Economic and Finance Expert

Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program, Tranche 1 and Karnataka Integrated Urban Water Management Investment Program - Tranche 1
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The consultant is responsible for data collection, assisting in preparation of PCRs, and conducting economic and financial analysis of the Projects and preparing/finalizing relevant sections of the PCRs acceptable to ADB. The scope includes a review of the Government’s PCRs, review of the overall project costs, report preparation, participating in PCR missions, preparation/finalization of PCRs economic, financial and other relevant sections, and addressing/incorporating comments received during ADB interdepartmental review. The consultant will work and cooperate closely with other ADB consultants.

Project Description
The PCRs will focus on:
(i) evaluating achievement of project objectives against the appraised targets;
(ii) assessing relevance, efficacy, efficiency, sustainability, institutional and other impact of the projects and program and rate the same;
(iii) providing lessons learned and recommendations to improve project performance of ongoing and future ADB-financed projects;
(iv) assessing economic growth and poverty reduction impacts, if any; and
(v) evaluating delivery of project outputs, achievement of projects and program impact (purpose) and the likelihood of attaining long-term development objectives (sector goal).
Screening Criteria 1
"Master's degree or certified public accountant with at least 10 years’ experience in financial and economic analysis for infrastructure projects"
Screening Criteria 2
"Experience in overall preparation of PCRs for projects funded by ADB or other multilateral development banks would be an added advantage. "

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