Supply of Metal Warehouse Shelves

07 November 2017

Invitation to Bid (ITB) for the supply of Metal Warehouse Shelves to store 58.480 Cardboard Boxes

16 OCTOBER 2017


The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, invites sealed bids for the supply of metal warehouse shelves to store 58.480 cardboard boxes for its programme in Mozambique.

 To enable your company to submit a Bid, please read the detailed Invitation to Bid (ITB) document found in the following link:

Bidding shall be conducted through ONE envelope. The technical bid containing the technical specifications and the financial bid containing price information shall be submitted together.

The bid shall reach UNFPA’s reception or the email inbox of no later than Thursday, 07 November 2017, at 10:00 hours Maputo, Mozambique time.

The bid shall be opened on Thursday, 07 November 2017, at 11:00 hours Maputo Mozambique time, at UNFPA Mozambique Office located in Maputo, Avenida Julius Nyerere, 1419. Bidders or their authorized representatives may attend the bid opening. 

Bids received after the stipulated date and time shall not be accepted under any circumstances. Bids delivered through courier and posted later than the due date shall not be registered and shall be returned unopened or shall be shredded. Bids submitted to any other email address than shall be rejected.

UNFPA organizes a site visit for all interested bidders to get familiarized with the conditions and to obtain a better understanding of the location where shelves will be installed. The site visit shall take place on 26 October 2017, at 10:00 hours Maputo time, at Maputo, Mozambique, Recinto da FACIM, EN1, Ricatla, Marracuene (see attached Map under Section VI). Kindly confirm by e-mail (mentioned in the attached ITB-Document) whether your company will participate in the site visit no later than 25th October 2017, at 13:00 hours Maputo Time. The information shared during the site visit including a list of participants, clarifications and discussed questions will be posted on UNGM together with UNFPA´s responses to the questions on 31st October 2017.

Bidders shall acknowledge receipt of this Invitation to Bid according to the Bid Confirmation Form, Section V, 1 of this solicitation document by email to Mr. Daniel Backhouse by email (mentioned in the attached ITB-Document) no later than 3rd  November 2017 and to indicate whether or not a bid shall be submitted.  The acknowledgement shall provide company name, telephone number, fax number and the name of a contact person. If you are declining to bid, please confirm this via e-mail to UNFPA and please state the reasons for UNFPA to improve its effectiveness in future invitations.

Any questions relating to the attached documents shall be addressed in writing to the following UNFPA personnel no later than 31st October 2017 at 13:00 hours Maputo, Mozambique time:

Daniel Backhouse, Procurement Analyst, email: (mentioned in the attached ITB-Document) for questions related to technical requirements and to the bidding exercise.

Do not submit your bid to these contacts, or your bid will be disqualified.

UNFPA strongly encourages all Bidders to register on the United Nations Global Marketplace ( The UNGM is the procurement portal of the United Nations system. By registering on UNGM, vendors become part of the database that UN buyers use when searching for suppliers. Vendors can also access all UN tenders online and, by subscribing to the Bid Tender Service, vendors can be automatically notified via e-mail of all UN business opportunities that match the products and services for which they have registered. Instructions on how to subscribe to the Tender Alert Service can be found in the UNGM Interactive Guide for Suppliers

UNFPA looks forward to receiving your Bid and thanks you in advance for your interest in UNFPA procurement opportunities.