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Dexis Consulting Group (Dexls)

Reporter Feb7,2021

Invitation for Request for Proposal for

Architectural and Engineering (A&E) Services Blanket Purchase Agreement

RFP 21-8001-RFP01

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to invite potential Offerors to submit a proposal and quote for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) Services. Dexis Consulting Group (Dexls) is currently implementing the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) Ethiopia Program (Program) on behalf of USAID in Ethiopia, USAID/OTI aims to deliver fast and adaptable support that helps the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) and civil society advance democratic reforms and enhance citizen engagement in the governance processes. Dexis is USAID/OTI’s implementing partner in providing this assistance under the USAID/OTI Elhiopio Program The purpose of this RFP is to procure A&E design and construction management consulting (CMC) Services for the Program The renovation/construction and procurement activities designed under this award will be carried out under separate contracts Pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 36 209, the selected Olleror will not be eligible for a contract to construct a project that the selected Offeror, or its subsidiaries or affiliates, designer il is anticipated the selected Offeror shall provide A&E design and CMC services for the following potential activities:

  • Repair and Rehabilitation of Public Facilities and Spaces
  • Reconstruction, rehabilitation, or repair of public buildings or spaces. Rehabilitation of Water and Sanitation Facilities Rehabilitation or establishment of new connections to surface water, wells, and rainwater harvest; construction and rehabilitation of sanitation facilities such as composting toilets, flush toilets, septic tanks, and latrines.
  • New Construction and Rehabilitation of Existing_Small-scale Irrigation Systems, Rehabilitation/repair of existing irrigation systems, small-scale irrigation infrastructure, and new irrigation technology Small-scale Road Rehabilitation/Construction. Rehabilitation/repair of roads and streets (less than 10 km in length) and associated appurtenances
  • Installation of Small Energy Systems Investigation of small energy production alternatives, procurement, and installation of small-scale power plants (
  • Other related services as requested by the Program,

Services required may include, but are not limited to, closely collaborating with the Program, various GOE entities, and other local organizations as identified by the Program on the (i) design of renovation and construction projects, (i) development of bid documents, (im) preparation and/or review of contract documents, (iv) procurement of construction contractor(s), (V) performance monitoring of construction contractors, and (vi) construction control of such infrastructure and facilities as described above. As construction/implementation of these activities may have some degree of impact to the environment, both A&E and CMC services shall pay strict attention to the Program’s Environmental Compliance requirements (C-IEE and EMMP). All designs and resulting work must be prepared with the objective of minimization and mitigation of any potential negative impacts to the environment, as well as consideration of climate risks.

Dexis anticipates that this RFP will result in a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) type of subcontract with a not-to-exceed ceiling of USD $1,000,000.00. Individual Task Orders (TOs) will be issued under the BPA, with each TO not expected to exceed $150,000.00.

Hence, Dexis officially invites eligible and interested bidders to visit our website https://www.dexisonline.com/partnerships-procurements/ or contact us at etprocurement@dexisonline.com or call us on +251936815255 to get the full RFP document. The following calendar summarizes important dates in the solicitation process. Offerors must strictly follow these deadlines.

REP transmitted

February 05. 2021

Virtual Conference will be

conducted with Bidders’

to elaborate RFP


February 19, 2021

4:00 PM EAT (Eastern African


Deadline for written



February 23, 2021, 5:00PM EAT

Answers provided to




March 02, 2021

Proposal due date

March 19, 2021 5:00 PM EAT

Subcontract award



April 2021

Note: Bidders who wish to be at the virtual conference should contact us otetprocurement@dexisonline.com before February 19, 2021, 4:00 PM

EAT (Eastern African Time).