Water Development commission

Ethiopian Herald Nov11,2020

Invitation for Bids (IFB)

Water Development Commission Procurement of Works


NAME OF PROJECT: OWNP (CWA Phase-II) Credit No.: IDA-64450/P167794

Contract Title: Civil Work Construction with Supply and Installation of Pipes, Fittings and

Electromechanical equipment for Guradhamole Multi-Village Water Supply Project in Somali Region

Reference No. ET-WDC-192697-CW-RFB

  1. The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received financing from the World Bank for the implementation of 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 Supply and Installation of Pipes, Fittings and Electromechanical equipment for Guradhamole Multi-Village Water Supply Project in Somali Region Liban Zone Guradhamole Woreda. 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,18,300,000 for the subject contract(s) net of the Bidder’s other commitments
  • Average Annual Construction Turnover: Minimum average annual construction turnover of ETB 330,000,000.00 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 176,750,000.00
  • Note: Detail Qualification requirement 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 8:30AM to 5:00 PM Local time at the address given below.

5. A complete set of bidding documents in English Language may be purchased by interested bidders up on 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 December 11th 2020 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 choose to attend at the address below on December 11th 2020 at 14:30hours (2:30 P.M).

7. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of ETB 1,100,000.00 (ETB One Million One Hundred Thousand) or in freely convertible Currency.

8. The address referred to above is:

Ministry of Water Irrigation and Energy, Water Development Commission, Haile Gebre Sellasie

Avenue, Room Number 114.

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,