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RFP for Long Term Agreements for Professional services - Assessment Programs
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :Office of Human Resources - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Deadline :07-May-13
Posted on :08-Apr-13
Reference Number :11096
Documents :
Signed Letter of Invitation
Request for Proposal (RFP)
UNDP Responses to vendor questions
RFP Sections in Word Format
Minutes of Bidders Conference
UNDP Responses to vendor questions - 2nd round
UNDP Responses to vendor questions - Last round
A people-centred strategy
Competency Framework
Overview :
Pre-Bid Conference will be conducted on 17 April 2013 at 10:30am New York Time.
Audio bridge information is as follows:

Dial-in number: +1 212 906 6244

Conference ID: 1050 #

Conference Passcode: 4736 #

Dear Sir/Madam,
1.       The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites you to submit a Proposal to this Request for Proposal (RFP) for the above-referenced subject. 
1.       The Procurement Support office of UNDP is issuing this tender document for the purpose of concluding Long Term Agreements (LTA) for Lot 1 and Lot 2 with a maximum of two vendors for each Lot as below with the successful Proposers for a period of three years and might be extended for another two years subject to satisfactory contract performance.   Other UN Agencies may decide to piggyback on the contracts established where a separate contract will be issued by relevant UN Agency. 
Lot 1 – Professional Services to develop and facilitate an assessment program for placement of staff in Candidate Pools
Lot 2 - Professional Services to provide 360 degree, Psychometric and Ability tests for UNDP Staff
2.      The Proposers can submit offers for one or more Lots and the LTAs will be awarded a Lot by Lot basis. LTAs are intended to cover UNDP country offices located worldwide. Full list of UNDP office is available through referred link
3.       While UNDP intends to establish the LTAs there is no fixed committed contract amount and UNDP reserves the right to utilize other sources at its discretion to assure value for money. Once the contract is established with the winning vendor, orders for specific location will be placed through the Purchase Orders and the General Conditions of the Contract will be in force. 
4.       An estimated volume of services within next three years would be about for Lot 1 - USD 350,000 and Lot 2 – USD 350,000, however, UNDP does not guarantee it will place orders for this quantity and is not bound by the LTA to purchase any minimum amount of services.
5.       This RFP includes the following documents:
Section 1 – This Letter of Invitation
Section 2 – Instructions to Proposers (including Data Sheet)
Section 3 – Terms of Reference
Section 4 – Proposal Submission Form
Section 5 – Documents Establishing the Eligibility and Qualifications of the Proposer
Section 6 – Technical Proposal Form
Section 7 – Financial Proposal Form
Section 8 – (Form for Advanced Payment Guarantee) – Not Applicable
Section 9 –   General Terms & Conditions for Services
6.       Your offer, comprising of a Technical and Financial Proposal, in separate sealed envelopes, should be submitted in accordance with Section 2.
7.       You are kindly requested to submit a letter advising whether your company intends to submit a Proposal to UNDP at the following email address: and cc The letter should be received by UNDP preferably no later than12 April 2013.  
8.       Should you require further clarifications, kindly communicate with the contact person identified in the attached Data Sheet as the focal point for queries on this RFP.  
UNDP looks forward to receiving your Proposal and thanks you in advance for your interest in UNDP procurement opportunities.