INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST TO PROVIDE EXTERNAL FIRE AND SAFETY SERVICES

BACKGROUND

Zambia Sugar Pic is a fully integrated sugar company that cultivates sugar cane, processes it into sugar and by-products. Zambia Sugar Pic operates from Nakambala Estates which is about 135km south of Lusaka.

OBJECTIVE

To supply Fire Services in order to enable the company meet its company standards, legal and regulatory requirements.

DESCRIPTION

Zambia Sugar Pic now invites Expressions of Interest (Eol) from qualified and eligible companies for the provision of Fire Services for the period 2014 to 2015 as follows:

  1. SCOPE OF THE WORKS: PORTABLE EQUIPMENT SERVICE (Portable, and

wheeled fire extinguishers.)

  1. To inspect the extinguishers, examine and clean the bodies, check and lubricate all working parts, replace washers, discharge nozzles, hose, mounting brackets and seals where necessary and test the chemical
  2. To discharge and refill:
  • Water type extinguishers where necessary.
  • Foam type extinguishers where necessary.
  • Dry Chemical Powder type extinguishers and pressurized gas reservoir.
  1. To paint any fire equipment exposed to the weather when requested to.
  2. To attach recording data and particulars of inspection service on every
  3. To affix instructions of operations on each appliance where necessary.
  4. To instruct the intended end-user on site how the appliance is used.
  5. Produce a register of the fire equipment showing details of work done on the
  1. SCOPE OF THE WORKS: FIXED EQUIPMENT SERVICE (Fire alarm suppression system / fire pumps, hose reels & hydrants)
  1. To examine, test, repair and replace defective parts where necessary on:
  • Fire Alarm and Flood systems
  • Fire pumps and their accessories.
  • Fire hose reels and hydrants.
  1. To paint any fire equipment exposed to the weather when requested to.
  2. To attach recording data and particulars of inspection service on every
  3. To affix instructions of operations on each appliance where necessary, and
  4. To instruct the intended end-user on site how the appliance is used.
  5. Prepare a register of the fire equipment showing details of work done on the

QUALIFICATIONS

The bids should provide detailed information on:

  • Company profile/experience in similar projects
  • Details of relevant jobs undertaken by the firm in the last three years
  • Proposed methodology, Scope of Works(SoW) and Approach to the project
  • Detailed work plan and indicative time frames for completion of works
  • Key staffing levels, skills, qualifications and summary of experience (Curriculum Vitaes)
  • Documented proof of existing/previous clients.

CONTACT (CLARIFICATIONS)

Further Information may be obtained through the Procurement Liaison Officer, Zambia Sugar Head Office, P.O Box 670240, Mazabuka.

Tel: +260 213 230144,extenetion 2550; e-mail: NMumba@zamsugar.zm

SUBMISSION

Bids dearly sealed and marked “INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST TO PROVIDE EXTERNAL FIRE AND SAFETY SERVICES TO ZAMBIA SUGAR PLC” and addressed to the Managing Director should be deposited in a tender box at our head office at Nakambala Sugar Estates in Mazabuka (East Gate) not later than Friday 3rd October, 2014 at 14:30hrs local time. Late bids and electronic bids shall NOT be accepted.

Bids will be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of bidders or their representatives who opt to witness the opening of the bids.