Request for Expression of Interest ...

Aug 08 2017

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State of Palestine

Central Tendering Department

For the Benefit of

Ministry of Education & Higher Education

Directorate General of Buildings

In Co-operation with the Belgian Government
Request for Expression of Interest



The Palestinian government for the benefit of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education has received a grant from the Belgian Government towards the "Schools Construction, Rehabilitation and Equipment – PHASE IV" and intends to apply part of the grant proceeds for consultancy services. The services include providing "Design, preparation of tender documents, Site Supervision & Management" for educational buildings.


The Management and Site Supervision Services as follows:


Lot No.

School Name


Tender No.

Tender Invitation No.

Lot #1


Design, preparation of tender documents, Site Supervision & Management -Schools rehabilitation in East Jerusalem and extension in Jerusalem Suburb

Jerusalem & Jerusalem suburb



Lot #2


Design, preparation of tender documents, Site Supervision & Management -Schools Rehabilitation in East Jerusalem






The assignment is expected to commence in December, 2017 noting that the construction works of the single Lot schools shall not necessarily start simultaneously.


The Ministry of Education and Higher Education now invites Engineering Consulting Offices/Firms that satisfy the following conditions to indicate their interest in providing these services:


1-     Qualified by the Engineers Association -Jerusalem Center in Architecture, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical engineering. Offices/Firms that are qualified in Architecture and Structural engineering as a minimum can enter into joint venture (JV) with other offices qualified in Mechanical and Electrical engineering only, provided that this JV agreement must be endorsed by the Engineers Association and   included within the submitted documents.


2-     The Engineering Consulting Offices/Firms as well as their staff have adequate experience in implementing and managing similar large scale projects, knowing that the project shall be commanded in the English language.




The Consultants will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (May 2004).


Interested Consultants may obtain a copy of the "Expression of Interest Document" from the Central Tendering Department, Al Bireh- Um Al Sharayet Al Amin Circle, Ministry of Public Works & Housing, Flat #9, during the regular working days from 8:00a.m to 2:30p.m and until  21/ 08/2017 for a non refundable fee of 20 Euro paid at (Bank of Palestine- for the benefit of Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education & Higher Education, Account No. 219000/13) not later than 21/ 08/2017.


The Consultant should indicate clearly in the cover letter the Lot Number he is interested in (The Consultant can apply for more than one Lot nevertheless he can be awarded only one lot).

Interested Consultants must provide information in the English language indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.).  The Expressions of Interests must be submitted to the below address in a sealed envelope with the name and Tender number not later than 12:00 noon of 18/ 09/ 2017.


Ministry of Public Works & Housing,

Central Tendering Department, Flat #9

Al Bireh, Um Al Sharayet, Al Amin Circle.



Expression of Interests shall be opened in public; the public opening session shall be held in the Central Tendering Department at 12:00 noon of 18/ 09/ 2017.


Central Tendering Department