Kenya issues Consultancy Tender for Sirari Corridor Accessibility and Road Safety Improvement Project
Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) (Consultancy Services) – Tender No. KeNHA/1363/2016.
The Government of the Republic of Kenya (GoK) has received financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Sirari Corridor Accessibility and Road Safety Improvement Project; Rehabilitation of Isebania – Kisii – Ahero (A1) Road and intends to apply part of the financing proceeds to make eligible payments under the contract for the Consultancy Services for Review And Update of The Kenya Roads & Bridges Design Manuals, Standards and Specification.
The Consultancy Services will entail the study to update existing and produce a harmonized set of Road and Bridge Design Manuals and Standard Specifications for Roads and Bridge Construction that will set out the Standards to be applied to the Design, Construction and Maintenance of Roads in order to effectively continue to improve implementation of roads development and maintenance programmes in Kenya.
In close liaison and consultation with relevant Government Agencies, the Consultant will be expected to complete the assignment within a period of 24 months. The Overall Responsibility for the execution of the assignment shall lie with the Principal Secretary, State Department for Infrastructure, Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development.
The Kenya National Highways Authority, KeNHA, being an authorized agent of the Government of the Republic of Kenya, is now inviting eligible consulting engineering firms to indicate their interest in providing the above services.
Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to provide the above services by submitting their company profile, capability statement, description of similar assignments and availability of appropriate skills mix among staff. Consultants may constitute joint-ventures with relevant research institutions or other consulting firms to enhance their chances of qualifications.
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” [May 2008 edition-Revised July 2012], which is available on the Bank’s website at www.afdb.org. Borrowers are under no obligation to shortlist any consultant who expresses interest.
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address given below during office hours (weekdays from 08:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs East African Time, excluding public holidays).
General Manager (Design & Construction), Kenya National Highways Authority, Blue Shield Towers, Upper Hill, 1st Floor, P.O. Box 49712-00100, Nairobi, Kenya. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Packages containing expression of interest should be clearly marked with the following statements; “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR: REVIEW AND UPDATE OF THE KENYA ROADS AND BRIDGES DESIGN MANUALS, STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS. TENDER NO. KeNHA/1363/2016”
The proposals shall be enclosed in a plain sealed envelope marked with the tender name and reference number and deposited in the Tender Box situated at KeNHA Headquarters Mezzanine Floor, Blue Shield Towers or be addressed as indicated below so as to be received on or before Friday 3rd March 2017 at 12:30 hrs East African Time. Procurement Manager, Kenya National Highways Authority, Blue Shield Towers, Upper Hill, 1st Floor, P.O. Box 49712-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
Electronic bidding will NOT be permitted and late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened on Friday 3rd March 2017 12:30 hrs Local Time in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the following address: KeNHA Headquarters, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Blue shield Towers, Hospital Road, Upper Hill, and Nairobi.