The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), is Seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Qualified Companies that can Provide Food for Explosive Detection Dogs at UNECA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)

This notice is placed by UNECA. The accuracy, reliability, and completeness of the contents of furnished information is the responsibility of the United Nations Economic Commission For Africa. You are therefore requested to direct all queries regarding this EOI to the United Nations Economic Commission For Africa using the fax number or e-mail address provided below.

Title of the EOI: PROVISION OF WORKING DOGS FOOD

Date of this EOI: 4 September 2023

Closing Date for Receipt of EOI: 18 September 2023

EOI Number: EOIUNECA21795

Beneficiary Country/Territory: Ethiopia

Commodity/Service category: Rations

Address EOI response by fax or e-mail to the Attention of Daniel Mamo/Ali Assaad

Fax Number:      

E-mail Address: mamod@un.org/assaad@un.org

UNSPSC Code: 50501900

 

DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENTS

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), is seeking expressions of Interest (EOI) from qualified companies who can provide Food for Explosive Detection Dogs at UNECA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The objective of this bid is to get a company that can provide Best Choice Performance (Power Plus) Food to working Dogs and UNECA would like to enter into a Long-term Agreement for Five years.

The successful bidder(s) will be contracted to provide the Services as specified under the Specification to be provided along with the bid document.

Companies expressing interest should note that this Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) serves as a pre-qualification of the companies that will be invited to participate in the tender process. Interested firms will be invited to the tender by Request for Quotation(RFQ) at a later stage and the detailed requirement will be further specified in the RFQ document.

UNECA reserves the right to change or cancel the requirements at any time during the EOI/ or solicitation process. Thus, submitting a reply to this EOI does not automatically guarantee that your company will be considered for receipt of the solicitation when issued. The RFQ and any subsequent commitment to a contract will be issued in accordance with UN rules and regulations.

UNECA is precluded from entering into a contract with a vendor that is not registered with the United Nations Global Market Place(UNGM). Thus, only those vendors who are registered or provisionally registered or have started their registration process in UNGM will be eligible to receive the solicitation document ITB.

UNECA reserves the right to change or cancel the requirements at any time during the EOI/ or solicitation process. Thus, submitting a reply to this EOI does not automatically guarantee that your company will be considered for receipt of the solicitation when issued. The RFQ and any subsequent commitment to a contract will be issued in accordance with UN rules and regulations.

UNECA is precluded from entering into a contract with a vendor that is not registered with the United Nations Global Market Place(UNGM). Thus, only those vendors who are registered or provisionally registered or have started their registration process in UNGM will be eligible to receive the solicitation document ITB.

Those interested in responding to this EOI but not currently registered as vendors with UNGM are encouraged to register before the submission date for closing of the EOI in the United Nations Global Market Place (UNGM). Further details may be obtained by visiting https://www.ungm.org/Vendor/Registration. In order to be eligible for UN Registration, please make sure to declare in writing the Prerequisite for Eligibility criteria itemized from A-F as contained in the EOI instruction attached.

Those interested vendors who fulfill the above requirements are required to express their interest in this EOI electronically. In case you have difficulties submitting your interest electronically, please contact: mamod@un.org (copy to assaad@u.) on or before the closing date of 18 September 2023

 

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS / INFORMATION (IF ANY)

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE

Information on tendering for the UN Procurement System is available free of charge at the following address: https://www.ungm.org/Public/Notice

Only the United Nations Global Marketplace (UNGM) has been authorized to collect a nominal fee from vendors that wish to receive automatically Procurement Notices or Requests for Expression Of Interest.
Vendors interested in this Tender Alert Service are invited to subscribe at http://www.ungm.org

 

VENDOR RESPONSE

NOTICE

Companies can only participate in solicitations of the UN Secretariat after completing their registration (free of charge) at the United Nations Global Marketplace (www.ungm.org).

As you express interest in the planned solicitation by submitting this response form, please verify that your company is registered under its full legal name on the United Nations Global Marketplace (www.ungm.org) and that your application has been submitted to the UN Secretariat.

While companies can participate in solicitations after completion of registration at the Basic Level, we strongly recommend all companies register at least at Level 1 under the United Nations Secretariat prior to participating in any solicitations.

Companies are reminded of the restrictions on the employment of former UN personnel who were involved in the procurement process during their last three years of service as per ST/SGB/2006/15, including

  1. employing those personnel for one year after separation of service and
  2. allowing those personnel to communicate with, or appear before, active UN personnel for matters related to the procurement process for two years after separation of service. Violation of the provisions of ST/SGB/2006/15 may lead to suspension of the registration of the company as a UN vendor.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

You should express your interest in this EOI electronically at:

In case you have difficulties submitting your interest electronically, please contact mamod@un.orgassaad@un.org   directly for instructions.

 

EOI INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Registering as a Vendor with the United Nations

Vendors interested in fulfilling the requirement described above must be registered at the UN Global Marketplace (www.ungm.org) with the UN Secretariat in order to be eligible to participate in any solicitation. Information on the
registration process can be found at https://www.un.org/Depts/ptd/vendors.

Prerequisites for Eligibility

In order to be eligible for UN registration, you must declare that:

  1. Your company (as well as any parent, subsidiary, or affiliate companies) is not listed in, or associated with a company
    or individual listed in:

    1. The Compendium of United Nations Security Council Sanctions Lists (https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/content/un-sc-consolidated-list), or
    2. The IIC Oil for Food List website or, if listed on either, this has been disclosed to the United Nations Procurement Division in writing.
  2. Your company (as well as any parent, subsidiary, or affiliate companies) is not currently removed or suspended by the
    United Nations or any other UN organization (including the World Bank);
  3. Your company (as well as any parent, or subsidiary of affiliate companies) is not under formal investigation, nor have
    been sanctioned within the preceding three (3) years, by any national authority of a United Nations Member State for
    engaging or having engaged in proscribed practices, including but not limited to corruption, fraud, coercion, collusion, obstruction, or any other unethical practice;
  4. Your company has not declared bankruptcy, is not involved in bankruptcy or receivership proceedings, and there is no judgment or pending legal action against your company that could impair your company operations in the foreseeable future;
  5. Your company does not employ, or anticipate employing, any person(s) who is or has been a UN staff member within the last year, if said UN staff member has or had prior professional dealings with the Vendor in his/her capacity as UN staff member within the last three years of service with the UN (in accordance with UN post-employment restrictions published in ST/SGB/2006/15).
  6. Your company undertakes not to engage in proscribed practices (including but not limited to corruption, fraud, coercion, collusion, obstruction, or any other unethical practice), with the UN or any other party, and to conduct business in a manner that averts any financial, operational, reputational or other undue risk to the UN.

For Registered Vendors: Vendors already registered at the UN Global Marketplace with the UN Secretariat must
ensure that the information and documentation (e.g. financial statements, address, contact name, etc.) provided in
connection with their registration are up to date in UNGM. Please verify and ensure that your company is registered
under its full legal name.

For Vendors Interested in Registration: Vendors not yet registered should apply for registration on the United Nations
Global Marketplace (http://www.ungm.org); information on the registration process can be found at https://www.un.org/Depts/ptd/vendors.  Vendors must complete the registration process prior to the closing date of the REOI. Vendors who have not completed the UNGM registration process with the UN Secretariat before the closing date of the REOI are not considered eligible to participate in solicitations of the UN Secretariat. We strongly recommend all companies register at least at Level 1 under the UN Secretariat prior to participating in any solicitations.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Any false, incomplete, or defective vendor registration may result in the rejection of the application or cancellation of an already existing registration.

2) EOI Process

Vendors interested in participating in the planned solicitation process should forward their expression of interest (EOI) to the United Nations Economic Commission For Africa ( UNECA ) by the closing date set forth in this EOI. Due to the high volume of communications, UNECA is not in a position to issue confirmation of receipt of EOIs.
Please note that no further details of the planned solicitation can be made available to the vendors prior to issuance of
the solicitation documents.

This EOI is issued subject to the conditions contained in the EOI introductory page available at
https://www.un.org/Depts/ptd/eoi.

Vendors interested in participating in the planned solicitation process should submit the Vendor Response Form of this EOI electronically (through the link available on the next page) before the closing date set forth above.

Bid closing date
18 September 2023
Bid opening date
No Specific Opening Date and Time
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