Title: Support to women agri-producers in implementation of renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies.

Reg. no.: RfP23/02731

Launch date: 01 September 2023, 02:03 (GMT+3:00)

Deadline: 22 September 2023, 16:30 (GMT+3:00)

Extended deadline: 03 October 2023, 16:30 (GMT+3:00)

Procurement method: Request for Proposal

Category & Sub-category: Services;Other services


United Nations Development Programme, hereinafter referred to as UNDP, through “Multidimensional response to emerging human security challenges in Moldova” project (Component 1) and “Emergency support for agri-producers in the context of the socio-economic, climate, and energy crisis" Project (Component 2)", hereby invites prospective proposers to submit a proposal for Provision of support to women agri-producers in implementation of renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies in accordance with the General Conditions of Contract and the Terms of Reference as set out in this Request for Proposal (RFP).

To enable you to submit a proposal, please read the following attached documents carefully:

Section 1: This Letter of Invitation

Section 2: Instruction to Proposers

Section 3: Data Sheet 

Section 4: Evaluation Criteria

Section 5: Terms of Reference

Section 6: Conditions of Contract and Contract Forms

Section 7: Proposal Forms

- Form A: Proposal confirmation

- Form B: Checklist

- Form C: Technical Proposal Submission

- Form D: Proposer Information

- Form E: Joint Venture/Consortium/Association Information

- Form F: Eligibility and Qualification

- Form G: Format for Technical Proposal

- Form H: Format for CV of Proposed Key Personnel

- Form I: Statement of Exclusivity and Availability

- Form J: Financial Proposal Submission

- Form K: Format for Financial Proposal

- Form L: Proposal Security

Proposers are invited to a Pre-Proposal Conference as per below:

Time and time zone: 02:00 PM (GMT+3, Moldova Local Time)

Date: 12 September, 2023

Venue: Online Zoom Meeting

Meeting URL: https://undp.zoom.us/j/83851068783?pwd=L1R2aXpaN3M0dTk1eWZDbTVQRVFoZz09 

Meeting ID: 838 5106 8783

Before joining the meeting kindly leave your name and contact details, after which you will be allowed to join the meeting.

The focal point for the arrangement is: Liliana Samburschii, Finance Administration and Procurement Consultant, e-mail address: liliana.samburschii@undp.org.

Please, confirm your participation by COB one day before the pre-bid meeting to the following email: liliana.samburschii@undp.org.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal in response to this RFP, please prepare your proposal in accordance with the requirements and procedure as set out in this RFP and submit it by the deadline for submission of proposals set out in Section 3: Data Sheet.

Should you be interested to submit a proposal, please log in to the Quantum NextGenERP supplier portal and subscribe to this tender following the instructions in the system user guide. Please search for the tender using search filters, namely Negotiation ID: UNDP-MDA-00265. Once subscribed to the tender, you will be able to receive notifications in case of amendments of the tender document and requirements.

Please indicate whether you intend to submit a bid by creating a draft response without submitting directly in the Quantum NextGenERP supplier portal.

Offers must be submitted directly in the Quantum NextGenERP supplier portal following this link: http://supplier.quantum.partneragencies.org/ using the profile you may have in the portal (please log in using your username and password). In case you have never registered before, follow the Supplier Portal Registration Link.

Please note that the access link to the Supplier registered profile is sent from Oracle within up to 3 days. In case you have not received the access link after 3 days since registration, you should address for support to UNDP at the email address: sc.md@undp.org. In case you encounter errors with registration (e.g. system states Supplier already is registered), you should address for support to UNDP at the email address: sc.md@undp.org.

Computer firewall could block oracle or undp.org extension and Suppliers might not receive the Oracle notifications. Please turn down any firewalls on your computers to ensure receipt of email notification.

Do not create a new profile if you already have one. Use the forgotten password feature in case you do not remember the password or the username from previous registration.

Should you require further clarifications on the application through the Quantum online portal, kindly contact the Procurement Unit at sc.md@undp.org. Please pay attention that the proposal shall be submitted online through the Quantum system and any proposal sent to the above email shall be disqualified. 

Should you require further clarifications on the Request for Proposal, Terms of Reference or other requirements, kindly communicate using the messaging functionality in the portal.

Deadline for Submission of Offers (Date and Time), which is visible in the online procurement system will be final. System will not accept submission of any proposal after that date and time. It is the responsibility of the bidder to make sure that the proposal is submitted prior to this deadline for submission.

Bidders are advised to upload proposal documents and to submit their offer a day prior or well before the date and time indicated under the deadline for submission of Offers. Do not wait until last minute. If Bidder faces any issue during submitting offers at the last minutes prior to the deadline for submission, UNDP may not be able to assist on such a short notice and will not be held liable in such instance. UNDP will not accept any offer that is not submitted directly through the System. 

We look forward to receiving your proposal.

UNDP Moldova


UPDATE as of 15 September 2023: UNDP is hereby publishing the Minutes of the Pre-Proposal Meeting as of 12 September 2023.

Ms. Liliana Samburschii, e-mail: liliana.samburschii@undp.org

Supporting documents:

32730948_RFP23_02731_Support to women agri-producers
32730954_UNDP Quantum - User Guide for Suppliers - English
32730951_RFP23_02731_Section 7 - Proposal Forms
32730952_Self-registration guide for companies
32730953_UNDP Quantum - User Guide for Suppliers - Russian