Bid No.


Issued By

Oromia Education Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 700.00

Published Date

September 8, 2009

Opening Date

October 5, 2009


Bid Category




1.      The Oromia Education Bureau has received a budget for Oromia Regional State to wards the cost of Expansion construction of Hirna & Sekela Higher Secondary Schools.

2.      The Oromia National Regional State Education Bureau now invites all contractors of category GC/BC 4 & above with renewed license valid for the year 2009 for furnishing the necessary labor, materials, equipment and service for the construction of the school.

3.      Bidding documents may be purchased at the office of  Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Oromia National Regional State Education Bureau, Near Nefas Silk Shell Depot P.O. Box 8728 Tel. (251)-01-40 13 80 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, up on submission of written application and a non-refundable fee of Birr 700 (Seven Hundred) for Sekela HSS and Birr 1000 (One Thousand) for Hrna HSS starting from September 7, 2009 up to September 23, 2009.

4.      A bidder has to be registered to collect “VAT” and copy of VAT certificate, trade license and registration certificate must be submitted attached with the application.

5.      Bidders may obtain further information, inspect and acquire the bidding documents, from the above mentioned office.

6.      All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in an acceptable form, valid for 90 days after the date of bid opening, in CPO, 2% of the bid amount.

7.      Submission and opening of the bid;

The deadline of bid (both qualification and financial offers independently) submission shall be on or before 10:00 a.m. of October 5, 2009)

The Original and copy of the qualification document shall be placed in a sealed envelope marked as “QUALIFICATION DOCUMENT” and warning “DO NOT OPEN WITH THE FINANCIAL OFFER” both envelopes shall be placed in a large outer envelope and wax-sealed. This outer envelope shall bear the submission address and other information indicated on in the data sheet and be clearly marked as “to be opened only in thE PRESENCE OF TENDER COMMITTEE”

The original and copy of the financial offer document shall be placed in a sealed envelope marked as “THE FINANCIAL OFFER DOCUMENT” and warning “DO NOT OPRN WITH THE QUALIFICATION DOCUMENT” both envelopes shall placed in a large outer envelope and wax-sealed. This outer envelopes shall bear the submission address and other information indicated on the data sheet and be clearly marked as “TO BE OPENED ONLY IN THE PRESENCE OF TENDER COMMITTEE.

In preparing the bid document bidders are expected to examine the bid data in the tender document

The qualification document will be opened at 10:30 a.m. October 5, 2009.

The financial offer document shall remain sealed and deposited in a box prepared for this purpose in the presence of auditor or any other authorized body by the client, until financial offer (s) of qualified bidders are opened publicly.

The committee assigned by the client will evaluate the qualification of the bidders based on the basis of their responsiveness to the bid document, by applying the evaluation criterion, sub-criterion and points assigned to the criterion in the data sheet. Each qualification document will be given the score point. A bidder will be rejected at this stage if it does not respond to the tender document or fails to achieve the minimum technical score indicated in the tender document.

Only financial offer of those bidders who score the minimum qualifying point, 70 (Seventy) and above, will be opened of the bidders who have scored less than the minimum passing point (i.e. 70) will be returned unopened.

The client shall address the financial opening date and time to the bidders.

Any attempt of Submission forged (false) document and/or indication of financial offers on the qualification document shall result in rejection of the bid.

The client shall not bear any responsibility for misplacement of “QUALIFICATION DOCUMENT” in “THE FINANCIAL OFFER DOCUMENT” envelope or vice versa, which result in rejection of the bidder. 

8.      The validity of the bid shall be 90 days from the date of bid opening.

9.      The construction of the work shall be completed within a maximum of 300 calendar days for HIRNA and 240 calendar days for SEKELA HSS from the commencement date of the work.

10.  The Oromia Education Bureau reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Oromia Education Bureau


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