NIGERIAN COMMUNICATION COMMISSION – NCC
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)FOR THE EXECUTION OF PROJECTS UNDER THE NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NCC) 2019 BUDGET

1. INTRODUCTION
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is the Federal Government Agency responsible for the regulation of the telecommunication industry in Nigeria. Pursuant to its statutory mandate, and consistent with the provisions of the Public Procurement Act 2007, the NCC hereby invites qualified, experienced, competent and reputable to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) for the under-listed services in its 2019 budget:

2. SCOPE OF SERVICES
CATEGORY D (CONSULTANCY/NON-CONSULTANCY SERVICE)

LOT NOPROJECT DESCRIPTIONLOCATION
P3-51 SIM Registration Data Center Cooling Systems MaintenanceAbuja 
TS-5Support for the NNP Software ProjectAbuja
TS-6 Consultancy on the review of Short Codes GuidelinesAbuja 
TS-81, 2 and 3 level O&M support and reporttemplates configuration and capacitybuildingAbuja
TS-11Provision of Hardware and Softwaresupport, equipment spares, faultyequipment replacement, 1, 2 and 3 leveloperations and maintenance of QOEReporting and Monitoring SystemAbuja 
TS-12Holistic assessment of QoS using multipledata sourcesAbuja 
TS-21Technical Audit of Masts and TowersAbuja
NM-2 Upgrade of National Internet Resource(NIR) Management SolutionAbuja
NM-4 Development of CommunicationsInfrastructure Protection Plan/Guideline forCyber SecurityAbuja
NM-5 Development of a sector specific emergingtechnologies adoption and transitionaltechnical frameworkAbuja 
NM-6 Development of assessment Toolkits toexamine various Throughputs of differentwireless technologies. This is an assessmentof the speed of connectivity of variouswireless Tech offerings by Service ProvidersAbuja 
NM-8 Develop Maturity assessment Toolkits on digital accessibility readiness towards newor emerging technology in TelecomAbuja 
RD-7 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the delivery ofsocial service options for alternative growthAbuja 
RD-10Consultancy study on Young children and digital technology: A survey across NigeriaAbuja 
RD-11Consultancy Study of next generation networks and Internet of ThingsAbuja
RD-12Consultancy study on Internet Protocol (IP);the winning technology in currentTelecommunications
RD-13Consultancy on Study on 5G- The evolvedTelecommunication Technology of thefutureAbuja 
IT-12Library Software – includingImplementation, Customisation and TrainingNCC HQAbuja
IT-22PCEA Process Automation & CentralizedDatabase and Data ValidationNCC HQAbuja
PC-4Digitalization of the NCC LibraryAbuja
PC-5 Acquisition of POINT Manager SoftwareLicense for the JukeboxAbuja 
PC-6 Acquisition of Knowledge Resources for theNCC LibraryAbuja 
PC-7 Printing and Publication of 2018 AnnualStatistical ReportAbuja 
CP-1Impact Assessment and Analysis of internalpolicies in the CommissionAbuja 
EVC-2Strategic Vision Plan-SVP The 8-PointAgenda) monitoring and strategy reviewAbuja 
FS-2Finance Department Process ReviewAbuja
FS-3Integration of Payroll to RemitaAbuja
FS-4Accounting Manual-change from GAAP toIPSASAbuja
FS-6Tax ConsultancyAbuja
FS-8 Upgrade Enterprise Budget Software to besynchronised with IPSAS GPAbuja 
ECSM-1 Implementation and review of CorporateGovernance CodeNCC HQ Abuja 
ECSM-2 Engagement of Consultant to review andenhance stakeholder MatrixNCC HQ Abuja 
IT-23USPF Automation & Centralized DatabaseNCC HQ Abuja
IT 26Upgrade of SCCM Server 2012NCC HQ Abuja
IT-28Deployment of Data Backup SolutionNCC HQ Abuja
IT-29Upgrade of Online Licensing PortalNCC HQ Abuja
IT-13 Supply and Installation of Active DevicesCatalystNCC HQ Abuja 
IT-14Network Access ControlNCC HQ Abuja
IT-15 Sophos Central with full Disk and FileEncryption and Intercept-X EndpointNCC HQ Abuja 
IT-16 Expansion of existing Commission’s ServerFarmNCC HQ Abuja 
IT-17 Deployment of Direct Attached StorageSystem for Zones NCC Zonal Offices(Lagos, Ibadan,Kano, PH & Enugu)
IT-21Network – Internal FirewallNCC HQ Abuja
IT-25 Implementation of IT GovernanceFrameworkNCC HQ Abuja 

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Interested firms should submit two (2) bound EOl documents duly signed, paginated, separated by dividers and arranged in the order outlined hereunder:
a. Evidence of Certificate of incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7 or Certificate of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
b. Evidence of Company/Firm’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years 2016, 2017 and 2018), valid till 31st of December 2019;
c. Copy of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December 2019;
d. Copy of current industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
e. Copy of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
f. Evidence of registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service providers by submission of an Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring by 1st January, 2020 or valid certificate issued by BPP;
g. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant Committees of the Nigerian Communications Commission or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and has to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars
h. Company’s audited accounts for the last three years 20162017 and 2018):
i. Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank;
j. company Profile with Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications (e.g. COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, CARBON, ICAN, ANAN, etc);
k. For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (all eligibility requirements are compulsory for each JV partner)
l. All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Number (preferably GSM No.), and e-mail address. The Letterhead Paper must bear the names and nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by authorized officer of the firm.

4. SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound copies of Expression of Interest (Eol) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission Head Office, Plot 423 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja and clearly marked with the Name of the Project and the Lot Number. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and dropped in the designated Tender Box outside Room 217, 2 Floor, Nigerian Communications Commission Head Office, Plot 423, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja not later than 12 noon on Wednesday, 23 October 2019.

5. OPENING OF EOI DOCUMENTS
The EOI documents will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12 noon on Wednesday, 23 October 2019, in the Conference Room, 1 Floor, Nigerian Communications Commission Head Office, Plot 423, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja, as the NCC will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the Procurement Department on e-mail: nccprocurement@ncc.gov.ng

6. GENERAL INFORMATION
i. EOI must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder.
ii. EOI submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned opened;
iii. Bidders shall not submit bids for more than two (2) Lots.
iv. All costs incurred by bidders in response to this advert or enquiries shall be borne by the bidders
v. All shortlisted bidders will be contacted at a later date for collection of Request for Proposals
vi. Kindly note that submissions may be subjected to verification from relevant authorities. Fake documents and false declaration may be forwarded to the relevant prosecution authorities.
vii. Submissions after the date and time specified above shall be returned un-opened.
viii. The Commission is not bound to prequalify any bidder, and reserves the right to annul the bidding process at any time without incurring any liabilities or proffering any reasons for the annulment in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.
ix. This advertisement is published for information purposes, and should not be construed as a commitment or obligation on the part of the Commission to award contract.

Signed:
Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta (FNSE, FRAES FAEng)
Executive Vice Chairman/CEO

NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
Nigerian Communications Commission
423, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja.
Tel: +234-9-4617000 – 29. Fax: +23494617514
Toll Free No: 622. Email: ncc@ncc.gov.ng

http://www.ncc.gov.ng

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