Dear Sir,United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bangladesh seeks proposals from interested Companies for conducting Institutional and financial capacity assessment.This procurement process will be conducted through online tendering system of UNDP. Bidders who wish to submit an offer must register in the system in order to access the bidding document and submit a proposal. To register please visit the link:https://etendering.partneragencies.org and use the user name and password provided below to start the registration:Username: event.guestPassword: why2changeThe deadline for submission of proposal is 4.30 p.m. (local time) on January 18, 2017
Request for Proposal (RFP) to conduct Evaluation of Local Capacity Building and Community Empowerment (LCBCE) Programme and program design of new Local Governance Programme.
This RFP is being issued to select and contract a reputable agency with experience to conduct an independent evaluation of the LCBCE programme to assess results achieved, their relevance to national priorities and the scalability of the programme the LCBCE programme.
The primary users of the evaluation will be UNICEF Bangladesh and the relevant government partners. Secondary users include other UNICEF country offices, regional and headquarter offices, major donors and partners. Given that the Country Programme (CP) is now in its fifth year of implementation and that the new CP (2017-21) is about to start, the findings of this evaluation will inform the design of the local governance component of the next Country Programme. The evaluation will thus be both summative and formative in nature.
The evaluation will draw strategic lessons learned from the design and implementation of the programme and, based on findings, identify lessons learned and provide practical recommendations for future programming which will inform the revised programme design for the local governance component of the 2017-20 Country Programme.
The evaluation will be forward looking and will serve programme management and decision-making purposes. The findings, recommendations and lessons learned from the evaluation will be used to inform UNICEF’s strategies, programme approach and management structures and monitoring frameworks of the decentralized capacity-building programme for the next programme cycle due to begin in 2017.
1. UNICEF Bangladesh is inviting for the above mentioned services as per the attached RFP and Terms of Reference, Terms and Conditions, Special Terms and Conditions. Mailed bids covering Technical and Financial proposals should be sent in separate PDF files, indicating clearly the RFP No., title, proposal type, etc. These two files should be sent to the attention of OIC, Supply & Procurement Section, UNICEF-BCO, BSL Office Complex, 1 Minto Road, Dhaka-1000 by email add: email@example.com; with copy to firstname.lastname@example.org; by the RFP submission deadline Thursday, 26 January 2017 local time 16:00 hours (GMT+6 hours).
2. Bidders are requested to forward their request for additional information/clarification including interest to participate in this RFP in writing by Wednesday, 18 January 2017 through email (add: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org;).
3. Please acknowledge receipt of this RFP and confirm your interest to submit a proposal within five working days from the issuance date of this RFP.
4. Please note no RFP will be accepted after the stipulated closing date: Thursday, 26 January 2017 local time 16:00 hours (GMT+6 hours).
5. The technical proposal will be evaluated using the evaluation criteria indicated under Section 6 of the attached document. Bidders are advised to devote chapters of their submissions to demonstrate each of the criteria and be consistent with the tasks detailed in the TOR under Section 3. Bidders are advised to avoid submitting brochures and pamphlets that have no direct bearing on the requirements under this RFP. Similarly the financial proposal should be prepared following the template and instruction provided under Section 17 of the RFP. Any information related to the financial offer should not be mentioned or presented in the technical proposal as it will make the bid response invalid.
6. Any Contract resulting from this RFP shall be governed by UNICEF's General Terms and Conditions and any other Specific Terms and Conditions detailed in this bid document.
7. In all correspondence the bidder must refer to: LRPS No. 2017-9129647.
Invitation for Bids 1. Government of Bangladesh has received a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of Second Chittagong Hill Tracts Rural Development Project. Part of this financing will be used for payments under the contracts named above. Bidding is open to Bidders from eligible source countries of the ADB. 2. The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) (“the Employer”) invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders for the Procurement of Road Construction Works for the following package as detailed below. 3. National Competitive Bidding (NCB) will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single Stage: One-Envelope procedure and is open to all Bidders from eligible source countries as described in the Bidding Documents. 4. The following pass-fail qualification criteria are disclosed to enable potential Bidders in making an informed decision whether to pursue the contract either as a single entity or in joint venture (JV): • Financial Performance: The bidder should submit audited balance sheets for the last five (5) years. For JV, the balance sheet for each constituent entity should be submitted. • Average annual construction turnover: Minimum average annual construction turnover for the Package based on total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed over the last five (5) years is as follows: Package No. Amount (million Taka) W-CHTII-RANG-Kap-UZR/06C 21.00 (Twenty One Point Zero) Date: 12 December 2016 Loan No. and Title: 2763-BAN: Second Chittagong Hill Tracts Rural Development Project Contract No. and Title: W-CHTII-RANG-Kap-UZR/06C: Improvement of Raikhali GC Ferry Ghat - Rajsthali HQ via Mitingachari Road by HBB (Ch: 5810 to 6760m); under Kaptai Upazila, Dist: Rangamati Deadline for Submission of Bids: 23 January 2017, 2:00 pm (local time) Package No. Description of Work Time for Completion (days) W-CHTII- RANG-Kap- UZR/06C Improvement of Raikhali GC Ferry Ghat -Rajsthali HQ via Mitingachari Road by HBB (Ch: 5810 to 6760m); under Kaptai Upazila, Dist: Rangamati. 529 The single entity or all partners combined must meet the requirement. In case of JV, each partner must meet minimum 25% and one (lead) partner minimum 40% of this requirement; • Financial Resources: The minimum amount of Financial Resources for the Package is as follows: Package No. Amount (million Taka) W-CHTII-RANG-Kap-UZR/06C 8.00 (Eight Point Zero) In case of JV, all partners combined must meet the requirement, while each partner must meet minimum 25% and one (lead) partner minimum 40% of these requirement; and • Similar Construction Experience: The bidder must possess experience in implementing a minimum of one (1) or two (2) similar contracts during the last five (5) years, the value of which shall be minimum for the Package is as follows: Package No. Amount (million Taka) W-CHTII-RANG-Kap-UZR/06C One HBB/BC Road with RCC girder Bridge Contract of 15.50 million (Fifteen Point Five Zero); or One HBB/BC Road Contract of 9.00 million (Nine Point Zero) & One RCC girder Bridge Contract of 8.40 million (Eight Point Four Zero). 5. The Bidders may obtain further information from the Executive Engineer, LGED, Dist: Rangamati and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (local time) in all working days up to 22 January 2017. 6. The Bidding Document, in English language, may be purchased by the interested Bidders from the following offices upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Tk. 3,000 (Taka Three Thousand) per package by cash or in the form of Pay Order/Treasury Chalan/Bank Draft in favor of Executive Engineer, LGED, Rangamati up to 22 January 2017: a) Office of Executive Engineer Local Government Engineering Department North Kalindipur, District: Rangamati Telephone: 0351-63148 Electronic Mail Address: xen.rangamati @lged.gov.bd b) Office of Upazila Engineer Local Government Engineering Department Kaptai, Rangamati. 7. A pre-bid meeting will be held at the office of the Executive Engineer, LGED, Rangamati at the address given below, on 15 January 2017 at 11:00 A.M. (local time). Bidders’ representatives are invited and encouraged to attend the meeting. 8. Deliver Bids: • to Executive Engineer, LGED, North Kalindipur, Rangamati • at or before 2:00 PM on 23 January 2017 (local time) • together with a Bid Security in the amount as described in the Bidding Documents The name and title of the procurement package shall be clearly marked on the outer surface of the envelope containing the full bid proposal i.e. “Bid offer for Improvement of Raikhali GC Ferry Ghat -Rajsthali HQ via Mitingachari Road” for Package No. W-CHTII- RANG-Kap-UZR/06C. 9. Bids will be opened at the same place at 2:15 P.M. (local time) on 23 January 2017 in the presence of the Bidders or Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at undersigned office. Late submission of bids will be rejected and will be returned unopened. 10. This IFB can also be found in the official web address of the Asian Development Bank (www.adb.org), Central Procurement Technical Unit (www.cptu.gov.bd) and Local Government Engineering Department (www.lged.gov.bd) respectively. 11. LGED will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by Bidders in connection with the preparation or submission of Bids. (Md. Adnan Aktarul Azam) Executive Engineer LGED, Rangamati. Tel: 0351-63148 E-mail: email@example.com
Invitation for Bids 1. The People’s Republic of Bangladesh (the “Borrower”) has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) toward the cost of Railway Rolling Stock Project. Part of this financing will be used for payments under the contract named above. This contract will be jointly financed by Government of Bangladesh (GOB) and ADB. Local currency portion will be financed by GOB and foreign currency portion will be financed by ADB. The eligibility rules and procedures of the ADB will govern the bidding process. 2. The Bangladesh Railway (the Purchaser”) represented by Chief Mechanical Engineer/Development and Project Director, now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for Procurement of 1 (one) Meter Gauge (MG) and 1 (one) Broad Gauge (BG) Automatic Train Washing Plant including installation, testing, commissioning with all civil and electrical works. 3. Only eligible bidders with, but not limited to, the following key qualifications should participate in this bidding: • The bidder/supplier shall have experience of successful completion record as main supplier, supply of automatic washing train plants and related services for $ 10 million within the last 15 (fifteen) years comprising of at least one contract valued at $ 3 million and not more than six contracts valued combined at minimum of $ 8 million. The manufacturer shall have a minimum of 10 (ten) years of overall experience in manufacturing Train Washing Plant. The manufacturer shall have specific experience of manufacturing minimum 30 (Thirty) Train Washing Plant and related services. The manufacturer shall also have experience of exporting 5 (Five) nos. Train Washing Plant including related services to foreign Railways in the last 10 (Ten) Years. Delivery period: Design, manufacturing, delivery, installation, testing and commissioning to be completed within 24 months from effective date of contract in all respect (date of receipt of Commitment Letter from ADB by the beneficiary’s bank will be the effective date of contract). The above requirements are indicative. Bidders should refer to the bidding documents for detailed qualification requirements. In case of any discrepancy between the Date: 29 November 2016 Loan No. and Title: 3301-BAN: Railway Rolling Stock Project Contract No. and Title: BR/ADB-2/Automatic Train Washing Plant Procurement of 1 (one) Meter Gauge (MG) and 1 (one) Broad Gauge (BG) Automatic Train Washing Plant for Bangladesh Railway Deadline for Submission of Bids: 30 January 2017, 11:00 A.M. (Bangladesh Standard Time) information provided in this IFB and the Bidding Document, the Bidding Document (and addendum, if any) shall prevail. 4. International competitive bidding will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single- Stage, Two-Envelope bidding procedure and is open to all Bidders from eligible source countries. 5. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Chief Mechanical Engineer/Development and Project Director and inspect the Bidding Document at the address given below, from 10am to 04:30pm. Date of selling of bid document: up to 30 January 2017 till 10am. 6. The Bidding Document, in the English language, may be purchased by interested Bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of BDT 10,000.00 (Taka ten thousand). The Bidding Document can either be picked up at the address below, or upon request of the bidder the Bidding Document will be sent by surface mail or courier for overseas delivery by the Purchaser. The cost for overseas delivery will be paid by the bidder on an at cost basis, and should be paid at the same time when the Bidding Document is purchased. The method of payment will be in the form of pay order in favor of “Financial Advisor & Chief Accounts Officer/Project” Bangladesh Railway, Dhaka. No liability will be accepted for loss or late delivery. (Md. Harun-ar-Rashid) Chief Mechanical Engineer/Development & Project Director Bangladesh Railway, Rail Bhaban (Room No. 609) 16, Abdul Gani Road, Dhaka-1000 Mobile: 0088 01711506944 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 7. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 30 January 2017, 11:00 A.M. (Bangladesh Standard Time). All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security as described in the bidding document. Late bids shall be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the Bidders’ representatives, who choose to attend at the address below at 11.30 A.M. on 30 January 2017. 8. Bangladesh Railway will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by Bidders in connection with the preparation or delivery of Bids. 9. The Invitation for Bid is available in the following websites: • Bangladesh Railway; • ADB (Business Opportunities) and • Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU) of Ministry of Planning, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh 10. The address referred to above is: Room No. 609, Rail Bhaban Bangladesh Railway 16, Abdul Gani Road, Dhaka -1000 Bangladesh