Creating decent work opportunities for Somali IDPs, Returnees and Host Communities through employment-intensive infrastructure improvement.
Deadline for Submission 27th February 2020
The ILO’s Employment Intensive Investment programme (EIIP) promotes, develops and implements interventions in the area of job creation through public investment. The EIIP supports countries in the design, formulation, implementation and evaluation of policies and programmes aiming to address unemployment and underemployment through public investment, typically in infrastructure development and environmental works. EIIP works entail employment-intensive and local resource-based approaches for the production of public assets in a range of sectors such as road construction and maintenance, water and drainage, irrigation infrastructure, reforestation, and soil conservation.
In line with the above, the ILO, through the regional administrations, now invites locally registered contractors with technical and financial capacity willing to undergo a tailor-made training program in the rehabilitation and maintenance of infrastructure using employment-intensive methods. The cost of the training will be covered by the ILO.
The successful contracting firm shall send 4 (four) of their key site staff comprising 1 (one) site agent and three (3) supervisors for training in March 2020. The key staff member should possess a minimum of Diploma in civil engineering while the supervisors should have a high-level Certificate in civil engineering. At least one of contractors’ staff should also be a woman.
The training program includes:
(i) Three (3) weeks of theoretical classroom training and (ii) A field practical training of up to 2 weeks
Interested firms should submit an Expression of Interest letter accompanied by the following documents:
(i) Construction registration certificate (ii) Detailed business profile (iii) Specific experience and academic qualification of key technical staff (iv) Evidence of previous construction projects completed in the last 5 years (previous experience in labour based works may be an advantage) (v) Equipment holding (vi) Current Projects commitment/resources (vii) Bank References (viii) Project/Client References
3.0 Qualification requirement Interested firms shall provide in this Section the evidence of their capacity and adequacy of resources to qualify them to participate in the training course. Firms shall include the following information:
(a) Copies of original documentation that define the constitution, legal status, place of registration and place of business of the tenderer, (b) Total annual turnover expresses as total volume of construction work performed in each of the last three years, (c) Performance as a prime contractor on civil works and volume over the last five years, (d) Major items of construction equipment proposed and available for carrying out the Contract, (e) Qualifications and experience of key personnel proposed and available for the administration and execution of the contract both on and off site, * (f) Reports on the financial standing of the tenderer including profit and loss statements, balance sheets and auditor’s reports for the last three years.
NOTE: use the data entry sheet provided in annex 1 to detail some the above requirements
Detailed evaluation guide is attached in annex 2.