Kaduna State Government
Ministry of Works and Transport, Headquarters, Sokoto Road, Kaduna
Expression of Interest for Pre-Qualification of Consultants and Contractors for Infrastructure Development in Kaduna State.
The Kaduna State Government is desirous of providing basic infrastructure in the State. The project shall be funded from the State budgetary appropriation and other financial assistance from international agencies.
It is in pursuance of this noble objective that the State Government hereby advertises for competent and interested Engineering Consultants and Contracting Firms to submit Expression of Interest for pro-qualification to tender for proposed development projects.
Scope of Work:
The projects shall include but not limited to the provision of the following designs and construction works as the case may be.
i. Inter-town road network which include drains, culverts and bridges where applicable
ii. Township road distribution networks including drains and culverts where applicable.
iii. Construction of major culverts and bridges.
iv. General building construction.
v. School building construction and basic infrastructure.
vi. Installation and construction of Mechanical/Electrical infrastructure.
Qualifying Criteria for Consultancy Service for Engineering design and construction Supervision:
Interested Firms Are Required To Submit the Following Verifiable Information
a) Certificate of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
b) Evidence of Current Tax Clearance for the last three years.
c) Evidence of subsisting registration with relevant bodies. (Professional bodies). Registration with relevant professional bodies is compulsory.
d) Registration with Kaduna State Tenders Board.
e) Audited account for the last 3 years.
f) Company profile with names and qualifications of key technical and other personnel to be used (enclose photocopies of professional qualifications)
g) Verifiable evidence of having successfully designed/supervised similar works in the last 5 years, names of client, location of projects, contract sum with evidence of engagement and photographs.
h) Name and address of Bankers and their recommendation
i) Possession of substantial equipment and technical capacity for the project execution.
j) VAT Registration Certificate and evidence of VAT remittances
k) Any other relevant information that will be helpful in determining the firm’s suitability for the work.
Qualifying Criteria for Contracting Firms:
Interested firms are required to submit the following verifiable information:
(a) Certification of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
(b) Evidence of current tax clearance for the last three years
(c) Registration with Kaduna State Tenders Board in relevant category.
(d) Audited account for the last three years. For those interested in inter-town roads and major bridges and annual turnover of N50mllion – N1 billion. For those interested in township roads, contractors to be specific on their turnover value within the above range in their submissions.
(e) Possess experience as a prime contractor on at least one project of similar nature and complexity within the last five years, stating client cost and attach completion certificate and photographs.
(f) For those interest in Inter-town Road and major bridges should have a project or contract manager with at least 10 years experience in works of equivalent nature and volume, including not less than 5 years as Manager among its core staff.
(g) Organization structure with names of key personnel to be involved on the project stating their qualifications and professional registrations where applicable (enclose photocopies of professional qualification).
(h) Letter of reference and financial comfort from a Bank.
(i) Have liquidity and/or evidence of access to/or availability of confirmed positive credit facilities of not less than N25 mllion-N500million for those interested in inter-town roads and major bridges and N 15million-N250million: For those interest in township roads. Contractors to be specific on their liquidity/access values in accordance with above range in their submissions
(j) Verifiable list of contraction plants and machinery with years of manufacture and locations of equipment to be used in the project. Please state whether the equipment is on lease hire or owned by the company with evidence of purchase where applicable
(k) Any other relevant information that will be helpful in determining the firm’s suitability for the work
(a) This is not an invitation to tender
(b) Only technically qualified firms and joint venture whose documents fulfils the minimum requirement will be invited to tender for the proposed project development.
(c) It is important to note that the Kaduna State Government will verify claims of prospective consultants and contracting firms and any false declaration/documentation will attract instant disqualification of candidate. Please also note that high diligence and care will be required in the submission of all documents.
(d) The Kaduna State Government or its Agencies will not make any form of payment whatsoever for submission presented in response to this notice.
Note that ONLY companies that respond to this particular advertisement shall participate in the selection exercise.
The completed documents shall be forwarded to the address below in one sealed envelope and clearly marked at the top right hand comer “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES” OR “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKS” as the case may be to be submitted on or before 6th March, 2012 to the following address:
The Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Works and Transport, Sokoto Road, Kaduna,
Ministry of Works and Transport