1 SOUTHERN AFRICA DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY In Financial Cooperation with KUNENE TRANSBOUNDARY WATER SUPPLY PROJECT ADVERT FOR THE PROJECT MANAGER Background The Kunene Transboundary Water Supply Project (KTWSP) is a SADCCoordinated Project to be implemented by the Task Force Calueqe, a Committee of the Permanent Joint Technical Commission (PJTC) of Angola and Namibia. KfW Development Bank and Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) are the International Cooperating Partners. This Project entails the development and rehabilitation of infrastructure so as to realize the supply of water and provision of sanitation services for the Angolan and Namibian communities along the common border. Another important component of this Project is the setting up of a Water Utility in the Kunene Province in Angola. This Project has a three (3) year duration (2008 – 2011). Major Project Component The Project is made up of two major components: 1. Water abstraction in Angola and conveyance system in Angola and Namibia to transport sufficient water to the transfer point between Namibia and Angola at Santa Clara. a) Upgrade of Calueque Dam intake at the Cunene River consisting of: rehabilitation of the intake, refurbishment of the raw water pump station (including electrical and mechanical equipment), and installation of bulk water measurement equipment; b) Construction of a water treatment, bulk water supply main and distribution system in order to allow for water supply of the village of Calueque; c) Rehabilitation of the open canal Calueque – Mahenene in Angola by cleaning and refurbishment; irrigation off takes on this canal stretch have to be formalized (please specify details in the Inception Report), limited rehabilitation of open channel Mahenene Oshakati at hot spots, if required. d) Upgrade of the OshakatiOshikongo (Namibia) – Santa Clara (Angola) pipeline (26 km) and rehabilitation and extension of the three associated pump stations at Omakango, Omafo and Oshakati in Namibia as well as review of the capacity of the main raw water treatment plant at Oshakati. 1 2. Water supply of the target population in the Cunene Province of Angola a) Optimization of the Santa – Clara Ondjiva pipeline (40 km) completed in 2005 by Angola (incl. provision for service in both directions); Provision of electric supply of the pump station in Santa Clara; b) Construction of distribution networks with house connections and public taps/kiosks in Santa Clara, Namakunde and Omupanda; c) Design services for the rehabilitation and extension of the water supply system (piped network with house connections and public taps/kiosks) in Ondjiva; d) Construction of public taps/kiosks along the Santa Clara – Ondjiva pipeline; Acquisition and installation of water meters for all connections and quantity devices for the distribution systems. e) Acquisition of equipment and tools for operation and maintenance. The construction of the water supply and sewerage works in Ondjiva will be financed by the Angolan Government. These works are part of the XangongoOndjiva Water Supply Project and are planned to be realized in parallel with the Kunene Project. The interfaces of the two projects have to be ensured. Terms of Reference for Project Manager Job Title: Project Manager Location: Ondjiva, Kunene Province, Republic of Angola Report to: Project Management Unit (PMU) /Project Implementing Agency (PIA) Main Purpose Facilitate the implementation of the Kunene Transboundary Water Supply Project Reporting The Project Manager will report to the Project Management Unit/Project Implementation Agency which is chaired by Chairpersons of the Task Force Calueqe (TFC). Major Responsibility • To oversee the execution of all components of this Project in terms of technical quality, budget and schedule. • To supervise the interfaces of the Xangongo und Kunene Projects. • To control and supervise the activities of the consultants/contractors of the Kunene Project and in Ondjiva including revision of all reports. Resource Management Staffing None Budget As per the approved Project Budget Assets 1 All equipment/machinery (PC, Printer etc.) purchased and handed to the Project Manager shall be part of the inventory of the Project Management Unit. The Project Manager shall be fully accountable for those assets handed to him/her for the duration of the Project, and shall return all assets to PMU/PIA Office at the termination of the Contract. Minimum Requirements for Selection Nationality: The candidate should be preferably from the SADC region (Namibia and Angola excluded), however the best candidate will be selected, regardless of nationality. Thus, international experts are also welcome. Education: At least a Bachelor in one of the following areas: Water Resources Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and similar professional fields. Advanced training in the relevant field will be added advantage. Relevant Experience: • Minimum eight years relevant professional experience in hard engineering of water infrastructure development. • At least five years experience in project management. • At least two years working experience in the management of water utilities will be added advantage, but is not mandatory. Skills and Competencies • Project management skills and competencies in water infrastructure development projects. • Ability to work with consultants, contractors, Government Officials and international cooperating partners. • Effective Good negotiating • Understanding of the management of a water utility • Computer literacy and in particular word processing, spread sheet and project management software are essential. • Good facilitation skills. Language Efficiency Proficiency in English and Portuguese are mandatory. Remuneration An attractive fee package commensurate with the requirement of the assignment will be offered on the basis of qualifications and experience. Contract The successful applicant shall be contracted for a period of three years with a possibility of renewal, subject to the changes of the Project Scope. During the first year, intermittent missions to the region might be sufficient. Submission of Application 1 A detailed CV indicating the qualifications and experience of the applicant accompanied by an indication of salary requirement and a covering letter presenting the motives should be sent to: Mr Florian Arneth, KfW Entwicklungsbank, Water and Sanitation Division, Sub Sahara Africa, Palmengartenstr. 59, 60325 Frankfurt, Germany, Tel. +49 69 74314892, Fax +49 69 74313748, email@example.com Deadline for Submission of Application 25th July 2008.