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PRC/ZWE/EOI/1618/23/11/2018 - Call for Expression of Interest: Pre-qualification for the supply of recurrent requirements to UNDP, Arundel Office Park, Norfolk Road, Mount Pleasant Harare Zimbabwe.
Procurement Process :EOI - Expression of interest
Office :Harare - ZIMBABWE
Deadline :14-Dec-18
Posted on :22-Nov-18
Development Area :OTHER
Reference Number :51770
Link to Atlas Project :
00042361 - Management Plan
Documents :
Expression of Interest - Recurrent Needs
Overview :

Extension of submission deadline to 14 December 2018: Interested compnies are advised to note the extension of the deadline.


Responding effectively to programme and operational needs depends on the timely availability of high-quality goods and services. UNDP’s procurement practitioners are expected to acquire goods and services from the best sources according to stipulated policies and procedures. They must exercise sound judgement, and carefully consider costs and benefits to the organization. Because UNDP funds are entrusted to it by the public, all transactions must be carried out based on the highest degree of accountability and impeccable standards. Regardless of their purpose and funding sources, procurement actions must always be subject to the following general principles:

  • Best value for money
  • Fairness, integrity and transparency
  • Effective international competition
  • Best interests of UNDP


 In pursuit of the above, UNDP Zimbabwe seeks to maintain a clean corporate reputation of the procurement role in line with internationally recognized business best practices. To this end, the country office would want to establish a roster of companies with technical, professional and financial capacities to supply goods and services within the categories mentioned in Section 3 below. In establishing the roster, UNDP seeks to ensure that it would, in the course of its business be:

  • Diligently engaging suppliers who are duly operating Nostro Foreign Currency Accounts as directed by the regulatory authority, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe;
  • Rationally demonstrating value for money on its transactions by engaging suppliers who are legally incorporated in accordance with the law of Zimbabwe;
  • Proactively undertaking due processes of supplier and market assessments for the purposes of establishing credibility prior to engagement for provision of services and supply of goods

Requirement capacity areas

  • Catering;
  • Plumbing;
  • Carpentry works, painting and tiling;
  • ICT support services (e.g. LAN networks);
  • Office partitioning;
  • Clinic consumables;
  • Graphics and print woks (newsletter, flyers, reports, business cards, and banners);
  • Stationery;
  • Video filming and photographing
  • Musical entertainment (e.g. performing artists);
  • Promotional materials (e.g. branded products);
  • Electrical services;
  • Workshop/Seminar/Event Facilitation;
  • Training services (HR issues, ICT, etc, please specify);
  • Repairs and maintenance of clinic/lab equipment;
  • Incineration of clinic waste.

The EOI shall be submitted by email only to the email provided below:

  • Email:

EOI, in email, should reach the email address  no later than the 7 December 2018 16:00 hours Zimbabwe, Harare local time with the subject headline PRC/ZWE/EO/1618/23/11/2018: Pre-qualification for the supply of recurrent requirements to UNDP, Arundel Office Park, Norfolk Road, Mount Pleasant Harare Zimbabwe, size of which should be no more than 8 MB per single email. In the event that submission exceeds 8MB, prospective suppliers are advised to split submission into a maximum of 3 parts, with each submission bearing the full EOI reference above and indicated as Part xx of 3.

UNDP reserves the right to reject EOIs submitted after the deadline indicated above.