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Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) for the supply, installation, and commissioning of two Central UPSs for Niger Building Project

Bids closing date Apr 30, 2019 10:00 PM
Bids opening date Opening date not specified
Published on ( Apr 2, 2019 )
Posted on Apr 2, 2019



This notice is placed on behalf of UNECA. You are therefore requested to direct all your queries to United Nations Economic Commission for Africa using the e-mail address provided below:

Title of the EOI: For Supply, Installation, and Commissioning of two Central UPSs for Niger Building Project

  • Date of this EOI: 3 April 2019
  • Closing Date for Receipt of EOI: 30 April 2019
  • EOI Number: EOIUNECA16201
  • E-mail Address: Woldesemayat@Un.Org (Copy To  Assaad@Un.Org) 
  • Address EOI response by fax for the Attention of: Woldesemayat@Un.Org (Copy To  Assaad@Un.Org) 
  • Email Address:,,
  • UNSPSC Code:  39120000,39120000,39121000,39121011



The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia hereby seeks Expression of Interest (EOI) from suitable and experienced vendors  for the Supply, Installation, and Commissioning of two Central UPSs of 200KVA for the Niger Building Project at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  


  1. ECA currently have 11 units of UPS in the Niger building which are supplying power to the entire building. These units are installed on all floors along with files and other materials of the office occupants.
  2. Due to safety hazard issues, maintenance convenience and current flexible workspace requirements, ECA proposes to replace the 11 units of UPS with heavy-duty high capacity central UPSs to be installed at the basement of the Niger building in an air-conditioned room

Interested firms will be invited to the tender by “Invitation to Bid ” (ITB ) at a later stage. The detailed specifications and necessary documents will be contained in the ITB Bid document.   

Please note that the UNECA is precluded from entering into contract with a firm that is not fully registered with UNGM. Those interested in responding to this invitation but not currently fully registered as vendors with UNGM, are encouraged to register before submission of the bid. Company registration number and UNGM registration number if already registered as a vendor with the UN. If not already registered companies may still respond to the EOI but are strongly recommended to commence the registration process at the United Nations Global Marketplace website ( and seeking registration at LEVEL 2. 

Further details may be obtained by visiting In order to be eligible for UN Registration, please make sure to declare in writing the Prerequisite for Eligibility criteria itemized from A-E as contained in  EOI instruction attached.

Those interested should write to the above-mentioned e-mail address or fax number to submit their “expression of interest”  by the deadline of  30 April  2019.

                                             SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS / INFORMATION (IF ANY)

By submitting an EOI, the Applicant acknowledges that neither the United Nations nor the Applicant intends to create any contract or other relationship under which the United Nations is legally obliged to conduct the Expression of Interest process for the works in any manner or to proceed to tender on the basis set out in this Invitation to Expression of Interest or any other basis and that there is in fact no such contract or other  relationship in existence.

UNECA reserves the right to verfiy statements and not to invite all those companies who had expressed interest. Only eligible individuals/firms that are successful at this pre-qualification stage will be invited to participate in the tender through a Invitation to Bid (ITB).

Interested vendors should submit a fully completed Vendor Response Form to the above-listed email addresses . All questions should be sent through the same email address not later than 10 days before the closing date 30 April  2019. The UN reserves the right to reject incomplete Expressions of Interest responses.

Vendors interested in participating in the planned solicitation process should complete the Vendor Response Form  in UN website of of this EOI and fax it or email it to UNECA using the email mentioned in this document before the closing date set forth above.





Filed Under
Electrical, Electromechanical and Electronics Installation, Maintenance and Other Engineering Services
Electrical, Electromechanical and Electronics Equipment and Accessories
Energy, Power and Electricity Generators
Electrical, Electromechanical and Electronics Pumps, Motors and Compressors

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Applicable date: Dec 6th, 2019