Request for Quotation (RFQ) at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Posted by Future on Thu 18th Nov, 2021 -

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invited eligible and interested vendors to indicate interest by tendering RFQ documents for the following works:

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is a United Nations organization tasked with helping countries eliminate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth and human development. Headquartered in New York City, it is the largest UN development aid agency, with offices in 170 countries.

Applications are invited for:

Title: Request for Quotation for Long Term Agreement for Refill of Oxygen Cylinders for Unsari

Scope of Work
S/N Name of Item Specification
Parameter Guidelines
Req. Quantity Duration Total
1 Large 50Kg Oxygen Cylinder Medical Oxygen Cylinder (unia 6mA3)
  • Grade- Ultra Pure
  • Percentage by Volume - 99.999 (min.)
  • Carbon Monoxide/ Carbon Dioxide - 1 ppm max
  • Acid and Sulphur Dioxide - Nil
  • Phosphine and Hydrogen Sulphide - Nil
  • Moisture - 2 ppm max
  • Arsenic mg/normal m3 - Nil
  • Oil, PPM by weight - Nil
  • Halogen - To pass test (as per IS: 309)
  • Oxidizing Substances. To pass test (as per IS: 309)
  • Acidity or Alkalinity - To pass test (as per IS: 309)
  • Cylinder Valve Outlet - IS: 3224
  • Argon (maximum). 5 ppm max.
  • Hydrocarbons - 1 ppm max.
  • Any other impurity (maximum) - Bidder to Specify
48 Units Monthly (x12 Months) 576

  • A vendor who will be engaged by UNDP may not be suspended, debarred, or otherwise identified as ineligible by any UN Organization or the World Bank Group or any other international Organization. Vendors are therefore required to disclose to UNDP whether they are subject to any sanction or temporary suspension imposed by these organizations. Failure to do so may result in termination of any contract or PO subsequently issued to the vendor by UNDP.
  • It is the Bidder's responsibility to ensure that its employees, joint venture members, sub-contractors, service providers, suppliers and/or their employees meet the eligibility requirements as established by UNDP.
  • Bidders must have the legal capacity to enter a binding contract with UNDP and to deliver in the country, or through an authorized representative.
Application Closing Date
24th November, 2021.

Submission of Documents
All competed documents and quotations should be addressed and sent via email to:

  • File Format: pdf.
  • File names must be maximum 60 characters long and must not contain any letter or special character other than from Latin alphabet/keyboard.
  • All files must be free of viruses and not corrupted.
  • Max File Size per transmission: 4MB
  • Mandatory subject of email: UNDP/NGA/2021/113 Long Term Agreement for Refill of Oxygen Cylinders for Unsari.
  • Multiple emails must be clearly identified by indicating in the subject line "email no. X of Y", and the final "email no. Y of Y.
  • It is recommended that the entire Quotation be consolidated into as few attachments as possible.
  • The bidder should receive an email acknowledging email receipt.
Additional Information
  • UNDP shall not be responsible for any costs associated with a Supplier's preparation and submission of a quotation, regardless of the outcome or the manner of conducting the selection process.
  • Bidders/vendors shall not offer gifts or hospitality of any kind to UNDP staff members including recreational trips to sporting or cultural events, theme parks or offers of holidays, transportation, or invitations to extravagant lunches, dinners or similar. In pursuance of this policy, UNDP:
    • Shall reject a bid if it determines that the selected bidder has engaged in any corrupt or fraudulent practices in competing for the contract in question
    • Shall declare a vendor ineligible, either indefinitely or for a stated period, to be awarded a contract if at any time it determines that the vendor has engaged in any corrupt or fraudulent practices in competing for, or in executing a UNDP contract.
  • Any Bid submitted will be regarded as an offer by the Bidder and does not constitute or imply the acceptance of the Bid by UNDP. UNDP is under no obligation to award a contract to any Bidder as a result of this RFQ.
  • UNDP reserves the right to cancel the procurement process at any stage without any liability of any kind for UNDP, upon notice to the bidders or publication of cancellation notice on UNDP website.
For more clarifications on this RFQ, please Click Here (PDF)