UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT NAIROBI (UNON) – The UN Headquarters in Africa
TENDER NOTICE – REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) – EOI/UNON/14/058
BENEFICIARY COUNTRY: Somaliland
DESCRIPTION: Hargeisa Urban Water Supply Upgrading Project (HUWSUP): Construction of a Civil Works at Geed Deeble, Hargeisa, Somaliland
DATE OF THIS EOI: 26 September 2014
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF EOI: 01 October 2014
THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE EOI ON THE HARGEISA URBAN WATER SUPPLY UPGRADING PROJECT (HUWSUP) FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A REINFORCED CONCRETE RESERVOIR, PUMP HOUSE AND GENERATOR HOUSE AT GEED DEEBLE, HARGEISA, SOMALILAND.
PREVIOUS ADVERTISMENT WAS PUBLISHED DURING THE PERIOD FROM 20 APRIL TO 09 MAY 2014.
Description of Requirements:
UNON on behalf of UN-HABITAT seeks the interest of qualified firms to participate in the upcoming solicitation exercise for the provision of civil works for the Hargeisa Urban Water Supply Upgrading Project (HUWSUP), Somaliland. The works are part of a comprehensive water infrastructure package for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Hargeisa Urban Water System, undertaken by Hargeisa Water Agency, with technical support from UN-Habitat and funding by the European Union.
The works will be contructed at Geed Deeble, located 22 km North of Hargeisa Town, Somaliland
The scope of works will consist of the:
- Construction of a reinforced concrete reservoir with an approximate capacity of 800 cubic metres, dimensions of 10m x 20m x 5m high.
- Construction of composite structure – single storey Pump House, 36m x 9.3m
- Construction of composite structure – single storey Generator House, 17.5m x 10.4m
Please note that this notice does not constitute a solicitation and UNON reserves the right to change or cancel this requirement at any time in the EOI or ensuing tender process.
Eligible vendors should meet the following qualification criteria:
- Valid certificate of registration with the Ministry of Public Works in Somaliland.
- Confirmation of an established office and/or construction yard in Hargeisa (or demonstrated access or ability to establish same).
- Ownership of suitable equipment for the purpose of the works.
Eligible vendors may be required to attend an in-country pre-bid meeting and site visit as part of the requirement for participating in the tender process.
Vendors must submit a signed vendor response form no later than 1 October 2014 to the attention ofMargaret.Mathenge@unon.org with a copy to Jayne.Ekema@unon.org indicating their intention to participate in the tender. Vendor response forms are available for collection from the HUWSUP Project Office at Hargeisa Water Agency and the UN-Habitat Somaliland Office in Hargeisa.
All vendors interested in fulfilling the requirement described above must be registered with UNGM and may wish to visit www.ungm.org for full registration information in order to be eligible to participate in any solicitation. More information on the registration process can be obtained from UNON (via email to Naomi.Njuno@unon.org).
The Hargeisa Urban Water Supply Upgrading Project (HUWSUP) is funded by the EU and implemented by UN-Habitat.