The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), in accordance with the Public Procurement Act, 2015 and the Public Procurement Regulations, 2018 invites eligible bidders to submit proposals for the Provision of Janitorial Services at Harmony Beach Park, Montego Bay, St. James, for a period of two (2) years, with the possibility of a one (1) extension, to a maximum of three (3) years.
Eligibility of Bidders:
Bidders MUST submit the following with their proposals:
· A valid Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC) / Tax Compliance Letter (TCL)
· A valid Public Procurement Commission (PPC) Registration Certificate in the Category of Janitorial, Sanitation Services
· A copy of Certificate of Registration
PROPOSALS SUBMITTED WITHOUT A VALID TAX COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE AND PUBLIC PROCUREMENT COMMISSION REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY REJECTED.
Availability of Bidding Documents:
This is an online Tender, where bidding documents and bids will only be made available and accepted via the electronic Government Procurement Portal (www.gojep.gov.jm).
Bidding documents will be available for download, on March 28, 2022.
Site Visit/Pre-Bid Conference:
A site visit will be held as part of the Pre-bid Conference. The date, time and location for the Site Visit/Pre-bid Conference are as follows:
Date: April 6, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Harmony Beach Park, Montego Bay St. James
Bidders attending the Pre-Bid Meeting must notify the Director – Strategic Sourcing & Procurement by email (tenders#udcja.com), no later than 12:00 p.m. on April 5, 2022 of the name and phone numbers of the individual who will attend.
Please note all COVID-19 protocols will be observed during the Site Visit/Pre-Bid Meeting and as such each firm will be limited to one (1) representative. The representative must wear a mask and walk with hand sanitizer for personal use during the meeting.
Clarification and Queries:
The UDC will respond to any request for clarification received before April 14, 2022
Deadline for Submission of Proposals:
No offline (hard copies) will be accepted and there will be no physical tender box for drop-off of bids. The deadline for submission of bids shall be April 21, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. The time displayed on the e-GP System will be used as the bid submission time.
Bids submitted after this time and date will be automatically rejected by the system.
To participate in this bid opportunity, Bidders must first be registered on the GOJEP System via the platform www.gojep.gov.jm. To register, please select the “Register as a supplier” link from the system home page.
For assistance and training, download and upload of bid documents, please contact the Ministry of Finance, the Office of Public Procurement Policy Customer Care Desk at (876) 932-5220 / 923-5251/932-5253 or email at opppcustomercare#mof.gov.jm.
The Urban Development Corporation reserves the right not to accept the lowest, or any other tender or to annul the tender process and reject all tenders at any time prior to the award without incurring any liability.