Bid No.


Issued By

Works & Urban Development Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1000.00

Published Date

September 11, 2009

Opening Date

September 25, 2009


Bid Category




1.      The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (hereinafter referred to as “Ethiopia”) has received Grant Aid from the Government of Japan as per the Exchange of Notes dated the 21st of May 2009 (hereinafter referred to as “the E/N”) for the purchase of products and services necessary for the execution of the Programme by Ethiopia for the Construction of Primary and Secondary Schools (hereinafter referred to as “the Programme”) and intends to apply a part of the fund of the Grant Aid to eligible payments under the contract (s) for which this Bidding Documents are issued. Under the Programme, Japan International Cooperation System (JICS) (hereinafter referred to as “the Employer”) acts as an implanting agent for and on behalf of Ethiopia to procure the construction works utilizing the funds available in accordance with the E/N. The Employer is also delegated to conclude the contract with the Contractor and to make a payment to the Contractor.

2.      This invitation for Bid is open to eligible bidders from all countries conforming with the following criteria.

Category GC/BC class Two (2) and above,

Having a renewed license registration certificate.

Furnishing necessary labours, materials and equipment for the construction and completion of primary and/or secondary school in Addis Ababa City.

3.      One bidder shall offer their bid only for one lot in the table below:

Bid Number (Lots)

Project Site



Housing Project Primary school


4.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain a complete set of Bidding Documents upon payment of non-refundable fee of Birr 1,000 (One Thousand Birr) at the Employer’s office addressed below. The Letter of Intention for buying the Bidding Documents and evidence documents for the eligibility mentioned above (original & copy) shall be submitted at the time to purchasing the documents. If a prospective bidder does not satisfy the conditions of the eligibility mentioned above, the bidder may not purchase the Bidding Documents.



Time (European Standard)

Distribution of Bids Documents

14th September to 23rd September 2009

09:00 to 1:00 and 14:00 to 16:00 hrs

Bid submission

25th September 2009

10:00 to 10:30 hrs

Technical Proposal opening

25th September 2009

11:00 hrs

Financial Proposal opening

(to be announced later)


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

6.      Contact to: Mr. Keizo Inoue, Project Manger, Japan International Cooperation System Project office (Consultant Office).

Governmental & Public Sector Design & Construction Core
Process, Works & Urban Development Bureau
Addis Ababa
City Administration

For any inquires for this invitation, please contract to the above in writing. Verbal inquiry is not acceptable.


Bidders are also kindly requested to visit the site before they submit their bid offers.


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