REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)
DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT IN SCHOOLS PROJECT (P157683)
COMPONENT 1: IMPROVING SEISMIC RESILIENCE OF SCHOOLS
Loan No: 8977-TR
Assignment Title: Consultancy Services for Reconstruction Design & Supervision of Educational Buildings
GROUP-1: NDRM1-WB-DH-04-zmir (10 schools)
The Republic of Turkey has received a loan in an amount of USD 300,000,000 from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) towards the cost of Disaster Risk Mitigation in Schools Project (DRMIS) implemented by General Directorate of Construction and Real Estate under Ministry of National Education (MoNE).
MoNE intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to eligible payments for the consultant services (“the Services”). Scope of the services cover design and construction supervision of school buildings located in Izmir province to be reconstructed. Services will include two phases, one on the design studies and the other on construction supervision.
The estimated duration of services is 35 (thirty-five) calendar months including design and supervision of construction works, and Defects Liability Period of the construction works which is 12 months.
For detailed information, Terms of Reference (ToR) for the above services can be reached at https://iedb.meb.gov.tr/www/Duyurular/kategori/2
MoNE 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 following information is required to be provided to evidence the related experience on similar works: (i) the client and contact information; (ii) source of financing; (iii) information on contract amount and scope; (iv) commencement and completion date. The shortlisting criteria are:
- Experience in the consulting services on buildings for the last 10 years,
- Experience in (a) preparation of designs and (b) construction supervision services for school buildings, hospitals, dormitories, administrative buildings that have been reconstructed (at least with an area of 200,000 m2 under at most 2 contracts) within the last 10 years including 2011 and forward,
- Experience in (a) preparation of designs and (b) construction supervision services for buildings that energy efficiency related works (preperation of energy audits/energy identity certificate, LEED, BREEAM, HQE, DGNB, BEPTR, etc is an asset) have been carried out within the last 5 years including 2016 and forward,
- Staff capacity and availability of appropriate skills among key personnel related to the above.
- Experience in projects financed by international financing institutions or organizations
- Having no non-performing contracts/disputes with Ministry of National Education
A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultant’s Qualification–based Selection (CQS) method set out in the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers: Procurement in Investment Project Financing (Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services) (July 2016, Revised November 2017 and August 2018).
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications. In case of a Joint Venture (JV), all members of the JV shall be evaluated jointly for the purpose of short listing and shall be jointly and severally liable for the assignment and shall sign the contract jointly in case of award is made to that JV group. Interested Consultants should clearly indicate the composition of their “association”, and role of each partners (lead or member) and sub-consultants in their application. Unclear expression of interests in terms of “in association with” and/or “in affiliation with” and etc. without indicating the status of the partnership and designation of the lead partner may not be considered for short listing. The full commercial names of all Consultants and their country should be specified in the expression of interest.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers: Procurement in Investment Project Financing (Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services) (July 2016, Revised November 2017 and August 2018), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
This specific Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) is published simultaneously with the RFEOIs of similar services under the same Project for the assignments:
Reference No. GROUP-1: NDRM1-WB-DH-04
Reference No. GROUP-2: NDRM1-WB-DH-05
The Consultants are free to express interest for one or more assignments provided above.
MoNE requires the Consultants to acknowledge that MoNE shall establish a single longlist for all of the 2 group of consultancy contracts including those expressed interest to this specific RFEOI and the other RFEOI. After evaluating the relevant experience and qualifications, MoNE will select the Consultant with the best qualifications and experience and will invite it to submit its technical and financial proposals for negotiations for the relevant assignment.
In case of the Consultants expressed interest for more than one assignment, they should indicate in their letters for which assignment they express interest by specifying above mentioned Reference No.s. The Consultants do not need to submit separate files for each Reference assignments for which they expressed interest if the composition of the Consultants is same for all of the interested assignments. MoNE has the right to decide for which assignment(s) the Consultants will be requested to submit their technical and financial proposals for negotiations. Firms’ overall capacity to perform multiple concurrent contracts will be assessed before including it in more than one selection as per paragraph 2.8 of the Consultant Guidelines.
Due to the limitations caused by COVID 19 pandemic, interested consultants may obtain further information from MoNE through the e-mail address provided below during office hours 10.00 am to 16.00 hours (Turkey time).
Expressions of interest/s must be delivered to the address below by August 09, 2021 until 15:00 hours Turkey time. Expressions of interest may also be delivered electronically to the below e-mail address by the deadline specified above.
If deemed necessary, the Administration may request a Turkish copy and Digital Copy of the entire tender file from the Bidder
MINISTRY OF NATIONAL EDUCATION
General Directorate of Construction and Real Estate
Attention: Fatih Mehmet ORUÇ
Address: MEB Beevler Kampüsü 06500, Beevler, Ankara, Türkiye
- Tel : +90 (312) 413 31 32
Fax : +90 (312) 2138346
E-mail : [email protected]
Contact information Ministry of National Education-Department of Construction and Real Estate
Haci Mehmet Kuloglu
Department of Construction and Real Estate, MEB Beşevler Kampüsü, 06500, Beşevler, Ankara
[email protected] Deadline is on August 9, 2021.