Invitation to Tender – Drilling of Borehole and Installation of Solar Scheme at Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps Nigeria

Mercy Corps Nigeria invites interested and eligible service provider(s) / contractors to express interest by submitting tender documents for the supply of the following work:

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within, now and for the future.

Mercy Corps works in fragile and conflict-affected environments. While we recognize that these are difficult places to operate, we believe that transitional environments – countries affected by civil wars, economic and political crisis, or natural disasters – offer tremendous opportunities for positive change. Since the late 1990s, Mercy Corps has managed over 100 peacebuilding projects in over 30 countries and regions, making Mercy Corps a true leader in the field.

Applications are invited for:

Title: Invitation to Tender – Drilling of Borehole and Installation of Solar Scheme in Bida Community, Gengle, Mayo Belwa LGA, Adamawa State

Tender No:

Contributing to the mitigation of conflict over natural resources between farmers and herders in Adamawa state (COMITAS) Mercy Corps aims to capitalize on its trusted relationships with local stakeholders across Nigeria’s Middle Belt to continue to empower communities to prevent and respond to violence by strengthening collaboration on natural resource management.

General Clauses

  • Mercy Corps (MC) Nigeria Mission (herein referred to as the EMPLOYER) is planning to drill one Borehole and Installation of Solar Scheme in Bida Community, Gengle, Mayo Belwa
  • Hydro-geological survey has been carried out to identify the exact drilling point.
  • MC is seeking for a contractor to provide for proper tools, machinery, materials, and labor necessary for carrying out drilling and construction of the borehole, its development, test pumping, apron and other construction and Installation works as detailed in the technical Specification documents.
  • The Contractor shall mobilize to site within two weeks of signing the contract. This should include taking over site, geophysics, and Drilling. The contractor shall take over site in the presence of the Supervisor, and Community.
  • Contractor shall provide work schedule within one week after signing of the contract.

Personnel and Equipment

  • The contractor shall provide qualified and competent staff to successfully execute the works.
  • The contractor shall be responsible for the hiring of, and the transfer of his personnel as required during the contract period including procurement of entry visas and work permits for expatriates.
  • He shall be responsible for arranging and providing housing and other logistics for his personnel.
  • Unless agreed otherwise by the Project Supervisor, the Contractor shall show evidence of the availability of a drilling rig and associated equipment capable of carrying out the same works and which can be mobilized and brought to the site within a period of not more than two weeks such that the contract period is not extended.
  • The Contractor shall provide and maintain enough suitable equipment to complete the drilling or rehabilitation works within the period specified in the contract.
  • The equipment should include but not limited to some or all the following essential equipment:
    • Drilling Rig
    • Air compressor
    • Pumping test equipment
    • Support vehicles
    • Other accessories

Eligibility Criteria

  • A copy of business registration document (CAC)
  • A copy of tax certificate and/or Tax Clearance
  • A copy of signed and stamped offer sheet

Documents to conduct the Technical Evaluation and additional Due Diligence:

  • A copy of certificate indicating relevant qualifications (e.g. Civil/Water Engineer, Geologist, or any other relevant qualifications.)
  • Curriculum Vitae and profile of offeror outlining past experience in construction of water infrastructure/projects
  • Proof of similar assignment on any Activity in Adamawa State or North East Nigeria (e.g Contract, Pos, Service completion report)
  • A copy of relevant certificate of membership of a professional body (COREN, NMGS etc.)
  • Detailed work plan including strategies to carry out the deliverables within the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and security consideration in the region.
  • A letter of consideration to engage local labor (unskilled) from the beneficiary project community.
  • A copy of signed and stamped offer sheet

Application Closing Date
5:00pm, 13th May, 2022.

Submission of Documents

Proposal Subject: “NIG/YOL/TEN30: “Drilling of Borehole and Installation of Solar Scheme in Bida Community, Gengle, Mayo Belwa LGA, Adamawa State” at
Mercy Corps Office,
10A, Suntai Road,
Karewa Extension,
Jimeta Yola,
Adamawa state.

For E-submissions email offer to: [email protected] with the proposal titled: “NIG/YOL/TEN30: Drilling of Borehole and Installation of Solar Scheme in Bida Community, Gengle, Mayo Belwa LGA, Adamawa State”.

Tender Basis

  • All offers shall be made in accordance with these instructions, and all documents requested should be furnished, including any required (but not limited to) supplier-specific information, technical specifications, drawings, bill of quantities, and/or delivery schedule. If any requested document is not furnished, a reason should be given for its omission in an exception sheet.
  • No respondent should add, omit or change any item, term or condition herein.
  • If suppliers have any additional requests and conditions, these shall be stipulated in an exception sheet.
  • Each offeror may make one response only.
  • Each offer shall be valid for the period of [180 days] from its date of submission.
  • All offers should indicate whether they include taxes, compulsory payments, levies and/or duties, including VAT, if applicable.
  • Suppliers should ensure that financial offers are devoid of calculation errors. If errors are identified during the evaluation process, the unit price will prevail. If there is ambiguity on the unit price, the Selection Committee may decide to disqualify the offer.
  • Any requests for clarifications regarding the project that are not addressed in written documents must be presented to Mercy Corps in writing. The answer to any question raised in writing by any offeror will be issued to that offeror. In some cases Mercy Corps may choose to issue clarifications to all offerors. It is a condition of this tender that no clarification shall be deemed to supersede, contradict, add to or detract from the conditions hereof, unless made in writing as an Addendum to Tender and signed by Mercy Corps or its designated representative.
  • This Tender does not obligate Mercy Corps to execute a contract nor does it commit Mercy Corps to pay any costs incurred in the preparation and submission of proposals. Furthermore, Mercy Corps reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, if such action is considered to be in the best interest of Mercy Corps.

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