Fourth East-West Highway Improvement Project
Credit/Loan No. IDA5245-GE; IBRD 8263-GE
Project No. P130413
Assignment Title: Preparation of Pre - Feasibility Study and Feasibility Study for Jinvali - Larsi Road and Detailed Design for the Construction of Kvesheti -Kobi Road Section
Contract/RFP No: EWHIP-4/CS/QCBS-04
Georgia has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Fourth East-West Highway Improvement Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, works, and related services and consulting services to be procured under this project which will be jointly financed by the Government of Georgia.
The Roads Department of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia (RDMRDI) now invites eligible consultancy companies (Hereinafter "consultants") to express their interest in providing the following services: “Preparation of Pre - Feasibility Study and Feasibility Study for Jinvali - Larsi Road and Detailed Design for the Construction of Kvesheti -Kobi Road Section”.
This assignment will consist of three consecutive but separate phases (Pre-Feasibility-Feasibility and Detailed Engineering Design). A decision to undertake the second phase and consecutive phase will be based on the findings of the first and second phase respectively.
Interested companies shall provide information demonstrating that they have the necessary experience to perform the aforesaid services. Expressions of Interest should cover, but not limited to: Experience relevant to the project activities, key staff resources and qualification, corporate profile.
The selection criteria are:
- General experience in road infrastructure projects in mountainous regions;
- Similar experience: i.e. contracts of preparation of Feasibility Studies for highway construction in accordance with European Standards within the last 5 years (i.e. since January 2011);
- Similar experience: i.e. contracts of preparation of Detailed Design for highway construction in accordance with European Standards within the last 5 years (i.e. since January 2011);
Note: Only those consultants who will have similar experience in BOTH preparations of FS and DD will be considered for shortlisting.
Only successfully completed assignments will be taken into consideration during evaluation stage.
The Roads Department reserves it's right to verify submitted references and use obtained information for evaluation purposes.
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 – Revised July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment: The consultant shall not receive any remuneration in connection with the assignment except as provided in the contract. The consultant and its affiliates shall not engage in consulting or other activities that conflict with the interest of the client under the contract. The contract shall include provisions limiting future engagement of the consultant for other services resulting from or directly related to the firm's consulting services in accordance with the requirements of paragraphs 1.9 and 1.10 of the Guidelines.
Consultants may form an association (Please take into account that form of association acceptable for the World Bank is either sub-consultancy or Joint-Venture and submission must clearly indicate the nature of the association) to enhance their qualifications. The experience of sub-consultants will not be taken into account while evaluating the corporate experience of the company. Experience in the projects relevant to the assignment should be submitted in the Form N1 uploaded at Roads Department website on www.georoad.ge on the following link:
The consultants are strongly advised to limit their Expression of Interest to 30 pages. Company brochures may be included as an Annex, and will not be affected by the limit of 30 pages.
The Consultant will be selected under Quality and Cost-based Selection method set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011 - Revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”).
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Expressions of Interest accompanied relevant information mentioned above must be submitted either as a hard copy or electronically to the address below not later than July 05, 2016, 15:00 hours.
Name: Maia Kaliashvili
Position: Deputy Chairman of Roads Department of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia
Address: 12 Al. Kazbegi Avenue, Tbilisi, 0160, Georgia