EBRD seeks consultant for Amman street lighting project

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EBRD seeks consultant for Amman street lighting project

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched a tender process to hire consultants for the Amman street lighting PPP project (Phase 1) in Jordan.

The project involves the upgrading of around 25,000 light fixtures consisting of mostly 250W HPS lamps, and the implementation of associated operation, maintenance, and control systems.

The project's tender process has been launched and expressions of interest (EOI) were received at the end of March 2015. Subsequently, the evaluation of the received EOIs and shortlisting of pre-qualified bidders is expected to be finalised by fall-2015. The tender process of concessions will be led by Amman Municipality (AM).

The consultant will provide a full and complete package of advice concerning legal, financial and technical aspects of the project. This comprises tender design, and bidding support through to financial close, including and without limitation the following tasks:

  • Review technical report on public lighting activities and financial and economic report;
  • Proposed set-up of the legal structures of the new street lighting solution, based on legislation of PPPs in Jordan, technical report on public lighting activities, financial and economic report, and discussions with the bidders;
  • Preparation of the PPP/EPC/ESCO full tender documentation and draft contract;
  • Assist AM in the approval process as per Law Number 31 of 2014;
  • Assist along the whole tender process in close collaboration with the bank funded procurement consultant;
  • Assistance with financial closure.

The assignment, whose value is estimated at €400,000, is expected to start in Q1 2016 and has an estimated overall duration of 12 months. Interested parties must submit their EOIs on or before 14 August 2015.

See tender announcement:

http://www.ebrd.com/cs/Satellite?c=Content&cid=Mobile&pagename=EBRD%2FContent%2FContentLayout

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