RFP018/2020 Office Renovation - OIG, USAID/RDMA

Description of Requirements

The United States government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Regional Development Mission Asia (RDMA) invites qualified companies/individuals to submit quotation of the services/items specified below. This is to support the operation of USAID/RDMA, Bangkok Thailand.

Proposal submission and questions regarding this Request for Proposal (RFP) shall be ONLY via email to BANGKOKUSAIDPROC@usaid.gov by the time/date specified above.

The award of a contract hereunder is subject to the availability of funds. Issuance of this RFP does not constitute an award or commitment on the part of the U.S. Government, nor does it commit the U.S. Government to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission of a quotation. Please be advised that all interested parties are required to be registered in Dun and Bradstreet and are subject to SAM registration before an award can be made. Information on obtaining the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS), can be found at this website: http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform. Offerors are also required to register their business on the U.S. Government’s System for Award Management (SAM) at www.sam.gov. Information on this process for foreign vendors is available here. Prospective offerors are encouraged to register in SAM prior to the submittal of quotations.

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR): Prohibition on Contracting With Entities Using Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment (Section 889)

Background:

Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits executive agencies from entering into, or extending or renewing, a contract with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. The provision goes into effect August 13, 2020.

The statute covers certain telecommunications equipment and services produced or provided by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation (or any subsidiary or affiliate of those entities) and certain video surveillance products or telecommunications equipment and services produced or provided by Hytera Communications Corporation, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, or Dahua Technology Company (or any subsidiary or affiliate of those entities). The statute is not limited to contracting with entities that use end-products produced by those companies; it also covers the use of any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system.

It requires every offeror to represent prior to award whether or not it will provide covered telecommunications equipment or services and, if so, to furnish additional information about the covered telecommunications equipment or services. (FAR 52.204-24)

It mandates that contractors report (within one business day) any covered telecommunications equipment or services discovered during the course of contract performance. (FAR 52.204-25)

FAR 52.204-24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment (AUG 2020)

The Offeror shall not complete the representation at paragraph (d)(1) of this provision if the Offeror has represented that it “does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument” in the provision at 52.204-26, Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services—Representation, or in paragraph (v) of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items.

      (a) Definitions. As used in this provision—

      Backhaul, covered telecommunications equipment or services, critical technology, interconnection arrangements, reasonable inquiry, roaming, and substantial or essential component have the meanings provided in the clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment.

      (b) Prohibition. (1) Section 889(a)(1)(A) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2019, from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a contract to procure or obtain, any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. Nothing in the prohibition shall be construed to—

                (i)Prohibit the head of an executive agency from procuring with an entity to provide a service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or

                (ii)Cover telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or cannot permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles.

           (2) Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2020, from entering into a contract or extending or renewing a contract with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. This prohibition applies to the use of covered telecommunications equipment or services, regardless of whether that use is in performance of work under a Federal contract. Nothing in the prohibition shall be construed to—

                (i)Prohibit the head of an executive agency from procuring with an entity to provide a service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or

                (ii)Cover telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or cannot permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles.

      (c) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for “covered telecommunications equipment or services”.

      (d) Representation. The Offeror represents that—

           (1)It___ will,___ will not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract or other contractual instrument resulting from this solicitation. The Offeror shall provide the additional disclosure information required at paragraph (e)(1) of this section if the Offeror responds “will” in paragraph (d)(1) of this section; and

           (2)After conducting a reasonable inquiry, for purposes of this representation, the Offeror represents that—

          It ___does, ___does not use covered telecommunications equipment or services, or use any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services. The Offeror shall provide the additional disclosure information required at paragraph (e)(2) of this section if the Offeror responds “does” in paragraph (d)(2) of this section.

      (e) Disclosures. (1) Disclosure for the representation in paragraph (d)(1) of this provision. If the Offeror has responded “will” in the representation in paragraph (d)(1) of this provision, the Offeror shall provide the following information as part of the offer:

                (i)For covered equipment—

                     (A)The entity that produced the covered telecommunications equipment (include entity name, unique entity identifier, CAGE code, and whether the entity was the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or a distributor, if known);

                     (B)A description of all covered telecommunications equipment offered (include brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); and

                     (C)Explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications equipment and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(1) of this provision.

                (ii)For covered services—

                     (A)If the service is related to item maintenance: A description of all covered telecommunications services offered (include on the item being maintained: Brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); or

                     (B)If not associated with maintenance, the Product Service Code (PSC) of the service being provided; and explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications services and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(1) of this provision.

           (2) Disclosure for the representation in paragraph (d)(2) of this provision. If the Offeror has responded “does” in the representation in paragraph (d)(2) of this provision, the Offeror shall provide the following information as part of the offer:

                (i)For covered equipment—

                     (A)The entity that produced the covered telecommunications equipment (include entity name, unique entity identifier, CAGE code, and whether the entity was the OEM or a distributor, if known);

                     (B)A description of all covered telecommunications equipment offered (include brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); and

                     (C)Explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications equipment and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(2) of this provision.

                (ii)For covered services—

                     (A)If the service is related to item maintenance: A description of all covered telecommunications services offered (include on the item being maintained: Brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); or

                     (B)If not associated with maintenance, the PSC of the service being provided; and explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications services and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(2) of this provision.

FAR 52.204-25 Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment (AUG 2020)

 (a) Definitions. As used in this clause—

      Backhaul means intermediate links between the core network, or backbone network, and the small subnetworks at the edge of the network (e.g., connecting cell phones/towers to the core telephone network). Backhaul can be wireless (e.g., microwave) or wired (e.g., fiber optic, coaxial cable, Ethernet).

      Covered foreign country means The People’s Republic of China.

      Covered telecommunications equipment or services means–

           (1) Telecommunications equipment produced by Huawei Technologies Company or ZTE Corporation (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities);

           (2) For the purpose of public safety, security of Government facilities, physical security surveillance of critical infrastructure, and other national security purposes, video surveillance and telecommunications equipment produced by Hytera Communications Corporation, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company, or Dahua Technology Company (or any subsidiary or affiliate of such entities);

           (3) Telecommunications or video surveillance services provided by such entities or using such equipment; or

           (4) Telecommunications or video surveillance equipment or services produced or provided by an entity that the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence or the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, reasonably believes to be an entity owned or controlled by, or otherwise connected to, the government of a covered foreign country.

      Critical technology means–

           (1) Defense articles or defense services included on the United States Munitions List set forth in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations under subchapter M of chapter I of title 22, Code of Federal Regulations;

           (2) Items included on the Commerce Control List set forth in Supplement No. 1 to part 774 of the Export Administration Regulations under subchapter C of chapter VII of title 15, Code of Federal Regulations, and controlled-

                (i) Pursuant to multilateral regimes, including for reasons relating to national security, chemical and biological weapons proliferation, nuclear nonproliferation, or missile technology; or

                (ii) For reasons relating to regional stability or surreptitious listening;

           (3) Specially designed and prepared nuclear equipment, parts and components, materials, software, and technology covered by part 810 of title 10, Code of Federal Regulations (relating to assistance to foreign atomic energy activities);

           (4) Nuclear facilities, equipment, and material covered by part 110 of title 10, Code of Federal Regulations (relating to export and import of nuclear equipment and material);

           (5) Select agents and toxins covered by part 331 of title 7, Code of Federal Regulations, part 121 of title 9 of such Code, or part 73 of title 42 of such Code; or

           (6) Emerging and foundational technologies controlled pursuant to section 1758 of the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (50 U.S.C. 4817).

      Interconnection arrangements means arrangements governing the physical connection of two or more networks to allow the use of another's network to hand off traffic where it is ultimately delivered (e.g., connection of a customer of telephone provider A to a customer of telephone company B) or sharing data and other information resources.

      Reasonable inquiry means an inquiry designed to uncover any information in the entity's possession about the identity of the producer or provider of covered telecommunications equipment or services used by the entity that excludes the need to include an internal or third-party audit.

      Roaming means cellular communications services (e.g., voice, video, data) received from a visited network when unable to connect to the facilities of the home network either because signal coverage is too weak or because traffic is too high.

      Substantial or essential component means any component necessary for the proper function or performance of a piece of equipment, system, or service.

      (b) Prohibition.   (1) Section 889(a)(1)(A) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2019, from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a contract to procure or obtain, any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. The Contractor is prohibited from providing to the Government any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system, unless an exception at paragraph (c) of this clause applies or the covered telecommunication equipment or services are covered by a waiver described in FAR 4.2104.

           (2) Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2020, from entering into a contract, or extending or renewing a contract, with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system, unless an exception at paragraph (c) of this clause applies or the covered telecommunication equipment or services are covered by a waiver described in FAR 4.2104. This prohibition applies to the use of covered telecommunications equipment or services, regardless of whether that use is in performance of work under a Federal contract.

      (c) Exceptions. This clause does not prohibit contractors from providing—

           (1) A service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or

           (2) Telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles.

      (d) Reporting requirement. (1) In the event the Contractor identifies covered telecommunications equipment or services used as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system, during contract performance, or the Contractor is notified of such by a subcontractor at any tier or by any other source, the Contractor shall report the information in paragraph (d)(2) of this clause to the Contracting Officer, unless elsewhere in this contract are established procedures for reporting the information; in the case of the Department of Defense, the Contractor shall report to the website at https://dibnet.dod.mil. For indefinite delivery contracts, the Contractor shall report to the Contracting Officer for the indefinite delivery contract and the Contracting Officer(s) for any affected order or, in the case of the Department of Defense, identify both the indefinite delivery contract and any affected orders in the report provided at https://dibnet.dod.mil.

           (2) The Contractor shall report the following information pursuant to paragraph (d)(1) of this clause

                (i) Within one business day from the date of such identification or notification: the contract number; the order number(s), if applicable; supplier name; supplier unique entity identifier (if known); supplier Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code (if known); brand; model number (original equipment manufacturer number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number); item description; and any readily available information about mitigation actions undertaken or recommended.

                (ii) Within 10 business days of submitting the information in paragraph (d)(2)(i) of this clause: any further available information about mitigation actions undertaken or recommended. In addition, the Contractor shall describe the efforts it undertook to prevent use or submission of covered telecommunications equipment or services, and any additional efforts that will be incorporated to prevent future use or submission of covered telecommunications equipment or services.

      (e) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (e) and excluding paragraph (b)(2), in all subcontracts and other contractual instruments, including subcontracts for the acquisition of commercial items.

 

FAR 52.204-26 Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services-Representation. 

(DEC 2019)

(a) Definitions. As used in this provision, “covered telecommunications equipment or services” has the meaning provided in the clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment.

      (b) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for “covered telecommunications equipment or services”.

      (c) Representation. The Offeror represents that it □ does, □ does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument.

Note: Please refer to the table of contents on page 7 of the pdf.

A. GENERAL

Background

USAID Regional Development Mission Asia (RDMA) in Bangkok is seeking proposals from qualified professional contractors to provide remodel /renovation services for its office renovation project, at the Athenee Tower in Bangkok, Thailand.  

Project Title:

Office of Inspector General (OIG) Office Renovation, Bangkok, Thailand.

Quality Control

The contractor shall develop and maintain an effective quality control program to ensure services are performed in accordance with this Scope of Work (SOW).

Data Rights

The U.S. Government, here in after called the USG, has unlimited rights to all documents and materials resulting from this contract.  These documents and materials may not be used or sold by the contractor without written permission from the Contracting Officer (CO).  All materials supplied to the USG shall be the sole property of the USG and may not be used for any other purpose. 

Facility Description

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) facility is located at the following address:

          

USAID Regional Development Mission Asia (RDMA) 

25st Floor Athenee Tower, 63 Wireless Road

Lumpini, Pathumwan,

Bangkok, TH 10330.

 

 

Project Classification

There is no classified information associated with this project, and requires NO cleared labor at the site.

Permits and Licenses

The contractor shall identify and procure all local permits and licenses required for this project.  The contractor shall also be available to answer questions pertaining to the project and permit submissions during the bidding process.

 

B. SCOPE OF WORK

Tender Package 

The detailed tender package and drawing will be provided to the interested parties/individuals upon request. Your request should be sent to akkarapol.c@thebeaumontpartnership.com and stangchaitrong@usaid.gov with cc bangkokusaidproc@usaid.gov

Mandatory Walk-thru Meeting 

The interested parties/individuals shall coordinate with USAID representatives, to participate in a walk-thru at USAID/RDMA facility to review the project goals, requirements, and schedule. 

The mandatory walk-thru will take place on September 21, 2020 at 9.30am at USAID/RDMA, 25th Floor Athenee Tower 63 Wireless Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 

For the facility access registration, the request must include the name and ID number of the person and be sent to stangchaitrong@usaid.gov and cc bangkokusaidproc@usaid.gov by Friday September 18, 2020 (5pm Bangkok Time). 

Minimum Requirements – codes and standards

The latest version of the International Building Code (IBC), which can be obtained from the Building Management, is applicable for any new structures, including means of construction. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines will also be applicable to this project and is included in the Tender Packages.

Safeguarding Estimates

Contractors shall not release any estimates, whether produced by the contractor or the U.S. Government, without the permission of the Contracting Officer (CO). Estimates are to be marked as follows:

PROCUREMENT SENSITIVE

This document is the property of the U.S. Government. Further reproduction and/or distribution are prohibited without the express written approval of:

USAID/RDMA

Attn:  Regional Executive  Officer REXO/Procurement, 25th Floor Athenee Tower 63 Wireless Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330

 

C. DELIVERABLES/WORK REQUIREMENTS

The deliverables include the work required to fulfill the requirements of this order. (Note: Please refer to the area for work in the pdf)

1.Preparation Work

  • Coordinate with Building Management
  • Contractor should respond for necessary cost that Building Required
  • All Risk Construction insurance to provide  for this Project
  • Contractor should prepare proper Site Protection
  • Daily cleaning and Good housekeeping Required
  • Contractor should prepare Calculation Sheet / Material Board  / Shop Drawing to Approve Before Work
  • As-built Drawing Submission for Handover Period as 1:50 Scaled
  • Contractor to survey and issue Shop drawing for MEP System to submit to Building Manager before Start

2.Demolition Work

  • Demolish existing Wall Shown in Plan
  • Take out all Outlet connected to Workstation
  • Demolish existing Ceiling and Raise Floor area needed to follow new Plan
  • Daily Clean out is Required
  • Disassemble Existing Furniture and keep in stock part not useก in location assigned 

  3.Architectural Work

  • Wall

o   Installation new Full Height Partition Wall with Sound Protection Material

o   Installation new Full Height Partition Wall with Sound Protection Material and Acoustic

    Panel in Office Room (Room 2550 -2553)

o   Install New Full Height Double Glass Partition with Sound Protection Specification for

     Office Room (Room 2550 -2554)

o   Install Security Wall with Steel Structure with Sound Protection Material 

o   Demolish and make New Wall around copy machine in Store Room

  • Floor

o   Replace Damage Carpet Tiles

o   Fill void under Wall located with Sound Isolated Material

o   Make good existing Raise Floor area needed

  • Ceiling

o   Touch up Existing

o   Repair Modified ceiling

o   Supply and install Sound absorber above ceiling in room

o   Supply install Acoustic Ceiling in Room  

  • Door

o   Install 1 Wooden Door with 10mm.thk. Tempered glass window. Lock set by USAID

    and Installation by ID contractor

o   Install 4 Double Glass Door (Office Area). No Lock set

o   Install 1 Steel Security Door (Storage Room). Lock set by USAID and Installation by

    ID contractor

o   Install 1 Steel Exit Door (Room 2550). Lock set by USAID and Installation by ID

    contractor

  4.Lighting System

  • Supply and install lighting equipment as shown in Drawing

o   Pendant for Work station

o   Lighting in Corridor

o   Emergency Lighting in Corridor

o   Fire exit Sign to install

This should be Compatible with existing Lighting control System

  • Adjust Lighting Circuit as shown in Drawing
  • Contractor should working with Lighting control Supplier to set Lighting function as requested / Drawing

 5.Air Condition and Ventilation  System

  • Contractor should check and test A/C and Ventilation System to confirm Existing system in normal operation and issue test report documentation.
  • Contractor to make and adjust system to certified system is in standard required
  • Supply Air Grill and Return Air Grill Modification for Open Area
  • Room no 25550 – 2553 to cancel existing RAG and modified to Close duct type system with install New Exhaust Fan
  • Install New 4 Exhaust Fan and Ventilation Duct in Room and connect to Building Shaft Room

 6.Fire Protection System / Fire Detector System

  • Contractor to coordinate with Building Management to Install / Supply equipment to meet Safety Standard
  • Contractor to modify Fire Detector and issue test report documentation
  • Contractor to verify existing sprinkler by coordinating with Building Management and issue test report documentation.

 7.Electric System

  • Supply / install New Power Outlet as plan shown
  • 1 Work Station consist of 1 Normal Duplex power and 1 UPS Duplex Power
  • Modify & Test relocated Outlet
  • Contractor to Modify EE Panel follow new outlet location and certify that meet Safety Standard
  • Contractor to survey existing Power line and Panel Board and issue shop drawing  before start
  • Relocation Power outlet for Copy Machine
  • Contractor to supply conduit infrastructure from USAID specification with coordinate USAID safety supplier and be included submission riser diagram documentation.

8.Communication System

  • Supply / install New Computer Outlet as plan shown connect to Server Room
  • 1 Work Station consist of 1 Computer Outlet connect to AIDNet Server  and 1 Computer Outlet connect to RDMA Server
  • Modify & Test relocated Computer Outlet
  • Relocation Computer outlet for Copy Machine
  • Fully Signal Test Required
  • Contractor to verify existing emergency speakers installed at the OIG office space to specify the installation coverage within radius 5 square meter, and within all private offices. Sound measurement in decibel of each speaker is required. 

9.Security System

  • Supply conduit ducting and junction box for access control (access control by USAID safety supplier)

o   Entrance Door

o   Store Room

o   Back door to Lunch room

  • The door frame for the main entrance door needs to support an electric strike with the following measurements 7 15/16 Inches X 1 7/16 Inches (see drawing reference).
  • The main door needs to have a lock with key override and the key core must be removable to replace the core. (key override set by USAID safety supplier / Installation by Interior contractor.
  • For the rear door we need a crash bar exit device for the inside of the door with a key override on the outside of the door, also the key core must be removable on this one (push bar installation will be performed by contractor under supervision of USG engineer - ESO).
  • Contractor provides the installation of security film covering all glasswork areas of the project from front and back surface. Films are available at the USAID office. (Film specification is USAID standard)

10.Furniture System

  • Modify existing furniture next to PRO area from 4 seats to 2 seats and pack unused spare part to Client’s Storage Area
  • To unplug and reinstall Existing System provided in Existing Furniture 
  • Supply and install New Office Furniture

o   4 Sets of Type A

o   2 sets of Type B

o   2 Sets of Type C

o   4 Sets  of Type D

11.Other Work

  • Supply and Install Entrance Signage with Light box as Shown in Tender Package
  • Contractor should install Locker on Store Room as Plan Shown
  • Modify Existing furniture as new Floor Plan and remove unused furniture to Client Stock
  • Coordinate with Furniture supplier to make sure that installation in correct position
  • Contractor should have Professional License Engineer (Mechanical / Electrical) for review and prepare calculation Sheet for Items that are required
  • Relocation Copy Machine in Store Room

 D. ADMINISTRATION

The contractor shall maintain all contact with the U.S. Government through the Contracting Officer and the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR):

Contracting Officer (CO)/ Executive Officer (EXO)

Erumis Urena

USAID/RDMA

Regional Executive Office/Procurement, 25th Floor Athenee Tower

63 Wireless Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330

 

Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR)

Siridej Tangchaitrong

USAID/RDMA

Regional Executive Office/Property Management, 25th Floor Athenee Tower

63 Wireless Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330

 

E. PAYMENT SCHEDULE:

Payment will be made after receipt of a valid invoice within 30 days with report of inspection and acceptance by the COR.

F. SELECTION CRITERIA:

A) Detailed Price proposal (40%)

B) Demonstrated knowledge/skills and understanding of work requirements as well as personnel expertise (50%)

C) Past Performance (10%)

All interested parties must submit a detailed proposal along with documentation that demonstrates previous successful completion of similar services. This could include letters of recommendations, appreciation or other evidence of vendor capability from previous customers.

USAID intends to make a contract award that represents the best value to the U.S. Government. “Best value” is defined as the offer that results in the most advantageous solution for the U.S. Government, in consideration of technical, cost/price, and other factors. All evaluation factors other than cost or price, when combined, are significantly more important than cost or price. When Contracting Officer determines that competing technical proposals are essentially equal, cost/price factors may become the determining factor in source selection. Upon successful negotiations with the offeror, a fixed-price Purchase Order will be issued to procure the services.

G. SUBMISSIONS

Submissions under this RFP shall be sent electronically to the following address:

USAID/RDMA

Attn:      EXO/Procurement

             USAID/RDMA, 25th Floor Athenee Tower

             63 Wireless Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330

             Email: BANGKOKUSAIDPROC@usaid.gov 

             Note: please address ‘American Embassy Bangkok (USAID)’ on all quotations/proposals. This is important for the Value Added Tax (VAT) Exemption document process with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Issuing Country 
Date 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:00am

Last updated: September 23, 2020