Nabavka konsultantskih usluga za nadzor nad radovima na izgradnji autoputa na Koridoru Vc, sekcija Poprikuše-Zenica sjever (Donja Gračanica), podsekcija Vranduk-Ponirak

Datum objave: 18.07.2017. 09:33 / Izvor:, 18.07.2017.









Bosnia and Herzegovina (the Borrower) has signed loan agreement with OPEC Fund for International Development (hereinafter "OFID" or "the Fund") to finance priority sections of the motorway on the route of Pan European Corridor Vc through Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (the Beneficiary) intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan toward the cost of civil works and consulting services, to be procured for the subsection of motorway from Vranduk to Ponirak.

The motorway subsection from Vranduk to Ponirak will be constructed within the following civil works contract:

•    Contract No. JPAC 848-B82-17: Construction of motorway on Corridor Vc, section Poprikuse-Zenica north (Donja Gracanica), subsection Vranduk -Ponirak, in total length of 5,30 km. Works will be financed from the loan agreement signed with OFID. •

The subject of this Invitation for Expressions of Interest are Consulting services for supervision of works on Construction of motorway on Corridor Vc, section Poprikuse-Zenica north (Donja Gracanica), subsection Vranduk -Ponirak, Contract no. JPAC 849-E440-17 which shall be funded from the proceeds of OFID loan as well. Project and service details shall be provided to all short-listed applicants within the Terms of Reference.

The FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction for Building and Engineering Works designed by the Employer - RED Book (edition 1999) will be used for the civil works contracts.

Assignment Description:

The consultant shall act in a role of the Engineer and its outputs will have to comply with current local laws and regulation concerning construction, supervision, civil works quality control, environmental protection and other related areas (Law on Physical Planning and Utilization of Land at the Level of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Guidelines for Road Designing, Construction, Maintenance and Supervision, Law on Environmental Protection, etc.).

The construction supervision services shall include the following:

•    Supervision of the construction works in a role of the Engineer by FIDIC conditions and in accordance with local laws;

•    Pre-construction activities, such as verification of site demarcation and compliance with required permits issued by competent local authorities for asphalt plants and quarries prior to the issue of the commencement order;

•    Technical assistance during works execution;

•    Control of contractor's preliminary test and production specification of materials;

•    Supervision of laboratory measurements and verification of compliance with contractual obligations;

•    Supervision of the environmental management plan and implementation of mitigation measures;

•    Proper programming, recording, measurement and accounting of die works by means of appropriate management and measurement techniques;

•    Preparation and delivery of progress reports and other reports.

Status of Selection Process: Interested firms are hereby invited to submit their expression^ of interest. This Invitation shall be followed by a short listing of consulting firms and the short listed firms will be formally invited to submit proposals.

Assignment Start Date and Duration: The assignment is expected to start in Q2 of 2018 with an estimated duration of 24 months and Defects Notification Period of 24 months.

Maximum Budget available for the Assignment: 303 man/months for expert staff

The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed.

Funding Source: OPEC Fund for International Development - OFID.

Eligibility Restrictions: Generally, there are no eligibility restrictions. The invitation for Expressions of Interest is open to firms and joint ventures from all countries, with an exception to the following:

Firms shall be excluded if:

(a)   as a matter of law or official regulation, the Borrower prohibits commercial relations with the applicant's country, provided that the Fund is satisfied that such exclusion does not preclude effective competition;

(b)   by an act of compliance with a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the Borrower prohibits any import of goods from the applicant's country or any payments to persons or entities in that country;

(c)  . as a matter of law or official regulation, a firm is formally debarred from

contracting activities, and the Employer (PC "Autoceste FBiH" Ltd. Mostar) may not enter into a contract with such firm.

Consultant profile: Employer is seeking for skilful and experienced Consultant who is able to exercise the role of the Engineer in a way which ensures a successful project implementation and completion. A consulting firm shall be engaged for this assignment and is expected to procure the services of a multidisciplinary team of both international and local experts as appropriate.

Consultant is expected to have relevant expertise and experience from similar assignments involving FIDIC Engineer services in transport sector (motorway construction). Relevant experience from EBRD's, WB's, EIB's & OFID's countries of operation, in particular, previous experience in working on similar assignements in Bosnia and Herzegovina would be seen as an advantage.

The following selection criteria will be applied to candidates. In case of applications submitted by a JV or Consortium, these selection criteria will be. applied to the JV/Consortium as a whole:

(a)   the average annual turnover of the applicant for the past five years (2012-2016) must exceed 3.000.000 EURO;

(b)   the audited financial statement and balance sheets for the past five years (2012-2016) must demonstrate the soundness of the applicant's financial position, showing long-term profitability. Consistent losses or a risk of insolvency shown in the accounts may be cause for the disqualification of the applicant;

(c)   the applicant has completed (i.e. provisional acceptance or defects liability certificate issued) in the past five years (2012-2016), at least 2 (two) major similar projects in motorway works as FIDIC Engineer with consultancy services value of 1.500.000 EURO or more per project;

(d)   in case of JV or Consortium, the Leading Company shall meet not less than 60% and other partners shall meet not less than 30° i of the qualifying financial criteria (a) given above

Interested consulting firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services as follows:

(a)   Applicant's average annual turnover for the previous 5 (five) years (2012-2016) in accordance with Form F1N-2: Average Annual Turnover;

(b)   Audited financial statement and balance sheets for the past five years (2012-2016);

(c)   Applicant's general experience (details of experience and description of assignments undertaken in the previous 5 (five) years) in accordance with Form EXP-1: General Experience and Form EXP-2: Specific Experience. Any available reference letters from Employers of completed contracts should also be submitted;

(d)   In case of JV or Consortium, form of association (sub-contractor/joint venture) for the execution of the contract, if the case may be, and the lead company in accordance with the Form ELI-2: JVCA structure and Form ELI-3: .JVCA Information Sheet. The same information and documentation as for the lead company shall be requested for the associated company/companies;

(e)   Letter of Application;

(f)    Company profile in accordance with Form ELI-1: Applicant's Information Sheet;

(g)   Company background and history overview (attached to the Form ELI-1);

(h)   CV's (max. two pages) of staff who could be available to work on the assignment, clearly showing that their experience covers the main works activities above, in accordance with Form PER-1: Personnel Capabilities Form and Form PER-2: Resume of Proposed Personnel;

(i)   A list of ongoing contracts in accordance with Form FIN-4: Current
Contract Commitments/Services in Progress

The above mentioned standard form shall be made available to the prospective applicants from the day of publication of this invitation on the following link:

The applicants are expected to examine all instructions, forms, terms and information in the Invitation for Expression of Interest. Failure to furnish all information or documentation required by the Invitation for Expression of Interest may result in the rejection of the application.

In context of the staff positions required under item h), the following key experts should be included in applicant's Eol at minimum:

-    Engineer - Supervision Coordinator;

-    Main Supervision Road Engineer;

-    Main Supervision Tunnel Engineer;

-    Main Supervision Bridge Engineer;

-    Main Supervision Geotechnical Engineer;

-    Main Quantity Engineer and Claim Expert

Pursuant to "Decree on construction site management, compulsory site documentation and participants in the construction activities" a supervision of works can only be performed by the legal entity being registered for performing of the respective activity and possessing a license of the Federal Ministry of Physical Planning. Therefore, applicants are required, to provide the statement that they:

a)    are already registered for performing the construction supervision activities and that they possess the license of Federal Ministry of Physical planning, or

b)    will register themselves for provision of construction supevision services under the laws of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and obtain the required licence prior to contract award.

For obtaining of required licences, applicants may contact the following relevant federal ministry: 

Federal Ministry of Physical Planning,

One original and two numbered hard copies of the above required information, in English, should be submitted to the Employer, in an envelope marked "Expression of Interest for consultancy services for supervision of works - construction of motorway on corridor Vc, section Poprikuse-Zenica north (Donja Gracanica), subsection Vranduk - Ponirak", no later than 11:00h (local time) on 4th September 2017.

Further information and clarifications may be obtained from:

Ms. Lejla Hodzic" and Ms. Sanela Kosovac

Public Company "Autoceste Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine Ltd. Mostar"

Dubrovacka 6, 71 000 Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina


Tel: +387 33 277 921; +387 33 277 922