Invitation for Bids (IFB) – National Competitive Bidding (ICB), Name of Project The Somali Core Economic Institution and Opportunities Program, Brief Description of the Information System Supply and installation of Office and Telecommunication Equipment for Puntland State Bank.
Invitation for Bids (IFB) – National Competitive Bidding (ICB)
Issuing date of the IFB April 04, 2020
Name of Country Somalia
Name of Project The Somali Core Economic Institution and Opportunities Program
Brief Description of the Information System Supply and installation of Office and Telecommunication Equipment for Puntland State Bank
Loan / Credit Number P152441
IFB Title Supply and installation of Office and Telecommunication Equipment
IFB Number SO-MoF-143936-GO-RFB
⦁ The Federal Republic of Somalia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of The Somali Core Economic Institutions and Opportunities Program (SCORE) project and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contracts for the Supply and installation of Office and Telecommunication Equipment. IFB Number SO-MoF-143936-GO-RFB.
⦁ The Ministry of Finance of Federal Republic of Somalia serves as the implementing agency for the project and now invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders for Supply and installation of Office and Telecommunication Equipment as outlined below.
Distribution Description Delivery Location
Distribution 1 Telecommunication and Office Equipment Bossaso
Distribution 2 Telecommunication and Office Equipment Garowe
Distribution 3 Office Equipment Gardo
Distribution 4 Office Equipment Galkayo
⦁ Bidding will be conducted using the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants” dated January 2011 (revised July 2014) and its “Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants” dated January 2011” (revised July 2014); and is open to all Bidders eligible as defined in these Guidelines, that meet the following minimum qualification criteria;
⦁ Bidder’s Experience
Experience ⦁ Submission of copies of 3 signed contract within the last 3 years for supply and installation of items that are similar in scope and magnitude.
⦁ Bidder’s Financial Capability
The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence that it meets the following financial requirement(s): The average annual turnover in the last three years (2017, 2018 and 2019) to be not less than USD 90,000.
In the case of a Joint Venture, the financial figures for each partner shall be added together to determine the Bidder’s compliance with the minimum qualification criteria. However, for a Joint Venture to qualify, each of its partner must meet at least 25 percent of the minimum criteria for financial capability and the partner in charge at least 40 percent.
The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence of their financial standing. Alternatively, they shall include a letter from a reputable bank indicating their financial status which will include their ability to perform the contract of magnitude equivalent to the quoted price.
a. Bidder’s Legal Requirements
The Bidder shall be legally registered in its country of origin.
⦁ Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Puntland state bank and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below during office hours from 9:00 to 15:00 hour local time at the address provided below.
⦁ The complete set of bidding documents in English language may be purchased upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of USD50.00 or equivalent in local currency. The method of payment will be cash or direct deposit to a specified client account number that will be provided when collecting bid. The document including any subsequent amendment or addition will be sent to the bidder by email. Prior registration is required for submitting clarification questions on the bidding documents and receiving automatic notice of answers and of addenda to the bidding documents.
⦁ Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 9:00 Am Somalia time on May, 2, 2020. Electronic Bidding will NOT be permitted. Late Bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of Bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address and time stated below
⦁ All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration using the form included in the bidding document.
⦁ The address(es) referred to above is(are):
For inspection, clarification and purchase of bidding document, Submission and opening bids
Name of organization Puntland state bank
Address Garowe, Puntland, Somalia
Email E-mail :email@example.com