SELECTION FOR CONSULTANTS BY THE WORLD BANK GROUP
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Electronic Submissions through World Bank Group eConsultant2
Assignment Title: 1275729 – WATER EFFICIENCY BENCHMARKING ASSESSMENT FOR A FRESH FRUIT PRODUCER IN SOUTH AFRICA
- South Africa
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, aims to promote sustainable private sector investment in developing countries, helping to reduce poverty and improve peoples lives.
South Africa is a water-scarce country with rapid growth of water supply and demand gap from the industrial sector. IFC’s Client, a leading multinational supplier of fresh fruit and related products to international markets with avocado operations in Tzaneen in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, embarks on reducing the Tzaneen operations water consumption and ensure local communities and other downstream water users have access to adequate quantities of clean water.
IFC is seeking to contract a firm (the Consultant) to conduct a water efficiency benchmarking assessment to compare the water consumption at the Clients avocado related facilities in South Africa to industry benchmarks and help the Client to identify opportunities to improve water efficiency.
The World Bank Group intends to finance the assignment / services described below under the following:
- BANK BUDGET
Eligibility restrictions apply:
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INDIVIDUAL / FIRM PROFILE
The consultant will be a firm.
The World Bank Group now invites eligible firms to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested firms 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. for firms; CV and cover letter for individuals). Please note that the total size of all attachments should be less than 5MB. Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications.
Interested firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest.
Expressions of Interest should be submitted, in English, electronically through World Bank Group eConsultant2 (https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org/wbgec/index.html)
Following this invitation for Expression of Interest, a shortlist of qualified firms will be formally invited to submit proposals. Shortlisting and selection will be subject to the availability of funding.
Only those firms which have been shortlisted will receive notification. No debrief will be provided to firms which have not been shortlisted.