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BBRFP56409: Innovative Community Wi-Fi Network for Disaster Response
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :Barbados and the OECS - DOMINICA
Deadline :10-Feb-19
Posted on :11-Dec-18
Development Area :IT / COMPUTERSIT / COMPUTERS
Reference Number :52199
Link to Atlas Project :
00113100 - Caribbean Recovery and Resilience Programme
Documents :
Solicitation Document
Etendering Instructions
General Terms and Conditions
Clarifications 29th Jan 2019
Overview :

We kindly request you to submit your Proposal for the provision of an Innovative Community Wi-Fi Network for Disaster Response.

 

Please be guided by the form attached hereto as Annex 2, in preparing your Proposal. 

 

Your proposal, comprising of a Technical and Financial Proposal, should be submitted in accordance with Annex 1, through UNDP eTendering online system (https://etendering.partneragencies.org), or via electronic submission (email) to procurement.bb@undp.org, depending on “Allowable Manner of Submitting Proposals” indicated in this document below.

 

You are kindly requested to indicate whether your company intends to submit a Proposal by clicking on “Accept Invitation” button no later than ten (10) days after the publication of this notice.  If that is not the case, UNDP would appreciate your indicating the reason, for our records. 

 

If you have received this RFP through a direct invitation by UNDP, transferring this invitation to another firm requires your written notification to UNDP of such transfer and the name of the company to whom the invitation was forwarded. 

 

Proposals that are received by UNDP after the deadline indicated in the etendering system, for whatever reason, shall not be considered for evaluation.  If you are submitting your Proposal by email, kindly ensure that they are signed and in the .pdf format, and free from any virus or corrupted files.

           

Services proposed shall be reviewed and evaluated based on completeness and compliance of the Proposal and responsiveness with the requirements of the RFP and all other annexes providing details of UNDP requirements.  

 

The Proposal that complies with all of the requirements, meets all the evaluation criteria and offers the best value for money shall be selected and awarded the contract.  Any offer that does not meet the requirements shall be rejected.

 

Any discrepancy between the unit price and the total price shall be re-computed by UNDP, and the unit price shall prevail and the total price shall be corrected.  If the Service Provider does not accept the final price based on UNDP’s re-computation and correction of errors, its Proposal will be rejected. 

 

No price variation due to escalation, inflation, fluctuation in exchange rates, or any other market factors shall be accepted by UNDP after it has received the Proposal.At the time of Award of Contract or Purchase Order, UNDP reserves the right to vary (increase or decrease) the quantity of services and/or goods, by up to a maximum twenty five per cent (25%) of the total offer, without any change in the unit price or other terms and conditions. 

 

Any Contract or Purchase Order that will be issued as a result of this RFP shall be subject to the General Terms and Conditions attached hereto.  The mere act of submission of a Proposal implies that the Service Provider accepts without question the General Terms and Conditions of UNDP, herein attached as Annex 3.

 

Please be advised that UNDP is not bound to accept any Proposal, nor award a contract or Purchase Order, nor be responsible for any costs associated with a Service Providers preparation and submission of a Proposal, regardless of the outcome or the manner of conducting the selection process.

 

            UNDP’s vendor protest procedure is intended to afford an opportunity to appeal for persons or firms not awarded a Purchase Order or Contract in a competitive procurement process.  In the event that you believe you have not been fairly treated, you can find detailed information about vendor protest procedures in the following link:

http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/procurement/protestandsanctions/

 

            UNDP encourages every prospective Service Provider to prevent and avoid conflicts of interest, by disclosing to UNDP if you, or any of your affiliates or personnel, were involved in the preparation of the requirements, design, cost estimates, and other information used in this RFP. 

 

UNDP implements a zero tolerance on fraud and other proscribed practices, and is committed to preventing, identifying and addressing all such acts and practices against UNDP, as well as third parties involved in UNDP activities.  UNDP expects its Service Providers to adhere to the UN Supplier Code of Conduct found in this link : http://www.un.org/depts/ptd/pdf/conduct_english.pdf

 

Thank you and we look forward to receiving your Proposal.

 

Sincerely yours,

 

Procurement Unit

12/10/2018

* THIS TENDER WAS EXTENDED on 18th Jan 2019

* THIS TENDER wAS EXTENDED on 29th Jan 2019