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Environmental Specialist As A Member Of Espoe
Request for Expression of Interest
20 Nov 2018
3 Dec 2018
Nepal Electricity Authority - PSR
World Bank
Environmental services



(Date of Publication: November 14,2 018)


Power Sector Reform and Sustainable Hydropower Development Project(PSRSHDP)

Loa n No./Credit No./ Grant No.:5728-NP

Assignment Title: EnvironmentalSpecialist as amember of Panel of Experts to provide independent technical review for the consultancy of Environment and Social Impact Asses sment (ESIA), Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) and Social Planning Studies of UpperArun Hydroelectric Project and Ikhuwa Khola Hy dropower Project

Reference No.: PSRSHDP/NEA/S/IND-8

The Government of Nepal has re ceived financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the PowerSector Reform and Sustainable Hydropower Development Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultingservices.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include providing independent technical review of thereports and deliverables of the Environment and Social Study Consultant with intermitt ent input spanning 18 month as anEnvironmental Specialist, information on which can be found in detail in the TOR attached or in NEA website:www.nea.org.np.

The Nepal Electricity Authority, an implementing agency of the Client, now invit es eligible“Consultants” to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide upto dateCV with information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Service s. Thebroad shortlisting criteria are as follows:

Qualifications of the Environmental Specialist:

  • Minimum Post graduate degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering or Natural Resources Management. Graduatetraining in Environmental Planning and Management will be an added advantage.
  • At least 15- 20 years of experience with thee tpreparation and implementation of Environmental Impact Assessments.
  • Should have significant experience in (a)preparation of environmental assessments for large scale infrastructure projects including dams; (b) methods and model studies foranalyses and prediction of environmental impacts, particularly for hydropower projects; (c) design and implementation ofenvironmental management , mitigation and monitoring plans; (d) development of detailed cost estimates and schedules forenvironmental management, mitigationand monitoring plans; and (e) public consultation and disclosure processes; f) analysis ofimpacts of HP projects on forests and te rrestrial biodiversity; (g) experience in Occupational Health and Safety and protection ofCommunities during construction and opera tion; (h) development of watershed treatment approaches and landslides mitigation; (i)Capacity to assess the Climate Change impact of HP projects and in particular estimate GHG contribution. Familiarity and experiencewith Cumulative Impact Assessment as well as the ecology of Himalayan fish populations are strongly desirable. With respect tointernational consultant, the experience of workin g in South Asian Region will be desirable/asset.

Theattention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants ] by World Bank Borrowers , January 2011 revised July 2014(“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank& rsquo;s policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will beselected in accordance with the Individual Consultant’s Selectionmethod set out in the ConsultantGuidelines.

Further information and Terms of Reference can be obtained at the address belo w during office hours 10:00 to16:00 on Sunday to Thursday and during office hours 10:00 to 15:00 on Friday Local time (Nepal Standa rd Time).

Expressionof Interest must be delivered in a written form along with a detailed resume to the address below in pe rson, or by mail, or bye-mail by December 3, 2018.

Upper Arun Hydroelectric Project

Nepal Electric ityAuthority

Attn: Mr. Ram Chandra Paudel, Off. Director

United World Trade Center

Tripureshwor, Tripura Marg

44614, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel: 977-01-4117163, 977-01-4117165

E-mail: uahepnea@gmail.com,upperarun@nea.org.np

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