TERMS OF REFERENCE

PURPOSE OF THE TENDER: CONTRACT FOR PROVISION

OF SAFETY AND SECURITY SERVICES FOR AFD PREMISES

ARTICLE INTRODUCTION – CONTEXT

Within the framework of renewal of its contract for the provision of safety and security services, the office of the French Development Agency (AFD, cf. description of activities in Annex 1) of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia wishes to consult several service providers in order to obtain the best possible services.

The contracting authority is the French Development Agency in Ethiopia, represented by the Agency Director or her duly authorized representative. The procedure shall be concluded by the signing of a framework contract (which means that the number of posts may increase and decrease over time, depending on the needs of the contracting authority, while respecting the price scale included in the Tender of the successful tenderer, if necessary after revision of these prices according to the applicable contractual provisions).

The purpose of the contract is to provide 24-hour security and guard services for AFD business premise and 4 staff residences in Ethiopia / Addis Ababa,

The duration of the contract is one year renewable by tocit renewal, not exceeding three years.

The purpose of the service is substantially the same on each of AFD premises in the country (business and residential premises). shall comply with an obligation to guarantee the security of AFD staff and property against all forms of risks, whether malicious or accidental, by providing dedicated human resources to implement specific procedures and instructions, in addition to technical means of protection and control existing in a site.

Tenderers may visit the locations and premises to be guarded, before sending their response, by making an appointment with the agency through Mrs. Tigest TEKLE or Mr. Layne GIRMA at the following number: 011 6 392995 or 011 6 392902

SENDING OF RESPONSES

The responses to this tender shall be sent in a sealed envelope in three hard copies (one original and two copies), marked “TENDER FOR APPOINTMENT OF A SECURITY COMPANY – TO BE OPENED ONLY AT THE OPENING SESSION OF TENDERS ” at the following address:

Agence Française de Développement

For the attention of the Director of AFD Addis Ababa

Bole Sub-City, Woreda 03, and House n°2077

Every day of the week, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays included, throughout the year.

An electronic copy of the Tender shall also be sent to the email address teklett@afd.fr  and girmal@afd.fr  after the deadline for submitting

DATE OF SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS

Proposals must be submitted no later than May 17th, 2021 at 5:00 PM at the address indicated

CONTACTS

In order to receive the full Terms of Reference and if any question relating to this specification asked by one of the tenderers during the response phase of the specification should be sent by e-mail to the following person in charge of this operation at AFD: Mrs Tigest TEKLE (teklett@afd.fr  or the Agency’s security representative

Mr Layne GIRMA

(girmal@afd.fr )  AFD Addis Ababa

Tel: 011 6 392995 or 011 6 392902

Mail: teklett@afd.fr  / girmal@afd.fr  

AFD written questions and answers will be distributed electronically to all Tenderers who have agreed to respond to this specification