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Horn of Africa Gateway Development Project: Consultancy Services for Design and Supervision of Installation of An Optic Fiber Backbone Infrastructure Along the Isiolo-Mandera Road

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Location:KenyaKenya
Category:Consulting services
Status:Awarded
Sectors:Telecommunications
Languages:English
Contracting Authority: ICT Authority of Kenya
Funding Agency:
Contracting Authority Type:Government / Public Sector
Eligibility:Organisation
Budget:N/A
Date posted: Jul 1, 2022

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Project ID: P161305

Project Title: HORN OF AFRICA GATEWAY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Borrower Bid Reference: 
KE-ICTA-300778-CS-QCBS

THE INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY (ICT Authority)

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI)

(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)

Country: KENYA

HORN OF AFRICA GATEWAY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (HoAGDP)

Assignment Title:  DESIGN AND SUPERVISION OF THE INSTALLATION OF AN OPTIC FIBER BACKBONE INFRASTRUCTURE ALONG THE ISIOLO – MANDERA ROAD.

Loan No. /Credit No. / Grant No.: IDA-67680

Reference No: KE-ICTA-300778-CS-QCBS

The Government of Kenya has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Horn of Africa Gateway Development Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

  1. The consulting services (“the Services”) include survey, design and supervision of civil works, installation of ducts, fiber optic cable, active equipment and associated works along the 740 Km Isiolo – Mandera Road and approximately 200 Km of spurs. This shall be done in co-operation and consultation with the client. The duration of the contract shall be nine (9) months in Phase I and twenty-four (24) months in Phase II from the date the contract will be signed.  
  2. The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following website: www.icta.go.ke/tenders
  3. The ICT Authority 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:

            a) Firm Registration. The firm shall be registered in the field of telecommunications and related services as its core business for a period of not less than 7 years;

            b) Firm Experience. The firm should demonstrate capacity and experience in carrying out design and supervision of installation of terrestrial fibre optic infrastructure for a period not less than 7 years. The firm must have undertaken at least 2 similar assignments in scope and value within the last 5 years;

            c) Availability of Key Experts. The firm must demonstrate as having the requisite technical and managerial capacity to undertake the assignment

          Key Experts will not be evaluated at the shortlisting stage.

          4. 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, and updated in November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of  interest.

           5. 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.

           6.  A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality Cost Based Selection method (QCBS) method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

           7.  Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours: Monday to Friday: 0900 to 1600 hours.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 26th July 2022, at 1000 hrs (East African Time) and clearly marked “REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR DESIGN & SUPERVISION OF THE INSTALLATION OF AN OPTIC FIBER BACKBONE INFRASTRUCTURE ALONG THE ISIOLO – MANDERA ROAD addressed to;

Chief Executive Officer,

Information & Communication Technology Authority,

Telposta Towers, 12th Floor,

P.O Box 27150 – 00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

Tel: +254 20 2089061/ 2211960

Fax: +254 20 2211960

Email: procurement@ict.go.ke

Attn: Deputy Director, Supply Chain Management

CONTACT INFORMATION
Organization/Department
ICT Authority

Name
Sostanis Okoth

Address
12th Floor, Teleposta Towers, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi:

Province/State
Eastern and Southern Africa

Country
Eastern and Southern Africa

Phone
+254722293595

Email
sostanis.okoth@icta.go.ke

Website
www.icta.go.ke

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