Call for Consultant Firm for a Landscape Analysis of the Water Sector

  • SNV
  • Remote (The Hague, Netherlands)
  • 16/11/2021



SNV hopes to recruit a consultancy firm to carry out a landscape study of the Water Sector. The study is expected to provide a comprehensive mapping of development partner priorities and objectives in the global water sector (rural and urban WASH, Water Resource Management, Irrigation and Water Security) as well as an overview of the major International NGOs and private sector development contractors in the space. We expect this to comprise include the following two activities

· Mapping and Analysis of the development partner framing, priorities and current and past activities in relation to Water (WASH, Irrigation, Water Resource Management and Water Security). A list of priority development partners will be provided at inception.

· Mapping and analysis of implementing organisations (NGOs, private contractors and others) active in water, with particular emphasis on irrigation and IWRM.


The landscape analysis should focus on the international and regional stakeholders active in the current SNV countries and regions: Central America, Sahel, West and Central Africa, East and Southern Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia. No Field Visits are expected to be carried out as part of this assignment.


As a starting point, an overview will be made of different international and regional stakeholders active in present SNV countries. This will be discussed with the SNV team. On the basis of this general overview, a number of stakeholders will be prioritised and approached for interview.

The draft report will be presented and discussed with a group of senior staff in the organisation. After comments have been received, a final report will be made.


1. Work plan

2. Overview and proposed interviews

3. Draft report

4. Final report


  • Applications are welcome from consultancy firms
  • Consultants should have international experience in the water sector.
  • Good knowledge of WASH, irrigation and IWRM, and a broad network.
  • Experience in at least two regions where SNV is active and excellent analytical and writing skills.

Additional Information

Terms of appointment

  • Final responsibility for the organisation and monitoring of the study will be with the Global WASH Sector Head, SNV.
  • It is expected that the land scape analysis will take 20-25 person days.
  • Payment will be 55% upfront and 45% upon delivery of the final report.

How to Apply

Please submit your application via Smart Recruiters by July 30, 2021

Please send the following documents along with your application:

  • Proposals which include company bio and experience, tentative work plan and budget
  • CV(s) of potential staff

All information will be treated with strict confidentiality.  We will revert to you as soon as we have reviewed and evaluated your application.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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