REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)

 

Name of the Project: Tanzania-Zambia Transmission Interconnector Project (P163752)

Grant No.  D350

Assignment Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist of the EAPP – PIU

Reference No. ET-EAPP-79568-CS-INDV 

 

The Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP) intends to apply for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Tanzania-Zambia Transmission Interconnector Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) of the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will include (but is not necessarily limited to):- monitoring and evaluating the performance of consultants, deliverables, procurement management, financial management, safeguard, institutional execution risks and project management performance to ensure the allocated fund has to be properly utilized to attain the project objectives.  

Required Qualifications/Competences

The following skills are essential for this work: 

·   Academic specialization: The consultant should have a minimum of Masters in Power Engineering, Business Management / Project Management and other relevant fields from a recognized university;

·      The candidate should have relevant work/practical experience of at least ten (10) years;

·   The candidate should have demonstrated experience in projects financed by external donors such as the World Bank, and also have knowledge of Project Performance M&E practice of the World Bank Funded Project;

·      Proficiency in Project Management systems is required;

·      Communication and training skills are also essential; and

·      The candidate’s experience with EAPP and/or EAPP utilities will be an added advantage.

 

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be obtained on the following link:

[ http://eappool.org/monitoring-and-evaluation-specialist-piu-tor/ ]

 

The Eastern Africa Power Pool now invites eligible individual consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested individual consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

The attention of interested individual 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 and revised in November 2017 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

The consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection (INDV) method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Duration of the Assignment

The duration of the assignment/service is 180 days per year for three years, subject to 6 months’ probation period with satisfactory performance before confirmation and also subject to yearly performance evaluation. Expected start date is July 2019.

Gender Mainstreaming

The EAPP is an equal opportunity employer; qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Place of Work

Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP) Secretariat Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Application file (Pdf format)

Consultants/Applicants interested in this assignment are required to submit expression of interest accompanied with their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of passport as well as education degree(s) and other relevant certificates.

Deadline of Submission

Expressions of Interest together with CVs and other required documents should be sent to the General Secretary, Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP) on or before May 17, 2019 at 11am East Africa Time, in PDF format by using the following email address: consultancy@eappool.org

Expressions of Interest should be clearly marked – “Expression of Interest for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Ref no: “ET-EAPP-79568-CS-INDV”