PROJECTS

We present to your attention some of the projects successfully implemented by BIM Consulting Ltd., grouped under several headings based on the nature and the specifics of the implemented activities:

Project Management:

• Implementation of a project and development of tender documentation for conducting procedures for the selection of contractors for activities under the project "Integrated Urban Public Transport in Burgas" Contract №BG161PO001/1.5-01/2010/001, Contract 398/26.11.2010 financed under OP Regional Development 2007-2013 – Burgas Municipality – Project value: 132 153 383 BGN;

• Technical assistance for the management of the project "Reconstruction and Modernization of a Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Pomorie and reconstruction and rehabilitation of the water supply and sewerage network of the municipality of Pomorie", financed under OP Environment 2007-2013 – Pomorie Municipality- Project value: 96 686 234 BGN;

• External technical assistance for project management of "Rehabilitation of the Water Supply and Sewerage Network of the town of Bansko with the construction of WWTP" financed by OP Environment 2007-2013 – Bansko Municipality - Project value: 89 482 119 BGN;

• Assisting the management of project proposals of the Municipality of Varna financed under the Regions for Growth OP 2014-2020, included in the Municipal Investment Programme, within the framework of the planned guaranteed budget – now under implementation with the contracting authority being Varna Municipality - Value of the projects included in the Investment Programme: 85 623 445 BGN;

• Management of project proposals of the Municipality of Plovdiv financed by the Regions in Growth Operational Programme 2014-2020, included in the Municipal Investment Programme within the framework of the planned guaranteed budget – now under implementation – Plovdiv Municipality- Value of the projects included in Investment Programme: 80 185 732.87 BGN;

• External consultant on the management of the project "Construction, Reconstruction and Modernization of the Sewerage network, WWTP and the Water Supply Network in the town of Svilengrad" under Contract DIR-51011116-C053, financed under Environment OP 2007-2013 - Svilengrad Municipality - Project value: 48 308 585 BGN;

• Selection of a technical consultant for the implementation of the activities under the project "Modernization and Development of Sustainable Urban Transport in the city of Plovdiv", financed under Regional Development OP 2007-2013 - Plovdiv Municipality - Project value: 41 772 406 BGN;

• Technical Assistance to Support the PIU in the Management and Implementation of the project "Integrated Water Management on the Territory of the town of Byala, Ruse Region - Stage I", financed under Environment Operational Programme 2007-2013 – Byala Municipality - Project Value: 41 410 156 BGN;

• Technical Assistance for the management of the project "Integrated Water Project for the city of Stara Zagora", financed under Environment OP 2007-2103, according to Grant Agreement DIR - 51011116 - C017 - Stara Zagora Municipality - Project value: 40 399 581.97 BGN;

• Providing expertise and technical services to the Project Management Unit (PMU) for the project "Building a Regional Waste Management System in the Burgas Region", financed under Environment OP 2007-2013 - Burgas Municipality - Project Value: 39 578 848 BGN;

• External technical assistance for the implementation and management of "Integrated Project for Improvement of the Water Sector of the town of Hissarya: Construction of Residential and Rainwater Sewerage in the Neighbourhoods of Momina banya, Verigovo and Miromir in the town of Hissarya" and "Reconstruction and Replacement of the Water Supply Network of the Neighbourhoods of Momina banya, Verigovo and Miromir in the town of Hissarya" financed under Environment OP 2007-2013 - Hissarya Municipality – Project value: 33 326 008,62 BGN;

• Providing support and assistance in connection with the organization and management of an investment project "Implementation of the Second Stage of an Integrated Project for the Water Cycle of the town of Troyan", implemented with the financial support of Environment OP 2007-2013 - Troyan Municipality - Project value: 31 365 554,46 BGN;

• Selection of technical assistance consultant to the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) of "Integrated Project for Improvement and Development of the Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure of the districts of Banevo, Vetren and Mineralni Bani, in the city of Burgas", financed under the Environment OP 2007-2013, under Grant Agreement No. DIR 51011116-C 015. - Burgas Municipality - Project value: 29 763 872 BGN;

• Consultancy services for external technical assistance for the management of a project "Improvement of the Ecological Status of Byala Municipality through Construction and Reconstruction of the Engineering Water and Sewerage Infrastructure of the town of Byala, Chaika recreation area and Glico locality" financed under Environment OP 2007-2013 under Grant Agreement No. DIR-51011116-C018 - Byala Municipality - Project value: 11 912 675 BGN;

• External technical assistance to support the PMU regarding "Completion of a Sewerage Network and Partial Reconstruction of the Water Supply Network in the town of Sredets", financed under the Environment OP 2007-2013 – Sredets Municipality - Project value: 9 918 716 BGN;

• Management of the RDPs totalling 60 520 702 BGN as the management costs equal 774 550 BGN

Management of Programmes:

• Management and implementation of a small grant scheme within Result 4 "Specific Challenges for the Health of the Roma Population" of Programme BG07 "Public Health Initiatives Funded by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014", with Programme Operator being the Ministry of Healthcare. Programme cost: 1 500 000 BGN.

State Aid:

• Providing consultancy services to the Managing Authority of the Good Governance Operational Programme in relation to the application of the State aid rules in the implementation of the Programme - Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria;

• Providing specialized expertise in relation to ensuring the compliance of Operational Programme Regional Development 2007-2013 and Operational Programme Regions in Growth 2014-2020 with the applicable State aid regime - Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works;

• Research and development of schemes and/or conditions in accordance with the state aid regime in the field of culture and sports for the needs of the Municipality of Ruse - Ruse Municipality;

• Analysis of the organizational structure for the implementation of the requirements and conditions of the applicable State aid schemes in Sofia Tech Park.

Administrative Capacity:

• Evaluation of the administrative capacity of major bodies working on the Structural Funds financed under Priority Axis 1 (PA1) of the Operational Programme Technical Assistance (OPTA) - Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria, as follows:

  • Central Coordinating Unit (CCU);
  • Certifying Authority (CA);
  • Audit Authority (AA);
  • -Protection of the Financial Interests of the European Union Directorate, Ministry of Interior;
  • PPA (Public Procurement Agency);
  • State Aid (State Aid and Real Sector Directorate, Ministry of Finance).

    • Optimizing the functions, processes and organizational structure of the Managing Authority of the Operational Programme Regional Development 2007 - 2013 via conducting a functional analysis - Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works;

    • Development of the Procedural Handbook for Project Management, funded by the Operational Programme Regions in Growth 2014-2020 BG16RFOP001-8.005 Budget Line for Specific Beneficiaries under Priority Axis 3 – Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Culture - Ministry of Youth and Sports;

    • Strengthening the Capacity and Improving the Operational Capacity of the Managing Authority of Operational Programme Technical Assistance in connection with project №0037-MA-1.4 "Assistance to the MA of Technical Assistance OP in the process of the Programme Implementation and Monitoring" - Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria;

    • Civil Society and partnering government institutions for enhancing transparency through the development and implementation of a conflict of interest prevention policy", beneficiary Republic of Croatia, identification number 2008-0101-040105/Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) - Transparency International Croatia;

    • Implementation of activities under the project "Improving the work of the municipal administration in Pomorie through optimization of the structure and increasing efficiency and effectiveness" – Pomorie Municipality;

    • Preparation of a functional analysis of the municipality of Samokov, development of a manual for improving the administrative structure, development of a mechanism for monitoring the functioning of the structure, development of a municipal programme for training and retraining, organizing and conducting events – Samokov Municipality;

    • Analysis and evaluation of the implementation of the Municipal Development Plan of the Municipality of Veliki Preslav for the period 2007-2013, Action 3 under the Grant Agreement with Regulation No. 13-13-160/08.11.2012 concluded between the Managing Authority of OPAC and Veliki Preslav Municipality;

    • Performing a functional analysis of the Municipality of Malko Tarnovo under the project "Modern and Effective Administration of the Municipality of Malko Tarnovo", Grant Agreement No. 13-11-11/16.09.2013, funded under OPAC - Malko Tarnovo Municipality.

    Evaluation of Strategic Documents and Programmes:

    • Ex-ante assessment and preparation of a strategy for effective implementation of financial instruments under Operational Programme Environment 2014-2020 - Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Environment and Waters;

    • Ex-post evaluation of the implementation, results and impact of the Operational Programme Development of the Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy 2007-2013 - Ministry of Economy;

    • Ex-ante assessment of the Operational Programme Good Governance for the programming period 2014-2020 - Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria;

    • Ex-post evaluation of the Rural Development Programme (2007 - 2013) – now under implementation - Ministry of Agriculture and Food;

    • Evaluation of the NSRF 2007-2013 for Bulgaria and Partnership Agreement 2014-2020 for Bulgaria on policies related to and leading to entrepreneurship, competitiveness, innovation and smart specialization and analysis of the priorities and objectives of the cross-border cooperation programmes regarding Smart Specialization and outlining proposals for cooperation between the regions of Bulgaria and Greece under the project "Smart Specialization", funded by the European Territorial Cooperation Program Greece-Bulgaria 2007-2013, Grant Agreement No. V3.32.02/31.12.2013- RMA Maritza.

    Preparation of Strategic Documents:

    • Preparation of a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan of Sofia Municipality - in execution with contracting authority Sofia Municipality;

    • Preparation of a strategy for improvement of the TEN-T network by improving the capacity of intermodal nodes in the cross-border region Romania-Bulgaria within the framework of the project "Investigation of opportunities for reducing the use of TEN-T network in the Romania-Bulgaria cross-border region through optimization of freight and passenger transport and development of a Joint Mechanism for support of the intermodal connections", Registration Number 15.1.1.010, Contracting Authority - Association of Danube River Municipalities;

    • "Разработване на план за устойчива градска мобилност на Бургас 2013-2020“ по проект "Attractive urban public transport accessible cities - ATTAC" финансиран от "Southeast Europe 2007-2013" - Община Бургас;

    • Consulting services for drawing up of an Integrated Urban Development Plan of the town of Pomorie - Pomorie Municipality.

    • Elaboration of a development strategy within the project "Development and promotion of a joint cultural heritage tourist product: Route "Roman frontier on the territory of the Romania-Bulgaria cross-border region", with registration number 15.2.1.067 "- under implementation, Contracting Authority - Association of Danube River Municipalities;

    • Development and Evaluation of an Integrated Plan for Urban Reconstruction and Development (IPURD) of the town of Haskovo - Haskovo Municipality;

    • Development of an Integrated Plan for Urban Reconstruction and Development (IPURD) of the town of Sevlievo – Sevlievo Municipality;

    • Development of an Integrated Plan for Urban Reconstruction and Development of the town of Troyan with a time horizon till 2020 – Troyan Municipality.

    Preparation of Application Guidelines and Evaluation Methodology:

    • Consulting support to the MA of the Operational Programme Good Governance on the preparation and conducting of the grant award procedure through selection of project proposals for NGOs and SEPs under Specific Objective 3 "Increasing citizen participation in the process of policy formulation and control" of Priority Axis 2 "Effective and professional governance in partnership with civil society and the business" with Contracting Authority the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria - implementation contract soon to be signed. Contracting Authority - Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria.

    Evaluation of Project Proposals:

    • Providing expertise to the Managing Authority in the process of evaluation and selection of project proposals related to grant procedures under the Operational Programme Innovation and Competitiveness 2014-2020, by providing external evaluators. Contracting Authority - Ministry of Economy.

    Preparation of Project Proposals:

    • Technical Assistance to support the Cross-Border Cooperation Programme between Bulgaria and Greece 2007-2013. Project: BG 2006/018-387.04.01.01 - Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works;

    • Providing consultancy services for the preparation of project proposals of BSMEPA, which will be funded under OP Innovation and Competitiveness 2014-2020 (OPIC) and Interreg-V-B Balkans-Mediterranean Transnational Cooperation Programme 2014- 2020 and Providing consultancy services for the preparation of project proposals of BSMEPA that will be funded under OP Innovation and Competitiveness 2014-2020 (OPIC) and Interreg-V-B Balkans-Mediterranean Transnational Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 - BSMEPA (Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency);

    • Providing of consultancy services for the preparation and lawful implementation of the project "Construction, restoration and renovation of public spaces in the central city district of Sofia - Sofia Municipality;

    • Preparation of 2 project proposals for application under OP Science and Education for Smart Growth, Priority Axis 3 "Educational Environment for Active Social Inclusion" - Varna Municipality;

    • Preparation of project proposals for implementation of the Investment Programme of Varna Municipality under the grant procedure BG165RFOP001-1.002 Implementation of Integrated Urban Reconstruction and Development Plans 2014-2020 – OP Regions in Growth 2014-2020 - Varna Municipality;

    • Providing consultancy services concerning the preparation of the Integrated Urban Reconstruction and Development Plan of the town of Kozloduy (IURDP) and preparation of an environmental assessment and assessment of the compatibility of the IURDP with the current national legislation - Kozloduy Municipality;

    • Preparation of a project proposal and preparation of accompanying documents for the Bulgarian partner(s) in accordance with the Guidelines for Application under the Second Call for Proposals under the INTERREG V-A Greece-Bulgaria Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 - Petrich Municipality.

    Public Procurement:

    • Implementation of a project and preparation of tender documentation for conducting procedures for the selection of contractors of activities under the project "Integrated Urban Public Transport of Burgas" Contract №BG161PO001/1.5-01/2010/001, Contract 398/ 26.11.2010 financed under Regional Development OP 2007-2013 – Burgas Municipality - funds paid for the project: 103 411 792 BGN;

    • Preparation of the following tender documentation: Tender documentation for the selection of a public procurement contractor with the subject: "Construction of 7 (seven) family-type accommodation centres on the territory of Stara Zagora"; Tender documentation for the selection of a public procurement contractor with subject: "Supply and installation of equipment in 7 (seven) family-type accommodation centres on the territory of the city of Stara Zagora"; Tender documentation for the selection of a public procurement contractor with the subject "Construction supervision over the construction of 7 (seven) family-type accommodation centres on the territory of Stara Zagora"; Tender documentation for the selection of a public procurement contractor with subject: "Exercise of author's supervision on the construction of 7 (seven) family-type accommodation centres on the territory of the town of Stara Zagora"; Tender documentation for selection of a public procurement contractor with subject: "Publicity and project visualization "Deinstitutionalization of Children at Risk by Establishment of Family-Type Centres in Stara Zagora Municipality"; Tender documentation for the selection of a public procurement contractor: Audit of the project "Deinstitutionalization of children at risk through construction of family-type accommodation centres in Stara Zagora Municipality"- Stara Zagora Municipality;

    • Preparation of tender documentation, assignments and contracts for public procurement and participation in evaluation committees under the project "Conservation, Restoration, Exhibition and Socialization of the Ancient Settlement and Late Antiquity Fortress at Cape St. Atanas and their transformation into a leading tourist attraction on the territory of the Municipality of Byala, Varna District, in relation to the implementation of a contract of Municipality of Byala: BG161PO001/3.1-03/2010/007, financed under OP Regional Development 2007-2013, scheme for grant agreement BG161PO001/3.1-03/2010 "Support for the Development of Natural, Cultural and Historical Landmarks" – Byala Municipality.

    Analyses:

    • Preparation of the revenue-cost analysis in connection with the project proposal "Modernization and reconstruction of the Karantinata fishing port", Asparuhovo district, Varna Municipality - Varna Municipality;

    • Analysis of economic costs and lost profits for Sofia Municipality by appeal of acts related to the carrying out of investment intentions - Sofia Municipality;

    • Development of financial analyses with sensitivity analysis, risk assessment and economic analysis, in connection with the delivery and installation of a traffic management system - Sofia, in order to apply for funding from the European Investment Bank - Sofia Municipality;

    • Preparation of financial analysis with sensitivity and risk analysis and economic analysis of applying for funding from the European Investment Bank of projects under the Programme for Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of Transport Infrastructure of Sofia Municipality for 2013-2016 - Sofia Municipality;

    • Preparation of an analysis of the feasibility of the private investor principle and Business plan of the municipal company Trolleybus Transport Ltd. in Pleven - Pleven Municipality;

    • Preparation of financial analysis for the completion of the project "Construction of Radiotherapy Complex at the Specialized Hospital for Active Treatment in Oncology based in Haskovo" - Haskovo Municipality.

    Specialized Trainings:

    • Conducting of training of the National Association of Municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria - NAMRB, in connection with the application of State aid rules - NAMRB;

    • Conducting of training of the teams of the Intermediate Bodies and Investment Programmes under the project "Budget line for the Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo - Beneficiary under OPRG Priority Axis 2014-2020". Training conducted in relation to the applicable state aid schemes with Contracting Authority Veliko Tarnovo Municipality;

    • Providing logistic services and conducting trainings for improving the qualification and professional competence of the employees in the municipal administration - Montana Municipality.
     

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