The Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board is established by the Workers’ Compensation Act No. 10 of 1999. Its functions are, inter alia,
- i) To administer the Compensation Fund out of which funds for compensating workers disabled by accidents occurring, or diseases contracted in the course of employment, are paid out;
- ii) To compensate defendants of workers who die as a result of accidents or diseases;
iii) To ensure that all employers make contributions to the Compensation Fund as provided under Act No.10 of 1999.
Act No. 10 of 1999 requires employers to register with the Board and pay statutory assessments. Further, Act No.10 of 1999 makes it an offence for an employer to fail to either register with the Board or pay assessments.
The workers compensation fund control board has funds for financing towards the cost of acquiring assorted medical aid items and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to payments under the agreement resulting from this IFB.
The workers compensation fund control board now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for supply and delivery of assorted medical aid items.
Bidding will be conducted using the Open National Bidding (ONB) procedures specified in the Public Procurement Act No. 12 of 2008 and the Public Procurement Regulations of 2011, and is open to all Bidders eligible as defined in the Bidding Documents, that meet the minimum qualifications.
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the Bidding Documents at Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board at the address given below from 8:30hrs to 16:00hrs.
A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested Bidders upon payment of a non-refundable fee of two Hundred and fifty Kwacha (K250.00).The method of payment will be cash or bank certified cheque.
Bids should be sent clearly marked to be addressed to the Procurement & Administration Manager Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board on the 4th floor, Compensation House, Corner Broadway and Moffat Roads, P. O Box 71534, Ndola. Bids need to be secured by either a Bid-Securing Declaration or a Bid Security of at least 2% of the total bid sum duly signed and sealed by the Guarantor(s).
Bids must be deposited in the tender box at the Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board on the 4th floor, Compensation House, Corner Broadway and Moffat Roads, P. O Box 71534, Ndola, Zambia on or before Thursday 11th December, 2014 at 10:30 hour’s local time.
The closing date for the receipt of bids is Thursday 11th December, 2014 at 10:30 hours local time and any bids received after the time and date stipulated above shall not be accepted. The bids will be opened soon after closing in the Procurement Unit Conference Room, Fourth Floor, Compensation House, Corner Broadway/Moffat Roads, Ndola, Zambia, in the presence of bidders or representatives who choose to attend. HOWEVER, TELEGRAPHIC AND/OR ELECTRONIC OFFERS SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
The Board reserves the right to accept or reject all the bids without giving a reason and is not bound to accept the lowest bid.The address is: Procurement and Administration Manager Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board Procurement Unit, 4th Floor, Compensation House, Broadway/Moffat Road P.O Box 71534, Ndola, Zambia. Telephone:260(212)612411/610481-7 Fax:260(212)612411. Email: email@example.com