Consultancy Services for Feasibility Study of Lorah Dam

Request For Expressions of Interest

General Information

   Kandahare Province, Afghanistan
   Mar 16, 2019
   Qualification Requirements/Short listing Criteria:

National Procurement Authority on behalf of Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW), GoIRA, now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the services described under paragraph 3 above. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

The short listing criteria are:

a) The Consultant should be registered legal entity and should have been in business for at least the last 5 years in providing Consultancy Services of similar assignments. (The consultant is required to provide the Copy of the Certificate of Incorporation issued by relevant authority in country of establishment).
b) The consultant shall demonstrate having sound financial situation by submitting audited financial reports or any other credible financial documents in which the consultant annual turnover for any of the last Five (5) years (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018) shall be USD 1,660,000 (One, Million and Six Hundred Sixty Thousand US Dollars).

b.) The consultant should provide proven experience for a minimum of at least one contract with the value of US$ 909,000 (Nine Hundred Nine Thousand US in the last Five (5) years of similar nature indicating the duration, value, years of performance, which should showcase the expertise/strength of the consultant for the undertaking such assignments. The Consultant while describing the assignment(s) for similar experience should furnish the following details:
 Consultant should explain in what way the executed assignment(s) was/were similar in nature to the current assignment.
 The Consultant should explain the exact role played by the Consultant in the assignment if the assignment was carried out in association with other firms as JV or in sub-consultancy for carrying out the assignment.
 In order to calculate the monetary value of similar contracts provided by the consultants, consider the size of the inflation rate according to the budget document for the same fiscal year.

c) Consultant having some regional experience is desirable.
d) The requirements for Consultants who intends to associate with other firm(s) in the form of a Joint Venture (JV) or sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications are indicated as under:
i. The lead partner is required to be identified clearly and state the composition and nature of their association (JV/ sub-consultant) in their EOI. In case of JV, the following minimum requirements shall be fulfilled:
a) Lead Partner: Shall meet at least 60% of the shortlisting criteria for annual turnover and experiences requirement defined under Part 5 above (Qualification Requirements/Short listing Criteria), paragraphs (b) and (c) respectively.

b) JV Partner: Shall meet at least 25% of the shortlisting criteria for annual turnover and experiences requirement defined under Part 5 above (Qualification Requirements/Short listing Criteria), paragraphs (b) and (c) respectively.
When fulfilling the above minimum requirements, in aggregate, either the lead member and/ or JV partner(s) shall meet at least 100% of the short listing criteria referred to above.

ii. The short listing criteria provided under Part D above (Qualification Requirements/Short listing Criteria), paragraphs (b) and (c) will not be applied for sub-consultant.

e) The Consultant should furnish only true and factual information in the EOI (for itself, its partners and sub-consultant(s), if any). By an act of submission of an EOI against this REoI, the Consultant shall be deemed to be aware that for any misrepresentation by the Consultant in regards to its EOI including any qualification documents/ information about the consultant itself, its partner and/ or sub-consultant detected at any stage of selection process or during execution of the resultant contract, if successful, the Consultant will be prosecuted under the Laws of Afghanistan.
f) Note: The similar contract submitted by the consultant will be considering for value, as the measurof inflation rate reflected in the annual budget of that year. e
   International procurement

Contact information

   Safiullah Alokozai
Procurement Liaison Specialist
National Procurement Authority
Pashtoonistan Wat/ National Procurement Authority/ Administration Office of The President
Kabul, Kabul +93
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