The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has invited eligible persons to indicate their interest in providing the services of Hydro-Mechanical Expert on the Panel of Experts for the Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II. 

Anticipated start date for this assignment is October 2018, and project duration is 7 years.  Occasional visits to site and / or Maseru will be required, in tandem with home office work, etc.

Electronic submissions (in .pdf or other unalterable format) are requested on or before 15 October 2018 at 15:00 local time with the subject-line “EOI for LHWP2 Engineering Panel of Experts – Hydro-Mechanical Expert" to

Qualified persons are requested to provide CVs clearly demonstrating that they meet the criteria: English fluency; professional registration with appropriate regional or international institutions; over 25 years’ experience on hydro-mechanical equipment on large dams, tunnels and hydropower installations and publication of a minimum of five technical papers published internationally or presented at international conferences.

Persons or firms already engaged under any engineering contract on LHWP Phase II are not eligible for appointment on the PoE.  Any potential conflict of interest should be declared with the application.

Clarifications on this EOI may be requested by email to  The EOI will also be advertised on the LHDA website at

 The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is a multi-disciplinary, multi-phase, bi-national project undertaken by the Governments of the Kingdom of Lesotho and of the Republic of South Africa in accordance with a Treaty signed between the two countries in 1986.  The Phase II Project scope includes a concrete-faced rockfill dam (CFRD) 165m high, a 38km long water transfer tunnel, a road bridge over 500m long and 100m high, and all associated enabling infrastructure (roads, bridges, power supply, telecommunications, site establishment, operators facilities), plus a hydropower component including small-hydro and other hydropower stations currently being studied.