Request for Expressions of Interest

13.01 2011

 

Republic of Macedonia

 

Agency for Real Estate Cadastre

Real Estate Cadastre and Registration Project

 

Loan number: 7928 - MK

 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR THE ASSIGNMENT:

 

SELECTION OF CONSULTING COMPANY FOR DEVELOPING OF

AREC DATA MODEL AND STANDARDS FOR NSDI

MK-RECRP-7928MK-CS-11-C3-2

 

1.       This Request for Expressions of Interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in UN Development Business no. 650 of 16 March , 2005.

The Republic of Macedonia has received a loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development toward the cost of Real Estate Cadastre and Registration Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds to make payments under the following consulting services: Selection of Consulting Company for Developing of AREC Data Model and Standards for NSDI.

 

 

2.       The Agency For Real Estate Cadastre now invites eligible Consultant Companies to indicate their interest in providing the above mentioned services. Interested Consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (company portfolio, CV’s of proposed personnel, references and information about successfully completed similar assignments, etc.).

The Consultant Company should be hired for the duration of eight staff-months, within the period of six months.

 

3.       The main objectives of this assignment is to select a Consultant Company that shall be engaged in order to enable wider data sharing both within and outside the Macedonian SDI by encouraging the use of interoperable standards:

  • Define the AREC Framework Data Standard;
  • Define the AREC Data Model for the publication of spatial data;
  • Prove the AREC Data Model concept using a data migration pilot and transform to INSPIRE data specifications;
  • Build internal capacity to maintain the AREC Framework Data Standard and AREC Data Model;
  • Define the ToR for the Implementation of WebGIS;

 

4.       Minimum Required Experiences and Qualification of the Consultant Company:

 

The successful Consultant Company should possess the following qualifications:

  • The Consultant should have at least 5 years experience in developing IT solutions for the geospatial sector.
  • Reference to one previous data modeling project in last three years.
  • Example implementations of data models based on ISO 19000 series.
  • Familiarity with INSPIRE Directive and Data Specifications.
  • Engagement in collaborative standards development process.
  • Previous experience in Macedonia and the region.
  • Knowledge and skills transfer.
  • The Consultant must indicate the resources and availability to complete the work within the required timescales.

 

 

 

Minimum required qualification and experience of the successful (selected) Key Staff:

 

 

1.      GIS Data Analyst

  • Relevant University degree in geo-information, geodesy, IT or other  fields similar to the project;
  • Expert knowledge in geodetic reference networks, coordinate reference systems, geospatial data management, cadastral and topographic mapping applications, with minimum three years proven work experience in this field;
  • Working knowledge of MicroStation and ArcInfo GIS applications
  • Proven experience of migrating cartographic source data into spatial databases (to indicate the migrations performed and institutions were those migrations were implemented);
  •  Experience in the region in the filed of GIS data analysis;
  • Language proficiency in English.

 

 

2.      Expert in INSPIRE Data Specifications

  • University degree in fields relevant to the project;
  • Minimum two years proven work experience in data specification development and testing;
  • Expert knowledge of INSPIRE Data Specifications;
  • Participation in an INSPIRE Thematic Working Group, or INSPIRE Data Specification testing, or collaborative data specification initiative would be an advantage;
  • Proven knowledge of schema transformation;
  • Experience in the region in the filed of INSPIRE Data Specifications;
  • Language proficiency in English.

 

3.      Expert in Geospatial Data Standards and WebGIS (TEAM LEADER)

  • Relevant University degree in geo-information, geodesy, IT or other  fields similar to the project;
  • Expert knowledge of Geospatial Standards in particular the ISO 19000 series; with minimum two years proven work experience in this field;
  • Proven practical experience of developing national data standards (to indicate the developed national data standards and institutions were those standards were implemented);
  • Expert knowledge of the INSPIRE Modeling Framework;
  • Prior knowledge of web based GIS applications and experience of working closely with customers to understand their needs.
  • Ability to scope projects and define Terms of Reference for the work;
  • Experience in the region in the filed of developing national data standards;
  • Language proficiency in English.

 

 

4.      Geospatial Data Modeler

  • University degree in fields relevant to the project;
  • Solid background in geospatial data modeling with good UML data modeling skills, with minimum two years proven work experience in this field;
  • Strong domain knowledge of cadastral and topographical mapping applications;
  • Prior experience of developing INSPIRE compliant data models shall be considered as advantage (to indicate the developed data models and institutions were those models were implemented);
  • Ability to work closely with clients and understand data requirements at a conceptual and logical level;
  • Experience in the region in the filed of developing data models;
  • Language proficiency in English.

 

 

5.      Data Migration Pilot Implementer and Data Modeling Trainer

  • University degree in fields relevant to the project;
  • Minimum two years of practical experience of migrating GIS data to spatial databases (to indicate the migrations performed and institutions were those migrations were realized);
  • Proven track record of developing demonstration applications using standards based tools (to indicate the developed applications using standards based tools and institutions were those applications were implemented);
  • Ability to present data modeling concepts in a clear and concise way and work closely with clients to transfer expert knowledge;
  • Presentation and communication skills;
  • Experience in the region in the filed of migrating GIS data to spatial databases;
  • Language proficiency in English.

 

5.      A Consultant Company will be selected in accordance with the procurement procedures for selection under “Quality and Cost Based Selection - QCBS” set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers published by the World Bank in May 2004, revised October 2006.

 

 

Interested eligible consultant firms may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 08:30 – 16:30 CET, Monday to Friday.

 

 

6.       Interested Consultant Companies are invited to submit their portfolios and key staff CV’s in English language electronically (as word documents, in pdf or similar formats) or in hard copy, which should among all outline that they are qualified to carry out the services. 

 

Expressions of interest, supported by firm`s portfolios, key staff CV`s and all other relevant documents must be delivered to the address below by January 28, 2011.

 

 

 

Agency For Real Estate Cadastre

 

Project Management Unit

 

Ms. Tatjana Cenova Mitrevska

 

Trifun Hadzi Janev 10, 

1000 Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

 

Fax : +389 2 3175 987 ext. 103;

e-mail: t.cenova@katastar.gov.mk

 

 

Агенцијата за Катастар на Недвижности - Единица за Управување со Проектот Катастар на Недвижности и Регистрација, објавува Покана за Изразување на Интерес за консултантски услуги - консултантска фирма за развој на Модел за Податоци и Национална Инфраструктура за Просторни Податоци.

Заинтересираните Консултантски компании треба да достават портфолио на фирмата, CV-а на клучниот персонал и останати пропратни информации дека компанијата е способна да ја имплементира активноста, на англиски јазик, најдоцна до 28 Јануари, 2011, на погоре наведената адреса.