IsDB Loan No.TJK-1013

Consulting services: Selection of Chief Engineer 

  1. Project Background
  2. The Government of Tajikistan received loan from the Islamic Development Bank to finance the implementation of Improvement of Water Resources Management in Khatlon Region Project, referred as “the Project”. The total Project cost is estimated at US$ 53.50 million. The Project will be financed by the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development of the IsDB (ISFD), OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) and Government of Tajikistan. IsDB’s Contribution is US$ 15.00 million. . The Agency for Land Reclamation and Irrigation under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan is the Executing Agency and is entrusted in the execution and supervision of the implementation of the project through Project Implementation Unit Improvement of Water Resources Management in Khatlon Region, located within the Agency for Land Reclamation and Irrigation. The legally binding terms and conditions of the financing are specified in the IsDB Loan Agreement no.No.TJK-1013, dated 28/08/2019, which may be amplified by supplemental letters and /or an amendment. The Project Appraisal Document (PAD) Report is also a useful source of information, although it is not legally binding.  

Development Objectives of the Project. The Project development objective is to improve the livelihood of the rural population, through improvement of water resources management with resilience to climate change impacts. This will lead to increase in agriculture production, food security, increase in farm incomes, creation of jobs and alleviating the poverty.

Main objectives of the assignment

The objective of the recruitment of the Project’s Chief Engineer is to improve implementation the project management. The Chief Engineer will support the PIU in conducting engineering and technical activities under the project. The Chief Engineer is selected through a competitive process in accordance with the IDB procedures.  

Qualification requirements:

  • higher engineering education, preferably in water supply and hydro melioration;
  • management experience in water supply for at least 5 years; general experience in construction for at least 10 years;
  • successful experience in technical supervision in international projects (IBRD, ADB, Islamic Bank, European Community, etc.);
  • knowledge of existing regulatory documents in the field of design and construction, including SNIPs;
  • ability for analytical work and reporting;
  • sociability, friendliness, ability to work with personnel;
  • knowledge of Tajik, Russian and English (preferably);
  • computer skills (MS Office), Excel, Auto Cad, etc.;
  • ability for analytical work and reporting;
  • communication skills, friendliness, ability to work with staff;
  • good writing and presentation skills

The consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Guidelines for the Use of Consultants under Islamic Development Bank  Financing (April 2019).

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 17:00 (local time).

CVs with a cover letter with indication of position should be delivered to the address below by January 25, 2021, 17:00 (local time).

Attn: Mr. Khakimzoda Kh.


Project Implementation Unit “DVIP”

Project “Improvement of Water Resources Management in Khatlon Region”

Bokhtar 10 Street, Dushanbe, RT