eC2: Mobilizing the Private Sector for the Electrification of Selected DRCs Provincial Capital Cities

Deadline: 11-Dec-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

U.S. Electricity Output Rose 6.2% From A Year Earlier

The objective of this assignment is to support the Government of DRC in attracting the private sector for the electrification of provincial capitals. To this end, the consultant will review the legal/regulatory/PPP framework and tools, use the results of a technical prefeasibility study to develop financial models for 2 to 4 provinces, consult local/regional/international private operators/utilities, develop appropriate PPP contract samples, assist the government over the procurement process, and develop a comprehensive capacity strengthening plan for 2 to 4 provincial governments and the regulator.

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eC2: Kosovo Solar Technical, Environmental and Social Consultant

Deadline: 28-Oct-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)solar-wind (CC0) Pixabay-Kenueone

IFC has been retained as lead transaction advisor by the Government of Kosovo to procure the development, construction and operation and maintenance of 50 MW of utility-scale solar PV power on a PPP basis (the Project). As such, IFC is procuring a technical, environmental and social consulting firm (or consortium) to advise on the Project. The assignment will be split in to several phases and is expected to include: initial assessment of the potential site; review of grid code and development of the PPA technical limits schedule; detailed site studies, including ground investigations, grid integration studies and E&S scoping; and support to the tender process (e.g. tailoring of technical specs, prequalification evaluation, bid evaluation). The Project may also include an element of battery storage. Engineering firms should consider partnering with E&S firms to strengthen their E&S offering. Use of local partners for ground investigations and local E&S expertise is also recommended.

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eC2: Pakistan (Sindh): Public-Private Dialogue Platform Facilitator/Coordinator

Deadline: 22-Aug-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

The World Bank recently completed a study in Pakistan (Sindh Province) through the Private Health Sector Assessment in Pakistan (P164409) and shared the Policy Note For Better Quality and More Integrated PHC Services in Sindh Province: Options Paper with the provincial government counterparts and key stakeholders. This report highlighted that a platform for continuous dialogue between the private and public health sectors is currently absent in the Sindh health system, and could provide a useful entry-point for discussions and sustainable partnerships. In this light, the World Bank, in collaboration with the GoS will support the engagement of key stakeholders through facilitating a Public-Private Dialogue Platform (PPD). This structured forum, will initially be supported by the World Bank, and will consist of quarterly meetings of a consultative group organized in workshop-style discussions, allowing for short presentations to introduce topics or share background information.

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eC2: Technical Consultant for a CCGT PPP Project in Uzbekistan

Deadline: 07-Jul-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

IFC is in discussion with the Government of Uzbekistan to be mandated as a lead

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transaction advisor for structuring and tendering of a PPP transaction involving financing, construction and operation of a 1,300 MW CCGT in Uzbekistan. IFC scope of work will include (i) legal, technical, E&S and financial due diligence, (ii) defining the transaction structure and preparing the tender documents (including calls for qualifications and proposals, and PPP contractual documentation), and (iii) ongoing support to the client throughout the implementation of the tender process, including any negotiations and discussions with investors.

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eC2: Fiji Health PPP – Technical Consultant

Deadline: 01-Jul-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), has been engaged by the Ministry of PPPsEconomy of the Government of Fiji to advise it on implementing a PPP transaction for the redevelopment of Lautoka Hospital and Ba Hospital. The objective of the Project is to improve the health care infrastructure at the Project Hospitals and the quality and access of health care services.

The project is divided into three phases:

Phase 1: Due diligence and transaction structuring.
Phase 2: Transaction execution – project tendering.
Phase 3: Post transaction support – 24 month period.

IFC is looking to engage a Technical Consultant for Phase 3, for post transaction support to the Government and the Project team over a 24 month period. This will involve assistance with short-term contract management, technical assistance, and the development of contract manuals and capacity building for the client to develop the competency required to manage and monitor the PPP contract over the concession term.

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eC2: Kyrgyz Schools PPP – Technical Consultant

Deadline: 26-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

In November 2018 the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Ministry signed aindex Financial Advisory Services Agreement, under which IFC will act as the lead advisor to the Ministry in structuring a PPP for designing, financing, construction and/or reconstruction, operation and maintenance of 20 (new) schools It is expected that the Government will continue delivering educational services in the new schools. The private partner will be selected through a competitive tender process. IFC intends to select an engineering/ financial consultant to advise and assist IFC in undertaking due diligence and implementing a competitive selection of a private partner to implement the Project. The private partner will be responsible for designing, financing, construction and/or reconstruction, operation and maintenance of schools and it is expected that the Ministry will deliver the educational services, including the teachers and the management of the educational process.

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eC2: Improving Private Sector Participation in Dhaka Public Transport

Deadline: 24-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The objective of the consultancy is to support the preparation of Dhaka Public Transport BRTC_double_decker_bus_03652Improvement Project (DPTIP) by i) assessing and improving institutional regulatory framework and client capacity to increase private sector participation in the public transportation sector in Dhaka; and ii) assessing and recommending specific PPP options and business-financial models for the operation of the feeders associated with the BRT line from Gazipur to Mohakhali, for the associated BRT infrastructure and for the operations of the city-wide bus service. The extent of PPP potential must be well assessed and structured based on client capacity, similar experiences in Bangladesh, the relative appetite of banks and investors in Bangladesh to invest in the transport sector (including through the exploration of financing options such as leasing), and the cost/access to finance for private operators and investors.

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eC2: ZAMBIA: Public-Private Partnership Viability Assessment for four Selected Airports

Deadline: 04-Jul-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Government of the Republic of Zambia (GoZ) has received grant funding from the Zambia AirportGlobal Infrastructure Facility (GIF), administered by the World Bank, for the above-mentioned assessment.
The World Banks Transport Global Practise (Transport GP), on behalf of the GoZ, represented by the Ministry of Finance (MoF), the Public-Private Partnerships Department (PPPD), the Ministry of Transport & Communications (MTC) as well as Zambia Airports Corporation, Ltd. (ZACL), seeks to appoint a consulting firm to conduct an assessment, build the evidence case and support Government decision making with respect to the development and procurement via PPPs of a number of priority infrastructure investments in the countrys aviation sector.
The objective of GoZs PPP-drive in the aviation sector is to improve the level of service, increase efficiency and financial performance to maximize both the value of newly built airport infrastructure assets to potentially offset the financing costs as well as foster additional/new capital investments. GoZ included the following four Airports, Kenneth Kaunda International Airport at Lusaka, Harry Mwaanga Nkhumbula International Airport at Livingstone and the proposed expansion of the airports at Solwezi and Mfuwe, in the assessment.
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eC2: International Legal Consultant for Utility Scale Wind Power Project on a PPP Basis in Ethiopia

Deadline: 13-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

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IFC’s Advisory Services in Public Private Partnerships (IFC Advisory) is in preliminary discussions to act as lead transaction advisor to Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) and the Ministry of Finance Public-Private Partnerships Directorate General (PPP-DG or Authority) to assist in the procurement of a utility scale wind power project in Ethiopia on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis and in the implementation of Round 2 of the Scaling Solar Program in Ethiopia.

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Uzbekistan: Pre-Feasibility Study to Upgrade the Tashkent to Andijan Road to Expressway Standards Using an Appropriate PPP Model

Deadline: 28-May-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

As part of its ambitious program of reforms, the Government of Uzbekistan (GoU) intends to involve private investors in the development of infrastructure throughout the country and plans to use public-private partnerships (PPPs) to develop and improve transport sector assets, including for new and existing roads, tunnels, airports, and intercity bus terminals. A priority PPP initiative is to upgrade the 358km Tashkent to Andijan Road (TAR) to expressway standards.

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