Terms of References

Selection of consultant of Slum-based Citizen Action Network (SCAN) Project for the following assignments:

WASH and Waste Management (WM) Need Assessment of 10 slums under Dhaka south and north city corporation


Project Name Slum-based Citizen Action Network (SCAN) Project
Project Location Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC)
Project duration 42 months from 1st January 2018
Funded by European Union
Implementing agency The project is led by Resource Integration Centre (RIC) and co-implemented by Solidarités International

Slum-based Citizen Action Network (SCAN) project has been funded by the European Union, the project is being implemented in slums and low-income settlement areas in Dhaka city with an overall objective- “To enhance CSOs (Civil Society Organization) contributions to realizing the rights to effective Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) and Waste Management (WM) services of slum dwellers and marginalized groups in Dhaka City”. The project is i) aiming to build the capacity of CSOs in slum areas of Dhaka City to self-advocate for access to the basic rights of WASH and Waste Management and ii) participate in local governance through collaboration with Local Authorities (LA) and the establishment of strong formal linkage systems between them. The project is operated by the lead organization Resource Integration Centre (RIC) and co-partner organization Solidarités International (SI). The project is targeting 60,000 beneficiaries of the selected slums and low-income settlement areas, and all people of those wards are indirectly benefitting from the project. The project forms 3 types of CSOs i) slum-based CSO ii) ward CSO and iii) central CSO to improve WASH and WM service in selected slum and low-income settlement areas of Dhaka city.  29 CSOs, 8 LA (Local Authority) Ward Councillors, Dhaka WASA (DWASA), Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) are the project stakeholders.

Application process

Interested organizations or individuals are requested to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) electronically to the following address on or before 14 November 2018:
Please email to: dha.dp.adv@solidarites-bangladesh.org  with CC to dha.wsh.pm@solidarites-bangladesh.org

The EOI should include:

  • Contact details and up to date and detailed CV of the consultant(s)with brief descriptions of similar assignments
  • A clear and detailed overview of how these pieces of work will be approached, the methodology proposed, and the outputs generated, with a clear timeline for each of the specified activity and a budget apportioned for the assignment
  • Two references

The EOI, excluding the consultant CVs, should not be more than 10 pages long, should have single spacing, and use Arial typeface with a minimum font size of 10. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview.

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