INVITATION FOR BIDS (IFB) PROCUREMENT OF INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION (IEC) MATERIALS

PROCUREMENT REFERENCE NO: MACRA/IPC/COMMS-IEC/2018/05

1. The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has budgeted funds to be used for the procurement of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials.
2. The Chairperson, Internal Procurement Committee (IPC), now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply and delivery of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials.
3. Bidding shall be administered in accordance with the Nation Competitive Bidding form MACRAs procurement as specified in the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Asserts Act, 2017 and its subsidiary legislation.
4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect bidding documents from MACRAs Procurement Department at the address given in paragraph 7(i) below from 08:00-12:00 hrs, 13:00 to 16:00 local time (Monday to Friday) except national public holidays
5. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English language may be obtained by interested bidders at 7(ii) upon payment of a non-refundable fee of MK5, 000.00. The method of payment will be cash or Bank Certified cheque. The documents may be obtained in person by the prospective bidders.
6. Sealed bids must be submitted to the address at 7(iii) below at or before 15:00 hours on Tuesday, 7th June, 2018. Late bids shall be rejected and returned to the bidder unopened.
7. The address for inspection, purchase, submission and opening of bidding document:
i) Inspection and purchase of bidding documents
Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) MACRA House
9 Salmin Amour Road Ginnery Corner
P/Bag 261, Blantyre, Malawi
Attention : Procurement Specialist
Tel : +265 1 883 611
Email : jngalawa@macra.org.mw

ii) Submission of bidding documents
The Chairman – Internal Procurement Committee (IPC) Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) MACRA House
9salmin Amour Road Ginnery Corner
P/Bag 261, Blantyre

iii) Opening of bidding documents
Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) MACRA House
Boardroom Hall
9 Salmin Amour Road P/Bag 261
Blantyre

8. It is responsibility of each bidder to ensure that the bids submitted are in accordance with the instruction to bidders contained in the tender documents, as non-compliance to the instructions will lead to disqualification and rejection of the tender.
9. Bids shall be valid for a period of 90 days after tender opening. This procurement subject is fully funded by MACRA and does not attract any payment or part thereof in any foreign currency.
10. Opening of Bids shall commence at 15:00 hours on Thursday, 7th 2018 in MACRAs corporate boardroom, where interested bidders, their representatives and the general public are welcome to attend.
11. MACRA is not bound to accept the lowest or any bid but reserves the right to exercise the right choice of lowest evaluated, substantially responsive bid and can cancel the procurement proceedings any stage.


News Paper: The Nation
Company Name: MALAWI COMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY
Closing Date: 2018-06-07
News Paper Date : 2018-05-08