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Services - 588496-2021

19/11/2021    S225

Cambodia-Phnom Penh: Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis

2021/S 225-588496

Contract notice

Services

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: Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM)
Postal address: #364, Preah Monivong Blvd, Sangkat Phsar Daeum Thkov, Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA
Town: Phnom Penh
NUTS code: KH Cambodia
Postal code: 120112
Country: Cambodia
Contact person: H.E. Chann Sinath, Under Secretary of State and Project Director PMU-EIB MOWRAM
E-mail: channsinath78@gmail.com
Telephone: +855 012528777
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.mowram.gov.kh/
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: http://pmu-adb-eib-wb.uplands-irrigation-mowram.gov.kh/public/procurement
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM)
Postal address: #364, Preah Monivong Blvd, Sangkat Phsar Daeum Thkov, Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA
Town: Phnom Penh
NUTS code: KH Cambodia
Postal code: 12000
Country: Cambodia
Contact person: Mr. Im Soursdey, Deputy Director Department FWUC and Project Manager PMU-EIB MOWRAM
E-mail: suasdeyim@yahoo.com
Telephone: +855 012851630
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://pmu-adb-eib-wb.uplands-irrigation-mowram.gov.kh/public/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM)
Postal address: #364, Preah Monivong Blvd, Sangkat Phsar Daeum Thkov, Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA
Town: Phnom Phnh
Postal code: 120112
Country: Cambodia
Contact person: Mr. Im Soursdey, Deputy Director Department FWUC and Project Manager PMU-EIB MOWRAM
Telephone: +855 012851630
E-mail: suasdeyim@yahoo.com
NUTS code: KH Cambodia
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://pmu-adb-eib-wb.uplands-irrigation-mowram.gov.kh/public/
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
II.1.1)Title:

Consulting Services for Project Management and Implementation Consultant (PMIC-2)

Reference number: EIB-GtP/CS01/PMIC-2
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM) of Cambodia is seeking a Project Implementation Consultant (Consultant) to support the implementation of Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project financed by EIB.Specific areas of work include the preparation of River Basin Management Plan, feasibility studies of irrigation schemes, detailed engineering design, construction supervision, preparation & implementation of a Social & Environmental Management Framework, Provide Support to EA on procurement & financial management, preparation of progress reports, & monitoring & evaluation. The project will cover up to five existing irrigation schemes, enhancing their water supply reliability, improving irrigation efficiency & reducing climate-related disaster (flood and drought) within a total command area of about 51,000 ha of existing agricultural land. The provisionally selected schemes are in the provinces of Battambang, Kampong Thom, Takeo and Kampot.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 USD
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: KH Cambodia
Main site or place of performance:

Provinces of Battambang, Kampong Thom, Takeo and Kampot.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1.Consultant to be responsible for the preparation of River Basin Management Plan, feasibility studies of irrigation schemes, detailed engineering design, construction supervision, preparation & implementation of a Social & Environmental Mgmt Framework, Provide Support to EA on procurement & financial mgmt, preparation of progress reports & monitoring & evaluation. The project will cover up to 5 existing irrigation schemes, enhancing their water supply reliability, improving irrigation efficiency & reducing climate-related disaster (flood & drought) within a total command area of about 51,000 ha of existing agricultural land. The project will also support the establishment of the National Water Resources Data Management Center & the Water Resources Information System including establishment of a new Doppler Radar Station in Kampong Thom Province and will strengthen capacity of Farmer Water Users Communities in irrigation system Operation & Maintenance.

2.Technical Capacity – general: Experience as a consulting firm contracted for services for at least 5 years and, specifically, experience as a consultant for project management, design & construction supervision of irrigation and/or water resources management infrastructures in the last 3 years.

3.Technical Capacity – personnel: all key experts proposed by the firm shall have preferably at least 5 years of relevant and appropriate skills and experience including:

a. Ability to successfully manage and implement civil engineering projects of this nature

b. Experience in the design of irrigation schemes including irrigation & drainage system

c. Experience in construction management & the ability to successfully oversee projects of this nature

d. Experience in Quantity Surveying with ability to develop budgets, bill of quantity & track, quantities & track and control cost.

e. Experience with monitoring the environmental & social impacts of projects.

At this stage it is not necessary to provide CVs.

4.Technical capacity – contract references:

i. Successful completion within the 8 years prior to the submission deadline of at least 2 service contracts for construction supervision of irrigation or water resources management infrastructures with individual contract amount of at least 1,500,000 USD.

ii. Successful completion within the 8 years prior to submission deadline of at least 3 service contract for the feasibility study & detailed engineering design of irrigation schemes & the preparation of relevant tender documents with an individual contract amount of at least 1,500,000 USD. At least one of the contracts must be for the design of at least one irrigation scheme with a command area of at least 2,000 hectares.

a.Please provide a certificate of completion for each contract

b.Reference can be part of the combined or separated contracts.

iii.Candidate should have carried out the services requested at point c.i and c.ii above as Single Consultant or Lead Consultant in an Association/Consortium/Joint Venture.

5.Financial Resources: the candidate submission of audited financial statements should have a minimum average annual turnover of 600,000 USD in for the last 3 years (2018, 2019, and 2020).

In case more than six companies or consortia satisfy then above criteria, the ranking will be based on the number of references under c.i and c.ii and the best six will be shortlisted.

6.One electronic copy of the Expression of Interest must be received at the first address below no later than 5pm Phnom Penh Time, January 06, 2022. The electronic submission should include the name & address of the applicant & shall be clearly marked “Expression of Interest – Consultancy Services for the Project Management and Implementation Consultant (PMIC-2) for EIB financed Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project (EIB-IAIP)” – EIB/MOWRAM/CS1-PMIC-2.

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
Start: 01/06/2022
End: 01/06/2027
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: 3
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Candidates must obtain a minimum score of 60. The top six ranking firms will be invited to submit proposal.

Criteria 1 – General (Max score 20 points)

General background of the consulting firm, including staff, annual turnover and years in business

Criteria 2 – Firm general experiences and technical competence (Max score 40 points)

Experience of similar projects undertaken in the Project Management and Implementation including preparation of river basin river management plan, feasibility studies of irrigation scheme, preparation of technical specification, detailed engineering design of irrigation and drainage system, construction supervision, project monitoring and evaluation.

Criteria 3 –Experience of Proposed Experts (Max score 30 points)

Candidates must be suitably qualified and have a minimum of preferably five (5) years of experiences, with participation in an expert role that is similar to the proposed consulting services within the last five (5) years.

Criteria 4 – Experience with monitoring environmental and social impacts of project (Max score 10 points)

Experience with monitoring the environmental and social impacts of project during the execution phase.

TOTAL 100 points

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

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Investment Bank (EIB)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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)Description
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: 06/01/2022
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 03/02/2022
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (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:

Full Terms of Reference and template for Expressions of Interest can be obtained on request from:

Office of the PMU-ADB-WB and EIB MOWRAM Project Management Unit (PMU)

#364, Preah Monivong Blvd, Sangkat Phsar Daeum Thkov, Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA, Zip Code: 120112

Email: suasdeyim@yahoo.com; cc: sokboren83@gmail.com

Tel: (855) 12 851 630/ 12 790 035

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology (MOWRAM)
Postal address: #364, Preah Monivong Blvd, Sangkat Phsar Daeum Thkov, Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA
Town: Phnom Penh
Postal code: 120112
Country: Cambodia
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/11/2021