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EIB - Technical Assistance to the Bangladesh Power Energy Efficiency Project - Project Implementation Consultant

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) | Published April 16, 2016
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EIB - Technical Assistance to the Bangladesh Power Energy Efficiency Project - Project Implementation Consultant

EIB - Technical Assistance to the Bangladesh Power Energy Efficiency Project - Project Implementation Consultant

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) | Published February 12, 2014  -  Deadline March 18, 2014
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EIB - Technical Assistance to the Bangladesh Power Energy Efficiency Project - Project Implementation Consultant

BD: Chittagong Water Supply Improvement - P103999

 | Published January 18, 2015
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Preparation Of A Sanitation And Drainage Improvement Strategy And Master Plan For The City Of Chittagongunder Cwsisp (package-s8) Name Of the Consultant- Grontmij A/S Address of the Consultant: Graskoven 8, 2600 Glostrup, Denmark Contracted Ammount: BDT 149,548,510.81 & EURO 1,372,500.00

BD: Leveraging ICT Growth, Employ & Gov - P122201

 | Published July 28, 2015
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Development Of Information Security Policies, Standards, And National Computer Incident Response Team (cirt) Implementatio N Scope of Contract: Development of Information Security Policies, standards, and National ComputerIncident Response Team (CIRT)implementation Minimum Qualifying Technical Score: 75 Consultants'names Norway Registers Development AS JV with JSC NRD CS (NRD CyberSecurity), Lithuania Computer Sciences Corporation India Private Limited Ernst& Young LLP PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt. Ltd. KPMG (Registered),India JV with Rahman Rahman Huq City/Country Norway India India India India Status: Awarded Consultant/Firm Evaluated Consultant/Firm Evaluated Consultant/Firm Evaluated Consultant/Firm Evaluated Consultant/Firm TechnicalScore 90.21 79.13 82.15 83.04 84.02 FinancialScore 81.56 9.60 59.08 66.42 100.00 CombinedScore 89.35 72.18 79.85 81.38 85.62 Criteria SpecificExperience 4.85 3.97 4.70 4.20 4.38 Work Plan &Methodology 37.75 34.47 33.83 34.36 34.71 KeyExperts 45.94 40.69 40.30 44.48 41.61 Localinput 1.67 0.00 3.32 0.00 3.32 Price as readout US$ 773,810.00 Plus BDT 3,340,000.00 BDT 480,771,387.00 Plus BDT59,318,860.00 US$ 879,520.00 plus BDT 19,292,720.00 US$ 1,003,000.00 BDT 51,826,297.00 Final EvaluationPrice BDT  63,542,418.00 BDT 540,090,247.00 BDT 87,719,376.00 BDT 78,033,400.00 BDT 51,826,297.00 Final NegotiatedPrice US$ 911,898.89 Plus BDT 3,340,000.00 Rank 1 5 4 3 2 Other Shortlisted Consultant(s)/Firm(s) (these will be all that "Proposal submitted=no") Consultants'names Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India PrivateLimited. City/Country India ProposalSubmitted: No

BD: Afforestation/Reforestation Project - P127015

 | Published September 25, 2016
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Small Contracts Award (dir,cqs,indv,sss) Small Contract Award Notice Bangladesh Project: P127015 -Climate Resilient ParticipatoryAfforestation and Reforestation Project Report Period:07-Apr-2015 - 24-Sep-2016 Awarded Firm/Indv. : IndividualConsultant Country: Bangladesh Contract Signature Date: 16-Sep-2015 Method of Procurement: INDV- Individual Price: BDT 4,956,000.00 Duration: 21.00 Month(s) Summary Scope of Contract: Name of Consultant: MahbubeMoula Md. Mehedy HasanSelection of an Individual Consultant for the position of Procurement Specialist (Package No. BFD/S-22.2)

BD: Safety Net Systems for the Poorest - P132634

 | Published June 1, 2016
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Consulting Services For Training On Safety Net Program Operations And Pic AwardedConsultant(s)/Firm Name     : DPC Group Consultants, Bangladesh (DPC Group) in association with DTCL (as Sub-Consultant) Address  : Dhaka, Bangladesh Technical score: 83.73 Financial score: 100 Final evaluation price (in evaluation currency): BDT Final score: 89.86 Final ranking:  1st Final negotiated price (in evaluation currency): BDT 42,798,975 EvaluatedConsultant(s)/Firm: Name Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (Bangladesh) in association with NRAPAD (as Sub-Consultant ) andCreative Lab Ltd (asSub-Consultant) Gano Unnayan Sangstha Bangladesh Center for CommunicationPrograms DPC Group Consultants, Bangladesh (DPC Group) in association with DTCL (as Sub-Consultant) Address Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh Technical score: (out of 100) 86.40 84.33 84.40 88.73 Financial score: (out of 100) 30.18 93.81 28.33 100 Final evaluation price (in evaluation currency): BDT 123,296,500 BDT 39,673,246 BDT 131,364,111 37,216,500 Final score: 80.78 85.28 78.79 89.86 Final ranking 3rd 2nd 4th 1st Rejected Consultant(s)/Firm: Name PIACT-Bangladesh (Program for Research & Intervention forDevelopment, Education, Training &IT) Sushilan (Bangladesh) Address: Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh Technicalscore: Not evaluated Not evaluated Financialscore Not evaluated Not evaluated Finalevaluation price (in evaluation currency): Financial Proposal not opened Financial Proposal not opened Finalscore: N/A N/A Reason forRejection: Proposal was submitted improperly with CVs provided with misrepresentation of information Proposal was submitted improperly with CVs provided with misrepresentation ofinformation

BD:Coastal Embankment Improvement Proj - P128276

 | Published October 4, 2015
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Consulting Services For Third Party Monitoring & Evaluation (m&e) Of Overall Project Implementation Under Coastal Embankment Improvement Project, Phase-1,(ceip-1) Scope of Contract: Consulting Services for Third Party Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) of Overall ProjectImplementation under CoastalEmbankment Improvement Project, Phase-1; Contract No. CEIP-1/ C2/S3 Minimum Qualifying Technical Score: 75 Consultants'names Sheladia AssociatesInc, EPTISA SERVICIOS DE INGENIERIA, S. L. Hifab International AB WAPCOS Ltd. City/Country USA Spain Sweden India Status: Awarded Consultant/Firm Evaluated Consultant/Firm Evaluated Consultant/Firm Evaluated Consultant/Firm Technical Score 82.76 79.10 72.02 63.77 Financial Score NA NA NA NA Combined Score NA NA NA NA Criteria Specific Experience 8.50 8.00 7.50 7.50 Work Plan & Methodology 25.25 23.00 21.17 15.00 Key Experts 49.01 48.10 43.36 41.27 Training - - - - Local input Price as readout USD 1,980,309  + BDT135,645,200+ VAT& TAXUSD 439,815 + BDT20,346,780 Total Equivalent BDT 343,067,585 NA NA NA Final EvaluationPrice USD 1,980,309  + BDT135,645,200+ VAT& TAXUSD 439,815 + BDT20,346,780 Total Equivalent BDT 343,067,585 Final NegotiatedPrice USD 1,397,297  + BDT 91,646,650 + VAT &TAX BDT 60,293,728 + Provisional Sum BDT10,000,000 Total Equivalent BDT 269,951,464 Rank 1st 2nd Not Qualified Not Qualified Other Shortlisted Consultant(s)/Firm(s) Consultants'names None City/Country NA ProposalSubmitted: NA

BD: Public Procurement Reform Project II - P098146

Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU) | Published October 13, 2014  -  Deadline November 3, 2014
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Request For Expressions Of Interest For Bangladesh E-government Procurement (e-gp) System Independent Audit Consultant (contract Package # S-55)(consulting Services ? Firms Selection) BANGLADESH PUBLIC PROCUREMENT REFORM PROJECT II(2nd Revised) Credit No.: 4350-BD & 5242-BD Assignment Title: Bangladesh e-Government Procurement(e-GP) System Independent Audit Consultant The Government of the People's Republic ofBangladesh has receivedfinancing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Public Procurement Reform Project ? II (2nd Revised), andintends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services ("the Services") include assessment of information security, e-GPinfrastructure compliance with international standards, operation and management process, and preparation of recommendations foroverall improvement and guidelines for internal audits of the e-GP systems and its operations. The assignment should be completedwithin Twelve (12) weeks. The CentralProcurement Technical Unit (CPTU), IMED, Ministry of Planning, Dhaka, Bangladesh now invites eligible consulting firms("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide informationdemonstrating that they have the required qualificationsand relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteriaare: The Consultant must have at least 5  years of proven experience providing consulting services in the areas ofmanagement, operations, quality process, IT and Internet security, data center operation, or government e-services; The Consultant must have carriedout at least one independent audit of web based financial system and datacenters. ; and The Consultant must nothave engaged in the design, development and implementation of e-GP system in Bangladesh. The attention of interestedConsultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits& Grants] by World Bank Borrowers [insert correct title and date of applicable Guidelines edition as per legal agreement] ("Consultant Guidelines"),setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint ventureor a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in theConsultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during officehours: 09:00 to 17:00 hours(Sunday toThursday). Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to theaddress below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 03-11-2014 at 17:00 hours. Director General CentralProcurement Technical Unit (CPTU) & Project Director,PPRP-II IMED, Ministry ofPlanning CPTU Bhaban, Dhaka, Bangladesh Telephone: +88-02-9144250 /9144252-253 Fax: +88-02-9144250 e-mail:

RERED II - P131263

Power Cell, Power Division | Published April 11, 2016  -  Deadline May 10, 2016
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Request For Expressions Of Interest (eoi) For Appointment Of Individual Consultant For Monitoring The Implementation Of Computerized Integrated Financial Management Information System (ifmis) Of Breb And Pbss (package No.s-90) Government of the People'sRepublic of Bangladesh Ministry of Power, Energy& Mineral Resources PowerDivision PowerCell Biddyut Bhaban (Level10) 1 Abdul Gani Road,Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh www.powercell.gov.bd REQUEST FOREXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR APPOINTMENT OF INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT FOR MONITORING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPUTERIZED INTEGRATEDFINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (IFMIS) OF BREB AND PBSs (Package No.S-90) No: 27.71.0000.005.10.047.16-437                                                                                                 Date: 10/04/2016 1.       The People's Republic of Bangladesh has receiveda credit from the International Development Agency (IDA) in the amount of US$ 155million towards the cost of the Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development II (RERED II) Project and it intends toapply a part of the proceeds ofthis credit to payment under the contract for the IndividualConsultant for Monitoring the Implementation of Computerized Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) of BREB andPBSs. 2.       PowerCell invites applications from Individual Consultant who have required experience for the above mentioned consultancy services and have experience of similarassignments. KeyFunctions of the Consultant:The key functions of the consultant are to support BREB/PBSs in design and implementation of IFMIS at BREB/PBSs. The Individualconsultant will assist BREB from conceptualization of the concept to conduct appropriate assessment and designing of a TOR and RFPfor selecting a suitable & experienced consultancy firm for implementation of IFMIS in BREB/PBSs. The Consultant is required tostudy the feasibility of the IFMIS solution, determine infrastructure requirements, prepare budgetary estimates, FunctionalRequirement Specifications (FRS) for selection of firm for implementing the IFMIS and provide support to BREB in selection of thefirm for implementating of IFMIS. Also assist BREB during the implementation through change management and monitoring. The scope ofwork includes: i) Conducting Assessment of BREB's existing organizational process ii) Assessment of existing IT infrastructure iii)Develop IFMIS functionality architecture iv)Designing IT infrastructure v) Assistance in Procurement of the IFMISpartner(preparation of Roadmap, EOI, evaluation of RFP etc.) vi) Assistance in formation of BREB's project team vii)Implementation-changemanagement, implementation monitoring viii) Monitoring and Review of the implementation progress ix) Trainingand Change Management x) PostImplementation Audit, Financial and Technical Closure etc.Qualification of the Expert: The consultant should have at least a Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance/Marketing and professional accountancyqualification with adequate proficiency in Information Technology (IT)system. The consultant must have experience in providingconsultancy for implementation of packaged solution like IFMIS, Business Process Re-engineering to Govt./Reputedorganizations/Project Management Units.Requisite Experience and Competence of the Expert: The Consultant should have minimum 10 (ten) years of general professional experience of which4(four) years in implementation of packaged solution like IFMIS, Business Process Re-engineering to Govt. /Reputedorganizations/Project Management Units etc.Selection Procedure:Applicants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank's Guidelines. The consultant will beselected based on the following evaluation criteria: -          Educational Qualification -          Overall work experience -          Work experience in computerized IFMIS & IT infrastructure sector -          Work experience in donor funded projects -          Understanding of GOB & WB Guidelines and regulations 7.       Remuneration : Negotiable 8.       Expression of Interest must be delivered to the address below within May 10, 2016, 17:00 hrs BST.Any submission received after the deadline will not be accepted. 9.       Detail Scope of Work will be available in the Terms ofReference (TOR) which can be downloaded from the website of Power Cell (www.powercell.gov.bd), UNDB and CPTU from the date of publishing of EOI. 10.    The Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any EOIs without showingreason. (Mohammad Hossain) Director General Tel: 88 (02) 9551261, 9555962, 9566099, 9556577 Fax: 88 (02) 9554664, 9572097 E-mail: dg@powercell.gov.bd

BD: Rural Electricity T and Distribution - P129920

Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd(PGCB) | Published March 7, 2016  -  Deadline April 4, 2016
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Engineering Consulting Servicesforsupervision Of The Implementation Of The Enhancement Of Capacity Of Grid Substation And Transmission Lines For Rural Electricity Transmission And Distribution (t&d) Project Reference Number: PGCB/Sec (SSD & QC)/2016/1305,            Date:02-03-2016. Engineering Consulting services For Supervision of theimplementationof the Enhancement of Capacity of Grid Substation and Transmission Lines for Rural Electricity Transmission andDistribution (T&D) Project Request for Expressions of Interest (EOI) The Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh (hereinafter called"GOB") has receivedfinancing (hereinafter called "the Credit") from World Bank (hereinafter called "WB") toward the project cost of Enhancement ofCapacity of Grid Substation and Transmission Lines for Rural Electrification Project under the Rural Electricity Transmission andDistribution (T&D) Project (hereinafter called "the Project").Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (hereinafter called "the Employer" or"PGCB"), the executing agency of theProject,intends to employ a firm (hereinafter called "the Consultant") for the Engineering Consulting Services contract to supervise the implementation ofthe Project. ThePower Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB) now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interests in providing servicesto act as the Owner's Engineer to assist PGCB for the supervision of Enhancement of Capacity of Grid Substation and TransmissionLines for Rural Electrification Project, which include 230/132KV & 132/33kV Substation (GIS & AIS) & OverheadTransmission line (230kV & 132kV).The consultant will supervise works duringthe implementation stage including installation,testing and commissioning up to handing over. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have therequired qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The short-listing criteria are: (a)   Generalexperience of the Firm(s); (b)   Experience insimilar projects of compatible size, complexity and technical specialty in the required area; (c)   FinancialSoundness of the firm; and (d)   Staffing and logistics of thefirm. While indicating information relating to (b), it shall bemade clear whether responsibilityof the firm was in capacity of a principal firm (lead partner) or as an associated firm (sub-consultant/JV partner). Consultants are requested to submit the following supporting documents against the above mentionedcriteria: (a)Registration paper of the firm(s); (b) JV agreement/letter of intent (if applicable); (c) Firm's brochure; (d) Audited financialreports for last three years; (e) service experience record (including nature, total cost, total input in terms of man month,employer, location of service etc.) Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications,but should mention whether theassociation is in the form of a "jointventure" or 'sub-consultancy". In the case of an association, all members of such"association" should have real and well defined inputs tothe assignment and it is preferable to limit the total number of firmsincluding their associates to maximum of three. The attention of interestedConsultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grantsby World Bank Borrowers [January 2011] ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest. A Consultant will be selected inaccordance with the QCBS method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. The interested firms maycollect the "Terms of Reference (ToR) from the address mentioned below during office hours (9:00 to 17.00 hours BST) from 06/03/2016 & up to 03/04/2016 Itis also available at PGCB website (http://www.pgcb.org.bd) and CPTU website (http://www.cptu.gov.bd). Further information canbe obtained at the address below during office hours (9:00 to 17.00 hours BST). Expressions of interestmust be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) 04/04/2016.  The submission should beclearly marked as "Request forExpressions of Interest for engineering consulting services for supervision of the implementation of the Enhancement of Capacity ofGrid Substation and Transmission Lines for Rural Electrification Project". Company Secretary Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited IEB New Building, 4th Floor 8/A, Ramna, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh Telephone: +880-2-9553663, 9550514, 9560064, 9558054, Facsimile:+880-2-9582382 Email address: se-design@pgcb.org.bd, akm_mohiuddin@yahoo.com TERMS OF REFERENCE (TOR) OF ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES FOR Supervision of the implementationof the Enhancement of Capacityof Grid Substation and Transmission Lines for Rural Electricity Transmission and Distribution (T&D)Project I.          BACKGROUND The Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh (hereinafter called "GOB") has applied for financing (hereinaftercalled "the Loan")from World Bank (hereinafter called "WB") toward the project cost of Enhancement of Capacity of Grid Substations andTransmission Lines for the Rural Electricity Transmission and Distribution (T&D) project (hereinafter called "the Project") . Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (hereinafter called "the Employer" or "PGCB"), the executing agency of the Project, intends to employ a firm of consultants (hereinafter called "the Consultant")for the Engineering Consulting Services contract tosupervise the implementation of theProject. II.        SCOPE OFSERVICE The services of the Consultant are preparation of construction supervision of the Project along with PGCB engineers, andassistance for PGCB's capacity building for subsequent operation and maintenance under the supervision of the Project Director ofPGCB. The name of the packages of theproject are mentionedbelow: [Contract Package Package 1 Construction of Keraniganj-Nawabganj 132 kV double circuit line (25 km),Construction of Magura-Narail 132 kV double circuit line on double circuit tower (40 km),Construction of Tista-Kurigram 132 kV single circuit lineon double circuit tower (20 km),Construction of Keraniganj-Sreenagar 132 kV double circuit line (15 km), Construction of double circuit In-Out from Hasnabad-Aminbazar 230 kV line at proposed Keraniganj  230/132/33 kV substation (1 km), Construction of Four circuit Iinterconnecting 132kV line with existing line to connect proposedKeraniganj  230/132/33 kV substation (3.5 km),Construction of double circuit In-Out from Sirajganj-Bogra 132kV line at proposed Sherpur (Bogra)132/33 kV substation (2 km) and stringing of OPGW of existing Bogra-Serajganj-Shahjadpur 132 kV line (101 km),Re-routing of existing four circuit 132 kV line of Keraniganj power plant at new 230/132/33 kV GISsubstation  (2 km),Re-conductoring Haripur-Ghorasal-Ashuganj 132 kV double circuit line (91 km), Re-conductoring Haripur-Comilla-Feni 132 kV double circuit line (140 km), 132 kV single circuit stringing of existing Jhenaidaha-Magura 132 kV line (28 km), 132 kV single circuit stringing of existing Rangpur-Tista132 kV line (23 km). Package 2 Construction of 132/33 kV low cost substation at Kurigram with 2×50/75 MVA transformer & 33 kV SwitchingStation,Construction of 132/33 kV AIS substation at Sherpur (Bogra) with 2×50/75 MVA  transformer& 33 kV Switching Station,Installation of 2×50/75MVA, 3 phase power transformer at   Thakurgaon 132/33 kV S/S, Installation of 2×50/75MVA, 3 phase power transformer at   Palashbari 132/33 kV S/S, Installation of 2×50/75MVA, 3 phase power transformer at   Sirajganj 132/33 kV S/S,Installation of 2×50/75MVA, 3 phase power transformer at   Natore 132/33 kV S/S,Installation of 2×50/75MVA, 3 phase power transformer at   Chapai Nawabganj 132/33 kV S/S,Bay extension at Rangpur (1no.). Package 3 1.      Construction of 230/132/33 kV GIS substationatKeraniganj with 3×225/300 MVA  transformer (230/132 kV) and  2×50/75 MVA transformer (132/33 kV)& 33 kV SwitchingStation. Package 4 Construction of 132/33 kV AIS substation at Nawabganj with 2×50/75 MVA  transformer& 33 kV Switching Station,Construction of 132/33 kV low cost substation at Narail with 2×50/75 MVA transformer& 33 kV SwitchingStation,Construction of 132/33 kV AIS substation at Srinagar with 2×50/75 MVA  transformer& 33 kV Switching Station,Bay extension at Jhenaidaha (1no.), Bay extension at Magura(3 nos.). The Consultant is expected to perform the following activities: A.Construction Supervision The Consultant with PGCBparticipation shall undertake, butnot limited to,the following works; a.       Assist PGCB tocreate interruption plan for the implementation of the Project, such as scheduling of construction worksand coordination with thecustomers; b.      Review,confirm and recommend any modifications to the approved design drawings and documents of the Project to minimize the complicacy inexecution (if necessary). c.      Assist PGCB in contractual matters with contractors and suppliers includingguarantees, insurance, claims, etc.; d.     Supervise construction of project facilities and advice the contractor tomeet thespecifications; e.     Review and compile as-built drawings, and review the operation and maintenancemanuals prepared by the contractor for accuracy and adequacy; f.        Supervise thework of contractors during the implementation stage paying due attention to safety and security issues. g.       Supervise theexecution activities and sign the checklists of activities done in the field. B.       Commissioning and Tests The Consultant shallundertake, but notlimited to, the following works; a.       Investigate and approve the contractor's procedure of commissioning (to be submitted by thecontractor); b.      Witness commissioning and assist PGCB to take over the completed facilities in coordinationwith PGCB engineers; c.       Assist PGCB to review and evaluate the detailed test reports, which shall be submitted toPGCB by the contractor; d.      Assist PGCB to prepare commissioning time schedule. C. Prepare Report andDocuments The Consultant shallprepare and submit the following documents and reports to PGCB; a.      Inception report (including schedule) within one (1) month aftercontract signing ; b.     Engineering report (including basicdesign report) within one (1) week of receiving drawing/ documents; c.      Monthly progress report; d.     Quarterly progress report; e.     Project completion report. In addition tothe above, the Consultant, upon request from PGCB, shall provide reports anddocuments on other items, provided that the subjects of those reports are covered by the scope of works of theConsultant. III.      SAFETY OF THE PROJECT The Consultant shall review theprogramme submitted by the contractorsfrom the point of view of securing the safety during the construction and require them to submit further details, ifnecessary. During the supervision of the construction work, the Consultant shall confirm that an accident prevention officer proposed by thecontractor is duly assigned at the project site and that the construction work iscarried out according to the safety plan as wellas the safety measures prescribed in the programme. If the Consultantrecognizes any questions regarding thesafety measures in general including the ones mentioned above, the Consultant shall require the contractors to makeappropriateimprovements. IV.      EXPERTISEREQUIREMENT The engineering services and the construction supervision will be provided by a composite team of international and local consultants which will include, but notlimited to the following expertise. Total required (minimum) man-month for the Consultant is: International Consultants (Pro-(A)) 40.0 M/M and Local Consultants(Pro-(B)) 44.0 M/M. International Consultants(Pro-(A)) Total 40.0 M/M 1 Electrical Engineer (T/L and substationincluding GIS ) 2 SubstationEngineer (Control, Protection & Communication) 3 Civil Engineer (Foundation, Stringing,Erection for T/L and substationincluding GIS) 1.     Electrical Engineer (T/L andsubstation including GIS)                                      15.0M/M He will be in charge of Substation(including GIS)&Transmission Line Consultant under this project He should be at least graduate in Electrical Engineering and fluent in Englishlanguage for day to day communication. And he must have the 15 years experiencein the relevant field out of which at least five (5)years experienceas a consultant engineer for substation(including GIS)& transmission line project and at least two (2) yearsoutside home country experience as a consultant engineer for the substation(including GIS)& transmission line project. Heshould have at least three (3) years experience as in charge/team leader of substation (including GIS)& transmission lineconsultant. 2.    Substation Engineer (Control, Protection & Communication)                             10.0M/M He should be at least graduate in Electrical Engineering and fluent in English language for day to day communication. And hemust have the 10 years experience in the relevant field out of which at least five (5) years experience as a consultant engineerfor substation & transmission line project and at least two (2) years outside home country experience as a consultant engineerfor substation & transmission line project. 3.   Civil Engineer (Foundation, Stringing, Erection for T/L and substationincluding(GIS)                                                                                                                                                                                                 15.0M/M He should be at least graduate in CivilEngineering and fluent in English language for day to day communication. And he musthave the 10 years experience in the relevant field outof which at least five (5) years experience as a consultant engineer fortransmission line & substation(includingGIS)  project and at least two (2) yearsoutside home country experience as a consultant engineer for transmission line & substation (including GIS) project. LocalConsultants(Pro-(B)                                                   Total 44.0 M/M 1 ElectricalEngineer (T/L and substation including GIS ) 2 SubstationEngineer (Control, Protection & Communication) 3 Civil Engineer (Foundation, Stringing,Erection for T/L and substationincluding GIS) 1.        Electrical Engineer (T/Land substationincluding GIS) 17.0M/M He will be in charge of Substation (including GIS)& Transmission Line Consultant under this project He shouldbe at least graduate in Electrical Engineering and fluent in English language for day to day communication. And he must have the 15years experience in the relevant field out of which at least five (5) years experience as a consultant engineer for substation(including GIS)& transmission lineproject and at least two (2) years outside home country experience as a consultant engineer for the substation (including GIS)& transmission lineproject. He should have at least three (3) years experience as in charge/team leader of substation (including GIS)& transmission lineconsultant. 2.    Substation Engineer(Control, Protection & Communication)                             10.0M/M He should be at leastgraduate in Electrical Engineering and fluent in English language for day to day communication. And he must have the 10 yearsexperience in the relevant field out of which at least five (5) years experience as a consultant engineer for substation &transmission line project and at least two (2) years outside home country experience as a consultant engineer for substation &transmission line project. 3.   Civil Engineer (Foundation, Stringing, Erection for T/L and substationincluding(GIS)                                                                                                                                                                                                 17.0M/M He should be at leastgraduate in Civil Engineering and fluent in English language for day to day communication. And he must have the 10 years experiencein the relevant field out of which at least five (5) years experience as a consultant engineer for transmission line &substation(including GIS)  project and at least two (2) years outside home countryexperience as a consultant engineer for transmission line & substation (including GIS) project. V.        DURATIONOF SERVICE The engineering service shall cover the duration of 30 months, starting from commencement of consulting services to the completion ofthe project. ·           Construction Stage                                                      30 months ·          InternationalConsultants                                          40.0 Man-Months ·          Local Consultants                                                       44.0 Man-Months

BD: Higher Education Quality Enhancement - P106216

Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP)University Grants Commission | Published July 12, 2015  -  Deadline August 3, 2015
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Request For Expression Of Interest (reoi)formedia Consultant (package No. S50-af) - 1 Position University Grants Commission of Bangladesh Office of the ProjectDirector Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project(HEQEP) Dhaka Trade Centre (8th Floor) 99Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Kawran Bazar,Dhaka-1215 Web: www.heqep-ugc.gov.bd     Fax: 02-8189021 Ref: UGC/HEQEP/Procurement/S50-AF/2015/546                                                            Dated: 08 July2015 Request forExpression of Interest (REOI) for Media Consultant(Package No. S50-AF)- 1 position 1.   The People's Republic ofBangladesh has received a Credit (No. 4544-BD) in an amount of equivalent to US$ 125.0 million as additional financing from theInternational Development Association (IDA), toward the cost of Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP). The HEQEP, UGC intends to apply part of the proceeds of this creditto payments for consultancy service ofone Media Consultant. The National Consultant will be selected on the basis ofthe individual capacity. 2.   Qualification, experiences andskills required for the Consultants: i)       A post-graduate degree from a recognized higher education institution preferably in communication/journalism/media studies/education/social science/arts; ii)    At least ten years of experience as a communications/ media/ journalism professional in a position held in areputed media/advertising/ communication firm/ organization; iii)   Experience in mobilizing and facilitating media events/programs; iv)  Knowledge of tertiary and university education systems in Bangladesh; v)    Skills in developing communications literature/materials for the media both English andBengali; vi)  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, to deal with diverse groups of audience ; vii) Strongconnection with the media community; viii)     Ability to work both independently and in a team and under strict deadlines; and ix)   Proficiency in computer skills on MS Word, Excel, Internet (web searching) etc. 3.   The HEQEP, UGC now inviteseligible Applicants to express their interest in providingthe services mentioned above. The applicants are requested to submitCurriculum Vitae (CV) (one hard copy  and also a soft copy in CD in word file) inprescribed format along with copies of certificates, one recent passport size photograph and expected remuneration. The Terms ofReference (ToR) and format of CV are available in the web address: www.heqep-ugc.gov.bd. Interested applicants may also get the same from the office of the undersigned during officehours on or before 02 August 2015. 4.    Consultants will be selected using theselection of individual consultant method in accordance with Guidelines for Selection and Employment of Consultants for World BankBorrowers (January 2011). 5.      Consultants will beselected on the basis of the qualifications, experiences andskills as mentioned above. 6.  The expected duration of assignment will be 24 months with the possibility of extension based on theperformance,availability of the consultant, project needs and budget. 7.  Expression of Interest shall have to be submitted by 03 August2015 up to 2:00 pm, in sealedenvelope to the office of the undersigned, and be clearly marked as "Expressions of Interest for Media Consultant (Package No. S50-AF)". 8.  Theauthority reserves the rightto accept or reject any or all EOIs. DrGauranga Chandra Mohantandc Project Director (Additional Secretary) Tel: 02-8189020 Email: pd.heqep1@gmail.com

BD: Siddhirganj Power Project - P095965

Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL) | Published May 2, 2016  -  Deadline June 1, 2016
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Gtcl/sd-7: Individual Project Management It Consultant For Erp/eam Implementation Support Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL) (A Company of Petrobangla) Red Crescent-Borak Tower, Level-2 to 6 and 8 71-72, Old Elephant Road, Eskaton, Dhaka-1000. Request for Expression of Interest(EOI) for Individual Project ManagementIT Consultant for ERP/EAM ImplementationSupport 1. Ministry/Division Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources/ Energy and Mineral ResourcesDivision. 2. Name ofExecuting Agency (EA) GasTransmission Company Ltd (GTCL), a company of Petrobangla. 3. Name of Procuring Entity Project Director,Bakhrabad-Siddhirganj Gas Transmission Pipeline Project. 4 Expression ofInterest(EOI) for selection of Individual Project Management IT Consultant to support supervision of Implementation of ERP/EAMSystem in GasTransmission Company Limited (GTCL). 5 EOI Ref. No GTCL-SD 7 6 Date (dd/mm/yyyy) 02-05-2016 7 ProcurementMethod One Individual Consultant will be selected using IC and Quality Based Selection methodofIDA. 8 Budget andSource of Funds World Bank/IDA (IDA Credit No. 4508-BD) 9 Development Partner (if applicable) World Bank/IDA 10 Project Name Design, Supply, Installation and Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning/Enterprise Asset Management (ERP/EAM)System and Related Support and Training in GTCL. INFORMATION FOR APPLICANT 11. Qualification and Experience of Consultants ·         Bachelor/Master Degree/Post Graduate degree inIT/Engineering/Finance/Computer Science/Management from a reputed university. ·        Candidate having certification in Project Management such asPRINCE-2, IPMA or accredited in PMP institute will getadvantage. ·         Completed at least 2 full cycle (at least 4 modules in each cycle)implementations of SAP Software. ·         Minimum 10 years of experience in IT sector of which minimum 6 years inSAP ERP/EAM implementation. 12 Documentavailability Visit www.gtcl.org.bd for 'TOR of Individual Project Management IT Consultant for ERP/EAMImplementation Support'. 13 EOI Closing date &Time EOI shall be submitted by 12:00 hrs BST of 01-06-2016 by Hand / courier/e-mail tothe address below. The interested applicant mayobtain further information from the undersigned during the working hours. The authority reserves the right to accept any, or rejectany or all EOIs or annul the procurement process assigning reasons thereof. Project Director Bakhrabad-Siddhirganj Gas Transmission Pipeline Project, GTCL Red Crescent-Borak Tower,Level-8 71-72, Old Elephant Road, Eskaton, Dhaka-1000. Phone: 88-02- 8317829 Email : gtcl_bsp@yahoo.com

Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project - P146464

 | Published November 18, 2015
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The Main Objective Of The Consulting Services Is To Support Local Government Engineering Department (lged) In: (a)detailed Design Of Works To Be Implemented Under The Project And Preparation Of Assoc Government of the People's Republic ofBangladesh Local Government Engineering Department Multipurpose Disaster Shelter Project (MDSP) Workshop Bhaban, Level-3 Agargaon, Sher-e-BanglaNagar, Dhaka-1207 www.lged.gov.bd QBS Contract AwardNoticeForDesign and SupervisionConsultancy Services under MDSP Contract Package No: LGED/MDSP/D3.2/SD-1 Phase-II Scope of Contract: Themain objective of the consulting services is to support Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) in: (a) detailed design ofworks to be implemented under the project and preparation of associated environmental and social assessments and management plans ;(b) preparation of the tender documents and support in procurement of works, goods and services and (c) construction supervisionand project management support according to international contracting practices. Minimum Qualifying TechnicalScore: 70 ­ Consultants'names Lead firm: JV of CDM Smith Inc., USA(LeadFirm) with Development Design Consultants Ltd.  Bangladesh JV of Finroad Ltd. Bangladesh (LeadFirm). with Declares, Netherla, Shaheedullah and Associates Ltd. Bangladesh and Pathmark Association Ltd. as Sub-consultant. City/Country U.S.A. Bangladesh Status Awarded Consultant/Firm EvaluatedConsultant/Firm TechnicalScore 81.3212 71.9314 FinancialScore NotApplicable Not Applicable CombinedScore NotApplicable Not Applicable Criteria SpecificExperience (4.9714) (3.6178) Work Plan& Methodology (21.5157) (16.8857) KeyExperts (54.8390) (51.4278) Training Not Applicable Not Applicable Localinput Not Applicable Not Applicable Price as readout BDT 735,758,667+USD 2,712,046 Without VAT,IT, Price Esclation and Contingency. Not Applicable Final EvaluationPrice Not Applicable Not Applicable Final NegotiatedPrice Total Amount in BDT=1,023,135,158 [USD 1,958,800 (equivalent BDT 151,434,828) + BDT 463,484,575 + Price  escalation = BDT82,672,750 + VAT & IT = BDT 232,530,718 + Contingency = BDT93,012,287]; Not Applicable Rank 1 2 Other ShortlistedConsultant(s)/Firm(s) (these will be all that "Proposal submitted=no") Consultants'names JV of Mott Mac-Donald Ltd. (UK) (Lead Firm) with Euroconsult Mott Mac-Donald (ECMM) and Associates For Development Ltd.   (ASDL) as sub consultant. National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd. ACE Consulting Engineers (Moharram-Bakhoum) JV of Yooshin Engineering Corporation, Korea in with KENU JEONG Architects & Engineers, Korea and Desh Engineering Consultant Ltd. Bangladesh assub consultant City/Country of Lead Firm UK Pakistan Egypt Korea ProposalSubmitted: No No No No

BD: Invst Promotion Financing Facility - P089382

IPFF Project, Bangladesh Bank | Published March 22, 2016  -  Deadline April 17, 2016
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Contract Package # S30: Individual Consultant For Impact Evaluation And Implementation Completion Report (icr)of Ipff Project Government of the People'sRepublic of Bangladesh Investment Promotion and Financing Facility (IPFF) Project (IDA Credit #4693-BD) 24th Floor, 2nd Annex Building Bangladesh Bank Head Office, Motijheel, Dhaka- 1000 Ref:IPFF/12(Proc.plan/S30/2016- 42                                                   Date: 21 /03/2016 Request for Expressions ofInterest (REOI) For The Appointment of Individual Consultant (International) [Lump sumContract] [Contract package # S30: Individual Consultant for Impact Evaluation and ImplementationCompletion Report (ICR) of IPFF Project] The Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (GoB) hasreceived a credit (hereinafter called the "Credit") from the InternationalDevelopment Association (IDA)toward the cost of Investment Promotion and Financing Facility (IPFF)projectwhich is intended to promote infrastructure development through private sectorentrepreneur endorsed by the GoB. Bangladesh Bank acts as the implementingagency for the project on behalf of Finance Division and now intends to applypart of the proceeds of this fund to payment under the contract for theprovision of consultancy services by an Individual Consultant (International). The mainobjective of hiring international individual consultant along with a localjunior consultant/ support stuff  is toprepare an Implementation Completion Report (ICR)  using World Bank's format and to doImpactEvaluation Report for IPFF Project. These reports will serve as the basis forWorld Bank's future project / program targeting enhanced role of private sectorin infrastructure, in consideration of the experience gathered throughimplementation of IPFF Project over the last 10 years. IPFF Project now invites eligible applicants fromBangladeshi/Foreign Nationals for the position mentioned above. Interested applicants mayobtain detailed ToR and further information from the office of the undersigned  duringnormal office hours  and ToR of the assignments are also availablein the web address (http//www.bb.org.bd ). The Consultant will be selected using the selection of IndividualConsultant (IC) method in accordance with the World Bank guidelines on"Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011." The Consultantwill be engaged for 3.5 staffmonths. 1.      Qualification andExperience of theconsultant: ·        At least Bachelor degreein business,finance, accounting, law or a similar relevant professional degree from areputable institution, but with preference for a post graduate degreefromreputable institution. ·        At least 10years'experience of working in a relevant financial and commercial discipline in arelevant enterprise (for  e.g. financialinstitution, financial and commercial consultancy firm). ·        Experience of conductingimpactassessment of similar nature. ·        At least 5 yearsinternational workexperience in a senior role in reviewing, assessing, structuring or advising onlong term lending facilities. ·        Practical and hands onexperienceof PPPprojects in at least one country. ·        Experience of leading ormanaginga team. ·        Must have strongcommunication andpresentation skills in English. ·        Detailed knowledge ofWorld Bankprocurement and financial management processes a plus. 2.       Selection Criteria: Criteria Marks GeneralQualifications 30 GeneralExperience 10 Work experiencebest suited for Assignment 50 Others (computerskill, communication andpresentation skill, leading or managing a team etc.) 10 The cvs of the  applicantswill be evaluated on the basis of the criteria mentioned above and thepreferred consultant will be invited for negotiation. 3.      Application in a sealedenvelope and externally marked title of individual position, package no. , name& address of the individual must be submitted to Mr. Ahmed Jamal, Executive Director & Project Director, IPFF Project, 24th floor, 2nd Annex Building,Bangladesh Bank, Head Office, Motijheel, Dhaka -1000, Bangladesh. 4.       Applicants are requested to submit EOI along with financial offer  in a sealed envelope. 5.       The  deadline of submissionof  EOI  is 17/04/2016  up to 2.00 PM.. Theprocuring entity reserves the right to accept or reject any or all of theEOI or annul the EOI process at any stage without assigning any reason(s)whatsoever and without incurring any liability to the affectedapplicants(s). Ahmed Jamal Executive Director andProject Director InvestmentPromotion and Financing Facility (IPFF)Project BangladeshBank HeadOffice, Motijheel, Dhaka-1000 Bangladesh Tel: +8802 9530230 Fax: +8802 9530193 E-mail:bb.ipff@bb.org.bd

BD: Health Sector Development Program - P118708

NIPORT | Published May 22, 2015  -  Deadline June 17, 2015
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Bangladesh Maternal Mortality And Health Care Survey (bmms)-2016 Data Collection Services From: 3 Divisions (dhaka, Chittagong & Sylhet) & 4 Divisions (rajshahi, Rangpur, Khulna & Barisal) Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh National Institute of Population Research and Training(NIPORT) Azimpur, Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh Ph: 58611206, 9662495 Fax: 8613362 Memo No. NIPORT/Research-988 /BMMS-2016/2015/813                                                                                        Date:  14 May 2015 Subject: Request for Expression of Interest(EOI) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare(MOHFW) under The Government of the People'sRepublic of Bangladesh (GoB) received a credit (4954-BD) from the International Development Association (IDA) and a grant from aIDA-administered Multi-Donor Trust Fund (TF #011556) for Health,Population and Nutrition Sector Development Program (HPNSDP). National Institute of PopulationResearch and Training (NIPORT) under MOHFW has been allocated fund under Training Research and Development (TRD) Operational Planof HPNSDP and it intends to apply a partof the proceeds of the fund to pay for providing services under the following twopackages: § NPS-08:BMMS-2016/01:Bangladesh Maternal Mortality and Health Care Survey (BMMS)-2016 data collection services from 3 divisions (Dhaka, Chittagong&Sylhet) § NPS-09:BMMS-2016/02:Bangladesh Maternal Mortality and Health Care Survey (BMMS)-2016 data collection services from 4 divisions (Rajshahi, Rangpur,Khulna & Barisal) To complete the above mentioned packages primary data collection, data editing and data entry for the 2016BMMS will be needed. Activities for each of the package need to be completed by June 2016. The research firms (consultants) may submit EOI for each package. But for each package separate EOI need tobe submitted for separate evaluation. NIPORT now invites eligible consulting firms to submit their EOI for the above services. Interestedconsultants (firms) are invited to provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures,description of similar assignments, experience in similar operating conditions, availability of appropriate professionalqualification and experience among staff.). The EOIs wouldbe reviewed on the basis of the following: a)      Age of businessof consultant (firm) b)      Availability ofkey professional staff (list of management, key personnel) c)      Turnover of theconsultant (firm) d)      Experience of the consultant (firm) in similar field specially in large scale datacollection e)      Experience of the consultant (firm) in other works/assignments f)       Support service of the consultant (firm) Consultant (firm) may associate to enhance their qualifications, but should clearly mention whether theassociation is in theform of a ''Joint-Venture'' or of ''Sub-Consultancy''. In the case ofa joint venture, all members of such''association'' should have realand well-defined inputs to the assignment and it is preferable to limit the total number of firmsincluding the associates to a maximum of four. Special Instructions: -       Incomplete/partial EOIs will be rejected. -       Interested firm (s) must provide focused information demonstrating that they are qualified to perform theservices. -       The authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all of the EOI, or annul the EOI process at anystage without assigning any reason(s) whatsoever and without incurring any liability to the affectedapplicant(s). Following PPA 2006 and PPR-2008, selection of the Consultant will be done in accordance with the procedureset out by the World Bank guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, May 2004. Interested consultant (firm) is required to submit separate EOI for each package along with relevant supporting documents (2copies) in a sealedenvelope to the address indicated below by 4:00 pm local time on June17, 2015.  EOIs submittedthrough emails should also reach the e-mail address mentioned below by the same date and time. Interested Consultants may obtain further information at the address below from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.(except holidays). (Md. Rafiqul Islam Sarker) Director (Research), NIPORT Phone: 880-2-58611206 E-mail: directorresearch.niport@gmail.com, alam.niport@gmail.com

BD: Public Procurement Reform Project II - P098146

Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU), IMED, Ministry of Planning | Published July 21, 2016  -  Deadline August 8, 2016
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Need Assessment For E-gp Roll-out And Capacity Development Consultant Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Ministry of Planning Implementation Monitoring & Evaluation Division Central Procurement Technical Unit Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207 Tel: 9144252-3, Fax: 9180968, E-mail:info@cptu.gov.bd; Website: www.cptu.gov.bd Request for Expressions of Interest (Consulting Services-Firm Selection,International) Ref. No: 21.361.014.10.00.721.2016-1182                                                                      Date: 30/06/2016 Country: Bangladesh Nameof Project: Public Procurement Reform Project (PPRP II) [3rdRevised] Credit No.: 5242-BD &5818-BD AssignmentTitle: Need Assessment for e-GP roll-out and Capacity Development Consultant Reference No. ContractPackage # S 90(AF2) The Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh hasreceived financingfrom the World Bank [IDA Credit No. 5242-BD and 5818-BD] toward the cost of the implementation of public procurement reform throughPublic Procurement Reform Project II [PPRP II] [3rd Revised], and it intends to apply part of the proceeds for the provision ofconsultancy services. Theconsulting services (the Services) include an in-depth comprehensive assessment covering the country's public procurement capacitydevelopment needs, utilization of previous procurement training/capacity development, professionalization, professional anchoringstatus within the agencies/procuring entities, procurement institutionalization  and further training requirements in the context of e-GP roll-out and theirutilization plan. The assignmentshould becompleted within Sixteen (16) weeks. The Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU), IME Division, Ministry of Planning,Dhaka, Bangladesh now invites consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the services. InterestedConsultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to performthe services. TheConsultant will have demonstrated experience of at least ten years in similar assignments of need and impact assessment/ capacitydevelopment/training, etc. Team Composition with key professionals are as follows: Professionals with a mixed set of skills, educational background, and experience in the relevant fields that include: Needassessment across the country, baseline survey, data analyses, capacity development and its utilization, impact evaluation,management information system, procurement, and public administration; Experience in the field of designing capacity development and its utilization plans for development projects/ programs andsystem development including methodology, designing forms/ formats/ questionnaires, conducting survey and/study; Understanding of public procurement process and electronic procurement system ispreferred; Ability to use specialized IT software and experience in using IT facilities in the needassessment for capacity development and its utilization; Good understanding of and knowledge andexperience in socio-economic issues in Bangladesh. Lead Adviser will have extensive experience insimilar assignment with a Master's Degree in engineering/ IT/ MIS/ social science/public administration/public policy/businessadministration or relevant field. Other key professionals in the team havingtheir post-graduation in relevant fields with goodlevel of experience with tentative positions like, Capacity Building Specialist, Need Assessment/Research Specialist, ProcurementSpecialist, Public/Private Sector Specialist, Data Collection and Analysis Specialist, and IT Specialist. The team may have otherrelevant support staff as deemed necessary. 04.       The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World Bank Borrowers[January 2011] ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest. 05.       Consultant may associate with other firms in theform of a joint venture or as sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. A consultant will be selected in according with theQuality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. 06.       Detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) and further information canbe obtained at addressbelow during office hours: 0900 to 1700 hours (BST) (Sunday to Thursday) before submission deadline. For conveniencethe ToR can beobtained by writing e-mail to cptudg@cptu.gov.bd.Expression of interest must be submitted by 1700 hours (BST) on 25 July 2016 to the address below. Also, it may be sent bye-mail. Md.Faruque Hossain Director General, CPTU, IMED &PD, PPRP-II[3rd Revised) CPTU Bhaban, Planning CommissionCampus Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207 e-mail: cptudg@cptu.gov.bd Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Ministry of Planning Implementation Monitoring & Evaluation Division Central Procurement Technical Unit Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207 Tel: 9144252-3, Fax:9180968, E-mail: info@cptu.gov.bd; Website:www.cptu.gov.bd Ref. No:21.361.014.10.00.721.2016-1300                                                                         Date:21/07/2016 Corrigendum Request forExpressions of Interest (ConsultingServices-Firm Selection, International) Country: Bangladesh Name of Project: Public Procurement ReformProject(PPRP II) [3rd Revised] Credit No.: 5242-BD&5818-BD AssignmentTitle: Need Assessment fore-GP roll-out and Capacity Development Consultant Reference No. Contract Package #S 90(AF2) The proposal submission deadline in connection with the Request forExpressions of Interest invited against Ref. No. Ref. No: 21.361.014.10.00.721.2016-1182, dated 30/06/2016 for theconsultingservices titled "Need Assessment for e-GP roll-out and Capacity Development Consultant [Contract Package # S 90(AF2)]"under Public Procurement Reform Project II is hereby changed as under: Subject Original Date Amendment Date Proposalsubmission deadline 25/07/2016 By 1700 hours (BST)(GMT + 6hours) 08/08/2016 By 1700 hours (BST) (GMT + 6 hours) Md. Faruque Hossain Director General, CPTU, IMED & PD, PPRP-II [3rd Revised) CPTU Bhaban, Planning Commission Campus Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207 e-mail: cptudg@cptu.gov.bd

BD: Modern Grain Storage Facilities - P120583

 | Published November 11, 2015
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Ca Firm For Independent Internal Audit Contract for Consultant's Services ProjectName: Modern Food Storage Facilities Project (MFSP) CreditNo.  52650-BD ContractNo. Package SD-26, CA firm for Independent Internal Audit between Directorate General of Food Represented by Project Director, MFSP and MABS & J PartnersChartered Accountants Dated:  15/10/2015 This CONTRACT(hereinafter called the "Contract")is made the 15 day of the month of October 2015, between, on the one hand, Directorate General of Food(hereinafter called the "Client") and, on the other hand, MABS& J Partners Chartered Accountants  (hereinafter called the "Consultant"). WHEREAS (a)    the Client has requested the Consultant to provide certain consultingservices as defined in this Contract (hereinafter called the "Services"); (b)    the Consultant, having represented to the Client that it has the requiredprofessional skills, expertise and technical resources, has agreed to provide the Services on the terms and conditions set forthinthis Contract; (c)    the Client has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA)toward the cost of the Services and intends to apply a portion of theproceeds of this credit to eligible payments under this Contract, it beingunderstood that (i) payments by the Bank will be madeonly at the request of the Client and upon approval by the Bank; (ii) such payments will be subject, in all respects, to the termsand conditions of the financing agreement, including prohibitions of withdrawal from the credit account for the purpose of anypayment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of the Bank, is prohibitedby the decision of the United Nations Securitycouncil taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations;and (iii) noparty other than the Client shall derive any rights fromthe financing agreement or have any claim to the creditproceeds; NOW THEREFORE the parties hereto hereby agree asfollows: 1.           The following documents attachedhereto shall be deemed to form an integral part of this Contract: (a)    The General Conditions of Contract(including Attachment 1 "Bank Policy ?Corrupt and Fraudulent Practices); (b)    The Special Conditions of Contract; (c)     Appendices: AppendixA:    Terms of Reference AppendixB:    Key Experts AppendixC:    Breakdown of Contract Price AppendixD:    Form of Advance Payments Guarantee In the event of any inconsistency between thedocuments, the following order of precedence shall prevail: the Special Conditions of Contract; the General Conditions of Contract,including Attachment 1; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D. Any reference to this Contract shall include, where thecontext permits, a reference to its Appendices. 2.           The mutual rights and obligations of the Client and theConsultant shall be as set forth in the Contract, in particular: (a)        the Consultant shall carry out the Services inaccordance with the provisions of the Contract; and (b)        the Client shall make payments to the Consultant inaccordance with the provisions of the Contract. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties hereto havecaused this Contract to be signed in their respective names as of the day and year first abovewritten. For and on behalf of Client : Md. Gazi Ur Rahman Project Director (Joint Secretary) Modern Food Storage Facilities Project (MFSP) For and on behalf of  Consultant: ............................................................................. MABS & J Partners Chartered Accountants I.            General Conditions ofContractA.  GeneralProvisions 1.      Definitions 1.1.     Unless the context otherwise requires, thefollowing terms whenever used in this Contract have the following meanings: (a)       "ApplicableGuidelines" means Guidelines forSelection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World BankBorrowers, dated January 2011. (b)       "ApplicableLaw" means the laws and any otherinstruments having the force of lawin the Client's country, or in such other country as may be specifiedin the Special Conditions of Contract (SCC), as they may be issued and in force from time totime. (c)       "Bank" means theInternational Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) or the International Development Association (IDA). (d)       "Borrower" meansthe Government, Government agency or other entity that signs the financing agreement with the Bank. (e)       "Client" meansthe implementing agency that signs the Contract for the Services with the Selected Consultant. (f)          "Consultant" means a legally-established professional consulting firm or entity selected by the Client to providethe Services under the signed Contract. (g)       "Contract" means the legally binding written agreement signed between the Client and the Consultant and which includes all the attached documentslisted in its paragraph 1 of the Form of Contract (the General Conditions (GCC), the Special Conditions (SCC), and theAppendices). (h)        "Day" means a working day unless indicated otherwise. (i)         "Effective Date" means the date on which thisContract comes into force and effect pursuant to Clause GCC 11. (j)          "Experts" means, collectively, Key Experts, Non-Key Experts, or any otherpersonnel of the Consultant, Sub-consultant or JV member(s) assigned bythe Consultant to perform the Services or any part thereofunder the Contract. (k)       "Foreign Currency" means any currency other thanthe currency of the Client's country. (l)         "GCC" means these General Conditions ofContract. (m)    "Government" means the government of the Client'scountry. (n)       "Joint Venture(JV)" means an association with or without a legal personality distinct from that of its members, of more than one entity where onemember has the authority to conduct all businesses for and on behalf of any and all the members of the JV, and where the members ofthe JV are jointly and severally liable to the Client for the performance of the Contract. (o)       "Key Expert(s)"means an individual professional whose skills, qualifications, knowledge and experience are critical to the performance of theServices under the Contract and whose Curricula Vitae (CV) was taken into account in the technical evaluation of the Consultant'sproposal. (p)       "Local Currency" means the currency of theClient's country. (q)       "Non-KeyExpert(s)" means an individual professional provided by the Consultant or its Sub-consultant to perform the Services or any partthereof under the Contract. (r)         "Party" means the Client or the Consultant, as the case may be, and "Parties" means both ofthem. (s)        "SCC"means the Special Conditions of Contract bywhich the GCC may be amended or supplemented but not over-written. (t)        "Services" means the work to be performed by theConsultant pursuant to this Contract, as described in Appendix A hereto. (u)       "Sub-consultants" means an entity to whom/which theConsultant subcontracts any part of the Services while remaining solely liable forthe execution of the Contract. (v)       "Third Party" means any person or entity otherthan the Government, the Client, the Consultant or a Sub-consultant. 2.      Relationship between the Parties 2.1.          Nothing containedherein shall be construed asestablishing a relationship of master and servant or of principal and agent as between the Client and the Consultant.  The Consultant, subject to this Contract, has complete charge of the Experts andSub-consultants, if any, performing the Services and shall be fully responsible for the Services performed by them or on theirbehalf hereunder. 3.      Law Governing Contract 3.1.          This Contract, its meaning and interpretation,and the relation between the Parties shall be governed by the Applicable Law. 4.      Language 4.1.          This Contract has been executed in the languagespecified in the SCC, which shall be the binding and controllinglanguage for allmatters relating to the meaning or interpretation ofthis Contract. 5.      Headings 5.1.          The headings shall not limit, alter or affectthe meaning of this Contract. 6.      Communications 6.1.          Any communicationrequired or permitted to begiven or made pursuant to this Contract shall be in writing in the language specified in Clause GCC 4. Any suchnotice, request orconsent shall be deemed to have been given or madewhen delivered in person to an authorized representative of the Partyto whom thecommunication is addressed, or when sent to such Party atthe address specified in the SCC. 6.2.          A Party may change its address for noticehereunder by giving the other Party any communication of such change to the address specified in the SCC. 7.      Location 7.1.          The Services shall be performed at suchlocations as are specified in Appendix A hereto and, where the location of a particulartask is not so specified, at such locations, whether in the Government's country or elsewhere, as the Client mayapprove. 8.      Authority of Member in Charge 8.1.          In case the Consultant is a Joint Venture, themembers hereby authorize the member specified in the SCC to act on their behalf inexercising all the Consultant's rights and obligations towards the Client under this Contract, including without limitation thereceiving of instructions and payments from the Client. 9.      Authorized Representatives 9.1.          Any action required or permitted to be taken,and any document required or permitted to be executed under this Contract by the Client or the Consultant may be taken or executedby the officials specified in the SCC. 10. Corrupt and FraudulentPractices 10.1.       The Bank requirescompliance with its policy in regard to corrupt andfraudulentpractices as set forth in Attachment 1 to the GCC. a.       Commissions and Fees 10.2.       The Client requires the Consultant to disclose any commissions, gratuities or fees that may have been paid orare to be paid to agents or anyother party with respect to the selection process or execution of the Contract.  Theinformation disclosed must include at least the name and address of the agent or other party, the amount and currency,and thepurpose of the commission, gratuity or fee. Failure to disclose such commissions, gratuities or fees may result in termination ofthe Contract and/or sanctions by the Bank. B.  Commencement, Completion,Modification and Termination of Contract11. Effectiveness ofContract 11.1.      This Contract shall come into force andeffect on the date (the"Effective Date") of the Client's notice to the Consultant instructing the Consultant to begin carrying out the Services.  This notice shall confirm that the effectiveness conditions, if any, listed in the SCC have been met. 12. Termination of Contract forFailure to Become Effective 12.1.      If this Contract has not become effective within such time periodafter the date of Contract signature as specified in the SCC, either Party may, by notless than twenty two (22) days written notice to theother Party, declare this Contract to be null and void, and in the event ofsuch a declaration by either Party, neither Party shall have any claim against the other Party with respecthereto. 13. Commencement ofServices 13.1.      The Consultant shall confirm availability of Key Experts and begincarrying out the Services not later than the number of days after the Effective Date specified in the SCC. 14. ExpirationofContract 14.1.      Unless terminated earlier pursuant to Clause GCC 19 hereof, thisContract shall expire at the end of such time period after the Effective Date as specified in the SCC. 15. EntireAgreement 15.1.      This Contract contains all covenants, stipulations and provisionsagreed by the Parties.  No agent or representative of either Party hasauthority tomake, and the Parties shall not be bound by or be liablefor, any statement, representation, promise or agreement not set forthherein. 16. Modifications orVariations 16.1.      Any modification or variation of the terms and conditions of thisContract, including any modification or variation of the scope of the Services, may only be madeby written agreement between theParties. However, each Party shall give due consideration to any proposals for modification or variation made by the otherParty. 16.2.      In cases of substantial modifications or variations, the prior writtenconsent of the Bank is required. 17. ForceMajeure a.      Definition 17.1.      Forthe purposes of this Contract, "ForceMajeure" means an event which is beyond the reasonable control of a Party, is not foreseeable, is unavoidable, and makes a Party'sperformance of its obligations hereunderimpossible or so impractical as reasonably to be considered impossible under thecircumstances, and subject to those requirements, includes, but is not limited to, war, riots, civil disorder, earthquake,fire,explosion, storm, flood or other adverse weather conditions, strikes,lockouts or other industrial action confiscation or anyother action by Government agencies. 17.2.      Force Majeure shall not include (i) any eventwhich is caused by the negligence or intentional action of a Party or such Party's Experts, Sub-consultants or agents or employees,nor (ii) any event which a diligentParty could reasonably have been expected to both take into account at the time of theconclusion of this Contract, and avoid or overcome in the carrying out of its obligations hereunder. 17.3.      Force Majeure shall not include insufficiency offunds or failure to makeany payment required hereunder. b.       No Breach of Contract 17.4.      Thefailure of a Party to fulfill any of itsobligations hereunder shall not be considered to be a breach of, or default under, this Contract insofar as such inability arisesfrom an event of Force Majeure, provided that the Party affected by such an event has taken all reasonable precautions, due careand reasonable alternative measures, all with theobjective of carrying out the terms and conditions of this Contract. c.       Measures to be Taken 17.5.      A Party affected by an event of Force Majeureshall continue to perform its obligations under the Contract as far as is reasonably practical, and shall take all reasonablemeasures to minimize the consequences of any event of Force Majeure. 17.6.      A Party affected by an event of Force Majeureshall notify the other Party of such event as soon as possible, and in any case not later than fourteen (14) calendar daysfollowing the occurrence of such event, providing evidence of the nature and cause of such event, and shall similarly give writtennotice of the restoration of normal conditions as soon as possible. 17.7.      Anyperiod within which a Party shall, pursuantto this Contract, complete any action or task, shall be extended for a period equal to the timeduring which such Party was unableto perform such action as a resultof Force Majeure. 17.8.      During the period of their inability to performthe Services as a result of an event of Force Majeure, the Consultant, upon instructions by theClient, shalleither: (a)    demobilize, in which case the Consultant shall be reimbursedfor additional coststhey reasonably and necessarily incurred, and, if required by the Client, in reactivating the Services;or (b)    continue with the Services to the extent reasonably possible, in which case theConsultant shall continue to be paid under the terms of this Contract and be reimbursed for additional costs reasonably andnecessarily incurred. 17.9.      In the case of disagreement between the Partiesas to the existence or extent of Force Majeure, the matter shall be settled according to Clauses GCC 44 &45. 18. Suspension 18.1.        The Client may, by written notice of suspensionto the Consultant, suspend all payments to the Consultant hereunder if the Consultant fails to perform any of its obligations underthis Contract, including the carrying out of the Services, provided that such notice of suspension (i) shall specify the nature ofthe failure, and (ii) shall request the Consultant to remedy such failure withina period not exceeding thirty (30) calendar daysafter receipt by theConsultant of such notice of suspension. 19. Termination 19.1.     This Contractmay be terminated by either Party as per provisions set up below: a.       By the Client 19.1.1.    The Client may terminate this Contract in case of the occurrence of any of the events specified in paragraphs (a) through(f) of this Clause. In such an occurrence the Client shall give at least thirty (30) calendar days' written noticeof termination tothe Consultant in case of the events referred to in(a) through (d); at least sixty (60) calendar days' written notice incase of theevent referred to in (e); and at least five (5) calendar days' written notice in case of the event referred to in (f): (a)      If the Consultant fails to remedy a failure in the performance ofits obligations hereunder, as specified in a notice of suspension pursuant to Clause GCC 18; (b)      If the Consultant becomes (or, if the Consultantconsists of morethan one entity, if any of its members becomes) insolvent or bankrupt or enter into any agreements with their creditors for reliefof debt or take advantage of any law for the benefit of debtors or go into liquidation or receivership whether compulsory orvoluntary; (c)      If the Consultant fails to comply with any finaldecision reached asa result of arbitration proceedings pursuant to Clause GCC 45.1; (d)      If, as the result of Force Majeure, the Consultant is unable toperform a material portion of the Services for a period of not less than sixty (60) calendar days; (e)      If the Client, in its sole discretion and for any reason whatsoever,decides to terminate this Contract; (f)       If the Consultant fails to confirm availability of Key Expertsas required in Clause GCC 13. 19.1.2.     Furthermore, if the Client determines that the Consultant has engaged incorrupt, fraudulent,collusive, coercive or obstructive practices, incompeting for or in executing the Contract, then the Client may, after givingfourteen (14) calendar days written notice to the Consultant,terminate the Consultant's employment under the Contract. b.       By the Consultant 19.1.3.     The Consultant may terminate this Contract, by not less than thirty (30) calendar days' writtennotice to the Client, in case of the occurrence of any of the events specified in paragraphs (a) through (d) of thisClause. (a)     If the Client fails to pay any money due to the Consultant pursuant tothis Contract and not subject to dispute pursuant toClause GCC 45.1 within forty-five (45) calendar days after receiving writtennotice from the Consultant that such payment is overdue. (b)     If, as the result of Force Majeure, the Consultant isunable to perform amaterial portion of the Services for a period of not less than sixty (60) calendar days. (c)     If the Client fails to comply with any final decisionreached as a resultof arbitration pursuant to Clause GCC 45.1. (d)     If the Client is in material breach of its obligations pursuant to thisContract and has not remedied the same within forty-five (45) days (or such longer period as the Consultant may have subsequentlyapproved in writing) following the receipt by the Client of the Consultant's notice specifying suchbreach. c.       Cessation of Rights and Obligations 19.1.4.     Upon termination of this Contract pursuant to Clauses GCC 12 or GCC 19 hereof, or uponexpiration of this Contract pursuant to Clause GCC 14, allrights and obligations of the Parties hereunder shall cease, except (i)such rights and obligations as may have accrued on the date of termination or expiration, (ii) the obligation of confidentialityset forth in Clause GCC 22, (iii) the Consultant's obligation to permit inspection, copying and auditing of their accounts andrecords set forth in Clause GCC 25, and (iv) any right which a Party may have under the ApplicableLaw. d.       Cessation of Services 19.1.5.     Upon termination of this Contract by notice of either Party to the other pursuant to Clauses GCC19a or GCC 19b, the Consultant shall, immediately upon dispatch or receipt of such notice, take all necessary steps tobring theServices to a close in a prompt and orderly manner and shall make every reasonable effort to keep expenditures for this purpose toa minimum. With respect to documents prepared by the Consultant and equipment and materials furnished by the Client, the Consultantshall proceed as provided, respectively, by Clauses GCC 27 or GCC 28. e.       Payment upon Termination 19.1.6.     Upon termination of this Contract, the Client shall make the following payments to theConsultant: (a)    payment for Services satisfactorily performed prior to the effective date oftermination; and (b)    in the case of termination pursuant to paragraphs (d) and (e) of Clause GCC19.1.1, reimbursement of any reasonable cost incidental to the prompt and orderly termination of this Contract, including the costof the return travel of the Experts. C.  Obligations of theConsultant20. General a.       Standard of Performance 20.1     The Consultant shall perform the Services and carry out the Services with all due diligence,efficiency and economy, in accordance with generally accepted professional standards and practices, and shall observe soundmanagement practices, and employ appropriate technology and safe and effective equipment, machinery, materials and methods. TheConsultant shall always act, in respect of any matter relating to this Contract or to the Services, as a faithful adviser to theClient, and shall at alltimes support and safeguard the Client's legitimate interests in any dealings with the thirdparties. 20.2.    The Consultant shall employ and provide such qualified and experienced Experts and Sub-consultants asare required to carry out the Services. 20.3.    The Consultant may subcontract part of the Services to an extent and with such Key Experts andSub-consultants as may be approved in advance by the Client. Notwithstanding such approval, the Consultant shall retain fullresponsibility for the Services. b.       Law Applicable to Services 20.4.     The Consultant shall perform the Services in accordance with the Contract andthe Applicable Lawand shall take all practicable steps to ensure that any of its Experts and Sub-consultants, comply with the Applicable Law. 20.5.     Throughout theexecution of the Contract, the Consultant shall comply with the import of goodsand services prohibitions in the Client's country when (a)     as a matter of law or official regulations, the Borrower'scountry prohibits commercial relations with that country; or (b)     by an act of compliance with adecision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the Borrower'sCountry prohibits any import of goods from that country or any payments to any country, person, or entity inthat country. 20.6.     The Client shall notify the Consultant in writing of relevant local customs, and the Consultantshall, after such notification, respect such customs. 21. Conflict ofInterests 21.1.     The Consultant shall hold the Client's interests paramount, without any consideration for futurework, and strictly avoid conflict with other assignments or their own corporate interests. a.       Consultant Not to Benefit from Commissions,Discounts, etc. 21.1.1      The payment of the Consultant pursuant to GCC F (Clauses GCC 38through 42) shall constitute the Consultant's only payment in connection with this Contract and, subject to Clause GCC 21.1.3,theConsultant shall not accept for its own benefit any trade commission, discount or similar payment in connection with activitiespursuant to this Contract or in the discharge of its obligations hereunder, and the Consultant shall use its best efforts to ensurethat any Sub-consultants, as well as the Experts and agents of either of them, similarly shall not receive any such additionalpayment. 21.1.2      Furthermore, if the Consultant, as part of the Services, has theresponsibility of advising the Client on the procurement of goods, works or services, the Consultant shall comply with the Bank'sApplicable Guidelines, and shall at all times exercise such responsibility in the best interest of the Client. Any discounts orcommissions obtained by the Consultant in the exercise of such procurement responsibility shall be for the account of theClient. b.       Consultant and Affiliates Not to Engage in CertainActivities 21.1.3     The Consultant agrees that, during the term of this Contract and after its termination, theConsultant and any entity affiliated with the Consultant, as well as any Sub-consultants and any entity affiliated with suchSub-consultants, shall be disqualified from providing goods, works or non-consulting services resulting from or directly related tothe Consultant's Services for the preparation or implementation of the project, unless otherwise indicated in the SCC. c.       Prohibition of ConflictingActivities 21.1.4     The Consultant shall not engage, and shall cause its Experts as well as itsSub-consultants notto engage, either directly or indirectly, in any business or professional activities that would conflict with the activitiesassigned to them under this Contract. d.       Strict Duty to Disclose ConflictingActivities 21.1.5     The Consultant has an obligation and shall ensure that its Experts and Sub-consultants shallhave an obligation to disclose any situation of actual or potential conflict that impacts their capacity to serve the bestinterestof their Client, or that may reasonably be perceived as having this effect. Failure to disclose said situations may lead to thedisqualification of the Consultant or the termination of its Contract. 22. Confidentiality 22.1      Exceptwith the prior written consent of the Client, the Consultant and the Experts shallnot at any time communicate to any person or entity any confidential information acquired in the course of the Services, nor shallthe Consultant and the Experts make public the recommendations formulated in the course of, or as a result of, theServices. 23. Liability of theConsultant 23.1      Subject to additional provisions, if any, set forthin the SCC, the Consultant's liability under this Contract shall be provided by theApplicable Law. 24. Insurance to be Taken out bythe Consultant 24.1      The Consultant (i) shall take out and maintain, and shall cause any Sub-consultants totake out and maintain, at its (or the Sub-consultants',as the case may be) own cost but on terms and conditions approved by theClient, insurance against the risks, and for the coverage specified in the SCC, and(ii) at the Client's request, shall provide evidence to the Client showing that such insurance has been taken out and maintainedand that the current premiums therefore have been paid. The Consultant shall ensure that such insurance is in place prior tocommencing the Services as stated in Clause GCC 13. 25. Accounting, Inspection andAuditing 25.1      The Consultant shall keep, and shall make all reasonable efforts to cause itsSub-consultants to keep, accurate and systematic accounts and records in respect of the Services and in such form and detail aswill clearly identify relevant time changes and costs. 25.2      The Consultant shall permit and shall cause its Sub-consultants to permit, the Bank and/orpersons appointed by the Bank to inspect the Site and/or all accounts and records relating to the performance of the Contract andthe submission of the Proposal to provide the Services, and to have such accounts and records audited by auditors appointed by theBank ifrequested by the Bank. The Consultant's attention is drawn to Clause GCC 10 which provides, inter alia, that acts intendedto materially impede the exercise of the Bank's inspection and audit rights provided for under this Clause GCC25.2 constitute aprohibited practice subject to contract termination (as well as to a determination of ineligibility under the Bank's prevailingsanctions procedures.) 26. ReportingObligations 26.1      The Consultant shall submit to the Client the reports and documents specified in Appendix A, in the form, in the numbers and within the time periods set forth in the saidAppendix. 27. Proprietary Rights of theClient in Reports and Records 27.1      Unless otherwise indicated in the SCC, allreports and relevant data and information such as maps,diagrams, plans, databases, other documents and software, supporting recordsor material compiled or prepared by the Consultant for the Client in the course of the Services shall be confidential and becomeandremain the absolute property of the Client. The Consultant shall, notlater than upon termination or expiration of this Contract,deliver all such documents to the Client, together with a detailed inventory thereof. The Consultant may retain a copy of suchdocuments, data and/orsoftware but shall not use the same for purposes unrelated to this Contract without prior written approval ofthe Client. 27.2      If license agreements are necessary or appropriate between theConsultant and third parties for purposes of development of the plans, drawings,specifications, designs, databases, other documents and software, the Consultant shallobtain the Client's prior written approval to such agreements, and the Client shall be entitled at its discretion to requirerecovering the expenses related to the development of the program(s) concerned.  Otherrestrictions about the future use of these documents and software, if any, shall be specified in the SCC. 28.        Equipment, Vehicles andMaterials 28.1      Equipment, vehicles and materials made available to the Consultant by the Client, orpurchased by the Consultant wholly or partly with funds provided by the Client, shall be the property of the Client and shall bemarked accordingly.  Upon termination or expiration of this Contract, the Consultantshall make available to the Client an inventory of such equipment, vehicles andmaterials and shall dispose of such equipment,vehicles and materialsin accordance with the Client's instructions. While in possession of such equipment, vehicles and materials,the Consultant, unless otherwise instructed by the Client in writing, shall insure them at the expense of the Client in an amountequal to their full replacement value. 28.2      Any equipment or materials brought by the Consultant or its Expertsinto the Client's country for the use either for the project or personal use shall remain the property of the Consultantor theExperts concerned, as applicable. D.  Consultant's Experts andSub-Consultants29. Description of KeyExperts 29.1      The title, agreed job description, minimum qualification and estimated period ofengagement to carry out the Services of each of the Consultant's Key Experts are described in Appendix B. 30. Replacement of KeyExperts 30.1      Except as the Client may otherwise agree in writing, no changes shall bemade in the KeyExperts. 30.2      Notwithstanding the above, the substitution of Key Experts duringContract execution may be considered only based on the Consultant's written request and due to circumstances outside the reasonablecontrol of the Consultant, including but not limited to death or medical incapacity. In such case, the Consultant shall forthwithprovide as a replacement, a person of equivalent or better qualifications and experience, and at the same rate ofremuneration. 31. Removal ofExperts orSub-consultants 31.1      If the Client finds that any of the Experts or Sub-consultant has committed seriousmisconduct or has been charged with having committed a criminal action, or shall the Client determine that Consultant's Expert ofSub-consultant have engaged in corrupt, fraudulent, collusive, coercive or obstructivepractice while performing the Services, theConsultant shall, at the Client's written request, provide a replacement. 31.2      In the event that any of Key Experts, Non-Key Experts or Sub-consultants is found by theClient to be incompetent or incapable in discharging assigned duties, the Client, specifying the grounds therefore, may request theConsultant to provide a replacement. 31.3      Any replacement of the removed Experts or Sub-consultants shall possess better qualifications and experience and shall be acceptable to theClient. 31.4      The Consultant shall bear all costs arising out of or incidental to any removal and/orreplacement of such Experts. E.  Obligations of theClient32. AssistanceandExemptions 32.1      Unless otherwise specified in the SCC, theClient shall use its best efforts to: (a)     Assist the Consultant with obtaining work permits and such other documentsas shall be necessary to enable the Consultant to perform the Services. (b)     Assist the Consultant with promptly obtaining, for the Experts and, ifappropriate, their eligible dependents, all necessary entry and exit visas, residence permits, exchange permits and any otherdocuments required for their stay in the Client's  country while carrying out theServices under the Contract. (c)     Facilitate prompt clearance through customs of any property required forthe Services and of the personal effects of the Experts and their eligible dependents. (c)     Issue to officials, agents and representatives of the Government all suchinstructions and information as maybe necessary or appropriate for the prompt and effective implementation of theServices. (d)     Assist the Consultant and the Experts and any Sub-consultants employed bythe Consultant for the Services with obtaining exemption from any requirement to register or obtainany permit to practice theirprofession or to establish themselves either individually or as a corporate entity in the Client's country according to theapplicable law in the Client's country. (e)     Assist the Consultant, any Sub-consultants and the Experts of either ofthem with obtaining the privilege, pursuant to the applicable law in the Client's country, of bringing intothe Client's countryreasonable amounts of foreign currency for the purposes of the Services or for the personal use of the Experts and of withdrawingany such amounts as may be earned therein by the Experts in the execution of the Services. (f)      Provide to the Consultant any such other assistance as may bespecified in the SCC. 33. Access to ProjectSite 33.1      The Client warrants that the Consultant shall have, free of charge, unimpeded access tothe project site in respect of which access is required for the performance of the Services. The Client will be responsible for any damage to the project site or any property thereon resulting from such access andwill indemnify the Consultant and each of the experts in respect of liability for any such damage, unless such damage is caused bythe willful default or negligence of the Consultant or any Sub-consultants or the Experts of either ofthem. 34.Change in the Applicable Law Related toTaxes and Duties 34.1      If, after the date of this Contract, there is any change in the applicable law in theClient's country with respect to taxes and duties which increases or decreases the cost incurred by the Consultant in performingthe Services, then the remuneration and reimbursable expenses otherwise payable to the Consultant under this Contract shall beincreased or decreased accordingly by agreement between the Parties hereto, and corresponding adjustments shall be made to theContract price  amount specified in Clause GCC 38.1 35. Services, Facilities andProperty of the Client 35.1      The Client shall make available to the Consultant and the Experts, for the purposes of theServices and free of any charge, the services, facilities and property described in the Terms of Reference (Appendix A) at the times and in the manner specified in said AppendixA. 36. CounterpartPersonnel 36.1      The Client shall make available to the Consultant free of charge such professional andsupport counterpart personnel, to be nominated by the Client with the Consultant's advice, if specified in Appendix A. 36.2      Professional and support counterpart personnel, excluding Client's liaison personnel,shall work under the exclusive direction of the Consultant.  If any member of thecounterpart personnel fails to perform adequately any work assigned tosuch member by the Consultant that is consistent with theposition occupied by such member, the Consultant may request the replacement of such member, and the Client shall not unreasonablyrefuse to act upon such request. 37. PaymentObligation 37.1      Inconsideration of the Services performed by the Consultant under this Contract, theClient shall make such payments to the Consultant for the deliverables specified in Appendix A and in such manner as is provided by GCC Fbelow. F.  Payments to theConsultant 38. Contract Price 38.1      The Contract price is fixed andis set forth in the SCC. The Contract price breakdown is provided in Appendix C. 38.2      Any change to the Contract price specified in Clause 38.1 can bemade only if the Parties have agreed to the revised scope of Services pursuant to Clause GCC 16 and have amended in writing theTerms of Reference in Appendix A. 39. Taxes andDuties 39.1      The Consultant, Sub-consultants and Experts are responsible for meeting any and all taxliabilities arising out of the Contract unless it is stated otherwise in the SCC. 39.2      Asan exception to the above and as stated in the SCC, all local identifiable indirect taxes (itemized and finalized at Contract negotiations) are reimbursed to theConsultant or are paid by the Client on behalf of the Consultant. 40. Currency ofPayment 40.1      Any payment under this Contract shall be made in the currency(ies) of theContract. 41. Mode of Billing andPayment 41.1      The total payments under this Contract shall not exceed the Contract price set forth inClause GCC 38.1. 41.2      The payments under this Contract shall be made in lump-sum installments againstdeliverables specified in Appendix A. The payments will be made according to thepaymentschedule stated in the SCC. 41.2.1      Advancepayment:Unless otherwise indicated in the SCC, an advance payment shall be made against an advance payment bank guarantee acceptable to the Client in anamount (oramounts) and in a currency (or currencies) specified in the SCC. Suchguarantee (i) is to remain effective until the advance payment has been fully set off, and (ii)is to be in the form set forth in Appendix D, or in such other form as the Client shall have approved in writing. The advance payments will be set off by the Client in equal portions against the lump-suminstallments specified in the SCC until said advance payments have been fully set off. 41.2.2      The Lump-Sum Installment Payments. The Client shall pay the Consultant within sixty(60) days after the receiptby the Client of the deliverable(s) and the cover invoice for the related lump-sum installmentpayment.   The payment can be withheld if the Client does not approve thesubmitted deliverable(s) as satisfactory in which case the Client shall provide comments to the Consultant within the same sixty(60) days period. The Consultant shall thereupon promptly make any necessary corrections, and thereafter the foregoing processshall be repeated. 41.2.3      The Final Payment .The final payment under this Clauseshall be made only after the final report l have been submittedby the Consultant and approved as satisfactory by the Client.  The Services shall thenbe deemed completed and finally accepted by the Client. The last lump-sum installment shall be deemed approved for payment by theClient  within ninety (90) calendar days after receipt of the final report by theClient unless the Client, within such ninety (90) calendar day period, gives written notice to the Consultant specifying in detaildeficiencies in the Services, the final report.  The Consultant shall thereuponpromptly make any necessary corrections, and thereafter the foregoing process shall be repeated.  41.2.4 All payments under this Contract shall be made to the accounts of the Consultant specified in the SCC. 41.2.4      With theexception of the final payment under 41.2.3 above, payments do not constitute acceptance of the whole Services nor relieve theConsultant of any obligations hereunder. 42.Intereston Delayed Payments 42.1      Ifthe Client had delayed payments beyond fifteen (15) days after the due date stated inClause GCC 41.2.2 , interest shall be paid to the Consultant on any amount due by, not paid on, such due date for each day of delayat the annual rate stated in the SCC. G.  Fairness and GoodFaith43. GoodFaith 43.1      The Parties undertake to act in good faith with respect to each other's rights under thisContract and to adopt all reasonable measures to ensure therealization of the objectives of thisContract. H.  Settlement ofDisputes44.Amicable Settlement 44.1      The Parties shall seek to resolve any dispute amicably by mutual consultation. 44.2      Ifeither Party objects to any action or inaction of the other Party, the objecting Partymay file a written Notice of Dispute to the other Party providing in detail the basis of the dispute. The Party receiving theNotice of Dispute will consider it and respond in writing within fourteen (14) days after receipt. If that Party fails to respondwithinfourteen (14) days, or the dispute cannot be amicably settled within fourteen (14) days following the response of that Party,Clause GCC 49.1 shall apply. 45. DisputeResolution 45.1      Any dispute between the Parties arising under or relatedto thisContract that cannot be settled amicably may be referred to by either Party to the adjudication/arbitration in accordance with theprovisions specified in the SCC. II.General Conditions Attachment 1: Bank's Policy ? Corrupt and FraudulentPractices (the text in this Attachment 1 shall not bemodified) Guidelinesfor Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, dated January2011: "Fraudand Corruption 1.23 It is the Bank's policy to require thatBorrowers (including beneficiaries ofBank loans), consultants, and their agents (whether declared or not),sub-contractors,sub-consultants, service providers, or suppliers, and any personnel thereof,  observethe highest standard of ethics during the selection and execution of Bank-financed contracts [footnote: In this context, any actiontaken by a consultant or any of its personnel, or its agents, or its sub-consultants, sub-contractors, services providers,suppliers, and/ortheir employees, to influence the selection process or contract execution for undue advantage is improper.]. Inpursuance of this policy, the Bank: (a)        defines, for the purposes of this provision, theterms setforth below as follows: (i)   "corruptpractice" is the offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting, directly or indirectly, of anything of value to influence improperlythe actions of another party[1]; (ii)     "fraudulent practice" is any act or omission, including misrepresentation, that knowingly or recklesslymisleads, orattempts to mislead, a party to obtain financial or other benefit or to avoid an obligation[2]; (iii)   "collusive practices" is an arrangement between two or more parties designed to achieve an improperpurpose, including to influence improperly the actions of another party[3]; (iv)    "coercivepractices" is impairing or harming, or threatening to impair or harm, directly or indirectly, any party or the property of theparty to influence improperly the actions of a party[4]; (v)     "obstructive practice" is (aa)  deliberately destroying, falsifying, altering, or concealing of evidence material to theinvestigation or making false statements to investigators in order to materially impede a Bank investigation into allegations of acorrupt, fraudulent, coercive, or collusive practice; and/or threatening, harassing, or intimidating any party to prevent it fromdisclosing its knowledge of matters relevant to the investigation or from pursuing the investigation,or (bb)  acts intended to materially impede the exercise of the Bank's inspection and auditrights; (b) will reject a proposal for award if it determines that the consultant recommended foraward or anyof its personnel, or its agents, or its sub-consultants,sub-contractors, services providers, suppliers, and/or their employees,has, directly or indirectly, engaged in corrupt, fraudulent, collusive, coercive, or obstructive practices in competing for thecontract in question; (c) will declare misprocurement and cancel the portion of the Loan allocated to a contract if itdetermines at any time that representatives of the Borrower orof a recipient of any part of the proceeds of the Loan were engagedin corrupt, fraudulent, collusive, coercive, or obstructive  practices during theselection process or the implementation of the contract in question, without the Borrower having taken timely and appropriateaction satisfactory to the Bank to address such practices when they occur, including by failing to inform the Bank in a timelymanner they knew of the practices; (d) will sanction afirm or an individual at any time, in accordance with prevailing Bank's sanctionsprocedures[5], including bypublicly declaring such firm or an ineligible, either indefinitely or for a statedperiod of time: (i) to be awarded a Bank-financedcontract, and (ii) to be a nominated[6] sub-consultant,supplier, or service provider of an otherwise eligible firm being awarded a Bank-financed contract. II.            Special Conditions ofContract Number ofGC Clause Amendments of, and Supplements to, Clauses in the General Conditions of Contract 1.1(b) and3.1 TheContract shall be construed in accordance with the law of Bangladesh. 4.1 The language is:English. 6.1 and6.2 The addresses are: Client :            Directorate General ofFood Attention :     Project Director, Modern Food Storage FacilitiesProject Facsimile : E-mail (wherepermitted) :  gaziur60@gmail.com Consultant :  MABS & J Partners, CharteredAccountants Attention :     C.R Mazumder, FCA 21 Purana Paltan Line (4th & 7th Floor), Dhaka-1000 Facsimile :    02-9332936 E-mail (wherepermitted) :  crm@mabsj.com 8.1 [If the Consultant consists only of one entity, state"N/A"; OR If the Consultant is a Joint Venture consisting of more than one entity,the name of the JV member whose addressis specified in Clause SCC6.1 should be inserted here. ] The Lead Member on behalf of the JVis___________ ______________________________ [insert name of themember] 9.1 The Authorized Representatives are: For theClient: Project Director, ModernFood Storage Facilities Project For the Consultant: MABS & J Partners CharteredAccountants 11.1 Thecontract will become effective two weeks after signing of contract. 12.1 Termination of Contract for Failure to Become Effective: The timeperiod shall be 30 days 13.1 Commencement of Services: Thenumber of days shall be Ten Confirmation of Key Experts' availability tostart the Assignment shall be submitted to the Client in writing as a written statement signed by each KeyExpert. 14.1 Expiration of Contract: June 30, 2020 Thetime period shall be 60 (sixty)months. 21 b. TheClient reserves the right to determine on a case-by-case basis whether the Consultant should be disqualified from providing goods,works or non-consulting services due to aconflict of a nature described in Clause GCC 21.1.3 Yes 23.1 No additional provisions. 24.1 Theinsurance coverage against the risks shall be as follows: (a)Professional liability insurance, with a minimum coverage of 100% of contact value (b)     Third Party motor vehicle liability insurance in respect of motor vehiclesoperated in the Client's country bythe Consultant or its Experts or Sub-consultants, with a minimum coverage of in accordance with the applicable law in the Client'scountry; (c)     Third Party liability insurance, with a minimum coverage of in accordance with the applicable law in the Client'scountry; (d)     employer's liability and workers' compensation insurance in respect of theexperts and Sub-consultants in accordance with the relevant provisions of the applicable law in the Client's country, as well as,with respect to such Experts, any such life, health, accident, travel or other insurance as may be appropriate;and (e)     insurance against loss of or damage to (i) equipment purchased in whole orin part with funds provided under this Contract, (ii) the Consultant's property used in the performance of the Services, and (iii)any documents prepared by the Consultant in the performance of the Services. 27.1 None 27.2 The Consultant shallnot use any documents and software,map, data, drawings etc for purposes unrelated to this Contract without the prior written approval of theClient. 38.1 The Contract price is: BDT 73,20,000.00 [Seventy threelakh twenty thousand Taka only ]inclusive of local indirect taxes. Any indirect local taxes chargeable inrespect of this Contract for the Services provided by the Consultant shall be paid on behalf of the Consultant by theClient. The amount of such taxes is BDT18,30,000.00 [Eighteen lakh thirty thousand taka only 39.1 and 39.2 The Client shall pay on behalf of theConsultant, the Sub-consultants and the Experts, any indirect taxes, duties, fees, levies and other impositions imposed, under theapplicable law in the Client's country, on the Consultant, the Sub-consultants and the Experts in respectof: (a)     any payments whatsoever made to the Consultant, Sub-consultants and theExperts (other than nationals or permanent residents of the Client's country), in connection with the carrying out of theServices; (b)     any equipment, materials and supplies brought into the Client's country bythe Consultant or Sub-consultants for the purpose of carrying out the Services and which, after having been brought into suchterritories, will be subsequently withdrawn by them; (c)     any equipment imported for the purpose of carrying out the Services andpaid for out of funds provided by the Client and which is treated as property of the Client; (d)     any property brought into the Client's country by the Consultant, anySub-consultants or the Experts (other than nationals or permanent residents of the Client's country), or the eligible dependents ofsuch experts for their personal use and which will subsequently be withdrawn by them upon their respective departure from theClient's country, provided that: (i) the Consultant,Sub-consultants and experts shall follow the usual customs procedures of the Client's country in importingproperty into theClient's country; and (ii) if the Consultant,Sub-consultants or Experts do not withdraw but dispose of any property in the Client's country upon which customs duties and taxeshave been exempted, the Consultant, Sub-consultants or Experts, as the case may be, (a) shall bear such customsduties and taxes inconformity with the regulations of the Client's country, or (b) shall reimburse them to the Client if they were paid bythe Clientat the time the property in question was brought into the Client's country. 41.2 The payment schedule: Signing - 10% (shall be made against the bank guarantee for the same amount as per GCC 41.2.1) · Final Internal Audit report for 2014-2015 and Recommendation report for Improving activities in theproject - 10% on the remuneration · Final Internal Audit report for 2015-2016 - 10% on the remuneration ·   Final Internal Audit report for 2016-2017 - 15% on the remuneration ·   Final Internal Audit report for 2017-2018 - 15% on the remuneration · FinalInternal Audit report for 2018-2019 - 20% on the remuneration · FinalInternal Audit reportfor 2019-2020 - 20% on the remuneration · FinalCompletion Report ?

RERED II - P131263

Power Cell | Published January 20, 2015  -  Deadline February 12, 2015
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Request For Expressions Of Interest (eoi) For Appointment Of Energy Efficiency & Conservation Expert (individual Consultant) For Sustainable & Renewable Energy Development Authority (sreda) Package No.s-70 This notice has been cancelled as of 20-Jan-2015. Please do notrespond. This notice has been cancelled as of 19-Jan-2015. Please donot respond. Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Ministry of Power, Energy & MineralResources PowerDivision, Power Cell Biddyut Bhaban (Level 10) 1 Abdul Gani Road Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh www.powercell.gov.bd REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR APPOINTMENT OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY&CONSERVATION EXPERT (INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT) FOR SUSTAINABLE & RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (SREDA) PackageNo.S-70 No:27.71.0000.005.10.033.15-60                                                                                                    Date: 18/01/2015 The People'sRepublic of Bangladesh has received a credit from the International Development Agency (IDA)in the amount of US$ 155million towardsthe cost of the Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development II (RERED II) Project and it intends to apply a partof theproceeds of this credit to payment under the contract for the appointment of Energy Efficiency & Conservation Expert (Individual Consultant)for Sustainable & Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA). Power Cell invites applications fromIndividual Consultant who have required experience to the above mentioned consultancyservicesand have experience of similar assignments. Key Functions of the Energy Efficiency & Conservation Expert: The key functions of the "Energy Efficiency & Conservation Expert" is to support buildingorganizational capacity of SREDA to implement National Energy Efficiency & Savings program He/she will closelywork withofficials of SREDA, Stake Holders, Donor agencies, and in coordination with the Institutional Development Specialist (to beappointed by SREDA) for implementing the national energy efficiency and conservation program. More details are available in theTerms of Reference (TOR) which can be downloaded from the website of Power Cell (www.powercell.gov.bd) from the date of publishing ofEOI. Qualification of the Expert: a)Minimum B. Sc (Engineering) or M.Sc. in equivalent discipline, b). Post graduate degree preferable, c) Professional degreerelated to Energy efficiency/energy audit/Engineering etc. Requisite Experience AndCompetence Of The Expert: i)Minimum 20 years ofprofessional experience of which 10 years in related subject of which at least 5 years is out of home country; ii) Extensiveexperience in energy efficiency work, particularly with design and implementation of energy efficiency strategies, programs andpolicies with focus on the demand side; iii) Good analytical skills, communications abilities, and ability to motivate other teammembers and counterparts. More details are available in the Terms of Reference (TOR) which can be downloaded from the website ofPower Cell (www.powercell.gov.bd) from the date of publishing ofEOI. Duration of theAssignment: The assignment will be based atDhaka. The period of initial contract will be for 12 (twelve) months with a possibility of extension for another 1(one) year. TheEE&C Specialist will be accountable to the Chairman, SREDA. Selection Procedure:Applicants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank's Guidelines. The consultant will beselected based on the following evaluation criteria: Educational Qualification Overall work experience Work experience in energy efficiency& conservation Work experience in donor fundedprojects Understanding of GOB & WBGuidelines and regulations Remuneration :Negotiable Expression of Interest (2 copies) must be delivered to the address below within 12thFebruary, 2015, 12:00 hrs. Any submission received after the deadline will not be accepted. Detail Scope of Work will beavailable in the Terms of Reference (TOR) which can be downloaded fromthe website of Power Cell (www.powercell.gov.bd) from thedate of publishing of EOI. The Authorityreserves the right to accept or rejectall EOIs. (Mohammad Hossain) DirectorGeneral Power Cell Tel: 88 (02)9551261, 9555962, 9566099, 9556577 Fax: 88 (02) 9554664, 9572097 E-mail: dg@powercell.gov.bd

BD Regional Waterway Transport Project 1 - P154511

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) | Published April 13, 2016  -  Deadline May 17, 2016
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Brwtp-s1: Consulting Services For Technical Support, Monitoring And Supervision Of An Output And Performance-basedcontract For Inland Waterway Navigation (opbc-iwn) Government of Bangladesh Ministry of Shipping Bangladesh InlandWater Transport Authority (BIWTA) REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) Notice Number:18.00.0000.187.24.030.15? Date of Publication:13 April  2016 Country: People's Republic of Bangladesh Name ofProject: Bangladesh Regional Waterway TransportProject 1(BRWTP-1) Contract Title:       Consulting Services for Technical Support, Monitoring andSupervision of an Output and Performance-Based Contract for Inland Waterway Navigation (OPBC-IWN) Contract Number: BRWTP-S1 The People's Republic ofBangladesh has applied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the proposed Bangladesh Regional Waterway TransportProject 1 and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The principal tasks under the consulting services ("the Services") will beto: (a)    AssistBIWTA monitor the OPBC-IWN Contractor and verify servicelevels; (b)   Provide technical support and training to BIWTA on the technical, planning, design,implementation, and monitoring aspects of the Output and Performance-Based Contract for Inland Waterway Navigation (OPBC -IWN). The OPBC-IWN Contract includes rehabilitation and improvement works to bring approximately 900km of inland waterway routes to service levels necessary for safe navigation. This includes maintenance dredging works, theinstallation and operation of aids to navigation and the construction of vessel storm shelters. Thereafter, the OPBC-IWN involvespreventative maintenance services to assure advertised depths, the availability of aids to navigation, and the availability ofstorm shelters when needed. The duration of the contract shall be approximately seven (7) years. BIWTA, animplementing agencyof the BRWTP-1 under the Ministry of Shipping of the Government of Bangladesh, now invites eligible consultingfirms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultantsshould provide informationdemonstrating that they have the required capacity and relevant experience to perform the Services. The short-listing criteria,in order of significance,are: ·        Similar experience of performing services of similar nature and complexity in similargeographical regions. Please do not attach experience or job completion certificates at this stage; ·        Personnel with required qualifications and experience (supported with a list of personnel andtheir nature of association with the Consultant e.g. full-time employee, part-time employee, external hire, etc.). Please do notattach CVs at this stage; ·        Corporate capacity of the Consultant (annual turnover for the last 5 years supported withaudited financial statements; logistic support e.g. survey vessels, testing facilities, etc.); ·        General work experience; ·        Business objective and expertise of the Consultant. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank'sGuidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, dated July 2014 ("ConsultantGuidelines") setting forth the WorldBank's policy on conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance theirqualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS)method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Short-listedConsultants will be invited to submit their technical and financialproposals using the Request for Proposal document to be issued to them. InterestedConsultants may obtain further information about the Services at the address belowduring office hours. EOIs must be delivered in written form to the address below by May17,2016. Important information 1)      The interested Consultant must submit one (1) original andtwo (2) copies of Expression of Interest (EOI) along with soft copy (preferably in Microsoft Word) in pen drive orCD; 2)      In the case of an association of two or more Consultants,the submitted EOI must clearly state whether the nature of the association isa joint venture (JV) or sub-consultancy (SC), andclearly identify the role of each member in the association (lead member, JV member, orsub-consultant). Failureto comply with any one of the above two requirements will make the EOI liable to berejected. The expected date of commencement of services is October 2016. The tentative duration of theentire assignment is seven (7) years. Mahmud Hasan Salim Director(Planning) Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) BIWTABuilding (3rd floor) 141-43Motijheel C/A Dhaka1000 Bangladesh. Telephone: +880 2 9563188 Facsimile: +880 2 9588486 E-mail:dpl@biwta.gov.bd; mhasansalim@gmail.com

BD: Clean Air & Sustainable Environment - P098151

Dhaka South City Corporation | Published March 27, 2016  -  Deadline April 18, 2016
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Hiring Of Individual Signal Timingand Sychronization Consultant (international) Government of the People's of Bangladesh Dhaka South City Corporation Office of the Project Director, PIU Clean Air and SustainableEnvironment (CASE) Project Nagar Bhaban (Level 10), Fulbaria, Dhaka -1000 Request for Expressions of Interest  (REOI) for Individual Signal Timing  and Synchronization Consultant  (International), Contract Package No DCCS5A Memo: 46.207.014.09.10.1850.2016                                                                                                                                            Date :02.03.2016 The People's Republic of Bangladesh has obtained a credit inthe amount of about US$ 62.2 million from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Clean Air andSustainable Environment (CASE) Project' are being  implemented by Dhaka South & North City Corporation (DSCC/DNCC) and it intends to apply part of the proceedsto payments for the provision of consultancy services for the project by hiring an  Individual Signal Timing and Synchronization Consultant ( International). 2. Scope of Task /Service: ·       Data Collectionand Verification includes turning movement counts, speed & delay ; intersection delay ,saturation flow rates ,queue length , levelof service; ·      Finalization of signal phasing and synchronizationplans; ·      Recommendation of traffic simulation software; ·      Capacity Developmentincludes capacity assessment and trainingplan, training workshop forDSCC/DNCC and DMP; ·      Assist the client inpreparing reports for the steering andworking committees by developing the agenda and coordinating with the members; ·      Develop a work plan for successfully maintaining and updatingthe synchronization program both for the short term as well as long term plan , which shall cover the functions ,responsibilitiesand frequency of meetings of the working and steering committee; ·       Supervision forimplementation includes the responsibility for the contractors and other consultants in the implementation and operation of optimalcycle plans as well as the synchronized signal timings; ·       Other task/services included in Terms of Reference (ToR); ·       Other dutiesas and whenrequired by the Project Director. 3.   Qualification and Experience: ·       Graduate in either Traffic Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Civil Engineering, ElectricalEngineering, Mechanical Engineering or Communication /Signal Engineering with at least 10 years of experience in traffic,transportation, or signal/ communication engineering works or postgraduate in either Traffic Engineering, TransportationEngineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Communication /Signal Engineering with at least 5years of  experience  in traffic, transportation, or signal/ communication engineering works; ·       At least five years of specific experience as TrafficSignal Timing and or synchronization Consultant inthe  Traffic signal timing/synchronizationmanagement area; ·       Specialized knowledge and significant experience in one or two substantive areas/aspects of traffic signal timing/ synchronization management of the similar geographic environment like Dhakacapital; ·       Knowledge and understanding of urban traffic signal management, specially on Signalization purpose,Signalization elements, Technical approach on Synchronization, hardware & soft of signal system etc; ·       Knowledge and of traffic system and signal coordination, synchronization timing knowledge andexperience; ·       Experience in providing training is essential; ·       Work experience in project in similar environment/geographyfinanced by the World Bank / other development partner will be an added advantage; ·       Strongcommunication skills in presenting, documenting, discussing and resolving difficult issues; ·        Ability to work efficiently andeffectively in a multidisciplinary team in difficult work environment. 4.  The Project Director now invites eligibleapplicants toindicate their interest in providing the services. Applicants are invited to provide information indicating that they are qualifiedto perform the services (complete CV with expected remuneration in US$ and BDT for local expenses). 5.   Terms of Reference (TOR) prescribed CV format willbe available upon request from the address provided below either through email or in person. 6.   The consultant will be selected usingthe selectionof Individual Consultantinaccordance with the current World Bank's Consultants Guidelines. "Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank BorrowersMay 2004, Revised October 2006 ,May 2010 and January 2011 and also PPR 2008 if relevant. 7.   The services will be commenced immediately afterselection at Dhaka, Bangladesh. Consultant's contract duration will be of 10 man months or as agreed between the parties subjecttosatisfactory performance to be evaluated half-yearly. 8.   Expressions of Interest shall be submitted by18/04/2016during office hours on weekdays either in sealed envelope or through email sent to Project Director, and be clearly marked "Requestfor Expressions of Interest for Individual Timing and Signal Synchronization Consultant (International)". 9.   Staggered Input/Services may be allowed fordeserving applicant. 10. The procuring entity reserves the right to accept or reject allREOIs. Md. Shehab Ullah , PEng Project Director,PIU, DSCC &DNCCComponent Clean Air and Sustainable Environment (CASE)Project Dhaka South City Corporation, Nagar Bhaban (Level-10), Room 919, WestBlock Fulbaria, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh Tel. +88029555909, Fax +88029555373 E mail : ullah1993@gmail.com,