Regional rusumo falls hydropower project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has obtained a Technical Assistance (TA) grant from the
EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (ITF) to finance the recruitment of a reputable international
procurement consultant to coordinate and assist the three Executing Agencies (Burundi, Rwanda
and Tanzania) of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydropower Project, Transmission Component, for the
procurement of project supervision and management consulting firm.
Specifically, the Individual Procurement Consultant will support the three Executing Agencies (EAs)
in the recruitment process of a Project Supervision and Management Consultant, including but not
limited to:- (i) preparation of a single Expression of Interest (EoI), Request for Proposal (RFP) and a
combined Terms of Reference (ToR), in both English and French languages, using the AfDB’s
standard procurement documents, rules and procedures, (ii) technical assistance to the EAs for
providing clarification to inquiries and questions from shortlisted consulting firms, joint evaluation of
expression of interests, joint technical and financial proposals evaluation, (iii) prepare the draft
contract documents, minutes of negotiations and assist the EAs during negotiations, (iv) prepare
detailed procurement training course outline and conduct training to the staff of the EAs; and (v)
prepare and submit monthly reports to the Bank and EAs on the progress of the recruitment of the
project supervision and management consulting firm and the procurement training.
The expected duration of the assignment is eight (8) months. The indicative starting date of the
assignment is in January 2015.
The Bank now invites Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above
services. Interested Individual Procurement Consultants/Experts must provide a statement of
capability and experience indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (Curriculum Vitae
and overview of similar assignments and experience). The consultant should be bilingual (French
and English). This advertisement is open to consultants/experts from the AfDB’s Regional Member
Countries, the AfDB’s Non-Regional Member Countries, as well as Member States of the EU that
are not Member States of the AfDB and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States which are not
Member States of the Bank, but are signatories of the Partnership Agreement of the European
Community and its Member States signed on June 23, 2000 as amended.
A short list of six Individual Procurement Consultants/Experts will be compiled in accordance with the
procedures set out in the African Development Bank’s Rules and Procedures for the Use of
Consultants and the Bank’s adopted waiver of procurement eligibility-extension for operations financed
from EU-ITF.
Interested Individual Procurement Consultants/Experts may obtain further information at the email
addresses below during office hours from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Abidjan/Ivory Coast local time.
To:- Mr. Alemayehu Wubeshet
[email protected]
Copy:- Mr. Engedasew Negash
[email protected]
Expressions of interest must be delivered, by email (electronically), to the above email addresses by
18 December 2014 before 5:00 PM Abidjan/Ivory Coast local time