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RFP-105 Services of a Firm to Conduct a Business Model and Feasibility Study ICE Hub
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :UNDP Country Office - PHILIPPINES
Deadline :06-Dec-21
Posted on :15-Nov-21
Development Area :SERVICES  SERVICES
Reference Number :85664
Link to Atlas Project :
00118909 - Accelerator Lab-Philippines
Documents :
Bidders Forms
Terms of Reference
UNDP General Terms and Conditions
Solicitation Document
Bid Bulletin 1
Bid Bulletin 2
Bid Bulletin 3
Bid Bulletin 4
Overview :

Services of a Firm to Conduct a Business Model and Feasibility Study on the Transformation of Provincial Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) into an Innovation for Circular Economy Hub (ICE Hub)

This initiative requires the services of a Firm who shall conduct a business model and feasibility study to determine the viability of the Innovation for Circular Economy Hub (ICE Hub), establish the partnership and capacity development programming components, prototype a small-scale proof of concept in the Pasig city and develop an operations manual that will also include strategies for scaling up, scaling out, and scaling deep in other Philippine cities.

Please refer to the Terms of Reference attached separately to this advertisement.


Dear Sir / Madam:

We kindly request you to submit your Proposal for Services of a Firm to Conduct a Business Model and Feasibility Study on the Transformation of Provincial Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) into an Innovation for Circular Economy Hub (ICE Hub).

Please be guided by the form attached hereto as Annex 2, in preparing your Proposal. 

Proposals may be submitted on or before Monday, December 6, 2021 8PM Manila, (8AM EST) via email at Subject Line: RFP-105 ICE


Your Proposal must be expressed in the English, and valid for a minimum period of 120 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.