Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or group of firms with relevant project experience in the management, procurement, design and administration of similar projects and activities in terms of nature, scope and size, preferably in the urban transport sector in Turkey and/or the region. This would include the following areas:
Project management experience gained in projects similar in scope, nature and complexity;
Experience in preparation of full tender documents, knowledge EBRD Supply and/or Supply and Installation contractual arrangements;
Experience in (i) planning and design activities; project management; (iii) engineering; and (iv) procurement of goods, and services and contract administration;
Proven knowledge of the procurement policies and rules of EBRD, and/or other International Financial Institutions (IFIs);
Relevant expertise in setting up a financial management system suitable for the Project and to satisfy the Bank’s requirements for disbursement;
Knowledge of requirements of Turkish legislation concerning issues relevant to this procurement would be an advantage;
Turkish speaking support staff would be required.
The Consultant’s team of key experts should include the following:
Technical Expert in urban rail facilities;
Multilateral Development Bank Procurement and Contract Specialist;
Environment and Social Expert;
Local support staff.
Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be selected, the information submitted should include the following:
(a) brief overview of the firm/group of firms including company profile, organisation and staffing;
(b) details of similar experience of firm or group of firms and related assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, percentage carried out by consultant in case of association of firms or subcontracting, main activities, objectives;
(c) CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives.
(d) Completed Consultant Declaration and contact sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link:
e) a copy of the Consultant's valid company registration certificate confirming that the firm is registered in Austria.
The expression of interest shall not exceed 20 pages (excluding CVs and Consultant Declaration and contact sheet).
One original and one copy of the expression of interest, in English and in Turkish, shall be submitted to the Client’s Contact Person in an envelope marked “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST for IZMIR METRO PROJECT – PROCUREMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT”, to reach the Client not later than 22 May 2015 at 14:00 hours (Turkey time). The expression of interest should be submitted by email as well.
One further electronic copy, in English, should be submitted to the EBRD’s contact person by the same due date.
The Client Contact Person:
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Izmir Bel Banliyo ve Rayli Sistem Yatirim;ari Dairesi Baskanligi Cumhuriyet Bulvari No:1, Kat:6/644 Konak/Izmir/Turkiye
Phone: +90 (232) 293 15 06
Fax: +90 (232) 293 36 25
EBRD Contact Person:
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN
Tel: + 44 20 7338 6369
Fax: +44 20 7338 7451
The selection will normally be made from responses to this notification only. Consultants will not be asked to submit a proposal. The highest ranked Consultant will be selected from a shortlist and be invited to negotiate the contract, subject to availability of funding.
Shortlisting criteria and respective weightings are:
Firm’s experience in procurement and project implementation support preferably in the urban transport sector - 35%
Firm’s experience of working on similar projects in Turkey and/or the region - 15%
CVs of key experts with relevant experience in accordance with the Consultant Profile- 50%.