Tender Opportunity for the Provision of Windows System/Network Administration Services, Lagos State

Posted by Ijeoma on Tue 24th Dec, 2013 - nigeriantenders.com

Introduction Total E&P Nigeria Limited, operator of the NNPC/TEPNG Joint Venture invites interested and reputable Contractors with suitable equipment and relevant experience to tender for the provision of UNIX-based Server Systems Maintenance Services.

Tender Opportunity for the Provision of Windows System/Network Administration Services

Scope of Work
  • The services to be provided shall include as a minimum the following:
  • Setup, Install and configure all hardware for UNIX-based servers/workstations,
  • Netapp systems, backup systems and scanners and related peripherals The primary hardware OEMs for UNIX-based systems infrastructure are, but not limited to Sun/Oracle, IBM & HP running UNIX, Linux, SUN Solaris, Ontap or other UNIX related Operating Systems. However, other NAS/SAN based systems and industrial scanner models as determined by TOTAL are included in this scope.
  • Ensure corrective change & preventive maintenance on all hardware running or interfacing to UNIX-based servers/workstations, Netapp systems, backup systems and scanners and other related peripherals. Ensure zero hardware related saturation (CPU, memory, 1/0, etc) on the systems.
  • Maintain all hardware spares (basically onsite), including their inventory and ensure prompt spare replacement.
  • Perform firmware / hardware upgrades and other related repairs that require spares on the referenced systems.
  • Resolve all problems arising from the day to day running of the referenced systems.
  • Handle all equipment movements/relocations related to the referenced systems as will be required by Total.
  • Implement, support and maintain any new UNIX-based servers/workstations, Netapp systems scanners and other UNIX based system hardware / technology adopted by Total.
Mandatory Requirements
  • To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be pre-qualified in the Information Technology Category (3.11.20 -Telecommunication Installation I Support Services) categories in NipeX Joint Qualification system (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified suppliers in this category will receive an Invitation to Technical Tender (ITT).
  • To determine if you are pre-qualified and can view the product/service category you are listed for; open www.nipexng.com and access NJQS with your log in details, click on continue Joint Qualification Scheme tool, click check my supplier status and then click supplier product group.
  • If you are not listed in a product/service category you are registered with DPR to do business, contact NipeX office at 30, Oyinkan Abayomi Street, lkoyi Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence for verification and necessary update.
  • To initiate the JQS pre-qualification process, access www.nipexng.com to download application form, make necessary payments and contact NipeX office for further action.
  • To be eligible, all tenders must comply with the Nigerian content requirements in the NipeX system.

Nigerian Content
Company is committed to the development of the Nigerian Oil and gas business in compliance with the Nigerian Content Act 2010 for Nigerian Content Development. As from the commencement of this Act, the minimum Nigerian Content in any project, service or product specification to be executed in the Nigerian oil and gas industry shall be consistent with the level set in the Schedule of the Act and any other targets as may be directed by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (The Board)
Tenderer shall comply with all the provisions of the Nigerian Content Act that relate to this contract but in particular comply with the minimum Nigerian Content % for the scopes which are covered in the Schedule of the Act and any other requirement that may arise from time to time not explicitly stated in this contract but which apply to the contract in fulfillment of the Nigerian Content Act, in the submission of their Tender.
Failure to fully comply with the Nigerian Content Act or demonstrate commitment to Nigerian Content Development Policy of the Nigerian government shall result to disqualification from bidding this contract. As part of their submissions, Tenderer shall:
  • Develop a Nigerian Content Plan (NCP), which shall explain the methodology of how it intends to comply with the requirements of the Act and how to achieve the set target(s) in the Schedule of Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development Act and any targets set by The Board.
  • Develop a Research & Development Plan which shall explain the methodology of how it intends to promote education, attachments, training, research and development in Nigeria in relation to the contract.
  • Develop a Technology Transfer Plan which shall explain the methodology of how it intends to promote the effective transfer of technologies from alliance partners to Nigerian individuals and Companies
  • Develop an employment and training plan which shall explain how first considerations shall be given to employment and training of Nigerian in work programme on the contract, hiring and training needs with a breakdown of the skills needed and anticipated skill shortage in the Nigerian labour force including the training and understudy programme for succession planning.
  • Submit a plan for how you intend to give first consideration to services provided from within Nigeria with a list of work packages, 3rd party services subcontracts that should be reserved for Nigerian indigenous contractors and those for Community Contractors including the list of services that will be provided by companies of Nigerian origin.
  • Submit a plan for how you intend to give first consideration to raw materials and manufactured & assembled goods of Nigerian origin which shall include a breakdown of all raw materials to be utilized and identifying those that are found locally, finished products and materials that will be procured from Nigerian Manufacturing & assembly plants, finished goods that order can be placed from outside Nigeria through Nigerian authorized vendors and accredited agents and those that would be directly imported.
  • Demonstrate that entity is a Nigerian-registered company. Submit certified true copies of CAC forms (or its equivalent; CAC) including company memorandum & article of association and other evidence of entity’s incorporation, shareholding & ownership structure in Nigeria. Maximizing Nigerian Content is a key contract priority, therefore for foreign companies and multinationals in alliance with a local company, submit evidence that the local company is an indigenous company and the binding Agreement of the alliance duly signed Agreement by the CEO of both parties and stating the specific work scope to be performed by each member of the alliance.
  • Provide detailed description of the location of in-country committed facilities & infrastructure (assets, equipment, technical office, and administrative space, storage, workshop, assembly area, repair & maintenance, testing, laboratory, etc) in Nigeria to support this contract, evidence that 50% of all equipment - deployed to work by multinational and international companies are owned by the local subsidiaries.
  • Provide a project-specific training, man hour budget, skill development and technology transfer plan for Nigerian personnel or indigenous business including evidence of past performance on training and development for Nigerian nationals & indigenous business, Plan for sponsorship of Nigerians to acquire competence and/or certification, further development of local employees as professionals. Proposed training plan for Nigerians on the project including a brief training outline for OEM products, engineering, software & hardware, project management, procurement, construction, installation, start-up & commissioning, maintenance, testing and operations
  • Provide evidence (personnel list and positions with organization chart to substantiate) of percentage of management that are Nigerian Nationals and the percentage of the total workforce that are Nigerians.
  • Submit Tenderer’s corporate organization’s overall human resources structure (mgt, supervisors, senior & junior skilled officers, etc) identifying positions manned/occupied.
  • Tenderer shall be expected to submit verifiable evidence of the OEM’s Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEC) issued by NCDMB during the technical phase of bidding.
  • NOGICD Act NC target shall be 60% by spend
Closing date: 20th January, 2014

Please note:
  • Failure to comply with the provision of the Nigerian Content Act 2010 or to demonstrate commitment to the development of the Nigerian Content Policy shall result in disqualification from this bidding process.
  • Failure to provide any of the listed documents or information may automatic disqualify the Supplier.
  • All costs incurred in registering and prequalifying for this and other service categories in NJQS shall be borne solely by the Contractors/suppliers.
  • This advertisement shall neither be construed as an invitation to tender (ITT) nor a commitment on the part of TEPNG to award a contract to any supplier and/or associated companies, subcontractors or agents.
  • The ITT and any further progression of this tender shall be via NipeX. Interested bidders are therefore advised to ensure that their profiles in NipeX are active with a valid official email address accessible by their organization as this shall be the only means to transmit the ITT.
  • Tendering process will be the NNPC contracting process requiring pre-qualified companies to submit technical tender first. Following a technical review, only technically and financially qualified contractors will be requested to submit commercial tenders.
  • Man hour figures for Capital Project Portfolios are estimates to provide def1nhtic.w to the scope and do not constitute guaranteed quantities.
  • Company will only recognize and correspond with duly authorized officers of the pre-qualified bidders and not through individuals or agents acting on their behalf.
  • Interested contractors should note that TEPNG has very cordial relationship with the host communities of the sites where services will be performed based on existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Prospective contractors will be required to implement the obligation of the MOU as part of their contract.