Zimra to construct new offices in Masvingo


Sindiso Mhlophe

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is inviting interested bidders for the provision of architectural consultancy services for the construction of new offices in Masvingo, the Daily News reports.

According to the latest Government Gazette, in a bid to address office accommodation challenges within the authority, Zimra intended to construct a regional office block in Masvingo to provide office accommodation.

“Zimra has a piece of land in the city of Masvingo for the proposed development.
“The authority now invites registered architectural firms with a proven record of accomplishment, qualification and experience to submit their expressions of interest in designing and supervision of construction works,” read the gazette.

The scope of the work includes the preparation of a master plan, preparation of final designs in line with user requirements, preparation of working drawings, preparation of tender documents for the engagement of quantity surveyors and engineers, certification of measured works, attending site meetings, preparation of project progress reports among other things.

“Interested consulting firms should provide information demonstrating that they have the required experience, competences, skills, and qualifications relevant for performance of the services whether as individual firms, joint ventures or as consortia.

“The consultants shall submit company profiles, company registration documents, curriculum vitae of key personnel and professional staff, brochures, description of similar assignments, experience under similar environment or conditions.

“The consulting firm must demonstrate that they have fully established business offices. Prospective consulting firms may constitute joint-ventures where necessary to enhance their capacity to undertake the assignment,” reads the gazette.

The gazette further indicated that interested consulting firms shall be required to pay an administration fee of an equivalent of $1 750 for Zimbabwean firms or equivalent of $3 500 in United States dollars for foreign firms and should submit their documents on September 22 by 10 am.

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