REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI) Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (M&E)

                             Jamhuuriyadda Federaalka Soomaaliya                                    Wasaaradda Howlaha Guud,Dib-uDhiska iyo Guriyaynta




Country: Federal Republic of Somalia Project: SOMALI URBAN RESILIENCE PROJECT PHASE TWO (SURP II) Project Coordination Unit Individual Selection of Consultant Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (M&E) Application Submission Deadline: 17/06/2020 Email Contact: Ref: SO-MOPWHR-172392-CS-INDV

1. Project Background The Government of Federal Republic of Somalia has received a Grant from the International Development Association (IDA) and Multipartner Trust Fund of World Bank to finance Somali Urban Resilience Project Phase II (SURP II), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant towards payments for procuring Individual consultants services in Project Coordination Unit (PCU) at the Ministry of Public Works Reconstruction & Housing. SURP II will scale up investments within cities where the SURP is currently operational – Mogadishu, Garowe, Kismayo and Baidoa and lay the groundwork for expansion to cities in Galmudug and Hirshabelle states. There are four components: (i) Urban Infrastructure and Services; (ii) Institutional Strengthening and Analytics; (iii) Project Management and Capacity Building; and (iv) Contingent Emergency Response. PCU will be set up at the federal level in the MoPW.

The Ministry of Public-Works Reconstruction & Housing now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV’s, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc.). Selection will be based on qualifications and experience stipulated below.

2. Responsibilities Responsible for setting up the overall Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) system for the Project, monitoring the physical, environmental and social, and financial progress across all municipalities and tracking the Project’s progress towards meeting the Project Development Objective (PDO). The Project Coordination Unit (PCU) M&E Specialist is also responsible for leading on project evaluations and overseeing the baseline and end-line surveys across the Project. Finally, the PCU M&E Specialist is responsible for collecting, assessing, analyzing project reports from the Project Implementation Units (PIUs) and drafting consolidated reporting for regular reporting to the World Bank as well as for dissemination to government leadership, the World Bank management and relevant development partners and other specific tasks detailed in the Terms of Reference (TOR) that can be found at or can be provided submission of application (in person or by e-mail).

3. Selection Criteria: The selection shall be based on qualification, experience and skills of the candidate and followed by an interview. The qualifications, experience and competencies include:
جمهورية الصومـــــال الفدرالية وزارة الاشغال العـــامة واعادة الاعمــاروالإسكان

Required qualifications and experience  Post-secondary M&E relevant Degree  A minimum of 8 years professional experience in M&E related functions for urban development/infrastructure-related projects  Experience of designing and implementing M&E plans and activities (both qualitative and quantitative); designing and implementing an MIS system including georeferenced monitoring system; and generating monitoring and evaluation reports  Strong knowledge of, and know-how in, establishing baseline measurements and endline measures for results monitoring  Experience in assessing and developing approaches to manage risks and their impacts  Ability to facilitate learning and knowledge management between staff working on the Project and among other stakeholders  Strong numerical and analytical skills  Demonstrated report writing skills in a English, with great attention to detail and ability to draft reader-friendly documents by simplifying research 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 proactively and autonomously manage priorities, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with minimal supervision, and adapt priorities meet changing demands  Strong IT skills (Word, Excel, Statistical packages such as STATA, SPSS)

Desirable qualifications and experience  Project management experience  Proven ability to manage the design, printing and distribution of high-quality publications.  Experience working in a fragile environment will be an advantage  Knowledge 4. Duration and location of assignment The SURP-II Project is already effective and is expected to close on 31 December 2024. The duration of the assignment is renewable one year with a trial period of three (3) months. The renewal is not validated until after the satisfactory performance evaluation approved by the Employer and World Bank. The position is stationed in Mogadishu.

5. Selection Method
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 consultants may obtain further information including detailed Terms of Reference at the following website and email address during office hours, Saturday to Thursday between 8:00am and 15:00pm;. Expressions of
Interest must be delivered electronically to the above email address by 17 JUNE 2020 at 15:00 PM and mention “Expression of Interest for Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, PCU-SURP II Project”.

Attention: Mohamed N. Hassan, Programme Coordinator, Shingani District, Mogadishu, Somalia. Email address;

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