THE GOVERNMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO

MINISTRY OF WATER

LOWLANDS RURAL WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION PROJECT

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES)

Water Sector

Financing Agreement reference: 2100150029896

Project ID No.: P-LS-E00-002

 

 

The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho has received financing from the African Development Bank and the Global Environment Facility-Least Developed Countries Fund (GEF LCDF) toward the cost of the Lesotho Lowlands Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project (LLRWSSP) implemented through the Ministry of Water, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for the Redesign and Construction Supervision Services for Tertiary Mains to Zones 7 and 8.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include: (a) reviewing and updating of the designs for Tertiary Mains to Zones 7 and 8 of the Lowlands Rural Water Supply Project previously prepared by the MDJV consultants under IDA funding and incorporate the Client’s concerns emanating from the first aborted bidding process, prepare revised bidding documents and participate in the evaluation of construction bids; and (b) carrying out the supervision of construction works tendered out by the Client from the point of appointment of contractors to completion including post construction monitoring. The assignment is planned for a duration of nine (9) months.

The Ministry of Water now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing those Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are: (a) firm’s relevance to the assignment (core business); (b) number of years in business; (c) relevant experience; (d) dealing with similar project authorities; and (e) regional and local experience.

Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure of Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s Procurement Framework, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.

Interested consultants may obtain further information (including detailed Terms of Reference) at the address below during office hours (8:00 am to 4:30pm) or can be downloaded from Ministry of Water website (http://www.water.org.ls).

Expressions of interest must be hand-delivered or emailed to the address below not later than July 30, 2021 at 16h00 and must be clearly marked “Expression of Interest for the Redesign and Construction Supervision Services for Tertiary Mains to Zone 7 and 8 (AfDB/LRWSSP-B/C01).

Attn: Mr. Lijane Nthunya

Procurement Specialist

Lesotho Lowlands Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project

Water Commission

Sentinel Park

15 UN Road

Maseru, Lesotho

Tel :

Cell :  +266 58851577/58454730

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