Project Manager (Water Systems / Infrastructure / Civil / Management ) – West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. 07MR

Reference Number: 07MR

Job Description:

The Project Manager should be a professional in the sector of urban water supply infrastructure, preferably with proven experience in conducting national-scale studies in public works, particularly in water supply. A track record of similar studies conducted in the last ten years is required, showcasing expertise in the Togolese water context.


  • Required to form a multidisciplinary team with key personnel. The team composition and proposed methodology should justify possessing sufficient capabilities to successfully execute the mission on the field and meet deadlines

    • Experience in studies and supervision of drilling works for water supply
    • Experience in designing urban water supply structures
    • Experience in designing sludge treatment stations

  • Similar role experience in two projects of similar nature, size, and complexity
  • Knowledge of the legislations and regulations in Togo
  • Phases include:

    • Pre-Project Studies: Conducting Preliminary Studies and Detailed Pre-Project Studies
    • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment: Undertaking assessments to understand the environmental and social implications of the project.
    • Works Supervision and Control: Overseeing and controlling the implementation of the water supply and sanitation infrastructure.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 15 years of general experience in the management and operation of water supply systems.
  • Experience in water supply and/or sanitation in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Expertise in designing urban water supply structures and sludge treatment stations.
  • Familiarity with electromechanical equipment in the water industry.
  • Proficiency in the French language
  • Successfully completed two similar missions in urban areas
  • Familiarity with BID (Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo) procurement procedures is advantageous.


Study Objectives and Project Components:

The overall objective of the project is to enhance water supply and sanitation services in the four prefectural capitals. Aligned with the government's roadmap, the project aims to achieve a water supply coverage rate of 70% by 2025 for cities outside Lomé. Specifically, the project targets the following outcomes:

  • Installation or upgrading of 54.4 km of water supply network.
  • Access to water supply systems for 4,000 households.
  • Increased capacity for drinking water treatment (1,410 m3/day).
  • Increased capacity for wastewater treatment (30 m3/day).
  • Improved access to improved latrines for households.
  • Provision of VIP latrines for schools.
  • Provision of improved latrines for health centers.
  • 49,148 individuals benefit from hygiene promotion, CBS & CEA sessions, including regular/rapid water quality monitoring using H2S strips and/or chlorine level tests.
  • Training of 616 technicians and facility caregivers in WASH facility operation, maintenance, and hygiene promotion techniques, with a gender distribution of 40% men and 60% women.
  • Incomplete sentence: "250 Persons."
  • The project aligns with national goals, aiming to significantly enhance water and sanitation infrastructure while promoting hygiene and capacity building within the community.

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