Tender Notice: People in Need Moldova is purchasing laptops and tablets 

Tender Notice

Contract title:                                 Purchase of laptops and tablets 

Project code:                                  MDAP000069

Tender number:                             MDAC000093    

Procedure:                                      Negotiated with publication

Location:                                         Chisinau, Moldova

Contracting Authority:                  Člověk v tísni, o.p.s. (People in Need, hereinafter PIN)

entered in the Register of Non-profit Organizations administered by the Municipal Court in Prague, Volume O, File 119

With its registered office at: Šafaříkova 635/24, 120 00 Prague 2

ID: 257 55 277

Local Office Address: Str. Alexei Mateevici 56, MD - 2009, Chisinau, Moldova

Represented by Georgiana Cremene based on the power of attorney granted by the director

Part 1: Instructions to tenderers

   I.  SCOPE OF TENDER

Qualified tender offers (bids) are sought from competent contractors for the following supplies:

Lot 1: 20 laptops, 20 headphones, 20 mice, multifunctional printer, projector

Lot 2:  All in One Computers

In order to ensure the proper achievement of the project objectives, People in Need is launching this call for tenders for the purchase of laptops and tablets, headphones, mice, laptop bags, external hard discs. The offer may include models of European and / or American companies delivering items (including HP and DELL); equipment produced by Chinese companies is not eligible for this tender.

The tender will be submitted with prices at 0% VAT, the project being exempt from VAT. Price offer must content of the price per unit and for whole amount.

 I.  TENDERING

  1. If any of the Tenderers requires any clarification relating to the tender, such question should be sent to PIN by e-mail to the following e-mail address: tender.moldova@peopleinneed.net If PIN answers the question, all other Tenderers will be copied the answer. Communication will be held strictly through the e-mail.

To ensure that PIN could copy the answer to all tenderers, all Tenderers are advised to send their e-mail contacts to the above specified PIN e-mail address, or otherwise ensure that PIN knows their contact details.

In case the Tenderer does not inform PIN about corresponding e-mail address PIN will send the copy of the answer to any e-mail address available to PIN from public sources and then the Tenderer cannot claim that they/it did not know the same information as other Tenderers.

Questions could be answered only until September 28th, 2022. PIN does not guarantee that all questions will be answered.

  1. Each Tenderer shall submit only one (1) Tender offer, either individually or as a partner in a joint venture.  A Tenderer who submits or participates in more than one Tender offer will be disqualified from the Tender.
  1. The Tenderer, at the Tenderer’s own responsibility and risk.
  1. Tender offer must remain valid for the period of 60 days from the date of closing unless withdrawn in writing before the close of tenders.
  1. The contract is concluded with the winning tenderer. Should the winning tenderer fail to provide to PIN the necessary cooperation to conclude the contract within the period of 30 days upon the tender results notice, PIN can further negotiate with the second-best tenderer that shall be considered the winning tenderer. Should they fail to conclude the contract with the second-best tenderer within 15 days following the notice, PIN is allowed to cancel the tender. Notice of results shall be deemed the third day following the day of dispatch of the tender results notice.
  1. Tender offers have to be submitted to PIN before closing date and time: October 5th, 2022, 13:00 Moldova time to following email address: tender.moldova@peopleinneed.net

 Subject of the bidder's email should have the following text,

Ref: Procurement of IT equipment for the Program Needs

Bids received after the closing date & time will not be considered.

 II.  QUALIFICATION AND EVALUATION CRITERIA

  1. To accept or reject the tender is the responsibility of the Tender Committee, decision of which shall be final.
  1. Each tenderer must meet and properly prove the following qualification criteria with relevant documentation
  • ̶ Price offer (prices must be specified in the MDL and valid for 60 calendar days)
  • ̶ Copy of company registration certificate
  • ̶ Contact details of the applicant organization
  • ̶ Contact name of the representative party

1st stage of the evaluation

Technical Evaluation:  The evaluation committee will evaluate using the PASS/FAIL system based on the following technical evaluation criteria and summarized as follows:

LOT 1:

                           MINIMAL TECHNICAL CRITERIA

MERIT

“PASS” / “FAIL”

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Laptops - 20 pcs.

  1. 1.HP 250 G8 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS, narrow bezel, anti-glare, 250 nits, CPU Intel Core i3-1115G4 (2x Core 3.0 - 4.1GHz, 6 MB L3 cache, 2 cores), 8 GB DDR4-2666 MHz RAM (1 x 8 GB), VGA UHD Graphics, 256 GB PCIe® NVMe, 2xUSB Type-A 5Gbps, 1 USB Type-C, 1 Stereo headphone /microphone combo jack; 1 RJ-45; 1 HDMI, Windows 11 Pro, Office 2021, 1.74 kg
  1. HP 255 G9 CPU Ryzen 5 5625U (6 Cores  2.3-4.3GHz, 16MB)  8Gb (1x 8Gb) PC4-25600, 512Gb PCIE, AMD Radeon Graphics, HDMI, 802.11ac, Bluetooth, 1x USB-C, 2x USB 3.2, Card Reader, HD Webcam, Windows 11 Pro, Office 2021, 3-cell 41Wh Battery, 1.74kg, Metal gray

Headphones - 22 pcs.

Logitech USB Headset H390, Noise cancelling Microphone, Headset:20–20,000 Hz, Microphone:100–10,000 Hz,, In-line audio

Keyboard + mouse - 22 pcs.

Logitech Wireless Combo MK270, Multimedia

Keyboard & Mouse, USB, Retail

1 Printer

Multifunctional Canon i-Sensys MF453dw (White/Black) or similar

Country of origin

The offer may include models of European and / or American companies; equipment produced by Chinese companies is not eligible for this tender

Non-discretionary “Pass/Fail”

Lot 2:

 

                           MINIMAL TECHNICAL CRITERIA

MERIT

“PASS” / “FAIL”

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

All in One Computers - 2 pcs: 

 

HP AIO 24 Silver (23.8" FHD IPS Core i5-1135G7 2.4-4.2GHz, 16GB, 512GB, Win 10 Pro, Office H&B 2019)

Product Family : HP All-in-One 24-dp1009ur / 54Z92EA

Screen : 23.8" FHD (1920x1080) IPS Anti-glare, Non Touch, 250 nit, NTSC 72% :

CPU : Intel Core  i5-1135G7 (4C / 8T, 2.4 / 4.2GHz, 8MB)

RAM : 16GB (1x`16GB) DDR4 3200 SODIMM Memory

HDD : 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD

Opticals  no ODD

 

 

Country of origin

The offer may include models of European and / or American companies; equipment produced by Chinese companies is not eligible for this tender

Non-discretionary “Pass/Fail”

 Note: “FAIL” on any one of the above-listed sub-criterions will result in assigning “FAIL” to the entire corresponding criterion. Only the offers receiving “PASS” merit against all of the aforementioned criteria will be considered for further financial evaluation process.

  2nd stage of the evaluation

 Financial Evaluation:

  1. Price in MDL (criteria weight: 100 %).                                                                   

The winning bidder will be the one offering the lowest price. In case of equal prices, the winning bid will be considered the one able to deliver in the shortest time and with the best warranty criteria.

  1. Following the technical verification of the offer, technical compliant bids will be compared on the basis of the provided unit rates. The lowest bid conforming to the terms of the tender will be recommended for the award of the Agreement.

  III.  OTHER PROVISIONS

Further negotiations with a tenderer the about price and conditions are allowed if the negotiation is directed at making the bid more favourable for PIN.

In justified cases after receiving bids and/or during the negotiation (especially if it becomes apparent, that none of the tenderers can execute the contract in its full extent) is PIN entitled to split the contract between two or more suppliers so, that each of them will supply part of the contract. This decision must be announced to all bidders so, that they have chance to modify their bids.

In case additional supplies would prove to be necessary for finalization of the activity for which this tender is published, PIN reserves the right to procure them from the winner of this tender under a negotiated procedure on the basis of a single tender if the potential extension of the contract for a value and duration wouldn´t exceed the value and the duration of the initial contract awarded under this tender.

Tenderers will be notified about the results of the tender via e-mail within 14 working days after the termination of the tender.

 IV.   Summary of requirements on tender offer

Tender offer (bid submitted by the tenderer) shall consist of the following documents:

No.

Document

Remarks

01

Price offer

Enclosed

02

Copy of company registration certificate

Enclosed

03

Contact details of the applicant organization

Enclosed

04

Contact name

Enclosed

           

Part 2: Terms and conditions

  I.  EXCLUSION AND DISQUALIFICATION

1. PIN shall exclude from the tender any bid of a tenderer falling into any of the following cases:

  1. They are bankrupt or being wound up, are having their affairs administered by the courts, have entered into an arrangement with creditors, have suspended business activities, are the subject of proceedings concerning those matters, or are in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure provided for in national legislation or regulations;
  2. They or persons having powers of representation, decision-making or control over them have been convicted of an offence concerning their professional conduct by a judgement that has the force of res judicata;
  3. They have been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means that the contracting authority can justify;
  4. They have not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions or the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which they are established or those of the Czech Republic or those of the country where the contract is to be performed;
  5. They or persons having powers of representation, decision making or control over them have been the subject of a judgment which has the force of res judicata for fraud, corruption, involvement in a criminal organisation, money laundering or any other illegal activity;
  6. They do engage in the employment of children, disrespect basic social rights and working conditions based on international labour standards;
  7. They have engaged in the trafficking in persons and have provided any support (direct or indirect) of terrorism, including the financing of terrorism, or transactions with persons connected with terrorism;
  8. They are currently subject to an administrative penalty imposed by donor or have been listed by the donor as ineligible for participation in award procedures financed by donor´s money;
  9. Candidate might be excluded on the basis of another procurement procedure or grant award procedure financed by PIN or donor of the project, under which they have been declared to be in serious breach of contract for failure to comply with their contractual obligations;
  10. They or any of their employees, associates or other persons related to them provided technical assistance to PIN under that same procurement procedure.

Points (a) to (d) do not apply to the purchase of supplies on particularly advantageous terms from either a supplier which is definitively winding up its business activities, or the receivers or liquidators of a bankruptcy, through an arrangement with creditors, or through a similar procedure under national law.

Tenderers shall declare they are in none of the situations listed above by the signature of Sworn eligibility statement form.

2. Bids of tenderers shall be disqualified from the tender whether during the procurement procedure:

  1. the tenderer would become a subject to a conflict of interest;
  2. tenderer has not stated true facts or has misinterpreted information required by PIN, or fails to provide timely such information or to provide required documents stated by PIN as condition for participation in the tender;
  3. tenderer does not meet the PIN qualification criteria or requirements stipulated in the tender documentation.

 II.  Code of conduct for suppliers

In addition to the above conditions for disqualification, Code of Conduct for Suppliers defines all areas that PIN expects all of its suppliers at minimum to respect, and operate in ways that meet fundamental responsibilities in human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.  The Code of Conduct is defined by the Ten principles of the UN Global Compact[1]:

  • Support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights;
  • No involvement in human rights abuses;
  • Freedom of association and recognition of right to collective bargaining;
  • Employment is freely chosen, not forced or compulsory;
  • No exploitation of children and child labour;
  • No discrimination in respect of employment and occupation;
  • Support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
  •  Accept greater environmental responsibility promotion;
  • Encourage the development and spread of environmentally friendly technologies;
  • Adhering to highest standards of ethical conduct behaviour, including: working against corruption and all its forms, conflict of interest disclosure, respect to local laws.

    III. CANCELLATION OF THE TENDER/NON-CONCLUSION OF THE CONTRACT WITH THE WINNING TENDERER

PIN may cancel the announced tender or not conclude contract with the winning tenderer in the following cases:

 

Case

Procedure

a)

PIN has not received any bid, or none of the bids received was qualitatively and/or financially worthwhile or all the bids received have been disqualified from the tender

PIN has the right to cancel tender and launch simplified procedure with a single tenderer

b)

Major discrepancies have been found in the Tender Notice or other supporting documentation of the tender;

PIN has the right to cancel tender and announce a new tender

c)

Serious circumstances have occurred during the tender which prevent PIN to continue the tender

PIN has the right to cancel tender and  launch simplified procedure with a single tenderer

d)

 Only one bid, complying with the tender conditions, has been submitted

PIN has the right to cancel tender and  launch simplified procedure with a single tenderer

e)

The winning tenderer refuse to sign contract with PIN, have not stated true facts in their bid or their bid is at dumping price or otherwise jeopardizes free competition in the market (e.g. forbidden supplier agreements, cartels, abuse of the leading position in the market).

PIN has the right to cancel tender  or to accept a bid of the tenderer who ranked as the second best or at other rank in the tender 

       IV.  GENERAL CONDITIONS

  1. The Tenderer shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of the Tender, and PIN will in no case be responsible or liable for such costs.
  1. The tenderer hereby declares and warrants that has seen and understood the terms of the below mentioned policies and it complies and shall comply with all applicable terms and conditions specified therein:

PIN Policy on Ethical Conduct, PIN Code of Conduct, PIN Anti-Corruption Policy and other related policies referred to therein, which are incorporated by reference and represent an integral part of this tender notice. Electronic copies containing the complete text are available at: www.clovekvtisni.cz/policies

  1. The tenderer will immediately and without undue delay inform PIN of any event which interferes or threatens to materially interfere with this Tender notice, including suspicion of or actual fraud, corruption, bribery, theft, terrorist financing or other misuse of funds. Such information should be passed in the first instance to fraud@peopleinneed.cz.

All information will be treated with the upmost confidentiality. Information can also be reported directly to the PIN programme team where appropriate, these will be immediately passed on to the above-mentioned e-mail address.

  1. PIN reserves the right to cancel the tender without giving any reason.

 

[1] For more information, see https://www.unglobalcompact.org/what-is-gc/mission/principles 

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