EDO STATE NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT (ED-NEWMAP)

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FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
EDO STATE GOVERNMENT
MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT

EDO STATE NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT (ED-NEWMAP)

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR THE ENGINEERING SUPERVISION WORKS OF EROSION CONTROL SITES IN EDO STATE

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The request for expression of interest follows the update of the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in UN Development Business issue of 27th April, 2012 and in Nigerian newspapers of 27th September 2012.

As part of Governments commitment to transformation of the Nigerian socio-economy landscape, a multi-sector project is being executed in Nigeria to mitigate the vulnerability to erosion and support the people as they relate to their land. The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) is an 8-years multi-sectoral and multi-scale program that targets states with acute gully erosion. The project is involving many Federal and State Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), Local Governments, Communities and Civil Societies who are responsible for Planning, economy, finance, works, agriculture, water resources, forests, transport, power, emergency response as well as those focused on climate and hydrological information or watershed/basin regulation. In order to achieve this, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received a credit of US$500million from the International Development Association (IDA) for the implementation of Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project.

Edo State who is participating in the implementation of the project intends to use part of the proceeds of the credit for Engineering Supervision works for erosion control sites in various locations in the State.

OBJECTIVE
Edo State Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (ED-NEWMAP), the implementing agency in the State has the responsibility of providing a “Damage Control” to slow the expansion of targeted set of aggressive gullies across the State, thereby reducing the loss to property and infrastructure and helping cultivate community ownership, influencing the gully intervention to support integrated watershed management and move towards greater adoption of sustainable land and water management practices by local people in the sub-watershed where the gullies are located. Therefore, the purpose of this consultancy services is to select a qualified firm who will be required to carry out engineering supervision of works at the identified erosion sites across the State which are recognized as threat to the safety of lives and property.

The consulting firm will be hired for a period of three (3) years.

SUPERVISION OF CONSTRUCTION WORKS
When a bidding process has been successfully concluded and a contract is signed, the consultant will supervise the construction work at the site to the satisfaction of the client to ensure that high quality construction with detailed supervision is achieved; all that all associated works are carried out in full compliance with the Engineering Design Working Drawings, Bill of Quantities, Technical Specification and other contract documents. The contract agreement to be signed shall be a Timed Based contract.

SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)
The Edo State Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (ED-NEWMAP) now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultant should provide information demonstrating that they have required qualification and relevant experience to perform the services.
The short-listing criteria are:
i) Evidence showing the fields of specialty of the firm (consultant’s profile/brochures);
ii) Evidence showing that the firm is a legal entity (Certificate of registration);
iii) Evidence of registration with relevant authorities and professional bodies;
iv) Evidence showing that the technical and managerial capabilities of the firm in the field of assignment;
v) Experience of working in a similar geographical region;
vi) Description of similar assignments;
vii) Availability of appropriate skills among staff, and availability of essential technology etc. For each previous project performed, the consultant shall provide the name and contact address of the client (office & e-mail address, and telephone number), date(s) of execution, name(s) of lead and associate firms, contract amount and financing sources.

The attention of interested Consultants (firm) 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 (January 2011) (“Consultant Guidelines”). Please visit www.worldbank.org, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment on information as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of Joint Venture or a Sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based method set out in the consultant guidelines for the World Bank.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (10:00am to 16:00pm.

Expressions of Interest must be delivered in a written form of two (2) hard copies to the address below by 30th of August, 2018.

Edo State-Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project
(EDO-NEWMAP)
Attn: Engr. John Adisa
State Project Coordinator
Edo State Project Management Unit (SPMU)
9th Floor, Palm House, Sapele Road, Benin City, Edo State
Telephone: 08034279626, 08023071085
E-mail: [email protected]

Issue Date: 15th of August, 2018.

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN

 

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