Private Joint Stock Company ‘National Power Company’ ‘Ukrenergo’, Kiev, UKRAINE (hereinafter referred to ‘Ukrenergo’ or ‘the Client’) has received a loan from the European Investment Bank – EIB (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Bank’) – towards the cost of contracts under component ‘Ukrainian Southern Ring FOCL installation’ (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Project’) of South Ukraine Transmission Project 750 kV Zaporizhzhia-Kakhovska line project. This request for expressions of interest relates to the contract for engineering and supervision services for procurement and implementation of contracts under the above project.

This contract will include:

— technical supervision during the contracts execution under the project until the final acceptance including:

—— review of design documentation and project arrangements, including that they meet the requirements of the environmental and social management and monitoring plan (hereinafter referred to as ‘ESMMP’),

—— supervision of contractors’ works,

—— project supervision,

— legal supervision during the contracts execution under the project until the final acceptance including:

—— supervision of claims solution,

—— supervision of change order forms and supporting documents as well as amendments to the contracts,

— assistance in procurement, including: review of tender documentation, tender evaluation and support in the contract preparation under the project and in compliance with the procurement policies of the EIB,

— assistance in project management, in particular:

(i) by drafting and updating the project implementation plan (PIP) and the project documents;

(ii) by preparing and editing of all progress reports under the package in accordance with client’s requirements;

(iii) by monitoring and reporting on the conditions precedents to all disbursements and covenants effectiveness.

— supervision of the ESMPP implementation and monitoring and any other environmental and social aspect as required in the finance contract,

— ensuring appropriate environmental, health and safety standards are maintained during the construction process.

This contract is expected to be implemented from August 2020 to December 2023.

For the implementation of the contract the consultant will be required to nominate a team of experts with necessary qualifications and skills to deliver quality services on time and within budget. The consultant's team is envisaged to include the following key experts:

OHL Development expert/team leader with at least 10 years of experience in planning, design and construction of Overhead Lines (‘OHL’, 330 kV or higher voltage) and OHL project finance;

Electrical expert with at least 10 years experience in OHL engineering (330 kV or higher voltage), SCADA, substation and all related electrical equipment

Civil work expert with at least 10 years experience in OHL engineering (330 kV or higher voltage), routing and foundation.

Environmental, social, health and safety specialist with at least 5 years’ experience in construction monitoring on similar OHL projects (330 kV or higher voltage), resettlement process, in accordance with the environmental and social policy of EIB or other international financial institutions.

Procurement expert with at least 10 years of procurement experience in power projects including transmission lines (330 kV or higher voltage) as well as the relevant IFI’s experience;

Legal expert with at least 5 years of legal experience in HV electrical infrastructure projects;

Financial expert with at least 5 years of experience in drafting commercial contracts/agreements in HV electrical infrastructure projects.

In addition to abovementioned the consultant's team shall also include the translator.

The shortlisting criteria to be used in the proposals evaluation are, in decreasing order of importance:

1) Experience in supervision of high voltage (330 kV or higher) transmission projects implementation (30 points);

2) Experience in preparation of design and tender documents or the turn-key contracts for:

— FOCL installation on OHL (220 kV or higher voltage) or ground installation of FOCL (30 points),

— installation of Telecommunication Equipment (30 points).

3) Previous relevant experience on the territory of Ukraine or ENTSO-E member countries (10 points).

Six firms with the highest ranking will be shortlisted.

All firms are invited to participate in the tender.

Submission requirements: interested firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest.

(a) brief overview of the firm/consortium including company profile, organization and staffing;

(b) details of firm’s/consortium’s similar experience and related assignments covering the last 7 years before January 2020 and strictly related to the envisaged services (maximum 15 references);

(c) completed contact sheet.

Interested eligible Consultants may obtain further information from:

Mr. Viktor Lysykh,

Head of International Procurement Department

Tel. +38 044 238 30 14


NPC ‘Ukrenergo’

25, Symona Petliury str., 01032 Kiev, Ukraine

Expressions of interest must be delivered by e-mail to to be received not later than 27.1.2020. The expression of interest shall not exceed 30 pages.

Important note: The expression of interest shall be one file (pdf or Word). Only if the permissible file size is exceeded 5 MB, the consultant may split the expression of interest into further files.

Expression of interest shall be in English. Translation in Russian or Ukrainian is desirable.

Deadline Date2020-01-27
Publication Date2019-11-27
Procurement StatusActive
TypeOpen procedure
Contract TypeServices
Award CriteriaNot specified
OrganisationPrivate Joint Stock Company ‘National Power Company’ ‘Ukrenergo’
Class Code71356200
Class DescriptionTechnical assistance services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)