A bid for the Development Strategy for a Metropolitan City in Asia in association with AIC DEVELOPMENTS

A bid for the Development Strategy for a Metropolitan City in Asia in association with AIC DEVELOPMENTS

AIC DEVELOPMENTS www.aicdev.co.uk is preparing to enter a bid for the Development Strategy for a Metropolitan City in Asia.

We are seeking international consulting practices to work with AIC DEVELOPMENTS to provide Consulting services for Developing a Medium-Long Term City Development Strategy. The objectives of the assignment is to support the concerned government in developing a Medium-Long Term City Development Strategy for the Metropolitan Area and to cover the following:

Build upon a highly participatory process and close collaboration with key stake holders

  1. Integrate urban planning with economic development by building on the existing and emerging economic drives of the Metropolitan area.
  2. Allocate strategically the resources to key catalytic investments in order to attract private investments and avoid sub-optimal allocation of public fund.
  3. Mobilizes both local and external resources for city development and
  4. Develop the institutional capacity and set permanent mechanism that will ensure the implementation

The selected consultant will prepare the CDS through following six stages as follows

  1. Stage 1: Formulation of the Knowledge framework with the stake holders
  2. Stage 2: SWOT analysis with the stakeholders
  3. Stage 3: Visioning with the stakeholders
  4. Stage 4: Formulation of the CDS
  5. Stage 5: Formulation of Implementation measures.
  6. Stage 6: Preparation of the TOR for the integrated Master Plan for the Metropolitan Area.

The selected consultant will be a company with proved international experience in CDS formulation has been prepared at least 2 (two) City Development Strategies and /or Local Development Studies preferably with alliance and WB approach. The consulting company will be required to make available CDS Team with following experts:

  1. Team Leader / Urban Planning-Development Specialist
  2. Urban Economist/ LED Specialist
  3. Urban Infrastructure and Utilities expert(Municipal Engineer)
  4. Urban Environmental  Expert
  5. Cultural Heritage and Tourism Expert
  6. Institutional Building and Training Expert

The companies applying for this assignment are required to include the CV’s of relevant experts in their EOI.

The eligible consultant to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services description of similar assignments experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among (audited financial accounts other resources etc) Consultants may have associate to enhance their qualification.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank Guide Lines Selection of Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers 2011 edition.

AIC DEVELOPMENTS is to be an associate consultant to the lead consultant on this project.

 All initial contacts by email to Dr ASHRAF ISMAIL, Principal Consultant, AIC DEVELOPMENTS  | Europe & Middle East | email: info@aicdev.co.uk | mobile: +961 70 090 582

Final Date of  submission is 14.00 hrs 12th June 2012


Dr ASHRAF ISMAIL is the Chairman of AIG Holding | UK & Middle East

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