Watershed / Irrigation Specialist

Strengthening Capacity to Design and Implement Water and Rural Infrastructure Facility - Climate Adaptative Community-based Water Harvesting Project - Watershed / Irrigation Specialist (53145-001)
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The Asian Development Bank is supporting the Government of Meghalaya in preparing Climate Adaptative Community-based Water Harvesting Project. The proposed project scope will: (i) build climate resilient water harvesting systems (WHS) through community demand driven participatory approach to ensure universal access to water for enhancing sustainable and efficient water-based livelihood opportunities for the rural areas, and enhance resilience to climate change impacts and acute water shortage during non-rainy season; and (ii) establish institutional mechanisms for community ownership and integrated management of water resources in line with Meghalaya State Water Policy

Project Description
The consultancy assignment is to provide support to develop the Climate Adaptative Community-based Water Harvesting Project in Meghalaya which includes visiting project areas, reviewing available feasibility and design information, advising on technical matters, drafting a summary project report and terms of reference for project implementation consultants, supporting the Mission Leader with preparing loan documents and guiding the government on ADB requirements.
Screening Criteria 1
"At least a post-graduate qualification in agriculture, irrigation and water resources. At least 15 years of applicable experience"
Screening Criteria 2
"Preparing, planning, designing and implementing irrigation projects preferably under ADB-financed projects"
Screening Criteria 3
"Improving water use efficiency and modernizing irrigation schemes"
Screening Criteria 4
working on ADB and other development agency supported projects.

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