Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Education

Bid Doc. Price

See detail below

Published Date

December 18, 2009

Opening Date

February 18, 2010


Bid Category




Ethiopian –Italian contribution to the Education Sector Development Programme (ESDP)

1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has received a grant from the Republic of Italy towards the cost of Dessie w/ro Sehin TVET (Technical Vocation Educational Training) College Project and intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for the Construction and Rehabilitation of Facilities Number 001/09/Dessie W/o Sehin. Bidding is open to all bidders from eligible countries as defined in the World Bank Guidelines.

2.      Local Contractors & “Joint Ventures” with high local equity will have a privilege of 7.5% of their bid value preference margin.

3.      Summary of works to be executed: Lot I: Rehabilitation works for 6 old existing blocks; Lot II: (a) one block of three-storey Classroom building of about 513 m2 covered area, (b) one-storey Library building of about 513 m2 covered area and,

(c)  2 Toilets, 10m3 & 50 m3 Septic Tanks & site work.

4.      Bid security must be 2% of the bid amount in convertible currency, and must be addressed and delivered to the Ministry of Education along with other bid documents.

5.      The Ministry of Education invites sealed bids from eligible local bidders for Category BC/GC 3 and above and from foreign bidders holding equivalent categories for the construction and rehabilitation of facilities for Dessie w/ro Sehin TVET College.

6.      Site visit is advisable and should be carried out by bidders before submitting their bids.

7.      Bidding documents may be purchased from the consultant (Construction Design Share Company), as mentioned in point 9 below, upon submission of written application and VAT registration certificate at the non-refundable price of 1,815 ETB or EURO 180, if purchased from abroad, Local bidders shall also submit copy of the Ministry of Works & Urban Development Certificate. Payments through bank may be made to Commercial Bank of Ethiopian –Finfinnee Branch –Account No. 01720130011000. Additional copies can be purchased at the same non-refundable price mentioned above. Euro cost of Bidding Documents includes DHL delivery.

8.      Invitation for bid follows World Bank (WB) and FIDIC guide lines.

9.      Address for purchase and any other request of clarification should be addressed to Ato Getachew Yirga, Construction Design Share Company, P.O. Box 40036 Tel. +251-14 40 33 68, Fax. +25114 40 06 21 Or +25114 42 08 00 (PBX) –Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

10.  Bids shall reach the:

Ministry of Education
Finance, Procurement & Property Administration Process
Tel: +25111-56 55 58 Or +25111-56 55 30
Addis Ababa

on or before 10:00 A.M. (local time) on 18th February 2010. Bids will be opened at 10:15 A.M.  (local time) the same date in the presence of the bidders who with to attend in the Ministry of Education Conference Hall, Room 11, Old Building.

11.  The Employer reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Ministry of Education


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