REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE 2015 REGULATORY FINANCIAL AUDIT CONTRACT NO. RO-CS2015-002
The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System-Regulatory Office (MWSS-RO), through the MWSS-RO Corporate Operating Budget for 2015 intends to apply the sum of Nine Million Three Hundred Twenty-Two Thousand Eight Hundred Eight Pesos (PhP 9,322,808.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for Consultancy Services for Regulatory Financial Audit (Contract No.RO-CS2015-002). Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at the opening of the financial proposals.
The MWSS-RO now calls for the submission of eligibility documents for the above-mentioned Consultancy Services. Interested consultants must submit their Expression of Interest and secure eligibility documents upon payment of non-refundable fee of One Thousand Six Hundred Pesos (PhP 1,600.00) on or before 14 July 2015, 2:00P.M. at the MWSS-RO Bids and Awards Committee (MWSS-RO BAC), 3rd Floor, Engineering Building, MWSS Complex, Katipunan Road, Balara, Quezon City. The deadline for submission of the accomplished Eligibility Documents shall be at 2:00P.M. of 14 July 2015 at the aforementioned address. Applications for eligibility will be evaluated based on a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion.
The BAC shall draw up the short list of consultants from those who have submitted Expression of Interest/Eligibility Documents and have been determined as eligible in accordance with the provisions of Republic Act 9184 (RA 9184), otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”, and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). The short list shall consist of five (5) prospective bidders who will be entitled to submit bids. The criteria and rating system for short listing are:
|Applicable Experience of Firm/Company||50 points|
|Quality of Key Staff that may be Assigned||30 points|
|Current Workload Relative to Job Capacity||20 points|
An eligible consultant should pass the minimum score of 75 points to be included in the short listing.
The consultant firm and any key member of the proposed team of consultants never had any previous professional relationship or engagement, directly or indirectly with the MWSS Corporate Office or any of its Concessionaires, their subsidiaries or affiliates in the past five (5) years immediately preceding the day of submission of bids.
Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the IRR of RA 9184. Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines.
The Procuring Entity shall evaluate bids using the Quality Based Evaluation/Selection (QBE/QBS) procedure. The criteria and rating system for the evaluation of bids shall be provided in the Instructions to Bidders.
The official timer for purposes of determining the official time shall be the bundy clock located at the 3rd Floor of the MWSS-RO guard reception area.
The contract shall be completed within two (2) months.
The MWSS-RO reserves the right to reject any and all bids, annul the bidding process, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.
For further information, please refer to:
MWSS RO-BAC Secretariat
MWSS Regulatory Office
3rd Flr. Engineering Bldg, MWSS Compound
Katipunan Road, Balara, Quezon City
Telephone No. 436-3226/ 435-8904
GERARDO A. SULLANO
Chairman, MWSS RO-BAC