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The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) invites bidders for Expression of Interest for the Provision of Portage, Clerical and Messenger Services for United Nations Economic Commission of Africa (UNECA)

Bids closing date 05 March 2020
Bids opening date No Specific Opening Date & Time
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Posted on Feb 25, 2020


  • Title of the EOI: Expression of Interest for the Provision of Portage, Clerical and Messenger Services for United Nations Economic Commission of Africa (UNECA)
  • Date of this EOI: 26 February 2020
  • Closing Date for Receipt of EOI: 05 March 2020
  • EOI Number:  EOIUNECA
  • E-mail Address: 
  • Address EOI response by email to the Attention of: Michael Getachew
  • UNSPSC Code: 80161504


1. The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) complex is located at Menelik II Avenue, at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, consists of seven manin buildings, spead over an area of 11.05 hectares. Apart from UNECA, the complex also accommodates 14 UN agencies, some 3,000 persons (staff members, consultants, contractors etc…). The United Nations Conference Center in Addis Ababa (UNCC-AA), one of few international level conference complexes in the country, hosts VIPs including Head of States, Government Officials, and Ministers annually. In addition, the complex receives hundreds of visitors daily. The UNECA also receives daily visitors from service personnel, cleaners, contractors, and vendor representatives. The former on regular basis and the latter on as required basis. In the pas years, there has been an annual average of more than 100,000 visitors which include VIPs, Head of States.

Some of the main features of the UNECA premises are:

  • State of the art Conference Center
  • The Africa Hall
  • Parking space
  • UNECA Headquarters
  • UN Health Care Center (UNHCC)
  • Contractors (Cleaning, maintenance, gardening, Xerox Printer/Fax support, etc…)

The main objectives of this requirement are the Provision of Manpower for Portage/Clerical and Messengers services for the UNECA and those of other offices described above.

Specific Instructions and documentation requirements will be sent out after the closing date of this EOI, 06 February 2020 with the Invitation for Pre-qualification document.

UNECA is precluded from entering into a contract with a vendor that is not fully registered with United Nations Global Market lace (UNGM) and did not obtain UN Global Market Place (UNGM) Vendor ID Number. Thus, only those vendors who are registered or provisionally registered or have started their registration process in UNGM will be eligible to receive the solicitation document. (Use https://www.ungm.orgwebsite  to register at UNGM:).

Interested vendors who fulfill the requirements are required to submit the completed Vendor Response Form through the address stated above on or before 06 March 2020. Please direct all your queries to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa using the email provided above.

Vendors interested in participating in this planned solicitation process should complete the Vendor Response Form (Found at UNPD Internet Site: ptd/files/pdf/eoi17308.pdf 

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Filed Under
Office Supplies and Services Secretarial Service

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Applicable date: Mar 25th, 2020