Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

See detail below

Published Date

October 16, 2008

Opening Date

December 1, 2008


Bid Category

Consultancy Service



Chemoga-Yeda HPP EPC Contract
Management Consultancy Service

1.      The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO) (Herein after referred to as the Employer) issues this notice of invitation to tender Consultancy Service for EPC contract management for Chemoga-Yeda stages I & II Hydro Power Project. Under this tender the services of a consulting company are being sought to manage the EPC contract, under the following scope of works but not limited to these:-

i.        The Consultant shall carry out the Engineering Services of the Project through the entire contract period (including defect liability period) under and in close cooperation with the Owner’s Project Office. The Consultant act as the Employers Representative.

ii.      The Consultant shall prepare dam Break Analyses and Emergency Preparedness Plan based on internationally accepted standard. The cost of these activates shall be indicated separately on the Consultant’s financial proposal.

iii.     The Scope of the Consultant’s Engineering Services shall cover, but not necessarily be limited to, the tasks and duties stipuated in the TOR.

iv.    In general, the Consultant shall provide overall and complete consultancy services to the Owner in the EPC Contract administration during the deign and construction and defects liability periods of the Project as required.

v.      The Consultant shall also ensure smooth completion of the Project in accordance with the EPC Contract and in conformity with internationally accepted standards and procedures as well as the state-of-the art-technology prevailing in the Hydro Power Generation Construction industry.

vi.    During the contract period, the Consultant shall mainly carry out:

Review and provision of “no objection” to civil, electromechanical and hydro-mechanical designs and other related works that may require approval.

Supervision to ensure required quality of the construction, erection and commissioning works of the Project.

Supervision to ensure required quality of the construction, erection and commissioning works of the Project.

Checking evaluating, discussing, and verification of payment invoices issued by the Contractor.

Administration of claims arising from the Contract execution.

Preparation and provision of acceptance certificates for works completed in accordance with the contract requirement.

Coordination of project activities in respect to achieving the planned implementation schedule.

Preparation and submission of progress reports as necessary.

vii.   The Consultant will prepare the project cost and completion time forecast when the construction work is in progress by referring to the occurrence of unforeseen condition of the project and the price escalation of the construction materials and other related cost increasing issues.

2.      All interested and eligible Bidders are invited to this tender and a complete set of tender documents (hared copy) could be purchased against payment for Birr 500 (Five Hundred) from:

Foreign Purchase Division
Head Office, De Gaulle Square
Ground Floor,
Tel. (011) 156 01 48
Addis Ababa

3.      To quality for the tender, Consultants should have enough experience in rendering the consultancy service for EPC contract management of Hydro power plants and also have enough experience in supervision and commissioning of hydro power plants.

4.      Bidding shall be conducted though international competitive bidding procedures. The Corporation reserves the right to qualify the bidder offering the lowest evaluated bid price.

5.      The RFP includes the following documents:

Section 1 –Invitation to consultant
Section 2 – Instructions to Consultants (including
                   Data Sheet)
Section 3 – Technical Proposal –Standard Forms
Section 4 –Financial Proposal- Standard Forms
Section 5 – Terms of Reference
Section 6 –Standard Forms of Contract

6.      Tender document will be available in the above mentioned address stating form date October 17, 2008, Offers should be delivered to the above mentioned address at or before date December 01, 2008, 12:00 A.M. hrs local time.
Offers will be opened on date December 01, 2008, 2:30 PM hrs local time at EEPCO club, Mexico square Addis Ababa.

7.      The Corporation reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO)


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