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ETH0926-International Consultant for the Preparation of a background paper on the extension of Social Protection to the Informal Economy
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :UNDP Regional Center - ETHIOPIA
Deadline :14-Nov-19
Posted on :24-Oct-19
Development Area :CONSULTANTSCONSULTANTS
Reference Number :60550
Link to Atlas Project :
00110102 - Regional Programme Africa - Social protection
Documents :
eTendering Bidder Training Guide
Overview :

The bidders are advised to use Internet Explorer (Version 10 or above) to avoid any compatibility issues with the e-tendering system.

IC Reference:                            ETH0926

Services/Work Description:      Recruitment of Consultant for the Preparation of a background paper on the extension of Social Protection to the Informal Economy

Project/Program Title:          Extension of Social Protection to the Informal Economy

Post Title:                               International Consultant (IC)                

Duty Station:                          Home-based

Duration:                                20 working days distributed over 2 months

Expected Start Date:             Immediately after concluding Contract Signing

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites Individual Consultants to submit a Proposal to the consultant Recruitment Notice for International Consultant for the Preparation of a background paper on the extension of Social Protection to the Informal Economy. Detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) as well as other requirements are listed in the IC available on UNDP ATLAS e-Tendering system” https://etendering.partneragencies.org UNDP/ETH10/Event ID: ETH0926.

The bidders are advised to use Internet Explorer (Version 10 or above) to avoid any compatibility issues with the e-tendering system.

Your offer, comprising of a Brief Technical Proposal and Financial offer, should be submitted in accordance with IC requirements, through UNDP ATLAS e-Tendering system and by the deadline indicated in https://etendering.partneragencies.org  

In the course of preparing and submitting your Proposal, it shall remain your responsibility to ensure that it is submitted into the system by the deadline. The system will automatically block and not accept any bid after the deadline. In case of any discrepancies deadline indicated in the system shall prevail.

Kindly ensure that supporting documents required are in the .pdf format, and free from any virus or corrupted files and Quotations. NOTE! The File name should contain only Latin characters (No Cyrillic or other alphabets).

You are kindly requested to indicate whether you intended to submit a Proposal by clicking on “Accept Invitation” button no later than 14 November 2019 (First extended). If that is not the case, UNDP would appreciate your indicating the reason, for our records.

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

username: event.guest

password: why2change

The step by step instructions for registration of bidders and quotation submission through the UNDP ATLAS e-Tendering system is available in the “Instructions Manual for the Bidders”, attached. Should you require any training on the UNDP ATLAS e-Tendering system or face with any difficulties when registering your company or submitting your quotation, please send an email: info.procurementet@undp.org AttnMY

For any technical problem in the system you can contact out technical team at ps.support@undp.org 

Please note that ATLAS has following minimum requirements for password:

  1. Minimum length of 8 characters.
  2. At least on capital letter.
  3. At least one number.

New bidder registering for first time, system will not accept any password that does not meet the above requirements and thus registration cannot be completed.

For already existing bidders whose current password does not meet the criteria, when signing in, system will prompt you to change the password, and it will not accept a new password that does not meet requirement.

Online video guidelines available on the following link: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/procurement/business/procurement-notices/resources/

The bidders are advised to use Internet Explorer (Version 10 or above) to avoid any compatibility issues with the e-tendering system.