Country: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Project: Post Secondary Education project (PSEP)
Title: Strengthening Higher Education
1:- Procurement of Laboratory
Equipment, Chemicals & Glass wares
Procurement of electronics and
Number:- WB/ICB/DIF & IDG-1/2007
This invitation for bids follows the General procurement
notice for this project that appeared in The Ethiopian Herald,
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Hawassa
University has received a credit from the International development
Association toward the cost of Post secondary Education project (PSEP),
and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to
payments under the Contract for IDG & DIF Sub-projects procurement
of laboratory Equipment, Chemicals & Glass Wares.
The Hawassa University now invites sealed bids from eligible
and qualified bidders for:
Lot 1: DIF-Laboratory Equipments
Lot 2: DIF-Chemicals and glass
Lot 3: IDG-Laboratory Equipments
Electronics and Related Items:
visual presenter (Document camera) 2
CD writer 2
period is 90 days from the day of opening the letter of Credit.
quote for any one or all lots. Bids for individual lots will
evaluated bidder for each lot.
Bidding will be conducted
through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures
specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: procurement under IBRD
Loans and IDA Credits May 2004, and is open to all bidders from
Eligible source countries as defined in the Guidelines
Interested eligible bidders
may obtain further information from Hawassa University, Property
and procurement main section and inspect the Bidding Documents at
the address given below from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday to Friday.
experience and Technical Capacity
The Bidder shall
furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the
following experience requirements (s):
The manufacturer shall have at least 2 years of experience in
manufacturing and/or performing contracts for supply of similar type
of Goods that are requested by the purchaser under this tender. In
this respect the bidder should provide a list of its previous
clients (supplied by the Bidder with similar goods), Information
about the number and type of equipment supplied to these clients, as
well the clients contact details from where reference to the quality
of the equipment as well the bidder performance of the contract can
be obtained (name and the title of the contact person, email,
address, phone and fax).
The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate
that the Goods it offers meet the following usage requirement:
The warranty period for the goods offered shall cover at
least the duration indicated in the clause 27 for Special Conditions
of Contract amending the Clause 27 of the General Conditions of
Contract. Each bid offering less than the required of warranty shall
be rejected as non-responsive. To prove the compliance with this
requirement the bidder should include in their off3er a sworn
statement indicating the duration of the warranty offered by the
manufacturer of the goods. Should the warranty offered by bidder
exceeds the requirement; the clause 27 of the Special Conditions of
contract should be amended accordingly.
The bidder shall provide the manufacture’s Authorization
Form, in the format indicated in Section IV. “ b bidding Forms of
the Bidding Documents’.
The bidder shall provide quality certificate for the
equipment it offers. The quality certificates should be issued by a
reputable independent quality certification authority/body.
The Bidder should guarantee that the response time for remedy
any defective Good offered should non exceed 30 calendar days from
the receipt of the purchaser written notification of the defect.
Bids failing to comply with such requirement shall be rejected as
non responsive. The documentary evidence of compliance with this
requirement should be in the form of the bidder’s sworn statement
confirming their compliance with this requirement.
A margin of
preference for eligible national contractors shall not be applied.
Additional details are provided in the bidding Documents.
7. A Complete
set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested
bidders between April 26, 2007 and 6 June 2007 on the submission of a written application to the given address and
upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 300 (Three Hundred
Ethiopian Birr) or equivalent in a freely convertible currency. The
written application should specify the name of the company who made
the payment for the Bidding Documents as well its detailed contact
points (address, phone, fax, email, and back up email, contact
person name and title). Payment can be done in cash at the address
below or through certified cheque on the name of the
Hawassa University. The Bidding
Documents can be collected directly from Ministry of Education
Hawassa University Liaison Office No. 119 and Hawasas University
Tender Committee Office or can be delivered by special courier.
8. Bids must be delivered to the
address below at or before June 7, 2007 at 10:00 hours
(A.M.) local time. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late
bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the
bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person at the
address below at 10:30 hours (A.M.) local time on 7 June 2007. All
bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of:
Bid 1 Lot 1: ETB
30,000.00 (Thirty Thousand)
Lot 2: ETB
5,000.00 (Five Thousand)
ETB 30,000.00 (Thirty Thousand)
Bid 2. For
Electronics and Related Items ETB 30,000.00 (Thirty Thousand Birr).
Or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.
The address (es) referred to above is (are):
Attention: Hawassa University,
Tender Committee office
Tele. 251-462 20 96 76 Or 462 20 96 77 Or 462 20 69 28
Facsimile number: 251-462 20 54 21
P.O. Box 05, Awassa