Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1500.00

Published Date

September 12, 2009

Opening Date

October 29, 2009


Bid Category

Consultancy Service



1.      The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (herein referred to as the Corporation) as executing agent on behalf of the Federal Government of Ethiopia is intending to Construct Gebba I & II Hydro Electric Power Project. The total installed capacity of Gebba I & II power plants is 371 MW, and the project site is located in Oromia Administrative Region, II lubabor Zone about 520 km. south west of Addis Ababa.

The Employer thus invites sealed bids from eligible bidders entirely responsible for Consultancy Services of EPC Contract Management responsible for Consultancy Service of EPC Contract Management of Gebba I & II Hydroelectric Power Project as per detail requirements provided in the TOR. The contract period will be 5 years and additional 1 year of defects liability period.

2.      All interested and eligible Bidders are invited to this tender and a complete set of tender documents (hard Copy) could be purchased against payment of Birr 1,500 (Birr One Thousand Five Hundred) from:

Ethiopia Electric Power Corporation
Corporate Procurement and Accounting Office
Head Office, De Gaulle Square
Ground Floor;
Tel. (011) 156 00 27
Starting from 14 September 2009 

3.      To qualify for the tender, Consultants should have enough experience in rendering consultancy Service for EPC contract management of hydro power plants and also have enough experience in design, supervision and commissioning of hydroelectric power plants of similar nature and complexity.

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

5.      Offers should be delivered to the address mentioned under paragraph 2 on or before 29 October 2009, 12:00 noon local time. Offer will be opened on 29 October 2009, 2:30 local time at EEPCo.  Club, Mexico square Addis Ababa.

6.      The Bid should be accompanied with bid security in the amount of USD 150,000, or equivalent, counter guaranteed by Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, which should be valid 30 days beyond the validity of the tender. A tender submitted without fulfilling these requirements will be rejected. The Tender Guarantees will be discharged when the successful bidder has signed a contract agreement.

A successful bidder should also submit 3% performance guarantee which should be count3er guaranteed by Commercial Bank of Ethiopia with in one month after signing of the contract.

7.      The Bidders should fill the required Man-Month amount for Home office staff, Mission staff and Field staff. The Home Office Staff man-month should not exceed 25% of the total work Man-Month and this is one of the evaluation criteria.

8.      There will not be any advance payment in foreign and/or local currencies.

9.      The contract is a fixed price contract. During the contract period there will not be any adjustment to the offered rate due to price escalations. Besides, the interest rate for payment to be made in USD is as per the annual discount rate published by the consultantsí country central Bank lending rate plus 1% but for the local currency (Birr) it is as per the annual discount rate published by the National Bank of Ethiopia.

10.  Taxes: According to recent regulation the successful Consultant should be registered under Customs Authority and obtain TIN (tax payers identification number). If the Consultantís expatriates export and/or import any material and/or goods for themselves, which are not related to the work, they should pay taxes according to the rules of the Country.

11.  This Tender should be valid up to 30 April, 2010

12.  The corporation reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation


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