The Information and Communications Technology Office (ICT Office), Locally Funded PeGIEx through the General Appropriations Act of 2016, intends to apply the sum of Ten Million Pesos (P10,000,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) for the Conduct of Webtrust Audit Certification Assessment.

Description Qty Total ABC
(VAT Inclusive)
Bid Security:Bid Securing Declaration
OR
Casher’s/ Manager’s Check equivalent to at least 2% of the ABC (PhP)
Cost/Price of Bid Documents (cash payment only) (PhP)
Conduct of Webtrust Audit Certification Assessment 1 Lot 10,000,000.00 200,000.00 10,000.00

Bids exceeding the stated amount of ABC shall automatically be rejected at the bid opening. Late bids shall not be accepted.

The ICT Office now invites bids from authorized Philippine suppliers, distributors, and dealers for the Conduct of Webtrust Audit Certification Assessment.

Delivery place, duration of contract:

Delivery Place Delivery Period
Information and Communications Technology
Office, Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Within 3 years from date of NTP. See Technical specifications for detailed deliverables

A prospective bidder should have completed within the last five (5) years, from the date of submission and receipt of bids, at least one (1) single contract of similar nature amounting to at least fifty percent (50%) of the ABC.

For this project, “similar in nature” shall mean Conduct of Information Systems Audit.

Open competitive bidding procedures will be conducted using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (R.A.) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act.” All particulars relative to this bidding, including Eligibility Checking, Bid Security, Evaluation, and Post-Qualification Procedures and Award of Contract shall be governed by R.A. 9184 and its Revised IRR.

The Invitation to Bid and Bidding Documents may be downloaded from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and ICT Office Website (icto.dost.gov.ph)

The complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested bidders upon payment of a nonrefundable fee as indicated above. The Bidding Documents shall be received personally by the prospective Bidder or his duly authorized representative upon presentation of proper identification document.

For purposes of having a legal personality to raise or submit written queries or clarifications in the Pre-Bid Conference relative to this bid project, Bidder must first pay the nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents on or before the date of the Pre-Bid Conference.

For the Pre-Bid Conference, bidders are encouraged to send their authorized technical representatives or personnel who are familiar with the bid requirements and will prepare the documents for the bidder.

The Schedule of Bidding Activities shall be as follows:

ACTIVITIES TIME VENUE
Sale and issuance of bid documents May 16, 2016 from 9am – 5pm Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat Office, Lower Ground Floor, ICT Office, Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Pre-Bid Conference May 24, 2016, 10am Room 305, ICT Office, C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Submission of Bids June 6, 2016, 12nn Lobby, ICT Office, C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Opening of Bids June 6, 2016, 1pm Room 305, ICT Office, C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City

Interested bidders may obtain further information from the BAC Secretariat c/o Ms. Rosa Pilipinas M. Mendoza at the ICT Office, C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM only, Mondays to Fridays starting May 16, 2016 from 9am – 5pm at telephone number 928-6071. However, any queries relative to the contents of the bid documents and the project requirements can only be made by suppliers who purchased the bid documents not later than ten (10) calendar days prior to the Submission and Opening of Bids

ICT Office reserves the right to waive any formality in the responses to the eligibility requirements and to this invitation. ICT Office further reserves the right to accept or reject any Bid, to annul the bidding process, and to reject all Bids at any time prior to contract award, and makes no assurance that contract shall be entered into as a result of this invitation, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected Bidder/s.

For further information, please refer to:

Ms. Rosa Pilipinas M. Mendoza
Head, BAC Secretariat
Information and Communications Technology Office
Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
TeleFax No.: 928-6071
Email: bac4igov@icto.dost.gov.ph
Web: icto.dost.gov.ph

DENIS F. VILLORENTE
Chairperson, BAC4IGOV