SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
PLOT 272, SAMUEL ADESUJO ADEMULEGUN STREET, CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT (CBD), ABUJA
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
The Securities and Exchange Commission (“The Commission”) is a Statutory organization established by the Investments and Securities Act (ISA) No. 29 2007. It is empowered by the Act to regulate and develop the Nigerian capital market.
The Commission is desirous to automate its processes of registration, rendition of returns and analysis for improved efficiency and effectiveness.
In order to achieve the above, the Commission is soliciting Expression of Interest from qualified IT vendors for the following projects:
2.0 SCOPE OF WORK
|Lot 1||Electronic Registration and Returns Analysis (ERRA)||To be provided in the Bid Document|
|Lot 2||Information Technology Audit||To be provided in the Bid Document|
3.0 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Interested and competent IT Vendors wishing to carry out the above jobs shall submit, among others, the following documents: –
(i) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation (or Business Name where applicable) issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and, CAC7;
(ii) Evidence of Firm’s Tax Clearance Certificate (or Personal Income Tax Clearance Certificates of the Partners where applicable) for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2019;
(iii) Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
(iv) Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
(v) Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
(vi) Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31 /1 /2020 or valid Certificate issued by BPP.
(vii) Evidence of Firm’s registration with National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria;
(viii) Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of Security and Exchange Commission or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars;
(ix) Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years – 2015, 2016, 2017;
(x) Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
(xi) Company’s Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications;
(xii) Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards, Valuation/Job Completion Certificates;
(xiii) 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 the authorized officer of the firm.
4.0 SUBMISSION OF EOIs
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of Expression of Interest (EOI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to:
The Secretary, Tenders Board,
Securities and Exchange Commission,
First Floor, SEC Tower,
Plot 272, Samuel Adesujo Ademulegun Street,
Central Business District, 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 drop in the designated Tender Box (Tendering and contracts Division’s office, First Floor, Short Wing) not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 9 September, 2019.
5.0 OPENING OF EOI DOCUMENTS
The EOI documents will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission 12:00 noon on Monday, 9 September, 2019 at the SEC’s Head Office, Abuja in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register as the SEC will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.
6.0 GENERAL INFORMATION
(i) EOIs must be in English language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder
(ii) EOIs submitted after the dateline for submission would be returned un-opened
(iii) Firms should not bid for more than one (1) Lot
(iv) All cost will be borne by the bidders
(v) Only shortlisted bidders will be contacted at a later date for collection of Request for Proposals;
(vi) The Commission is not bound to pre-qualify any bidder and reserves the right to annul the procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.