The Government of Kenya (GoK) has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Infrastructure Finance and Public Private Partnerships Project – Additional Financing (IFPPP-AF), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the Services”) include Transaction Advisory Services for the Proposed Pwani University Teaching and Referral Hospital, with an estimated level of effort of a total of seventy (70) person months, to be implemented over a period of 20 months with an expected start date of July 2019.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following websites: www.treasury.go.ke/tenders.html; www.pppunit.go.ke; or can be obtained at the address given below.
The National Treasury & Planning (the Client), through its Project Implementation Unit (PIU), 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.
However, the description shall be limited to maximum of 30 pages length. The Transaction Advisor will comprise of a team managed by a lead advisor. The lead advisor should be either the Financial or Technical Advisor.
The shortlisting requirements for the Firm’s experience are;
a) Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience advising on PPPs
(b) Specific experience gained in the last 10 years in the setup and management of health facilities of comparable scale as that envisaged by the proposed project
(c) Experience in developing countries or similar jurisdiction
(d) Firms that have successfully taken comparable projects to financial close over the last 10 years will have an added advantage. Key Experts will not be evaluated at the shortlisting stage.
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 updated August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications, but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract, if selected.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality Cost Based Selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours i.e. 0900 to 1700 hrs. Expressions of Interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below either in person, by mail or by email to the address shown below or placed in the tender box at our offices on the 7th floor, Anniversary
Towers, North Tower.
Postal Address: Project Implementation Unit
Attention: Procurement Specialist
P.O Box 21190 –00100
Physical Address: Project Implementation Unit
Attention: Procurement Specialist
7th Floor, Anniversary Towers, North Tower.
Building No.19 Monrovia Street/University Way
Telephone No: +254-20-2210271/4 E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected]
10. Deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest is Wednesday 6th March 2019 at 1600 hours Kenyan local time.
DIRECTOR, PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS UNIT
FOR: PRINCIPAL SECRETARY