JUNE 19, 2019

The Embassy of the United States of America in Abuja invites you to submit a proposal for health insurance coverage for our locally-employed staff.  The Embassy encourages prospective offerors to offer off-the-shelf plans that meet at least the minimum benefit levels required in this solicitation.

The Embassy intends to conduct a pre-proposal conference on July 10, 2019 and all prospective offerors are invited to attend. To be able to attend, please send us not more two names of your representatives not later than July 2, 2019. See Section L of the attached Request for Proposals (RFP).

Your proposal must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Proposal #19N10219R4652 Enclosed,” and sent to the Contracting Officer, U. S. Embassy, Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central Area, Abuja on or before 16:30 p.m. WAST (GMT+1) on August 2, 2019.  No proposal will be accepted after this time.

In order for a proposal to be considered, you must also complete and submit the following:

  1. SF-33;
  2. Section B, Pricing Schedule;
  3. Section B, Retention Amounts in B.3;
  4. Section K, Representations and Certifications; and
  5. Additional information as required in Section L.

Direct any questions regarding this solicitation to AbujaProcBids@state.gov by email or by telephone +234-9-461-4000, during regular business hours.

Please note:  Proposals that contain less than the minimum reimbursement levels or do not provide all benefit categories may be deemed technically unacceptable.

The successful offeror shall be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) database https://www.sam.gov prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 5.207.

Therefore, prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of their proposal.  The guidelines for registration in SAM are available at:  https://www.fsd.gov/fsd-gov/learning-center-system.do?sysparm_system=SAM.

The U.S. Embassy intends to award a contract to the responsible company submitting an acceptable offer at the lowest price.  We intend to award a contract based on initial proposals, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so.

Related Document:

Solicitation 19N10219R4652 (PDF 713KB)