Public Service Reform Project in Tanzania
World Bank - WB
Proposal due on 10 Jan 2006
The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has obtained financing from Basket Funding Arrangement Development Partners, and plans to apply patr of the fund proceeds as payments for a design and printing services contract, under the Public Service Reform Program (PSRP).
The contract is for the printing of Newsletters, Brochures, Booklets, Pamphlets and Calendars (comprising 4 Lots).
Bidders may bid for one, two, three or all lots, but bidders should bid for all items and quantities in the lot, as bidders not quoting for all items and quantities in the lot will be considered as non-responsive and bids will be rejected.
The Ministry will evaluate the bids for each lot and award the contract(s) to the most economical combination that satisfies its need.
Bids must be submitted at or before 0900H, local time, on 10 January 2005 to the first contracting authority given below.
The whole project under which this contract addresses, mainly seeks to improve accountability, transparency, and resource management for service delivery in Tanzania. The program comprises 3 phases, the first of which, installs a strategic process for sustainable performance improvement (2000-2004). The Basket Funding Development Partners and the Government of Tanzania (GoT) are jointly financing the project.
The contract is for printing Newsletters, Brochures, Booklets, Pamphlets and Calendars (comprising 4 Lots).
(1) Lot 1:
- Item 1: Public Service Reform Programme Booklet (10,000);
- Item 2: Restructuring Guide (5,000);
- Item 3: Public Service Management and Employment Policy (20,000);
- Item 4: Code of Ethics and Conduct (30,000);
- Item 5: Code of Ethics ? Explanatory Manual (20,000);
- Item 6: Service Delivery through Systems Improvement (5,000);
- Item 7: Service Delivery through Restructuring (5,000);
- Item 8: Private Sector Participation Handbook (10,000);
- Item 9: Private Sector Participation Guide (10,000); and
- Item 10: Mkataba wa Huduma kwa Mteja (12,000).
(2) Lot 2:
- Item 1: New Utumishi Newsletter/Magazine (8,000);
- Item 2: Utumishi wa Umma Newsletter (16,000);
- Item 3: Calendar (10,000);
- Item 4: Ethics Brochures (2,000);
- Item 5: Leadership, Management and Staff Development Brochure (2,000);
- Item 6: Gender Newsletter (14,000);
- Item 7: Gender Brochures/Fliers (5,000); and
- Item 8: Posters on HIV/AIDs in Public Service (10,000).
(3) Lot 3:
- Item 1: 1 Code of Good Practice (10,000)
Item 2: Guidelines/Framework for Evaluating Training Programmes in Public Service (5,000);
- Item 3: Directory of Professional Women in Public Service (5,000);
- Item 4: Status of Women in Decision Making in Public Service (5,000);
- Item 5: Records and Archives Division - Annual Report (1,000);
- Item 6: Guideline to the Microfilms of Regional and District Books (5,000);
- Item 7: Description List of the Agriculture Files of Tanganyika Vol. I (1,000); and
- Item 8: Classification Schemes (2,000).
(4) Lot 4:
- Item 1: Civil Service Schemes (10,000);
- Item 2: Public Service Negotiating Machinery Regulations (10,000);
- Item 3: Government Directory (10,000);
- Item 4: Revised Circular on Foreign Experts Recruitment in the Public Service (2,000);
- Item 5: Guidelines/Framework for Human Resources Planning in Ministries, Independent Departments and Agencies (MDAs) (5,000);
- Item 6: Government Circulars (10,000); and
- Item 7: Standing Orders for the Public Service - 2005 (5,000).
Bidders may bid for one, two, three or all lots, but bidders should bid for all items and quantities in the lot. Bidders not quoting for all items and quantities in the lot will be considered as non-responsive and bids will be rejected. The Ministry will evaluate the bids for each lot and award the contract(s) to the most economical combination that satisfies its need.
The Ministerial Tender Board is the contracting authority of this contract.
The bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD loans and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible sources countries as defined in the guidelines.
A complete set of bidding documents in English may be obtained through a written request and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of US$ 50/Tshs. 50,000. The method of payment will be by banker’s check, banker’s draft or cash to Permanent Secretary, President’s Office, Public Service Management. The document will be sent by Airmail or courier for overseas delivery and surface mail or courier for local delivery. Any authorized person may collect the bidding documents from the first address below.
More information may be obtained from, and inspection of the bidding documents may be conducted at the first address below, between 0900H-1500H, local time. Bids must be submitted together with a bid security of not less than 2% of the Bid Price at or before 0900H, local time, on 10 January 2006 to the first address below. The opening of bids will be held at the second address below (1000H).
(1) The Secretary
Ministerial Tender Board
Public Service Management
Block ‘H,’ Room No.13H
P.0. Box 2483
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Web Site: http://www.tanzania.go.tz/psrp
(2) Conference Room
Public Service Management
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania