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Application Invited - Public Health Engineering Department
Newspaper Advertisement
WORLD BANK ASSISTED RURAL WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION PROJECT
BIHAR STATE WATER AND SANITATION MISSION (BSWSM)
(PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT)
VISHVESHWARIYABHAWAN, BAILEY ROAD, PATNA-800015.
Application Invited
For
Selection of Individual (1) Financial Management Specialist, (2) Procurement Specialist, (3) Communication
and Social Development Specialist (4) M&E & MIS Specialist (5) Environment Specialist and (6) Project
Supervisor for District Project Management Unit (DPMU) at 10 districts of Bihar namely Patna, Saran,
Nalanda, Nawada, Purnea, Muzaffarpur, Begusarai, Munger, Banka and West Champaran under the Bihar
State Water & Sanitation Mission (BSWSM) under Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) , Govt. of
Bihar, Patna.
Under the aegis of Public health Engineering Department, the Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission
implementing the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MoDWS), Government of India and World Bank
assisted Rural Water and Sanitation Project for Low Income States in 10 districts of Bihar. The project includes
setting up of a dedicated District Project Management Unit (DPMU) within District Water and Sanitation
Committee (DWSC) to provide the requisite technical and managerial support to SPMU for ensuring time-bound
implementation and support supervision of activities implementation. In this regard, there is the invitation for
eligible individual specialists/ consultant to indicate their interest in providing the above Services for following
positions:
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1.
Consultant Position
No. of Position in
each project districts
Procurement Specialist
1
2.
Social Development &
Communication Specialist
1
3.
M & E & MISSpecialist
1
4.
Financial Management
Specialist
1
5.
Environment Specialist
1
Desired qualification
A
minimum
of
Master
Degree
in
Commerce/Management/Economics and At least 5 years
of work experience with 3 years in procurement field or
alternatively, having responsibilities with a substantial
content of his/her position in the procurement area 5
years of relevant working experience.
OR
Retired Officers from Accountant General (AG) Office or
Bihar Finance Services with minimum level of Senior
Account Officer with a minimum of Master degree in
Commerce/Management/Economics.
A minimum of Post Graduate Degree in Sociology/ Social
Work/ Social Sciences Gender Studies/ Rural Development
5 years of relevant experience in rural /community
development/ NGO sector/ . Experience in water and
sanitation sector desirable
A minimum of Post Graduate Degree/ Diploma in
Management/ Rural Development/ Statistics/IT
5 years of relevant experience in Government/ NGO/
Multi-lateral aid agency projects
Experience in water and sanitation sector desirable
Experience in establishing frameworks/ systems for MIS/
monitoring and evaluating projects or programmes,
preferably in the rural space
A minimum of Master Degree in Commerce/ MBA in 5
years of relevant working experience or
Retired Officers from Accountant General (AG) Office or
Bihar Finance Services with minimum level of Senior
Account Officer
A minimum of Post-Graduation in Science/ Environment
science/ Graduate Engineer in Environment
5 years of relevant experience
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6.
Consultant Position
No. of Position in
each project districts
Project Supervisor
1
Desired qualification
Experience in water and sanitation sector desirable
In-depth understanding of environment and water quality
issues
A minimum of Diploma in Civil Engineering with minimum
3 years relevant experiences preferable in water and
sanitation sector
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Interested individuals may submit their application online at http://phedmis.bih.nic.in/up to 15 May 2015 on or
before 00:00 server hrs.Candidates who have applied against the above advertisement need to apply again
against the fresh advertisement for the aforesaid positions.Please visit at the http://phedmis.bih.nic.in/ to
download the “TOR” for the above positions or contact at the address below:
Any enquiry about EoI can be made in written only to
Project Director, RWSSP
Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission (BSWSM)
VishveshwariyaBhawan, Bailey Road, Patna - 800015.
Tel : 0612 – 2545087 Fax : 0612 – 2545586
Email: [email protected]
The Project Director, RWSSP reserves the right to reject all or any of the proposals without assigning any reason
thereof.
(Uday Kumar Singh)
Project Director, RWSSP
WORLD BANK ASSISTED RURAL WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION PROJECT
BIHAR STATE WATER AND SANITATION MISSION (BSWSM)
(UNDER PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, GOVT. OF BIHAR)
VISHVESHWARIYABHAWAN, BAILEY ROAD, PATNA-800015.
FILE NO: WB/DPMU/SPECIALIST/APPOINTMENT/1034/2014
Application Invited
For
Selection of Individual (1) Financial Management Specialist, (2) Procurement Specialist, (3) Communication
and Social Development Specialist (4) M&E & MIS Specialist (5) Environment Specialist and (6) Project
Supervisor for District Project Management Unit (DPMU) at 10 districts of Bihar namely Patna, Saran,
Nalanda, Nawada, Purnea, Muzaffarpur, Begusarai, Munger, Banka and West Champaran under the Bihar
State Water & Sanitation Mission (BSWSM) under Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) , Govt. of
Bihar, Patna.
Under the aegis of Public health Engineering Department, the Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission
implementing the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MoDWS), Government of India and World Bank
assisted Rural Water and Sanitation Project for Low Income States in 10 districts of Bihar. The project includes
setting up of a dedicated District Project Management Unit (DPMU) within District Water and Sanitation
Committee (DWSC) to provide the requisite technical and managerial support to SPMU for ensuring time-bound
implementation and support supervision of activities implementation. In this regard, there is the invitation for
eligible individual specialists to indicate their interest in providing the above Services for following positions:
Sl. No.
Consultant Position
No. of Position
in each project
districts
Desired qualification
1
A minimum of Master Degree in Commerce/Management/Economics
and At least 5 years of work experience with 3 years in procurement field
or alternatively, having responsibilities with a substantial content of
his/her position in the procurement area 5 years of relevant working
experience.
OR
Retired Officers from Accountant General (AG) Office or Bihar Finance
Services with minimum level of Senior Account Officer with a minimum
of Master degree in Commerce/Management/Economics.
1.
Procurement Specialist
2.
Social Development &
Communication
Specialist
1
3.
M & E & MIS Specialist
1
4.
Financial Management
Specialist
1
5.
Environment Specialist
1
A minimum of Post Graduate Degree in Sociology/ Social Work/ Social
Sciences Gender Studies/ Rural Development
5 years of relevant experience in rural /community development/ NGO
sector/ . Experience in water and sanitation sector desirable
A minimum of Post Graduate Degree/ Diploma in Management/ Rural
Development/ Statistics/IT
5 years of relevant experience in Government/ NGO/ Multi-lateral aid
agency projects. Experience in water and sanitation sector desirable.
Experience in establishing frameworks/ systems for MIS/ monitoring and
evaluating projects or programmes, preferably in the rural space
A minimum of Master Degree in Commerce/ MBA in 5 years of relevant
working experience or
Retired Officers from Accountant General (AG) Office or Bihar Finance
Services with minimum level of Senior Account Officer
A minimum of Post-Graduation in Science/ Environment science/
Graduate Engineer in Environment, 5 years of relevant experience
Experience in water and sanitation sector desirable
In-depth understanding of environment and water quality issues
6.
Project Supervisor
1
A minimum of Diploma in Civil Engineering with minimum 3 years
relevant experiences preferable in water and sanitation sector
The main objective of the assignment is to recruit dedicated, well qualified and experienced personnel as per the
qualification, job profiles and experience described in the Terms of Reference (visit Latest Updates under
http://phedmis.bih.nic.in/for accessing the TOR). The selection will be made on a transparent, competitive and
gender sensitive process. These will be contract positions, with consolidated pay package, and are co – terminus
with the project. Short listing and Selection of Individual Consultants will be done by a Committee constituted by
BSWSM.
The Consultants will have the following overall main tasks:
a)
Coordinate implementation of RWSSP activities as per the direction and Program Implementation Plan (PIP)
including reform policies, institutional arrangements, fund flow to Gram Panchayats and PRIs and effective
tracking mechanisms.
b) Coordinate with the various implementing agencies for program activities implementation so as to maximize
efficiency of implementation.
c) Coordinate with the team at PHED, BSWSM, DCPMC, SO and implementing agencies at Gram Panchayat
levels to effectively implement projects, disbursement of funds and reporting on program monitoring.
d) Other tasks are mentioned in TOR.
Interested individual should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and
relevant experience to perform the Services. The criteria for short listing are:
1. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of relevant working experience and educational
qualification.
2. Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for personal interview.
3. Date, time and venue of selection will be informed through e-mail only.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with method set out in the Guidelines: Selection and Employment of
Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011. Further
information can be also obtained at the address below during office hours [1000 to 1700 hours].
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Interested individuals may submit their application online at http://phedmis.bih.nic.in/up to 15 May 2015 on or
before 00:00 server hrs.Candidates who have applied against the above advertisement need to apply again
against the fresh advertisement for the aforesaid positions.Please visit at the http://phedmis.bih.nic.in/ to
download the “TOR” for the above positions or contact at the address below:
Any enquiry about EoI can be made in written only to
Project Director, RWSSP
Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission (BSWSM)
VishveshwariyaBhawan, Bailey Road, Patna - 800015.
Tel : 0612 – 2545087 Fax : 0612 – 2545586
Email: [email protected]
The Project Director, RWSSP reserves the right to reject all or any of the proposals without assigning any reason
thereof.
(Uday Kumar Singh)
Project Director, RWSSP
Term of Reference
BIHAR STATE WATER AND SANITATION MISSION, PATNA
World Bank assisted Rural Water Supply and Sanitation for Low Income State’s Project
(SECTOR PROGRAM)
TERMS OF REFERENCE
FOR
ESTABLISHMENT OF DISTRICT PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNITS
A. Introduction
The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MoDWS) and the World Bank have jointly
developed the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for Low Income States (RWSS-LIS) with
an objective to ‘improve piped water supply and sanitation services for selected rural
communities in the target states through decentralized delivery systems’. The Project will be
implemented in identified Districts of the four Project States namely Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand
and Uttar Pradesh through a district wide approach.
The Public Health Engineering Department, Government of Bihar will be implementing the
above program in the selected ten districts of Bihar namely Patna, Nalanda, Nawada, Begusarai,
Munger, Banka, Purnea, Saran, Muzaffarpur and West Champaran. In order to execute the
implementation of the Project in Bihar, the State Project Management Unit (SPMU) has been
established at the State level located within Bihar State Water Sanitation Mission (BSWSM).
Similarly, the setting up of District Project Management Unit (DPMU) is envisaged in each
District to implement the Project. It is planned that each DPMU will have a dedicated team
headed by Executive Engineer (DWS). The DPMU will be located within District Water Sanitation
Mission (DWSM) and District Water Sanitation Committee (DWSC) and will function within
overall guidance of DWSM/DWSC. The DPMU will work closely under the supervision and
direction of the BSWSM/SPMU and will provide necessary support to the DWSM/DWSC for
project planning, implementation and supervision. To implement the schemes and project
village level activities, the DPMU will be supported by District Project Management Consultants
(DPMCs) and their Support Organizations (SOs).
B. Scope of Work
The DPMU will be responsible for planning, implementation and monitoring of the project in the
District. The DPMU will provide the requisite technical and managerial support to District Project
Management Consultants (DPMCs) and their Support Organization (SO), Gram Panchayats (GPs)
and Gram Panchayat Water and Sanitation Committee (GPWSC), District, Block and Village
Officials related to Project, and co-ordinate with them to ensure effective implementation of the
Project. The DPMU will perform the following functions:
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Support the implementation of project including program policies, communications and
capacity building, infrastructure programs, institutional and implementation
arrangements, governance and accountability measures, safeguard compliance including
social and environment, monitoring and evaluation programs, technical and social
audits, procurement and financial management functions.
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Develop annual work plans, capacity and communication strategies, systems and norms
of implementation as per project design.
Coordinate with SPMU to seek necessary inputs as well as provide regular and timely
reports
Provide support to GPs and Gram Panchayat Water and Sanitation Committees in
interaction with DPMC/SOs.
Provide guidance and monitor the functioning of DPMC/SOs and hand-hold them in the
initial period of implementation.
Receive technical and managerial guidance from nodal department through the
Executive Engineers at District level.
Advise the various implementing agencies for project management so as to maximize
efficiency of implementation.
Provide assistance in identification of GPs/Projects/Schemes based on the criteria of the
BSWSM and facilitate agreements between GPs and DWSCs as per the scheme cycle
Coordinate with various Departments at the District level and the implementing
agencies at District/ PRI levels to effectively implement Projects, disbursement of funds
and reporting on Project Monitoring
Supervise the schemes and contracts awarded.
Any other relevant assignment given by DWSM/DWSC/BSWSM/SPMU.
C. Composition of DPMU
The DPMU will be headed by the Executive Engineer, drawn from the government, who will
report to District Water and Sanitation Mission (DWSM). They will provide overall strategic
support to facilitate the implementation and monitoring of RWSSP-LIS at district level. He/She
will be also supported by technical, accounts and other secretarial staff, all drawn from
government.
The DPMU will have key specialist Consultants in the areas of Community Mobilisation,
Technical Support in Water and Sanitation, Social and Environmental aspects,
Communication, Financial Management, Procurement and M&E along with Project Manager
who will provide necessary coordination support.
DPMU in each Project District will comprise of Project Manager (Executive Engineer) with one
Assistant Project Manager (Assistant Engineer), one Project Supervisor (Junior Engineer), 4
Support Staffs (Office Assistant-2, Data Entry Operator-1, Peon-1) and 5 Consultants
(Community and Communication Development Specialist-1; Environment Specialist-1; M&E
&MIS Specialist-1; Finance Specialist-1 and Procurement Specialist-1) in each Project District.
Executive Engineer -cum- Member Secretary of the DWSC will be Project Manager. Assistant
Engineer and Junior Engineer of PHED in the District will be deputed to DPMU. Assistant
Engineer–cum- Assistant Project Manager will act as Technical Consultant in DPMU. Support
Staff will be deputed from the concerned PHED Divisions or outsourced in case of non
availability. Services of consultants will be hired.
The details ToR of Officer/ Specialist/Consultant/Staff are annexed:
Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission
VishveshwaraiyaBhawan Complex, Bailey Road, Patna-15
Term of Reference for Procurement Specialist
1. POSITION: Procurement Specialist (01)
2. PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT
Provide technical support to District Water and Sanitation Committee (DWSC) in the
implementation of ‘improve piped water supply and sanitation services for rural
communities through decentralized delivery systems’
3. PROGRAMME AREAS
Programmatic implementation, financial activities coordination and expenditure related
activities support supervision under the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for Low
Income States (RWSS-LIS)
4. BASIC OBJECTIVE TO WHICH THE CONSULTANCY IS RELATED
To provide procurement Coordination and Implementation Assistance and Related Resource
Mobilization as per project need.
5. DUTY STATION
District Headquarters of Patna, Nalanda, Nawada, Begusarai, Munger, Banka, Purnea, Saran,
Muzaffarpur and West Champaran
6. DURATION
3 years-(annual extension will be given annually on satisfactory performance)
The employment may be terminated through one month notice from either side or one
month’s salary (gross) in lieu of notice period.
7. SUPERVISOR
Project Manager-cum-Executive Engineer-cum-Member Secretary, DWSCs
8. Desired Qualification and Experiences
A minimum of Master Degree in Commerce/Management/Economics and At least 5 years of
work experience with 3 years in procurement field or alternatively, having responsibilities
with a substantial content of his/her position in the procurement area 5 years of relevant
working experience.
OR
Retired Officers from Accountant General (AG) Office or Bihar Finance Services with
minimum level of Senior Account Officer with a minimum of Master degree in
Commerce/Management/Economics.
9. HONORARIUM AND OTHER ENTITLEMENTS
Rs. 30,000/-PM all inclusive
10. MAJOR TASK TO BE ACCOMPLISHED
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Provide procurement support during implementation as per the project agreement.
Provide support in the empanelment of agencies, development of standard bid
documents for procurement, etc. for effective implementation of the project.
Assist in the procurement related capacity building activities including during
procurement assessment and the procurement system development process
including preparation of various manuals, bid and other documents, etc.
Work on procurement matters across sectors in the performance of the project’s
fiduciary and service functions, seeking guidance on complex projects/issues from
SPMU and NPMU.
Review and handle the technical, commercial and legal aspects of procurement as
per the World Bank Procurement Guidelines. Provide operational advice on
concepts, policies and procedures for procurement.
Participate in supervisory functions at all levels; assess procurement implications of
project design, evaluate institutional capacity of implementing entities and develop
suitable procurement plans; conduct prior and post reviews of contracts.
Negotiate and resolve difficult procurement issues with agencies and handle
questions/ complaints from senior officials and contractors on bidding and award
issues.
Design and conduct workshops to educate procurement professionals in
implementing agencies at district and sub district levels on approach to
procurement, as well as on specialized procurement topics.
Prepare a range of procurement-related documents and reports; and provide
guidance and training to junior procurement staff.
Monitor the procurement related activities and report
Support in other relevant tasks as assigned.
11. Monthly Deliverables:
Monthly report indicating the activities undertaken, tasks accomplished and results achieved
based on monthly plan. The following minimum deliverables are expected:
a. Procurement Progress report related Project Implementation
b. Monthly status on district level procurement status and related of activities
c. Progress report on the Sanitation and Drinking Water Quality implementation in the
district
d. Ensuring enhanced Financed based MIS implemented within districts
12. Age : Not More than 65 years
Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission
VishveshwaraiyaBhawan Complex, Bailey Road, Patna-15
Terms of Reference for Social Development and Communication Specialist
1. POSITION: Social Development and Communication Specialist (01)
2. PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT
Provide technical support to District Project Management Unit (DPMU) in the
implementation of ‘improve piped water supply and sanitation services for rural
communities through decentralized delivery systems’
3. PROGRAMME AREAS
Programmatic interventions implementation coordination and activities support supervision
under the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for Low Income States (RWSS-LIS)
4. BASIC OBJECTIVE TO WHICH THE CONSULTANCY IS RELATED
To provide Coordination and Implementation Assistance and Related Resource Mobilization
as per project need.
5. DUTY STATION
District Headquarters of Patna, Nalanda, Nawada, Begusarai, Munger, Banka, Purnea, Saran,
Muzaffarpur and West Champaran
6. DURATION
3 years-(annual extension will be given annually on satisfactory performance)
The employment may be terminated through one month notice from either side or one
month’s salary (gross) in lieu of notice period.
7. SUPERVISOR
Project Manager-cum-Executive Engineer-cum-Member Secretary, DWSCs
8. Desired Qualification and Experiences
Minimum of Post Graduate Degree in Sociology/ Social Work/ Social Sciences (Sociology/
Psychology/ History/ Geography/ Political Science/ Humanities/ Gender Studies/ Women
Studies/ Social welfare/ Rural Development)
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5 years of relevant experience in the water and sanitation sector particularly with multi
sectoral development agencies/ NGOs/ Consultants/ Government Organizations in
participatory development approaches;
Prior exposure to development communications essential
Understanding of decentralization principles and community engagement process
Understanding of sector institutions at district, block and village levels
Exceptional degree of integrity, judgment and tact in handling the most sensitive,
diverse and confidential
Strong communication skills in English, Hindi and Local Language
9. HONORARIUM AND OTHER ENTITLEMENTS
Rs. 30,000/-PM all inclusive
10. MAJOR TASK TO BE ACCOMPLISHED
1. Assistance to GPs and GPWSCs in implementing the water supply and sanitation
schemes in the project villages. Support in social safeguard compliance as per the
project design in each scheme and project villages.
2. Support in preparing and implementing a comprehensive capacity building strategy
and action plan for the District.
3. Support in preparing and implementing communication strategy and action plan.
Prepare IEC materials for different project phases based on best practice examples
and readily available IEC materials.
4. Contribute towards execution of institutional and implementation arrangements
5. Contributing to detailing out of the Project Implementation Plan for
implementation at district and downstream, development of contracts and service
agreements required under the Project.
6. Support in undertaking workshops at various levels on the implementation of
various reform initiatives envisaged as a part of the Project.
7. Support DPMC/SOs in effectively carrying out their activities and supervise their
outputs and contributions.
8. Timely submission of all relevant project progress reports, budget and utilization
certificates.
9. Support in other relevant tasks as assigned.
11. Monthly Deliverables:
Monthly report indicating the activities undertaken, tasks accomplished and results achieved
based on monthly plan. The following minimum deliverables are expected:
a. Progress report on Project Implementation Plan (PIP) & Annual Implementation Plan
(AIP)
b. Monthly status on district level Social mobilization and communication activities
c. Progress report on the Sanitation and Drinking Water Quality implementation in the
district
d. Ensuring behaviour change communication and capacity building plan for
beneficiaries & stakeholdersgetting implemented within districts
12. Age :Not More than 45 years
Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission
VishveshwaraiyaBhawan Complex, Bailey Road, Patna-15
Term of Reference for M& E & MIS Specialist
1. POSITION: M & E & MIS Specialist (01)
2. PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT
Provide technical support to District Water and Sanitation Committee (DWSC) in the
implementation of ‘improve piped water supply and sanitation services for rural
communities through decentralized delivery systems’
3. PROGRAMME AREAS
Programmatic interventions implementation coordination and activities support supervision
under the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for Low Income States (RWSS-LIS)
4. BASIC OBJECTIVE TO WHICH THE CONSULTANCY IS RELATED
To provide Coordination and Implementation Assistance and Related Resource Mobilization
as per project need.
5. DUTY STATION
District Headquarter of Project Districts
6. DURATION
3 years-(annual extension will be given annually on satisfactory performance)
The employment may be terminated through one month notice from either side or one
month’s salary (gross) in lieu of notice period.
7. SUPERVISOR
Executive Engineer-cum-Member Secretary, DWSCs
8. Desired Qualification and Experiences
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A minimum of Post Graduate Degree/ Diploma in Management/ Rural Development/
Statistics/IT
5 years of relevant experience in Government/ NGO/ Multi-lateral aid agency projects
Experience in water and sanitation sector desirable
Experience in establishing frameworks/ systems for MIS/ monitoring and evaluating
projects or programmes, preferably in the rural space
9. HONORARIUM AND OTHER ENTITLEMENTS
Rs. 30,000/-PM all inclusive
10. MAJOR TASK TO BE ACCOMPLISHED
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Report on progress of the project (reforms, financial disbursements and other
relevant indicators and formats) and flag issues to the DWSM/DWSC, SWSM, SPMU,
NPMU from time to time.
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Monitor schemes sanctioned under the project and progress in terms of physical,
financial targets and against overall monitoring parameters.
Follow up with DPMC/SOs and PRI/GP level institutions for updation of data and
provision of progress reports.
Support in implementing capacity building activities relevant to monitoring and
evaluation and social audits.
Ensure that data and information in the MIS System is maintained and up-to-date.
Support the development of annual work plans and budgets, including annual
milestones.
Ensure that village officials are inputting accurate and timely data in the MIS and
provide regular analysis of the project implementation.
Supervise the MIS, M&E, and Social Audit systems of the project.
Prepare performance reports of various components of project for external and
internal review.
Identify and formulate lessons learned to be integrated into broader project
improvement plan.
Conduct regular review meeting with related stakeholders.
Support in other relevant tasks as assigned.
11. Monthly Deliverables:
Monthly report indicating the activities undertaken, tasks accomplished and results achieved
based on monthly plan. The following minimum deliverables are expected:
a. Progress report on Project Implementation
b. Monthly status on district level programme implementation and communication
activities
c. Progress report on the Sanitation and Drinking Water Quality implementation in the
district
d. Ensuring enhanced MIS implemented within districts
12. Age :Not More than 45 years
Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission
VishveshwaraiyaBhawan Complex, Bailey Road, Patna-15
Term of Reference for Financial Management Specialist
1. POSITION: Financial Management Specialist (01)
2. PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT
Provide technical support to District Water and Sanitation Committee (DWSC) in the
implementation of ‘improve piped water supply and sanitation services for rural
communities through decentralized delivery systems’
3. PROGRAMME AREAS
Programmatic implementation, financial activities coordination and expenditure related
activities support supervision under the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for Low
Income States (RWSS-LIS)
4. BASIC OBJECTIVE TO WHICH THE CONSULTANCY IS RELATED
To provide Financial Coordination and Implementation Assistance and Related Resource
Mobilization as per project need.
5. DUTY STATION
District Headquarter of Project Districts
6. DURATION
3 years-(annual extension will be given annually on satisfactory performance)
The employment may be terminated through one month notice from either side or one
month’s salary (gross) in lieu of notice period.
7. SUPERVISOR
Executive Engineer-cum-Member Secretary, DWSCs
8. Desired Qualification and Experiences
Minimum in Master Degree in Commerce/ MBA, 5 years of relevant working experience
OR Retired Officers from Accountant General (AG) Office or Bihar Finance Services with
minimum level of Senior Account Officer
9. HONORARIUM AND OTHER ENTITLEMENTS
Rs. 30,000/-PM all inclusive
10. MAJOR TASK TO BE ACCOMPLISHED
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Prepare realistic budgets of DPMU based on work plans, consolidated annual
budget for the project and coordinate for timely submission.
Monitor budget variances between planned expenditure and receipts and the
actual expenditures and receipts of DPMU and analyze such variances; keep the
head of the DPMU/SPMU informed of such variances.
Assist in arranging timely and adequate flow of funds as per the approved work
plans and utilization norms.
Support in implementing capacity building activities for village level institutions
relevant to financial management and audits.
Maintain accounts of DPMU on Tally and ensure that they are up-to-date. Ensure
that the accounts are up-to-date and if not, will bring it to the notice of the head of
the DPMU/SPMU. Ensure monthly consolidation of the DPMU accounts.
Prepare the quarterly consolidated interim unaudited financial reports of the
project as per the project agreements.
Assist in proper planning and execution of external and internal audits of the
project. Ensure that significant audit observations, if any, are addressed in a timely
manner.
Ensure that any major internal control lapses, if any, pointed out by internal
auditors of DPMU are addressed in a timely manner.
Timely escalation of issues pertaining to financial management, which She/he
perceives to be a potential bottleneck in project implementation to the head of the
DPMU/SPMU.
Support in other relevant tasks as assigned.
11. Monthly Deliverables:
Monthly report indicating the activities undertaken, tasks accomplished and results achieved
based on monthly plan. The following minimum deliverables are expected:
a. Financial Progress report on Project Implementation
b. Monthly status on district level programme implementation and
expenditure/planning of activities
c. Progress report on the Sanitation and Drinking Water Quality implementation in the
district
d. Ensuring enhanced Financed based MIS implemented within districts
12. Age : Not More than 65 years
Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission
VishveshwaraiyaBhawan Complex, Bailey Road, Patna-15
Term of Reference for Environmental Specialist
1. POSITION: Environmental Specialist (01)
2. PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT
Provide technical support to District Project Management Unit (DPMU) in the
implementation of ‘improve piped water supply and sanitation services for rural
communities through decentralized delivery systems’
3. PROGRAMME AREAS
Programmatic implementation, institution building activities coordination and organization
development related activities support supervision under the Rural Water Supply and
Sanitation Project for Low Income States (RWSS-LIS)
4. BASIC OBJECTIVE TO WHICH THE CONSULTANCY IS RELATED
To provide technical assistance in environment and water quality issues andintegrity,
judgment and tact in handling the sensitive, diverse and confidential materials
5. DUTY STATION
District Headquarters of Project District
6. DURATION
3 years-(annual extension will be given annually on satisfactory performance)
The employment may be terminated through one month notice from either side or one
month’s salary (gross) in lieu of notice period.
7. SUPERVISOR
District Project Manager-cum-Executive Engineer-cum-Member Secretary, DWSCs
8. Desired Qualification and Experiences
Post Graduate Degree in Science/ Environment science/Graduate Engineer in Environment
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5 years of relevant experience in the water and sanitation sector
Experience of working in community based rural water supply and sanitation sector
In-depth understanding of environment and water quality issues
Exceptional degree of integrity, judgment and tact in handling the most sensitive,
diverse and confidential materials
Strong communication skill in English, Hindi and Local Language
Must be computer literate.
9. HONORARIUM AND OTHER ENTITLEMENTS
Rs. 30,000/-PM all inclusive
10. MAJOR TASK TO BE ACCOMPLISHED
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Ensure that all legal and regulatory provisions relevant to the environmental
safeguards and World Bank safeguards policies are satisfactorily met through the
project processes in each scheme and project villages.
Ensure that environmental assessment is an integral part of planning and
preparation of the proposed schemes of water supply and sanitation.
Report to the SPMU and the World Bank on Environment Management
Framework/Plan (EMF/EMP) compliance progress as part of regular program
reporting requirements. Support in the implementation of EMF/EMP for the
projects.
Support in environmental sanitation activities as per the project design.
Support in implementing communication and capacity building activities relevant
to environmental safeguards.
Support DPMC/SOs in implementing environmental safeguards s adopted in the
project
Support water quality program of project in terms of planning, capacity building,
implementation, surveillance, monitoring and data analysis
Timely submission of all relevant project progress reports, budget and utilization
certificates
Support in other relevant tasks as assigned.
11. Monthly Deliverables:
Monthly report indicating the activities undertaken, tasks accomplished and results achieved
based on monthly plan. The following minimum deliverables are expected:
a. Organisation Development Activities Progress report related to Project
b. Monthly status on district level domain specific progress report
c. Progress report on the Sanitation and Drinking Water Quality implementation in the
district
d. Ensuring enhanced target v/s achievement based MIS implemented within districts
12. Age : Not More than 45 years
Bihar State Water and Sanitation Mission
VishveshwaraiyaBhawan Complex, Bailey Road, Patna-15
Term of Reference for Project Supervisor
1. POSITION: Project Supervisor (01)
2. PURPOSE OF ASSIGNMENT
Provide technical support to District Water and Sanitation Committee (DWSC) in the
implementation of ‘improve piped water supply and sanitation services for rural
communities through decentralized delivery systems’
3. PROGRAMME AREAS
Programmatic implementation, institution building activities coordination, financial
management, reporting and organisation development related activities support supervision
under the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for Low Income States (RWSS-LIS)
4. BASIC OBJECTIVE TO WHICH THE CONSULTANCY IS RELATED
To provide supervision and monitoring support to Project Manager in overall programme
implementation and Related Resource Mobilization as per project need.
5. DUTY STATION
District Headquarters of Patna, Nalanda, Nawada, Begusarai, Munger, Banka, Purnea, Saran,
Muzaffarpur and West Champaran
6. DURATION
Related to programme implementation time period
7. SUPERVISOR
Project Manager-cum- Member Secretary, District State Water & Sanitation Committee
8. Desired Qualification and Experiences
Diploma in Civil Engineering with minimum 3 years relevant experiences preferable in water
and sanitation sector
9. HONORARIUM AND OTHER ENTITLEMENTS
Rs. 20,000/- per month
10. MAJOR TASK TO BE ACCOMPLISHED
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Support Project Manager in technical and managerial support provisions in
programme implementation
Support Project Manager in developing work plan and ensuring successful
implementation of activities as per Project Implementation Plan (PIP).
Support Project Manager in coordinating and supervising functioning of the
DPMC/SO team engaged in the district.
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Support Project Manager for developing annual capacity building plans and
implement them.
Support Project Manager for providing technical and managerial support to
procurement and financial management activities.
Support supervision support in the monitoring and evaluation activities with
focus on governance and accountability issues.
Support Project Manager for conducting timely performance evaluation of
DPMC/SO and submitting report to DPMS/DWSC/SPMU/SWSM.
Support Project Manager for providing handholding support to other team
members as and when required.
Support Project Manager for timely submission of all relevant project progress
reports, budget and utilization certificates.
Support in other relevant tasks as and when assigned.
1. Monthly Deliverables:
Monthly report indicating the activities undertaken, tasks accomplished and results achieved
based on monthly plan. The following minimum deliverables are expected:
a. Overall Programme Implementation Progress report related with project wise
updates
b. Monthly status on district level project related capacity building, HR development
and financial activities
c. Progress report on the Sanitation and Drinking Water Quality implementation in the
district
d. Ensuring enhanced target v/s achievement based MIS implemented within districts
11. Age :45 years
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