Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate
Invitation for Bids:
Procurement of Sundry Office and Computer Consumable Items for 2015
Pension Transitional Arrangement Department (PTAD) was recently established in compliance with the provisions of Pension Reform Act (PRA) 2014 which stipulates the establishment of an independent pension department for the public service of the federation to oversee the management of pensions under the Defined Benefit Scheme for “pensioners not transiting to the defined contributory scheme”
The Act provided for PTAD to consolidate the following pension departments;
- The Civil Service Pension Department
- The Police Pension Department
- The Customs, Immigration and Prisons Pension Department
- The Pension Departments/Board of Trustees of all federally funded Parastatals
In line with PRA 2014, the PTAD is mandated to make its pensions budgetary estimates, receive budgetary allocations directly from the Federal Government and make direct payments to its pensioners as and when due.
The Directorate, in order to effectively run its Head Office and state pension offices across the nation in the current year, require a range of office/computer consumables and tools, on the basis of which it now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of the required office/computer consumables and tools comprising of the following lots;
|1.||Lot 1||Office Stationery and Consumables|
|2.||Lot 2||Computer & Related Equipment’s Consumables|
|3||Lot 3||Sundry Spares & Tools for Computer and Related Equipment|
Bidders may bid for one or more lots-and discounts will be considered in bid evaluation. Evaluation of bids and award of contracts shall be on lot – by – lot basis. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedure specified by Public Procurement Act (PPA) 2007 and relevant guidelines issued by Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the address below; Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, No 22, Katsina Ala Crescent, Off Yedseram Street,
towards the purchase of bidding documents from 09:00 a.m. to 04 00 p.m. local time. Mondays to Fridays, excluding Public Holidays.
A complete set of bidding documents in English Language may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address indicated above and payment of a non-refundable fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira (NGN 15,000.00) into the relevant Government Treasury Account at a designated bank and collection of official receipt from the Government Sub-Treasury. Bids must be delivered in respect of each lot(s) as the case may be to the address indicated above on or before 12:00 noon on Monday 6th July, 2015. All bid(s) must be accompanied by a Bid Security of at least 2.5% of the bid price for each of the lot(s) bidded for. It is mandatory to also include a CD-ROM version of the bid submission. Please note that late bids will be rejected and any bid sent by email and/or fax will not be entertained. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at 12:00 noon on Monday 6thJuly, 2015 at the above address.
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)
Plot 1099, First Avenue, Off Shehu Shagari Way,
CBD, P.M.B 136, Garki – Abuja
Tel: 09-4621400, 09-4621410, 09-4621409
Expression of Interest (EOI) for Procurement of Microsoft Office 365 Implementation Consultant
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC or the Commission) currently manages an on-premise Microsoft Windows Server 2003 network environment with Exchange Server 2003 as a messaging solution. The Commission plans to migrate a part of this network infrastructure to the Microsoft Office 365 cloud environment. The objective of this project is to drive the efficiency, effectiveness and resilience of the Commission’s business operations and information technology infrastructure. It is expected that a migration program will be developed and executed by the vendor and in addition, the vendor will provide post-migration support for a period of 24 weeks.
Background/Current State of Affairs
The Commission presently manages an on-premise Microsoft Windows 2003 Server network with Active Directory services for identity and network access management and Microsoft Exchange 2003 as its messaging platform for its staff spread across the country. The Commission would like to migrate to: (1) An On-premise Microsoft Windows Server 2012 network with Active directory services for authentication and authorization and (2) Microsoft Office 365 cloud service for messaging, collaboration and communication services. Accordingly, NERC would like to acquire vendor services for the development, implementation and support of the migration program. Furthermore, the Commission hereby requests short-listed vendors to provide comprehensive implementation and migration plans for achieving these objectives.
Interested reputable firms, in addition to being Microsoft Certified Cloud Deployment Partners, are required to demonstrate proficiency and experience in the implementation of the following;
(a) Microsoft Networks Implementation (b) Microsoft SharePoint Implementation (c) Microsoft Lync Implementation (d) Microsoft Exchange Implementation (e) Cloud migrations (f) Change Management (g) Project Management (h) Client support and training.
The vendor should be an authorized Microsoft Certified Cloud Deployment Partner that will facilitate the purchasing, requesting and applying for all the appropriate licenses and certificates required for the project. The vendor is to become partner of record for NERC that will assist the Commission with managing licenses and certificates for an initial period of 24 weeks and shall explain the process of facilitating this task.
Eligibility to Participate
(a) Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). (b) Three (3) years (2012 – 2014) Current Tax Clearance Certificate (c) VAT Registration Certificate including TIN No. (d) Evidence of Pension Compliance Certificate (e) Evidence of compliance with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act, 2011 (f) Availability of the appropriate Key personnel for the assignment with their CV’s (g) Verifiable documentary evidences (Award letters, Contract Agreements etc) of implementation of Office 365 cloud services within the last three years. (h) Comprehensive company profile reflecting executive capacity with address, mobile phone and e-mail contacts. (i) Duly signed Curriculum vitae of professional staff proposed for the project, academic and professional certification, proof of registration of key personnel with relevant professional bodies (j) Duly signed Audited Accounts by Chartered Accounting for the preceding 3 years (2012-2014).
Submission of EOI
Detailed Terms of Reference for the exercise shall be made available upon being shortlisted. Expression of interest must be submitted in three (3) hard copies with one (1) original on or before 12.00 noon, Wednesday 17th June, 2015 with the inscription on the Top left side of the envelopes: “Expression of Interest for Microsoft Office 365 Implementation Consultant for NERC”. EOI must be dropped into the tenders’ box located in the Commission’s Secretariat at room 203, 2nd Floor, Adamawa Plaza. Alternatively, further information can be obtained at the Procurement Unit Room 112, First floor, Adamawa Plaza, Plot 1099, CBD, Abuja from9.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.
The Commission is not bound to short-list any firm and reserves the right to annul the bidding process at any time without incurring any cost or assigning any reason thereof.
Global Expertise Local Solutions Sustainable Democracy
Solicitation for Radio Broadcasting
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) – Washington DC, invites your firm to participate in this competitive solicitation for pricing, delivery and terms of potential sale on the following services for IFES’ office in Nigeria.
IFES is an independent, non-governmental organization (NGO) with headquarters registered in the United States. IFES promotes democratic stability by providing technical assistance to the electoral cycle worldwide to enhance citizen participation and strengthen civil societies, governance and transparency.
Description of Services
The selected service provider will provide the following services:
|Items to be supplied||Quantity||Description/ Specification of Goods|
|Broadcasting of Electoral Alternative Dispute Resolution publicity jingle||30 slots/Air time nationally||Radio broadcasting of 60 second Electoral Alternative Dispute Resolution publicity jingle nationally in Nigeria. The jingles must be aired during, peak time. The service provider’s bid must include the following:· States that will be covered by the broadcast· Names and locations of radio stations that will broadcast the jingles;
· A broadcast schedule indicating when the jingles will be broadcast (including day and time)
|Broadcasting of anti-violence jingle.||30 slots/Air time nationally||Radio broadcasting of 60 second anti-violence jingle nationally in Nigeria. The service provider’s technical proposal must include the following:· States that will be covered by the broadcast· Names and locations of radio stations that will broadcast the program
· A broadcast schedule indicating when the program will be broadcast (including day and time)
Service providers are encouraged to offer coverage in as many states as possible, or all, of Nigeria’s 36 states plus the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). While service providers are not required to include monitoring costs in their bids, it is strongly encouraged Service providers will monitor the broadcasting in three ways; (1) The selected service provider will make a sample recording of programs aired on a daily basis, which will be compiled weekly and sent to the IFES Nigeria office. (2) The selected service provider monitoring staff will record every time a broadcast spot is run; including time that the Electoral Alternative Dispute Resolution jingles and the anti-violence jingle were aired. These records will be compiled and given to IFES Nigeria on a weekly basis. (3) After completion, the selected service provider will obtain an official certificate of broadcast from the radio stations verifying the number of jingles that were aired. Costs associated with the monitoring of jingles and radio drama must be included as a separate cost item in the service provider’s quote. IFES reserves the right to change the number of time slot units before issuance of final contract.
IFE5 will evaluate bids based on the following criteria:
(i) Cost/Budget Competitiveness 40 Points (ii) Technical Responsiveness 30 Points (iii) Capacity/Experience 30 Points.
Schedule of Events
Release of RPQ May 22nd, 2015. Questions Due May 26th, 2015 at 5:00 local Nigeria Time. Answers from IFES May 27th, 2015
RFQ Closes – All Bids Due June 5th, 2015 at 5:00 local Nigeria Time
All offers must be sent to Mrs Salima Wiggins, at email@example.com and Mrs Jenny Xu, firstname.lastname@example.org or in a hardcopy sealed bid which must be on a company’s letterhead with company’s contact name and address. Preference will be given to bids submitted through email; however, sealed bids may be dropped off in person to IFES’ field office in Abuja. Email submission should have “RFQ/15/153″ and the service provider name in the subject line.
General Terms and Conditions
(1) Prices quoted must be valid for 90 days. (2) Unit prices are required and in the case of discrepancies between unit price and total price, the unit price will be taken as reference basis in the evaluation. (3) All procurement will be subject to IFES contractual obligations and contingent on the availability of donor funding. (4) IFES reserves the right to accept or reject any quotation or stop the procurement process at any time, without assigning any reason or liability, (5) IFES reserves the right to accept all or part of the quotation when awarding the purchase order. (6) All information provided by IFES in this RFQ is offered in good faith. Individual items are subject to change at any time. IFES makes no certification that any item is without error. IFES is not responsible or liable for any use of the information or for any claims asserted there from. (7) IFES reserves the right to require any bidder to enter into a non-disclosure agreement. (8) The RFQ does not obligate IFES to pay for any costs, of any kind whatsoever, which may be incurred by bidder or any third parties, in connection with the Response. All Responses and supporting documentation shall become the property of IFES, subject to claims of confidentiality in respect of the Response and supporting documentation
Form/Content of Response and Requirements
All quotations shall:
(1) Be in the English language. (2) Include a detailed bid for the above listed services. Costs associated with the monitoring of jingles and radio programs must be included as a separate cost item in the service provider’s quote. (3) Include a list of states that will be covered by the broadcast, the names and locations of radio stations that will broadcast the jingles and radio drama, and a broadcast schedule indicating when the jingles and radio programs will be broadcast (including day and time). (4) General information about the bidder history and experience & detailed description of past experience providing similar services to international NGOs. (5) Names, addresses and telephone numbers of three business references, and approval to contact listed references. (6) Contain detailed cost in local currency, with applicable Tax/Charges clearly identified, provided against each of the categories of services described in this request. (7) Include a contact name, email address, and telephone number to facilitate communication between IFES and the Bidder. (8) A brief outline of the company and services offered, including: a. Full legal name and address of the company or individual; b.Full legal name of company’s President and / or Chief Executive Officer (not applicable for individuals); c.Year business was started or established
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)
Plot 1099, First Avenue, Off Shehu Shagari Way,
CBD, P.M.B 136, Garki – Abuja
Tel: 09-4621400, 09-4621410, 09-4621409
Invitation for Pre-qualification for Supply and Installation of Office and IT Equipment
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) wishes to invite interested, competent and reputable suppliers to participate in the pre-qualification exercise intended to carry out for the under listed projects under its 2015 fiscal year.
LOT 1 Laptops, Phones and Modems. LOT 2 Photocopiers. LOT 3 Printers, UPS, and Batteries. LOT 4 Networking of Zonal Offices
Eligibility Criteria for the Pre-Qualification
Interested suppliers and service providers are hereby invited to submit the Pre- qualification documents in writing for relevant area of interest as stated under each lot above.
The submission shall include the following;
(a) Verifiable evidence (Award letters, Contract Agreements etc) of having carried out three (3) similar contracts of the same nature and scale during the past three (3) years (b) Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (c) Three (3) years (2011 -2014) Current Tax Clearance Certificate (d) VAT Registration Certificate including TIN No, (e) Duly signed Audited Accounts by chartered accounting firm for the preceding 3 years (2011-2014). (f) Evidence of Pension Compliance Certificate. (g) Evidence of compliance with Industrial Training fund (ITF) Act, 2011. (h) Detailed company profile as well as name and e-mail address of contact person.
Submission of Pre-Qualification Documents
Three (3) bound copies (one original and two copies) of the pre-qualification documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope, clearly marked on the top left hand side of the envelope “Pre-qualification for Lot (state the Lot no. and description of the project)”.
The Pre-qualification documents should be arranged in the order listed above and paginated before submission. Failure to comply with this requirement, the submission may be rejected.
The Pre-qualification documents must be submitted to the Secretariat Unit of the Commission located on 2ndfloor Room 203 not later than 12:00 noon on Thursday, June 18, 2015 and addressed to the following:
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission,
Adamawa Plaza, Plot 1099,
First Avenue, Central Business District, Abuja.
- Late submissions shall be rejected
- This advertisement is published for information purposes and should not be construed as a commitment or obligation on the part of the Commission to award a contract.
- The Commission will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by any interested party in connection with any response to an inquiry nor shall it entitle any party submitting documents to claim any indemnity from the Commission.
- The Commission is not bound to shortlist any bidder and reserves the right to annul the bidding process at any time without incurring any liabilities and assigning any reason thereof.
- An affidavit should be submitted with Pre-qualification documents affirming that all information and documents submitted are true and correct and that no officer of the Commission is a former or present director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder.
- Only the Pre-qualified contractors will be contacted in writing to tender for the relevant projects, which may attract appropriate tender fee.
All enquiries should be directed to Head (Procurement Unit), NERC, Room 112, 1st floor, Adamawa Plaza, Plot 1099, Off Shehu Shagari Way, CBD, Abuja.
Request for Quote (RFQ)
Family Health International (FHI360) with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services (SIDHAS) project is supporting the government of Nigeria (GON) to enhance sustained cross-sectional integration of HIV/AIDS services by building Nigerian capacity to deliver sustainable high quality, comprehensive, prevention, treatment, care and related services in various states within Nigeria. The Lagos State Office of FHI360 is inviting qualified firms which meet the under listed criteria to participate in the bid for the supply of Sundry Laboratory Consumables as instructed below:
(A) Eligibility Criteria
The Technical competence of bidders will be evaluated before the financial offers are considered. The minimum criteria that must be met by successful bidders are as follows;
(1) Evidence of registration with CAC and any other relevant regulatory body. (2) Current / Valid tax clearance certificate (3) Detailed Company Profile with registered address, functional e-mail, and telephone numbers. (4) Verifiable evidence of successful completion of similar or bigger supplies executed within the last one year for an amount equal to or above Five Million Naira. (5) Recommendation letter from bank stating ability to execute such supply. Current company’s audited statement of account for the last three years. (6) Affiliation with any international organization^) and/or original equipment manufacturer(s).
(B) Submission of Proposal
Interested qualified bidders are advised to send an e-mail to the e-mail address below to request for the list and specifications of the consumables: vendorinterestLagos@sidhas.org
CC: email@example.com latest by 5.00pm on Thursday, 28th May,
Bidders are also requested to submit technical and financial bids in separate envelopes. All Financial bids must be in Naira and signed by an authorized representative of the bidding company. Financial bids must include the following: Delivery Schedule, Payment terms, Validity period and Warranty of equipment (where applicable).
(1) FHI360 reserves the right to vary number of items at time of award or split the award as may be deemed necessary. (2) FHI3560 may request successful bidders to provide physical sample of items they are being considered for. (3) FHI360 is value added tax (VAT) exempted, but charges withholding tax (WHT) in compliance with the relevant Nigerian Laws. (4) All submitted quotes must be valid for at least 60 days. (5) This RFQ does not constitute a contract with any vendor whatsoever. (6) Questions and request for clarifications can also be directed to the above e-mail addresses and the following number: 08094200475.
Enquiries and clarification will not be entertained beyond 2.pm Monday, 1st June, 2015.
Only successful bidders will be contacted. All documents required for this RFQ must be received in sealed envelopes and clearly labeled Laboratory Consumables at the location below not later than 5.00pm Thursday 4th June, 2015.
Address your quote to:
The State Program Manager
FHI360, 3rd floor, Tisco Plaza,
Alhaja Ashabi Cole Street,