VACANCY USAID/IUWASH PLUS: Individual Consultant for Developing the PDAM Guideline to Evaluate the Financial Feasibility of NRW Reduction Program, Jakarta



The USAID Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Penyehatan Lingkungan Untuk Semua (IUWASH PLUS) program is a five year-and-eight months initiative designed to assist the Government of Indonesia (GOI) in increasing access to water supply and sanitation services as well as improving key hygiene behaviors among urban poor and vulnerable populations. USAID IUWASH PLUS works with governmental agencies, the private sector, NGOs, communities and others to achieve the following "high level" results:


1.         An increase of 1,100,000 people in urban areas with access to improved water supply service quality, of which at least 500,000 are from the poorest 40% of the population (also referred to as the “Bottom 40%” or “B40”), vulnerable groups or Indonesia’s eastern provinces; and

2.           An increase of 500,000 people in urban areas with access to safely managed sanitation.


To ensure that improvements in access to WASH services are sustained, USAID IUWASH PLUS is guided by a development hypothesis that focuses on strengthening service delivery systems, so they can more effectively reach the poorest and most vulnerable segments of the population. In order to achieve this at scale, the program undertakes activities through four interrelated components, including: 1) improving household WASH services; 2) strengthening city WASH institutional performance; 3) strengthening the WASH financing environment; and 4) advancing national WASH advocacy, coordination and communication. In support of these components, USAID IUWASH PLUS also implements a Local Sustainability and Innovation Component (LSIC) that is designed to stimulate WASH innovations that strengthen community, private sector and government WASH service provision.


The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) acting through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) share the mutual goal of improving performance of water utilities to increase access to clean water in Indonesia, particularly to address two technical challenges that are especially impactful: (1) high rates of non-revenue water (NRW); and (2) poor energy efficiency (EE). To provide a comprehensive and measurable NRW reduction and EE improvement in Indonesia, SECO agreed to co-finance USAID for a three-year technical assistance program, implemented under the current USAID IUWASH PLUS program with seven PDAMs in two regions, i.e. West Java and Central Java provinces.


To achieve these outcomes IUWASH-PLUS need high caliber candidates to fill the positions of


Individual Consultant for Developing the PDAM guideline to evaluate the financial feasibility of NRW reduction program, Jakarta Office 



The objectives of developing the guideline of the evaluation of the financial viability of the NRW reduction program is to provide the PDAM staff the guideline on how to evaluate the financial viability of the NRW reduction program for both the NRW project itself and the projected PDAM financial performance in the implementation of the NRW reduction program.


Scope of Works

The selected consultant will develop the guideline of evaluation of the financial viability of the NRW reduction program, which consists of:

Task 1 : Preparation

a.    Develop the Work plan and Outline

Task I1 : Develop the information or description of the components NRW Program

a.    Describe the definition of the NRW reduction program in general and related benefits being obtained from NRW reduction program in the financial perspective;

b.    Describe the definition of the project’s financial viability of the NRW reduction program in the relation to the capex disbursements and revenue addition and it’s calculation formula;

c.    Describe the definition of the PDAM’s financial projection as the tool to evaluate the NRW reduction program is viable for PDAM to be implemented considering its capex and other expenses incurred and its revenue addition due to the decrease of the NRW level;

d.    Describe the required information or data being used in the evaluation of the financial viability, such as technical or operational information that include water losses level and demand projection as the main data for the evaluation. Additionally, other financial information is also required to be described;

Task III : Develop the process and calculation of the Financial viability of the NRW Program

a.    Develop the step of the process of financial viability analysis both for the project and PDAM financial performance using the FINPRO (financial projection) tool using the all information required both technical and financial aspects;

b.    Develop the example of calculation using the dummy data as the complementary information of the guideline.


Task IV : Develop the Training Materials

      a. The Syllabic

     b. The PowerPoint


Minimum Qualifications:

Estimated professional manpower required for this program is one Senior Environment Service Provider with the following qualification:

  • Minimum S1, preferable Finance
  • Has experience in Non-Revenue Water in PDAM,
  • Has extensive experience in develop training module
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively (written and oral)
  • Able to work independently in supervision / limited facilities in the designated area
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment


Expected Start Date:  March 2021



Interested applicants are invited to send a complete application with 3 references to before February 22, 2021. Please write the job CODE in the subject line of the email. We regret that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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