INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

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Issued By

Higher Education Strategy Center

Bid Doc. Price

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Published Date

February 23, 2008

Opening Date

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Remarks

Bid Category

ICT System

Description

 
 

INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR BID
TO DEVELOP AND INSTALL SOFTWARE IN
UNIVERSITIES
HIGHER EDUCATION  STRATEGY CENTER (HESC)

Haile G/Selassie Road, Beside the Lem Hotel,
Matyas Building 2nd Floor
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

The Higher Education Strategy Center was established as per the Higher Education Proclamation No. 351/2003 as an autonomous organ having its own legal personality being accountable to the Ministry of Education. The objective of HESC concerns: “…. Formulating vision and strategy in order to make higher education compatible with the country’s human resource needs… To guide the development, reform and restructuring of the Ethiopian higher education sector.”

HESC is inviting eligible bidders to submit bids to develop and install an automated ICT system that is standard, sustainable and supports university record keeping procedures that will be easy t manage and maintain, flexible and secure, has various reporting capabilities in Amharic and English, can incorporate new applications and handle large date:

PROJECT 1:

1.      Intranet System that links and distributes information in selected universities from a central server location

2.      An Automated Student Information which includes student placement, curriculum maintenance, class scheduling, registration including online, enrollment, grading, academic commission decisions, advising and counseling capacity, frequently asked questions.

3.      Library Management including management of library assets, circulation reservation and digital and multimedia content.

4.      Identification card for authentication and authorization to university resources.

5.      Business Systems to include personnel management, infrastructure and equipment management, and financial processes.

PROJECT 2:

1.      Website design for 11 Universities with training and maintenance components.

All bidders should attach Bid Security of 5% of their offer in cash or CPO or Bank Guarantee payable on first demand by Higher Education Strategy Center after the functionality of the project is assured.

Bidders will present a detailed Terms of Reference which includes prior experience of installation with a description of infrastructure needed, training of ICT technical personnel, users and others, website development, maintenance of web site and servers, staff profiles, length of time the project will take, cost per university and costs for the entire project. The successful bidder(s) will be expected to make adjustments in costs for multiple Universities.

Bid documents may be obtained from HESC, Room 202 upon payment of Birr 20 (Twenty). Bidders may submit Bids for one or more components of the projects. Wax-sealed bids shall be presented in English with one original and one copy “Technical” and “Financial” documents separately. Bids must be delivered to: HIGHER EDUCATION STRATEGY CENTER (HESC) not later than 10 working days after the fist appearance of this advertisement by 5:00 P.M. Bids will be opened on the 11th working day after the appearance of this advertisement at 10:00 A.M. in the presence of bidders or their authorized representatives at HESC (Matyas Building 5th floor). Higher Education Strategy Center reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Further information can be obtained from HESC by Tel. 011-663 19 69; or Fax: 011-663 31 36.

   

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