Ethiopia Pharmaceuticals Supply Agency (EPSA)

Ethiopian Herald Dec19,2020

 INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR

Contract Management and QUALITY ASSURANCE

CONSULTANCY service for ETHIOPIAN

PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY AGENCY ERP  IMPLEMENTATION

The Ethiopian Pharmaceuticals Supply Agency (EPSA) is a legal entity established under the law of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to overcome the problems and assure uninterrupted supply of pharmaceuticals to the public at an affordable price, by Proclamation No. 553/2007 as part of Pharmaceutical Logistic Master Plan implementation with the following objectives:

  • i. To supply quality assured essential pharmaceuticals at affordable prices in a sustainable manner to public health institutions,
  • ii. To play a complementary role in developmental efforts for health service expansion and strengthening by ensuring enhanced and sustainable supply of pharmaceuticals;
  • iii. To create enabling conditions for enhancing the accumulation of funds in its revolving and cost recovery process and thereby ensure the realization of the objectives

EPSA is organized under the head office and nineteen branches. The head office plays facilitation roles in planning, procurement & replenishment of pharmaceuticals, and fulfillment of other resources for the branches. Branches are positioned to fulfill public health facilities’ needs and collect cash from delivery.

The main business activities of the Agency operate on a Revolving Drug Fund (RDF), a fund contributed by the government, donors, and others as initial capital for the purchase and distribution/sales of Essential Pharmaceuticals. In parallel, the Agency administers several projects organized under various health programmers such as HIV/AIDS,

TB, Malaria, etc… and financed by different organizations which require periodic (or on demand) performance reports independently by project and consolidated by financier. On provision of such services EPSA collects service charges from the financier and account it later into its ROF.

The Agency is under procurement process of ERP Tier 1 Solution (Oracle or SAP) and invites the expression of interest from prospective Consultants for the Contract Management and Quality Assurance services from contract negotiation to post-implementation service agreement.

EOI is open to all firms /companies having the required experience. The EOI floating period 7 Working days starting from published date on Ethiopian herald newspaper. Interested applicant may also obtain the EOI documents on the submission of a written application to the address below. EOI documents are immediately available after date of publication of the notice.

The request must clearly state “CONTRACT  MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE SERVICE FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF ERP SOLUTION FOR ETHIOPIAN PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY AGENCY”. All documents constituting the  application for EOI must be submitted in English Language.

Applications for EOI in original must be delivered in sealed envelope by hand or through registered mail / courier to:

Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Supply Agency, Head Office

Tel:+251(112) 75 17 70,Fax:+251(111) 55 32 77,

P.O.Box: 21904, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, In front of Saint. Paul Hospital Email: inio@epsa.gov.et

PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY AGENCY