OPEN NATIONAL INVITATION TO TENDER
N° 024.21 / ONIT / SONARA / CIPM / 2021 OF 22nd/10/2021
FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SCHOOL BUILDING (R+1) ON BEHALF OF SONARA SCHOOL
- PURPOSE OF THE CALL FOR TENDER
The General Manager of the National Refining Company Ltd (Contracting Authority), launches an Open National Invitation to Tender for the construction of a school building (R+1) on behalf of SONARA School.
- CONSISTENCE OF SERVICES
The objective of this consultation is to allow the selection of a specialized and experienced company, with a view to carry out the construction work of a school building (R+1) on behalf of SONARA School, in accordance with the provisions of the Special Technical Clauses (CCTP) and the rules of the art.
- EXECUTION DEADLINE
The maximum time limit provided by the Client for carrying out the work covered by this call for tenders is six (06) months from the date of notification of the corresponding service order.
- NUMBER OF LOTS
This contract is not allotted.
- ESTIMATED COST
The estimated cost of this operation is CFAF 364.000.000 (three hundred sixty-four million francs) all taxes inclusive.
- PARTICIPATION AND ORIGIN
Participation in this call for tenders is open to companies governed by Cameroonian law or established in Cameroon, and operating in this specific field.
Services covered by this call for tenders are financed by the SONARA budget (ID120-AC07-3522).
- ELIGIBILITY OF OFFERS
To avoid rejection, each bidder must include in his administrative documents, a bid bond drawn up and signed by a bank or a first class financial institution registered by the ministry in charge of finance and which figures on document N°12 of the ITT, of an amount of CFAF 6.104.822 (six million one hundred four and thousand eight hundred and twenty-two francs) and valid for 30 days, beyond the original date of validity of the offers.
The other administrative documents required must either be original, or the true copies certified by the issuing service or an administrative authority; Senior Divisional Officer, Divisional Officer….), in accordance with the stipulations of the special rules and regulations of the invitation to tender.
They must be dated less than three (03) months preceding the date of submission of the tender, or must have been signed after the date of signing of the invitation to tender.
Any bid which does not conform to the prescriptions of this invitation to tender shall be declared inadmissible. Such as the bid bond issued by a first class bank registered by the Ministry in charge of Finance or the non-respect for the patterns of each section of the tender file, will attract rejection of the bid.
- CONSULTATION OF THE TENDER FILE
The file can be consulted at SONARA premises, P.O. Box 365 Limbe (General Management / Contracts Division) during working hours upon publication of this Invitation to Tender Notice.
- ACQUISITION OF THE TENDER FILE
The Bidding Documents can be obtained upon publication of this notice at the SONARA Contracts Division P.O. Box 365 Limbe, against presentation of the receipt of payment of a sum of CFAF 200.000 (two hundred thousand francs) payable to BICEC under the following references: BICEC
Account / 335 98800001 89
Special Customer Account CAS – ARMP
Remitter: Bidder’s Name / SONARA / ITT n°024.21
- SUBMISSION OF BIDS
Each bid drafted in English or in French in six (06) copies including one (01) original and five (05) copies labelled as such, shall be deposited against an acknowledgement of receipt at the Contracts Division of the National Refining Company Ltd (SONARA), P.O. Box 365 – Limbe, latest on the 25th/11/2021 at 10 a.m. local time, bearing the following label: INVITATION TO TENDER N°024.21 / ONIT / SONARA / CIPM / 2021 OF 22nd/10/2021
CONSTRUCTION OF A SCHOOL BUILDING (R+1) ON BEHALF OF SONARA SCHOOL
«To be opened during the tenders-opening session only»
- ADMISSIBILITY OFFERS
Subject to rejection, other administrative documents required will imperatively be produced in originals or certified copies by the issuing authority in accordance with the provisions of special rules and regulations of the invitation to tender.
They must be dated less than three (03) months preceding the date of submission of the tender, or must have been signed after the date of signing the invitation to tender.
Any offer not in conformity with the requirements of this notice and tender file will be declared inadmissible. Notably the absence of a bid bond issued by a first class bank approved with the Ministry of Finance, or failure to respect the models of documents of tender file will result in rejection of the offer.
- OPENING OF TENDER ENVELOPES
The opening of tenders will be done in two stages; the opening of administrative and technical bids will take place first, followed in a second step by that of financial bids from bidders who have obtained the minimum technical score required.
- The opening of administrative documents and technical offers will take place on 25th/11/2021 at 10:30 am at the SONARA Company Restaurant in Limbe, by the Internal Procurement Commission.
Only tenderers may attend this opening session or be represented by a duly authorized person of their choice.
- That of financial bids will take place at the end of the technical analysis and will only concern bidders who have obtained at least 70% of “YES” when adding the scores for the essential criteria.
- REQUIREMENTS FOR SELECTING ENTERPRISES
The criteria for the selection of tenderers are as follows:
14.1. Essential criteria
The examination of the essential criteria will consist in verifying the conformity of the tenderer’s offer with the requirements of the Special Technical Clauses (CCTP) and this, in accordance with the stipulations of the Special regulations of the Invitation to tender (RPAO). The points to be checked will relate to:
- Presentation and consistency of the bid;
- Methodologie and technical solutions proposal
- Organization / Human means / Qualifications
- Material means
- Security and environment
14.2. Eliminatory criteria
- Incomplete administrative file;
- False declarations or falsified documents (if need be, SONARA may verify the authenticity of any document that present a doubtful nature);
- Failure to present references [at least three (03)] in the construction of infrastructure to receive the public over the past five (05) years (attach copy of Contract / Contract / Order and corresponding work acceptance report);
- incomplete or misinformed Quantified and Quantitative Estimate frame;
- Failure to obtained at least 70% of ‘’YES’’ when adding notes from the essential criteria.
- METHOD OF SELECTION OF THE SERVICE PROVIDER
The bidder selected will be the one whose qualified technical offer is financially appreciated as the lowest price.
The contract shall be awarded to the bidder whose qualified technical proposal will financially be evaluated as the lowest price.
- TENDER VALIDITY
The bidders remain bound by their offers for a period of one hundred and ninety (90) days with effect from the date of opening of bids.
- FURTHER INFORMATION
Further technical information may be obtained during working hours at the Contracts Division of the National Refining Company Ltd (SONARA), P.O. Box. 365 Limbe – Cameroon, Tel: 188.8.131.52 or 184.108.40.206 / Fax: 233.42 .41.99 or 220.127.116.11.
Done in Limbe, the 22nd/10/2021
The Project Owner
Jean-Paul SIMO NJONOU