Procurement of works on Construction (wooden structure) of the Training Center Building for VTI Shehu

Drenes, Kosovo

Europe (non-EU), Kosovo

  1. Publication reference


  1. Procedure

National competitive bidding

  1. Project title and description

       The Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum – WB6-CIF (hereinafter called “Recipient”) has received financing from KfW Development Bank (“KfW”) in the form of a financial contribution (hereinafter called grant) toward the cost of the Regional Challenge Fund project. The “Regional Challenge Fund” (the ‘RCF’) is a distinct facility set up to strengthen the labour market relevance of vocational training (VET) particularly through support to VET projects that are jointly implemented by vocational training institutes and partner enterprises (cooperative training approach) in the Western Balkans 6 countries.

      The Recipient now intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this grant to eligible payments under the contract for which this Tender Notice is issued.

  1. Project Executing Agency (PEA)

      Western Balkan 6 Chamber Investment Forum, with its address at Piazza dell Borsa 14, 34121 Trieste, Italy, represented by IPC, Internationale Project Consult GmbH (on behalf of the Consortium IPC-PLANCO-swisscontact-KPMG) as the Implementation Consultant.

The Project Execution Agency (PEA) is represented by the Fund Management Unit (FMU) of the Regional Challenge Fund.


  1. Nature of contract


  1. Contract description

The purpose of this contract is Procurement of works on Construction (wooden structure) of the Training Center Building for VTI Shehu, Drenes which are necessary for cooperative training (CT) programme implementation. The final beneficiary of the extension of school facility is VTI Shehu. The works should be executed in the premises of the beneficiary institution.

  1. Number and titles of lots

Not applicable


  1. Eligibility

Consulting Services, Works, Goods, Plant and Non-Consulting Services are eligible for KfW financing regardless of the country of origin of the Contractors (including Subcontractors and suppliers for the execution of the Contract), except where an international embargo or sanction by the United Nations, the European Union or the German Government applies.

  1. Exclusion criteria

Applicants/Bidders shall not be awarded a KfW-financed Contract if, on the date of submission of their Application/Offer or on the intended date of Award of Contract, they are in any of situations described in Declaration of Undertaking (Ref: KfW Guidelines for Procurement): https://www.kfw-entwicklungsbank.de/PDF/Download-Center/PDF-Dokumente-Richtlinien/FZ-Vergaberichtlinien-V-2021-EN.pdf

  1. Conflict of Interest

Applicants/Bidders shall be disqualified in a procurement process if they are in any of situations given under point 1.3.3 of KfW Guidelines for Procurement.

A complete set of bidding documents is available for download free of charge to interested Bidders from the website RCF (https://rcf-wb6.org).


  1. Provisional commencement date of the contract

September 2024

  1. Initial period of implementation of tasks

The period of implementation of tasks is four (4) months from the commencement date of the contract. The contractor will be informed on the commencement date by an administrative order issued by the PEA, at the latest within 3 months from the date of signature of the contract by both parties.


  1. Pre-bid meeting and/or site visit

The pre-bidding meeting / site visit / by the the Employer shall be organized on June 17th, 2024 at 11:00h CET in the premises of  the Training Center Building Shehu, Drenes, Kosovo. The Bidder shall bear the costs of the site visit

  1. Deadline for receipt of bids

The bidders’ attention is drawn to the fact that there are two different systems for sending bids: one is by post or private mail service, the other is by hand delivery.

In both cases, the bids must be received before the date and time limit for submission.

Bids must be duly completed and received by the PEA on or before 19th of July 2024 at 14:00h CET.

Any bid received to the PEA after this deadline will not be considered.

The PEA may, for reasons of administrative efficiency, reject any bid submitted on time to the postal service but received, for any reason beyond the PEA’s control, after the effective date of approval of the Offers Evaluation Report, if accepting bids that were submitted on time but arrived late would considerably delay the evaluation procedure or jeopardise decisions already taken and notified.

  1. How bids may be submitted

The bidder shall prepare the package containing the original bid in a sealed envelope marked “ORIGINAL”, and one copy in sealed envelopes each marked “COPY”, stating the reference title and number of the tender notice, name and address of the PEA, address and contact e-mail of the bidder and the words “Not to be opened before the official public session for the opening of bids” and equivalent in local language “Ne otvarati prije zvaničnog sastanka za javno otvaranje ponuda”.

  • EITHER by post or by courier service, to:

Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum

c/o Fund Management Unit of the Regional Challenge Fund

Trg Božane Vučinić, 10/II, floor no. 2 ap. no. 5

81000 Podgorica, Montenegro

  • OR hand delivered by the candidate in person or by an agent directly to the premises of the PEA in return for a signed and dated receipt, in which case the evidence shall be constituted by this acknowledgement of receipt, to:

Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum

c/oFund Management Unit of the Regional Challenge Fund

Trg Božane Vučinić, 10/II, floor no. 2, ap. no. 5

81000 Podgorica, Montenegro

Please note that opening hours of the FMU are 08:30-14:00h.

The contract title and the publication reference (see item 1 above) must be clearly marked on the envelope containing the bid and must always be mentioned in all subsequent correspondence with the PEA.

Bids submitted by any other means or to any other addresses will not be considered. Bids which are not sealed or are incomplete shall not be considered.

By submitting a bid, candidates accept to receive notification of the outcome of the procedure by electronic means. Such notification shall be deemed to have been received on the date upon which the PEA sends it to the electronic address referred to in the bid.

  1. Alteration or withdrawal of bids

Candidates may alter or withdraw their bids by written notification prior to the deadline for submission of bids. No bid may be altered after this deadline.

The outer envelope (and the relevant inner envelope if used) must be marked ‘Alteration’ or ‘Withdrawal’ as appropriate.

  1. Tender opening session

Tenders will be opened in a public session on 19th of July 2024 at 14:15h CET at the address Trg Božane Vučinić 10/II, floor no. 2, apartment no. 5, in the presence of tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend. Written authorizations must be enclosed.

  1. Validity of offers

120 days after submission deadline.

  1. Bid security

A bid security is required.

  1. Operational language

All written communications for this procurement procedure, the bidder’s offer and the contract must be in English.

  1. Additional information

Clarifications may be sought from PEA at the following e-mail address [email protected] at the latest 21 calendar days before the deadline for submission of bids.

Clarifications will be published on the Regional Challenge Fund website www.rcf-wb6.org, at the latest 10 calendar days before the deadline for submission of bids.

German Financial Cooperation with the „Western Balkan Six Chamber Investment Forum” (WB6 CIF)

Annex 1_BoQ

Annex 1_BoQ

Annex 2_Tech Specification

Annex 3_ESMP Reports

Annex 4_Shehu Drawings

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