Do I need to fill the company information for all the tender categories purchased
No, you only need to fill the Company Information once, irrespective of the number of tenders purchased.
Must I be present at tender opening?
Tenderers or their representatives who wish to witness the opening session are welcome to do so.
What is the validity of prices
Prices are valid over the contract period.
When will I receive feedback for the awards?
On or before 15th December 2017.
Can I attach catalogues for new products to introduce to the hospital?
Catalogues should be submitted together with sample before tender closing date.
How much time can I expect to spend on preparing the tender?
It depends on the complexity of the Hospital’s requirement for each specific contract.
Does the Hospital intend to use additional evaluation criteria other than the criteria disclosed on the portal?
No. The evaluation panel can only evaluate your tender in accordance with the criteria and weightings provided.
Can I tender as an individual supplier and not a company?
Yes you can so long as you meet all the requirements set for the individual suppliers
Can I submit samples for my products?
Samples should only be submitted for new items that bidders wish to sample, the items should be clearly labelled indicating the vendor name, tender number, product name/brand and deliver to the procurement office before the closing date. The stamped copy should be uploaded to the portal before the tender opening date.
If I have concerns with the fairness of the process who should I inform?
For any concerns regarding integrity of the process, please send your concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If I am unsuccessful, will you provide feedback on the reasons leading to my failure to secure the bid?Yes. We will inform both the successful and unsuccessful Bidders howeverThe Nairobi Hospital reserves the right to accept or reject any bid without giving reasons for its decision
16. I have a new Company with few references; will I be allowed to compete for the tender?
Yes. The Hospital does not discourage new businesses. A view will be taken on your company’s suitability and any potential risk to us.
Who can access information on e-procurement tenders?
The information is not accessible to anyone until after the opening of the tenders.
Can I update my submission after uploading?
Yes. You can modify / update the information before the closing date.