Preparation Of Preliminary Design And Bidding Documents For
Reconstruction Of Boiler Houses And Central Heat Substations In The City Of Mykolaiv
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES? FIRMS SELECTION)
Project: Ukraine District Heating Energy EfficiencyProject(UDHEEP)
Loan No.: 8387-UA and TF016327
Assignment Title: Preparation of Preliminary Designand Bidding Documents for Reconstruction of Boiler Houses and Central Heat Substations in the City of Mykolaiv.
Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan):UDHEEP-MYK-CQ-02
This Request for Expressions of Interest follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project thatappeared in UN Development Business issueof September 08, 2014, under referenceno. WB4583-09/14.
Ukraine has received financing from the World Bank towards the costof the Ukraine District Heating Energy Efficiency Project (UDHEEP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultingservices for which this Request for Expression of Interest is issued.
The consulting services (hereinafter called "Services") includepreparation ofdesign and bidding documents for reconstruction of 32 (thirty-two) boiler houses and 4 (four) CentralHeat Substations in the cityof Mykolaiv, Ukraine.
Estimated commencement of the Services is April2016.
Oblast Public Utility "Mykolaivoblteploenerho" now invites eligibleconsulting firms (hereinafter called "Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultantsshould provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform theServices. The shortlisting criteria are:
a) General qualification in the District Heatingsector;
b) Technical and managerial capabilities of the firmand proposed experts. Responsiveness to officially established in Ukraine professional staff qualification requirements and havingrelevant valid certificates, permits and licenses required to carry out the Services (design works) in Ukraine as well asavailability of experience inUkraine would provide an advantage;
c) Experience with projects financed byInternational Financial Institutions (World Bank, EBRD, EID, NIB etc).
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 ofthe World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World BankBorrowers, dated January 2011and revised July 2014 (hereinafter called "Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank'spolicy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a jointventure or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications.
A Consultant willbe selected in accordance with the Selection basedon the ConsultantsQualifications method as set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Further information can be obtained atthe address below during office hours from 09:00 to17:00 local time.
Expressions of Interest must be delivered in a written form inEnglish or Ukrainian language to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 15:00 March 17, 2016.Expressions of interest should be submitted with indication of the following subject: "Ukraine-UDHEEP: Mykolaiv: UDHEEP-MYK-CQ-02:Expression of Interest by [name of consultant]".
Oblast Public Utility"Mykolaivoblteploenerho"
Attn: Mr. Mr. Vitaly Borodin, Chief Engineer
5-a Mykolaivska Street,
2nd floor, Room 2
Tel: +38 051222-11-49
Fax: +38 0512 22-03-58