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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%.

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.

 

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%.

Development of the training course and organizing study tour on “Electric Buses”

UNDP Country Office - KAZAKHSTAN | Published December 2, 2016  -  Deadline December 19, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme in the Republic of Kazakhstan (UNDP) in the frames of the project “City of Almaty Sustainable Transport” (CAST) is announcing a competitive bidding for the development of training course and organizing study tour on “Electric Buses” Detailed information is given in the attached Request for Proposals (RFP).Instructions: proposals (technical and financial shall be in separate envelops) should be submitted in sealed envelopes to the UNDP Office, 14 Bokey Khan Str., Astana, 010000, Kazakhstan, addressed to Meruyert Bolyssayeva, Procurement Assistant, not later than Dec 19, 2016 (till 5:00 p.m. of Astana time)For any questions on this tender please contact Ms. Yelena Yerzakovich, CAST Project Manager, by e-mail: yelena.yerzakovich@undp.org Late submissions will be automatically disqualified.

District Heating Installation Programme

 | Published October 25, 2016  -  Deadline December 8, 2016

District Heating Installation Programme

This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published in

Procurement Opportunities, on the EBRD website, Procurement Notices (http://www.ebrd.com/) on 15th April 2016.

JSC “Fond Razvitiya ZHKH” (the “Fund”) hereinafter referred to as “the purchaser”, wholly owned by the Government of Kazakhstan (the GOK) has applied for a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction  and Development (the Bank) for a project to procure and install heat meters and individual heat substations.

A multi stage tender and contract award procedure will be adopted. The Procurement implementation for the project concerning installation of heat meters will proceed as follows:

Stage 1 - The First Stage tender will consist of a technical proposal only, without any reference to prices, or any alternative technical solutions a tenderer wishes to offer, and a justification therefor, provided always that such deviations or alternative solutions do not change the basic objectives of the project. Following evaluation by the Purchaser of the First Stage tenders, the Purchaser will invite each tenderer who meets the qualification criteria and who has submitted a technically responsive tender to sign a Framework Agreement.

Stage 2 - Tenderers signing a Framework Agreement will be invited to submit priced tenders for the supply and installation of DH Meters in quantities and within time schedules as defined in the Call-Off Notices to supply and install DH meters for defined municipalities. Several adjoining municipalities may  be pooled together in order to create large enough scope of supply. It is estimated that the call-off contracts will comprise of 400–500 heat meters/buildings. All tenders under call-off arrangements will require a Tender Security of EUR 15,000.00 (fifteen thousand) or its equivalent in a convertible currency, and must be delivered to the address below on or before the time and date of the submission deadline specified in the Call-Off Notices (Invitations to submit tenders under Framework Agreement), at which time they will be opened in the presence of the tenderers’ representatives who wish to attend. Tenders will be evaluated and contracts awarded to the lowest evaluated tender submitted.

All questions regarding this Tender should be directed to the Head of FUND as noted below.

The Purchaser now invites sealed technical proposals in the first stage for the following Contract to be funded from part of the proceeds of the Grant:

  • Installation of heat meters in several location in Kazakhstan;

The procurement will be carried out in accordance with EBRD Procurement Policies and Rules. The contract to be financed with the proceeds of EBRD Grant will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country.

To be qualified for the award of a framework contract, Tenderers shall comply with the following minimum criteria:

  1. Tenderer has the financial, technical and production capability and capacity necessary to perform the Contract and must have at least  EUR 1.5 million annual turnover in average for last 5 (five) years, as well as must have the profitable result of economic activity in each of last 5 (five) years;
  2. Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means sufficient to meet the production cash flow for the contract estimated as not less than EUR 400,000;
  3. Tenderer must have the successful experience of the execution of the similar deliveries and installation of DH meters with similar models in a quantity not less than 100 (one hundred) units per year within the last 2 (two) years;
  4. In case of a Tenderer offering to supply goods under the Contract which the tenderer does not manufacture or otherwise produce, the tenderer has been duly authorised by the goods’ manufacturer or producer to supply the goods in the Purchaser’s country;
  5. Tenderer or its agent will be able to carry out the supplier’s maintenance, repair and spare parts stocking obligations prescribed in these tender documents.
  6. Tenderer shall provide accurate information on any current or past litigation or arbitration resulting from contracts complement or under execution by him over the last 5 (five) years. A consistent history of awards against the tenderer or any partner of a joint venture or consortia may result in rejection of the tenderer’s tender.

 

Capabilities and experience of manufacturers:

  1. Average annual turnover of the Manufacturer (defined as billing for Goods delivered and under delivery) over the last 5 (five) years shall not be less than EUR 5,000,000 (five million);
  2. Production capacity of the Manufacturer shall exceed 5,000 heat meter units in a year;
  3. The Manufacturer shall be certified for quality standard ISO 9001 or equivalent or shall submit his own quality assurance plan to demonstrate quality assurance activities to be carried out during execution of installations.

Joint ventures or consortia shall satisfy the following minimum qualification criteria:

  1. The firm - leader of the consortium shall correspond to at least 60% of all the above referred qualification criteria on general experience and financial status.
  2. Each other member of the consortium shall correspond to at least 25% of all the above referred qualification criteria on general experience and financial status.
  3. Joint venture or consortium shall meet in whole criteria for delivery experience and installation services, as well as the financial status referred to above. Each consortium member shall meet the requirements for eligibility and litigation history.

 

The proceeds of the Grant 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.

Tender Documents may be obtained at the Purchaser's Mailing address listed below, upon submission of a written formal demand and a copy of payment of a non- refundable fee of €100.00 (One Hundred Euros) in cash or by bank transfer to the following bank account:

 

Recipient: JSC " Fond Razvitiya ZHKH "

ИИК KZ354500339870005648

ИИН (БИН): 121140004815

БИК ASFBKZKA

Bank JSC "Bank Astany" Astana

 

Address: Sygnac St 29

VAT registration certificate,

series 62001, № 008916, dated 28.08.2015

 

АО "Фонд развития жилищно-коммунального

хозяйства"

ИИК KZ354500339870005648

ИИН (БИН): 121140004815

БИК ASFBKZKA

Банк АО "Банк Астаны" Астана

 

Адрес: ул. Сыганак 29

Свидетельство о постановке на

регистрационный учет по НДС,

серия 62001, № 008916, от 28.08.2015

 

 

 

Bank commissions and fees shall be to the expense of the tenderer. The Tender Documents will be dispatched promptly by e-mail and by courier at the first opportunity, following confirmation of receipt of the fee by the Purchaser, but no liability will be accepted for loss or late delivery. In the event of discrepancy between electronic and hard copies of the documents, the hard copies shall prevail.

The tenderer’s formal request for the Tender Documents shall include details of the postal address and email address of where the Tender Documents are to be sent and a contact name, telephone and fax numbers, email address for future correspondence, invoice details and VAT number of the Tenderer.

 

Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before 14.00 hrs Astana (local time) on 9 December 2016, at which time they will be opened in the presence of the tenderers’ representatives

who wish to attend. Tenders delivered after this deadline will be rejected and returned unopened.

 

Prospective Tenderers may obtain further information from the following office:

Mr Boken Shokybasov
JSC "Fond Razvitiya ZHKH”
“Heat Metering Project”
Turan Ave, 65 Astana , Kazakhstan
Tel.: + 7 (7172) 49-28-13
E-mail: boken82@mail.ru

 

A register of potential Tenderers who have purchased the Tender Documents may be inspected at the Purchaser's mailing address.

This notice refers to goods, works or consultancy services to be procured though open and competitive tendering for projects/contracts funded through funds which are administered by the EBRD. Potential tenderers desiring additional information on the procurement in question or the project/contract in general should contact the Project Management Unit and not the EBRD.

Aktobe Water Project

 | Published November 7, 2016  -  Deadline December 22, 2016

Rehabilitation of Sewage Networks

This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice No. 8077-GPN-47570 for this project which was published in Procurement Opportunities on the EBRD website www.ebrd.com November 19, 2015.

Joint Stock Company “Akbulak” hereinafter referred to as the Employer, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) towards the cost of Aktobe Water Project.

The Employer now invites sealed tenders from Сontractors for the contract AWP-6, “Rehabilitation of Sewage Networks” to be funded from the proceeds of the loan.

The Project is implemented on the territory of Aktobe City, Republic of the Kazakhstan.

In general, the scope of basic works of these Contracts shall include:

  • Rehabilitation of gravity sewage collector D500mm;
  • Rehabilitation of gravity sewage collector D300mm;
  • Rehabilitation of gravity sewage system D160mm, 225mm, 280mm.

The estimated completion time under the Contract is 540 days.

To be qualified for award, the Tenderer shall meet the following qualification criteria as a minimum:

  1. The Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has successful experience as prime contractor in the execution of at least 1 (one) project of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract within the last 5 (five) years.
  2. The Tenderer shall demonstrate experience in the execution of at least 2 (two) contracts within the last 5 (five) years, that have been successfully completed and that are similar to the proposed Works.
  3. The Tenderer shall have an average annual turnover as prime contractor (defined as billing for works in progress and completed) over the last 3 (three) years not less than KZT 680,000,000 (six hundred eighty million) equivalent.
  4. The Tenderer shall demonstrate access to, or availability of, financial resources such as liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means, sufficient to meet the construction cash flow for the contract for a period of 3 (three) months, estimated as not less than KZT 115,000,000 (one hundred fifteen million) equivalent, taking into account the Tenderer's commitments for other contracts.
  5. The Tenderer shall submit balance sheets audited or supported by the documents issued by tax authorities of the tenderer’s country of origin for the last three (3) years and must demonstrate the soundness of the Tenderer's financial position, showing long-term profitability.  
  6. The Tenderer shall be certified for quality standard ISO 9001 (or equivalent) or shall submit his own quality assurance plan to demonstrate quality assurance procedures, which shall be applied for the execution of works under the Contract.

Tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is 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.

Upon the written request the tender documents may be collected free of charge from the office at the address given below or the documents will be promptly dispatched by e-mail to the address, indicated in the written request, but no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery.

All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security not less than KZT 10,200,000 (ten million two hundred thousand) or equivalent in convertible currency

Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before or before December 22, 2016 at 15:00 (Aktobe time), at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.

A register of potential tenderers may be inspected at the address below.

Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the tender documents at the following office:

Mr. Kuanushev Bolat Muhanovich

Akbulak JSC

Address: 12"Б"Sankibay Batur Ave.,
Aktobe City, 030012, Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel: +7 701 738 83 50, 8 (7132) 558172

Fax: 8 (7132) 549632

Email address: akb_ebrd@list.ru

 

KTZ Energy Efficiency Programme

 | Published November 14, 2016  -  Deadline January 9, 2017

Supply of LED Lamps for Outdoor Illumination of Station Tracks of Railway Trunk Network of Kazakhstan

This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published 14 February 2014 and updated 2 November 2015 on the EBRD Web Site, Procurement Opportunities (www.ebrd.com) and on the website of the JSC "National Company "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" ("KTZ"). This Invitation for Tenders is published on EBRD Web Site www.ebrd.com, on the website of the of KTZ www.railways.kz.

JSC "National Company "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" has received a loan from the European Bank  for  Reconstruction  and  Development  (the Bank)  towards  the  cost  KTZ - Energy Efficiency Programme. JSC "National Company "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" represented by Directorate of Main Railway Network, the branch of JSC "National Company "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" intends using part of the proceeds of funds provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) towards the cost of the contract named below.

Directorate of Main Railway Network now invites sealed tenders from Suppliers for the following contract to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan: Supply of LED Lamps for Outdoor Illumination of Station Tracks of Railway Trunk Network of Kazakhstan.

Supply of the Goods is planned for III - IV quarters of 2017, in 16 weeks after the contract signing. Delivery places - Material Bases - Branches of JSC "NC "KTZ" located in the following cities of Kazakhstan - Aktobe, Shuchinsk, Astana, Karaganda, Pavlodar, Semey, Taras, Almaty.

Detailed description of the Goods and the terms of delivery are provided in the tender documents.

Tendering for contracts that are to be financed with the proceeds of the funds provided by the EBRD is open to firms from any country.

To be qualified for the award of a contract, tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

  • Proven successful experience on the market of LED lamps as a manufacturer and/or supplier of the similar LED lamps at least within the last three (3) years. Experience as Supplier in at least three (3) contracts within the last three (3) years that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar to the proposed Goods, each with a value of at least equivalent to 2,300,000 US dollars.
  • Proven sound financial position of a tenderer and its prospective long term profitability; minimum average annual turnover as prime Supplier (defined as billing for Goods delivered and under delivery) over the last three (3) years in amount equivalent to 20,000,000 US dollars.
  • Access to, or availability of, financial resources (such as liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means) in the amounts not less than the equivalent of 2,500,000 US dollars.
  • Manufacturer's Authorization for the offered equipment in case the tenderer is not its manufacturer or producer. Manufacturers of equipment shall have successful experience in manufacturing of the offered or previous models of LED lamps at least within the last three (3) years.
  • Other criteria named in the tender documents.

Tender documents may be downloaded free of charge from KTZ website: www.railways.kz,  or obtained at the address below upon written request.     

All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security of in a form of a bank guarantee or in other form prescribed by the tender documents, in US dollars or local currency in the amount equivalent to sixty (60) thousand US dollars.

Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before 9 January 2017, 15.00 Astana time, and at 15.30 Astana time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.

 

Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from the following office:
 

CONTACTS
Directorate of Main Railway Network - branch of JSC "NC "KTZ"
Supply and Economic Needs Department
Mr. Aset K. Okasov
Director
6, Kunaev street, room 413
Astana 010000 Kazakhstan
Facsimile number: +7 7172 60 5382
e-mail:  Okasov_a@railways.kz

These tendering opportunities are funded from and EBRD loan, and tendering procedures are governed by EBRD Procurement Policies and Rules.

Kurty-Burylbaital Road Reconstruction Project Extension

 | Published November 30, 2016  -  Deadline January 20, 2017

This Invitation for Prequalification follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on the EBRD website, Project Procurement Notices (http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/project.shtml) on October 03, 2016.

Joint Stock Company “National Company “KazautoZhol” of the Republic of Kazakhstan, hereinafter referred to as “the Client”, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, hereinafter referred to as “the Bank”, towards the cost of “Kurty-Burylbaital” Road Reconstruction Project under “Center-South” Corridor.

The Client intends prequalifying firms and joint ventures to tender for the following contract, hereinafter referred to as “the Contract”, to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan:

  • Contract EBRD/CW-02/2016: km 2152-2214 “Kurty-Burylbaital” Road

Completion period is expected to be 39 months with further Defect Notification Period of 24 months.

To be prequalified for tendering for the Contract, the applicant must demonstrate to the Client that it substantially satisfies the requirements regarding experience, personnel, equipment, financial position and litigation history as detailed in the Prequalification documents and briefly summarised below:

General Experience:

The applicant shall have an average annual turnover as a contractor over the last 5 years (i.e. 2011-2015) of equivalent of USD 65 mln. The turnover value in other currencies than the defined currency should be recalculated into that currency based on the exchange rate as of the 1st of July of each year reported, as set by National Bank of Republic of Kazakhstan.

Specific Experience:

  1. successful experience as a contractor (prime or subcontractor) in the execution of at least 2 contracts of a magnitude comparable to the proposed contract within the last 5 years. For assessment purposes the values of the referred contracts shall be not less than the equivalent of USD 55 million; 
  2. the applicant shall have acted as a main contractor on 2 contracts of a similar magnitude. For assessment purposes the values of the referred contracts shall be not less than the equivalent of USD 55 million;
  3. successful experience as a contractor (prime or subcontractor) in the execution of at least 2 contracts of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract within the last 5 years. For assessment purposes the referred contracts shall include reconstruction or construction of asphalt-concrete roads.

The following specific operations and works experience shall be demonstrated:

 

  • Asphalt concrete paving of 420 000 m2 per year;
  • Earthworks (fill-excavation) – 1 100 000 m3 per year
  • One bridge – 111 m length.

 

Financial Position:

The applicant shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means sufficient to meet the construction cash flow for the contract for a period of three months, estimated as USD 10 mln, taking into account the applicant's commitments in other contracts.

Prequalification and tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms and joint ventures of firms from any country and is governed by the EBRD Procurement Policies and Rules.. 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/Employer's country.

Prequalification documents may be obtained from the office at the address below or viа e-mail subject to provision of written request to obtain prequalification document signed by an authorized representative on a company letterhead.

The prequalification documents must be duly completed and delivered to the address below, on or before January 20, 2016, 3 p.m. (Astana time). Documents which are received late may be rejected and returned unopened.

 

Interested firms may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the prequalification documents at the following office:

 

Mrs. Aida Akunzhanova
Senior specialist for co-ordination and monitoring of purchases
Joint Stock Company “National Company “KazAutoZhol”
Astana, 010000, Republic of Kazakhstan
8, Amman str., Business Centre “Milano”, office 210
Tel.: +7 (7172) 72-95-77
e-mail: akunzhanova.a@kazautozhol.kz

Petropavlovsk Water

 | Published September 8, 2016  -  Deadline September 8, 2017

The Limited Liability Company "Kyzylzhar su" (the "Company"), a water distribution and wastewater treatment company in the city of Petropavlovsk (the "City") entirely owned by Northern-Kazakhstan Oblast Akimat, has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the "Bank") and capital grant from the Government of Kazakhstan  to finance rehabilitation and upgrade of the water and wastewater system in the City.

The proposed project has a total estimated cost of up to KZT 4,157 million.

The project will require procurement of the following works, goods and services:

  • Hydraulic modelling
  • Rehabilitation of water pumping stations
  • Reconstruction of the wastewater pumping stations
  • Reconstruction of water supply network
  • Reconstruction of wastewater network
  • Supply of flow meters and pressure control valves
  • Supply of maintenance, leak detection, CCTV and laboratory equipment
  • Installation of SCADA

Tendering for the project is expected to commence in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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 and contractors should contact:
 

Mr. Erzhan Bazhenov
Financial Director
Address: 2, Proezd Kirovskiy, Petropavlovsk, Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel.: +7 (7152) 61-82-17
Fax: +7 (7152) 61-82-17
Email: petropavlovsk.piu@mail.ru

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 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%

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%

 

Pavlodar Tram Project

 | Published October 14, 2016  -  Deadline December 5, 2016

This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on the EBRD website, Procurement Opportunities (www.ebrd.com ) on July 8, 2016.

The JSC “Pavlodar Tram Management Company” hereinafter referred to as “the Purchaser”, intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank or EBRD) and the grant of Republic of Kazakhstan provided under Enhanced Partnership Framework Agreement signed between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and EBRD towards the cost of Pavlodar Tram Project.

The Purchaser now invites sealed tenders from Suppliers for the following contract to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan and grant:

Package PTP01 – Supply of new 25 trams, delivery within 12 months after contract signing.

Tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from any country.

To be qualified for the award of a contract, tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

  1. Average annual turnover of the Tenderer over the last 3 (three) years shall be not less than equivalent to 3 billions Tenge (KZT).
  2. The Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means sufficient to meet the production cash flow for the period of contract estimated as not less than 80% of the proposed amount of Tender, not taking into account the Tenderer's commitments for other contracts.
  3. The Tenderer shall submit documentary evidence of his successful experience in supply of as minimum 15 trams for the last 3 (three) years.
  4. The Tenderer shall submit documentary evidence of his or of his authorized subcontractor successful experience in supply of spare parts for trams for the last 3 (three) years.

Tender documents may be obtained from the office at the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee in the amount equivalent to 38 000 (thirty eight thousand) KZT, including VAT or equivalent in USD by exchange rate of the JSC “Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan” on the date of payment.

Payment of a nonrefundable fee is to be made by bank transfer to:

 

Currency: KZT

Beneficiary: JSC “Pavlodar Tram Management Company”

Acc.: KZ246010241000046214

Beneficiary's Bank: Pavlodar region filial of JSC “Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan”

BIC HSBKKZKX

 

Currency: USD

Beneficiary: JSC “Pavlodar Tram Management Company”

Acc.: KZ356010241000232547

Beneficiary's Bank: Pavlodar region filial of JSC “Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan”

BIC HSBKKZKX

 

Upon receiving appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the documents will be promptly dispatched by courier, however, no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery. If requested the documents can also be dispatched electronically after the presentation by the prospective tenderer of appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee.

All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security of 55 000 000 (fifty five million) KZT or its equivalent in a convertible currency.

Tenders must be delivered on or before 14:00 (local time) December 5, 2016 to the following address: JSC “Pavlodar Tram Management Company”, Industrial Zone North, building 258, Pavlodar, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Tenders will be opened at 14:00 (local time) on the same day in the presence of the tenderers' representatives who choose to attend at the following address: JSC “Pavlodar Tram Management Company”, Industrial Zone North, building 258, Pavlodar, Republic of Kazakhstan.

A register of potential tenderers who have purchased the tender documents may be inspected at the address below.

Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from, and also inspect and acquire the tender documents at, the following address:
 

Joint-Stock Company Pavlodar Tram Management Company
Contact names: Ms. Zhanna Zhanabayeva
Address:   Industrial Zone North, building 258, Pavlodar, Republic of Kazakhstan
Facsimile number:    +8(7182) 33-38-22
Electronic mail address: zhanna1060638@gmail.com, n.kitaygorod@gmcsgroup.com

Unless otherwise indicated, these tendering opportunities are funded from EBRD loan and grant of Republic of Kazakhstan provided under Enhanced Partnership Framework Agreement signed between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and EBRD. Tendering procedures are governed by EBRD Procurement Policies and Rules.

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 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%

 

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