Project Management and Construction Supervision of the Grid Rural Electrification Project

Type : Tender ( IFB ) 

 

Category : Professional Services , Other Professional Services

Ref No : REAISRVCSI14-15100357

By : RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AGENCY

Closing : Wed, Jul 22, 2015 11:00

Eligibility :  Global ( Worldwide)

 

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AGENCY

MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND MINERAL DEVELOPMENT

Grid Rural Electrification Project in Western, Northern, Central & Eastern Uganda

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST UNDER OPEN INTERNATIONAL BIDDING

Procurement Reference Number: REAISRVCSI14-15100357

Introduction

The Government of the Republic of Uganda has applied for financing from the Islamic Development Bank towards the cost of implementation of the Grid Rural Electrification Project in Western, Northern, Central and Eastern parts of the Country and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Consultancy Services for Supervision and Project Management.

 

Required Consultancy Services

The scope of the services shall involve Project Management and Construction Supervision of the Grid Rural Electrification Project in Western, Northern, Central and Eastern parts of the Country comprising approximately 1,106 km of Medium Voltage overhead lines, 678 km of Low Voltage Networks, installation of 673 distribution transformers and 9,772 last-mile consumer connections.

Requirements

 

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services.

 

The information to be provided includes:

Cover letter;

Legal documents indicating clearly the legal status and corporate profile including copy of current Business Registration Certificate;

Proof of eligibility (i.e. Islamic Development Bank’s Member Countries firms (ICB-MC));

Evidence of experience in construction supervision of 33kV electricity distribution networks and at-least one consultancy assignment funded by either a Multi-Development Bank or any Bilateral/Multilateral International Organization;

Firm Organizational structure;

Availability of appropriate skills among staff (Project Manager, Distribution Engineers, Power Line Surveyor, Environmentalist, Sociologist and Clerks of Works);

Audited Books of Accounts for the last three years, i.e. 2012, 2013 & 2014; and

Experience in similar conditions, i.e. working experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications and clearly specify the type of association (e.g. joint-venture or sub consultancies) as well as the nature of its business (commercial or not-for profit).

A consultant will be selected through a shortlist of qualified international Consultants under International Competitive Bidding restricted to Islamic Development Bank’s Member Countries firms (ICB-MC), in accordance with the Islamic Development Bank’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants under Islamic Development Bank Financing (2009 edition).

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours (i.e. 09:00 to 16:00 hours) (local time).

Expressions of Interest in English must be delivered (in hardcopy; 1 [One] original & 2 [Two] copies) to the address below by 11:00 a.m. (local time) on 22nd July, 2015.

 

Head, Procurement & Disposal Unit

Rural Electrification Agency

Plot 10, Windsor Loop

P.O. Box 7317

Kampala-Uganda

 

Tel: +256-312-318 100

Email: procurement@rea.or.ug

Web site: www.rea.or.ug

The planned procurement schedule (subject to changes) is as follows:-

Activity: a. Publication   of   Notice of Expression of Interest

Date: 1st June, 2015

Activity: b. Closing date for receipt of Expressions of Interest

Date: 22nd July, 2015

Activity: c. Evaluation of Expressions of Interest

Date: 23rd – 31st July, 2015

Activity: d. Display of shortlist

Date: 21st August, 2015

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is not bound to accept any Expression of Interest

THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

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