Bid No.


Issued By

Civil Service Reform Program Office of the Ministry of Capacity Building

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

September 9, 2007

Opening Date

October 10, 2007


Bid Category

Multiple Request



Invitation for Bids (IFB)
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Ministry of Capacity Building
Civil Service Reform Program
Supply and delivery of laboratory instruments and
Credit No. 3698-ET

1.      This Invitation for bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue No. 587 of July 31, 2002.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of Capacity Building for Decentralized Service Delivery Project (CBDSD), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for the supply of items related to performance and service delivery improvement program (PSIP).

3.      The Civil Service Reform Program Office of the Ministry of Capacity Building mow invites sealed bids from following laboratory instruments, equipment and accessories. Bidders have the option to bid for one or more lots.

Ser. No.


Lot No.



Portable pocket PH meter

Lot 1



Bench top PH meter




Lyophilizer (freeze dry system)




Authomated clony counter




Authomated zone Reader




Pyrogen test equipmwnt using RA BBIT




Heating block




Automated Kinematics viscose




Laundary machine

Lot 2



4.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and are open to all bidders from Eligible source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Civil Service Reform Program Office and inspect the biding documents at the address given below during working days from 9:00 to 12:00 A.M. and from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M.

6.      Qualifications requ8irements include: Manufacture authorization certificate and manufacturing ISO quality certificate or the equivalent.

7.      A complete set of bidding in English language may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address stated below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee Birr 200/Two Hundred Birr/ or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.  The method of payment will be Cash. The Bidding documents will be sent by first class mail for overseas bidders who sent by first class mail for overseas bidders who send a crossed bank draft of Birr 300 (three Hundred Birr) or USD 35 or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency in addition to the price of the bid documents to the address given below. However, the Civil Service Reform Program Office will not take any responsibility for a late or non-delivery of the bidding documents sent by mail. No extension in bid submission date is permitted on this account.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 10:00 A.M. on October 10, 2007.  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 or on-line at the address below at 10:30 A.M. on October 10, 2007. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 2% of the bid price or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

9.      The address referred to above is:

Civil Service Program Office
Capacity building for Decentralized Services Delivery
Gulele Sub City
In front of AAU Sidist Kilo Campus
Tel. 251 11 122 37 28 Or 251 11 122 37 16 Ext. 203, 204
Fax 251 11 122 37 47
Addis Ababa


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