Consultancy Service for Construction Supervision for Bakolori Irrigation Scheme Rehabilitation and Reconversion at The Federal Ministry of Water Resources through its Project Management Unit (PMU)
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Federal Ministry of Water Resources Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria
Project ID No: P123112
Credit No: CR 5506-NG
Assignment Title: Consultancy Service for Construction Supervision for Bakolori Irrigation Scheme Rehabilitation and Reconversion
Reference No. (FMWR/TRIMING/QCBS/2015/01)
The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Transforming irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services
The TRIMING Project Development Objective is to improve access to irrigation and drainage services and to strengthen institutional arrangements for integrated water resources management and agriculture service delivery in selected large-scale public schemes in Northern Nigeria.
The principal proposed investment components are the following: Water Resources Management and Dam Operations Improvement; Irrigation Development and Management; Enhancing Agricultural Productivity and Support to Value Chains Development and Institutional Development and Project Management. The Implementing Agency for the Borrower (Government of Nigeria) is the Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR), The FMWR has appointed a Project Management Unit (PMU) to manage all aspects of procurement, management, payments and disbursement applications for the Project.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include supervision of the Rehabilitation and Reconversion of Bakolori Irrigation scheme (BIS) the Rehabilitation works is expected to be for the period of 3 to 5 years.
The scope of the services would include, but not limited to:
(i) Supervision of construction of all irrigation infrastructure: main canals, laterals, etc.
(ii) Review and update the Operation and Maintenance Manual together with an effective implementation plan.
The Consultant firm should have proven capacities to supervise constructing rehabilitation works of irrigation/water resources development projects according to World Bank guidelines.
The Federal Ministry of Water Resources through its Project Management Unit (PMU) now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services.
Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.
Interested Consulting firm Should submit the company profile detailing experience of Irrigation and Drainage works supervision earned out in the last 20 years of similar nature to the current proposed assignment of scope not less than 6000ha of irrigated land with verifiable evidences letters of awards and completion certificates and other supporting document. The short-listing criteria are:
(a) General experience of supervision/management of construction contract in irrigation development infrastructures at a similar scale.
(b) Core business and numbers of years in business (annual turn-over in last five years should be more than US5 5 million equivalent).
(c) Availability of Appropriate Skills among Staff
(d) Firm’s experience in similar assignment with technical and managerial organization of firm (minimum 10 years in irrigation and drainage infrastructure supervision); and
(e) Firm’s experience in working in similar conditions/environment (minimum 5 years).
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and employment of Consultants (under IBRD loans and IDA Credit and Grants) by World Bank borrowers. January 2011 edition (Consultants Guidelines) setting forth the World Bank Policy on Conflict of Interest.
Interested consultants may obtain further information from the address below during office hours 08:00 and 5:00 pm., (Monday to Friday) and/or send an email to the Project Coordinator at address “ firstname.lastname@example.org”.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBS method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office
A hard copy of Expression of Interest must be delivered to the address below in person or by courier not later than 4:00 pm., on 20th April, 2015.
Attn: Project Coordinator,
Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria Project,
Federal Ministry of Water Resources,
Plot 1402, Abba Kyari Street,
Off Adesoji Aderemi Street,
Tel: +2348038391469, + 2348052048706