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The AAWSA, Addis Ababa Water & Sanitation Infrastructure Development Division Invites Eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) To Indicate Their Interest To Enhance AAWSA’s Capacity and Maintenance of Agresso ERP System



  • Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  • Second Ethiopia Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project (SUWSSP).
  • Credit No.: IDA-60070
  • Assignment Title: Procurement References and Number of Position

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ET-AAWSA-166151 CS-IN- DV and ET-AAWSA & ET- AAWSA-166153

IT specialist (Individual Consultant) to enhance AAWSA’s capacity and maintenance of Agresso ERP system


The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia obtained financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project (SUWSSP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultant services.

The objective of the consultancy service is to contract two individual consultants to assess the existing systems in light of its current and future system recommendation for improvement of existing /addition of new systems, development of proposed systems, provision of on the job support and capacity building.

The Consultant is required to support and maintain all enterprise software management related activities necessary to keep database, application, enterprise software management related activities, server hardware and operating system necessary to support operational and keep at top performance. The scope of the service includes but not limited to:

  • Assessment of the existing MIS systems in AAWSA and propose solution for improvement.
  • Preparation of technical specifications for proposed IT equipment. Development of the proposed systems testing and commissioning.
  • Operating, maintenance, and administrative support to AAWSA such as but not limited to Database Administration, Systems Operation and Agresso Application.
  • Undertaking capacity building, training, and knowledge transfer.

The consultant shall serve for full time for a minimum of 6 months. The consultant should meet the following qualification and experience requirements.

  • Minimum of BSc in Computer Science, Information Technology, information systems, Software engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering and other similar fields,
  • At least 5 years General experience Operating system and a minimum of 3 years specific experiences in LINUX operating system, C#, and Agresso ERP.
  • Certified LINUX operating system.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and both oral and written, and ability to write well in English.
  • Ability to work in culturally diverse groups of people.

The AAWSA, Addis Ababa Water & Sanitation Infrastructure Development Division now invites eligible individual consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The short listing criteria are: Qualification and Experience experiences in the field of assignment and their capability on the basis of academic background, general and relevant experience, and knowledge of local condition.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section V para 5.1 to 5.6 of The World Bank Guidelines. Selection and Employment of Consultants (under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 and revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the individual consultant selection method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Knowledge of country’s working language is an advantage. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 8:30 am to 12 noon in the morning and from 2:00 to 5:00 pm local time in the afternoon.

Expressions of interest (including recent and compressive CV with a letter of application and other relevant supporting documents) must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by May 26, 2020 on or before 4:00pm.


The address referred to above is:

Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority (AAWSA), Water and Sanitation

Infrastructure Development Division

Attn: Mrs. Mestawot Abebe, Procurement Support Process Head

Street Address: Lideta Kifle Ketema Wereda 04 around Lideta Condominium

on the left side of Lideta Menafesha.

P.O. Box: 1436/1110, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel: +251-118291312 City: Addis Ababa

E-mail address: Country: Ethiopia