The overall objective of the assignment is to assist the EIB Project Advisory Support Team (PAS Team) in their support to the Managing Authority of Large Infrastructure Operational Programme (MA LIOP) in the performance of their tasks as follows : assistance to the Programming Directorate in their activity of supporting beneficiaries of LIOP Specific Objective 3.2 (Water and Wastewater) in preparation stage, through analysis of the technical documentation submitted (or intended to be submitted) for financing, including preparation of executive summary of the water and wastewater projects. The purpose of this assignment is to assist MA LIOP in the programming tasks for water/wastewater projects submitted by Regional Water Operators, especially in the preparation activities before evaluation. Due to the size of water and wastewater projects (tens of clusters and agglomerations, hundreds of km of pipes…) the MA LIOP needs support especially in summarizing and analysing the projects (especially the relevant indicators) presented by the beneficiaries, before evaluation. To achieve the aforementioned objective, AETS shall provide highly experienced and adequately skilled experts for the following roles: • Assist the MA LIOP – Programming Directorate in providing for each project a completeness and coherence analysis of technical and economic / financial documents submitted by the beneficiary to the MA LIOP. • Assist the MA LIOP – Programming Directorate in providing a technical and economic executive summary of each project • Build increased capacity within the MA LIOP in analysing water / Wastewater projects submitted by beneficiaries.

Climate and Natural Resources

All projects