Request for Quotation (RFQ) – Internet Connectivity for PSI Office

June 22, 2022
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

 

 

PMI- Impact Malaria Project

Request for Quotation (RFQ) – Internet Connectivity for PSI Office in Sierra Leone

 

RFQ No.:                                      PMI -IM -003

ISSUANCE DATE:                       23rd June 2022

DUE DATE:                                  8th July 2022; 5pm Sierra Leone time 

 

Population Services International (PSI) is a global nonprofit organization focused on the encouragement of healthy behavior and affordability of healthy products. PSI was founded in 1970 to improve reproductive health using commercial marketing strategies and has expanded to work in over 50 countries in the areas of Malaria, Family planning, HIV, diarrhea, pneumonia, and sanitation. PSI headquartered in Washington, DC.

 

PSI works in partnership with local government, ministries of health and local organizations to create health solutions that are built to last. 

 

In 2019, PSI began to be implementing the global US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Malaria project, with the goal of working with national governments to scale up best practices and innovations in malaria case management, control of malaria in pregnancy, and the introduction of other malaria drug-based approaches.

 

In Sierra Leone, the overall scope of the project is:

  1. To support the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) through the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) and other stakeholders in Malaria Diagnosis, treatment and Prevention and Management of Malaria in Pregnancy (MIP).
  2. Improve access to and quality of drug-based approaches and pilot or scale newer approaches.
  3. To strengthen the provision of clinical services needed in a cohesive way and integrate these services into the national health system while encouraging quality and sustainability. 

 

The PMI Impact Malaria project is hereby undertaking the soliciting of proposal from companies who are interested to provide internet services to PSI Office in Sierra Leone.

 The successful bidder shall be contracted for this purpose for initial period of one (1) year e.g. 

(1st August 2022 to 31stJuly 2023) or earliest mutually agreed date with an option for renewal up to another two years, upon satisfactory evaluation of performance.

As a USAID contract project, the PMI Impact Malaria project is subject to applicable Federal regulations and provisions.  

 

Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked tender for Provision of High-Speed Dedicated Internet connectivity Number: ‘’PSI-SL/2022/06/003’’

 

Interested Bidders may obtain further information from: The Procurement Unit, PSI Sierra Leone, 3 Fadika Drive, IMATT, Freetown.

 

The inspection and picking of the bidding document may be done during working hours from 7:30am to 17:00pm from Monday to Friday and from 9:00am to 12:00 noon between now and the 6th of July 2022.

 

Should bidders have any concerns related to fraud, waste, abuse or corruption under this contract, either with their employees or anyone working for, or affiliated with PSI’s third-party whistleblower hotline, Ethics Point. The website for reporting is: www.psi.ethicspoint.com or call +1-888-238-1438 toll-free. 

 

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be obtained for free at PSI Sierra Leone Head Office, 3 Fadika Drive, IMATT, Freetown.

 

Bids in sealed envelopes must be delivered to address written below and be deposited in the tender box located at PSI Sierra Leone Reception.

 

The Chairman

Internal Procurement Committee

Population Services International/Sierra Leone

3 Fadika Drive

IMATT

Freetown

Sierra Leone.

Telephone : +232(0) 76683391

 

Late bids shall be rejected. The closing date and time for receiving the Bids is 8th July 2022 at 14:00 hours.

 

PSI SIERRA LEONE IS NOT BOUND TO ACCEPT THE LOWEST BID