Bid No.


Issued By

Oxfam GB Ethiopia Program

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 100.00

Published Date

December 4, 2008

Opening Date

January 8, 2009


Bid Category





OXFAM GB a member of Oxfam International, a confederation of 13 organizations working together with over 3000 partners in more than 100 countries, is a development, relief and campaigning organization dedicated to finding to finding lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and suffering around the world, Ethiopia being one of the counties it operations in. It has a filed office in Benshangul Gumuz Regional Sate running an Oxfam GB invites wax-sealed bids from eligible bidders for with the necessary labor, materials & equipment for the construction of 4 classrooms unit for the incoming flux of children from alternative basic education centers in the Menge woreda at three different sites. Benishangul Gumuz Regional Capital, Assosa is 700km away from Addis and it is Kola. Menge woreda is 60km away from Assosa and the sites where the construction is going to take place are within 60km distance form Menge with a bumpy rough roads and shortage of running water. Rainy seasons affect construction works and bidders need to bear this in mind. Details about the bid are as follows:

Sites are:

  1. Keshaf Primary school upgrading four class room unit,
  2. Tumet-Azizi primary school upgrading four-class room unit,
  3. Undulu primary school in Menge district of Assosa Zone.

Bidders shall submit one original and two-machine copy bid documents in a sealed envelope marked as “Menge Woreda School Construction”. OXGB/ADD/2008/14 addressed to the Tender Committee, Oxfam GB. Documents should be placed in the Tender Box provided on THE RECEPTION OF OXFAM GB Addis Office or to the Admin and Finance officer Office in Assosa not be received later than 4:00 P.M. 5th January 2009. Bids Submitted later than the indicated date and closing time will automatically be disqualified.

Interested eligible bidders may purchase the bid documents from Oxfam GB field Office Room No.3 at Assosa town located just behind Bamboo Hotel, or Oxfam GB Addis Ababa Office located across the road from Imperial Hotel up on payment of non-refundable fee of Birr 100 and or its equivalent in freely convertible currency, for each site.

Bid offers shall be valid, for the period of 90 days after the date of bid submission.

Completed bid documents shall bear official seal of the organization and accompanied by a bid security bond of 1% of the total bid amount in the form of C.P.O.

Bid closing date shall be on January 5, 2009 G.C. at 4:00 PM and will be opened on January 8, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. in Assosa town Oxfam office meeting hall, in the presence of bidders or their legal representatives.

Oxfam GB reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids either in whole or part thereof and is not bound to give reasons.

OXFAM GB, therefore, wishes all contractors of GB/BC-6 and above who have a license renewed at least for the 2000/01 Ethiopian Calendar and must be VAT Registered & possess TIN number to submit their bid document with the profile of the organization and reorganization of past performance of its quality work.

For further information you may contract the following:
Assosa OGB office: Ato Teferi Kejela

Tel. 057-7-75 03 38 Or 057-7-75 03 73
Addis Ababa OGB office: Ato Shenkutie Greffie
Tel. 011-6-61 33 44
Oxfam GB Ethiopia Program


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