procurement adverts

Federal Government of Nigeria
Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation,
Federal Secretariat Complex, Phase II, Abuja.
Invitation to Tender/Expression of Interest

(1.0) Introduction
As part of the implementation of its 2016 Budget, and in compliance with relevant provisions of the Public Procurement Act (PPA) 2007, the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF) hereby invites interested Contractors, Service Providers, Suppliers and Consultants to tender and/or express interest for the execution of the under-listed projects.
(2.0) PROJECTS
CATEGORY A (INVITATION TO TENDER)
Interested Suppliers, Contractors and Service -providers are invited to submit technical and financial bids for the following projects:
Non – Consultant Services
S/N LOT NO PROJECT DESCRIPTION

1 S1 Cleaning and Fumigation Services of Block A, OHCSF, Federal Secretariat Phase II, Abuja.

2 S2 Cleaning and Fumigation Services of Block B, OHCSF, Federal Secretariat Phase II, Abuja.

3 S3 Cleaning and Fumigation Services of Block C, OHCSF, Federal Secretariat Phase II, Abuja

4 S4 Cleaning and Gardening Services of Multi -storey & Out-¬door Car Parks, Driveways and Flower Hedges in OHCSF, Federal Secretariat Phase II, Abuja.

5 S5 Cleaning and Fumigation Services of National Records Center, OHCSF, Karu, Abuja.

6 S6 Procurement of Hardware/Software/Trunking for the Automation/Digitalization of National Records Center, Karu, Abuja.

7 S7 E-learning Content Conversion and Hosting (Phase I) in OHCSF, Abuja.

GOODS
S/N LOT NO PROJECT DESCRIPTION

1 G1 Supply of Motorized Jumbo Cabinet to National Record Center, Karu, Abuja.

2 G2 Supply of Hardware for e-learning Software use, Administration and Content Development

CATEGORY B (EXPRESSION OF INTEREST)
Interested Consultants are invited to submit Expression of Interest (EoI) for the following projects;
CONSULTANCY SERVICES
S/N LOT NO PROJECT DESCRIPTION

1 CS1 Development of Employee Mobility Software to facilitate e-posting.

2 CS2 Development, configuration and deployment of Enterprise Level e-learning System in OHSCF, Abuja.

3 CS3 Design, Development, Deployment and Hosting of FGN Project Tracking Portal/Database

4 CS4 Design, Development and Installation of Solar Power Infrastructure in OHCSF, Abuja.

(3.0) RESPONSIVE CRITERIA
Eligibility: Failure by a consultant/bidder to submit all of the following (non-scoring responsive criteria) renders the consultant/bidder ineligible to participate in this procurement:
(i) Evidence of incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
(ii) Copy of current Tax Clearance Certificate (20l3, 2014 & 2015);
(iii) Evidence of VAT Registration
(iv) Copy of current PENCOM Compliance Certificate (expiring 31st December, 2016);
(v) Copy of current ITF Compliance Certificate (expiring 31st December, 2016);
(vi) Copy of current NSITF Compliance Certificate (expiring 31st December, 2016);
(vii) Copy of BPP’s Interim Registration Report- IRR (expiring 1st January, 2017);
(viii) Evidence of payment of Tender Fee indicating the chosen lot; and
(ix) A sworn affidavit disclosing:
(a) That the bidder is neither in receivership nor a subject of insolvency/bankruptcy/winding up proceedings;
(b) That none of the bidder’s Directors has ever been convicted in any country for any criminal offence relating to fraud or financial impropriety or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter;
(c) Whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the OHCSF or BPP is a former or present director, shareholder, or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder; and
(d) That all information presented in the bid is true and correct in all particulars.
Capability: Each consultant/bidder is expected to prove that it possesses the capacity to successfully execute its project of choice. Accordingly, the following (scoring) responsive criteria shall apply:
(i) Evidence of contracts executed in the last 5 years similar to the bidder’s project of choice, (Letters of award and completion certificates);
(ii) Evidence of duly audited account (2013, 2014 & 2015) with turnovers matching those in the tax clearance certificate;
(iii) Bank’s letter of promise to provide financial support, or statement of account showing financial capability and printed not before the placement of this advertisement;
(iv) List of plant/machinery/equipment holding (where applicable), attaching proof of ownership or lease;
(v) Company’s personnel profile – List of members of staff of the company with evidence of their academic and professional qualifications attached;
(vi) Evidence of up-to-date registration of company with relevant professional bodies (where applicable); and
(vii) Packaging/presentation of technical bid (i.e. presenting documents in the exact order they are listed out under these eligibility and capability criteria.
(4.0) TENDER FEES
A non-refundable tender fee of N20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira only) per Lot is to be paid by each bidder before collection of a Standard Bidding Document. The tender fee should be paid into the TSA account in favour of OHCSF. Bidders/Consultants Expressing Interest for Consultancy Services are Exempted from Paying Tender Fees at the Initial Stage Until they are Pre-Qualified to the Stage of Issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFP).
Please Note that no Bidder is allowed to bid for more than one (1) Lot under the cleaning services. Any violator of this rule will be disqualified.
(5.0) COLLECTION OF BIDDING DOCUMENTS
Standard Bidding Documents are available for collection from the office of the Deputy Director (Procurement), Room 604, Block B, Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Federal Secretariat, Phase II, Abuja on presentation of original copy of the Treasury Receipt issued by the Accounts Department, OHCSF (for sighting) and a photocopy of the same, evidencing payment of the non-refundable tender fee.
(6.0) SUBMISSION OF BIDS
(i) Interested consultants shall submit one original and one photocopy of their sealed EoI documents while interested Contractors, Suppliers and Service-Providers shall submit one original and one photocopy of their Technical bids and completed financial bids. The two copies of Technical Bid and two copies of completed Financial Bid per Lot shall be placed in two different sealed envelopes and each appropriately labeled “Technical Bid” and “Financial Bid” as well as the “Project Name/Title” and “Lot No” on the same side of the envelope. The reverse side of each of these two envelopes shall bear the “Bidder’s Name, Address and Telephone Number(s)”. The two sealed envelopes containing separately Technical and Financial Bids should be enclosed in a third bigger sealed envelope which should be labeled “Technical and Financial Bid” with the “Project Name/Title” and “Lot No “clearly written on the top Right Hand corner, This envelope should be addressed to:
The Secretary
Ministerial Tenders Board,
Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation,
Federal Secretariat Complex Phase II, Abuja.
The reverse side of the third sealed envelope should also bear the “Bidder’s Name, Address and Telephone Number(s)”.
(ii) The sealed EoI or the sealed bid (containing both the Technical and Financial) should be deposited in the tender box placed in Room 6022, 6″ Floor, Block B, Office of Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Federal Secretariat Phase II, Abuja.
(iii) Closing time for the submission of EoI is 11:00a.m., on Monday, 11th July 2016 while the closing time for the submission of all bids (Technical and Financial) is 11:00 a.m., on Monday, 8th August, 2016.
(7.0) OPENING OF BIDS
Opening of EoI and technical bids will commence at 12:00 noon on Monday, 11th July, 2016 and Monday, 8th August, 2016 respectively in the Atiku Abubakar Hall, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Federal Secretariat, Phase II, Abuja, while financial bids of those who are successful in the technical bid evaluation will be opened at a date to be communicated to them. All bidding Companies and/or their representatives, relevant professional bodies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), representatives of BPP and interested members of the public are hereby invited to witness the opening of the EoI and technical bids on the dates and times mentioned above.
(8.0) BIDS EVALUATION AND AWARD
Immediately after the opening of EoI and technical bids, all submissions will be assessed for eligibility using the non-scoring responsive criteria listed out above. Eligible submissions will then be assessed for capability based on the scoring responsive criteria also listed out above. Consultants whose EoIs are adjudged to be substantially responsive will be contacted to collect Request for Proposals (RfP) while bidders with substantially responsive bids will have their financial bids opened at a date to be communicated to them. With respect to the Category A projects, award of contract will be recommended in favour of the lowest evaluated responsive bids.
(9.0) IMPORTANT INFORMATION
(i) All submitted documents may be referred to relevant authorities for verification/ confirmation.
(ii) Only pre-qualified Bidders shall be invited to the next stage of the procurement process.
(iii) Original documents of the Eligibility criteria of any Bidder may be requested for sighting.
(iv) Bidders for the Cleaning contracts involving the Federal Secretariat Complex Phase II and the Karu Records Centre are at liberty to carry out a general inspection of the relevant Buildings/Offices/Premises based on scheduled appointments.
(10.0) DISCLAIMER:
(i) The Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF) will not be responsible for any costs and/or expenses incurred by any Company/Bidder in the preparation, submission and/or in connection with any response to this Invitation to Bid.
(ii) The OHCSF is not obligated to award a contract to any Company and/or Bidder in respect of this invitation and reserves the right to cancel, annul and/or discontinue the procurement process at any stage, without incurring any liability thereby to Companies/Bidders.
(iii) This “Invitation to Bid” shall not be construed as an offer of contract or commitment on the part of OHCSF nor shall it entitle any Company/Bidder to make claims and/or seek any indemnity or compensation from the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation.
Signed:
Permanent Secretary (Common Services Office)
Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)
Invitation for Expression of Interest on Procurement of Medical Drugs, Reagents and Equipment

(A) Introduction.
In compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007, The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) intends to undertake the under listed projects under its 2016 financial year (IGR) budget. Consequently, the Authority wishes to invite competent and reputable Registered Pharmaceutical/Chemical Companies and Drugs and Laboratory Devices Manufacturers Distributors/Representatives to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) in the following projects:
LIST OF PROJECTS:
Lot 1 – Supply of Medical Drugs
Lot 2 – Supply of Laboratory Reagents
Lot 3 – Supply of Medical Equipment
(B) EXPRESSION OF INTEREST REQUIREMENTS
• Evidence of company registration (certificate of incorporation of the company)
• Certified true copy of memorandum and article of association with CAC forms CAC02 & CAC07 inclusive (where applicable)
• Evidence of tax payments (current tax clearance certificate) for the last three years (2013, 2014 & 2015).
• Evidence of Financial capability to execute the project (bank reference letter/bank guarantee will form part of the evaluation criteria).
• Verifiable evidence of similar works successfully completed/ongoing project (e.g. Letter of Award, Certificate of Completion, Contract Agreement and Payment Certificate).
• Obligation to pay pension and evidence of remittance.
• Clear indication of Head office Address (PCN Registered Premise of the company quoting – Applicable to Lot 1 only).
• Letter of Introduction.
• Corporate profile of firm(s) with curriculum vitae of key personnel showing verifiable evidence of their academic, professional qualifications and experience including membership of professional regulatory bodies.
• Superintendent Pharmacist current Licence to Practice for the year 2016 (Not applicable to Lot 2 & 3)
• Evidence as a Registered Drug Manufacturer, Wholesaler or Representative(s) (Applicable to Lot 1 and 2 only).
• Manufacturers, Dealers/Approved Representatives of the Medical Equipment as approved by the Bureau of Public Procurement (Applicable to Lot 3 only).
• Current Certificate of Compliance issued by the National Pension Commission as evidence of compliance with the Pension Reform Act 2004.
• Current Certificate of Compliance issued by Industrial Training Fund (ITF), in compliance with Section 6(2) of the ITF Amendment Act 2011.
• “Evidence of current registration on the National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers” by submission of Interim Registration Report issued by BPP (Bureau of Public Procurement).
Sworn affidavit from Federal or State High Court disclosing as follows:
That all documents submitted are not only correct but genuine.
That the director(s) has / have never been convicted by any court of law.
That none of firm’s director or the company is bankrupt.
Whether or not any of the officers of FAAN or BPP is a former or present Director of the company.
(C) SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS:
The documents are to be submitted in four (4) copies, (1 original and 3 copies) in A4 paper sizes and neatly bound. The document should be arranged in the order listed under expression of interest requirements and clearly separated by dividers.
The documents must be sealed in an envelope and the Project Name and Lot number must be clearly written at the top left hand corner of the envelope.
All documents must be submitted to the office of “The General Manager (Procurement)”, FAAN Headquarters, Ikeja – Lagos.
(D) CLOSING AND OPENING OF SUBMISSIONS:
Submission of Expression of Interest tender shall close at exactly 11:30am., on Monday, 8th August, 2016. All submissions will be opened on the same day at 12 noon in Commercial and Business Development Conference Room, FAAN Headquarters, Ikeja- Lagos.
(E) IMPORTANT INFORMATION.
• The FAAN reserves the right to verify the authenticity of any claims made on the expression of interest documents submitted by companies.
• Failure to comply with the instruction(s) and provide any required document(s) may automatically result in disqualification.
• FAAN reserves the right to reject any or all the expression of interest documents.
• Original of all documents above must be produced for sighting.
• Tender documents submitted late shall be rejected.
• All submission should be in English language.
• Submission should be very clear on the areas of specification and Lot(s) of interest.
• This advert shall not be construed to be a commitment on the part of FAAN, nor shall it entail the Applicant to make any claim(s) whatsoever and/ or seek any indemnity from FAAN, by virtue of such applicant having responded to this publication.
Signed
Management

Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC)
Invitation for the Pre-qualification of Contractors for 2016 Capital Projects

(10 Introduction
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) invites interested and reputable Contractors with relevant and verifiable experience to apply for Pre-qualification for consideration to tender for the project indicated below under 2016 Capital budget.
(2) DESCRIPTION OFTHE PROJECTS
The Projects fall under the following category:
(i) Renovation / Upgrade of Railway Stations and other buildings together with associated facilities (nationwide).
(3) PRE-QUALIFICATION CRITERIA
Interested contractors are required to submit the under-listed Documents:
(i) Valid Certificate of Incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
(ii) Company profile including CV of Key Personnel to be deployed to the job;
(iii) Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last 3 years;
(iv) VAT Registration / Certificate;
(v) Verifiable evidence of compliance with the Pensions Reforms Act 2004 (where applicable);
(vi) Verifiable evidence of compliance with the Industrial Training Fund Act 2011 (where applicable);
(vii) Verifiable evidence of registration on the National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers in form of Interim Registration Report (IRR);
(viii) Power of Attorney for company’s appointed representative;
(ix) Verifiable evidence of works of similar nature executed, including their value;
(x) Verifiable evidence of relevant Projects undertaken in the Railway Sector;
(xi) Verifiable evidence of major plants/equipment relevant for the work (where applicable);
(xii) Audited accounts for three (3) years; and
(xiii) All documents submitted must be accompanied with an Affidavit sworn in a Magistrate Court/High Court to confirm authenticity.
Failure to submit any of the listed documents may be sufficient grounds for disqualification.
(4) BIDDING PERIOD
The Bidding Period shall be from Monday, 27th of June, 2016 to 25th of July, 2016.
(5) SUBMISSION OF PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
Three hard copies of the application and pre-qualification documents must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “PRE-QUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS FOR NIGERIAN RAILWAY CORPORATION 2016 CAPITAL PROJECT”. The documents should be delivered either by hand or by registered mail to reach the address below on or before 1:00pm 25th of July 2016.
Applicants are invited to witness opening of the submissions at 2:00pm on the same day at the address below:
The Deputy Director Procurement,
Nigerian Railway Corporation,
Ebute-Metta,
Lagos.
Only short-listed/pre-qualified companies shall be invited to tender for the projects.
SIGNED:
MANAGEMENT

Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria
The Mortgage House, Plot 266, Cadastral AO, Central Business District.
PMB 2237, Garki Abuja, Nigeria
Telephone: 09- 460992, 09- 4602199, 09- 4610410
Website: http://www.fmbn.gov.ng, Email: info@fmbn.gov.ng
Invitation for Expression of Interest of Consultant(s) for Proposed FMBN Enterprise Risk Management Framework

(A) INTRODUCTION:
(I) The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria is an apex Secondary Mortgage Institution in Nigeria set up to promote the delivery of affordable houses to Nigerians, especially the low and medium income earners. It also operates as an effective vehicle for increasing the mobilization of long term funds, lending volumes and expansion of mortgage lending services to all Nigerians.
Having recognized the need to strengthen its Risk Management Framework, the Bank is seeking for Expression of Interest from reputable Consultants to design and implement an Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
(B) SCOPE OF SERVICES:
The scope of work shall include:
(I) Enterprise Risk Management Framework and Design which includes planning and organization, diagnostic review, design and documentation of our organizational system, with a view to recommending Risk philosophies for the Bank.
(II) Enterprise Risk Management Implementation, this involves defining road maps for each identified risk area, identifying key risk indicators, defining risk appetites and strategic risk management processes.
(III) Enterprise Risk Management Training, this includes advanced training for Risk Officers and user training for all staff and Board members.
(IV) Other specific needs as may be identified by Consultant necessary for the Risk Management strategies for FMBN are also welcomed.
(C) QUALIFICATION / REQUIREMENTS
(I) Evidence of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
(II) Current Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years (2013, 2014, 2015).
(III) Current Pension Clearance Certificate from PENCOM.
(IV) Current Certificate of Registration /Compliance with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act.
(V) Compliance with National Housing Fund (NHF) Act.
(VI) Compliance with International Financial Reporting Standard.
(VI) Evidence of jobs carried out on Enterprise Risk Management, citing specific projects.
(VIII) Names and addresses of clients for each referred project including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.
(IX) Corporate profile of the company.
(X) A sworn affidavit that none of the Directors have been convicted in any court of law of any criminal offence relating to fraud, financial impropriety, criminal misrepresentation or falsification of documents relating to any matter.
(D) SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENT(S)
(I) The above stated documents should be enclosed in a SEALED envelope and marked“Expression of Interest for Enterprise Risk Management Framework” and addressed to:
MANAGING DIRECTOR/ CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria,
Plot 266, Cadastral AO,
Central Business District, Abuja.
(II) The Sealed Envelope should be deposited in the Tender Box at the Office of Group Head (Procurement), on 3rd Floor, Head Office Building, Abuja, between the hours of 8.00 am to 4.00 pm (Monday to Friday) except on the closing/opening date when submission will close by 1.00pm.
(E) CLOSING / OPENING DATE
Interested Consultants should submit their documents not later than 11th July, 2016 by 1.00 pm.The documents will be opened immediately after the deadline on 11th July, 2016 by 1.00p.m, at the Board room of FMBN, 4th Floor, Head Office. Abuja.
(F) PLEASE NOTE:
(I) Firms that have responded to our earlier advertisements on this subject matter and are still interested should re-submit their documents for consideration, as this advertisement supercedes any other on this subject.
(II) The Bank will not enter into any correspondence with any Consultant or Firm as to why they are not successful. All incurred and associated expenses in preparation of the Bids shal1 be borne by the prospective Consultant(s) / Firm(s),
(III) Applications received after the deadline for submission will be disregarded.
(IV) Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for the financial bids.
(V) All CAC, VAT, PENCOM, ITF, TAX Certificates or letters may be referred to Security Agencies or other relevant bodies for verification.

Signed
Management
Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)
Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for the Provision of Insurance Cover for the NERC New Head Office Building

(1.0) Introduction
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) was established by the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act, 2005. The Commission is mandated by the EPSR Act, amongst other things, to create, promote and preserve efficient electricity industry and market structures, as well as ensuring that regulation is fair and balanced for licensees, consumers, investors and other stakeholders. The EPSR Act provides that the headquarters of the Commission shall be located in Abuja, Nigeria.
In line with this mandate, the Commission has acquired a befitting corporate head office complex located at Plot No.1387, Cadastral Zone A00, Central Business District, Abuja.
(2.0) OBJECTIVE
NERC wishes to engage the services of a reputable Insurance Company and Broker that will provide insurance cover for the Commission’s new office building.
(3.0) ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR THE EOI
Interested firms are hereby invited to submit their EOI documents in writing which shall include the following:
(a) Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
(b) Three (3) years (2013, 2014 and 2015) Current Tax Clearance Certificate
(c) VAT Registration Certificate including TIN No.
(d) Duly signed Audited Accounts by certified accounting firm for the preceding 3 years (2013, 2014 and 2015).
(e) Evidence of Pension Compliance Certificate.
(f) Evidence of compliance with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act, 2011.
(g) Evidence of current registration with NAICOM.
(h) Verifiable evidence (Award letters, Contract Agreements etc.) of having carried out three (3) similar assignments of the same nature in the past.
(i) Experience and technical qualification of the key personnel
(j) Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers with Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)
(k) A sworn Affidavit indicating that all documents submitted are genuine and verifiable.
(l) Detailed company profile as well as name, telephone numbers and e-mail address of contact person.
(4.0) SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS
Three (3) bound copies (one original and two copies) of the EOI documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope, clearly marked on the top left hand side of the envelope “EOI for the Provision of Insurance Cover for NERC Head office building”. A duly signed EOI document should be arranged in the order listed above and paginated before submission. Failure to comply with this requirement, the submission may be rejected. The EOI documents must be dropped into the Tender Box located at the Commission Secretariat Unit on the 2nd floor, Room 203 not later than 12:00noon, on Monday, 18th July 2016 and addressed to the following:
The Acting Chairman/CEO,
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission,
Adamawa Plaza, Plot 1099, First Avenue,
Central Business District, Abuja.
PLEASE NOTE THAT:
(i) The EOI documents will be opened immediately after close of submission at the Commission’s Hearing Room 119 located on the 1st floor.
(ii) Late Submissions shall be rejected.
(iii) All enquiries should be directed to Head (Procurement Unit), NERC, Room 112, 1st floor,
Adamawa Plaza, Plot 1099, Off Shehu Shagari Way, CBD, Abuja.
Tel: 09-4621409, 08106807142.

Signed:
Management

Government of Imo State of Nigeria
Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project
(World Bank Assisted)

DFIC House
Port Harcourt Road/Imo Concorde Hotel Boulevard,
P.M.B 1176, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria
e-mail: impsgr@yahoo.com
Imo State Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project
Request for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services for Procurement Capacity and Training Needs Assessment.
Country: Nigeria
Name of Project: Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project
Consulting Services: Consultancy Services for Procurement Capacity and Training Needs Assessment
Credit No: 4667-0 NG
Issuance Date: 27th June, 2016
Expression of Interest
This Request for Expression of Interest follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in the UNDB of 6th December, 2013.
(1) Background:
The Federal Government of Nigeria has received credits from the International Developments Association towards financing the Public Sector Governance Reform & Development Project (PSGRDP). Imo State is a beneficiary of the credit and intends to apply part of the proceeds in implementing Public Financial Management Reforms of which an effective procurement system is a critical component.
(i) The overall objective of the project is to improve transparency, accountability, quality in public finance management and human resources management with a view to strengthen governance in participating states”
(ii) In the year 2010 the Imo State Government successfully enacted the Public Procurement Law (State Council on Public Procurement, Bureau of Public Procurement. Price intelligence and Related Matters Law, 2010, law No. 12, 2010) thereby paving way for improvement in public financial management reform in the State which is component ‘D’ of the project.
(iii) The Law provides for the establishment of Imo State Bureau of Public Procurement & Price Intelligence (BPPPI), which has a regulatory and oversight functions to ensure the attainment of fairness, competition, value for money oriented and transparent Practices in Public Procurement. The provision of the Law applies to all Procurement of goods, works and services (both consultants and non-consultants) carried out by the State, including all Ministries, extra-Ministerial Offices/Departments/Agencies, Parastatals and Corporations and Local Governments.
At present, Procurement Capacity in Imo State is weak. Often this function is carried out by staff with little or no Procurement Professional skills or training in Public Procurement.
(2) Objectives
The procurement Capacity Needs and Training Assessment should:
(a) Determine the existing procurement capacity in selected Ministries/Departments in terms of their annual programs requiring public procurement for goods, works and services (both consulting and non-consulting services):
(b) Determine the resulting procurement capacity gaps and hiring requirements for each MDAs and procurement regulatory agency:
(c) Determine the optional organizational structure of the procurement units of each Ministry/Department/Agency, including the job descriptions and current performance for each level of responsibility.
(d) Recommend the procurement training needs, i.e. The number of staff to be trained and categorizing the staff and the levels of training required (basic, advanced, specialist courses), in accordance with the identified capacity gaps, annual procurement programs, and staff responsibilities and
(e) Prepare a well-defined procurement training program which is based on the identified procurement capacity gaps.
(f) Establish a State-wide framework of standard and functional procurement units, stating clearly the procurement activities.
(3) SCOPE
The Assignment is in two broad segments
(a) Preparation of a Capacity Needs and Skills Assessment of procurement staff in terms of each agency’s annual public procurement program and the formulation of the optimal organizational structure of the procurement unit in each of the selected Ministry/Department/Agency and
(b) Development of a Procurement Training Program in accordance with the identified procurement capacity needs of both the BPPPI and eight selected Pilot MDAs which represent large, medium, small and micro agencies.
The Imo State Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project now invites eligible Consulting Firms to indicate their interest in providing these 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 Curriculum Vitae 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 Guideline: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011).
Interest consulting firms may obtain further information at the address below between 9.00am -4.00pm (local time) on weekdays.
Expression of Interest in five copies must be delivered in a sealed envelope marked Expression of Interest for Procurement Capacity and Training Needs Assessment and addressed to the address below not later than 18th July, 2016. The Project Coordinator,
State Project Coordinating Unit (SPCU)
Imo State Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project,
DFIC House, Port Harcourt Road,
Owerri, Nigeria.
E-mail: impsqr@yahoo.com
GSM: 08034099860, 08096136995

Federal Republic of Nigeria
Federal Ministry of Water Resources
National Water Resources Institute, Mando Road Kaduna
Invitation for Pre-Qualification of Suitably Qualified Companies for the Construction of a 2-Storey Office Complex at the National Water Resources Institute, Mando Road, Kaduna

(1) INTRODUCTION
The Federal Government of Nigeria in continued pursuit of its development objective has allocated some funds in the 2016 Appropriation for the Construction of a
(2) Storey Office Complex at the National Water Resources institute, Kaduna.
In compliance with the provisions of the Procurement Act 2007 regarding Government procurement of works, the National Water Resources institute. Kaduna wishes to pre-qualify Companies suitable for the execution of the project as described below.
(2) PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The project is a 2-Storey (Ground Floor + Two Upper Floors) Office Complex with approximately 5900 square meters Gross Floor Area (GFA)
(3) PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Interested Contractors are to provide the following information/documents (attach copies)
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
(i) Valid Certificate of Incorporation/Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission
(ii) Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years (2013, 2014 & 2015) corresponding to the declared turnover.
(iii) Evidence of VAT Registration with TIN and past remittances for the last three years.
(iv) Certificate of Compliance or Exemption from PENCOM in accordance with the Pension Reform Act 2004.
(v) Certificate of Compliance with the provisions of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) (Amendment) Act, 2011
(vi) Evidence of Registration on the Database of Contractors. Consultants and Service providers with
The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) Prospective bidders are to submit an Interim Registration Report (IRR) as evidence of compliance with this requirement
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
(vii) Company Audited Accounts tor the last three years (2013, 2014 & 2015) showing annual turnover of a verifiable sum of at least N50 million
(viii) Verifiable evidence of successful completion of a building construction project of similar complexity and of value not less than N500m within the last five (5) years, including letters of award, contract agreement, location of projects, project cost, completion certificates and payment certificates.
(ix) Company profile and Technical qualification/curriculum vitae of key personnel with evidence of experience in similar jobs. Company must have in its employment the following professionals property registered with the relevant professional bodies and with relevant experiences:
• Civil Structural Engineer – Minimum 15 Years post qualification experience 2no
• Architect – Minimum 15 Years post qualification experience 1no
• Electrical/Mechanical Engineers Minimum 15 Years post qualification experience 2no
• Quantity Surveyor -Minimum 12 years post qualification experience 1no
• Builders – Minimum 15 Years post qualification experience 2no
(x) List of verifiable equipment indicating ownership or on lease Company must own or show evidence of lease agreement for the following construction equipment:
• Tower Crane – 1no
• Mobile Cranes – 2no
• Concrete Pump – 1no
• Mobile Truck Mixers – 2no
• Concrete Batching Plant – 1no
• Concrete Maters (250 – 750 Litres 4no
• Concrete Vibrators – 10no
• Compactor – 4no
• Excavator/ Backhoe – 1no
(xi) Evidence of financial capability/Bank reference letter showing line of credit available to the tune of N150 million to execute the project
(xii) Declaration that the Company is not:
(a) In receivership, or in any form of in solvency or bankruptcy proceedings or the subject of any winding up petition proceeding; and
(b) Having any Director who has been convicted in any Country for any Criminal Offence relating to fraud or financial impropriety or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter of its company.
(xiii) Accompany the bid with an affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the Institute or Bureau of public Procurement is a former or present Director, Shareholder or has any pecuniary in the bidder and.
(xiv) An affidavit that the information presented in the bid is correct in all particulars.
(4) SUBMISSION OF PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
The Pre-qualification document should be enclosed m sealed envelopes marked “Pre-qualification Document for the Construction of a 2-Storey Office Complex at the National Water Resources Institute, Mando Road, Kaduna” at the top left corner of the envelope and addressed to
The Executive Director,
National Water Resources Institute
Mando Road.
Kaduna
The submission should be dropped in the Tenders Box located at the Security Post of the Administration Building. Submission closes on or before 12 noon on Monday 18th July, 2016.
(5) OPENING OF PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
Pre-qualification documents shall be opened immediately after the closing date and time above, (i.e.Monday 18″ July, 2016 at 12 Noon) in the Institute’s Conference Hall. Bidders or their representatives are invited to be present at the opening
(6) DISCLAIMER AND CONCLUSION
(i) This announcement is published for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer by the institute to transact with any party for the project, nor does it constitute a commitment or obligation on the part of the Institute to procure concession services.
(ii) The institute will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by any interested party (ies) in connection with any response to the invitation and or the preparation or submission in response to an enquiry
(iii) The Institute pledges fair and equal treatment of all participants but is not bound to shortlist any bidder and reserves the right to annul the selection process at any time without incurring any liabilities.
Signed:
Dr. E. A. Adanu
Executive Director
National Water resources Institute
Kaduna

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