INVITATION TO BID: No. CAI/ITB/004/2018 FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FRAME AGREEMENTS FOR PRINTING SERVICES FOR UNHCR IN EGYPT

DATE: 01/03/2018

??INVITATION TO BID: No. CAI/ITB/004/2018??FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT??OF FRAME AGREEMENTS FOR PRINTING SERVICES FOR UNHCR IN EGYPT

??CLOSING DATE AND TIME: 04/04/2018 ??? 23:59 hrs Cairo time

EXTENDED date: 20/04/2018 23:59hrs Cairo time

????INTRODUCTION TO UNHCR

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It also has a mandate to help stateless people.

In more than six decades, the agency has helped tens of millions of people restart their lives. Today, a staff of some 6,600 people in more than 110 countries continues to help about 34 million persons. To help and protect some of the world???s most vulnerable people in so many places and types of environment, UNHCR must purchase goods and services worldwide. For further information on UNHCR, its mandate and operations please see http://www.unhcr.org.

  1. REQUIREMENTS

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Cairo, invites qualified service providers to make a firm offer for the establishment Frame Agreement(s) for the provision of printing services.

IMPORTANT:

Exact technical specifications of the items are detailed in Annex A of this document.

??UNHCR may award Frame Agreement(s) with initial duration of two (2) year, potentially extendable for a further period of 1 (one) year, for providing its operation in Egypt with printing services. The successful vendor(s) will be requested to maintain their quoted price model for the duration of the Frame Agreement(s).

The estimated UNHCR average per month is approximately of USD 15.000 scattered among different units. Please note that figures have been stated in order to enable bidders to have an indication of the projected requirements. It does not represent a commitment that UNHCR will purchase the above quantity. Quantities may vary and will depend on the actual requirements and funds available regulated by issuance of individual Purchase Orders against the Frame Agreement

Other United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes shall be entitled to the same prices and terms as those contained in the offers of the successful s and could form the basis for a Frame Agreement with other UN Agencies.

IMPORTANT:

When a Frame Agreement is awarded, either party can terminate the agreement only upon 90 days (3 months) notice, in writing to the other party.

The initiation of conciliation or arbitral proceedings in accordance with article 19 ???settlement of disputes??? of the UNHCR General Conditions of Contracts for provision of Goods shall not be deemed to be a ???cause??? for or otherwise to be in itself a termination clause.

It is strongly recommended that this Invitation to Bid document and its annexes be read thoroughly. Failure to observe the procedures outlined therein may result in disqualification from the evaluation process.

Note: this document is not construed in any way as an offer to contract with your firm.


  1. BIDDING INFORMATION:

 

  • ITB DOCUMENTS

The following annexes form integral part of this Invitation to Bid:

Annex A:???????????????? Scope of works and Technical Specifications

Annex B:???????????????? Technical Offer Form

Annex C:???????????????? Financial Offer Form

Annex D: ?????????????? UNHCR General Conditions of Contracts for the Provision of Goods and Services ??? 2010

Annex E?????????????????? UNHCR vendor form

 

2.2???????????? ACKNOWLEDGMENT

We would appreciate your informing us of the receipt of this ITB by return e-mail to dahab@unhcr.org as to:

– ?????????????????? Your confirmation of receipt of this invitation to bid

– ?????????????????? Whether or not you will be submitting a bid

IMPORTANT:

Please note that Bid Submissions are not to be sent to the e-mail address above.

2.3???????????? REQUESTS FOR CLARIFICATION

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Bidders are required to submit any request for clarification or any question in respect of this RFP by e-mail to Mr. Ahmed Dahab, Snr. Supply Associate at dahab@unhcr.org Cc Mr. Pablo Larrosa, Assoc. Supply Officer larrosa@unhcr.org.

 

The deadline for receipt of questions is 23:59 local time on 22.03.2018. Bidders are requested to keep all questions concise.

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IMPORTANT:

Please note that Bid Submissions are not to be sent to the e-mail addresses above. Failure to comply with this provision may result in disqualification

 

UNHCR will reply to the questions received as soon as possible by means an e-mail addressed to all the vendors concerned and will published at UNHCR Egypt website.

2.4???????????? YOUR OFFER

Your offer shall be prepared in English or Arabic. Preferred in English language.

Please submit your offer using the Annexes provided. Offers not conforming to the requested formats may be not taken into consideration.

IMPORTANT:

Inclusion of copies of your offer with any correspondence sent directly to the attention of the responsible buyer or any other UNHCR staff other than the submission e-mail address will result in disqualification of the offer. Please send your bid directly and only to the address provided in the ???Submission of Bid??? (section 2.6) of this ITB.

Your offer shall comprise the following two sets of documents:

 

– ?????????????????? Technical offer

-???????????????????? Financial offer

 

Tender – CAIITB0042018_ UNHCR Printing Services 010318 Annex A – Scope of Works and Printing Specifications Annex B – Technical offer form_CAIITB0042018 Annex C – Financial Offer Form _CAIITB0042018 Annex D UNHCR General Terms and Conditions of contract Annex E- UNHCR_Vendor Regitration FormEXTENSION Tender – CAIITB0042018 Printing extended until 200418_030418REVIEWED Annex C Financial Offer Form _Print Material_CAIITB0042018Questions and answers. UNHCR ITB Printing extended deadline 200418

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