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Second Vocational Education and Skills Development Project

 | Published October 21, 2016  -  Deadline December 6, 2016
Invitation for Bids
1. The Kyrgyz Republic has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
towards the cost of Second Vocational Education and Skills Development Project.  Part of
this loan will be used for payments under the contract named above.  Bidding is open to bidders
from eligible source countries of the ADB.
2. The Agency for Vocational Education under Ministry of Labor, Migration and
Youth of the Kyrgyz Republic (the “Purchaser”) now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders
for the procurement of training equipment for vocational schools of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The bidding covers two (2) lots and bidders may bid for one or both lots, as further defined in
the bidding document. Bidders may offer discounts and these discounts will be considered in
the evaluation process provided such discounts are mentioned in the Letter of Bid and
announced at bid opening.
• Lot 1. Construction, cooking, agriculture equipment
• Lot 2. Vehicles and energy equipment
Goods supplying shall be completed within 5 months after contract signing. The
technical requirements of the supply are contained in Section VI: Schedule of Supply.
3. International competitive bidding will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single
Stage: One-Envelope bidding procedure.
4. Only eligible bidders with the following key qualifications should meet the following
requirements:
a) Minimum average annual turnover over the last 3 years shall be at least:
• For Lot 1 – 2 300 000 USD (or equivalent in KGS)
• For Lot 2 – 2 600 000 USD (or equivalent in KGS)
For bidder/s of multiple lots, the aggregated average annual turnover over the
last 3 years will be assessed.
Date: 21 October 2016
Loan No.
and Title:
2902-KGZ: Second Vocational Education and Skills Development Project
Contract No.
and Title:
VESDPII/G/ICB/-2: Supply of training equipment for vocational schools of
the Kyrgyz Republic
Deadline for
Submission of
Bids:
6 December 2016, 14:00 p.m. (local time)
b) For each lot, the Bidder shall have at least one (1) similar contract successfully
completed as main supplier within the last 3 years.
5. The pre-bid meeting will be held on November 11 2016, 14:00 p.m. Bishkek time.
6. To obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents, Bidders should contact:
PIU of Second Vocational Education and Skills Development Project
720031, Manas ave. 22a, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Tel.: +996 312 31-30-53
E-Mail: piuvesd@mail.kg
Attention: Mr. Z.Ashirbekov, Procurement Specialist of PIU
7. To purchase the Bidding Document, eligible bidders should:
• Write to the address above requesting the bidding documents for the Supply of training
equipment for vocational schools of the Kyrgyz Republic (Contract No. VESDPII/G/ICB/2)
and submit proof of having deposited the non-refundable fee referred to below.
• Pay a nonrefundable fee of KGS 7 000 or $100.00 for each set to be collected from the
PIU office, and if requesting for delivery include an additional payment of US$20.00 for
each set for local delivery or US$150.00 for each set for overseas delivery. The
document will be sent by courier. No liability will be accepted for loss or late delivery.
• The method of payment will be by direct deposit to the account: “Second Vocational
Education and Skills Development Project”, Agency for Vocational Education under
Ministry of Labor, Migration and Youth of the Kyrgyz Republic. The bank details are as
follows:
Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank Kyrgyzstan (SWIFT Code: KICB KG 22)
11/1 Manas ave., 720017, Bishkek c., Kyrgyz Republic
For Kyrgyz Soms:  Account No. 1280096005607588, Bank Code 128009
For US Dollars: Account No. 1280096005607487, Bank Code 128009
8. Bids in English, one (1) original and two (2) copies, must be delivered sealed to the
address below on or before 14:00 p.m. on 6 December 2016. Bids must be accompanied with
a Bid Security in the amount described in the bidding document.
9. Late bids shall be rejected. Bids will be opened immediately on 6 December 2016 at
14:00 p.m. in the presence of the Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address
below.
10. The address referred to above is:
PIU office
Manas ave. 22a, 2nd  floor, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Oshelectro Rehabilitation Project - Project Implemetation Support

 | Published November 21, 2016  -  Deadline December 15, 2016

Executing Agency (Client):

JSC Oshelectro

Kyrgyzstan, Osh

Razzakov street 19a

 

The Client Contact Person:

Mr. Nursultan Joroev

Tel.0553 11 87 87

E-mail: oshelectro_oppe@mail.ru

Kyrgyzstan, Osh

Razzakov Street 19a

 

The EBRD Contact Person:

Olesya Kerridge

TC Advisor

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

One Exchange Square

London EC2A 2JN

Tel: + 44 20 7338 6895

Fax: +44 20 7338 7451

E-mail: kerridgo@ebrd.com

 

Project Description:

JSC Oshelectro ("Oshelectro"), an electricity distribution company incorporated in Kyrgyzstan, has applied for a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) toward financing rehabilitation and modernization of low and medium voltage distribution networks to reduce distribution network losses, increase energy efficiency and improve quality of supply. The project also incorporates installation of the advance metering system with meters capable of remote disconnection and meter reading. As part of the project the Bank wants to improve the Client’s commercial standing and service quality by helping to identify and implement necessary corporate, financial and operational improvements.

 

Assignment Description:

The Client now intends to retain a consulting company (“Consultant”) to provide organisational and technical assistance to ensure successful completion of the Project in accordance with the Project Implementation Plan (“PIP”) and with all Banks’ requirements. The Assignment will focus on technical assistance during project implementation for a Project Implementation Unit (“PIU”) consultant.

The selected Consultant is expected to provide the following services:

Task 1 – Project Preparation Phase

(a)     Development of PIU operating procedures

(b)     Support during the procurement process

(c)     Support during the evaluation process

(d)     Support during contract finalisation

 

Task 2 – Project Implementation Phase

(a)     Assistance in site supervision, monitoring and reporting

(b)     Testing, Commissioning and Operational Acceptance

(c)     Environmental and Social Action Plan

(d)     Knowledge transfer to Client

 

Task 3 – Project Completion

(a)     Project completion report

 

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

Assignment Start Date and Duration: The Assignment is expected to start in December 2016 and have an estimated overall duration of three years until project completion.

Cost Estimate for the Assignment: EUR 694,600.00 (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 contract will be financed by Shareholder Special Fund. Selection and contracting is subject to the availability of funding.

Eligibility: There are currently no eligibility restrictions. Firms and experts of any nationalities are invited to submit their expressions of interest.

Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will preferably be a multidisciplinary international firm or a group of firms able to demonstrate the following previous project experience:

  1. Experience in projects similar to the proposed assignment;
  2. Support to clients throughout the entire procurement process, including preparation of tender documents, tender evaluation reports and finalisation of contracts. Experience in tender preparation under EBRD’s procurement policies and rules or the rules of another international financial institution would be considered beneficial;
  3. Experience in site supervision of rehabilitation and construction contracts during project implementation;
  4. Project management, planning and implementation based on good practice principles

Experience from similar projects is extremely important and should be demonstrated in the proposal. The Consultant needs to ensure the availability of Local Russian speaking Experts in the Consultant’s team.

The Consultant team is expected to comprise the following key positions:

Key Expert 1: The Team Leader (TL) shall be an Engineer preferably with at least 10 years’ experience in construction or rehabilitation of medium and low voltage distribution systems including substation and lines. The TL should have led projects in the past similar to the proposed assignment. The TL will preferably possess excellent knowledge of English and Russian language for coordination and report writing purposes.

Key Expert 2: Power Distribution Expert preferably with at least 10 years of experience in planning, design and construction of medium voltage lines and substations.

Key Expert 3: Electricity Meters Expert preferably with at least 10 years of experience in the development of specifications and installation of modern electronic and “smart meters” for low voltage customers. 

Key Expert 4: Procurement Expert preferably with at least 10 years of procurement experience in power projects including transmission and distribution lines improvement projects as well as the relevant IFI’s experience.

Short Term Experts preferably with at least 10 years’ experience in the following areas of work:

  1. Construction and rehabilitation of substations and distribution lines;
  2. Factory acceptance tests and commissioning for similar assets;
  3. Protection and control measures;
  4. Civil works in the field of substation and tower foundations construction;
  5. Environmental and Social Action Plan implementation in compliance with EBRD or IFC/World Bank E&S policies.

Local Russian-speaking Experts (as required) preferably with at least 5 years’ proven experience in

  1. Overhead line engineering and substation engineering;
  2. Factory acceptance tests and Commissioning for similar assets;
  3. Protection and control measures;
  4. Civil works in the field of substation and tower foundations construction;
  5. Environmental and social compliance with Kyrgyzstan legislation.

 

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. 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.
  4. 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 expression of interest shall not exceed 25 pages (excluding CVs Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet).

The complete expression of interest (including CVs, Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet) should be submitted, in English via email (pdf) to the Client’s contact person, to reach the Client not later than the closing date. One additional copy shall reach the Bank’s contact person by the same due date. The expression of interest 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.

Important Notes:

1. Following this invitation for expressions of interest, a shortlist of qualified firms will be formally invited to submit proposals. Consultant selection and contracting will be subject to availability of funding.

2. The shortlist criteria are as follows:

  1. Procurement experience in projects similar to the proposed assignment, including  experience in tender preparation under EBRD’s procurement policies and rules or the rules of another international financial institution (30%);
  2. Experience in site supervision of rehabilitation/construction contracts during project implementation and in project management, planning and implementation based on good practice principles (20%);
  3. The CVs of Key Experts (30%);
  4. The CVs of Short-Term and Local Experts (20%).

Kyrgyz Republic: Isfana Water Project - Feasibility Study

 | Published November 17, 2016  -  Deadline December 8, 2016

Clarification 29/11/2016: Please kindly note that the profile of Key Expert 1: Project Manager/Team Leader has been updated and shall now read as follows:
Key Expert 1: Project Manager/Team Leader with a university degree or equivalent qualification with preferably 15 years or more of professional experience in the field of water supply and wastewater management, with comprehensive experience of similar assignments in Central Asia or CIS, as well as in institutional and commercial management of water/wastewater Company. He/she should demonstrate management and administration experience, including experience with procedures of international financing agencies (preferably EBRD procedures). The time of the Project Manager can be allocated as per the necessity of the assignment and the tasks included in the ToR.

Project Description:
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development ("EBRD" or the "Bank") is considering a transaction consisting of a loan from the Bank and a capital expenditure grant from an international donor to finance a priority investment programme in water and selective wastewater operations (the "Project") in the City of Isfana (the "City").

Assignment Description:
The Bank wishes to engage a suitably qualified consultant (the "Consultant") to prepare a comprehensive feasibility study ("FS") to determine a priority investment programme (the "PIP") developed from a long-term investment strategy, and evaluate its benefits as well as to undertake an environmental and social assessment of the project, including a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the physical environmental benefits of the project (the "Assignment").

The overall objective of the Assignment is to prepare a FS for the City and Isfana Water Company (the "Company"), which the Bank can use to appraise the Project and take an informed decision on the prospective financing.

In order to meet the objective above, the Consultant is expected to implement the following:
•Technical and financial feasibility assessment;
•Financial analysis of the Company and preparation of financial inputs/assumptions to be used in the financial model as per requirements of the Bank;
•Financial analysis of the budgets of the City for the last 3 years;
•Determination of an efficient implementation strategy for the PIP;
•Calculation of the Bank’s standard measuring indicators and SRI impact indicators;
•Environmental and Social Audit of the existing facilities and operations and environmental and social conditions relevant to the Project and Environmental and Social Assessment of potential environmental and social risks, impacts and benefits that is proportionate to the project’s nature, size and location.

To the extent possible, the FS should:
•take into account the potential impacts of climate change on the project in order to build in resilience to climate change related risks;
•assess the resource efficiency opportunities (including energy and water efficiency and waste minimisation potential and the impact on GHG emissions) on the project.

The FS will provide an overview of the Company’s procedures and technical, operational, environmental, social, and financial performance, and should form the basis for agreeing on the Company’s restructuring objectives in the loan document (e.g. reduction in water losses, improvements in tariff collections, standards of treatment, etc.). The detailed terms of reference for the Assignment can be found here.

Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or groups 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 four months.

Cost Estimate for the Assignment: EUR 190,000 (exclusive of VAT).
The Consultant must determine whether any VAT would be chargeable on the services and the basis for that determination, without taking into consideration the special status of the Bank as an IFI and state this to the Bank in their response to the Invitation for Expressions of Interest. To the extent that a Consultant incurs input VAT on goods and services purchased in connection with the provision of services (e.g. VAT on airline ticket) which is not otherwise recoverable by the consultant from the local tax authority, the gross cost to the consultant of such expenses shall be treated as a reimbursable expense.

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

Eligibility: There are no eligibility restrictions.

Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms with previous project experience related to:
-Developing feasibility studies / due diligences for IFIs and a good knowledge of IFI procedures and rules on public procurement and disbursement policies
-Demonstration of in-depth knowledge of the water/wastewater sector, specifically institutional and legal framework aspects, environmental and social requirements; gender and water, local financial management standards, professional standards of technical knowledge internationally as well as in the region.

The Consultant’s expert team is expected to include key experts as follows:
•Key Expert 1: Project Manager/Team Leader with a university degree or equivalent qualification with preferably 15 years or more of professional experience in the field of water supply and wastewater management, with comprehensive experience of similar assignments in Central Asia or CIS, as well as in institutional and commercial management of water/wastewater Company. He/she should demonstrate management and administration experience, including experience with procedures of international financing agencies (preferably EBRD procedures). The time of the Project Manager can be allocated as per the necessity of the assignment and the tasks included in the ToR.
•Key Expert 2: Financial specialists with knowledge of the public financing and modelling.
•Key Expert 3: Technical specialists and water and wastewater engineers with practical experience of working on a similar type of projects.
•Key Expert 4: Environmental and Social experts with experience in ESIAs and E&S due diligence, health & safety, stakeholder engagement, public consultation and disclosure in the local context, and/or resettlement expertise, in water/wastewater sector with experience of similar assignments and with recent track record in the region.
•Key Expert 6: Climate change expert with experience in evaluation in climate change.
•Key Expert 7: Institutional expert with experience of similar assignments.
•Key Expert 8: Resource efficiency expert with experience in water and waste water treatment.
•Key Expert 9: Legal expert with relevant experience in the areas of natural monopolies regulation and knowledge of tariff legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.
•Key Expert 10: Local experts with good communication skills and evidenced technical knowledge of water supply and wastewater.

The Consultant should cooperate with local professionals and local consulting companies, in order to promote the development of local expertise. The Consultant should engage Russian or Kyrgyz speaking staff on their team or arrange for translation/interpreting when necessary. All experts must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities accorded to them.

Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be selected 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. 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.
4. 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 and time. The expression of interest shall be one file (pdf). The EBRD reserves the right to reject applications of firms submitting more than one file. Only if the permissible file size is exceeded (4MB), the Consultant may split the expression of interest into further files.

Bank Contact Person:
Sophie Medert
Technical Co-operation
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN
Tel: + 44 20 7338 7371
e-mail: mederts@ebrd.com (submissions should be sent through eSelection and NOT to this email address)

Notes:
1. The selection will normally be made from responses to this notification only. Consultants will not be asked to submit a proposal. The highest-ranked Consultant will be selected from a shortlist and be invited to negotiate the contract, subject to availability of funding.

2. The shortlist criteria are:
a)Firm demonstrates practical experience in developing feasibility studies for IFIs and a good knowledge of IFI procedures and rules on public procurement and disbursement policies – 20%
b)Firm demonstrates deep knowledge of the water/wastewater sector, specifically institutional and legal framework aspects, environmental and social requirements; local financial management standards, professional standards of technical knowledge internationally as well as in the region – 30%
c)Qualifications and competence of the consultant's team of key experts – 50%
(Key expert 1 – 10%; Key experts 2 to 9 – 5 % each).

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