Starting from October 2020, the password system for the UNDP eTendering website has been revised to enhance the security and user interface.
To download the guide with more details on the usage of the new password system, please click here.

A partir de Octubre de 2020, el sistema de contraseñas del sitio web de eTendering del PNUD será modificado para mejorar la seguridad y la interfaz de usuario.
Para descargar la guía con más detalles sobre el uso del nuevo sistema de contraseñas, haga clic aquí.

A partir d'octobre 2020, le système d'identification du site eTendering du PNUD est changé pour améliorer la sécurité et l'interface utilisateur.
Pour télécharger le guide avec plus de détails sur l'utilisation du nouveau système d'identification, veuillez cliquer ici.

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Request for Proposal: SDP2020024 Independent Assessor for Conducting Independent Assessment of the GCF REDD+ Results Based Payment Project in Costa Rica
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal CRI10 - SDP2020024   Click here to participate
Office :UNDP Country Office - COSTA RICA
Deadline :30-Jan-21 @ 05:00 PM (New York time)
Posted on :16-Dec-20 @ 05:38 PM (New York time)
Development Area :SERVICES  SERVICES
Reference Number :73947
Link to Atlas Project :
00122756 - REDD+ Pagos Basados en Resultados
Documents :
New Atlas Login page October 2020
eTendering brief notes for bidders
User Guide for Buyers
Overview :

COUNTRY: Costa Rica

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE: Independent Assessor for Conducting Independent Assessment of the GCF REDD+ Results Based Payment Project in Costa Rica

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites you to submit a Proposal to this Request for Proposal (RFP) for the above-referenced subject. This RFP includes the following documents and the General Terms and Conditions of Contract which is inserted in the Bid Data Sheet (BDS):

Section 1: This Letter of Invitation

Section 2: Instruction to Bidders Section 3: Bid Data Sheet (BDS)

Section 4: Evaluation Criteria

Section 5: Terms of Reference

Section 6: Returnable Bidding Forms

  • Form A: Technical Proposal Submission Form
  • Form B: Bidder Information Form
  • Form C: Joint Venture/Consortium/Association Information Form
  • Form D: Qualification Form o Form E: Format of Technical Proposal
  • Form F: Financial Proposal Submission Form
  • Form G: Financial Proposal Form

A bidder´s conference will be held on:

Date/Time: 11 January 2021, starting 08:00 hour Costa Rican time

Place: Online Zoom Meeting

https://undp.zoom.us/j/82474358278

 

If you are interested in submitting a Proposal in response to this RFP, please prepare your Proposal in accordance with the requirements and procedure as set out in this RFP and submit it by the Deadline for Submission of Proposals set out in Bid Data Sheet.

Please note that this procurement process is conducted through the UNDP eTendering online system (https://etendering.partneragencies.org).  

Business Unit: CRI10 Event ID: SDP2020024

Bidders who wish to submit an offer must be registered in the system. Applicants must register in the system in order to access the documents. Detailed instruction on how to register as a first-time user, how to submit and manage bids, as well as the complete User guide for bidders, and FAQ document for bidders, can be found at the link below:

https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/procurement/business/procurement-notices/resources/ 

UNDP Procurement Resources for Bidders First-time registrants can also use the following details to login and create access:

i. URL: https://etendering.partneragencies.org

  • Username: event.guest
  • Password: why2change (DO NOT change this password).

ii. Click on “Register as Sourcing Bidder”  If you have already registered in the system before, log in using your username and password. If you do not remember your password, use “Forgot Password” link or contact UNDP for support. Do not register as a new bidder. Once you have completed registration and are signed in, search for the Event ID indicated on page 1 Please note:

1. It is strongly recommended that you create your username with two parts, i.e. your first name and last name separated by ‘.’ (e.g. john.smith).

2. The registration page enables you to create an user ID. The system will generate a temporary password that will be sent to the email address provided by you during registration process. Ensure that the email address you provide is correct as your login password will be sent there. If you do not receive an email within an hour, please check your junk mail.

3. When creating your new password, it should meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum 8 characters long
  • At least one UPPERCASE LETTER
  • At least one lowercase letter
  • At least one number

You can view and download tender documents with the guest account as per the above username and password.  However, if you are interested to participate, you must register in the system and subscribe to this tender to be notified when amendments are made.

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

NOTE! The Technical Proposal and Financial 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 Technical Proposal has been found to be pass the technical evaluation stage. Once a Technical 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 BID AMOUNT IN THE SYSTEM, INSTEAD ENTER THE NUMBER 1 (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, the 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 the 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 “Accept Invitation” 

No hard copy or email submissions will be accepted by UNDP.

UNDP looks forward to receiving your Proposal and appreciate your interest to participate in UNDP procurement opportunities.

Please note that this procurement process is being conducted through the online tendering system of UNDP. Bidders who wish to submit an offer must be registered in the system. Visit this page for system user guides and videos in different languages: https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/procurement/business/procurement-notices/resources/

If already registered, go to https://etendering.partneragencies.org and 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 above link, sign in with username below, and follow the instructions in the user guide:
  • Username: event.guest
  • Password: why2change

If you are interested to participate in this Tender, it is strongly recommended that you log in and subscribe to the Tender using "Accept Invitation" feature so you can keep updated with Tender amendments including deadline. Note that in case of inconsistencies between information in eTendering system and other premises, information in eTendering system prevails.
If you are facing login issues or have any challenges with using the eTendering system, please consult the various user guides/videos in the link below or contact the procurement focal point managing the tender you are interested in.

Si encuentra problemas de acceso o tiene dificultades para utilizar el sistema de eTendering, por favor consulte las guías de usuario y los vídeos en el enlace que podrá encontrar más abajo, o contacte con la persona de referencia de la licitación en la que esté interesado en participar.

Si vous rencontrez des problèmes de connexion ou rencontrez des difficultés lors de l'utilisation du système eTendering, veuillez consulter les différents guides / vidéos de l'utilisateur fournis dans le lien ci-dessous ou contacter le point focal des achats gérant l'offre qui vous intéresse.

http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/procurement/business/procurement-notices/resources/