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Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :UNDP Country Office - PHILIPPINES
Deadline :11-May-21
Posted on :22-Apr-21
Development Area :SERVICES  SERVICES
Reference Number :77738
Link to Atlas Projects :
00014488 - Empowering ARBs through Tenurial Security
00041365 - Empowerment of Indigenous People and Ancestral Domains
Documents :
Solicitation Document
Bidders Forms
UNDP General Terms and Conditions
Bid Bulletin 1
Overview :

EMPOWER PH stands for Enhanced Manufacturing of Protective Wear and Equipment for COVID-19 Response in the Philippines. 
EMPOWER BARMM is the initiative of EMPOWER PH in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao initiative.

UNDP Philippines, in line with UNDP’s global COVID-19 response offer, aims to strengthen the national health system through the creation of a digital solution called “Enhanced Manufacturing of Protective Wear and Equipment for COVID-19 Response in the Philippines” (EMPOWER PH). This initiative aims to provide a collaborative platform for various stakeholders to facilitate and accelerate production and distribution of essential items in order to meet an increasing demand for PPE, ensure product quality standards, democratize knowledge and resources, provide livelihood opportunities, and facilitate an effective supply chain. 

As part of the effort to showcase the achievements (outputs, outcomes and impact) of the EMPOWER PH and EMPOWER BARMM initiatives, this project seeks the services of an experienced Media Production Firm to assist in the pre-production, production and post-production activities in line with the development of 3-5 feature videos (with consolidated running time of 15 minutes).

For the complete Terms of Reference please refer to the solicitation document attached to this notice.



Dear Sir / Madam:

We kindly request you to submit your Proposal for the Services of a Media Production Firm for the Documentation of UNDP’s project – EMPOWER PH and EMPOWER BARMM Initiatives.

Please be guided by the form attached hereto as Annex 2 called RFP-040 Bidder Forms, in preparing your Proposal. 

Proposals may be submitted on or before Tuesday, May 11, 2021, COB Manila Philippines, via email to the address below:

UNDP Philippines Procurement Unit



For inquiries, please send them through Subject Title: RFP-040 EMPOWER PH-BARMM


Your Proposal must be expressed in the English, and valid for a minimum period of 90 days.


In the course of preparing your Proposal, it shall remain your responsibility to ensure that it reaches the address above on or before the deadline.  Proposals that are received by UNDP after the deadline indicated above, for whatever reason, shall not be considered for evaluation.  If you are submitting your Proposal by email, kindly ensure that they are signed and in the .pdf format, and free from any virus or corrupted files.            

Services proposed shall be reviewed and evaluated based on completeness and compliance of the Proposal and responsiveness with the requirements of the RFP and all other annexes providing details of UNDP requirements. 

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 UNDP, 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 UNDP’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 UNDP after it has received the Proposal.At the time of Award of Contract or Purchase Order, UNDP 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. 


Any Contract or Purchase Order that will be issued as a result of this RFP shall be subject to the General Terms and Conditions attached hereto.  The mere act of submission of a Proposal implies that the Service Provider accepts without question the General Terms and Conditions of UNDP, herein attached as Annex 3.


Please be advised that UNDP 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.


                UNDP’s vendor protest procedure is intended to afford an opportunity to appeal for persons or firms not awarded a Purchase Order or Contract in a competitive procurement process.  In the event that you believe you have not been fairly treated, you can find detailed information about vendor protest procedures in the following link:

                UNDP encourages every prospective Service Provider to prevent and avoid conflicts of interest, by disclosing to UNDP 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. 


UNDP implements a zero tolerance on fraud and other proscribed practices, and is committed to preventing, identifying and addressing all such acts and practices against UNDP, as well as third parties involved in UNDP activities.  UNDP expects its Service Providers to adhere to the UN Supplier Code of Conduct found in this link :


Thank you and we look forward to receiving your Proposal.