The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) invites interested suitable contractor(s) to indicate interest by tendering RFP documents for the following services:
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Applications are invited for:
Title: Request for Proposal for Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) and Conflict Preparedness and Protection (CPP) Delivery in Northeastern Nigeria
Objective of the RFP
- The Objective of this RFP is to source (a) suitable Contractor(s) to deliver specific Services that will contribute to the following outcome of the UNMAS Nigeria Country Program Strategy: “Mitigation of the immediate threat posed by explosive ordnance to civilians, and to humanitarian and development actors in the northeastern Nigerian states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe”. Specific output of the project is to mitigate the risks of explosive ordnance for civilians through “Conflict Preparedness and Protection” and through “Explosive Ordnance Risk Education” activities.
- The outcome should result in a reduction of the number of deaths and injuries caused by explosive ordnance in north eastern Nigeria, through increased awareness and enhanced community understanding as well as adoption of appropriate behaviours in response to such threats. The project shall be implemented in Borno state.
- The Contractor is required to be fully self-sufficient and shall deploy under this Contract the management and operational capacities to deliver the Services.
- The project implementation shall achieve specific outputs, divided by lots of activity, as detailed below in III. Activities.
- Offerors may be a private, public or government-owned legal entity or any association with legal capacity to enter into a binding contract with UNOPS.
- An Offeror, and all parties constituting the Offeror, may have the nationality of any country with the exception of the nationalities, if any, listed in the Tender Particulars section. An Offeror shall be deemed to have the nationality of a country if the Offeror is a citizen or is constituted, incorporated, or registered and operates in conformity with the provisions of the laws of that country.
- An Offeror shall not have a conflict of interest. Offerors must 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 UNOPS to provide consulting services for the preparation of the design, specifications, and other documents to be used for the procurement of the goods under this RFP.
- An Offeror shall not be eligible to submit a Proposal if and when at the time of proposal submission, the Offeror:
- All Offerors are expected to embrace the principles of the https://www.un.org/Depts/ptd/about-us/un-supplier-code-conductdf, given that it originates from the core values of the Charter of the United Nations. UNOPS also expects all its suppliers to adhere to the principles of the http://www.unglobalcompact.org/ and requests that all Offerors observe the highest standard of ethics during the entire Proposal process, as well as the duration of any contract that may be awarded as a result of this Proposal process as further defined in Article 41.
- If an Offeror does not have all the expertise required for the provision of the services/goods to be provided under the Contract, such Offeror may submit a Proposal in association with other entities, particularly with an entity in the country where the goods and/or services are to be provided. In the case of a joint venture, consortium or association:
- All parties of such joint venture, consortium or association shall be jointly and severally liable to UNOPS for any obligations arising from their Proposal and the Contract that may be awarded to them as a result of this RFP;
- The Proposal shall clearly identify the designated entity designated to act as the contact point to deal with UNOPS. The duly filled Joint Venture Partner Information Form must be included with the Proposal. Such entity shall have the authority to make decisions binding upon the joint venture, association or consortium during the bidding process and, in the event that a contract is awarded, during the duration of the contract; and
- The composition or the constitution of the joint venture, consortium or association shall not be altered without the prior consent of UNOPS.
Application Closing Date
11:00am, 12th November, 2021.
Submission of Documents
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