procurement adverts

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)
NNPC Towers, Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District,
P.M.B. 190, Garki, Abuja – Nigeria.

Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) for the Sale and Purchase of Nigerian Crude Oil Grades
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is empowered pursuant to NNPC Act (LFN Cap. 320) to engage in all commercial activities relating to Petroleum Operations. In compliance with NNPC’s policies and guidelines and the Public Procurement Act 2007, NNPC intends to engage qualified and credible companies for the purchase and lifting of Nigerian crude oil grades.
NNPC therefore invites interested and credible companies to participate in the tender process.
NNPC sells Nigerian crude oil grades on Free On Board (FOB) basis subject to the execution of Sale and Purchase Agreement with buyers.
(a) A bona fide end user who owns a Refinery and/or retail outlets. Possession of refineries that can process Nigerian crude grades will be an added advantage;
(b) Government to Government arrangement (Bilateral relationships) with high energy consuming countries;
(c) An established and globally recognized large volume crude oil trader;
(d) An Indigenous company engaged in Nigerian oil and gas value chain business activities.
Kindly indicate the category being applied for. Please note, that Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) shall not be entertained.

The duration of the term contract shall be One year (12 calendar months).
Interested bidders are required to submit the following documents specified below:
(5.1) Certificate of Incorporation and/or similar evidence of company registration issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) for Nigerian companies or issued by Home Country’s Government agency for foreign companies
(5.2) Certified true copies of Memorandum and Article of Association of the company and/or similar statutory documents indicating ownership structure of company, name(s) of major shareholders and percentage shareholding.
(5.3) Detailed Company Profile – with full details of company’s resume demonstrating company’s capabilities.
(5.4) Company Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2013, 2014 and 2015 for Nigerian companies) or similar tax certification documents for foreign companies.
(5.5) Evidence of compliance with Pension Reform Act 2004 by inclusion of valid Pension Clearance Certificate (for Nigerian companies) or similar document for foreign companies.
(5.6) Evidence of compliance with the Nigeria Social insurance Trust Fund (NSUF) Act by inclusion of current NSITF Clearance Certificate (for Nigerian companies)
(5.7) Evidence of compliance with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Amendment Act 2011 by inclusion of copy of Compliance Certificate from Industrial Training Fund (ITF) (for Nigerian companies) or similar documents for foreign companies.
(5.8) Evidence of registration on the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP’s) National Data Base of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers (NDCCSPs) by inclusion of interim Registration Report (IRR) (for Nigerian companies).
(5.9) Audited Account for the past three (3) years (2013, 2014 and 2015) which must bear the stamp and seal of the Audit Firm.
(5.10) Minimum Turnover of $500 Million (or the Naira Equivalent) and Networth $250 Million (or the Naira Equivalent) for the Financial Year Ending of 2015.
(5.11) Ability to establish a credit line for an irrevocable letter of credit from a reputable financial institution for the payment of any allocated crude oil.
(5.12) Evidence of current relevant certification with the Department of Petroleum Resources (where applicable).
(5.13) Details of the applicant’s facilities, markets and volume of crude oil traded in tabular form over the last three years (2013/2014 and 2015) in the following regions
(a) Africa
(b) Asia and the Far East
(c) Middle East
(d) North America
(e) South America
(f) Europe
(5.14) Evidence of verifiable similar services carried out within the last three years (2013, 2014 and 2015).
(5.15) Company’s CASHES plans and QA/QC policy and details of safety records for accidents, incidents, injuries and damages for the past three (3) years (2013, 2014 and 2015).
(5.16) A prospective bidder shall make provision of sworn affidavit to support action as follows:
(a) To allow NNPC verify all claims made in your submission
(b) To allow NNPC verify that your organization is not in receivership, nor the subject of any form of insolvency of bankruptcy proceedings or the subject of any form of winding up petition or proceedings.
(c) To confirm that the company is not a replacement for a hitherto tax defaulting company.
(d) To confirm whether or not any of the members of relevant committees of NNPC or Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) is former or present Director, shareholder, or has any pecuniary interest in your Company.
(e) A written statement confirming that your company does not have any Director who has been convicted in any country for a criminal offence relating to fraud or any financial impropriety or criminal misrepresentation of falsification of facts relating to any matter.
(5.17) Certainty of business integrity and pre-signed undertaking to strictly comply with Nigerian Anti-Corruption laws in processing the bid and executing the contract if successful.
(5.18) Compliance with the Nigerian Content Act
(a) Compliance with Nigerian Content Act shall be a major consideration in the tender process. Companies must provide a detailed Nigerian Content execution strategy to the satisfaction of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (“NCDMB”), clearly setting out Nigerian Content commitments in areas of:
(b) Patronage of Nigerian shipping companies
(c) Insurance and Legal Services
(d) Banking and Financial Services
(e) Nigerian Content plan that demonstrates full utilization of Nigerian labour and services with detailed description of role, work scope and man-hours in order to achieve minimum target as set out in the requirement of the NOGICD Act 2010.
(f) Current and in-place organizational structure with detailed experience and skills of key management personnel with names. Provide evidence (personnel list and position organizational chart) percentage of management that are Nigerian nationals and the percentage of the total workforce that are Nigerians.
(g) Detailed past/present commitment to staff training and development of Nigerian personnel (where applicable).
(6.1) All completed bids should be sealed and submitted in Two (2) separate envelopes clearly marked – One (1) original, One (1) copy and one (1) electronic copy (CD ROM)duly signed by the bidder’s authorised representative clearly marked Invitation to Tender for “the Sale and Purchase of Nigerian Crude Oil Grades”
(6.2) The Local content requirement as stated above (No. 5.18) must be submitted in a separate envelope and clearly marked “Invitation to Tender for. “the Sale and Purchase of Nigerian Crude Oil Grades – Local Content”
(6.3) The Submission/Closing date: All documents should be submitted on or before Thursday, 24th November, 2016 at 12noon prompt addressed to:
The Secretary
GEC HQ Tenders Board
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
The Bid Management Room
Room 45B, 1st Floor, Block D, NNPC Towers
Herbert Macaulay Way,
Central Business District
Abuja, Nigeria
(6.4) All bids received shall be publicly opened and endorsed immediately following the deadline for the submission in the presence of invited observers and prospective bidders.
All bidders are invited to attend the bid opening session holding at:
The Amphitheatre
First Floor, Block A
NNPC Towers,
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
Garki, Abuja.
It must be noted that:
(7.1) Late submission shall be rejected
(7.2) All Submissions should be arranged and numbered in the order listed in 5 above
(7.3) Only companies who submit the required information and meet the pre-qualification criteria will be contacted after evaluation. NNPC shall deal directly with only authorized officers of the interested companies and not through individuals or agents
(7.4) All costs incurred by your company as a result of this invitation to Tender and other associated cost in respect of this exercise shall be borne solely by your company
(7.5) This process of pre-qualification neither creates any commitment nor establishes any legal relationship with NNPC.
(7.6) All information must be provided in English Language

NNPC Management

Family Health International (FHI360)
Request For Proposal (RFP): Provision of Car Hire Service

Family Health International (FHI360) is not-for-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes expert in health, education, nutrition, environmental, economic development, civil society, gender equality, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. With funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), FHI360 is supporting the government of Nigeria (GON) to enhance sustained cross-sectional integration of HIV/AIDS services by building Nigerian capacity to deliver sustainable high quality, comprehensive, prevention, treatment, care and related services in various states within Nigeria.
FHI360 Nigeria Country Office is hereby seeking proposals from qualified and interested Car Higher Service Providers for the provision of car hire services across Nigeria as per the scope below:
The Car Hire Service Provider(s) will be expected to provide high standard vehicles that are in good condition at all time. The selected service provider(s) is expected to ensure availability of such vehicles to FHI360 as at when required across Nigeria at all times. The services to be provided will include, but not limited to the following
(1) The service provider will ensure the provision of vehicles for the conveyance of personnel and tools as required by FHI360.
(2) The service provider will at all times called upon, provide vehicle in good, comfortable and roadworthy condition.
(3) The service provider will ensure that all vehicle particulars, permits, authorizations, roadworthiness certificates, insurance and all other documents required for the operation of the vehicle are in place and up to date.
(4) The service provider is expected at all times, present a qualified driver with a valid driver’s license, well dressed and groomed to drive the vehicle and shall be responsible for their (drivers) remuneration.
(5) All fueling, maintenance and incidental expenses during the course of the subsistence of the service to be provided will be borne by the service provider; and the service provider will also ensure that the vehicles are at all times well maintained so as not to cause failure or breakdowns.
(6) In the event of any break down during the course of carrying out any assignment, the service provider will provide an alternative in such a manner as to cause as minimal disruption as possible to the schedule of FHI360 staff on transit.
(7) The service provider will provide accessories, utilities and general conveniences that will be in the vehicle i.e., fire extinguishers, C caution, jumper cables, jack, wheel spanner, spare tyres, towing ropes, car fresheners, dust bins, foot mats, first aid box etc.
(8) The service provider will ensure that the vehicles to be provided are comprehensively insured.
(9) The service provider will provide invoices at the end of every month detailing the cost of services provided for the period before payment is be processed
Please read this section carefully and be sure that all requested information is included in your submission. Evaluators will neither make assumptions nor draw inferences regarding missing or incomplete information.
The submission of incomplete information could result in the rejection of proposal.
Proposals should be comprehensive and highlight how the bidding company intends to meet up with our requirements as state above. In addition to clearly stating service costs and/or rates of commission, proposals should include the following and must be in the format below:
(1) Detailed Company Profile with registered address, functional email, telephone numbers and point of contact for the organization.
(2) Evidence of company registration (i.e. Certificate of incorporation Corporate, form CAC7 & CAC2).
(3) Evidence of payment of tax (tax clearance certificate) for the last three years
(4) Audited financial statements for the last three years
(5) Number of vehicle in fleet with evidence of such claims
(6) Type of vehicles in fleet with evidence
(7) CVs of drivers showing evidence of competency (with relevant certifications)
(8) Locations covered within Nigeria with addresses of offices in various locations
(9) Fueling and accommodation policy
(10) Verifiable list of current clients, including International Non-Governmental Organizations with name of contact person, telephone number(s) and email(s)
(11) Evidence of experience in providing similar services to NGOs and other reputable organizations (copies of service agreements/contracts are to be attached)
(12) Recommendation Letter from three reputable and notable organization attesting to satisfactory performance in previous provision of related services
Financial Proposal should be in the following format for all locations:
1 Car Hire within town (to & fro drop off) 1 hour
2 Car Hire within town (to & fro drop off) 2 hours
3 Car Hire within town (to & fro drop off) 3 hours & above
4 Car Hire outside town (to & fro drop off) 1 hour
5 Car Hire outside town (to & fro drop off) 2 hours
6 Car Hire outside town (to & fro drop off) 3 hours & above
7 Car Hire within town Full day
8 Car Hire outside town Full day
9 Airport Drop-off for different locations From (Office/Hotel to Airport)
10 Airport Drop-off for different location From (Airport to Office/Hotel)

(D) Clarification and Submission of Proposal:
Bidders must submit request for any clarification and further information concerning this solicitation in writing via email to not later than 4pm, on Thursday 20th October, 2016.Complete Proposal including financial and technical documents must be submitted in two separate sealed envelopes and signed by authorized representative of the bidding company on or before 5pm Thursday 27th October, 2016. Envelope should be labelled “Provision of Healthcare Management Services” and addressed to
The Procurement Manager
Family Health International (FHI360),
Plot 1073 JS Tarka Street, Garki, Area 3
Any proposal received by FHI360 after the deadline for submission stated herein shall be rejected and returned unopened to the bidder.
No proposal shall be modified after the deadline for submission of proposals. Facsimile (fax), e-mail documents or postmarked documents will not be accepted. Issuance of this RFQ in no way constitutes a commitment by FHI360 to award a contract. FHI360 reserves the right to vary any part of this RFQ at the time of award if it becomes necessary.
This procurement is funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and is subject to the applicable Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and AID Acquisition Regulations (AIDAR)
FHI360 is Value added tax (VAT) exempted, but charges Withholding Tax (WTH) in compliance with relevant Nigerian laws.

Ondo State Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project
(World Bank Assisted)
IDA Credit No. 46670
Invitation for Bids
Implementation of Tax Administration System (TAS)
For Ondo State Government
IFB Number: OD/PSGRDP/GD/NCB/002/2016

(1) This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in dgMarket of 26th November, 2010.
(2) The Federal Government of Nigeria has received credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project. Ondo State is a beneficiary and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the agreement(s) resulting from this IFB: Implementation of Tax Administration System (TAS) for Ondo State Government (IFB Number: ODPSGRDP/GD/NCB/002/2016).
(3) The Ondo State Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project serves as the implementing agency for the project and now invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders for The Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Tax Administration System (TAS) Software, Hardware and Network Infrastructure and Related Support Services.
(4) Bidding will be conducted using the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, edition of January, 2011 and is open to all Bidders eligible as defined in these Guidelines, that meet the following minimum qualification criteria:
(i) The Bidder to be either the prime manufacturer of the proposed TAS application software, or be formally approved and authorized by the manufacturer to supply implement and support the tendered software in Nigeria. Evidence of such accreditation from the prime manufacturer must be provided within the bid.
(ii) The Bidder to provide demonstrable evidence of how effective in-country support for the software being proposed will be provided.
(iii) The Bidder to provide demonstrable evidence of how effective in-country support for the equipment being proposed will be provided.
(iv) The Bidder to provide evidence that it has been in the business of supplying and supporting the proposed TAS application software and equipment for not less than 5 years.
(v) The Bidder to have undertaken at least One (1) successful (i.e. signed off and accepted by the purchaser as a fully and operational system, implementation of the proposed TAS software during the last 5 years, within a Federal or State Government, as a revenue administration agency. These implementations must have involved the supply, installation and technical support of the proposed core TAS software. Prospective bidders will be required to provide evidence of, and purchaser references or, such implementations.
(vi) The Bidder to provide evidence that the principal bidder has had an annual turnover in excess of One Hundred and Eighty Million Naira, (NGN180,000,000) for each of its last three financial years and average liquidity capacity of at least Eighty Million (NGN80,000,000) for the last two (2) years
(vii) For the purposes of establishing a prospective bidder’s qualifications, the experience and/or resources of any Joint Venture or sub-contract partner will contribute to the bidder’s qualifications, and the technical qualifications of sub-contract partners shall be taken into account in assessing the bidders’ overall qualifications.
(viii) Prospective bidders must demonstrate that they have the financial, technical, and production capability (either independently or in a joint venture and/or sub-contracting arrangement, within which a principal bidder and contractor will be named) necessary to perform the Contract to supply, install, test, commission and support all of the components as a turnkey solution.
(5) Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Ondo State Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below from 9:00am 4:00pm, Nigeria Time. A pre-bid meeting which potential bidders may attend will be held on 27th October, 2016.
(6) A complete set of bidding documents in English Language may be purchased by interested Bidders on submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Fifty Thousand Naira (NGN50,000). The method of payment will be Bank Draft. The document will collected physically at the address below or be sent by e-mail after confirmation of payment.
(7) Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 10th November, 2016. Bids need to be secured by a Bid Security. The amount of Bid Security required is: Five Million and Five Hundred Thousand Naira. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below at 12:00 Nigeria Time; 10th November, 2016.
(8) The attention of prospective Bidders is drawn to (i) the fact that they will be required to certify in their bids that all software is either covered by a valid license or was produced by the Bidder and (ii) that violations are considered fraud, which can result in ineligibility to be awarded World Bank-financed contracts.
Contact Person: Ondo State Public Sector Governance Reform and Development Project
BJ. Daisi State Project Coordinating Unit (SPCU),
(Project Coordinator) Ala Quarters, Akure, Ondo State.
Tel No: +2348034240202; +2348033894440

Invitation for Expression of Interest for Provision of Maintenance and Repair Services for NLNG HVAC Equipment

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has a plant complex located on Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria. This complex consists of six natural gas liquefaction trains with a total capacity of 22 million tonnes of LNG per annum and 4 million tonnes of LPG per annum, with associated gas receiving, storage and loading facilities and utilities.
NLNG owns and uses extensive range of HVAC equipment and currently requires the services of Specialist HVAC maintenance contractors with requisite technical expertise and experience to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair a wide range of HVAC equipment including chilled water units, packaged and split units etc. without compromising equipment integrity.
The prospective contractors will provide works covering:
(1) HVAC Preventive Maintenance Routines (PMR)
(2) HVAC Breakdown maintenance service
(3) HVAC duty standby service
(4) Operational vehicles, tools and supplies
(5) Non routine services covering HVAC installations and replacements, minor maintenance works in residential and process areas.
NLNG hereby invites interested companies, with experience in HVAC maintenance, installation of new equipment in brown and green fields, to make a submission of an expression of interest. Interested contractors are requested to provide the following information/documents for consideration:
(1) Certificate of Incorporation
(2) Current Tax Clearance Certificate
(3) Valid DPR License for the subject category of work
(4) Evidence of previous work experience in HVAC maintenance and repair on an industrial scale. The interested contractor shall provide evidence of HVAC maintenance contract award(s), work completion certificates, etc. for referenced previous or on-going HVAC work(s), and contact details of the client’s representative.
(5) Evidence of previous experience in HVAC maintenance and repair in the Oil and Gas industry. The interested contractor shall provide copies of equipment area certification from previous work or/and personnel certification for hazardous area work like Atex, Complex etc.
(6) Evidence of previous experience in HVAC design, customization and modification for industrial service. Also details of advanced diagnostic tools and methods for HVAC troubleshooting capabilities.
(7) Demonstrate evidence of previous experience in the provision of HVAC engineering design and consultancy services to the Oil and Gas industry. The interested contractor shall also provide evidence of involvement in the review of engineering designs with substantial HVAC scope.
(8) Proof and details of direct (sourcing and storage in-country) of spare parts for major HVAC OEM Products like Carrier, Toshiba, Liebert/ Emerson etc. for HVAC equipment like chilled units, air handling units, split units, pumps, fans, control systems, ducted and chilled water systems, package units, sub-zero refrigeration skids, etc.
(9) Evidence of strong HSE and QMS performance and compliance records. ISO 14001 and 9001 certifications and good working knowledge of OHSAS 18001 will be considered.
(NOG1CD ACT 2010)
The Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act 2010 supports and details expected Nigerian Content deliverables within contracts in the Nigerian Oil and Gas industry.
NLNG is committed to the development of the Nigeria Oil and Gas business in compliance with the Nigerian Content Act 2010 for Nigerian Content Development.
Interested companies shall comply with the provisions of the Nigerian Content Act that relate to these services and in particular comply with the minimum Nigerian Content targets for the scope, which are covered in the Schedule of the Act.
Failure to comply with the Nigerian Content Act or demonstrate commitment to Nigerian Content Development shall result in disqualification from this process.
Companies responding to this advertisement are required to submit the following in compliance with the Nigerian Content Act, 2010:
(1) Documentation to demonstrate that the entity is a Nigerian-registered/owned company. Submission of certified true copies of CAC forms 10, 02 & 07 (or its equivalent; CAC 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, etc.) including company memorandum & article of association and other evidence of entity’s incorporation, shareholding & ownership structure in Nigeria.
(2) Tenderers shall provide evidence of registration with NCDMB’s NOGIC JQS.
(3) The process and procedure that explain the methodology of how it intends to comply with the requirements of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010 (Nigerian Content Plan) and how to achieve the set target(s) in the schedule of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act and any targets set by the Board.
(4) A plan for giving first consideration to services provided within Nigeria with a list of work packages, third party services and subcontracts which should be reserved for Nigerian indigenous contractors, including those that will be provided by companies of Nigerian origin.
(5) A plan of how it intends to give first consideration to materials, manufactured as well as assembled goods of Nigerian origin which shall include a breakdown of all materials to be utilized and identifying those that are found locally, finished products and materials that will be procured from Nigerian manufacturing and assembly plants, finished goods that order can be placed from outside Nigeria through Nigerian authorized vendors and accredited agents and those that would be directly imported.
(6) Tenderers to submit a detailed training plan which shall provide sustainable training and development (including certification as applicable) for Nigerians in line with the Human Capacity Development Initiative Guideline of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB). The training plan will include contract-specific training and estimated man-hours. Tenderer is required to submit MOA with Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN) trainers to support their training plan, which shall be 10% of the project Man-hours or 3% of the total contract sum.
(7) Technology Transfer Plan (TTP) explaining the methodology of how it intends to promote the effective transfer of technology from alliance partners to Nigerian individuals and companies.
(8) Research & Development Plan (RDP) explaining the methodology of promoting education, attachments, training, research and development in Nigeria in relation to the contract.
(9) Details of the company’s corporate organizations overall human resources structure (management, supervisors, senior and junior skilled officers, etc.), identifying positions manned/occupied by Nigerian nationals with evidence of type of employment in-country and identifying the positions manned/occupied by other nationals.
(10) Proposed organogram for this work scope populated with nationality, qualification of personnel and years of experience of personnel on the job (attach CV of key finance, operational and technical personnel) including a succession plan in this work scope.
(11) A detailed description of the location of in-country committed facilities and infrastructure (assets, equipment, technical office, and administrative space, storage, etc.) in Nigeria to support this contract.
(12) Evidence that 50% of all equipment deployed to work by multinational and international companies (if applicable) are owned by the local subsidiaries. (Tenderer to provide verifiable evidence (purchase receipt, bill of sale, etc.) of ownership of equipment in executing this contract.)
(13) Provide evidence of approved Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate or status of the application submitted to NCDMB for the certificate for the procurement of all equipment, systems and packages to be supplied on the contract (where applicable). Where Tenderer intends to use subcontractor(s)/supplier(s), Tenderer shall provide same information for the nominated supplier(s)/sub-contractor(s).
The expression of interest documents/requirements should be submitted either in hard copy in a sealed envelope and marked “Confidential –Expression of Interest for Provision of Maintenance and Repair Services for NLNG HVAC Equipment” to:
The Head, Business Strategy & Management Unit,
CPM Department,
Nigeria LNG Limited,
Intels Aba Road Estate
KM 16, Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway
Port Harcourt, Rivers State
In electronic copy in PDF format by e-mail to: with Confidential -Expression of Interest for Provision of Maintenance and Repair Services for NLNG HVAC Equipment in the subject line.
In either format, the submission must be received by Nigeria LNG Limited not later than 3rd November, 2016.
• This is not an invitation to tender. Full tendering procedure will be provided to applicants who are successful at this expression of interest, in accordance with NLNG’s pre-qualification procedures.
• Notwithstanding the submissions of the documents for the expression of interest, NLNG is neither committed nor obliged to include any company and/or associated companies, agents or sub-contractors on any bid list or award any form of contract to any company and/or associated companies, agents or sub-contractors.
• Please be aware that this Invitation to express interest does not guarantee that you will be requested to submit an offer to Nigeria LNG Limited; it does not constitute any form of agreement or contract between our companies. Nigeria LNG Limited shall not be responsible for any cost incurred in responding to this invitation.
• This advertisement of Expression of Interest shall not be construed as a commitment by NLNG, nor shall it entitle respondents to claim any indemnity from NLNG, Technical Advisers and/or any of its shareholders by virtue of having responded to this advertisement.
• This is a simple invitation for you to express your interest in the indicated work scope and does not warrant any further feedback from NLNG hereafter. If you do not hear from NLNG within 3 months of submission of this publication, it should be taken that your application was not successful.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Request for Proposals
Background of the assignment:

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is partnering with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in implementing a European Union funded project on “Promoting better management of migration in Nigeria by combating and reducing irregular migration that occurs, inter alia, through Trafficking in Persons (TIP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SOM) (NGAX41), “The project aims to strengthen the national capacity to better combat TIP and SOM in order to maximize the development potential of migration.
As part of this effort, a number of activities are being implemented to expand NAPTIP’s capacities in various priority areas in order to improve service delivery, particularly in investigations and prosecution, project management, monitoring and evaluation as well as victim support services
In this regards, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria on behalf of UNODC invites proposals from competent and qualified non-governmental organisations/firms to participate in “Request for Proposal (RFP)” for the Installation of bio-metric software for NAPTIP in already existing Database Base Application (Advance Research Engine System).
The details of the services required can be found on or
All bids must be submitted through the e-tendering in the format specified in the solicitation documents and clearly marked using the titles indicated above.
Please note that UNDP is exempt from all customs, duty and taxes and can provide documentation for same.
UNDP reserves the right to reject any or all bids sent to this Request for Proposal and reserves the right to split awards for any of the items and place separate or multiple orders.
Any award resulting from this RFP will be subject to UNDP General Terms and Conditions available at the UNDP Global Website
This RFP does not amount to a commitment on the part of the UNDP either financially or otherwise.

Installation of bio-metric software for NAPTIP in already existing Database Base Application (Advance Research Engine System)
Procurement Process : RFP – Request for proposal
Office : UNDP Nigeria Country Office – NIGERIA
Deadline : 19-Oct-16
Posted on : 05-Oct-16
Development Area : IT / COMPUTERS
Reference Number : 33359
Link to Atlas Project : Non-UNDP Project
Overview :
1. Background of the assignment:
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is partnering with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in implementing a European Union funded project on “Promoting better management of migration in Nigeria by combating and reducing irregular migration that occurs, inter alia, through Trafficking in Persons (TIP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SOM) (NGAX41).” The project aims to strengthen the national capacity to better combat TIP and SOM in order to maximize the development potential of migration.
As part of this effort, a number of activities are being implemented to expand NAPTIP’s capacities in various priority areas in order to improve service delivery, particularly in investigations and prosecution, project management, monitoring and evaluation as well as victim support services.
2. Data is no doubt a key component of any organizational development. NAPTIP as an agency charged with the responsibility of fighting Human Trafficking Nigeria need tools for data collection and sharing with partners especially for documentation of traffickers and victims. Nigeria being a country that the citizen’s officially having many names of between 2 to 4 while many people have the same names also. There is the need for the Agency to have a biometric system of capturing data attached to the present system. The sophistication of criminal networks in and out Nigerian necessitated the use of biometric which today is a standard for any Law Enforcement database
3. A.R.E.S Software:
Advanced Research Engine System (A.R.E.S) software is a robust centralized database used in gathering and storing data for investigation and prosecution of trafficking cases. It is used in analyzing both victims and traffickers data. Features of the software include:
• Data visualization and link analysis.
• Linkage of intelligence report, interim report, investigation report and other template for inputting information about suspects;
• An advanced robust search engine using various data attributes including phone number, names, address and biometric elements of the suspect or victims;

4. A.R.E.S Software Components:
Server components:
Application server: this is the frontend component that runs on the server machine and serves all requests coming from the clients, in form of web services requests.
Metadata engine: this is the server part of the metadata engine. It executes all the operations on real data sources, using the knowledge contained in the repository. It provides a uniform view of data sources, regardless of its technology, deployment toll etc.;
Data source drivers: they are the specific components that allow the system to interact directly with the data sources
Plugin manager: the entire server architecture has several extension points that can be used to customize the behavior of the different components. It is possible to write ‘helpers’ to implement specific context requirements.
Operating System Software:
Software Application server (Business and data): Windows 2008 Server, Microsoft 2008, Framework 4.0, IIS 6.
Client Operating System/Software:
Windows XP/7/8/10, Internet Explorer version7+, Office 2007+
Database: Microsoft SQL
Application Server:
1. Specific tasks to be performed by the Provider:
The Service Provider is expected to provide the following services:
1. Develop and install Biometric (Fingerprint and Photograph) Capture Module;
2. Finger print and photograph capture using a standard biometric device and a camera
3. Modify the application to show already captured finger prints;
4. Develop a form in the application section for fingerprint recognition;
5. Incorporate search functions using fingerprint or photograph through a marching technique;

6. Hardware Requirement
7. 12 High resolution fingerprint capture device
8. 12 High resolution photo camera
9. Connection to A.R.E.S for each Zonal Command;
10. Setup a local Certificate Authority (CA) using Microsoft Certificate Services to manage the user digital certificate. Develop secure https access to central database from zonal commands for each user;
11. Visualization of person, crimes and other activities georeferenced on maps with different level of view.
12. Develop a module to provide a unified geo-referenced view of data from different data sources.
13. Enable data linkage and analysis of attributes of georeferenced maps.
14. Provide User Manual and Online Help for hardware and new modules of software;
15. End-User and Technical Training;
16. Provide Service Level Agreement and Technical Support for 1 year.

1. Technical Requirements:
The company must have at least one these certifications:
1. ISO 9001 for quality management system
2. ISO 27001 for Information Security Management
3. ISO 20000 for Information Technology — Service management
4. ISO 14001 for environmental management

1. Institutional Arrangement and Reporting
The Vendor will be supervised by UNODC and in collaboration with the designated NAPTIP IT.

1. Expected tangible and measurable outputs
Specific outputs of the consultancy are:
1. Installed biometric software and Hardware
2. Availability of biometric software User Manual
3. Online trouble shooting and Help
4. User and technical training manual
5. Maintenance and Technical Support for 1 year.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites you to submit a proposal to this Request for Proposal for the above-referenced subject.
Your offer, comprising of a Technical Bid and Price Schedule, should be submitted in accordance with Section 2, through tendering online system and by the deadline indicated in
Prospective bidders are strongly advised to attend the pre-proposal conference scheduled to hold as follows:
Time: 10:00am
Date: 10/19/2016
Venue: UNDP Office, Plot 19 T Y Danjuma Street, Asokoro, Abuja
Also instructional videos for bidders on how to register and submit bids in English have been posted here


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