INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

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Issued By

Urban Development Capacity Building Office

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 400.00

Published Date

December 4, 2007

Opening Date

January 22, 2008

Remarks

Bid Category

Roads Rehabilitation Contract

Description

 
 

IDA CREDIT No. 3698-ET
IFB No. UDCBO/S4.16-06

1.      This invitation for bids follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in the United Nations Development Business; No. 587 Volume 25 of 31, 2002.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International Development Association towards the cost of the Capacity Building for Decentralized Service Delivery Project and intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the contract for the Wolayta Sodo town roads rehabilitation Contract for which this invitation for bids is issued.

3.      The Urban Development Capacity Building Office (UDCBO) of the Ministry of Works and Urban Development now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Wolayta Sodo town roads rehabilitation Contract. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding

4.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding document at UDCBO, near National Bank of Ethiopia on Sudan street /Ras Abebe Aregay Road, Legehar Area, Tel. 011-554-06-34 Or 554 06 35, Fax No. 011-554-06-30, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Monday to Friday during office hours (8:00AM.-12:00 noon, 1:00 P.M.-5:00 PM local time.)

5.      Qualification requirements include the following minimum qualifying criteria.

 (a) An average annual financial amount of construction
      work over the period of
      five (5) years of at least 1.5 times bidders own price.

 (b) Experience as prime contractor in the construction of
    at least two (2) works
   of a nature and complexity equivalent to the works
   over the period of five
   (5) years (to comply with this requirement, works cited
      should be at least 70
     percent complete);

 (c)  Proposals for the timely acquisition (own, lease, hire,
    etc.) of the essential
    equipment listed in the BDS;

 (d) A Project Manager with eight years’ general
    experience including not less
    than six years of experience in works of similar
    nature; and

 (e) Liquid assets and/or credit facilities, net of other
    contractual commitments
    and exclusive of any advance payments which may
    be made under the
    contract, of not less than Birr 1,000,000 or an
    equivalent amount in a
    freely convertible currency.

6.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address above and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 400 (Four Hundred Ethiopian Birr) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency in the form of cash or cashiers check. The bid document may be mailed to overseas bidding upon payment of an additional fee of Ethiopian Birr 300 (Three Hundred Ethiopian Birr).

7.      Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 2:00 PM on January 22, 2008 and must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than Birr 50,000 or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

8.      Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders who choose to attend at 2:00 PM on January 22, 2008 in the Conference Room of the Urban Development Capacity Building Office.

Urban Development Capacity Building Office
Near National Bank of Ethiopia on Sudan street
/Ras Abebe Aregay Road
Legehar Area
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

   

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