Updated: UNICEF LRPS-2023-9187484 Engineering Services for rehabilitation of WASH facilities in 14 schools from Moldova



UNICEF LRPS-2023-9187484 Engineering Services for rehabilitation of WASH facilities in 14 schools from Moldova

Update 27.12.2023

The Q&A file as per the pre-bidding conference held on 21.12.2023, 11:00 can be accessed here: QA file RFP 9187484

 

UNICEF Moldova invites interested local companies to submit their proposals for provision of Engineering Services for rehabilitation services of WASH facilities in 14 schools in Moldova.

UNICEF Moldova supports the Moldovan authorities to provide WASH services in schools and enhance Early Intervention systems and services for Moldovan and refugee children from Ukraine.  UNICEF aims to conduct the assessments and rehabilitate/construct climate-resilient, energy-efficient and environment-friendly WASH infrastructure in educational institutions. This project is expected to benefit 1,800 children by providing access to safe water and sanitation services annually, which is a fundamental right that safeguards health and human dignity. The purpose of this RFP is to identify a suitable engineering firm for the engineering services to design and prepare the BOQs of WASH facilities in 14 schools.

 

  • Bid submission deadline is 29 December 2023, 11:00 Hrs. (EET time/Moldova time)
  • Proposals to be submitted by e-mail only, to chisinautenders@unicef.org in 2 separate e-mails: one e-mail with the Technical Proposal and another e-mail with the Financial Proposal. No price information should be contained in the Technical Proposal.
  • Please submit any assignment-related question to cdorogan@unicef.org no later than 27 December 2023, 17:00 (EET). The QA file with questions and answers can be accesed here: QA file RFP 9187484
  • A bid conference will be held on 21 December 2023, 11:00 (EET) at UNICEF Moldova Office UN House, 131, '31 August 1989' street, Chisinau. To confirm your attendance please send an e-mail to cdorogan@unicef.org, mentioning Company name and number of attendees.

 

The scope of engineering services is divided into three packages:

Package 1 includes site assessment, design and technical documents of the WASH facilities within the existing buildings, wastewater sewerage and wastewater treatment plant for the following locations:

  1. Sloveanca village, Riscani District.”
  2. Cosernita village Floresti District
  3. Ciuflesti village Causeni District
  4. Tarancuta village,Cantemir District

Package 2 includes site assessment, design, and cost estimation of the WASH facilities as a new structure adjacent to the existing building, wastewater sewerage and wastewater treatment plant for the selected schools.

  1. Moara de Piatra village Drochia District
  2. Cisla village Telenesti District
  3. Boltun village Nisporeni Distric

Package 3 consists of the design and cost estimation of the wastewater treatment plant for the selected schools:

  1. Cirnateni village Causerni District
  2. Isacova village Orhei District
  3. Tataresti village Straseni District
  4. Baroncea village Drochia District
  5. Voinescu village Hincesti District
  6. Haragis village Cantemir District
  7. Tataresti village, Cahul District

Each package includes three components:

  1. Site Assessment
  2. Design and Technical Documents
  3. Quality Assurance and Site Supervision

Qualified companies can apply for any of these components separately, or for all components included in the package. Package details are provided in Section 4, Expected Deliverables, in Terms of Reference- Annex B attached. Potential Bidders shall visit the sites before submitting their offers to familiarize themselves with site conditions that may affect their Proposals. Potential Bidders are expected to make their own arrangements to visit the site at their own expense. 

 

KEY PERSONNEL:

  • Architect with 5-years experience in the domain.
  • Structural/Civil Engineer with 5-years experience in the domain.
  • Electromechanical Engineer with 5-years experience in the domain.
  • Water and Sanitation Engineer with 5-years experience in the domain.
  • Topographer with 2 years of experience
  • Draftsman with 2-years experience
  • Project manager

 

Documents to be submitted in the Technical Proposal:

          The Potential Bidder must be registered as an engineering firm in Moldova. Technical Proposals shall include copies of original documents defining the constitution or legal status of the company, place of registration, and principal place of business; written power of attorney of the signatory of the nominated person to commit the contract.

          Copy of curriculum vitae (Maximum two (2) pages) of key personnel requested in Section 6 involved in providing the relevant service. UNICEF may conduct reference checks on the key personnel during the evaluation process.

          Copies of the technical qualification certificates

          Reports on the financial standing of the Potential Bidder.

 

The Potential Bidder must provide sufficient information in their proposal to demonstrate compliance with the requirements defined by UNICEF. The forms listed below contains the eligibility and minimum qualifying criteria that UNICEF will use to evaluate proposal for the award of the contract.

a) Information to be submitted in the Technical Proposal (ANNEX C):

-           Form 1: Technical Proposal Submission

-           Form 2: Technical Proposal Letter

-           Form 3: Potential Bidder’s General Information

-           Form 4: Potential Bidder’s Contact Details

-           Form 5: List of Completed Similar Services Undertaken the Last 3 Years

-           Form 6: List of Similar Services in Hand

-           Form 7: Proposed Methodology for the Implementation

-           Form 8: Proposed work plan (Gantt Chart) for the Implementation

-           Form 9: List of Proposed Key Personnel

-           Form 10: CVs of the Proposed Team

-           Form 11: List of Office Equipment, Engineering Instruments and Design Software

-           Form 12: Potential Bidder’s Financial Information/ Adequacy of Working Capital

-           Form 13: List of Current Litigations

b) Information to be submitted in the Price Proposal (ANNEX D):

-           Form 14: Price Proposal Letter

-           Form 15: Price Proposal Submission

c) Support info on the locations and technical specifications (ANNEX E)

 

Submission instructions:

  • Proposal sent before the deadline! Bid Submission Deadline: 29 December 2023 11:00 (EET), any Bids received after the Submission Deadline will be rejected.
  • Bid clarifications. Proposers are required to submit any questions in respect of this RFP by e-mail to Cristina Dorogan at cdorogan@unicef.org. The deadline for receipt of any questions is 27 December 2023, 17:00 (EET).
  • The official tender e-mail address for proposals submission is chisinautenders@unicef.org, no other UNICEF e-mails must be cc-ed.
  • Proposal sent in 2 separate e-mails: one e-mail with the Technical Proposal and another e-mail with the Financial proposal.
  • Request for Proposals for Services Form filled and duly signed (pages 3-5 from the RFP document) and included in the Technical Proposal e-mail.
  • No price information should be contained in the Technical Proposal.
  • All Technical/Price Proposals files included in the email, no external links. If the size of the files is too big, the Proposal can be sent in several e-mails appropriately named: “LRPS-2023-9187484, Company Name, Technical Offer 1”, “LRPS-2023-9187484, Company Name, Technical Offer 2”, etc.
  • Proposal will include all the annexes attached to the Terms of Reference.
  • Proposals are clearly marked with the RFPS number: LRPS-2023-9187484 in the e-mail title.
  • Currency of the proposal- MDL only.
  • Validity period of the proposal- not less than 120 days.

 

The RFP 9187484 document, Terms of Reference- Annex B with enclosed Annexes C, D and E are published at: https://sc.undp.md/tnddetails_un2/2780/

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