Legal / Contracts Expert

Job Description

Preferred Qualification:

  • A combination of academic degrees and professional certifications covering areas of engineering, project management, Law or a related discipline is desired.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ work experience in the areas of
  • Contract development and management preferably related with water and sewerage investments.

Tasks / Responsibilities:

  • Develop policies, procedures, tools and training pertaining to procurement management building upon the guidelines of relevant authorities.
  • Develop procurement framework, procurement manual, procurement documents for the municipal services companies in Sargodha, Rahim Yar Khan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur, DG Khan, Multan & Rawalpindi.
  • Provide orientation to the procurement staff of the municipal services companies about procurement principles, methods, and documentation.
  • Define the role of Procurement Unit of the MSCs and develop job descriptions of the key procurement staff. Contribute to the legal aspects of a business and operational plans to achieve the set targets during next three years.
  • Review the existing legal and institutional framework and identify the required changes which need to be taken prior to considering outsourcing some of the municipal services to private sector, going for public- private partnership, or creating utility companies.
  • Examine the legal, regulatory, and enforcement system for solid waste management; and propose institutional arrangements, and legal amendments if so required, for moving towards a cost-effective and sustainable solid waste management.
  • Establish and document the financial, labor and environmental obligations and liabilities of the Sargodha, Rahim Yar Khan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur, DG Khan, Multan & Rawalpindi. MCs. This should include a review of existing financial obligations; a review of employee related liabilities; estimation of cost of any staff reductions program in the privatization option recommended; and a review of environmental obligations (e.g. from solid waste dump sites, etc.), if any.
  • Review of the legal framework and provisions in relation to the recommended institutional arrangement for municipal service delivery. If required, the Consultant will make recommendations of the required changes or amendments to the legal framework/statutes to accommodate the recommended private sector participation option.
  • Review existing legislation related to, among others, (i) surface water resource management and abstraction, (ii) groundwater resource management and abstraction, (iii) competition for and in the water and sewerage services including the role of small scale independent private operators, (iv) regulation of privately provided water and sewerage services, (v) setting of tariffs, (vi) tax regimes, and


Contract management
Procurement Contracts

Job Details

N.G.O./Social Services
Functional Area:
Field Operations
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
Lahore, Multan, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Rahimyar Khan.
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Master’s degree in Finance, business administration, engineering or related discipline.
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
10 Years
Apply Before:
Jan 17, 2020
Posting Date:
Dec 18, 2019