Considering the crucial role of the gas transmission function for Ukraine’s economy and gas consumers in both Ukraine and the EU, Naftogaz announces an open bidding for a qualified project management services with respect to the unbundling of gas transmission operations.
The advisor is expected to facilitate an effective unbundling of the gas transmission business from Naftogaz group according to the unbundling plan approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (Resolution #496 of 1 July 2016).
The advisor shall do the following:
- manage the project and coordinate efforts of employees, experts or other consultants involved;
- give applicable recommendations based on the advisor’s experience in unbundling projects for gas transmission business implemented in EU member states and promote informed and effective decisions in the unbundling process;
- prepare information and presentation materials;
- provide other support.
The expected value of services is up to USD 900 000.
The services shall be delivered by 31 December 2017.
Bidders must prove the availability of employees with relevant qualification, knowledge and experience as well as provide documents that confirm their participation in projects related to unbundling a gas transmission system operator from a vertically-integrated company with further certification of the TSO according to the Third Energy Package of the EU.
The KYC-questionnaire for bidders is prepared according to the compliance policy requirements, which are part of Naftogaz Anticorruption Program. Bidders shall disclose their ownership structure, ultimate beneficiary, association of their representatives with Naftogaz employees, sanctions applied by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, the US or the EU, politicians among the owners, and other important information. This will enable Naftogaz to analyze and mitigate compliance risks in advance.
Deadline for bidding proposals: 10:00 a.m., 3 May 2017.
For more information on the bidding conditions, please, visit Prozorro e-procurement web-site: https://prozorro.gov.ua/tender/UA-2017-03-31-002058-b.
Please feel free to contact us for more information on the bidding and for application forms in Word and Excel formats by phone: (044) 586-37-68 or email: [email protected].
Corporate Communications Department
NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine