37075-013: Andkhoy-Qaisar Road Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing: 20 Oct 2011

Consulting Services

Consulting services will be required to assist the Ministry of Public Works in implementation of the Project. The consulting services will involve (i) certification of the force account works to be carried out by MPW, (ii) supervision of three civil works contracts to be procured by MPW and executed by international civil works contractors under the FIDIC conditions, (iii) supervision of supply and installation of weighing machines and tolling equipment, and (iv) project performance monitoring. The consultants will also provide on-the-job training to the counterpart staff in MPW. The consulting services will be provided by an international firm in association with domestic consultants. The firms will be selected and engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants using the quality- and cost-based selection method for full technical proposals. The consulting services will require about 100 person-months of international consultants and about 500 person-months of domestic consultants over a period of 30 months. The consultants should have expertise in (i) highway, materials, structural, and environmental engineering, (ii) road tolling and axle-load control, (iii) road safety, (iv) civil works contract administration under the FIDIC conditions, (v) information and communications technology, and (vi) socio-economic benefit monitoring. The Expression of Interest (EOI) must be received by ARDS PU at the address below not later than the end of the working day of 23 December 2004. Both hard copies and soft copies received through e-mail will be considered for shortlisting. Reference MPW/311 must be quoted on all correspondence and the Expressions of Interest. Further information can be obtained from: The Manager Procurement Unit Ministry of Reconstruction Afghanistan Reconstruction and Development Services, Procurement Unit (ARDS PU) Ministry of Planning Building 5 & 6th Floors Malik Asghar Square Kabul, Afghanistan Digital phone: +93 20 210 3608 Email: procurement@afghanistangov.org and ardsprocurement@yahoo.com


Procurement of goods, services and civil works to be financed under the Project will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement, with flexible interpretation, wherever essential. Civil works contracts will be procured through international competitive bidding (ICB). Approval of Advance procurement action for civil works will be sought at the Management Review Meeting.

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