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The Ethiopian Roads Authority Invites Suitably Qualified Consulting Firms To Submit a Sealed Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services for the Establishment of Road Academy.



The Consultancy Services for Establishment of Road

Academy (International Competitive Bidding)

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia represented by the Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) has allocated funds towards a Consultancy Services for Establishment of Road Academy.

The Ethiopian Roads Authority intends to transform its current Training Centre to a Unique Professional and Semi-Professional Development Facility which is beamed to advance the Engineering and Management profession through innovative, customer cantered and high-quality training programs/ courses focusing on tailor-made training programs, relevant to the workforce and the Authority, and delivering professional services that address the needs of the Road Sector in general and ERA in Particular. The intended Road Academy is to be realized in the following three Phases:

  1. Phase 1: Feasibility Study for the Academy based on the Analytical Assessment in order to Develop Institutional Framework, Prepare the Required Training with the expected training materials and methodologies, strategic plan, and concept architectural design.
  2.  Phase II: Preparation of Detailed Engineering Design for the Academy based on the Conceptual Design and Recommendation of Phase I Services.
  3. Phase III: Developing Training Modules and Curriculum for the Trainings Proposed under Phase I Service.

This Notice for Expression of Interest is for the Consultancy Services to Deliver the First Phase (Phase I) of the Establishment of this Road Academy above.

The envisaged Consultancy Services will be conducted over a period of Seven Months. Furthermore, the service includes the deployment of several key staffs of different disciplines.

The Ethiopian Roads Authority now invites suitably qualified consulting firms to submit sealed expression of interest for the above-mentioned Consultancy Service.

Expressions of interest will be evaluated in accordance with the Public Procurement and Property Administration Proclamation of the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

Participation is open to all eligible consulting firms.

Consultants may constitute joint-ventures to enhance their qualifications and should clearly indicate the intention to apply in a Joint Venture, Sub-Consultancy or other defined type of association.

The expression of interest submission shall comply with the following requirements:

I. No.


Allotted Points


General Experience in Training Programs/Institutional 10% Capacity Building



Specific Experience of Establishment of Academy (Road Academy) in

  • Implementing Technical and Socio-Economic Feasibilities of Training Academies
  • Carrying Out Need Assessments and Gap Analysis,
  • Analytical Assessment to Develop Institutional Framework
  • Preparation of Strategic Plan and Concept
  • Architectural Design; and Detailed Engineering
  • Design of a Training Academy
  • Human Resource Policy and Strategy Development
  • Preparation of Trainings Materials and Delivery Trainings
  • Developing Training Modules and Curriculum for the Training
  •  Other related experience.



Knowledge in the Region



Permanent Personnel Related to the Services



Annual Consultancy Services Turnover



Company Establishment (Technical and Managerial Organization of the Firm, Brochures, Office Facilities and Equipment, Vehicles, Software, and Core Business and Year in the Business)



Eligibility Documents: Business Organization Registration Certificate or Trade License issued by the Country of Establishment.



Performance Record of Firms on On-Going or Completed Projects Contracted with ERA



The required information in the expression of interest submission forms shall be completed. The forms can be obtained from Engineering Procurement Directorate, Ethiopian Roads Authority, Ras Abebe Aregay Street, 1″ Floor, New Building, P.O. Box 1770, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Tel. No. (251-11) 51504-19, Fax No. (251 11) 554-44-34 from 8:30 to 12:30 in the morning and 2:30 to 5:30 in the afternoon from Monday to Thursday and from 8:30 to 11:30 in the morning and 2:30 to 5:30 in the afternoon on Fridays, except public holydays;

 or from ERA web site site free of charge.

Expressions of Interest must be delivered in three (3) hard copies or electronically to the address below on or before June 24, 2020 at 4:30 P.M.



  •  Applicants that would like to participate in association shall indicate the form of association specifically as Sub-Consultancy or Joint Venture.
  • Performance record of firms will be assessed and considered for the short listing on the projects.


Mr. Zekarias G/Giorgis

Engineering Procurement Directorate, Director

ERA, 1st Floor, New Building

P.O. Box 1770

Ras Abebe Aregay Street

Tel.: +251 11 515 04 19

Fax: +251 11 554 4434


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ethiopian Roads Authority