Detailed Design of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Network in Kabul City

Request For Expressions of Interest

General Information

   Kabul, Afghanistan
   NPA/ KM/96/CS-1961/QCBS
   Nov 27, 2017
   4. Qualification Requirements/Short listing Criteria:

National Procurement Authority on behalf of Kabul Municipality (KM), GoIRA, now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the services described under paragraph 3 above. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

The short listing criteria are:

a) The Consultant should be a registered legal entity and should have been in business for last 8 years in providing Consultancy Services of similar or related assignments. (The consultant is required to provide a Copy of Certificate of Incorporation issued by relevant authority in country of its establishment/incorporation).
b) The Consultant shall demonstrate having sound financial standing by submitting audited financial reports or any other credible financial documents for the last three years (2014, 2015 and 2016) where the consultant’s Net Worth shall be positive.
c) The consultant shall provide evidence of having proven experience for at least one contract of a minimum value of USD 1,500,000 (One million and five hundred thousand US Dollar) of similar nature having executed during last 6 years duly indicating the duration, value and years of performance, which should showcase the expertise/ strength of the consultant for undertaking such assignments.
The Consultant while describing the assignment(s) for similar experience should furnish the following details:
 Consultant should explain in what way the executed assignment(s) was/were similar in nature to the current assignment.
 The Consultant should explain the exact role played by the Consultant in the assignment if the assignment was carried out in association with other firms as JV or in sub-consultancy for carrying out the assignment.
d) Consultant having some regional experience is desirable.
e) The requirements for Consultants who intends to associate with other firm(s) in the form of a Joint Venture (JV) or Consortium or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications are indicated as under:
i. The lead partner is required to be identified clearly and state the composition and nature of their association (JV/ sub-consultant) in their EOI.
ii. In case of JV, the lead partner shall meet the shortlisting criteria of turnover under (b) above and substantially meet the experience criteria under (c) above (having executed the assignments with contract value indicated therein). The JV partner should also meet the shortlisting criteria under (c) above (having executed the assignments with contract value as 50% of the value indicated therein).
iii. In case of Consultant who intends to associate with other firm(s) in the form of a sub-consultancy, the lead partner shall meet the shortlisting criteria of turnover and experience as under (b) & (c) above.

f) The Consultant should furnish only true and factual information in the EOI (for itself and its partners, if any). By an act of submission of an EOI against this REoI, the Consultant shall be deemed to be aware that for any misrepresentation by the Consultant detected at any stage of selection process or during execution of the resultant contract, if successful, the Consultant may be prosecuted under the Laws of Afghanistan
   International procurement

Contact information

   Safiullah Alokozai
National Procurement Authority
Pashtoonistan Wat/ National Procurement Authority/ Administration Office of The President
Kabul, Kabul +93
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