Project details


Project title

Infrastructure Project Implementation Support - 02 Contract Management Advisor (International)

Country Programme / Action Plan
Tender / Procurement notice
9 Jun 2020
Re-advertisement / Re-launch
14 Jul 2020


14 July 2020


16 July 2020


54 714 USD

Procurement type

Individual consultants


53113-001 Package 02 Contract Management Advisor (International)

Funding Agency

ADB - Asian Development Bank

Estimated duration

55 days



Date Published: 14-Jul-2020    Deadline of Submitting EOI: 16-Jul-2020 11:59 PM Manila local time


Selection Profile

Consultant Type: Individual

Selection Method: Individual Consultant Selection (ICS)

Source: International

Technical Proposal: Not Applicable

Selection Title: Infrastructure Project Implementation Support

Package Number: 02

Package Name: Contract Management Advisor (International)

Advance Action:  No:

Total Inputs: 55 Working Days

Consulting Services Budget: USD 55,000

Budget Type:  Maximum:

Approval Number: 9860

Approval Date: 06-Nov-2019

Estimated Short-listing Date: 19-Jul-2010

Estimated Commencement Date: 26-Jul-2020

Open to non-Member Countries:  No:

Additional Information

Possibility of contract extension:  Yes

Possibility of consideration for downstream assignment:  Not known

Country of assignment: Afghanistan

COVID-19 Related Assignment No

Contact Information

Project Officer: Bouadokpheng Chansavat

Designation: Unit Head, Portfolio Management Asian Development Bank


Contact Person for Inquiries: Sayed Masood Alam

Designation: External Relations Officer Asian Development Bank



Primary | Agency | Country | Agency Role | Person

 Ministry of FinanceAfghanistanExecuting AgencyAbdul Habib Zadran |

 Da Afghanistan Breshna SherkatAfghanistanImplementing Agency |

 Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and LivestockAfghanistanImplementing Agency |

 Ministry of FinanceAfghanistanImplementing Agency |

 Ministry of TransportAfghanistanImplementing Agency |

Publishing History

Typed | Publication Date | Published By | Duration of Advertisement | Deadline

Original | 09-Jun-2020 | Zuhra Khwaja Zada | 13 DAYS | 21-Jun-2020 |

Re-Adver | tisement14- | Jul- | 202 | 0Zuhra Khwaja Zada3 DAYS16-Jul-2020 |

Terms of Reference (Individual Consultant)

Expertise: Contract Management, Project Management, Budgeting, Planning, Coordination

Expertise Group: General Operations

Consultant Source: International

TOR Keywords: Contract Management

Objective and Purpose of the Assignment

The consultant will assist the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Project Management Offices (PMOs) of

the sector line ministries. The consultant will be required to work in Kabul, Afghanistan, for 45 days

on continuous basis.

Scope of Work

The consultant will assist the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Project Management Offices (PMOs) of

the sector line ministries to improve contract management performance, with timely delivery of quality

contracts. The contracts will include consulting, goods and works contracts.

Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Output

The consultant will undertake, but not limited to, the following tasks:

(i) Review past contracting experience in Afghanistan, identifying key problems and issues that have

delayed contracts and caused cost overruns;

(ii) Develop an action plan to improve contract management and implementation;

(iii) Prepare specific solutions to address the identified issues with contracts, which are practical in

the context in Afghanistan. Assist the PMOs in implementing these solutions;

(iv) Provide on-the-job training and strategic short-term courses to PMOs on contract management and


(v) Provide training courses for contractors in Afghanistan on contract management improvements;

(vi) Provide trainings on relevant subjects, including FIDIC contracts, EPC, etc., and provide

instructions on their use;

(vii) Prepare contract management checklists and guidelines to be used by PMOs;

(viii) Provide advice and guidance on contract management as required;

(ix) Trouble-shoot contractual matters as required, providing guidance in disputes and in resolving


(x) Participate in and contribute to internal and external training and conferences and other activities

for advocacy, dissemination, and knowledge building.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Education: The consultant will have at least a master's degree or equivalent in engineering, social

science, economics, business administration, development studies or related field.

Work Experience: A minimum of 12 years of relevant experience in contract management, project

management, budgeting, planning, and coordination, is required.

Minimum General Experience: 12 Years

Minimum Specific Experience (relevant to assignment): 10 Years

Regional/Country Experience:  Required

Schedule and Places of Assignment (chronological and inclusive of travel)

Schedule Type


Max. Working Days/Week

Home Office 5

Field 6

City and Country Working Days Estimated Start Date Estimated End Date Other Details (use if place selected is Others)

Kabul, Afghanistan 55 26-Jul-2020 09-Oct-2020



Cost Estimate:

Cost Items Amount in USD

Remuneration and Other Expenses

All activities and inputs in the TOR but not limited to remuneration, per diem, air travel, miscellaneous travel expenses, report preparation, production, and transmission, land transportation, communications, etc. 52,105

Contingency 2,609



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