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Required: Consultant for Preparation of Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) Policy & Guidelines for 5 Pilot Municipalities of Nepal.
Employment Type: Part Time
MuAN has signed for executing a Sanitation Project from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to work with local governments to design and implement more effective policies to address one of the urban conundrums – sanitation. The Sanitation Project is aligned with Bill & Melinda Gates Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program which recognized the severe impact of untreated waste on the locals’ health and the environment, particularly with the booming population in developing cities. Sanitation is a shared problem between developing countries in both social and geographical sense. Therefore, lesson-learning from other successful implementations of Fecal Sludge Management (FSM), Wastewater Policy and Institutional and Regulatory Framework is a central part of the project.
The aim of the project is to generate government incentive to develop national strategies to be implemented by local governments with capacity training support from UCLG ASPAC (United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific), technical support from Local Partner Environment and Public Health Organization (ENPHO) and financial support from international funds such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The goal of the project is that Local Governments and Local Governments Associations be able to design and implement robust and effective policies to address sanitation issues and develop sustainable financing strategies from municipal financing options, bilateral donors and development banks with specific objectives as follows:
The concept is preparing Fecal Sludge Management Policy of selected municipality for the mainstreaming of Fecal sludge Management in planning, budgeting and implementation process. The intervention is focused on enhancing basic operational knowledge, skills and resources in an effort to significantly upgrade substantive capacity of those municipality. Thus this Projects aim to hire one Environmental Legal Expert.
Objective of the Assignment
The Environmental Legal Expert (Consultant) will be responsible to prepare municipal Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) Policy, guidelines of the selected municipalities, thereby, mainstreaming FSM in the municipal planning, budgeting and implementation processes taking due consideration of FSM Institutional and Regulatory Framework and other sanitation policy, by-laws, legal documents and guidelines.
Qualification of the Consultant
Interested individual consultants are required to submit application letter and CV with past experience of carrying out task of similar nature no later than 19th July 2019 at [email protected]
Only qualified candidate will be contacted for further process.