As part of the Africa Centre of Excellence Impact Project (ACEIII), the World Bank and the Government of Ghana (GoG) is supporting a five-year capacity building program at the University of Cape Coast to promote coastal resilience within the West and Central African sub-regions. The objective of the Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR) Project is to support the development of technical and scientific capacity of young African professionals to develop integrated solutions to address coastal degradation in the countries of intervention through short to long-term professional and academic training programmes. It will deliver high quality postgraduate courses, international caliber research focused on addressing coastal developmental challenges. In this context, University of Cape Coast is leading the World Bank (ACE III) Impact project on Capacity Building sub-component. This will be achieved through partnerships and collaboration with academia, research institutions and industry, locally and internationally.

As part of activities aimed at achieving the broader objectives, the University of Cape Coast intends to apply part of the World Bank Funds under the contract to carry out the following consultancy services:

IFT No.: CR/UCC/CS/0001/2020 (UCC/ACE/07/2020)


Engagement of Consultant for Design, Architectural and Structural Drawings, Engineering Services and Supervision of Construction of ACECoR Building.

Scope of Assignment

The scope of services includes but not limited to the following:

  • Develop detailed design, working drawings and production information
  • Prepare specifications and provide information to the Quantity Surveyor for the preparation of a detailed cost plan
  • Assist in the production of contract documents and the administration of the project contract
  • Administer the post-contract/construction phase of the project, testing, commissioning and eventual hand-over of the building.

The University of Cape Coast now invites eligible consultants, having relevant professional backgrounds with proven track records, to express their interest in providing the above services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services. Information provided by consultants must include brochures, description of similar assignments undertaken by the consultant and clients for whom those assignments were provided, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc. that will enable the University to shortlist suitable consultants.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663), as amended, of the Republic of Ghana and shall meet the following criteria:

  1. Certificate of Registration of Firm
  2. Valid Tax Clearance Certificate
  3. VAT Certificate
  4. Valid SSNIT Clearance Certificate
  5. Evidence of registration with Public Procurement Authority
  6. Relevant Experience of Firm
  7. Availability and Experience of relevant key staff

Shortlisted consultants shall be invited to submit technical and financial proposals for consideration.

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below from Wednesday July 8, 2020 between 8:00am and 4:30pm. Expressions of interest, comprising one original and four copies, sealed in an envelope clearly marked with the IFT No. and Name of Consultancy service, must be delivered to the address below on or before 4:00pm, Monday, 27th July, 2020. Expression of interest received after the deadline for submission shall be rejected.

Procurement Office

Central Administration Block- Old Site

University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana

Telephone: 233-3321-32480 ext 280, 153