Bid No.


Issued By

Jimma Water Supply and Sewerage Service Enterprise

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1,000.00

Published Date

September 2, 2009

Opening Date

October 26, 2009


Bid Category

Pipes and Fittings



Jimma Town Water Supply and Sanitation Project
IDA Credit No. 4292-ET IDA Grant 287-ET
Supply of Pipes, Fitting and Accessories

1.      This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, August 17, 2007.

2.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received credit from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project (UWSSP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for the Supply of Pipes and Fittings.

3.      The Jimma Water Supply and Sewerage Service Enterprise now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of pipes and fittings. The delivery period is 120 calendar days. Partial Bid will not be accepted.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through 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 Source Countries as defined in the Bidding Documents.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Mr. Tadele Gezahegne and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

6.      Qualifications requirements include an experience of at least two supplies and delivery of pipes and fittings of similar nature and scope, an average turnover of twice the contract price of the pipe and fittings during the last three years, and a healthy financial standing during the last three years. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

7.      A complete set of Bidding Documents in English language may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 1,000.00 (Birr One Thousand Only). The method of payment will be CPO Cheque. The Bidding Documents will be delivered to authorized representative of the Bidder up payment of the non-refundable fee stated above.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 2:30 p.m. on 26 October, 2009. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person or on line at the address below at 2:30 p.m. 26 October 2009. All bids must be accompanied by a “Bid Security” of not less than 2% of the total bid price in Ethiopian Birr or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

9.      The address referred to above is:

Jimma Town Water Supply and Sewerage
Service Enterprise
Attn to: Mr. Tadele Gezahegne, Procurement
Management Consultant
Room No. 2 Old Building of the Enterprise
One the road leading to Jimma University from
The town (near by Depot)
Tel. 471-11 65 66
Fax 471-11 65 09
P.O. Box 92


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