FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
KATSINA STATE NEWMAP
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
CONSULTING SERVICE FIRMS SELECTION
NIGERIA
NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT NEWMAP
CREDIT NO 51050 UNI
ASSIGNMENT TITLE: REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) CONSULTANT FOR STATE ENGINEERING DESIGN AND SUPERVISION WORKS OF EROSION CONTROL SITES
REFERENCE NO.NG KATSINA NEWMAP-68373-CS-QCBS

The Government of the Republic of Nigeria has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Nigeria erosion and watershed management project NEWMAP and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services for engaging of Consultant for the engineering Design and Supervision works of erosion Control Sites (the Services) includes: to assist the Katsina State-NEWMAP in the engineering design and supervision of works over a two-year period; this includes Six (6) activities for engineering design/supervision.

SIX ACTIVITIES FOR DESIGN/SUPERVISION ONLY
i. Katisna Town Storm Water Drainage Management
ii. Malumfashi Town Storm Water Drainage Management
iii. Duntua town stormwater drainage Management
iv. Construction of erosion/flood structures at 103 Erosion sites
v. Construction and rehabilitation of water harvesting Structures (dams)
vi. Construction of Jibia Stormwater drainage (Emergency site)

SCOPE OF SERVICES
To achieve the core objectives of this assignment, the consultants will develop a work plan and provide sufficient skills to ensure the completion of the task listed below in a manner consistent with the international best practice and standards adopted for NEWMAP

GENERAL DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS, PROBLEM DEFINITION, INCLUDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE:
i. general geomorphologic setting of the gully location
ii. Historical description if the gully formation causes (poor infrastructure drainage design, inappropriate upstream rural or urban land uses failed runoff interception drains, etc.)
iii. gully head and outlet movement and average rate
iv. locations along the gully that are widening and threatening property and/or infrastructure
v. previous items to stabilize the gully (if any) and;
vi. cumulative damages caused by the gully in terms of assets lost, etc. and likely future damages if gully erosion is unchecked

MAPPING, INCLUDING
i. topography
ii. soils
iii. geotechnical/socio-economic; and
iv. Environmental

FIELD TOPOGRAPHY SURVEY, INCLUDING ESTABLISHING AND DETAILING
i. Longitudinal bed profile from head to outlet
ii. Platform view of the gully with a possible larger-scale used for the gully head and fingers that require treatment to prevent further damages by head-cutting; and
iii. Selected cross-section surveys to determine the nature of the stage of gully development (i.e. whether V or U shaped), likely locations of large check dam structures and where local slope stabilization may be needed to prevent damage to assets etc. near the gully rim.
iv. Determination of the catchment area and its topography contributing runoff to the gully in order to determine the design runoff for which gully reclamation structure and bio-measures are to be signed

GENERAL SUPERVISION CONSIDERATION
i. Hand-over site to the construction contractor in company of the client and any relevant stakeholders
ii. Supervise the works and to approve the construction materials and workmanship. It will have no authority to relieve the contractor of any of its duties will have no authority to relieve the contractors of any of its duties or obligations under the contract.
iii. Give order after consulting the federal Quality Control Engineering Design Firm (FQCEDF) for any work entertaining delays or any extra payment. It will carry out the measurement and quality control and make Engineering Decision whenever required. It will admistere the contract and ensures that all of its clauses are respected.
iv. Organize site meetings and act as secretariat
v. Assign a Resident Engineer (RE) in the State and Onsite clerk (one per site). Specifically, the RE will carry out the following tasks:
vi. Give order to commence the works and variation of orders as specified above
vii. Approve the materials, equipment and constructions procedures
viii. Approve the species, plantation and vegetables measures
ix. Approve quality of the civil and vegetation related works according tithe contract specifications
x. Approve the contractor’s work programmed, method statement and the sources of materials
xi. Approve and/or issue the schedule, working drawings, approve the setting out of the works and give instruction to the contractors
xii. Make measurement and keep the measurement books
xiii. issue interim certificate for periodic payments to the contractors, certify completion of parts or totality of works;
xiv. Order tests of materials and of completed works, order removal of improper works
xv. advise the SPMU on all matters relating to the execution of the contract;
xvi. make sure that the environmental management plan (EMP) and settlement action plan (RAP) are implemented timely and maintaining the desired quality standards and
xvii. issue reports monthly and quarterly

THE FIRM WILL SEEK THE PRIOR APPROVAL OF (FQCEDF) ON:
Issues of an7 variation orders with financial implications (as specified above0, except in an emergency situation, as reasonably determined by the supervision consultant
i. issues variation in work quantities
ii. sanction additional items, sums or costs;
iii. Approve the subletting of any part of year works;
iv. Approve any extension of contractual time Limits, and
v. prepare final account

DURATION OF SERVICES
All studies and final report and relevant documentation of engineering of sites are expected to be completed within 3 months after contract signing
The supervision will proceed for two years after successful completion of design
The detailed Term and Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be requested by e-mail at the given office address:
Katsina State Newmap
No. 24c off Hasan Uman Road (WTC Road)
Katsina
Katsina State,
Nigeria.
Email: katsinanewmap@gmail.com

The Katsina State Project management Unit of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) now invite eligible consulting firms (Consultant) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultant should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services. The shortlisting criteria are:
i. Evidence of legal status of the firm (business and years in business shall not be less than 10 years relevant general working experience
ii. Profile of rime including ownership structure with full contact details
iii. Capability profile if the fir (Track Record); including details of experience in similar assignment
iv. Technical and managerial capability then firm
v. Experience of working in a similar geographical region
Key Experts will not be evaluated at the shortlisting stage

The attention of interested Consultation is drawn to Section III, paragraph, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers JULY 2016, revised November 2017 and August 2018.(Procurement Regulations), setting forth the World Bank’ Policy on Conflict of interest.

Consultancy may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract if selected.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality Cost Based Selected method set out in the Procurement

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 10:00am to 16:00pm.Monday to Fridays, excluding public holidays.

Expression of interested, must be delivered in a written form to the address below (by person, or by postal mail) not later than 5:00pm on 25th October, 2019

Engr. Ashiru Mohammed
The State Project Coordinator
Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP)
No.24C, Off Hassan Usman Road (WTC Road)
Katsina, Nigeria
Telephone: +234-803-921-2840
E-mail: Katsinanewmap@gmail.com

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