Invitation for bids

10 April 2019

Eurasian Development Bank (“EDB” or the “Bank”), international financial institution, intends to engage a suitably qualified consultant (the “Consultant”) to assist the Bank on conducting financial and technical control services on Gas Pipeline Construction Project.

The expected outcome of the assignment is a preparation of three types of reports as specified below, to be used by the Bank to monitor the Project. 


Gas Pipeline Construction Project


Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Contract type:

Consultancy Services

Notice type:

Invitation for expressions of interest (the “Expression of Interest”)

Issue date:

10 Apr 2019

Closing date:

17 Apr 2019  6 p.m. (GMT +6)

The Bank is considering to provide financing of the Project. For the above purpose, the Bank seeks to engage the Consultant with Consultant profile as specified in the Appendices below. 

Assignment start and date and duration: The Consultant will need to undertake financial and technical control services on the Project in three types of the sub-assignments:

  • Zero-report – within 15 calendar days from the Consultancy Services agreement;
  • Progress reports – on a quarterly basis;
  • Final report – once the Project is completed;
  • Срок заключения соглашения с момента как будет определен Консультант, составляет 3 календарных дня.

Consultant assessment criteria: The criteria will focus mainly on Applicant’s resources available to execute the Assignment, including the following:

  • Significant experience and track record at executing similar projects in the past;
  • The Consultant’s expert team;
  • Quality control systems available.

Important information:

  • Appendix 1: The Consultant qualification requirements;
  • Appendix 2: Terms of reference for financial and technical due diligence on Gas Transmission Pipeline Construction Project;
  • Preferred Consultancy Agreement signing deadline: within not more than 3 calendar days from selection notification. 

Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of the Consultants seeking to be selected for this Assignment, the information submitted should include the following:

  • Completed Consultant Form (Appendix 3);
  • The Consultant company profile (Appendix 4);
  • Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration), main activities, objectives (Appendix 5);
  • CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives. 

Methodology /Consultant evaluation: Each Consultant will be evaluated based on cumulative analysis methodology. The award of the contract should be evaluated and determined as: 1. Compliant/acceptable, and 2. Having received the highest score out of pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria.

Total score (max 100 score) = Score for compliance with technical criteria (score max 70) + scores for compliance with financial criteria (score max 30). Details are in Appendix 6. 

The Consultants interested to apply under this call should submit to the Bank their applications. The Expression of Interest should contain all the information referred to therein, together with supporting documents where relevant.

Expression of Interest submission should be submitted to the Bank until the Closing date by (i) e-mail or professional courier service.

The Expressions of Interest shall be sent to the following address:

BC Astanalyk, 11th floor, 33 Kunayev St., Nur-Sultan (Astana), Republic of Kazakhstan.

The electronic version of the Expression of Interest shall be sent to: 

Assel Seitenova, Investment Officer, EDB

Tel: +7 (7172) 55 84 84 add. 2197 |mob. +7 (701) 715 23 10


Preferred language for the Expression of Interest is Russian language. Where supporting documents have originally been issued in English, such documents should be submitted together with a certified translation into Russian.

Subject to the satisfactory outcome of the due diligence, the Bank shall invite the relevant Applicant to enter into negotiations of the commercial and legal terms for participation in the Project with the Consultant role.

In case of any questions, please, contact by the above Email.

The given Call for invitation is not the announcement about any tender and does not provide rights to the participants and provide no base for any obligations in relation to the Bank.

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