Request for Expressions of Interest for Consultancy Services for the Engineering Studies, Design and Supervision of the Rehabilitation of Eleyele Dam and Ogunpa Lake.

Posted by Chinyere on Thu 06th Dec, 2012 -

The Federal Government of Nigeria on behalf of Oyo State Government has applied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Ibadan Infrastructural Rehabilitation Project (IIRP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include assistance to Oyo State Government to carry out engineering studies, design and the supervision of the rehabilitation work of Eleyele dam and Ogunpa lake in Ibadan. The Consultant shall carry out all the necessary studies and audit in compliance with ICOLD guidelines and Standards in order to design, plan and supervise the necessary remedial works to restore the Eleiyele dam and lake, and Ogunpa lake to their original capacities and functions and to guarantee the durability of the structures. The consultant shall also carry out all necessary hydrological studies in order to ensure the safety of the population located at the downstream of Eleiyele dam, and define mitigating measures to be taken for safe operation and management of the dam.

The implementation period for the studies and design shall be a period of 9 months while that of the supervision phase shall be 24 months.

The Oyo State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development 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. The shortlisting criteria are:
a. Experience in dam design and rehabilitation
b. Experience in engineering supervision of rehabilitation and construction
c. Social and Environmental impact assessment preparation and resettlement planning expertise.

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 Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers (“Consultant Guidelines January 2011”), 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:

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a subconsultancy to enhance their qualifications.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality-and Cost-Based (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 900arn to 4.00pm [i.e. 0900 to 1600 hours).

Closing Date
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 20th December 2012.

Ministry of Water Resources
Attn: Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Water Resources
Room 18A, New Head of Service Building
Oyo State Secretariat, Agodi Ibadan
Tel: 1234-803-495-74321