Objective and Purpose of the Assignment
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting the Government of Vanuatu to prepare and implement the Luganville Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project (LUWSSP). The project will improve access to integrated and resilient urban water supply and sanitation (WSS) services in greater Luganville, Vanuatu. Feasibility studies for improvements to urban WSS were prepared in 2018 under the guidance of an ADB regional TA. A technical assessment and design consultant (TADC) firm is now being engaged under the project readiness financing (PRF) to support with preparation of designs, bidding documents and other due diligence documents for the ensuing proposed ADB financed investment project.
One of the proposed project’s outputs is to improve urban sanitation and hygiene awareness. Sanitation investments are anticipated to include: (i) construction, operation, and maintenance of a septage treatment and disposal facility; (ii) upgrading of selected public toilets and public toilets in schools; (iii) piloting the use of suitable sanitation facilities such as elevated pit latrines in low-lying areas; and (iv) raising water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) awareness.
Scope of Work
The consultant will be recruited under the PIU in Luganville, and will require full-time 18 person-months of inputs.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
The consultant will have at least Bachelor level qualifications in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or similar field, and: (i) have a minimum 5 years’ professional experience in engineering design and/ or management of on-site sanitation; (ii) preferably have experience in implementation of WASH training programs; and (iii) have experience with implementation and supervision of sanitation projects in Vanuatu. The consultant will have preferably demonstrated experience in an advisory role for government and have an excellent command of written and spoken English.
Minimum General Experience 5 Years
Minimum Specific Experience 5 Years
(relevant to assignment)
Regional/ Country Experience Not Required
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