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ETH1223-International Consultant for Trainer on Handloom
Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for Africa (SITA) is a project financed by the United Kingdoms’ Department for International Development (DFID) and runs from 2015-2020, that requires the services of an individual to perform the work described in the above-mentioned subject.
In consideration of your qualifications, we are hereby inviting you to submit an offer for this particular assignment.
To assist you in understanding the requirements of this assignment, we have attached hereto the following :
a) The Terms of Reference for the assignment described above;
b) The standard Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability, which you must accomplish and submit to UNDP; and
c) The Individual Contract and its General Terms and Conditions, which you would be expected to sign in the event you are the selected Offeror in this procurement process.
This process is managed through the UNDP online eTendering system: https//etendring.partneragencies.org. Should you be interested and decide to submit an offer for this assignment, kindly send them no later than the date and time indicated in the system.
Detailed user guide on how to register in the system and submit the proposal are attached to this notice. If you decide not to submit an offer, we would appreciate if you would advise us accordingly, preferably indicating the reasons for declining this invitation.
In the meantime, we look forward to your favorable response, and thank you in advance for your interest in working with UNDP.
Your offer, comprising of a Technical and Financial Proposal, should be submitted in accordance with RFP requirements, through UNDP ATLAS e-Tendering system and by the deadline indicated in https://etendering.partneragencies.org.
NOTE!: The Financial Proposal and the Technical Proposal files MUST BE COMPLETELY SEPARATE and uploaded separately in the system and clearly named as either “TECHNICAL PROPOSAL” or “FINANCIAL PROPOSAL”, as appropriate. Each document shall include the Proposer’s name and address. The file with the “FINANCIAL PROPOSAL” must be encrypted with a password so that it cannot be opened nor viewed until the Proposal has been found to pass the technical evaluation stage. Once a Proposal has been found to be responsive by passing the technical evaluation stage, UNDP shall request the Proposer to submit the password to open the Financial Proposal. The Proposer shall assume the responsibility for not encrypting the financial proposal. NOTE: DO NOT ENTER PROPOSAL PRICE IN THE SYSTEM, INSTEAD ENTER ONE.
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 signed and stamped and in the .pdf format, and free from any virus or corrupted files and FINANCIAL PROPOSAL IS PASSWORD PROTECTED.
NOTE: The File name should contain only Latin characters (No Cyrillic or other alphabets).
You are kindly requested to indicate whether your company intends to submit a Proposal by clicking on “Accept Invitation” button. 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
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 or submitting your quotation, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org ATT: FT and specifying the Event ID ETH11223
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/procurementnotices/resources/
The bidders are advised to use Internet Explorer (Version 10 or above) to avoid any compatibility issues with the e-tendering system.
No hard copy or email submissions will be accepted by UNDP.
UNDP looks forward to receiving your Proposal and thanks you in advance for your interest in UNDP procurement opportunities.