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Tertiary Education Trust Fund

Specific Procurement Notice (SPN) for the Headoffice

(1)     Introduction

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), in compliance with the provisions of the Public Procurement Act (2007), hereby invites eligible Contractors and Suppliers to submit Technical and Financial bids for the provision of goods at its head office located at No. 6 Zambezi Crescent, Maitama.

GOODS

Lot 1: Supply of Computer Desktops, Laptops and Tablet PCs.

Lot 2: Supply of Air conditioners.

Lot 3: Supply of Project Monitoring Vehicles.

Lot 4: Supply of Utility Vehicles for the Head office.

Lot 5: Supply of Office Equipment.

WORKS

Lot 1: Water Proofing and Roof Maintenance at TETFund Headquarters

(2)     Requirements for Tender

(1)     Evidence of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);

(2)     Evidence of Value Added Tax (VAT) Registration;

(3)     Company Income Tax (CIT) Clearance for the past three (3) years (2012-2014);

(4)     Evidence of Compliance with Pension Reform Act (2004);

(5)     Evidence of Compliance with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act (2011);

(6)     Verifiable documentary evidence of similar jobs that had been successfully executed recently;

(7)     Evidence of ownership or lease of workshop and/or equipment (where applicable);

(8)     Audited Accounts for the past three (3) years (2012-2014);

(9)     Company Profile and evidence of Technical Qualification of key personnel (Where applicable);

(10)   Current Bank Reference;

(11)   Bidders should accompany their submission with a sworn affidavit of disclosure of interest;

(12)   A sworn affidavit that the firm is not in receivership/bankruptcy and that none of its Directors has been convicted for any criminal offence relating to fraud, financial impropriety, misrepresentation or falsification of acts relating to any matter.

(3)     Collection of Standard Bidding Documents

Bidders should collect relevant Standard Bidding Document(s) from the Procurement Division (Ground Floor),TETFund, Maitama, Abuja from Thursday, 22nd July, 2015 between the hours of 9:00am – 4:00pm on week days upon collection of a receipt after the presentation of a bank draft of N10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) payable to Tertiary Education Trust Fund at the Cash Office, Finance & Investment Department of the Fund.

(4)     Submission of Bids:

The technical and financial bidding documents shall be submitted in both hard and soft copies.’ Hard copies should be submitted in a sealed envelope (containing two sealed envelopes clearly labelled technical and financial bids).The outer sealed envelope should be clearly labelled at the top left-hand corner “Bidding documents for the lot number [Insert the Lot number]” as applicable and addressed to:

The Executive Secretary,

Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund),

6 Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street,

Maitama, Abuja.

Bidding documents in the sealed envelope shall be deposited by bidders in the Tenders Box located at the Procurement Division, Ground Floor, TETFund Head Office, 6, Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja between 9:00 am to 4:00 pm from 22nd July – 2nd September, 2015.

Closing Date and Opening of Bids:

The closing date for submission of bidding documents is Wednesday, 2nd September, 2015 at 12:00pm; late submissions will be rejected. The documents received shall be opened immediately after the closing of bid submission at the Auditorium of the Nigeria National Merit House, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja.

All Bidders and/or their Representatives, Relevant Professional Bodies and NGOs are invited to witness the Public Opening of Bids.

Please Note That:

(1)     TETFund will not enter into correspondence with any unsuccessful bidder;

(2)     Any bidder that submits fake documents shall be out rightly disqualified and may be reported to relevant authority;

(3)     The Fund reserves the right to cancel the procurement proceedings in the public interest without incurring any liability to the bidders;

(4)     Bidders name, office address, email address and phone numbers should be indicated on the reverse side of their envelopes;

(5)     Bidders are to ensure that they also sign the Bid Submission Register at the Procurement Division of the Fund;

(6)     No bidder is allowed to bid for more than two (2) lots;

(7)     This advertisement shall not be construed to be a commitment on the part of TETFund nor shall it entail any bidder to make any claim(s) whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from TETFund by virtue of such bidder having responded to this advertisement.

Signed

MANAGEMENT

 

TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND

No. 6, Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja www.tetfund.gov.ng, E-mail:info@tetfund.gov.ng

Tel: 07098818818, 09-291-5140

TETFUND

Tertiary Education Trust Fund

 Specific Procurement Notice (SPN) for Boy Child Education Intervention Programme in the Southeast

(1)  INTRODUCTION

This Specific Procurement Notice follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for 2015 capital and recurrent projects published on May 25, 2015 in National Mirror and Leadership newspapers, Federal Tenders Journal and on the TETFund website. The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), in compliance with the provisions of the Public Procurement Act (2007), hereby invites eligible Contractors and Suppliers to submit Technical and Financial bids for the following:

GOODS

LOT I.        Project Monitoring Vehicle

(2)     REQUIREMENTS FOR TENDER

(i)      Evidence of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);

(ii)     Evidence of Value Added Tax (VAT) Registration;

(iii)    Company Income Tax (CIT) Clearance for the past three (3) years (2011-2014);

(iv)    Evidence of Compliance with Pension Reform Act (2004);

(v)     Evidence of Compliance with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act (2011);

(vi)    Verifiable documentary evidence of similar jobs that had been successfully executed

(vii)   Audited Accounts for the past three (3) years (2011-2014);

(viii)  Company Profile

(ix)    Current Bank Reference;

(x)     Bidders should accompany their submission with a sworn affidavit of disclosure of interest;

(xi)    A sworn affidavit that the firm is not in receivership/bankruptcy and that none of its Directors has been convicted for any criminal offence relating to fraud, financial impropriety, misrepresentation or falsification of acts relating to any matter.

(3)     COLLECTION OF STANDARD BIDDING DOCUMENTS

Bidders should collect relevant Standard Bidding Document(s) from the Procurement Division (Ground Floor), TETFund, Maitama, Abuja from Thursday, 23rd July, 2015 between the hours of 9:00am – 4:00pm on week days upon collection of a receipt after the presentation of a bank draft of N 10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) payable to Tertiary Education Trust Fund at the Cash Office, Finance & Investment Department of the Fund.

(4)     SUBMISSION OF BIDS:

The technical and financial bidding documents shall be submitted in both hard and soft copies. Hard copies should be submitted in a sealed envelope (containing two individually sealed envelopes clearly labelled technical and financial bids).The outer sealed envelope should be clearly labelled at the top left-hand corner “Bidding documents for (insert (works)” and quoting the appropriate lot number as applicable and addressed to:

The Executive Secretary,

Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund),

6 Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street,

Maitama, Abuja.

Bidding documents in the sealed envelope shall be deposited by bidders in the Tenders Box located at theProcurement Division, Ground Floor, TETFund Head Office, 6, Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja between 9:00 am to 4:00 pm from 23rd July, 2015 to 12:00 noon on 3rdSeptember, 2015.

(5)     CLOSING DATE AND OPENING OF BIDS:

The closing date for submission of bidding documents is Thursday, 3rd September, 2015 at 12:00pm; late submissions will be rejected. The documents received shall be opened immediately after the closing of bid submission at the Auditorium of the Nigeria National Merit House, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja.

All Bidders and/or their Representatives, Relevant Professional Bodies and NGOs are invited to witness the Public Opening of Bids.

PLEASE NOTE THAT:

(1)     TETFund will not enter into correspondence with any unsuccessful bidder;

(2)     Any bidder that submits fake documents shall be out rightly disqualified and may be reported to relevant authority;

(3)     The Fund reserves the right to cancel the procurement proceedings in the public interest without incurring any liability to the bidders;

(4)     Bidders name, office address, email address and phone numbers should be indicated on the reverse side of their envelopes;

(5)     Bidders are to ensure that they also sign the Bid Submission Register at the Procurement Division of the Fund;

(6)     This advertisement shall not be construed to be a commitment on the part of TETFund nor shall it entail any bidder to make any claim(s) whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from TETFund by virtue of such bidder having responded to this advertisement.

Signed:

MANAGEMENT

 

TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND

No. 6, Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja

www.tetfund.gov.ng, E-mail; info@tetfund.gov.ng

Tel: 07098818818, 09-291-5140

Tetfund

Tertiary Education Trust Fund 

Expression of Interest (EOI) for Year 2014 Procurement Activities

(1)     Introduction:

Further to the General Procurement Notice published on Tuesday, 21st July, 2015, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) in compliance with the Public Procurement Act, 2007, is hereby inviting reputable and interested consultants to submit Expression of Interest for the under-listed services:

(i)      Project Monitoring Consultancy (Architects, Engineers and Quantity Surveyors)

(ii)     Financial Monitoring Services

(iii)    Consultants for Arrears Tax Drive

(iv)    Software Development

(a)     Software Development for ET Tax Processing

(b)     Software Development for Monitoring Intervention Budget

(c)      Monitoring & Evaluation Software Development

(d)     ICT/Software Consultancy Services

(e)      Software Development for Human Resource Management

(v)     Human Resource Management Consultancy

(vi)    Public Relations and Media Services

(vii)   Impact Assessment Consultancy (Economists, Statisticians and any Two Other Social Scientists)

(viii)  Education Research and Programme Development Services

(ix)    Maintenance (Vehicles, Photocopiers, Computers, Office Furniture, Generator, Lift)

(x)     Legal Services

(xi)    Health Services

(xii)   Facility Management Services

(xiii)  Security Services

(xiv)  Courier Services

(xv)   Valuers

(xvi)  Auctioneers

(xvii) Event Management

Eligibility Criteria;

(a)     Evidence of registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and evidence of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in case of a joint venture;

(b)     Evidence of current Firm’s Tax Clearance Certificate or that of the Principals (for the last three years, i.e 2012, 2013 & 2014);

(c)      Clearance Certificate from National Pension Commission as evidence of compliance with Pensions Reform Act, 2004;

(d)     Evidence of compliance with Industrial Training Fund Amendment Act, 2011;

(e)      Evidence of registration of Firm with the relevant professional regulatory bodies, where applicable;

(f)      Detailed Company Profile indicating, amongst others, the areas of core competences of the firm and that of the Principal;

(g)     Evidence of the firm’s experiences as sector specialist with relevant experience;

(h)     Qualification and Experiences of Key staff to be deployed for this assignment; and

(i)      Firms should indicate clearly sector(s) of Interest

(3)     Submission

Original copy of Expression of Interest (EOI) must be packaged in sealed envelope clearly marked

“EXPRESSION OF INTEREST AS A CONSULTANT TO UNDERTAKE “insert the title of the job you are applying for” and addressed to;

The Executive Secretary

Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund),

6 Zambezi Crescent, Maitama,

Abuja.

(4)     All submissions should be deposited in the bidding box at: The Procurement Division (Ground Floor), TETFund, Maitama, Abuja within the hours of 9:00am – 4:00pm on week days on or before Tuesday, 1stSeptember, 2015.

(5)     All Bidders and/or their Representatives, Relevant Professional Bodies and NGOs are invited to witness the Public Opening of Expression of Interest.

(6)     Late submission shall be rejected.

(7)     Interested consultants may obtain additional information from the Procurement Division (Ground Floor), TETFund, Maitama, Abuja within the hours of 9:00am -4:00pm on week days.

(8)     This advertisement shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of the Fund to appoint any consultant, nor shall it entitle any consultant submitting documents to claim any indemnity from the Fund

(9)     Tertiary Education Trust Fund reserves the right to take decision on any of the document received.

(10)   CLOSING DATE AND OPENING OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: The closing date for submission of Expression of Interest is Tuesday, 1st September, 2015 by 12:00pm: The documents received shall be opened on the same day, immediately after the closing of submission at the Auditorium of the Nigeria National Merit House, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitam, Abuja.

(11)   All Bidders and/or their Representatives, Relevant Professional Bodies and NGOs are invited to witness the Public Opening of Expression of Interest.

Signed

MANAGEMENT

TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND

No. 6, Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja. www.tetfund.gov.ng, E-mail:info@tetfund.gov.ng

Tel: 07098818818, 09-291-5140

Group Health and Safety Department

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

NNPC Towers, Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District,

P.M.B, 190, Garki, Abuja – Nigeria.

Invitation to Tender for Contract for the Supply of Minimax Brand of Fire Extinguishers for NNPC Corporate Headquarters 

The purpose of this advert is to invite interested reputable Companies, who are representatives of the manufacturers to submit Commercial Tender for the Contract for supply of ANGUS, KIDDIE, GGS France, and MINIMAX, Brands of Fire Extinguishers

Interested Companies are invited to quote for the Extinguishers as specified below:

S/N Item Description/Specification Quantity
1 Fire Extinguishers (5 KG CO2)

 

·        Lever Operated

·        Controlled discharge

·        Stored Pressure

·        Steel body

·        Horn & Hose

·        Color

·        Year of Manufacture indication;

·        Product Filled Date

·        Label in English Language

·        NNPC Logo label

 

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2 Fire Extinguishers (6 KG CO2) ·        Lever Operated

·        Controlled discharge

·        Stored Pressure

·        Steel body

·        Horn & Hose

·        Color

·        Year of Manufacture indication

·        Product Filled Date

·        Label in English Language

·        NNPC Logo label

67
3 Fire Extinguishers (50KG CO2) ·        Wheel Mounted

·        Lever Operated

·        Controlled discharge

·        Stored Pressure

·        Steel body

·        Horn & Hose

·        Colour

·        Year of Manufacture indication

·        Product Pilled Date

·                Label in English language

·        NNPC Logo label

10
4 Fire Extinguishers (2KG DCP) for cars. ·        Lever Operated

·        Controlled discharge

·        Stored Pressure

·        Steel body

·        Horn & Hose

·        Color

·        Year of Manufacture indication

·        Product Filled Date

·        Label in English Language

40
5 Fire Extinguishers (6KG DCP) ·        Lever Operated

·        Controlled discharge

·        Stored Pressure

·        Steel body

·        Horn & Hose

·        Color – red

·        Year of Manufacture indication;

·        Product Filled Date

·        Label in English Language

·        NNPC Logo label

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6 Fire Extinguishers (9KG DCP) ·        ABC Model

·        Stored Pressure

·        Steel body

·        Horn & Hose

·        Color

·        Year of Manufacture indication

·        Product Filled Date

·        Label in English Language

·        NNPC Logo label

90
7 Fire Extinguishers (50KG DCP) ·        Wheel Mounted

·        Lever Operated

·        Controlled discharge

·        Stored Pressure

·        Steel body

·        Horn & Hose

·        Colour

·        Year of Manufacture indication

·        Product Pilled Date

·                Label in English language

·        NNPC Logo label

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Instruction to Bidders

Interested companies shall submit tender (Commercial) documents detailing:

(1)     Quoted price for the commercial tender with VAT inclusive; and validity.

(2)       Evidence of Agency of Original Equipment Manufacturer

(3)     Full details of company profile with Certificate of Incorporation in Nigeria, Certified true copies of Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company and CAC form C02 and C07 (Particulars of Directors).

(4)     Evidence of VAT registration and remittance.

(5)     Evidence of compliance with part iv, 16(6d) of the Public Procurement Act 2007 as it relates to pension (Certificate or exemption from PECOM) and section 1(2) Pension Reform Act 2004.

(6)       Evidence of compliance with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Amendment Act 2011 by inclusion of a copy of Compliance Certificate from the Industrial Training Fund.

(7)       Audited accounts for the past three (3) years (2012, 2013 and 2014)

(8)       Current and in-place organizational structure with detailed experience and skills of key management personnel with names.

(9)       Evidence of financial capability/bank reference.

(10)     Evidence of relevant verifiable work experience on similar service in

Nigeria over the past five (5) years. Please attach reference letter.

(11)     Any additional information that will enhance the potential of the company.

Registration with NNPC

Note that Registration with NNPC Headquarters or any of its subsidiaries will be an added advantage.

Submission of Bid Documents

The requested information and any supporting documents should be submitted in four copies each (one original and three copies) for commercial tender: The documents which shall be in single package, should be sealed and clearly narked “Tender for Procurement of Fire Extinguishers” to reach the address given below,on or before 4.00pm, Tuesday 13th August 2015

The Secretary,

Engineering and Technology Tenders Board

Block ‘D’ 1st Floor, Room 45B

NNPC Towers,

Central Business District

Abuja. 

Important Information

(1)       Late submission shall be rejected.

(2)       Your company shall provide NNPC with a letter of authority to verify all claims made in your submissions.

(3)     All costs incurred by your company as a result of this pre-qualification exercise and any subsequent request for information shall be to your account.

NNPC reserves absolute discretion and right to either accept or reject any documents and it shall not be required to assign a reason for refusal to enter any correspondence concerning the selection of any contractor for the services.

The tendering or any related process neither creates any commitment by NHPC nor establishes any legal relationship.

Signed:

Management

Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited

An ExxonMobil Subsidiary

Operator of the NNPC/MPN Joint Venture

 Tender Opportunity: Provision of IT Support Services for Nigeria Operations

 NipeX Tender Number: 0400242

(1)     Introduction

Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN), Operator of NNPC/MPN Joint Ventures plans to engage the services of two (2) competent and qualified firms to provide IT Support Services for NNPC/MPN Joint Venture (JV) acreage at her locations in Lagos, Eket/ QIT and all other operating locations, for an anticipated contract term of three (3) years with a one (1) year optional renewal period.

(2)     Scope of Work

The scope of work includes, but is not limited to the provision of IT Support Services for Nigeria Operations, associated tools and highly qualified specialist personnel.

Interested companies must be able to provide the following services:

  • Provision of facility and telecommunications services
  • PC Workstation support
  • Helpdesk support
  • IT Hardware Asset Management
  • Servers and PC Peripheral, including Software Support Services, among others
  • IT Project Engineers / Managers
  • IT Administrative / Accounting services
  • Contractor shall perform all specified works or services in a professional manner and in accordance with Company Safety Health Environmental and Security (SHES) regulations
  • The Contractor shall provide all necessary safety PPE, tools and equipment for his/her personnel. All such clothing and equipment shall be of good quality and fit for intended purpose. Long sleeve coveralls and safety shoes are mandatory

(3)     Mandatory Requirements

(A)    To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be prequalified in the 31108: User Support/ Help Desk category in NipeX Joint Qualification Scheme (NJQS) database. All successfully prequalified suppliers in this category will receive Invitation to Technical Tender (ITT).

(B)     To determine if you are prequalified and view the product/service category you are listed for; Openwww.nipexng.com and access NJQS with your log-in details, click on continue Joint Qualification Scheme tool, click check my supplier status and then click supplier product group.

(C)     If you are not listed in a product/service category you are registered with DPR to do business, contact NipeX office at 30 Oyinkan Abayomi Street, Ikoyi, Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence for verification and necessary update.

(D)    To initiate the JQS prequalification process, access www.nipexng.com to download an application form, make necessary payments and contact NipeX office for further action.

(4)     Nigerian Content

Company is committed to the development of the Nigerian Oil and Gas business in compliance with the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010 (NOGICD Act) enacted by the Federal Government of Nigeria in April 2010.

As from the commencement of this Act, the minimum Nigerian Content in any project, service or product specification to be executed in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry shall be consistent with the level set in the Schedule to the Act and any other targets as may be directed by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).

MPNU requires their Contractors to comply with the Act, its attached Schedule and any applicable regulation developed by the NCDMB.

Nigerian Content (NC) in the Nigerian oil and gas industry is defined as: “The quantum of composite value added to or created in the Nigerian economy by a systematic development of capacity and capabilities through the deliberate utilization of Nigerian human, material resources and services in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.”

“Nigerian company” is a company registered in Nigeria in accordance with the provisions of Companies and Allied Matters Act with not less than 51% equity shares by Nigerians.

Tenderers shall consider Nigerian content as an important element of their overall project development and management philosophy for project execution.

As part of their technical tender submissions, Tenderers shall:

(a)     Provide a description of its committed infrastructure (asset, equipment, technical office, and administrative space, storage, workshop, assembly area, repair, and maintenance, testing, laboratory, etc.) in Nigeria (offices, equipment etc.) to support this contract, evidence that a minimum of 50% of all equipment deployed to work by multinational and international companies are owned by the Nigerian subsidiary.

(b)     Demonstrate that its entity is a Nigerian registered company, defined as a company registered in Nigeria in accordance with the provision of Company and Allied Matters Act. Provide details of its Ownership Structure. Submit certified true copies of CAC form (C02 and C07) including Memorandum and Article of Association. For Nigerian company in alliance with a foreign company or multinational, submit evidence of binding agreement of the alliance duly signed by the CEO’s of both parties.

(C)     Submit a plan on how it intends to give first consideration to goods and services provided from within Nigeria, to meet the NC targets of 85% Spend, 45% Spend, 50% Spend, 50% Spend, 60% Spend and 60% Spend on Network Installation/Support Services, Software Development and Support Services, Hardware Installation Support Services, Operating System Installation/Support, User Support/Helpdesk Services, and Telecommunication Installation/Support services respectively in line with the requirements of the Act.

(d)     Demonstrate key Management positions that are Nigerian Nationals and the percentage of the Company total workforce (direct and in-direct employees) that are Nigerians

(e)      Submit a plan on how it intends to provide Human Capacity Development and Personnel Training

(f)      Provide evidence of application for Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEC) issued by Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (in respect of any components, spares, equipment, systems and packages to be used on the project

(5)     Close Date

Only tenderers who are registered with NJQS Product category 31108: User Support/ Help Desk as atMonday, 10th August, 2015 being the advert close date shall be invited to submit Technical Bids.

(6)     Additional Information

(A)    Interested suppliers must be prequalified for this product/service category in NJQS.

(B)     Full tendering procedure will be provided only to contractors that have been successfully prequalified in NJQS.

(C)     This advertisement shall neither be construed as an Invitation to Tender (ITT) nor a commitment on the part of MPN to award a contract to any supplier and/or associated companies, sub-contractors or agents.

(D)    This advertisement shall not entitle prequalified companies to make any claims whatsoever, and/or seek any indemnity from MPN and/or its partners by virtue of such companies having been prequalified in NJQS.

(E)     All costs incurred in registering and prequalifying for this and other product/service categories in NJQS shall be borne solely by suppliers.

(F)     Suppliers that are prequalified for this product/service category in NJQS must ensure that the name and contact details (physical address, email address and telephone number) of their company and authorized/responsible personnel is up-to-date in their company profile in the NJQS database.

(G)    MPN shall communicate only with the authorized/responsible personnel of prequalified companies and not through unauthorized individuals or agents.

Please visit the NipeX Portal at www.nipexng.com for this Advert and other information

Mobil House, Lekki Expressway, Victoria Island, P.M.B. 12054, Lagos

Federal Republic of Nigeria

Ebonyi State Ministry of Environment

Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP)

Project ID: P124905 

Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) the production of Abakaliki Capital City Stormwater Management Master Plan under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

This request for expression of interest follows the update of the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in UN Development Business issue of 27th April, 2012 and in Nigerian newspapers of 27th September 2012.

As part of Governments commitment to transformation of the Nigerian socio-economy landscape, a multi-sector project is being executed in Nigeria to mitigate the vulnerability to erosion and support the people as they relate to their land. The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) is an 8-year multi-sectoral and multi-scale program that targets states with acute gully erosion. The .project is involving many Federal and State Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), Local Governments, communities and civil Societies who are responsible for planning, economy, finance, works, agriculture, water resources, forests, transport, power, emergency response as well as those focused on climate and hydrological information or watershed/basin regulation. In order to achieve this, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received a credit of JS$500 million from the International Development Association (IDA) for the implementation of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project.

The Ebonyi State Project Management Unit of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project intends to use part of the proceeds of the credit for the recruitment of a competent consulting firm for the production of Abakaliki Capital City Stormwater Management Master Plan. The exercise is to help in identifying and assessing the stormwater drainage needs of Abakaliki Capital City and prepare a Stormwater Master Plan to allow for prioritization, detailed design and implementation of infrastructures and projects to reduce flooding, manage the menace and impact of stormwater and its influence on erosion. The exercise will also involve awareness creation among the flood affected communities to promote a change in behavior, and as well develop a strategy to reduce negative environmental, social and health impacts resulting from stagnating rainwater, inadequacy obsolescence of drainage systems, and the lack of appropriate measures to reduce and prevent flood risk catastrophes. It will also involve developing a template for flood management framework for the catchment, aimed at addressing existing problems and providing a range of benefits for a sustainable development in the capital city.

(A)    Scope of Work

The assignment covers the existing Nigerian Transformational Development Agenda, Vision 2020-20 in line with the State and the city Development plan.

Task 1: Collection of existing data

This involves collection of all available data relevant to the project from relevant ministries and agencies. These data shall include the following:

  • Geographic Information System (GIS) data impervious surfaces, soils, catchment delineation, culvert and bridge inventories, roads, elevation data, slope and land use.
  • Meteorological and hydrological data
  • Data on current and planned roads and bridges, highway and major road links
  • Existing reports and studies of water quantity and quality modeling, storm water illicit discharge assessments, urban development plans
  • Existing data analysis- Review existing data, profiles, infrastructures and drainages for the city based on available records; define data gaps and plan to fill data gaps

Task 2: New data collection and preliminary data analysis

The following activities shall be carried out in order to fill gaps in data

  • Collate historical information on flooding and erosion problems in the town. Information collated during the survey will assist in planning for detailed field work.
  • Collate data on population, urban development, existing and planned infrastructures
  • Carry out detailed hydrological, topographical and engineering survey
  • Conduct ground-truthing information for GIS mapping
  • Conduct Geotechnical investigations of the capital city
  • Prioritize list based using decision matrix that can lead to feasible project selection, funding and implementation
  • Carry out Flood plain analysis of the capital city

Task 3: Review of existing land use and urban planning rules

Review existing town planning rules and standards and identify level of compliance:

  • Consult with stakeholders.
  • Identify all structures on the right of way of water cannels and advise on the cost of relocation, redesign, modification and compensation as relevant

Task 4: Environmental Impact Assessment

To undertake environmental survey of the project area providing information on buildings, infrastructures, unique ecosystem, important archaeological, cultural or historical resources etc.:

  • Provide general description of activities and process that will be involved in the construction and maintenance of the project.
  • Identify the impacts of both construction, material exploitation, and the impacts of operation and maintenance of the project.
  • Conduct analyses detailing the positive and negative effects of the project on the environment and recommend appropriate solutions to minimize any undesirable effect resulting from the project implementation.

Task 5: Plan of storm water master plan

Develop a drainage master plan design based on the existing and future climate scenarios, town development plan (future) and catchment characteristics. The drainage master plan shall include a descriptive, explanatory, and supporting report presenting the following information:

  • An identification of the various possible alternatives and retention capacities with a comparative analysis of these different alternatives.
  • Justification of the types of structures recommended, supported by a comparative study of the different feasible structures given the adopted solution and available data and past activity of the water table.
  • The nature and quality of the recommended materials given the operating conditions and soil characteristics.
  • Description of the overall solution recommended, listing the structures and their functional characteristics.
  • The estimated costs of the structures, as well as their operating costs.
  • Evaluate and estimate cost associated with the master plan. Implementation.
  • Define the obligations of the relevant parties in funding/counterpart contributions, implementing and communicating the plan.
  • Identify existing capacity building gaps from stakeholders relevant to the implementation of the plan and propose relevant trainings to bridge such gaps.
  • Identify all relevant stakeholders and parties to the master plan implementation at all levels of government and propose options of institutional arrangement for effective implementation and management of the master plan
  • The provisional schedule of the works.
  • Maps and basic drawings for storm water drainage system

(B)     Time Frame

The assignment shall be completed within eight (8) months after signing of contract.

(C)    Reporting & Deliverables

The firm will report and be accountable to the Ebonyi State Project Management Unit (SPMU). The inception report is to outline the firm’s work plan, define its task and planned implementation period and schedules. The inception report once approved and issued in its final form will serve as the consultancy baseline for effective Monitoring and Evaluation of the task

All reports are to be written in English and to use SI units of measurement

(1)     Inception Report

The Consultant(s) shall prepare ten (10) copies of an inception report outlining how the Consultant(s) plans to carry out the assignment.

(2)     Monthly Progress Report

The Consultant(s) shall prepare in soft form only, monthly progress reports to keep the client informed of the progress of the assignment.

(3)     Interim Report

The Consultant(s) shall prepare ten (10) copies of an interim report.

(4)     Draft Final Report

The Consultant(s) shall present ten (10) copies of a draft report of the study indicating the major findings of the study, significant recommendations, and other requirements. Please note this shall include drawings to be submitted in 10 sets of A2, A3 in hard and electronic copies. The consultant(s) shall be required to make oral presentation of the draft report to stakeholders.

(5)     Final Report

The Consultant(s) shall provide ten (10) copies of the final report and make an oral presentation. The report shall include basis of the design, calculation, drawings and Bill of Engineering Measurement and Evaluation

(6)     Executive Summary

The Consultant(s) shall prepare ten (10) copies of a separate Executive Summary of the Final Feasibility Study report suitable for presentation to relevant and other interested stakeholders for the master plan implementation.

(D)    Submission of Expression of Interests (EOIs)

Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) now invite eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

The shortlisting criteria are:(i) Evidence showing that the firm is a legal entity (ii) Evidence showing the fields of specialty of the firm (iii) General Experience of the Firm(s) in Consulting Services relating to Storm Water Management Master Plan during the last 5 years (iv) Experience of working in a similar geographical region (v) Availability of Professional Key Staff with Suitable Qualifications in the field of assignment (vi) Evidence of registration with relevant authorities and professional bodies (vii) Evidence showing the technical and managerial capabilities of the firm in the field of assignment (viii) Brief description (not more than 2 pages) of the proposed Methodology of carrying out the scope of the work

The attention of interested Consultants (firm) is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants (under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants) by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011) (“Consultant Guidelines”) Please visit www.worldbank.org , setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment on information on conflict of interest related to the assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours (10.00 am to 4.00 pm). Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by e-mail, or by fax) by 12noon on 21st August, 2015.

State Project Management Unit (SPMU)

Ebonyi State Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project

(EBS- NEWMAP),

Attention: Dr. Philip U. Echiegu

No 1 Onwe Road, Abakaliki,

Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Email- ebonyinewmap@yahoo.com

Telephone: 08037514766

Request for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services in Support to Local Governance in the State of Osun 

Country:               Nigeria

Name of Project:  State and Local Governance Reform Project

Grant No:            TF018335

Project ID: P133045

Reference No:      OSSLOGOR/CS/CQS/014/2015

Assignment-Title:   Engagement of Consultancy Services to Conduct Studies on Potential Areas of Devolution of Functions to Local Government Areas in the State of Osun and Development of Roadmap for the Devolution of Authority by State/Agencies for Effective Local Governance 

This Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in the UN Development Business Publication of February 18, 2015 and in three Nigerian Newspapers of the same date: (i) The Guardian, (ii)Thisday and (iii) Daily Trust.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has received a Grant from the International Development Association (IDA), acting as administrator of a trust fund from the European Union, towards the cost of State and Local Governance Reform Project. The State Government of Osun being one of the six beneficiary states of the grant, now intends to apply part of the proceed towards the engagement of a consulting services to conduct studies on potential areas of devolution of functions to local government areas in the State of Osun and development of roadmap for the devolution of authority by State/Agencies for Local Governance.

The consulting services (“the Services”) Include:

(A)    Review of the Local governance system in the State of Osun, using as reference, legislations and studies carried out by the State and other institutions, donor assisted agencies, development partners over the past five years.

(B)     Review of Public Finance Management (PPM) and Public Procurement Systems (PPS) of Local Governments in the State, based on information/data gathered from State/Local Authorities, Development Partners, Donor Agencies, CSOs and other stakeholders as well as documentations collected on PPM in the State.

(C)     On the basis of the above, identify potential areas of devolution of functions and powers by the State to LGA or group of Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the State of Osun and then develop a roadmap to achieve same.

(D)    Engage and consult with at least 50% of the LGAs covering the geographical spread of the State.

(E)     Recommend options and modalities for implementing the programme roadmap.

The Osun State and Local Governance Project (OSSLOGOR) now invites eligible Consulting Firms (Consultants) to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consulting firms are hereby requested to submit a statement of capability indicating relevant experience on similar assignments in Nigeria or elsewhere. This should include, but not limited to, summary of CVs of its key staff, provision of company brochures, description of similar assignments carried out in the last five years, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among key staff, etc.

The consulting firm will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011). Please visitwww.worldbank.org, setting forth the World Bank’s Policy on conflict of interest, In addition, please refer to specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines.

Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. Where firms are associating, the submission must include verifiable evidence of association from all the parties. Further information can be obtained at the address below, during office hours, from 9.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday, except on public holidays. 

Expression of interest must be delivered in a written form (in person or courier service) both in hard (5) and soft copies in CD format to the address below not later than 11th August 2015.

The Project Coordinator

Osun State and Local Governance Reform Project (SLOGOR)

State Project Coordinating Unit (SPCU)

3rd Floor, Finance Building, Ministry of Finance,

Abeere, Osogbo. State of Osun

Tel: +234 805-503-8499; +234 803-503-7859

E- Mail: osun_slogor@yahoo.com

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