YCDC invites Expression of Interest, National environmental safeguards consultant, C4-CS5

Client: Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC)
Country: Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Project: Myanmar Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project
Loan No.: 60800-MM
Assignment Title: National Environmental Safeguards Consultant
Reference No.: C4-CS5

1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA)
in the form of a credit toward the cost of Myanmar Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Management Project. The Yangon City
Development Committee (YCDC), an implementing agency for the Project, intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of
this credit for Consulting Services.

2.YCDC wishes to invite eligible Individual Consultant to express his/her interest in providing his/her services as National
Environmental Safeguards Consultant.

3.The National Environmental Safeguards Consultant shall be responsible for the following tasks inter alia: (i) Provide
technical oversight for the environmental screening of sub-projects identified under the project, ensuring the screening
process complies with the ESMF; and advice on the site-specific safeguard instruments required (e.g. Environmental and
Social Management Plan, etc.); (ii) Assist YCDC and International Environmental Consultant with the review of contractors’
proposals regarding environmental safeguards requirements and identify gaps not covered by the proposed mitigation and
environmental measures and/or budget; (iii) Support the design, preparation, and implementation of the Environmental
Safeguards Training Program for the Project coordinating as necessary with environmental safeguards capacity building
initiatives taking place in Myanmar, in coordination with YCDC’s safeguards focal points; (iv) Supervise the Contractor’s
performance, and handling of site-specific environmental issues, and provide corrective instructions if needed; (v) Prepare
periodical environmental monitoring reports, including reports on environmental part of ESMP implementation status to
YCDC and prepare environmental supervision statement during the construction phase (vi) orient staff of implementing
agency and contractor on the Bank’s environmental safeguards policy requirements, standards and procedures; and assessConsultant
implementing agency capacity on environmental safeguards and recommend appropriate capacity building measures.

4. It is envisaged that the services will be carried out on basis for 500 days (300 days of full time and 200 days of part time)
over 54 months with an expected start of April/May 2019. The location of the service will be at YCDC in Yangon.

5.CDC now invites eligible Individual Consultant to indicate his/her interest in providing the Services. Interested individual
consultant must provide information indicating that he/she is qualified to perform the services: Curriculum Vitae (should
include a description of education and general qualifications, similar assignments, experience in similar conditions etc. and
the names, business contacts and email addresses of three referees).

The successful candidate must have (Essential Qualifications and Knowledge/Experience): (i) At least in Master’s degree
in environmental management, environmental engineering, or related fields; (ii) Minimum 5 years’ experience in
Myanmar or in the region regarding to the compliance of environmental safeguards policies including environmental
management; (iii) Experience in moderating and facilitating group discussions in public preferred; (iv) Excellent written
and oral communication skills in English language and Myanmar language; (v) Knowledge and experience of working
with environmental safeguards policies of the World Bank and/or Asian Development Bank preferred; (vi) Knowledge
and experience of working with Myanmar legislations related to ESIA preferred.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment
of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers January 2011, revised July 2014
(“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection method set out in the Consultant

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours [9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Monday to Friday].
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by
e-mail) by February 27, 2019 before 3:00 p.m.

For more information,

Yangon City Hall
Contact Person: U Aung Kyaw Thu
Finance and Accounts Department
1st Floor, Yangon City Hall,
Kyauktada Township, Yangon,
Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
Tel: ++ 951388732
Fax No. : 951388732
E-mail: [email protected]

Source: Yangon City Hall

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