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RFP-ZIM-GF-041-2019 DHS
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :Zimbabwe - ZIMBABWE
Deadline :30-Aug-19
Posted on :20-Aug-19
Development Area :HEALTHHEALTH
Reference Number :58539
Link to Atlas Projects :
00077591 - Addressing Critical Gaps HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care
00077591 - Addressing Critical Gaps HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care
Documents :
RFP-ZIM-GF-041-2019 DHS
eTendering Guidelines to Users
Overview :

Dear Sir / Madam:

We kindly request you to submit your Proposal for Developing the Ministry of Health and Child care (MoHCC) Digital Health Strategy 2018 to 2023.

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

Proposals may be submitted on or before Friday, August 30, 2019and through the e-tendering platform.

Documents uploaded in the system as part of your Proposal must be free from any form of virus or corrupted contents, or the quotations shall be rejected. 

It shall remain your responsibility to ensure that your Proposal is submitted on or before the deadline indicated by UNDP in the e-Tendering system. Both Technical and Financial bids must be submitted, separately,  in the online e-Tendering system in the following link: https://etendering.partneragencies.org using your username and password.

If you have not registered in the system before, you can register now by logging in using

username: event. guest

password: why2change

and follow the registration steps as specified in the system user guide.

If you have already registered before, sign in using the username and password. Use the “forgotten password” button if you do not remember your password. Make sure that your password has at least 8 characters, at least one in capital letters, and contains at least 1 number.

You can find detailed user guides and videos on how to use the system following this link: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/procurement/business/procurement-notices/resources/

Electronic submission through eTendering, shall be governed as follows:

  1. Electronic files that form part of the proposal must be in accordance with the format and requirements indicated in BDS;
  2. The Technical Proposal and the Financial Proposal files MUST BE COMPLETELY SEPARATE and each of them must be uploaded individually and clearly labelled.
  1. The Financial Proposal file must be encrypted with a password so that it cannot be opened nor viewed until the password is provided. The password for opening the Financial Proposal should be provided only upon request of UNDP. UNDP will request password only from bidders whose technical proposal has been found to be technically responsive. Failure to provide the correct password may result in the proposal being rejected.

Detailed instructions on how to submit, modify or cancel a bid in the eTendering system are provided in the eTendering system Bidder User Guide and Instructional videos available on this link: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/procurement/business/procurement-notices/resources/

Your Proposal must be expressed in the English, and valid for a minimum period of 120 Days

      

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/business/protest-and-sanctions.html

                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 : https://www.un.org/Depts/ptd/sites/www.un.org.Depts.ptd/files/files/attachment/page/pdf/unscc/conduct_english.pdf

Thank you and we look forward to receiving your Proposal.