DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS (DOH) UNDER THE MINISTRY OF CONSTRUCTION
FLOOD AND LANDSLIDE EMERGENCY RECOVERY PROJECT (FLERP)
Credit No.: 5889-MM
Contact Title: Consulting Services for Technical Assistance to Department of Highways for development of Design Standards, Strategic Maintenance Framework for Road Assets, Emergency Response Plan for Road Sector, and Training & Capacity Building
Reference No.: C4-DOH-TA04
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of the FLERP project. The Department of Highways (DOH) intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for the consultancy services for Technical Assistance. This Scope of the Technical Assistance consultancy is:
Task 1. Assist the MOC/DOH in reviewing and improving the current Design Standards for Road and Bridges (Bridges up to 50 ft length) under the climate change context to prepare complete Design Manuals for Roads, Drainages structures, Bridges (Bridges up to 50 ft length) and Slope protections.
Task 2. Development of a Strategic Maintenance Framework for Roads and Bridges (Bridges up to 50 ft length), to help the MOC/DOH strengthen the maintenance operations under the country’s limited resources.
Task 3. Development of a decentralization action plan and an emergency response plan for the road sector.
Task 4. Training and capacity building will be provided on the use of these standards, guidelines and frameworks, through workshops and seminars involving both the central and local level of DOH.
The Department of Highways invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the Services. In submitting their expressions of interest, firms are kindly requested to indicate the following reference: C4-DOH-TA04.
Interested consulting 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 permanent staff, etc.). If Consultants choose to associate, they should specify in their EOI response whether the association will be in the form a joint venture or sub-consultancy arrangement.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBS selection method set out in the ConsultantလGuidelines of the World Bank. The shortlist criteria are:
- at least 15 years of experience in similar projects in locations comparable to Myanmar
- substantial experience (i.e., two similar projects) in working with and/or advising clients on climate resilient standards for design and maintenance framework for Roads, Bridges, Drainage structures, and Slope protection, development of Standards and Manual
- substantial experience (i.e., two similar projects) in development of road sector strategies
- substantial experience (i.e., two similar projects) in preparing Action Plans, Operational Manuals and Procedures for Emergency response in the road sector
- substantial experience in Training and capacity building on the use of Design standards, guidelines and frameworks.
In the expression of interest, the respondent must clearly identify projects with which the consulting firm has been involved, the responsibility for those tasks, period of involvement and references from the clients, either written and/or contact details to permit the Government of Myanmar to confirm the Respondent’s experience and competence. Interested firms may obtain copies of the detailed Terms of Reference (in English) by submitting a request to the attention of U Myint Oo, Project Director, at the email addresses as below.
Expressions of interest must be submitted to the postal address below or by email no later than October 20, 2020 (before 16:00 hours Myanmar Standard Time).
Address for communications and for submission of EOI: U Myint Oo, Chief Engineer and Project Director, FLERP-DOH, Department of Highways, Ministry of Construction, Office No. 11, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.
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