REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(ENGINEERING SUPERVISION CONSULTANCY SERVICES)
ZIMBABWE ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
CONSULTANCY: ENGINEERING SUPERVISION SERVICES ZETDC ALASKA – KAROI (132kV) POWER TRANSMISSION REHABILITATION PROJECT (AKTP).
Notice Ref. No.ZETDC/EOI-AKTP 002/01/2017
This request for expressions of interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in Development Business No AfDB61-01/17.
The Government of The Republic of Zimbabwe has received Grant funding from the African Development Fund (ADF) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this Grant to eligible payments under the contract for Engineering Supervision Consultancy Services of Alaska-Karoi (132kV) Power Transmission Rehabilitation Project (AKTP).
The Consultancy Services include:-
a) Assist the project manager in managing all the project activities;
b) Support for the line and substation procurement and construction process;
1. Support for the development of procurement documents according to the bank requirements;
2. Review of technical specification for correctness and relevance based on international standards and local practices;
3. Provide support for the tender evaluation and selection process;
4. Provide support for the contract management and modifications;
5. Preparation and submission to the client and Bank, detailed project implementation schedule including the disbursement schedule;
c) Assist the project manager in supervising the EPC contractor of the construction of the 132kV line and substation and document management;
d) Review and clearance of the Contractor’s detailed design documents for compliance with the technical specifications of the contract document;
e) Establishment of a project Site Organization;
f) Undertake supervision of the construction works and certify contractors claims and payments;
g) Assisting to unsure that the project is delivered within cost and time tolerance;
h) Preparing and clearing Handover Certificates for approval by the client (ZETDC) for live connection, and operation of the project facilities after commissioning;
i) Provide 5 days training for ZETDC’s staff concerning project management;
j) Follow-up for implementation of the environmental and social impact mitigation and monitoring measures as depicted in the project’s Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP);
k) Assist the project manager in carrying out progress review and preparation and submission of Project Quarterly Progress and Completion Reports in accordance with the Bank’s requirements.
The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC), now invites Consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested firms must provide a statement of capability and experience indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (Company profile, financial status, brochures, description of similar assignments in the past 5 years, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s ‘Procurement Policy and Methodology for Bank Group Funded Operations (BPM)’, dated October 2015 which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM local time.
Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below until, 5 May 2017 before 16:30pm. l
Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC)
Attn: Procurement Manager (ZETDC)
ZETDC Electricity Centre Building 2nd Floor
25 Samora Machel Avenue
P O Box 377
Tele. No. : +263 4774508-35