LONG-TERM RETAINER CONTRACT TO PROVIDE TAXI SERVICES TO INTERNATIONAL UN ORGANIZATION IN ZIMBABWE.
The UNICEF Zimbabwe Country Office is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from established, reputable, reliable and legally operating Taxi Companies and/or Radio-Taxi Companies in Harare to provide timely adhoc, short-notice request as well as long-distance taxi services, as and when required. The Company/Institutions must be legally registered and operating in Zimbabwe with a functioning team of qualified, trained, safe English-speaking drivers, high-quality well-maintained taxi vehicles with adequate two-way communication facilities. “Twenty-four/7” working hours is desirable. Taxi services are required mainly in Harare with occasional runs to other Provinces/Districts.
This opportunity is open to companies/institutions/cooperatives registered and legally certified to operate in Zimbabwe only. Individuals, private taxi owners and drivers will not be accepted for consideration. Taxi Companies/Institutions must be legally existing entities with past experience and a functioning taxi company. Evidence of current operations, practices and standards will be required. Reference from past contracts/customers will be reviewed for similar jobs/contracts.
The successful company(ies)/institution(s) could, after establishment of quality, safe and reliable services, be requested to render similar services to other international UN Agencies in Zimbabwe as an expansion of the Long-term Agreement.
The scope of review, registration and qualification work will include a review and assessment of current existing company operations, infrastructure, staff and management.
Interested Companies/Institutions with the relevant infrastructure and required expertise and capacity should write to firstname.lastname@example.org, providing their company profile, details of their company/institution, experience, operations and other details, to become registered and to receive a copy of the relevant Request for Proposal (RFP) that will be issued to potential contractors who will be invited to submit Proposals/Offers. Four signed hard copies of the complete registration company profile, supporting documents with soft copies on a CD/DVD must be delivered in a sealed envelope to the Service Contracts Unit, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund, 6 Fairbridge Avenue, Belgravia, Harare, Zimbabwe, Attention: Ms Maud Chimedu. The envelope must be clearly labelled “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST ZIM/2014/004-0 – Taxi Services”.
This EOI opportunity will close for enquiries by close of business (17:00 hours) on Monday, 12st May 2014.
Enquiries to: email@example.com