TENDER FOR THE PROVISION OF PHYSICAL SECURITY SERVICES IN THE NORTHERN REGION ON TWELVE (12NO.) MONTHS RUNNING CONTRACT BASIS FOR THE PERIOD 2015-2016 (HIGH AND LOW RISK PROPERTIES)

ZSIC Group of Companies has made financial provisions for the engagement of reputable security service providers or Companies for the provision of physical security services to ZSIC Group of Companies in the Northern Region on twelve (12no.) months running Contract (High and Low Properties) subject to renewal for another year based on performance. It is intended that these funds will be applied to eligible payments under this tender.

ZSIC Limited now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the provision of physical security services to ZSIC Group of Companies in the Northern Region on twelve (12no.) months running Contract (High and Low Properties) basis for the period 2015 – 2016.

Interested bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents from the office of the Group Head Administration and Purchasing at the ZSIC Limited, Premium House, P O Box 31933, LUSAKA, ZAMBIA. The telephone numbers are (260) (211) 229343/4 and fax number (260) (211) 222263 or 228774. HOWEVER TELEGRAPHIC OR TELEFAX OFFERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by bidders from ZSIC Limited upon payment of a non-refundable fee of K500.00.

Bids must be deposited in the Tender Box on the 1st floor, Premium House, Lusaka before Friday 30th January, 2015 at 14:30 hours local time. The bids must.be accompanied with a bid security of K5,000.00 in form of a Bank Guarantee or a Bank Certified Cheque in Zambian Kwacha or in any freely convertible currency.

The closing date for the receipt of bids is Friday 30th January, 2015 at 14:30 hours local time and any bid received after the time and date stipulated above will not be accepted. The bids will be opened in the Board Room on the 2nd Floor, Premium

House on the same date at 14:30 hours in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.

Preferential Procurement regulations will be applied as per the provisions of Statutory Instrument No. 63 of 2011 on preferential procurement in compliance with the Citizen Economic Empowerment Act No. 9 of 2006, as read together with the Public Procurement Act No. 12 of 2008.

ZSIC Limited reserves the right to accept or reject any submission and annul the tender and reject all submissions at any time prior to the closing date mentioned above without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidders or any obligation to inform the affected bidders of the grounds for ZSIC Limited’s action.