The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), in accordance with the Public Procurement Act, 2015 and the Public Procurement Regulations, 2018 invites suitably qualified bids for the Provision of Consulting Services to Develop and Implement a Public Relations Campaign. Bidding will be conducted using the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procurement methodology via the Government of Jamaica’s eProcurement (GOJEP) System.
The Scope of Work
The Consultant/Firm will be required to develop a public relations programme to enhance the awareness, understanding and knowledge among the Jamaican public, key stakeholders in the government, private sector, civil society, and the diaspora of the New Houses of Parliament at National Heroes Park.
The principal target groups under the project are the immediate residential, business and educational communities, general population, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), local authorities, private sector groups, professional groups, media groups, business community and stakeholders/beneficiaries of our projects and experiential products. It is expected that the consulting agency will segment the target audience appropriately with the attendant customer care/experience mechanisms included.
Bidders MUST submit a copy of a valid Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC) with their bids.
AVAILABILITY OF BIDDING DOCUMENTS
Bidding Documents will be made available for download on the Government of Jamaica Electronic Procurement website (www.gojep.gov.jm) on May 12, 2023.
A virtual pre-bid meeting will be held on May 25, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. Bidders are required to email firstname.lastname@example.org by May 24, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. confirming their interest, following which a link will be shared.
CLARIFICATION AND QUERIES
The UDC will respond to any request for clarification received by June 16, 2023.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF BIDS
Bids must be submitted online via www.gojep.gov.jm by June 23, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. Late bids will be automatically rejected by the system.
An online bid opening will take place on June 23, 2023 at 2:15 p.m.
An online bid opening report will be generated by the GOJEP System and will be accessible to all Bidders who submitted a bid.
Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Department
Urban Development Corporation
12 Ocean Boulevard
This procurement is open to national bidders only.
All documents submitted by the bidders must be in English Language.
This is an online tender where bids will only be made available and accepted via the Government Electronic Procurement Portal (www.gojep.gov.jm). No offline (hardcopy) bids will be accepted and there will be no physical box for drop-off of bid documents.
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 regarding 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 5220/932 5253/932 5251/932 5244 or email at email@example.com
The Urban Development Corporation reserves the right not to accept the lowest, or any other bid or to annul the bidding process and reject all bids at any time prior to the award of contract without incurring any liability.