REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)



REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)

 
Kingdom of Lesotho
Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project II
Credit No.: 6403 and 6402   
Assignment Title: Lesotho Electricity and Water Authority (LEWA) Technical Assistance (Ta) For The Technical Data Quality and Auditing
 Reference No.: LLWDP/C/07

The Kingdom of Lesotho has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project II, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services (“the Services”) include the consultancy to assist LEWA:
  1. In developing Disbursement Linked Indicators (DLIs) Monitoring Framework for technical data audit by LEWA;
  2. In establishing the appropriate WASCO performance baseline data using the following regulatory instruments:
    1. Quality of Service and Supply Standards (QOSSS);
    2. Performance Assessment Tools and
  • Reporting Formats for WASCO;
  1. In developing and implementing performance audits and procedure manual
  2. Through the above, to develop the capacity of LEWA staff to independently undertake the WASCO’s technical and financial performance monitoring.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment www.llwdp.co.ls/opportunities/.or can be obtained at the address given below. The Ministry of Water now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are: evidence of having the following Key Staff Members
  • Water Utility Institutional Expert – Team Leader
  • A Master’s degree in engineering, management or related field;
  • 10 years in utility management with particular experience in water and sewerage services;
  • Membership of a relevant professional body;
  • Minimum of 5 years leading similar consulting teams;
    • Technical Infrastructural Expert
  • Hold a Master’s Degree in Water or Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years in operational experience in a water utility, 5 of which at least is in a management position
  • Membership of a relevant professional body
    • Financial Management Expert
  • Hold a Master’s Degree in Finance and Accounting
  • Minimum of 10 years’ accounting experience Experience working in a utility company would be desirable
  • 10 years external financial and management auditing experience (particularly in water utility and/or municipal entities)
  • Membership of a relevant professional body; and
availability of relevant technical staff and managerial capability of the firm. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016 Revised November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment: paragraph 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations. Consultants 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 and Cost Based Selection) (QCBS) method set out in the Procurement Regulations. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 0900 to 1700. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below in person, or by mail, or e-mail in a readable format (WORD or PDF) by September 11, 2020 at 12:00 hours Lesotho Time.

Ministry of Water
Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project II
Attn:    Motlatsi Rabolinyane
Procurement Specialist
ADDRESS
                   Plot No. 12292-044
                   Farview Avenue
                   Lower Thetsane
                   Maseru
                   Kingdom of Lesotho.

Tel: +266 22324555
E-mail: mrabolinyane@llwdp.co.ls  with a copy to mdaeamane@llwdp.co.ls

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