REPUBLIC OF KENYA: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS OF BIDDERS FOR THE FINANCING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND COMMISSIONING OF RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION FOR THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES ON A BUILD-LEASE-AND-TRANSFER(BLT) BASIS TENDER NO: MOD/INFRAS/024/20/21 ADDENDUM/CLARIFICATION NO: 1
26th April 2021Tender No: MOD/INFRAS/024/20/21 Project: Financing, Design, Construction and Commissioning of Residential Accommodation for the Kenya Defence Forces on a Build-Lease-And-Transfer (BLT) Basis
Addendum/Clarification No: 1
Following the issuance of the RFQ on 18th March 2021, Prospective Bidders are advised of the following questions and responses:
|Question or comment||Response|
|1.||Procurement Process||Does the submission of the Tender have to be in person, or the Bidder may resort to electronic submission especially in the wake of this pandemic?||Electronic Submission is allowed.|
|2.||Procurement Process||With respect to documents that need to be notarized or signed, can the Bidder make use of authorization software such as DocuSign?||Use of authorization software is allowed.|
|3.||Bidder Qualification||Can a subsidiary rely on the expertise and competence of the mother company without having to form a consortium or Joint Venture in this Tender?||The Bidder must demonstrate relevant technical competence and experience as well as financial capacity. Subsidiary must form a consortium/joint venture with mother company for this Tender, if as a stand- alone it doesn’t meet
the qualification requirements.
|4.||Bidder Qualification||Is it possible to substitute the net worth with Annual Turnover over 3 year? If yes, what would be the minimum amount expected.||No. Net worth is the designated measure of Financial Capacity in the RFQ.|
The Pre-bid meeting/Investor Conference to be held on 13th April 2021, will be virtual. Bidders who wish to participate are requested to register using the link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdy68bB_R3euWizdJjFma6sjhgaxdM95ohw 1ZoIDv5GCMCWqA/viewform
This Addendum/Clarification No. 1 (One) shall be deemed to be part of the RFQ. All Prospective Bidders shall take note of the same and shall submit their queries and requests for clarifications accordingly. All other conditions in the RFQ remain the same.
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE