Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Education

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

December 21, 2008

Opening Date

January 27, 2009


Bid Category

Computers, Printers & Related Equipment



Invitation for Bids
International Competitive Bidding
Supply of Computers, Printers and Related
Equipment, including installation for
Tegebareid, Gen. Wingate in Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa TVET Colleges
“Italian Contribution to ESDP Program”

1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a grant form the Government of Italy in the framework of the Italian Contribution to Education Sector Development Program (ESDP) towards investment and technical assistance costs for primary, tertiary and post-graduate education. Among other purposes this grant will be used to pay the successful bidder under the contract for the supply of computers, printers and related equipment, including installation for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges of Tegebareid and General Wingate in Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa TVET Colleges as follows:

LOT. 1:  Computers and Office Equipment for Addis
                Ababa Tegebareid TVET Colleges

LOT. 2:   Computers and Office Equipment for Addis
                 Ababa General Wingate TVET Colleges.

LOT. 3:   Computers and Office Equipment for Dire
                 Dawa TVET College.

2.      The Ministry of Education (MOE) to Ethiopia, on behalf of Addis Ababa Tegbareid and General Wingate TVET Colleges and Dire Dawa TVET College, now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders under the World Bank Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits.

The tender is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the WB Guidelines.

3.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding document at the address below, form 09:00 A.M. to 17:00 P.M. Addis Ababa time, except weekend and holidays, starting from the day of the advertisement of the present Invitation for Bids.

Education Sector Development Planning and
Policy Analysis Department
Arat Kilo Square, Arada Sub-City
Tel. 002 51-11-155 31 33 Or 156 40 42
Fax: 00251-11-55 10 93
Addis Ababa

4.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by the representatives of Bidders, from 09:00 A.M. of the day of the advertisement of the present Invitation for Bids until January 19th, 2009, 10:00 A.M. Addis Ababa time, by interested Bidders on the submission of a written application ot the mentioned address, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Euro 17 or 200 ETB. The method of payment will be in cash or bank transfer (National Bank of Ethiopia, Account No. 0160101011300, swift code NBE-TETAA).

5.      All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 5,000.00 Euro (Five Thousand Euro) valid for 90 calendar days in the form of either a certified check, letter of credit or bank guarantee from bank institution counter guaranteed by local banks and must be delivered to:

Education Sector Development Planning and
Policy Analysis Department
(4th Floor, Room No. 416, New Building)
Arat Kilo Square
Addis Ababa

Before the closure of Bidding on January 27th,. 2009 at 10:00 A.M. (Addis Ababa time). Bids will be open in public at 10:30 A.M. (Addis Ababa time) of the same day. If a bidder is interested to participate in two or more Lots, the bidder shall submit separate envelopes for each Lot. Bidders have not the option of submitting their Bids electronically. The Education Sector Development Planning and Policy Analysis Department invites the representatives of the Bidders to attend at the Purchaser’s address and time above mentioned. Late bids will be rejected.

6.      With reference to Section VI, Schedule of Requirements, and in accordance with Section III, Evaluation and Qualification Criteria of the Bidding Documents, the evaluation of the offer will be given though (i) technical evaluation (max. 40 points), followed by (ii) opening of financial envelope and price evaluation (max.60 points). The compound indicator shall be the sum of the two. Domestic preference will not be a bid evaluation factor.


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