Services - 272860-2022

Submission deadline has been amended by:  336894-2022
23/05/2022    S99

Egypt-Cairo: Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy

2022/S 099-272860

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

This contract will be financed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and subject to EIB's Guide to Procurement.

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater (CAPW)
Postal address: 44 Ramses Street
Town: Cairo
NUTS code: EG Egypt
Postal code: 11522
Country: Egypt
Contact person: Eng. Hassan El-Far (Chairman of CAPW)
Telephone: +202 25789636
Fax: +202 25743671
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

REOI for Consultancy Services for design, tendering support, supervision of works and project management for Helwan wastewater Project

Reference number: EIB-GtP/ENR-20180139-001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71800000 Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater (CAPW) (the “Client”) has received a financing from the European Union (“EU”), the Agence Française de Développement ("AFD") and the European Investment Bank (“EIB”) and intends to use part of the funds thereof for payments under the following project: Consulting Services for Assistance to Project Implementation Of the Helwan Wastewater Treatment Project.

The Services of the consultant shall consist of design, tender documents preparation, assistance to tendering, supervision of works implementation & project management for the Helwan Wastewater Treatment Plant Project. For the Project background and objectives of the consultancy assigment are indicated within the REOI document.

The CAPW hereby invites Applicants to show their interest in delivering the Services described above. This Request for Expressions of Interest is open to consulting firms.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 9 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: EG Egypt
Main site or place of performance:

Location of Services will be Helwan district, south to Cairo, Egypt. The Promoter of this contract is Construction Authority for Potable water and Wastewater CAPW, Cairo, Egypt.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In the response to the REOI, Interested Applicants must provide information evidencing that they are qualified and experienced to perform those Services. For that purpose, documented evidence of recent and similar services shall be submitted.

Determination of the similarity of the experiences will be based on:

The contracts size;

The nature of the Services:

o detailed design for networks and pumping stations, with similar area including preparation of tender documents under RED Book FIDIC Guidelines.

o Conceptual design for wastewater treatment plants with capacity not less than 200,000 m3/d including anerobic digesters and tertiary treatment, preparation of tender documents under Yellow Book FIDIC guidelines.

o Construction supervision / Management of works as well as Operation & Maintenance during Defect Liability Period.

o Preparation of SIA/ESMP Studies including ATEX study, and

o Communication and visibility and project management and reporting.

The technical area and expertise: wastewater collection and treatment, sewage sludge treatement (digestion) and production of biogas.

The location in the region and ability for at least part of the staff to exchange in Arabic.

The Client will also take into account for the evaluation of the applications the following items:

Skills and availability of in-house technical back-up/ backstopping provided to the on-site experts;

Local representatives and partners;

The Expressions of Interest must include at least:

(i) Covering Letter, comprising the firm's information.

(ii) Presentation of firms or association showing the firms main activities and expertise.

(iii) Statements and Declarations : As indicated within the REOI Document including: Statement of affiliation, if any, Declaration of Association (if applicable), convent of itegrity, certified statement of financial capacit with minimum avrage annual turn over of 2000000 Euroover the last three years for the lead consultant, and audited balance sheets.

(iv) List of Project References: Demonstrate experience of conducting similar type of assignments, providing max 15 projects’ data sheets.

Through at least three (3) of the relevant references, the below-mentioned activities should be included (at least one of each activity):

- Detailed Design, preparation of tender documents and construction supervision for wastewater collection networks, pumping stations,

- Conceptual design and construction supervision of wastewater treatment plants with capacity not less than 200,000 m3/d including supervision of Operation & Maintenance during DLP.

- Design and construction supervision of sludge treatment (anaerobic digestion)

(v) List of available personnel structure for the envisaged services.

(vi) Brief CV of consultant's key personnel potentially mobilised for the project implementation

More details on the information to supply figure in the REOI document.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Eligibility criteria to AFD financing and procurement procedures of consulting services are specified in sub-clause 1.3 and 2.3, respectively, of the "Procurement Guidelines for AFD Financed Contracts in Foreign Countries", available online on AFD’s website:

As per Sub-Clause 2.3: “The Shortlist should comprise Consultants of the same category with similar business objectives. It is therefore strongly advised that consulting firms and individual consultants not be included on the same Shortlist, or private sector firms and non-profit organizations. It is prepared on the basis of the capacity and qualifications of the candidates to perform the requested services. The Shortlist shall be limited to between four (4) and six (6) Consultants.”

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Eligibility criteria to AFD financing are specified in sub-clause 1.3 of the "Procurement Guidelines for AFD Financed Contracts in Foreign Countries", available online on AFD’s website: Eligibility criteria to EIB financing are specified in EIB’s Guide to Procurement

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Clearly stated in the REOI Document

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/06/2022
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 11/08/2022
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Interested Applicants may obtain the REOI document and further information at the CAPW official email: . Any clarifications may be requested from CAPW no later than ten days before the deadline of submission. Answers will then be provided on the same platforms as this REOI is published on. The Expressions of Interest (one hard copy and one soft copy on a USB drive) must be submitted to the address below no later than 30 June 2022 at the following address:

- Attention: Construction authority for Potable Water & Wastewater CAPW

- Eng. Hassan El Far

- Street Address: 44 Ramses St. Cairo, Egypt

- Floor: 6th Floor & Room number: meeting room

- City: Cairo

- Country: Arab Republic of Egypt

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Office of Public Procurement Complains
Town: Cairo
Country: Egypt
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: