UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN’S FUND (UNICEF)
UN HOUSE, PLAT 617/618, DIPLOMATIC DRIVE, CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT 2851, FCT-ABUJA
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)

A. BACKGROUND
The United Nations Children’s Funds (UNICEF) is an International Non-Governmental Organization established by the General Assembly of the United Nations. UNICEF in accordance with its Charter and Mission Statement works with governments, civil society organizations and other partners in more than one hundred and sixty countries to advance children’s rights to survival, protection, development, and participation, and in doing so is guided by the convention on the rights of the child.

The Kano Field Office is hereby seeking submission of proposals from qualified and interested service providers for the provision of the following services in Kano, Katsina, and Jigawa states;

SCOPE OF SERVICE REQUIRED
The goods and services to be provided will include, but not limited to the following:
a. Construction and engineering services (Lot 1).
b. Printing services (Lot 2)
c. Stationary suppliers (Lot 3)
d. Furniture suppliers (Lot 4)
e. Cleaning/fumigation, Gardening services and consumables (Lot 5)
f. ICT equipment, accessories and consumables (Lot 6)
g. Vehicle repair service and maintenance – Toyota vehicles. (Lot 7)
h. Logistic/Haulage and car hire services (Lot 8)
i. Telephone and internet access services (Lot 9)
j. Solar and renewable energy system (Lot 10)
k. General maintenance services – Electricity, plumbing, carpentry etc. (Lot 11)
l. Generators and spare parts (Lot 12)
m. Catering Services (Lot 13)
n. Hotel services/hall renting (Lot 14)
o. General merchandise e.g. Non-food items’ supplies e.g. Jerry can, buckets, cups, clothing, reusable pads, multi-purpose soap, plastic kettle, etc. (Lot 15)

THE PROPOSAL MUST BE SUBMITTED IN THIS FORMAT:
• Detailed Company Profile with registered address, functional email, telephone numbers and point of contact for the organization.
• Evidence of company registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission, including form CAC7 & CAC2
• Tax Clearance Certificate for 20162017 and 2018 assessment years.
• Evidence of registration with relevant professional institutions.
• Verifiable list of current clients, including International Non-Government Organization and United Nations

SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS
Prospective bidders that wish to express their interest should register in UNGM (United Nations General Market) at basic level; www.ungm.org/Account/Registration and thereafter, a detailed set of pre-qualification documents (supplier profile form) may be downloaded from www.unicef.org and filled by interested vendors. The form should be printed out and submitted with the expression of interest proposal in sealed envelopes, clearly indicating “the lot number for the preferred service”. All proposals must be signed by an authorized representative of the expressing organization. Submission should be at the below address and not later than 4:00 PM October 4th, 2019 in a sealed envelope:

The Operations Manager,
UNICEF, Kano Field Office,
Prince Hotel, Along Audu Bako Road, Nassarawa GRA,
Kano, Kano State

Facsimile (fax), e-mail documents or postmarked documents will not be accepted. Issuance of this EOI does not in no way constitutes a commitment by UNICEF to award a contract

UNICEF reserves the right to vary any part of this EOI at the time of evaluation if it becomes necessary
N/B; For queries and clarifications regarding this REOI, please contact cadomati@unicef.org and psule@unicef.org respective organizations with verifiable office(s) in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa states, would be given priority in terms of consideration.

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