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Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (“PQQ”)
Notice for BBC Media Action Endline Survey
(1) PURPOSE OF THE PQQ
(1.1) BBC Media Action Nigeria is conducting a competitive procurement for the provision of research service. This is a two stage procedure comprising of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (“PQQ”) used to short list potential providers and the Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) used to evaluate tenders submitted by the shortlist of potential providers.
(1.2) The PQQ sets out the information which is required by BBC Media Action in order to assess the suitability of Applicants (“Applicants” refer to the parties who .complete the PQQ) in terms of financial standing, technical/professional ability/capacity and experience to meet the requirement. During the PQQ stage, the intention is to arrive at a Shortlist of between 3 and 5 qualified potential providers who will be invited to tender against the requirement.
(2) THE REQUIREMENT
The requirement is summarized below.
BBC Media Action Nigeria is planning an endline quantitative survey to measure Knowledge, Attitudes, Self-efficacy and Practices relating to polio vaccination and routine immunization among primary caregivers/care-seekers of children under 5 (fathers, mothers and grandmothers of children under 5 years) aged 15 years old or more in 6 focal states in the North-West part of the country namely Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara. Research agencies will be invited to submit a proposal to conduct the survey; however, this service would include generating data tables and exclude comprehensive analysis and reporting.
Upon commissioning, BBC Media Action will provide the agency with the questionnaire in English, interviewer handbook, data entry codebook and audio stings (for playback during data collection/interviews). The survey instrument will consist of predominantly close-ended questions. The agency will be responsible for the translation of the instruments and any other associated fieldwork tools (e.g. show cards) into appropriate local language(s). The agency will be responsible for piloting the instrument and providing feedback on the piloting process to BBC Media Action. Data will be collected via Pen and Paper or Electronic data collection approach (as will be decided).
BBC Media Action will provide the agency with the sample size that is considered most appropriate for the survey. The selected agency will be required to propose a sampling design which is expected to be proportional to each state’s population size (i.e. sampling proportional to size), as well as random and self-weighting. The successful agency will be expected to provide the sampling frame for the survey to BBC Media Action for final checks and approval ahead of data collection.
The fieldwork is expected to have been completed by mid-November, 2016.
Interested research agencies are hereby invited to request for the full PQQ (containing more details on this procurement) by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Thursday 15th September, 2016.
Deadline for submission of completed PQQs: COB Thursday 15th September, 2016.
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo)
Tender Opportunity: Provision of Supply Base Services in Lagos
Tender Ref: NG02003502
NipeX Ref: 1000000700
SNEPCo hereby announces to interested and prequalified companies on upcoming tendering opportunity (of the Provision of Supply Base Services in Lagos. The proposed contract is estimated to tentatively commence in Q4, 2016 and remain active for five (5) years duration with two (2) extension options of one (1) year each
(2.0) SCOPE OF WORK/SERVICE REQUIREMENTS
Offshore Assets (i.e. Production, Wells and Projects) require Logistics support from- the shore in terms of movement, storage and handling of cargo (i.e. materials, equipment, consumables, food, water, fuel, chemicals, waste, etc.). The Supply Bess facility is aimed of driving improved marine fleet utilisation and unlocking faster vessel turnaround times which will positively improve Offshore Asset Performance.
The work scope includes provision of, but not necessarily limited to:
Storage and Handling of Cargo; Movement of Cargo; Waste Management and Disposal; Required infrastructure (i.e. warehouse, open yard, quayside, site office, workshops, mud plant/ bulk silos’ (operated by Wells Service Provider); Receiving & Dispatching, inventory Management; Transport Planning & Execution; Customs Clearance; (International) Freight Forwarding; Supply Vessel Ops, scheduling, mooring; Stevedoring & Pilotage; Demand & Capacity planning to effectively respond to Assets needs and maximise pooling and cost sharing opportunities across all logistics assets and customer base.
Proposed Supply base in Lagos shall be fully built-up and operational with the following facilities and requirements:
Supply Base Operations
• Approved Free Trade Zone Status
• Capability receiving/discharging foreign flagged vessels
• Deepwater Access (i.e. >9meters) in place
• Adequate Power generation and supply
• Medical facility
• Main Water Supply or Bulk storage supply Availability
• Fire-fighting facilities
• Supply Base/Terminal operation
• Warehouse operations
• Receiving & dispatching
• Goods in:
• Regular receipt (yard)
• Regular receipts (warehouse)
• QA receipts
• Put Aways
• Goods Out
• Picks (hold)
• Picks (inventory)
• Containers/Cargo Carrying Units (CCU; stuffing
• Offshore Returns
• De-stuffing Container/CCU
• Yard/terminal stevedoring services
• Transport execution
• Maintenance and repairs
• Carpentry Services
• Concrete beams & dunnage for pipes/collars, casing and/or tubular in storage yard
• Supply Chain Management
• Demand & Capacity Management to ensure required capacity ahead of the demand focused on optimizing costs, asset shoring and pooling for:
• Supply Base
• Quayside: Water Depth (i.e. minimum 9 meters); Length (i.e. minimum 200 meters); Weight bearing Capacity i.e. minimum 20 tonnes/m2)
• Hard standing
• Cranage up to 50 metric tonnes
• Inventory management
• Materials Planning & Coordination
• Transport management
• Supply vessel management & Coordination
• Supply vessel operations/scheduling
• (un)securing/(un)sea fastening of Cargo including dunnage for safe stowage on-board vessels
Infrastructure & Equipment
• IT Management Systems, Tracking and Tracing System interfacing with Company materials management systems
• Facility ownership, management and maintenance
• Operating equipment ownership, management and maintenance
• CCU ownership, management and maintenance
• Material Handling Equipment with appropriate capacity including outreach for safe stowage/ handling of all cargoes, e.g. lifting equipment/ materials, SPMTs, trailers, trucks, fork lifts, etc.
• Waste management including all applicable permits that will be required (e.g. DPR wests management permits, TDU/ incinerator facility permits, permit to operate a landfill – as applicable
• Provide storage, infrastructure and facility to support 3rd party managed services at the supply base:
• Tubular Management
• Personnel transport
• Took farm
• Subsea services
• Electro/instrumentation services
• Drilling equipment/services
• Engineering & production services
• Pipe freading/coating services
• Services will be drawn on a Call-off basis.
(3.0) MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
To be eligible for this exercise, interested Tenderers ore required to be prequalified in the Product/Service Category 3.08.12- Supply Base/Warehouse/Storage Services Cat A-Din the NipeX Joint Qualification System (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified suppliers in this category will receive a Technical & Commercial Invitation to Tender (ITT).
To determine if you are pre-qualified and to view the product/service category you are listed for, log on to http://www.nipex-ng.com and access the NJQS with your log in details, click on “Continue to Joint Qualification Scheme tool”, click on “check my supplier status” and then click “Supplier product group”.
If you are not listed in a product/service category you are registered with the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to do business, contact the NipeX office at 30, Oyinkan Abayomi Street, Ikoyi, Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence for verification and necessary update.
To initiate the NJQS prequalification process, access http://www.nipex-ng.com to download the application form, make necessary payments and contact the NipeX office for further action.
To be eligible, all tenders must comply with the Nigerian Content requirements in the NipeX system.
(4.0) NIGERIAN CONTENT REQUIREMENTS
Tenderers are to note that they will be requested during the technical tender to give full details of their relevant strategy to ensure that they fully comply with the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act, 2010 as non-compliance will constitute a FATAL FLAW in all tender evaluations. In line with the above, Tenderers will be required to ensure that information on the following, among others, is included in their technical submission:
(1) Demonstrate that the entity is a Nigerian indigenous Company with minimum of 51% Nigeria shareholding stipulated for a Nigerian Company.
(2) Demonstrate that the entity is a Nigerian Registered Company, or Nigerian Registered Company as the contracting entity in genuine alliance or joint venture with foreign company with details on scope and responsibilities of parties for this work. Such companies must show evidence of joint venture binding agreement duly signed by the CEO of both companies evidence or plans of physical operational presence and set-up in Nigeria.
(3) International or multinational companies working through a Nigerian subsidiary must demonstrate that a minimum 50% of equipment and tools to be deployed for execution of work shall be owned by the Nigerian subsidiary by providing a list of equipment for this tender and indicating those that will be owned by the Nigerian subsidiary
(4) Furnish details of company ownership and shareholding structure. Also submit clear photocopies of your CAC Forms CO2 and C07
(5) Provide evidence of what percentage of your key management positions is held by Nigerians and what percentage of the total work force are Nigerians. Also, show overall percentage of work to be performed in Nigeria and those by Nigerian resources relative to total work volume.
(6) Provide o Nigerian Content Plan providing a detailed description of the role, work scope, man-hours and responsibilities of all Nigerian companies and personnel that would be involved in executing the work, Also provide details of Nigerian Content focal point or manager.
(7) State proposed total scope of work to be conducted by Nigerian personnel (whether contracted directly or under subcontract agreements) with names and addresses including evidences of well-equipped offices and workshop, attach post experience of such patronage.
(8) Specific to this project, provide detailed plan for staff training and development on engineering. project management and procurement (including all software ta be used, number of personnel, name of organization providing such training and evidence of past training record) for Nigerian personnel including description of any specific programs in place for transfer of technology and skills to indigenous businesses and Nigerians over the next five (15) years.
(9) Location of in-country facilities (Storage, workshops, repair).
(10) Contractor must be willing and able to provide evidence of maximization of mode in Nigeria goods and services
(11) Provide details on any other Nigerian Content initiative your company is involved in.
(12) Provide evidence of Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEO from Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB) or evidence of the application of the certificates
(13) All service compares ore required to sign a MOA with any of the research clusters. The MOA shall indicate how the service company intends to use the relevant research clusters during project execution to the satisfaction of the Board.
(14) Researchers that meet the technical requirements of the Board shall be notified on the Research Custer they belong to: and they will be required to upload research proposals relevant to their cluster unto the NOGIC JQS portal (http://www.nogicjqs.com ) on request.
(15) For any position to be occupied by expatriate, submit verifiable evidence of Nigeria Content Exemption Certificate (NCEC) and expatriate quota approval by the NCDMB or NOGIC expatriate biometric system card approved by NCDMB.
(16) For any position occupied by subcontractor or supplier, tenderer shall submit CAC form C02/C07 of the Subcontractor, a binding memorandum of agreement governs by Nigerian Law and stating the personnel to be supplied.
(17) Free Trade Zone license and evidence of license and permits: (i.e. ministry of environment and its agencies) valid government authority license and permit for operating treatment plant, evidence of valid laboratory registration by relevant government authorities and evidence of valid government authority license and permit for operating dump site.
(5.0) CLOSING DATE:
Only tenderers who are registered with NJQS in the relevant Product/Service category 3.08.12 Supply Base/Warehouse/Storage Services Cat A-D as at 4th October, 2016, being the advert closing date, shall be invited to submit Technical Bids.
(6.0) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
• All cost incurred in preparing, registering and prequalifying for this and other product/service categories shall be borne solely by suppliers
• 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 NJGS database.
• SNEPCo will communicate only with authorized/responsible personnel of prequalified companies and not through unauthorized individuals or agents
• This advertisement of ‘Invitation to tender’ shall nether be construed to be a commitment on the part of NNPC/ SNEPCo to award any form of contract to any company and/or associated companies, sub-contractors or agents, nor shall it entitle prequalified companies to make any claims whatsoever, and/or seek any indemnity from NNPC/ SNEPCo and or any of its partners by virtue of such companies having been prequalified in NJQS.
NNPC/ SNEPCo reserves the right to take final decision on any of the documents received in the pre- qualification/ Technical package.
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Please visit NipeX portal at http://www.nipex.ng.com for this advert and other information and note that this tender will be processed through Nipex system
Promoting Women’s Engagement in Peace & Security in Northern Nigeria
Call for Proposals for the Development of a Knowledge Management Platform/Website
(i) Basic Information
Partnership Code Title:
Knowledge Management Platform/Website for Women, Peace & Security in Northern Nigeria
Programme Target States:
Adamawa, Gombe and Plateau
Registered website development and management firm in Nigeria
Three (3) months commencing from the date of contract signature (September – November, 2016), with possibility of extension.
19th September 2016
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development (FMWASD), request for proposals and quotations from suitable qualified and registered firms to develop a Knowledge Management Platform for the 3-year Programme tagged ‘Promoting Women’s Engagement in Peace and Security in Northern Nigeria’. This programme is funded by the European Union and implemented by UN Women, in partnership with UNICEF and the Federal/State Ministries of Women Affairs and Social Development.
The Knowledge Management Platform is expected to establish an online presence that will secure a multiplier effect in terms of disseminating key messages, sharing experience, and building consensus and coalitions on Women, Peace and Security.
(III) Submission of Proposal/Programme Synopsis and Budget/Quotation
Interested eligible firms are required to log on to: https://www.ungm.org/Public/Notice/49617
for additional information, including application guidelines.
Application Deadline: 19th September 2016
Note: Applications submitted after deadline will not be considered.
Bureau of Public Service Reforms
The Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) hereby draws the attention of the general public to its advertisement in the Daily Trust, The Guardian Newspapers published on Tuesday 23rd August, 2016 and the Federal Tender Journal of Monday, 22nd August 2016 and states that the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has requested that we make the following clarifications to the adverts. In addition to the earlier general eligibility criteria in the afore-mentioned newspapers and journal, bidders are also required to note and fulfil the following:
Submit PENCOM Compliance Certificate as evidence of bidders’ fulfilment of obligations to pay pension in line with the provision of Section 16 (6) (d) of the Public Procurement Act, 2007;
Submit an Interim Registration Report (IRR) issued by BPP as evidence of registration on the National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers;
Note that bids documents will be opened immediately following the deadline for submission on 29th September, 2016 by 12 noon;
Submit a sworn affidavit stating that all information provided are true/correct and exonerating the company from any form of bankruptcy and convictions and;
Note that the advert is only for Expression of Interest (EOI) for both the Pre-Retirement Training Programme and Implementation of Self-Assessment Tool, and only Expression of Interest (EOI) documents should be submitted. Successful shortlisted bidders will be issued with relevant Request for Proposal (RfP) documents.
All other information remain the same.
……………..THE ADVERT REFERRED TO ABOVE IS SHOWN BELOW……………….
Bureau of Public Service Reforms
The Federal Government of Nigeria
Pre-Retirement Training Programme for Staff of Federal Parastatals
Invitation to Bid
(1) The Bureau of Public Service Reforms is in the process of running a Pre-retirement Training Programme for various categories of retiring staff of Federal Parastatals in the country. The programme will run in the six geo-political zones of the country simultaneously. The essence of the training is to help participants adequately adjust to the challenges of retirement, have personal understanding of financial planning, manage their health and help them to appreciate types of business opportunities that are open to them.
The Bureau of Public Service Reforms is by this advertisement inviting interested experienced Training Consultants and Institutions to submit their bid proposals for the Pre-Retirement Training Programme.
The core competencies required of Consultants and Institutions to be engaged are in the following areas:
• Perspective on Retirement
• Personal Financial Planning and Book-keeping
• Relationship Management and Networking
• Personal Effectiveness
• Principles of Entrepreneurship
• Post Retirement Interest Mapping and Specialized Vocational Activity Training
• Computer Appreciation; Information and Communication Technology
• Pension Management under the New Pension Reform Act t Business Registration and Cooperative Society Formation
• Research Methodology and Report Writing
• Establishment & Management of Small Scale Businesses
• Health and Wellness Management.
BID REQUIREMENT FOR ALL CONSULTANTS IN THE FOUR (2) CATEGORIES STATED
In order to qualify for consideration, eligible Management Consultants will be required to submit the following:
• Full details of the company’s profile
• Name, e-mail address and telephone number(s) of contact person for the programme
• Certificate of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission
• Three years Tax Clearance Certificate (2013, 2014 & 2015)
• Evidence of Two to Five years of professional practice
• Evidence of similar job(s) executed in the past
• Evidence of Financial capacity from a reputable bank
• Organizational structure, available manpower with a list of technical staff with their resumes
• Evidence of compliance with the provision of the Industrial Training Fund (Amendment) Act, 2011
• Evidence of membership of Professional Training Association(s) or Human Resource Management Organization(s), and/or Certification by the Centre for Management Development (CMD)
• Evidence of compliance with the provision of the Pension Reform Act, 2014
• Evidence of registration with BPP
• Payment of non-refundable bidding fee of (N20, 000.00) Twenty Thousand Naira only in bank draft payable to the Bureau of Public Service Reforms.
Failure to submit any of the above listed documents may lead to the disqualification of the bidder.
Consultants will be selected in accordance with the provisions of the Procurement Act 2007 and Due Process. Interested Consultants may obtain further information on the subject matter at the address below.
Bidders are required to submit two hard copies and one soft copy of the Expression of Interest containing PowerPoint presentation on the areas of core competencies, not exceeding twenty slides; and financial proposal in separate envelopes clearly marked “Technical Bid” and “Financial Bid.” “Pre-retirement training Programme” should be clearly indicated at the top left hand corner of the envelope
The bid should be dropped in the Tender Box in the BPSR Reception Federal Secretariat, Phase II, Block D, 3′” Floor, Shehu Shagari Way, Abuja. Bidder’s name and address should be indicated on the reverse side of the envelope.
All submissions must reach the address below not later than 12:00 noon on 29th September, 2016. Submitted bids will be opened at the Open Reception Area of the BPSR at Federal Secretariat, Phase II, Block D, 3rd Floor, Shehu Shagari Way, Abuja at 1:00pm the same day.
2. IMPLEMENTATION OF SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOL IN 20 FEDERAL AGENCIES/PARASTATALS
The Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) is calling for Consultants to facilitate the implementation of institutional self-assessment tool in twenty (20) Federal agencies and parastatals. The self-assessment tool is an on-line portal developed by the BPSR aimed to assist agencies and parastatals to assess themselves against local and international good practices to improve performance. The self-assessment tool is built around nine (9) main domain areas of local and international good practices to include strategic governance, financial management, strategic planning and budgeting, procurement, performance management and results, operational and service delivery; and change management.
The scope of work will include, to:
• Facilitate the implementation of the tool in agencies and parastatals.
• Produce an Inception Report for the implementation of the tool which should include the establishment of a baseline for measuring the agencies and parastatals.
• Prepare a package toolkit of guidelines and approach for future self-assessment in agencies and parastatals
• Use the outcome of the implementation of the tool in agencies and parastatals to review and update the BPSR self-assessment tool.
• Prepare/Submit a draft/final consultancy report providing analysis of the implementation of the tool for each agency, including tool test results, action plans, analysis and recommendations for strengthening the agencies or parastatals.
The qualifications, skills and experiences required are as follows:
• At least a postgraduate degree in public administration, public policy, or in any other relevant field of social sciences;
• At least five (5) years professional experience or combination of relevant professional experience in public administration, management; human resources, and/or strategic governance;
• Proven track record of facilitating knowledge sharing sessions, workshop and seminars;
• Proven competencies in results-based management and managing for development results in the context of developing countries;
• Proven experience in conducting research, assessments, reviews, and analyses. Strong analytical, communication and reporting skills; and
• Ability to speak and write clearly, articulate, and fluently in the English Language.
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
All interested consultants are required to submit an application, including a brief of not more than 500 words of their understanding of this consultancy service in soft (email) and 3 hard copies to the address below. Electronic email version must be standard format (Microsoft word and Excel files). Emails soft copies are to be sent to the following email addresses with the subject-matter clearly indicated email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org ; and email@example.com
All submissions should be received not later than 3rd October, 2016 and should be addressed to:
The Director General,
Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR)
Federal Secretariat, Phase 11,
Block D, 3rd Floor,
Shehu Shagari Way-Abuja