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Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI) in Jamaica: Bethel Town Jamaica Agricultural Society Branch – Construction of Agro-Processing Facility

Funded by Jamaica Social Investment Fund - JSIF
Location Jamaica
Status
Deadline
Express interest by 25 Jan 2013

1. The Government of Jamaica has received a loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development towards the cost of the RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE(REDI) PROJECT, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to cover payments under the following contracts:Bethel Town Jamaica Agricultural Society Branch – Construction of Agro-Processing Facility(#72893)Bid No. 5155Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Bethel TownJamaica Agricultural Society Branch – Construction of Agro-Processing Facility – Westmoreland. The scope of works involves addressing the infrastructure need and will look at the constructionof a 204 square metre modern agro-processing facility. This will consist of; production area, a male and female bathroom each, dry storage area, cold storage area, cold storage area and an office. The building is designed to be physically challenged friendly with ramps and rails and will be built to HACCP certification standards. The delivery/construction period is Twelve (12) months.All national bidders must be registered with the National Contracts Commission (NCC) in the category“Building Construction” in Grade 3 or higher grades. (See www.ocg.gov.jm)Bids shall be accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount of Eighty Thousand Dollars ($80,000.00)

INVITATION FOR BIDS
Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI)
Loan No. 7769 JM


1. The Government of Jamaica has received a loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction
and Development towards the cost of the RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE
(REDI) PROJECT, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to cover payments under the
following contracts:
Bethel Town Jamaica Agricultural Society Branch – Construction of Agro-Processing Facility
(#72893)
Bid No. 5155
Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Bethel Town
Jamaica Agricultural Society Branch – Construction of Agro-Processing Facility – Westmoreland.
The scope of works involves addressing the infrastructure need and will look at the construction
of a 204 square metre modern agro-processing facility. This will consist of; production area, a
male and female bathroom each, dry storage area, cold storage area, cold storage area and an
office. The building is designed to be physically challenged friendly with ramps and rails and
will be built to HACCP certification standards. The delivery/construction period is Twelve (12)
months.
All national bidders must be registered with the National Contracts Commission (NCC) in the category
“Building Construction” in Grade 3 or higher grades. (See www.ocg.gov.jm)
Bids shall be accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount of Eighty Thousand Dollars ($80,000.00)
2. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified
in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and is opened to all
bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the guidelines and the Government of Jamaica
Handbook of Public Sector Procurement Procedures (Revised May 14, 2012), Volume 2 of 4 Procedures for
the Procurement of Goods, General Services & Works
3. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from:
General Manager – Procurement (Acting)
Jamaica Social Investment Fund
Second Floor
1c – 1f Pawsey Road
Kingston 5, Jamaica
Phone: 876-968-4545, e-mail: contracting@jsif.org and inspect the Bidding Documents.
4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at
the Jamaica Social Investment Fund at the address below from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Bid collection period
Thursday, December 27, 2012 to Thursday, January 24, 2013. A complete set of bidding documents in
English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Two Thousand Five Hundred
Jamaican Dollars (JMD2,500.00) for printed copy or Five Hundred Jamaican Dollars
(JMD500.00) for Compact Disc (CD) in cash or certified cheque made payable to the Jamaica
Social Investment Fund. All bids must be submitted in printed copy. Original and Copy of the
bid must be submitted in accordance with Instruction to Bidders.
5. All bidders must be tax compliant at bid opening. The original Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC)
must be presented at the bid opening or within two (2) days of the bid opening.
6. Bids must be delivered to the address below by 12:00 noon on Friday, January 25, 2013. Late bids
will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the
address belowat 12:05 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2013.


The Distribution of Bidding Document Form can be down loaded from our website at
http://www.jsif.org/jsif_bids.asp
Jamaica Social Investment Fund
General Manager – Procurement (Acting)
Second Floor
1c – 1f Pawsey Road
Kingston 5, Jamaica
Tel: (876) 968-4545/ Fax: (876) 929-3784
E-mail: contracting@jsif.org

Website: www.jsif.org

 

 

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