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Bosnia And Herzegovina: Corridor Vc Phase 2 Project

Invitation for Expressions of Interest

Project Name: Corridor Vc Phase 2 Project
EBRD Project ID: 47372
Country: Bosnia And Herzegovina
Tender Exercise Name: Supervision of works – Section 1 – Počitelj-Buna
ECEPP Tender Exercise ID: 4661291
Client Name: PC Motorways of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Business Sector: Transport
Notice Type: Invitation for Expressions of Interest
Publication Date: 20/12/2016 07:29
Issue Date: 22/12/2016 09:00
Closing Date: 14/02/2017 13:00
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Invitation for Expressions of Interest

The above named client, intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from/grant administered by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) and set out above and from Client's own funds towards the cost of the above named project. Contracts will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules.
Funding Details:
a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank)
Bosnia and Herzegovina has signed loan agreement with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (hereinafter EBRD) to finance priority sections of the motorway on the route of Pan European Corridor Vc through Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (the Beneficiary) intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan toward the cost of civil works and consulting services, to be procured for the section of motorway from Buna to Pocitelj.

The proceeds of the loan from/ grant administered by the Bank will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Client's country.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from/ grant administered by the Bank and will be open to firms from any country.


The main objective of the assignment shall be:

The subject of this Invitation for Expressions of Interest are Consulting services for supervision of works on Construction of motorway on Corridor Vc, section Buna - Pocitelj, Contract no. JPAC 745-E380-16 which shall be funded from the proceeds of the EBRD loan. More details on the services are provided in the Terms of Reference.

The Public company JP Autoceste FBiH (the Employer), on behalf of the Beneficiary, intends short listing Consulting Firms to supervise the following civil works contracts:
- Contract no. JPAC 743-B74-16: Buna - Pocitelj in total length of 7,2 km. Construction period is 18 months.

The FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction for Building and Engineering Works designed by the Employer (edition 1999) will be used for the civil works contracts.

The contract for the provision of supervision services is expected to start not earlier than May 2017.
The consultant shall act in a role of the Engineer and its outputs will have to comply with current local laws and regulation concerning construction, supervision, civil works quality control and environmental protection. (Law on Physical Planning and Utilization of Land at the Level of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Guidelines for Road Designing, Construction, Maintenance and Supervision, Law of Environmental Protection, etc.)

The construction supervision services shall include the following:
- Supervision of the construction works in a role of the Engineer by FIDIC conditions;
- Verification of site demarcation and compliance with required permits issued by competent local authorities for asphalt plants and quarries prior to the issue of the commencement order;
- Control of contractor,s preliminary test and production specification of materials;
- Supervision of laboratory measurements and verification of compliance with contractual obligations;
- Supervision of the environmental management plan and implementation of mitigation measures;
- Ensure proper programming, recording, measurement and accounting of the works by means of appropriate management and measurement techniques;
- Prepare and deliver progress reports and other reports.

The invitation for Expressions of Interest is open to firms and joint ventures from all countries. Interested firms are hereby invited to submit their expression of interest. This Invitation shall be followed by a short listing of consulting firms and the short listed firms will be formally invited to submit proposals.

The contract is expected to start on 20/05/2017 and last about 24 mounths.

This consultant selection will be conducted by e-procurement using the EBRD Client E-Procurement Portal (ECEPP). Interested firms should register on ECEPP at this link:

https://ecepp.ebrd.com/respond/7P5DZ448B7

and express an interest in this assignment.

In order to determine the capability and experience of consulting firms seeking to be shortlisted, the information submitted shall include the following:

  • Company profile, organisation and staffing;
  • Details of experience or similar assignments undertaken in the previous not more than 5 years, including their locations;
  • CVs of staff who could be available to work on the assignment.

The above information should not exceed 25 pages.

Following this Invitation for Expression of Interest, a shortlist of qualified firms will be created by the Client to be invited to submit proposals for the assignment.


Other Information: The following selection criteria will be applied to candidates. In case of applications submitted by a JV or Consortium, these selection criteria will be applied to the JV/Consortium as a whole:
(a) the average annual turnover of the applicant for the past five years (2011-2015) must exceed 1.600.000 EURO
(b) The audited financial statement and balance sheets for the past five years (2011-2015) must demonstrate the soundness of the applicants financial position, showing long-term profitability
(c) the applicant has completed (i.e. provisional acceptance or defects liability certificate issued) in the past five years (2011-2015), at least two major similar projects in motorway works as FIDIC Engineer with consultancy services value of 800.000 EURO or more per project
(d) in case of JV or Consortium, the Leading Company shall meet not less than 60% and other partners shall meet not less than 25% of the qualifying financial criteria (a) given above

Interested consulting firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services as follows:
(a) Applicant,s average annual turnover for the previous 5 (five) years (2011-2015) in accordance with Form FIN-2: Average Annual Turnover
(b) Audited financial statement and balance sheets for the past five years (2011-2015)
(c) Applicants general experience (details of experience and description of assignments undertaken in the previous 5 (five) years) in accordance with Form EXP-1: General Experience and Form EXP-2: Specific Experience. Any available reference letters from Employers of completed contracts should also be submitted.
(d) In case of JV or Consortium, form of association (sub-contractor/joint venture) for the execution of the contract, if the case may be, and the lead company in accordance with the Form ELI-2: JVCA structure and Form ELI-3: JVCA Information Sheet. The same information and documentation as for the lead company shall be requested for the associated company/companies
(e) Letter of Application
(f) Company profile in accordance with Form ELI-1: Applicant,s Information Sheet
(g) CVs (max. two pages) of staff who could be available to work on the assignment, clearly showing that their experience covers the main activities above, in accordance with Form PER-1: Personnel Capabilities Form and Form PER-2: Resume of Proposed Personnel
(h) A list of ongoing contracts in accordance with Form FIN-4: Current Contract Commitments/Services in Progress
The applicant is expected to examine all instructions, forms, terms and information in the Invitation for Expression of Interest. Failure to furnish all information or documentation required by the Invitation for Expression of Interest may result in the rejection of the application.

Applicants shall submit their applications using ECEPP following the instructions in ECEPP. One original of the above information in English language, plus one copy in local language (Bosnian, Croatian or Serbian) should be submitted.

Applications shall be received by the Client through ECEPP no later than the date and time indicated in the Invitation.

A prospective applicant requiring any clarification of the Invitation for Expression of Interest shall contact the Client through ECEPP. The Client will respond to any request for clarification, provided that such request is received prior to the deadline for submission of applications. The Client,s response shall be through ECEPP to all applicants who have acquired the Invitation for Expression of Interest including a description of the inquiry but without identifying its source.

Client Address:
Sanela Kosovac; Lejla Hodzic;
PC Motorways of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dubrovacka 6, Sarajevo, 71000, Bosnia And Herzegovina
Tel. +387 33 277921 / +387 33 277922, Email: k.sanela@jpautoceste.ba (h.lejla@jpautoceste.ba)