This request for expression of interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in the dgMarket website, issue No.1688882 of March 20th, 2007.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payment under the consultancy services to engage an Individual Consultant for the Supervision of the Assessment, Sustainability and Repair Plan of Boreholes Constructed by Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project (LMDGP).
Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project (LMDGP) in accordance to its sustainability plan will be assessing its 73 completed boreholes across all 9slums within the Lagos metropolis. These boreholes have addressed and met the needs of their respective communities; unfortunately a host of them are non-functional due to construction defects and poor maintenance. In order to address these issues and rectify them, LMDGP will require a thorough assessment to be carried out and supervised by an accredited and experienced firm and consultant respectively.
The role and responsibilities of the consultant will be to supervise the firm in the assessment, tracking and repair recommendations using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in order to aid LMDGPs M&E roadmap to borehole sustainability plan.
The consultant will undertake the following tasks:
- Supervise and monitor the assessment being carried out on all the boreholes, using a Geographical Information System (GIS) technology in order to ease tracking, monitoring and alignment to the upcoming, broader GIS system.
- Ensure the use of visual assessment and analysis platform to effectively monitor the distribution of water and sanitation facilities areas and depth of coverage.
- Assist in the ongoing capacity building and strengthening of the LMDGP M&E framework.
- Ensure a result based assessment and quality assurance of all new and repaired boreholes and provide information for evidence based advocacy to relevant stakeholders.
- Work closely and support the LMDGP M&E Unit to:
- Draw up a maintenance and sustainability plan for the management of the boreholes using best and cost effective practices and models;
- Assess the firm and contractor(s), and in order to facilitate consistence in project delivery; ensure integration of contract performance indicators and terms of engagement
- Map out intervention areas and select sites;
- Ensure appropriate analysis is being carried out; and
- Effect the tracking of PDO indicators
The individual Consultant is required to have minimum Advanced degree in Land Survey. Geography/GIS or other related fields. About 10-15 years experience in GIS, project M&E, data capture and spatial analysis and other relevant types of assessments. Previous experience working on World Bank or other donor-supported programs/projects and/or Water & Sanitation will be an advantage, Professional experience in organizational development in Nigeria, or a closely related field. General working experience in Nigeria and Lagos State in particular.
The Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project now invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services, through their Curriculum Vitae [Qualifications, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions etc].
An individual consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Banks Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers
May 2004, Revised on October 1, 2006 and May 1, 2010. Please visit www.worldbank.org
Interested Consultants may obtain clarifications (if any) during office hours of 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday at the address below:
The Project Director,
Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project,
1, Wempco Road, Off Lateef Jakande Road,
Ogba-Ikeja. Lagos, Nigeria.
Tel: +234 1-897-6433, +234 1-739-0259
Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address above on or before: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 4:30p.m local time.