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Team Leader for Development of Business Plans for WSP for 15 Towns - WSSP – RIFT Valley Cluster

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Last update: 8 days ago Last update: Aug 5, 2022

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Deadline: Aug 11, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Kenya Kenya
Sectors: Programme & Resource Management Programme & Resource Management
Job type: Contract, 4 to 12 months
Languages:
English English
Work experience: From 5 years
Date posted: Aug 4, 2022
Expected starting date: Sep 25, 2022

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Description

Team Leader for Development of Business Plans for WSP for 15 Towns WSSP – RIFT Valley Cluster

Scope of Works

Geographically, each of the business plans will cover the operational area of respective beneficiary WSP in the entire cluster of CRVWWDA a

The consultancy services include:

 ➢              Review key documents pertaining to the assignment in order to determine baselines on relevant parametric sector indicators for each of the 15 WSPs. These will include rules and regulations for water services provision in Kenya among other relevant literature.

➢              Produce a project inception report outlining details of activities, delivery dates and a range of methodologies to be used in accomplishing the task.

➢              Determine, collect and analyze data for determination of:

  • Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) Service level Indicators. These indicators shall include but not limited to:

-        Water supply and sanitation coverage.

-        Drinking water quality.

-        Number of hours of continuous service availability.

-        number of connections (active and dormant).

-        Operations and maintenance cost recovery.

-        Staff productivity.

-        Micro level and macro level metering ratios.

-        Non-revenue water – physical and commercial losses.

-        Billing and revenue collection efficiency.

-        WSP capacity to honor development loan obligations.

-        Personnel expenditure as a percentage of O&M cost.

-        Service production efficiency.

-        Customer satisfaction among others.

  • WSS services gaps (Supply – Demand) for all the 15 WSPs.
  • WSS services level targets on the determined parametric service level Indicators.
  • Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT Analysis) and the Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental and Legal (PESTEL) factors affecting the operations of each of the 15 WSPs.
  • Opportunities for improvement of the management of Water Supply and Sanitation

Services for each of the 15 WSPs.

  • Linkages between each of the WSPs’ operations with plans, projects, programmes and policies of other sector players including CIDP, WWDA strategic plans, National Water Supply and Sanitation Strategy, Water Fund County Engagement Strategy and regulatory guidelines among others.
  • Measures to be undertaken by each of the 15 WSPs to comply with Water and Sanitation Services regulatory framework.
  • Stakeholders for each of the 15 WSPs.

➢  Organizing and facilitating appropriate fora for business strategy formulation for each of the 15 WSPs – Internal and external stakeholder fora.

➢  Produce business plan documents for each of the 15 WSPs in line with WASREBs guideline for development of WSP business plans. – Complete with a financing model, monitoring and evaluation plan, risk mitigation plan and implementation plan.

The consultancy services will be carried out over a period of Twelve (12) months.

The requested expert must have the following profiles:

  1. a) Team Leader/Business planning specialist
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Project management, economics, strategic management, public policy development or a relevant discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience of guiding organizations in the development of business plans.
  • A good analytical understanding of the processes of business plan development and tools thereof.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of policies such as public private partnerships among others that enhance business acceleration.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of review and analysis of all aspects of business operations with a view to enhancing business growth, profitability, and sustainability.
  • Previous working experience in Kenya’s water sector will be an added advantage
  1. b) Economist/ planning expert
  • Master of Arts in Business Administration or similar relevant field
  • At least Bachelor of Arts university degree in Economics, Management fields or Natural sciences.
  • At least  5  years’  experience  in  designing  and  implementation  of  business  plan systems.
  1. c) Business finance manager/Finance Associate
  • Bachelors’ Degree preferably in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a similar discipline.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of review and analysis of all aspects of business operations with a view to enhancing business growth, profitability, and sustainability.
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar assignment

Estimated Level of Effort:

An estimated level of effort required for the assignment is given in the table below.

S/No

Team Member

Input  (person months)

1.

Team Leader/ Business planning specialist

9

2.

Economist/ planning expert

9

3.

Finance manager/ Associate

9