Executing Agency (Client):
Razzakov street 19a
The Client Contact Person:
Mr. Nursultan Joroev
Tel.0553 11 87 87
Razzakov Street 19a
The EBRD Contact Person:
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN
Tel: + 44 20 7338 6895
Fax: +44 20 7338 7451
JSC Oshelectro ("Oshelectro"), an electricity distribution company incorporated in Kyrgyzstan, has requested a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the “Bank”) to be applied to financing rehabilitation and modernisation of low and medium voltage distribution networks to reduce distribution network losses, increase energy efficiency and improve quality of supply (the “Project”). 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.
The Client now intends to retain a consulting company (the “Consultant”) to assist the Company to improve its commercial standing, and service and environmental and social performance, by helping to identify and implement the necessary corporate, financial and operational improvements required to meet the related covenants included in the EBRD finance documents.
The selected Consultant is expected to provide the following services:
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 Q2 2017 and have an estimated overall duration of three years until project completion.
Cost Estimate for the Assignment: EUR 300,000.00 (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 previous project experience in line with requested services as provided above, in particular, the following experience:
Experience in similar projects is paramount and should be duly demonstrated in the Consultant’s expression of interest.
The Consultant shall ensure availability of Local Russian or Kyrgyz speaking experts in the Consultant’s team. The Consultant team is expected to comprise the following key positions:
Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be selected, the information submitted should include the following:
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.
a) Design and implementation of corporate development programmes of nature, scale and complexity comparable to that of the Assignment (20%);
b) Development and implementation of FOPIPs in organisations comparable to Oshelectro (20%);
c) Development of corporate business plans for organisations comparable to Oshelectro (20%);
d) CVs of Key Experts (40%).