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Bosnia And Herzegovina: Supervision of Section Poprikuse-Nemila constriction

Invitation for Expressions of Interest

Project Name: Corridor Vc in FBH - Part 3
EBRD Project ID: 49058
Country: Bosnia And Herzegovina
Tender Exercise Name: Supervision of Section Poprikuse-Nemila constriction
ECEPP Tender Exercise ID: 7536059
Client Name: PC Motorways of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Business Sector: Transport
Notice Type: Invitation for Expressions of Interest
Publication Date: 20/08/2018 08:43
Issue Date: 10/08/2018 10:00
Closing Date: 04/10/2018 11:00
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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:

Co-financed

Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently conducting a procedure of signing a loan agreement with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (hereinafter EBRD) and European Investment Bank (hereinafter EIB) 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 Poprikuse to Nemila.

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 proceeds of the loan from/ grant administered by the Bank will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or 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 or official regulation of the Client's country.


The main objective of the assignment shall be:

The construction of the motorway section from Poprikuse to Nemila will be carried out within the following contract:

Contract no. JPAC 990-B99-18: Poprikuse - Nemila in total length of 5,5 km will be financed from the loan agreement with EBRD and EIB

The subject of this Invitation for Expressions of Interest are Consulting services for supervision of works on construction of motorway on Corridor Vc, section Poprikuse-Nemila, Contract no. JPAC 988-E506-18 which shall be funded from the proceeds of the EBRD and EIB loan as well.

Public company Motorways of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Ltd. Mostar (the Employer), on behalf of the Beneficiary, intends short listing consulting firms to supervise the design and construction of the above mentioned contract.

The FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build for Electrical and Mechanical Plant, and for Building and Engineering Work, Designed by the Contractor, First Edition 1999 will be used for the design and civil works contracts.

The role of the Consultant is:

-To act as Engineer in terms of FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build for Electrical and Mechanical Plant, and for Building and Engineering Works, designed by the Contractor, First Edition 1999, and
-to carry out the works supervision services and Main/Detailed Design revision in accordance with the laws of the Federation of BiH.

The Consultant shall act in a role of 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 Services to be provided by the Consultant shall address, inter alia:
(1) Inception Phase, supposed to start three months before commencement of Contract for construction) with objective to review and update of the Employers Requirements; preparation of Supervision Quality Assurance Plan and Risk Management Plan;
(2) Pre-construction activities which includes inter alia: review/revision and/or consent of the main, detailed design, review and approval of Contractors documentation such as insurance policies, Quality Assurance Plan, Health and Safety and Environmental Plan, Traffic Management Plan; check of coordinates and levels of all survey reference markers; check and approval of Contractors proposal of material sources; identification of clashes in the Main Design and their resolve with BIM Consultant; comparison of Contractual and Actual (by BIM generated) BoQ;
(3) Administration of the civil work contract: follow up Contractors work programmes and cash flow; monitor and update work progress in the established BIM model; measurements and recording of quantities of works;
(4) Approval of Contractors materials, construction techniques and programmes of works;
(5) Direct supervision of the works and monitoring of progress;
(6) Technical assistance during works execution;
(7) Preparation of mandatory reporting,
(8) Risk management, monitoring and implementation of approved Risk Management Plan
(9) Additional services

The contract is expected to start on 21/01/2019 and last about 45 months + 24 months DNP.

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/56Q348FF9C

and express an interest in this assignment.



The Consultant shall simultaneously comply with the following minimum criteria:
a) The average annual turnover of the applicant for the past five years (2013-2017) must exceed EUR 3,5 million;
b) The audited financial statement and balance sheets for the past five years (2013-2017) must demonstrate the soundness of the applicants financial position, showing long-term profitability. Consistent losses or a risk of insolvency shown in the accounts may be cause for the disqualification of the applicant;
c) The applicant has successfully completed (i.e. provisional acceptance or defects liability certificate issued) in the past five years counting from the deadline for submission of applications, at least two major similar projects in motorway works as FIDIC Engineer with consultancy services value of at least EUR 3,6 million or more per project. At least one of the proposed projects must be executed in accordance with FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build (Yellow book).
d) In case of JV or Consortium, the Leading Company shall meet not less than 60% and other partners shall meet not less than 40% of the qualifying financial criterion (a) given above.

The Joint venture or Consortium must satisfy collectively criteria for average annual turnover (criterion a). for which purpose the relevant figures for each of the partners shall be added to arrive at the joint venture's total capacity. In terms of experience (criterion c) each of proposed projects must have value of EUR 3,6 million or more.

Individual partners must each satisfy the requirements for soundness of financial position.

Interested consulting firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services as follows:
(a) Letter of Application (signed by authorized person);
(b) Company profile in accordance with Form ELI-1: Applicants Information Sheet;
(c) Applicants average annual turnover for the previous 5 (five) years (2013-2017) in accordance with Form FIN-2: Average Annual Turnover. Amount of annual turnover per year shall be presented as total revenue from the income statements;
(d) Audited financial statement and balance sheets for the past five years (2013-2017), or if not required by the law of the Applicants country, other financial statements acceptable to the Employer, for the last five (5) years to demonstrate the soundness of the Applicants financial position, showing long-term profitability;
In case that the auditing of financial statements is not required by the law of the Applicants country, the Applicant is required to submit financial statements and document, i.e. excerpt from the relevant law or similar, which proves that the applicant is not obliged to audit the financial statements.
(e) 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. Certificates of completion signed by relevant contracting authorities for at least two major similar projects presented shall be submitted;
(f) 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;
(g) CVs (max. two pages each) of key staff who could be available to work on the assignment, clearly showing that their experience covers the main works 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

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.

The Request for Expressions of Interest, Terms of Reference, Request for Proposals and any other relevant documents is available for firms already registered in ECEPP free of charge at this link https://ecepp.ebrd.com/respond/56Q348FF9C. Full conditions for participation are included in the documents.
Prospective consultants who have registered in ECEPP and expressed an interest in the assignment may access the documents free of charge and may request clarification and further information from the client through ECEPP

Other Information: This tender will be conducted using the EBRD Client E-procurement portal (hereinafter referred to as ECEPP) and subject to its conditions of use. Applicants must be registered in ECEPP in order to participate in this tender. Applicants shall register with ECEPP in accordance with the terms and conditions of use of ECEPP as published on ECEPP. Only those Applicants who are registered and who have expressed an interest in the tender shall be able to access the tender documents, receive clarifications, addenda and amendments and submit its tender response through ECEPP.

Applicants shall submit their applications using ECEPP following the instructions in ECEPP. One original and one copy of the above information in English language, plus one copy in local language (Bosnian, Croatian or Serbian) should be submitted. Copy in local language is deemed necessary for the purpose of comparison and better understanding of the certain elements of the tender in case discrepancies occur. Any translated document that Tenderer shall submit, in copy in local language, has to be certified by the courts certified translator. Where original documents are in a language other than the language of the tendering process i.e.: English, a faithful translation into English must be attached. In addition, English copy will always prevail for the purpose of interpreting the Tender.

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 Clients 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:
Ms. Sanela Kosovac
PC Motorways of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Ltd Mostar
Hamdije Kresevljakovica Street, No. 19, Sarajevo, 71000 , Bosnia And Herzegovina
Tel. +387 33 277 921, Email: k.sanela@jpautoceste.ba