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Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures, Road Department SNCO, Request for Expression of Interest for the ADVISORY SERVICES FOR AUDIT Loan 2729-ARM: North–South Road Corridor Investment Program, Tranche 2

Category: Consulting services
Published: 08-05-2021 16:2
Deadline: 24-05-2021 18:00

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

ROAD DEPARTMENT SNCO

Loan 2729-ARM: North–South Road Corridor Investment Program, Tranche 2

ADVISORY SERVICES FOR AUDIT

 Least Cost Selection (LCS)

 Date of issuance: 7 May 2021

 

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide the Republic of Armenia with a $500 million multitranche financing facility (MFF) to finance the North–South Road Corridor Investment Program (Investment Program). The North–South Road Corridor (NSRC) runs 556 km from the border with Georgia at Bavra via Gyumri, Ashtarak, Yerevan, Goris, and Kapan, to the border with Iran at Meghri. It is 2-lane throughout, with the exception of an 18 km length on the M-1 (Yerevan–Ashtarak) and the M-2 (Yerevan–Ararat section), which are dual 2-lane. The overall objective of the Investment Program is to provide a high-quality NSRC from the Georgian border to the Iranian border by rehabilitating the whole North–South Road Corridor starting from Bavra in the north on the border with Georgia and Meghry in the south on the board with Iran.

The Project is implemented by the “Road Department” State Non-Commercial Organization (SNCO hereinafter – the Client). In scope of this project the GoA intends to apply part of the proceeds for Consulting Services.

The Road Department SNCO now invites eligible consulting firms (Consultants) to indicate their interest in providing the audit services for Loan: 2729-ARM, Tranche 2; for fiscal year ending in 31 December 2020, 31 December 2021, 31 December 2022 and 31 December 2023.

The objectives of the audit of the project financial statements is to enable the auditor to (i) express an independent and objective opinion as to whether the project financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, or give a true and fair view of the project’s financial position, its financial performance and cash flows, and (ii) provide a reasonable assurance opinion over certain specific representations made in the Statement of Compliance. Interested Consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, experience in region/country, availability of appropriate skills among key staff, etc.).  

The selection will be carried out under ADB’s Consultants’ Least Cost Selection (LCS) method.

The interested Consultants are strongly encouraged to register and apply through ADB’s Consultant Management System at cms.adb.org. Online submission is always the main submission method. Offline EOI submission through email or sealed envelope is an option. Using ADB’s EOI template (https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/page/83267/eoi-consulting-firms-20131114.doc) for EOI submission is required. Late submissions would be rejected.

If submitting offline, hard copy EOIs should reach the office of the RD at the address below not later than closing date of EOI submission closing date.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications. When submitting an EOI as a firm or assosiation, the lead firm states its CMS registration number in the EOI. If unregistered, the lead firm first completes at least a simplified registration in CMS, and submit a full registration before contract negotiations, if selected.

The closing date for the submission of EOI is: at or before 18:00 pm on 24 May 2021, Yerevan time.

 

Stepan Machyan

General Director

 

Road Department SNCO
Government House 3, Republic Square,

Yerevan, Armenia
Tel/Fax: (374-10) 542-176
E-mail: info@armroad.amhasmik.ordukhanyan@armroad.am

 

Statement of Audit Needs

 

 

 

 

 

Road Department SNCO, Procurement of the services of technical maintenance of vehicles: Code of the procedure ՃԴ-ԳՀԾՁԲ-2021/02

Category:
Published: 09-04-2021 17:18
Deadline: 16-04-2021 15:00

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

On Request for Quotation

The text of this announcement is approved by the Decision N 1 of Request for Quotation Committee dated  09 April, 2021 and is being published according to Article 27 of the Law of the Republic of Armenia "On Procurement".

Code of the Request for Quotation: «ՃԴ-ԳՀԾՁԲ-2021/02»       

 

The Client, “Road Department” SNCO of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure, which is situated in Yerevan, Republic Square, Government House 3, Yerevan 0010 is announcing a pricing query, which is carried out in one phase of an procurement.

The participant selected in the request for quotation according to the defined order will be suggested to sign a supply contract for technical maintenance of vehicles (hereinafter the Contract).

According to the terms of Article 7 of the RA Law “On Procurement”, all persons or entities, irrespective of being a foreigner, a foreign entity or a stateless person, has the equal right to participate in request for quotation.

The qualification criteria for not eligible people to participate in survey, as well as the people not having the right to participate in the survey and the needed documents to be provided for the evaluation of those criteria are set out by the invitation of the same procedure.

The Selected participant is being decided among the number of applicants rated sufficient to the requirements of the invitation by the principle of giving preference to the bidder offering the lowest price.

In order to get the printed version of pricing survey invitation there is a need to apply the Customer counting since this announcement’s publishing 6th day, 18:00 o’clock. Moreover, to receive the paper form of an invitation the customer should be introduced a written application.  The client provides a hard copy of the invitation in the first working day following the receipt of the request.

In the case of the request an invitation in electronic form, the customer provides a free invitation to the issuance date of receiving the application in electronic form within the next business day.

Failure to receive an invitation does not restrict the participant's right to participate in pricing survey.

The Pricing Requests for Applications must be submitted to Yerevan, Republic Square, Government House 3, 1st floor, 213 room in hard copy until the date of the announcement 7th day, 15:00 o’clock. Applications, besides Armenian language, can also be submitted in English or Russian.

Bid opening will take place  at Yerevan, Republic Square, Government House 3, 1st floor, 213 room on 16 April 2021, 15:00 o’clock.

Complaints regarding this procedure must be submitted to the Procurement Appeals Board, 1 Melik Adamyan street, Yerevan. Pricing appeal as defined by the survey invitation. The required complaint filing fee is 30 000 (thirty thousand) AMD, which will go to "900008000482" Treasury bank account opened in the name of Armenia's Ministry of Finance.

For more information regarding this announcement, please contact the secretary of the evaluation committee, Liana Gharagyozyan.

Tel: (374 10) 542 176

E-mail: liana.gharagyozyan@armroad.am

Client: «ROAD DEPARTMENT» SNCO of  the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure

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Preparation of Design and Environmental and Social Management Plans, and design author’s supervision for the Black spots improvement works under the LRNIP-AF 2 Project, REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Category: Consulting services
Published: 25-03-2021 18:12
Deadline: 23-04-2021 18:00

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)

 

 

Country:   Republic of Armenia
Loan No.: 8957-AM  
Project:     Second Additional Financing for the Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project  (LRNIP AF2)


Assignment Title:  Preparation of Design and Environmental and Social Management Plans, and design author’s supervision for the Black spots improvement works under the LRNIP-AF 2 Project  

Reference No.:  RD-BS-LRNIP-AF2-2021

 

The Republic of Armenia (the Borrower) has received a loan in amount of EUR 13.4 million financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Additional Financing for the Lifeline Roads Network Improvement Project (LRNIP AF2) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services for “Preparation of Design and Environmental and Social Management Plans, and design author’s supervision for the Black spots improvement works under the LRNIP-AF 2 Project”.

 

The consulting services (“the Services”) will include:

  • Preparation of the Detailed Designs for improvement works of Black spots under LRNIP-AF 2 Project including Environmental and Social Management Plans;
  • Author supervision during construction period.

 

The contract will consist of two parts: Lump-sum (Design stage) “Preparation of Site-Specific Designs” and “Preparation of  ESMPs” and Time-based “Author supervision during construction period (Design author supervision stage).

The “Road Department” SNCO of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of RA now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). The shortlisting criteria are:

  • General experience of the Consultant in preparation of Designs for road construction/rehabilitation/improvement projects,
  • Similar experience of the Consultant in preparation of Designs for Black spots improvement works (number of similar contracts within the last 5 years).

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph  3.14 and  3.15 of the World Bank’s Guidelines:   “Procurement regulations for IPF Borrowers” (July 2016  revised  in November 2017, July 2018  and  November 2020), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Selection Based on the Consultants’ Qualifications (CQS) selection procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: “Procurement regulations for IPF Borrowers” (July 2016  revised  in November 2017, July 2018  and  November 2020). Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (09:00 to 17:00 hours local time).

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form in English in person (or by courier services) or by e-mail in the Adobe PDF format to the address below not later than  23 April 2021, 18:00 (Yerevan time).

 

“Road Department” SNCO of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of RA      

Attention: Stepan  Machyan, General Director
Government House 3, Republic Square,Yerevan, Armenia
Tel/Fax: (374-10) 542 176
E-mail: hasmik.ordukhanyan@armroad.amliana.gharagyozyan@armroad.am

 

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Terms of Reference։ Preparation of Design and Environmental and Social Management Plans, and design author’s supervision for the Blackspots improvement works under the LRNIP-AF 2 Project

Announcement On Request for Quotation: Code of the Request for Quotation: «ՃԴ-ԳՀԱՊՁԲ-2021/01»

Category:
Published: 05-02-2021 17:18
Deadline: 19-02-2021 15:00

ANNOUNCEMENT

On Request for Quotation

The text of this announcement is approved by the Decision N 1 of Request for Quotation Committee dated February 5, 2021 and is being published according to Article 27 of the Law of the Republic of Armenia "On Procurement".

Code of the Request for Quotation: «ՃԴ-ԳՀԱՊՁԲ-2021/01»         

 

The Client, “Road Department” SNCO, which is situated in   Republic Square, Government House 3, Yerevan 0010, Republic of Armenia, is announcing a pricing query, which is carried out in one phase of an procurement.

The participant selected in the request for quotation according to the defined order will be suggested to sign a supply contract for smartphones /mobile phones (hereinafter the Contract).

According to the terms of Article 7 of the RA Law “On Procurement”, all persons or entities, irrespective of being a foreigner, a foreign entity or a stateless person, has the qual right to participate in request for quotation.

The qualification criteria for not eligible people to participate in survey, as well as the people not having the right to participate in the survey and the needed documents to be provided for the evaluation of those criteria are set out by the invitation of the same procedure.

The Selected participant is being decided among the number of applicants rated sufficient to the requirements of the invitation by the principle of giving preference to the bidder offering the lowest price.

In order to get the printed version of pricing survey invitation there is a need to apply the Customer counting since this announsement’s publishing 14th day, 15:00 o’clock. Moreover, to receive the paper form of an invitation the customer should be introduced a written application.  The client provides a hard copy of the invitation in the first working day following the receipt of the request.

In the case of the request an invitation in electronic form, the customer provides a free invitation to the issuance date of receiving the application in electronic form within the next business day.

Failure to receive an invitation does not restrict the participant's right to participate in pricing survey.

The Pricing Requests for Applications must be submitted to Republic Square, Government House 3, 1-st floor, 213 room Yerevan 0010, Republic of Armenia,in hard copy until the date of the announcement 14th day, 15:00 o’clock. Applications, besides Armenian language, can also be submitted in English or Russian.

Bid opening will take place at Yerevan, Republic Square, Government House 3, 1st floor, 213 room on February 19, 2021, 15:00 o’clock.

Complaints regarding this procedure must be submitted to the Procurement Appeals Board, 1 Melik Adamyan street, Yerevan. Pricing appeal as defined by the survey invitation. The required complaint filing fee is 30 000 (thirty thousand) AMD, which will go to "900008000482" treasury bank account opened in the name of Armenia's Ministry of Finance.

For more information regarding this announcement, please contact the secretary of the evaluation committee, Liana Gharagyozyan

        Tel: +374 95 111-469

        E-mail: liana.gharagyozyan@armroad.am

 

  Client «ROAD DEPARTMENT» SNCO

 

Selection of External Monitoring Individual Consultant for the Verification of the Completion Reports of the Resettlement and 2 Corrective Action Plans implementation of ADB financed section 2 of M6 Rehabilitation and Improvement Project, ADB/M6/IC/EM01

Category: Consulting services
Published: 25-12-2020 11:49
Deadline: 20-01-2021 18:00

 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

 (CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT SELECTION)

      Country: Republic of Armenia

      Loan No.: 3449-ARM

     Project: M6 Vanadzor–Alaverdi–Georgian Border Interstate Road Rehabilitation and Improvement   Project

     Assignment Title: External Monitoring Individual Consultant for the Verification of the Completion Reports of the Resettlement Plan and 2 Corrective Action Plans implementation of ADB financed road section 2 of M6 Vanadzor–Alaverdi–Georgian Border Interstate Road Rehabilitation and Improvement Project

     Reference No.: ADB/M6/IC/EM01

 

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to co-finance the M6 Vanadzor-Alaverdi-Georgian Border Interstate Road Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (hereinafter: Project) with the European Investment Bank (EIB). EIB has engaged an international consultant to complete a feasibility study, environment and social impact assessment, and detailed engineering design. The project road is about 90 km long. Section 1 (Km0+000-Km38+450) is financed by EIB (EIB-financed road section); and section 2 (Km38+450-Km91+190) is financed by ADB (ADB-financed road section). The Project will have no extensive land acquisition and building demolition impacts.

 

The objectives of compliance verification of LARP and CAPs implementation are as follows:

  • to verify that resettlement has been implemented in accordance with the approved LARP and CAPs, local legislation and SPS requirements; including schedules and the achievement of targets related to land acquisition and resettlement activities;
  • to verify all Compliance reports on LARP completion prepared by RD and submitted to ADB which served as a basis for handover of the sections for the construction;
  • to prepare a Compliance Verification Report for M6 road section (Km38+450-Km91+190) for each Lot (construction section).

  

  For more details, see Terms of Reference of the assignment (TOR).

 

The contract is expected to start by February 2021. “Road Department” SNCO of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures of Armenia now invites eligible Individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae).

The Consultant should have prior experience in conducting LARP’s external monitoring for development projects. Familiarity with ADB Safeguards Policy Statement (2009), other IFI’s and LAR related RA laws and a regulation is required.  

  • The Individual Consultant (2 person-months) should have a bachelor degree in social science, economics, statistics, finance or related fields with preferably 7 years of relevant experience and with at least 3 years of relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation of land acquisition and resettlement related activities).
  • The estimated start date of assignment is February 2021. During implementation of this assignment the Consultant shall use its office, vehicles and equipment.

 

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant selection method set out in the ADB Consultant Guidelines (https://www.adb.org/documents/guidelines-use-consultants-asian-development-bank-and-its-borrowers).

The interested consultants are strongly encouraged to register and apply through ADB’s Consultant Management System at cms.adb.org. Online submission is always the main submission method. Offline EOI submission through email is an option. Using ADB’s EOI template for EOI submission is required. Late submissions would be rejected.

The closing date for the submission of EOI is: at or before 18:00 pm on 20 January 2021, Yerevan time.

 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (09:00 to 17:00 hours local/ Yerevan time).

 

 

     Road Department SNCO

Attn: Stepan Machyan, Acting General Director

Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures Government House 3, 1st  floor,

Yerevan, Armenia

 

Tel/Fax: (374-10) 515-247(374-9511 14 69

E-mail: info@armroad.amhasmik.ordukhanyan@armroad.am

 TERMS OF REFERENCE