15 August 2020
As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. It provides viable, forward looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis.Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, is announcing as following:
Call for expressions of interest
The GIZ project “Sustainable Municipal Services (SMS 2.0)” - co-financed by the European Union invites qualified companies to submit expression of interest in providing framework consultancy services to support Kosovo Municipalities (Viti/Vitina, Kamenice/Kamenica, Mamushe/Mamusa, Partesh/Partes and Junik/Junik) to set up tariffs for waste collection, transport and disposal.
The amended Waste law (2012) is the legal base for municipal waste management activities in Kosovo. According to this Law, Article 15, it is the task of the municipalities to setup tariffs for waste collection and transportation and decides how they want to collect revenues. Last but not least solid waste is an ongoing topic of complaints from citizens, often related to a generalization about inefficiency of local governments. Thus, city administrations are under considerable pressure to develop and implement functioning solid waste management services.
In order for municipalities to setup waste collection tariffs, they must understand and know the costs related to the service, categorize its clients being served, and set up a tariff to be paid by citizens.
SMS 2.0 shall provide support to Kosovo municipalities on demand basis. Five municipalities to be considered for support are Viti/Vitina, Kamenice/Kamenica, Mamushe/Mamusa, Partesh/Partes and Junik/Junik.
The checklist below provides further information about the conditions and expectations of the GIZ/SMS project.
Based on responses to this Request for Information, GIZ will pre-qualify companies that will receive an Inquiry and will be formally invited to submit their offers with detailed specifications. Response to the RFI (Request for Information) does not necessarily imply that your company will receive the GIZ's “Request for setting up tariffs for waste collection, transport and disposal for five Kosovo municipalities’’.
Based on the outcome of offers, GIZ/SMS project will offer a framework contract to the selected company. Please note that all correspondence and dealing with the GIZ must be in English language.
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
1)Proof of company`s legal status (registration and/or certification documentation), company details (name, postal address bank information etc.), date of incorporation within their initial response.
2)Companies should submit names of 3 municipalities to whom they have provided similar products as required by the GIZ/SMS project. Companies should note that referees may be contacted by the GIZ/SMS project at any time.
Interested companies are invited to submit expression of interest in English language.
The deadline for submitting the application is on 29.07.2020 at 15:00 via email to: [email protected], labelled “Expression of Interest in providing framework consultancy