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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR Manual drop arm barrier (Pretoria) | Responses required by 16 January 2024; 17:00
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January 10, 2024

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR Manual drop arm barrier (Ref: PR12218304)

 

The U.S. Embassy in Pretoria invites interested and qualified service providers to submit their proposal, for installation of manual drop arm barrier in Pretoria, Gauteng.

Companies who are interested are to provide their company profiles with pictures of previous work and completed NDAA on or before COB, Tuesday 16 January 2024.

 

** Please submit company profile and confirmation of attendance by no later than 17h00 on Tuesday, 16 January 2024 (CAT / GMT+2) Please state the reference in the subject line of your email

 

Company profile, confirmation of attendance & Questions may be addressed to  Tebogo Tshwenye (tshwenyetm@state.gov)  AND  Jenny Kriek (KriekJX@state.gov).

Scope of work – (kindly refer to the attached document on the webpage)

 

  • A compulsory site -meeting for inspection is on the 18 January 2024 .
  • The site meeting time will be provided shortly after 16 Jan 2024, to all companies who confirmed their attendance. Proof of ID as per your attendance confirmation will be required at the site meeting.
  • Kindly ensure you get an e-mail receipt acknowledgement from us in return to ensure you are added onto the attendee list. Full name of attendee, company name and a cell phone contact number ( preferably only one representative per company)
  • Expected duration of Project: 30 days
  • Completion time for all work is determined by the date of receiving the funded Purchase Order and as determined by the POC. All changes to SOW must be in writing & confirmed by the POC.

 

The successful offeror will be required to:

  1. comply with the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Section 889(a)(1)(B) (please refer to the attached PDF document titled “NDAA Certificate for Vendor Compliance”), and
  2. will have to provide proof of an active registration on www.sam.gov (Please refer to the attached guidance).

 

U.S Embassy payment terms:

The U.S Embassy issues only fixed priced contracts; therefore, you must confirm that your prices will remain fixed.  No alterations or pricing changes will be accepted after the Purchase Order has been issued. If your price is dependent on the rate of exchange, you MUST make provision for possible increases in your quoted price.

The U.S Embassy does not authorize Advance (deposit) payments.

Payment will be made via EFT into the company’s bank account, 30 days AFTER receipt of services and proper invoice, whichever is later.

Kindly be advised that, as a Diplomatic Mission, we represent the U.S. Government and are unable to sign any credit applications and T’s & C’s. 

BY SUBMITTING AN OFFER, YOU ARE AGREEING TO WAIVE ANY PAYMENT TERMS THAT MAY BE IN CONRAST TO THE ABOVE.

 

U.S. National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Section 889(a)(1)(B)

Please refer to the attached “NDAA Certificate for vendor Compliance” – Complete page 1 and tick the applicable boxes on pages 2 and 4.

The US Government’s Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) has been updated with new clauses and provisions, per the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Section 889(a)(1)(B), that impact the U.S. Government entering new or extending current contracts, purchase orders, task/delivery orders, purchase card orders, petty cash purchases, Blanket Purchase Agreement, or any other acquisition method. These newly introduced FAR clauses will have impact on any acquisition made by the U.S. Government no matter the acquisition value.

We kindly request you to read FAR clause 52.204-25 (PROHIBITION ON CONTRACTING FOR CERTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SERVICES OR EQUIPMENT (AUG 2020)) carefully and complete the following FAR Provision 52.204-24 (REPRESENTATION REGARDING CERTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SERVICES OR EQUIPMENT (AUG 2020)) and 52.204-26 (COVERED TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT OR SERVICES-REPRESENTATION (DEC 2019)) on the enclosed form.

There are several terms and phrases in Section 889 with which you must be familiar.  These are described in 52.204.25(a).  Exclusions are described in clause 52.204.25(c).

 

SAM REGISTRATION:

Your proof of active SAM registration must be included with your quote submission.

Offerors who are not yet registered, must do so prior to the contract being awarded.

Please note that your invoice will not be paid until your SAM registration reflects as “active”.

 

FAR and DOSAR Clauses:

The attached FAR and DOSAR clauses form part of this contract.

NDAA_Certificate_for vendor compliance

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