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Request for Expressions of Interest (Consultant services)

Request for Expressions of Interest (Consultant services)

Republic of Bulgaria

Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works

Road Infrastructure Agency

Road Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (Loan No. 4865-BUL)

 

Request for Expressions of Interest (Consultant services)

 

HIGHWAY ADVISER

 

Contract Reference: RIRP/C-11

 

 

Expressions of interest

 

The Government of Republic of Bulgaria has received a loan from the World Bank for the purposes of the Road Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of the Loan for consulting services. The services include the provision of strategic advice to the high level policy makers at the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works for the road sector in Bulgaria and are required for approximately 24 months from the commencement date.

 

The Road Infrastructure Agency now invites eligible individual consultants or firms to indicate their interest in providing the services for contract RIRP-C11 - HIGHWAY ADVISER.

 

Interested consultants must provide Expression of Interest and a current CV indicating that they possess the qualification and experience to perform the services. If the individual consultant has been proposed by a firm, only the experience and qualifications of the individual consultant shall be used in the selection process, not the firm’s corporate experience.

 

The consultants 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 (current edition) through selection of Individual Consultants. The Highway Adviser is expected to have managerial experience from a Road Administration or a Ministry of Transport (or equivalent), including experience in developing road programs, and preparation and implementation of EU funded projects. He/She should have at least 20 years of experience in the road sector.  

 

The individual consultant will be based in Sofia, Bulgaria. For more and detailed information please refer to the Terms of Reference (ToR), published on the Road Infrastructure Agency web page at: http://napi.government.bg/images/api/BG_-_Highway_Advisor_Draft_TOR_20110214.pdf 

 

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below from 09:30 to 15:00 office hours.

 

 

Expressions of interest and a current CV must be submitted in English via email to the address below by July 17, 2011, 17:00 p.m. (Bulgarian local time).

 

 

Attention to:

Mrs. Miglena Bonin

Projects, financed by Credits Investments Unit, RIA

Email: m.kirilova@api.government.bg

Tel: +359 2 9173 313

        +359 2 952 1661