REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: CONSULTING SERVICES FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT OF ARTISTS’ CENTER OF THE CULTURAL CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES (CCP)

1. The Cultural Center of the Philippines, through Corporate Operating Budget 2017  intends to apply the sum of Eighty-Eight Million Four Thousand Forty Pesos (Php 88,004,040.00)  VAT inclusive being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for Consulting Services for the Design & Construction Management of Artists’ Center for the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at the opening of the financial proposals.

 

2. The Cultural Center of the Philippines now invites for the submission of Letter of  Expression of Interest  and  Eligibility Documents for the project: Consulting Services for the Design & Construction Management of Artists’ Center for the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Eligibility documents of interested consulting firms must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat on or before March 8, 2018 , 2:00pm at CCP Board Room, Tanghalang Pambansa , CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City. Bidders should have been in business operation for at least ten (10) years and had similar and/or relevant experience in Consulting Services for the Design & Construction Management Services which involves of the Engineering Design Services, Tendering / Contract documentation and Construction Management of Vertical projects (government/private) preferably Theater, Cinema or Auditorium, that has similar scope of work. Applications for eligibility will be evaluated based on a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion.

 

3. The BAC shall draw up the short list of consulting firms from those who have submitted Expression of Interest, including the 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 three to seven consulting  firms  as prospective bidders who will be entitled to submit bids. A consulting  firm  must get a total score of at least seventy-five percent (75%) to be included in the shortlist.

 

The criteria and rating system for short listing are:

 

i. BAC shall consider consultants whose projects are similar in nature and complexity to the contract to be bid.

ii. Multi-level weighted scoring shall be used for the shortlisting of consulting firm:

 

Criterion

Weight

Qualification of Consultancy Firm

50%

Qualification of Key Personnel/Staffs

30%

Job/Financial Capacity

20%

 

4. 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, cooperatives, and partnerships or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines.

 

5. Interested bidders may obtain further information from Cultural Center of the Philippines and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during Tuesdays to Fridays, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

 

6. The CCP shall evaluate bids using the Quality-Cost Based Evaluation/Selection (QCBE). The weights to be allocated for the Technical Proposal shall be sixty percent (60%) and Financial Proposals forty percent (40%). The criteria and rating system for the evaluation of bids shall be provided in the Instructions to Bidders.

 

7. The contract shall be completed within nine hundred thirty-six (936) calendar days to be reckoned on the actual day of commencement of the project.

 

8. The Cultural Center of the Philippines reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Section 41 of RA 9184 and its IRR, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

 

9. For further information, please refer to:

Marites R. Botacion

Cultural Center of the Philippines

CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City

Telephone Nos. (02) 551-0039

maritesrbotacion@gmail.com

Facsimile No. (02) 832-5072

 

        EVA MARI DG. SALVADOR

                 BAC Chairperson