The Government of Sri Lanka has applied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Sri Lanka Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (SLWSSIP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services include the provision of technical and project management support to the Project Management Unit (PMU) housed in the Ministry of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage (MUDWSD) and to associate Project Implementation Units (PIUs) in the districts of Mulaithivu and Kilinochchi in Northern Province, Nuwara Eliya in Central Province, Badulla and Monaragala in Uva Province and Kegalle and Ratnapura in Sabaragamuwa Province. The total project cost is around US$180 Mn and the implementation period is 5 years. The Services to be provided include technical support to the PMU/PIUs in social mobilization, design, bidding and supervision of urban, rural and estate sector water supply and sanitation programme; quality assurance; progress monitoring and reporting; identifying and implementing training needs; and overall support on project management.
A consulting firm will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Deadline: September 2, 2015. More information at:
Ministry of Urban Development, Water Supply and Drainage
Attn: Eng.T.D. Amarasinghe, Director Procurement,
Ministry of Urban Development Water Supply & Drainage
New Parliament Road
Tel: +94 11 217 7226, +94 11 217 7240
Fax: +94 11 278 6872
More information available upon request.