The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) was established in 1996 as a component of the Government of Jamaica’s strategy to reduce poverty.  The Fund promotes, appraises, finances and supervises social and economic infrastructure projects, including schools, roads, agro-processing, water, sanitation, health centres, community centres, homes for children and the elderly, as well as, vocational skills training, counselling, parenting, life education and organizational strengthening.The Government of Jamaica has received a loan from the World Bank towards the cost of the JAMAICA DISASTER VULNERABILITY REDUCTION PROJECT (JDVRP). The Jamaica Social Investment Fund as the executing agency intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to cover payments under this contract. SUPPLY & DELIVERY OF FURNITURE & EQUIPMENT FOR THE JAMAICA FIRE BRIGADE Lot 1:    Office Appliances      Bid # 16620     Lot 2:    Office Furniture          Bid # 16621                                          Lot 3:    I.T. Equipment            Bid # 16622Lot 4:    Software                       Bid # 16623Lot 5:    Other Furniture          Bid # 16624 NOTE:  BIDDERS MAY BID ON ANY OR ALL LOTS 1.         The Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Supply & Delivery of Furniture & Equipment for the Jamaica Fire Brigade. The scope of works involves the supply and delivery on site of Furniture and Equipment in keeping with the specifications outlined in the bidding document.                                     All Bidders must submit a valid Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC) or Tax Compliance Letter (TCL) and proof of registration with the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) at the time of bid opening in the relevant categories of “Computers & Supplies / Computers & Related Services” / “Furniture Supplies”/ “Office Equipment Supplies” (See 2.         Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines Procurement of Goods, Works, and Non-Consulting Services: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits (January 2011), and is opened to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the guidelines.   3.         Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information (in writing) from:The Procurement ManagerJamaica Social Investment FundGround Floor, The Dorchester11 Oxford Road (Entrance on Norwood Avenue)Kingston 5, JamaicaPhone: 876-968-4545, e-mail: contracting@jsif.org4.          Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and purchase bidding document at the Jamaica Social Investment Fund at the address below starting May 25, 2021 to June 10, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each weekday. A complete set of bidding document in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Two Thousand Five Hundred Jamaican Dollars (J$2,500.00)) in cash or certified cheque made payable to the Jamaica Social Investment Fund.  All bids must be submitted in printed copy.    ORIGINAL AND 1 COPY OF THE BID MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH INSTRUCTION TO BIDDERS  5.          Bids must be delivered to the address below by 12:00 noon on June 11, 2021.  Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below at 12:10 p.m. on June 11, 2021.  Jamaica Social Investment FundThe Procurement ManagerGround Floor, The Dorchester11 Oxford Road (Entrance on Norwood Avenue)Kingston 5, JamaicaTel: 876-968-4545 / Fax: 876-929-3784E-mail: Website:

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 5:15pm to Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:00pm