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The Ministry of Water Resources in collaboration with WASH Net and Freetown WASH Consortium plans to undertake a water quality monitoring study that would inform the development of a National Water Quality Monitoring Strategy with an in depth analysis of the existing institutional framework and mandates, facilities (laboratories, tools and equipment), human resources and financial requirement. The study is also expected to clearly analyse existing gaps and recommend ways of improving the current system to become a sustainable model. Areas for recommendation include kind of institutional set up required, policy & mandates, collaboration and coordination with relevant agencies and stakeholders including community structures /WASH Management Communities. The study will follow intensive consultative process with relevant stakeholders and critically review and analyse water sector policy, strategy and other appropriate documents.

It is therefore with this objective in mind, the Ministry invites interested registered consultancy firms who meet the below criteria to submit their expression of interest along with their company profiles, CVs of core staffs, and their recent and relevant works.

The short listing criteria among others include

  • Strong firm profile and experience in undertaking similar assignments;
  • Professionals compositions of the firm;
  • Institutional and financial viability;
  • Consultants/firms with strong reputations and adherent to deadlines (as proven by their referees);
  • Similar work done in Sierra Leone and other African counties

Submission of Expression of Interest

Interested applicants those meeting the short listing criteria are encouraged to submit their EI to the below address 9 August 2017 COB.


Ministry of Water Resources, Water Directorate, Tower Hill, Freetown.

Contact and telephone number: +23279319526

Email address:

Note: The MoWR and its partners will evaluate the EP submitted and only successful (shortlisted) firms will be contacted for further submission of the technical and financial proposal based on the TOR that will be provided to those successful firms.