TENDER INVITATION NOTICE

Machakos University invites sealed tenders from interested and eligible candidates for the following tenders and instructions provided here under:

TENDER NO. DESCRIPTION CATEGORY TENDER FEE BID BOND CLOSING DATE
MksU/W/01/2017/2018 Proposed Machakos University Tuition and Office Block, Machakos County - Main Works NCA 2 and above KSHS. 1000/- Kshs. 1,000,000 31/05/2017
MksU/W/02/2017/2018 Proposed Machakos University Tuition and Office Block, Machakos County - High and Low Level Water Tanks NCA 5 and above KSHS. 1000/- Kshs. 180,000 31/05/2017
MksU/W/03/2017/2018 Proposed Machakos University Tuition and Office Block, Machakos County – Air Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation Works NCA 5 and above KSHS. 1000/- Kshs. 180,000 31/05/2017
MksU/W/04/2017/2018 Proposed Machakos University Tuition and Office Block, Machakos County - Sanitary Fittings, Internal,Plumbing and Drainage Works NCA 5 and above KSHS. 1000/- Kshs. 120,000 31/05/2017
MksU/W/05/2017/2018 Proposed Machakos University Tuition and Office Block, Machakos County - Electrical Installation Works NCA 3 and above KSHS. 1000/- Kshs. 500,000 31/05/2017
MksU/W/06/2017/2018 Proposed Machakos University Tuition and Office Block, Machakos County - 1 No. 500KVA Generator Installation Works NCA 5 and above KSHS. 1000/- Kshs. 100,000 31/05/2017
MksU/W/07/2017/2018 Proposed Machakos University Tuition and Office Block, Machakos County - Structured Cabling Installation Works NCA 5 and above KSHS. 1000/- Kshs. 370,000 31/05/2017

Detailed tender documents may be obtained from the Procurement Office, Main Campus, Machakos University during normal working hours, from Monday to Friday between 8.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Kshs. 1,000.00 (Kenya Shillings One Thousand) only. This fee is payable at the Machakos University Accounts Nos., National Bank 01020078 499 400, Kenya Commercial Bank 1137145064 and Cooperative Bank 01129277651100 all Machakos Branches. The documents may also be viewed and downloaded for free from the University website,www.mksu.ac.ke and www.supplier.treasury.go.ke.
Tenderers who have paid are required to obtain an official receipt from the cash office at Machakos University and immediately forward their particulars to the Procurement Office for records and for the purposes of receiving any further tender clarification and/or addenda. Candidates who choose to download the documents shall notify the Procurement Office immediately for record purposes by email: po@mksu.ac.ke
Duly completed tender documents (Original and Copy) in plain sealed envelope, clearly marked with the Tender Name and Number and bearing no indication of the bidder should be sent to: The Vice-Chancellor, Machakos University, P. O. Box 136 - 90100, Machakos and dropped in Tender Box situated at the Administration Block, Main Campus in Machakos, so as to reach the University NOT LATER THAN 10.00 A.M on 31st May,2017. Opening of the documents will be done immediately thereafter at the Conference Room 1 in the presence of applicants or their representatives who wish to attend.

Interested bidders should note that only those meeting the criteria indicated below as a minimum, supported by relevant documents at submission will be considered for further evaluation.
1. Proof of works of similar magnitude and complexity undertaken in the last five years.
2. The Bid Bond must be in form of Bank Guarantee from a reputable bank or approved insurance company.
3. Adequate equipment and key personnel for the specified types of works.
4. Sound financial standing and /or adequate access to bank credit line equal to at least 10% of their Tender Sum.
5. Litigation History of the Company (both court and arbitration cases).
6. Confidential Business Questionnaire.
7. Tax Compliance Certificate.
8. An undertaking in the form of a letter signed by the bidder stating that the firm will comply with the statutory requirements on Gender, Youth and Persons with Disabilities.
9. Site visit is MANDATORY and will be conducted on 23rd May 2017 between 9.00am and 1.00pm.You will be required to sign the site visit form at the Procurement Office.

Further, tenders from the following tenders shall be treated as non-responsive and therefore subject to automatic disqualification:
(i) A tender from a tenderer whose on-going project(s) is/are behind schedule and without approved extension of time.
(ii) A tender from tenderers with on-going project(s) exceeding four (4) in number, regardless of the total value of the outstanding works.
(iii) A tender from a tenderer who has been served with a default notice on on-going projects(s) or a tenderer who has been terminated in a Government Contract in the past. The Bid Security, which must be from a reputable bank or from a Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) accredited insurance company, shall be valid for one hundred fifty (150) days from tender opening date.

VICE CHANCELLOR
MACHAKOS UNIVERSITY,