Request for Proposal for Provision of Staff Transport Services in Kenya

Request for Proposal for Provision of Staff Transport  Services

INVITATION TO TENDER.
Date: 30th May 2024
RE: PROVISION OF STAFF TRANSPORT SERVICES

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE ALLIANCE OF BIOVERSITY INTERNATIONAL AND CIAT


The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (The Alliance) delivers research-based solutions that harness agricultural biodiversity and sustainably transform food systems to improve people’s lives. The Alliance solutions address the global crises of malnutrition, climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental degradation With novel partnerships, the Alliance generates evidence and mainstreams innovations to transform food systems and landscapes so that they sustain the planet, drive prosperity, and nourish people. The Alliance a member of the CGIAR Consortium a global research partnership for a food-secure future.

1. TENDER INFORMATION: 

1. TENDER SCHEDULE 

Invitation to tender/advertisement   

30th May 2024 

Request for clarifications from vendors 

14th June 2024 

Responses to request for clarifications 

20th June 2024 

Closing date for submission 

28th June 2024 not later than 5.00 p.m. (GMT+3)

Tender opening

 

Contract awarded

TBC

2. SCOPE OF WORK. 

The Alliance of Bioversity and CIAT is seeking a qualified vendor to provide staff bus transport services for staff commute. The vendor must have significant experience in public transportation and demonstrate success in safety, reliability and timeliness of service. The purpose of the service is to provide a safe, comfortable, Flexible, Cost effective and efficient means of transporting staff to and from ICIPE Campus and ILRI Campus to various parts of Nairobi and its environs. The vendor will supply the necessary materials, equipment, personnel, and professional expertise to deliver and used exclusively for this service.
Currently there are 7 defined routes mapped within Nairobi City and its environs. About 70 staff are transported in the morning from several pick-up points to the Offices and a similar number in the evening from the Offices to pick-up points. CIAT intends to sign a new, contract with the successful bidder with effect from 1st November 2024, or thereabout.


Details of the scope of works 


The Service will be to provide staff with transport from their residence to our offices based in Icipe Duduville Campus, off Kasarani Road and one van from our Office at ILRI Campus, morning and Evening, Monday to Friday. This will involve provision of a minimum of 7, (10) seater vans not older than 8 yrs, to ferry staff to various destination of residence, below is a general routing that each van will follow from the Office.