BENADIR REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION
BRA PIU Monitoring and Evaluation (MM & E) Specialist – Mogadishu
BENADIR REGIONAL ADMINISTRATION
SOMALIA URBAN RESILIENCE PROJECT PHASE TWO (SURP-II)
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI)
INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT’S SELECTION
Country: Federal Government of Somalia
Name of the Project: Somalia Urban Resilience Project-Phase Two
Consulting Service: BRA PIU Monitoring and Evaluation (MM & E) Specialist
Duty Station: Mogadishu Municipality
Deadline: 8th May 2021
Ref No.: SO-MM-228130-CS-INDV
Somalia Urban Resilience Project Phase Two (SURP II or the “Project”) aims to enhance the resilience of select cities, with a particular focus on supporting physical infrastructure by financing investments in priority urban infrastructure. The Project will also strengthen the municipal government’s capacity and foster confidence in local structures, while supporting cooperation between the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), Federal Member States (FMS), and municipal governments. Furthermore, the Project aims to help strengthen social resilience by fostering social cohesion and supporting infrastructure that benefits both host communities and internally displaced persons, ensuring investments are prioritized through a participatory, evidence based and inclusive decision-making process. Government-citizen trust will be at the core of the Project, with communities engaged at all stages of project design, implementation, and monitoring.
The Project was approved in December 2019 and is expected to close on 31st December 2024.
The Benadir Regional Administration (BRA) is seeking to use a portion of the SURP-II funds to finance the recruitment of BRA PIU Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist.
The M&E Specialist will be responsible for coordination of the design, implementation, and reporting of the M&E and knowledge elements of SURP II for the Mogadishu Municipality. The Specialist will be responsible for design, quality, development, and completion of all assessments, analytical reports, and evaluations required under the Project. The Specialist will provide support to ensure the Project is on track to achieve its objectives, as per the results framework set out in the Project Appraisal Document. Functionally, the M&E Specialist will report to the PIU Coordinator. For technical issues, the Specialist will consult and coordinate with the PCU M&E Specialist.
The selection shall be based on qualification, experience and skills of the candidate and followed by an interview. The qualifications, experience and competencies include:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Applied Mathematics, Applied Statistics or Project Management
- A minimum of 5 years professional experience in M&E related functions
- Experience in designing and implementing M&E plans and programs in urban Infrastructure Projects.
- Demonstrated skills and experience in designing and field-testing surveys and other data collection instruments
- Strong orientation and knowledge in establishing baseline measurements for results monitoring
- Proven experience in the usage of computerized database system or monitoring information system is required
- Demonstrated report writing skills in English, with great attention to detail and ability to draft reader-friendly documents by simplifying reports for different target audiences, including the general public
- Ability to communicate effectively, including good presentation skills in English
- Excellent organizational and administrative skills, including the ability to manage priorities, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
- The ability to work in a proactive and autonomous way
- Ability to adapt priorities to respond to changing demands innovatively
- Proactive and use of initiative to achieve desired results
- Ability to facilitate learning and knowledge management between staff working on the Project and among other stakeholders
- Strong IT skills (Word, Excel, Access).
The duration of the assignment shall initially be for a period one year with a three-month trial period at the start of the contract.
The Benadir Regional Administration (“Client”) now invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above-mentioned services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the Services and provide his/her Curriculum Vitae (CV).
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to section III, para 3.14,3.16 & 3.17 of the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers: Procurement in Investment Projects Financing Goods, Works, Non -Consulting and Consulting Services, July 2016, revised November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant method set out in the World Bank Procurement Regulations.
Interested applicants may obtain further information including a detailed Terms of Reference from the from the BRA website on: www.bra.gov.so or upon submission of application to the following email address given below during office hours from 8.30 a.m.– 3.30 p.m. Saturday to Thursday.
Expressions of Interest must be delivered electronically to the above email address by 8th May, 2021 at 15:00 PM and indicate “Expression of Interest for BRA PIU Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist”
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