China nationals: Water Environment Specialist

Asian Development Bank (ADB)
China
Position Type: 
Consultancy
Organization Type: 
International Organization
Experience Level: 
Senior (10+ Years)

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Objective and Purpose of the Assignment

 
 

During the remaining implementation period, the water environment specialist will prepare a report on
integrated Chao Lake Basin Management and its impact, which will summarize all major efforts made basin-
wide during the project implementation period to improve the integrated basin management & the water
quality and the changes of Chao Lake water environment supported by key data and research findings; help
Anhui Chao Lake PMO (APPMO) to summarize the implementation of project soft components and their impact;
provide advice on water environment issues in the request of APPMO, and assist the EA in PPMS report and
project completion report preparation together with other team members.

Scope of Work

 
 

(i) Serve as water environment specialist to prepare relevant work plan, the work plan would be reviewed
and approved by the TL and APPMO.
(ii) Review project progress in terms of integrated basin management and water environment improvement.
(iii) Collect project performance data on water quality of the lake and major inflow rivers; and assess
project contribution to the improved integrated basin management and Chao lake environment improvement,
and provide written input for the project performance evaluation report.
(iv) Help APPMO to summarize the implementation of project soft components and their impacts.
(v) Conduct comprehensive review on research, environment improvement investment and measures, policy
and institutional changes, and government planning during the project implementation period to summarize
major efforts taken to improve the water quality of Chao Lake and their impacts.
(vi) Provide inputs for the project completion report for the APPMO.
(vii) Advise APPMO on water environment issues encountered, if any.

Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Output

 
 

(viii) Progress review:

a) Review the implementation of environmental protection and improvement measures in accordance with the
environmental management plan (EMP), project implementation progress of dredging/embankment
rehabilitation, sewer construction and wetland operation.
b) Review the progress and performance of the non-structure measurement in the project area
c) Assist EA and IAs in preparing PCR for, and provide consolidated PCR for the sub-components under the
loan.
d) Conduct site visit to review operational status for all wastewater management facilities and provide
technical advises on any problematic issues and amending actions , if any .
e) Collect and review all operational database of improvement of water quality for monitor report and
ensure the quality and timeliness of all reports submitted by IAs and EA.
f) Review the river courses, lakes and wetland water quality status and advise the EA and IAs if any
actions to be taken;
g) Review the sedimentation management for dredging to ensure that non-second pollution to the
environment is occurred.
h) Conduct workshops & training for IAs on watershed management, wetland ecological system restoration
as well as lakes rehabilitation.
i) Monitor project performance, assess project contribution to the Chao lake environment improvement by
the wastewater management under the loan.

(ix) EA’s project completion report
a) Help the TL to prepare the template for subproject completion report to collect key data and
subproject specific information for the preparation of project overall completion report;
b) Review and comment on the draft subproject completion reports prepared in Chinese.
c) Conduct comprehensive review on research, environment improvement investment and measures, policy and
institutional changes, and government planning during the project implementation period to summarize
major efforts taken to improve the water quality of Chao Lake and their impacts.

(x) Other tasks upon request of the APPMO or TL.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

 
 

More than 20 years experiences in water environment research and/or management, including lake and river
water pollution control, lake ecological system rehabilitation, sedimentation management, point sources
and non-point sources pollution measurement, integrated basin management. Rich working experience in
Chao lake environment issues is preferred. Experience in similar WB and/or ADB projects is preferred.
Proficient English writing skill for report preparation is desirable.