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WORLD BANK GROUP-SECOND RURAL ACCESS AND MOBILITY PROJECT (RAMP 2) – REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR CONSULTING SERVICESFOR THE DETAILED ASSESSMENT, PRIORITISATION, ENGINEERING DESIGN, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT FORCONSTRUCTION/REHABILITATION OF DAMAGED, WASHED AWAY AND MISSING RIVER CROSSINGS ON THE RURAL ROAD NETWORK IN IMO STATE

By December 20, 2016 No Comments

Federal Republic of Nigeria
Second Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP 2 )
Credit No :51540
Reference No :IM/RAMP 2/CQS/2016/02

The Federal Republic of Nigeria, through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has applied for financing from the French Development Agency (AFD)and on-lent the financing to Imo State towards the cost of rehabilitation of prioritized rural roads, construction/rehabilitation of river crossings, and institutional development under the Second Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP-2). It is intended that part of the proceeds of the financing will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for consulting services. The World Bank will provide implementation support and procurement under this Project will be administered based on World Bank procurement guidelines.

The State Project Implementation Unit (SPIU) on behalf of Imo State Government 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 consulting services (“the Services”) include, the provision of:
(i) a professional assessment of approximately 100 small river crossings (mostly involving various types of culverts and small bridges ? the latter not to exceed 15m total span, plus all associated Works) which require rehabilitation and or construction throughout the State. ;
(ii) (a more detailed professional assessment of the 50 short-listed candidate river crossings, leading to the prioritization of approximately 20 small river crossings;
(iii) Full detailed engineering design and preparation of works specification and bidding documents of all of the Works associated with the rehabilitation/construction of the approximately 20 priority river crossings;
(iv) Preparation of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for the proposed interventions; and

Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

1.Demonstrable specific experience in the area of the assignment;
2.Experience in developing and applying Multi-Criteria Analysis in the prioritization of candidate projects;
3.Experience in preparing Environmental and Social Impact Assessments;
4.Experience in preparing full detailed Engineering Designs for similar Works; and
5.Experience in preparing Standard Bidding Documents for works based on the World Bank’s guidelines, including detailed engineering drawings, standard and special technical specifications, and Bills of Quantities (BOQ);
6.The firm should show evidence of an existing management structure, which can support the assignment.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the World Bank Consultant Guidelines. Detailed information can be obtained at the address below during office hours, i.e. 0800 to 1600 hours].

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail) not later than 12 noon January 06th 2017

State Project Implementation Unit (SPIU): Attn. Engr. J.C.Uzor mnse
State Project Coordinator
Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMPII)
PlotE4 New Owerri Behind Concord Hotel, Owerri Imo State ,Nigeria
Telephone: +234-8127878207, +234-8142833664; E- Mail:[email protected]