For Supply, Implementation and
Support of a turnkey
Solution for the Credit Information Center for the
National Bank of Ethiopia
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a GRANT
from the International Development Association toward the
cost of Financial Sector Capacity Building Project, and it intends
to apply part of the proceeds of this Grant to payment under he
agreements resulting from this IFB5/TSB-CIC/H239-ET:
Supply, implementation and support of
a turn key solution for the Credit Information Center for the
National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE)
National Bank of Ethiopia Service as their implementing agency for
the project and now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for
supply and implementation of a turn key Credit Information System
Solution, including the key information technologies, equipment,
integration, training and technical support.
will be conducted using the International Competitive Bidding (ICB)
procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement
under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and is open to all bidders from
eligible sources counties as defined in the Guidelines that meet the
following minimum qualification criteria.
must be for the entire Credit Information System
Component of the Credit Information System solution that will be
proposed must be fully developed. For ready made packages, the NBE
may required the full functionality including necessary integration
to be demonstrated as part of the proposal evaluation process.
Credit Information System or similar information management system
should preferably be already installed and operational as an
integrated functional unit in at least one country, preferably in a
similar environment to Ethiopia.
must be able to supply and support the necessary hard ware to run
the proposed solution
bidder must have on its current staff at least one key person in
each of the following specialist areas involved in the project.
Software design and development
Information Center Development expert
and communication Technologies (ICT)
of non technical end users
key person should meet the following minimum requirements.
i. Five years of relevant experience,
with the last five years in the particular specialist area;
last three years of industry experience in a management/ team
Interested eligible bidders may be obtain further information
from National Bank of Ethiopia and inspect the bidding documents at
the address given below from
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.
– 5:00 p.m. (local time).
complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by
interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the
address as of August 31, 2009 and upon payment of a non-refundable
fee of Birr 400 or in any freely convertible currency. The method of
payment will be cash or cashier’s check or direct deposits to
National Bank of Ethiopia. The bidding documents will be sent by
hand or airmail or courier. Electronic version in polf may be sent
by email upon request, after payment of the fee.
must be delivered to the address below at or before
October 15, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. All
bids must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than 2
percent of the contract price in Birr or an equivalent amount in a
freely convertible currency. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will
be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose
to attend at the address below at 3:00 p.m. October 15, 2009
attention of prospective bidders is drawn to (i) the fact that they
will be required to certify in their bids that all software is
either covered by a valid license or was produced by the bidder and
(ii) that violations are considered fraud, which is, among other
remedies, punishable by potential blacklisting from participation in
future World Bank- Financed procurement.
Address: Mr. Mathewos Shamo Project
National Bank of Ethiopia
Financial Sector Capacity Building project (NBE-FSCBP)
Inside National Bank of Ethiopia
(Old Building, First Floor)
Tel. 251 115 51 14 02 Or 251 115 51 74 30 Ext 115
Fax 251 115 51 02 30
P.O. Box 2048