Works - 200633-2016

14/06/2016    S113    European Investment Bank - Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Bosnia and Herzegovina-Siroki Brijeg: EIB - Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Rehabilitation and extension of water supply and waste water collection

2016/S 113-200633




Siroki Brijeg Municipality, Bosnia and Herzegovina

No: 20060272-S030

The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (hereinafter referred to as “the Borrower”) has received a loan from the European Investment Bank - EIB (hereinafter referred to as “the Bank”) - towards the cost of the project Water and Sanitation Federation BiH. This International Invitation for Tenders relates to the contract for the Design and Construction of Siroki Brijeg Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Siroki Brijeg promoted by the Municipality of Siroki Brijeg, FBiH (hereinafter referred to as “the Employer”).

The contract will include:

• Preparation of design documentation as required by the Employer to obtain necessary approvals and permits for the construction and commissioning of the works.

• Construction of the WWTP (capacity 10,000 PE) including testing, start-up and trial operation

This Contract is expected to commence in October 2016 with the period for completion of 25 months.

Qualification Criteria

To be qualified for the award of the contract, Tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

 1.Annual Turnover

The Tenderer shall have an average annual turnover as prime contractor or partner in JVCA (defined as billing for works in progress and completed) over the last 5 (five) years of not less than EURO 2.6 million equivalent.
 2.Financial Capacity

The Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real estate, lines of credit and other financial assets sufficient to meet the construction cash flow for the contract for a period of 4 (four) months, estimated at not less than the equivalent amount of EURO 1,000,000 (one million), taking into account the applicant's commitments for other contracts.

The Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has successfully completed experience under contracts in the role of contractor in the last five (5) years prior to the applications submission deadline, and with activity in at least nine (9) months in each year.
Participation as contractor or management contractor in at least 2 (two) wastewater treatment plant design-build projects within the last five (5) years, each with a value of at least EURO 1,700,000 (one million seven hundred thousand), that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar to the proposed Works. The similarity shall be based on the physical size, complexity, methods/technology or other characteristics.
Each of the WWTP described in the above two reference projects shall have been designed for a capacity of minimum 9,000 population equivalent.
At least one of the WWTP described in the above two reference projects shall have been based on flow-through activated sludge technology operated in extended aeration mode.
 4.Personnel Capabilities

The Tenderer shall demonstrate availability of suitably qualified and professional key personnel to fill the following positions. Each candidate shall meet the experience requirements specified below:
(Key personnel position – Total experience, years – In similar works, years)
• Project Manager; 15; 10
• Site Manager; 10; 8
• Process Engineer; 10; 8
• Mechanical Engineer; 10; 5
• Electrical-automatic and SCADA Engineer; 10; 5
 5.Equipment Capabilities

The Tenderer shall own, or have assured access to (through hire, lease, purchase agreement, availability of manufacturing equipment, or other means), at least the following key equipment in in full working order and safe, and must demonstrate that, based on known commitments, the equipment will be available for use in the proposed contract.
(Main equipment – Minimum number required)
• Mobile crane minimum 50 tonnes; 1
• Excavators for the civil works; 3
• Mini excavator; 3
• Tracked dozer; 2
• Concrete trucks with conveyor bend and Concrete pumps; 3
• Vehicles and Trucks; 5
 6.Litigation History

The Tenderer shall sign the Litigation History Form confirming that he is not involved in any current or past litigation or arbitration resulting from contracts completed or under execution by him over the last five years.

All firms are invited to participate in the tender.

Tender Evaluation

Evaluation of tenders shall be carried out in accordance with the European Investment Bank’s Guide to Procurement, version dated February 2004, The evaluation shall proceed in two steps (called the two-envelope procedure), each with a public opening.

Award Criteria

The evaluation will proceed in two steps („two-envelope system“; technical evaluation and then financial evaluation). The Employer shall award the Contract to the Tenderer whose offer has been determined to be the lowest evaluated tender of all substantially responsive tenders to the Tender Document. Tenders not achieving at least 75 percent of the available Technical Evaluation marks will be considered non-responsive and, in such cases, the Financial Offer shall not be opened.

In case of the joint venture / consortium an agreement shall be signed confirming joint and several liabilities of all members for Contract performance.

Interested eligible Tenderers may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the tender documents at the following office:

Contact person: Mr Boro Đolo (Head of PIT), The Project Implementation Team (PIT), Siroki Brijeg Municipality, Tel: +387 39 702-801, Fax: +387 39 705-915; Email:

The Tenderer shall provide a statement confirming that they either possess, or will obtain promptly in the event that they are awarded the contract, License – Authorization for performing design and construction of works within the territory of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This Authorization is issued by the Federal Ministry of Spatial Planning and is in accordance with law in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Tender documents may be purchased on the submission of an application to the Široki Brijeg Municipality office (see address below), and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of EURO 300 (three hundred) or equivalent in a convertible currency. The methods of payment will be as follows:

(a) For payment within Bosnia and Herzegovina in BAM:

Beneficiary: Municipality Siroki Brijeg; income code (vrsta prihoda): 722449; Municipality 054;

Budget organization: 0000

Beneficiary Bank: UniCredit Bank d.d. Mostar

Account No: 3382202200120303

Reference No: 20060272-S030; indicating purchase of Tender Document for the “Design and Construction of Siroki Brijeg Wastewater treatment Plant”.

(b) For payment in a freely convertible currency from abroad:

Beneficary Bank UniCredit banka d.d. Mostar

Account No: 3382202200120303


IBAN: BA393380604801254729

Reference No: 20060272-S030; indicating purchase of Tender Document for the “Design and Construction of Široki Brijeg Wastewater Treatment plant“

Payment option is OUR which means that the Applicant will cover all Bank costs related to this payment and money transfer

Upon receipt of appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the documents will promptly be dispatched by courier; however, no liability can be accepted for their loss or late delivery. In addition, if requested, the documents can be dispatched electronically after presentation by the prospective Tenderer of inappropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee.

In the event of discrepancy between electronic and hard copies of the documents, the hard copy shall prevail.

A Bid Security of EURO 25,000 (EUR twenty five thousand) or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency, must accompany all bids.

All bids must be delivered in closed sealed envelopes bearing the mention “Bid for Design and Construction of Siroki Brijeg Wastewater Treatment Plant” not later than 30 August 2016,12:00 local time to the address given below.

Bids will be opened immediately in the presence of Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend.

The address referred to above is:

Siroki Brijeg Municipality, Adress: Fra Didaka Buntića 11, 88220, Siroki Brijeg, Bosnia and Herzegovina