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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR A MEDIUM TERM CONSULTANT

African Development Bank

Immeuble CCIA – Avenue Jean-Paul II

01 BP 1387 ABIDJAN 01

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Infrastructure and Partnership Division

Email: [email protected] ; [email protected]

Telephone: +225 20 26 42 80

Title of the assignment : Recruitment of a Medium Term Consultant Infrastructure Project Preparation and Development Specialist (Transport).

Brief description of the Assignment : The Infrastructure Partnerships Division (PICU.3) operates under the Infrastructure and Urban Development Department (PICU) within the PIVP complex, and its activities are currently structured under two main pillars.

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), which is a Platform for Infrastructure knowledge and information sharing and infrastructural developments coordination ; (ii) The NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) which is a multi-donor Trust Fund established in 2005.

The mission of the NEPAD-IPPF is to mobilize resources to support the preparation of bankable regional infrastructure projects in line with the priorities of the Regional Member Countries (RMCs), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA), Regional Economic Communities (RECs) as well as specialized Infrastructure Institutions such as Power Pools, River Basin Organizations and Corridor Authorities NEPAD-IPPF among others.

The main objective of the assignment is the Assessment of Transport projects with relevant Authorities to validate and develop pipeline of projects for the period, 2019-2020 in line with the Strategic Business Plan (SBP) of NEPAD -IPPF.

Department issuing the request : PICU.3

Place of assignment : Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Duration of the assignment : 6 months

Tentative Date of commencement : March 2019

Deadline for applications : 7 March 2019 at 5.00 PM

Applications to be submitted to : Mr. Mike SALAWOU Manager,

Infrastructure and Partnership Division (PICU.3)

African Development Bank

IMMEUBLE CCIA – AVENUE JEAN-PAUL II

01 BP 1387 ABIDJAN 01

COTE D’IVOIRE

Telephone: +225 20 26 42 80

Email : [email protected] ; [email protected]

Any questions and requests for clarifications may be sent to: [email protected]

TERMS OF REFERENCE

INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT PREPARATION AND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

(TRANSPORT SECTOR)

Background :

The NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) is a multi-donor Trust Fund established in 2005 and hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the Infrastructure and Partnership Division, supported by a number of Development Partners. The mission of the NEPAD-IPPF is to mobilize resources to support the preparation of bankable regional infrastructure projects in line with the priorities of the Regional Member Countries (RMCs), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA), Regional Economic Communities (RECs) as well as specialised Infrastructure Institutions such as Power Pools, River Basin Organizations and Corridor Authorities NEPAD-IPPF among others.

Its focus is on the preparation and development of regional infrastructure projects in the key infrastructure sectors of Energy, Transport, ICT and Trans-boundary water to move these projects to financing and implementation to achieve the development outcomes of integration of the continent to accelerate socio-economic transformation and improve quality of lives.

NEPAD-IPPF developed a new Strategic Business Plan (SBP) covering the period, 2016-2020 and the successful implementation of this Strategy requires that the Facility has adequate capacity in terms of skills and competencies to effectively implement this Strategy to achieve set objectives and targets.

Duties and responsibilities :

NEPAD-IPPF therefore requires the services of a Consultant Infrastructure Project Preparation and Development Specialist (Transport). The Consultant should have practical, hands on experience in the preparation and development of projects and only candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience will be considered.

The Consultant will work under the general supervision of the Manager, Infrastructure & Partnership Division or his/her Designee. He/she will have the following key duties / responsibilities :

  1. Provide expert advice on issues related to project preparation and development for the transport sector including Smart Corridors, Economic/Spatial Development Corridors as well as back-stop ICT projects ;
  2. Undertake activities for transport projects related to the project cycle (including identification, preparation, appraisal, negotiations, launch, supervision, audit and completion) and ex-post reviews of NEPAD-IPPF operations focusing on the transport sector in Africa, involving the RMCs, RECs, development partners and other concerned parties.
  3. Carry out pro-active and effective management of the assigned project portfolio to ensure it achieves its objectives and targets and any issues affecting project.
  4. delivery are identified and resolved in a professional and timely manner in consultation with project stakeholders;
  5. Conduct analytical studies and analysis of the transport sector’s status in various regions of Africa to identify opportunities for NEPAD-IPPF involvement ;
  6. Review evaluation reports of technical and financial tenders for the award of contracts for NEPAD-IPPF financed programmes / projects and provide guidance to Executing Agencies and beneficiaries in the timely implementation of NEPAD-IPPF project grants ;
  7. Provide the required technical skills to design regional projects that respond to the needs of RECs and other beneficiaries of NEPAD-IPPF grants, based on their priorities and selectivity and aligned to major continental initiatives and priorities such as PIDA, PICI and the AfDB’s new High 5’s ;
  8. Participate in the preparation of sector assessments and other upstream analytical and diagnostic work to inform and improve the quality of NEPAD-IPPF interventions including the development of sound project pipelines and quality at entry (QaE) requirements ;
  9. Help to the strengthen coordination and dialogue and negotiations sessions with development partners, beneficiaries, project financiers and developers, and other stakeholders.
  10. Contribute to sector dialogue with RECs on planning, governance, reforms and policy in the transport sector in project development in general;
  11. Prepare briefs, technical papers and other reports on issues related to the work of NEPAD-IPPF and related development issues as may be required from time to time;
  12. Contribute to  the  preparation  of  NEPAD-IPPF  reports  (Mid-year  report, Management report, Work Plan…) .and other relevant documentation for the.

NEPAD-IPPF decision-making structures such as the Oversight Committee (OC) :

  • Participate in conferences, workshops, and training seminars on issues related to project preparation and development and related issues as assigned; and
  • Undertake any other task that may be assigned.

Timeline and execution modalities :

Timeline : The assignment will be undertaken for an initial period of six (6) months from March 2019.

Location : The location of the assignment is Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

Travel : The assignment will entail travel for official duty as may be assigned from time to time. All travel will be done in line with Bank policies and procedures and the Consultant is required to strictly adhere to Bank travel rules.

Equipment : The Bank will facilitate work for the long term and access to Bank systems (Baobab, SAP, BPPS etc.) as authorized by the manager and in line with Bank rules.

Reporting and supervision :

The Consultant will work under the overall supervision of the Manager, Infrastructure and Partnership Division or an assigned designee as appropriate.

The consultancy requires regular full time presence in the Bank’s offices with provision of 2 days of accrued leave per month.

Qualifications and experience :

  1. A minimum of a Master’s degree or its equivalent in infrastructure with a focus on transport ;
  2. A minimum of ten (10) years relevant professional experience in (i) planning, preparation and development of infrastructure projects, (ii) specific and sound knowledge of project cycle implementation principles (iii) demonstrable experience in task managing projects (iv) knowledge and experience with regional infrastructure projects in Africa ;
  3. Relevant professional experience in project management and financing in the public sector and development finance institutions ;
  4. Proven ability to interact competently with RECs and other regional and national organizations / institutions, donor agencies as well as private sector on issues relating to aid coordination, infrastructure strategies and project development ;
  5. Proven ability to lead technical professional teams and utilize talent and expertise of team members in a productive way to achieve desired objectives ;
  6. Proven experience in appraising and supervising projects ;
  7. Good listening and communication skills with demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas as well as make effective and timely decisions including capacity to initiate and manage innovations and change ;
  8. Competence in the use of standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Projects) ;
  9. Competence in (or ability/willingness to become quickly familiar with) the use of various tools available and applied by the NEPAD-IPPF / AfDB such as SAP ;
  10. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French. A good working knowledge of the other language is an added advantage.

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