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BMZ-No.: 2014 68 891

KfW Procurement No.: 506963





August 16th, 2021 (12:00 local time in Kosovo)

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Invitation for Expression of Interest



Development of the Energy Sector VII – Improvement of Transmission Network



Transmission System and Market Operator J.S.C, Kosovo (KOSTT)



The project will be financed by KfW with a loan in the amount of up to EUR 25,5 million. The Employer intends to provide own contributions of at least EUR 1,0 million.




The Project concerns the rehabilitation and modernization of the 110kV and 220kV transmission network of KOSTT.


Requested Consulting Services:

The Consultant shall provide expertise in concept preparation, designing, tendering, engineering, construction and commissioning supervision and project management to the Employer to ensure the implementation of the Project with respect to time, cost and quality.


The consulting services comprise primarily the following main tasks:


  • Development and implementation of an Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) according to KfW guidelines;
  • Assist the PIU in the tendering processes for construction works: designing, preparation of Employee requirements, and implementing the Tender Process (as defined in the “Guidelines for the Procurement of Consulting Services, Works, Plant, Goods and Non-Consulting Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries“ in compliance with (i) the Procurement Guidelines and (ii) the environmental and social standards;
  • Supervision of the execution and commissioning of works, observing applicable and state of the art international standards and in accordance with local legislation;
  • Supervision of the environmental and social impacts and occupational safety of the project and their compliance with respective EU legislation requirements;
  • Support of the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) in quality control, impact monitoring and reporting;
  • Checking and Co-signing the disbursement requests from the PEA
  • Impact verification and monitoring;
  • Checking of invoices;
  • Managing of variation orders and claims;
  • Setting-up of an operation and maintenance concepts;
  • Implementation and application of a quality management system in line with ISO 9001 and an environmental management system according to ISO 14001;
  • Ensuring compliance with Occupational, Health, Safety and Labor Conditions according to ISO 45001 or OHSAS 18001;
  • Regular Reporting to KOSTT and KfW


The consultant will fulfil the role of a FIDIC Engineer including preparation of tender documents acc. to FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design Build (Yellow Book).


The award of the Consulting services is planned for Q1/2022. The overall completion period of the contract shall be 39 months plus the 6 months defect notification period.


The prequalification for consulting services will be guided by the latest version of the “Guidelines for the Procurement of Consulting Services, Works, Plant, Goods and Non-Consulting Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries”. https://www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de/PDF/Download-Center/PDF-Dokumente-Richtlinien/FZ-Vergaberichtlinien-V-2021-EN.pdf


The Employer intends to award the requested consulting services to eligible consultants. Eligible Consultants are all independent and qualified consulting companies with more than ten (10) years of experience in the sector and personnel with experience in providing the services as specified above.


Consulting firms with regional experience in handling similar projects with similar tasks in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Albania, Croatia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Georgia and Armenia are preferred. The Bidder shall show a necessary average annual turnover of more than EUR 2.0 million over the last three years. A consortium or joint venture needs to show a total average annual turnover of EUR 2.0 million over the last three years, whereas the lead partner shall show an average annual turnover of more than EUR 1.4 million.


More detailed information about the project, content and form of the application documents and the scope of services of the Consultant can be requested from the Tender Agent (TA). Without this information, it might not be possible to produce a compliant Expression of Interest.


For any request to or correspondence with the TA, the responsible person of the Employer shall be taken in cc.



Tender Agent:

Uwe Settelmaier, Dipl. Ing. (FH)

E-Mail: uwe.settelmaier@gmx.de



Director for Network Development and Projects, KOSTT

Mr. Alban Imeri

E-Mail: alban.imeri@kostt.com