Steel Bending | Barbados Vocational Training Board

Procurement

GOVERNMENT OF BARBADOS

INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE PROGRAM

Loan Contract No.: 2739/ OC-BA

 

INVITATION TO BID:

COMPLETION OF THE MULTI-PURPOSE CLASSROOM BLOCK, AT THE

BARBADOS VOCATIONAL TRAINING BOARD,

C. LOMER ALLEYNE CENTRE

 

The Government of Barbados has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank towards the cost of the Skills for the Future Program, and intends to apply part of the proceeds to civil works at the C. Lomer Alleyne Centre, Barbados Vocational Training Board.

 

The Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Completion of the Multi-Purpose Classroom Block, at the Barbados Vocational Training Board, C. Lomer Alleyne Centre.

 

Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procurement procedures, specified in the Inter-American Development Bank’s Policies for the Procurement of Goods and Works financed by the Inter-American Development Bank, GN-2349-9 (March 2011), and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Bidding Documents.

 

Bid documents will be available for purchase at the first address below from Monday February 26th, 2018 on week days between 9:00 and 4:00 pm. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders in hard copy and electronic format upon payment of a non-refundable fee of three hundred Barbados dollars (BDS $300.00) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. The method of payment will be a cashier’s cheque made out to the Accountant General of Barbados, Treasury Building, Bridge Street, Bridgetown, Barbados. Please note that all transaction costs are the responsibility of the bidder.

The bidding documents may also be sent by airmail for overseas delivery and surface mail for local delivery. Applicants who request that documents be forwarded to them must submit an account number from a local courier agent that accepts freight collect charges. The documents will be promptly dispatched, but under no circumstance will the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation be held responsible for late delivery, loss or damage to the documents. The request for the bidding documents can be a written application or an email to the second address stated below. Written applications must be clearly marked: “Request for Bid Documents for the Completion of the Multi-Purpose Classroom Block, at the Barbados Vocational Training Board, C. Lomer Alleyne Centre”

 

Eligible bidders will be required to submit full qualification information with their bids establishing their eligibility to bid and qualification to perform the contract if the bid is accepted. Tender and qualification information are to be submitted in the English Language on the prescribed forms inserted in the Bid Documents. Submissions that do not provide the information required, or that do not demonstrate the prospective contractor’s ability to perform satisfactorily, will not qualify and will not be considered for further evaluation. Interested firms may request further information or details on the scope of works at the second address/telephone number below during office hours 08:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Hard copies of Bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes, with the name and address of the bidder, and be clearly marked “Tender for the Completion of the Multi-Purpose Classroom Block, at the Barbados Vocational Training Board, C. Lomer Alleyne Centre” and must be delivered to the third address below no later than 4:30 pm on Wednesday April 4th, 2018. Late bids will be rejected. The Bid opening is scheduled for Thursday April 5th, 2018. Bids will be opened physically in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the third address below.

 

All bids shall be accompanied by a Bid Security in a freely convertible currency as stated in ITB 17.2 of the bid data sheet of the bidding document.

 

The Government of Barbados reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, and to annul the process and reject all bids, at any time prior to award of contract, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected perspective bidder(s) or any obligation to inform the affected prospective bidder(s) of the grounds for the Government of Barbados’ action. The Government of Barbados will not defray any costs incurred by any bidder in the preparation of bids.

 

1.

The Accountant General of Barbados,

Treasury Building,

Bridge Street,

Bridgetown,

St. Michael

 

2.

Mr. Junior Burgess

Director (Ag)

Information, Technology and Quality Assurance Unit

Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation

Constitution Road

St. Michael

Barbados|

Telephone Number: 535-0794

Email: jburgess@mes.gov.bb

 

3.

The Chairman

Special Tenders Committee

Central Purchasing Department

Fontabelle

St. Michael

Barbados

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