How does UNDP do business

UNDP Procurement is based on competitive bidding. Depending on the type, complexity, size and value of the project and its procurement elements, commonly used methods of solicitation include:

Request for Quotation (RFQ)
An RFQ is an informal invitation to submit a quotation, usually for goods/services/civil works at a value between US$5000 and $100,000. Prices, and other commercial terms and conditions are requested and award is made to the lowest priced technically acceptable offer.

Invitation to Bid (ITB)
An ITB is a formal invitation to submit a bid, usually associated with requirements that are clearly and concisely defined, with an estimated procurement value of US$100,000 or more. Normally price is the sole determinant in making an award. Where all technical criteria are met, award is made to the lowest bidder.

Request for Proposal (RFP)
An RFP is a formal request to submit a proposal, usually associated with requirements for services, which can not be clearly or concisely defined, with an estimated procurement value of US$ 100,000 or more. Price is only one of several factors comprising the evaluation criteria. Award is made to the qualified bidder whose bid substantially conforms to the requirement set forth on the solicitation documents and is evaluated to be the lowest cost to UNDP.

In some cases, exceptions to competition are being made and direct contracting is used. This usually happens when a Long-Term Agreement (LTA) is in place, either globally (IAPSO or HQ) or locally (at country office level).

Procurement Notices

Egypt is Not Tunisia  Tunisia is Not Egypt

Request for Proposal

Egypt is Not Tunisia  Tunisia is Not Egypt
          Title   Deadline    Location
          Building Dynamic Web-based Solution, QR-System and Mobile Application (IEELBA)   16 September 2015 Egypt
          Expression of Interest For Integration, Procurement and Installation of Municipal Solid Waste Management Facility (Minya Governorate)   8 September 2015 Egypt
          Request for Proposal - Supply of NFIs   10 September 2015 IOM-EGYPT
          ANC Economic Assessment for Alamein New City   13 September 2015 UN-Habita-Egypt
          RFP - "Design , Supply , Installation and Operation of Road Traffic Data Collection and  Analysis System   3 October 2015 Egypt
          Technical communication consultant   9 September 2015 UN-Habita-Egypt

UN Joint Programme Request for Proposal


Deadline Location
Egypt is Not Tunisia  Tunisia is Not Egypt

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