TRANSACTION ADVISORY SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A RAILWAY LINE FROM KUMASI TO PAGA (CENTRAL SPINE)

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE TENDERING (ICT)

The Ministry of Railways Development of the Republic of Ghana in collaboration with the Ghana Railway Development Authority, intends to apply part of its budgetary allocation to payments under the contract for Transaction Advisory Services for the Development of a Railway Line from Kumasi to Paga (Central Spine).

Interested Transaction Advisors (TA’s) may obtain further information at the address below during office hours from 09:00 to 17:00 hours GMT, Monday through Friday:

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Tel No:           +233 (0) 302904840

                        +233 (0) 302904855

                        +233 (0) 302904850

 Expressions of interest must be hand-delivered to the address below by 15:00 hours GMT on Thursday, 23rdNovember, 2017.

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS DEVELOPMENT

AND

GHANA RAILWAY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

TRANSACTION ADVISORY SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A RAILWAY LINE FROM KUMASI TO PAGA (CENTRAL SPINE)

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE TENDERING (ICT)

 

The Ministry of Railways Development of the Republic of Ghana in collaboration with the Ghana Railway Development Authority, Intends to apply part of its budgetary allocation to payments under the contract for Transaction Advisory Services for the Development of a Railway Line from Kumasi to Paga (Central Spine).

 

The objectives of the assignment would be to improve rail and logistics infrastructure as part of an integrated transport network in Ghana, helping to improve services to customers and reduce the cost of transport, especially, in trade to and from the hinterland and the northern regions of Ghana.

 

The assignment will be carried out in two (2) phases as follows:

Phase 1: In phase one of the assignment, the TA will review all relevant studies undertaken by Government on the corridor, including the various outputs of an ongoing feasibility Study being undertaken by a Team of Consultants. The objective of the review is to prepare and package a bankable project for the development of the rail infrastructure from Kumasi through Tamale to Paga.

 

Phase 2: In the second phase, the TA will provide advisory services for the procurement of  investor(s) which advisory services shall include advice on the preparation
of all necessary documentation and processes (Expression of interest, undertake Bidders' Conference, Request for Proposal, proposals Evaluation, Selection and Negotiations with a
private sector entity and bring it to financial closure).

 

The Ministry of Railways Development now invites eligible Transaction Advisory firms to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested TAs should provide information, demonstrating that they have the requisite qualifications, relevant experience and expertise to perform the Services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc).

The shortlisting criteria are that all consultants responding to this Request for Expressions of interest must have at least ten (10) years of relevant similar experience and technical capacity
in providing Transaction Advisory Services for Transport Sector organizations across Africa.

TA firms may associate with other firms in the form of a joint bid. Every bid must include significant Ghanaian participation.

 

The TA will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663) and tile Public Procurement (Amendment) Act, 2016 {Act 914} of the Republic of Ghana.

 

The TA will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost based (QC8S) selection method set out in the Public Procurement Act.

 

Interested TAs may obtain further information at the address below during office hours from 09:00 to 17:00 hours GMT, Monday through Friday:

 

E-mail:            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tel No:           +233 (0) 302904840

                        +233 (0) 302904855

                        +233 (0) 302904850

 

Expressions of interest must be hand-delivered to the address below by 15:00 hours GMT on Thursday, 23rd November, 2017.

 

The envelope must be clearly labelled on the outside “Transaction Advisory Services for the Development of a Railway Line from Kumasi to Paga (Central Spine) and addressed to:

 

THE HON. MINISTER

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS DEVELOPMENT

3RD FLOOR

PRIVATE MAIL BAG, MINISTRIES

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