MALARIA CONSORTIUM NIGERIA
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) FOR PROVISION OF INSURANCE SERVICES
SPECIFICATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
A. MALARIA CONSORTIUM
Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.
Malaria Consortium is committed to obtaining a fair value for services received with a competitive price and timely delivery of the right services at the right quality.
1.1. It is the intent of this RFP to secure competitive proposals for the provision of life insurance services
1.2. Vendors shall submit sealed bids addressed to:
Malaria Consortium Nigeria Attention: Country Finance Manager No. 33, Pope John Paul II Street, Off Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja-FCT, Nigeria. Tel: +234 8037031690.
Bids must also be submitted in softcopy to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following reference in the subject: ‘MC-NG-2019-30 Insurance Services’.
1.3. Bids must be received by 22nd November 2019 at 10:00 (12:00noon). Bids submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted.
1.4. Questions must be sent by email to email@example.com with the following bid reference in the subject: “MC—NG-2019-30-Insurance Services – Question”
1.5. The submitted proposal must include the following information. Failure to supply all requested information or comply with the specified formats will disqualify the bidder from consideration.
a. Evidence of companies registration with relevant Government Regulatory and professional bodies, in relation to the provision of life insurance
b. Evidence of company’s incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
c. Evidence of three years (2014 – 2017) Tax Clearance Certificate
d. Evidence of a Tax Identification Number (TIN)
e. Evidence of having at least NGN5,000,000,000, (Five Billion Naira) Capital base
f. Details of the % of claims paid out over the last 3 years
g. Details of the claims process
h. Signature to confirm compliance with Malaria Consortiums Policies (section 5)
i. Company profile, including office locations and staff numbers in Nigeria
j. Details of policy cancelation process and any potential associated costs
k. References that demonstrated the provision of similar services to at least 3 similar organisations (preferably international NGOs)organisations
l. Pricing Proposal based on the details provided in this RFP, with all inclusions and exclusions clearly outlined in a simple tabular form
m. Completed pricing summary as per table 1 in section 2
1.6. Malaria Consortium reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid deemed to be in the best interest of Malaria Consortium, and is not bound to accept the lowest priced bid submitted.
1.7. Malaria Consortium reserves the right to award contracts to multiple vendors if deemed to be in its best interest.
1.8. The award criteria shall be based on the proposal’s overall response and “value for money” while taking into consideration donor and internal requirements and regulations. The award will be determined by a committee of Malaria Consortium employees.
1.9. The successful vendor(s) shall receive a contract for 2 years, which can be extended upon agreement of both parties for up to 1 year.
1.10. The language for communications and required documents is English.