Contract Award Notice

Country: Republic of Armenia

Project Name: Irrigation System Modernization Project (ISMP)

Contract Name & Ref#: “Technical Supervision over Rehabilitation/Construction of On-farm Irrigation Networks of Service Areas of Araks, Armavir, Merdzapnya, Masis, Azat, Artashat, Vedi, Ararat, Musaler, Vagarshapat, Khoy, Aknalich, Sevjur-Akhtamar, Shenik, Kasakh, Ashtarak, Parpi, Amberd, Shamiram, Talin, Garni-Geghard, Jrvej-Dzorakhbyur, Nairi, Yeghvard, Hrazdan-Jur, Martuni and Meghri WUAs”, Ref# ISMP/QCBS/SW–19/001

Method of Selection: Quality-Cost Based Selection (QCBS)

Minimum Qualifying Technical Score (St): 75 points

Scope of Contract: The consulting services (“the Services”) comprise technical supervision and quality control over construction/rehabilitation of on-farm irrigation systems (tertiary canals) in 105 communities of Ararat, Armavir, Kotayk, Aragatsotn, Gegharkunik and Syunik Marzes (Provinces). The extremely emergency and emergency sections of the on-farm irrigation networks with the total length of 259.3km located within the service areas of 27 Water Users Associations (WUAs) will be rehabilitated/ reconstructed. The rehabilitation/construction of on-farm irrigation systems will be implemented through 3 construction packages. The duration of each package is 17 calendar months including vegetation period.

Contract Signature Date: July 15, 2020

Consultants’ (Firm) names

JV of “Modul” LLC (Leading Partner) – “HGSN” LLC – “JRTUK” LLC

“CECT Infrastructure Consultancy” Ltd (Russian Federation) in association with the following Sub-Consultant: "JINJ Consulting" LLC (RA)

“Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineering Company”

JV of “Idehpardazan Tosseh Consulting Engineers” (Leading Firm)– “Yekom Consulting Engineers”

“Toossab Consulting Engineering Co.” in association with the following Sub-Consultant: “Metagh Kaym Hydro-Construction” LLC (RA)

“Farazab Consulting Engineers”

Rejected Firm

Country

All from Armenia

Russia

Iran

Iran

Iran

Iran


Status of Consultants’ (Firm):

Awarded

Evaluated

Evaluated

Evaluated

Evaluated

Evaluated


Technical Score (weighted)

74,41

70,23

68,05

67,34

67,14

65,29

"none"

Financial Score

(weighted)

20,00

10,58

9,03

9,97

5,74

3,14

Combined Score

94,41

80,81

77,07

77,30

72,88

68,43

Criteria:







(i) Specific Experience

4,75

4,04

4,75

4,25

4,75

4,50

(ii) Methodology & Work Plan (Sub-criteria):

28,33

24,25

27,50

27,25

26,42

23,75

a) Methodology

19,00

16,50

18,17

18,33

17,67

15,67

b) Work Plan

9,33

7,75

9,33

8,92

8,75

8,08

(iii) Key Experts

54,93

54,58

52,81

52,67

52,39

53,36

(iv) Local input

5,00

4,91

0,00

0,00

0,37

0,00








Prices (as read out) & Currency(ies)

244 404 000

799 125

628,163 + 124,692,750

429,000 + 185,731,000

1 766 363

2 635 716


AMD

USD

EURO+AMD

EURO+AMD

USD

USD

Evaluation Currency (AMD) & Currency Conversion

N/A

1 USD = 481.97 AMD

1 EUR = 519.80 AMD

1 EUR = 519.80 AMD

1 USD = 481.97 AMD

1 USD =

481.97 AMD

Final Evaluation Price (AMD)

203 670 000

385 154 276

451 211 877

408 725 200

709 444 981

1 297 974 128

Final Negotiated Price with VAT

244 404 000

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A








Rank

I

II

IV

III

V

VI

Notes:

  • “Toossab Consulting Engineering Co.”: total Amount of Financial Proposal (Form FIN-1) is USD 1,766,363.00 (including of all indirect local taxes, which is calculated by the Consultant USD 52,991). As per Form FIN-2 (“Summary of Costs”) in section “Indirect Local Tax Estimates – to be discussed and finalized at the negotiations if the Contract is awarded” line item (i) “VAT under client liabilities – 20%” was not reflected in figures, except for amount USD 52,991 under line item “(ii) income tax under consultant liabilities”. The Evaluation Committee recalculated the indirect local tax (i.e. only VAT 16.67%, which is USD 294,393.83) and compare the adjusted amount (which is USD 1,471,969.17) with other Proposals.
  • “Farazab Consulting Engineers”: the arithmetical errors (+ USD 57,344.00) were found in the Form FIN-3 (Breakdown of Remuneration) of each Packages – there were a discrepancy between the amount derived by multiplication of unit price with quantity and the total price. The total price is corrected accordingly as per ITC sub-clause 24.1.1 of RFP.
  • The date of exchange rates is the day of proposals submission i.e. May 6, 2020 (1 USD = 481.97 AMD; 1 EUR = 519.80 AMD). The source of official selling rates is the Central Bank of Armenia (www.cba.am)


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