REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS)

17.05.2022 14:30:00


Assignment Title: Architect/Engineer
Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): AMP/IC/3.6

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy (MAFWE) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Agriculture Modernization Project (AMP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include drafting of ToRs for the design and supervision of construction/reconstruction activities which will be supported under the Project; monitoring and reporting on the overall compliance of project investments with building standards in accordance with the principles, procedures and processes laid down in the contracted documentation; site visits on ongoing civil works.

The Architect/Engineer is expected to work half-time, but not exceeding 130 working days per year. The contract is expected to commence in July 2022 and continue until June 2025. The place of provision of services is location of MAFWE and the construction sites.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment is posted on the website of the MAFWE at the following document. 

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy now invites eligible  Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information curriculum vitae and references in English language only) demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

 

  • University degree in Civil engineering or Architecture;
  • At least 10 years of working experience after attainment of the university degree;
  • At least 7 years of professional experience in similar assignments in the area of supervision and/or works assignments related to adaptation, and/or reconstruction and/or construction of public facilities;
  • Proven experience of the national legislation pertaining to urbanism, design, construction, and supervision, including all the procedures for obtaining construction licenses;
  • Experience for project management/coordination of at least 2 construction projects of above 1MEUR;
  • Experience with FIDIC contracts and/or contract management.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English language;
  • Computer skills, including word processing and spreadsheets.

 

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016, revised November 2017 and August 2018[1] (“Procurement Regulations”) 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:

3.17 (d) Consultants (including their experts and other personnel, and sub-consultants), that have a close business or family relationship with a professional staff of the Borrower, or of the project implementing agency, or of a recipient of a part of the Bank’s financing, or any other party representing or acting on behalf of the Borrower, that is directly or indirectly involved in any part of:

i. the preparation of the TOR for the assignment;

ii. the selection process for the contract; or

iii. the supervision of the contract, may not be awarded a contract, unless the conflict stemming from this relationship has been resolved in a manner acceptable to the Bank throughout the selection process and the execution of the contract.


A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Open Competitive Selection of Individual Consultants method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours: 09:00 to 14:00 hours.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the following two email addresses below by Tuesday, May 31st, 2022.

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy
Agriculture Modernization Project
Attn: Aleksandar Musalevski
Project Director
Str. Aminta Treti No. 2 1000 Skopje, N. Macedonia
Tel: (02) 3134 477
Fax: (02) 3230 429

E-mail1:  [email protected]   

E-mail2: [email protected]


 

[1] https://ppfdocuments.azureedge.net/083b3f94-a932-4395-a410-834f8bc14f8c.pdf


 

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