –

  • (a) enhanced citizen participation and engagement in ULG Planning and Budgeting;
  • (b) increased own source Revenue at the ULG level;
  • (C) improved infrastructure, service delivery, Operation and Maintenance (O&M) systems;
  • (d) improved efficiency and effectiveness in Fiduciary Management;
  • (e) improved Environmental and Social Management and Safeguards; and
  • (f) strengthened accountability and oversight systems; and
  • (g) Strengthened ULG resilience improved Local Economic Development (LED) and enhanced Gender Equity in the ULG operations.

    Professions

    qualified and experienced

    Objective of Each Individual Consultant

    No of post

    Procurment reference no.

    Asset Management Specialist (1)

    • MA or M.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering,Municipal/Urban Engineering,Highway Engineering, Water/Hydraulic Engineering,Sanitary Engineering, Structural Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering, Building Technology, Construction Technology and Management
    • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in infrastructure asset management and disciplines stated above including at least 3 years’experience using GIS
    • Excellent writing and communication skills in both Amharic and English.
    • Knowledge of the urban sector in Ethiopia is an advantage

    To obtain the services of qualified and experienced Infrastructure Asset Management Specialist who will support assigned regions and ULGs in infrastructure asset management and planning as per the GIS-based Infrastructure Asset Management Plan Manual and Model that has been issued to all 1regions/ULGs. The Consultant will also support regions and cities in the achievement of UIIDP disbursement linked indicators and performance measures related to infrastructure asset management and planning

    1

    ET-MUDH-197446-CS-INDV

    Asset Management Specialist (2)

    • MA or M.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering,Municipal/Urban Engineering,Highway Engineering, Water/Hydraulic Engineering,Sanitary Engineering, Structural Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering, Building Technology, Construction Technology and Management
    • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in infrastructure asset management and disciplines stated above including at least 3 years’experience using GIS
    • Excellent writing and communication skills in both Amharic and English.
    • Knowledge of the urban sector in Ethiopia is an advantage

    To obtain the services of qualified and experienced Infrastructure Asset Management Specialist who will support assigned regions and ULGs in infrastructure asset management and planning as per the GIS-based Infrastructure Asset Management Plan Manual and Model that has been issued to all regions/ULGs. The Consultant will also support regions and cities in the achievement of UIIDP disbursement linked indicators and performance measures related to infrastructure asset management and planning

    1

    ET-MUDH-197447-CS-INDV

    Gender Specialist

    • A minimum of MA or MSc degree in Women & Gender Studies, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Social Development, Human Resource Management, Urban Management.
    • A minimum of 10 years of general experience of which 3 years specific experience in women affairs, gender issues and other cross cutting issues such as PWDs, youth, children and the elderly
    • Excellent writing and communication skills in English and Amharic,
    • Excellent report writing skills.
    • Knowledge of the urban sector issues in Ethiopia is an advantage

     

    to obtain the services of a qualified and experienced Gender Specialist who will support MUDCo, all regions and UIIDP participating cities on gender mainstreaming, other cross cutting issues such as PWDs,youth, children and the elderly as well as ensuring gender responsiveness in urban policies, strategies, plans, programs and projects, including UIIDP

    1

    ET-MUDH-197441-CS-INDV

4. Details of Professional Individual Consultants Requirements

5. Terms & Conditions

Contract: One year contract, with a possibility of extension every year during the lifetime of the program.

Start Date: Immediate Availability is Essential

Remuneration: Negotiable

Location: Addis Ababa with frequent travel to Regions and ULGs

4. Application Deadline

Individual Consultants may obtain further information from the address below during office hours: 8:30 A.M – 12:00 AM and 1:30 PM -5:00 PM from Monday to Thursday, and 8:30 A.M-11:30 A.M and 1:30 P.M-5:00 P.M on Friday. Dead line for the application submission will be not later than Tuesday, December 01, 2020.

5. The Applicants should have Professional Certificate /Trade License.

6. The Ministry reserves the right to reject fully or part of the EOI.

Attn: Ato Yohannes Tadesse, Project Procurement Expert; Expression of Interest must be delivered to the Address Below Urban Revenue Enhancement, Fund Mobilization and Finance Bureau (UREFMFB) Under Ministry of Urban Development and Construction E-mail: urefmf@gmail.com,  

 Tel: 011 5541277/0115513840

Physical Address: Project Procurement Management Directorate, 2nd Floor,

Room No. 201

Ministry of Urban Development and Construction Building,

Opposite to National Bank of Ethiopia, P.O. Box: 24134/1000, Sudan Street,

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

N.B.

  • Interested Applicants should summit their CV and nonreturnable copy of supporting documents(credentials)
  • Interested Applicants can only apply one of the above stated positions.
  • Female Applicants are encouraged to apply.
  • The Applicant has to state the Procurement Reference No. in their application letter.

Ministry of Urban Development and Construction