National Water Resources Committee invites EOI for Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project; Closing Date: Feb 12, 2016

Country : MYANMAR
Project: Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM) Project
Credit No.: IDA 55590
Project ID: P146482
Assignment Title: Preparation of Detailed Designs and Construction
Supervision of PMU building at DWIR Compound
Reference No. C1.4.21

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar, National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Ayeyarwady Integrated River Management (AIRBM) Project Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR), MOT is the implementing agency of the AIRBM through the Project Management Unit (PMU) established under the supervision of the secretary of NWRC and DG of DWIR, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include:
1) Preparation of detailed engineering designs required for construction of the new building of approximately 1200 m2 located at DWIR Compound, Yangon. Terms of Reference (TOR) and the Preliminary designs are available in the PMU Office at the address given below for review of the interested consultants.
2) Preparation of associated technical specifications and BOQs
3) Assistance in preparation of bidding documents.
4) Supervision of the construction activities during the construction period.

Designs are expected to be completed approximately within 2 months and, following the tender of the construction works, construction of the building is expected to be completed within 6 months.

The PMU 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 short listing criteria are:
• Reputable Architect / Architectural firms with combined experience in preparation of Engineering designs and providing construction supervision services with at least 10 years of experience with a demonstrable track record of rendering architectural concept / design services / construction supervision services;
• Architectural and Engineering Design Consultancy firms shall have a Team Leader/Civil Engineer a Graduate in Civil Engineering with at least 5 years of Experience in Detailed Engineering Design; and
• The Consultancy firm should have completed and worked for at least 3 projects in the last 5 years at the same level.

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 dated July 2014 (“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 Selection Based on the Consultants’ Qualifications (CQS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09:30 to 16:00 hours.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 12 February 2016.

Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management (AIRBM)
Project, C/O DWIR, Ministry of Transport
Attn: U Win Hlaing, Project Director
AIRBM Mailing Address: Room (7) Building (1), MICT Park,
Hlaing Campus, Yangon, Myanmar

Source: Ministry of Transport

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