Bid No.


Issued By

Ministry of Education

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1,815.00

Published Date

April 3, 2010 

Opening Date

April 30, 2010


Bid Category




Re-invitation for Bids

Ethiopia-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 Vocational Education 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/ro sehin .Bidding is open to all bidders from eligible countries as defined in the World Bank Guidelines.

2.      Local contracts &”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 1,750m2 covered area, (b) one-storey Library building of about 513m2 covered area and (c) 2 Toilets, 10m3 & 50m3 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 of 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 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 Ethiopia-Finfine Branch-Account No. 0172013001000. Additional copies can be purchased at the same non-refundable price mentioned above. Euro cost of bidding documents includes DHL delivery.

8.      The unit rate and prices shall be quoted by bidder entirely in EURO as specified in the contract data.

9.      Invitation for bid follows World Bank (WB) and FIDIC guidelines.

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

11.  Bids shall reach the:

Ministry of Education, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Finance, Procurement & property Administration Process
Tel. +251 11 56 5558 or
+ 251 11 56 55 30

On or before 10:00 am (local time) on 30th April 2010. Bids will be opened at 10:15 am (local time) the same date in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend I the Ministry of Education Conference Hall, Room 11, o ld Building.

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

Ministry of Education


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