Construction of Classrooms in 1 High School, Kitchen in 2 High Schools and Toilets for 2 High Schools

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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Invitation for Bids

  1. The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho has allocated funds to the Ministry of Education and Training for the financial year 2021/2022 and intends that part of the funds be utilised on eligible payments resulting from the procurement process as reflected below.

The Principal Secretary for Ministry of Education and Training now invites sealed bids from Category A & B Contractors for the Construction of Classrooms in 1 High School, Kitchen in 2 High Schools and Toilets for 2 High Schools:

No. : GOL/W001/2021/2022.

HIGH SCHOOLS

REF.Name of SchoolDistrictRequirements
1Lesotho  High SchoolMaseru3 Class rooms
    
1Mampota High SchoolBereaToilets
2Lesotho  High SchoolMaseruToilets
    
1Hermon LECSA Secondary SchoolBereaKitchen
2Thabana-Morena High SchoolMafetengKitchen
  • Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from the following address:

Procurement Unit

Education Facilities Unit

P.O. Box 1279

Maseru 100    

Situated on site 130, Fokothi

Off Moshoeshoe Road, Maseru Lesotho

            Attention: Procurement Manager (ai):  ‘Matanki Kopeli

            Tel: (+ 266) 22324968

            [email protected]

  • A complete set of Bidding Documents in Englishmay be purchased by interested bidders upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of M600.00 (Six Hundred Maloti Only), or its equivalent in any freely convertible currency. The method of payment will be by Cash paid at the accounts department, Administration Block, Ministry of Education and Training; headquarters located next to ECOL building near the traffic light (white building). The bidding documents shall be available at the procurement Office located at Education Facilities Unit (EFU) upon producing a receipt from the Accounts Section. 
  • Bids must be delivered to the address below; {clause (9)} on or before September 16 2021at 10:00hrs. Late bids will be rejected. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of M8, 000.00 for 3 Classroom, M12, 000.00 for Kitchen and  M12 000.00 for Toilets (each school) in the form of Bank Cheque or Bank Guarantee valid for thirty (30) days beyond the bid validity period.
  • In addition to the bid security mentioned above, it is mandatory for bidders to submit the following valid documents:

(a) Tax Clearance Certificate;

(b) Trader’s Licence,

 (d) Ministry of Public Works registration certificate.

(e) V.A.T Certificate where V.A.T is charged

 These documents [especially (a) (b) and (e)] shall either be originals or certified copies from the source (e.g. Lesotho Revenue Authority and Trade Department). Non- compliance with this requirement may invalidate a bid.

  • Qualifications requirements for award include amongst others per lot:

(a) Business experience of not less than three years in similar jobs,

(b) Successful completion of similar contracts of not less than a total of M1,000, 000.00 in the past three years (Submit copies of Completion Certificates showing clearly the description of the work)

(c) Evidence in the form of   lines of credit  of at least 70% of  the bid amount

(d) Audited Financial statements for the past three years (2020, 2019 and 2018)

(e) All requirements under Section II (Bid Data Sheet) clause 5.2 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f) and (g). The margin of preference for local companies shall be applied in accordance with the requirements of Clause 12 of the Government of Lesotho Public Procurement Regulations 2007 during the evaluation. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

  • compulsory pre-bid meeting will be held on August 19, 2021 at 10:00hrs   (Virtual Meeting) link will be shared to interest bidders upon the produce of proof (receipt of payment/purchase) of the bidding document.
  • Bids will be opened at the address given below in the presence of the bidders’ representatives, who choose to attend on September 16, 2021at 10:00hrs. The address referred to above for Bid Submission and Bid Opening is: 

            The Secretary,

            MOET Tender Panel,

            Ministry of Education and Training,

            Room 404, Central Inspectorate Building

            Constitution Road, Maseru

            Kingdom of Lesotho

  •  Bidders shall ensure that the envelopes/packages containing their bids are properly addressed as indicated under 9 above and are clearly marked Construction of Classrooms in 1 High School, 2 Kitchens in 2 High Schools and 2 Toilets in 2 High Schools: OCB No. : GOL/W001/2021/2022.

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