CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA – REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR THE SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF CURRENCY MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE MODERNISATION AND AUTOMATION OF CASH MANAGEMENT

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CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
www.cbn.gov.ng
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR THE SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF CURRENCY MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE MODERNISATION AND AUTOMATION OF CASH MANAGEMENT
RFP NUMBER: CBN/COD/RFP/CMI/2017/001

INTRODUCTION
The Central Bank of Nigeria (hereafter referred to as “CBN&” or the Bank), is vested with the responsibility of issuing legal tender currency in Nigeria as enshrined in the CBN Act, 2007. In order to fulfill this mandate and make the cash management operations more efficient, the Bank is in the process of modernizing and automating the cash management Infrastructure at Abuja, Abeokuta and Asaba Branches.

The Bank is currently re-engineering the currency management processes to reduce the cycle time, achieve higher efficiency, effectiveness, ease of operation, improve service delivery and minimize human Intervention. Consequently, the CBN is seeking to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of existing currency management infrastructure and solutions at CBN Abuja, Abeokuta and Asaba Branches, before replication in the other Branches

The CBN invites suitably qualified companies with a proven track record for the supply and installation of currency management solutions/software/hardware in similar organizations who meet the understated requirements to express their interest in the aforementioned project.

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is being extended to reputable single and multiple vendors that can supply and install the currency management infrastructure to improve and enhance the effectiveness and the modernization and automation of currency management at the CBN Abuja, Abeokuta and Asaba Branches as a pilot
for its replication in the other CBN Branches.

The ideal providers) will have certified knowledge and verifiable capacity for IT Infrastructure provisioning to automate the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) currency management operations at the Branch level for enhanced effectiveness and efficiency.

SCOPE OF WORK
The scope of work involves the supply and installation of currency management solution/software/hardware to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of existing currency management infrastructure and solutions in the three CBN Branches shown below:

LOT 1
LOCATION: CBN Garki, Abuja

LOT 2
LOCATION: CBN Abeokuta

LOT 3
LOCATION: CBN Asaba
Please note that prospective Service Providers can bid for one or more lots.

3.0. REQUIREMENTS:
3.1 MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
Interested and competent vendors wishing to provide the above services to the CBN must submit the following documents for verification:
a) Certified true copy of the Certificate of Incorporation and Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
b) Certified true copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association;
c) Company Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2013, 2014 and 2015). Such evidence should reflect the value of the projects undertaken by the company in the last three (3) years;
d) Current Pension clearance Certificate from PENCOM;
e) Evidence of registration with Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN);
f) Evidence of payment of training contributions to the Industrial Training Fund (ITF);
g) An affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the Central Bank of Nigeria is a former or present director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and confirmation that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all respects; and
h) An Interim Registration Report (IRR) as Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers, Requirements (a, b, d, e, f, h) are applicable to only Nigerian registered companies. Interested Foreign Service Providers may provide what is applicable in their respective countries.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
(i) Comprehensive company profile including registered office, functional contact email address, GSM phone number(s) and facsimile numbers(s)
(ii) Current company’s audited financial statement of accounts duly stamped by the external Auditors
(iii) Verifiable evidence of similar Jobs successfully executed In the past
(iv) Reference letter from a Bank stating the financial ability of the Vendor to carry out such project(s)

DETAILED REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS:
Details are contained in the Request for Proposal (RFP) and Bidding Document

COLLECTION OF BID DOCUMENTS
Interested Service Providers who possess the above minimum requirements may collect the bidding documents on the payment of a non-refundable fee of N20,000.00 (bank draft in favour of Central Bank of Nigeria) from:

The Secretary
Major Contracts Tenders Committee
2nd Floor, Wing C
CBN Head Office Complex
Central Business District
Abuja, FCT Nigeria
Phone:09-462-37216

SUBMISSION:
The submission shall be in two separate envelopes as follows;
a) The general requirements should be submitted in a wax seated envelope boldly marked at the top left corner:-
Prequalification and Technical Proposal for the “SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF CURRENCY MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE MODERNISATION AND AUTOMATION OF CASH MANAGEMENT IN THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA BRANCH……”

b) The Financial Proposal should be submitted in a second, wax sealed envelope boldly marked at the top left corner:- Financial Proposal for the “SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF CURRENCY MANAGEMENT INFRASTRUCTURE AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE MODERNIZATION AND AUTOMATION OF CAS MANAGEMENT IN THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA BRANCH….”

And addressed to:
The Secretary
Major Contracts Tenders Committee
2nd Floor, Wing C
CBN Head Office Complex
Central Business District
Abuja, FCT Nigeria
Phone: 09-462-37216
E-Mail: mctc@cbn.gov.ng

CLOSING DATE
All submissions must be received at the above Office not later that 12.00noon on 9th May, 2017.

OPENING DATE
The prequalification and technical proposal will be opened immediately after close of submission of the bid on the 9th May, 2017.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
(a) Nothing in the advert shall be construed to be a commitment on the part of the CBN
(b) Only the successful company(s) will be notified formally.

For further information, please contact: 07002255226

Signed
Management

Central Bank of Nigeria

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