NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
INVITATION TO PREQUALIFICATION FOR 2017 PROJECTS
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) shall undertake the procurement of various Goods, Works and Services under the 2017 Budget of the Federal Government of Nigeria as approved in the 2017 Appropriation Act.
(2.0) In Compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007, the NHRC therefore invites interested professional consultants and contractors with relevant experience and good track record to submit pre-qualification documents for contracts in the under-listed areas.
(A) Human Rights Advocacy and Sensitization
(B) Protection and Human Rights Promotion
(C) Economic and Human Rights Empowerment
(D) Children and Youth Education Right
(E) Human Rights Training Research and Development
(F) Construction works and provision of Borehole
(3.0) MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS WITHOUT WHICH A BIDDER SHALL BE DISQUALIFIED:
Prospective bidders are required to submit the following documents:
(i) Certificate of incorporation/Evidence of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Memorandum and Article of Association.
(ii) Current Pension Clearance Certificate from PENCOM
(iii) Evidence of Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years (2014, 2015, 2016) corresponding to declared turnover.
(iv) Evidence of VAT Registration with TIN and past remittance for the last three years (2014, 2015, 2016)
(v) Evidence of Compliance Certificate in line with the provisions of Section 6 (1) (3) of the amended Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act No. 19 of 2011.
(vi) Evidence of Contribution/Remittance of 1% of Annual Total Emolument accrued to members of staff of the company payable to ITF.
(vii) Evidence of Registration on the Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by inclusion of the Interim Registration Report (IRR) issued by BPP in line with the provision of Section 5 (h) of the PPA, 2007.
(4.0) OTHER REQUIREMENTS
(i) Company Audited Account prepared by a reputable Chartered Accounting firm for the last three years (2014, 2015, 2016) showing annual turnover.
(ii) Evidence of Technical Capability.
(iii) Verifiable list of similar jobs successfully executed in the last three year including letters of award and job completion certificate (please provide contact addresses of the clients who may be contacted for reference)
(iv) Evidence of Financial Capability to execute the Projects.
(v) Company Profile and Technical qualification/ curriculum vitae of key personnel with evidence of experience on similar consultancy jobs.
(vi) A sworn affidavit that none of the Directors or Consultants have been convicted in any court of any criminal offences and
(vii) A sworn Affidavit confirming that all information presented and attached are true and correct of the company and that no officer of the Commission is a former or present Director, Shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder.
(5.0) SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS:
(i) Interested contractors should submit their documents enclosed in a sealed tamper proof envelope addressed as follows:
National Human Rights Commission
5th Floor, Room 413
19, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama
(ii) Closing time for all submissions is on or before Friday, 22nd September, 2017 at 12 noon prompt. Late submissions shall not be entertained.
Opening of the received documents will commence at 12:00 noon on Friday, 22nd September, 2017 at the NHRC Auditorium, Ground Floor. All Bidders and/ or their representatives, relevant professional bodies and NGOs are invited to witness the public opening exercise accordingly.
(7.0) PLEASE NOTE THAT:
(i) All CAC, VAT PENCOM, ITF and Tax Certificates may be referred to the Security Agencies, Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), National Pension Commission (PENCOM), Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and other relevant regulatory agencies and bodies for verification.
(ii) The National Human Rights Commission reserves the right to reject any or all the submission that do not meet up with the requirements as specified.
(iii) The evaluation of the received documents shall be strictly based on the requirements specified above.
(8.0) SPECIAL NOTICE
This publication is not an invitation to tender, nor shall it entail the applicant to make any claim(s) whatsoever and/seek any indemnity from NHRC by virtue of such applicant having responded to this application. Full tendering procedure will be provided only to the companies that have been successfully pre-qualified, screened and found suitable to provide the services.
Nothing in this advertisement shall be construed to be a commitment on the part of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to undertake the projects or entitle any tenderer to make any claim(s) incurred in preparing the pre-qualification documents.
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