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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR Supply of electrical Sockets (Pretoria) | Responses required by 26 January 2024
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January 10, 2024

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR Supply of electrical Sockets (Ref: PR12221713)

 

The U.S. Embassy in Pretoria invites interested and qualified service providers to submit their proposal, for Electrical sockets in Pretoria, Gauteng. 

310 X Electrical sockets: South Africa, India 16 ampere 230V GFCI outlet – Part no: 73225X45 or equivalent

 

** Please submit your offers electronically by no later than 17h00 on Friday, 26 January 2024 (CAT / GMT+2) Please state the reference in the subject line of your email

Please use our Quotations email address and state the reference in the subject line of your email:

Pretoria_quotations@state.gov 

 

Questions may be addressed to Tebogo Tshwenye (tshwenyetm@state.gov)  AND  Jenny Kriek (KriekJX@state.gov).

 Please note the following before submitting your offer:

All proposals and quotations must be submitted on a company letterhead, indicating the company’s address, contact details and name and email of the contact person.

NB: Please send 2 copies of your quotation – 1 x WITH pricing and 1 x copy/duplicate with only the pricing/amounts removed, which will be used for the technical evaluation.

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.