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In 2018, the Government of Fiji conducted a competitive tender through its appointed transactional partner, the International Finance Corporation to identify a selected bidder that would partner with Fiji National Provident Fund to develop and upgrade healthcare infrastructure and services delivery in Fiji through a Public Private Partnership (PPP). Aspen Medical was selected as the bidder. Health Care (Fiji)  Pte Limited (HCF), a Special Purpose Vehicle, was formed with both shareholders to undertake this PPP.

Through this partnership, HCF will be building a new 305-bed tertiary hospital in Lautoka, including a specialist radiation unit. Ancillary facilities include a Nurse Accommodation Building and a Student Accommodation Building.

A detailed Capital Works program has been completed including conceptual design and master planning.

HCF is seeking Expressions of Interest for:

Architectural Design Consultant/Principal Consultant

Engineering Design Consultant 

Environmental & Social Impact Consultant

 

Architectural Design Consultant/Principal Consultant

The Architectural Design Consultant (to be the Principal Consultant) will provide a range of design and advisory services including, but not limited to:

  • health facility design
  • architectural/interior design
  • façade design
  • wayfinding design
  • access design
  • radiation safety design/advisory
  • sterilising design/advisory
  • kitchen design
  • Building Certifier
     

Engineering Design Consultant 

The Engineering Design Consultant will provide a range of design and advisory services including, but not limited to:

  • Structural (including seismic)
  • Civil
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Flood engineering
  • Hydraulic
  • Mechanical / HVAC
  • Medical and Laboratory Gases
  • Pneumatic Tube system
  • Electrical, including High Voltage Specialists
  • Vertical Transport
  • Fire Protection Services
  • Electronics Engineering (Including Security, AV, ICT, Nurse Call systems, etc.)
  • Surveying
  • Geotechnical investigations (for building structure and environmental purposes, must include contamination testing)
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Acoustics consultant
  • Fire Safety Engineer
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Façade Engineer; and
  • Dangerous / Hazardous goods consultant.

Key Deliverables include:

  • Support to Environmental & Social Impact Consultant in development of an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (by mid-March 2021)
  • Development of Schematic Design (by late April 2021)
  • Development of Detailed Design and For Construction design documentation for Early Works (by mid May 2021)
  • Development of Detailed Design and For Construction design documentation (by late 2021)
  • Ongoing support through procurement, construction and commissioning.

Relevant information:

Modular construction methodologies are under consideration – experience with design of modular facilities and/or modular components should be identified.

HCF may elect to novate the Architectural Design and Engineering Design Consultants to a Building Contractor, subject to the construction procurement model selected.

Responses may be submitted for either Architect or Engineer, or may be submitted by a single organisation that provides both services.  In any event, the evaluation of responses will be assessed separately for each consultancy arrangement.

Registration of Interest and Confidential information:

Potential respondents are required to register their interest in providing an EOI response, in order to receive any updates and clarifications.

Please email [email protected] to register your interest and request the Confidentiality Agreement and Mandatory Criteria form.

Subject to return of a signed Confidentiality Agreement and a response to Mandatory Criteria, potential respondents may be provided with access to extracts from the Master Plan.

The signed agreement and Mandatory Criteria response is required to be sent to [email protected], no later than 2 days prior to EOI closing time.

Proposal:

Interested parties are requested to provide a response (not exceeding 10 pages, excluding CVs) that addresses:

  • Proposed team structure, identifying core consultant team and all sub-consultants
  • Company and Team Experience (in undertaking similar work) and Team member qualifications (for consultant and all sub-consultants)
  • Proposed level of local Fiji design consultant engagement
  • Project Understanding and key risks
  • Value add and innovation (include reference to modular construction methodologies)
  • Methodology for undertaking the consultancy
  • Timeframe for completing the required tasks
  • CVs may be attached – each CV to be 2 pages maximum

Submission Date:

Expressions of Interest are required to be sent to [email protected] by 11am AEST,  Monday 11 January 2021.

 

Environmental & Social Impact Consultant

The Environmental & Social Impact Consultant will lead a team of experienced and qualified professionals to address environmental and social sustainability aspects and impacts of the new Lautoka Hospital.

Environmental and Social Impacts both during construction and post-construction (operational) periods, will need to be considered.

HCF is required to comply with local Fiji laws (including the Environment Management Act 2005), and the IFC Performance Standards on Environmental and Social Sustainability, including “EHS Guidelines”, being the World Bank Group Environmental, Health and Safety:

  1. General Guidelines (2007); and
  2. EHS Guidelines for Healthcare Facilities, and
  3. DFAT Environmental and Social Safeguard Policy, including DFAT Child Protection Policy and DFAT Policy on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment.

Key Deliverables include:

  • Preparation of applicable sections of an application for screening of a development proposal (under the Environment Management Act 2005)
  • Terms of Reference for an EIA Study (under the Environment Management Act 2005), subject to assessment of the screening application
  • EIA Report (under the Environment Management Act 2005), subject to assessment of the screening application
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Report (to meet the requirements of the Concession Agreement and relevant Lender Standards)
  • Lautoka Hospital Environmental and Social Management Plan (to meet the requirements of the Concession Agreement and relevant Lender Standards)

Opportunities to consolidate the reporting requirements for the project are to be addressed.

Relevant information:

Modular construction methodologies are under consideration.  This may need to be presented in the environmental reports as an option.

Potential respondents are advised to be aware of the requirements of the Environment Management Act 2005 and the Environment Management (EIA Process) Regulations 2007, regarding accreditation of EIA consultants.

Registration of Interest and Confidential information:

Potential respondents are required to register their interest in providing an RFO response, in order to receive any tender updates and clarifications.

Please email [email protected] to register your interest and request the Confidentiality Agreement and Mandatory Criteria form.

Subject to return of a signed Confidentiality Agreement and a response to Mandatory Criteria, potential respondents may be provided with access to:

  • the relevant section of Concession Agreement setting out the Terms of Reference for the Environmental and Social Impacts Assessment
  • extracts from the Master Plan; and the
  • HCF Consultancy Agreement.

The signed agreement and Mandatory Criteria response is required to be sent to [email protected], no later than 2 days prior to RFP closing time.

Proposal:

Interested parties are requested to provide a response (not exceeding 10 pages, excluding CVs) that addresses:

  • Proposed team structure, identifying Principal Environmental Consultant (PEC) team and all sub-consultants
  • Company and Team Experience (in undertaking similar work) and Team member qualifications (for PEC and all sub-consultants)
  • Accreditation of individuals and companies as EIA consultants under the Environment Management Act 2005)
  • Proposed level of local consultant engagement
  • Project Understanding
  • Value add and innovation (include reference to modular construction methodologies)
  • Methodology for undertaking the consultancy
  • Timeframe for completing the required tasks
  • CVs may be attached – each CV 2 page maximum

Submission Date:

Requests for Proposal submissions are required to be sent to [email protected] by 11am AEST,  Monday 11 January 2021.