BELIZE MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
CONSULTANCY – SUPERVISION OF STREET REHABILITATION WORKS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF COROZAL, ORANGE WALK, BENQUE VIEJO, SAN IGNACIO & SANTA ELENA, BELMOPAN AND PUNTA GORDA, BELIZE
Loan No: 7958-BZ
Sub-Project ID No: 7958-BZ/C5-C10
Expressions of Interest
The Government of Belize (GOB) has received a loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the contract for SUPERVISION OF STREET REHABILITATION WORKS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF COROZAL, ORANGE WALK, BENQUE VIEJO, SAN IGNACIO & SANTA ELENA, BELMOPAN AND PUNTA GORDA, BELIZE
The project comprises small-scale infrastructure improvements; capacity building for the municipality councils; technical assistance to central government in municipal management; and project management and administration. GOB has appointed the Belize Social Investment Fund (BSIF) as the implementing agency for the project.
The consulting services for this assignment under the Quality Cost Based Selection shall carry out the supervision of street rehabilitation works in the municipalities of Corozal, OrangeWalk, Benque Viejo, San Ignacio & Santa Elena, Belmopan, and Punta Gorda, Belize. The indicative implementation period for the consultancy is March, 2012 – January, 2013. BSIF hereby invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants 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 staff, etc.).
In submitting their Expressions of Interest, applicants should be aware that they will be assessed, inter alia, based on the following areas: technical competence (number of similar projects previously completed and level of comparable responsibility / experience), qualifications and experience (professional qualifications of staff and experience on similar assignments), local and regional experience on similar assignments, financial capability and existing commitments. Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications. All information must be submitted in English.
Following the assessment of submissions, a short-list of not more than six applicants will be provided with Request for Proposals including terms of reference and invited to submit technical and financial proposals. BSIF will not be bound to assign any reason for not short-listing any applicant and will not defray any costs incurred by any applicant in the preparation and submission of Expressions of Interest.
A consultant firm 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 up to January 2011).
Interested consultants may obtain further information at the email address below
One (1) original and two (2) hard copies of the Expression of Interest must be delivered by 4:00 pm 30th November, 2011 to:
Belize Social Investment Fund
Belize Municipal Development Project
3rd Floor, PAPI’s Building
Belize, Central America
The sealed envelope containing the Expression of Interest must include the name and address of the applicant and should be clearly marked:
“Expressions of Interest: Consultancy Services - Supervision of street rehabilitation works in the municipalities of Corozal, Orange Walk, Benque Viejo, San Ignacio & Santa Elena, Belmopan and Punta Gorda, Belize