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Procurement of Biometric Voter Registration kits, including software for electoral process in Zimbabwe
Procurement Process :ITB - Invitation to bid
Deadline :17-Jan-17
Posted on :14-Dec-16
Development Area :OTHER  OTHER
Reference Number :34702
Link to Atlas Project :
00092693 - ZIM - ECO
Documents :
eTendering Instructions Manual for Bidders
eTendering FAQ for bidders
Overview :

Dear Bidder,

The Procurement Services Unit (PSU) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), invites you to submit a bid for the Procurement of Biometric Voter Registration kits, including software for electoral process in Zimbabwe. This Tender is within the context of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Capacity Building Project (ZIM-ECO), which is co-funded by the European Union.

Please note that this procurement process is being conducted through online tendering system of UNDP and solicitation documents can be downloaded from there. Deadline for submission of bids is as indicated and updated in the e-tendering system. Please note the system shows EST/EDT (New York) time zone. Bids must be submitted before deadline. System will not accept any late bids.

Bids will be opened as per the instructions in the BDS.

Access to eTendering:

Bidders who wish to submit an offer must be registered in the system. If already registered, sign in using your username and password. Use “Forgotten password” link if you do not remember your password. Do not create a new profile.

If you have never registered in the system before, you can register by visiting the link below and follow the instructions provided in the user guide for bidders in the document attached:

Username: event.guest

Password: why2change

Please note:

1. It is strongly recommended to create your username with two parts, your first name and last name separated to the one shown above. by “.”. Also, the company name registered in the system must match with the legal entity name of your company.

2. Once registered you will receive a valid password to registered email address which you can use for signing in and changing your password. Password selected by you must contain at least 8 characters, at least one being in capital, and 1 being a number. You can participate in the bid event only if you have registered in the system.

How to find the event and tender documentation:

Once registered, bidders have to insert under the field "Event ID" the following: "UNDP1" in first box, and "GP500163-1" in second box, and click the Search button.

Should the bidder have problems in finding the event, please consult the attached manual for bidders for other details.

Other provisions:

As soon as you created the profile or logged in with existing one, please indicate whether you intend to submit an offer by clicking on “Accept Invitation” button in the eTendering system. Such step will enable you to receive corresponding notifications as bidder related to this tender.

Should you require further clarifications, kindly communicate with the contact person/s identified in the provided Bid Data Sheet.

Bidders are also strongly advised to go through additional materials on using eTendering (i.e. videos, manual) posted here:

UNDP looks forward to receiving your Bid and thanks you in advance for your interest in UNDP procurement opportunities.

Yours sincerely,

Procurement Services Unit

Office for Sourcing and Operations

United Nations Development Programme