Vláda Malawi obdržela úvěr ze Světové banky (WB) na finanocování projektu „National Water Development Project (NWDP) II“ a část těchto prostředků hodlá použít na financování konzultantských služeb – realizační studie a úvodní projekt (bližší informace viz níže).
Vhodní zájemci z řad konzultantů mohou písemně vyjádřit svůj zájem o poskytnutí těchto služeb, a to nejpozději do 15. ledna 2009 do 15:00. Spolu s tímto zájmem je nutné poskytnout informace dokládající způsobilost zájemce k poskytnutí těchto služeb (brožury, katalogy, popis činnosti v obdobných projektech, zkušenosti z projektů v podobných podmínkách, dostatek personálních kapacit pro poskytnutí služeb apod.). Více informací lze získat na níže uvedené adrese během úředních hodin (8:00-16:00). Výrazy zájmu musí být zřetelně označené " EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR FEASIBILITY STUDY AND PRELIMINARY DESIGN FOR LILONGWE’S NEW RAW WATER SOURCE " muset být doručený adrese dole do 1500 hodiny 15. ledna 2009.
Project:NATIONAL WATER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (NWDP) II
Abstract:CONSULTING SERVICES: FEASIBILITY STUDY AND PRELIMINARY DESIGN FOR LILONGWE’S NEW RAW WATER SOURCE
Loan/Credit Number:Credit No. 4307-MAI, Grant No. H294-MAI
Contract/Bid Number:Expression of interest
Deadline:15 January 2009
1. This request for expressions of interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in UN Development Business No. 712 of 31 September 2007.
The Government of Malawi has received a credit/grant from the international development association (IDA), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit/grant to payments under the contract for Consulting Services for Feasibility Study and Preliminary Design for Lilongwe’s New Raw Water Source
2. The scope of the services of the consultants to be recruited will include:
2.1 Based on the Engineering Studies determine the populations in the areas around the five sources, fisheries development, hydropower and ecotourism. The Consultant shall also review population distribution by location, age, density, income levels and sources, wealth and poverty profiles, employment, gender statistics, empowerment issues and other relevant information to determine the socio-economic impacts of the project.
2.2 Validate water demand projection of up to 2025 already done under Engineering studies in 2002 and extend the same for a 10-year infrastructure design horizon starting from 2025 to 2035 (full capacity) by service area using the determined population, their growth, migration rates and patterns, land use, economic activities in the project area and also taking into consideration the multi-purpose use of the source to accommodate irrigation, industrial uses, water supply for other towns along the pipelines and areas around the source.
2.3 Based on the water demand projections and also taking into consideration other water resources needs such as irrigation, fisheries and other relevant sub-sector within the locality of the source, the Consultant is required to carry out Options analysis and optimization of the identified sources, cost estimate to select the possible new raw water source.
2.4 Carry out full feasibility studies, preliminary designs and cost estimate for the most preferred raw water source option.
2.5 Carry out a detailed Social and Environmental Impact Assessment (SEIA) study for all the proposed infrastructure development works detailing the positive and negative effects of the proposed development on the social and environment and recommend mitigation measures for the identified raw water source.
3. The expected duration of the assignment is six (6) months and Thirty Five (35) staff- months and is expected to start from 12 May 2009.
4. The Consultant shall provide a team of experts all of whom shall be adequately qualified and experienced in their respective fields and be eligible for registration with the relevant professional bodies in Malawi. The Consultant’s team shall have skills in engineering, hydrology, water quality, resettlement, financial analysis and cost benefit analysis. Some team members may have more than one skill. The following is the minimum qualification experience and number of personnel:
a. Project Manager/Dam Expert/Team Leader  – shall have at least MSc. Degree in water engineering/resources or related field and professional experience in water source identification and development, and/or dam design. The Project Manager shall have at least twelve  years relevant experience of which at least five  years as a Project Manager in projects of similar or larger size.
b. Hydrologist  – shall have at least a MSc. Degree and ten  years professional experience in carrying out similar assignments. He/she should have worked on a team developing or designing a dam for raw water storage purposes in the last five years
c. Water Supply Engineer  – shall have at least a MSc. in Water Engineering or related field with ten  years of professional qualification in related field. He should have been engaged in design of an urban water supply conveyance systems in the last five years.
d. Geo-technical/geophysical Engineer  – shall have at least a MSc. in Geo-technical/geophysical Engineering or related field with ten  years professional experience in relevant field. He should have demonstrable experience in working on preparation and design of dams.
e. Dam Design Engineer  – shall have at least a MSc. in Hydraulics/Dam Engineering or Civil Engineering and ten  years professional experience in carrying out similar assignments.
f. Economist  – shall have at least a Bachelor of Social Sciences majoring in economics and ten  years professional experience in carrying out similar assignments.
g. Environmental Expert  – shall have at least a MSc. in Environmental Engineering and ten  years professional experience in carrying out similar assignments.
h. Social Scientist  – shall have at least a MSc. Sociology and ten  years professional experience in carrying out similar assignments.
5. The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, general qualifications and number of key staff, and so forth). Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications.
6. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, May 2004, revised October 1, 2006. Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below from 0800 to 1600 hours (local time) Monday through Friday.
7. Expressions of interest clearly marked “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR FEASIBILITY STUDY AND PRELIMINARY DESIGN FOR LILONGWE’S NEW RAW WATER SOURCE” must be delivered to the address below by 1500 hours on 15 January 2009.
Contact:The IPC Chairman.
Attn: Mr M. G. Mpasa, The General Manager.
Lilongwe Water Board.
Tel: (265-1) 750-366 .
Fax: (265-1) 757-343.