ATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD Tender:Consultancy Services for Supervision and Co-Ordination of Works for Independent Community Water Supply Along the Northern Collector Tunnel Phase 1 to Thika Dam-Murang’a Water Supply Project,Closing Date:28/10/2013

ATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)

COUNTRY: KENYA

NAME OF PROJECT: WATER AND SANITATION SERVICES IMPROVEMENT PROJECT  ADDITIONAL FINANCING (WASSIP AF)

CREDIT NO.: 5103KE

ASSIGNMENT TITLE: CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR SUPERVISION AND CO- ORDINATION OF WORKS FOR INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY WATER SUPPLY ALONG THE NORTHERN COLLECTOR TUNNEL PHASE 1 TO THIKA DAM – MURANG’A WATER SUPPLY PROJECT;

CONTRACT NO: AWSB/WASSIP-AF/COMP.1 /CS-2/2013

REFERENCE NO. 2

The Government of Kenya has received financing from the World Bank, through the International Development Association (IDA), towards the cost of the Water and Sanitation Services Improvement Project – Additional Financing (WASSIP AF) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) shall include;

a)  To fulfil the role of the Engineer’s Representative in the supervision of the construction works;

b)  To provide a detailed review of the design, the design investigations, the design assumptions and calculations and the design records, together with the contract documents, such that the review consultant shall fully endorse the design and the contract documents as his own, all prior to construction commencing;

c)  To supervise, in accordance with the conditions of contract, specifications and drawings, works carried out by the selected contractor;

d)  To provide the Client with regular status reports and other reports as per the Terms of Reference, together with all related necessary technical assistance and professional advice to the Client related to supervision of the construction of the said works.

The brief scope of the construction works include construction of Kiriciungu and Kahuti Treatment Works each of capacity 4000m3/day, laying l02Km pipelines DN 160 – 300, two 150m3 clear water tank and two 48m3 elevated backwash tank, pumping station, generator house, staff houses and site works at the treatment plant site

The period for the services is 30 months (Construction Supervision & Works Commissioning – 18 months and Defects Liability Period Inspections – 12 months).

The Athi Water Services Board 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:

i.      Experience in design of water supply systems and treatment works;

ii.     Experience in supervising construction of water supply systems and treatment works;

iii.   Availability of appropriate skills among key staff including Water supply expert, Structural Engineer, Supervision Engineers, Electromechanical Engineer, Socio-economist, Surveyor and CAD Operator.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 0800 to 1700 hours from Monday to Friday excluding lunch hour (1300 to 1400Hrs) and public holidays.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 1200 hours East African time on 28th October 2013 at 12.00 noon.

Those submitted by package should be clearly marked: “REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR SUPERVISION AND CO-ORDINATION OF WORKS FOR INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY WATER SUPPLY ALONG THE NORTHERN COLLECTOR TUNNEL PHASE 1 TO THIKA DAM – MURANG’A WATER SUPPLY PROJECT; CONTRACT NO: AWSB/WASSIP-AF/COMP.l/CS-2/2013”

Chief Executive Officer

Athi Water Services Board

3rd Floor Africa Re Center ,Hospital Road
P.O. Box 45283-00100
NAIROBI, KENYA
Tel:+254-20-2724292/3; Fax: +254-20-2724295
E-mail: info@awsboard.go.ke

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