Project Data Sheet (PDS): Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing: 10 Nov 2006

Consulting Services

Consulting services will be required to (i) build the capacity of the staff of the Project Management Office (PMO) and IAs; (ii) monitor construction and operations; and (iii) monitor resettlement. The consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. The Project would require 44 person-months (pm) of international and 105 pm of domestic consultants. The tasks include (i) reviewing designs and specifications, and tender documents; (ii) construction supervision, quality control and related monitoring of progress over the project implementation period; (iii) training to the PMO and IAs in finance, accounting, mechanical, and O&M training, including leakage detection; (iv) developing a management information system for the PMO and the IAs; (v) social, resettlement and environmental monitoring; (vi) review of project water and wastewater tariffs and impact on retail tariffs based on actual investment cost; (vii) project management; (viii) efficient operating procedures; (ix) preventive maintenance; (x) financial management; (xi) human resources development; (xii) corporate governance; and (xiii) providing advice to the PMO and IAs on performance improvements including management of non-revenue water.


Equipment, materials, goods, and services financed by the loan will be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on Procurement and ADB's procedures for international competitive bidding (ICB) for packages each with a value greater than $1 million. Packages valued $1 million or less will be procured following international shopping, local competitive bidding (LCB) for packages valued between $0.5 million and $1 million, and direct purchase procedures for packages not exceeding $100,000. Prequalification, selection, and engagement of contractors will be subject to the approval of ADB.

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