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1 [………….] Currently Referred as PSRSHDP/UAHEL/S/IND-28: ESHS Manager Environment and Social Safeguards/Risk Assessment and Management.



(Date of First Publication: 27 December, 2022)


Power Sector Reform and Sustainable Hydropower Development Project (PSRSHDP)

Loan No./Credit No./ Grant No.:5728-NP

Assignment Title: Environment and Social Safeguards/Risk Assessment and Management.

Reference No: [………….] Currently Referred as PSRSHDP/UAHEL/S/IND-28: ESHS Manager

Source: National

The Government of Nepal has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Power Sector Reform and Sustainable Hydropower Development Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. 

The consulting services (“the Services”) include to coordinating, planning, organizing, analyzing, supervising, monitoring and reporting on the safeguard aspects of the Project. This will include undertaking relevant screening and assessments, designing appropriate enhancements and mitigation measures, and monitoring to ensure the effective implementation of the recommendations for sustainable results. The expert will also be responsible to respond to other related tasks that will be assigned in response to the project needs with his inputs spanning 24 months as a ESHS Manager.

The Upper Arun Hydro Electric Limited, an implementing agency of the Client, now invites eligible “Consultants” to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide up to date CV with information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The Broad shortlisting criteria are as follows: 

Required Qualifications: PhD/Master Degree in Environmental Science/ Environmental engineering/ Zoology/Botany/Forestry/ Social Science.

Required Specific Experience(relevant to assignment): 25 years of specific experience in the field of environmental and social sciences, environmental engineering, environmental and social monitoring and implementation of mitigation works in Hydropower and Transmission Line Projects. Experience in managing environmental and social risks for large infrastructure projects, including at least some experience in construction phase monitoring and international exposure. Good working knowledge and applied experience with international standards (e.g., WB, EIB, IFC, ADB). The candidate is desirable to have experience with ESMS and in the preparation of Environment and Social Impact Assessment Report, implementation and monitoring of Environment and Social management plans in accordance the requirements of multilateral development organization such as the World Bank and/or International Finance Corporation. The candidate should have experience in environmental and social studies, environmental and social monitoring and implementation of mitigation works in large scale hydropower projects (100 MW and above) and Transmission line projects (220 kV and above). All these qualifications and experiences will be considered in the evaluation. International exposure and experience will be an added advantage.

For the TOR please refer to UAHEL website: www.uahel.com.np Or UNDB online.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” Forth Edition November  2020 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.  A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant’s Selection method set out in the above mentioned regulations.

Further information and Terms of Reference can be obtained at the address below during office hours 10:00 to 16:00 on Sunday to Thursday and during office hours 10:00 to 15:00 on Friday Local time (Nepal Standard Time).

Expression of Interest must be delivered in a written form along with a detailed resume to the address below in person, or by mail, or by e-mail by 10 January, 2023.

Upper Arun Hydroelectric Limited

Attn: Mr. Fanendra Raj Joshi, Managing Director

Shantipriya Marg, maharajgunj, kathmandu

44600, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel: 977-01-4720543, 01-4720553

E-mail: uahepnea@gmail.comupperarun@nea.org.np 

1. Term of Reference     Download
2. Notice for EOI     Download