ACDI/VOCA
INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST TO APPOINT ARCHITECTS FOR ACDI/VOCA

A. ACDI/VOCA, an international NGO operating in Nigeria, hereby request for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from qualified firms to provide Architectural Designs and Bill Quantities to Farmer Management Centers for the Middle River Irrigation Project (Goronyo), Bakalori Irrigation Scheme, Hasejia/Jamaare Valley Scheme and Kano River Irrigation Scheme as part of the implementation of the Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Projects.

B. SCOPE OF SERVICES:
The scope of service includes but not limited to the following:
The Selected architect(s) will be required to perform the basic architectural, and engineering service to be specified more fully in a contract agreement will provide for payment for phase of work completed with options to proceed through all phase or to discontinue work as circumstance may dictate.

Using the following specifications, provide the below deliverables
1. Administrative building with offices to accommodate 11 persons, and 50-seater capacity conference room
2. A large warehouse with capacity for storing 10,000 tons
3. A mechanical and equipment maintained facility with lock-up garage for large vehicles of 35m x50m
4. Tomato Pack House design
5. Food Canteen design
6. Detached toilet block for visitors
7. Impute store of 15m x 30m and sales area

This will be outlined in the following:

DETAILED DESIGN REPORT
a. Including necessary personnel
b. Standard Equipment required for work

DETAILED DRAWINGS
a. Main site layouts
b. floor plans
c. Elevators
d. Sections
e. Service Electrical/Mechanical
f. Structural
g. Drainage
h. External Works
i. Fencing/Landscaping

WORK REQUIRED
a. Material Specifications
b. descriptions
c. Other Notes

Detailed Bill of Quantities
a. Bill of Quantities for Building
b. Bill of Quantities for Furnishing
c. Agricultural equipment
d. Mechanical/other Equipment for use in complex

C. REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Interested applicants are required to submit EOIs, enclosing the following:
I. Evidence of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
II. Tax Clearance certificate for the last three (3) years expiring December 31st, 2019.
III. Evidence of compliance with Pension reform Acts in Accordance with Section 16(1) d of PPA 2007 in terms of current and valid PNCOM Certificate expiring 31st December 2019.
IV. Evidence o ITF contribution in compliance with Section 6 of the Industrial Training Fund Amended Act 2011.
V. Company’s profile and List if names of key personnel to be deployed for the service, stating their designation, qualifications and experience. Enclose photocopies of professional certificate of the firm and its personnel and Curriculum Vitae (CV) where applicable.
VI. Evidence of registration with the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultant and service Providers by the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) in line with Section 5(H) and 6(I) (f)
VII. Evidence of Cognate experience with reputable organizations especially institutions of higher learning. Letter of award must be enclosed
VIII. Audited Accounts for the last (3) years by a Chartered accounting firm (2016, 2017, and 2018).
IX. Bank reference letter form a reputable bank
X. Sworn affidavit in compliance with the provisions of part IV section 16, sub-section (c, e and f) of the PPA 2007.

D. SUBMISSION OF EOI
I. Interested Audited firms should submit their EOI with all relevant documents in a well-sealed envelope to ACDI/VOCA;s office at No. 84 Lamido Road, Chalet 1, Tahir suites, Nassarawa GRA, Kano State, Nigeria, Nigeria not later than 12 noon on 7th October, 2019.
II. ACDI/VOCA reserves the right to verify the authenticity of claim(s) made by interested firms and to reject any submission based on unverifiable information.
III. Only shortlisted fist will be invited for further tendering process.

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