Notification of contract award

Individual Consultants

Grant No. and Title: L3594-MON: Sustaining Access to and Quality of Education During Economic Difficulties Project

The Ministry of Education and Science (“The Client”) invited Non-committal inquiry letter from the 1st ranked candidates for the completion of the above-mentioned Contract. A selection of individual consultants were conducted in accordance with ADB’s procurement guideline Independent consultant selection. As detailed in Table 1 and 2 below, the Client will now award the Contract to the Individual Consultants whose offer has been determined to be the first ranked candidate, is substantially responsive to the Non-committal inquiry letter and, is further determined to be eligible and qualified to perform the Contract satisfactorily.

Summary of evaluation results of all firms are shown in Table 1 and winning Consulting firm’s information is stated in Table 2.

  1. IC-04: Social Development and Gender Specialist (International)

Table 1. Evaluation results.

Consultants’ namesAkane NakamuraAnura WiklanaTissa Ariyaratne
City/CountryJapanNew ZelandShrilank
Status:Awarded Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual Consultant
Reason for Rejection/AcceptanceThe international consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 1st ranked.The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 20%, the project-related experience is 60%, and the regional and others were 20%).The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 20%, the project-related experience is 60%, and the regional and others were 20%).
Overall rating91.076.470.5
RankIIIIII

Table 2. Information of the winning Consultant

No.Name of the selected Individual ConsultantContract PriceEngagement PeriodSummary Scope of the Contract Awarded
No.1Akane Nakamura (JPN)US$60,000[i]3 months (intermittent)Will lead and carry-out the implementation of SGAP of the project with the support of the national specialist and the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) to deliver the 5 outputs.

  1. IC-05: Social Development and Gender Specialist (National)

Table 1. Evaluation results.

Consultants’ namesTumendelger SengedorjDashtamir Borjgin
City/CountryMongolianMongolian
Status:Awarded Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual Consultant
Reason for Rejection/AcceptanceThe national consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 1st ranked.The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 20%, the project-related experience is 60%, and the regional and others were 20%).
Overall rating89.7582.5
RankIII

Table 2. Information of the winning Consultant

No.Name of the selected Individual ConsultantContract PriceEngagement PeriodSummary Scope of the Contract Awarded
No.1Tumendelger Sengedorj (MNG)US$15,000[i]3 months (intermittent)Will advise the international consultant on the local situation including all activities under SGAP, to enable them to adjust and apply their analyses and recommendations to local conditions. The national consultant will work with international consultant and the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) to deliver the 5 outputs.
  1. IC-02: Construction Supervision Training Specialist (International)
Consultants’ namesKarunakaran Praveen Bashir MuhsenPablo Isaak Riofrio
City/CountryIndiaAfganistanAmerica
Status:Awarded Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual Consultant
Reason for Rejection/AcceptanceThe international consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 1st ranked.The international consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 2nd ranked.The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 20%, the project-related experience is 60%, and the regional and others were 20%).
Overall rating84.8784.078.1
RankIIIIII

Table 2. Information of the winning Consultant

No.Name of the selected Individual ConsultantContract PriceEngagement PeriodSummary Scope of the Contract Awarded
No.1Bashir Muhsen (AFG)US$60,000[i]5 monthsWill train MES and Construction Development Center officials and engineering firm for kindergarten and school construction supervision through conducting in-class and practical training. Ps: 1st ranked consultant who Karunakaran Praveen was ill during contract signing process. Therefore, he resigned the contract.  
  1. IC-06/01: IT System Business Analyst (National)
Consultants’ namesBilguun-Ochir Bat Munkhbat BaatarKhureltogoo Dashzeveg
City/CountryMongolianMongolianMongolian
Status:Awarded Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual Consultant
Reason for Rejection/AcceptanceThe international consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 1st ranked.The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 15%, the project-related experience is 35%, and the regional others were 50%).The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 15%, the project-related experience is 35%, and the regional others were 50%).
Overall rating75.045.043.0
RankIIIIII

Table 2. Information of the winning Consultant

No.Name of the selected Individual ConsultantContract PriceEngagement PeriodSummary Scope of the Contract Awarded
No.1Bilguun-Ochir Bat (MNG)US$7,750[i]3 months (intermittent)The consultant’s main responsibility is to i) create system analysis documents for BIS establishment process, including the system analysis, a business model for the system, functional specification, development; and hand over the BIS analysis documents to the EEC; ii) develop terms of references of CS-02:IT Firm developed customized BIS; iii) monitor performances of CS-02:IT Firm developed customized BIS and provide comments and recommendations for improvement to their performances based on comments from MES and EEC;.  
  • IC-06/02: IT System Analyst/Engineer (National)
Consultants’ namesSer-Od Badrakh Munkhbat Baatar
City/CountryMongolianMongolian
Status:Awarded Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual Consultant
Reason for Rejection/AcceptanceThe international consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 1st ranked.The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 15%, the project-related experience is 35%, and the regional others were 50%).
Overall rating83.8183.70
RankIII

Table 2. Information of the winning Consultant

No.Name of the selected Individual ConsultantContract PriceEngagement PeriodSummary Scope of the Contract Awarded
No.1Ser-Od Badrakh (MNG)US$7,750[i]3 months (intermittent)The consultant’s main responsibility is to i) create system analysis documents for BIS establishment process, including the system configuration, the system analysis, functional specification, development; and hand over the BIS analysis documents to the EEC; ii) develop terms of references of CS-02:IT Firm developed customized BIS; iii) monitor performances of CS-02:IT Firm developed customized BIS and provide comments and recommendations for improvement to their performances based on comments from MES and EEC; iv) advice and comment to prepare specifications and needs for procurement of goods related to BIS.
  • IC-07: ICT Specialist (PIU) (National)
Consultants’ namesBilguun-Ochir Bat Otgon MunkhbatChuluubat Khuyag
City/CountryMongolianMongolianMongolian
Status:Awarded Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual Consultant
Reason for Rejection/AcceptanceThe international consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 1st ranked.The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 15%, the project-related experience is 35%, and the regional others were 50%).The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 15%, the project-related experience is 35%, and the regional others were 50%).
Overall rating87.356.750.8
RankIIIIII

Table 2. Information of the winning Consultant

No.Name of the selected Individual ConsultantContract PriceEngagement PeriodSummary Scope of the Contract Awarded
No.1Tserentsoodol Erkhembayar (MNG)US$36,00018 monthsWill be hired to be responsible for timely implementation and provision of aforementioned information technology (IT) related activities by providing the required assistance to the Project Implementation Unit (PIU), the MECSS and other stakeholders. The scope of consultancy work is to (i) develop TORs for IT consulting firms and individual consultants, (ii) supervise/overview the implementation of the IT related activities under components (2,4,5) of the project; and (iii) responsible for maintaining the project website for further upgrades.
  • IC-08/02: Construction Supervision Civil engineer (National)
Consultants’ namesN. Gantulga A. Gerelt-Od  N. Adiyabazar
City/CountryMongolianMongolianMongolian
Status:Awarded Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual Consultant
Reason for Rejection/AcceptanceThe international consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 1st ranked.The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 30%, the project-related experience is 40%, and the regional others were 30%).The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 30%, the project-related experience is 40%, and the regional others were 30%).
Overall rating8577.3373.67
RankIIIIII

Table 2. Information of the winning Consultant

No.Name of the selected Individual ConsultantContract PriceEngagement PeriodSummary Scope of the Contract Awarded
No.1N. Gantulga (MNG)US$32,26028 monthsThe construction supervision civil engineers will conduct construction supervision on designated construction/expansion sites to meet requirements of design drawings, technical specifications; building codes and standards; and contribute to timely completion of constructions meeting contract completion deadline. MECSS, PIU might assign construction supervision engineers to supervise any new site depending on the project requirement.
  • IC-08/03: Construction Supervision Civil engineer (National)
Consultants’ namesOnon Bold Ariunbayar Iderbayan Tamir Otgonbayar
City/CountryMongolianMongolianMongolian
Status:Awarded Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual Consultant
Reason for Rejection/AcceptanceThe international consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 1st ranked.The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 30%, the project-related experience is 40%, and the regional others were 30%).The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 30%, the project-related experience is 40%, and the regional others were 30%).
Overall rating83.9083.7582.63
RankIIIIII

Table 2. Information of the winning Consultant

No.Name of the selected Individual ConsultantContract PriceEngagement PeriodSummary Scope of the Contract Awarded
No.1Onon Bold (MNG)US$27,20018 monthsThe construction supervision civil engineer will conduct construction supervision on designated construction/expansion sites to meet requirements of design drawings, technical specifications; building codes and standards; and contribute to timely completion of constructions meeting contract completion deadline. MECSS, PIU might assign the construction supervision engineer to supervise any new site depending on the project requirement.
  1. IC-09: Construction Supervision Electrical and Communication Engineer (National)
Consultants’ namesLkhagva Galbadrakh Bataa Tumur 
City/CountryMongolianMongolian
Status:Awarded Individual ConsultantShortlisted Individual Consultant
Reason for Rejection/AcceptanceThe international consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 1st ranked.The individual consultant did not comply with the requirement of the general criteria According to ADB’s Guidelines for the Use of Consultants (the general criteria are 30%, the project-related experience is 40%, and the regional others were 30%).
Overall rating86.1374.75
RankIII

Table 2. Information of the winning Consultant

No.Name of the selected Individual ConsultantContract PriceEngagement PeriodSummary Scope of the Contract Awarded
No.1Lkhagva Galbadrakh (MNG)US$27,20018 monthsThe construction supervision electrical engineer will conduct construction supervision of all construction/expansion sites to meet requirements of design drawings, technical specifications; building codes and standards; and contribute to timely completion of constructions meeting contract completion deadline. MES, PIU might assign the construction supervision electrical engineer to supervise any new site depending construction site and construction supervision work load of the project temporarily or permanently.
  • IC-10: Construction Supervision Electrical and Communication Engineer (National)
Consultants’ namesLkhagva Galbadrakh
City/CountryMongolian
Status:Awarded Individual Consultant
Reason for Rejection/AcceptanceThe international consultant is substantially responsive to the requirement in the TOR and is evaluated as the 1st ranked.
Overall rating84.67
RankI

Table 2. Information of the winning Consultant

No.Name of the selected Individual ConsultantContract PriceEngagement PeriodSummary Scope of the Contract Awarded
No.1S. Sukh-Erdene (MNG)US$34,66028 monthsThe engineer will conduct construction supervision of all construction/expansion sites to meet requirements of design drawings, technical specifications; building codes and standards; and contribute to timely completion of constructions meeting contract completion deadline. MES, PIU might assign construction supervision electrical engineer to supervise any new sitedepending on the project requirement.
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