21 Nisan 2022
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)
SUSTAINABLE CITIES PROJECT 2 - ADDITIONAL FINANCING (SCP2-AF)
Project No: 170612
Assignment Title: Consultancy Services for Design Review, Preparation of Bidding Documents and Construction Supervision Services for Tokat-Niksar Centrum Drinking Water Network Project
Reference No. NİKSAR-C1
ILBANK (hereinafter called “Borrower”) has received financing from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) (the “Bank”) in the form of, a loan (hereinafter called “Loan”) toward the cost of Sustainable Cities Project 2 – Additional Finance (SCP2-AF), and intends to allocate a part of the Loan to Tokat-Niksar Municipality (hereinafter called Client) through Sub-Loan. The Client intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this Sub-Loan to eligible payments for consulting services.
Consultancy Services will include the design review of existing designs and preparation of final designs, preparation of tender package and bidding documents, providing technical support to prepare bid evaluation reports and performing construction supervision (hereinafter called “Services”).
The above Services are related to the following proposed investment:
- Tokat-Niksar Centrum Drinking Water Network Project
The estimated duration of the Services is 21 (twenty-one) calendar months including design review and supervision of construction works and excluding Defects Liability Period of the construction works which is 12 months.
For detailed information, Terms of Reference (ToR) for the above services can be reached at “www.niksar.bel.tr”.
The Client now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.
The shortlisting criteria are:
- At least 10 years’ of general experience of as core business in Consultancy Services prior to the deadline for submission of applications prior to deadline for submission of interests;
- Experience in successful completion of projects financed by international financing institutions; preferably under the World Bank finance, within last 10 years prior to deadline for submission of interests
- Experience in design/design review, preparation of bidding documents and construction supervision services for the construction of water/sewerage/stormwater network, collectors, etc. that are similar to the required Services defined above in terms of their size and complexity within the last 10 years;
- Experience in the region (Turkey) and knowledge of local standards and regulations.
Administrative and Human Resources Capacity:
- The Consultants should demonstrate availability of and/or access to the key experts for the performance of the services described in the TOR
- The Consultants should demonstrate sound administrative and financial capacity
Key Experts will not be evaluated at the shortlisting stage. The Client satisfaction and past performance of the Consultants in similar works will be considered in the ranking of the Consultants when establishing the shortlist.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” (July 2016, Revised November 2017 and August 2018) (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications. In case of a Joint Venture (JV), all members of the JV shall be evaluated jointly for the purpose of short listing and shall be jointly and severally liable for the assignment and shall sign the contract jointly in case of award is made to that JV group. Interested Consultants should clearly indicate the composition of their "association", and role of each partners (lead or member) and sub-consultants in their application. Unclear expression of interests in terms of "in association with" and/or "in affiliation with" and etc. without indicating the status of the partnership and designation of the lead partner may not be considered for short listing. The full commercial names of all Consultants and their country should be specified in the expression of interest.
A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09.00 am to 17.00 (Turkey time).
Expressions of interest to be clearly marked “Consultancy Services for Design Review, Preparation of Bidding Documents and Construction Supervision Services for Tokat-Niksar Centrum Drinking Water Network Project” must be delivered in a written form (one hard copy and digital copy) to the address below in person, or by courier, together with e-mail by pıu@niksar.bel.tr till May 06, 2022, 15:00 hours (Turkey time). The Client reserves the right to reject the applications received after the above-referenced date.
NIKSAR MUNICIPALITY/NİKSAR BELEDİYESİ
Department of Survey and Planning/Etüd Proje Müdürlüğü
Attention : Mr. Danişmend Hüseyin Şahin
Address : Fatih Sultan Mehmet Cad. No:200 Niksar/Tokat/TURKEY
Tel : 00 90 356 527 81 51
Fax : 00 90 356 527 63 70
E-mail : pıu@niksar.bel.tr
Web : www.niksar.bel.tr