Request For Proposals For The Provision Of Auditing Services For A Period Of Three Years

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority, hereinafter referred to r as the “Authority” has set aside funds for the cost of auditing its accounts, and intends to apply some of these funds to eligible payments under the contract for which this Invitation for Bids is issued.

The principle functions of the Authority are to supervise and regulate electronic communication services, ensure that such services are provided in a safe and secure  environment, and regulate the provision of postal and courier services, in  the fulfillment of its functions, the Authority is required to produce audited financial statements annually.

The Authority now invites proposals for the provision 4pf auditing services to audit the Authority accounts on contractual basis for a period of three (3) years.

A successful firm will be selected under Quality and Cost Based Selection(QCB) procedures as prescribed by the Public Procurement Regulations.

The RFP may be obtained from the Head-Procurement United, corner  United Nations Road and Independence Avenue, P O. Box 36871. Lusaka, upon payment Of a non-re fundable fee of five hundred thousand Kwacha (K500,000.00).Interested bidders may obtain further information at the same address. The telefax number is 260 211 240023and the email address is procurement@zicta.zm Bidding Documents can also be accessed on the Authority website www.zicta.zm. ELECTRONIC BIDS SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

The Proposals should be deposited in the tender box at the reception property bounded clearly marked, “Request for Proposals for the Provision of Auditing Services to  Audit the Authority Accounts on Contractual Basis ,for a Period of Three Years Z1CTA/RFP/27/14”, addressed to the Authority Director General, Comer United Nations Road arid Independence Avenue, P.O. Box 36871, Lusaka, Zambia, not later than Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 10:00 hours local time. The telefax number is +260-21-1-240 023. HOWEVER, TELEFAX AND/OR ELECTRONIC BIDSSHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

The closing date for the receipt of proposals is Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 10:00 hours local time and any Proposals received after the time and date stipulated above shall-not be accepted. The Proposals will be opened in the Board Room in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.