Water Development Commission

Ethiopian Herald Feb5,2021

Invitation for Bids (IFB)

Water Development Commission Procurement of Works

COUNTRY: ETHIOPIA

NAME OF PROJECT: OWNP (CWA Phase-II)

Credit No.: IDA-64450/P167794

Contract Title: Civil Work Construction with Installation of Pipes and Fittings and Supply of Pipes and Fittings and Supply & Installation of Electromechanical Equipment for Ongogi Town and Surrounding Rural Kebele Climate Resilient Water Supply and Sanitation Project Gambela Regional State. Reference No. ET-WDC-205227-CW-RFB

1. The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received financing from the World Bank for the implementation of the Water Supply, Sanitation & Hygiene program(One WaSH National Program phase-II) in the country. The Water Development Commission (WDC) intends to apply part of the proceeds to cover eligible payments under the contract for construction of Civil Work Construction with Installation of Pipes and Fittings and Supply of Pipes and Fittings and Supply & Installation of Electromechanical Equipment for Ongogi Town and Surrounding Rural Kebele Climate Resilient Water Supply and Sanitation Project Gambela Regional State. WDC now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the above-mentioned works.

2. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures as specified in the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016, revised November 2017 and August 2018”), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guideline.

3. Key Qualification Requirements are:

Financial Capability: The Bidder shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means (independent of any contractual advance payment) sufficient to meet the construction cash flow requirements estimated as ETB 9,915,000.00 for the subject contract(s) net of the Bidder’s other commitments Average Annual Construction Turnover: Minimum average annual construction turnover of ETB 39,600,000.00 calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress and/or completed within the last 5 (five)years

Specific Construction & Contract Management Experience: A minimum number of similar contracts specified below that have been satisfactorily and substantially completed as a prime contractor, joint venture member, management contractor or sub-contractor between 1st January 2015 and application submission deadline:(i) 1 (one)contract of minimum value of ETB 21,100,000.00

Note: Detail Qualification requirements will be provided in the bidding document.

4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Water Development Commission, and inspect the bidding documents during office hours 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Local time at the address given below.

5. A complete set of bidding documents in the English Language may be purchased by interested bidders upon the submission of a written application to and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 500.00 (five Hundred) or equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

6. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before March 9, 2021, at 14:00 hours (2:00 P.M). Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below on March 9, 2021, at 14:30 hours (2:30 P.M).

7. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of ETB 300,000.00 (ETB Three Hundred Thousand) or in freely convertible currency.

8. The address referred to above is:

Water Development Commission, Haile Gebresilassie Avenu Room no 35

Attention to Mr. Nuredin Mohammed, Engineering, Procurement, and Contract Management Directorate,

Director P.O.Box 13/1076 Telephone +251 11-663-70-18

Facsimile number +251-11-661-08-85

Email address: ,nuredinmohammed@yahoo.com City – Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Water Development Commission