Tender: Kitchen Supplies

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SOCIETY FOR FAMILY HEALTH RWANDA

 P.O BOX: 3040, Kigali –Rwanda

Located in Pink buildings on King Faisal Hospital Road, Kacyiru; Opposite Radio Voice of Hope

TEL: +250-(0)252-503481/3/4, +250(0) 788305684/5

SUPPLY TENDER: KITCHEN SUPPLIES

 Tender Reference Number: 006/ Kitchen Supplies Tender/SFH/2019

 Procurement Method: National Open Competitive Tender

 September 2019

Title of the Tender: Kitchen Supplies

SOCIETY FOR FAMILY HEALTH RWANDA (SFH Rwanda) wishes to sign a contract with Kitchen materials Supplier registered company located in Kigali City that will provide Supplies to SFH Rwanda; all in a supply agreement for two years with renewable possibility under indefinite-quantity contract (IQC).

Bidders are encouraged to respond with their best price initially, as there may not be an opportunity to submit revised bids.  All offers should be on a fixed prices basis and should be submitted in a sealed envelope to SFH Rwanda reception at the Head Kitchen.

General Information about SFH Rwanda

SFH is a non-profit organization, established in 2012 under the laws of Rwanda. SFH is organized exclusively for social marketing purposes, with a primary focus in public health.

Society for Family Health (SFH) Rwanda, P.O Box.3040, Kigali is currently located on King Faisal Hospital Road, Kacyiru; Opposite Radio Voice of Hope.

PART I: TENDER SUMMARY

SFH Rwanda invites you to bid through a competitive tender process on equal ground; please read the tender package carefully and comply with all submission guidelines using the tender reference number above for all correspondences. Failure to comply with submission guidelines may prompt SFH Rwanda to disqualify your submission.

The table below provides basic information about the Kitchen Supplies tender; including the proposed type of award contract should the Company be selected from this process.

TENDER SUMMARY

Supply being tendered

Kitchen Supplies

Type of contract planned

Two years of a supply contract, renewable

Date tender launched

20th September 2019

Submission deadline

21st October 2019 at 11h30 local time

Public opening date

21st October 2019 at 11h45 local time

Public opening location

SFH Rwanda conference room

Location of Company

ONLY Bid Companies located in Kigali City

Inquiry contact email

procurement@sfhrwanda.org

Deadline for Inquiries

2 days before the submission deadline

PART II: BID SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 II.1 Format and Content of Bids

Bidders MUST comply with the format and content instructions in the table below.  Failure to comply with the submission format and content below may disqualify your offer.

BID FORMAT AND CONTENT

N# of bid copies required

Signed and stamped (1 ORIGINAL AND 2 PHOTOCOPIES)

Bid language

English

Minimum Bid Contents

Signed submission letter

Signed and stamped financial offer Bid

Bid currency

Rwandan Francs

Bid pricing

VAT Exclusive (ALL BIDDING COMPANIES MUST BE ABLE TO OFFER EBM RECEIPTS)

Bid validity

At least 90 days from bid receipt

Bid submission format

Hand delivery by hard copy in a sealed envelope signed or stamped across the seal.

NOTE: NO ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION ALLOWED

Complete Bid submission Address

 SFH RWANDA

Kitchen Supplies Tender”

Attention: Executive Director 

BP 3040; on King Faisal Hospital Road; Kigali, Rwanda.

Telephone: +250(0) 788305685

Tender Ref. N#: 006/ Kitchen Supplies/SFH/2019

II.2 Submission and Handling of Bids

(a) Bids are to be delivered by hand delivery/courier in a sealed envelope at SFH Rwanda reception desk to the submission address above in section II.1.

(b) In order to be considered, the original bid must be received at the above address or number (as applicable) no later than the submission deadline in Part 1.  Bidders are solely responsible to ensure the timely receipt of their bids.  Bids received after the date and time required will generally not be considered unless no other bids are received.

(c) Bids must follow the format and content described in section II.1.  Incomplete bid or bids which do not follow the submission guidelines may be disqualified from consideration.  Each bid must include a manually signed, stamped fully binding one original Bid, and two (2) copies, valid for ninety (90) days after the Last Bid Receipt Date.

(d) Bids will be opened in public on the Public Opening Date and Location in Part 1.

(e) Once opened, bids will be held secure and intact. Reasonable efforts will be made to protect them from loss, alteration, or disclosure to any person other than SFH Rwanda, or any person unauthorized by SFH Rwanda.  However, SFH Rwanda will not be liable to any bidder for any failure to comply with this Section 2.4(f).

(f) Bids may not be altered, corrected or withdrawn after the Last Bid Receipt Date.  In exceptional cases, SFH Rwanda may, at its sole discretion, permit correction of arithmetic errors, transposition errors, or other clerical minor mistakes.  This is only possible in cases where SFH Rwanda can clearly identify the mistake and where the intended bid can be established conclusively on the face of the submission.

Beyond arithmetic errors, transposition errors, or other clerical minor mistakes, no mistakes alleged by a bidder after the Submission Deadline will be permitted to be corrected.

 PART III: TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND Estimated quantities required /

 The company must ensure the quality standards of the materials and should have sufficient stock and operating address that will be verified upon the visit by SFH tender committee delegated members.

KITCHEN SUPPLIES NEEDS

 

No

Item Name

Quantity in units

Unity price VAT exclusive

Unity price VAT inclusive

1

Inyange Mineral water (24bottles*500ml)/box

600

 

 

2

Inyange milk (12 *500ml)/box

500

 

 

3

Tea masala 45g

720

 

 

4

Brown sugar (50kg)

40

 

 

5

Maraba coffee 500g

780

 

 

6

Rwanda mountain tea bag 10g

840

 

 

7

Jerican of Super Liquid soap 5L/ pc

24

 

 

8

Sachets of 3.5Kg of OMO/pc

24

 

 

9

BEKO Kettle 25/pc

12

 

 

10

Philips Coffee maker/pc

10

 

 

11

Flask Mega 3.5L/pc

10

 

 

12

Flask vacuum 1.5L/pc

10

 

 

13

Flask vacuum 1L/pc

10

 

 

14

Luminarc Cups 32cl/pc

60

 

 

15

Luminarc Glass 33cl /pc

60

 

 

16

Electric kettle (Model:WTR-20A; WATT:2000W; Capacity:20L; Voltage:220-240V)/ pc

10

 

 

17

Stainless steel Teaspoons/pc

60

 

 

18

Air Freshener Attentive Service Original /pc

50

 

 

19

Inyange Juice (24bottles*500ml) /box

50

 

 

PART V: STANDARD PROVISIONS

 V.1 Definitions and Headings

Except otherwise provided contrary to what is herein, all time periods specified shall be consecutive calendar days. The term “Tender Package” refers to the entire document, including all attachments thereto.  Any headings contained in the text of the Tender Package are for reference only, and do not alter, limit, or waive the content of the full provisions. 

 V.2 Donor Guidelines and Policies

 (a) The procedures followed by SFH Rwanda in making any award and contract resulting from this Tender Package, as well as the terms and conditions of such award and contract, will be based on the SFH Rwanda Procurement Manual.

(b) Prospective companies providing this service should also note that a primary requisite for SFH Rwanda is to obtain the most valuable offer on the current market. Whenever possible, bids are sought on a competitive basis, and all prices offered will be subject to detailed scrutiny and, possibly, negotiation if necessary, to ensure reasonable contract price is obtained.

V.3 Tender Package

This Tender Package should not be considered an award or contract as it is intended solely for the provision of information to prospective service providers.

V.4 Review of Tender Package

 Prospective service providers are solely responsible to examine carefully all of the terms and conditions of this Tender Package.  Failure to do so will be at the prospective supplier’s risk and expense, and any items requested by SFH Rwanda but not submitted by bidder are grounds for disqualification from the tender.

Any ambiguities in the technical specifications and standards or inconsistencies between or among the various provisions of the Tender Package shall be resolved against the prospective Service provider if she/he fails to seek clarification prior to award.

 V.5 Probity and Ethics

In the purchasing efforts, SFH Rwanda follows, and by virtue of the submission of their bids, all bidders commit to follow the guidelines contained in the SFH Rwanda Procurement Manual.

 V.6 Language   

All documents submitted in response to this Tender Package, as well as all correspondences in connection with the Tender Package, shall be in the language specified in Section II.1, always in English. The final contract will be written and signed in English.

V.7 Inquiries

 Inquiries concerning this Tender Package and any return bid(s) must be submitted in writing ten days before the submission deadline to permit a thorough and accurate response by SFH Rwanda. Such inquiries shall be sent by telephone at +250(0) 788305685 or by email through procurement@sfhrwanda.org  using the contact information included in Section II.1. SFH Rwanda is under no obligation to consider or respond to questions that are not received in a timely manner.  

V.8 Evaluation of Bids

A. ADMINISTRATIVE CRITERIA

The bidders must provide the following Administrative documents: 

  • Copy of Business Registration Certificate or Certificate of domestic Company Registration to transact in Kitchen supplies.
  • Copy of VAT certificate if your company is registered to pay taxes.
  • Valid Original tax clearance certificate (attestation de non-creance)
  • The Company must have at least 2 years of experience operating in Rwanda.
  • Proof of payment of a non-refundable fee of twenty thousand Rwandan francs (20,000Rwf) paid into :

Bank Name: Access Bank (Rwanda) Ltd

Account Name: SOCIETY FOR FAMILY HEALTH RWANDA

Account Number: 1002190101953001

Currency: RWF

The Company that will not have filled any of aforesaid conditions will be eliminated and their bids will not be considered for the next evaluation stage.

B. TECHNICAL CRITERIA 30%

  • At least 4 References/Recommendations letters and related contracts from former/current clients with full contact names and addresses at 14%
  • Delivery time: Shortest delivery time in Calendar days offered will be most preferred at 6%
  • Kitchen materials should be visible with some stock (To be visited by the evaluation team) at 10%

 Caveat: The Company that will not have scored 20/30 in the Technical evaluation will be disqualified and their bids will not be considered for the next stage which is Financial Evaluation.

C. FINANCIAL CRITERIA 70%

The financial criteria to be followed will be based on the lowest price that will be most preferred after the Technical criteria score. The overall winner will be determined after combining both Technical and Financial Scores for companies that have been prequalified.

V.9 AMENDMENTS

If at any time prior to award SFH Rwanda deems there to be a need for a significant modification to the terms and conditions of this Tender Package, SFH Rwanda will issue such a modification as a written Tender Package amendment to all competing bidders using an addendum posted through all the channels used in sending out the tender package.  No oral statement of any person shall in any manner be deemed to modify or otherwise affect any Tender Package term or condition, and no bidder shall rely on any such statement.

V.10 PRICE VERIFICATION

If adequate competition is not achieved in the tendering process, the right is reserved for any otherwise compliant bid to be referred to SFH Rwanda who may, at their discretion, authorize a price verification exercise to be undertaken on their behalf by an organization or delegated SFH Staff. In such an eventuality, the bidder will be required to give details of the services tendered for, together with details of any costing used or undertaken in preparing the bid. 

V.11 EXTENSION OF BID VALIDITY DATES

When necessary and appropriate under the circumstances, SFH Rwanda may request bidders, in writing, to extend the validity period of their bids and Bid Securities (if any).  A bidder may refuse to extend its bid; however, its bid will be disqualified.  A bidder agreeing to extend will not generally be permitted or required to modify their bid in any manner other than to extend it.

V.12 REJECTION OF TENDERS

(a) SFH Rwanda is not bound to accept the lowest bid and reserves the right to reject any tender in whole or in part and to reject any or all tenders without assigning any reason. Circumstances in which rejection of all bids may occur include, without limitation, the following:  

  • none of the bids is adequately responsive to the specifications,
  • there is evidence of insufficient competition,
  • the lowest bid exceeds the estimated value or funds available and cannot be reduced by negotiation,
  • the quality of the tender is deemed insufficient
  • the technical or financial bases of procurement have changed materially prior to the award, or
  • The prices of the bid are obviously and clearly high.

V.13 TERMS OF AWARDS

(a) All awards are subject to the availability of adequate funds from SFH Rwanda and the receipt of all required approval from SFH Rwanda and the donors.

(b) Upon receipt of SFH Rwanda and/or the indenter’s approval of the recommended award, to the extent required, SFH Rwanda will send a Notice of Award to the winning bidder and will inform unsuccessful bidders that they have not been selected.

IV.14. Notification of Tender Award

The bidder whose proposal attains the highest score, in accordance with the evaluation criteria in the present request for proposals shall be selected for an award, subject to a satisfactory conclusion of negotiations if deemed necessary.

The procuring entity shall notify the successful bidder of its selection results and at the same time inform other unsuccessful bidders of the decision. In the absence of a challenge by any other bidders within seven (7) days of the notice, the contract shall be signed by both parties.

IV.15. PAYMENT TERMS

SFH Rwanda undertakes to pay 100% of a monthly invoice after monthly service report to its satisfaction and this will be paid within 15 working days upon reception of an invoice.

SFH Rwanda welcomes your bid in this competitive process,

 

Sincerely,

 

 Manasseh GIHANA WANDERA

Executive Director