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Electrical Works at Redemption Hospital

United Nations Office for Project Services | Published December 9, 2015  -  Deadline December 14, 2015
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Electrical Works at Redemption Hospital

United Nations Office for Project Services | Published November 23, 2015  -  Deadline November 30, 2015
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Construction of Triage facility and Electrical Works at Chief JallohLone Health Center

United Nations Office for Project Services | Published February 15, 2016
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Monrovia consolidation of electricity transmission and distribution — works

Ministry of Finance and Development Planning | Published September 7, 2016  -  Deadline December 12, 2016
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Monrovia consolidation of electricity transmission and distribution — works

LR-Electricity System Enhancement (FY11) - P120660

Liberia Electricity Corporation(LEC) | Published September 6, 2016  -  Deadline September 22, 2016
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Consultancy Services For Project Coordinator (project Coordination And Management Unit) At The Liberia Electricitycorporation Republic of Liberia Liberia Electricity Corporation Liberia Electricity Sector Enhancement Project/LESEP Project ID: P120660 Credit Number: 5055-LR REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? INDIVIDUAL SELECTION) Consultancy services for Project Coordinator (Project Coordination and management Unit) at the LiberiaElectricity Corporation Reference No. LEC/LESEP/01/16 IssueDate: 7 September, 2016 Deadline:   22 September, 2016 Introduction The Government of Liberia has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA), toward the cost of theLiberia Electricity Sector Enhancement Project (LESEP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit towards paymentsfor the services of a Project Coordinator for the Project Coordination and Management Unit Of theLiberia Electricity Corporation. Objectives: Theconsulting services ("the Services") to be provided cover the supervision of the implementation of projects that are not implemented today byLEC and the coordination with LEC with respect to the projects implemented by the Utility to ensure that the overall investmentprogram in the sector is implemented in a consistent and timely manner. The scope of the assignment to be performed over a contract period of one year will include: I.            Interact with all relevant stakeholdersthroughout the course of the assignment to ensure two way communications take place and to provide feedback as necessary. II.            Coordinate with LEC on a periodical basis, tomonitor timely implementation of the  projects implemented by LEC,and  seek solutions toprevent or eliminatedelays in the implementation of these projects. III.            For projects that are not under theresponsibility of the current LEC's management: a.Collaborationwith the Ministry of Lands Mines & Energy and any other appropriate government agencies to ensure that the implementation ofprojects conforms to the approved design and specifications are in line withapproved regulations where necessary. b.   In the initial stage of each project the coordinator will be responsible forestablishing operational guidelines; proposing reporting andcommunication channels to ensure the timely implementation of eachproject. The operational guidelines must be defined in collaboration with the LEC and individual donors in accordance with theassociated Project Implementation Manuals. c. Work closely with the supervisory engineers hired under each project toeffectively make use of their support. d.   Ensure implementation of the approved Environmental and Social ManagementPlans and Resettlement Action Plans. e. Together with the LEC's Procurement Department ensure strict compliance with all projectcontracts. f. In coordination with the appropriate LEC department develop and manage a supervisionmechanism to monitor the project plans for each project and  ensurethat the project deliverables and objectives are achieved. The project plan of each project to be supervised must include a monthlycost report which details costs and expenditure for the period plus forecasts for completion with the aim of minimizing anyvariance. IV.            As agreed with the LEC Board of Directors, prepare monthly,and any ad-hoc, project progress reports. V.            Prepare andpresent regular project updates to the LEC Boardof Directors. The successful candidate will report directly to the LEC Board of Directors until a new Management Services Contractfor the LEC has been implemented at which stage the PCMU will be incorporated into the Corporation's Planning Department where theconsultant will report to the DMD Planning. The LEC now invites eligible individual consultants ("Consultants") toindicate their interest in providing theServices. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience to perform the Services. Theshortlisting criteria are: o   Must be educated to degree levelwith a degree in project management or a similar discipline being an advantage. o   The consultant must have at least tenyears work experience at a senior level  with at least 5 years inthe energy sector and must be able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of the operations of the power sector. o   The consultant must be able todemonstrate that within the last five years he\she has successfully managed multi-faceted projects which have beendelivered on timeand within budget. o   Must be able to demonstrate a recordof successfully managing/supervising large, complex projects. o   A strong reporting capability is anessential element of this position while experience of donor/partner coordination is an advantage. o   Experience of working in Africa isan advantage. Effective written and oral communicator in English and at a senior level isessential. The attention of interested consultants isdrawn to paragraph1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits& Grants by World Bank Borrowers January 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines") revised July, 2014, setting forth the World Bank'spolicy on conflict of interest. Applications, clearly marked Project Coordinator -LEC, must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 5PM Local Time, on22nd September, 2016. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Candidateswho already express their interest in the earlier publication do not need to re-apply to this position. The ChiefExecutive Officer Liberia Electricity Corporation P.O Box 10 ? 165 Waterside 1000 Monrovia, 10 Liberia Phone: +231880809013 E-Mail:pgraham@mhi.ca, and copied to procurement@lecliberia

LR-Accelerated Electricity Exp. (FY13) - P133445

Liberia Electricity Corporation | Published September 29, 2016  -  Deadline November 28, 2016
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Supply, Installation & Training Of An Integrated Management System (ims) Including Hardware For Liberia Electricity Corporation (lec SPECIFIC PROCUREMENTNOTICE (SPN) REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project Additional Financing (LACEEPAF) CreditNo: IDA 5680-LR Supply, Installation & Training of an Integrated Management System (IMS)including Hardware for LiberiaElectricity Corporation (LEC IFB Number: LEC/LACEEP/CMS/2016 InternationalCompetitive Bidding (ICB) Issue Date:  September 30, 2016 Closing Date: November 28, 2016 1.                 This Invitation for Bidsfollows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue of April 15,2015. 2.                 The Government of Liberiahas applied for financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of Liberia Accelerated ElectricityExpansion Project (LACEEP), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the Contract for"Supply, Installation & Training of anIntegrated Management System (IMS) including Hardware for Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC)". 3.         Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) now invites sealedbids from eligible Bidders for the supply of an Integrated Management System (IMS) including supply, installation, training,customization, integration with legacy systems, and including the required hardware platform of the following ManagementInformation Systems: (i)    a commercial management system (CMS), to support customer service and all commercialfunctions within thecompany; (ii)   an incident recording and management system (IRMS), to enable LEC to better respond to clientcontingencies byautomating the detection of distribution faults and ensuring the quality of power supply; (iii)  a corporate resources management information system (also identified as "enterprise resourceplanning (ERP)" for the entire LEC, to integrate the management of all the corporate processes and resources of the company under asingle technological platform. (iv)a Hardware platformthat support the IMS system including Database and Software Base. 3.     Bidding will be conducted through the InternationalCompetitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-ConsultingServicesunder IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011) revised 2014, ), and is open to all biddersfrom Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth theWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest. 4.      Qualification requirements include:: ·      Companies with registration for providing software development and consultancy are eligible forbidding. ·      The Bidder should be an established Information Technology company/ IT System Integrator andshould have been in the business for a period exceeding five (5) years as on the date of opening of bids. ·      Average Annual Turnover: The Bidder should demonstrate a minimum average annual turnover ofUS$9,000,000.00 (nine million American dollars) equivalent, calculated as total certified payments received for contracts inprogress or completed, within the last five (5) years. ·      Financial Performance: Submission of audited balance sheets, or if not required by the law ofthe applicant's country, other financial  statements acceptable to the Bidder, for the last five (5) years to demonstrate thecurrent soundness of the applicants financial position and its prospective long term profitability, and capacity to have a cashflow amount of US$ 500.000 or equivalent. The following financial ratios should beaccomplished: ü Currentratio (current assets / current liabilities) >= 1.0 ü Debt Ratio (Total Debt / Total Assets) ·      The Bidder should have completed two (2) successful contracts involvingthe development,installation, and provision of technical support forInformation Systems of similar functional/technical characteristics in electricutilities, wherein one of the utilities had more than 300.000 (three hundred) customers at the time of theimplementation. ·      Additional qualification details are provided in the Bidding Documents. 5.         Interestedeligible bidders may obtain further information from Liberia Electricity Corporationand inspect the bidding documents at the address stated below from 0900 to 1700 hours, Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.More information on how to purchase bidding documents can be obtained by contacting Titus Morlu or Alfred P.K. Cassell attmorlu@lecliberia.com and  acessell@lecliberia.com respectively. A pre-bid meeting,which potential bidders may attend, will beheld on October 24, 201610:00am local time at Liberia ElectricityCorporation, Water Street, Waterside, Floor/Room number: 3rdFloor, LEC's Conference Room, Monrovia, 10 Liberia 6.         A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested biddersupon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of US Dollars oneHundred (USD 100.00). The method of payment will be by Bankers Check in favor of LEC or paid in cash to the Chief AccountantOffice, 1st Floor, LEC Central Office. Alternatively, a direct payment into Liberia Electricity Corporation Cash EPP No:0011134701652405, (Swift Code No. ECOCLRLM) held with ECOBANK LIBERIA LTD and submitting thepayment advice as evidence to collectthe Bid Documents. An additional amount will be charged for deliveries by courier. 7.         Bids must be delivered to the address below at or beforeNovember 28, 2016 at   10. 00 Hours GMT. Electronic bidding willnot bepermitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of Bidders' representatives whochoose to attend at the address below at November 28, 2016 at 10.00 Hours GMT. Allbids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of US$150,000. The address referred to above is: For inspection and purchase of bidding documents: Mr. Peter Graham Chief Executive Officer Liberia Electricity Corporation Water Street, Waterside, Monrovia, 10 Liberia Email:procurement@lecliberia.com  and copied topgraham@mhi.ca and paschaline.mashingaidze@yahoo.ca For Submission of bids: Attention: Chief ExecutiveOfficer Liberia Electricity Corporation Water Street, Waterside, Floor/Room number: 3rd Floor, LEC's Conference Room Monrovia, 10 Liberia 8.         The attention of prospective Bidders is drawn to (i) the factthat they will be required to certify in their bids that all software and hardware either is covered by a valid license or was produced by the Bidder and (ii) that violationsare considered fraud, which can result in ineligibility to be awarded World Bank-financed contracts.

LR-Electricity System Enhancement (FY11) - P120660

Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) | Published April 25, 2016  -  Deadline May 11, 2016
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Consultancy Services For Project Coordinator (project Coordination And Management Unit) At The Liberia Electricitycorporation Republic of Liberia Liberia ElectricityCorporation Liberia Electricity Sector Enhancement Project/LESEP Project ID: P120660 Credit Number: 5055-LR REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? INDIVIDUAL SELECTION) Consultancy services for Project Coordinator (Project Coordination and management Unit) at the LiberiaElectricity Corporation Reference No. LEC/LESEP/01/16 IssueDate: 26 April, 2016 Deadline:   11 May, 2016 Introduction The Government of Liberia has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA), toward the costof the Liberia Electricity Sector Enhancement Project (LESEP), and intends to apply part of the proceedsof this credit towards payments for the services of a Project Coordinator for the Project Coordination and Management UnitOf the Liberia Electricity Corporation. Background The consulting services ("the Services") include providing a coordination role for all electricity transmission anddistribution network infrastructure projects, which are in the implementation phase in Liberia. This seasoned expert will also beresponsible for managing the development of selected T&D and related infrastructure projects not being currently implemented byLEC. The scope of the assignment to be performed over a contract period of one year will include: 1.  Responsible for coordination and reporting on all electricitytransmission and distribution projects under implementation, recently approved, or in preparation inLiberia. 2. Directly responsible for managing the implementation of all electricity infrastructure projects that have beenapproved for implementation1 (excluding the Mt Coffee Hydro Power Station project), and are not currently under implementation byLEC. 3. Responsible to interact with LEC's management to ensure a seamless coordination between the portfolios ofinvestment projects being currently executed by LEC and the projects described in the previous bullet. The Consultant will report to the Board of Directors of LEC until a new Management Services Contract for LEC issigned and comes into effect, and the PCMU is folded into LEC as part of the Engineering and Planning Department of the utility. The LEC now invites eligible individual consultants ("Consultants") toindicate their interest in providing theServices. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience to perform the Services. Theshortlisting criteria are: ·        The Consultant should be suitably qualified to carry out theconsulting tasks as specified and should have at least 15 years relevant experience in the areas of implementation of electricitytransmission and distribution projects, contract management, estimation and project budget control. ·        Experience in working in Africa, will be an addedadvantage. ·        Effective communication in English in both oral and written form isessential. The attention of interested consultants isdrawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits& Grants by World Bank Borrowers January 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines") revised July, 2014, setting forth the World Bank'spolicy on conflict of interest. Applications, clearly marked Project Coordinator -LEC, must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 5PM Local Time, on11th May, 2016. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. The ChiefExecutive Officer Liberia Electricity Corporation P.O Box 10 ? 165 Waterside 1000 Monrovia, 10 Liberia Phone: +231880809013 E-Mail:pgraham@mhi.ca, and copied toprocurement@lecliberia.com

Monrovia consolidation of electricity transmission and distribution.

ministeriet for finanser og udviklingsplanlægning | Published January 2, 2016
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Monrovia consolidation of electricity transmission and distribution

LR-Accelerated Electricity Exp. (FY13) - P133445

LEC - Liberia Electricity Corporation | Published December 6, 2015  -  Deadline December 21, 2015
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Preparation Of Comprehensive Technical Documentation For Lec?s Sub Transmission And Distribution Materials/equipment REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA Liberia ElectricityCorporation REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION) Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project Credit No.: 52520-LR Preparation of Comprehensive Technical Documentation for LEC's Sub Transmission and DistributionMaterials/Equipment Reference No. LEC/LACEEP/TDS/09/15 The Government of Liberia has received financing fromthe World Bank toward the cost of the Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project (LACEEP), and intends to apply part of theproceeds for consulting services. The consulting services ("the Services") include toassist the LiberiaElectricity Corporation (LEC) review and update all its existing technical documents to bring them up to modernand best international practices. The assignment shall also entail the development of specifications and standards to includeequipment that have been identified by LEC but for which standard specifications are not currently available.  Specific tasks that will be performed and completed over a contract period of not more thansix months will include: ·         Review of LEC's Sub-transmission (66kV) &Distribution Network Design (22/LV and 33/LV) Guidelines ·         Review and Update of LEC's Network ConstructionStandards ·         Review and update of the existing TechnicalSpecifications ·         Training/Capacity Development The LEC now invites eligible consulting firms("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide informationdemonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteriaare: ·         a Power Systems Engineering Firm with atleast 15 yearsof demonstrable knowledge and experience in Power Distribution System Planning, Design, Construction, Protection,etc. ·         Must have undertaken at least two similar assignments that includes the development of TechnicalSpecification of Sub Transmission and Distribution materials/equipment in a developing country ·         at least one of the above assignment must have been in a South Saharan African country The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers January 2011revised July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with other firms in the formof a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality andCost-Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below duringoffice hours i.e. 0900 to 1700 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form tothe address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by Monday, December 21, 2015. Liberia ElectricityCorporation, Attn: Mr. Peter Graham, ChiefExecutive Officer P.O. Box 10-165Waterside Water Street, 1000 Monrovia,Liberia Tel:+231-880809013 E-mail: pgraham@mhi.ca and copied totambamayah@gmail.com, curtis.lavallee@mhi.mb.ca, dbeyan@lecliberia.com, falkorniamark@yahoo.com, dbeyan2g9@yahoo.com,fdahkanah@lecliberia.com,swilliams@lecliberia.com, cglayweh@yahoo.com

LR-Accelerated Electricity Exp. (FY13) - P133445

Liberia Electricity Corporation | Published September 25, 2015  -  Deadline October 8, 2015
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Procurement Specialist - Liberia Electricity Corporation Republic ofLiberia Liberia ElectricityCorporation Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project, Project ID: P1334450 CreditNumber: 52520 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OFINTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ?INDIVIDUAL SELECTION) Procurement Specialist ? Liberia Electricity Corporation ContractReference No:  LEC/LACEEP/IPS/11/15 Issue Date: 25 September, 2015 Deadline:  9thOctober, 2015 The Government of the Republic of Liberia has received financing from the World Bank toward the costof the Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project(LACEEP), and intends to apply part ofthe proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services ("the Services") are the assignment to the position of Procurement Specialistat the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC)for a period of one year.  The Procurement Specialist will lead theadministration and management of procurement activities for LEC projects financed by the World Bank and train designated staff on procurement aspects.  The tasks to be performed will include and not be limited to the following: ·         ensure thatall contracts financed by the Government of Norway, Government of the United States, or Government of Liberia are in procured inaccordance with the rules and guidelines of the PPCC Act ·         ensure thatall contracts financedin part or as a whole by the World Bank are procured in accordance with the relevant guidelines of the WorldBank ·         coordinateand arrange for the proper administration and management of contracts ·         develop a communications and training plan and ensureadequate awareness of the procurement function in LEC as well as training and mentorship of designated LEC staff The LEC now invites eligible individuals ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing theServices. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevantexperience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are: Master's Degree in relevant discipline e.g. Business, Law, Project Management, Public Administration,Engineering. minimum 15 years' experience in procurement, and contract management of which at least 5 years are inthe public sector; at least 5 years in project procurement;  and at least 5 years in international procurement;A professional qualification in procurement from reputable institutions like the Chartered Institute ofPurchasing and supply (CIPS) U.K. or the Institute of Supply Management, (ISM) USA would be an added advantage.Must have good knowledge of procurement policies and procedures of multilateral financialinstitutions(e.g. the World Bank) and development co-operation agencies; as well as good knowledge of the institutional, technical, andcommercial aspects of procurement;Demonstrable excellent communication skills both written and oral;Minimum of three (3) years' experience working with procurement procedures of the WorldBank;Experience with similar assignments in the Region or environments similar to that ofLiberiaProven track recordin working effectively within multidisciplinary teams. The attentionof interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employmentof Consultants underIBRD Loans and IDACredits & Grantsby World Bank Borrowers January 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank'spolicy on conflictof interest. Applications; clearly marked ProcurementSpecialist- LEC, must be delivered in a written form to the address below(inperson,or bymail, or by e-mail) by5PM Local Time, on 8th October, 2015. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. The Chief Executive Officer Liberia Electricity Corporation P.O Box 10 ?165 Waterside 1000 Monrovia, 10 Liberia E-Mail:pgraham@mhi.ca, and copied todbeyan@lecliberia.com, falkorniamark@yahoo.com, fdahkanah@lecliberia.com,swilliams@lecliberia.com

LR-Accelerated Electricity Exp. (FY13) - P133445

Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy / LACEEP | Published September 25, 2015  -  Deadline October 14, 2015
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Procurement Officer For The Mlme REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA MINISTRY OF LANDS, MINES AND ENERGY(MLME) LIBERIA ACCELERATED ELECTRICITY EXPANSION PROJECT(LACEEP) REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTERESTFOR PROCUREMENT OFFICER FOR THE (MLME) LIBERIA ACCELERATED ELECTRICITY EXPANSION PROJECT (LACEEP) Credit No: 52520-LR Reference No. : MLME/LACEEP/PO/2015 The Government of Liberia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the LiberiaAccelerated Electricity Expansion Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services ("the Services") include the provision of Procurement services as aProcurement Officer for the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy and the Liberia Electricity Corporation under the LiberiaAccelerated Electricity Expansion Project initially for two years. The Ministry of Lands,Mines and Energy now invites eligible Individuals ("Consultants") to indicatetheir interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have therequired qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. Theshortlisting criteria are: Professional purchasing and logistics qualification and/orBachelor's degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Social Sciences or related discipline;Minimum of  3 years' of experience in public procurement practices and procedures;Knowledge of Project Management, appropriate involvement and/orexperience in similar projects in developing countries. Knowledge of/experience with World Bank/otherinternational development organizations procurement procedures is desirable. Strong organization skills and ability to work in ateam-oriented, culturally diverse environment.Demonstrated computer skills, knowledge ofMicrosoft Office Suite preferred. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants]by World Bank Borrowers  January 2011 ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy onconflict of interest. AConsultant will be selected in accordance with  the Individual Consultant Selection (ICS) method setout in theConsultant Guidelines. Furtherinformation can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 9:00 am to 16:00pm. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or bye-mail) by October 14th2015. Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project (LACEEP) Attn: Deputy Minister of Administration Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy Capitol Bypass Monrovia Liberia Tel: +231886906939 E-mail: sbocay@gmail.com; jatuanya@gmail.com

LR-Accelerated Electricity Exp. (FY13) - P133445

 | Published August 10, 2015
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ZHONGMEI ENGINEERING GRP LTD & JTPCC
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The Supply & Installation Of Distribution Networks And Customer Connections For Electrification Of Communitiesin Theeconomic Corri Dor Paynesville - Kakata ICB Contract Award Notice Liberia Project: P133445 - Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project (LACEEP) Bid/Contract Reference No: LACEEP/LEC/02-/2014 Scope of Contract: THE SUPPLY & INSTALLATION OF DISTRIBUTION NETWORKSAND CUSTOMER CONNECTIONS FOR ELECTRIFICATION OF COMMUNITIES INTHEECONOMIC CORRI DOR PAYNESVILLE - KAKATA Duration of Contract: 18.00Month(s) Contract Signature Date: 15-May-2015 Evaluation Currency: USD-United States Dollars Awarded Bidder(s): Name: ZHONGMEI ENGINEERING GRP LTD & JTPCC Address: ZHONGMEI ENGINEERING GROUP LTD & JIANGXI THERMAL POWER CONSORTIUM (JTPCC) NO.76 NANLIAN ROAD NANCHANG JIANGXI Country: China Bid Price at Opening:USD 2,661,427.30 Evaluated Bid Price: USD2,646,280.30 Contract Price: USD2,646,280.30 Evaluated Bidder(s): Name : JV of China National Technical Import & Export Corporation/JSPDI Consortium Address : Country: China Bid Price at Opening:USD 5,112,670.00 Evaluated Bid Price: USD5,110,663.80 Evaluated Bidder(s): Name : Eltel Networks Address : Country: Sweden Bid Price at Opening:USD 4,866,810.00 Evaluated Bid Price: USD5,211,770.30 Rejected Bidder(s): Name: JV of Semoh Group of Companies Inc. / Govind Development. LLC Address: Country: Liberia Bid Price at Opening:USD 2,563,132.00 Reason for Rejection: Does not meet Eligibility Requirements Rejected Bidder(s): Name: Havage Engineering Services Limited Construction Address: Country: Nigeria Bid Price at Opening:USD 6,639,972.30 Reason for Rejection: Does not meet Eligibility Requirements Rejected Bidder(s): Name: JV of BXC Company (Ghana) Limited/CB Electric Company Ltd. Address: Country: Ghana Bid Price at Opening:USD 3,675,756.17 Reason for Rejection: Bid not Signed

LR-Electricity System Enhancement (FY11) - P120660

Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) | Published June 15, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2015
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Updating Environmental And Social Management Framement (esmf) And Resettlement Policy Framework (rpf) REPUBLIC OFLIBERIA LIBERIA ELECTRICITY CORPORATION(LEC) LIBERIA ELECTRICITY SECTOR ENHANCEMENT PROJECT(LESEP) PROJECT ID: P120660 CREDIT NUMBER:50550-LR REQUEST FOR EXRESSION OF INTEREST CONSULTANCY (FIRM) UPDATING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEMENT (ESMF)AND RESETTLEMENT POLICY FRAMEWORK (RPF) REFERENCENO.:RREA/SREP/ESMF-01/15 1.      INTRODUCTION The Government ofLiberia has received additional financingfrom the International Development Association(IDA), toward the costof the Liberia Electricity Sector Enhancement Project (LESEP), and intends toapply part of the proceeds of this fund towards payments under contract for the services for Updating the Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Policy Framework for use by projects under the Scaling-UpRenewable Energy Program (SREP). 2.      BACKGROUND The Government ofLiberia in 2010 expressed interest in being considered as a pilot country underSREP. The program, which is financed by the ClimateInvestment Funds (CIF) with Administrative Unit situated within the World Bank aims at supporting the development of low-carbon andsustainable energy pathways by creating new economic opportunities and increasing energy accessthrough the use of renewable energy.Pilot countries work through multilateral development banks such as the World Bank, and African Development Bank (AfDB) toimplement the program at their respective countrylevels. 3.      OBJECTIVES The LEC in collaboration with the RREA intend to contract the services of a consulting firm through LESEP, to update the Environmental and Social Management Framework and Resettlement Policy Framework aspart of SREP project preparation, in accordance with Liberia's Renewable Energy Investment Plan. 4.      SCOPE OF SERVICES The scope of services will include but not be limited to thefollowing: ·      Review Liberia's SREPInvestment Plan for Renewable Energy; ·      Review proposed SREPproject documents; ·      Review and update existingenergy sector Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) for use under SREPprojects. ·      Review and update existingenergy Resettlement Policy Framework for use under SREP Projects. 5.      The LEC andRREA now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicatetheirinterest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have therequired qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. Theshortlisting criteria are: ·        The Firm and all parties constituting the Firm,shall have the nationality of an eligible country. ·        Must have not less than 5 years' experienceconducting ESIA for the energy sector. ·        Should have a team of professional staff beingfull time employees with at least 5 years' experience in the relevant fields. 6.      The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans andIDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers [January 2011] ("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultant's QualificationSelection method set out in the Consultant Guidelines. 8.      InterestedConsultants may obtain further information from the LEC at the address below during office hours 9.00 to 17:00 hours. 9.      Expressions of interest must bedelivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) on orbefore Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 16:00 hours. LiberiaElectricity Corporation, Attn: Mr. Curtis Lavallee, Acting Chief ExecutiveOfficer P.O. Box 10-165 Waterside Water Street, 1000 Monrovia, Liberia Tel: +231-888211872 E-mail: curtis.lavallee@mhi.mb.ca andcopied to gusgoanue@yahoo.com, leskro2006@yahoo.com, dbeyan@lecliberia.com, abufahmed@yahoo.co.uk

LR-Accelerated Electricity Exp. (FY13) - P133445

The Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy/(LACEEP) | Published February 23, 2015  -  Deadline March 6, 2015
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Project Coordinator At The Ministry Of Lands Mines And Energy (mlme) P.O. BOX 10-9024 1000 MONROVIA 10, LIBERIA, WESTAFRICA TEL: (231) 226-858, FAX: (231)226-281 Liberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project(LACEEP) Credit No. IDA 5252-LR Request for Expressions of Interest Project Coordinator atthe Ministry Of Lands Mines and Energy (MLME) Reference No.MLME/LACEEP/PC/07/01/2015 The Government of Liberia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of theLiberia Accelerated Electricity Expansion Project (LACEEP), and it intends to apply part of the proceedstoward payments for the services of aProject Coordinator. Theobjectives of this assignment are to ensure an efficient and timely preparation and implementation of the components of the LiberiaAccelerated Electricity Expansion Project (LACEEP) that are under the direct responsibility of the MLME, and ensure a smoothcoordination with LEC on these components and on the component of LACEEP that is under the responsibility of LEC. Thus, theMinistry of Lands, Mines and Energy (MLME), The Employer, now requires the servicesof a Project Coordinator to coordinate all activities of LACEEP. Reporting to the Minister of Lands, Mines andEnergy (MLME),the Project Coordinator will bear the overall and executive responsibility for the implementation within time, scopeand budget of the components of the LACEEP Project that are under the responsibilityof MLME. The Project Coordinator willcoordinate and follow-up all project activities. As the executive head of the Project Management Team (PMT), theProject Coordinator will also have to provide leadership to the unit and be a motivating factor for the unitstaff. . This contract is time based contract for a period of one year. The LACEEP Project is afive year project, therefore will be  an option of extending this one year contractsubject to satisfactory performance. TheMinistry ofLands, Mines and Energy (MLME), now invites eligible individualconsultants to indicate their interest in providing the required services as described above and to provide information indicatingthat they are qualified to perform the services, including CVs, description of similar assignments, experience in similarconditions, etc. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn toparagraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World BankBorrowers dated January 2011 ("ConsultantGuidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. The short listing criteria are: i.       University degree inEngineering, Project Management or related fields; ii.        Ten years of work experience, with at least a year managingenergy project(s) in Liberia is required; iii.       Experience in workingwith GoL entities and international organizations (particularly MLME, LEC, MoF, World Bank, AfDB, EU, etc.) is required iv.       Proven record ofsuccessfully coordinating activities on energy related projects is required; v.        Advanced degree in Project Management is an addedadvantage vi.       Contractadministration and different forms of standard contract provisions related to energy projects vii.        Procurement and corporate procedures and governance A consultant will be selectedfor the position in accordancewith the Individual Consultants selection procedures set out in the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants by World Bank Borrowers (2011). Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from   Monday to Friday between 0900 hrs and 1700hrs during working days. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form tothe address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by 5PM GMT on 6th March 2015.Onlyshort listed candidates will be contacted. The address referredto above is: The Ministry of Lands,Mines and Energy Liberia AcceleratedElectricity Expansion Project (LACEEP) CapitolHill Monrovia,Liberia Tel. (231) 0886534774, 0880641948 E-Mail: siehsyl1971@yahoo.com, and copy to jlayteh@yahoo.com

SPN – Liberia - Rehabilitation of the white plains water treatment plant and 36 inches, 21km transmission pipeline from the water treatment plant in white plains to Paynesville red light in Monrovia - 02 2015

 | Published February 16, 2015
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1-1 SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE LIBERIA LIBERIA WATER & SEWER CORPORATION URBAN WATER SUPPLY and SANITATION PROJECT (UWSSP) REHABILITATION OF THE WHITE PLAINS WATER TREATMENT PLANT AND 36 INCHES, 21KM TRANSMISSION PIPELINE FROM THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN WHITE PLAINS TO PAYNESVILLE RED LIGHT IN MONROVIA February 16, 2015 PROJECT ID: P-LR-E00-003 GRANT No: 2100155018016 IFB No: LWSC/ADB/WORKS/200/N001 1. This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in UNDB online on June 6, 2009 and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website on May 22, 2009. 2. The Government of the Republic of Liberia has received a Grant from the African Development Fund (AfDB) towards the cost of the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project (UWSSP). It is intended that part of the proceeds of the grant will be applied to eligible payment under the Contract for the Rehabilitation of the White Plains Water Treatment Plant and 36 inch. 21km transmission pipeline from the Plant to Paynesville red light in Monrovia. 3. The Liberia Water & Sewer Corporation (LWSC) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the rehabilitation of the White Plains Water Treatment Plant and 36 inch, 21km Transmission Pipeline from the plant to Paynesville Red Light in Monrovia. The main works under the rehabilitation include but is not limited to the following:  Replacement of pumping equipment, valves, piping, flow meters and chemical handling and dosing equipment;  Replacement of electrical system and control panels, including provision of power generating equipment and facilities;  Construction of new generator building and installation of a new transformer,  Removal and replacement of filter media, piping, and controls;  Replacement of fence and gate; Rehabilitation of operator’s and chemist’s buildings;  Rehabilitation of backwash water steel tank; Replacement of membrane roofing;  Rehabilitation of the 36” finished water transmission main including leakage test, replacement of various valve types, and protection of exposed pipeline sections 4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the address below. 5. A complete set of bidding documents (and additional copies) may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address indicated below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of USD 500 (Five Hundred United States Dollars). The method of payment will be by direct transfer to the account number provided below or direct cash payment in the specified currency at the address below against receipt. The account Detail is: Bank’s Name: Ecobank Liberia Ltd., Account Number: 0011134701655902; it is USD account; Beneficiary’s Name: Liberia Water & Sewer Corporation The documents may be collected by hand at the office shown in the address below: or will be sent by courier at an additional expense to the bidder for overseas deliveries. For further information please contact us at the address below. 1-2 6. The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions of Contract are the provisions of the African Development Bank Standard Bidding Document for Procurement of Small Works. 7. Bids must be delivered to the address indicated below on or before 10:00 am, Monrovia Time on April 16, 2015 and must be accompanied by a Bid security of USD 360,000.00 (Three Hundred Sixty Thousand United States Dollars) or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency. 8. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at 10:00 am, Monrovia Time on 16 April 2015 in the Conference Room at the office of: The Project Manager Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project Liberia Water & Sewer Corporation (LWSC) PO Box 1079 King Sao Boso (Front) Street Monrovia- Liberia Attn: Mr. Gabriel S. Flaboe Sr. Telephone: +231-886-513-239/777003198 Email Address: lwscproject@gmail.com /lwscproject@yahoo.com

Procurement of Solar Energy systems for Peace Huts across Liberia

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women | Published August 10, 2015  -  Deadline August 25, 2015
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~~ Invitation to Bid Date: 06/08/2015 Dear Sir/Madam, Subject:  Procurement of Solar Energy systems for Peace Huts across Liberia. 1. We hereby solicit your bid for the supply of following goods. a. PV modules (Mono-crystalline or poly-crystalline) b. Batteries (Gel battery) c. Inverter (pure sine wave, 1000 w, I/C) & Controller d. Conductors e. Over current Protection: Surge Protector/Breakers/Disconnects 2. To enable you to submit a bid, please find enclosed: Annex I. Instructions to Bidders Annex II. Bid Data Sheet Annex III. General Terms and Conditions Annex IV. Special Conditions Annex V. Schedule of Requirements Annex VI. Technical Specifications Annex VII. Bid Submission Form Annex VIII. Price Schedule Annex IX. Form for Performance Security (delete if not required) Annex X. Contract to be Signed 3. Interested Bidders may obtain further information at the following address: Contact Person:                 Moses Kelleh Name of Office:                  UN Women- Liberia Telephone & Fax:              +231-770-480-878 E-Mail:                             liberia.procurement@unwomen.org 4. The bids must be securely sealed or in case of electronic submission submitted to secure bid e-mail address in accordance with the below instructions on or before 25/08/2015 at 17:00 (Monrovia, Liberia)(for local time ref, see www.greenwichmeantime.com). Any bid received after this date and time will be rejected. A. Mail/courier/personal delivery: The bid must be securely sealed and clearly marked on the outside as “Procurement of Solar Energy systems for 25 peace huts and empowerment centers across Liberia. B. ” and to be delivered to and marked as follows: UN Women Liberia 4th Floor, H.G. Plaza Sekou Toure Avenue Mamba Point Monrovia, Liberia To the attention of: Bid Opening Committee UN Women Country Office C. E-mail Submission:  Your bid (in PDF format, free from any form of virus or corrupted contents) must be signed and stamped in all relevant places and submitted to UN Women secure bid e-mail addresses liberia.procurement@unwomen.org with clear subject line as “Procurement of Solar Energy systems for 25 peace huts and empowerment centers across Liberia. 5. Bids will be opened in the presence of Bidders’ Representatives, who chose to attend at the address, date and time indicated in the Bidding Documents. 6. This letter is not to be construed in any way as an offer to contract with your firm. Sincerely, Awa Ndiaye Seck Representative Annex I INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS A.  Introduction 1. General: The Purchaser invites Sealed Bids for the supply of goods to the UN system. 2. Eligible Bidders: Bidders should not be associated, or have been associated in the past, directly or indirectly, with a firm or any of its affiliates which have been engaged by the Purchaser to provide consulting services for the preparation of the design specifications, and other documents to be used for the procurement of goods to be purchased under this Invitation to Bids. 2.2 In the event that prequalification of potential bidders has been undertaken, only bids from prequalified bidders shall be considered for award of Contract. 2.3 If UN Women has not undertaken prequalification of potential bidders, all bidders shall include the information and documents specified in clause 9 of this Instruction to Bidders. 3. Cost of Bid: The Bidder shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of the Bid, and the procuring UN entity will in no case be responsible or liable for those costs, regardless of the conduct or outcome of the solicitation. B.  Solicitation Documents 4. Examination of Solicitation Documents: The Bidder is expected to examine all corresponding instructions, forms, terms and specifications contained in the Solicitation Documents. Failure to comply with these documents will be at the Bidder’s risk and may affect the evaluation of the Bid. 5. Clarification of Solicitation Documents: A prospective Bidder requiring any clarification of the Solicitation Documents may notify the procuring entity in writing. The response will be made in writing to any request for clarification of the Solicitation Documents that it receives earlier than two weeks prior to the Deadline for the Submission of Bids.  Written copies of the response (including an explanation of the query but without identifying the source of inquiry) will be sent to all prospective Bidders that received the Solicitation Documents. 6. Amendments of Solicitation Documents: No later than two weeks prior to the Deadline for Submission of Bids, the procuring entity may, for any reason, whether at its own initiative or in response to a clarification requested by a prospective Bidder, amend the Solicitation Documents.  All prospective Bidders that have received the Solicitation Documents will be notified in writing of any amendments.  In order to afford prospective Bidders reasonable time in which to take the amendments into account in preparing their offers, the procuring entity may, at its discretion, extend the Deadline for the Submission of Bids. C.  Preparation of Bids 7. Language of the Bid: The Bid prepared by the Bidder and all correspondence and documents relating to the Bid exchanged by the Bidder and the procuring entity shall be written in the language indicated on the Bid Data Sheet. 8. Documents Comprising the Bid: The Bid must comprise of the following documents: (a) Bid Submission form; (b) Price Schedule completed in accordance with the Annexures V, VI and VIII and clause 11 of Instructions to Bidders; (c) Documentary evidence established in accordance with clause 9 of Instructions to Bidders that the Bidder is eligible to and is qualified to perform the contract if its Bid is accepted, (d) Documentary evidence established in accordance with clause 10 of Instructions to Bidders that the goods and ancillary services to be supplied by the Bidder are eligible goods and services and conform to the Bidding Documents; 9. Documents Establishing Bidder’s Eligibility and Qualifications: The Bidder shall furnish evidence of its status as qualified Supplier. The documentary evidence of the Bidder’s qualifications to perform the contract if its Bid is accepted shall be established to the Purchaser’s satisfaction: (a) That, in the case of a Bidder offering to supply goods under the contract which the Bidder did not manufacture or otherwise produce, the Bidder has been duly authorized by the goods’ manufacturer or producer to supply the goods in the country of final destination. (b) That the Bidder has the financial, technical, and production capability necessary to perform the contract. 10. Export License: All bidders/vendors must aware that the goods and services are for the benefit of the Government under UN WOMEN’s development assistance framework and goods purchased will normally be transferred to the national partners, or to an entity nominated by it, in accordance with UN WOMEN’s policies and  procedures. The bidder/vendor shall include in their proposal: (a) A statement whether any import or export licenses are required with respect to the goods to be purchased or service to be rendered including any restrictions on the country of origin, use/dual use nature of goods or services, including distribution  to end users; (b) Confirmation that he has obtained licenses of this nature in the past and have an expectation of obtaining all the necessary licenses should their bid be successful. 11. Documents Establishing Goods’ Conformity to Bidding Documents: The Bidder shall also furnish as part of its Bid, documents establishing the conformity of all goods and related services which the Bidder proposes to supply under the contract to the Bidding Documents. The documentary evidence of conformity to the Bidding Documents may be in the form of literature, drawings, and data, and shall consist of: (a) A detailed description of the essential technical and performance characteristics of the goods; (b) A list giving full particulars, including available sources and current prices of spare parts, special tools, etc, necessary for the proper and continuing functioning of the goods for a period to be specified in the Bid Data Sheet, following commencement of the use of the goods. 12. Bid Currencies/Bid Prices: All prices shall be quoted in US dollars or any other convertible currency. The Bidder shall indicate the unit prices on the appropriate Price Schedule (where applicable) and total Bid Price of the goods it proposes to supply under the contract. 13. Period of Validity of Bids: Bids shall remain valid for 120 days after the date of Bid Submission prescribed by the procuring UN entity pursuant to clause 16 of Instructions to Bidders.  A Bid valid for a shorter period may be rejected as non-responsive pursuant to clause 20 of Instructions to Bidders. In exceptional circumstances, the procuring UN entity may solicit the Bidder’s consent to an extension of the period of validity. The request and the responses thereto shall be made in writing. Bidders granting the request will not be required nor permitted to modify their Bids. 14. Bid Security: (a) The Bidder shall furnish as part of its Bid a Bid Security to the Purchaser in the amount of 5 % of the Offer Value. (b) The Bid Security is to protect the Purchaser against the risk of the Bidder’s conduct which would warrant the security’s forfeiture, pursuant to Clause 14(g) below. (c) The Bid Security shall be denominated in the currency of the Purchase Order or in a freely convertible currency and shall be in one of the following forms: i. Bank guarantee or irrevocable letter of credit, issued by a reputable bank located in the purchaser’s country or abroad, and in the form provided in these Solicitation Documents, or, ii. Cashier’s cheque, or certified cheque. (d) Any Bid not secured in accordance with Clauses 14 a) and 14 c) above will be rejected by the Purchaser as non-responsive pursuant to clause 20 of Instructions to Bidders. (e) Unsuccessful Bidder Bid Security will be discharged or returned as promptly as possible within thirty (30) days after the expiration of the period of Bid Validity prescribed by the Purchaser pursuant to clause 13 of instructions to Bidders. (f) The successful Bidder’s Bid Security will be discharged or returned upon the Bidder signing the Purchase Order, pursuant to clause 27 of Instructions to Bidders, and furnishing the Performance Security, pursuant to clause 28 of Instructions to Bidders. (g) The Bid Security may be forfeited: 1) If a Bidder withdraws its offer during the period of the Bid Validity specified by the Bidder on the Bid Submission Form, or, 2) In the case of a successful Bidder, if the Bidder fails: i. to sign the Purchase Order in accordance with Clause 27 of Instructions to Bidders, or, ii. to furnish Performance Security in accordance with Clause 28 of Instructions to Bidders. D.  Submission of Bids 15. Format and Signing of Bid: The Bidder shall prepare two copies of the Bid, clearly marking each “Original Bid” and “Copy of Bid” as appropriate. In the event of any discrepancy between them, the original shall govern. The two copies of the Bid shall be typed or written in indelible ink and shall be signed by the Bidder or a person or persons duly authorized to bind the Bidder to the contract. A Bid shall contain no interlineations, erasures, or overwriting except, as necessary to correct errors made by the Bidder, in which case such corrections shall be initialed by the person or persons signing the bid. 16. Sealing and Marking of Bids: 16.1 The Bidder shall seal the original and each copy of the Bid in separate envelopes, duly marking the envelopes as “ORIGINAL” and “COPY”. The envelopes shall then be sealed in an outer envelope. 16.2 The inner and outer envelopes shall: (a) Be addressed to the Purchaser at the address given in section I of these Solicitation Documents; and (b) Make reference to the “subject” indicated in section I of these Solicitation Documents, and a statement: “NOT TO BE OPENED BY REGISTRY”, to be completed with the time and the date specified in section I of these Solicitation Documents for Bid Opening pursuant to clause 17 of Instructions to Bidders. 16.3 The inner and outer envelopes shall also indicate the name and address of the Bidder to enable the Bid to be returned unopened in case it is declared “late”. 16.4 If the outer envelope is not sealed and marked as required by clause 16.2 of Instructions to Bidders, the Purchaser will assume no responsibility for the Bid’s misplacement or premature opening. 17. Deadline for Submission of Bids/Late Bids: 17.1 Bids must be delivered to the office on or before the date and time specified in Section I of these Solicitation Documents. 17.2 The Purchaser may, at its discretion, extend this deadline for the submission of the bids by amending the Bidding Documents in accordance with clause 6 of Instructions to Bidders, in which case all rights and obligations of the Purchaser and Bidders previously subject to the deadline will thereafter be subject to the deadline as extended. 17.3 Any Bid received by the Purchaser after the Deadline for Submission of Bids will be rejected and returned unopened to the Bidder. 18. Modification and Withdrawal of Bids: The Bidder may withdraw its Bid after submission, provided that written notice of the withdrawal is received by the procuring UN entity prior to the deadline for submission. No Bid may be modified after passing of the Deadline for Submission of Bids. No Bid may be withdrawn in the interval between the Deadline for Submission of Bids and the expiration of the Period of Bid Validity. E.  Opening and Evaluation of Bids 19. Opening of Bids: 19.1 The Purchaser will open all Bids in the presence of Bidders’ Representatives who choose to attend, at the time, on the date, and at the place specified in section I of this Solicitation Document. The Bidders’ Representatives who are present shall sign a register evidencing their attendance. 19.2 The bidders’ names, Bid Modifications or withdrawals, bid Prices, discounts, and the presence or absence of requisite Bid Security and such other details as the purchaser, at its discretion, may consider appropriate, will be announced at the opening. No Bid shall be rejected at Bid Opening, except for Late Bids, which shall be returned unopened to the Bidder pursuant to clause 16.3 of Instructions to Bidders. 19.3 Bids (and modifications sent pursuant to clause 18 of Instructions to Bidders) that are not opened and read out at Bid Opening shall not be considered further for evaluation, irrespective of the circumstances. Withdrawn Bids will be returned unopened to the Bidders. 19.4 The Purchaser will prepare minutes of the Bid Opening. 20. Clarification of Bids: To assist in the examination, evaluation and comparison of Bids the procuring UN entity may at its discretion ask the Bidder for clarification of its Bid. The request for clarification and the response shall be in writing and no change in price or substance of the Bid shall be sought, offered or permitted. 21. Preliminary Examination: 21.1 Prior to the detailed evaluation, the Purchaser will determine the substantial responsiveness of each Bid to the Invitation to Bid (ITB). A substantially responsive Bid is one which conforms to all the terms and conditions of the ITB without material deviations. 21.2 The Purchaser will examine the bids to determine whether they are complete, whether any computational errors have been made, whether the documents have been properly signed, and whether the bids are generally in order. 21.3 Arithmetical errors will be rectified on the following basis: If there is a discrepancy between the unit price and the total price that is obtained by multiplying the unit price and quantity, the unit price shall prevail and the total price shall be corrected. If the Bidder does not accept the correction of errors, its Bid will be rejected. If there is a discrepancy between words and figures the amount in words will prevail. 21.4 A Bid determined as not substantially responsive will be rejected by the Purchaser and may not subsequently be made responsive by the Bidder by correction of the non-conformity. 22. Conversion to Single Currency: To facilitate evaluation and comparison, the Purchaser will convert all Bid Prices expressed in the amounts in various currencies in which the Bid Prices are payable to US dollars at the official UN exchange rate on the last day for Submission of Bids. 23. Evaluation of Bids: Determination of compliance with the Solicitation Documents is based on the content of the Bid itself without recourse to extrinsic evidence. Evaluation Criteria 1.1 Compliance with pricing conditions set in the ITB. 1.2 Compliance with requirements relating to technical design features or the product’s ability to satisfy functional requirements. 1.3 Compliance with Special and General Conditions specified by these Solicitation Documents. 1.4 Compliance with start-up, delivery or installation deadlines set by the procuring entity. 1.5 Demonstrated ability to comply with critical provisions such as execution of the Purchase Order by honoring the tax-free status of the UN. 1.6 Demonstrated ability to honor important responsibilities and liabilities allocated to Supplier in this ITB (e.g. performance guarantees, warranties, or insurance coverage, etc). 1.7 Proof of after-sales service capacity and appropriateness of service network. F.  Award of Contract 24. Award Criteria: The procuring UN entity will Issue the Purchase Order to the lowest priced technically qualified Bidder. The Purchaser reserves the right to accept or reject any Bid, to annul the solicitation process and reject all Bids at any time prior to award of purchase order, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected Bidder(s) or any obligation to provide information on the grounds for the purchaser’s action. 25. Purchaser’s Right to Vary Requirements at Time of Award: The Purchaser reserves the right at the time of making the award of contract to increase or decrease by up to 15 % the quantity of goods specified in the Schedule of Requirements without any change in unit price or other terms and conditions. 26. Notification of Award: Prior to the expiration of the period of Bid Validity, the Purchaser will send the successful Bidder the Purchase Order. The Purchase Order may only be accepted by the Supplier’s signing and returning an acknowledgement copy of it or by timely delivery of the goods in accordance with the terms of this purchase order, as herein specified. Acceptance of this Purchase Order shall effect a contract between the parties under which the rights and obligations of the parties shall be governed solely by the terms and conditions of this purchase order. 27. Signing of the Purchase Order: Within 14 days of receipt of the Purchase Order the successful Bidder shall sign, date and return it to the purchaser. 28. Performance Security: The successful Bidder shall provide the Performance Security on the Performance Security Form provided for in these Solicitation Documents, within 2 weeks of receipt of the Purchase Order from the purchaser. Failure of the successful Bidder to comply with the requirement of clause 27 or clause 28 of Instructions to Bidders shall constitute sufficient grounds for the annulment of the award and forfeiture of the Bid Security, in which event the Purchaser may make the award to the next lowest evaluated Bidder or call for new Bids. 29. Vendor Protest: Our vendor protest procedure is intended to afford an opportunity to appeal to persons or firms not awarded a purchase order or contract in a competitive procurement process. It is not available to non-responsive or non-timely proposers/bidders or when all proposals/bids are rejected. In the event that you believe you have not been fairly treated, you can find detailed information about vendor protest procedures in the following link: http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/procurement/vendor-protest-procedure Annex II BID DATA SHEET The following specific data for the goods to be procured shall complement, supplement, or amend the provisions in the Instruction to Bidders.  Whenever there is a conflict, the provisions herein shall prevail over those in the Instructions to Bidders. Relevant clause(s) of Instruction to Bidders Specific data complementing, supplementing, or amending instructions to Bidders Language of the Bid X English         French          Spanish          If others, specify………………… Bid Price The prices quoted shall be as per following INCOTERMS 2010 and place:  CIP       FCA        CPT        X DAP        Other……………………. Place:……………………………………………………………………. Documents Establishing Bidder’s Eligibility & Qualifications X  Required.                           Not required. Bid Validity Period. X 120 days                            If different, please specify……………………… Bid Security X  Required.                           Not required. Preliminary Examination – completeness of bid.   Partial bids permitted.     X  Partial bids not permitted. Purchaser’s Right to Vary Requirements at Time of Award  15 percent, increase or decrease. remain unchanged. x Condition waived  Condition applies but change limit to ……… percent. Compliance with any other clause required? X  No.                                   If yes, specify: (When required this space may also be used to enter a modified version of any of the above data.) Annex III General Terms and Conditions http://www.unwomen.org/~/media/commoncontent/procurement/unwomen-generalconditionsofcontract-goods-en.pdf Annex IV Special Conditions The following Special Conditions shall complement, supplement, or amend the General Conditions. Whenever there is a conflict, the provisions herein shall prevail over those in the General Conditions. Warranty/Guarantee X Applies                   Does not apply If, within 12 months after the goods have been put into service, any defects are discovered or arise in the normal course of usage, the Supplier shall remedy the defect either by replacement or by repair. Liquidated damages  Applies                × Does not apply If the Supplier fails to supply the specified goods within the time period(s) stipulated by the purchase order, the Purchaser shall, without prejudice to its other remedies under the contract, deduct from the Purchase Order price, as liquidated damages, a sum equivalent to 0.5 percent of the delivered price of the delayed goods for each week of delay until actual delivery, up to a maximum deduction of 10 percent of the delayed goods Purchase Order price. Once the maximum is reached, the Purchaser may consider termination of the Purchase Order Performance security X Applies                 Does not apply a) Within 14 days of receipt of the Purchase Order from the purchaser, the successful Bidder shall furnish a Performance Security to the Purchaser in the amount of 10% of the Purchase Order Value. b) The Performance Security shall be valid until a date 30 days from the date of Issue of a Satisfactory Certificate of Inspection and Testing by the procuring UN entity. c) The proceeds of the Performance Security shall be payable to the Purchaser as compensation for any loss resulting from the Supplier’s failure to complete its obligations under the contract. d) The Performance Security shall be denominated in the currency of the Purchase Order and shall be in one of the following form of a bank guarantee or irrevocable letter of credit, issued by a reputable bank located in the purchaser’s country or abroad in the form provided in these Solicitation Documents. e) The Security will be returned to the Supplier within 30 days of completion of the Purchase order, including any warranty obligation. Compliance with any other condition (s) required?  Applies                 Does not apply (This space is also used to enter a modified version of any of the above Special Conditions.) Annex V. SCHEDULE OF REQUIREMENTS [Describe the required items, quantities and delivery periods and terms (INCOTERMS 2000).] 1. Basic System Requirements 1.1 All the components shall be new and of recent model. All the components shall be specified for the conditions of installation such as voltage, current, temperature, etc. 1.2  All components (except batteries) shall comply with, or exceed, the technical specifications of an independent testing laboratory such as UL, JET, CSA, ETL, FM, etc. 1.3 Good design and workmanship practices are expected. All system components as well as installation must be done to specifications. UN Women must be given prior notification of any modification. 1.4 All the devices shall be installed so that they remain protected against physical abuse, dust, heat, and rain. Each component shall be located where it will remain accessible for inspection and maintenance, while also considering the maximum security for the user and children. 2. Materials 2.1 Codes and Standards The PV power systems shall be designed and installed in full compliance with national standards. In particular, the electrical design will comply with the National Electrical Code (2011) and the National Electrical Safety Code (IEEE C2-2012), where applicable. 2.2 Construction Requirements The system shall be designed and built to have minimum maintenance requirements and high reliability, to have an overall 20-year design life (excluding expected replacements such as batteries, and inverter). 2.3 Equipment All the components shall be new and of recent model. All the components shall be specified for the conditions of installation such as voltage, current, temperature, etc. All electrical components shall comply with, or exceed, the technical specifications of an independent testing laboratory such as UL, CSA, ETL, etc. Where available, all electrical components and equipment will be listed to standards established by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and provides one year manufacture warranty for all equipment. 3.  Photovoltaic Array 3.1 The PV array shall be installed permanently in a location which is free from shading by obstacles such as trees, natural topography and permanent structures which might project a shadow upon the modules, especially between 10 am and 3 pm. 3.2 The PV array shall have an average peak power which meets the demand specified under Basic System Requirements and under standard test conditions, defined as 1,000 W/m2 and 25°C module temperature. The Contractor shall provide the technical specifications of the module measured under standard test conditions, including I-V curves, temperature coefficients, open circuit voltage, operating voltage, short circuit current, operating current, and physical dimensions. 3.3 The PV modules (Mono-crystalline or poly-crystalline) shall be a product tested and certified to meet the 1703 UL (Underwriters Laboratories) safety standard and/or the requirements of IEEE Standard 1262 Recommended Practice for Qualification of PV Modules. Each module shall be clearly marked indicating: Manufacturer, Model Number, Serial Number, Peak Watt Rating, Peak Current, Peak Voltage, Open Circuit Voltage and Short Circuit Current of each module. The Contractor shall also provide the expected Peak Watt Rating, Peak Current, Peak Voltage, Open Circuit Voltage and Short Circuit Current of the PV array. 3.4 If more than one module is used, they shall be new and identical modules. 3.5 The modules shall be guaranteed for a minimum of twenty (20) years with a maximum allowable degradation of 20 percent over this period. 3.6 The modules shall be framed in such a way as to allow secure connection to the module mounting structure. 3.7 The arrangement shall face true south. 3.8 PV array mounting structure shall be fixed and at a slope of 10 degrees. 3.9 The PV system shall be bonded and grounded against atmospheric discharges. 3.10  A PV disconnecting means shall be installed at a readily accessible location and permanently marked to identify it as a PV system disconnect. 4.  Mounting Structure 4.1 The Contractor shall provide a simple, sturdy and highly corrosion resistant structure for the mounting of the PV array. 4.2 PV modules shall be mounted to a solid framework made of either aluminum, galvanized, or painted steel. The mounting structure shall be able to withstand sustained winds of 160 km/h and have a design lifetime of 20 years adequate for the Liberian climate. 4.3 The structural support shall allow the array to be mounted at a fixed angle of 10 degree tilt. 4.4 The modules shall be Roof mounting: Minimum clearance between the PV array and the roofing material shall be at least 20 cm above the roofing material. Anchoring of the mounting structure shall be to the building and not to the roofing material. The mounting structure shall withstand constant wind speeds of 160 km/h. 5. Battery Storage 5.1 Energy shall be stored in a deep-cycle rechargeable battery bank. No shallow cycle batteries are acceptable. 5.2 Batteries (gel batteries) shall have an original manufacturer’s label with the manufacture date, the type of battery, nominal voltage and capacity in ampere-hours. 5.3 The 20-hour battery amp-hour capacity, measured at 25°C shall be such that it will permit a maximum depth of discharge of 80 percent of rated capacity for gel batteries. Warranty should be not less than 5 years. 5.4 The batteries shall be deep cycle. Neither automotive nor marine batteries are acceptable. 5.5 The nominal useful life of the battery (when its residual capacity remains at or above 80% of the nominal capacity) at 25 degrees Celsius shall be at least 1000 cycles when discharged to a discharge depth (PD or DOD) of 50%. Contractors shall provide battery cycle life curves. 5.6 The battery bank shall be installed in a well-ventilated area with no access to general public. 6.  Charge Regulation 6.1 The charge controller shall be listed by UL, CSA, ETL, JET, or equivalent. 6.2 The charge control system shall have a display to indicate when it is in charging mode and when batteries are fully charged (LED’s or screen indicators). 6.3 Any controllers with continuous use classification shall be capable of conducting at least 125% of the nominal (short-circuit) current of the photovoltaic system (1.25 x Isc). Controllers that are not classified for continuous use shall be capable of conducting at least 156% of the nominal short-circuit current of the photovoltaic system (1.56 x Isc). 6.4 Safe, reliable, easily operable battery connections shall be provided for each battery connection node. Battery connections shall be designed to last for at least 20 years of daily usage. 6.5 The design of the regulation set points shall meet the recommendations of the battery manufacturer while compensating for temperature. Voltage regulation (high voltage disconnect voltage) set points shall prevent excessive gassing of the battery 7. Cables and Connections 7.1 All conductors shall be color coded and/or labeled to meet international code requirements. Positive conductors shall be red and negative conductors shall be black or white (if grounded). Any equipment grounding conductors shall be green or bare. 7.2 Any wiring which will be exposed to the outdoors shall be resistant to ultraviolet light. If conduit is not used to house the wiring, then the wiring shall be rated for use in humidity, to 90 degrees Celsius and also be resistant to ultraviolet light (e.g., USE-2 wiring.) 7.3 If conduit is used, the wiring shall be specified for use in 90 degrees Celsius wet and humid environment. (e.g., USE-2, RHW-2, THW-2, THWN-2 and XHHW-2.) 7.4 Any wiring which is installed in buried ducts or not exposed to the direct light of the sun shall be rated for use in the presence of humidity, such as types RHW, RHW-2, THW, THW-2, USE and USE-2. 7.5 All exposed wires, with the possible exception of the interconnections among modules, shall be in conduits or firmly attached to the structures. The wires through roofs shall be sealed and waterproof. 7.6 The capacity of conductors in the PV source circuit shall be at least 156 percent of the rated module (or parallel connected modules) short-circuit current. All other wires shall be at least 125 percent of the rated load current. Welding cables and automobile battery cables are NOT acceptable. 8. Over current Protection 8.1 Protection shall be provided against voltage and current surges for all circuits 9. Grounding 9.1  A ground connection shall be provided for all equipment. 9.2 The ground electrode shall be a copper rod not less than 5/8" (16 mm) diameter and 3 meters in length, buried vertically or at an angle of no more than 45 degrees off vertical. The connection bracket to the ground electrode shall be resistant to corrosion (preferably be of copper or bronze). 9.3 The equipment ground cable (in all cases) and of the system (if it applies) shall be of bare copper or with green insulation. Annex VI. TECHNICAL SPECIFIATIONS No. Location Description and minimum/mandatory specifications 25 Pcs Across Liberia System requirements: 745W instant power, 4888wh, 815AH Battery Bank and system voltage 12v a. PV modules (Mono-crystalline or poly-crystalline) b. Batteries (Gel battery) c. Inverter (pure sine wave, 1000 w, I/C) & Controller d. Conductors e. Over current Protection: Surge Protector/Breakers/Disconnects Annex VII. BID/PROPOSAL SUBMISSION FORM To: The procuring entity Dear Sir / Madam, Having examined the Bidding Documents, the receipt of which is hereby duly acknowledged, we, the undersigned, offer to supply and deliver [description of goods] in conformity with the said bidding documents for the sum of [total bid amount in words and figures] as may be ascertained in accordance with the Price Schedule attached herewith and made part of this Bid. We undertake, if our Bid is accepted, to deliver the goods in accordance with the delivery schedule specified in the Schedule of Requirements. We agree to abide by this Bid for a period of [number] days from the date fixed for opening of Bids in the Invitation to Bid, and it shall remain binding upon us and may be accepted at any time before the expiration of that period. We understand that you are not bound to accept any Bid you may receive. Dated this . . . . .day of . . . . .[year]. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Signature       [in the capacity of] Duly authorized to sign the Bid for and on behalf of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annex VIII. PRICE SCHEDULE 1. The Price Schedule must provide a detailed cost breakdown for each item. 2. Technical descriptions for each proposed item must provide sufficient detail to allow the Purchaser to determine compliance of Bid with specifications as per Schedule of Requirements and Technical Specifications of this ITB. 3. The unit price of items should include the supply of the best quality materials, transportation, manpower, instruments and temporary installation, purchase or hired machines and equipment used in execution, and all other necessary measures required to provide the best quality workmanship for the item. 4. Estimated weight/volume of the consignment must be part of the documentation submitted. 5. The Bidder shall indicate the all-inclusive price separately for each item. 6. Where there is a discrepancy between the unit price and the total amount derived from the multiplication of the unit price and the quantity, the unit price as quoted shall govern.  If there is an obvious gross misplacement of the decimal point in the unit price, the total amount as quoted shall govern and the unit price shall be corrected accordingly. 7. Bidders are expected to submit realistic prices.  Any gross deviations from the prevailing market prices or unethical manipulations to take advantage of the bidding system may cause the bid to be disqualified. 8. All prices/rates quoted must be exclusive of all taxes, since the United Nations, including its subsidiary organs, is exempt from taxes. 9. The format shown on the following pages should be used in preparing the Price Schedule. The format uses a specific structure which may or may not be applicable but are indicated to serve as examples. Name of Bidder:………………………….. Item Description Unit Unit Price * Quantity Required Total Price per item GRAND TOTAL • *Unit price should be based on Incoterms 2010 used i.e. CIP/FCA/CPT//DAP as the case may be. Signature of Bidder ……………………………………….. Annex VIII. PERFORMANCE SECURITY FORM To: UN WOMEN WHEREAS [name and address of Contractor] (hereinafter called “the Contractor”) has undertaken, in pursuance of Contract No. ……………. dated ………. , to execute Services …………….. (hereinafter called “the Contract”): AND WHEREAS it has been stipulated by you in the said Contract that the Contractor shall furnish you with a Bank Guarantee by a recognized bank for the sum specified therein as security for compliance with his obligations in accordance with the Contract: AND WHEREAS we have agreed to give the Contractor such a Bank Guarantee: NOW THEREFORE we hereby affirm that we are the Guarantor and responsible to you, on behalf of the Contractor, up to a total of [amount of guarantee] [in words], such sum being payable in the types and proportions of currencies in which the Contract Price is payable, and we undertake to pay you, upon your first written demand and without cavil or argument, any sum or sums within the limits of [amount of guarantee as aforesaid] without your needing to prove or to show grounds or reasons for your demand for the sum specified therein. The guarantee shall be valid until a date 30 days from the date of issue of a satisfactory certificate of inspection and testing by the procuring UN entity. SIGNATURE AND SEAL OF THE GUARANTOR Date ...................................................................................................................... Name of Bank ......................................................................................................... Address ................................................................................................................. Annex IX. CONTRACT [PLEASE ATTACH THE CONTRACT THAT WILL BE USED] This Contract dated [date] is made BETWEEN The UNITED NATIONS ENTITY FOR GENDER EQUALITY AND THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN, a composite entity of the United Nations established by the United Nations General Assembly by its resolution 64/289 of 2 July 2010, with its Headquarters at 220  East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, USA (hereinafter referred to as “UN Women”); and [official name of company in full], duly incorporated or organized under the laws of [country], with its registered offices at [address] (hereinafter referred to as “the Contractor”); (Both hereinafter separately and jointly referred to as the “Party” or the “Parties”). WITNESSTH WHEREAS, UN Women wishes to obtain the services of the Contractor as set forth below (the “Services”) in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in this Contract (as defined below); and WHEREAS, the Contractor represents that it possesses the requisite knowledge, skill, personnel, resources and experience and that it is fully qualified, ready, willing, and able to provide such services in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in this Contract. NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants herein contained, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the Parties agree as follows: Article 1 Contract Documents 1.1 This document and the documents listed below (“Contract Documents”) constitute the entire agreement between the Parties with regard to the subject matter hereof (“Contract”): 1.1.1  UN Women General Conditions of Contract—Contracts for the Provision of Services, annexed hereto as Annex A (“General Conditions”); 1.1.2  Terms of Reference, annexed hereto as Annex B (“TOR”) [Include a Terms of Reference setting forth the description of the Services to be procured, clearly evidencing your requirements.] [1.1.3  Fee Schedule (the “Fee List”)];  [and] [1.1.4 [Form of Performance Security]; [and] [1.1.5 [other annexes that may be relevant]] 1.2 The Contract Documents are complementary of one another but in case of ambiguities, discrepancies, or inconsistencies between or among them, the following order of priority shall apply: 1.2.1  First, this document; 1.2.2  Second, Annex A; 1.2.3  Third, Annex B; [1.2.4 Fourth, Annex C;] [1.2.5 Fifth, Annex D;] [and] [1.2.6… other Annexes] 1.3 This Contract embodies the entire agreement of the Parties with regard to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior representations, agreements, contracts and proposals, whether written or oral, by and between the Parties on this subject. No promises, understandings, obligations or agreements, oral or otherwise, relating to the subject matter hereof exist between the Parties except as herein expressly set forth. 1.4 Any notice, document or receipt issued in connection with this Contract shall be consistent with the terms and conditions of this Contract and, in case of any ambiguity, discrepancy or inconsistency, the terms and conditions of this Contract shall prevail. 1.5 This Contract, and all documents, notices and receipts issued or provided pursuant to or in connection with this Contract, shall be deemed to include, and shall be interpreted and applied consistently with, the provisions of Article 16 (Settlement of Disputes) and Article 17 (Privileges and Immunities) of the General Conditions. Article 2 Effective Date and Term 2.1 This Contract shall take effect on the date both Parties have signed this Contract or if the Parties have signed it on different dates, the date of the latest signature (the “Effective Date”). 2.2 This Contract shall remain in effect until [              ]for a period of time] from the Effective Date], unless earlier terminated in accordance with the terms of this Contract (the “Initial Term”). The United Nations may, at its sole option, extend the Initial Term of this Contract, under the same terms and conditions as set forth in this Contract, for a maximum of [number] additional period[s] of up to [time period] each (the “Extended Term”).  The UN shall provide a written notice of its intention to do so at least [number] days prior to the expiration of the then Initial Term. [Optional] [2.3 Include any other relevant provisions regarding the objective or scope of the Contract.] Article 3 Representations and Warranties 3.1 The Contractor represents and warrants that: 3.1.1 it is duly organized, validly existing and in good standing; 3.1.2 it has all necessary power and authority to execute and perform this Contract; 3.1.3 the execution and performance of this Contract will not cause it to violate or breach any provision in its charter, certificate of incorporation, by-laws, partnership agreement, trust agreement or other constituent agreement or instrument; 3.1.4 this Contract is a legal, valid and binding obligation, enforceable against it in accordance with its terms; 3.1.5 all of the information it has provided to UN Women concerning provision of the Services pursuant to this Contract is true, correct, accurate and not misleading; 3.1.6 it is financially solvent and is able to provide the Services to UN Women in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Contract; [Optional] [3.1.7 Include any other relevant representations and warranties regarding the Contractor that are appropriate for the Services to be provided under this Contract.] Article 4 Obligations of the Contractor (DELIVERABLES SCHEDULE) 4.1 The Contractor shall perform the services described in the TOR (the “Services”), in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Contract. 4.2 The Contractor shall submit to UN Women the deliverables specified hereunder according to the following schedule: [LIST DELIVERABLES]   [INDICATE DELIVERY DATES] [e.g. Progress report     ../../.... ...............      ../../.... Final report      ../../....] 4.3. The Parties acknowledge that nothing in this Contract commits, or shall be construed as committing, UN Women to deal with the Contractor as an exclusive or sole-source supplier of the Services. 4.4 All reports shall be written in the English language, and shall describe in detail the services rendered under the Contract during the period of time covered in such report. All reports shall be transmitted by the Contractor by [mail, courier and/or fax] to the address specified in Article 17 (Notices) below. 4.5 The Contractor and its Personnel (as defined in Article 4.12 below) shall perform the Services under this Contract with the necessary care and diligence, and in accordance with the highest professional standards. 4.6 Except as expressly provided in this Contract, the Contractor shall be responsible at its sole cost for providing all the necessary Personnel, equipment, material and supplies and for making all arrangements necessary for the performance and completion of the Services under this Contract. 4.7 The Contractor shall be responsible for obtaining, at its own cost, all licenses, permits and authorizations from governmental or other authorities necessary for the performance of this Contract. 4.8 The Contractor acknowledges that (i) UN Women shall have no obligation to provide any assistance to the Contractor in performing the Services other than as expressly set forth herein and in particular the TOR; and (ii) UN Women makes no representations as to the availability of any facilities or equipment which may be helpful or useful for performing the Services. 4.9 The Contractor shall at all times keep the premises free of accumulation of waste materials or rubbish caused by its operations.  At the completion of the Services, the Contractor shall remove all its waste materials, rubbish, tools, equipment, machinery and surplus materials from, on and around the premises.  If the Contractor fails to clean up the premises upon the completion of the Services, the UN may do so, and the Contractor shall be liable for the costs thereof. 4.10 In addition to its obligations under Article 25 (Observance of the Law) of the General Conditions, the Contractor shall be aware of and shall comply with all applicable international standards and local labor laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations pertaining to the employment of local and international staff in connection with the Services in countries where Services will be performed and the country where the Contractor is incorporated, including, without limitation, laws, ordinances, rules and regulations associated with the payment of the employer’s portions of income tax, insurance, social security, health insurance, worker’s compensation, retirement funds, severence or other similar payments. 4.11 Except as expressly provided in this Contract, the Contractor shall be responsible at its sole cost for providing all the necessary personnel, equipment, material and supplies and for making all arrangements necessary for the performance and completion of the Services under this Contract. 4.12 Without limiting and further to Articles 2.1 and 2.2 of the General Conditions, the Contractor shall supervise and be fully responsible and liable for all work and services performed by its personnel, employees, officials, agents, servants, representatives and sub-contractors (or any of those sub-contractors’ personnel, employees, officials, agents, servants and representatives) (“Personnel”) and for their compliance with the terms and conditions of this Contract.  The Contractor shall ensure that all Personnel performing Services under this Contract are qualified, reliable, competent, properly trained, and conform to the highest standards of moral and ethical conduct. 4.13 Without limiting and further to the General Conditions, the Contractor shall be fully responsible and liable for, and UN Women shall not be liable for (i) any action, omission, negligence or misconduct of the Contractor or its Personnel, (ii) any insurance coverage which may be necessary or desirable for the purpose of this Contract, or (iii) any costs, expenses, or claims associated with any illness, injury, death or disability of the Contractor’s Personnel.  The obligations under this Article do not lapse upon expiration or termination of this Contract. 4.14 The Contractor shall maintain for the term of the Contract detailed financial records, which clearly identify all funds received from UN Women and expended by the Contractor for the implementation of the Contract. The Contractor shall ensure that adequate systems of internal control are put in place to ensure that the financial management of this Contract is conducted with the highest level of due diligence. 4.15 In addition to its obligations under Article 20 (Audits and Investigations) of the General Conditions, the Contractor shall promptly notify UN Women of any legitimate suspicion on the part of the Contractor of fraudulent or corrupt activities or other wrongdoing by UN Women personnel, Contractor’s personnel (including its agents or subcontractors) or by other third parties through UN Women. Such notification shall be sent to UN Women in accordance with Article 18 (Notices) of this Contract. The Contractor acknowledges and agrees that this Article 4.15 is an essential term of the Contract and that any breach of this provision shall entitle UN Women to terminate the Contract or any other contract with UN Women immediately upon notice to the Contractor, without any liability for termination charges or any other liability of any kind. 4.16 The Contractor expressly acknowledges and agrees that Article 25 (Observance of the Law) of the General Conditions includes, but is not limited to, Contractor’s obligation to undertake all reasonable efforts to ensure that: (a) none of the UN Women funds received under this Contract are used to provide support to individuals or entities associated with terrorism, and (b) the recipients of any amounts provided by UN Women hereunder do not appear on the list maintained by the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1267 (1999). The list can be accessed via http://www.un.org/Docs/sc/committees/1267/1267ListEng.htm. This provision, as well as Article 25 (Observance of the Law) of the General Conditions, must be included in all sub-contracts or sub-agreements entered into by Contractor under this Contract. 4.17 Without limiting and in addition to Article 2.6 of the General Conditions, the Contractor shall ensure that its Personnel abide by all security regulations, policies and procedures of UN Women. 4.18 Without limiting and further to Article 6 (Insurance and Liability) of the General Conditions, the foregoing provisions of this Article 4, and Article 8 (Insurance) below, the Contractor shall ensure that all of its Personnel used to perform the Services in connection with this Contract are (i) medically fit to perform such Services, and (ii) adequately covered by insurance for any service related illness, injury, death or disability. 
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