TENDER FOR THE PROVISION OF SECURITY SERVICES

The Road Development Agency (the Client) has allocated funds from the Government of the Republic of Zambia in the 2014 Road Sector Annual Work Plan (RSAWP) and intends to apply the funds to eligible payments under the contract for Security Services. 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 bids for the provision of “Security Services for all Road development Agency Offices throughout Zambia’’ (hereinafter called “Services’’). This Invitation for Bids has been advertised through Open National Bidding procedures to whichever bidder is qualified to bid”.

The bidding document may be purchased from the Procurement Department. Road Development Agency Headquarters, Fairley Road, Lusaka, for a non-refundable fee of ZMW500.30 in cash or bank certified cheque.

Preferential Procurement regulations apply as per provisions of the Statutory Instrument No. 36 of 2011 on preferential procurement, to be read in conjunction with the Citizens Economic Empowerment Ac : No. 9 of2006, as read together with the Zambia Public Procurement Act No. 12 of2008.

All bids shall be in sealed envelopes, clearly marked, “Tender for Security Services for all Road Development Agency Offices throughout Zambia” must be deposited in the Tender Box at the Road Development Agency Headquarters, Plot No. 33 at the junction of Fairley & Government Roads, Lusaka, not later than Friday, 12,th December 2014 at 14:30 hours, local time.

The closing date for the receipt of bids duly addressed as per above address is Friday, 12th  December 2014 at 14:30 hours, local time. Bids will be opened immediately, thereafter, in the conference room at the Road Development Agency Headquarters in Lusaka in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ELECTRONIC AND LATE SUBMISSIONS SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.