Request for Proposals For The Selection of Consultants to Develop & Implement An Integrated Web Based Management Information System

The Technical Education Vocational & Entrepreneurship Training Authority (TEVETA) (the Client) has allocated funds from the 2013 Budget and intends to apply the funds to eligible payments under the contract for which this Request for Proposals is issued. Payments by the Client will be made only at the request of the Authorized Representative, and will be subject, in all respects, to the terms and conditions of the Contract. The Government prohibits a withdrawal from the funds for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

The Client now invites proposals to provide the following consulting services “To Develop and Implement an Integrated Web based TEVETA Management Information System.” More details on the Services are provided in the Terms of Reference of the RFP under Section 7.

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is open to citizens and local consultants who may be interested and are eligible.

A firm will be selected under Quality & Cost Based selection procedures and in a Simplified Technical Proposal(STP) format as described in this RFP.

The RFP includes the following documents:

·         Section 1 – Invitation for Request for Proposals Section 2 – Instructions to Consultants and Data Sheet Section 3 – Technical Proposal STP – Standard Forms Section 4 – Financial Proposal – Standard Forms Section 5 – Eligible Countries

·         Section 6 – Government’s Policy – Corrupt and Fraudulent Practices

·         Section 7 – Terms of Reference

·         Section 8 – Standard Form of Contract – Lump Sum

A complete set of the Request for Proposals may be purchased by interested consultants upon payment of a non– refundable fee of ZMW500.00 or its equivalent in any freely convertible currency at the prevailing exchange rate or bank certified cheque. The telephone / Telefax No. is +260 211 254560. HOWEVER, TELEFAX OFFERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

The Proposals must be deposited in the tender box on the ground floor, TEVETA, Plot No. 4751, Birdcage Walk, Lusaka, Zambia on or before Wednesday, 18th December 2013 at 10.30hours local time.

The closing date for receipt of the proposals is Wednesday, 18th December 2013 at 10.30 hours local time and any proposals received after the time and date stipulated above shall not be accepted. The proposals shall be opened in the conference room located on the first floor of TEVETA, on the same date at 10.30hours in the presence of consultants who choose to attend.

The bids must clearly be labelled “TEVETA /PC / DFA/ 006 – 13 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE SELECTION OF CONSULTANTS TO DEVELOP & IMPLEMENT AN INTEGRATED WEB BASED TEVETA MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (TMIS). DONOT OPEN BEFORE 18th DECEMBER 2013 AT 10.30HRS”