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Addis Ababa City Roads Authority


Position: Senior Contract and Claim Expert
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa
Posted date: 3 weeks ago
Application Deadline: Submition date is over

Re-Request for Expression of Interest

(Consulting services: Individual Consultant Selection)

COUNTRY: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

NAME OF PROJECT: Transport Systems Improvements Project /TRANSIP/

PROJECT ID No: P151819

CREDIT No.: 5816-ET/IDA-56160

The Government of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received financing from the World Bank to improve the transport system in the City of Addis Ababa. The Addis Ababa City Roads Authority (AACRA) would like to allocate part of the proceedings towards the cost of recruitment of individual consultants to assist the implementation of Transport Systems Improvement Project /TRANSIP/.

The Addis Ababa City Roads Authority (AACRA) now invites eligible individual consultants who are qualified to provide the required services as listed below.


Position: Senior Contract and Claim Expert

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice on contract administration, Claim and dispute prevention and
  • Advise ACCRA on the potential cost and time implications of variations orders
  • Ensure the validity of any claims for extension of time and/or costs, and advice ACCRA accordingly.
  • Monitor project progress and propose corrective measures with regards to cost and time
  • Participate in meetings related to claims, contract discussions, negotiation, etc.
  • Support the Road construction contract administration directorate and Housing
  • Road construction contract administration directorate with the review of
    documents, including documents for claims and payment of claims submitted by the consultants and the contractors with the purpose of ensuring their quality and compliance with the requirements of the respective contracts
  • Support the Contracting Authority to identify all potential problems and risks during claims procedures and assist by all reasonable means in selecting options for resolving them
  • Provide advice on settlement of claims, including the strategy to be adopted to SuIt any given set of circumstances
  • Assist the authority in the preparation of documents pertaining to contract management, claims and dispute avoidance and management
  • Assist and capacitate other AACRA staffs through on job monitoring and training
  • Prepare and organize capacity building programs/training on contract management and claims analysis
  • The consultant is expected to do a capacity assessment and propose a capacity enhancement program for AACRA considerations
  • Perform other duties in transport construction contract administration directorate and Housing road construction contract administration directorate and/or the client may from time to time deem necessary

 Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • BSc/MSc Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Technology and Management, or related fields
  • 15/13 years of experience in road design and/or construction projects
  • 10/8 years of Experience in contract administration of works and service contracts of Road Projects
  • 5/3 years direct involvement in Handling claims or Disputes of Road Construction contracts
  • Experience in Contract and/or tender document preparation of 5/3 years road projects

Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Term of Employment: Fixed-Term contract for the duration of one-year (12 months), Based on satisfactory performance and as needed the contract will be extended

Salary: Negotiable

How to apply

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBDR Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011, Revised July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines")setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with Section V. Selection of Individual consultants set out in the Consultant Guidelines

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours: from 09:00 AM to 12:30 A.M hours and from 2:00 PM to 5:00 P.M hours

Mondays to Thursdays and 09:00 A.M to 11:30 A.M and 2:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M hours on Fridays

Expressions of interest including CVs, non-returnable copy of testimonials, and other supporting documents must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by e-mail) on or before October 16, 2020


Addis Ababa City Roads Authority (AACRA) Engineering Procurement Directorate

Attn: Eng, Mohammedawel Seid, Engineering Procurement Directorate, Director

Copied to: Team 2, Engineering Procurement Directorate

Ground Floor, Room No. 37, AACRA Building, Pushkin Square

P.O.Box 9206, Tel: +251-1-372-89-48

E-mail: aacraepd@gmail. com

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


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