The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is the Federal Government Agency responsible for the regulation of the telecommunication industry in Nigeria. Pursuant to its statutory mandate, and consistent with the provisions of the Public Procurement Act 2007, the NCC hereby invites qualified, experienced, competent and reputable Consultants to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) for the under-listed services in its 2019 budget:
SCOPE OF SERVICES
CATEGORY D (CONSULTANCY/NON CONSULTANCY SERVICE)
Lot No. Project Description Location PJ-51 SIM Registration Datacentre Cooling Systems Maintenance Abuja TS-5 Support for the NNP Software Project Abuja TS-6 Consultancy on the review of Short Codes Guidelines Abuja TS-8 1st, 2nd and 3rd level O&M support and report templates configuration and capacity building Abuja TS-11 Provision of Hardware and Software support, equipment spares, faulty equipment replacement, 1st, 2nd and 3rd level operations and maintenance of QoE Reporting and Monitoring System Abuja TS-12 Holistic assessment of QoS using multiple data sources Abuja TS-21 Technical Audit of Masts and Towers Abuja NM-2 Upgrade of National Internet Resource (NIR) Management Solution Abuja NM-4 Development of Communications Infrastructure Protection Plan/Guideline for Cyber Security Abuja NM-5 Development of a sector specific emerging technologies adoption and transitional technical framework Abuja NM-6 Development of assessment ToolKits to examine various Throughputs of different wireless technologies. This is an assessment of the speed of connectivity of various wireless Tech offerings by Service Providers Abuja NM-8 Develop Maturity assessment ToolKits on digital accessibility readiness towards new or emerging technology in Telecom Abuja RD-7 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the delivery of social service options for alternative growth Abuja RD-10 Consultancy study on Young children and digital technology: A survey across Nigeria Abuja RD-11 Consultancy Study of next generation networks and Internet of Things Abuja RD-12 Consultancy study on Internet Protocol (IP); the winning technology in current Telecommunications Abuja RD-13 Consultancy on Study on 5G- The evolved Telecommunication Technology of the future Abuja IT-12 Library Software - including Implementation, Customisation and Training NCC HQ Abuja IT-22 PCEA Process Automation & Centralized Database and Data Validation NCC HQ Abuja PC-4 Digitalization of the NCC Library Abuja PC-5 Acquisition of PoINT Manager Software License for the Jukebox Abuja PC-6 Acquisition of Knowledge Resources for the NCC Library Abuja PC-7 Printing and Publication of 2018 Annual Statistical Report Abuja CP-1 Impact Assessment and Analysis of internal policies in the Commission Abuja EVC-2 Strategic Vision Plan – SVP (The 8-Point Agenda) monitoring and strategy review Abuja FS-2 Finance Department Process Review Abuja FS-3 Integration of Payroll to Remita Abuja FS-4 Accounting Manual – change from GAAP to IPSAS Abuja FS-6 Tax Consultancy Abuja FS-8 Upgrade Enterprise Budget Software to be synchronised with IPSAS GP Abuja ECSM-1 Implementation and review of Corporate Governance Code NCC HQ Abuja ECSM-2 Engagement of Consultant to review and enhance stakeholder Matrix NCC HQ Abuja IT-23 USPF Automation & Centralized Database NCC HQ Abuja IT-26 Upgrade of SCCM Server 2012 NCC HQ Abuja IT-28 Deployment of Data Backup Solution NCC HQ Abuja IT-29 Upgrade of Online Licensing Portal NCC HQ Abuja IT-13 Supply and Installation of Active Devices Catalyst NCC HQ Abuja IT-14 Network Access Control NCC HQ Abuja IT-15 Sophos Central with full Disk and File Encryption and Intercept-X Endpoint NCC HQ Abuja IT-16 Expansion of existing Commission’s Server Farm NCC HQ Abuja IT-17 Deployment of Direct Attached Storage System for Zones NCC Zonal Offices (Lagos, Ibadan, Kano, PH & Enugu) IT-21 Network – Internal Firewall NCC HQ Abuja IT-25 Implementation of IT Governance Framework NCC HQ Abuja
Interested firms should submit two (2) bound EoI documents duly signed, paginated, separated by dividers and arranged in the order outlined hereunder:
- Evidence of Certificate of incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7 or Certificate of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC); b.
- Evidence of Company/Firm’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years (2016, 2017, and 2018), valid till 31st of December 2019; c.
- Copy of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December 2019; d.
- Copy of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019; e.
- Copy of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019; f.
- Evidence of registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service providers by submission of an Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring by 1st January, 2020 or valid certificate issued by BPP; g.
- Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant Committees of the Nigerian Communications Commission or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and has to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars. h.
- Company's audited accounts for the last three years (2016, 2017 and 2018); i.
- Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank; j.
- Company Profile with Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications (e.g. COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, CORBON, ICAN, ANAN, etc); k.
- For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (all eligibility requirements are compulsory for each JV partner) l.
- All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm's Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Number (preferably GSM No.), and e-mail address. The letterhead Paper must bear the names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by authorized officer of the firm.
SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound copies of Expression of Interest (EoI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission Head Office, Plot 423 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja and clearly marked with the Name of the Project and the Lot Number. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and dropped in the designated Tender Box outside Room 217, 2nd Floor, Nigerian Communications Commission Head Office, Plot 423, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja not later than 12 noon on Wednesday, 23rd October 2019.
OPENING OF EOI DOCUMENTS
- EoI must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder.
- EoI submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened;
- Bidders shall not submit bids for more than two (2) Lots.
- All costs incurred by bidders in response to this advert or enquiries shall be borne by the bidders
- All shortlisted bidders will be contacted at a later date for collection of Request for Proposals
- Kindly note that submissions may be subjected to verification from relevant authorities.
- Fake documents and false declaration may be forwarded to the relevant prosecution authorities.
- Submissions after the date and time specified above shall be returned un-opened.
- The Commission is not bound to prequalify any bidder, and reserves the right to annul the bidding process at any time without incurring any liabilities or proffering any reasons for the annulment in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007. ix)
- This advertisement is published for information purposes, and should not be construed as a commitment or obligation on the part of the Commission to award contract.
The Executive Vice Chairman
NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION