Urban Development Expert (Project Manager)

Agartala Municipal Infrastructure Development Project - PRF-TRI/AMC/IC-01
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The Urban Development Expert (Project Manager) will support/ assist/ facilitate the EA/ IA in
coordination and conceptualization of the requirements for integrated urban sector components with
respect to project management support in the PMU-AMC, including facilitation for review of urban
strategy for Agartala city, prioritization of subprojects/ subproject work components, and investment
plan and action plan. The consultant will also be responsible for validation of technical documents/
reports produced by the PDMC consulting firm, support in PDMC contract management, compliance of PRF
loan covenants, procurement processing-related activities, support in PRF Project progress monitoring
and overall PRF implementation, loan processing support, etc.

Project Description
Government of Tripura (GOT) has applied for financing under Project Readiness Financing (PRF) facility
from Asian Development Bank (ADB). The PRF loan is sought for improving project readiness through
project preparatory and design activities for “Agartala Municipal Infrastructure Development Project”
(hereinafter referred as AMIDP PRF and/or PRF Project) for the Agartala city in the State of Tripura,
resulting in investment ready ensuing project/ subprojects. The Urban Development Department (UDD), GOT is the executing agency (EA), and Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) is the implementing agency (IA). A project management unit (PMU) is established under AMC, with the with Municipal Commissioner, AMC as the Project Director (PD). The PMU is constituted with members from AMC along with suitable supporting resources.
Screening Criteria 1
"Minimum Educational Qualification: Master’s degree in Urban Planning/ Town Planning/ Urban Design/ Civil Engineering/ Environmental Engineering/ Business Administration or equivalent; over a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Architecture/ Architectural Engineering/ Physical Planning or equivalent."
Screening Criteria 2
" Shall have at least 15 years of general experience and 10 years of specific experience in project preparation/ planning/ implementation of urban/ regional/ transport/ environment planning and/or urban design projects related to preparation and management of city/ town master plan (s), city development plan(s), city investment plans, urban roads (including facilities for pedestrianization and other non-motorized transport modes), urban services (water supply, sanitation, stormwater drainage, etc.), renewal and rehabilitation, urban regeneration/ revitalization/ rejuvenation, and relevant smart city urban projects. Exposure in procurement and contract management of integrated infrastructure projects is an added advantage"
Screening Criteria 3
"Work experience of five years with any of the following project or project authority is desirable: UN umbrella organisation; externally aided project by multilateral development banks (ADB, The World Bank, NDB, etc.)/ bilateral agencies (JICA, DFID, GIZ, etc.); in integrated urban sector. Demonstrated knowledge of the current procurement policy/ regulations/ procedures of ADB would be preferred."
Screening Criteria 4
"Three years of work experience in North East Region or similar hill states or geographic locations in the Himalayan Region (e.g., Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, UT of Jammu & Kashmir, UT of Ladakh, etc.) in India is an added advantage. "

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