REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: No. CAI/RFP/005/2018 FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FRAME AGREEMENTS FOR THE PROVISION OF LEGAL SERVICES FOR UNHCR INTERVENTIONS IN EGYPT

DATE: 14/03/2018

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: No. CAI/RFP/005/2018

FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT??OF FRAME AGREEMENTS FOR THE PROVISION OF

LEGAL SERVICES FOR UNHCR INTERVENTIONS IN EGYPT??CLOSING DATE AND TIME: 14/04/2018 ??? 23:59 hr. Cairo time

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INTRODUCTION TO UNHCR

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 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 five 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 vendors to make a firm offer for the establishment of Frame Agreement(s) for the provision of legal services for UNHCR interventions in all Egypt.

IMPORTANT:

The Terms of Reference (TORS) are detailed in Annex A of this document.

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

The estimated annual requirement of UNHCR is for approximately over eight hundred (800) cases in all Egypt.

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 a minimum quantity of services. 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 bidders 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 45 days??? 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 and Services shall not be deemed to be a ???cause??? for or otherwise to be in itself a termination clause.

It is strongly recommended that this Request for Proposal and its annexes be read thoroughly. Failure to observe the procedures laid out therein may result in disqualification from the evaluation process.

Sub-Contracting: Please take careful note of article 5 of the attached General Terms and Conditions (Annex D).

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


  1. BIDDING INFORMATION:

 

  • RFP DOCUMENTS

The following annexes form integral part of this Request for Proposal:

Annex A:???????????????? Terms of Reference (TORs)

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

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

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

Annex E?????????????????? Vendor Registration Form

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

We would appreciate your informing us of the receipt of this RFP 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:

Failure to send the above requested information may result in disqualification of your offer from further evaluation.

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. Pablo Larrosa, Assoc. Supply Officer larrosa@unhcr.org. Cc Mr. Ahmed Dahab, Snr. Supply Associate at dahab@unhcr.org

????The deadline for receipt of questions is 23:59 hrs Cairo time on 29.03.2018. Bidders are requested to keep all questions concise.

????IMPORTANT:

Please note that Bid Submissions are NOT to be sent to the e-mail address above. Bid Submissions sent directly to the e-mail address above will result in disqualification of the offer.

UNHCR will compile the questions received and the Questions & Answers document will be prepared and posted on the UNHCR website (http://supply.unhcregypt.org/category/open-bids/ ).

2.4???????????? YOUR PROPOSAL

Your proposal shall be prepared in English or Arabic. Preferable in English language.

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

IMPORTANT:

Inclusion of copies of your proposal 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 proposal. Please send your proposal directly to the address provided in the ???Submission of Proposals??? section 2.6) of this RFP.

 

Your proposal shall comprise the following two sets of documents:

 

– ?????????????????? Technical offer

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

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