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INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE OXYGEN PLANTS OPTIMIZATION PROJECT IN FEDERAL TERTIARY HOSPITALS IN NIGERIA

Ref. No.: NACA/GF/OPR/OPO2021

Date of Issuance: 16th September 2021

 

  1. INTRODUCTION

The National Agency for the Control of AIDs (NACA), under the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) project intends to use funds from the COVID 19 RM (C19 RM) grant for the Oxygen Optimisation- Equipment, Consumables, Liquid oxygen and Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) plants in some facilities and Federal Tertiary Hospitals in Nigeria. 

 

  1. SCOPE OF SUPPLY

This invitation is to solicit for reputable companies for the supply of Oxygen Optimisation- Equipment, Consumables, Liquid oxygen and PSA plants in some facilities and Federal Tertiary Hospitals in Nigeria. Below are the details and locations where the Supplies and Installations will take place:

PACKAGE A: PROCUREMENT OF PSA

LOT NO PROJECT DESCRIPTION QUANTITY
1 Procurement, Installation, Training, and Maintenance of PSA Plant – 8.5 N/m3 per day (30 cylinder/day plant) (North – East) 2
2 Procurement, Installation, Training, and Maintenance of PSA Plant – 8.5 N/m3 per day (30 cylinder/day plant) (North – West) 2
3 Procurement, Installation, Training, and Maintenance of PSA Plant – 8.5 N/m3 per day (30 cylinder/day plant) (North – Central) 2
4 Procurement, Installation, Training, and Maintenance of PSA Plant – 8.5 N/m3 per day (30 cylinder/day plant) (South – East) 2
5 Procurement, Installation, Training, and Maintenance of PSA Plant – 8.5 N/m3 per day (30 cylinder/day plant) (South – West) 2
6 Procurement, Installation, Training, and Maintenance of PSA Plant – 8.5 N/m3 per day (30 cylinder/day plant) (South – South) 2

 

PACKAGE B: PROCUREMENT OF 10,000 LITRES CAPACITY OXYGEN TANKS

LOT NO PROJECT DESCRIPTION QUANTITY
1 Procurement and Installation of Oxygen Tanks – 10,000 litres capacity high pressure seamless steel tank (North – East) 2
2 Procurement and Installation of Oxygen Tanks – 10,000 litres capacity high pressure seamless steel tank (North – West) 3
3 Procurement and Installation of Oxygen Tanks – 10,000 litres capacity high pressure seamless steel tank (North – Central) 1
4 Procurement and Installation of Oxygen Tanks – 10,000 litres capacity high pressure seamless steel tank (South – East) 2
5 Procurement and Installation of Oxygen Tanks – 10,000 litres capacity high pressure seamless steel tank (South – West) 2
6 Procurement and Installation of Oxygen Tanks – 10,000 litres capacity high pressure seamless steel tank (South – South) 2

 

PACKAGE C: PROCUREMENT OF OXYGEN OPTIMIZATION CONSUMABLE

 

LOT NO PROJECT DESCRIPTION QUANTITY
1 Supply of UPS for concentrators.  UPS 2.0Kva.  2000VA LCD 230V.  Have voltage input and output indicators. Spike, surge, transient and lightning protection. 2,086
2 Supply of Adult CIPAP machine 191
Supply of Pediatric CIPAP 59
Supply of Neonatal CIPAP 29
3 Supply of Medium oxygen cylinders 3400L/2m3 11,703
4 Supply of Large oxygen cylinders – 6800L/6m3 9,588
5 Supply of High flow nasal cannulas- 134
Supply of Pediatric nasal cannulas 2,581
Supply of Neonatal nasal cannula 1,313

 

 

PACKAGE D: PROCUREMENT OF PPE

LOT NO PROJECT DESCRIPTION QUANTITY
1 Hand Sanitizer 100ml 86,306
Hand Sanitizer 500ml 1,646
Hand Sanitizer 4L 240
Hand Sanitizer 1L 44
2 Liquid Soap 500ml 7,860
3 Sodium Hypochlorite 1.5L 2,200
Sodium Hypochlorite 3.5L 566
Chlorine Granule 45kg 46

 

PACKAGE E: PROCUREMENT OF LAB CONSUMABLES

LOT NO PROJECT DESCRIPTION QUANTITY
1 Table-top Pulse Oximeter 330
2 Mic Tubes 15
Cryovial tubes 78,630
Biorad 96-well plates 4,369
Lightcycler well plates 4,369
QPCR well-plates 4,369
Paper towels 12

 

  1. GENERAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

 

  • Evidence of company registration (certificate of incorporation of the company) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7;
  • Duly Certified Company Audited Accounts for the last 3 years (2018, 2019 and 2020), stamped and signed;
  • Evidence of Company Income Tax Clearance Certificates for the last three years (2018, 2019 and 2020) expiring 31st December, 2021;
  • Evidence of Company Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years (2018, 2019 and 2020) expiring 31st December, 2021; with average annual turnover of 100 million naira (Applicable to Packages A, B and C only);
  • Evidence of Pension Clearance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021 (applicable where number of staff is at least 15);
  • Evidence of Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021 (applicable where number of staff is at least 5 or at least N50m turnover);
  • Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Clearance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021;
  • Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31/12/2021 or valid Certificate issued by BPP;
  • Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the National Agency for the Control of Aids or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars;
  • The minimum validity period of the Tender should be One Hundred and Twenty (120) Days
  • Evidence of financial capability to execute the contract by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed.
  • Company’s Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff
  • Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards or Job Completion Certificates
  • Verifiable evidence of at least one (1) specific medical oxygen plant installation executed in the last three (3) years by inclusion of Letters of Awards or Job Completion Certificates. (Applicable to Package A)
  • Verifiable evidence of at least one (1) specific medical oxygen tank installation executed in the last five (3) years by inclusion of Letters of Awards or Job Completion Certificates. (Applicable to Package B)
  • Your submission must be accompanied by a verifiable manufacturer’s authorization from Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) issued directly to your firm for the purpose of this bid (Applicable to Packages A & B, and Lots 4 & 5 of Package C).
  • Firms submitting as Joint Ventures (JVs) should include Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) indicating the responsibility and duties of the individual firms constituting the JV as well as Names and Skills of Key Staff under each Company in the JV such that an informed judgment on the Firm’s Capacity in terms of Permanent or Borrowed Personnel can be determined;
  • Accompany your quotation with bid security for Packages A, B and C only.
  • All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firms Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Number (Preferable GSM No.), and e-mail address. The Letterhead Paper must be duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm.

 

 

  1. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS

The Standard Bidding Document (SBD) can be downloaded from this link:

https://naca.gov.ng/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/SBD-for-Oxygen-Optimization-updated.pdf 

 

Bill of Quantity (BOQ) for PSA can be downloaded from this link:

https://naca.gov.ng/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/BOQ-PSA-Plant-Civil-Work.xlsx

 

Bill of Quantity (BOQ) for Oxygen Tank can be downloaded from this link:

https://naca.gov.ng/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/BOQ-Oxygen-Tank-Civil-Work.xlsx

 

  1. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
    • Prospective bidders are to submit bids for each of the items desired, three (3) hard copies each (one original & two copies) of the requested documents and financial bid. Thereafter, the Tenderer shall enclose the original of the technical bid with copies in one (1) envelope and the original of the financial bid with copies in another envelope, duly marking the envelopes as “Technical” and “Financial.” The two (2) envelopes shall then be enclosed and sealed in one (1) single outer envelope.
    • Once tenders are closed, tender opening of technical bids shall follow.
    • Note that only technically qualified bidders will be invited for the financial bid opening exercise
    • You are expected to submit a soft copy (on a flash) of the financial Proposal in excel format as presented in the BOQ together with a scanned copy of the technical bid.
    • Prospective bidders can submit their documents as a Joint Venture with relevant documents provided.

 

  1. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION

The deadline for the submission of Tender should not be later than 12 noon of Tuesday 5th October 2021 at the Office of the Head of Procurement, Ground Floor, NACA main building, 3 Ziguinchor Street. Wuse Zone 4. Abuja

  1. TENDER OPENING

The Tender opening shall take place at 12 noon of Tuesday 5th October 2021 at Office of the Head of Procurement, Ground Floor, NACA main building, 3 Ziguinchor Street. Wuse Zone 4. Abuja   

  

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder;
  • Technical proposals will be opened first during bid opening while bidder that are technically successful will be invited later for financial bid opening:
  • Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be rejected;
  • NACA reserves the right to evaluate and award per Lot;
  • Bidders are not allowed to bid for more than two lots per package and cannot bid for more than two packages;
  • NACA is not bound to contract any bidder and reserves the right to annul the Procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

 

  1. GLOBAL FUND CODE OF CONDUCT

The firm shall get acquainted with the global fund code of conduct for suppliers using this link below: https://www.theglobalfund.org/media/3275/corporate_codeofconductforsuppliers_policy_en.pdf

Responding to this advert shall serve as an acknowledgement to abide by the Global Fund Code of Conduct for Suppliers.

         

Whistle blowing Policy

Suppliers are encouraged to send information on any infraction or grievances to the dedicated email account: [email protected] or [email protected]

 

  1. NOTES/DISCLAIMER
  • NACA shall verify any or all documents and claims made by applicants and will disqualify   bidders with falsified documents and claims.
  • If it is determined that submitted documents and claims have been falsified, the bidder may face prosecution in a court of Law.
  • NACA shall not be held responsible for any disqualified proposal because of any omission or deletion relating to the submission guidelines.
  • This advertisement shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of NACA to award a contract to any Contractor, nor shall it entitle any Contractor submitting documents to claim any indemnity from NACA.
  • NACA is not bound to shortlist any bidder, and reserves the right to annul the bidding process at any time without incurring any liabilities or providing reason.

 

Signed

Management.