Consultancy Service for Preparation of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for Maputo Sewerage System
1. The Government of Mozambique has received a grant from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of implementing the Urban Sanitation Project, and it intends to apply a part of the proceeds for consulting services.
2. The scope of Services (“the Services) for the consultancy will include but not limited to: (i) carry out an environmental and social compliance assessment/audit for existing and planned infrastructure and prepare a respective environmental and Social compliance report. (ii) conduct the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) study for the rehabilitation and upgrading of Maputo Sewerage System subproject in accordance with the Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and the Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) approved for the Project.
The detailed Terms of Reference (ToRs) for the assignment can be found in the following website: www.aias.gov.mz through the following link: http://www.aias.gov.mz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=67&I...
3. The Administration of Water and Sanitation Infrastructures (AIAS), now invtes 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. Such information may include brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, and availability of appropriate skills among staff with their details of past experience, especially in their areas of expertise. The shortlisting criteria are:
(i) Core business area in environmental consulting services.
(ii) Experience of at least 15 years’ experience in conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, as well as, in preparation of Environmental and Social Management Plans;
(iii) Similar experience for 5 projects related to construction and upgrading of sewerage systems;
(iv) Working knowledge of the World Bank Environmental and Social Safeguards Policies and knowledge of Mozambique Environmental and Social regulations and standards;
(v) Demonstrate to have specialised staff, with experience to develop the study, Experience of other countries in the region with similar socio-economic and environmental characteristics; and
(vi) Be registered at the Ministry of Land and Environment – MTA.
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 Revised November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers”), 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 QCBS - Quality Cost Base Selection method set out in the Procurement Regulations.
7) Interested Consultants may obtain further information at the address below from 8:00 to 15:00 hours during weekdays.
8) Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below in person or by email by November 11, 2020 at 14h30.
9) The address referred to above is:
Administration of Water and Sanitation Infrastructures
Rute Nhamucho, Executive Director
Eduardo Mondlane Avenue, 1352, 4th floor