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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) from Consulting Firm/Company
Date: 27 September 2019
Dear Sir / Madam:
We kindly request you to submit your Proposal for Consulting Firm/Company - Preparing a Reference Book on National Statistical System of Nepal in the Federal Context
Please be guided by the form attached hereto as Annexes I to VI in preparing your Proposal.
The detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) of the consulting services is attached as Annex IIA
Proposals may be submitted on or before 4:00PM Monday, October 14, 2019, by hand delivery/courier mail to the address below:
The Administrative and Finance Associate;
Facilitating the Pursuit of SDGs in Nepal (FPSN), NPC/UNDP
Central Bureau of Statistic (CBS) Building, Thapathali, Kathmandu Nepal
Tel: 4100565 and 4259305
Your Proposal must be expressed in the English language, and valid for a minimum period of 90 days.
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 FPSN Project, 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 FPSN Project’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 FPSN Project after it has received the Proposal.At the time of Award of Contract or Purchase Order, FPSN Project 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.
Please be advised that FPSN Project 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.
FPSN Project encourages every prospective Service Provider to prevent and avoid conflicts of interest, by disclosing to FPSN 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.
Thank you and we look forward to receiving your Proposal.
Six set of documents to be submitted in the application package as part of technical and financial proposals
ANNEX I Description of Requirements of the Consulting Services
ANNEX II A Terms of References (ToR)
ANNEX II B List of Proposed Articles
ANNEX III General Terms and conditions of UNDP contract for the services
Annex IV A format for CV (maximum 8 pages) of Lead Consultant/Expert
Annex V Form for Submitting Service Provider’s Proposal
ANNEX VI Financial Proposal Submission format