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The Enhanced Partnership - Regional Infrastructure Modernisation Programme Framework: CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME - PANEL OF PRE-QUALIFIED CONSULTANTS

 | Published November 14, 2016  -  Deadline December 2, 2016

The Enhanced Partnership Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Modernisation Framework and the District Heating Modernisation Framework: CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME PANEL OF PRE-QUALIFIED CONSULTANTS

 

The Enhanced Partnership Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Modernisation Framework and the District Heating Modernisation Framework (the "Frameworks") are an integral part of the Enhanced Partnership Framework Arrangement ("EPFA") signed between the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the "EBRD" or the "Bank") and the Government of Kazakhstan ("GoK").

 

The EBRD and the GoK have agreed to a packaged Technical Cooperation ("TC") approach that would support all EPFA co-financed sub-projects in Kazakhstan and in 2016 launched a Corporate Development Programme ("CDP") Framework (the "CDP Framework") aimed to support commercialisation of the Bank’s clients.

 

The beneficiaries of the CDP Framework are municipal water/wastewater or district heating enterprises (each, the "Company" or the "Beneficiary"), wholly owned by the respective city or region (each, the "City").

 

Each Beneficiary under the CDP Framework is at differing stages of corporate development and will require a variety of types of support to continue to improve their capacity.

Assignment Description: The EBRD is now seeking to expand the list of consultancy firms prequalified for the CDP assignments under the Framework (the "Consultants") by pre-shortlisting up to eight firms as Preferred Suppliers. The firms pre-shortlisted by the EBRD will be eligible for participation in the next stage of consultant selection – evaluation of proposals for specific assignments - to be managed by EBRD respective clients. The selected Consultants will support the Beneficiaries in implementing individual Corporate Development Programmes over the 2016-2019 period. The Preferred Suppliers shortlist would be refreshed every 1-2 years depending on demand to ensure a competitive approach is maintained.

 

The general scope of services required is described in the terms of reference, which is accessible through this link.

For each individual CDP assignment, a secondary competition will be launched by the Beneficiaries, whereby the EBRD clients will select and engage the Consultants following evaluation of proposals received from the pre-selected Preferred Suppliers.

 

Consultants will be engaged for the individual assignments in accordance with the EBRD’s Procurement Policies and Rules (“PP&Rs”). The Bank, on behalf of the Beneficiary, may send to some or all consultant(s) from the Preferred Suppliers list terms of reference for the individual assignments. Terms of reference will include a description of the tasks to be performed, time-schedules and reporting instructions. The Consultant(s) will respond by sending to the Bank’s Client a technical and financial proposal for the specific assignment together with details of the expert(s) proposed to carry out the work. The Bank’s Client will then assess the response(s) and – subject to successful negotiations – the Bank will issue a contract for the individual assignment for signatures by the Client and the selected Consultant.

Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or groups of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest to be included into preferred suppliers list.

 

Secondary Competition: The secondary competition is expected to be launched in the first quarter of 2017 and run until 2018.


Cost Estimate for an individual CDP for one Client: up to EUR 230,000.00 (exclusive of VAT). Subject to availability of funding.

The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed.


Funding Source: It is expected that the individual assignments will be funded through the EBRD's Technical Cooperation Funds Programme.

 

Eligibility: There are no consultant nationality eligibility restrictions. Consultant selection and contracting will be subject to availability of funding.

Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms preferably with previous project experience related to:
1. Development and implementation of corporate development programmes of comparable nature, scale, and complexity to the CDP.
2. Development and implementation of Financial and Operational Performance Improvement Programmes in organisations comparable to the municipal entities in Kazakhstan.
3. Drafting and implementing Public Service Contract in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan.


The Consultant's team is expected to contain the following key experts:

 

Category

Qualification requirements

1. Key Senior Water and Wastewater Engineering Experts

Expert with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in providing of consultancy support in the municipal water and wastewater sector in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan. Knowledge of KPI for water/waste water utilities is essential.

2. Key Senior District Heating Engineering Expert

Expert with preferably10 years of previous professional experience in providing of consultancy support in the municipal district heating sector in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan. Knowledge of KPI for district heating utilities is essential.

3. Key Senior Business Development, Accounting and Financial Expert

Expert with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in providing business development, accounting and financial advisory services, including to public utilities, in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan.

4. Team Leader

Team leader with preferably 10 years of international and local previous professional experience in providing consultancy support in complex assignment of the similar nature and scale. Team Leader is expected to be involved in all secondary assignment.

5. Key Senior Regulatory and Tariff Expert

Expert with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in tariff regulation in water/waste water and district heating sectors in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan.

6. Key Senior Environmental and Social Expert

Expert with preferably 10 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of comparable assignments and with demonstrated knowledge of the environmental and social standards of the EBRD or other comparable institutions.

7. Key Senior Legal Expert

Expert with preferably 10 years knowledge of local legislation, experience of developing Public Service Contracts, and possibly policy and legal drafting and advisory expertise in working with countries from the region; Understanding of Kazakh legislation is essential. CV shall demonstrate experience with Public Service Contracts, Performance Based Management Contracts drafting and implementation.

 

Only one expert per category shall be included and will be evaluated. This expert will lead and implement respective scope of work on all secondary assignments. Other experts will be evaluated under criteria “Availability of local/junior experts”.

The pool of local/junior experts shall be available to support Key Experts and shall include technical, accounting, legal experts.

All key experts shall be fluent in written and spoken English. It is essential that the Consultant’s team contains Key Experts fluent in Russian. If some of key experts are not fluent in Russian consultant shall demonstrate that high quality translation will be arranged.

Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be shortlisted for this Assignment, the information submitted should include the following:
1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organisation and staffing (max. 2-4 pages).
2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives.

3. Approach and Methodology for CDP assignment, including CVs of key senior experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives.

4. Experts’ fee rates to be proposed for the CDP assignments .
5. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link:

http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc.


The above information should not exceed 25 pages excluding CVs and contact sheet.


The complete expression of interest (including CVs, Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet) should be submitted, in English electronically through e-Selection, to reach the Bank not later than the closing date. The expression of interest should ideally be in one file (pdf) not to exceed 4MB.

EBRD Contact Person:
Larissa Gosling
Technical Co-operation
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN
Tel: + 44 20 73386338
e-mail: GoslingL@ebrd.com

 

Notes:
1. Pre-qualified consultants will be considered for shortlisting for specific CDP assignments by the EBRD clients .
2. The criteria for pre-qualification:
(i) Specific experience and capability of the consultant firm(s) related to the assignment: 20%

(ii) Approach and methodology: 20%

(iii) Qualifications of Key Experts: 50%

(iv) Availability of local/junior staff and knowledge of Russian: 10%

 

International consultancy to provide substantive support to the Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana and to other UNDP Governance Projects

UNDP Country Office - KAZAKHSTAN | Published November 29, 2016  -  Deadline December 11, 2016
The Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana (ACSH), an initiative of the Government of Kazakhstan and the United Nations Development Programme, was established in March 2013 and it is implemented by UNDP. It is a multilateral institutional platform for the continuous exchange of knowledge and experience in the field of civil service development, through fostering partnerships and providing capacity building and peer-to-peer learning activities and evidence-based solutions. The geographical range of participants - currently encompassing 35 countries, demonstrating that partnership for civil service excellence remains a salient need.The United Nations Development Programme, drawing from the best of global practices, contributes to Kazakhstan’s democratic consolidation through the provision of support to institutional reform and fostering dialogue by bringing together key stakeholders in the process. The UNDP works to promote democratic governance through public administration, civil service and judicial reform, electoral and parliamentary support, protection of human rights and enhancement of civil society participation in political decision making. Through its regional projects, it promotes multi-agency cooperation to increase effectiveness of drug control and reinforce border management capacity of national partners in all Central Asian Republics.The Regional Hub produces several publications in the form of research papers, monograms, cases studies and books. Similarly, UNDP’s Governance Cluster publishes numerous knowledge products, position papers and reports every year. For this reason, it intends to hire an international consultant, whose primary scope of work would be to assist in the conception, preparation and publication of knowledge products related to public administration and civil service reform and development. Interested bidders are requested to submit their application using the following link: https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=69584

District Heating Meters Installation Programme - Development of the Programme for IHS Installation

 | Published November 3, 2016  -  Deadline December 1, 2016

Executing Agency (Client):
JSC "Fond Razvitiya ZHKH"
Turan Ave, 65, Astana, Kazakhstan

The Client Contact Person:
Alibek Raipov
JSC "Fond Razvitiya ZHKH"
Turan Ave, 65, Astana, Kazakhstan
Email: alibekraipov@gmail.com
Phone: +7 (7172) 49-56-94

The EBRD Contact Person:
Sophie Medert
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN
Tel: + 44 20 7338 7371
Fax: +44 20 7338 7451
E-mail: MedertS@ebrd.com

Project Description:
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the “EBRD” or the “Bank”) is considering lending to JSC “Fund for Housing Development” (the “Fund”, the "Company" or the “Borrower”), wholly owned by the Government of Kazakhstan (the “GOK”) to co-finance  the National programme for installation of heat and hot water metering devices in district heating facilities in Kazakhstan (the “Programme”).

The second direction of the Fund's activity is a programme for Individual Heat Sub-stations (“IHS") installation ("IHS Programme"). The Fund plans to implement pilot installations of IHSs in 5-7 cities in Kazakhstan.

The Fund is also considering installation of automated meter reading and control systems for electricity (“ASKUE”) in several cities.

Assignment Description:
The Fund now intends to retain a consulting company (the “Consultant”) to develop the programme for IHS installation including the assessment of the Programme's adequacy vis-à-vis best international standards and practices as applicable (the “Assignment”).

The expected outcome of the Assignment is that the IHS and ASKUE programmes are developed for the Fund.

The selected Consultant is expected to provide the following services:
• Economic and financial viability assessment of IHS installation in multi-flat houses in Kazakhstan;
• Assessment of potential water and energy savings from IHS installation for residents and heat suppliers;
• Review of institutional arrangements between heat supply utilities and residential consumers in relation to IHS installation;
• Legal assessment and drafting of documents necessary for the Programme implementation.
• Development of the eligibility criteria for the clients applying for participation in IHS Programme;
• Development of pilot IHS programme for several cities and assistance to the Fund in its implementation
• Development of the  IHS Installation Programme for the Fund  for installation of his in 5-7 cities taking into account results of pilot IHS Programme;
• Preparation of technical specifications for IHS components and installation;
• Development and update of the Environmental and Social Procedures for the Fund to ensure IHS Programme and installation is carried out with due consideration to the environment, health and safety, labour and social matters in line with EBRD requirements.

The Consultant shall also provide recommendations for implementation of the ASKUE pilot project for 1-2 cities if requested by the Fund along the same lines as above.

The Terms of Reference for the Assignment can be accessed here.

Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or group of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest.

Assignment Start Date and Duration: The Assignment is expected to start in Q1 2017 and has an estimated overall duration of 6 months.

Cost Estimate for the Assignment: EUR 200,000 (exclusive of VAT).
The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed.

Funding Source: It is anticipated that the Assignment will be funded by EBRD Shareholder Special Fund. Please note that selection and contracting will be subject to the availability of funding.

Eligibility: There are no eligibility criteria.

Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms with previous project experience related to:

1. development and implementation of IHS installation projects of a comparable nature, scale and complexity to the Assignment in Eastern Europe and/or former CIS countries and with similar climatic conditions;
2. implementing assignments in accordance with the procedures and rules of International Financial Institutions (or similar), such as the World Bank or EBRD.

The Consultant’s expert team is expected to include key experts as follows:

a Key Expert No 1 Team Leader with preferably 10 years of professional experience in comparable assignments in the district heating sector in in Eastern Europe and/or the CIS countries and with similar climatic conditions; and experience of working with IFIs (or similar); 

b Key Expert No 2 Senior District heating, IHS and ASKUE engineer with preferably 5 years professional experience in comparable assignments in the district heating sector in Eastern Europe and/or the CIS countries and with similar climatic conditions;

c. Key Expert No 3 District heating, IHS and ASKUE engineer with previous professional experience in the successful implementation of similar assignments preferably in Kazakhstan.

c. Key Expert No 4 Senior Lawyer with preferably 5 years of professional experience and good knowledge of Kazakhstan legislation, preferably in the housing and utilities sector;

d. Key Expert No 5 Institutional and regulatory Expert with preferably 5 years of professional experience and good knowledge of local legal environment related to housing and communal services and tariff regulation issues in Kazakhstan;

e. Key Expert No 6 Environmental, health and safety and Social expert with preferably 5 years of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of comparable assignments and with demonstrated knowledge of the environmental and social standards of the EBRD or other comparable institutions;

f. Key Expert No 7 Procurement Expert with preferably 5 years of professional experience and good knowledge of IFI (or similar) procurement rules;

All key experts shall be fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of Russian language by key experts is essential. If some of experts do not speak Russian, the consultant should demonstrate that they arranged for high quality translation.

Non-key experts are expected to include junior technical, legal and environmental experts.

Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be selected the information submitted should include the following:

1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organisation and staffing (max. 2-4 pages).

2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives.

3. Proposed approach, work plan and methodology.

4. CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives.

5. Financial proposal presented in the breakdown of costs format using the template via the following link.

6. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link:

http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc.

The above information shall not exceed 25 pages (excluding CVs, Consultant Declaration, Contact Sheet and Financial Proposals).

The expression of interest (including Section 1 – 4 and 6 of the Submission Requirements above) WITHOUT THE FINANCIAL PROPOSAL should be submitted, in English and Russian via clearly named email (pdf) to the Client’s contact person, to reach the Client not later than the closing date and time. One additional copy shall reach the Bank’s contact person by the same due date. The document shall be one file (pdf). The Client reserves the right to reject applications of firms submitting more than one file. Only if any limitation on the permissible file size is exceeded, the Consultant may split the expression of interest into further files.

In a separate email, the Financial Proposals should be submitted, in English and Russian via clearly named email (pdf) to the Bank’s contact person only, to reach the Bank not later than the closing date and time.

Please note that a breach of this submission procedure may lead to exclusion of the selection process.

Important Notes:
1. The selection will normally be made from responses to this notification only. The highest-ranked Consultant will be selected from a shortlist and be invited to negotiate the contract, subject to availability of funding.

2. The evaluation criteria for the technical proposals are as follows:

(a)Firm’s previous project experience in development and implementation of IHS installation projects of a comparable nature, scale and complexity to the Assignment in Eastern Europe and/or Central Asia and with similar climatic conditions – 15 %

(b) Firm’s previous project experience in implementing assignments in accordance with the procedures and rules of International Financial Institutions, such as the World Bank or EBRD (or similar) – 15%

(c) Proposed approach to the assignment, work plan and methodology – 20%

(d) Proposed team of key experts – 40%

(e) Availability of junior staff, knowledge of Russian and offices in Kazakhstan or video-link facilities – 10%

The minimum technical score (St) required to pass is:  80.        

Please note that only the Financial Proposals from Consultants passing the minimum technical score (St) will be opened.

The lowest evaluated Financial Proposal (Fm) is given the maximum financial score (Sf) of 100.

The formula for determining the financial scores (Sf) of all other Proposals is calculated as following:

Sf = 100 x Fm/ F, in which “Sf” is the financial score, “Fm” is the lowest price, and “F” the price of the proposal under consideration.

The weights given to the Technical (T) and Financial (P) Proposals are:
T = 85 and
P = 15

Proposals are ranked according to their combined technical (St) and financial (Sf) scores using the weights (T = the weight given to the Technical Proposal; P = the weight given to the Financial Proposal; T + P = 1) as following:  S = St x T% + Sf x P%.

Kazakhstan: District Heating Meters Installation Programme - PIU Support Including Procurement of Meters and Lease Contracts’ Monitoring Procedures

 | Published November 3, 2016  -  Deadline December 1, 2016

Executing Agency (Client):
JSC "Fond Razvitiya ZHKH"
Turan Ave, 65, Astana, Kazakhstan

The Client Contact Person:
Alibek Raipov
JSC "Fond Razvitiya ZHKH"
Turan Ave, 65, Astana, Kazakhstan
Email: alibekraipov@gmail.com
Phone: +7 (7172) 49-56-94

The EBRD Contact Person:
Sophie Medert
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN
Tel: + 44 20 7338 7371
Fax: +44 20 7338 7451
E-mail: MedertS@ebrd.com

Project Description:
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the “EBRD” or the “Bank”) is considering lending to JSC “Fund for Housing Development” (the “Fund”, the "Company", the “Client” or the “Borrower”), wholly owned by the Government of Kazakhstan (the “GOK”) to co-finance the National programme for installation of heat and hot water metering devices in district heating facilities in Kazakhstan (the “Programme”). The second direction of the Fund's activity is a programme for Individual Heat Sub-stations (“IHS") installation ("IHS Programme") and Automated meter reading and control system for electricity installation.

The Programme targets any eligible local heat supply company, including those located in small towns. Equipment under the Programme will be leased by the Fund to local heat supply companies for use in residential buildings. The Fund will oversee arrangements with contractors for the installation of equipment at DH utilities in multiple cities in Kazakhstan.

Assignment Description:
The Fund now intends to retain a consulting company (the “Consultant”) to support the Fund to set up and oversee the Project Implementation Unit in procurement and installation of metering devices as a part of Project implementation (the “Assignment”).

The expected outcome of the Assignment is the successful procurement of works and goods in accordance with the EBRD’s Procurement Policies and Rules and the successful and timely completion of the Project.
 
The Consultant shall perform, inter alia, the following key activities:
i) Assist the Fund in establishment of the Project Implementation Unit (“PIU”) and development of its operating procedures;
ii) Assist the Fund in capacity building necessary to deal with implementation of the Programme in accordance with best practice and educate the personnel of the Fund;
iii) Support the Fund in all aspects of the project implementation, including procurement (tendering, purchase and installation);
iv) Provide timely recommendations and report to the Fund on the contract administration process;
v) Provide necessary support to the Fund in project monitoring and reporting to the Bank.

The Terms of Reference for the Assignment can be accessed here.

Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or group of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest.

Assignment Start Date and Duration: The Assignment is expected to start in Q1 2017 and has an estimated overall duration of 24 months.

Cost Estimate for the Assignment: EUR 150,000 (exclusive of VAT).
The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed.

Funding Source: It is anticipated that the Assignment will be funded by EBRD Shareholder Special Fund. Please note that selection and contracting will be subject to the availability of funding.

Eligibility: There are no eligibility criteria

Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms with previous project experience related to:

1. provision of project implementation support of a comparable nature, scale and complexity to the Assignment, including procurement and installation of heat meters in the district heating sector, in Eastern Europe and/or former CIS countries and with similar climatic conditions;

2. projects involving the procurement policies and rules of international financial institutions (such as the EBRD, World Bank or others) as applicable for construction and Supply & Installation projects.

The Consultant’s expert team is expected to include key experts as follows:

a Key Expert No 1: Team Leader with preferably 10 years of professional experience in comparable assignments in the district heating sector in in Eastern Europe and/or the CIS countries and with similar climatic conditions; and experience of working with IFIs (or similar);
 
b Key Expert No 2: Local Project Manager - Installation Supervisor with preferably 5 years of previous professional experience of installation of heat meters gained in countries with conditions similar to Kazakhstan;
 
c. Key Expert No 3: IFI Procurement and Contracts expert with preferably 5 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of similar assignments and have good knowledge of a good knowledge of procedures and rules of procurement of international financial institutions, such as the EBRD, World Bank or other IFIs, knowledge of FIDIC and/or World Bank/EBRD Supply and Installation contractual arrangements;

d. Key Expert No 4: Finance and Disbursement expert with preferably 5 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of similar assignments and have a good knowledge of requirements of Kazakh legislation concerning construction, financial, accounting and disbursement issues;

e. Key Experts No 5 and 6: International and Local District Heating experts with preferably 5 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of similar assignments in district heating sector;

g. Key Expert No 7: Environmental, Health and Safety and Social specialist with preferably 5 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of comparable assignments and with demonstrated knowledge of the environmental and social standards of the EBRD or other comparable institutions;

All key experts shall be fluent in written and spoken English. It is essential that the Consultant’s team contains key experts fluent in Russian. If some of key experts do not speak Russian, the consultant should demonstrate that they arranged for high quality translation.

Non-key experts are expected to include junior technical, legal and environmental experts.

Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be selected the information submitted should include the following:

1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organisation and staffing (max. 2-4 pages).

2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives.

3. Proposed approach, work plan and methodology.

4. CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives.

5. Financial proposal presented in the breakdown of costs format using the template via the following link.

6. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link:

http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc.

The above information shall not exceed 25 pages (excluding CVs, Consultant Declaration, Contact Sheet and Financial Proposal).

The expression of interest (including Section 1 – 4 and 6 of the Submission Requirements above) WITHOUT THE FINANCIAL PROPOSAL should be submitted, in English and Russian via clearly named email (pdf) to the Client’s contact person, to reach the Client not later than the closing date and time. One additional copy shall reach the Bank’s contact person by the same due date. The document shall be one file (pdf). The Client reserves the right to reject applications of firms submitting more than one file. Only if any limitation on the permissible file size is exceeded, the Consultant may split the expression of interest into further files.

In a separate email, the Financial Proposals should be submitted, in English and Russian via clearly named email (pdf) to the Bank’s contact person only, to reach the Bank not later than the closing date and time.

Please note that a breach of this submission procedure may lead to exclusion of the selection process.

Important Notes:
1. The selection will normally be made from responses to this notification only. The highest-ranked Consultant will be selected from a shortlist and be invited to negotiate the contract, subject to availability of funding.

2. The evaluation criteria for the technical proposals are as follows:

(a) Firm’s experience in provision of project implementation support of a comparable nature, scale and complexity to the Assignment, including procurement and installation of heat meters in the district heating sector, in Eastern Europe and/or former CIS countries and with similar climatic conditions;– 15%

(b) Firm’s experience in projects involving the procurement policies and rules of international financial institutions (such as the EBRD, World Bank or others) as applicable for construction and Supply & Installation projects - 15%

(c) Proposed approach to the assignment, work plan and methodology - 20%

(d) Proposed team of key experts –40%

(e) Availability of junior staff, knowledge of Russian language and offices in Kazakhstan– 10%

The minimum technical score (St) required to pass is:  80.        

Please note that only the Financial Proposals from Consultants passing the minimum technical score (St) will be opened.

The lowest evaluated Financial Proposal (Fm) is given the maximum financial score (Sf) of 100.

The formula for determining the financial scores (Sf) of all other Proposals is calculated as following:

Sf = 100 x Fm/ F, in which “Sf” is the financial score, “Fm” is the lowest price, and “F” the price of the proposal under consideration.

The weights given to the Technical (T) and Financial (P) Proposals are:
T = 85 and
P = 15

Proposals are ranked according to their combined technical (St) and financial (Sf) scores using the weights (T = the weight given to the Technical Proposal; P = the weight given to the Financial Proposal; T + P = 1) as following:  S = St x T% + Sf x P%.

3. The Consultant implementing EBRD assignment “Kazakhstan - Heat Meters - Technical, Procurement and Environmental and Social Study” shall not be eligible to be awarded the assignment subject to this Procurement Notice.

 

Kazakhstan: District Heating Meters Installation Programme - Corporate Development Programme

 | Published November 3, 2016  -  Deadline December 1, 2016

Executing Agency (Client):
JSC "Fond Razvitiya ZHKH"

The Client Contact Person:
Alibek Raipov
JSC "Fond Razvitiya ZHKH"
Turan Ave, 65, Astana, Kazakhstan
Email: alibekraipov@gmail.com
Phone: +7 (7172) 49-56-94

The EBRD Contact Person:
Sophie Medert
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN
Tel: + 44 20 7338 7371
Fax: +44 20 7338 7451
E-mail: MedertS@ebrd.com

Project Description:
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the “EBRD” or the “Bank”) is considering lending to JSC “Fund for Housing Development” (the “Fund”, the "Company" or the “Borrower”), wholly owned by the Government of Kazakhstan (the “GOK”) to co-finance the National programme for installation of heat and hot water metering devices in district heating facilities in Kazakhstan (the “Programme”).

The Fund was established by GOK in 2012. The Fund’s mission is to conduct special programs in the municipal housing infrastructure sector, as approved by GOK. At the moment GOK has approved the DH metering and Individual Heating Substations (IHS) installation program in residential houses in the country. The main operations of the fund involves heat meters purchase and lease to local district heating companies.

Assignment Description:
The Fund now intends to retain a consulting company (the “Consultant”) to develop and strengthen the Fund’s key procedures related to credit, technical and (the “Assignment”).

The expected outcome of the Assignment is the Fund’s institutional capacity and operations are enhanced.

The selected Consultant is expected to provide the following services to support the Fund in:
• critical appraisal and enhancement of existing operating policies and procedures  related to credit, technical and environmental assessment of potential risks related to the project;
• development of procedures for  assessment of creditworthiness/credit rating of utilities;
• development of procedures for verification of utilities eligibility for the project; review and improvement of existing accounting and reporting systems;
• establishment of management information system;
• development of procedures for verification for monitoring of lease contracts’ compliance and of financial performance of lessee;
• implementation of Stakeholder Participation Programme (“SPP”);
• assisting the Fund in implementing environmental and social  procedures that are needed to achieve compliance with EBRD’s Performance Requirements (“PRs”);
• maintaining the performance and the financial covenants as stated in the project loan agreement.

The Terms of Reference for the Assignment can be accessed here.

Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or group of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest.

Assignment Start Date and Duration: The Assignment is expected to start in Q1 2017 and has an estimated overall duration of 12 months.

Cost Estimate for the Assignment: EUR 100,000 (exclusive of VAT).
The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed.

Funding Source: It is anticipated that the Assignment will be funded by EBRD Shareholder Special Fund. Please note that selection and contracting will be subject to the availability of funding.

Eligibility: There are no eligibility criteria.

Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms with previous project experience related to:

1. development and implementation of corporate development programs for leasing companies of a comparable nature, scale and complexity to the Assignment;
2. management of complex assignments in organizations comparable to the Client and involving multiple stakeholders.

The Consultant’s expert team is expected to include key experts as follows:

a Key Expert No 1 Team Leader/ Leasing operations expert with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in financial institutions sector in project management of complex similar assignments in organizations comparable to the Client;

b Key Expert No 2 Financial-MIS expert with preferably 5 years of previous professional experience in comparable assignments in the financial institutions sector; additional experience in municipal infrastructure sector will be an advantage;

c. Key Experts No 3 Legal and Regulatory expert with preferably 5 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of similar assignments and good knowledge of Kazakhstan legislation and local tariff regulation;

d. Key Expert No 4 Environmental and Social expert with preferably 5 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of comparable assignments and with demonstrated knowledge of stakeholder participation and of the environmental and social standards of the EBRD or other comparable institutions.

All key experts shall be fluent in written and spoken English. It is essential that the Consultant’s team contains some experts fluent in Russian. If some of experts do not speak Russian, the consultant should demonstrate that they arranged for high quality translation.

Non-key experts are expected to include junior accounting, leasing and financial experts.

Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be selected the information submitted should include the following:

1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organisation and staffing (max. 2-4 pages).

2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives.

3. Proposed approach, work plan and methodology.

4. CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives.

5. Financial proposal presented in the breakdown of costs format using the template via the following link.

6. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link:

http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc.

The above information shall not exceed 25 pages (excluding CVs, Consultant Declaration, Contact Sheet and Financial Proposals).

The expression of interest (including Section 1 – 4 and 6 of the Submission Requirements above) WITHOUT THE FINANCIAL PROPOSAL should be submitted, in English and Russian via clearly named email (pdf) to the Client’s contact person, to reach the Client not later than the closing date and time. One additional copy shall reach the Bank’s contact person by the same due date. The document shall be one file (pdf). The Client reserves the right to reject applications of firms submitting more than one file. Only if any limitation on the permissible file size is exceeded, the Consultant may split the expression of interest into further files.

In a separate email, the Financial Proposals should be submitted, in English and Russian via clearly named email (pdf) to the Bank’s contact person only, to reach the Bank not later than the closing date and time.

Please note that a breach of this submission procedure may lead to exclusion of the selection process.

Important Notes:
1. The selection will normally be made from responses to this notification only. The highest-ranked Consultant will be selected from a shortlist and be invited to negotiate the contract, subject to availability of funding.

2. The evaluation criteria for the technical proposals are as follows:
(a) Firm’s previous project experience in development and implementation of corporate development programs of a comparable nature, scale and complexity to the Assignment – 15%
(b) Firm’s previous project experience in project management of complex assignments in organizations comparable to the Client and involving multiple stakeholders – 15%
(c) Proposed approach to the assignment, work plan and methodology - 20%
(d) Proposed team of key experts – 40%
(e) Availability of junior staff, knowledge of Russian and offices in Kazakhstan or video-link facilities – 10%

The minimum technical score (St) required to pass is:  80.        

Please note that only the Financial Proposals from Consultants passing the minimum technical score (St) will be opened.

The lowest evaluated Financial Proposal (Fm) is given the maximum financial score (Sf) of 100.

The formula for determining the financial scores (Sf) of all other Proposals is calculated as following:

Sf = 100 x Fm/ F, in which “Sf” is the financial score, “Fm” is the lowest price, and “F” the price of the proposal under consideration.

The weights given to the Technical (T) and Financial (P) Proposals are:
T = 85 and
P = 15

Proposals are ranked according to their combined technical (St) and financial (Sf) scores using the weights (T = the weight given to the Technical Proposal; P = the weight given to the Financial Proposal; T + P = 1) as following:  S = St x T% + Sf x P%.

The Enhanced Partnership Water and Wastewater and District Heating Infrastructure Modernization Programme: PIU Support Including Engineering, Design and Contracts Supervision, DISTRICT HEATING SECTOR

 | Published December 2, 2016  -  Deadline December 22, 2016

The Enhanced Partnership Water and Wastewater and District Heating Infrastructure Modernization Programme Frameworks: PIU Support Including Engineering, Design and Contracts Supervision Consultancy Framework – DISTRICT HEATING SECTOR

 

Background: The Enhanced Partnership Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Modernization Framework and the District Heating Modernization Framework (the "Frameworks") are an integral part of the Enhanced Partnership Framework Arrangement ("EPFA") signed between the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the "EBRD" or the "Bank") and the Government of Kazakhstan ("GoK").

 

In order to increase efficiency of projects implementation , the Bank has arranged a packaged TC approach that would support EPFA co-financed sub-projects in Kazakhstan in water and wastewater and district heating sectors and to launch a Project Implementation Unit Support (“PIU”) Framework (the “PIU Framework”) which is one of the key elements of technical cooperation under any investment to support the companies in all aspects of project implementation in accordance with the best practices and following EBRD’s Procurement Policies and Rules (“PP&Rs).

 

The beneficiaries of the PIU Framework are expected to be municipal water/wastewater and district heating enterprises (each, the “Company” or the “Beneficiary”), wholly owned by the respective city or region (each, the “City”).

Assignment Description: The EBRD is now seeking to pre-shortlist consultants for the purpose of inclusion in the lists of Preferred Consultants comprising up to eight firms each, one for the water and wastewater sector, and the other for the district heating sector (the “Consultants”) to support the Beneficiaries in the project implementation during the 2017-2020 period (the “Framework Assignments”).

The firms pre-shortlisted by the EBRD will be eligible for participation in the next stage of consultant selection – evaluation of proposals for specific assignments - to be managed by the EBRD clients. The selected Consultants will support the Beneficiaries in implementing the projects over the 2017-2020 period. It is expected that new consultants will be added to the Preferred Consultants list approximately every 1-2 years to ensure a competitive approach is maintained.

NOTE: This Invitation for Expressions of Interest is for the District Heating Sector.

 

The general scope of services required is described in the terms of reference, which is accessible through consultants-tors.docx">this link.

 

For each individual PIU assignment, a secondary competition will be launched by the Beneficiaries, whereby the EBRD clients will select and engage the Consultants following evaluation of proposals received from the pre-selected Preferred Consultants.

 

Consultants will be engaged for the individual assignments in accordance with the EBRD’s PP&Rs. The Bank, on behalf of the Beneficiary, may send to some or all consultant(s) from the Preferred Consultants list terms of reference for the individual assignments. Terms of reference will include a description of the tasks to be performed, time-schedules and reporting instructions. The Consultant(s) will respond by sending to the Bank’s Client a technical and financial proposal for the specific assignment together with details of the expert(s) proposed to carry out the work. The Bank’s Client will then evaluate the response(s) and – subject to successful negotiations and the Bank’s no objection will sign a contract the selected Consultant.

 

Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or groups of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest to be included into Preferred Consultants list.

 

Secondary Competition: The secondary competitions are expected to start in the first quarter of 2017 and run until end of 2018.


Cost Estimate for an individual PIU for one Client: up to EUR 500,000.00 per project (exclusive of VAT), may vary depending on the size of the project. Subject to availability of funding.

The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed.


Funding Source: It is expected that the individual assignments will be funded through the EBRD's Technical Cooperation Funds Programme.

 

Eligibility: There are no consultant nationality eligibility restrictions. Consultant selection and contracting will be subject to availability of funding.

 

Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms preferably with previous project experience related to:

1. the provision of project implementation support, engineering design services and contract supervision services, including specific experience in the district heating sector; experience in the thermal power generation sector would also be desirable; and

2. projects involving the procurement policies and rules of international financial institutions (such as the EBRD, World Bank or others) as applicable for construction and supply & installation projects.

The Consultant's team for each assignment is expected to include the following Key Experts:

 

Category

Qualification requirements

1. International Project Manager /District Heating specialist

Project Manager (PM) with preferably 10 years of international and local previous professional experience in providing consultancy support in complex assignment of the similar nature and scale. PM is expected to be involved in all secondary assignments.

2. Local Project Manager /District Heating specialist

Local Project Manager (Local PM) with preferably 5 years of previous professional experience in providing consultancy support in complex assignment of the similar nature and scale. Local PM is expected to be involved in all secondary assignments.

3. Key Senior District Heating Engineering Specialist (Design and Construction Supervision)

Expert with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in providing of consultancy support in the municipal district heating sector in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan. The specialist shall also be familiar with best practice design in the Western European (or equivalent) district heating sector.

4. Key IFI Procurement and Contracts Specialist

Expert with preferably 10 years or more of previous professional experience in similar projects gained in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan and have a good knowledge of procedures and rules of procurement of international financial institutions, such as the World Bank, ADB or EBRD.

5. Key Senior Finance/Disbursement Specialist

Expert with preferably 10 years or more of previous comparable professional experience in the administrative supervision and disbursement in similar assignments in the municipal district heating sector in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan

6. Key Senior Environmental and Social Expert

Expert with preferably 10 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of comparable assignments and with demonstrated knowledge of the environmental and social standards of the EBRD or other comparable institutions.

7. Health and Safety Expert, ender Expert

Expert with preferably 5 years of previous experience in the field of health and safety

8. Gender Expert

Expert with preferably 5 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of comparable assignments and with demonstrated knowledge of the gender policy of comparable institutions.

 

Only one expert per category shall be included and will be evaluated. This expert will lead and implement respective scope of work on all secondary assignments. Other experts will be evaluated under criteria “Availability of local/junior experts”.

A pool of local/junior experts shall be available to support Key Experts and shall include technical, engineering, procurement experts.

All key experts shall be fluent in written and spoken English. It is essential that the Consultant’s team contains Key Experts fluent in Russian. If some of key experts are not fluent in Russian consultant shall demonstrate that high quality translation will be arranged. 

 

Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be included in the Preferred Consultants list, the information submitted should include the following:


1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organization and staffing (max. 2-4 pages).
2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives.

3. Sample Approach and Methodology, including CVs of key senior experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives.

4. Experts’ daily fee rates.

5. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link:


http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc.


The above information should not exceed 25 pages excluding CVs and contact sheet.


The complete expression of interest (including CVs, Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet) should be submitted, in English electronically through e-Selection, to reach the Bank not later than the closing date. The expression of interest should ideally be in one file (pdf) not to exceed 4MB.

 

EBRD Contact Person:
Larissa Gosling
Technical Co-operation
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN
Tel: + 44 20 73386338
e-mail:
GoslingL@ebrd.com

 

Notes:


1. The EBRD will maintain the Preferred Consultants list - these consultants will be considered for shortlisting for specific PIU Assignments by the EBRD clients .

2. The criteria for evaluation and inclusion in the Preferred Consultants list are as follows:
(i) Specific project experience in similar assignments and capability of the consultant firm(s): 20%

(ii) Sample approach and methodology: 20%

(iii) Qualifications of Key Experts: 50%

(iv) Availability and CVs of local/junior staff and knowledge of Russian: 10%

Kurty-Burylbaytal Road Project Extension

 | Published November 30, 2016  -  Deadline January 9, 2017

The Invitation for Expressions of Interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project published in Procurement Opportunities, on the EBRD website on 3rd October 2016.

JSC NC “KazAvtoZhol” (the Employer, the client) intends using the proceeds of the loan towards the cost of “Kurty - Burylbaital” Road Reconstruction Project under “Centre - South” Corridor where the services of the Construction Supervision Consultant are required.

The Employer invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified firms who are interested in providing assistance to the Employer to facilitate the timely and effective implementation of the Project by advising the Employer on the administration of the EBRD-funded Contract/s with due diligence and by carrying out the duties of the Engineer assigned to him in the Contract/s which will be a re-measurement unit rate contract based on FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction, MDB Harmonized edition, 2010. The Consultant shall exercise the authority attributable to the Engineer, as specified in or necessarily implied from the Contract/s, to ensure timely, satisfactory completion of the Works in accordance with the Contract/s. The works on following section are considered:

 

(i)         Km 2152 - 2214  Reconstruction of the section of the road “Kurty - Burylbaital” 62 km long with four lanes,  asphalt concrete paving according to I B category standards.

The assignment is expected to start in beginning of 2017 and last about 39-months plus 24-months covering defects liability period plus several months for the Performance Certificate issue and other closing activities.

In order to successfully implement the assignment, it is envisaged that the consultant’s team will consist of the following key experts:

•    1 (one) Project Manager/ Resident Engineer
•    1 (one) Road Engineer
•    1 (one) Bridges and Artificial Structures Engineer
•    1 (one) Quality and Materials Engineer
•    1 (one) Environmental and Social expert

 

Also, the Consultant shall envisage the group of following non-key technical support staff:

•    1 (one) Land Surveyor
•    1 (one) Quantity Surveyor
•    1 (one) Laboratory Assistant
•    1 (one) Office Manager
•    2 (two) Translators/Interpreters

 

Eligibility: Procurement will be open for all the Consultants except those restricted in the EBRD’s list of ineligible entities. The proceeds of the loan shall not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations and the Client’s Country prohibitions.

Procurement of the consultancy services will be conducted in accordance with the EBRD’s Procurement Policies and Rules. The consultants will be selected under Quality-and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS).

The shortlist of qualified firms will be prepared on the response to this invitation, after which short-listed firms will be invited to submit their proposals.

If the Consultant has been found by a judicial process or other official enquiry to have engaged in corrupt or fraudulent practices, details of the basis for the outcome of such process or enquiry shall be provided with the expression of interest.

The Employer reserves the right not to shortlist consulting firms that have been found to have engaged in corrupt or fraudulent practices regardless of the results of technical evaluation of the expressions of interest.

In order to determine the capability and experience of consulting firms seeking to be shortlisted, the information submitted shall include the following:

• General information about the company (date of creation, company profile, the number of staff);

• The description of experience with reflection of experience of similar tasks for the last five years (i.e. 2012-2016), with indication of works location (country). Information for each project shall include, at least, the following:

- name of the project, location, tasks and short description of project works;

- form of the contract applied during construction/reconstruction of road and its condition (e.g. FIDIC, NEC, etc.);

- role of the company in the contract;

- availability of any partner or mother companies and their roles;

- commencement and completion dates;

- project cost, length of road, technical category of the road;

- Employer and source of financing of the project;

 -functions and tasks including applicable to national and/or international codes and standards, certificates

In case of omission of any of the above project features, the project may be dismissed during evaluation. 

  • CVs of staff available to work on the assignment;

 

The above information should not exceed 50 pages.

Evaluation criteria of Expressions of Interest: 

Criteria

• Sub criteria

Weighting

Company Profile

10%

• core business and years of experience

5%

• technical and administrative capacity

5%

Experience

90%

• Experience of consultant specific to the assignment*

60%

• Experience of consultant specific to the region ((the realized projects on road supervision in the countries of the former Union of Soviet and Socialistic Republics (USSR))

30%

 

 

* completed projects on supervision of construction/reconstruction of roads of I (first) technical category implemented from proceeds of IFI (Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Islamic Development Bank and World Bank/International Bank for Reconstruction and Development or similar) and/or by rules of FIDIC will be considered as similar to the assignment.

The language of the expressions of interest is Russian language. In cases of discrepancy of the submitted documents Russian version shall prevail. Documents in the application have to be binded and numbered.

1 (one) copy of the above information in Russian and 1(one) copy in English should be submitted to the address below in an envelope marked "Expression of Interest for “Kurty - Burylbaital” Road Reconstruction Project, section km 2152 - km 2214, under “Centre - South” Corridor, Construction Supervision Consultant", for delivery not later than January 9, 2017, 3 PM (Astana time).

Point the name of the addressee of JSC “NC Kazavtozhol”, the name, the country, phone and an e-mail address of the applicant on the envelope.

Expressions of interest received after this time and date shall not be considered and will be returned unopened. Consultants should be aware that distance and customs formalities may require longer than expected delivery time.

 

Further information may be obtained from:

JSC NC “KazAvtoZhol”
Ms. A. Akunzhanova,
Senior Specialist of Department of Procurement Coordination and Monitoring
JSC NC “KazAvtoZhol”
8 Amman Street, 2 floor, office 210
index 010000, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel: +7 (7172) 72-95-77, +7 (7172) 57-06-72
E-mail: akunzhanova.a@kazautozhol.kz; d.konkayev@kazautozhol.kz
Web-site: www.kazautozhol.kz

The Enhanced Partnership Water and Wastewater and District Heating Infrastructure Modernization Programme: PIU Support Including Engineering, Design and Contracts Supervis, WATER AND WASTEWATER SECTOR

 | Published December 2, 2016  -  Deadline December 22, 2016

The Enhanced Partnership Water and Wastewater and District Heating Infrastructure Modernization Programme Frameworks: PIU Support Including Engineering, Design and Contracts Supervision Consultancy Framework – WATER AND WASTEWATER SECTOR

 

Background: The Enhanced Partnership Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Modernization Framework and the District Heating Modernization Framework (the "Frameworks") are an integral part of the Enhanced Partnership Framework Arrangement ("EPFA") signed between the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the "EBRD" or the "Bank") and the Government of Kazakhstan ("GoK").

 

In order to increase efficiency of projects implementation , the Bank has arranged a packaged TC approach that would support EPFA co-financed sub-projects in Kazakhstan in water and wastewater and district heating sectors and to launch a Project Implementation Unit Support (“PIU”) Framework (the “PIU Framework”) which is one of the key elements of technical cooperation under any investment to support the companies in all aspects of project implementation in accordance with the best practices and following EBRD’s Procurement Policies and Rules (“PP&Rs).

 

The beneficiaries of the PIU Framework are expected to be municipal water/wastewater and district heating enterprises (each, the “Company” or the “Beneficiary”), wholly owned by the respective city or region (each, the “City”).

 

Assignment Description: 

The EBRD is now seeking to pre-shortlist consultants for the purpose of inclusion in the lists of Preferred Consultants comprising up to eight firms each, one for the water and wastewater sector, and the other for the district heating sector (the “Consultants”) to support the Beneficiaries in the project implementation during the 2017-2020 period (the “Framework Assignments”).


The firms pre-shortlisted by the EBRD will be eligible for participation in the next stage of consultant selection – evaluation of proposals for specific assignments - to be managed by the EBRD clients. The selected Consultants will support the Beneficiaries in implementing the projects over the 2017-2020 period. The Preferred Consultants shortlist would be refreshed every 1-2 years depending on demand to ensure a competitive approach is maintained.

 

NOTE: This Invitation for Expressions of Interest is for the Water and Wastewater Sector.

 

The general scope of services required is described in the terms of reference, which is accessible through consultants-tors.docx">this link.

For each individual PIU assignment, a secondary competition will be launched by the Beneficiaries, whereby the EBRD clients will select and engage the Consultants following evaluation of proposals received from the pre-selected Preferred Consultants.

 

Consultants will be engaged for the individual assignments in accordance with the EBRD’s PP&Rs. The Bank, on behalf of the Beneficiary, may send to some or all consultant(s) from the Preferred Consultants list terms of reference for the individual assignments. Terms of reference will include a description of the tasks to be performed, time-schedules and reporting instructions. The Consultant(s) will respond by sending to the Bank’s Client a technical and financial proposal for the specific assignment together with details of the expert(s) proposed to carry out the work. The Bank’s Client will then evaluate the response(s) and – subject to successful negotiations and the Bank’s no objection will sign a contract the selected Consultant.

 

Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or groups of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest to be included into Preferred Consultants list.

 

Secondary Competition: The secondary competitions are expected to start in the first quarter of 2017 and run until end of 2018.

 

Cost Estimate for an individual PIU assignment for one Client: up to EUR 500,000.00 per project (exclusive of VAT), may vary depending on the size of the project. Subject to availability of funding. The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed.

 

Funding Source: It is expected that the individual assignments will be funded through the EBRD's Technical Cooperation Funds Programme.

 

Eligibility: There are no consultant nationality eligibility restrictions. Consultant selection and contracting will be subject to availability of funding.

 

Eligibility: There are no consultant nationality eligibility restrictions. Consultant selection and contracting will be subject to availability of funding.

 

Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms preferably with previous project experience related to:

1. the provision of project implementation support, engineering design services and contract supervision services, including specific experience in the water and wastewater sector; and

2. projects involving the procurement policies and rules of international financial institutions (such as the EBRD, World Bank or others)as applicable for construction and Supply & Installation projects.

 

 

The Consultant's team for each assignment is expected to include the following Key Experts:

Category

Qualification requirements

1. International Project Manager /Water and Wastewater specialist

Project Manager (PM) with preferably 10 years of international and local previous professional experience in providing consultancy support in complex assignment of the similar nature and scale. PM is expected to be involved in all secondary assignments.

2. Local Project Manager /Water and Wastewater specialist

Local Project Manager (Local PM) with preferably 5 years of previous professional experience in providing consultancy support in complex assignment of the similar nature and scale. Local PM is expected to be involved in all secondary assignments.

3. Key Senior Water and Wastewater Engineering Specialist (Design and Construction Supervision) – Processt

Expert with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in providing of consultancy support in the municipal water and wastewater sector in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan.

4. Key Senior Water and Wastewater Engineering Specialist (Design and Construction Supervision) – Networks

Experts with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in providing of consultancy support in the municipal water and wastewater sector in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan.

5. Key Senior Water and Wastewater Operational Engineering Specialist (Commissioning and Life-cycle management) – Operations

Experts with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in providing of operational management support in the municipal water and wastewater sector in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan.

6. Key IFI Procurement andContracts Specialist

Expert with preferably 10 years or more of previous professional experience in similar projects gained in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan and have a good knowledge of procedures and rules of procurement of international financial institutions, such as the World Bank, ADB or EBRD.

7. Key Senior Finance/Disbursement Specialist

Expert with preferably 10 years or more of previous comparable professional experience in the administrative supervision and disbursement in similar assignments in the municipal water and wastewater sector in countries with comparable conditions to Kazakhstan

7. Key Senior Environmental and Social Expert

Expert with preferably 10 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of comparable assignments and with demonstrated knowledge of the environmental and social standards of the EBRD or other comparable institutions.

8. Health and Safety Expert, ender Expert

Expert with preferably 5 years of previous experience in the field of health and safety

9. Gender Expert

Expert with preferably 5 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of comparable assignments and with demonstrated knowledge of the gender policy of comparable institutions.

Only one expert per category shall be included and will be evaluated. This expert will lead and implement respective scope of work on all secondary assignments. Other experts will be evaluated under criteria “Availability of local/junior experts”.

The pool of local/junior experts shall be available to support Key Experts and shall include technical, engineering, procurement experts.

All key experts shall be fluent in written and spoken English. It is essential that the Consultant’s team contains Key Experts fluent in Russian. If some of key experts are not fluent in Russian consultant shall demonstrate that high quality translation will be arranged.

 

Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be included in the Preferred Consultants list, the information submitted should include the following:


1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organization and staffing (max. 2-4 pages).
2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives.

3. Sample Approach and Methodology, including CVs of key senior experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives.

4. Experts’ daily fee rates.

5. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link:


http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc.


The above information should not exceed 25 pages excluding CVs and contact sheet.


The complete expression of interest (including CVs, Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet) should be submitted, in English electronically through e-Selection, to reach the Bank not later than the closing date. The expression of interest should ideally be in one file (pdf) not to exceed 4MB.

 

EBRD Contact Person:
Larissa Gosling
Technical Co-operation
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN
Tel: + 44 20 73386338
e-mail:
GoslingL@ebrd.com

 

Notes:
1. The EBRD will maintain the Preferred Consultants list - these consultants will be considered for shortlisting for specific PIU Assignments by the EBRD clients .

2. The criteria for evaluation and inclusion in the Preferred Consultants list are as follows:
(i) Specific project experience in similar assignments and capability of the consultant firm(s): 20%

(ii) Sample approach and methodology: 20%

(iii) Qualifications of Key Experts: 50%

(iv) Availability and CVs of local/junior staff and knowledge of Russian: 10%

 

EBRD - Consultancy services

JSC NC “KazAvtoZhol” | Published December 7, 2016  -  Deadline January 9, 2017
EBRD - Consultancy services

Semey District Heating

 | Published December 23, 2015  -  Deadline December 23, 2016

This is an update of the General Procurement Notice ref 7638-GPN-43123, which was initially published 20 June 2014.

 

State Communal Enterprise TeploKommunEnergo (the “Client”) intends using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the “Bank”) and Clean Technology Fund (“CTF”) for Semey District Heating project to support priority investments to improve district heating services in the City of Semey.

 

The proposed project, which has a total estimated cost of USD 16.1 million, will require the procurement of the following goods and works and services:

 

  • Reconstruction of distribution district heating networks
  • Installation of individual heating substations equipped with heat meters and rehabilitation of central heating substations
  • Hydraulic modelling software

 

 

Tendering for the above contracts is expected to start in the second quarter of 2016.

 

The contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank and the CTF will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

 

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:

 

Mr. Sayat Akimzhanov, Rehabilitation Manager

111, Auezov Avenue, East-Kazakhstan Oblast, Semey City,

071409, Kazakhstan

Tel: +7 7222 34 38 29

Email: gkp_tke@inbox.ru

Kurty-Burilbaytal Road Project Extension

 | Published October 3, 2016  -  Deadline October 2, 2017

Republic of Kazakhstan intends using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the "Bank") for a project to reconstruct and upgrade a 62 km road section between villages Kurty and Burilbaytal (part of the Center-South Corridor, which connects Almaty and Astana). The proposed project, which has a total estimated cost of US$ 331.3 million equivalent, will further require the procurement of the following goods, works and services:

  1. Civil works for reconstruction of 62 km of Kurty - Burilbaytal road, km 2152 - km 2214;
  2. Consultancy services for the supervision of the civil works;

 

Tendering for the above EBRD financed contracts is expected to begin in Q4 of 2016.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

 

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:

 

Joint Stock Company "National Company "KazAutoZhol"
Republic of Kazakhstan
Address: 8 Amman Street, 2 floor, office 210
Astana, Kazakhstan
Tel.: +7 (7172) 57-11-05, +7 (7172) 72-94-72
E-mail: bralina.a@kazautozhol.kz

Taraz Water

 | Published October 6, 2016  -  Deadline October 6, 2017

 

SCE Taraz Su (the "Client"), a municipal water distribution and wastewater treatment utility, has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) to improve water infrastructure in the city of Taraz.

The proposed project, which has a total estimated investment cost of KZT 2.1 billion (EUR 5.6 million equivalent), will require the procurement of the following goods and works and services:

  • Modernisation of pumping station
  • Water intakes reconstruction
  • SCADA
  • Buildings and zonal water flow metering
  • Water supply network rehabilitation
  • Specialized machinery and equipment
  • Chemical laboratory
  • Development plan for efficient network
  • Corporate Development

 

Tendering for the above contracts is expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2016.

The contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank and an investment grant from the government of Kazakhstan and will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

 

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:

 

Mrs Gulmira Mukhatova
Chief Economist SCE Taraz Su
+7 (726) 245 9244
+7 (707) 428 4423
gulmira19_78@mail.ru

 

 

 

 

Kyzylorda Water

 | Published December 23, 2015  -  Deadline December 23, 2016

 

GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE

This notice is an update to the General Procurement Notice 7698-GPN-45725 for this project, published on the EBRD website on 17 September 2014.

 

State Communal Enterprise Kyzylorda Su Zhuyesi (the “Company”), a water distribution and wastewater treatment company in the city of Kyzylorda (the “City”), entirely owned by the City Akimat, has applied for a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to finance rehabilitation and upgrade of the water and wastewater system in the City. The proposed project, which has a total estimated cost of up to USD 10 million equivalent, will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services:

 

           SCADA, including water and pressure meters

           Supply and installation of equipment for boreholes

           Construction of water supply softening facilities

           Rehabilitation of sewer from WWPS-12 to WWPS-1

           Modernization of WWPSs

           Construction of Main Interception WWPS

           Supply of equipment

           Corporate Development Support

 

Tendering for the above contracts is expected to begin in the in the first quarter of 2016.

 

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank will be subject to the Bank’s Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank’s loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser’s country.

 

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:

 

State Communal Enterprise “Kyzylorda Su Zhuyesi”

Zheltoksan st. 156

Kyzylorda, Kyzylorda oblast

Kazakhstan

Phone: +7 7242 230042

E-mail: kizylorda_su@mail.ru

 

 

 

 

Pavlodar Tram

 | Published September 29, 2015  -  Deadline July 7, 2017

This notice is an update to the GPN (8014-GPN-45645) published on the EBRD’s web-site on September 29, 2015.

Joint-Stock Company Pavlodar Tram Management Company (the “Company”), a tram company in the city of Pavlodar (the “City”), wholly owned by the Pavlodar Oblast Akimat (the “Oblast Akimat”), has received the loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) to rehabilitate tram infrastructure and partial renewal of the existing tram fleet.

The proposed project has a total estimated cost of EUR 10 million and will require procurement of the following goods, works and services:

  • Supply of new trams
  • Procurement of Materials (tram track, trolley wire, turnouts)
  • Supply and Installation of GPS Monitoring System

 

Financing will be provided in two Tranches. The Tendering for procurement of new trams is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2016. Tendering for procurement of materials and for supply and installation of GPS monitoring system are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2016 and first quarter of 2017 respectively.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the EBRD will be tendered in accordance with the EBRD’s Procurement Policies and Rules. The proceeds of the EBRD loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law or official regulation of the Purchaser’s country.

 

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:

Contact name:   Mr. Muslim Dzhafarovich Makhmudov
Client: Joint-Stock Company Pavlodar Tram Management Company
Address:   Industrial Zone North, building 258, Pavlodar, Republic of Kazakhstan
Facsimile number:    +7 (7182) 33 3847
Electronic mail address:    pavltu@mail.ru

 

 

 

 

South Kazakhstan Water Supply Project

 | Published December 7, 2016  -  Deadline December 7, 2017

The Government of Kazakhstan applied to European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for a loan to support restoration of irrigated lands in Aktobe, Zhambyl and South Kazakhstan Regions (the Project) by rehabilitation of water supply infrastructure in these regions. Rehabilitation will mainly include replacing of outdated water canals in the areas where infrastructure exists to increase water supply efficiency and reduce leakages, as well as  construction of new water canals in the areas where water supply infrastructure does not exist.

The Project, which has a total estimated cost of USD 180 million equivalent, will be implemented by the Republican State Enterprise "Kazvodkhoz" and will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services:

  • Selection of General Management Company, which will be responsible for provision of support to RSE "Kazvodkhoz" in management of the Project, conducting open tendering for selection of contractors for performance of works under the Project in accordance with EBRD's Procurement Policies and Rules, including preparation of technical requirements and tender documents in the EBRD’s format, as well as assistance in monitoring of signed contracts and conducting reporting activities under the Project;
  • Selection of Construction Supervision Company, which will be responsible for performing technical supervision over the works performed by the contractors;
  • Procurement of works for replacing of outdated water canals and construction of new water canals in the above three regions of Kazakhstan.

Selection of General Management Company is expected to begin in the Ist quarter of 2017, while tendering for other contracts - in the 3rd - 4th quarter of 2017.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:
 

CONTACTS
Mr. Bolat A. Malimov
Deputy General Director
Republican State Enterprise "Kazvodkhoz"
Ministry of Agriculture
Address: 50 Imanova street, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel.: +7 (7172) 51 8358
e-mail: bmalimov@mail.ru

Bozoi Gas Storage Facility

 | Published April 11, 2016  -  Deadline April 11, 2017

Intergas Central Asia JSC (ICA) is a 100% subsidiary of KazTransGas JSC (KTG), the national gas pipeline operator fully owned by Samruk-Kazyna via NC KazMunayGas.

ICA intends to use the loan proceeds in the amount of up to EUR 245 mln equivalent (or circa KZT 93 bln) from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for partial refinancing of its existing obligations and financing the ongoing capital expenditures programme, including the modernization of the Bozoi underground gas storage facility.

The  main objectives of the modernization project is to increase the volume of gas storage, improve significantly the flexibility and safety of the operations, reduce the operation and maintenance costs including gas losses and consequently enhance the security of natural gas supplies to the southern region of Kazakhstan. The proposed project has a total estimated cost of about KZT 37.3 Bln (EUR 96 Mln equivalent), and will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services;

  • Dismantle of a number of old, dangerous and inefficient wells,
  • Modernise a number of existing wells in order to improve safety and operational flexibility, and 
  • Drill and construction of a number of new wells at selected positions of the project site;
  • Capital overhaul and/or replacement of surface equipment of the gas gathering stations, including flow lines and separators, shut-off valves of gas collection points through supply and Installation of modern pipeline systems and auxiliaries;
  • Consulting Services for Procurement Support (potential services)

The procurement is expected to be initiated during 4th quarter of 2016.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

 

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:

 

Director of the Department for procurement, contract monitoring and logistic support

 

 

Adil Nuralin

Tel: +7 7172 97 7010

Email:  a.nuralin@ica.kz

 

Director of the Department for Operation of Main Gas Pipelines, Compressor Stations and Underground Gas Storages

 

Abzal Kismetov

Tel: +7  7172 97 7831

Email:  a.kismetov@ica.kz

 

 

Gas Network Modernisation

 | Published February 1, 2016  -  Deadline February 28, 2017

KazTransGas Aimak JSC ("Aimak") intends using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to upgrade and expand distribution networks in several key regions of its operations where it serves households and industrial customers.

The Project will consist of two sub-projects to be implemented in the Aktobe and Mangistau oblasts to be implemented in 2016 to 2018. The investment programme provides for (i) extension of the gas network to  several regional administrative centres, primarily in the Aktobe region, with the installation of modern pipeline systems and auxiliaries; (ii) reconstruction and modernisation of existing distribution networks in both oblasts that will include, inter alia, the upgrade of existing, and construction of additional, pressure reduction and metering stations (AGRS) and automatic control systems as well as the replacement of old carbon steel piping with new polyethylene pipes and improvement of the losses monitoring and reduction systems.
 

The total estimated cost of all "Aimak" projects is up to EUR 220 million equivalent, out of which EBRD intends to provide about approximately Euro 125 million equivalent, and will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services for:

  • Supply and Installation of modern pipeline systems and auxiliaries (primarily in Aktobe region)
  • Reconstruction works and modernisation of existing distribution networks (Aktobe and Mangistau oblasts)
  • Consulting Services to support the Client’ Project Implementation Unit (PIU)
  • Consulting Services for the development of the methodology for calculation of gas distribution tariff based on best available international practices

The procurement is expected to be initiated during 1st and/or 2nd quarter 2016.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:
 

Adil Nuralin

Director of the Department of procurement and contract monitoring

Tel: +7 717 55 89 60 int. 1290

Email:  Nuralin_A@ktga.kz

Ravil Ismailov

Director of Manufacturing and Technical Department

Tel: +7  7172 55 89 60 int. 1006

Email:  Ismailov_r@ktga.kz

 

 

 

 

 

Shalkiya Zinc: Pre-Privatization Loan

 | Published March 3, 2016  -  Deadline March 3, 2017

Shalkiya Zinc Ltd JSC (“Shalkiya”) applied to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for a loan and intends using the proceeds of a loan to expand capacity of the Shalkiya underground zinc mine located in Kyzylorda region of the Republic of Kazakhstan and build a processing plant with the annual production of 4 mln tons, at the mine site.

The Project will be implemented at Shalkiya zinc mine located in Kyzylorda region during 2016 to 2021. The investment programme provides inter alia for (i) design and build of a processing plant producing zinc and lead concentrates 4 mln tons per annum (including all supporting infrastructure); (ii) installation of the first phase crushing equipment underground and vertical conveyor belt system for product delivery to the surface.

The proposed project has a total estimated cost of up to USD 467 million, and will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services for:

  • Turn-key EPC contract, including;
    • design and build of a processing plant producing zinc and lead concentrates 4 mln tons per annum  (including all supporting infrastructure, tailings, intermediate storage of ore, conveyor to processing plant);
    • installation of the first and second phase underground crushing equipment and vertical conveyor belt system for product delivery to the surface;
    • onsite engineering networks;
  • Other goods, works and services (not included in the EPC contract);
    • design and build of external power supply;
    • design and build of external water supply;
    • design and build of external gas supply;
    • design and build of extension of underground mine (preparatory and major works)
    • supply and delivery of mining and surface equipment (loaders, trucks, etc)
    • design and reconstruction of surface infrastructure buildings and facilities;
    • major underground works (ventilation shaft, incline conveyor, rumps, etc.);
    • research and engineering works;
  • Consulting Services to support the Client’ Project Implementation Unit (PIU).

 

The procurement is expected to commence in the second quarter of 2016.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

 

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:

ShalkiyaZinc LTD JSC                                                             
38 Office, 4A Block, 7 Al-Farabi Avenue, Almaty city
Tel.: + 7 727 311 06 24

Contact persons:

  1. Ramazanov Bulat - Chairman of the Board
    e-mail: b.ramazanov@zinc.kz
    Tel: +7 72435 22 9 13/ +7 727 311 06 24

 

  1. Sharapov Alisher - Head of Department of Economy and Budget Planning
    e-mail: a.sharapov@zinc.kz
    Tel.:   +7 727 311 06 24
    Mob.: +7 705 987 73 93

 

 

 

 

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