Reference #: Procurement of Legal services
TechnoServe is an international nonprofit organization that helps people lift themselves out of poverty by harnessing the power of the private sector. Operating in almost 30 countries, we work with hardworking women and men in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. By linking people to information, capital, and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities.
The requirements for TechnoServe’s anticipated contract are listed below. A more detailed Statement of Work is also attached.
TechnoServe Zambia invites you to participate in this competitive solicitation for
pricing, delivery and terms of legal services to support the country office.
Period of Performance
The period of performance of any contract resulting from this solicitation is
anticipated to be between the start and end dates listed below.
Start Date: 12/1/2022
End Date: 11/30/2023
Proposal Content Instructions
For proposals from a firm, provide a brief outline of the company and services offered, including:
To ensure consideration, all quotes must be submitted in the following language and currency, and by the due date noted below:
All proposals must be emailed to the address below with your proposal attached in one or more files (PDF preferred). You will receive an auto-confirmation upon receipt. DO NOT email your proposal to any employee of TechnoServe or deliver your proposal in hard copy to a TechnoServe office. Failing to adhere to these instructions may make your proposal ineligible for consideration. Email: buy+ZM+P0014803@tns.org
Order of Events: This procurement will be administered in accordance with the following dates (subject to change at TechnoServe’s sole discretion):
10/19/2022 Last date that questions and notice of intent to bid will be accepted.
Questions and answers will be distributed to all known interested parties, so questions should not disclose confidential information, and all interested parties should submit a notice of intent to bid by this deadline to ensure they receive a copy of TechnoServe’s response to questions.
Questions and/or notice of intent to bid should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
10/21/2022 Date that answers to questions will be distributed to all known intended bidders.
10/26/2022 Last date that proposals will be accepted by TechnoServe.
Terms and Conditions:
The Request for Proposal is not and shall not be considered an offer by TechnoServe.
All responses must be received on or before the date indicated on the RFP. All late responses will be rejected.
All unresponsive proposals will be rejected.
All proposals will be considered binding offers. Your proposal must be valid for acceptance for a minimum period of 90 days from the closing date of this solicitation.
All awards will be subject to TechnoServe contractual terms and conditions and contingent on the availability of donor funding.
TechnoServe reserves the right to accept or reject any proposal or cancel the solicitation process at any time, without assigning any reason, and shall have no liability to any vendors submitting proposals for such rejection or cancellation of the RFP.
TechnoServe reserves the right to accept all or part of the proposal when awarding the purchase order/contract.
All information provided by TechnoServe in this RFP is offered in good faith. Individual items are subject to change at any time and all known intended bidders will be provided with notification of any changes.
TechnoServe reserves the right to require any bidder to enter into a non-disclosure agreement.
Bidders are solely obligated to pay for all costs which may be incurred by the bidder or any third parties in connection with preparing the proposal.
All proposals and supporting documentation shall become the property of TechnoServe and shall be treated confidentially.
Bidders are required to identify and disclose any actual or potential Conflict of Interest.
Criteria for Selection:
TechnoServe’s evaluation of proposals will be based on the factors set out below. At the sole discretion of TechnoServe, bidders may be selected for follow-up questions or to provide an oral presentation. TechnoServe reserves the right to award the contract to the bidder whose proposal is deemed to be in the best interest of TechnoServe. TechnoServe will not award a contract to any bidder where there is indication of a lack of business integrity.
Max Points Criterion:
The attached Statement of Work represents an integral part of this solicitation.
The attached Statement of Work here represents an integral part of this solicitation.
Method of Application
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