Environmental and Social Management consultant for Thaton Combined Cycle, Closing Date: 15th July, 2014


The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Myanmar Electric Power Project
Credit No: 5306-MM

Assignment Title: Environmental and Social Management consultant for Thaton Combined Cycle
Gas Turbine (CCGT) Power Plant
Reference No.: MEPE-CS-5

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Electric Power Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for environmental and social management consulting services.

The environmental and social management consulting services (“the Services”) are in support of the Project’s investments in new gas-fired power generation capacity and include the following scope:

1. Execution of an Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) due diligence audit at the Natural Gas Turbines Power Plant in Thaton, Myanmar;
2. Preparation of an EHS Management System (MS) for the Thaton Power Plant and support towards its international accreditation;
3.  Advisory services to Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) and the Thaton Power Plant management regarding implementation of the Project’s Environment and Social Management Plan (ESMP, which has been prepared as part of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessmentfor the site investments), the EHS-MS and EHS requirements by the contractor for installation of the new power generation units in Thaton.
4. Advisory services to MEPE regarding establishing environmental and social safeguards capabilities within its organization.


The Services are expected to be carried out over a period of 24 months, starting in November 2014.
The MEPE now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualificationsand relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

1. The interested consulting firms should have at least10 years of experience in the area of environmental and social advisory services to the power sector, relevant references for gas fired power stations are advantageous;
2. A strong record in environmental and social impact assessments; environmental due diligence audits; development and supporting accreditation of environmental, health and safety management systems;
3. At least 3 contracts of similar nature and complexity, or more complex and relevant, that the firm has successfully completed in the past 8 years; and
4. Experience of working in the Client’s country or similar country environment.


The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011(“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality- and Cost-Based Selection method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 10:00 to 15:00 hours.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or bye-mail) by July 15, 2014
Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise

Attn:U Win Myint, Chief Engineer
Ministry of Electric Power
Nay Pyi Taw .
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Tel :095-67-410-556
Fax: 095-67-410-557
E-mail: -gtceoffice@gmail.com

Source: Ministry of Electric Power

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